Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC)

National Archives and Records Administration Charter of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC)

  1. Official Designation. State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector (SLTPS) Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC).
  2. Authority. The SLTPS-PAC is governed by Section 3 of Executive Order (EO) 13549, and the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 United States Code (USC) Chapter 10), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The Committee was continued by the Executive Order 14109 titled Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees and Amendments to Other Executive Orders, issued September 29, 2023.
  3. Objectives and Scope. The SLTPS-PAC 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.
  4. Description of Duties. The SLTPS-PAC 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 EO 13549 and its implementing directive.
  5. Officials to Whom the Committee Reports. The NISPPAC will advise the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), and other executive branch officials in accordance with EO 13549.
  6. Committee Support. ISOO shall provide the SLTPS-PAC with administrative services, facilities, staff, and other support services necessary for the performance of its functions.
  7. Estimated Annual Operating Costs and Staff Years. The estimated annual operating costs of the SLTPS-PAC are $207,439.00. Staff support provided by 1SOO is estimated to be .13 staff years.
  8. Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The DFO is a full time salaried employee of NARA and will perform the duties set forth in section 10(c) of the FACA, to include ensuring administrative and staff support to the SLTPS-PAC. The DFO will approve or call all of the advisory committee and subcommittee meetings, prepare and approve all meeting agendas, attend all committee and subcommittee meetings, adjourn any meeting when the DFO determines adjournment to be in the public interest, and chair meetings when directed to do so by the official to whom the advisory committee reports.
  9. Estimated Number and Frequency of Meetings. The SLTPS-PAC shall meet at the request of the Chairman, but at least twice during the calendar year.
  10. Duration. The need for the SLTPS-PAC is continuing; it is subject to termination pursuant to Section 11 below.
  11. Termination. Unless continued by the President, SLTPS-PAC will terminate on September 30, 2025, consistent with EO 14109 of September 29, 2023.
  12. Membership and Designation. Membership consists of representatives (regular government employees) of those departments and agencies specified in Section 3(a) of EO 13549 and non-Federal Government representatives (representative members) of SLTPS entities as nominated by Committee members and approved by the Chairman. The Director of the Information Security Oversight Office shall serve as Chair of the Committee. An official designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security and a representative of SLTPS entities shall serve as Vice Chairs of the Committee. Members of the Committee shall include designees of the heads of the Departments of State, Defense, Justice, Transportation, and Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Members shall also include employees of other agencies and representatives of SLTPS entities, as nominated by any Committee member and approved by the Chair.
  13. Subcommittees. The Chairman may establish subcommittees as necessary to accomplish functions of the full SLTPS-PAC. Any subcommittees shall report to the parent committee and must not provide advice or work product directly to the agency.
  14. Recordkeeping. The records of the SLTPS-PAC shall be handled in accordance with General Records Schedule 6.2 or other approved agency record disposition schedules. These records shall be available for public inspection and copying, subject to the Freedom of Information Act, 5 USC 552. Recommendations, resolutions, and reports shall be in writing and submitted by the Chairman. The DFO shall also provide the Archivist of the United States with minutes of each SLTPS-PAC meeting.
  15. Filing Date: October 17, 2023


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