Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, 33136-33137 [2017-15113]

Download as PDF 33136 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 19, 2017 / Notices Expenditures. While separate in terms of the data gathered, the financial review and certification of funds processes that are completed to generate the information gathered on these forms are generally done at the same time by the States. To reduce burden, these forms are being presented together for renewal since both are issued under the same Program Instruction, and they have the same due date to ACL. The Certification of Maintenance of Effort under Title III and Certification of Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) Program Expenditures provide statutorily required information regarding each state’s contribution to programs funded under the Older Americans Act and compliance with legislative requirements, pertinent Federal regulations, and other applicable instructions and guidelines issued by ACL. This information will be used for Federal oversight of Title III Programs and Title VII Ombudsman Program expenditures. In addition to renewing OMB approval of these data collection instruments, minor changes are being proposed to the LTCO Expenditures Certification and an accompanying document which provides specific statutory references related to Ombudsman program minimum funding, non-supplanting requirements and state authorization to expend Title III–B funds on Ombudsman activities. Specifically, changes include making the reference to the Fiscal Year at the bottom of the form a fillable field to allow the date to be changed annually; listing the ‘‘Administration for Community Living (ACL)’’ as the intended recipient of the completed form; and updating statutory language references (i.e., Section 306(a)(9)) Number of respondents Respondent/data collection activity provided on the second page, to reflect changes made during the 2016 reauthorization of the OAA. ACL estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: 56 State Agencies on Aging respond annually, and it takes each agency an average of one half (1⁄2) hour per State agency per year to complete each form for a total of twenty-eight hours for all state agencies annually. The half hour estimate is based on prior years’ experience with States in completing these forms. The proposed data collection tools may be found on the ACL Web site for review at: https://www.acl.gov/sites/ default/files/programs/2017-06/ MOE%20and%20LTCO% 20Certification%202017%20%20FINAL.pdf. Responses per respondent (/year) Hours per response Annual burden hours Certification on Maintenance of Effort under Title III ....................................... Certification of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Expenditures ........... 56 56 1 1 12 12 ⁄ ⁄ 28 28 Total .......................................................................................................... 112 2 1 56 Dated: July 11, 2017. Mary Lazare, Acting Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging. [FR Doc. 2017–14962 Filed 7–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled for the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC). This meeting will be open to the public but advance registration is required. Please register online at http:// www.achdncmeetings.org/ by 12:00 p.m. ET on August 1, 2017. Information about the ACHDNC can be obtained by accessing the following Web site: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:49 Jul 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 https://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/ heritabledisorders/index.html. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET and August 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. Meeting times may be revised; please check the Committee’s Web site for updates. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held in-person at 5600 Fishers Lane, 5th Floor Pavilion, Rockville, MD 20857. The meeting will also be accessible via Webcast. Instructions on accessing the meeting via Webcast will be provided upon registration. Please note that 5600 Fishers Lane requires security screening on entry. Visitors must provide a driver’s license, passport, or other form of government-issued photo identification to be granted entry into the facility. Non-US citizens planning to attend in person will need to provide additional information to HRSA by July 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. EDT. Please see contact information below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requesting information regarding the ACHDNC should contact Ann Ferrero, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), HRSA, in one of three ways: (1) Send a request to the following address: Ann Ferrero, MCHB, HRSA 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18N100C, PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rockville, MD 20857; (2) call 301–443– 3999; or (3) send an email to: AFerrero@ hrsa.gov. The ACHDNC provides advice to the Secretary of HHS on the development of newborn screening activities, technologies, policies, guidelines, and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having, or at risk for, heritable disorders. In addition, ACHDNC’s recommendations regarding inclusion of additional conditions and inherited disorders for screening which have been adopted by the Secretary are then included in the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP). Conditions listed on the RUSP constitute part of the comprehensive preventive health guidelines supported by HRSA for infants and children under section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 300gg13. Under this provision, nongrandfathered health plans are required to cover screenings included in the HRSA-supported comprehensive guidelines without charging a copayment, co-insurance, or deductible for plan years (i.e., policy years) beginning on or after the date that is 1 year from the Secretary’s adoption of the condition for screening. