Notice of Public Meeting of the Kansas Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss the Voter ID Law in Kansas and Seclusion and Restraint of Children With Disabilities in Kansas Schools, 65372-65373 [2014-26150]

Download as PDF 65372 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 213 Tuesday, November 4, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Minority Farmer Advisory Committee; Re-Establishment of Charter Office of Advocacy and Outreach, USDA. ACTION: Notice of re-establishment. AGENCY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to reestablish the charter of the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers (the ‘‘Committee’’) for a 2-year term. 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AGENCY: 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 Kansas Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing two project topics. First, the Committee will continue its discussion on the Kansas vote ID law and determine whether it intends to consider a project proposal on the topic at a future meeting. Second, the Committee will consider and vote on a proposal to hear testimony and issue an SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 advisory memorandum on the issue of seclusion and restraint of children with disabilities in Kansas schools. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following tollfree call-in number: 888–397–5352, conference ID: 3973125. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free telephone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–977–8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number. Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by December 19, 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) 353–8324, 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. 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, Missouri 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. 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ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: 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 Oklahoma Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Friday, December 12, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing memoranda prepared by Committee members on the following civil rights topics: (1) Prisons: Incarceration of women, disproportionality of AfricanAmerican males; (2) impact of 2012 referendum banning affirmative action in public contracting, schools, employment; (3) equal educational opportunity in Oklahoma; and (4) rights of Cherokee Freedmen. The Committee will discuss which, if any, of these topics will be the subject of study for the Committee in the coming year. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. 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Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by January 12, 2015. 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) 353–8324, 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. 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, Missouri 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 Welcome and Introductions 3:00 p.m. to 3:05 p.m. Vicki Limas, Chair Discussion of Racial and Gender Disparities in OK Prisons 3:05 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Shani Neely and Maria-Elena Diaz, Committee members, Oklahoma Advisory Committee Discussion of 2012 Affirmative Action Referendum 3:15 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. Adam Doverspike and Andy PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65373 Spiropoulos, Committee members, Oklahoma Advisory Committee Discussion of Equal Educational Opportunity in Oklahoma 3:25 p.m. to 3:35 p.m. Maria-Elena Diaz, Committee member, Oklahoma Advisory Committee Discussion of Rights of Cherokee Freedmen 3:35 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Hannibal Johnson, Committee member, Oklahoma Advisory Committee Planning Next Steps 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Adjournment 4:00 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Public Call Information: Dial: 888– 510–1765, Conference ID: 3596639. Dated: October 30, 2014. David Mussatt, Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2014–26149 Filed 11–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee for a Meeting on a Project Proposal on Civil Rights and Law Enforcement in Missouri U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: 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 Missouri Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing and voting on a project proposal on civil rights and law enforcement in Missouri. The proposal arose in the aftermath of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following tollfree call-in number: 888–539–3696, conference ID: 6728111. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 213 (Tuesday, November 4, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-26150]


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COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS


Notice of Public Meeting of the Kansas Advisory Committee for a 
Meeting To Discuss the Voter ID Law in Kansas and Seclusion and 
Restraint of Children With Disabilities in Kansas Schools

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 Kansas 
Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, 
November 19, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing two 
project topics. First, the Committee will continue its discussion on 
the Kansas vote ID law and determine whether it intends to consider a 
project proposal on the topic at a future meeting. Second, the 
Committee will consider and vote on a proposal to hear testimony and 
issue an advisory memorandum on the issue of seclusion and restraint of 
children with disabilities in Kansas schools.
    Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is 
available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 
888-397-5352, conference ID: 3973125. Any interested member of the 
public may call this number and listen to the meeting. The conference 
call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization 
they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to 
placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur 
charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission 
will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for 
calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free 
telephone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the 
proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-977-
8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and 
conference ID number.
    Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; 
the comments must be received in the regional office by December 19, 
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) 353-8324, 
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.
    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, Missouri 
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

Welcome and Introductions

12:00 p.m. to 12:10 p.m.

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    Elizabeth Kronk Warner, Chair

Discussion of Seclusion and Restraint Proposal

12:10 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Annie Myers, USCCR intern, Kansas Advisory Committee

Discussion of Voting Rights in Kansas

12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
    Kansas Advisory Committee

Planning Next Steps

12:50 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Adjournment

1:00 p.m.


DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 
12:00 p.m.

    Public Call Information: Dial: 888-397-5352, Conference ID: 
3973125.

    Dated: October 30, 2014.
David Mussatt,
Chief, Regional Programs Unit.
[FR Doc. 2014-26150 Filed 11-3-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6335-01-P