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DOI - 2647 - Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee - Agency Authority
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameStandards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number2647
Original Establishment Date8/17/2018Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date8/17/2020Committee URLhttps://www.bie.edu/topic-page/nrmc
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*25
Current Charter Date8/17/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Designated Federal Officer
Date Of Renewal Charter8/17/2020Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date8/17/2020Designated Federal Officer First Name*Sue
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityAgency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Bement
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*20 U.S.C. 6301Designated Federal Officer Phone*(952) 851-5423
Effective Date Of Authority*4/11/1965Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*sue.bement@bie.edu
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Regulatory Negotiations Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee advised the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) through the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs by proposing regulatory language to fulfill the Secretary's responsibility to define standards, assessments, and accountability system consistent with ESEA section 1111 (20 U.S.C. §6311), as amended, for schools funded by BIE on a national, regional, or Tribal basis, as appropriate, taking into account the unique circumstances and needs of such schools and the students served by such schools and the process for requesting a waiver for these definitions. The recommendations are reflected in the final rule found at 25 C.F.R. Part 30, Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System.
How is membership balanced?*Members represent various tribes with bureau funded schools.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee had no meetings during FY2020. The Committee submitted their final report to the Secretary of the Interior on April 1, 2019. The final rule was published on March 26, 2020 and became effective on April 27, 2020. See 85 FR 17009. The Committee successfully accomplished its stated objectives.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The advice and recommendations cannot be obtained from other sources because it is formed through discussion and consensus building with all relevant interest groups sitting at the table. The duties of the Committee were to negotiate in good faith with the goal of drafting regulatory language such that the Committee can approve by consensus the submission of said recommendations to the Secretary.
Why close or partially close meetings?Meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe Committee did not meet during FY 2020.

The Committee submitted their final report to the Secretary of the Interior on April 1, 2019. The final rule was published on March 26, 2020 and became effective on April 27, 2020. See 85 FR 17009.

The Committee successfully accomplished its stated objectives. As a result, the Department of the Interior did not renew the charter and the Committee terminated on August 17, 2020.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsYes
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentThe Committee submitted their final report to the Secretary of the Interior on April 1, 2019. The final rule was published on March 26, 2020 and became effective on April 27, 2020. See 85 FR 17009.

The Committee successfully accomplished its stated objectives.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*25Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentIn total, the Committee provided 25 recommendations to the Bureau of Indian Education. Of the 25 recommendations, 13 were directly for the incorporation into the Final Rule for 25 CFR Part 30, and the remaining 12 were directly for the incorporation into the BIE's Agency Plan. To provide a detail list of recommendations the Committee provided, please refer to the documents provided:
1. Committee Recommendations Incorporated into the Agency Plan; and
2. Committee Recommendations incorporated into the Final Rule.
Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe recommendations directly affect the Bureau of Indian Education's school year. The BIE will be implementing the amended regulations at 25 CFR Part 30 for the School Year 2020-2021. The BIE is also collaborating with the Department of Education to ensure compliance with ESEA as amended by the ESSA.

The BIE will need at least a few years of implementation of the 25 CFR Part 30 and Agency Plan to determine if there are further actions to be taken on the Committee’s remaining recommendations.
Access GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*84.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe recommendations directly affect the Bureau of Indian Education's school year. The BIE will be implementing the amended regulations at 25 CFR Part 30 for the School Year 2020-2021. The BIE is also collaborating with the Department of Education to ensure compliance with ESEA as amended by the ESSA.

The BIE will need at least a few years of implementation of the 25 CFR Part 30 and Agency Plan to determine if there are further actions to be taken on the Committee’s remaining recommendations.
Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentCommittee webpage and documents are located at www.bie.edu
Agency Feedback Comment*Feedback is reflected in the preamble of the final rule published on March 26, 2020 and became effective on April 27, 2020. See 85 FR 17009.

Also, to provide a detail list of recommendations the Committee provided, as well as feedback from the BIE, refer to the documents provided:
1. Committee Recommendations Incorporated into the Agency Plan; and
2. Committee Recommendations incorporated into the Final Rule.
Narrative Description*The Committee submitted their final report to the Secretary of the Interior on April 1, 2019. The final rule was published on March 26, 2020 and became effective on April 27, 2020. See 85 FR 17009.

The Committee successfully accomplished its stated objectives. As a result, the Department of the Interior did not renew the charter and the Committee terminated on August 17, 2020.
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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
Cost RemarksThere were no costs incurred in FY2020.Est Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Education
Education
Schools and Academic Institutions
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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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035471Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee2019
 COM-033302Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee2018