Department of Defense/Strategic Defense Initiative Organization Compliance with Federal Advisory Committee Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, April 19, 1988
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988 - Conflict of interests - 194 pages
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actions addition Administration advice Advisory Committee Act agency apply appointed asked Assistant ATTACHMENT award balanced believe CARROLL Chairman chartered Committee Management committee members communications complete compliance conduct conflict of interest consultant CONTINUATION contract contractor COOKE correct cost Counsel dated Defense Defense Science Board Department determined Directive Director discussions document established ethics evaluation Executive experience FACA Federal Advisory Committee final Force forms going Group hearing identified implemented individual issued letter LIBRARY OF CONGRESS look matter meeting membership Naval Research Office operations Organization panel performed person potential problems procedures proposal questions received recommendations record regulations representatives request requirements Research response rules scientific SDIO Secretary of Defense selected Senator LEVIN serve special Government employees specific staff standards statement submitted task technical United University
Page 184 - ... the offerer's capabilities, related experience, facilities, techniques, or unique combinations of these which are integral factors for achieving the proposal objectives; 4) the qualifications, capabilities, and experience of the proposed principal investigator, team leader, or key personnel who are critical in achieving the proposal objectives; and 5) realism of the proposed cost and availability of funds.
Page 154 - ... (2) giving preferential treatment to any organization or person; (3) Impeding government efficiency or economy; (4) losing complete independence or impartiality of action; (5) making a government decision outside official channels; or (6) affecting adversely the confidence of the public In the integrity of the Government.
Page 153 - ... particular matter in which, to his knowledge, he, his spouse, minor child, partner, organization in which he is serving as officer, director, trustee, partner or employee, or any person or organization with whom he is negotiating or has any arrangement concerning prospective employment, has a financial interest-- Shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.
Page 165 - The Honorable Carl Levin Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management Committee on Governmental Affairs United States Senate Dear Mr.
Page 154 - An employee shall avoid any action, whether or not specifically prohibited by this subpart, which might result in, or create the appearance of: (1) Using public office for private gain; (2) Giving preferential treatment to any person; (3) Impeding Government efficiency or economy; (4) Losing complete Independence or impartiality; (5) Making a Government decision outside official channels; or (6) Affecting adversely the confidence of the public in the integrity of the Government.
Page 72 - ... utilized" by an agency. (a) Uncertainty as to the applicability of FACA to one-time or occasional meetings between ad hoc groups and Government officials has tended to discourage useful contacts with the private sector. It is impractical to require such meetings to conform with the Act's requirements regarding chartering, advance notice, and structure of the committee. The Administrative Conference believes that the Act is not applicable to ad hoc, unstructured, non-continuing groups and that...
Page 152 - Special Government employee" means an officer or employee of the Department of Justice who is retained, designated, appointed, or employed to perform, with or without compensation, for not more than 130 days during any period of 365 consecutive days, temporary duties either on a full-time or intermittent basis. (d) Former employee. "Former employee...
Page 156 - State or political subdivision thereof) in which he is serving as officer, director, trustee, partner, or employee, or any person or organization with whom he is serving as officer, director, trustee, partner, or employee...
Page 151 - Commission, overall direction of executive branch policies related to preventing conflicts of interest on the part of officers and employees of any executive agency, as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code.
Page 135 - Director shall prescribe administrative guidelines and management controls applicable to advisory committees, and, to the maximum extent feasible, provide advice, assistance, and guidance to advisory committees to improve their performance. In carrying out his functions under this subsection, the Director shall consider the recommendations of each agency head with respect to means of improving the performance of advisory committees whose duties are related to such agency.