Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 6.djvu/137

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PUBLIC LAW 102-575 —OCT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 4695 President. Establishment. whether surface or subsurface, and to submit a report on the President's findings, together with recommendations, if any, to the Committees on Energy and Natural Resources, Environment and Public Works and Appropriations of the Senate and the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs, Public Works and Transportation, Merchant Marine and Fisheries and Appropriations of the House of Representatives. (o) Such report shall be submitted within three years from the date of enactment of this Act. (c) In conducting the review and preparing the report, the President is directed to consult with the Advisory Commission established under section 3004 of this title, and may request the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Army or other Federal officials or the Commission to undertake such studies or other analyses as the President determines would assist in the review. (d) The President shall consult periodically with the Commission, and upon the request of the President, the heads of other Federal agencies are directed to cooperate with and assist the Commission in its activities. SEC. 3004. THE ADVISORY COMMISSION. (a) The President shall appoint an Advisory Commission (hereafter in this title referred to as the "Commission") to assist in the preparation and review of the report required under this title. (b) The Commission shall be composed of eighteen members as follows: (1) Ten members appointed by the President including: (A) the Secretary of the Interior or his designee; (B) the Secretary of the Army or his designee; (C) at least one representative chosen from a list submitted by the Western Governors Association; and (D) at least one representative chosen from a list submitted by Tribal governments located in the Western States. (2) In addition to the ten members appointed by the President, twelve Members from the United States Congress shall serve as ex officio members of the Commission. For the United States Senate: the Chairmen and the Ranking Minority Members of the Committees on Energy and Natural Resources, and Appropriations, and the Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which has jurisdiction over the Biu-eau of Reclamation. For the United States House of Representatives: the Chairman and Ranking Minority Members of the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs, Public Works and Transportation, and Appropriations. (c) The President shall appoint one member of the Commission President to serve as Chairman. (d) Any vacancy which may occur on the Commission shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. (e) Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. SEC. 3006. DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION. The Commission shall—