[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 25 (Monday, February 8, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-02464]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
[Docket No. APHIS-2016-0007]
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting
AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
SUMMARY: This is a notice to inform the public of an upcoming meeting
of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The meeting is
being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to
discuss matters of animal health.
DATES: The meeting will be held February 23, 24, and 25, 2016, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. central standard time.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Dallas/Addison
Quorum, 14901 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75254.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. R.J. Cabrera, Designated Federal
Officer, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 34, Riverdale, MD 20737; phone
(301) 851-3478; email: [email protected].
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal
Health (the Committee) advises the Secretary of Agriculture on matters
of animal health, including means to prevent, conduct surveillance on,
monitor, control, or eradicate animal diseases of national importance.
In doing so, the Committee will consider public health, conservation of
natural resources, and the stability of livestock economies.
Tentative topics for discussion at the meeting include:
Chronic Wasting Disease Program;
[cir] Zoonotic Diseases,
[cir] National List of Reportable Animal Diseases, and
[cir] U.S. Department of Agriculture Antimicrobial Resistance
Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Availability;
Emerging Disease Response; and
Comprehensive Integrated Animal Health Surveillance.
A final agenda will be posted on the Committee Web site by February
Those wishing to attend the meeting in person must complete a brief
registration form by clicking on the ``SACAH Meeting Sign-up'' button
on the Committee's Web site (http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animalhealth/sacah). Members of the public may also join the meeting via
teleconference in ``listen-only'' mode. Participants who wish to listen
in on the teleconference may do so by dialing 1-800-619-4086 and then
entering the public passcode, 2236462.
Due to time constraints, members of the public will not have an
opportunity to participate in the Committee's discussions. However,
questions and written statements for the Committee's consideration may
be submitted up to 5 working days before the meeting. They may be sent
to [email protected] or mailed to the person listed in
this notice under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Statements filed
with the Committee must include the name of the individual listed under
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, the docket number listed in this
notice, and specify that they pertain to the February 2016 Committee
This notice of meeting is given pursuant to section 10 of the
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2).
Done in Washington, DC, this 3rd day of February 2016.
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-02464 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]
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