Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/285

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PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 104 STAT. 1265 advice of voluntary agencies and organizations that provide services related to the purposes of this title. SEC. 917. FEDERAL AGENCY CONSULTATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Commissioner shall consult and cooperate with the heads of all appropriate Federal agencies or departments administering programs or services that are substantially related to the purposes of this title. (b) INTERAGENCY AGREEMENTS. — To the extent practicable, the Commissioner shall facilitate cooperation through the entering into of interagency agreements. SEC. 918, FEDERAL COUNCIL ON CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.— T here is established a Federal Council on Children, Youth, and Families. (b) NUMBER OF MEMBERS.— The Council shall be composed of 18 members to be appointed in accordance with subsection (d). (c) TERM OF MEMBERSHIP. —Each member of the Council shall serve for a 3-year term without regard to title 5, United States Code. (d) APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS.— (1) IN GENERAL.—The Council shall be composed of^ (A) six members who posess such skills and qualifications so as to be representative of— (i) rural and urban populations; and (ii) national orgEmizations with an interest in young individuals, families, early childhood development, elementary and secondary education, business, labor, minorities, and the general public; (B) six members who are representatives of public. State or local gigencies that serve children, youth and their families and include representatives of child welfare and child mental health agencies; and (C) six members who are cabinet-level representatives of Federal agencies that have responsibility for programs relating to children, youth and families. (2) AGE OF MEMBERS.— At least one of the individuals appointed to the Council under paragraph (1)(A) shall be under the age of 21 at the time of such appointment. (3) APPOINTING AUTHORITY,— Of the members of the Council who are appointed under paragraph (1)— (A) six of the members described under subparagraphs (A) and (B) shall be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate on the recommendation of the Majority and Minority Leaders of the Senate; (B) six of the members described under subparagraphs (A) and (B) shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives on the recommendation of the Majority and Minority Leaders of the House of Representatives; and (C) the members described under subparagraph (C) shall be appointed by the President. (e) VACANCY.— (1) FILLING VACANCY. —A vacancy on the Council shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. (2) POWERS OF COARD.— A vacancy on the Council shall not affect the powers of the Council. 42 USC 12313. 42 USC 12314.