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[86 STAT. 685]
[86 STAT. 685]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1972

86 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-423-SEPT. 19, 1972

appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term; and "(B) of the members first appointed after the effective date of this section, five shall be appointed for a term of four years, five shall be appointed for a term of three years,fiveshall be appointed for a term of two years, and three shall be appointed for a term of one year, as designated by the Secretary at the time of appointment. Appointed members may serve after the expiration of their terms until their successors have taken office. "(2) A vacancy in the Council shall not affect its activities, and twelve members of the Council shall constitute a quorum. "(3) The Council shall supersede the existing National Advisory Heart Council appointed under section 217, and the appointed members of the National Advisory Heart Council serving on the effective date of this section shall serve as additional members of the National Heart and Lung Advisory Council for the duration of their terms then existing, or for such shorter time as the Secretary may prescribe. "(4) Members of the Council who are not officers or employees of the United States shall receive for each day they are engaged in the performance of the functions of the Council compensation at rates not to exceed the daily equivalent of the annual rate in effect for grade GS-18 of the General Schedule, including traveltime; and all members, while so serving away from their homes or regular places of business, may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as such expenses are authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code, for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. "(c) The Secretary (or his designee) shall be the Chairman of the Council. "(d) The Director of the Institute shall (1) designate a member of the staff of the Institute to act as Executive Secretary of the Council, and (2) make available to the Council such staff, information, and other assistance as it may require to carry out its functions. " (e) The Council shall meet at the call of the Chairman, but not less often than four times a year."



National Advisory Heart Council, replacement provisions. 64 Stat. 446. 42 USC 218.

5 USC 5332 note.

80 Stat. 499; 83 Stat. 190.

Executive Secretary.


SEC. 4. Part B of title IV of the Public Health Service Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "AUTHORIZATION



p. 680.


p. 682.


"SEC. 419B. For the purpose of carrying out this part (other than section 414), there is authorized to be appropriated $375,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, $425,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, and $475,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975. Of the sums appropriated under this section for any fiscal year, not less than 15 per centum of such sums shall be reserved