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DOT - 84569 - Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameSafety Oversight and Certification Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number84569
Original Establishment Date3/25/2019Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulema...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FY Max Number of Members*22
Current Charter Date3/25/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety
Date Of Renewal Charter3/25/2023Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date8/31/2025Designated Federal Officer First Name*David
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityPublic Law 115-254Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Boulter
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Public Law 115-254Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 267-3131
Effective Date Of Authority*10/5/2018Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 267-9675
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*david.h.boulter@faa.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*SOCAC accomplishes its purpose by meeting at least twice a year to discuss taskings, review recommendation and status reports. Minutes are taken at these meetings and are part of the public record.
How is membership balanced?*The SOCAC membership composition was provided in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*SOCAC will meet at least twice a year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Public Law 115-254 directed the FAA to establish SOCAC to obtain advice from aviation stakeholders regarding issues facing the aviation community related to FAA safety oversight and certification programs.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation Remarks
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction 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 RequirementsNoGrants 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*4Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*50.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess OtherYes
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentAll documentation is available on the FAA's SOCAC public website. In addition, the charter is available on the GSA FACA Database site.
Agency Feedback Comment*The FAA will provide feedback on recommendations at SOCAC public meetings.Narrative Description*SOCAC provides advice to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, through the FAA Administrator, on policy-level issues facing the aviation community that are related to FAA safety oversight and certification programs and activities, including issues outlined in Public Law 115-254.

"Outcome Improvement to Health and Safety" and "Outcome Major Policy Changes" are no different from 2021, because the committee did not perform or submit any work that would have resulted in improvement to health and safety or major policy changes in FY 2022.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members*$1,000.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$1,000.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$21,842.50Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$25,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$1,980.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$2,500.00
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* 
Total Costs$24,822.50Est. Total Next FY*$28,500.00
Date Cost Last Modified11/3/2022 9:32 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*1.00Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Aviation
Air Traffic
Airline Sciences
Aviation
Basic Science
Basic Sciences
Science and Technology
Innovation
Science and Technology
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-036386SOCAC Subcommittee2022
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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039634Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee2021
 COM-037405Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee2020
 COM-035508Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee2019