22 CFR 8.5 - Creation of a committee.
(a) A bureau or an office designated or desiring to sponsor an advisory committee will prepare a memorandum to the Advisory Committee Management Officer setting forth the purpose, organization (including subgroups), proposed balanced membership (see § 8.6), and a justification for the need of the particular committee.
(b) The Advisory Committee Management Officer will review the request and will make an action recommendation to the Deputy Under Secretary for Management through the Director of the Management Systems Staff.
(c) If the Deputy Under Secretary for Management approves the request, it will be submitted to the Committee Management Secretariat of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The OMB Secretariat will usually take action within 15 days.
(d) The Advisory Committee Management Officer will advise the sponsoring bureau or office of the approval for or rejection of the request to establish the advisory committee.
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