Meeting of the Compact Council for the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact
The purpose of this notice is to announce a meeting of the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council (Compact Council) created by the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Act of 1998 (Compact). Thus far, the Federal Government and 27 states are parties to the Compact which governs the exchange of criminal history records for licensing, employment, and similar purposes. The Compact also provides a legal framework for the establishment of a cooperative federal-state system to exchange such records. The United States Attorney General appointed 15 persons from Federal and State agencies to serve on the Compact Council. The Compact Council will prescribe system rules and procedures for the effective and proper operation of the Interstate Identification Index System. Matters for discussion are expected to include: (1) Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. (2) Policy Change When Applicants are Physically Incapable of Providing Fingerprints. (3) Strategy for Increasing State Ratification of the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact. The meeting will be open to the public on a first-come, first- seated basis. Any member of the public wishing to file a written statement with the Compact Council or wishing to address this session of the Compact Council should notify Mr. Todd C. Commodore at (304) 625-2803, at least 24 hours prior to the start of the session. The notification should contain the requestor's name and corporate designation, consumer affiliation, or government designation, along with a short statement describing the topics to be addressed and the time needed for the presentation. Requesters will ordinarily be allowed up to 15 minutes to present a topic. Dates and Times: The Compact Council will meet in open session from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., on November 7-8, 2006.