42 U.S. Code § 8103 - Board of Directors
The Board shall elect from among its members a chairman who shall serve for a term of two years, except that the Chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board shall serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the first such two-year term.
Each director of the corporation shall serve ex officio during the period he holds the office to which he is appointed by the President.
The directors of the corporation, as full-time officers of the United States, shall serve without additional compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as directors of the corporation.
The directors of the corporation shall adopt such bylaws, policies, and administrative provisions as are necessary to the functioning of the corporation and consistent with the provisions of this subchapter.
A director who is necessarily absent from a meeting of the board, or of a committee of the board, may participate in such meeting through a duly designated representative who is serving, pursuant to appointment by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, in the same department, agency, corporation, or instrumentality as the absent director, or in the case of the Comptroller of the Currency, through a duly designated Deputy Comptroller.
The presence of a majority of the board members, or their representatives as provided in subsection (f) of this section, shall constitute a quorum.
The corporation shall be subject to the provisions of section 552 of title 5.
All meetings of the board of directors will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of section 552b of title 5.
1988—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 100–242, § 520(a)(1), inserted “or a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board to be designated by the Chairman” before semicolon.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 100–242, § 520(a)(2), added par. (3) and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, to be designated by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System;”.
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 100–242, § 520(a)(3), inserted “or the appointive member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation if so designated by the Chairman” before semicolon.
Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 100–628 struck out second of the two periods at end.
Pub. L. 100–242, § 520(a)(4), substituted “Chairman” for “Administrator” and inserted “or a member of the Board of the National Credit Union Administration to be designated by the Chairman.” before period.
1982—Subsecs. (f) to (i). Pub. L. 97–320 added subsec. (f), redesignated former subsecs. (f) to (h) as (g) to (i), respectively, and in subsec. (g) inserted “, or their representatives as provided in subsection (f) of this section,”.