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[87 STAT. 610]
[87 STAT. 610]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1973


55 Stat. 348.

PUBLIC LAW 93-155-NOV. 16, 1973

[87 STAT.

{'2) whether the pay structure, inchuUng fringe beuetits, is adequate and ecj^uitable at all levels; (3) the distribution of grades within each armed force and the requirements for advancement in grade; (4) the cost-effectiveness and manpower utilization of the United States Armed Forces as compared with the armed forces of other countries; (5) whether the military retirement system is consistent with overall Department of Defense requirements and is comparable to civilian retirement plans; (6) the methods and techniques used to attract and recruit personnel for the armed forces, and whether such methods and techniques might be improved or new and more effective ones utilized; (7) the implications for the ability of the armed forces to fulfill their mission as a result of the change in the socio-economic composition of military enlistees since the enactment of new recruiting policies provided for in Public Law 92-129 and the implications for national policies of this change in the composition of the armed forces; and (8) such other matters related to manpower as the Commission deems pertinent to the study and investigation authorized by this title. POWERS OF THE COMMISSION

SEC. 703. (a) The Commission or, on the authorization of the Commission, any subcommittee or member thereof may, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this title, hold such hearings and sit and act at such times and places as the Commission or such subcommittee or member may deem advisable. (b) The Commission is authorized to secure directly from any executive department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment, or instrumentality information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics for the purposes of this title. Each such department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, establishment, or instrumentality is authorized and directed to furnish such information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics directly to the Commission, upon request made by the Chairman or Vice Chairman. (c) The Commission shall establish appropriate measures to insure the safeguarding of ajl classified information submitted to or inspected by it in carrying out its duties under this title. COMPENSATION or THE COMMISSION

s^usc 5332


Travel expenses.

SEC. 704. Each member of the Commission shall receive an amount equal to the daily rate paid a GS-18 under the General Schedule contained in section 5332 of title 5, United States Code (including traveltime), during which he is engaged in the actual performance of his duties as a member of the Commission. Members of the Commission shall be Tcimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. STAFF o r THE COMMISSION

5 USC 101 et 533K^^ ^^°^'

SEC. 705. (a) The Commission shall appoint an Executive Director and such other personnel as it deems advisable without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and shall fix the compensation of such personnel without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification and General