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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameBurley Tobacco Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2006Committee Number1277
Original Establishment Date5/14/1990Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date10/1/2005Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*78
Current Charter Date4/17/2003Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter4/17/2005Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date4/15/2005Designated Federal Officer First Name*William
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Coats
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Department Regulation 1042-101Designated Federal Officer Phone*202-205-0448
Effective Date Of Authority*5/14/1990Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-205-0235
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*william.coats@usda.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusEnacted
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*NA
How is membership balanced?*NA
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*NA
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*NA
Why close or partially close meetings?NA
Recommendation RemarksThis committee is inactive.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction 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 CommentN/A
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentN/ANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentN/A
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations Comment0Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented Comment0Access GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented Comment0Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentThis committee was terminated in FY2006.
Agency Feedback CommentN/ANarrative Description*The Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee (BTAC) was a discretionary committee to assist the Secretary of Agriculture in providing inspection services in an equitable manner to all producers and promote an orderly marketing system for burley tobacco. The BTAC met on a regular basis to review and make recommendations on marketing regulations, opening and closing dates for auctions and receiving stations, assignment of tobacco inspectors, and annual selling schedules for burley tobacco to be sold each year. The Secretary of Agriculture had the responsibility for providing mandatory tobacco inspection services at designated auction markets under the Tobacco Inspection Act (7 U.S.C. 511-511q) and non-auction tobacco under the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2002 (Appropriations Act). Pursuant to the requirements of section 759 of the Appropriations Act, referenda were conducted among producers of each type of tobacco to determine whether they favored mandatory grading of all tobacco by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). A majority of producers who voted in the referenda favored mandatory grading and regulations were implemented May 24, 2002. With the adoption of mandatory grading of all tobacco, except cigar types, approximately 98 percent of tobacco marketed required Federal grading for the 2002 and subsequent crop years. Without said inspection services, no tobacco could be sold. The BTAC proved to be an effective instrument in assisting the USDA in the performance of its regulatory responsibilities in the marketing of burley tobacco. In addition to recommending opening dates and selling schedules, the BTAC enabled the Secretary of Agriculture to establish policies and procedures for the marketing of burley tobacco. The functions of the BTAC were in the public interest and strengthened the program and aided the USDA in equitably administering tobacco inspection services.
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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-014239Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee2005
 COM-014588Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee2004
 COM-016073Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee2003
 COM-016222Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee2002
 COM-017289Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee2001
 COM-018369Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee2000
 COM-020072Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee1999
 COM-020122Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee1998
 COM-021126Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee1997