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214 / Tuesday, November 5, 2002 / Notices

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve capacity, pursuant to § 225.28(b)(7) of Coordinator, Secretary’s Advisory
System, October 30, 2002. Regulation Y. Committee on Regulatory Reform, Office
Robert deV. Frierson, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve of the Assistant Secretary for Planning
Deputy Secretary of the Board. System, October 29, 2002. and Evaluation, 200 Independence
[FR Doc. 02–28054 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am] Robert deV. Frierson, Avenue, SW., Room 344G, Washington,
BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Deputy Secretary of the Board. DC 20201, (202) 401–5182.
[FR Doc.02–28023 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
Hubert H. Humphrey Building is in
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act. Sign-language
Notice of Proposals to Engage in interpretation will be provided for the
Permissible Nonbanking Activities or DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
HUMAN SERVICES duration of the meeting. If any
to Acquire Companies that are individual with a disability needs other
Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking reasonable accommodation to
Activities Meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory
Committee on Regulatory Reform participate in the meeting, please
The companies listed in this notice contact Dianne Norcutt at Social and
AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Scientific Systems—phone: 301–628–
have given notice under section 4 of the Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,
Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 3146; fax: 301–628–3101; e-mail:
HHS.,; TTY: 800–735–2258.
1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12
ACTION: Notice of meeting. On June 8, 2001, HHS Secretary
CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to
acquire or control voting securities or Thompson announced a Department-
SUMMARY: This notice announces a
assets of a company, including the wide initiative to reduce regulatory
public meeting of the Department of
companies listed below, that engages burdens in health care, to improve
Health and Human Services (HHS)
either directly or through a subsidiary or patient care, and to respond to the
Secretary’s Advisory Committee on
other company, in a nonbanking activity concerns of health care providers and
Regulatory Reform. As governed by the
that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y industry, State and local Governments,
Federal Advisory Committee Act in
(12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has and individual Americans who are
accordance with Section 10(a)(2), the
determined by Order to be closely affected by HHS rules. Common sense
Secretary’s Advisory Committee on
related to banking and permissible for approaches and careful balancing of
Regulatory Reform is seeking guidance
bank holding companies. Unless needs can help improve patient care. As
for the Department’s efforts to
otherwise noted, these activities will be part of this initiative, the Department
streamline regulatory requirements. The
conducted throughout the United States. established the Secretary’s Advisory
Advisory Committee will advise and
Committee on Regulatory Reform to
Each notice is available for inspection make recommendations for changes that
provide findings and recommendations
at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. would be beneficial in four broad areas:
regarding potential regulatory changes.
The notice also will be available for health care delivery, health systems
These changes would enable HHS
inspection at the offices of the Board of operations, biomedical and health
programs to reduce burdens and costs
Governors. Interested persons may research, and the development of
associated with departmental
express their views in writing on the pharmaceuticals and other products.
regulations and paperwork, while at the
question whether the proposal complies The Committee will review changes
same time maintaining or enhancing the
with the standards of section 4 of the identified through regional public
effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and
BHC Act. Additional information on all hearings, written comments from the
access of HHS programs.
bank holding companies may be public, and consultation with HHS staff.
obtained from the National Information All meetings and hearings of the Dated: October 30, 2002.
Center website at Committee are open to the general Dr. William Raub,
Unless otherwise noted, comments public. The meeting agenda will allow Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and
regarding the applications must be some time for public comment. Evaluation.
received at the Reserve Bank indicated Additional information on the meeting [FR Doc. 02–28050 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am]
or the offices of the Board of Governors agenda will be posted on the BILLING CODE 4151–05–P
not later than November 18, 2002. Committee’s Web site prior to the
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston meeting (
(Richard Walker, Community Affairs DATES: The final full meeting of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Officer) 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Secretary’s Advisory Committee on HUMAN SERVICES
Massachusetts 02106-2204: Regulatory Reform will be held on
Thursday, November 21, 2002, from 8 Food and Drug Administration
1. Boston Private Financial Holdings,
Inc., Boston, Massachusetts; to acquire am to 6 pm. [Docket No. 02D–0137]
up to 33 percent of the voting shares of ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held in
Coldstream Holdings, Inc., and Room 800, Hubert H. Humphrey Regulatory Procedures Manual;
indirectly acquire Coldstream Capital Building, 200 Independence Ave, SW., Chapter 9, Imports, Subchapter:
Management, Inc., and Coldstream Washington, DC. To comply with Guidance Concerning Recommending
Securities, Inc., all of Bellevue, security requirements, individuals who Customs’ Seizure and Destruction of
Washington, and thereby engage in do not possess a valid Federal Imported Human and Animal Food
investment advisory services, pursuant identification must present a picture That Has Not Been Reconditioned;
to § 225.28(b)(6) of Regulation Y; identification, e.g., driver’s license or Availability
commodity pool operator activities; See passport upon entry to the Humphrey
Building. AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration,
Dresdner Bank AG, 84 Fed. Res. Bull, HHS.
361 (May 1998); and in securities FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
ACTION: Notice.
brokerage activities in an agency Margaret P. Sparr, Executive

