[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 155 (Monday, August 13, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 45216]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-15819]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2007-0059]


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry 
Diseases

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends 
to reestablish the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and 
Poultry Diseases for a 2-year period. The Secretary of Agriculture has 
determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Bethany O'Brien, Acting Director 
of Outreach and Liaisons, Emergency Management and Diagnostics, VS, 
APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231; (301) 734-
8073.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Secretary's Advisory 
Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases is to advise the 
Secretary of Agriculture regarding program operations and measures to 
suppress, control, or eradicate an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, 
or other destructive foreign animal or poultry disease, in the event 
these diseases should enter the United States. The Committee also 
advises the Secretary of Agriculture of means to prevent these 
diseases.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 7th day of August 2007.
Gilbert Smith,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-15819 Filed 8-10-07; 8:45 am]
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