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), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) announces the following committee meeting.
Name: Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC).
Times and Dates: 2 p.m.-5:40 p.m. e.s.t., April 22, 2004. 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. e.s.t., April 23, 2004.
Place: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., conference room 705A, Washington, DC 20201.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 100 people.
Purpose: This committee is charged with providing advice and making recommendations to the Secretary; the Director, CDC; and Director, NCHS, regarding the scientific and technical program goals and objectives, strategies, and priorities of NCHS.
Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda will include welcome remarks by the Director, NCHS; introductions of members and key NCHS staff; scientific presentations and discussions; and an open session for comments from the public.
Requests to make an oral presentation should be submitted in writing to the contact Start Printed Page 12698person listed below by close of business, April 12, 2004. All requests to make oral comments should contain the name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation of the presenter. Written comments should not exceed five single-spaced typed pages in length and should be received by the contact person listed below by close of business, April 12, 2004.
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
For Further Information Contact:
Linda Blankenbaker, Executive Secretary, NCHS, Office of the Director, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 7204, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone (301) 458-4500, fax (301) 458-4020.
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.Start Signature
Dated: March 11, 2004.
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 04-5966 Filed 3-16-04; 8:45 am]
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