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[75 Stat. 632]
[75 Stat. 632]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-297-SEPT. 26, 1961

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national control, or to create and strengthen international organizations for the maintenance of peace. (b) The term "Government agency" means any executive department, commission, agency, independent establishment, corporation wholly or partly owned by the United States which is an instrumentality of the United States, or any board, bureau, division, service, office, officer, authority, administration, or other establishment in the executive branch of Government. (c) The term "Agency" means the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. TITLE II—ORGANIZATION UNITED STATES ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT AGENCY

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SEC. 21. I'here is hereby established an agency to be known as the "United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency". DIRECTOR

SEC. 22. The Agency shall be headed by a Director, who shall serve as the principal adviser to the Secretary of State and the President on arms control and disarmament matters. I n carrying out his duties under this Act the Director shallj under the direction of the Secretary of State, have primary responsibility within the Government for arms control and disarmament matters, as defined in this Act. He shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. He shall receive compensation at the rate of $22,500 per annum. D E P U T Y DIRECTOR

SEC. 23. A Deputy Director of the Agency shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. H e shall receive compensation at the rate of $21,500 per annum. The Deputy Director shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as the Director may prescribe. He shall act for, and exercise the powers of, the Director during his absence or disability or during a vacancy in said office. ASSISTANT DIRECTORS

SEC. 24. Not to exceed four Assistant Directors may be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. They shall receive compensation at the rate of $20,000 per annum. They shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as the Director may prescribe. B U R E A U S, OFFICES, AND DIVISIONS

SEC. 25. The Director, under the direction of the Secretary of State, may establish within the Agency such bureaus, offices, and divisions as he may determine to be necessary to discharge his responsibilities under this Act, including, but not limited to, an Office of the General Counsel. GENERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

SEC. 26. The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, may appoint a General Advisory Committee of not to exceed fifteen members to advise the Director on arms control and disarmament policy and activities. The President shall designate one of the members as Chairman. The members of the committee may receive the compensation and reimbursement for expenses specified for