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§ 804. —  Administration.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC804]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 804. Administration

(a) Director; status; appointment and term; removal

    In the administration of the Congressional Award Program, the Board 
shall be assisted by a Director, who shall be the principal executive of 
the program and who shall supervise the affairs of the Board. The 
Director shall be appointed by a majority vote of the Board, and shall 
serve for such term as the Board may determine. The Director may be 
removed by a majority vote of the Board.

(b) Functions of Director

    The Director shall, in consultation with the Board--
        (1) formulate programs to carry out the policies of the 
    Congressional Award Program;
        (2) establish such divisions within the Congressional Award 
    Program as may be appropriate; and
        (3) employ and provide for the compensation of such personnel as 
    may be necessary to carry out the Congressional Award Program, 
    subject to such policies as the Board shall prescribe under its 

(c) Requirements regarding financial operations; noncompliance with 

    (1) The Director shall, in consultation with the Board, ensure that 
appropriate procedures for fiscal control and fund accounting are 
established for the financial operations of the Congressional Award 
Program, and that such operations are administered by personnel with 
expertise in accounting and financial management. Such personnel may be 
retained under contract. In carrying out this paragraph, the Director 
shall ensure that the liabilities of the Board do not, for any calendar 
year, exceed the assets of the Board.
    (2)(A) The Comptroller General of the United States shall determine, 
for calendar years 1993 \1\ 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 
2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, whether the Director has substantially 
complied with paragraph (1). The findings made by the Comptroller 
General under the preceding sentence shall be included in the first 
report submitted under section 807(b) \2\ of this title after December 
31, 1994.
    \1\ So in original. Probably should be followed by a comma.
    \2\ See References in Text note below.
    (B) If the Director fails to substantially comply with paragraph 
(1), the Board shall take such actions as may be necessary to prepare, 
pursuant to section 808 \2\ of this title, for the orderly cessation of 
the activities of the Board.

(Pub. L. 96-114, title I, Sec. 104, formerly Sec. 5, Nov. 16, 1979, 93 
Stat. 853; Pub. L. 102-457, Sec. 2, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2265; Pub. 
L. 104-208, div. A, title V, Sec. 5401(a), Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 
3009-511; Pub. L. 106-63, Sec. 1(c), Oct. 1, 1999, 113 Stat. 510; 
renumbered title I, Sec. 104, Pub. L. 106-533, Sec. 1(b)(1), (2), Nov. 
22, 2000, 114 Stat. 2553.)

                       References in Text

    Sections 807(b) and 808 of this title, referred to in subsec. 
(c)(2), were in the original references to sections 8(b) and 9 which 
were renumbered sections 107(b) and 108 by Pub. L. 106-533, 
Sec. 1(b)(2), Nov. 22, 2000, 114 Stat. 2553.


    1999--Subsec. (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 106-63 substituted ``1998, 1999, 
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004'' for ``and 1998''.
    1996--Subsec. (c)(2)(A). Pub. L. 104-208 substituted ``1994, 1995, 
1996, 1997, and 1998'' for ``and 1994''.
    1992--Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102-457 added subsec. (c).

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