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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 110 / Friday, June 8, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry The Program Peer Review Subcommittee (PPRS) of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), CDC, National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR): Teleconference. In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), CDC, NCEH/ATSDR announces the following subcommittee teleconference meeting: Time and Date: 3 p.m.–5 p.m., June 11, 2007. Place: The teleconference will originate at NCEH/ATSDR in Atlanta, Georgia. To participate, dial 877/315– 6535 and enter conference code 383520. Purpose: Under the charge of the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR, the PPRS will provide the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR with advice and recommendations on NCEH/ATSDR program peer review. They will serve the function of organizing, facilitating, and providing a long-term perspective to the conduct of NCEH/ATSDR program peer review. Matters to be Discussed: Review and approve previous meeting minutes; discuss preparedness and emergency response peer review, approach to program peer review (internal discussion and BSC evaluation), and questionnaires; identify a PPRS member to participate on the workgroup, and areas of expertise needed for the review; identify peer reviewers, partners, and customers to participate on the workgroup; and draft peer review site visit agenda. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Supplementary Information: This meeting is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Public comment period is scheduled for 4:15– 4:25 p.m. BSC, NCEH/ATSDR held a bi-annual meeting on May 16–18, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia. During the proceeding of this meeting, the Chair of the BSC, the Chair of PPRS of the BSC, and the Director of NCEH/ATSDR determined that an intramural peer review of the preparedness and emergency response activities at NCEH/ATSDR should be conducted by early fall in 2007. In order to accomplish this task in the desired short timeframe, the Chair of the PPRS as well as the Associate Director for VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 Jun 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Science at NCEH/ATSDR stipulated a need to hold a conference during the second week of June to discuss and plan the peer review of preparedness and emergency response activities at NCEH/ ATSDR. This Federal Register notice is being published on less than 15 calendar days notice to the public (41 CFR 102–3.150(b)). Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee Management Specialist, Office of Science, NCEH/ATSDR, M/S E–28, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498–0622. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and ATSDR. Dated: June 4, 2007. Elaine L. Baker, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–11086 Filed 6–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10185, CMS– 10142, CMS–10106 and CMS–116] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31839 1. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic 
Substances and Disease Registry

    The Program Peer Review Subcommittee (PPRS) of the Board of 
Scientific Counselors (BSC), CDC, National Center for Environmental 
Health (NCEH/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR): 
Teleconference.
    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), CDC, NCEH/ATSDR announces the following 
subcommittee teleconference meeting:
    Time and Date: 3 p.m.-5 p.m., June 11, 2007.
    Place: The teleconference will originate at NCEH/ATSDR in Atlanta, 
Georgia. To participate, dial 877/315-6535 and enter conference code 
383520.
    Purpose: Under the charge of the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR, the PPRS will 
provide the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR with advice and recommendations on NCEH/
ATSDR program peer review. They will serve the function of organizing, 
facilitating, and providing a long-term perspective to the conduct of 
NCEH/ATSDR program peer review.
    Matters to be Discussed: Review and approve previous meeting 
minutes; discuss preparedness and emergency response peer review, 
approach to program peer review (internal discussion and BSC 
evaluation), and questionnaires; identify a PPRS member to participate 
on the workgroup, and areas of expertise needed for the review; 
identify peer reviewers, partners, and customers to participate on the 
workgroup; and draft peer review site visit agenda. Agenda items are 
subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Supplementary Information: This meeting is scheduled to begin at 3 
p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Public comment period is scheduled 
for 4:15-4:25 p.m.
    BSC, NCEH/ATSDR held a bi-annual meeting on May 16-18, 2007 in 
Atlanta, Georgia. During the proceeding of this meeting, the Chair of 
the BSC, the Chair of PPRS of the BSC, and the Director of NCEH/ATSDR 
determined that an intramural peer review of the preparedness and 
emergency response activities at NCEH/ATSDR should be conducted by 
early fall in 2007. In order to accomplish this task in the desired 
short timeframe, the Chair of the PPRS as well as the Associate 
Director for Science at NCEH/ATSDR stipulated a need to hold a 
conference during the second week of June to discuss and plan the peer 
review of preparedness and emergency response activities at NCEH/ATSDR. 
This Federal Register notice is being published on less than 15 
calendar days notice to the public (41 CFR 102-3.150(b)).
    Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee 
Management Specialist, Office of Science, NCEH/ATSDR, M/S E-28, 1600 
Clifton Road, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498-0622.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for 
both CDC and ATSDR.

    Dated: June 4, 2007.
Elaine L. Baker,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
 [FR Doc. E7-11086 Filed 6-7-07; 8:45 am]
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