33 U.S. Code § 3405 - Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

(a) Establishment
The Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall appoint an Ocean Exploration Advisory Board composed of experts in relevant fields—
(1) to advise the Administrator on priority areas for survey and discovery;
(2) to assist the program in the development of a 5-year strategic plan for the fields of ocean, marine, and Great Lakes science, exploration, and discovery;
(3) to annually review the quality and effectiveness of the proposal review process established under section 3403 (a)(4) of this title; and
(4) to provide other assistance and advice as requested by the Administrator.
(b) Federal Advisory Committee Act
Section 14 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the Board appointed under subsection (a).
(c) Application with Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
Nothing in subchapter  [1] supersedes, or limits the authority of the Secretary of the Interior under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.).

[1]  So in original. Probably should be preceded by “this”.


(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, § 12005,Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1418.)
References in Text

Section 14 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (b), is section 14 ofPub. L. 92–463, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is act Aug. 7, 1953, ch. 345, 67 Stat. 462, which is classified generally to subchapter III (§ 1331 et seq.) of chapter 29 of Title 43, Public Lands. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1331 of Title 43 and Tables.

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