Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/1025

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PUBLIC LAW 106-469—NOV. 9, 2000 114 STAT. 2047 (c) NUMBER OF MEMBERS.— (1) IN GENERAL. —The membership of the Alliance shall be as follows: (A) One member representing each State with oilheat sales in excess of 32,000,000 gallons per year. (B) If fewer than 24 States are represented under subparagraph (A), one member representing each of the States with the highest volume of annual oilheat sales, as necessary to cause the total number of States represented under subparagraph (A) and this subparagraph to equal 24. (C) Five representatives of retail marketers, one each to be selected by the qualified State associations of the five States with the highest volume of annual oilheat sales. (D) Five additional representatives of retail marketers. (E) Twenty-one representatives of wholesale distributors. (F) Six public members, who shall be representatives of significant users of oilheat, the oilheat research community. State energy officials, or other groups knowledgeable about oilheat. (2) FULL-TIME OWNERS OR EMPLOYEES.— Other than the public members. Alliance members shall be full-time owners or employees of members of the oilheat industry, except that members described in subparagraphs (C), (D), and (E) of paragraph (1) may be employees of the qualified industry organization or an industry trade association. (d) COMPENSATION. —Alliance members shall receive no compensation for their service, nor shall Alliance members be reimbursed for expenses relating to their service, except that public members, on request, may be reimbursed for reasonable expenses directly related to participation in meetings of the Alliance. (e) TERMS.— (1) IN GENERAL. — Subject to paragraph (4), a member of the Alliance shall serve a term of 3 years, except that a member filling an unexpired term may serve a total of 7 consecutive years. (2) TERM LIMIT.—^A member may serve not more than two full consecutive terms. (3) FORMER MEMBERS.—^A former member of the Alliance may be returned to the Alliance if the member has not been a member for a period of 2 years. (4) INITIAL APPOINTMENTS.— Initial appointments to the Alliance shall be for terms of 1, 2, and 3 years, as determined by the qualified industry organization, staggered to provide for the subsequent selection of one-third of the members each year. SEC. 706. FUNCTIONS. 42 USC 6201 (a) IN GENERAL.— "°*^ - (1) PROGRAMS, PROJECTS; CONTRACTS AND OTHER AGREE- MENTS.— The Alliance— (A) shall develop programs and projects and enter into contracts or other agreements with other persons and entities for implementing this title, including programs— (i) to enhance consumer and employee safety and training;