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ACTION: Notice of open public meetings. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services announce the second and subsequent meetings of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (the Committee). These meetings will be open to the public. The period for written public comments to the Committee, which opened on March 12, 2019, will remain open throughout the Committee’s deliberations. The public is invited to provide oral comments at two of the Committee’s meetings. DATES: This notice is being provided to the public on June 18, 2019. The meetings are scheduled as follows: • Second meeting in Washington, DC: July 10, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, and July 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. • The public may present oral comments to the Committee at the second meeting on July 11, 2019; register to present oral comments by July 1, 2019. • Third meeting in Washington, DC: October 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, and October 25, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. • Fourth meeting in Houston, TX: January 23, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, and January 24, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. • The public may present oral comments to the Committee at the fourth meeting on January 24, 2020; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 17, 2019 Jkt 247001 register to present oral comments by January 14, 2020. • Fifth meeting in Washington, DC: March 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, and March 13, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: (a) Committee meetings will be accessible to the public by webcast on the internet or by attendance in person. Attendees are asked to register prior to the meeting. Registrants will receive the webcast and in-person attendance information prior to the meeting. The second, third, and fifth meetings will take place at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, South Building, Jefferson Auditorium, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250. The fourth meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children’s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030. (b) The public may send written comments to the Committee, identified by Docket FNS–2019–0001, using either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for sending comments. Preferred method. • Mail: Kristin Koegel, USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket FNS–2019–0001. For detailed instructions on sending written comments, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: For access to Docket FNS– 2019–0001 to read background documents or comments received, go to www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, Eve Stoody, Ph.D.; Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302; Telephone (703) 305–7600; Fax (703) 305–3300. Additional information is available on the internet at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority and Purpose: The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee shall be formed and governed under the PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App). Under Section 301 of Public Law 101–445 (7 U.S.C. 5341, the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990, Title III), the Secretaries of USDA and HHS are directed to jointly publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans at least every five years. See 84 FR 8840, March 12, 2019, for notice of the first meeting of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the complete Authority and Purpose, and the Committee’s Task. Purpose of the Meetings: The Committee will meet to discuss and deliberate its review of the evidence on the topics and scientific questions identified by the Departments (see https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov/ work-under-way/review-science/topicsand-questions-under-review). In accordance with FACA, all deliberations of the full Committee will occur in a public forum. Meeting Agendas: Specific agendas will be announced in advance of each public meeting at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. The full Committee will review the work since the last public meeting and plan for future Committee work. At each meeting, the full Committee will deliberate on presentations made by the following subcommittees outlining the approaches and findings from their scientific reviews: Dietary Patterns, Pregnancy and Lactation, Birth to 24 Months, Beverages and Added Sugars, Dietary Fats and Seafood, Frequency of Eating, and Food Pattern Modeling and Data Analysis. The second and fourth meetings will also provide opportunities for oral comment from the public. At the final meeting, the Committee will review its draft report. Meeting Registration: Committee meetings will be open to the public and will be accessible by webcast or by attendance in person. Attendees are asked to register prior to the meeting. Registration will open at least two weeks in advance of each meeting. Registration to attend the second meeting in person and/or to present oral comment is now open, and closes at 5:00 p.m. on July 1, 2019. To register, go to www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and click on the link for ‘‘Meeting Registration.’’ To present up to three minutes of oral comment at the second E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / Notices and fourth meetings, register online following the instructions to register for oral comments in the meeting registration link. Additional information on providing oral comments is provided below. To view the live webcast of any of the meetings, registration will remain open throughout each meeting. To register by phone or to request a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations, please call for registration and logistics assistance through USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Susan Cole at (703) 305–7600 by 5:00 p.m. on July 1, 2019. All registrants will be asked to provide their name, affiliation, phone number or email address, days attending, and whether they will be participating via webcast or in person. Webcast Public Participation: After registration, individuals participating by webcast will receive webcast access information through www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. In-Person Public Participation and Building Access: For in-person participants, the second, third, and fifth meetings will be held in Washington, DC, and the fourth meeting will be held in Houston, TX, as noted in the Addresses section. Details regarding registration capacity and directions will be provided by email and posted on