(a) ANNUAL SURVEY. A committee shall beet at least annually and shall make an annual comprehensive survey of the operation of this chapter.
(b) COMPOSITION OF COMMITTEE. the committee shall consist of–
(1) the judges of the United States Court of Military Appeals;
(2) the Judge Advocates General of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the Chief Counsel of the Coast Guard, and the Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps; and
(3) two members of the public appointed by the Secretary of Defense.
(1) After each such survey, the committee shall submit a report–
(A) to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives; and
(B) Amy recommendation of the committee relating to–
(i) uniformity of policies as to sentences;
(ii) amendments to this chapter; and
(iii) any other matter the committee considers appropriate.
(d) QUALIFICATION AND TERMS OF APPOINTED MEMBERS. Each member of the committee appointed by the Secretary of Defense under subsection (B)(3) shall be a recognized authority in military justice or criminal law. Each such member shall be appointed for a term of three years.
(e) APPLICABILITY OF FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App I) shall not apply to the committee.