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Download as PDF 45255 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 144 / Friday, July 26, 2013 / Notices part of the process to test messages and, ultimately, develop effective campaign materials and efficient implementation plans. SAMHSA will screen parents (because focus group participants are under the age of consent) and youth, conduct focus groups with youth with substance use and/or mental health conditions, and interview health care professionals who treat youth with these conditions. The screen will be administered by telephone to parents first and, as eligible, to youth and will take 10 minutes to complete for parents and for youth. Questions will include a mix of open-ended and closed-ended responses and are intended to gather information on previous diagnosis and symptomology of mental health conditions and availability to participate in the focus group. The focus groups with youth will be conducted in person and will take up to 90 minutes. Questions are primarily open-ended and intended to gather information on the reasons youth with substance use and/ or mental health conditions use tobacco, the barriers and facilitators to tobacco use prevention and cessation, the appeal of various tobacco use prevention and cessation messages, and the best dissemination strategies and communication channels for a future campaign aimed at this specialized group. The interviews with health care professionals who treat youth with mental health and/or substance use Number of respondents Respondent Screener (Parent) ............................................................................................ Screener (Youth) ............................................................................................. Youth Focus Group ......................................................................................... Provider Interview ............................................................................................ Total .......................................................................................................... 576 144 * 108 42 762 conditions will be conducted in person, as feasible, or by telephone and will take up to 45 minutes. Questions are primarily open-ended and intended to gather information to better understand how various health care professionals screen for and address tobacco use in youth receiving care in their practice, identify messages and materials aimed at health care professionals to address tobacco use prevention and cessation in youth with substance use and/or mental health conditions, determine the most efficient communication strategies and channels to disseminate this information. All data collections are voluntary. Below is the table of the estimated total burden hours: Responses per respondent Average burden hour 1 1 1 1 ........................ .15 .15 1.50 .75 ........................ Total hour burden 86.4 21.6 162 31.5 301.5 * The 108 respondents identified for the youth focus groups are included in the 144 respondents for the youth screener. Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 2–1057, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857 or email her a copy at summer.king@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received by September 24, 2013. Summer King, Statistician. [FR Doc. 2013–17971 Filed 7–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2013–0028] Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) Notice of Federal Advisory Committee charter renewal. ACTION: The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that the renewal of the charter of the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate’s performance of its duties. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Jul 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 If you desire to submit comments on this action, they must be submitted by August 24, 2013. Comments must be identified by (DHS– 2011–0023) and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: mary.hanson@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–253–5823. • Mail: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive Director, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528 . • Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and DHS–2011–0023, the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided. • Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive Director, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202–254– PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5866(O) 202–254–5823 (F), mary.hanson@dhs.gov. The committee addresses areas of interest and importance to the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, such as new developments in systems engineering, cyber-security, knowledge management and how best to leverage related technologies funded by other federal agencies and by the private sector. The committee also advises the Under Secretary on policies, management processes, and organizational constructs as needed. Upon request, the committee provides scientifically- and technically-based advice to the Homeland Security Advisory Council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 18, 2013. Tara O’Toole, Under Secretary for Science and Technology. [FR Doc. 2013–17989 Filed 7–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2013–0048] President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 144 (Friday, July 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-17989]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2013-0028]


Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee 
(HSSTAC)

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee charter renewal.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that the 
renewal of the charter of the Homeland Security Science and Technology 
Advisory Committee (HSSTAC) is necessary and in the public interest in 
connection with the Department of Homeland Security, Science and 
Technology Directorate's performance of its duties. This determination 
follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General 
Services Administration.

ADDRESSES: If you desire to submit comments on this action, they must 
be submitted by August 24, 2013. Comments must be identified by (DHS-
2011-0023) and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: mary.hanson@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in 
the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-253-5823.
     Mail: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive Director, Science and 
Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray 
Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528 .
     Instructions: All submissions received must include the 
words ``Department of Homeland Security'' and DHS-2011-0023, the docket 
number for this action. Comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov including any personal 
information provided.
     Docket: For access to the docket to read background 
documents or comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Hanson, HSSTAC Executive 
Director, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland 
Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202-254-
5866(O) 202-254-5823 (F), mary.hanson@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee addresses areas of interest 
and importance to the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, such 
as new developments in systems engineering, cyber-security, knowledge 
management and how best to leverage related technologies funded by 
other federal agencies and by the private sector. The committee also 
advises the Under Secretary on policies, management processes, and 
organizational constructs as needed. Upon request, the committee 
provides scientifically- and technically-based advice to the Homeland 
Security Advisory Council.

    Dated: July 18, 2013.
Tara O'Toole,
Under Secretary for Science and Technology.
[FR Doc. 2013-17989 Filed 7-25-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-9F-P