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DOD - 2561 - Government-Industry Advisory Panel - Agency Authority


Committee NameGovernment-Industry Advisory PanelAgency NameDepartment of Defense
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number2561
Original Establishment Date2/22/2016Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date3/4/2019Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*20
Current Charter Date3/6/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter3/6/2020Designated Federal Officer PrefixLieutenant Colonel
Projected Termination Date3/4/2019Designated Federal Officer First Name*David
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ.
Specific Termination AuthorityCMO memo to USD(A&S)Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Wollman
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Section 813(b)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (Public Law 114-92)Designated Federal Officer Phone*703-693-5962
Effective Date Of Authority*11/26/2015Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Panel, pursuant to section 813(b)(1) of the FY 2016 NDAA, shall provide to the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense, through the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)), a review of 10 U.S.C. §§ 2320 and 2321, regarding rights in technical data and the validation of proprietary data restrictions and the regulations implementing such sections, for the purpose of ensuring that such statutory and regulatory requirements are best structured to serve the interests of the taxpayers and the national defense.
How is membership balanced?*The Panel shall be composed of no more than 20 members. Pursuant to section 813(b)(2) of the FY 2016 NDAA, Panel members selected from the Federal government will be knowledgeable about technical data issues and appropriately represent the three military departments, as well as the legal, acquisition, logistics, and research and development communities in the Department of Defense; and Panel members selected from the private sector will include independent experts and individuals appropriately representative of the diversity of interested parties, including large and small businesses, traditional and nontraditional government contractors, prime contractors and subcontractors, suppliers of hardware and software, and institutions of higher education.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee will meet at a minimum of once per year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Secretary of Defense, pursuant to section 813(b)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016 NDAA) (Public Law 114-92) and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 C.F.R. § 102-3.50(a), established this non-discretionary Panel.
Why close or partially close meetings?Meetings are not closed to the public unless the Department of Defense determines that items on the planned agenda meet the closed meeting provisions of 5 U.S.C.§552b(c). Pursuant to DoD Policy, closed meetings can only be authorized by the DoD Sponsor, the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, and in consultation with the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Defense.
Recommendation RemarksThis discretionary advisory committee, the Government-Industry Advisory Panel was terminated by the Department of Defense (DoD) prior to the signing of Executive Order (EO) 13875, “Evaluating and Improving the Utility of Federal Advisory Committees”, dated June 14, 2019. Notwithstanding, the DoD in accordance with EO 13875 and OMB guidance included this discretionary advisory committee as part of DoD’s 1/3 reduction in discretionary advisory committees which was directed by EO 13875.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNo actions recommended yet, so difficult to determine if outcomes will result in final changes to laws or regulations.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentCost savings are difficult to determine based on the broad purpose and scope of the panel effecting law and regulation.Grants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*30Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe panel's final report with recommendations was submitted to USD(A&S) Nov. 12, 2019.Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Agency will provide feedback on panel's report NLT 60 days after submission of the report when it is due to Congress.Narrative Description*In FY-19 the Panel submitted 30 recommendations to the Department before terminating.

Purpose: Reviewing sections 2320 and 2321 of title 10, United States Code, regarding rights in technical data and the validation of proprietary data restrictions and the regulations implementing such sections, for the purpose of ensuring that such statutory and regulatory requirements are best structured to serve the interests of the taxpayers and the national defense.Scope of the Review:(A) Ensuring DoD does not pay more than once for the same work.(B) Ensuring DoD contractors are appropriately rewarded for their innovation and invention.(C) Providing for cost-effective reprocurement, sustainment, modification, and upgrades to DoD systems.(D) Encouraging the private sector to invest in new products, technologies, and processes relevant to the missions of DoD.(E) Ensuring that the DoD has appropriate access to innovative products, technologies, and processes developed by the private sector for commercial use.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$23,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$23,000.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.20Est Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

Patents and Trademarks
National Defense
National Security and Defense


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-033047Government-Industry Advisory Panel2018
 COM-001376Government-Industry Advisory Panel2017
 COM-002913Government-Industry Advisory Panel2016