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History Of Establishment And Chartering Of Advisory Committees For Multilateral Trade Negotiations (Trade Act Of 1974)
And Advisory Committees For Trade Policy Matters (Trade Agreements Act Of 1979

Industry Policy Advisory Committee (IPAC) authorized by law (Section 135(c)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974)Industry Sector Advisory Committees (ISACs) directed by law (Section 135(c)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974)Closed meeting exemption by statue: Section 135(f)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(3)
02/06/74 Establishment of Industry Policy Advisory Committee (IPAC)
04/02/74 Establishment of 26 Industry Sector Advisory Committees (ISACs)
05/27/75 Establishment of ISAC 27 on Retailing
01/31/77 Establishment of Committee of Chairs of ISACs
05/26/77 Committees re-chartered
01/11/79 Committees re-chartered
02/22/80 Establishment of 21 Advisory Committees for TRADE POLICY MATTERS, including new committees: ISAC 6 on Energy, ISAC 13 on Services, ISAC 14 on Small and Minority Business, IFAC on Customs Valuation, and IFAC on Standards.
03/21/80 Committees re-chartered (17 ISACs, 2 IFACs, IPAC, and Committee of Chairs)
06/03/80 Termination on 28 Industry Advisory Committees for MULTILATERAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS, including the IPAC, 27 ISACs, and the Committee of Chairs
03/11/82 Committees re-chartered
03/06/84 Committees re-chartered
03/07/86 Committees re-chartered
05/02/86 Establishment of IFAC 3 on Intellectual Property Rights
01/21/88 Re-Establishment of IPAC
03/08/88 Committees re-chartered (17 ISACs, 3 IFACs, Chairs Committee, and IPAC)
03/08/90 Committees re-chartered
03/08/92 Committees re-chartered
03/01/94 Committees re-chartered
03/01/96 Committees re-chartered
03/20/98 17 ISACs, 3 IFACs, and Committee of Chairs re-chartered; Termination of IPAC
08/04/99 Establishment of IFAC 4 on Electronic Commerce for Trade Policy Matters
03/17/00 Committees re-chartered
03/18/02 Committees re-chartered
02/05/04 Establishment of Industry Trade Advisory Center, 16 Industry Trade Advisory Committees (ITACs), and the Committee of Chairs of the ITACs
06/15/04 Termination of Industry Consultations Program and 17 ISACs, 4 IFACs and Committee of Chairs for Trade Policy Matters



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