Federal Advisory Committees: A Primer

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Nova Publishers, 2002 - Political Science - 59 pages
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Federal advisory committees are frequently chartered by the Chief Executive, Congress, and agency heads to render independent advice and to make recommendations. This report sets forth definitions and requirements for creating commissions as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Twelve commissions were created by the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for FY1999, and are used here to illustrate the various options that are available for creating independent study bodies.

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A Primer
Commission Created by the FY1999 Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act 112 Stat 2681

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Stephanie Smith received her Ph.D. and B. Engineering from Griffith University. Smith, a member of IEEE, is an antenna engineer, Electromagnetics and Antenna Group, CSIRO Telecommunications and Industrial Physics in New South Wales, Australia.

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