[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 97 (Thursday, May 19, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 28910]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-12311]


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Proposed Rules
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 97 / Thursday, May 19, 2011 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

9 CFR Parts 71, 77, 78, and 90

[Docket No. APHIS-2010-0125]


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This document informs the public of the next meeting of the 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. In this document, we 
provide a new date for the July 2011 meeting, which had been scheduled 
for the previous week. The meeting is being organized by the Animal and 
Plant Health Inspection Service to discuss matters of animal health, 
including the pending proposed rule implementing USDA's traceability 
framework and establishing an aquaculture subcommittee.

DATES: The meeting will be held July 22, 2011, from noon to 5 p.m. 
(eastern daylight time).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be conducted as a multisite teleconference. 
Opportunities for public attendance are described in the Supplementary 
Information section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael R. Doerrer, Chief 
Operating Officer, Veterinary Services, APHIS, USDA, 4700 River Road, 
Unit 37, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 734-5665; e-mail: 
SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal 
Health (the Committee) advises the Secretary of Agriculture on means to 
prevent, conduct surveillance on, monitor, control, or eradicate animal 
diseases of national importance. In doing so, the Committee will 
consider public health, conservation of natural resources, and the 
stability of livestock economies.
    In this document, we are notifying the public of the next meeting 
of the Committee, which will be conducted as a multisite 
teleconference. We note that the date of this July 2011 meeting has 
changed from that provided in our prior notice (76 FR 9537, published 
February 18, 2011). The agenda for the July 22, 2011, meeting has not 
yet been finalized, but will be made available on the Committee's Web 
site as details become available. Additional details regarding the 
meeting, including the preliminary and final agendas, will be posted on 
the Committee's Web site at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/acah/ in advance of each meeting. APHIS will publish another document 
in advance of the July 2011 meeting which will provide information on 
the meeting's agenda.

Public Attendance

    The meeting will be open to the public, although public attendees 
will be joined to the meeting in ``observation'' or ``listen-only'' 
mode. Members of the public who wish to join the teleconference may do 
so by dialing 1-888-790-3291, followed by a public passcode, 1411045.
    Questions and written statements for the meeting may be submitted 
up to 5 working days in advance of the meeting for the Committee's 
consideration. Questions and written statements may be sent via e-mail 
to SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov or mailed to the person listed under 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT at the beginning of this document. 
Statements may also be filed with the Committee after the meeting by 
sending them to SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov.
    This notice of meeting is given pursuant to section 10 of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2).

    Done in Washington, DC, this 13th day of May 2011.
Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-12311 Filed 5-18-11; 8:45 am]
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