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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameLead Exposure and Prevention Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number2617
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments* 
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date1/18/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Epidemiologist
Date Of Renewal Charter1/18/2020Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Perri
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameA
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Ruckart
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer SuffixM.P.H.
Specific Establishment Authority*Section 2203 of Public Law 114-322, the “Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act”;Designated Federal Officer Phone*(770) 488-3808
Effective Date Of Authority*12/16/2016Designated Federal Officer Fax*770-488-1541
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*afp@cdc.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredYes
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee accomplishes its purpose by reviewing federal programs and services available to lead-exposed individuals and communities; reviewing current research on lead poisoning to identify additional research needs; reviewing and identifying best practices, or the need for best practices, regarding lead screening and the prevention of lead poisoning; identifying effective services for individuals and communities affected by lead exposure; and undertake any other review or activities that the Secretary determines to be appropriate and provide advice to the Secretary. Annually for five years the Committee is required to develop a Report to Congress.
How is membership balanced?*Membership in the Committee shall not exceed 15 members, including both Federal and non-Federal members, with not less than ½ of the members being Federal members and members. Membership in the Committee shall represent specific fields of expertise including: epidemiology, toxicology, mental health, pediatrics, early childhood and special education, environmental health, and nutrition/dietetics.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee expects to hold two face-to-face meetings in FY2019. The Committee will review federal programs and services available to lead-exposed individuals and communities; review current research on lead poisoning to identify additional research needs; review and identify best practices, or the need for best practices, regarding lead screening and the prevention of lead poisoning; identify effective services for individuals and communities affected by lead exposure; and undertake any other review or activities that the Secretary determines to be appropriate and provide advice to the Secretary. These meetings are necessary to develop the annually for five years required Report to Congress.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act [S.612 signed into law on December 16, 2016] authorized HHS to establish an Advisory Committee, in coordination with the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other relevant agencies, as determined by the Secretary consisting of Federal members and non-Federal members which shall include specific fields of expertise (epidemiology, toxicology, mental health, pediatrics, early childhood and special education, environmental health, and nutrition/dietetics). This capability centralized in one Committee does not exist elsewhere in the Department of Health and Human Services.
Why close or partially close meetings?NA
Recommendation RemarksThe committee did not meet in FY18. During FY18, extensive preparatory work was conducted to identify potential nominees to serve on the committee. A draft nomination package is under development for submission to HHS for approval. Since the committee did not meet in FY18, the percentage of recommendations fully and partially implemented are left blank.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherYesNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentRecommendations for policy changesNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentThis is not a grant review committee.
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe committee did not meet in FY 18Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe committee did not meet in FY18Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe committee did not meet in FY18Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback CommentUnable to determine at this time. Activities are under development to staff the committee and schedule committee meetings.Narrative Description*The Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee (LEPAC) shall provide advice and guidance to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support the agency’s mission and its strategic plan by reviewing research and Federal programs and services related to lead poisoning and to identify effective services and best practices for addressing and preventing lead exposure in communities. Annually for five years the Committee is required to develop a Report to Congress.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-034840Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee2018