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§ 410hhh–8. Advisory Council
(a) Establishment

The Secretary shall establish an advisory council to be known as the “Great Sand Dunes National Park Advisory Council”.

(b) Duties

The Advisory Council shall advise the Secretary with respect to the preparation and implementation of a management plan for the national park and the preserve.

(c) MembersThe Advisory Council shall consist of 10 members, to be appointed by the Secretary, as follows:
(1) One member of, or nominated by, the Alamosa County Commission.
(2) One member of, or nominated by, the Saguache County Commission.
(3) One member of, or nominated by, the Friends of the Dunes Organization.
(4) Four members residing in, or within reasonable proximity to, the San Luis Valley and 3 of the general public, all of whom have recognized backgrounds reflecting—
(A) the purposes for which the national park and the preserve are established; and
(B) the interests of persons that will be affected by the planning and management of the national park and the preserve.
(d) Applicable law

The Advisory Council shall function in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) and other applicable laws.

(e) Vacancy

A vacancy on the Advisory Council shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

(f) Chairperson

The Advisory Council shall elect a chairperson and shall establish such rules and procedures as it deems necessary or desirable.

(g) No compensation

Members of the Advisory Council shall serve without compensation.

(h) Termination

The Advisory Council shall terminate upon the completion of the management plan for the national park and preserve.

(Pub. L. 106–530, § 10, Nov. 22, 2000, 114 Stat. 2535.)