National Archives and Records Administration Charter of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC)
- Official Designation. The name of this advisory committee shall be the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector (SLTPS) Policy Advisory Committee (the Committee).
- Authority. The Committee is established in accordance with Executive Order 13549 of August 18, 2010, and the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., and was extended by Executive Order 13652 of September 30, 2013.
- Objectives and Scope. The Committee shall serve as a forum to discuss policy issues related to the classified national security information program for SLTPS entities, in order to facilitate the resolution of issues in dispute and to otherwise recommend changes to policies and procedures that are designed to remove undue impediments to the sharing of information under the program.
- Duties. The Committee will advise on all matters concerning the policies relating to access to and safeguarding of classified national security information by SLTPS entities, as specified in E.O. 13549 and its implementing directive. The Director, Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), shall serve as Chair and approve members of the Committee who have been nominated by other members.
- Official(s) to Whom the Committee Reports. The Committee shall report to the Director, ISOO, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
- Support. ISOO shall provide the Committee with administrative services, facilities, staff, and other support services necessary for the performance of its functions.
- Estimated Annual Operating Costs and Staff Years. The estimated annual operating costs of the Committee are $64,000. Staff support provided by ISOO is estimated to be 0.41 staff years.
- Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The DFO is a full-time, salaried employee of NARA and will perform the duties set forth in Section 10(e) of the FACA, to include ensuring administrative and staff support to the Committee.
- Estimated Number and Frequency of Meetings. The Committee shall meet at the request of the DFO, but at least twice during the calendar year.
- Duration. The need for the Committee is continuing and is subject to the termination clause as noted in section 11 of this Charter.
- Termination. The Committee will terminate on September 30, 2015, consistent with E.O. 13652, unless extended by the President.
- Membership and Designation. Membership will consist of representatives (Regular Government Employees) of those departments and agencies specified in Section 3(a) of E.O. 13549 and non-Federal Government representatives (Representative Members) of SLTPS entities as nominated by Committee members and approved by the Chairman.
- The non-Federal members to the Committee will initially be nominated by the Federal members, as the designation of Federal members is specified by E.O. 13549. Once there are non-Federal members on the Committee, those members may nominate other individuals for membership.
- Subcommittees. The Committee Chair may establish subcommittees as necessary to support the functions of the full committee. Any subcommittees shall report to the full committee.
- Minutes. Minutes of each committee meeting shall be kept, and the Chair shall certify the accuracy of all committee meeting minutes. The DFO shall ensure that meeting minutes are certified within 90 calendar days of the meeting to which they relate.
- Recordkeeping. The records of the Committee, formally and informally established subcommittees, or other subgroups of the Committee shall be handled in accordance with General Records Schedule 26, Item 2, or other approved agency records disposition schedule. These records shall be available for public inspection and copying, subject to the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. Recommendations, resolutions, and reports shall be in writing and submitted by the Chair. The DFO shall also provide the Archivist of the United States with minutes of each Committee meeting.
David S. Ferriero December 16, 2014
Archivist of the United States Date
Updated July 15, 2015