Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee; Amendment of Notice, 72493-72494 [E8-28382]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 230 / Friday, November 28, 2008 / Notices Deadline for Requesting Special Accommodations: January 5, 2009, 12 noon, e.s.t. ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Meeting Registration, Presentations, and Written Comments: Lynne Johnson, Designated Federal Official, Division of Forum and Conference Development, Office of External Affairs, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Mailstop S1–05–06, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850 or contact Ms. Johnson via e-mail at Lynne.Johnson@cms.hhs.gov. Registration: The meeting is open to the public, but attendance is limited to the space available. 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E8–28368 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2008–N–0578] Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee; Amendment of Notice AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an amendment to the notice of meeting of the Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee of the Pediatric Advisory Committee. This meeting was E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 72494 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 230 / Friday, November 28, 2008 / Notices announced in the Federal Register of November 14, 2008 (73 FR 67525). The amendment is being made to reflect a change in the Procedure portion of the document. There are no other changes. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ˜ Carlos Pena, Office of Science and Health Coordination, Office of the Commissioner (HF–33), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–827–3340, e˜ mail: carlos.pena@fda.hhs.gov, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800–741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 8732310001. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of November 14, 2008, FDA announced that a meeting of the Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee of the Pediatric Advisory Committee would be held on December 9, 2008. On page 67525, in the third column, the third sentence of the Procedure portion of the document is changed to read as follows: Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 11 a.m. to 12 noon on December 9, 2008. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: November 21, 2008. Randall W. Lutter, Deputy Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. E8–28382 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees for the United Nuclear Corp., Hematite, MO, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice as required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees for the United Nuclear Corp., Hematite, Missouri, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness 17:16 Nov 26, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: November 21, 2008. Christine M. Branche, Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E8–28201 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] Place: National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 5B01, Rockville, MD 20852 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Gopal M. Bhatnagar, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Bldg Rm 5B01, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 435–6889, bhatnagg@mail.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.864, Population Research; 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children; 93.929, Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research; 93.209, Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: November 20, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 230 (Friday, November 28, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2008-N-0578]


Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee; Amendment of Notice

AGENCY:  Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION:  Notice.

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    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an amendment 
to the notice of meeting of the Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee of the 
Pediatric Advisory Committee. This meeting was

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announced in the Federal Register of November 14, 2008 (73 FR 67525). 
The amendment is being made to reflect a change in the Procedure 
portion of the document. There are no other changes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Carlos Pe[ntilde]a, Office of Science 
and Health Coordination, Office of the Commissioner (HF-33), Food and 
Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-
3340, e-mail: carlos.pe[ntilde]a@fda.hhs.gov, or FDA Advisory Committee 
Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC 
area), code 8732310001. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date 
information on this meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of November 14, 
2008, FDA announced that a meeting of the Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee 
of the Pediatric Advisory Committee would be held on December 9, 2008. 
On page 67525, in the third column, the third sentence of the Procedure 
portion of the document is changed to read as follows:

    Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between 
approximately 11 a.m. to 12 noon on December 9, 2008.

    This notice is issued under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 
U.S.C. app. 2) and 21 CFR part 14, relating to the advisory committees.

    Dated: November 21, 2008.
Randall W. Lutter,
Deputy Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-28382 Filed 11-26-08; 8:45 am]
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