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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.
Notice of intent.
We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to reestablish the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health for a 2-year period. The Secretary has determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Tyler McAlpin, Designated Federal Officer, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 43, Riverdale, MD 20737, (301) 851-3458.
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Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA, 5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to reestablish the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health (the Committee) for 2 years from the filing date of the charter's reestablishment.
The Committee advises the Secretary on strategies, policies, and programs to prevent, control, or eradicate animal diseases. The Committee considers agricultural initiatives of national scope and significance and advises on matters of public health, conservation of national resources, stability of livestock economies, livestock disease management and traceability strategies, prioritizing animal health imperatives, and other related aspects of agriculture. The Committee Chairperson and Vice Chairperson are elected by the Committee from among its members.
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Done in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2018.
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-23836 Filed 10-31-18; 8:45 am]
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