Sec. 6. POWERS.
- Advisory Committees and Task Forces.--
- In general.--The Commission may appoint any advisory committee or
task force from among the membership of the Advisory Board in section
- The head of a Federal department or agency, where appropriate, shall
furnish information or assistance requested by the Commission, unless
prohibited by law.
- Prohibition of pay other than travel expenses.--Members of an
advisory committee or task force authorized under paragraph (1) shall
not receive pay, but may receive travel expenses pursuant to the policy
adopted by the Commission under section 4(d)(2).
- Powers of Members and Agents.--Any member or agent of the Commission
may, if authorized by the Commission, take any action that the
Commission is authorized to take under this Act.
- Authority to Procure and To Make Legal Agreements.--
- In general.--Notwithstanding any other provision in this Act, only
the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
or the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (or an
employee of the respective administration as designated by either
Administrator) may, on behalf of the Commission, procure supplies,
services, and property, and make or enter into leases and other legal
agreements in order to carry out this Act.
- In general.--A contract, lease, or other legal agreement made or
entered into by the Commission may not extend beyond the date of the
termination of the Commission.
- Federal support.--The Commission shall obtain property, equipment,
and office space from the General Services Administration or the
Smithsonian Institution, unless other office space, property, or
equipment is less costly.
- Supplies and property possessed by commission at termination.--Any
supplies and property, except historically significant items, that are
acquired by the Commission under this Act and remain in the possession
of the Commission on the date of the termination of the Commission shall
become the property of the date of the termination of the Commission
shall become the property of the General Services Administration upon
the date of termination.
- Mails.--The Commission may use the United States mails in the same
manner and under the same conditions as any other Federal agency.