U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Aug 18, 2022

§ 1912.1 - Purpose and scope.

(a) This part prescribes the policies and procedures governing the composition and functions of advisory committees which have been, or may be, appointed under section 7(b) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the Act) to assist the Assistant Secretary in carrying out the standards-setting duties of the Secretary of Labor under section 6 of the Act. Such committees are specifically authorized by section 7(b). This part also prescribes the policies and procedures governing the composition and functions of the:

(1) Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; and

(2) Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.

(b) The policies and practices herein are intended to reflect those expressed in the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) and will be applied in a manner consistent with the Act, Office of Management and Budget Circular A-63, “Committee Management”, and the Department of Labor's general rules under that Act which are published in part 15 of this title.

[38 FR 28035, Oct. 11, 1973, as amended at 85 FR 73423, Nov. 18, 2020]