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. The name of this advisory committee shall be the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector (SLTPS) Policy Advisory Committee (the Committee).

2. 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 continued by Executive Order (E.O.) 14048 of September 30, 2021.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Official to Whom the Committee Reports. The Committee will advise the Archivist of the United States and other executive branch officials in accordance with E.O. 13549.

6. Support. The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) shall provide the Committee 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 Committee are $47,000. Staff support provided by ISOO is estimated to be 0.23 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 Committee. 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 Committee shall meet at the request of the DFO, but at least twice during the calendar year.

10. Duration. The need for the Committee is continuing and is subject to the termination clause as noted in section 11 of this Charter.

11. Termination. The Committee will terminate on September 30, 2023, consistent with E.O. 14048, unless continued by the President.

12. Membership and Designation. Membership consists 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 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 Committee Chair may establish subcommittees as necessary to support the functions of the full committee. Any subcommittees shall
report to the full committee and must not provide advice or work products directly to the agency. 


14. Recordkeeping. The records of the Committee, shall be handled in accordance with General Records Schedule 6.2, 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.

Date: September 1, 2022


Acting Archivist of the United States