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§ 1108. —  Administrative provisions.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC1108]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 1108. Administrative provisions

(a) In general

    In order to carry out the provisions of this chapter, the Center 
        (1) appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as may be 
    necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, except that 
    in no case shall employees other than the Executive Director be 
    compensated at a rate to exceed the maximum rate for employees in 
    grade GS-15 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5;
        (2) procure temporary and intermittent services of experts and 
    consultants as are necessary to the extent authorized by section 
    3109 of title 5, but at rates not to exceed the rate specified at 
    the time of such service for grade GS-18 under section 5332 of such 
        (3) prescribe such regulations as it considers necessary 
    governing the manner in which its functions shall be carried out;
        (4) solicit and receive money and other property donated, 
    bequeathed, or devised, without condition or restriction other than 
    it be used for the purposes of the Center, and to use, sell, or 
    otherwise dispose of such property for the purpose of carrying out 
    its functions;
        (5) accept and utilize the services of voluntary and 
    noncompensated personnel and reimburse them for travel expenses, 
    including per diem, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5;
        (6) enter into contracts, grants, or other arrangements, or 
    modifications thereof, to carry out the provisions of this chapter, 
    and such contracts or modifications thereof may, with the 
    concurrence of two-thirds of the members of the Board, be entered 
    into without performance or other bonds, and without regard to 
    section 5 of title 41;
        (7) make expenditures for official reception and representation 
    expenses as well as expenditures for meals, entertainment and 
    refreshments in connection with official training sessions or other 
    authorized programs or activities;
        (8) apply for, receive and use for the purposes of the Center 
    grants or other assistance from Federal sources;
        (9) establish, receive and use for the purposes of the Center 
    fees or other charges for goods or services provided in fulfilling 
    the Center's purposes to persons not enumerated in section 1104(b) 
    of this title;
        (10) invest, as specified in section 1105(b) of this title, 
    moneys authorized to be received under this section; and
        (11) make other necessary expenditures.

(b) Omitted

(Pub. L. 100-458, title I, Sec. 119, Oct. 1, 1988, 102 Stat. 2176; Pub. 
L. 101-163, title III, Sec. 320, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1068; Pub. L. 
101-520, title III, Sec. 313(c), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2282.)


    Subsection (b), which required the Center to submit an annual report 
to Congress on its operations under this chapter, terminated, effective 
May 15, 2000, pursuant to section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, 
set out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance. 
See, also, page 143 of House Document No. 103-7.


    1990--Subsec. (a)(6) to (11). Pub. L. 101-520 struck out ``and'' at 
end of par. (6), added pars. (7) to (11), and struck out former par. (7) 
which read as follows: ``To make other necessary expenditures including 
official reception and representation expenses.''
    1989--Subsec. (a)(7). Pub. L. 101-163 substituted ``To make other 
necessary expenditures including official reception and representation 
expenses'' for ``make other necessary expenditures''.

         References in Other Laws to GS-16, 17, or 18 Pay Rates

    References in laws to the rates of pay for GS-16, 17, or 18, or to 
maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered 
references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, 
Government Organization and Employees, see section 529 [title I, 
Sec. 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101-509, set out in a note under section 5376 
of Title 5.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 1105, 1106, 1151 of this 

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