(a)The Director shall supervise the activities of persons employed by the Center and perform other duties assigned to him by the Board.
(b)The Director shall appoint and fix the compensation of such additional professional personnel as the Board may deem necessary, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in competitive service, or the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title, relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates: Provided, however, That the compensation of any person appointed under this subsection shall not exceed the annual rate of basic pay of level V of the Executive Schedule pay rates, section
5, United States Code: And provided further, That the salary of a reemployed annuitant under the Civil Servive  Retirement Act shall be adjusted pursuant to the provisions of section
5, United States Code.
(c)The Director shall appoint and fix the compensation of such secretarial and clerical personnel as he may deem necessary, subject to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in competitive service without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title, relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates.
(d)The Director may procure personal services as authorized by section
3109 of title
5, United States Code, at rates not to exceed the daily equivalent of the highest rate payable under General Schedule pay rates, section
5, United States Code. (e) The Director is authorized to incur necessary travel and other miscellaneous expenses incident to the operation of the Center.
The General Schedule, referred to in subsec. (b), is set out under section
5332 of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees.
The Civil Service Retirement Act, referred to in subsec. (b), is act May 29, 1930, ch. 349, 46 Stat. 468, as amended by act July 31, 1956, ch. 804, § 401,70 Stat. 743, which was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, § 8(a),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 632, and reenacted by the first section thereof as subchapter III (§ 8331 et seq.) of chapter
83 of Title
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, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section
5376 of Title
1992—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–572substituted “competitive service without regard to” for “competitive service and”.
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