16 U.S. Code § 460lll–22 - Advisory Board

§ 460lll–22.
Advisory Board
(a) Establishment

Not later than 90 days after the date of transfer pursuant to section 460lll–41 of this title, the Secretary shall establish the Land Between the Lakes Advisory Board.

(b) MembershipThe Advisory Board shall be composed of 17 members, of whom—
(1) 4 individuals shall be appointed by the Secretary, including—
(A)
2 residents of the State of Kentucky; and
(B)
2 residents of the State of Tennessee;
(2)
2 individuals shall be appointed by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commissioner or designee;
(3)
1 individual shall be appointed by the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission or designee;
(4)
2 individuals shall be appointed by the Governor of the State of Tennessee;
(5)
2 individuals shall be appointed by the Governor of the State of Kentucky; and
(6)
2 individuals shall be appointed by appropriate officials of each of the 3 counties containing the Recreation Area.
(c) Term
(1) In general

The term of a member of the Advisory Board shall be 5 years.

(2) Succession

Members of the Advisory Board may not succeed themselves.

(d) Chairperson

The Regional Forester shall serve as chairperson of the Advisory Board.

(e) Rules of procedure

The Secretary shall prescribe the rules of procedure for the Advisory Board.

(f) FunctionsThe Advisory Board may advise the Secretary on—
(1)
means of promoting public participation for the land and resource management plan for the Recreation Area; and
(2)
environmental education.
(g) Meetings
(1) Frequency

The Advisory Board shall meet at least biannually.

(2) Public meeting

A meeting of the Advisory Board shall be open to the general public.

(3) Notice of meetings

The chairperson, through the placement of notices in local news media and by other appropriate means shall give 2 weeks’ public notice of each meeting of the Advisory Board.

(h) No termination

Section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the Advisory Board.

(Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(e) [title V, § 522], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–231, 2681–314.)
References in Text

Section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (h), is section 14(a)(2) of Pub. L. 92–463, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

 

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