92 STAT. 296
Terms of office.
PUBLIC LAW 95-290—JUNE 5, 1978 Commission shall consist of fifteen members appointed by the Secretary as follows: (1) Three members who are members of the city council of Lowell, appointed from recommendations made by the mayor of Lowell. (2) Three members appointed from reconnnendations made by the city manager of Lowell of persons who are representative of organized labor, the business coinmvmity, local neighborhoods, and cultural institutions, and who are not elected officials. (3) One member appointed from reconnnendations made by the president of the University of Lowell. (4) Three members appointed from recommendations made by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (5) One member appointed from recommendations made by the Secretary of Commerce and who shall be an employee of the Department of Commerce. (6) One member appointed from recommendations made by the Secretary of Transportation and who shall be an employee of the Department of Transportation. (7) One member appointed from recommendations made by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and who shall be an employee of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. (8) Two members who are qualified to serve on the Commission because of their familiarity with programs of the Department of the Interior involving national parks and historic preservation and who shall be an employee of the Department of the Interior. (b) If any member of the Conunission who was appointed to the Commission under paragraph (1) or (4) of subsection (a) of this section as a member of the city council of Lowell or any other government leaves that office, or if any member of the Commission who was appointed from persons who are not elected officials of any government becomes an elected official of a government, such person may continue as a member of the Commission for not longer than the thirty-day period beginning on the date such person leaves that office or becomes such an elected official, as the case may be. (c)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, niembers shall be appointed for terms of two years. A member may be reappointed only three times unless such member was originally appointed to fill a vacancy pursuant to subsection (e)(1) of this section, in which case such member may be reappointed four times. (2) Of the members first appointed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the following shall be appointed for terms of three years; (A) The members appointed pursuant to paragraphs (2), (3), and (8) of such subsection. (B) One of the members appointed pursuant to paragraph (4) of such subsection, as designated by the Secretary at the time of appointment upon recommendation of the Governor. (d) The chairman of the Commission shall be elected by the members of the Commission. The term of the chairman shall be two years. (e)(1) Any vacancy in the Commission shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. (2) Any member appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the term for which his predexiessor was appointed. Any member may serve after the expiration of his term for a period not longer than thirty days.