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106 STAT. 22 PUBLIC LAW 102-245—FEB. 14, 1992 ommendation of the majority leader of the Senate and 1 of whom shall be appointed upon the recommendation of the minority leader of the Senate. (2) Each member shall be appointed for the life of the Commission. A vacancy in the Commission shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made. (d) PROCEDURES,—(1) The chairman shall call the first meeting of the Commission within 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act. (2) Recommendations of the Commission shall require the approval of three-quarters of the members of the Commission. (3) The Commission may use such personnel detailed from Federal agencies as may be necessary to enable it to carry out its duties. (4) Members of the Commission, other than full-time employees of the Federal Government, while attending meetings of the Commission while away from their homes or regular places of business, shall be allowed travel expenses in accordance with subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code. (e) REPORTS. —The Commission shall, within 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, submit to the President and Congress a report containing legislative and other recommendations with respect to the issues addressed under subsection (b). (f) CONSULTATION. — The Commission shall consult, as appropriate, with the Commission on Technology and Pirocurement established by section 505 of this Act. (g) TERMINATION. —The Commission shall terminate 6 months after the submission of its report under subsection (e). Oi) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for the fiscal years 1992 and 1993. TITLE V—STUDIES AND REPORTS Business and SEC. 501. fflGH-RESOLUTION INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISORY industry. BOARD. 42 USC 6611 ,.„ ^ r^ ^. ,., ^^^ note. (a) ESTABLISHMENT AND PURPOSE. —The Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy shall establish within that office a High-Resolution Information Systems Advisory Board Oiereafter in this section referred to as the "Board") to monitor and, as appropriate, foster the development of United States-based highresolution information systems industries. (hi) DEFINITION. —As used in this title, the term "high-resolution information systems" means the equipment and techniques required to create, store, recover, and play back high-resolution images and accompanying sound. (c) FUNCTIONS. — The Board shall— (1) collect and analyze information on the range of factors which will determine whether United States-based high-resolution information systems industries will develop and become competitive, including such factors as technology policies, specialized financial problenvs, international standards and foreign trade practices, Federal reg^ations and procurement policies, and licensing practices; (2) identify areas where appropriate cooperation between the Federed Government and the private sector, including Government support for industry-led joint research and development ventures, would enhance United States industrial competitive-