Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/680

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116 STAT. 3108 PUBLIC LAW 107-373—DEC. 19, 2002 (6) MAJORITY RULE.— The Commission shall act and advise by affirmative vote of a majority of its members. (7) MEETINGS. — The Commission shall meet at least quarterly at the call of the chairperson or a majority of the members of the Commission. (8) QUORUM.— 8 members shall constitute a quorum. (d) COMPENSATION.— Members shall serve without pay. Members who are full-time officers or employees of the United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or any political subdivision thereof shall receive no additional pay on account of their service on the Commission. (e) TRAVEL EXPENSES.— While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of service for the Commission, members shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 of title 5, United States Code. (f) HEARINGS; PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT.—The Commission may, for purposes of carrying out this Act, hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such public testimony, and receive such evidence, as the Commission considers appropriate. The Commission may not issue subpoenas or exercise any subpoena authority. 16 USC 410iii-8 SEC. 10. CONSERVATION OF CEDAR CREEK AND BELLE GROVE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK. (a) ENCOURAGEMENT OF CONSERVATION. —The Secretary and the Commission shall encourage conservation of the historic and natural resources within and in proximity of the Park by landowners, local governments, organizations, and businesses. (b) PROVISION OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. —The Secretary may provide technical assistance to local governments, in cooperative efforts which complement the values of the Park. (c) COOPERATION BY FEDERAL AGENCIES. —Any Federal entity conducting or supporting activities directly affecting the Park shall consult, cooperate, and, to the maximum extent practicable, coordinate its activities with the Secretary in a manner that— (1) is consistent with the purposes of this Act and the standards and criteria established pursuant to the general management plan developed pursuant to section 8; (2) is not likely to have an adverse effect on the resources of the Park; and (3) is likely to provide for full public participation in order to consider the views of all interested parties. 16 USC 410m-9. SEC. 11. ENDOWMENT. (a) IN GENERAL.—In accordance with the provisions of subsection (b), the Secretary is authorized to receive and expend funds from an endowment to be established with the National Park Foundation, or its successors and assigns. (b) CONDITIONS. —Funds from the endowment referred to in subsection (a) shall be expended exclusively as the Secretary, in consultation with the Commission, may designate for the interpretation, preservation, and maintenance of the Park resources and public access areas. No expenditure shall be made pursuant to this section unless the Secretary determines that such expenditure is consistent with the purposes of this Act.