16 U.S. Code § 4403 - Establishment of North American Wetlands Conservation Council
The Chairman shall be elected by the Council from its members for a three-year term, except that the first elected Chairman may serve a term of less than three years.
A majority of the current membership of the Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
The Council shall meet at the call of the Chairman at least once a year. Council meetings shall be open to the public, and the Chairman shall take appropriate steps to provide adequate notice to the public of the time and place of such meetings. If a Council member appointed under subsection (a)(1)(C) or (a)(1)(D) of this section misses three consecutive regularly scheduled meetings, the Secretary may remove that individual in accordance with subsection (b)(4) of this section.
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, referred to in subsec. (a)(1)(A), is Pub. L. 91–190, Jan. 1, 1970, 83 Stat. 852, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 55 (§ 4321 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 4321 of Title 42 and Tables.
Public Law 92–463, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, known as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 107–308, § 8(a)(6), substituted “section 3702(g)(2)(B)” for “section 3702(2)(B)”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–308, § 8(a)(7), substituted “Council” for “Commission” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(1)(A). Pub. L. 101–593, § 112(1), as amended by Pub. L. 107–308, § 8(b)(1), inserted “, who shall be the responsible Federal official for ensuring Council compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.)” after “Service”.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 101–593, § 112(3), inserted “, and the Chairman shall take appropriate steps to provide adequate notice to the public of the time and place of such meetings” after “open to the public”.
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