30 U.S. Code § 1807 - Executive Director
(a) Function, appointment, and compensation
There shall be an Executive Director (hereinafter referred to as the “Director”), who shall be chief administrator of the Council. The Director shall be appointed by the Council full time and shall be paid at the rate not to exceed the rate of basic pay provided for level III of the Executive Schedule.
(b) Personnel and services of experts and consultants; rules and regulations
The Director is authorized—
(1) to employ such personnel as may be necessary for the Council to carry out its duties and functions under this chapter, but not to exceed twelve compensated employees;
(2) to obtain the services of experts and consultants in accordance with the provisions of section 3109 of title 5; and
(c) Consultation with other groups; utilization of public and private services, facilities, and information
In exercising his responsibilities and duties under this chapter, the Director—
(1) may consult with representatives of academia, industry, labor, State and local governments, and other groups; and
Source(Pub. L. 98–373, title II, § 208,July 31, 1984, 98 Stat. 1253.)
References in Text
Level III of the Executive Schedule, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out in section 5314 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
In subsec. (d), “section 1342 of title 31” substituted for “section 367(b) of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 665(b))” on authority of Pub. L. 97–258, § 4(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.
“(a) Requirement To Increase Staff.—Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 23, 1988], the Executive Director of the National Critical Materials Council shall increase the number of employees of the Council by the equivalent of 5 full-time employees over the number of employees of the Council on the date of the enactment of this Act.
“(b) Qualifications of Staff.—Not less than the equivalent of 4 full-time employees appointed pursuant to subsection (a) shall be permanent professional employees who have expertise in technical fields that are relevant to the responsibilities of the National Critical Materials Council, such as materials science and engineering, environmental matters, minerals and natural resources, ceramic or composite engineering, metallurgy, and geology.”