Department of Health and Human Services.
Notice of extension of public comment period until July 13.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is extending the comment period on the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Public Access Plan for Federally Funded Research: Publications and Data. The document is available to the public via http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/science/Pages/AccessPlan.aspx. The comment period was previously scheduled to end June 25, 2015. The public comment period is extended until July 13, 2015.
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Please submit comments via email to Harvey.firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pursuant to Section 103 of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-358), the Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a memorandum on February 22, 2013 to the heads of federal agencies directing them to develop plans to enhance access to the results of federally-funded scientific research. ASPR is voluntarily developing a public access plan in order to maximize availability of digitally-formatted scientific data resulting from research supported wholly or in part by federal funding that will improve the public's ability to locate and access this data.
Background: This plan considers the interests and needs of various stakeholders, including, but not limited to, federally funded researchers, universities, libraries, publishers, data users and civil society groups.
Availability of Materials: The draft copy of the ASPR Public Access Plan will be posted on the phe.gov Web site: http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/science/Documents/AccessPlan.pdf.
Procedures for Providing Public Input: All comments must be received by July 13, 2015. Please submit comments to Harvey Ball via email email@example.com.
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Dated: July 2, 2015.
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
[FR Doc. 2015-16969 Filed 7-10-15; 8:45 am]
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