Medical Review Board Public Meeting, 45479-45480 [E7-15838]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 14, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (https://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–Amex–2007–74 on the subject line. [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–28945] Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Nancy M. Morris, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F. Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Amex–2007–74. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (https://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F. Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Amex–2007–74 and should be submitted on or before August 29, 2007. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the MRB will hold its next meeting on October 15, 2007. The meeting will provide the public an opportunity to observe and participate in MRB deliberations about the revision and development of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation (FMCSR) medical standards, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). DATES: The MRB meeting will be held from 8 a.m.–11:30 p.m. on October 15, 2007. Please note the preliminary agenda for this meeting in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for specific information. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Ground Floor, Oklahoma Room, Washington, DC 20590–0001. The public must enter through the west entrance and comply with building security procedures, including provision of appropriate identification prior to being accompanied by a Federal employee to the meeting room. You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Management System (DMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2007–28945 using any of the following methods: • Web Site: https://dmses.dot.gov/ submit. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and docket For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.49 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–15818 Filed 8–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P 49 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:34 Aug 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Medical Review Board Public Meeting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) United States Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Medical Review Board (MRB) Public Meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45479 number for this notice. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https://dms.dot.gov including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading for further information. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to https:// dms.dot.gov at any time or Room W12– 140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The DMS is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want acknowledgment that we received your comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope or postcard or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting comments on-line. Privacy Act: Anyone may search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or of the person signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the U.S. Department of Transportation’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477; April 11, 2000). This information is also available at https://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Chief, Physical Qualifications Division, 202–366–4001. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Kaye Kirby at 202– 366–4001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The preliminary agenda for the meeting includes: 0800–0805 Call to Order, Introduction and Agenda Review 0805–0830 MRB Business, Action Items, Neurological Diseases Part I (Seizure Disorders), Sleep Disorders 0830–0900 Expert Panel Recommendations (Invited Speaker) 0900–0945 Deliberations on Evidence Report and Panel Comments 0945–1015 MRB Questions, Other Medical Topics 1015–1130 Public Comment Period 1130 Adjourn Breaks will be announced on meeting day and may be adjusted according to schedule changes, and other meeting requirements. Background The U.S. Secretary of Transportation announced on March 7, 2006, the five E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 45480 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 14, 2007 / Notices medical experts who serve on FMCSA’s MRB. Section 4116 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59) requires the Secretary of Transportation with the advice of the MRB to ‘‘establish, review, and revise medical standards for operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) that will ensure that the physical condition of operators is adequate to enable them to operate the vehicles safely.’’ FMCSA is planning updates to the physical qualification regulations of CMV drivers, and the MRB will provide the necessary sciencebased guidance to establish realistic and responsible medical standards. The MRB operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) as announced in the Federal Register (70 FR 57642, October 3, 2005). The MRB is charged initially with the review of all current FMCSA medical standards (49 CFR 391.41), as well as proposing new science-based standards and guidelines to ensure that drivers operating CMVs in interstate commerce, as defined in CFR 390.5, are physically capable of doing so. Meeting Participation mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Attendance is open to the interested public, including medical examiners, motor carriers, drivers, and representatives of medical and scientific associations. Written comments for this MRB meeting will also be accepted beginning on August 14, 2007 and continuing until October 30, 2007, and should include the docket number that is listed in the ADDRESSES section. During the MRB meeting, oral comments will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis as requestors register at the meeting, but may be limited depending on how many persons wish to comment. The comments must directly address relevant medical and scientific issues on the MRB meeting agenda. For more information, please view the following Web site: https:// www.mrb.fmcsa.dot.gov. Issued on: August 8, 2007. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. E7–15838 Filed 8–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:35 Aug 13, 2007 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–28117] Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) will hold a committee meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Establishment of the advisory committee was announced in the Federal Register (71 FR 67200), on November 20, 2006. DATES: The MCSAC meeting will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on September 13, 2007, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 14, 2007. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Conference Center, West Wing, First Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Greg Parks, Acting Chief, Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation Division, Office of Policy Plans and Regulation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 366–5370, FMCSAregs@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59) required the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish in FMCSA, a Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. The advisory committee provides advice and recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on motor carrier safety programs and motor carrier safety regulations. The advisory committee operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App 2). The FMCSA Administrator appointed 15 members to serve on the advisory committee on March 5, 2007. II. Meeting Participation The meeting is open to the public and FMCSA invites participation by all interested parties, including motor carriers, drivers, and representatives of motor carrier associations. As a general Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 matter, the committee will make one hour available for public comments on Friday, September 14, 2007, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals wishing to address the committee should sign up on the public comment sign-in sheet before noon on September 14, 2007. The time available will be reasonably divided among those who have signed up, but no one will have more than 15 minutes. Individuals wanting to present written materials to the committee should submit written comments identified by DOT Docket Management System (DMC) Docket Number FMCSA–2007–28117 using any of the following methods: • Web Site: https://dmses.dot.gov/ submit. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., Room W12–140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Karen Lynch at 202– 366–8997, or Karen.Lynch@dot.gov. Issued on: August 8, 2007. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 156 (Tuesday, August 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45479-45480]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-15838]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2007-28945]


