National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); Notice of Meeting, 67322 [2018-28331]

Download as PDF 67322 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); Notice of Meeting amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of an Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC or Committee) meeting. The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). Type of Meeting: Open Meeting. Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.* Eastern Time * Approximate end time. Agenda: To discuss business, updates, and issues related to ASD research and services activities. Place: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. Webcast Live: https://videocast.nih.gov. Conference Call Access: Dial: 1–888–829– 8668, Access code: 1308901. Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public. Registration: A registration web link will be posted on the IACC website (www.iacc.hhs.gov) prior to the meeting. Preregistration is recommended to expedite check-in. Seating in the meeting room is limited to room capacity and on a first come, first served basis. Onsite registration will also be available. Deadlines: Notification of intent to present oral comments: Friday, January 4, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written/ electronic statement for oral comments: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written comments: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Webcast Live Feedback Public comments: No preregistration required. For instructions, see https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/iacc-meetings/ 2019/full-committee-meeting/january16/livefeedback.shtml. For IACC Public Comment guidelines please see: https://iacc.hhs.gov/ meetings/public-comments/guidelines/. Access: Twinbrook Metro Station (Red Line). Contact Person: Ms. Angelice Mitrakas, Office of Autism Research Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6182A, Bethesda, MD 20892–9669, Phone: 301–435– 9269, Email: IACCPublicInquiries@ mail.nih.gov. Public Comments: Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments to the Committee must notify the Contact Person listed on this notice by 5:00 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 p.m. ET on Friday, January 4, 2019 with their request to present oral comments at the meeting, and a written/electronic copy of the oral presentation/statement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. A limited number of slots for oral comments are available, and to ensure that as many different individuals can present throughout the year as possible, any given individual only will be permitted to present oral comments once per calendar year (2019). Only one representative of an organization will be allowed to present oral comments in any given meeting; other representatives of the same group may provide written comments. If the oral comment session is full, individuals who could not be accommodated are welcome to provide written comments instead. Comments to be read or presented in the meeting will be assigned a 3–5 minutes time slot depending on the number of comments, but a longer version may be submitted in writing for the record. Commenters going beyond their allotted time in the meeting may be asked to conclude immediately to allow other comments and presentations to proceed on schedule. Any interested person may submit written public comments to the IACC prior to the meeting by emailing the comments to IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov or by submitting comments at the web link: https:// iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/public-comments/ submit/index.jsp by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The comments should include the name, address, telephone number, and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. NIMH anticipates written public comments received by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, will be presented to the Committee prior to the meeting for the Committee’s consideration. Any written comments received after the 5:00 p.m. ET, January 8, 2019 deadline through January 16, 2019, will be provided to the Committee either before or after the meeting, depending on the volume of comments received and the time required to process them in accordance with privacy regulations and other applicable Federal policies. All written public comments and oral public comment statements received by the deadlines for both oral and written public comments will be provided to the IACC for their consideration and will become part of the public record. Attachments of copyrighted publications are not permitted, but web links or citations for any copyrighted works cited may be provided. Individuals may also submit public comments to the IACC via a Live Feedback Form accessible from the webcast page on the day of the meeting from 9:00 a.m. ET to 11:00 a.m. ET. No pre-registration required. The link will be accessible on the NIH Videocast website and instructions are available on the IACC website: https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/ iacc-meetings/2019/full-committee-meeting/ january16/live-feedback.shtml. This format is best suited for brief questions and comments for the committee. Submissions will be provided to the IACC and will become a part of the public record. PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 In the 2016–2017 IACC Strategic Plan, the IACC listed the ‘‘Spirit of Collaboration’’ as one of its core values, stating that, ‘‘We will treat others with respect, listen with open minds to the diverse views of people on the autism spectrum and their families, thoughtfully consider community input, and foster discussions where participants can comfortably where participants can comfortably offer opposing opinions.’’ In keeping with this core value, the IACC and the NIMH Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) ask that members of the public who provide public comments or participate in meetings of the IACC also seek to treat others with respect and consideration in their communications and actions, even when discussing issues of genuine concern or disagreement. Remote Access: The meeting will be open to the public through a conference call phone number and webcast live on the internet. Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be able to listen to the meeting but will not be heard. If you experience any technical problems with the webcast or conference call, please send an email to IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov or call 240–668–0302. Disability Accommodations: All IACC Full Meetings provide Closed Captioning through the NIH videocast website. Remote CART is provided through a web application and will be available at all meetings; the application can be used on a laptop computer or mobile device. For details please inquire with the Contact Person listed on the notice. Individuals whose full participation in the meeting will require special accommodations (e.g., sign language, or interpreting services, etc.) must submit a request to the Contact Person listed on the notice at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed and a way for the IACC to contact the requester if more information is needed to fill the request. Special requests should be made as early as possible; last minute requests may be made but may not be possible to accommodate. Security: Visitors will be asked to sign in and show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) at the meeting registration desk during the check-in process. Pre-registration is recommended. Seating will be limited to the room capacity and seats will be on a first come, first served basis, with expedited check-in for those who are preregistered. Meeting schedule subject to change. Information about the IACC is available on the website: http:// www.iacc.hhs.gov. Dated: December 20, 2018. Melanie J. Pantoja, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, notice is hereby given of an Interagency Autism Coordinating 
Committee (IACC or Committee) meeting.
    The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to 
space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special 
assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable 
accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in 
advance of the meeting.

    Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee 
(IACC).
    Type of Meeting: Open Meeting.
    Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.* Eastern Time * Approximate end 
time.
    Agenda: To discuss business, updates, and issues related to ASD 
research and services activities.
    Place: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive 
Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
    Webcast Live: https://videocast.nih.gov.
    Conference Call Access: Dial: 1-888-829-8668, Access code: 
1308901.
    Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
    Registration: A registration web link will be posted on the IACC 
website (www.iacc.hhs.gov) prior to the meeting. Pre-registration is 
recommended to expedite check-in. Seating in the meeting room is 
limited to room capacity and on a first come, first served basis. 
Onsite registration will also be available.
    Deadlines: Notification of intent to present oral comments: 
Friday, January 4, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written/
electronic statement for oral comments: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by 
5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written comments: Tuesday, January 8, 
2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Webcast Live Feedback Public comments: No 
preregistration required. For instructions, see https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/iacc-meetings/2019/full-committee-meeting/january16/live-feedback.shtml. For IACC Public Comment guidelines 
please see: https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/public-comments/guidelines/.
    Access: Twinbrook Metro Station (Red Line).
    Contact Person: Ms. Angelice Mitrakas, Office of Autism Research 
Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 
Executive Boulevard, Room 6182A, Bethesda, MD 20892-9669, Phone: 
301-435-9269, Email: IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov.
    Public Comments: Any member of the public interested in 
presenting oral comments to the Committee must notify the Contact 
Person listed on this notice by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, January 4, 
2019 with their request to present oral comments at the meeting, and 
a written/electronic copy of the oral presentation/statement must be 
submitted by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
    A limited number of slots for oral comments are available, and 
to ensure that as many different individuals can present throughout 
the year as possible, any given individual only will be permitted to 
present oral comments once per calendar year (2019). Only one 
representative of an organization will be allowed to present oral 
comments in any given meeting; other representatives of the same 
group may provide written comments. If the oral comment session is 
full, individuals who could not be accommodated are welcome to 
provide written comments instead. Comments to be read or presented 
in the meeting will be assigned a 3-5 minutes time slot depending on 
the number of comments, but a longer version may be submitted in 
writing for the record. Commenters going beyond their allotted time 
in the meeting may be asked to conclude immediately to allow other 
comments and presentations to proceed on schedule.
    Any interested person may submit written public comments to the 
IACC prior to the meeting by emailing the comments to 
IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov or by submitting comments at the 
web link: https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/public-comments/submit/index.jsp by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The comments 
should include the name, address, telephone number, and when 
applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the 
interested person. NIMH anticipates written public comments received 
by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, will be presented to 
the Committee prior to the meeting for the Committee's 
consideration. Any written comments received after the 5:00 p.m. ET, 
January 8, 2019 deadline through January 16, 2019, will be provided 
to the Committee either before or after the meeting, depending on 
the volume of comments received and the time required to process 
them in accordance with privacy regulations and other applicable 
Federal policies. All written public comments and oral public 
comment statements received by the deadlines for both oral and 
written public comments will be provided to the IACC for their 
consideration and will become part of the public record. Attachments 
of copyrighted publications are not permitted, but web links or 
citations for any copyrighted works cited may be provided.
    Individuals may also submit public comments to the IACC via a 
Live Feedback Form accessible from the webcast page on the day of 
the meeting from 9:00 a.m. ET to 11:00 a.m. ET. No pre-registration 
required. The link will be accessible on the NIH Videocast website 
and instructions are available on the IACC website: https://iacc.hhs.gov/meetings/iacc-meetings/2019/full-committee-meeting/january16/live-feedback.shtml. This format is best suited for brief 
questions and comments for the committee. Submissions will be 
provided to the IACC and will become a part of the public record.
    In the 2016-2017 IACC Strategic Plan, the IACC listed the 
``Spirit of Collaboration'' as one of its core values, stating that, 
``We will treat others with respect, listen with open minds to the 
diverse views of people on the autism spectrum and their families, 
thoughtfully consider community input, and foster discussions where 
participants can comfortably where participants can comfortably 
offer opposing opinions.'' In keeping with this core value, the IACC 
and the NIMH Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) ask that 
members of the public who provide public comments or participate in 
meetings of the IACC also seek to treat others with respect and 
consideration in their communications and actions, even when 
discussing issues of genuine concern or disagreement.
    Remote Access: The meeting will be open to the public through a 
conference call phone number and webcast live on the internet. 
Members of the public who participate using the conference call 
phone number will be able to listen to the meeting but will not be 
heard. If you experience any technical problems with the webcast or 
conference call, please send an email to 
IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov or call 240-668-0302.
    Disability Accommodations: All IACC Full Meetings provide Closed 
Captioning through the NIH videocast website. Remote CART is 
provided through a web application and will be available at all 
meetings; the application can be used on a laptop computer or mobile 
device. For details please inquire with the Contact Person listed on 
the notice.
    Individuals whose full participation in the meeting will require 
special accommodations (e.g., sign language, or interpreting 
services, etc.) must submit a request to the Contact Person listed 
on the notice at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. 
Such requests should include a detailed description of the 
accommodation needed and a way for the IACC to contact the requester 
if more information is needed to fill the request. Special requests 
should be made as early as possible; last minute requests may be 
made but may not be possible to accommodate.
    Security: Visitors will be asked to sign in and show one form of 
identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver's 
license, or passport) at the meeting registration desk during the 
check-in process. Pre-registration is recommended. Seating will be 
limited to the room capacity and seats will be on a first come, 
first served basis, with expedited check-in for those who are pre-
registered.

    Meeting schedule subject to change.
    Information about the IACC is available on the website: http://www.iacc.hhs.gov.

    Dated: December 20, 2018.
Melanie J. Pantoja,
Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 2018-28331 Filed 12-27-18; 8:45 am]
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