No advisory committee may meet or take any action until a charter has been filed by the Committee Management Officer designated in accordance with § 7.10.
(a) To establish, renew, or reestablish a discretionary advisory committee, a charter must be filed with:
(1) The Commission;
(2) The Committee on Environment and Public Works of the United States Senate and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the United States House of Representatives;
(3) The Library of Congress, Anglo-American Acquisitions Division, Government Documents Section, Federal Advisory Committee Desk, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20540-4172; and
(4) The Committee Management Secretariat, indicating the date the charter was filed with the congressional committees.
(b) Charter filing requirements for non-discretionary advisory committees are the same as those in paragraph (a) of this section, except the date of establishment for a Presidential advisory committee is the date the charter is filed with the Secretariat.
(c) Subcommittees that report directly to a Federal employee or agency must comply with this subpart.
[67 FR 79841, Dec. 31, 2002]