Commerce

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

    Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


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

    DATES: An operator-assisted conference call and webinar session that is open to the public will be held on October 2, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Following the open session, the Committee will convene in a closed executive session at 1 p.m. that will end by 5 p.m. EDT.

    ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent via email to terra.lederhouse@noaa.gov. Participants must dial in by phone (Phone number 888-324-3618; verbal password: "NOAA") to receive audio access and also log on to WebEx (WebEx link: https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/noaanmfs-meets/j.php?MTID=m4b6d1654ba6fd60349e57b9088dd1afb; WebEx password: "NOAA") to view the presentation. Participants are strongly encouraged to dial in and log on 15 minutes prior to the meeting.

    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-2020-09-28/html/2020-21363.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • Informational Meeting: The Importation of Infectious Biological Agents, Infectious Substances and Vectors; Public Webinar

    AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

    ACTION: Notice of public webinar.


    SUMMARY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hosting a public webinar to address import permit regulations for infectious biological agents, infectious substances, and vectors. Besides the CDC, presenters for this webinar may include representatives from the Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture and Department of Homeland Security.

    DATES: The webinar will be held December 3, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST). Registration instructions are found on the HHS/CDC Import Permit Program website, https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/ipp/index.htm.

    ADDRESSES: The webinar will be broadcast from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-09-28/html/2020-21335.htm

  • Meeting of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee

    AGENCY: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Public Health Service, 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 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) will hold a virtual meeting. The meeting will be open to the public and public comment will be heard during the meeting.

    DATES: The meeting will be held October 16, 2020. The confirmed meeting times and agenda will be posted on the NVAC website at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html as soon as they become available.

    ADDRESSES: Instructions regarding attending this meeting will be posted online at: http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html at least one week prior to the meeting. Pre-registration is required for those who wish to attend the meeting or participate in public comment. Please register at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Aikin, Acting Designated Federal Officer, at the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Mary E. Switzer Building, Room L618, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. Email: nvac@hhs.gov.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-10-02/html/2020-21803.htm

  • National Cancer Institute; Notice of Meetings

    Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of meetings of the President's Cancer Panel.

    The meetings will be held as virtual meetings and are open to the public. Individuals who plan to view the virtual meetings and need special assistance or other reasonable accommodations to view the meetings should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meetings. The meetings can be accessed by clicking on the following link: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Name of Committee: President's Cancer Panel.

    Date: November 2, 2020.

    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Improving Resilience and Equity in Cancer Screening: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond (Day 1--Colorectal Cancer).

    Place: National Cancer Institute, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 11A48, Rockville, MD 20850, (Virtual Meeting).

    Access to Meeting: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Contact Person: Maureen R. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Special Assistant to the Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 11A48 MSC 2590, Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-781-3327, johnsonr@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: President's Cancer Panel.

    Date: November 4, 2020.

    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Improving Resilience and Equity in Cancer Screening: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond (Day 2--Colorectal Cancer).

    Place: National Cancer Institute, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 11A48, Rockville, MD 20850 (Virtual Meeting).

    Access to Meeting: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Contact Person: Maureen R. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Special Assistant to the Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 11A48 MSC 2590, Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-781-3327, johnsonr@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: President's Cancer Panel.

    Date: November 9, 2020.

    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Improving Resilience and Equity in Cancer Screening: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond (Day 1--Cervical Cancer).

    Place: National Cancer Institute, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 11A48, Rockville, MD 20850, (Virtual Meeting).

    Access to Meeting: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Contact Person: Maureen R. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Special Assistant to the Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 11A48 MSC 2590, Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-781-3327, johnsonr@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: President's Cancer Panel.

    Date: November 10, 2020.

    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Improving Resilience and Equity in Cancer Screening: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond (Day 2--Cervical Cancer).

    Place: National Cancer Institute, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 11A48, Rockville, MD, 20850 (Virtual Meeting).

    Access to Meeting: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Contact Person: Maureen R. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Special Assistant to the Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 11A48 MSC 2590 Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-781-3327, johnsonr@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: President's Cancer Panel.

    Date: November 16, 2020.

    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Improving Resilience and Equity in Cancer Screening: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond (Day 1--Breast Cancer).

    Place: National Cancer Institute, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 11A48, Rockville, MD 20850, (Virtual Meeting).

