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ADVISORY COMMITTEES

OVERSIGHT HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

OF THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON
BUDGETING, MANAGEMENT, AND EXPENDITURES.
United States. Congress.
Senate.

COMMITTEE ON
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.

UNITED STATES SENATE

NINETY-THIRD CONGRESS

FIRST AND SECOND SESSIONS

ON

Public Law 92-463
THE FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT

NOVEMBER 29, DECEMBER 13, 1973; AND

FEBRUARY 5, 1974

Printed for the use of the Committee on Government Operations

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

26-875

WASHINGTON : 1974

KF26 G634

1993a

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

SAM J. ERVIN, JR., North Carolina, Chairman JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas

CHARLES H. PERCY, Illinois HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

JACOB K. JAVITS, New York EDMUND S. MUSKIE, Maine

EDWARD J. GURNEY, Horida ABRAHAM RIBICOFF, Connecticut

WILLIAM B. SAXBE, Ohio 1 LEE METCALF, Montana

WILLIAM V. ROTH, JR., Delaware JAMES B. ALLEN, Alabama

BILL BROCK, Tennessee
LAWTON CHILES, Florida
SAM NUNN, Georgia
WALTER D. HUDDLESTON, Kentucky
ROBERT BLAND SMITH, Jr., Chief Counsel and Staff Director

ELI E. NOBLEMAN, Counsel
W. P. GOODWIN, Jr., Counsel
JANET GAY HOLLIDAY, Chief Clerk
J. ROBERT VASTINE, Jr., Minority Counsel
BRIAN CONBOY, Special Counsel for the Minority

W. THOMAS FOXWELL, Staff Editor

SUBCOMMITTEE ON BUDGETING, MANAGEMENT, AND EXPENDITURES

LEE METCALF, Montana, Chairman JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas

WILLIAM B. SAXBE, Ohio 1 EDMUND S. MUSKIE, Maine

BILL BROCK, Tennessee SAM NUNN, Georgia

CHARLES H. PERCY, Illinois WALTER D. HUDDLESTON, Kentucky WILLIAM V. ROTH, JR., Delaware

VIC REINEMER, Staff Director

E. WINSLOW TURNER, Chief Counsel
HARRISON W. Fox, Professional Staff Member (Minority)

ALAN CHVOTKIN, Professional Staff Member
JEANNE A. McNAUGHTON, A88istant Chief Clerk

KELLY ADDY, Research Assistant

1 Left committee Jan. 4, 1974.

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CONTENTS

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FEBRUARY 5, 1974

Malek, Hon. Frederic V., Deputy Director, Office of Management and

Budget, accompanied by William Hawley, Committee Management

Secretariat, OMB; Roye Lowry, Statistical Policy Division, OMB; and

Robert Bedell, Assistant General Counsel, OMB.

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

Order and Memorandum in the matter of Margaret Gates, et al. v. James R.

Schlesinger, et al., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

seeking a preliminary injunction requiring Department of Defense to

open to the public a meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on

Women in the Services.

Memorandum Opinion and Order in the matter of Ralph Nader, et al. v.

John Dunlop, et al., seeking summary judgment in the issue of exclusion

of the public from the meetings of the advisory committees serving the

Cost of Living Council..

Metcalf, Hon. Lee:

Letter from Senator Metcalf to Hon. Caspar W. Weinberger, Director

of OMB, dated December 26, 1972, re proposed guidelines for

implementation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and

particularly that part dealing with closing of advisory committee

meetings---

Letter to Herbert Fishback, General Counsel, Federal Mediation and

Conciliation Service from Senator Metcalf, dated November 20,

1973, re rules on closing advisory committee meetings..

Letter to Doug Mitchell, chief counsel, National Oil Jobbers Council,

from Vic Reinemer, staff director, Subcommittee on Budgeting,

Management, and Expenditures, dated February 1, 1974, re compo-

sition of the Department of Interior's Advisory Committee on

Emergency Petroleum Supply---

Response to the above letter --

List of executive branch elements that work with and assist the

Committee Management Secretariat..

Office of Oil and Gas news release, January 4, 1974, “Secretary

Morton Names 11 Members to National Petroleum Council”.

Establishment and purpose of the National Petroleum Council

(including membership) -

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