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 briefing meeting and planning meeting of the Rhode Island Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, September, 19, 2008, at the Rhode Island State House, Room 222, in Providence, Rhode Island. The purpose of the briefing meeting is to hear from law enforcement officials, government officials, advocacy groups and other members of the community on the issue of racial profiling. After the briefing the committee will have a planning meeting to further define its project on fair housing in Rhode Island.
Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by October 17, 2008. The address is Eastern Regional Office, 624 9th St., NW., Washington, DC 20425. Persons wishing to e-mail their comments, or who desire additional information should contact Alfreda Greene, Secretary, at 202-376-7533 or by e-mail to: email@example.com.
Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meetings and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meetings.
Records generated from these meetings may be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above e-mail or street address.
The meetings will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA.Start Signature
Dated in Washington, DC, August 25, 2008.
Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit.
[FR Doc. E8-19996 Filed 8-27-08; 8:45 am]
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