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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameMotor Carrier Safety Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number29157
Original Establishment Date8/10/2005Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttp://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov/
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*20
Current Charter Date9/29/2017Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Associate Administrator for Policy
Date Of Renewal Charter9/29/2019Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Larry
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameW
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Minor
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency Decision MemoDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 366-2551
Effective Date Of Authority*9/9/2013Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-366-8842
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*larry.minor@dot.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The committee provides advice and recommendations to the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on motor carrier safety programs and regulations.
How is membership balanced?*Composed of up to twenty experts from FMCSA's motor carrier stakeholder communities, the committee is balanced among the motor carrier industry, safety advocates, labor, and safety enforcement sectors. Members are appointed by the Administrator and selected from a field of qualified candidates with a wide range of motor carrier experience and expertise.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The full committee meets approximately 2-3 times per fiscal year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The MCSAC provides the Agency with important and relevant information from our motor carrier safety from across the safety enforcement, safety advocacy, industry, and labor stakeholders.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not applicable.
Recommendation RemarksOriginally established by Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, Pub. L. 109-59, the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee was reauthorized by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21, section 32912), and would have terminated on September 30, 2013, had it not been established by the Secretary of Transportation as a discretionary advisory committee on 9-10-13 and chartered from 9-30-13 through 9-30-15. Secretary Foxx renewed the MCSAC's charter, effective 9-30-15, through 9-30-17, and Secretary Chao renewed it, effective 9-29-17 through 9-29-19.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsYes
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationYes
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentFull implementation of the respective recommendations may impact the agency's priorities, resources, regulations, and/or legislation.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*96Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentIn FY2018, the MCSAC produced no new recommendations. In total, the MCSAC has produced a total of 96 ecommendations to FMCSA.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*100.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentThe agency provides feedback through formal briefings to the Committee in addition to issuing regulations, associated guidance, and other actions.Narrative Description*The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on motor carrier safety programs and motor carrier safety regulations.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

  
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-032950Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001604Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2017
 COM-002826Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003817Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2015
 COM-004719Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005924Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2013
 COM-007092Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007828Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008993Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2010
 COM-010135Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2009
 COM-011013Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2008
 COM-011755Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2007
 COM-013015Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee2006