42 U.S. Code § 907a - National Commission on Social Security
In carrying out its duties under this section, the Commission, or any duly authorized committee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, and take such testimony, with respect to matters with respect to which it has a responsibility under this section, as the Commission or such committee may deem advisable. The Chairman of the Commission or any member authorized by him may administer oaths or affirmations to witnesses appearing before the Commission or before any committee thereof.
The Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States such data and information as may be necessary to enable it to carry out its duties under this section. Upon request of the Chairman of the Commission, any such department or agency shall furnish any such data or information to the Commission.
The General Services Administration shall provide to the Commission, on a reimbursable basis such administrative support services as the Commission may request.
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section.
Level V of the Executive Schedule, referred to in subsec. (d)(1), is set out in section 5316 of Title 5, Government Officers and Employees.
Section was enacted as part of the Social Security Amendments of 1977, and not as part of the Social Security Act which comprises this chapter.
1984—Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 98–369 struck out subsec. (i) which provided for notice of and attendance at meetings of the Health Insurance Benefits Advisory Council.
1980—Subsec. (a)(2)(F). Pub. L. 96–265, § 502(a), substituted “a term which shall end on April 1, 1981” for “a term of two years”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 96–265, § 502(b), substituted “and the Commission shall cease to exist on April 1, 1981” for “and upon the submission of such final report the Commission shall cease to exist”.