There is established a Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board that shall be an independent establishment within the executive branch.
42 U.S. Code § 10262. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board
(i) Each person nominated for appointment to the Board shall be—
selected solely on the basis of established records of distinguished service.
(iii) No person shall be nominated for appointment to the Board who is an employee of—
Any vacancy on the Board shall be filled by the nomination and appointment process described in paragraphs (1) and (3).
Members of the Board shall be appointed for terms of 4 years, each such term to commence 120 days after December 22, 1987, except that of the 11 members first appointed to the Board, 5 shall serve for 2 years and 6 shall serve for 4 years, to be designated by the President at the time of appointment.
Continued Board Service After Expiration of Term
“Without fiscal year limitation and notwithstanding section 502(b)(5) of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, as amended [42 U.S.C. 10262(b)(5)], or any other provision of law, a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board whose term has expired may continue to serve as a member of the Board until such member’s successor has taken office.”