[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 134 (Thursday, July 13, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 39682]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-11032]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

AGENCY: Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, 
DHHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, (U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given that the Secretary's 
Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), will hold 
its tenth meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, July 31, 2006 from 8 a.m. 
until 5 p.m. and Tuesday, August 1, 2006 from 8 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 
5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard Schwetz, D.V.M., Ph.D., 
Director, Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), or Catherine 
Slatinshek, Executive Director, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human 
Research Protections; Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 
Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852; (240) 453-6900; fax: 
(240) 453-6909; e-mail 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, SACHRP was 
established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Assistant Secretary for 
Health on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the 
protection of human research subjects.
    On July 31, 2006, SACHRP will receive and discuss preliminary 
reports from the Subpart A Subcommittee and issues involving the 
application of subpart A of 45 CFR part 46 in the current research 
environment. In addition, the Subcommittee on Research Involving 
Children will present findings and final recommendations to the members 
of the Committee. These subcommittees were established by SACHRP at its 
October 4-5, 2004 meeting and at its inaugural meeting on July 22, 
2003, respectively.
    On Tuesday, August 1, 2006, the Committee will receive an update on 
the activities of the Federal Adverse Events Task Force. The Institute 
of Medicine will present a summary of their report on the Ethical 
Considerations for Research Involving Prisoners, and the Committee will 
hear presentations and invite discussion from representatives of a 
panel on issues related to research involving adult subjects with 
impaired decision making capacity.
    Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. 
Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, 
such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable 
accommodations, should notify the designated contact persons. Members 
of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments on both 
days of the meeting. Public comment will be limited to five minutes per 
speaker. Any members of the public who wish to have printed materials 
distributed to SACHRP members for this scheduled meeting should submit 
materials to the Executive Director, SACHRP, prior to the close of 
business Wednesday, July 26, 2006. Information about SACHRP and the 
draft meeting agenda will be posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http://
www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp/index.html.

    Dated: July 7, 2006.
Bernard A. Schwetz,
Director, Office for Human Research Protections, Executive Secretary, 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections.
[FR Doc. E6-11032 Filed 7-12-06; 8:45 am]
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