42 U.S. Code § 1975 - Establishment of Commission
There is established the United States Commission on Civil Rights (hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the “Commission”).
The term of office of each member of the Commission shall be 6 years. The term of each member of the Commission in the initial membership of the Commission shall expire on the date such term would have expired as of September 30, 1994.
The President may remove a member of the Commission only for neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.
A prior section 1975, Pub. L. 85–315, pt. I, § 101, Sept. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 634, related to establishment, membership, etc., of Commission on Civil Rights. See Codification note set out preceding this section.
1994—Pub. L. 103–419 amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to establishment of United States Commission on Civil Rights for provisions relating to Commission on Civil Rights.
1991—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–167 substituted “Chairperson” for “Chairman” wherever appearing.