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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

94 STAT. 1374

PUBLIC LAW 96-374—OCT. 3, 1980 "(D) responsiveness of postsecondary education to rapidly changing social and economic needs; and "(E) the efficient use of resources in postsecondary education, and the optimal allocation of human, physical and financial resources, through efficient planning and management to achieve these goals; and "(3) that demographic, economic, and social changes will require institutions of postsecondary education to adapt to the future needs of individuals and of American society.


20 USC 1002.



"SEC. 102. (a) There is established a Commission to be known as the Commission on National Development in Postsecondary Education to review the effectiveness of policies to promote the Federal responsibilities set forth in clauses (A) through (E) of section 101(2). "(b) The Commission shall be composed of twenty-five members as follows: "(1) Nine members shall be appointed by the President of the United States. "(2) Eight of the members shall be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate upon the recommendation of the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader. "(3) Eight members shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. "(c)(1) Of each class specified in subsection 0?) not more than four members shall be from the same political party, except in the case of the members appointed under clause (1), in which case not more than five members shall be from the same political party. The members of the Commission appointed from private life shall be individuals who by reason of experience or training are especially qualified to serve on the Commission.

  • '(2) In making appointments under subsection (b) of this section the

President, the President pro tempore, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall give due consideration to the appointment of individuals who, collectively, will provide appropriate representation of institutions of higher education. State agencies responsible for postsecondary education, labor, the business community, and public service. "(d) Any vacancy in the Commission shall not affect its powers but shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. "(e) The Commission shall select a Chairman and a Vice Chairman from among its members. "(f) Thirteen members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but the Commission may establish a lesser number as a quorum for the purpose of holding hearings, taking testimony, and receiving evidence. "(g)(1) Members of the Commission who are Members of Congress or officers or employees of the executive branch of the Government shall serve without additional compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence and other necessary expenses incurred by them in carrying out the duties of the Commission. "(2) Members of the Commission not otherwise employed by the Federal Government shall receive compensation at a rate equal to the daily rate prescribed for GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, including traveltime for