www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. For inperson (registered) participants, after going through USDA security at the building entrance, check-in at the meeting’s on-site registration desk is required; check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. each day in each location. Oral Comments: The Committee invites the public to present up to three minutes of oral comment on July 11, 2019 and January 24, 2020. Due to time limitations, pre-registration is required. Registration for oral comments on July 11, 2019 is required by 5 p.m. on July 1, 2019. Registration for oral comments on January 24, 2020 will open at least three weeks prior to the meeting date and will close on January 14, 2020. Preregistration to present oral comments will be confirmed on a first-come, firstserved basis, and the number of presenters will be limited based on the time allotted on the meeting agenda. Oral comments are limited to one representative per organization. Requests to present oral comment can be made by going to www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and clicking on the link for ‘‘Meeting Registration’’ and must include a written outline of the intended oral comment, not exceeding one page in length. Confirmation by email will include further instructions for participation. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 17, 2019 Jkt 247001 Written Comments and Meeting Documents: The period for written public comments to the Committee, which opened on March 12, 2019, will remain open throughout the Committee’s deliberations and is not restricted to meeting dates and times. • Electronic submissions: Preferred method. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at www.regulations.gov. Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, will be posted to Docket FNS–2019–0001. • Written/paper submissions: Mail/ courier to Kristin Koegel, USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302. For written/ paper submissions, CNPP will post the comment, as well as any attachments, to www.regulations.gov. Meeting materials will be available for public viewing at each meeting location and after each meeting at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302. Materials may be requested by: Telephone (703) 305–7600, Fax (703) 305–3300, dietaryguidelines@usda.gov. Dated: June 11, 2019. Brandon Lipps, Acting Deputy Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 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Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Announcement of Second and Subsequent Meetings of the 2020 
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and Request for Oral Comments

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food, Nutrition, and 
Consumer Services; Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of open public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services 
announce the second and subsequent meetings of the 2020 Dietary 
Guidelines Advisory Committee (the Committee). These meetings will be 
open to the public. The period for written public comments to the 
Committee, which opened on March 12, 2019, will remain open throughout 
the Committee's deliberations. The public is invited to provide oral 
comments at two of the Committee's meetings.

DATES: This notice is being provided to the public on June 18, 2019. 
The meetings are scheduled as follows:
     Second meeting in Washington, DC: July 10, 2019, 9:00 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. ET, and July 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET.
     The public may present oral comments to the Committee at 
the second meeting on July 11, 2019; register to present oral comments 
by July 1, 2019.
     Third meeting in Washington, DC: October 24, 2019, 9:00 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, and October 25, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.
     Fourth meeting in Houston, TX: January 23, 2020, 9:00 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. CT, and January 24, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT.
     The public may present oral comments to the Committee at 
the fourth meeting on January 24, 2020; register to present oral 
comments by January 14, 2020.
     Fifth meeting in Washington, DC: March 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. ET, and March 13, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: (a) Committee meetings will be accessible to the public by 
webcast on the internet or by attendance in person. Attendees are asked 
to register prior to the meeting. Registrants will receive the webcast 
and in-person attendance information prior to the meeting. The second, 
third, and fifth meetings will take place at the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, South Building, Jefferson Auditorium, 1400 Independence 
Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250. The fourth meeting will take place at 
the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 
77030.
    (b) The public may send written comments to the Committee, 
identified by Docket FNS-2019-0001, using either of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for sending comments. Preferred method.
     Mail: Kristin Koegel, USDA Food and Nutrition Service, 
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 
1034; Alexandria, VA 22302.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and Docket FNS-2019-0001. For detailed instructions on sending written 
comments, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
    Docket: For access to Docket FNS-2019-0001 to read background 
documents or comments received, go to www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 2020 
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, Eve Stoody, Ph.D.; Center for 
Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA; 3101 
Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302; Telephone (703) 
305-7600; Fax (703) 305-3300. Additional information is available on 
the internet at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority and Purpose: The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory 
Committee shall be formed and governed under the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 
U.S.C., App). Under Section 301 of Public Law 101-445 (7 U.S.C. 5341, 
the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990, 
Title III), the Secretaries of USDA and HHS are directed to jointly 
publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans at least every five years. 
See 84 FR 8840, March 12, 2019, for notice of the first meeting of the 
2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the complete Authority and 
Purpose, and the Committee's Task.
