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meeting, at which it will (1) Consider Communications, The President’s National Center for Chronic Disease
and discuss policy proposals in organ Council on Bioethics, Suite 700, 1801 Prevention and Health Promotion
procurement, allocation, and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., (NCCDPHP), Centers for Disease Control
transplantation; (2) hear presentations Washington, DC 20006. Telephone: 202/ and Prevention (CDC).
on and discuss issues in clinical 296–4669. E-mail: info@bioethics.gov.
Background and Brief Description:
applications of advancements in Web site: http://www.bioethics.gov.
genetics, as well as genetics policy and Dated: January 11, 2007. In spring 2003, CDC published
ethics; and (3) discuss contributions to F. Daniel Davis, Program Announcement #04003 (FY
a pending Council report and volume on Executive Director, The President’s Council 2003–2009) for the Prevention Research
the bioethical significance of the on Bioethics. Centers Program. The Program
concept of human dignity. All agenda [FR Doc. E7–755 Filed 1–19–07; 8:45 am] Announcement introduced a set of
items are continuations of previous performance indicators developed
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Council discussions. Subjects discussed collaboratively with the Prevention
at past Council meetings (although not Research Centers (PRCs) and other
on the agenda for the February 2007 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND stakeholders and are consistent with
meeting) include: therapeutic and HUMAN SERVICES federal requirements that all agencies, in
reproductive cloning, assisted response to the Government
reproduction, reproductive genetics, Centers for Disease Control and Performance and Results Act of 1993,
neuroscience, aging retardation, and Prevention prepare performance plans and collect
lifespan-extension. Publications issued program-specific performance measures.
[60Day–07–0650]
by the Council to date include: Human Currently, CDC provides funding to 33
Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Proposed Data Collections Submitted PRCs selected through competitive peer
Inquiry (July 2002); Beyond Therapy: for Public Comment and review process and managed as CDC
Biotechnology and the Pursuit of Recommendations cooperative agreements. Awards are
Happiness (October 2003); Being made for five (5) years and may be
Human: Readings from the President’s In compliance with the requirement renewed through a competitive process.
Council on Bioethics (December 2003); of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRCs are housed in a school of public
Monitoring Stem Cell Research (January Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for health, medicine, or osteopathy and
2004), Reproduction and Responsibility: opportunity for public comment on conduct health promotion and disease
The Regulation of New Biotechnologies proposed data collection projects, the prevention research using a community-
(March 2004), Alternative Sources of Centers for Disease Control and based participatory approach.
Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: A White Prevention (CDC) will publish periodic
In accordance with the current OMB
Paper (May 2005), and Taking Care: summaries of proposed projects. To
approval for the Prevention Research
Ethical Caregiving in Our Aging Society request more information on the
Centers (PRC) Information System,
(September 2005). proposed projects or to obtain a copy of
(OMB 0920–0650, expiration
DATES: The meeting will take place the data collection plans and
November 30, 2007), this requested 3
Thursday, February 15, 2007, from 9 am instruments, call 404–639–5960 and
year extension will continue the data
to 5:15 pm, ET; and Friday, February 16, send comments to Joan F. Karr, CDC
collection as approved. The Information
2007, from 8:30 am to 12 noon, ET. Acting Reports Clearance Officer, 1600
System (IS) is a web-based, password
ADDRESSES: The Hamilton Crowne Plaza
Clifton Road, MS–D74, Atlanta, GA
protected technical reporting system
Hotel, 1001 14th Street, NW., 30333 or send an e-mail to
that allows the accurate, uniform, and
Washington, DC 20005. Phone 202–682– omb@cdc.gov.
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether complete collection of PRC information
0111. using the Internet. The IS allows CDC to
the proposed collection of information
Agenda: The meeting agenda will be monitor and report on PRC activities
is necessary for the proper performance
posted at http://www.bioethics.gov. efficiently and effectively. Data reported
Public Comments: The Council of the functions of the agency, including
whether the information shall have to CDC through the PRC IS are used to
encourages public input, either in identify training and technical
person or in writing. At this meeting, practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the
agency’s estimate of the burden of the assistance needs, monitor compliance
interested members of the public may with cooperative agreement
address the Council, beginning at 11:45 proposed collection of information; (c)
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and requirements, evaluate the progress
am, on Friday, February 16. Comments made in achieving center-specific goals
are limited to no more than five minutes clarity of the information to be
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the and objectives, and obtain information
per speaker or organization. As a needed to describe the impact and
courtesy, please inform Ms. Diane M. burden of the collection of information
on respondents, including through the effectiveness of the overall program as
Gianelli, Director of Communications, needed to respond to Congressional and
in advance of your intention to make a use of automated collection techniques
or other forms of information other inquiries regarding the PRC
public statement, and give your name Program. The annual report and record
and affiliation. To submit a written technology. Written comments should
be received within 60 days of this keeping burden is essentially the same
statement, mail or e-mail it to Ms. as the currently approved Information
Gianelli at one of the addresses given notice.
Collection.
below. Proposed Project There are no costs to respondents
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Prevention Research Center except their time to participate in the
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ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS


