[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 62 (Thursday, April 1, 2010)]
[Page 16485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-7337]



Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services is hereby giving notice that 
the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will hold a 
meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, May 10, 2010. The meeting 
will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Department of Health and Human Services; Room 800, Hubert H. 
Humphrey Building; 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. 
For a map and directions to the Hubert H. Humphrey building, please 
visit http://www.hhs.gov/about/hhhmap.html.

Secretary, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, Department of 
Health and Human Services; 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Hubert 
Humphrey Building, Room 712E; Washington, DC 20201. Direct all CFSAC e-
mail inquiries to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CFSAC was established on September 5, 2002. 
The Committee was established to advise, consult with, and make 
recommendations to the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for 
Health, on a broad range of topics including: (1) The current state of 
the knowledge and research about the epidemiology and risk factors 
relating to chronic fatigue syndrome, and identifying potential 
opportunities in these areas; (2) current and proposed diagnosis and 
treatment methods for chronic fatigue syndrome; and (3) development and 
implementation of programs to inform the public, health care 
professionals, and the biomedical, academic, and research communities 
about advances in chronic fatigue syndrome.
    The agenda for this meeting is being developed. The agenda will be 
posted on the CFSAC Web site, http://www.hhs.gov/advcomcfs, when it is 
finalized. The meeting will be broadcast over the Internet as a real-
time streaming video. It will also be recorded and archived on the 
CFSAC Web site for viewers to watch at their convenience.
    Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. 
Individuals must provide a government-issued photo ID for entry into 
the building where the meeting is scheduled to be held. Those attending 
the meeting will need to sign in prior to entering the meeting room. 
Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should 
notify the designated contact person at [email protected] in advance.
    The Committee is most interested in receiving public comment on the 
CFSAC charter, which can be found at http://www.hhs.gov/advcomcfs/charter/index.html. Members of the public will have the opportunity to 
provide comment at the meeting if pre-registered. Individuals who wish 
to address the Committee during the public comment session must pre-
register by April 26, 2010, via e-mail at [email protected].
    Time slots for public comment will be limited to three (3) minutes 
per speaker; no exceptions will be made. Individuals registering should 
submit a copy of their testimony in advance to [email protected], prior to 
the close of business on April 26, 2010.
    Members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed 
to CFSAC members for review should submit, at a minimum, one copy of 
the material to the Executive Secretary at [email protected], prior to 
close of business (5 p.m. EDT) on Monday, April 26, 2010. Submissions 
are limited to five typewritten pages.
    If you wish to be identified, ensure that all written testimony 
includes only your name and does not include personal contact 
information. If you wish to remain anonymous, please notify the CFSAC 
support team when materials are submitted to [email protected].

    Dated: March 29, 2010.
Wanda K. Jones,
Executive Secretary, CFSAC.
[FR Doc. 2010-7337 Filed 3-31-10; 8:45 am]