The Committee is not used to negotiate contracts or contract negotiations between participants and the federal government; Such negotiations or discussions will take place in accordance with the current federal contracts Start Printed Page 50040Aepresses and procedures. However, this does not limit discussions in a sub-committee on the operational use of existing and potential contracts between participants and representatives if attempts are made to reconcile their use with general production and distribution efforts, in accordance with this Agreement and an action plan. (9) cooperation on the voluntary allocation of critical resources to participants throughout the country; Empirical studies on voluntary over-compliance are relatively recent and are gradually multiplying and advancing theoretical discussions. Participants may terminate this Agreement at any time, subject to performance of obligations under this Agreement prior to the date of termination of this Agreement with respect to such Participant, by notifying the Administrator in writing at least fifteen (fifteen) calendar days prior to the effective date of such Participant`s resignation. Upon receipt of such notice, the Administrator will inform the other participants of the date of payment. To the extent necessary to respond to the pandemic and on the express instruction of the Chair, the members of the Committee shall consult, as appropriate, exchange information, identify and validate the locations and resources of the greatest needs, project future production and distribution requirements, share the allocation of limited resources among all national needs of the public and private sectors. And loosen. and, where necessary, to exchange information on suppliers, producers and distributors and to take all other necessary measures to maximize the timely production and distribution of critical health resources, as fema has deemed necessary in response to the pandemic. . . .