7 U.S. Code § 2009bb–1 - Northern Great Plains Regional Authority
There is established the Northern Great Plains Regional Authority.
The President shall appoint an alternate tribal cochairperson, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The Federal cochairperson shall not participate or vote in any decision under subparagraph (B).
The Federal cochairperson and the tribal cochairperson shall be compensated by the Federal Government at the annual rate of basic pay prescribed for level III of the Executive Schedule in subchapter II of chapter 53 of title 5.
Any person that violates this paragraph shall be fined not more than $5,000, imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both.
The Federal cochairperson, the alternate Federal cochairperson, and any Federal officer or employee detailed to duty on the Authority under subsection (e)(5) shall not be subject to subparagraph (A), but shall remain subject to sections 202 through 209 of title 18.
Compensation under clause (i) shall not exceed the maximum rate for the Senior Executive Service under section 5382 of title 5, including any applicable locality-based comparability payment that may be authorized under section 5304(h)(2)(C) of that title.
No member, alternate, officer, or employee of the Authority (except the Federal cochairperson of the Authority, the alternate and staff for the Federal cochairperson, and any Federal employee detailed to the Authority under subsection (e)(5)) shall be considered to be a Federal employee for any purpose.
Any person that violates this subsection shall be fined not more than $10,000, imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.
 So in original. Probably should be “section”.
The date of enactment of this paragraph, referred to in subsec. (a)(4)(A), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–246, which was approved June 18, 2008.
2008—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(1), added par. (4).
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(2)(A), substituted “programs for multistate cooperation to advance the economic and social well-being of the region and to” for “programs to establish priorities and”.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(2)(B), substituted “regional and local development districts or organizations, regional boards established under subchapter IX,” for “local development districts,”.
Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(2)(C), substituted “cooperation for—” for “cooperation;” in introductory provisions and added cls. (i) to (vi).
Subsec. (d)(6). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(2)(D), added par. (6) and struck out former par. (6) which read as follows:
“(A) enhance the capacity of, and provide support for, local development districts in the region; or
Subsec. (d)(7). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(2)(E), inserted “renewable energy,” after “commercial,”.
Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(3), substituted “a cochairperson” for “the Federal cochairperson”.
Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(b)(4), added subpars. (A) to (C) and struck out former subpars. (A) to (C) which read as follows:
“(A) for fiscal year 2002, 100 percent;
“(B) for fiscal year 2003, 75 percent; and
“(C) for fiscal year 2004 and each fiscal year thereafter, 50 percent.”
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