[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 197 (Wednesday, October 12, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 63210-63211]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-26354]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

9 CFR Parts 71, 77, 78, and 90

[Docket No. APHIS-2010-0125]


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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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 
organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to discuss 
matters of animal health.

DATES: The meeting will be held November 1 and 2, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 
5 p.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the United States Access Board 
conference room, 1331 F Street, NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. 
Opportunities for participation are described in the Supplementary 
Information section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Mr. Michael R. Doerrer, Chief 
Operating Officer, Veterinary Services, APHIS, USDA, 4700 River Road, 
Unit 37, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 734-5034; e-mail: 
SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov.

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 upcoming meeting include:

 Proposed Rule on Traceability for Livestock Moving Interstate
 Wildlife Diseases
 Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccination
 Tuberculosis Framework
 Update on CoreOne (SCS) Rollout

    Additional topics may be added to an updated agenda, which will be 
posted to the Committee's Web site at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/acah/ no later than October 25, 2011.
    The meeting will be open to the public and attendees should plan to 
arrive between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Attendees should be prepared to 
provide picture identification to enter the United States Access Board 
conference room. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
(APHIS), which is organizing the meeting, asks that those planning to 
attend the meeting inform APHIS by sending an email through an access 
portal (SACAH Signup button) on the Committee's Web site or directly to 
SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov. Please provide your name and 
organizational affiliation (if any), state which meeting date or dates 
you plan to attend, and indicate whether you wish to present an oral 
statement during the meeting.

Other Public Participation

    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 18887903291, followed by a public 
passcode, 1411045.
    Twitter users may join through @USDA--APHIS and add SACAH 
to any tweet that mentions @USDA--APHIS on the days of the meeting. If 
you do not have a Twitter account, you may still view live chats during 
the meeting on November 1 and 2, 2011, at http://www.twitter.com/USDA_APHIS.
    Questions and written statements for the meeting may be submitted 
up to 5 working days in advance of the meeting for the Committee's 
consideration. Questions and written statements may be sent via e-mail 
to SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov or mailed to the person listed under 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT at the beginning of this notice. 
Statements may also be filed with the Committee after

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the meeting by sending them to SACAH.Management@aphis.usda.gov.
    This notice of the meeting agenda is given pursuant to section 10 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2).

    Done in Washington, DC, this 5th day of October 2011.
Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-26354 Filed 10-11-11; 8:45 am]
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