Administration for Native Americans; Notice of Meeting, 53975-53976 [2010-21915]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 170 / Thursday, September 2, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2010–N–0001] Office of Women’s Health Update AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the following meeting: Office of Women’s Health (OWH) Update. The topics to be discussed are OWH current and future activities in the areas of women’s health research and educational outreach. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: The meeting will be held at the Cohen Building, rm. 5051, 330 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20201. Contact: Deborah L. Kallgren, Office of Women’s Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 32, rm. 2314, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301–796–9442, FAX: 301–847–8604, email: deborah.kallgren@fda.hhs.gov. Registration and Requests for Oral Presentations: There is no registration fee, but seating is limited to 20. Send registration information (including name, title, firm name, address, telephone, and fax number) to the contact person by September 13, 2010. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Deborah L. Kallgren at least 7 days in advance. Dated: August 27, 2010. David Dorsey, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning and Budget. [FR Doc. 2010–21893 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Advisory Committee for Women’s Services; Amendment of Meeting Notice Pursuant to Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given of an amendment of the meeting of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Advisory Committee for Women’s Services (ACWS) to be held on September 11–12. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 Public notice was published in the Federal Register on August 26, 2010, Volume 75, Number 165, page 52537, announcing that the ACWS would be convening on September 11–12 at the Town and Country Convention Center in San Diego, California. The correct dates of the two-day meeting are Sunday, September 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Pacific Daylight Time and Monday, September 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time. For additional information, contact Nevine Gahed, Designated Federal Official for SAMHSA’s ACWS, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 8–1016, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: 240.276.2331, FAX: 240.276.2251, and E-mail: nevine.gahed@samhsa.hhs.gov. Dated: August 26, 2010. Toian Vaughn, Committee Management Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–21917 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The meeting will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the 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/or contract proposals 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 and/or contract proposals, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53975 Date: September 14, 2010. Closed: 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals. Place: Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Open: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: The agenda will include opening remarks, administrative matters, Director’s Report, NIH Health Disparities update, and other business of the Council. Place: Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Donna Brooks, Executive Officer, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, 6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 800, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435–2135. Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments to the committee may notify the Contact Person listed on this notice at least 10 days in advance of the meeting. Interested individuals and representatives of organizations may submit a letter of intent, a brief description of the organization represented, and a short description of the oral presentation. Only one representative of an organization may be allowed to present oral comments and if accepted by the committee, presentations may be limited to five minutes. Both printed and electronic copies are requested for the record. In addition, any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding their statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. Dated: August 27, 2010. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2010–21916 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Administration for Native Americans; Notice of Meeting Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultation. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will host a tribal consultation to solicit input on the agency’s draft tribal consultation policy. SUMMARY: DATES: E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM September 29, 2010. 02SEN1 53976 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 170 / Thursday, September 2, 2010 / Notices The Fairfax at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian A. Sparks, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, at 202–401–5590, by e-mail at Lillian.sparks@acf.hhs.gov or by mail at 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., 2 West, Washington, DC 20447. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 5, 2009, President Obama signed the ‘‘Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Tribal Consultation.’’ The President stated that his Administration is committed to regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration with tribal officials in policy decisions that have tribal implications, including, as an initial step, through complete and consistent implementation of Executive Order 13175. The United States has a unique legal and political relationship with Indian tribal governments, established through and confirmed by the Constitution of the United States, treaties, statutes, executive orders, and judicial decisions. In recognition of that special relationship, pursuant to Executive Order 13175 of November 6, 2000, executive departments and agencies are charged with engaging in regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration with tribal officials in the development of Federal policies that have tribal implications, and are responsible for strengthening the government-to-government relationship between the United States and Indian tribes. HHS has taken its responsibility to comply with Executive Order 13175 very seriously over the past decade; including the initial implementation of a Department-wide policy on tribal consultation and coordination in 1997, and through multiple evaluations and revisions of that policy, most recently in 2008. Many HHS agencies have already developed their own agency-specific consultation policies that complement the Department-wide efforts. Since 2005, ACF has been working under the guidance of the HHS policy issued in 2005 and updated in 2008. Due to the various programs administered by ACF and the many requests from tribes for consultation for specific programs, as well as specific program mandates for tribal consultation, ACF has decided to create an ACF tribal consultation policy to help ACF program and regional offices better engage Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in the development or revision of policies, regulations and wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 proposed legislation that impact American Indians. ACF firmly believes that to create a good policy, ACF needs input from tribes to ensure that ACF is meeting tribal needs and to establish a partnership that can carry into the future. Testimonies may be submitted no later than September 21, 2010, to: Lillian Sparks, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, anacommissioner@acf.hhs.gov. ACF assembled a Tribal/Federal Workgroup to develop a draft policy and is asking Tribal Leaders to read the draft policy that will be sent to them in a letter prior to the scheduled consultation date. At the consultation session planned for September 29, 2010, ACF is interested in receiving tribal feedback on the policy and in working with tribal representatives to further refine a policy that meets both ACF and tribal needs, and works towards solidifying the partnership between ACF and tribes. In addition to the tribal consultation session, ACF will be hosting a tribal resources day to provide information about ACF programs, funding opportunities and tools on how to use ACF funding to create comprehensive community programs. The resources day will take place on September 28, 2010, at the same above address. ACF is encouraging tribes to send their tribal planning officers or comparable employee to attend the tribal resources day. Dated: August 26, 2010. David A. Hansell, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. 2010–21915 Filed 9–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–34–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2010–N–0449] Risks and Benefits of Long-Term Use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy Products; Public Workshop; Request for Comments AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice of public workshop; request for comments. ACTION: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is announcing a scientific workshop to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 solicit feedback on the risks and benefits associated with the long-term use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products. NRT products facilitate smoking cessation by ameliorating the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal and are available as approved nonprescription and prescription drugs. No currently-approved NRT product is intended for use beyond 12 weeks to relieve the acute withdrawal symptoms experienced when quitting smoking. Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on October 26 and 27, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: The workshop will be held at the Radisson Hotel, Reagan National Airport, 2020 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202, 703–920–8600, FAX: 703–920–2840. Contacts: Mary C. Gross, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 51, rm. 6178, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301– 796–3519, email: mary.gross@fda.hhs.gov; or Dominic Chiapperino, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 22, rm. 3134, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301–796–1183, email: dominic.chiapperino@fda.hhs.gov. Registration to Attend the Workshop and Requests to Participate in Open Public Hearing: If you wish to attend or testify for the open public hearing, please email your registration to NRTPublicMeeting@fda.hhs.gov by October 5, 2010. Those without email access may register by contacting one of the persons listed in the Contacts section of the document. Please provide complete contact information for each attendee, including name, title, affiliation, address, email address, and telephone number. Registration is free and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is recommended because seating is limited. FDA may limit the number of participants from each organization as well as the total number of participants based on space limitations. Registrants will receive confirmation once they have been accepted for the workshop. Onsite registration on the day of the meeting will be based on space availability. If registration reaches maximum capacity, FDA will post a notice closing meeting registration for the workshop at: http:// www.fda.gov/Drugs/NewsEvents/ ucm221185.htm. An open public hearing will be held between 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on October 27, 2010, during which speaker testimony will be accepted. We will try to accommodate all persons who wish to testify, however, the duration of each E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 170 (Thursday, September 2, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Administration for Native Americans; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for 
Children and Families.

ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultation.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 
Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will host a tribal 
consultation to solicit input on the agency's draft tribal consultation 
policy.

DATES: September 29, 2010.

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ADDRESSES: The Fairfax at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian A. Sparks, Commissioner, 
Administration for Native Americans, at 202-401-5590, by e-mail at 
Lillian.sparks@acf.hhs.gov or by mail at 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., 2 
West, Washington, DC 20447.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 5, 2009, President Obama signed 
the ``Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on 
Tribal Consultation.'' The President stated that his Administration is 
committed to regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration with 
tribal officials in policy decisions that have tribal implications, 
including, as an initial step, through complete and consistent 
implementation of Executive Order 13175.
    The United States has a unique legal and political relationship 
with Indian tribal governments, established through and confirmed by 
the Constitution of the United States, treaties, statutes, executive 
orders, and judicial decisions. In recognition of that special 
relationship, pursuant to Executive Order 13175 of November 6, 2000, 
executive departments and agencies are charged with engaging in regular 
and meaningful consultation and collaboration with tribal officials in 
the development of Federal policies that have tribal implications, and 
are responsible for strengthening the government-to-government 
relationship between the United States and Indian tribes.
    HHS has taken its responsibility to comply with Executive Order 
13175 very seriously over the past decade; including the initial 
implementation of a Department-wide policy on tribal consultation and 
coordination in 1997, and through multiple evaluations and revisions of 
that policy, most recently in 2008. Many HHS agencies have already 
developed their own agency-specific consultation policies that 
complement the Department-wide efforts.
    Since 2005, ACF has been working under the guidance of the HHS 
policy issued in 2005 and updated in 2008. Due to the various programs 
administered by ACF and the many requests from tribes for consultation 
for specific programs, as well as specific program mandates for tribal 
consultation, ACF has decided to create an ACF tribal consultation 
policy to help ACF program and regional offices better engage Federally 
Recognized Indian Tribes in the development or revision of policies, 
regulations and proposed legislation that impact American Indians. ACF 
firmly believes that to create a good policy, ACF needs input from 
tribes to ensure that ACF is meeting tribal needs and to establish a 
partnership that can carry into the future.
    Testimonies may be submitted no later than September 21, 2010, to: 
Lillian Sparks, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, 370 
L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, 
anacommissioner@acf.hhs.gov.
    ACF assembled a Tribal/Federal Workgroup to develop a draft policy 
and is asking Tribal Leaders to read the draft policy that will be sent 
to them in a letter prior to the scheduled consultation date. At the 
consultation session planned for September 29, 2010, ACF is interested 
in receiving tribal feedback on the policy and in working with tribal 
representatives to further refine a policy that meets both ACF and 
tribal needs, and works towards solidifying the partnership between ACF 
and tribes.
    In addition to the tribal consultation session, ACF will be hosting 
a tribal resources day to provide information about ACF programs, 
funding opportunities and tools on how to use ACF funding to create 
comprehensive community programs. The resources day will take place on 
September 28, 2010, at the same above address. ACF is encouraging 
tribes to send their tribal planning officers or comparable employee to 
attend the tribal resources day.

    Dated: August 26, 2010.
David A. Hansell,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
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