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[82 STAT. 164]
[82 STAT. 164]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

164 Penalties.

PUBLIC LAW 90-321-lVlAY 29, 1968

[82 STAT.

(b) Whoever willfully violates subsection (a) of this section shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. §305. Exemption for State-regulated garnishments The Secretary of Labor may by regulation exempt from the provisions of section 303(a) garnishments issued under the laws of any State if he determines that the laws of that State provide restrictions on garnishment which are substantially similar to those provided in section 303(a). §306. Enforcement by Secretary of Labor The Secretary of Labor, acting through the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, shall enforce the provisions of this title. § 307. Effect on State laws This title does not annul, alter, or aifect, or exempt any person from complying with, the laws of any State (1) prohibiting garnishments or providing for more limited garnishments than are allowed under this title, or (2) prohibiting the discharge of any employee by reason of the fact that his earnings have been subjected to garnishment for more than one indebtedness.


401. 402. 403. 404. 40.^. 406. 407.

Establishment. Membership of the Commission. Compensation of membera. Duties of the Commission. Powers of the Commission. Administrative arrangements. Authorization of appropriations.

§401. Establishment There is established a bipartisan National Commission on Consumer Finance, referred to in this title as the "Commission". §402. Membership of the Commission (a) The Commission shall be composed of nine members, of whom (1) three are Members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate; (2) three are Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and (3) three are persons not employed in a full-time capacity by the United States appointed by the President, one of whom he shall designate as Chairman. (b) A vacancy in the Commission does not affect its powers and may be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. (c) Five members of the Commission constitute a quorum. §403. Compensation of members (a) Members of Congress who are members of the Commission shall serve without compensation in addition to that received for their services as Members of Congress; but they shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of the duties vested in the Commission. (b) Each member of the Commission who is appointed by the President may receive compensation at a rate of $100 for each day he is engaged upon work of the Commission, and shall be reimbursed for travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence as authorized