Meetings of the National Biodefense Science Board, 17210 [2013-06308]

Download as PDF 17210 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 20, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meeting Notice for the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships announces the following three conference calls: Name: President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Council Conference Calls. Time and Date: Monday, April 2nd, 2013 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (EDT). Place: All meetings announced herein will be held by conference call. The call-in line is: 1–866–823–5144, Passcode: 1375705. Space is limited so please RSVP to partnerships@hhs.gov to participate. Status: Open to the public, limited only by lines available. Purpose: The Council brings together leaders and experts in fields related to the work of faith-based and neighborhood organizations in order to: Identify best practices and successful modes of delivering social services; evaluate the need for improvements in the implementation and coordination of public policies relating to faith-based and other neighborhood organizations; and make recommendations for changes in policies, programs, and practices. Contact Person for Additional Information: Please contact Ben O’Dell for any additional information about the President’s Advisory Council meeting at partnerships@hhs.gov. Agenda: Please visit http:// www.whitehouse.gov/partnerships for further updates on the Agenda for the meeting. Public Comment: There will be an opportunity for public comment at the conclusion of the meeting. Comments and questions can be asked over the conference call line, or sent in advance to partnerships@hhs.gov. Dated: March 14, 2013. Ben O’Dell, Associate Director for Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. 2013–06405 Filed 3–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–07–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Meetings of the National Biodefense Science Board Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human VerDate Mar<14>2013 18:04 Mar 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 Services is hereby giving notice that the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) will be holding public meetings on April 2 and April 3, 2013. DATES: The April 2, 2013, NBSB public meeting is tentatively scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The April 3, 2013, public meeting will be held jointly with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), is tentatively scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The agendas for both April 2 and 3, 2013, meetings are subject to change as priorities dictate, and it is possible that they may be held by teleconference rather than in person. Please check the NBSB Web site at WWW.PHE.GOV/NBSB for the most upto-date information. ADDRESSES: April 2, 2013: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1600 Clifton Road NE., Roybal Campus, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, Building 19, Room 117. April 3, 2013: CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Roybal Campus, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, Building 19, Room 256. To attend by teleconference, please refer to the NBSB Web site for further instructions at www.phe.gov/nbsb. Please call in 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting to facilitate attendance. Additional Information for Public Participants: These meetings are open to the public and are limited only by the space available. Meeting rooms will accommodate up to 30 people. Preregistration is required for in-person attendance. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting in-person should send an email to NBSB@HHS.GOV with ‘‘NBSB Registration’’ in the subject line by no later than Monday, March 25, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The National Biodefense Science Board mailbox: NBSB@HHS.GOV. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 319M of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d-7f) and section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), the Department of Health and Human Services established the National Biodefense Science Board. The Board shall provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. The Board may also provide advice and guidance to the Secretary and/or the Assistant Secretary PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) on other matters related to public health emergency preparedness and response. Background: The April 2, 2013, public meeting will be dedicated to a discussion and vote of the report and recommendations from the NBSB’s Public Health and Healthcare Situational Awareness Strategy and Implementation Plan Working Group. Subsequent agenda topics will be added as priorities dictate. The April 3, 2013, meeting will include a joint Federal Advisory Committee briefing, deliberation and vote on the recommendations and report written by the joint BSC OPHPR–NBSB Strategic National Stockpile ad hoc working group. Any additional agenda topics will be available on the NBSB’s April 2013 meeting Web page prior to the public meeting, available at WWW.PHE.GOV/NBSB. Availability of Materials: The meeting agenda and materials will be posted on the NBSB Web site at WWW.PHE.GOV/ NBSB prior to the meeting. Procedures for Providing Public Input: Any member of the public providing oral comments at the meeting must signin at the registration desk and provide his/her name, address, and affiliation. All written comments must be received prior to March 29, 2013, and should be sent by email to NBSB@HHS.GOV with ‘‘NBSB Public Comment’’ as the subject line. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should email NBSB@HHS.GOV. Dated: March 14, 2013. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. [FR Doc. 2013–06308 Filed 3–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–37–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed changes to the currently approved E:\FR\FM\20MRN1.SGM 20MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 20, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 17210]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06308]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Meetings of the National Biodefense Science Board

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human 
Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services is hereby giving notice that 
the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) will be holding public 
meetings on April 2 and April 3, 2013.

DATES: The April 2, 2013, NBSB public meeting is tentatively scheduled 
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The April 3, 2013, public meeting will be 
held jointly with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Board 
of Scientific Counselors (BSC), Office of Public Health Preparedness 
and Response (OPHPR), is tentatively scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 
p.m. The agendas for both April 2 and 3, 2013, meetings are subject to 
change as priorities dictate, and it is possible that they may be held 
by teleconference rather than in person. Please check the NBSB Web site 
at WWW.PHE.GOV/NBSB for the most up-to-date information.

ADDRESSES: April 2, 2013: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
(CDC), 1600 Clifton Road NE., Roybal Campus, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, 
Building 19, Room 117.
    April 3, 2013: CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Roybal Campus, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30329, Building 19, Room 256.
    To attend by teleconference, please refer to the NBSB Web site for 
further instructions at www.phe.gov/nbsb. Please call in 15 minutes 
prior to the beginning of the meeting to facilitate attendance.
    Additional Information for Public Participants: These meetings are 
open to the public and are limited only by the space available. Meeting 
rooms will accommodate up to 30 people. Pre-registration is required 
for in-person attendance. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting 
in-person should send an email to NBSB@HHS.GOV with ``NBSB 
Registration'' in the subject line by no later than Monday, March 25, 
2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The National Biodefense Science Board 
mailbox: NBSB@HHS.GOV.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 319M of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d-7f) and section 222 of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), the Department of Health and Human 
Services established the National Biodefense Science Board.
    The Board shall provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary 
on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to the 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding current and 
future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether 
naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. The Board may also 
provide advice and guidance to the Secretary and/or the Assistant 
Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) on other matters related 
to public health emergency preparedness and response.
    Background: The April 2, 2013, public meeting will be dedicated to 
a discussion and vote of the report and recommendations from the NBSB's 
Public Health and Healthcare Situational Awareness Strategy and 
Implementation Plan Working Group. Subsequent agenda topics will be 
added as priorities dictate. The April 3, 2013, meeting will include a 
joint Federal Advisory Committee briefing, deliberation and vote on the 
recommendations and report written by the joint BSC OPHPR-NBSB 
Strategic National Stockpile ad hoc working group. Any additional 
agenda topics will be available on the NBSB's April 2013 meeting Web 
page prior to the public meeting, available at WWW.PHE.GOV/NBSB.
    Availability of Materials: The meeting agenda and materials will be 
posted on the NBSB Web site at WWW.PHE.GOV/NBSB prior to the meeting.
    Procedures for Providing Public Input: Any member of the public 
providing oral comments at the meeting must sign-in at the registration 
desk and provide his/her name, address, and affiliation. All written 
comments must be received prior to March 29, 2013, and should be sent 
by email to NBSB@HHS.GOV with ``NBSB Public Comment'' as the subject 
line. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such 
as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, 
should email NBSB@HHS.GOV.

    Dated: March 14, 2013.
Nicole Lurie,
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
[FR Doc. 2013-06308 Filed 3-19-13; 8:45 am]
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