[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 193 (Wednesday, October 6, 2010)]
[Pages 61780-61781]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24913]



Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting 

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: NRC will convene a meeting of the Advisory Committee on the 
Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on October 20-21, 2010. A sample of 
agenda items to be discussed during the public session includes: (1) A 
presentation from the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors 
on a national medical events database; (2) a discussion on the Title 10 
of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 35 medical event rule 
implementation plan; (3) updates on permanent prostate brachytherapy 
medical events that occurred at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in 
Philadelphia; (4) a subcommittee report on permanent implant 
brachytherapy; (5) a discussion of patients' rights advocate 
responsibilities; (6) a discussion on emerging technology and medical 
isotope production; (7) updates on 10 CFR part 37 Rule and Guidance; 
(8) discussion on the draft policy statement on protection of cesium 
chloride radiation sources; (9) a subcommittee report on the issue of 
patient release following administration of iodine-131; (10) a 
discussion on the potential changes to NRC's Radiation Protection 
Program; and (11) a discussion on medical-related events. A copy of the 
agenda will be available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/agenda or by e-mailing Ms. Ashley Cockerham at the 
contact information below.
    Purpose: Discuss issues related to 10 CFR part 35 Medical Use of 
Byproduct Material.
    Date and Time for Closed Session: October 20, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 
9 a.m. and October 21, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The first session 
will be closed so that ACMUI members can prepare for the Commission 
briefing. The second session will be closed so that ACMUI members can 
undergo NRC training, enroll for and activate new badges, and discuss 
ACMUI interactions with staff for major medical policy.
    Date and Time for Open Sessions: October 20, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 
5:30 p.m. and October 21, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Address for Public Meeting: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Two 
White Flint North Building, Room T2-B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852.
    Public Participation: Any member of the public who wishes to 
participate in the meeting in person or via phone should contact Ms. 
Cockerham using the information below. The meeting will also be webcast 
live: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/public-meetings/webcast-live.html.
    Contact Information: Ashley M. Cockerham, e-mail: 
[email protected], telephone: (240) 888-7129.

Conduct of the Meeting

    Leon S. Malmud, M.D., will chair the meeting. Dr. Malmud will 
conduct the meeting in a manner that will facilitate the orderly 
conduct of business. The following procedures apply to public 
participation in the meeting:
    1. Persons who wish to provide a written statement should submit an 
electronic copy to Ms. Cockerham at the contact information listed 
above. All submittals must be received by October 13, 2010, and must 
pertain to the topic on the agenda for the meeting.
    2. Questions and comments from members of the public will be 
permitted during the meeting, at the discretion of the Chairman.
    3. The draft transcript will be available on ACMUI's Web site 
(http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/tr/) on or about 
November 26, 2010. A meeting summary will be available on ACMUI's Web 
site (http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acmui/meeting-summaries/) on or about December 6, 2010.
    4. Persons who require special services, such as those for the 
hearing impaired, should notify Ms. Cockerham of their planned 

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    This meeting will be held in accordance with the Atomic Energy Act 
of 1954, as amended (primarily Section 161a); the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App); and the Commission's regulations in 10 
CFR part 7.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of September 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Andrew L. Bates,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-24913 Filed 10-5-10; 8:45 am]