[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 184 (Friday, September 21, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58557-58558]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-23392]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental 
Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/
ATSDR)

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned 
committee:

    Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., October 16, 2012; 8:30 a.m.-
11:30 a.m., October 17, 2012.
    Place: CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 75 people.
    Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services 
(HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC and Administrator, NCEH/
ATSDR, are authorized under Section 301(42 U.S.C. 241) and Section 
311(42 U.S.C. 243) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, to: 
(1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate 
public authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the 
conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, 
and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, 
and prevention of physical and mental diseases and other 
impairments; (2) assist states and their political subdivisions in 
the prevention of infectious diseases and other preventable 
conditions and in the promotion of health and well being; and (3) 
train state and local personnel in health work. The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR 
provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, 
CDC and Administrator, ATSDR; and the Director, NCEH/ATSDR, 
regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities in 
fulfillment of the agency's mission to protect and promote people's 
health. The board provides advice and guidance that will assist 
NCEH/ATSDR in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, utility, and 
dissemination of results. The board also provides guidance to help 
NCEH/ATSDR work more efficiently and effectively with its various 
constituents and to fulfill its mission in protecting America's 
health.
    Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda items for the BSC Meeting on 
October 16-17, 2012, will include NCEH/ATSDR Office of the Director 
updates: ATSDR Reorganization, Asthma, Lead and Healthy Homes 
Program and NCEH/ATSDR Strategic Planning; update on the Lead 
Program; presentation on surveillance and epidemiology after 
emergency events; and updates by BSC Federal Expert members on 
current activities at the National Institute for Occupational Safety 
and Health, U.S. Department of Energy, National Institute for 
Environmental

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Health Services and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Supplementary Information: The public comment period is 
scheduled on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from 3:15 p.m. until 3:30 
p.m., and on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, from 10 a.m. until 10:15 
a.m.
    Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee 
Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail 
Stop F-61, Chamblee, Georgia 30345; telephone 770/488-0575, Fax: 
770/488-3377; Email: smalcom@cdc.gov. The deadline for notification 
of attendance is October 12, 2012.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: September 17, 2012.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 2012-23392 Filed 9-20-12; 8:45 am]
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