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PUBLIC LAW 88-579-SEPT. 3, 1964
and (2) may obtain the advice of any interested and qualified persons and organizations. I n making its studies pursuant to such subsection, the Council may obtain assistance from such committees and panels as may be appointed by the Chairman from among those persons professionally qualified in the fields of art with which such studies are concerned, who are recommended to him by the Council. (d) Not later than ninety days after the end of each fiscal year, the p^^g?°^^ ^°^^ Council shall submit to the President and the Congress an annual re- congret". ^"^ port setting forth its activities pursuant to subsection (b) of this section. In addition, the Council shall submit to the President reports and recommendations with respect to its activities at such time or times as the President shall request or the Council deems appropriate. The President shall transmit such recommendations as he may deem fit, together with his comments thereon, to the Congress. COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL
SEC. 8. Members of the Council, and persons appointed to assist the Council in making its studies, while attending meetings of the Council, or while engaged in duties related to such meetings, or while engaged in the conduct of studies authorized by this title, shall receive compensation at a rate to be fixed by the Chairman, but not exceeding $75 per diem and shall be paid travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 73b-2) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently.
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STAFF OF THE COUNCIL
SEC. 9. (a) The Chairman is authorized to appoint, subject to the civil service laws, such secretarial, clerical, and other staff assistance as is necessary to enable the Chairman and the Council, and its special committees, to carry out their functions and duties, and to fix the compensation of persons so appointed in accordance with the Classification Act of 1949. _ AntlTkoo"^ (h) The Chairman is authorized to procure in accordance with such "s use 1071 policies as the Council shall from time to time prescribe, without "°**regard to the civil service laws and the classification laws, temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as is authorized for the departments by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U.S.C. 55a), 60 Stat. 810. but at rates for individuals not in excess of $75 a day. E X P E N S E S O F THE COUNCIL
SEC. 10. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Council such sums as may be necessary, not to exceed $150,000, to carry out the purposes of this Act. GENERAL PROVISIONS
SEC. 11. (a) This Act shall not be deemed to invalidate any provision in any act of Congress or Executive order vesting authority in the Commission of Fine Arts or any other statutory Federal advisory body. (b) Nothing contained in this A(X shall be construed to authorize the Council to undertake any duty or responsibility which is the duty or responsibility of any other Federal advisory body established by law as of the date of enactment of this Act. Approved September 3, 1964.