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 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). The part also prescribes the
policies and procedures governing the composition and functions of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health.
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.