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 19, 2017 / Notices The meeting agenda will include: (1) Presentations and discussion on the processes states use to identify and follow up on out of range newborn screening results; (2) a presentation on phase one of the spinal muscular atrophy evidence review; (3) presentations on newborn screening topics such as the clinical and public health impact of Critical Congenital Heart Defects, quality measures in newborn screening, and a review of newborn screening technology; and (4) updates from the Laboratory Standards and Procedures workgroup, Follow-up and Treatment workgroup, and Education and Training workgroup. The Committee will not be voting on a proposed addition of a condition to the RUSP. Agenda items are subject to change. The final meeting agenda will be available 2 days prior to the meeting on the Committee’s Web site: http:// www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/ mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. All comments are part of the official Committee record. To submit written comments or request time for an oral comment at the meeting, please register online by 12:00 p.m. on July 28, 2017, at http://www.achdncmeetings.org/. To ensure all individuals who have registered and requested time for oral comments are accommodated, the allocated time for comments may be limited. Individuals associated with groups or who plan to provide comments on similar topics may be asked to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. No audiovisual presentations are permitted. Written comments should identify the individual’s name, address, email, telephone number, professional or organization affiliation, background or area of expertise (i.e., parent, family member, researcher, clinician, public health) and the topic/subject matter. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify Ann Ferrero 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. 2017–15113 Filed 7–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:49 Jul 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Findings of Research Misconduct Office of the Secretary, HHS Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given that the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) has taken final action in the following case: Alec Mirchandani, Florida Atlantic University: Based on the report of the inquiry conducted by Florida Atlantic University (FAU), the Respondent’s admission, and analysis conducted by ORI, ORI found that Mr. Alec Mirchandani, former post-baccalaureate research volunteer in the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), grant 1 R15 MH099590–01A1. ORI found that Respondent engaged in research misconduct by knowingly and intentionally: (1) Fabricating the results of the T-maze behavioral experiment for control mice, (2) falsifying the laboratory and vivarium entry logs in an effort to cover up his actions, and (3) reporting the fabricated and falsified data to his laboratory supervisors. Specifically, ORI found that Respondent knowingly and intentionally: • Fabricated the results that he recorded for the T-maze behavioral experiment in three of the five TMZ control mice on the laboratory data sheets and white board on fourteen (14) of the sixteen (16) eligible days in June 2016, to make it appear as though he had conducted the experiments; • Falsified the animal transfer logs on twelve (12) of the sixteen (16) eligible days in June 2016, to make it appear as though he had conducted the experiments; • Fabricated the times he recorded on the laboratory data sheets on fourteen (14) of the sixteen (16) eligible days in June 2016, to make it appear as though he had conducted the experiments; • incorporated and recorded the fabricated and falsified data with his previous data in his laboratory notebook and reported the results to his laboratory supervisor and principal investigator, such that the experimental control data (five animals) for experiments conducted from January 2016–June 30, 2016, were not accurately represented. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33137 Mr. Mirchandani has entered into a Voluntary Settlement Agreement with ORI, in which he voluntarily agreed, beginning on June 29, 2017: (1) That if within two (2) years from the effective date of the Agreement, Respondent receives or applies for U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) support, Respondent agrees to have his research supervised for a period of one (1) year, beginning on the date of his employment in a position in which he receives or applies for PHS support, and agrees to notify his employer(s)/ institution(s) of the terms of this supervision. Respondent agrees that prior to the submission of an application for PHS support for a research project on which the Respondent’s participation is proposed and prior to Respondent’s participation in any capacity on PHS-supported research, Respondent shall ensure that a plan for supervision of Respondent’s duties is submitted to ORI for approval. The supervision plan must be designed to ensure the scientific integrity of Respondent’s research contribution. Respondent agrees that he shall not participate in any PHS-supported research until such a supervision plan is submitted to and approved by ORI. Respondent agrees to maintain responsibility for compliance with the agreed upon supervision plan. (2) To exclude himself voluntarily from serving in any advisory capacity to PHS including, but not limited to, service on any PHS advisory committee, board, and/or peer review committee, or as a consultant for a period of one (1) year, beginning with the effective date of the Agreement. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Office of Research Integrity, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, (240) 453–8200. Kathryn M. Partin, Director, Office of Research Integrity. [FR Doc. 2017–15159 Filed 7–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–31–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33136-33137]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15113]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Service Administration


Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and 
Children

AGENCY: Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice 
is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled for the Advisory Committee 
on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC). This meeting 
will be open to the public but advance registration is required. Please 
register online at http://www.achdncmeetings.org/ by 12:00 p.m. ET on 
August 1, 2017. Information about the ACHDNC can be obtained by 
accessing the following Web site: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders/index.html.

DATES: The meeting will be held on August 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. ET and August 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. Meeting times 
may be revised; please check the Committee's Web site for updates.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held in-person at 5600 Fishers Lane, 
5th Floor Pavilion, Rockville, MD 20857. The meeting will also be 
accessible via Webcast. Instructions on accessing the meeting via 
Webcast will be provided upon registration. Please note that 5600 
Fishers Lane requires security screening on entry. Visitors must 
provide a driver's license, passport, or other form of government-
issued photo identification to be granted entry into the facility. Non-
US citizens planning to attend in person will need to provide 
additional information to HRSA by July 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. EDT. Please 
see contact information below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requesting information 
regarding the ACHDNC should contact Ann Ferrero, Maternal and Child 
Health Bureau (MCHB), HRSA, in one of three ways: (1) Send a request to 
the following address: Ann Ferrero, MCHB, HRSA 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 
18N100C, Rockville, MD 20857; (2) call 301-443-3999; or (3) send an 
email to: AFerrero@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACHDNC provides advice to the Secretary 
of HHS on the development of newborn screening activities, 
technologies, policies, guidelines, and programs for effectively 
reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having, or at 
risk for, heritable disorders. In addition, ACHDNC's recommendations 
regarding inclusion of additional conditions and inherited disorders 
for screening which have been adopted by the Secretary are then 
included in the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP). Conditions 
listed on the RUSP constitute part of the comprehensive preventive 
health guidelines supported by HRSA for infants and children under 
section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 
300gg-13. Under this provision, non-grandfathered health plans are 
required to cover screenings included in the HRSA-supported 
comprehensive guidelines without charging a co-payment, co-insurance, 
or deductible for plan years (i.e., policy years) beginning on or after 
the date that is 1 year from the Secretary's adoption of the condition 
for screening.

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    The meeting agenda will include: (1) Presentations and discussion 
on the processes states use to identify and follow up on out of range 
newborn screening results; (2) a presentation on phase one of the 
spinal muscular atrophy evidence review; (3) presentations on newborn 
screening topics such as the clinical and public health impact of 
Critical Congenital Heart Defects, quality measures in newborn 
screening, and a review of newborn screening technology; and (4) 
updates from the Laboratory Standards and Procedures workgroup, Follow-
up and Treatment workgroup, and Education and Training workgroup. The 
Committee will not be voting on a proposed addition of a condition to 
the RUSP. Agenda items are subject to change. The final meeting agenda 
will be available 2 days prior to the meeting on the Committee's Web 
site: http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders.
    Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide 
comments. All comments are part of the official Committee record. To 
submit written comments or request time for an oral comment at the 
meeting, please register online by 12:00 p.m. on July 28, 2017, at 
http://www.achdncmeetings.org/. To ensure all individuals who have 
registered and requested time for oral comments are accommodated, the 
allocated time for comments may be limited. Individuals associated with 
groups or who plan to provide comments on similar topics may be asked 
to combine their comments and present them through a single 
representative. No audiovisual presentations are permitted. Written 
comments should identify the individual's name, address, email, 
telephone number, professional or organization affiliation, background 
or area of expertise (i.e., parent, family member, researcher, 
clinician, public health) and the topic/subject matter.
    Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should 
notify Ann Ferrero 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. 2017-15113 Filed 7-18-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P