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70780 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

234 / Wednesday, December 6, 2006 / Notices

experienced by citizens with be made publicly available at the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
intellectual disabilities and their location of the advisory committee HUMAN SERVICES
families. meeting, and the background material
Dated: December 4, 2006. will be posted on the agency Web site Health Resources and Services
after the meeting. Background material Administration
Ericka Alston,
Executive Assistant to the Director, is available at http://www.fda.gov/
Announcement of a Funding Priority
President’s Committee for People with ohrms/dockets/ac/acmenu.htm, click on
for Service Multiple Counties Under
Intellectual Disabilities. the year 2006 and scroll down to the the Fiscal Year 2007 New Access
[FR Doc. E6–20778 Filed 12–5–06; 8:45 am] appropriate advisory committee link. Points in High Poverty Counties Grant
BILLING CODE 4184–01–P Procedure: Interested persons may Opportunity
present data, information, or views,
orally or in writing, on issues pending AGENCY: Health Resources and Services
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND Administration (HRSA), HHS
before the committee. Written
HUMAN SERVICES ACTION: Solicitation of comments.
submissions may be made to the contact
Food and Drug Administration person on or before January 19, 2007. SUMMARY: The President’s Health Center
Oral presentations from the public will Initiative, which began in fiscal year
Neurological Devices Panel of the be scheduled for 30 minutes at the (FY) 2002, was established to
Medical Devices Advisory Committee; beginning of the committee significantly impact 1,200 communities
Notice of Meeting deliberations and for 30 minutes near by creating new or expanded health
the end of the committee deliberations. center access points. Building on the
AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration,
HHS. Those desiring to make formal oral successes of this Initiative, a second
presentations should notify the contact health center initiative has been
ACTION: Notice.
person and submit a brief statement of proposed by the President for FY 2007
This notice announces a forthcoming the general nature of the evidence or to continue to increase access to high
meeting of a public advisory committee arguments they wish to present, the quality comprehensive primary health
of the Food and Drug Administration names and addresses of proposed care for the most vulnerable populations
(FDA). The meeting will be open to the participants, and an indication of the in the Nation. The goal of the
public. approximate time requested to make President’s new High Poverty Counties
Name of Committee: Neurological their presentation on or before January Health Center Initiative is to increase
Devices Panel of the Medical Devices 11, 2007. Time allotted for each access to primary health care in 200 of
Advisory Committee. presentation may be limited. If the the Nation’s poorest counties that do not
General Function of the Committee: number of registrants requesting to have a health center. This new Initiative
To provide advice and speak is greater than can be reasonably is subject to the availability of funds in
recommendations to the agency on accommodated during the scheduled the FY 2007 Health Center Program
FDA’s regulatory issues. open public hearing session, FDA may appropriation.
Date and Time: The meeting will be The President’s High Poverty
conduct a lottery to determine the
held on January 26, 2007, from 8 a.m. Counties Health Center Initiative
speakers for the scheduled open public
to 6 p.m. contains two components, New Access
hearing session. The contact person will Point and Planning grants to be funded
Location: Hilton Washington, DC
notify interested persons regarding their under the Consolidated Health Center
North/Gaithersburg, Salons A, B, and C,
620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg, MD. request to speak by January 12, 2006. Program, as authorized by section 330 of
Contact Person: Janet L. Scudiero, Persons attending FDA’s advisory the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C.
Center for Devices and Radiological committee meetings are advised that the 254b, as amended). New Access Point
Health (HFZ–410), Food and Drug agency is not responsible for providing grants will be made for the provision of
Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., access to electrical outlets. high quality comprehensive primary
Rockville, MD 20850, 240–276–3737, or FDA welcomes the attendance of the and preventive health care services
FDA Advisory Committee Information public at its advisory committee through a new delivery site to a
Line, 1–800–741–8138 (301–443–0572 designated medically underserved area
meetings and will make every effort to
in the Washington, DC area), code or population located in an eligible high
accommodate persons with physical
3014512513. Please call the Information poverty county.
disabilities or special needs. If you As part of the Initiative, it is
Line for up-to-date information on this
meeting. require special accommodations due to anticipated that the New Access Points
Agenda: The committee will discuss a disability, please contact AnnMarie in High Poverty Counties grant
and make recommendations on a Williams, Conference Management opportunity will contain a funding
premarket notification application for a Staff, at 301–827–7291, at least 7 days priority. A funding priority is defined as
device intended for the treatment of in advance of the meeting. the favorable adjustment of combined
major depressive disorder. The Notice of this meeting is given under review scores of individually approved
committee will also hear and discuss the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 applications when applications meet
post approval study reports for two U.S.C. app. 2). specified criteria. The adjustment is
recently approved neurological device typically made by a set, pre-determined
Dated: November 29, 2006.
premarket approval applications. The number of points. For this grant
Randall W. Lutter,
PWALKER on PRODPC60 with NOTICES

agency intends to make background opportunity, a funding priority is


available to the public no later than 1 Associate Commissioner for Policy and planned for applicants proposing to
business day before the meeting. If FDA Planning. serve multiple counties (i.e., the
is unable to post the background [FR Doc. E6–20552 Filed 12–5–06; 8:45 am] proposed target population comes from
material on its Web site prior to the BILLING CODE 4160–01–S other county(ies) in addition to the
meeting, the background material will eligible high poverty county). Please

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