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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 is hereby giving notice that the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) will be holding a meeting to continue discussions and possibly develop recommendations regarding People Living with HIV/AIDS. PACHA members will hear panels on performance measures, HIV and the youth, the National AIDS Housing Coalition and other issues related to people living with HIV. Additionally, PACHA members will discuss the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The meeting will be open to the public.


The meeting will be held on September 15, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. (ET) and September 16, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m. (ET).


The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is located at 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20004.

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Ms. Caroline Talev, Public Health Analyst, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 443H, Washington, DC 20201; (202) 205-1178. More detailed information about PACHA can be obtained by accessing the PACHA Web page on the AIDS.Gov Web site at​pacha.

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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 and cure 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 Web site at​pacha.

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify Caroline Talev at Due to space constraints, pre-registration for public attendance is advisable and can be accomplished by contacting Caroline Talev at by close of business on September 8, 2015. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments at the meeting. Any individual who wishes to participate in the public comment session must register with Caroline Talev at by close of business on September 8, 2015; registration for attending the meeting and/or participating in the public comment session will not be accepted by telephone. Individuals are Start Printed Page 44980encouraged to provide a written statement of any public comment(s) for accurate minute taking purposes. Public comment will be limited to two minutes per speaker. Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed to PACHA members at the meeting are asked to submit, at a minimum, 1 copy of the material(s) to Caroline Talev, no later than close of business on September 8, 2015.

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Dated: July 16, 2015.

B. Kaye Hayes,

Executive Director, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

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[FR Doc. 2015-18445 Filed 7-27-15; 8:45 am]