21 U.S. Code § 1542 - Duties
(a) In general
The Advisory Commission—
(1) shall, not later than 30 days after its first meeting, make recommendations to the Director regarding the selection of an Administrator;
(2) may make recommendations to the Director regarding any grant, contract, or cooperative agreement made by the Program;
(4) may make recommendations to the Director regarding any policy or criteria established by the Director to carry out the Program;
(A) collect, by correspondence or by personal investigation, information concerning initiatives, studies, services, programs, or other activities of coalitions or organizations working in the field of substance abuse in the United States or any other country; and
If the Director rejects any recommendation of the Advisory Commission under subsection (a)(1) of this section, the Director shall notify the Advisory Commission in writing of the reasons for the rejection not later than 15 days after receiving the recommendation.