Privacy Act of 1974: New System of Records
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing notice of a proposal to add a new system of records titled, ``Information Center (IC) Integrated Clearinghouse System (IC/ICS),'' System No. 09-15-0067. The HRSA IC/ICS will facilitate the delivery of publications and requested information by members of the general public. The HRSA IC/ICS will also enable HRSA to deliver information efficiently through physical mailings or broadcast e-mail messages to HRSA Grantee organizations and other interested parties.
Advisory Commission of Childhood Vaccines; Request for Nominations for Voting Members
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill three vacancies on the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). The ACCV was established by Title XXI of the Public Health Service Act (the Act), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99-660 and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).
Recruitment of Sites for Assignment of Corps Personnel
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces that the listing of entities, and their Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) scores, that will receive priority for the assignment of National Health Service Corps (NHSC) personnel (Corps Personnel, Corps members) for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 is posted on the NHSC Web site at http://nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov/ resources/fedreg-hpol/. This list specifies which entities are eligible to receive assignment of Corps members who are participating in the NHSC Scholarship Program, the NHSC Loan Repayment Program, and Corps members who have become Corps members other than pursuant to contractual obligations under the Scholarship or Loan Repayment Programs. Please note that not all vacancies associated with sites on this list will be for Corps members, but could be for individuals serving an obligation to the NHSC through the Private Practice Option.
Response to Solicitation of Comments on a Funding Priority for Multiple Counties Under the Fiscal Year 2007 New Access Points in High Poverty Counties Grant Opportunity
A notice was published in the Federal Register (FR) on December 6, 2006, (Vol. 71, No. 234, pp. 70780-70781), describing a funding priority to be included in the fiscal year (FY) 2007 New Access Points in High Poverty Counties grant opportunity. The notice requested public comments on the proposed funding priority to be sent to HRSA no later than January 5, 2007. Comments were received from over 30 organizations and/or individuals in response to the notice of the proposed funding priority. The majority of comments received did not pertain specifically to the proposed funding priority, but rather the President's High Poverty Counties Initiative (``the Initiative'') and grant opportunity; therefore this notice presents a summary of the general comments received with HRSA's corresponding responses including references to the FY 2007 New Access Points in High Poverty Counties (HRSA-07-069) funding opportunity, as well as a summary of the final funding priority.