42 U.S. Code § 294o - Advisory Council on Graduate Medical Education
Members of the Council appointed under paragraphs (4), (5), and (6) of subsection (b) of this section shall be appointed for a term of 4 years, except that the term of office of the members first appointed shall expire, as designated by the Secretary at the time of appointment, 4 at the end of 1 year, 4 at the end of 2 years, 3 at the end of 3 years, and 3 at the end of 4 years.
Nine members of the Council shall constitute a quorum, but a lesser number may hold hearings.
Each member of the Council who is not otherwise employed by the United States Government shall receive compensation at a rate equal to the daily rate prescribed for GS–18 under the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5 for each day, including traveltime, such member is engaged in the actual performance of duties as a member of the Council. A member of the Council who is an officer or employee of the United States Government shall serve without additional compensation. All members of the Council shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties.
The Council shall coordinate its activities with the activities of the Secretary under section 295k of this title. The Secretary shall, in cooperation with the Council and pursuant to the recommendations of the Council, take such steps as are practicable to eliminate deficiencies in the data base established under section 295k of this title and shall make available in its reports such comprehensive data sets as are developed pursuant to this section.
In the reports required under subsection (a) of this section, the Council shall specify its activities during the period for which the report is made.
Not later than April 1, 2002, the Council shall submit a final report under subsection (a) of this section.
Amounts otherwise appropriated under this subchapter may be utilized by the Secretary to support the activities of the Council.
 So in original. Probably should be “travel time,”.
A prior section 294
Another prior section 294
2010—Subsec. (a)(3) to (5). Pub. L. 111–148 added pars. (3) to (5).
2002—Subsec. (k). Pub. L. 107–251 substituted “2003” for “2002”.
1998—Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 105–392, § 104(b)(1), substituted “2002” for “1995”.
Subsec. (k). Pub. L. 105–392, § 104(b)(2), substituted “2002” for “1995”.
1992—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 102–531 substituted “voluntarily” for “voluntary”.
Committee on Labor and Human Resources of Senate changed to Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of Senate by Senate Resolution No. 20, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 19, 1999.
Committee on Energy and Commerce of House of Representatives treated as referring to Committee on Commerce of House of Representatives by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104–14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress. Committee on Commerce of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Energy and Commerce of House of Representatives, and jurisdiction over matters relating to securities and exchanges and insurance generally transferred to Committee on Financial Services of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Jan. 3, 2001.
Reference to Chief Medical Director of Department of Veterans Affairs deemed to refer to Under Secretary for Health of Department of Veterans Affairs pursuant to section 302(e) of Pub. L. 102–405, set out as a note under section 305 of Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits.
References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, see section 529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section 5376 of Title 5.
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:
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