[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 205 (Tuesday, October 24, 2006)]
[Page 62266]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-17743]



Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

AGENCY: Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, 

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, U.S.C. Appendix 2, notice is hereby given that the Secretary's 
Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), will hold 
its eleventh meeting. The meeting will be open to the public. Due to 
unanticipated issues during preparation for the November meeting of 
SACHRP, this notice will not meet the 15-day requirement for 
publication in the Federal Register.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2006 from 8:30 
a.m. until 3 p.m. and Friday, November 3, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. until 
12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Sheraton National Hotel, 900 South Orme Street, 
Arlington, VA, 22204. Phone: (703) 521-1900.

Director, Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), or Catherine 
Slatinshek, Executive Director, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human 
Research Protections; Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 
Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852; (240) 453-8139; fax: 
(240) 453-6909; e-mail address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, 
Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, SACHRP was 
established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Assistant Secretary for 
Health on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the 
protection of human research subjects.
    On November 2, 2006, SACHRP will receive and discuss updated 
information and a report from the Subpart A Subcommittee and issues 
involving the application of subpart A of 45 CFR part 46 in the current 
research environment. This subcommittee was established by SACHRP at 
its October 4-5, 2004 meeting.
    On November 3, 2006, the Committee will discuss future topics and 
issues that will be considered by the Subcommittee on Research 
Involving Individuals with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity. This 
subcommittee was established by SACHRP at its July 31-August 1, 2006 
meeting. In addition, the Committee will hear presentations and invite 
discussions from several representatives on a panel on issues related 
to research involving subjects with impaired decision-making capacity.
    Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. 
Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, 
such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable 
accommodations, should notify the designated contact persons. Members 
of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments on both 
days of the meeting. Public comment will be limited to five minutes per 
speaker. Any members of the public who wish to have printed materials 
distributed to SACHRP members for this scheduled meeting should submit 
materials to the Executive Director, SACHRP, prior to the close of 
business Friday, October 27, 2006. Information about SACHRP and the 
draft meeting agenda will be posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp/index.html.

    Dated: October 18, 2006.
Catherine Slatinshek,
Executive Director, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 
 [FR Doc. E6-17743 Filed 10-23-06; 8:45 am]