Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Hear Testimony Regarding Hate Crimes in Illinois, 46249 [2014-18695]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 152 / Thursday, August 7, 2014 / Notices COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Hear Testimony Regarding Hate Crimes in Illinois AGENCY: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of meeting. Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Illinois Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 21, 2014, for the purpose of hearing presenters testify about hate crimes in Illinois. Members of the public are invited and welcomed to make statements into the record at the meeting starting at 3:15 p.m. Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by September 21, 2014. Written comments may be mailed to the Midwestern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60615. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353–8311, or emailed to Administrative Assistant, Carolyn Allen at callen@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at (312) 353–8311. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Midwestern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Records of the meeting will be available via www.facadatabase.gov under the Commission on Civil Rights, Illinois Advisory Committee link. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the above email or street address. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Agenda 8:30–8:45 Introduction 8:45–10:00 Panel 1—Data Discrepancy • Why does the FBI data collected for Illinois between 2008 and 2011 not match the State data covering the same period? Has this problem been VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Aug 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 resolved? • What are federal policy recommendations? 10:00–10:15 Break 10:15–11:30 Panel 2—Data Deficit • NGO research shows the underreporting of hate crimes. Why is this and what can be done to improve data accuracy? • Is there a federal role in helping to improve accuracy? 11:30–11:45 Break 11:45–1:00 Panel 3—Trend Analysis • How has the available data changed over time in distribution of crimes by demographic category? • How has the available data changed over time in distribution of crimes by location? • Does the available data show increases or decreases in overall crimes in Illinois? 1:00–2:00 Lunch Break 2:00–3:15 Panel 4—Special concerns presented by religiously-motivated hate crimes and discrimination against religious institutions • Is federal RLUIPA adequately protecting these places of worship? • What legal tools are currently available to vulnerable communities? 3:15 Open Session 4:00 Adjournment DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Metcalfe Federal Building, Room 331, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. Dated August 4, 2014. 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Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a 
Meeting To Hear Testimony Regarding Hate Crimes in Illinois

AGENCY: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 
(Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Illinois 
Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 
21, 2014, for the purpose of hearing presenters testify about hate 
crimes in Illinois.
    Members of the public are invited and welcomed to make statements 
into the record at the meeting starting at 3:15 p.m. Members of the 
public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must 
be received in the regional office by September 21, 2014. Written 
comments may be mailed to the Midwestern Regional Office, U.S. 
Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 
60615. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353-8311, or 
emailed to Administrative Assistant, Carolyn Allen at callen@usccr.gov. 
Persons who desire additional information may contact the Midwestern 
Regional Office at (312) 353-8311.
    Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require 
the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the 
Midwestern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the 
scheduled date of the meeting.
    Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced 
at the Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both 
before and after the meeting. Records of the meeting will be available 
via www.facadatabase.gov under the Commission on Civil Rights, Illinois 
Advisory Committee link. Persons interested in the work of this 
Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the 
above email or street address.

Agenda

8:30-8:45 Introduction
8:45-10:00 Panel 1--Data Discrepancy
     Why does the FBI data collected for Illinois between 2008 
and 2011 not match the State data covering the same period? Has this 
problem been resolved?
     What are federal policy recommendations?
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:30 Panel 2--Data Deficit
     NGO research shows the underreporting of hate crimes. Why 
is this and what can be done to improve data accuracy?
     Is there a federal role in helping to improve accuracy?
11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-1:00 Panel 3--Trend Analysis
     How has the available data changed over time in 
distribution of crimes by demographic category?
     How has the available data changed over time in 
distribution of crimes by location?
     Does the available data show increases or decreases in 
overall crimes in Illinois?
1:00-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:15 Panel 4--Special concerns presented by religiously-motivated 
hate crimes and discrimination against religious institutions
     Is federal RLUIPA adequately protecting these places of 
worship?
     What legal tools are currently available to vulnerable 
communities?
3:15 Open Session
4:00 Adjournment

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 8:30 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Metcalfe Federal Building, 
Room 331, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604.

    Dated August 4, 2014.
David Mussatt, Chief,
Regional Programs Unit.
[FR Doc. 2014-18695 Filed 8-6-14; 8:45 am]
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