National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meeting, 77042-77043 [E8-30010]

Download as PDF 77042 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 244 / Thursday, December 18, 2008 / Notices amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; Unsolicited Biodefense Program Project Application Review. Date: January 13, 2009. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Alec Ritchie, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institutes of Health/NIAID/DHHS, 6700B Rockledge Drive, MSC 7616, Bethesda, MD 20892–7616, 301–435–1614, aritchie@niaid.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: December 12, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E8–30096 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: NIDCR Special Grants Review Committee; NIDCR Special Review Committee: Review of F, K, and R03s. Date: February 19–20, 2009. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Contact Person: Raj K. Krishnaraju, PhD, MS, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Inst. of Dental & Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Dr., Rm 4AN 32J, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–4864, kkrishna@nidcr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.121, Oral Diseases and Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: December 12, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E8–30097 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Library of Medicine Special Emphasis Panel; EUREKA RO1. Date: January 23, 2009. Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Washington, DC 20015. Contact Person: Arthur A. Petrosian, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Division of Extramural Programs, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 6705 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301, Bethesda, MD 20892–7968, 301–496–4253, petrosia@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.879, Medical Library Assistance, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: December 11, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E8–30008 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee. Date: March 5–6, 2009. Time: March 6, 2009, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Library of Medicine, Building 38, Board Room, 2nd Floor, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892. Time: March 7, 2009, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Library of Medicine, Building 38, Board Room, 2nd Floor, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Arthur A. Petrosian, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Division Of Extramural Programs, National Library of Medicine, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301, Bethesda, MD 20892–7968, 301–496–4253, petrosia@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.879, Medical Library Assistance, National Institutes of Health, HHS) E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 244 / Thursday, December 18, 2008 / Notices Dated: December 11, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E8–30010 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Identification of Foreign Countries Whose Nationals Are Eligible To Participate in the H–2A Visa Program Office of the Secretary, DHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: On December 18, 2008, DHS published in the Federal Register a final rule ‘‘Changes to Requirements Affecting H–2A Nonimmigrants,’’ which provides that the Secretary of Homeland Security will publish a list of designated countries whose nationals can be the beneficiaries of an approved H–2A petition and are eligible for H–2A visas. This initial list will be composed of countries that are important for the operation of the H–2A program and are cooperative in the repatriation of their citizens, subjects, nationals or residents who are subject to a final order of removal from the United States. Publication of such notice is made by the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State. Under the final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will only approve petitions for H–2A nonimmigrant status for nationals of countries designated by means of this list or by means of the special procedure allowing petitioners to request approval for particular beneficiaries if the Secretary of Homeland Security determines that it is in the U.S. interest. Pursuant to the final rule, this notice designates those countries the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, has found to be eligible to participate in the H–2A program. DATES: This notice is effective January 17, 2009, and shall be without effect at the end of one year after January 17, 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Designation of Countries Whose Nationals Are Eligible To Participate in the H–2A Visa Program Pursuant to the authority provided to the Secretary of Homeland Security under sections 241, 214(a)(1), and 215(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 1231, 1184(a)(1), and 1185(a)(1)), I have VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 designated, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, that nationals from the following countries are eligible to participate in the H–2A visa program: Argentina; Australia; Belize; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; Chile; Costa Rica; Dominican Republic; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Indonesia; Israel; Jamaica; Japan; Mexico; Moldova; New Zealand; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Romania; South Africa; South Korea; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom. This notice does not affect the status of aliens who currently hold H–2A nonimmigrant status. Nothing in this notice limits the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security or his or her designee or any other federal agency to invoke against any foreign country or its nationals any other remedy, penalty or enforcement action available by law. Paul A. Schneider, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–29785 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2006–24163] National Environmental Policy Act; Draft Environmental Impact Statement on U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area Operations Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of availability; request for public comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The U.S. Coast Guard, with the National Marine Sanctuary Program West Coast Region as a cooperating agency, announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to implement enhanced environmental protection measures to the Coast Guard’s operations in the areas of responsibility for Coast Guard Districts 11 (California) and 13 (Oregon and Washington) for public review and comment. The DEIS analyzes the environmental impacts of routine Coast Guard vessel and air operations when engaged in the following missions and activities: Law enforcement, national security, search and rescue, aids to navigation, and oil pollution and vessel grounding response. This analysis does not include live fire exercises. Comments and suggestions are invited from all interested parties to ensure that the full range and significance of issues related to this proposed action are PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77043 identified. The Coast Guard has established a Web site at the address below to provide the public with additional information. http:// pacareaeis.uscg.e2m-inc.com. DATES: Comments and related materials must reach the Docket Management Facility on or before February 17, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard Docket Number USCG–2006–24163 to the Docket Management Facility at the U.S. Department of Transportation. To avoid duplication, please use only one of the following methods: (1) Online: http:// www.regulations.gov. (2) By mail: Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. (3) Fax: 202–493–2251. (4) Delivery: Room W12–140 on the Ground Floor 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 telephone number is 202–366–9329. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, the proposed project, or the associated draft Environmental Impact Statement, contact LT Jeff Bray, Coast Guard Commandant, CG–0942, JEFF.R.BRAY@USCG.MIL or telephone 202–372–3752. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation and Request for Comments We encourage you to submit comments and related material on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). Publication of this notice begins the official 45-day public comment period that will help refine the alternatives being considered. The Coast Guard provides this notice to advise the public and other agencies of the Coast Guard’s intentions, to obtain suggestions and information on the issues and alternatives included in the DEIS, and to request comments from those parties that may be interested or affected by these proposed alternatives. All comments received will be posted, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov, docket number USCG–2006–24163, and will include any personal information you have provided. E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 244 (Thursday, December 18, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting.
    The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the 
provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 
U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could 
disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as 
patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals 
associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would 
constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

    Name of Committee: Biomedical Library and Informatics Review 
Committee.
    Date: March 5-6, 2009.
    Time: March 6, 2009, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications.
    Place: National Library of Medicine, Building 38, Board Room, 
2nd Floor, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892.
    Time: March 7, 2009, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications.
    Place: National Library of Medicine, Building 38, Board Room, 
2nd Floor, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892.
    Contact Person: Arthur A. Petrosian, PhD, Scientific Review 
Administrator, Division Of Extramural Programs, National Library of 
Medicine, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301, Bethesda, MD 20892-7968, 
301-496-4253, petrosia@mail.nih.gov.

(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.879, 
Medical Library Assistance, National Institutes of Health, HHS)


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    Dated: December 11, 2008.
Jennifer Spaeth,
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-30010 Filed 12-17-08; 8:45 am]
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