[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 151 (Monday, August 6, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46802-46803]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19110]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2012-0100]


National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC); 
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Meeting Notice--National Emergency Medical Services Advisory 
Council.

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SUMMARY: The NHTSA announces a meeting of NEMSAC to be held in the 
Metropolitan Washington, DC, area. This notice announces the date, 
time, and location of the meeting, which will be open to the public. 
The purpose of NEMSAC is to provide a nationally recognized council of 
emergency medical services representatives and consumers to provide 
advice and recommendations regarding Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 
to DOT's NHTSA and to the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS 
(FICEMS).

DATES: The meeting will be held on August 29, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 
p.m. EDT, and on August 30, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT. A public 
comment period will take place on August 29, 2012 between 4:30 p.m. and 
5 p.m. EDT. Written comments must be received by August 24, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Archivists Room of the 
National Archives Building at 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 
20408.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Dawson, Director, U.S. Department 
of Transportation, Office of Emergency Medical Services, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., NTI-140, Washington, DC 20590, telephone number 202-
366-9966; email Drew.Dawson@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. 
App.). The NEMSAC will meet on Wednesday and Thursday, August 29-30, 
2012, in the Archivists Room of the National Archives Building at 700 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20408.

Tentative Agenda of National EMS Advisory Council Meeting, August 29-
30, 2012

    The tentative agenda includes the following:

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT)

    (1) Opening Remarks.
    (2) Briefing on Ethics and the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
    (3) Discussion on the Purpose, Function, Bylaws and Code of Conduct 
of NEMSAC.
    (4) Overview of NHTSA, the Office of EMS, FICEMS and Federal EMS 
Programming.
    (5) Update on Programs from the NHTSA Office of EMS and FICEMS 
Agencies.
    (6) Review of Previous NEMSAC Recommendations.
    (7) Public Comment Period (4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT).
    (8) Business of the Council.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT)

    (1) Discussion of New and Emerging Issues.
    (2) Discussion of NEMSAC Committee Structure.
    (3) Unfinished Business/Continued Discussion from Previous Day.
    (4) Next Steps and Adjourn.
    Required Registration Information: This meeting will be open to the 
public; however, pre-registration is required to comply with security 
procedures. Picture I.D. must be provided to enter the National 
Archives Building and it is suggested that visitors arrive 20-30 
minutes early in order to facilitate entry. Please be aware that 
visitors to the National Archives are subject to search when entering 
and exiting the building and must pass through a magnetometer. Weapons 
of any kind are strictly forbidden in the building unless authorized 
through the performance of the official duties of your employment (i.e. 
law enforcement officer).
    There will not be a teleconference option for this meeting. 
Individuals wishing to attend must register online at 
www.regonline.com/NEMSAC_August2012 no later than August 24, 2012. 
Attendees should enter the Archives Building at the Research Entrance 
on Pennsylvania Avenue.
    Public Comment: Members of the public who wish to make comments on 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012, between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. EDT are 
requested to register in advance. In order to allow as many people as 
possible to speak, speakers are requested to limit their remarks to 5 
minutes. Written comments from members of the public will be 
distributed to NEMSAC members at the meeting and should reach the NHTSA 
Office of EMS by August 24, 2012. Written comments may be submitted by 
either one of the following methods: (1) You may submit comments by 
email: nemsac@dot.gov or (2) you may submit comments by fax: (202) 366-
7149.
    A final agenda as well as meeting materials will be available to 
the public

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online through www.ems.gov prior to August 29, 2012.

    Issued on: August 1, 2012.
Jeffrey P. Michael,
Associate Administrator for Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2012-19110 Filed 8-3-12; 8:45 am]
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