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National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism: Conference Call Meeting and Advisory Meeting

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following Federal advisory committee conference call meeting.

Name: National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism (NACCT).

Time and Date: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., May 16, 2003.

Place: The conference call will originate at the Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response (OTPER), in Atlanta, Georgia. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details on accessing the conference call.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the availability of telephone ports.

Purpose: The committee is charged with advising the Secretary, Health and Human Services, on (a) the preparedness of the health care system to respond to bioterrorism as it relates to children; (b) needed changes to the health care and emergency medical service systems and emergency medical services protocols to meet the special needs of children; and (c) changes, if necessary, to the National Strategic Stockpile under section 121 of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 to meet the emergency health security of children.

Matters to be Discussed: The National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism will convene by conference call to discuss the draft report to the Secretary.

Due to programmatic issues that had to be resolved, the Federal Register notice is being published less than fifteen days before the meeting.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This conference call is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time. To participate in the conference call, please dial (404) 639-3277 or (800) 311-3437 and enter conference code 864530. You will then be automatically connected to the call.

Contact Person for More Information: Victor Balaban, Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., (D-44), Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 639-7428, fax (404) 639-7977.

In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following Advisory Committee meeting.

Name: National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism, HHS, CDC.

Time and Date: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., May 21, 2003.

Place: Doubletree Hotel National Airport, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202 telephone: 1-800-222-TREE.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people.

Purpose: The committee will make recommendations to the Secretary of HHS on matters related to bioterrorism and its impact on children.

Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items will include from the chairperson of the committee an introduction of committee members and discussion of the Secretary priorities with discussions of recommendations regarding, (a) the preparedness of the health care system to respond to bioterrorism as it relates to children; (b) needed changes to the health care and emergency medical service systems and emergency medical services protocols to meet the special needs of children; and (c) changes, if necessary to the National Strategic Stockpile under section 121 of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 to meet the emergency health security of children.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Contact Person for More Information: Victor Balaban, Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., (D-44), Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 639-7428, fax (404) 639-7977.

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: May 6, 2003.

Diane Allen,

Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. 03-11872 Filed 5-13-03; 8:45 am]

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