Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 109 Part 1.djvu/42

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109 STAT. 26 PUBLIC LAW 104-1 -^AN. 23, 1995 procedures for action under title IV, and any other information appropriate for distribution, distribute such information to employing offices in a manner suitable for posting, provide such information to new employees of employing offices, distribute such information to the residences of covered employees, and conduct seminars and other activities designed to educate employing offices and covered employees; and Records. (3) compile and publish statistics on the use of the Office Publication. by covered employees, including the number and type of contacts made with the Office, on the reason for such contacts, on the number of covered employees who initiated proceedings with the Office under this Act and the result of such proceedings, and on the number of covered employees who filed a complaint, the basis for the complaint, and the action taken on the complaint. (i) CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT. — The Board and the Office shall be subject to oversight (except with respect to the disposition of individual cases) by the Committee on Rules and Administration and the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on House Oversight of the House of Representatives, (j) OPENING OF OFFICE.—The Office shall be open for business, including receipt of requests for counseling under section 402, not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act. (k) FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORTS.— Members of the Board and officers and employees of the Office shall file the financial disclosure reports required under title I of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 with the Clerk of the House of Representatives. 2 USC 1382. SEC. 302, OFFICERS, STAFF, AND OTHER PERSONNEL. (a) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.— (1) APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL. — (A) IN GENERAL. — The Chair, subject to the approval of the Board, shall appoint and may remove an Executive Director. Selection and appointment of the Executive Director shall be without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties of the Office. The first Executive Director shall be appointed no later than 90 days after the initial appointment of the Board of Directors. (B) QUALIFICATIONS. — The Executive Director shall be an individual with training or expertise in the application of laws referred to in section 102(a). (C) DISQUALIFICATIONS. —The disqualifications in section 301(d)(2) shall apply to the appointment of the Executive Director. (2) COMPENSATION.— The Chair may fix the compensation of the Executive Director. The rate of pay for the Executive Director may not exceed the annual rate of basic pay prescribed for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code. (3) TERM. —The term of office of the Executive Director shall be a single term of 5 years, except that the first Executive Director shall have a single term of 7 years. (4) DUTIES. —The Executive Director shall serve as the chief operating officer of the Office. Except as otherwise specified in this Act, the Executive Director shall cgrry out all of the responsibilities of the Office under this Act.