[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 148 (Thursday, August 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 42375]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-14987]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2007-0106]


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry 
Diseases; Meeting

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 
II), we are giving notice of a meeting of the Secretary's Advisory 
Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases.

DATES: A session open to the public will be held on August 21, 2007, 
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Jamie L. Whitten Federal 
Building, 12th Street and Jefferson Drive, SW., Washington, DC, in room 
107A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Bethany O'Brien, Acting Director 
Interagency Coordination, National Center for Animal Health Emergency 
Management, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 20737; 
(301) 734-0825.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary's Advisory Committee on 
Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases (the Committee) advises the 
Secretary of Agriculture on actions necessary to prevent the 
introduction of foreign diseases of livestock and poultry into the 
United States. In addition, the Committee advises the Secretary on 
contingency planning and on maintaining a state of preparedness to deal 
with these diseases, if introduced.
    The meeting will focus on the U.S. animal health emergency 
management system and on the foreign animal disease situation worldwide 
and its relevance to the United States. The session will be open to the 
public. However, due to time constraints, the public will not be 
allowed to participate in the Committee's discussions.
    You may obtain an agenda for the meeting by contacting Dr. Bethany 
O'Brien at the address listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 
Written statements on meeting topics may be filed with the Committee 
before or after the meeting by sending them to the person listed under 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written statements may also be filed 
at the meeting. Please refer to Docket No. APHIS-2007-0106 when 
submitting your statements.
    Upon entering the Whitten Building, visitors should inform security 
personnel that they are attending the Advisory Committee meeting on 
Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases. Photo identification is required. 
Visitor badges must be worn at all times while inside the building.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 27th day of July 2007.
Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-14987 Filed 8-1-07; 8:45 am]
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