[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 51 (Friday, March 15, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 16448-16449]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05936]


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ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

36 CFR Part 1195

[Docket No. ATBCB-2012-0003]
RIN 3014-AA40


Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility Standards Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.

ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility Standards 
Advisory Committee will hold its fifth meeting. On July 5, 2012, the 
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access 
Board) established the advisory committee to make recommendations to 
the Board on matters associated with comments received and responses to 
questions included in a previously published Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking (NPRM) on Medical Diagnostic Equipment Accessibility 
Standards.

DATES: The Committee will meet on March 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m. and on March 27, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Access Board's Conference 
Room, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004-1111.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rex Pace, Office of Technical and 
Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers 
Compliance Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-
1111. Telephone number (202) 272-0023 (Voice); (202) 272-0052 (TTY). 
Electronic mail address: board.gov">pace@access-board.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 5, 2012, the Access Board 
established an advisory committee to make recommendations to the Board 
on matters associated with comments received and responses to questions 
included in a previously published NPRM on Medical Diagnostic Equipment 
Accessibility Standards. See 77 FR 6916 (February 9, 2012). The NPRM 
and information related to the proposed standards are available on the 
Access Board's Web site at: http://www.access-board.gov/medical-equipment.htm.

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    The advisory committee will hold its fifth meeting on March 26 and 
27, 2013. The agenda includes the following:
     Review of previous committee work;
     Review and discussion of subcommittee work and 
recommendations;
     Continued discussion on recommendations for transfer 
surface height and Transfer support location and configuration
     Consideration of issues proposed by committee members; and
     Discussion of administrative issues.
    The preliminary meeting agenda, along with information about the 
committee, is available at the Access Board's Web site (http://www.access-board.gov/medical-equipment.htm).
    Committee meetings are open to the public and interested persons 
can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the 
public will have opportunities to address the committee on issues of 
interest to them during public comment periods scheduled on each day of 
the meeting.
    The meetings will be accessible to persons with disabilities. An 
assistive listening system, computer assisted real-time transcription 
(CART), and sign language interpreters will be provided. Persons 
attending the meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, 
cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants 
(see www.access-board.gov/about/policies/fragrance.htm for more 
information). Also, persons wishing to provide handouts or other 
written information to the committee are requested to provide 
electronic formats to Rex Pace via email prior to the meetings so that 
alternate formats can be distributed to committee members.

David M. Capozzi,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-05936 Filed 3-14-13; 8:45 am]
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