Commission on Civil Rights 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-28649
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Panel Participants and Location Sites of Public Meeting on Police-Community Relations
Document Number: 2014-28277
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-02
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, December 15, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing panel participants and location sites of public meeting on police-community relations. At is meeting in November, the Committee approved a proposal that included holding a public meeting in St. Louis to hear testimony from community members, police representatives, government officials, and other experts on police-community relations in Missouri. At this meeting, the Committee will begin to discuss how to create balanced panel discussions. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-510-1786, conference ID: 9613952. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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. Member of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by January 15, 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 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 and Notice of Public Meeting of the Oregon Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-28276
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-02
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss and Vote on Its Report on Civil Rights Issues Related to Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Document Number: 2014-27420
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-20
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, December 4, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing its report on civil rights issues related to comprehensive immigration reform. The Committee will discuss and vote on sending the report and its recommendations to the Commission. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-430-8705, conference ID: 3695823. 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. Member of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by January 4, 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, 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.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-27063
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
South Dakota Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-27007
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Because the terms of the members of the South Dakota Advisory Committee are expiring on April 18, 2015, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the South Dakota Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of South Dakota to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Rocky Mountain Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than December 15, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below.
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
Document Number: 2014-26150
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-04
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Memoranda on Possible Civil Rights Topics in Oklahoma To Consider as Project Topics
Document Number: 2014-26149
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-04
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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 African-American 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. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-510-1765, conference ID: 3596639. 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 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.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee for a Meeting on a Project Proposal on Civil Rights and Law Enforcement in Missouri
Document Number: 2014-26147
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-04
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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 toll-free call-in number: 888-539-3696, conference ID: 6728111. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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 17, 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 and Notice of Public Meeting of the Oregon Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-25824
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-30
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Idaho Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-25823
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-30
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee for a Meeting on a Project Proposal on Police Violence in Missouri
Document Number: 2014-24465
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-15
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, October 27, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing and voting on a project proposal on police violence 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 toll-free call-in number: 888-466-4462, conference ID: 8151697. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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 November 27, 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.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Potential Project Topics
Document Number: 2014-24452
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-15
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, October 24, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. for the purpose of discussing potential project topics for the committee to study in the coming year. Committee members will discuss the issues that they believe warrant further investigation. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-329-8877, conference ID: 2711081. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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 November 24, 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, Oklahoma 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.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-24210
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-09
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-23971
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-07
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Potential Project Topics
Document Number: 2014-23464
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-02
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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 Tennessee Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Monday, October 27, 2014, for the purpose of receiving updates from each sub-committee and to discuss the 4 civil rights topics recently dispersed from the USCCR briefing. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 1-877-446-3914, conference ID: 669140. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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 November 27, 2014. Written comments may be mailed to the Southern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth Street, Suite 16T126, Atlanta, GA 30303. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (404) 562-7005, or emailed to Regional Director, Jeffrey Hinton at jhinton@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Southern Regional Office at (404) 562-7000. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Southern 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, Tennessee 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 Southern Regional Office at the above email or street address.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee for a Meeting on Discussing the Committee's Response to the Events in Ferguson, Missouri
Document Number: 2014-22689
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-24
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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 Monday, September 29, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and determining what the appropriate next steps for the committee should be in light of these events. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-572-7025, conference ID: 7226252. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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. Member of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by October 29, 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.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2014-21846
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Kansas Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Potential Project Topics
Document Number: 2014-21396
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-09
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, September 24, 2014, for the purpose of discussing two potential project topics for the committee to study in the coming year: Equal educational opportunity in Kansas and voting rights in Kansas. The committee will discuss memos prepared by regional staff. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-364-3109, conference ID: 2276277. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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 October 24, 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 and Notice of Public Meeting of the Nevada Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-21395
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-09
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
State Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2014-21229
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Because the terms of the members of the Arkansas Advisory Committee are expiring on January 3, 2015, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the Arkansas Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Arkansas to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Central Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than October 1, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below. Because the terms of the members of the Florida Advisory Committee are expiring on January 3, 2015, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the Florida Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Florida to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Southern Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than October 1, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below. Because the terms of the members of the Massachusetts Advisory Committee are expiring on January 3, 2015, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the Massachusetts Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Massachusetts to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Eastern Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than October 1, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below. Because the terms of the members of the Michigan Advisory Committee are expiring on January 3, 2015, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the Michigan Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Michigan to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Midwestern Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than October 1, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below. Because the terms of the members of the Texas Advisory Committee are expiring on January 3, 2015, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the Texas Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Texas to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Western Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than October 1, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below. Because the terms of the members of the Wisconsin Advisory Committee are expired, the United States Commission on Civil Rights hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to apply. The memberships are exclusively for the Wisconsin Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Wisconsin to be considered. Letters of interest must be received by the Midwestern Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights no later than October 1, 2014. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee for a Meeting on Discussing the Events of Ferguson, Missouri, and the Committee Response
Document Number: 2014-20229
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-26
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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 Monday, August 25, 2014, for the purpose of discussing the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and determining what the appropriate next steps for the committee should be in light of these events. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-523-1225, conference ID: 2925785. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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. Member of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by September 25, 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 10:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. S. David Mitchell, Chairman, Missouri Advisory Committee Discussion of Events in Ferguson, MO 10:10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Missouri Advisory Committee Planning Next Steps 10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Adjournment 11:00 a.m.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2014-18733
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-07
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Hear Testimony Regarding Hate Crimes in Illinois
Document Number: 2014-18695
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-07
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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 and Notice of Public Meeting of the Nevada Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-18132
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-01
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Maine Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-17547
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-17012
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-18
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Kansas Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Civil Rights Issues in the State and Plan Future Activities
Document Number: 2014-16408
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-14
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, July 30, 2014, for the purpose of discussing current civil rights issues in Kansas and determining plans for the next Committee project. Members of the Advisory Committee will be presenting issues that they believe the Committee should research and issue a report to the Commission. Members of the public are invited to make statements into the record at the meeting starting at 2:00 p.m. Member of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by August 30, 2014. Written comments may be mailed to the Central Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 400 State Avenue, Suite 908, Kansas City, Kansas 66101. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (913) 551-1413, or emailed to Administrative Assistant, Corrine Sanders at csanders@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Central Regional Office at (913) 551-1400. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Central 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 Central 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, Kansas 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 Central Regional Office at the above email or street address.
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Oregon Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-16356
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-14
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Hawaii Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-15642
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Utah Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-15638
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Idaho Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-14237
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-18
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Sunshine Act Notice; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-13814
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-12
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a Meeting on Discussing the Project Proposal on Hate Crimes in Illinois and a Briefing on Religious Discrimination in Prisons
Document Number: 2014-12532
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-30
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
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, June 12, 2014, for the purpose of discussing and voting on a project proposal regarding hate crimes in Illinois and for gathering information and hearing statements regarding religious discrimination in Illinois prisons. The Committee will have the proposal presented by the Commission's two Midwestern Regional Office interns and discuss the proposal afterward. The Committee also will hear testimony from the chief chaplain of the state's Department of Corrections to update information the Committee had obtained on the topic in 2007. The testimony presented at this meeting will provide in part a basis for the Committee's final recommendations on the topic. Members of the public are invited and welcomed to make statements into the record at the meeting starting at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public who cannot attend in person can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-438-5535, conference ID: 9306519. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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. Member of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by July 12, 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:
Meeting; Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2014-12058
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights