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Meeting of the Compact Council for the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact

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Federal Bureau of Investigation, Justice.


Meeting notice.


The purpose of this notice is to announce a meeting of the Compact Council created by the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Act of 1998 (Compact). Thus far, the federal government and fourteen 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.

Matters for discussion are expected to include: (1) Dispute Adjudication Procedures, (2) Memorandum of Understanding with Nonparty States, (3) Expansion of the National Fingerprint File Participants, (4) Privatization of Noncriminal Justice Functions, and (5) Improvements to Background Checks and the use of Flat Fingerprints.

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 Ms. Cathy L. Morrison at (304) 625-2736, 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 topic to be addressed, and the time needed for the presentation. Requestors will ordinarily be allowed up to 15 minutes to present a topic.


The Compact Council will meet in open session from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on May 8-9, 2002.


The meeting will take place at the Renaissance Scottsdale Resort, 6160 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona, telephone (480) 991-1414.

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Inquiries may be addressed to Ms. Cathy L. Morrison, Interim Compact Officer, Compact Council Office, Module C3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306-0147, telephone (304) 625-2736, facsimile (304) 625-5388.

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Dated: March 21, 2002.

Thomas E. Bush, III,

Section Chief, Programs Development Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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[FR Doc. 02-8682 Filed 4-9-02; 8:45 am]