[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 25 (Monday, February 8, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02464]

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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;
     One Health
    [cir] Zoonotic Diseases,
    [cir] National List of Reportable Animal Diseases, and
    [cir] U.S. Department of Agriculture Antimicrobial Resistance 
Action Plan;
     Scrapie Program;
     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 
15, 2016.
    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.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-02464 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]