Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.
Notice of reestablishment.
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.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Joe Annelli, Director, Emergency Programs, Veterinary Services, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231; (301) 734-8073.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases is to advise the Start Printed Page 53540Secretary 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.Start Signature
Done in Washington, DC, this 4th day of September, 2003.
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 03-23126 Filed 9-10-03; 8:45 am]
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