Commission on Civil Rights October 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Meeting of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee To Discuss Findings and Recommendations Resulting From Its Inquiry Into the Civil Rights Impact of School Disciplinary Policies That May Contribute to High Rates of Juvenile Incarceration in Oklahoma
Document Number: 2015-27113
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
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 Oklahoma Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Monday, November 9, 2015, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing and findings and recommendations related to its inquiry regarding the civil rights impact of the ``school to prison pipeline'' in Oklahoma. Members of the public may listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-539-3678, conference ID: 6512744. 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 regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines according to their wireless plan, 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 invited and welcomed to make statements at the end of the conference call. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, 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, Corrine Sanders at csanders@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at: https:/ /database.faca.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=269 and clicking on the ``Meeting Details'' and ``Documents'' links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.
Public Meeting of the Mississippi Advisory Committee; Advisory Memorandum Regarding Civil Rights Concerns Relating to Distribution of Federal Child Care Subsidies in Mississippi
Document Number: 2015-27112
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
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 Mississippi Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing and voting on an advisory memorandum on civil rights concerns relating to potential disparities in the distribution of federal child care subsidies in Mississippi on the basis of race or color. The committee previously gathered testimony on this topic on April 29, 2015, and May 13, 2015. Members of the public may listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-505-4369, conference ID: 4796911. 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 regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines according to their wireless plan, 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 invited and welcomed to make statements at the end of the conference call. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, 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, Corrine Sanders at csanders@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at http:// facadatabase.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=257 and clicking on the ``Meeting Details'' and ``Documents'' links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Indiana Advisory Committee To Begin Planning a Series of Public Hearings To Study Civil Rights and the School to Prison Pipeline in Indiana
Document Number: 2015-26681
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-21
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 Indiana Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. EST for the purpose of preparing for a series of public hearings to study Civil Rights and the School to Prison Pipeline in Indiana. Members of the public may listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-438-5535 conference ID: 8231614. 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 regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. 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 invited to make statements during the scheduled open comment period. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days after the Committee meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, 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 Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and following the meeting at https://database.faca.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=247 and clicking on the ``Meeting Details'' and ``Documents'' links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Civil Rights Issues in the State, and Potential Next Project Topics for the Committee's Investigation
Document Number: 2015-25891
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
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 Friday, November 20, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of reviewing and discussing current civil rights concerns in the state, and potential next topics of study for the Committee. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-428-9480, conference ID: 284644. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement at the end of 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 regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan, 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 within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, 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 Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at https:// database.faca.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=246. Click on the ``Meeting Details'' and ``Documents'' links to download. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Nebraska Advisory Committee To Discuss Findings and Recommendations Resulting From Its Inquiry Into the Civil Rights Impact of Nebraska's 2009 Legislative Bill 403
Document Number: 2015-25890
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
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 Nebraska Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. CDT for the purpose of discussing and findings and recommendations related to its inquiry regarding the civil rights impact of Nebraska's 2009 Legislative Bill 403. The Committee will also begin discussion of civil rights topics for future consideration. Members of the public may listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-430-8709, conference ID: 908320. 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 regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines according to their wireless plan, 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 invited and welcomed to make statements at the end of the conference call. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by November 30, 2015. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, 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, Corrine Sanders at csanders@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at: https:/ /database.faca.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=260 and clicking on the ``Meeting Details'' and ``Documents'' links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee to Discuss Themes and Findings Resulting From Testimony Received Regarding Civil Rights and Police/Community Interactions in the State
Document Number: 2015-25889
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
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 02, 2015, for the purpose of discussing oral and written testimony received during two public meetings focused on civil rights and police and community interactions in Missouri. Themes and findings discussed during this meeting will form the basis of a report to be issued to the Commission on this topic. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-455-2263, conference ID: 3504640. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines according to their wireless plan, 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 within thirty days following the meeting. 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 at https://database.faca.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=258. Click on ``meeting details'' and ``documents'' to download. 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 Notice
Document Number: 2015-25888
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-09
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Montana Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-25374
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-06
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 (FACA), that a planning meeting of the Montana Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 1:00 p.m. (MDT) on Thursday, October 22, 2015, via teleconference. The purpose of the planning meeting is for the Advisory Committee to continue their discussion and plans to conduct a community forum on Border Town Discrimination Against Native Americans. Members of the public may listen to the discussion by dialing the following Conference Call Toll-Free Number: 1-888-397-5352; Conference ID: 261115. Please be advised that before being placed into the conference call, the operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and an email address (if available) 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 phone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-977-8339 and provide the FRS operator with the Conference Call Toll-Free Number: 1- 888-397-5352, Conference ID: 261115. Members of the public are invited to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by Monday, November 22, 2015. Written comments may be mailed to the Rocky Mountain Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Suite 13-201, Denver, CO 80294, faxed to (303) 866-1050, or emailed to Evelyn Bohor at ebohor@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at (303) 866-1040. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at http:// www.facadatabase.gov/committee/meetings.aspx?cid=259 and clicking on the ``Meeting Details'' and ``Documents'' links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Rocky Mountain Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission's Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Michigan Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Approval of a Project Proposal Regarding the Civil Rights Impact of Civil Forfeiture Practices in the State; Correction
Document Number: 2015-25248
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-05
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights published a document in the Federal Register of August 5, 2015, concerning a meeting of the Michigan Advisory Committee to discuss and vote on approval of a project proposal regarding the civil rights impact of civil forfeiture practices in the state. The time and date of this meeting has been changed.
Advisory Committees Expiration
Document Number: 2015-25247
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-05
Agency: Commission on Civil Rights
Because the terms of the members of the Mississippi Advisory Committee are expiring on January 23, 2016, 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 Mississippi Advisory Committee, and applicants must be residents of Mississippi 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 November 29, 2015. Letters of interest must be sent to the address listed below.
Notice of Public Meeting of the North Carolina (State) Advisory Committee (SAC) for a meeting to discuss potential project topics.
Document Number: 2015-25036
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
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 North Carolina (State) Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, for the purpose of discussing potential project topics. 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: 793192. 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 invited to make statements during the scheduled open comment period of the agenda. Alternatively, the public can submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by October 16, 2015. 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, North Carolina 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 Kentucky Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Welcome New Members of the Committee and Discuss Potential Project Topics
Document Number: 2015-25035
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
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 Kentucky (State) Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015, for the purpose of welcoming new members to the committee and discussing potential projects. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 1-888-481-2877, conference ID: 900515. 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 invited to make statements during the scheduled open period of the agenda. Alternatively, the public can submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by October 16, 2015. 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, Kentucky 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.
Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Connecticut Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-25034
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
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 (FACA) that a planning meeting of the Connecticut Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 1:00 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, October 28, 2015, by teleconference. The purpose of the planning meeting is for the Committee to discuss civil rights topics and potential projects and vote on an issue for the Committee to examine in a 2016 briefing meeting. Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following toll-free conference call number 1-888-587-0615 and conference call code: 682009#. Please be advised that before placing them into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). 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 discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-977-8339 and providing the operator with the above conference call number and conference call code. Members of the public are invited to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by Monday, November 30, 2015. Written comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425, faxed to (202) 376-7548, or emailed to Evelyn Bohor at ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Eastern Regional Office at (202) 376-7533. The activities of this advisory committee, including records and documents discussed during the meeting, will be available for public viewing, as they become available at: https://database.faca.gov/ committee/meetings.aspx?cid=239. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission's Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address.