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The Executive Committee uf the President's private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Governnent ("the Committee") was established by Executive Oråer. 12369 of June 30, 1982.
(a) The Committee shall conduct a private sector survey on cost control in the Federal Government and shall advise the President, the Secretary of Commerce, and other Executive açency heads, with respect to improving manayement and reducing costs.
(b) The Committee shall conduct in-depth reviews of the operations of the Executive agencies as a basis for evaluating potential improvenients in agency operations. Ic) In fulfilling its function the Cunnittee shall consider providing recommendations in the following
(1) Opportunities for increased efficiency and
(4) Specific areas where further study can be
The Conr:ittee shall be conposed of no more than 150 merribers who shall be appointed by the Presidérit frwdi oncliç citizens in privite life. The frieribers shall serve at the pleasure cf the President. The Fresiderit stall designate a Chairman from anong the nembers of the Committee.
la) The Conmittee shall report to the President and to
(b) The heads of Executive agencies shall, to the
le) Members will not be conipensated for their services, but while engaged in the work of the Survey, may be allowed travel expenses, (including per diem in lieu of subsistence), as authorized by law for persons serving intermittently in the government service (5 U.S.C. S 5702 and 5703).
(f) The estimated Federal cost for operating the
(9) The Committee may establish such subconmittees of
ranckcok (Port IV, Chapter 1, Sec E). Secticr. 5. FEDERAL ADVISCRY COMMITTEE ACT
In accordance with Executive Order No. 12369
shali be performed by the Secretary of Commerce. Section 6. DURATION
The Committee shall terminate by December 31, 1982,
JUL 7 1982
Secretary of Commerce
THIS AGREEMENT, entered into this 7th day of July
WHEREAS, the President of the United States has established
by Executive Order No. 12369, date: June 30, 1982, a Presidential
Advisory Committee (the "Committee") to advise the President,
the Secretary of Commerce and the heads of other Executive
agencies with respect to improving management and reducing
WHEREAS, Section 3(e) of Executive Order 12369 provides
that to the extent practicable the Committee is to be funded,
stafied and equipped without cost to the Federal Government
and to accomplish this objective it is expected that the
Secretary of Commerce will engage in a joint project, with a
nonprofit organization, pursuant to Section i of Public Law
91-412 (15 U.S.c. 1525), for the purpose of providing staff
support to the Committee, and
WHEREAS, there has been organizeå, under the laws
District of Columbia, a charitable, not-for-profit corporation
under the name - "The Foundation for the President's Private
Sector Survey on Cost Control, Inc." (the "Foundation"),
which Foundation is willing to provide facilities, services
and staff support and otherwise assist the Committee in
carrying out its responsibilities; and
WHEREAS, by reason of the foregoing, the Secretary and
the Foundation bave a mutual interest in taking such action
as may be necessary or desirable to assist the Committee in
carrying out its responsibilities in a timely and efficient
NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereto have entered into this
Agreement this 7th day of July 1982.
This Agreement is made under the authority of Executive
Order No. 12369, 15 U.S.c. 1525, and 13 U.S.C. 161.
Secretary of Commerce
The Secretary at no cost to the Foundation agrees:
To provide such support as may be requested by the
Chairman of the Committee to assist the Connittee
in carrying out its responsibilities, including but
not limited to:
sign a statement in the form approved by the Secretary (attached as Exhibit A to this Agreement)
relating to the disclosure of information to
To establish such controls as shall be prescribed
of information to unauthorized persons.
Status of Foundation
The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that the status
of the Foundation under this Agreement, and in all of its and its employees agents and representatives dealings and relations with the Secretary, the Department of Commerce and other
Federal agencies shall be that of an independent entity providing services under a joint project and not as one involving employment, no statutes governing Federal employment shall apply to the Foundation, and the Foundation shall not have any obligation of financial accountability to the
Department of Commerce.