Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee.
The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space availability, and will be accessible by videocast. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should inform the Contact Person listed below at least 5 business days in advance of the meeting.
Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).
Date: May 4, 2009.
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Start Printed Page 17967
Agenda: To discuss the annual strategic plan updating process and services and supports activities.
In Person: National Institutes of Health, William H. Natcher Conference Center, 45 Center Drive/Building 45, Conference Rooms E1/E2, Bethesda Campus, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez, Office of Autism Research Coordination, Office of the Director, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892-9669, (301) 443-6040. IACCpublicinquiries@mail.nih.gov.
Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments to the Committee should notify the Contact Person listed on this notice at least 10 days in advance of the meeting. Interested individuals and representatives of organizations should submit a letter of intent, a brief description of the organization represented, and a written/electronic copy of the oral presentation in advance of the meeting. Only one representative of an organization will be allowed to present oral comments and presentations will be limited to a maximum of five minutes. Both printed and electronic copies are requested following the presentation for the public record. In addition, any interested person may submit written comments to the Committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.
NIH has instituted stringent security procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitors must enter through the NIH Gateway Center. This center combines visitor parking, non-commercial vehicle inspection and visitor ID processing, all in one location. The NIH will process all visitors in vehicles or as pedestrians. You will be asked to submit to a vehicle or personal inspection and will be asked to state the purpose of your visit. Visitors over 15 years of age must provide a form of government-issued ID such as a driver's license or passport. All visitors should be prepared to have their personal belongings inspected and to go through metal detection inspection.
When driving to NIH, plan some extra time to get through the security checkpoints. Be aware that visitor parking lots on the NIH campus can fill up quickly. The NIH campus is also accessible via the metro Red Line, Medical Center Station. The Natcher Conference Center is a 5-minute walk from the Medical Center Metro Station.
Additional NIH campus visitor information is available at: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm. Information about the IACC and a registration link for this meeting are available on the Web site: http://www.iacc.hhs.gov.
(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.242, Mental Health Research Grants; 93.281, Scientist Development Award, Scientist Development Award for Clinicians, and Research Scientist Award; 93.282, Mental Health National Research Service Awards for Research Training, National Institutes of Health, HHS)Start Signature
Dated: April 13, 2009.
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-9033 Filed 4-17-09; 8:45 am]
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