    Access to Meeting: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Contact Person: Maureen R. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Special Assistant to the Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 11A48, MSC 2590, Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-781-3327, johnsonr@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: President's Cancer Panel.

    Date: November 18, 2020.

    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Improving Resilience and Equity in Cancer Screening: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond (Day 2--Breast Cancer).

    Place: National Cancer Institute, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 11A48, Rockville, MD 20850 (Virtual Meeting).

    Access to Meeting: https://nci.rev.vbrick.com/#/webcasts/presidentscancerpanel.

    Contact Person: Maureen R. Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, President's Cancer Panel, Special Assistant to the Director, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 11A48 MSC 2590, Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-781-3327 johnsonr@mail.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. Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/pcp/index.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-09-29/html/2020-21401.htm

  • Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Amendment of Notice

    AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an amendment to the notice of meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC). This meeting was announced in the Federal Register of August 28, 2020. The amendment is being made to reflect changes in the ADDRESSES portion of the document.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Prabhakara Atreya or Monique Hill, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 71, Rm. 6306, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 240-506-4946, Prabhakara.Atreya@fda.hhs.gov, or 301-796-4620, monique.hill@fda.hhs.gov, respectively, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area). Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-09-30/html/2020-21630.htm

  • Interior

  • Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee

    AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

    ACTION: Notice of public webinar meeting.


    SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.

    DATES: The webinar meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar and teleconference. Send your comments to Mr. James Sayer, Group Federal Officer by email to gs-faca-mail@usgs.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Mahoney, Federal Geographic Data Committee, U.S. Geological Survey, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104; by email at jmahoney@usgs.gov; or by telephone at (206) 220-4621.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-09-29/html/2020-21412.htm

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services

  • Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Maker/STEM Education Support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Evaluation

    AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities.

    ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information.


    SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments concerning a proposed survey and interviews to document the implementation of the Maker/STEM Education Support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program and investigate outcomes for museum staff, 21st CCLC staff, and youth participants. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

    DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before November 30, 2020.

    ADDRESSES: Send comments to Connie Bodner, Ph.D., Director of Grants Policy and Management, Office of Grants Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. Bodner can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4636 or by email at cbodner@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reagan Moore, Senior Program Officer, Office of Museum Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Ms. Moore can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4637, or by email at rmoore@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-10-02/html/2020-21857.htm

  • National Science Foundation

  • Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92- 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

    Name and Committee Code: Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences (#1110) (Virtual).

    Date and Time: October 29, 2020,10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; October 30, 2020,10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Room E2030, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Virtual).

    Due to ongoing social distancing best practices because of COVID-19 the meeting will be held virtually among the Advisory Committee members. Livestreaming will be accessible through this page: https://nsf.gov/bio/advisory.jsp.

    Type of Meeting: Open.

    Contact Person: Karen Cone, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314; Telephone: (703) 292-8400.

    Purpose of Meeting: The Advisory Committee for the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) provides advice, recommendations, and oversight concerning major program emphases, directions, and goals for the research-related activities of the divisions that make up BIO.

    Agenda: Agenda items will include a directorate business update, status update on the research community's adaptations to the COVID-19 pandemic, BIO's recent investments in integration across the biological sciences, a joint session on strategies for broadening participation with the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering, discussion with the NSF Director, and BIO's investments in collections.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-10-02/html/2020-21852.htm

  • Advisory Committee for Education and Human Resources Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the following meeting:

    Name and Committee Code: Advisory Committee for Education and Human Resources (#1119) (Virtual Meeting).

    Date and Time: October 28-29, 2020; 1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. daily.

    Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314.

    To attend the virtual meeting, all visitors must contact the Directorate for Education and Human Resources at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. The final meeting agenda with instructions to register for the meeting will be posted to: https://www.nsf.gov/ehr/advisory.jsp.

    Type of Meeting: Open.

    Contact Person: Keaven M. Stevenson, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Room C11001, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 292-8600/kstevens@nsf.gov.

    Summary of Minutes: Minutes and meeting materials will be available on the EHR Advisory Committee website at http://www.nsf.gov/ehr/advisory.jsp or can be obtained from Dr. Nafeesa Owens, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Room C11000, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 292-8600; ehr_ac@nsf.gov.

    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice with respect to the Foundation's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and human resources programming.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-10-01/html/2020-21665.htm

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