Department of Health and Human Services February 16, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-03185
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
On January 18, 2017, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) published a final rule on Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records. That rule is scheduled to take effect on February 17, 2017. In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (82 FR 8346), this action delays for 60 days from the date of the memorandum the effective date of the rule entitled ``Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records'' published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017 (82 FR 6052).
Pediatric Advisory Committee; Amendment of Notice
Document Number: 2017-03144
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an amendment to the notice of meeting of the Pediatric Advisory Committee. This meeting was announced in the Federal Register of January 5, 2017. The amendment is being made to reflect a change in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) products portion of the document. There are no other changes.
Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Surveys of Customers and Partners of the Office of Extramural Research of the National Institutes of Health
Document Number: 2017-03137
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the Office of Extramural Research (OER), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of propose projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03135
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Use of the Term “Healthy” in the Labeling of Human Food Products; Public Meeting; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2017-03117
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is announcing the following public meeting entitled ``Use of the Term `Healthy' in the Labeling of Human Food Products.'' The purpose of the public meeting is to give interested persons an opportunity to discuss the use of the term ``healthy'' in the labeling of human food.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-03087
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate below or any other aspect of the ICR.
National Institute on Drug Abuse; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03081
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03080
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2017-03079
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins; Biennial Review and Enhanced Biosafety Requirements; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-03044
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces a delay in the effective date of the final rule titled ``Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins, Biennial Review and Enhanced Biosafety Requirements'' that published on January 19, 2017. In a companion document published in this issue of the Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making a parallel change in the effective date of their final rule. This action is undertaken in accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017 from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review.''