Agency for International Development

  • Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Notice of Meeting; Correction

    AGENCY: U.S. Agency for International Development.

    ACTION: Notice; correction.


    SUMMARY: The U.S. Agency for International Development published a document in the Federal Register of 2019-20311 concerning notification of a public meeting. The document omitted the meeting date, October 15, 2019.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clara Cohen, 202-712-0119.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Correction

    In the Federal Register of 09/19/2019 2019-20311, on p. 49245, in the second sentence, correct the text to read:

    The meeting will be held October 15 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. CDT at the Hotel Downtown Marriott in Des Moines Iowa.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-25/html/2019-20763.htm

  • Commerce

  • Fall Meeting of the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


    SUMMARY: In preparation for the 2019 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting, the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT is announcing the convening of its fall meeting.

    DATES: The meeting will be held on October 16-17, 2019. There will be an open session on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 9 a.m. through approximately 12 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be closed to the public and is expected to end by 12 p.m. on October 17. Interested members of the public may present their views during the public comment session on October 16, 2019 or submit written comments by October 11, 2019 (see ADDRESSES).

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Washington, DC--Silver Spring, 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Written comments should be sent via email to terra.lederhouse@noaa.gov. Comments may also be sent via mail to Terra Lederhouse at NMFS, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terra Lederhouse, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, 301-427-8360 or at terra.lederhouse@noaa.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-25/html/2019-20776.htm

  • Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.


    SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.

    DATES: The meeting will be held October 15 and 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and October 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301-589-0800.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heidi Lovett, MAFAC Assistant Director; 301-427-8034; email: Heidi.Lovett@noaa.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-25/html/2019-20740.htm

  • Environmental Protection Agency

  • National Environmental Education Advisory Council

    AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency office of Public Engagement and Environmental Education is soliciting applications for environmental education professionals for consideration to serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council (NEEAC). There are two vacancies on the Advisory Council that must be filled. We are seeking applications to fill one State Department of Education and/or Natural Resources position and one Business and Industry position. Additional avenues and resources may be utilized in the solicitation of applications. In an effort to obtain nominations of diverse candidates, EPA encourages nominations of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups.

    DATES: Applications should be submitted by October 11, 2019.

    ADDRESSES: Submit non-electronic application materials to Javier Araujo, Designated Federal Officer, National Environmental Education Advisory Council, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Public Engagement and Environmental Education (MC 1704A), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 1426 (WJCN), Washington, DC 20460, Phone: (202) 564-2642, Fax (202) 564-2753, email: araujo.javier@epa.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Request for Nominations, please contact Mr. Javier Araujo, Designated Federal Officer, araujo.javier@epa.gov, 202-564-2642, U.S. EPA, Office of Environmental Education, William Jefferson Clinton North Room 1426, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. General Information concerning NEEAC can be found on the EPA website at: http://www2.epa.gov/education/national-environmental-education-advisory-council.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-24/html/2019-20680.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services; Meeting

    AGENCY: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS.

    ACTION: Notice of meeting.


    SUMMARY: This notice announces the public meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services (Advisory Council). The Advisory Council provides advice on how to prevent or reduce the burden of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias on people with the disease and their caregivers. During the October 21, 2019 meeting, the Advisory Council will welcome six new members, and discuss ways to increase access to long-term services and supports that support people with dementia and their caregivers in their homes and the community including innovative state programs. Federal workgroups will also provide updates on work completed in the last quarter, as well as an overview of the 2019 Update to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease.

    DATES: The meeting will be held on October 21, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EST.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 800 in the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201.