Number of re- Average burden
Number of re- Total burden
Respondents sponses per re- per response
spondents (hours)
spondent (in hrs.)

Clerical ............................................................................................. 33 2 2.75 182


Directors ........................................................................................... 33 2 1.5 99

Total .......................................................................................... ............................ ............................ ............................ 281

Dated: January 11, 2007. Acting Reports Clearance Officer, 1600 Infectious Diseases (CCID), Centers for
Joan F. Karr, Clifton Road, MS–D74, Atlanta, GA Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for 30333 or send an e-mail to
Background and Brief Description
Disease Control and Prevention. omb@cdc.gov.
[FR Doc. E7–770 Filed 1–19–07; 8:45 am] Comments are invited on: (a) Whether This project involves formative
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is necessary for the proper performance HIV counseling, testing, and referral
of the functions of the agency, including (CTR) in non-health care settings. The
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND whether the information shall have study entails conducting focus groups
HUMAN SERVICES practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the with persons who are either HIV
agency’s estimate of the burden of the positive or at risk for HIV because of
Centers for Disease Control and proposed collection of information; (c) their drug injection or sexual behavior.
Prevention ways to enhance the quality, utility, and The purpose of the focus groups is to
clarity of the information to be explore: (1) Facilitators and barriers to
[60Day-07–07AH] using CTR services in non-health care
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the
Proposed Data Collections Submitted burden of the collection of information settings; (2) ideal service components to
for Public Comment and on respondents, including through the decrease barriers to early diagnosis,
Recommendations use of automated collection techniques decrease risk behaviors, link clients
or other forms of information with follow-up care, and ensure client
In compliance with the requirement technology. Written comments should rights; (3) perceived risks and benefits of
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the be received within 60 days of this CTR; and (4) preferences for providing
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for notice. informed consent.
opportunity for public comment on CDC will use study findings to inform
proposed data collection projects, the Proposed Project the development of new
Centers for Disease Control and Formative Research to inform the recommendations for HIV CTR in non-
Prevention (CDC) will publish periodic development of new recommendations health care settings. We expect a total of
summaries of proposed projects. To for Human Immunodeficiency Virus 450 participants to be screened for
request more information on the (HIV), Counseling, Testing, and Referral eligibility. Of the 450 participants who
proposed projects or to obtain a copy of in non-health care settings—New- are screened, we expect that 180 people
the data collection plans and National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral will participate in a focus group. There
instruments, call 404–639–5960 and Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention are no costs to the respondents other
send comments to Joan Karr, CDC (NCHHSTP), Coordinating Center for than their time.

ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS


Average burden
Number of re- Responses per Total burden
Respondents per response
spondents respondent hours
(In hours)

Screener .......................................................................................... 450 1 20/60 150


Focus Group .................................................................................... 180 1 2 360

Total .......................................................................................... ............................ ............................ ............................ 510

Dated: January 11, 2007. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for
Joan F. Karr, HUMAN SERVICES opportunity for public comment on
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for proposed data collection projects, the
Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Centers for Disease Control and
[FR Doc. E7–771 Filed 1–19–07; 8:45 am]
Prevention Prevention (CDC) will publish periodic
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summaries of proposed projects. To
[60Day–07–07AI] request more information on the
proposed projects or to obtain a copy of
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Proposed Data Collections Submitted


for Public Comment and the data collection plans and
Recommendations instruments, call 404–639–5960 and
send comments to Joan F. Karr, CDC
In compliance with the requirement Acting Reports Clearance Officer, 1600
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Clifton Road, MS–D74, Atlanta, GA

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