Justice Programs Office November 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Hearing of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2011-28322
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of the first hearing of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (hereafter refered to as the Task Force). The Task Force is chartered to provide the Attorney General with valuable advice in the areas of children's exposure to violence for the purpose of addressing the epidemic levels of exposure to violence faced by our nation's children. Based on the testimony at four public hearings, on comprehensive research, and on extensive input from experts, advocates, and impacted families and communities nationwide, the Task Force will issue a final report to the Attorney General presenting its findings and comprehensive policy recommendations in the fall of 2012.
Establishment of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2011-28319
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (the Task Force) is established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The Task Force will provide the Attorney General with valuable advice on a broad array of issues to address the national problem of children's exposure to violence. The Task Force will conduct 4 public hearings at various locations around the nation to gather information from key professionals, academics, policy makers, and the public about the extent of the problem of childhood exposure to violence and promising practices for preventing and mitigating the effects of childhood exposure to violence. Based on information gathered at these hearings, the Task Force will develop and provide to the Attorney General a report, which will include high-level policy advice and recommendations regarding preventing children's exposure to violence and mitigating the negative effects experienced by children who are exposed to violence. The Task Force is necessary and in the public interest. The Task Force Charter will terminate on December 31, 2012.