[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 114 (Thursday, June 15, 2017)]
[Page 27504]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12354]



Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2017-N-2495]

Request for Nominations for Voting Members on a Public Advisory 
Committee; Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards 

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting 
nominations for members to serve on the Technical Electronic Product 
Radiation Safety Standards Committee (TEPRSSC) in the Center for 
Devices and Radiological Health.
    FDA seeks to include the views of women and men, members of all 
racial and ethnic groups, and individuals with and without disabilities 
on its advisory committees and, therefore, encourages nominations of 
appropriately qualified candidates from these groups.

DATES: Nominations received on or before August 14, 2017 will be given 
first consideration for membership on TEPRSSC. Nominations received 
after August 14, 2017 will be considered for nomination to the 
committee as later vacancies occur.

ADDRESSES: All nominations for membership should be sent electronically 
by accessing FDA's Advisory Committee Membership Nomination Portal at 
https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/FACTRSPortal/FACTRS/index.cfm or 
by mail to Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff, Food and 
Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 32, Rm. 5103, 
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002. Information about becoming a member on an 
FDA advisory committee can also be obtained by visiting FDA's Web site 
at https://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/default.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shanika Craig, Office of Device 
Evaluation, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug 
Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. G644, Silver 
Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-796-6639, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FDA is requesting nominations for voting 
members on TEPRSSC that include two general public representatives and 
a government representative.

I. General Description of the Committee's Duties

    The committee provides advice and consultation to the Commissioner 
of Food and Drugs (Commissioner) on the technical feasibility, 
reasonableness, and practicability of performance standards for 
electronic products to control the emission of radiation from such 
products, and may recommend electronic product radiation safety 
standards to the Commissioner for consideration.

II. Criteria for Voting Members

    The committee consists of a core of 15 voting members including the 
Chair. Members and the Chair are selected by the Commissioner or 
designee from among authorities knowledgeable in the fields of science 
or engineering, applicable to electronic product radiation safety. 
Members will be invited to serve for overlapping terms of up to 4 
years. Terms of more than 2 years are contingent upon the renewal of 
the committee by appropriate action prior to its expiration.

III. Nomination Procedures

    Any interested person may nominate one or more qualified 
individuals for membership on the committee. Self-nominations are also 
accepted. Nominations must include a current and complete 
r[eacute]sum[eacute] or curriculum vitae for each nominee, including 
current business address and/or home address, telephone number, and 
email address if available. Nominations must also specify the advisory 
committee for which the nominee is recommended. Nominations must also 
acknowledge that the nominee is aware of the nomination unless self-
nominated. FDA will ask potential candidates to provide detailed 
information concerning such matters related to financial holdings, 
employment, and research grants and/or contracts to permit evaluation 
of possible sources of conflicts of interest.
    This notice is issued under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 
U.S.C. app. 2) and 21 CFR part 14, relating to advisory committees.

    Dated: June 9, 2017.
Anna K. Abram,
Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, Legislation, and Analysis.
[FR Doc. 2017-12354 Filed 6-14-17; 8:45 am]