United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Jun 03, 2023
There is established an advisory committee to be known as the “Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Advisory Committee”.
The Advisory Committee shall advise the Secretary and the Director of the National Park Service concerning the development, management, and interpretation of the Preserve. In carrying out those duties, the Advisory Committee shall provide timely advice to the Secretary and the Director during the preparation of the general management plan under section 698u–3(g) of this title.
Each member may be reappointed to serve a subsequent term.
Each member shall continue to serve after the expiration of the term of the member until a successor is appointed.
A vacancy on the Advisory Committee shall be filled in the same manner as an original appointment is made. The member appointed to fill the vacancy shall serve until the expiration of the term in which the vacancy occurred.
The members of the Advisory Committee shall select 1 of the members to serve as Chairperson.
Meetings of the Advisory Committee shall be held at the call of the Chairperson or the majority of the Advisory Committee. Meetings shall be held at such locations and in such a manner as to ensure adequate opportunity for public involvement. In compliance with the requirements of chapter 10 of title 5, the Advisory Committee shall choose an appropriate means of providing interested members of the public advance notice of scheduled meetings.
A majority of the members of the Advisory Committee shall constitute a quorum.
Each member of the Advisory Committee shall serve without compensation, except that while engaged in official business of the Advisory Committee, the member shall be entitled to travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in Government service under section 5703 of title 5.
The rechartering provisions of section 1013(b) of title 5 shall not apply to the Advisory Committee.