[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 30 (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 6177]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02823]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee (LEPAC); Notice 
of Establishment

ACTION: Notice of charter establishment.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Section 2203 of Public Law 114-322 (Water 
Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act)(Registry for Lead 
Exposure and Advisory Committee), and the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act of October 6, 1972, the Director, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC), announces the establishment of the Lead Exposure and 
Prevention Advisory Committee. The Lead Exposure and Prevention 
Advisory Committee shall, at a minimum: (1) Review the Federal programs 
and services available to individuals and communities exposed to lead; 
(2) review current research on lead exposure to identify additional 
research needs; (3) review and identify best practices, or the need for 
best practices regarding lead screening and the prevention of lead 
poisoning; (4) identify effective services, including services relating 
to healthcare, education, and nutrition for individuals and communities 
affected by lead exposure and lead poisoning, including in consultation 
with, as appropriate, the lead exposure registry as established in 
Section 2203(b) of Public Law 114-322; and (5) undertake any other 
review or activities that the Secretary determines to be appropriate. 
This advisory committee will review research and Federal programs and 
services related to lead poisoning and to identify effective services 
and best practices for addressing and preventing lead exposures in 
communities.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Perri Ruckart, M.P.H., Epidemiologist, 
CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, telephone (770) 
488-3808; afp4@cdc.gov.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, 
for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency 
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2018-02823 Filed 2-12-18; 8:45 am]
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