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DOI - 245 - National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program - Statutory (Congress Created)
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameNational Cooperative Geologic Mapping ProgramAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number245
Original Establishment Date2/8/1993Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.usgs.gov/core-science-systems/natio...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*11
Current Charter Date6/22/2020Designated Fed Officer Position Title*NCGMP Program Coordinator
Date Of Renewal Charter6/22/2022Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Ren
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Thompson
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*43 U.S.C. 31a-h (Sec. 5, PL 102-285, 106 Stat. 166, 169, 5/18/92)Designated Federal Officer Phone*(303) 236-0929
Effective Date Of Authority*2/8/1993Designated Federal Officer Fax*703-648-6937
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*rathomps@usgs.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program 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 Federal Advisory Committee for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program meets to evaluate progress made towards fulfilling the Federal, State, and Educational components of the National Geologic Mapping Act (NGMA)as well as an evaluation of the progress of the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) as established by the NGGDPP Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–58).
How is membership balanced?*The committee consists of the following: two USGS ex officio members (Chair/Vice Chair), four Federal ex-officio members, two State representatives, two private-sector representatives, and one academic representative, which is mandated by its law.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee meets at least annually. The Chair may call other meetings of the Advisory Committee as deemed appropriate. Meetings are called to improve coordination among Federal, State, academic, and private sector institutions involved in geologic mapping and the earth sciences.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*No other organization or group exists that provides the breadth of Federal, State, private-sector, and academic membership.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings of the Advisory Committee are open unless otherwise specified.
Recommendation RemarksNo meetings were held in Fiscal Year 2022 pending charter renewal and hiring of new permanent Program Coordinator (DFO) for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentThe agency (USGS) has no regulatory or legislative components.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*119Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNo public meeting in FY2022, so no new recommendations this year.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*75.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThroughout the history of this committee, NCGMP and NGGDDP have successfully responded to and implemented roughly 75% of final, approved Committee recommendations.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*25.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNA
Agency Feedback Comment*Feedback is provided at the next annual committee meeting.Narrative Description*The Committee shall: Periodically review and critique the implementation plan prepared by the Secretary, acting through the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program and the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program; review the scientific progress of the programs; and submit an annual report to the Secretary that evaluates the progress of the Federal, State, and University geologic mapping activities and evaluates the progress made toward fulfilling the purposes of the Act as well as an evaluation of the progress of the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) as established by the NGGDPP Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–58).
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COSTS

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*$12,000.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$107.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$18,000.00
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*$9,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$9,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$9,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$500.00
Total Costs$107.00Est. Total Next FY*$57,500.00
Date Cost Last Modified10/13/2022 4:27 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.20
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.01Est Cost RemarksEstimated costs based on hosting in-person and virtual meetings; renewing the charter and appointing members to the Committee.
Cost RemarksFederal staff support costs incurred preparing and reviewing the FY 2022 Annual Comprehensive Review.

No meetings held in FY 2022.
  
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Basic Science
Basic Sciences
Education
Training
Environment
Earth Sciences
Government
Federal Government
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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-039475National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2021
 COM-037142National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2020
 COM-035424National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2019
 COM-033275National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2018
 COM-001411National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2017
 COM-002873National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2016
 COM-003551National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2015
 COM-004861National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2014
 COM-005764National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2013
 COM-007144National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2012
 COM-007911National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2011
 COM-009288National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2010
 COM-009963National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2009
 COM-011116National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2008
 COM-011699National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2007
 COM-012938National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2006
 COM-013669National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2005
 COM-014840National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2004
 COM-015467National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2003
 COM-016988National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2002
 COM-017452National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2001
 COM-019061National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program2000
 COM-019449National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program1999
 COM-020767National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program1998
 COM-021286National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program1997