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DOT - 84571 - Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameLithium Battery Air Safety Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number84571
Original Establishment Date5/9/2019Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/rulemakings/li...
New Committee This FYYesPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FY Max Number of Members*25
Current Charter Date5/9/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter5/9/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date5/9/2025Designated Federal Officer First Name*Duane
Exempt From Renewal* Designated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityPublic Law 115-254Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Pfund
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Public Law 115-254Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 366-4471
Effective Date Of Authority*10/5/2018Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 366-7435
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*duane.pfund@dot.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee facilitates communication between the lithium battery manufacturing industry, air carriers, shippers, and the Federal government. The Committee provides the Secretary of Transportation a forum to discuss the activities of the U.S. Department of Transportation provide information on new lithium battery technologies, and receive stakeholder input relating to lithium battery transportation safety, including input that helps the government develop positions to be advocated in international forums.
How is membership balanced?*PHMSA balances the members from the cross section of representatives specified in the statutory requirements.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee will meets at least twice a year at the direction of the Secretary. The Secretary shall convene a meeting of the Committee in connection with and in advance of each meeting of the ICAO, or any of its panels or working groups, addressing the safety of air transportation of lithium ion and lithium metal batteries to brief committee members on positions to be taken by the United States at such meeting and provide committee members a meaningful opportunity to comment.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Section 333(d) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-254) requires DOT to form this committee to solicit advise and recommendations to improve the safe air transportation of lithium ion and lithium metal cells and batteries and the effectiveness and the economic and social impacts of the regulations of such transportation.
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*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe Committee has not yet met.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentN/AAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess Comment
Agency Feedback CommentNarrative Description*No meetings of the Committee in FY 19.
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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*$54,945.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$83,250.00
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*$10,000.00
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*$56,750.00
Total Costs$54,945.00Est. Total Next FY*$150,000.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.33Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.50
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Aviation
Aviation
Basic Science
Chemistry
Materials Research
Business
Industry
Manufacturing
Energy
Energy
Fuel
Fuel Transportation
Mining and Minerals
Environment
Environmental Issues
Waste Disposal
Research
Basic Research
Research and Development
Science and Technology
Innovation
Science and Technology
Trade
Competitiveness
Exports and Imports
Transportation
Surface and Vehicular Transportation
Highways
Railroads
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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