[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 87 (Tuesday, May 6, 2003)]
[Notices]
[Page 24015]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-11136]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary


Invasive Species Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory 
Committee.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species 
Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide 
advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by 
Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing 
the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control 
and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that 
invasive species cause. The Council is Co-chaired by the Secretary of 
the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of 
Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership 
regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting on June 24-
25, 2003 is to convene the full Advisory Committee (appointed by 
Secretary Norton on April 1, 2002); and to discuss implementation of 
action items outlined in the National Invasive Species Management Plan, 
which was finalized on January 18, 2001.

DATES: Meeting of Invasive Species Advisory Committee: 9 a.m., Tuesday, 
June 24, 2003; and 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2003.

ADDRESSES: Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 North State Parkway, 
Chicago, IL 60610. Meetings on both days will be held in the Gold Coast 
/ Astor Rooms.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Pass[eacute], National Invasive 
Species Council Program Analyst; Phone: (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-
1751.

    Dated: April 30, 2003.
Christopher P. Dionigi,
Assistant Director for Domestic Policy, Science and Cooperation, 
National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 03-11136 Filed 5-5-03; 8:45 am]
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