    Purpose of the Meetings: The Committee will meet to discuss and 
deliberate its review of the evidence on the topics and scientific 
questions identified by the Departments (see https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov/work-under-way/review-science/topics-and-questions-under-review). In accordance with FACA, all deliberations of 
the full Committee will occur in a public forum.
    Meeting Agendas: Specific agendas will be announced in advance of 
each public meeting at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. The full Committee 
will review the work since the last public meeting and plan for future 
Committee work. At each meeting, the full Committee will deliberate on 
presentations made by the following subcommittees outlining the 
approaches and findings from their scientific reviews: Dietary 
Patterns, Pregnancy and Lactation, Birth to 24 Months, Beverages and 
Added Sugars, Dietary Fats and Seafood, Frequency of Eating, and Food 
Pattern Modeling and Data Analysis. The second and fourth meetings will 
also provide opportunities for oral comment from the public. At the 
final meeting, the Committee will review its draft report.
    Meeting Registration: Committee meetings will be open to the public 
and will be accessible by webcast or by attendance in person. Attendees 
are asked to register prior to the meeting. Registration will open at 
least two weeks in advance of each meeting. Registration to attend the 
second meeting in person and/or to present oral comment is now open, 
and closes at 5:00 p.m. on July 1, 2019. To register, go to 
www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and click on the link for ``Meeting 
Registration.'' To present up to three minutes of oral comment at the 
second

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and fourth meetings, register online following the instructions to 
register for oral comments in the meeting registration link. Additional 
information on providing oral comments is provided below. To view the 
live webcast of any of the meetings, registration will remain open 
throughout each meeting. To register by phone or to request a sign 
language interpreter or other special accommodations, please call for 
registration and logistics assistance through USDA's Center for 
Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Susan Cole at (703) 305-7600 by 5:00 
p.m. on July 1, 2019. All registrants will be asked to provide their 
name, affiliation, phone number or email address, days attending, and 
whether they will be participating via webcast or in person.
    Webcast Public Participation: After registration, individuals 
participating by webcast will receive webcast access information 
through www.DietaryGuidelines.gov.
    In-Person Public Participation and Building Access: For in-person 
participants, the second, third, and fifth meetings will be held in 
Washington, DC, and the fourth meeting will be held in Houston, TX, as 
noted in the Addresses section. Details regarding registration capacity 
and directions will be provided by email and posted on 
www.DietaryGuidelines.gov. For in-person (registered) participants, 
after going through USDA security at the building entrance, check-in at 
the meeting's on-site registration desk is required; check-in will 
begin at 8:00 a.m. each day in each location.
    Oral Comments: The Committee invites the public to present up to 
three minutes of oral comment on July 11, 2019 and January 24, 2020. 
Due to time limitations, pre-registration is required. Registration for 
oral comments on July 11, 2019 is required by 5 p.m. on July 1, 2019. 
Registration for oral comments on January 24, 2020 will open at least 
three weeks prior to the meeting date and will close on January 14, 
2020. Pre-registration to present oral comments will be confirmed on a 
first-come, first-served basis, and the number of presenters will be 
limited based on the time allotted on the meeting agenda. Oral comments 
are limited to one representative per organization. Requests to present 
oral comment can be made by going to www.DietaryGuidelines.gov and 
clicking on the link for ``Meeting Registration'' and must include a 
written outline of the intended oral comment, not exceeding one page in 
length. Confirmation by email will include further instructions for 
participation.
    Written Comments and Meeting Documents: The period for written 
public comments to the Committee, which opened on March 12, 2019, will 
remain open throughout the Committee's deliberations and is not 
restricted to meeting dates and times.
     Electronic submissions: Preferred method. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments at www.regulations.gov. Comments 
submitted electronically, including attachments, will be posted to 
Docket FNS-2019-0001.
     Written/paper submissions: Mail/courier to Kristin Koegel, 
USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and 
Promotion; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302. For 
written/paper submissions, CNPP will post the comment, as well as any 
attachments, to www.regulations.gov.
    Meeting materials will be available for public viewing at each 
meeting location and after each meeting at www.DietaryGuidelines.gov 
and at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy 
and Promotion; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302. 
Materials may be requested by: Telephone (703) 305-7600, Fax (703) 305-
3300, [email protected].

    Dated: June 11, 2019.
Brandon Lipps,
Acting Deputy Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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