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VA - 21502 - Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses and Deployment Health Scientific Merit Review Board - Agency Authority
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameGulf War Veterans' Illnesses and Deployment Health Scientific Merit Review BoardAgency NameDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Fiscal Year2008Committee Number21502
Original Establishment Date6/17/2004Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date6/27/2008Committee URLhttp://www.va.gov/rac-gwvi
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date6/16/2006Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Portfolio Manager, Gulf War Research
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer PrefixDr.
Projected Termination Date6/27/2008Designated Federal Officer First Name*William
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ
Specific Termination AuthoritySecretary DecisionDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Goldberg
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Secretary DecisionDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 254-0294
Effective Date Of Authority*6/17/2004Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 254-0521
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*william.goldberg@va.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 RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Board's principal purpose and responsibilities have been assumed by another federal advisory committee managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The other committee reviews research proposals involving diseases and disabilities that may be prevalent among Gulf War veterans, and the results of its review are included in annual reports to the Senate and House Committees on Veterans Affairs.
How is membership balanced?*The Board has been terminated based upon the rationale cited in 20a above.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Board has not met in this fiscal year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The advice and information provided by the Board can be obtained elsewhere. See 20a above.
Why close or partially close meetings?No longer applicable. See 20a above.
Recommendation Remarks
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety* Action Reorganize Priorities* 
Outcome Trust In Government Action Reallocate Resources 
Outcome Major Policy Changes Action Issued New Regulations 
Outcome Advance In Scientific Research Action Proposed Legislation 
Outcome Effective Grant Making Action Approved Grants Or Other Payments 
Outcome Improved Service Delivery Action Other 
Outcome Increased Customer Satisfaction Action CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg Requirements Grants Review*No
Outcome Other Number 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*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNAAccess Agency Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess Other 
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback Comment*NANarrative Description*The Board's principal purpose and responsibilities have been assumed by another federal advisory committee managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The other committee reviews research proposals involving diseases and disabilities that may be prevalent among Gulf War veterans, and the results of its review are included in annual reports to the Senate and House Committees on Veterans Affairs.
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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
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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Interest Areas

No interest areas selected for this committee.
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-011552Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses and Deployment Health Scientific Merit Review Board2007
 COM-012494Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses and Deployment Health Scientific Merit Review Board2006
 COM-013420Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses and Deployment Health Scientific Merit Review Board2005
 COM-015149Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses and Deployment Health Scientific Merit Review Board2004