Notice of Meeting of the Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee, 19793 [2017-08653]

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[FR Doc. 2017–08715 Filed 4–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P PO 00000 19793 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Meeting of the Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee will hold a meeting on June 29, 2017, at the American Association of Airport Executives, 601 Madison Street, Alexandria, VA. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. The Committee advises the Chief Research and Development Officer on the relevance and feasibility of proposed projects and the scientific validity and propriety of technical details, including protection of human subjects. The session will be open to the public for approximately 30 minutes at the start of the meeting for the discussion of administrative matters and the general status of the program. The remaining portion of the meeting will be closed to the public for the Committee’s review, discussion, and evaluation of research and development applications. During the closed portion of the meeting, discussions and recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, staff and consultant critiques of research proposals and similar documents, and the medical records of patients who are study subjects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. As provided by section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, closing portions of this meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (c)(9)(B). The Committee will not accept oral comments from the public for the open portion of the meeting. Those who plan to attend or wish additional information should contact Dr. Grant Huang, Acting Director, Cooperative Studies Program (10P9CS), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 443– 5700 or by email at grant.huang@va.gov. Those wishing to submit written comments may send them to Dr. Huang at the same address and email. Dated: April 25, 2017. LaTonya L. Small, Ed.D., Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–08653 Filed 4–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 81 (Friday, April 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 19793]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08653]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Notice of Meeting of the Cooperative Studies Scientific 
Evaluation Committee

    The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Cooperative Studies 
Scientific Evaluation Committee will hold a meeting on June 29, 2017, 
at the American Association of Airport Executives, 601 Madison Street, 
Alexandria, VA. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:30 
p.m.
    The Committee advises the Chief Research and Development Officer on 
the relevance and feasibility of proposed projects and the scientific 
validity and propriety of technical details, including protection of 
human subjects.
    The session will be open to the public for approximately 30 minutes 
at the start of the meeting for the discussion of administrative 
matters and the general status of the program. The remaining portion of 
the meeting will be closed to the public for the Committee's review, 
discussion, and evaluation of research and development applications.
    During the closed portion of the meeting, discussions and 
recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting 
the studies, staff and consultant critiques of research proposals and 
similar documents, and the medical records of patients who are study 
subjects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly 
unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. As provided by section 10(d) 
of Public Law 92-463, as amended, closing portions of this meeting is 
in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (c)(9)(B).
    The Committee will not accept oral comments from the public for the 
open portion of the meeting. Those who plan to attend or wish 
additional information should contact Dr. Grant Huang, Acting Director, 
Cooperative Studies Program (10P9CS), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 443-5700 or by 
email at grant.huang@va.gov. Those wishing to submit written comments 
may send them to Dr. Huang at the same address and email.

    Dated: April 25, 2017.
LaTonya L. Small, Ed.D.,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-08653 Filed 4-27-17; 8:45 am]
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