Renewal of Charter for the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, 74455-74456 [2016-25857]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: November 22, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held via audio conference call and Adobe Connect Webinar. Webinar information can be found on the Web site at: http:// www.acotmeetings.net/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walsh, Executive Secretary, Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 8W60, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone (301) 443–6839; rwalsh@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12, ACOT is charged with advising the Secretary, acting through the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), on all aspects of organ donation, procurement, allocation, and transplantation, and on such other matters that the Secretary determines. Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations on topics including public reporting of transplant center outcomes data, updates on activities of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), including the development of an OPTN Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN) project to assess effective practices for utilization kidneys at high risk of discard while maintaining quality outcome measures, and a report on recent efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to identify innovative approaches to care for End Stage Renal Disease patients. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the Department’s organ donation asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 Web site at http://organdonor.gov/ about-dot/acot.html#meetings. The draft meeting agenda will be posted on http://www.acotmeetings. net/. Those participating at this meeting should register by visiting http:// www.acotmeetings.net/. The deadline to register for this meeting is Monday, November 21, 2016. For all logistical questions and concerns, please contact Susie Gingrich, Leonard Resource Group, at (202) 289–8322 or send an email to sgringrich@lrginc.com. Participants can join this meeting via teleconference by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (1–800–832– 0736) and providing the Participant Passcode (1337210); and 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL https:// lrg.adobeconnect.com/acot/ and entering as GUEST: (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should plan to call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: http:// www.adobe.com/go/meeting_test. In order to obtain a quick overview, go to the following URL: http:// www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. Call (202) 289–8322 or email Susie Gingrich at sgringrich@lrginc.com if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a copy of their presentation, to Robert Walsh, Executive Secretary, Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, at rwalsh@ hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are encouraged to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request it during the public comment period. Public PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74455 participation and ability to comment will be limited as time permits. Jason E. Bennett, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–25855 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Renewal of Charter for the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Health and Human Services is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) has been rechartered. The effective date of the renewed charter is July 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Narayan Nair, MD, MPH, Executive Secretary, Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 08N146B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Phone: (301) 443–6593; fax: (301) 44–8196; email: nnair@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATON: The ACCV was established by section 2119 of the Public Health Service Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 300aa–19), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99–660, and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Other activities of the ACCV include: Recommending changes in the Vaccine Injury Table at its own initiative or as the result of the filing of a petition; advising the Secretary in implementing section 2127 of the Act regarding the need for childhood vaccination products that result in fewer or no significant adverse reactions; surveying federal, state, and local programs and activities related to gathering information on injuries associated with the administration of childhood vaccines, including the adverse reaction reporting requirements of section 2125(b) of the Act; advising the Secretary on the methods of obtaining, compiling, publishing, and using credible data related to the frequency and severity of adverse reactions associated with childhood vaccines; consulting on the development or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 74456 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices revision of Vaccine Information Statements; and recommending to the Director of the National Vaccine Program research related to vaccine injuries which should be conducted to carry out the VICP. On July 21, 2016, the ACCV charter was renewed. Renewal of the ACCV charter gives authorization for the Commission to operate until July 21, 2018. A copy of the ACCV charter is available on the ACCV Web site at http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/ index.html. A copy of the charter also can be obtained by accessing the FACA database that is maintained by the Committee Management Secretariat under the General Services Administration. The Web site address for the FACA database is http:// www.facadatabase.gov/. Jason E. Bennett, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–25857 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines Health Resources and Service Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463), notice is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled for the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). This meeting will be open to the public. Information about the ACCV and the agenda for this meeting can be obtained by accessing the following Web site: http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/ index.html. DATES: The meeting will be held on December 1 and 2, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. EST. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via Adobe Connect Webinar. The public can join the meeting by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the conference phone number 800–779– 3561 and providing the following information: Leader Name: Dr. Narayan Nair. Password: 8164763. 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACCV Adobe Connect Pro Meeting asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/accv/ (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/ help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requesting information regarding the ACCV should contact Annie Herzog, Program Analyst, Division of Injury Compensation Programs (DICP), Health Resources and Services Administration in one of three ways: (1) Send a request to the following address: Annie Herzog, Program Analyst, DICP, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, 08N146B, Rockville, Maryland 20857; (2) call (301) 443–6593; or (3) send an email to aherzog@hrsa.gov. At this time the meeting is scheduled to be held over 2 days via conference call and Adobe Connect webinar; however, meeting times and locations could change. For the latest information regarding meeting start time and location, please check the ACCV Web site: http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/ index.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACCV was established by section 2119 of the Public Health Service Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 300aa–19), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99–660, and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Other activities of ACCV include: Recommending changes to the Vaccine Injury Table at its own initiative or as the result of the filing of a petition; advising the Secretary in implementing section 2127 of the Act regarding the need for childhood vaccination products that result in fewer or no significant adverse reactions; surveying federal, state, and local programs and activities related to gathering information on injuries associated with the administration of childhood vaccines, including the adverse reaction reporting requirements of section 2125(b) of the Act; advising the Secretary on the methods of obtaining, compiling, publishing, and using credible data related to the frequency PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and severity of adverse reactions associated with childhood vaccines; consulting on the development or revision of Vaccine Information Statements; and recommending to the Director of the National Vaccine Program research related to vaccine injuries which should be conducted to carry out VICP. The agenda items for the December 2016 meeting will include, but are not limited to, updates from the Division of Injury Compensation Programs (DICP), Department of Justice (DOJ), National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO), Immunization Safety Office (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health) and Center for Biologics, Evaluation and Research (Food and Drug Administration). A draft agenda and additional meeting materials will be posted on the ACCV Web site (http:// www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/ childhoodvaccines/index.html) prior to the meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to make oral comments or provide written comments to the ACCV should be sent to Annie Herzog using the address and phone number above by November 29, 2016. Individuals who need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify Annie Herzog, using the address and phone number above at least 10 days prior to the meeting. Jason E. Bennett, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–25875 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Renewal of Charters for Certain Federal Advisory Committees Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is hereby announcing that the charters have been renewed for the following federal advisory committees for which Office of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 207 (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74455-74456]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25857]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Renewal of Charter for the Advisory Commission on Childhood 
Vaccines

