Federal Register: July 14, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 136)
DOCID: FR Doc 00-17888
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Docket ID: [Docket No. 00-064-1]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of meeting.
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases; Meeting
DATES: Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 1-2, 2000, and from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on August 3, 2000.
We are giving notice of a meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases.
Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases Advisory Committee,
The Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases (the Committee) advises the Secretary of Agriculture on actions necessary to prevent the introduction of foreign diseases of livestock and poultry into the United States. In addition, the Committee advises the Secretary on contingency planning and on maintaining a state of preparedness to deal with these diseases, if introduced.
The meeting will focus on the U.S. animal health emergency management system and the foreign animal disease situation worldwide and its relevance to the United States. The meeting will be open to the public. However, due to the time constraints, the public will not be allowed to participate in the Committee's discussions.
You may obtain an agenda for the meeting by contacting Dr. Joseph Annelli at the address listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
You may file written statements on meeting topics with the Committee before or after the meeting by sending them to Dr. Joseph Annelli at the address listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. You may also file written comments at the time of the meeting. Please refer to Docket No. 000641 when submitting your comments.
This meeting notice is given pursuant to section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of July 2000. Bobby R. Acord,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 0017888 Filed 71300; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 341034P
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Dr. Joseph Annelli, Chief Staff
Veterinarian, Emergency Programs Staff, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 207371231;