    Comments: Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments. The time for oral comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per individual. In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may be submitted for the record to Helen Lamont, Ph.D., OASPE, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 424E, Washington, DC 20201. Comments may also be sent to napa@hhs.gov. Those submitting written comments should identify themselves and any relevant organizational affiliations.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helen Lamont, 202-260-6075, helen.lamont@hhs.gov. Note: Seating may be limited. Those wishing to attend the meeting must send an email to napa@hhs.gov and put "October 21 Meeting Attendance" in the subject line by Friday, October 11 so that their names may be put on a list of expected attendees and forwarded to the security officers at the Department of Health and Human Services. Any interested member of the public who is a non-U.S. citizen should include this information at the time of registration to ensure that the appropriate security procedure to gain entry to the building is carried out. Although the meeting is open to the public, procedures governing security and the entrance to Federal buildings may change without notice. If you wish to make a public comment, you must note that within your email.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-25/html/2019-20784.htm

  • Meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

    AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service is hereby giving notice that the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA or the Council) will be holding the 65th full Council meeting in Miami, Florida. Miami-Dade County is one of the counties indicated in Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America. Agenda items will include an update on HIV and the Latinx Community, Ending the HIV Epidemic in Florida and Puerto Rico, addressing the unique needs in Florida and Puerto Rico, a federal panel to discuss federal efforts and mechanisms to ensure continued community engagement, and a presentation on performance indicators for tracking the Initiative. The meeting will be open to the public; a public comment session will be held during the meeting. Pre-registration is encouraged for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and who wish to participate in the public comment session. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting and/or send in their public comment via email should send an email to Caroline Talev, MPA, at Caroline.Talev@hhs.gov. Pre-Registration must be complete by Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

    DATES: The Council meeting is scheduled to convene on Monday, October 21, 2019 from approximately 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET and Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET (times are tentative and subject to change). The meeting agenda will be posted on the PACHA web page at https://www.hiv.gov/federal-response/pacha/about-pacha. Public attendance is limited to available space.

    ADDRESSES: Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, 1633 N Bayshore Drive, Miami, Florida 33132.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caroline Talev, MPA, Public Health Analyst, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, 330 C Street SW, Room L106B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 795-7622 or Caroline.Talev@hhs.gov. Additional information can be obtained by accessing the Council's page on the HIV.gov site at www.hiv.gov/pacha.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-25/html/2019-20783.htm

  • Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the NIH Clinical Center Research Hospital Board.

    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: NIH Clinical Center Research Hospital Board.

    Date: October 18, 2019.

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

    Agenda: Discussion of Patient Safety, Quality Improvement Assessment, and Medical Research Scholars Program.

    Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 1, Wilson Hall, One Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.

    Contact Person: Gretchen Wood, Staff Assistant, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, One Center Drive, Building 1, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-496-4272, woodgs@nih.gov.

    Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.

    In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver's license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-24/html/2019-20596.htm

  • Request for Information (RFI) From Non-Federal Stakeholders: Developing the 2020 National Vaccine Plan

    AGENCY: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The development of a National Vaccine Plan (NVP) was mandated by Congress as a mechanism for the Director of the National Vaccine Program (as delegated by the Assistant Secretary for Health) to communicate priorities for achieving the Program's responsibilities of ensuring adequate supply of and access to vaccines and ensuring the effective and optimal use of vaccines. The most recent NVP, released in 2010, provided a comprehensive 10-year national strategy for enhancing all aspects of the plan, including vaccine research and development, supply, financing, distribution, and safety; informed decision-making by consumers and health care providers; vaccine-preventable disease surveillance; vaccine effectiveness and use monitoring; and global cooperation (http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/vacc_plan/index.html). To help inform the development of the National Vaccine Plan 2020, HHS is issuing a Request for Information (RFI). The RFI will solicit specific information regarding the priorities, goals, and objectives in the next iteration of the NVP, remaining gaps, and stakeholder perspectives for the 2020-2025 timeframe.

    DATES: To be considered, comments must be received electronically at the email address provided below, no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on October 24, 2019.

    ADDRESSES: Responses must be submitted electronically, and should be addressed to NVP.RFI@hhs.gov. Mailed paper submissions and submissions received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-09-24/html/2019-20415.htm

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