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services is hereby giving 
notice that the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) has 
been rechartered. The effective date of the renewed charter is July 21, 
2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Narayan Nair, MD, MPH, Executive 
Secretary, Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, Health Resources 
and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 
Room 08N146B, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Phone: (301) 443-
6593; fax: (301) 44-8196; email: nnair@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATON: The ACCV was established by section 2119 of 
the Public Health Service Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 300aa-19), as 
enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99-660, and as subsequently amended, 
and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) 
on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury 
Compensation Program (VICP). Other activities of the ACCV include: 
Recommending changes in the Vaccine Injury Table at its own initiative 
or as the result of the filing of a petition; advising the Secretary in 
implementing section 2127 of the Act regarding the need for childhood 
vaccination products that result in fewer or no significant adverse 
reactions; surveying federal, state, and local programs and activities 
related to gathering information on injuries associated with the 
administration of childhood vaccines, including the adverse reaction 
reporting requirements of section 2125(b) of the Act; advising the 
Secretary on the methods of obtaining, compiling, publishing, and using 
credible data related to the frequency and severity of adverse 
reactions associated with childhood vaccines; consulting on the 
development or

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revision of Vaccine Information Statements; and recommending to the 
Director of the National Vaccine Program research related to vaccine 
injuries which should be conducted to carry out the VICP.
    On July 21, 2016, the ACCV charter was renewed. Renewal of the ACCV 
charter gives authorization for the Commission to operate until July 
21, 2018.
    A copy of the ACCV charter is available on the ACCV Web site at 
http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/index.html. A 
copy of the charter also can be obtained by accessing the FACA database 
that is maintained by the Committee Management Secretariat under the 
General Services Administration. The Web site address for the FACA 
database is http://www.facadatabase.gov/.

Jason E. Bennett,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2016-25857 Filed 10-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4165-15-P