To improve the efficiency of Federal Executive Boards to enhance the coordination, economy, and effectiveness of Federal agency activities, including emergency preparedness and continuity of operations, in geographic areas outside the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Federal Executive Board Efficiency Act''.
SEC. 2. FEDERAL EXECUTIVE BOARDS.
(a) In General.--Chapter 11 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``Sec. 1106. Federal executive boards ``(a) Purposes.--The purposes of this section are to-- ``(1) strengthen the coordination of Government activities; ``(2) facilitate interagency collaboration to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Federal programs; ``(3) facilitate communication and collaboration on Federal emergency preparedness and continuity of operations for the Federal workforce in applicable geographic areas; and ``(4) provide stable funding for Federal Executive Boards. ``(b) Definitions.--In this section: ``(1) Agency.--The term `agency'-- ``(A) means an Executive agency as defined under section 105; and ``(B) shall not include the Government Accountability Office. ``(2) Director.--The term `Director' means the Director of the Office of Personnel Management. ``(3) Federal executive board.--The term `Federal Executive Board' means an interagency entity established by the Director, in consultation with the headquarters of appropriate agencies, in a geographic area with a high concentration of Federal employees outside the Washington, DC, metropolitan area to strengthen the management and administration of agency activities and coordination...