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Meeting of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee

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Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Justice


Notice of meeting.


This is an announcement of a meeting of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Federal Advisory Committee (GAC) to discuss the Global Initiative, as described at​global.


The meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2003, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET, and Wednesday, April 2, 2003, from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon ET.


The meeting will take place at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202; Phone: (703) 486-1111.

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J. Patrick McCreary, Global Designated Federal Employee (DFE), Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street, Washington, DC 20531; Phone: (202) 616-0532. [note: this is not a toll-free number]; E-mail:

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This meeting is open to the public. Due to security measures, however, members of the public who wish to attend this meeting must register with Mr. J. Patrick McCreary at the above address at least (7) days in advance of the meeting. Registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Access to the meeting will not be allowed without registration. All attendees will be required to sign in at the meeting registration desk. Please bring photo identification and allow extra time prior to the meeting.

Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify Mr. McCreary at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.


The GAC will act as the focal point for justice information systems integration activities in order to facilitate the coordination of technical, funding, and legislative strategies in support of the Administration's justice priorities.

The GAC will guide and monitor the development of the Global information sharing concept. It will advise the Assistant Attorney General, OJP; the Attorney General; the President (through the Attorney General); and local, state, tribal, and federal policymakers in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. The GAC will also advocate for strategies for accomplishing a Global information sharing capability.

Interested persons whose registrations have been accepted may be permitted to participate in the discussions at the discretion of the meeting chairman and with the approval of the Designated Federal Employee (DFE).

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J. Patrick McCreary,

Global DFE, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs.

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[FR Doc. 03-3787 Filed 2-14-03; 8:45 am]