Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Intent To Renew, 28477 [2014-11271]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.0402 hours per response. Respondents: Christmas tree industry, nursery industry, and the national plant protection organization of Canada. Estimated annual number of respondents: 2,340. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 1. Estimated annual number of responses: 2,340. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 94 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Done in Washington, DC, this 12th day of May 2014. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. R.J. Cabrera, Designated Federal Officer, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 34, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–3478. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA, 5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to renew the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health (the Committee) for 2 years. The term for the renewed charter will extend from August 23, 2014, to August 22, 2016. The Committee advises the Secretary on strategies, policies, and programs to prevent, control, or eradicate animal diseases. The Committee considers agricultural initiatives of national scope and significance and advises on matters of public health, conservation of national resources, stability of livestock economies, livestock disease management and traceability strategies, prioritizing animal health imperatives, and other related aspects of agriculture. The Committee Chairperson and Vice Chairperson are elected by the Committee from among its members. Done in Washington, DC, this 12th day of May 2014. Malcolm A. Shorter, Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–11271 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0031] [FR Doc. 2014–11277 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting BILLING CODE 3410–34–P AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0030] EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Intent To Renew Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to renew the charter for the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health for a 2-year period. The Secretary has SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 May 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 This is a notice to inform the public of an upcoming meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The meeting is being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to discuss matters of animal health. DATES: The meeting will be held on June 18 and 19, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the United States Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. R.J. Cabrera, Designated Federal Officer, SUMMARY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28477 VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 34, Riverdale, MD 20737. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health (the Committee) advises the Secretary of Agriculture on matters of animal health, including means to prevent, conduct surveillance on, monitor, control, or eradicate animal diseases of national importance. In doing so, the Committee will consider public health, conservation of natural resources, and the stability of livestock economies. Tentative topics for discussion at the upcoming meeting include: • United States and U.S. Department of Agriculture antimicrobial resistance efforts. • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) nonregulatory approaches. • Filling gaps in foreign animal disease (FAD)/emerging pathogen preparedness. • Emergency management and assessing foot-and-mouth disease preparedness. • Animal disease traceability followup: Progress and challenges with implementation. • Trade/regionalization review of the United States and Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) bilateral recognition of zoning for FADs (RCC Action Plan and the FAD zoning work plan). APHIS, which is organizing the meeting, asks that those planning to attend the meeting inform APHIS by registering in advance. To register, visit the Committee’s Web site at http:// www.aphis.usda.gov/animalhealth/ sacah/ and click on ‘‘Register for a Meeting.’’ Attendees should be prepared to provide picture identification and sign the visitor log at the lobby concierge before proceeding to the United States Access Board conference room. Persons attending meetings at the Access Board are asked to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances (see http://www.accessboard.gov/the-board/policies/fragrancefree-environment for more information). Other Public Participation Members of the public may also join the meeting via teleconference in ‘‘listen-only’’ mode. Participants who wish to listen in on the teleconference may do so by dialing 1–800–619–4303, followed by a public passcode, 9564942. This notice of the meeting agenda is given pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2). E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-11271]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2014-0030]


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Intent To Renew

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends 
to renew the charter for the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal 
Health for a 2-year period. The Secretary has determined that the 
Committee is necessary and in the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. R.J. Cabrera, Designated Federal 
Officer, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 34, Riverdale, MD 20737; 
(301) 851-3478.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA, 5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of 
Agriculture intends to renew the Secretary's Advisory Committee on 
Animal Health (the Committee) for 2 years. The term for the renewed 
charter will extend from August 23, 2014, to August 22, 2016.
    The Committee advises the Secretary on strategies, policies, and 
programs to prevent, control, or eradicate animal diseases. The 
Committee considers agricultural initiatives of national scope and 
significance and advises on matters of public health, conservation of 
national resources, stability of livestock economies, livestock disease 
management and traceability strategies, prioritizing animal health 
imperatives, and other related aspects of agriculture. The Committee 
Chairperson and Vice Chairperson are elected by the Committee from 
among its members.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 12th day of May 2014.
Malcolm A. Shorter,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-11271 Filed 5-15-14; 8:45 am]
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