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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameDefense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military ServicesAgency NameDepartment of Defense
Fiscal Year2010Committee Number25164
Original Establishment Date10/28/2004Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date6/1/2010Committee URLhttp://www.dtic.mil/dtfsams/
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*14
Current Charter Date9/25/2009Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter5/31/2010Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date6/1/2010Designated Federal Officer First Name*Michael
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ
Specific Termination AuthoritySection 576, Public Law 108-375Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Molnar
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Section 576, Public Law 108-375Designated Federal Officer Phone*(703) 325-6651
Effective Date Of Authority*10/28/2004Designated Federal Officer Fax*703-325-6710
Committee Type*Ad hocDesignated Federal Officer Email*michael.molnar@wso.whs.mil
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Task Force shall conduct an assesment of matters relating to sexual assault by members or against members of the Armed Forces of the United States. The Task Force will also conduct an assesment of matters relating to the prevention of sexual assault by or against members of the Armed Forces and of the implementation of sexual assault policies promulgated by the DoD. In conclusion, the Task Force will provide a report and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense who then forwards said report to Congress.
How is membership balanced?*The Secretary of Defense shall appoint a DoD Co-Chairperson and no more than 13 additional members for a total not to exceed 14 members. Membership shall be comprised of an equal number of DoD and/or military and civilian members.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Estimated Number of Meetings per Year - 12 Estimated Total Meetings - 12
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Congressionally-mandated.
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 (Personnel and Readiness) or designee, and only after consultation with the Office of the Department of Defense General Counsel. Pursuant to 41 CFR Part 102-3.160, Administrative and Preparatory Working meetings are not subject to the open meeting requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. § 552b, as amended).
Recommendation RemarksThe DTFSAMS Report was presented to the Secretary of Defense on 1 December 2009. Pursuant to the sunshine provisions of the enabling legislation the Department is terminated the task force effective June 1, 2010.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction 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 CommentTask Force terminated prior to implementation. The implementation of the Task Force recommendations resides with multiple entities from Congress, the Secretary of Defense, military Service Secretaries, Combatant Commanders, the DoD Inspector General, Judge Advocate Generals, Joint Commanders, military Recruiting commanders, and the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.
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*83Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentRecommendations are divided into proposed implementing entities. There are 83 recommendations please see pages AR 1 thru AR 7 in the published report for an abstract of the Task Force recommendations. Findings and recommendations commence on page 42 of the published report. A copy of the report is contained on this web site.Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*100.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentTask Force terminated prior to implementation. The implementation of the Task Force recommendations resides with multiple entities from Congress, the Secretary of Defense, military Service Secretaries, Combatant Commanders, the DoD Inspector General, Judge Advocate Generals, Joint Commanders, military Recruiting commanders, and the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*100.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentTask Force terminated prior to implementation. The implementation of the Task Force recommendations resides with multiple entities from Congress, the Secretary of Defense, military Service Secretaries, Combatant Commanders, the DoD Inspector General, Judge Advocate Generals, Joint Commanders, military Recruiting commanders, and the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentN/ANarrative Description*This committee will examine matters relating to sexual assault cases in which members of the Armed Forces are either victims or commit acts of sexual assault and recommend ways by which civilian leaders within the Department of Defense and leadership within the Armed Forces may continue to improve the Department's response to matters relating to sexual assault.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$22,454.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$25,758.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$521,296.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$21,383.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$4,070.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$11,026.00Est. 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$229,785.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$835,772.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*5.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-009838Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services2009
 COM-011182Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services2008
 COM-011716Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services2007
 COM-013116Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services2006
 COM-013579Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services2005