United States Code

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§ 4265a.
Advisory group
(a)
In general

To assist in carrying out this chapter, the Secretary may convene an advisory group consisting of individuals representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of Asian elephants.

(b)
Public participation
(1)
Meetings
The Advisory Group shall—
(A)
ensure that each meeting of the advisory group is open to the public; and
(B)
provide, at each meeting, an opportunity for interested persons to present oral or written statements concerning items on the agenda.
(2)
Notice

The Secretary shall provide to the public timely notice of each meeting of the advisory group.

(3)
Minutes

Minutes of each meeting of the advisory group shall be kept by the Secretary and shall be made available to the public.

(c)
Exemption from Federal Advisory Committee Act

The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the advisory group.

(Pub. L. 105–96, § 7, as added Pub. L. 107–141, § 4, Feb. 12, 2002, 116 Stat. 13.)
cite as: 16 USC 4265a