Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 1.djvu/362

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106 STAT. 330 PUBLIC LAW 102-321—JULY 10, 1992 ment location in accordance with sections 5724, 5724a(a)(l), 5724a(a)(3), and 5726(c) of title 5, United States Code. "(B) Expenses specified in subparagraph (A) may not be allowed in connection with the assignment of an expert or consultant whose services are obtained under paragraph (1), unless and until the expert or consultant agrees in writing to complete the entire period of assignment or one year, whichever is shorter, unless separated or reassigned for reasons beyond the control of the expert or consultant that are acceptable to the Secretary. If the expert or consultant violates the agreement, the money spent by the United States for the expenses specified in subparagraph (A) is recoverable from the expert or consultant as a debt of the United States. The Secretary may waive in whole or in part a right of recovery under this subparagraph. "(h) PEER REVIEW GROUPS.— The Administrator shall, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title, relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates, establish such peer review groups and program advisory committees as are needed to carry out the requirements of this title and appoint and pay members of such groups, except that officers and employees of the United States shall not receive additional compensation for services as members of such groups. The Federal Advisory Committee Act shall not apply to the duration of a peer review group appointed under this subsection. "(i) VOLUNTARY SERVICES. —The Administrator may accept voluntary and imcompensated services. "(j) ADMINISTRATION.—The Administrator shall ensure that programs and activities assigned under this title to the Administration are fully administered by the respective Centers to which such programs and activities are assigned. "(k) REPORT CONCERNING ACTIVITIES AND PROGRESS.— Not later than February 10, 1994, and once every 2 years thereafter, the Administrator shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives, and to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate, the report containing— "(1) a description of the activities carried out by the Administration; "(2) a description of any measurable progress made in improving the availability and quality of substance abuse and mental health services; "(3) a description of the mechanisms by which relevant research findings of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the National Institute of Mental Health have been disseminated to service providers or otherwise utilized by the Administration to further the purposes of this title; and "(4) any report required in this title to be submitted to the Adminstrator for inclusion in the report under this subsection. " (1) APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS AND CONTRACTS.With respect to awards of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts under