There is established the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Advisory Commission.
The Chairperson of the Commission shall be elected by the members to serve a term of one year renewable for one additional year.
A vacancy on the Commission shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made.
Each member shall be appointed for a term of 3 years and may be reappointed for not more than 2 successive terms.
A member may serve after the expiration of that member’s term until a successor has taken office.
The Commission shall act and advise by affirmative vote of a majority of its members.
The Commission shall meet at least quarterly at the call of the chairperson or a majority of the members of the Commission.
8 members shall constitute a quorum.
Members shall serve without pay. Members who are full-time officers or employees of the United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or any political subdivision thereof shall receive no additional pay on account of their service on the Commission.
While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of service for the Commission, members shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 of title 5.
The Commission may, for purposes of carrying out this subchapter, hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such public testimony, and receive such evidence, as the Commission considers appropriate. The Commission may not issue subpoenas or exercise any subpoena authority.