Department of Health and Human Services October 13, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2021-22452
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC). The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to FDA on regulatory issues. Members will participate via teleconference. The meeting will be open to the public. FDA is establishing a docket for public comment on this document.
Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Telehealth During COVID-19
Document Number: 2021-22239
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review on Telehealth During COVID-19, which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-22222
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-22221
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Aging; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22220
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-22213
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-22212
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-22211
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2021-22196
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2021-22181
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection project titled National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS). NORS collects data on all waterborne and foodborne disease outbreaks and enteric disease outbreaks transmitted by contact with environmental sources, infected persons or animals, or unknown modes of transmission.
Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee (MSHRAC)
Document Number: 2021-22180
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting for the Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee (MSHRAC). This is a virtual meeting. It is open to the public, limited only by web conference lines (500 web conference lines are available).
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2021-22179
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection project titled Emergency Cruise Ship Outbreak Investigations (CSOIs). This collection is designed to allow the CDC Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) via cruise ships entering the United States from foreign countries.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2021-22178
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection project titled ``Evaluation Reporting Template for National and State Tobacco Control Program.'' This data collection project supports the evaluation of CDC-RFA-DP20-2001: The National and State Tobacco Control Program.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2021-22177
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Request for Information: AHRQ's Role in Climate Change and Environmental Justice
Document Number: 2021-22166
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking information from the public on how the agency may have the greatest impact in addressing climate change through its core competencies of health systems research, practice improvement, and data & analytics. Specifically, AHRQ wants to learn how the agency can best use its resources to help build the healthcare system's resilience to climate threats, reduce the healthcare industry's contribution to climate change while increasing sustainability, and address environmental justice issues in healthcare.
Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products; Withdrawal of Three Temporary Guidance Documents Issued During the Public Health Emergency of the Coronavirus Disease 2019
Document Number: 2021-22108
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-13
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the withdrawal of three guidance documents entitled ``Temporary Policy for Preparation of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency (COVID-19),'' ``Policy for Temporary Compounding of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency,'' and ``Temporary Policy for Manufacture of Alcohol for Incorporation Into Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency (COVID-19),'' which were issued in March 2020 (and updated March 27, 2020, April 15, 2020, June 1, 2020, August 7, 2020, and February 10, 2021). FDA is withdrawing these three guidance documents because current data indicate that consumers and healthcare personnel are no longer experiencing difficulties accessing alcohol-based hand sanitizer products, and these temporary policies are no longer needed to help meet demand for alcohol-based hand sanitizer products or for alcohol for use in alcohol-based hand sanitizer.