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DOT - 2645 - DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameDOT Advisory Committee on Human TraffickingAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number2645
Original Establishment Date10/3/2018Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.transportation.gov/stophumantraffic...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date7/29/2022Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Senior Advisor
Date Of Renewal Charter7/29/2024Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Nicole
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Bambas
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act, Public Law 115-99Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 366-5058
Effective Date Of Authority*1/3/2018Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*nicole.bambas@dot.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*Makes recommendations to the Secretary through a triennial counter-trafficking report with recommendations for countering human trafficking, an assessment of best practices by transportation stakeholders, and human trafficking violations involving commercial motor vehicles.
How is membership balanced?*Membership is balanced by including 15 relevant stakeholders from trafficking advocacy organizations; law enforcement; trucking, bus, rail, aviation, maritime, and port sectors, including industry and labor.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Quarterly
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking members possess a wide variety of expertise and knowledge that cannot be obtained strictly within the Department.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksThe Committee was reestablished on July 29, 2022 as a requirement of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The Federal Register Notice soliciting nominations for membership closed on October 7. The Committee will continue its work once members have been appointed by the Secretary.
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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 ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*49Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot ApplicableAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*54.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*23.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherYes
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*The U.S. DOT received 13 recommendations from the 2019 ACHT report. Of the 13, 2 recommendations will require allocation of resources before action can be taken. There were also 6 recommendations for congress, 13 for States, and 17 for private industry, NGOs, local transportation authorities. The Committee was reestablished on July 29, 2022 as a requirement of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The Federal Register Notice soliciting nominations for membership closed on October 7, and the Committee will continue its work once members have been appointed by the Secretary.
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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*$225,000.00
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$225,000.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*274,318.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est Cost RemarksThe Office of the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs estimated annual operating costs to support the ACHT is approximately $399,318, which includes 2 full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries and benefits at $274,318, plus $225,000 for meeting, travel, and miscellaneous expenses.
Cost RemarksNo payments have been incurred. Everything is pending full review of the submissions, the recommendations package, and membership appointments, at which point we will schedule the first public meeting and costs will begin to incur.  
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Aviation
Aviation
Civil Rights
Children
Minorities
Government
Federal Government
Internal Federal Government
State Government
Tribal Government
International
International Economic Policy
International Law
International Organizations
Justice
Justice
Juvenile Justice
Law Enforcement
Prevention
Research and Statistics
Criminology
Research
Research and Statistics
Transportation
Surface and Vehicular Transportation
Boating and Navigation
Highways
Mass Transit
Railroads
Water
Harbors
Rivers
Waterways
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - SUBCOMMITTEES

SUBCOMMITTEES

Committee

Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035084Protocols and Policy Development2022
 COM-035083Research, Analysis, and Information Sharing2022
 COM-035082Training and Awareness2022
Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

No Documents Found
Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039645DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking2021
 COM-037416DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking2020
 COM-035519DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking2019