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Meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.




As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) will hold a meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.


The meeting will be held Thursday, May 26, 2011 and Friday, May 27, 2011. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. on May 26, 2011 and 9 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on May 27, 2011.


Department of Health and Human Services, Room 705A, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.

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Mr. Melvin Joppy, Committee Manager, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, Room 443H, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Washington, DC 20201; (202) 690-5560. More detailed information about PACHA can be obtained by accessing the Council's Web site at .

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PACHA was established by Executive Order 12963, dated June 14, 1995 as amended by Executive Order 13009, dated June 14, 1996. The Council was established to provide advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary regarding programs and policies to promote effective prevention of HIV disease and AIDS. The functions of the Council are solely advisory in nature.

The Council consists of not more than 25 members. Council members are selected from prominent community leaders with particular expertise in, or knowledge of, matters concerning HIV and AIDS, public health, global health, philanthropy, marketing or business, as well as other national leaders held in high esteem from other sectors of society. Council members are appointed by the Secretary or designee, in consultation with the White House Office on National AIDS Policy. The agenda for the upcoming meeting will be posted on the Council's Web site .

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals must provide a photo ID for entry into the building. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as language interpretation or reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated contact person. Pre-registration for public attendance is advisable and can be accomplished by contacting the PACHA Committee Manager.

Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments on during the public comment period(s) of the meeting. Pre-registration is required for public comment. Any individual who wishes to participate in the public comment session must contact: Melvin Joppy, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy,, by close of business Monday, May 23, 2011. Public comment will be limited to three minutes per speaker. Members of the public who wish to have printed materials distributed to PACHA members for discussion at the meeting are asked to provide, at a minimum, 2 copies of the materials to the PACHA Committee Manager no later than close of business Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Contact information for the PACHA Committee Manager is provided above.

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Dated: May 5, 2011.

Christopher H. Bates,

Executive Director, Presidential Advisory on HIV/AIDS.

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[FR Doc. 2011-11542 Filed 5-10-11; 8:45 am]