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DOC - 21412 - Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Digital Economy - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameIndustry Trade Advisory Committee on Digital EconomyAgency NameDepartment of Commerce
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number21412
Original Establishment Date3/27/1975Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttp://www.trade.gov/itac
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*50
Current Charter Date2/14/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Designated Federal Officer
Date Of Renewal Charter2/14/2022Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Hilary
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Sadler
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*P.L. 93-618Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 482-4340
Effective Date Of Authority*3/27/1975Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 482-5522
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*hilary.sadler@trade.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee is performing such functions and duties and prepare such reports, as may be required by Section 135 of the Trade Act, with respect to the industry trade advisory committees. The Committee advises the Secretary and USTR on trade matters referred to in section 135(a)(1) of the Act, and is consulted regarding the matters referred to in section 135(a)(2) of the Act. The Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary and USTR regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements under section 2103 of the Bipartisan Trade Promotions Authority Act of 2002, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting its sector.
How is membership balanced?*Members shall be selected on a clear, standardized basis, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance, the principal criterion for selection being ability to carry out the objectives of this Committee as set forth in Section 3 of the Charter. Secondary selection criteria are ensuring that the Committee is balanced in terms of points of view, demographics, geography, and company size.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*This committee meets approximately 3-5 times during the year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*This Committee is essential to carry out the Secretary and USTR's responsibilities under section 135(c)(2) of the 1974 Trade Act, as delegated by E.O. 11846 of March 27, 1975. There is no other Committee that can perform the duties of this Committee.
Why close or partially close meetings?The Industry Trade Advisory Committees were established by the Trade Act of 1974 and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Subsection 135(f) of the Trade Act provides that the ITACs shall be exempt from the provisions of the FACA relating to open meetings, public notice, public participation, and public availabilitiy of documents when it is determined that the proceedings would, if disclosed, seriously compromise the Government's negotiating objectives or bargaining positions regarding trade policy matters. ITAC meetings routinely involve these kinds of discussions. The United States Trade Representative evaluates each meeting agenda and issues a Notice of Determination when it is necessary to close meetings.
Recommendation RemarksSubcommittees, or their equivalents, are authorized to be formed under the terms of the Committees' charters, which were issued pursuant to Subsection 135 (f) of the Trade Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-618) as amended, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463). Because subcommittees, or their equivalents, do not report out independently but through the parent Committee, the costs are included under the parent Committee.
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentN/A
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherYesNumber 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*17Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentOn average 2-3 recommendations are made annually. The total number of recommendations is cumulative for the committee's life to date.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNo measureable calculation. Committee members give advice to U.S.trade negotiators and typically do not receive feedback from negotiators regarding how their advice has been applied or utilized within the various bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade negotiations.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNo measureable calculation.  Committee members give advice to U.S.trade negotiators and typically do not receive feedback from negotiators regarding how their advice has been applied or utilized within the various bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade negotiations.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNone.
Agency Feedback Comment*Most feedback is rendered orally during meetings; when written advice is sent to the Secretary of Commerce and the USTR, or their designees, it is reviewed by Secretary's policy staff and tasked to appropriate ITA unit to prepare a draft response. Commerce internal procedures require that all responses for Secretarial signature (and/or joint signature with USTR) go through a formal concurrence process which ensures that the appropriate level of Commerce officials are seeing the advice and have a chance for comment. The Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade reviews and clears prior to the Secretary's review and signature, which ensures that ITAC advice is weighed and considered.Narrative Description*The Committee advises the Secretary and the USTR concerning the trade matters referred to in section 135(a)(1) of the Act, and is consulted regarding the matters referred to in section 135(a)(2) of the Act. In particular, the Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary and the USTR regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements under section 2103 of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting its sector; and performs such other advisory functions relevant to U.S. trade policy as may be requested by the Secretary and the USTR or their designees.
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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*$120,131.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$120,131.00
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$120,131.00Est. Total Next FY*$120,131.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.40Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.40
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Applied Science
Engineering
Communications
Broadcasting and Communications
Computer Technology
Cybersecurity
Applications
Computers
Information Technology
Internet
Semiconductors
Systems Engineering
Technology
Data
Data Integrity
Privacy
Finance
Investment
International
International Economic Policy
International Law
International Organizations
Legislation
Legislation
Regulations
Regulatory Negotiation
Rulemaking
Science and Technology
Innovation
Science and Technology
Tax
E-payments
Compliance
Trade
Competitiveness
Exports and Imports
International Commerce and Investment
Trade and Trade Policy
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035844Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Digital Economy2019
 COM-034272Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Digital Economy2018
 COM-001364Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2017
 COM-002978Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2016
 COM-003429Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2015
 COM-005098Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2014
 COM-005546Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2013
 COM-007252Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2012
 COM-007641Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2011
 COM-009333Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2010
 COM-009756Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2009
 COM-011284Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2008
 COM-011637Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2007
 COM-013120Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2006
 COM-013489Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2005
 COM-015043Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Technologies, Services, and Electronic Commerce2004