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Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; Notice of Meeting

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Pursuant to Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Drug Testing Advisory Board (DTAB) will meet on July 15, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; July 16, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and July 17, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. E.D.T. The DTAB will convene in both open and closed sessions over these three days.

On July 15, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the meeting will be open to the public. The meeting will include updates on the previously announced DTAB recommendations, the Federal Custody and Control Form, the DTAB's process for evaluating the scientific Start Printed Page 38356supportability of the hair specimen for federal workplace drug testing, a historical perspective of hair as a drug testing matrix, and the current perspective of the hair specimen drug testing, including specimen characteristics, collection, preparation, and stability; drug analytes, analyte stability, and analyte cutoffs; initial and confirmatory testing methodologies; proficiency testing; best practices experiences; and hair drug testing data.

The public is invited to attend the open session in person or to listen via web conference. Due to the limited seating space and call-in capacity, registration is requested. Public comments are welcome. To register, make arrangements to attend, obtain the web conference call-in numbers and access codes, submit written or brief oral comments, or request special accommodations for persons with disabilities, please register at the SAMHSA Advisory Committees Web site at http://nac.samhsa.gov/​Registration/​meetingsRegistration.aspx or contact the CSAP DTAB Designated Federal Official, Dr. Janine Denis Cook (see contact information below).

On July 16, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and July 17, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Board will meet in closed session to discuss proposed revisions to the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs. Therefore, this portion of the meeting is closed to the public as determined by the Administrator, SAMHSA, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) and 5 U.S.C. App. 2, Section 10(d).

Meeting information and a roster of DTAB members may be obtained by accessing the SAMHSA Advisory Committees Web site, http://www.nac.samhsa.gov/​DTAB/​meetings.aspx, or by contacting Dr. Cook.

Committee Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Drug Testing Advisory Board.

Dates/Time/Type: July 15, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. E.D.T.: Open. July 16, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. E.D.T.: Closed. July 17, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. E.D.T.: Closed.

Place: Seneca and Rock Creek Conference Rooms, SAMHSA Office Building, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, Maryland 20857.

Contact: Janine Denis Cook, Ph.D., Designated Federal Official, CSAP Drug Testing Advisory Board, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 7-1043, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone: 240-276-2600, Fax: 240-276-2610, Email: janine.cook@samhsa.hhs.gov.

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Janine Denis Cook,

Designated Federal Official, DTAB, Division of Workplace Programs, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2013-15230 Filed 6-25-13; 8:45 am]

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