[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 128 (Thursday, July 3, 2003)]
[Notices]
[Page 39953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-16792]



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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary


Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 
Protections

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the 
inaugural meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human 
Research Protections (SACHRP). The meeting will be open to the public, 
with attendance limited to space available. Individuals must provide a 
photo ID for entry into the meeting. 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.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2003, and will 
convene EDT from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800, 200 Independence 
Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard Schwetz, D.V.M., PhD., Acting 
Executive Secretary, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 
Protections, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public 
Health and Science, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 
20852 (301) 496-7005, fax: (301) 402-0527, email address: 
sachrp@osophs.dhhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, 
section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, the 
Department of Health and Human Services established SACHRP to provide 
expert advice and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS and the 
Assistant Secretary for Health on issues and topics pertaining to or 
associated with the protection of human research subjects.
    At this inaugural meeting, SACHRP will review the activities which 
were not completed by the former National Human Research Protections 
Advisory Committee before its charter expired. SACHRP also will begin 
to plan and prioritize its activities for the next 24 months. Members 
of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments at the 
meeting. Public comment will be limited to five minutes per speaker. 
Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed 
to SACHRP members should submit materials to the Acting Executive 
Secretary of SACHRP (contact information listed above) prior to close 
of business July 16, 2003.
    Information about SACHRP and the draft meeting agenda will be 
posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/sachrp/
sachrp.htm.

    Dated: June 26, 2003.
Bernard A. Schwetz,
Acting Executive Secretary, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human 
Research Protections, Acting Director, Office for Human Research 
Protections.
[FR Doc. 03-16792 Filed 7-2-03; 8:45 am]
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