Medical Review Board Public Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) United 
States Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of Medical Review Board (MRB) Public Meeting.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the MRB will hold its next meeting on 
October 15, 2007. The meeting will provide the public an opportunity to 
observe and participate in MRB deliberations about the revision and 
development of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation (FMCSR) medical 
standards, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA).

DATES: The MRB meeting will be held from 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. on October 
15, 2007. Please note the preliminary agenda for this meeting in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for specific 
information.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Ground 
Floor, Oklahoma Room, Washington, DC 20590-0001. The public must enter 
through the west entrance and comply with building security procedures, 
including provision of appropriate identification prior to being 
accompanied by a Federal employee to the meeting room. You may submit 
comments identified by DOT Docket Management System (DMS) Docket Number 
FMCSA-2007-28945 using any of the following methods:
     Web Site: https://dmses.dot.gov/submit. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Ground 
Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: Room W12-140 on the ground level of the 
West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number for this notice. Note that all comments received will be 
posted without change to https://dms.dot.gov including any personal 
information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading for further 
information.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to https://dms.dot.gov at any time or Room W12-140 
on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 
Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays. The DMS is available 24 hours each day, 365 
days each year. If you want acknowledgment that we received your 
comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope or postcard 
or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting 
comments on-line.
    Privacy Act: Anyone may search the electronic form of all comments 
received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or of the person signing the comment, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
You may review the U.S. Department of Transportation's complete Privacy 
Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 
FR 19477; April 11, 2000). This information is also available at http:/
/dms.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Chief, Physical 
Qualifications Division, 202-366-4001.
    Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities:
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Kaye Kirby at 202-366-4001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The preliminary agenda for the meeting 
includes:

0800-0805 Call to Order, Introduction and Agenda Review
0805-0830 MRB Business, Action Items, Neurological Diseases Part I 
(Seizure Disorders), Sleep Disorders
0830-0900 Expert Panel Recommendations (Invited Speaker)
0900-0945 Deliberations on Evidence Report and Panel Comments
0945-1015 MRB Questions, Other Medical Topics
1015-1130 Public Comment Period
1130 Adjourn

    Breaks will be announced on meeting day and may be adjusted 
according to schedule changes, and other meeting requirements.

Background

    The U.S. Secretary of Transportation announced on March 7, 2006, 
the five

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medical experts who serve on FMCSA's MRB. Section 4116 of the Safe, 
Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy 
for Users (SAFETEA-LU, Pub. L. 109-59) requires the Secretary of 
Transportation with the advice of the MRB to ``establish, review, and 
revise medical standards for operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles 
(CMVs) that will ensure that the physical condition of operators is 
adequate to enable them to operate the vehicles safely.'' FMCSA is 
planning updates to the physical qualification regulations of CMV 
drivers, and the MRB will provide the necessary science-based guidance 
to establish realistic and responsible medical standards.
    The MRB operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) as announced in the Federal Register (70 FR 57642, October 
3, 2005). The MRB is charged initially with the review of all current 
FMCSA medical standards (49 CFR 391.41), as well as proposing new 
science-based standards and guidelines to ensure that drivers operating 
CMVs in interstate commerce, as defined in CFR 390.5, are physically 
capable of doing so.

Meeting Participation

    Attendance is open to the interested public, including medical 
examiners, motor carriers, drivers, and representatives of medical and 
scientific associations. Written comments for this MRB meeting will 
also be accepted beginning on August 14, 2007 and continuing until 
October 30, 2007, and should include the docket number that is listed 
in the ADDRESSES section.
    During the MRB meeting, oral comments will be accepted on a first 
come, first serve basis as requestors register at the meeting, but may 
be limited depending on how many persons wish to comment. The comments 
must directly address relevant medical and scientific issues on the MRB 
meeting agenda. For more information, please view the following Web 
site: https://www.mrb.fmcsa.dot.gov.

    Issued on: August 8, 2007.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development.
 [FR Doc. E7-15838 Filed 8-13-07; 8:45 am]
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