[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 57 (Wednesday, March 24, 2004)]
[Pages 13911-13912]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-6522]



Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes; Renewal 

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: This notice is to announce the renewal of the Advisory 
Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) for a period of two 


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 
has determined that the renewal of the charter for the Advisory 
Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes for the two year period 
commencing on March 18, 2004 is in the public interest, in connection 
with duties imposed on the Commission by law. This action is being 
taken in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, after 
consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General 
Services Administration.
    The purpose of the ACMUI is to provide advice to NRC on policy and 
technical issues that arise in regulating the medical use of byproduct 
material for diagnosis and therapy. Responsibilities include providing 
guidance and comments on current and proposed NRC regulations and 
regulatory guidance concerning medical use; evaluating certain non-
routine uses of byproduct material for medical use; and evaluating 
training and experience of proposed authorized users. The members are 
involved in preliminary discussions of major issues in determining the 
need for changes in NRC policy and regulation to ensure the continued 
safe use of byproduct material. Each member provides technical 
assistance in his/her specific area(s) of expertise, particularly with 
respect to emerging technologies. Members also provide guidance as to 
NRC's role in relation to the responsibilities of other Federal 
agencies as well as of various professional organizations and boards.
    Members of this Committee have demonstrated professional 
qualifications and expertise in both scientific and non-scientific 
disciplines including nuclear medicine; nuclear cardiology; radiation 
therapy; medical physics; radiopharmacy; State medical regulation; 
patient's rights and care;

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health care administration; medical research; medical dosimetry, and 
Food and Drug Administration regulation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Williamson, Office of Nuclear 
Material Safety and Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 
Washington, DC 20555; Telephone (301) 415-5030.

    Dated: March 18, 2004.
Andrew L. Bates,
Federal Advisory Committee, Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-6522 Filed 3-22-04; 8:45 am]