16 U.S. Code § 6605 - Advisory group

(a) In general
To assist in carrying out this chapter, the Secretary may convene an advisory group consisting of individuals representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of marine turtles.
(b) Public participation
(1) Meetings
The Advisory Group shall—
(A) ensure that each meeting of the advisory group is open to the public; and
(B) provide, at each meeting, an opportunity for interested persons to present oral or written statements concerning items on the agenda.
(2) Notice
The Secretary shall provide to the public timely notice of each meeting of the advisory group.
(3) Minutes
Minutes of each meeting of the advisory group shall be kept by the Secretary and shall be made available to the public.
(c) Exemption from Federal Advisory Committee Act
The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the advisory group.


(Pub. L. 108–266, § 6,July 2, 2004, 118 Stat. 795.)
References in Text

The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.


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