OPR: Office of Administrative Policy and Services
1. Closed or Restricted Advisory Committee Meetings. Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1, the Director has been delegated the authority to make written determinations that meetings of advisory committees for which USGS is responsible shall be closed or restricted. This authority is exercised in accordance with the procedural requirements of Part 308 of the Departmental Manual and is not redelegated.
2. Notice of Advisory Committee Meetings. Pursuant to Section 10 (a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the USGS officials assigned responsibility for advisory committees by the Director are authorized to publish notices in the Federal Register regarding meetings of the advisory committees for which they are responsible.