16 U.S. Code § 1447b - Regional Marine Research Boards
Each individual appointed as a member of a Board shall possess expertise, pertinent to the region concerned, in scientific research, coastal zone management, fishery management, water quality management, State and local government, or any other area which is directly relevant to the functions of the Board. A majority of the members of each Board shall be trained in a field of marine or aquatic science and shall be currently engaged in research or research administration.
Each appointed member of a Board shall serve for a term of 4 years.
In the event of a vacancy, a replacement member shall be appointed in the same manner and in accordance with the same requirements as the member being replaced and shall serve the remainder of the term of the replaced member.
Each Board shall establish such committees and subcommittees as are appropriate in the performance of its functions.
Each Board shall cease to exist on October 1, 1999, unless extended by Congress.
 So in original. Probably should be capitalized.
This Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(7), means Pub. L. 92–532, which enacted this chapter, chapter 32 (§ 1431 et seq.) of this title, and chapters 27 (§ 1401 et seq.) and 41 (§ 2801 et seq.) of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters.
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