[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02175]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture; 
Renewal

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century 
Agriculture Renewal.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture has 
renewed the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century 
Agriculture (AC21). The Secretary of Agriculture has determined that 
the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions should be addressed to 
Michael Schechtman, Designated Federal Official, telephone (202) 720-
3817; fax (202) 690-4265; email AC21@ars.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: USDA believes it is important to maintain an 
intensive and regular dialogue to explore and understand the broad 
array of issues related to the expanding dimensions and importance of 
agricultural biotechnology. The AC21 has been established to provide 
information and advice to the Secretary of Agriculture on issues 
related to agricultural biotechnology. The purpose of this Committee is 
to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the broad array of issues 
related to the expanding dimensions and importance of agricultural 
biotechnology.

    Dated: January 23, 2013.
Catherine Woteki,
Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics.
[FR Doc. 2013-02175 Filed 1-31-13; 8:45 am]
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