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Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases

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AGENCY:

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice of reestablishment.

SUMMARY:

We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture has reestablished the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases for a 2-year period. The Secretary of Agriculture has determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Joe Annelli, Chief Staff Veterinarian, Emergency Programs, Veterinary Services, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231; (301) 734-8073.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The purpose of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases is to advise the Secretary of Agriculture regarding program operations and measures to suppress, control, or eradicate an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, or other destructive foreign animal or poultry diseases, in the event these diseases should enter the United States. The Committee also advises the Secretary of Agriculture of means to prevent these diseases.

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Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of June, 2001.

Paul W. Fiddick,

Assistant Secretary for Administration.

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[FR Doc. 01-15366 Filed 6-18-01; 8:45 am]

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