Not later than 60 days after July 22, 2014, the Secretary of Labor shall establish an Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (referred to in this section as the “Committee”).
The Secretary of Labor shall appoint the members of the Committee described in subsection (c)(6), in accordance with subsection (c).
The Committee shall elect a Chairperson of the Committee from among the appointed members of the Committee.
The members of the Committee shall not receive compensation for the performance of services for the Committee, but shall be allowed reasonable travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, at rates authorized for employees of agencies under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, while away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Committee. Notwithstanding section 1342 of title 31, the Secretary may accept the voluntary and uncompensated services of members of the Committee.
The Secretary of Labor may designate such personnel as may be necessary to enable the Committee to perform its duties.
Any Federal Government employee, with the approval of the head of the appropriate Federal agency, may be detailed to the Committee without reimbursement, and such detail shall be without interruption or loss of civil service status or privilege.
The Committee shall terminate on the day after the date on which the Committee submits the final report.