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National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect: 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 meeting.

Name: National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect (NTFFASFAE).

Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., June 15, 2005. 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, June 16, 2005.

Place: Doubletree Hotel Atlanta/Buckhead, 3342 Peachtree Road, NE., 30326, telephone 404/231-1234, fax 404/231-3112.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 65 people.

Purpose: The Secretary is authorized by the Public Health Service Act, Section 399G, (42 U.S.C. 280f, as added by Public Law 105-392) to establish a National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect to: (1) Foster coordination among all governmental agencies, academic bodies and community groups that conduct or support Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effect (FAE) research, programs and surveillance; and (2) to otherwise meet the general needs of populations actually or potentially impacted by FAS and FAE.

Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items include: Prevention and Post-Exposure working group sessions; updates on progress of Task Force working groups; discussion of future activities to promote the Surgeon General's Advisory; updates from the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the CDC and other Federal agencies, and liaison members; future meeting topics; and scheduling of the next meeting.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

For Further Information Contact: Mary Kate Weber, M.P.H., Designated Federal Official, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., (E-86), Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498-3926, fax 404/498-3550.

The Director, Management and 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: April 14, 2005.

Alvin Hall,

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

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[FR Doc. 05-7991 Filed 4-20-05; 8:45 am]

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