Federal Advisory Committee Act and the President's AIDS Commission: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, December 3, 1987

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Page 152 - advisory committee" means any committee, board, commission, council, conference, panel, task force, or other similar group, or any subcommittee or other subgroup thereof...
Page 200 - ... fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed by the advisory committee...
Page 204 - agency proceeding" means any proceeding as defined in section 551(12) of title 5, United States Code. FISCAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 12. (a) Each agency shall keep records as will fully disclose the disposition of any funds which may be at the disposal of its advisory committees and the nature and extent of their activities. The General Services Administration, or such other agency as the President may designate, shall maintain financial records with respect to Presidential advisory committees.
Page 203 - ... to be in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on that department or agency by law.
Page 199 - Federal Advisory Committee Act". FINDINGS AND PURPOSES SEC. 2. (a) The Congress finds that there are numerous committees, boards, commissions, councils, and similar groups which have been established to advise officers and agencies in the executive branch of the Federal Government ana that they are frequently a useful and beneficial means of furnishing expert advice, ideas, and diverse opinions to the Federal Government.
Page 134 - Code, the records, reports, transcripts, minutes, appendixes, working papers, drafts, studies, agenda, or other documents which were made available to or prepared for or by each advisory committee shall be available for public inspection and copying at a single location in the offices of the advisory committee or the agency to which the advisory committee reports until the advisory committee ceases to exist.
Page 4 - President or his delegate shall make a report to the Congress stating either his proposals for action or his reasons for inaction, with respect to the recommendations contained in the public report.
Page 203 - ... (E) the agency responsible for providing the necessary support for the committee; (F) a description of the duties for which the committee is responsible, and...
Page 205 - No advisory committee required under this subsection to file a charter shall take any action (other than preparation and filing of such charter) prior to the date on which such charter is filed. (c) Any advisory committee which is renewed by the President or any officer of the Federal Government...
Page 201 - ... 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.

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