Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.
Notice of intent.
We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to renew the General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (Committee) 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:
Mr. Andrew R. Rhorer, Senior Coordinator, National Poultry Improvement Plan, VS, APHIS, USDA, Suite 101, 1498 Klondike Road, Conyers, GA 30094; (770) 922-3496.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose of the General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (Committee) is to maintain and ensure industry involvement in Federal administration of matters pertaining to poultry health.
The Committee Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson shall be elected by the Committee from among its members. There are seven members on the Committee. This committee differs somewhat from other advisory committees in the selection process and composition of its membership. The poultry industry elects the members of the Committee. The members represent six geographic areas with one member-at-large. The membership is not subject to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Start Printed Page 58925review. A formal request for nominations for membership is published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Done in Washington, DC, this 17th day of September 2008.
Boyd K. Rutherford,
Assistant Secretary for Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-23854 Filed 10-7-08; 8:45 am]
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