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug cases to seize and destroy unsafe DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Administration (FDA) is announcing the imported products regulated by FDA. HUMAN SERVICES
availability of a draft procedural This draft guidance serves to delineate
guidance entitled ‘‘Guidance FDA’s responsibilities for collecting Indian Health Service
Concerning Recommending Customs’ information, analyzing public health
Seizure and Destruction of Imported Request for public comment: 60-day
risk, recommending seizure, and
Human and Animal Food That Has Not proposed information collection.
coordinating destruction of the violative
Been Reconditioned.’’ This draft imported food by Customs. The purpose AGENCY: Indian Health Service.
guidance will provide FDA field offices of this guidance is to ensure that
with procedures for recommending ACTION:Request for public comment: 60-
imported food that poses a significant day proposed information collection.
seizure and destruction of foods that
risk to public health is not distributed
pose a significant risk to public health. SUMMARY: The Indian Health Service
or exported and subsequently re-entered
DATES: Submit written or electronic (IHS), as part of its continuing effort to
into U.S. commerce.
comments on the draft guidance by reduce paperwork and respondent
January 6, 2003, to ensure adequate The draft guidance entitled burden, conducts a pre-clearance
consideration of the comments in the ‘‘Guidance Concerning Recommending consultation program to provide the
preparation of the final guidance. Customs’ Seizure and Destruction of general public and Federal agencies
However, you may submit written or Imported Human and Animal Food That with an opportunity to comment on
electronic comments at any time. Has Not Been Reconditioned’’ is level 1 proposed and/or continuing collections
ADDRESSES: Submit written requests for guidance that is being distributed for of information in accordance with the
single copies of the draft guidance to the comment in accordance with FDA’s Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
Division of Import Operations and regulation on good guidance practices (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This
Policy (HFC–170), Food and Drug (21 CFR 10.115) relating to the program helps to ensure that requested
Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, development, issuance, and use of data can be provided in the desired
Rockville, MD 20857. Send one self- guidance documents. The draft format, reporting burden (time and
addressed adhesive label to assist that guidance represents the agency’s current financial resources) is minimized,
office in processing your request. thinking on this topic. It does not create collection instruments are clearly
Submit written comments on the draft or confer any rights for, or on, any understood, and the impact of collection
guidance to Dockets Management person and does not operate to bind requirements on respondents can be
Branch (HFA–305), 5630 Fishers Lane, FDA or the public. An alternative properly assessed. Currently, the IHS is
rm. 1061, Rockville, MD, 20852. Submit approach may be used if such approach providing a 60-day advance opportunity
electronic comments to http:// satisfies the requirements of the for public comment on a proposed new See collection of information to be
applicable statutes and regulations.
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section submitted to the Office of Management
for electronic access to the draft II. Comments and Budget for review.
guidance document. Proposed Collection: Title: 0917–
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested persons may submit to the NEW, ‘‘IHS Forms to implement the
Joseph McCallion, Division of Import Dockets Management Branch (see Privacy Rule (45 CFR parts 160 and
Operations and Policy (HFC–170), Food ADDRESSES) written or electronic 164)’’. Type of Information Collection
and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers comments on the draft guidance by Request: New collection. Form
Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–443– January 6, 2003. Two copies of any Number(s): IHS–810, IHS–911, IHS–
6553, FAX 301–594–3787, email: comments are to be submitted, except 912–1, IHS 912–2, and IHS 913. Need that individuals may submit one copy. and Use of Information Collection: This
Comments are to be identified with the collection of information is made
docket number found in brackets in the necessary by the Department of Health
I. Background heading of this document. A copy of the and Human Services Rule entitled
In July 1999, the Secretaries of Health draft guidance and received comments ‘‘Standards for Privacy of Individually
and Human Services and Treasury may be seen in the Dockets Management Identifiable Health Information’’
began development of new operational Branch between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., (‘‘Privacy Rule’’) (45 CFR Parts 160 and
procedures to protect consumers from Monday through Friday. 164). The Privacy Rule implements the
unsafe imported food. A plan, privacy requirements of the
announced in December 1999, was III. Electronic Access Administrative Simplification subtitle
developed by FDA and the U.S. Persons with access to the Internet of the Health Information Portability
Customs Service (Customs) to prevent and Accountability Act of 1996 and
may obtain the document at http://
distribution of unsafe imported food by creates national standards to protect
destroying food products that pose a individual’s personal health information
guidance.html. and gives patients increased access to
significant risk to public health. This
initiative optimizes the statutory Dated: April 5, 2002. their medical records. Sections, 45 CFR
authorities and resources available to Margaret M. Dotzel, 164.508, 522, 526 and 528 of the Rule
FDA and Customs. Associate Commissioner for Policy. require the collection of information to
Food products refused entry into the [FR Doc. 02–27575 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am]
implement these protection standards
United States may be offered and access requirements. The IHS will
subsequently for re-importation by use the following data collection
importers who choose to circumvent the instruments to implement the
import regulatory system or by information collection requirements
importers who are unaware of the contained in the Rule.
previous refusal. FDA and Customs 45 CFR 164.508: This provision
have worked together on numerous requires covered entities to obtain or

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