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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameEmergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory CommitteeAgency NameFederal Communications Commission
Fiscal Year2012Committee Number73651
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date2/28/2012Committee URLhttp://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/emergency-respo...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date8/6/2010Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Associate Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
Date Of Renewal Charter8/6/2012Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Gene
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Fullano
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 418-0492
Effective Date Of Authority*8/6/2010Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 000-0000
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*genaro.fullano@fcc.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate Required 
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee will provide recommendations to the Commission that will assist the Emergency Response Interoperability Center (ERIC) as it implements the following policy objectives: (1) the adoption of technical and operational requirements and procedures to ensure a nationwide level of interoperability; (2) the adoption and implementation of requirements and procedures to address operability, roaming, priority access, gateway functions and interfaces, the interconnectivity of public safety broadband networks, and other matters related to the functioning of the nationwide public safety broadband network; (3) the adoption of authentication and encryption requirements for common public safety broadband applications and network use; (4) the coordination of ERIC’s policies with other entities, including other federal agencies; and (5) such other policies for which ERIC may have responsibilities from time to time.
How is membership balanced?*Members will be selected to balance the expertise and viewpoints that are necessary to address effectively the issues to be considered by the Committee. Members will represent the public safety community as well as various sectors of the telecommunications industry and serve in a representative capacity. Representatives of the public safety community will be selected from state and local public safety agencies, public safety trade associations, federal user groups, and such other segments of the public safety community as the Chairman of the Commission may consider appropriate. Industry representatives will be selected from service providers, equipment vendors and other industry segments.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee will meet at least two times per year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*This Committee is established for the purpose of making recommendations that will assist the Commission’s Emergency Response Interoperability Center, an entity established within the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, in the development of a technical framework and requirements for interoperability in order to ensure that the public safety wireless broadband network is interoperable on a nationwide basis.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation Remarks
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*8Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentNarrative Description*The purpose of this Committee is to make recommendations that will assist the Commission’s Emergency Response Interoperability Center (ERIC) in the development of a technical framework and requirements for interoperability in order to ensure that the public safety wireless broadband network is interoperable on a nationwide basis. In particular, PSAC will provide recommendations to the Commission that would assist ERIC as it implements the following policy objectives: (1) the adoption of technical and operational requirements and procedures to ensure a nationwide level of interoperability; (2) the adoption and implementation of requirements and procedures to address operability, roaming, priority access, gateway functions and interfaces, the interconnectivity of public safety broadband networks, and other matters related to the functioning of the nationwide public safety broadband network; (3) the adoption of authentication and encryption requirements for common public safety broadband applications and network use; (4) the coordination of ERIC’s policies with other entities, including other federal agencies; and (5) such other policies for which ERIC may have responsibilities.
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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*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00Estimated 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$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-008041Emergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008929Emergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory Committee2010