[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 193 (Tuesday, October 6, 1998)]
[Page 53680]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-26645]



Food and Drug Administration

National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee; Notice 
of Meeting

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will 
be open to the public.
    Name of Committee: National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory 
    General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and 
recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on November 2, 1998, 9 a.m. 
to 6 p.m., and November 3, 1998, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Location: Hilton Hotel, Salons A and B, 620 Perry Pkwy., 
Gaithersburg, MD.
    Contact Person: Charles A. Finder, Center for Devices and 
Radiological Health (HFZ-240), Food and Drug Administration, 1350 
Piccard Dr., Rockville, MD 20850, 301-594-3332, or FDA Advisory 
Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the 
Washington, DC area), code 12397. Please call the Information Line for 
up-to-date information on this meeting.
    Agenda: On November 2, 1998, the committee will discuss the 
compliance draft guidance entitled ``The Mammography Quality Standards 
Act Final Regulations.'' Single copies of the draft guidance document 
are available to the public by calling 1-800-899-0381 or 301-827-0111, 
and requesting Fact-on-Demand number 1259, or on the Internet using the 
World Wide Web (WWW) (http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/dmqrp.html). On November 
3, 1998, the committee will receive updates on the issues of States as 
certifying bodies under the Mammography Quality Standards Act (the 
MQSA), congressional reauthorization of the MQSA, and Voluntary 
Stereotactic Accreditation Programs.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. 
Written submissions may be made to the contact person by October 5, 
1998. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between 
approximately 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on November 2, 1998. Time 
allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make 
formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before 
October 5, 1998, and submit a brief statement of the general nature of 
the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses 
of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time 
requested to make their presentation.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: September 28, 1998.
 Michael A. Friedman,
 Deputy Commissioner for Operations.
[FR Doc. 98-26645 Filed 10-5-98; 8:45 am]