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Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board

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AGENCY:

Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Justice.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of OJP's Science Advisory Board (“Board”). The Board is chartered to provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of science and statistics for the purpose of enhancing the overall impact and performance of its programs and activities in criminal and juvenile justice. To this end, the Board has designated six (6) subcommittees: National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Bureau of Justice Assistance; Quality and Protection of Science; and Evidence Translation/Integration.

DATES:

The meeting will take place on Friday, October 4, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., ET, with a break for lunch at approximately noon.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will take place in the Main Conference Room on the third floor of the Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street, Northwest, Washington, DC 20531.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Phelan Wyrick, Designated Federal Officer (“DFO”), Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20531; Phone: (202) 353-9254 [Note: this is not a toll-free number]; Email: phelan.wyric@usdoj.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This meeting is being convened to brief the OJP Assistant Attorney General and the Board members on the progress of the subcommittees, discuss any recommendations they may have for consideration by the full Board, and brief the Board on various OJP-related projects and activities. The final agenda is subject to adjustment, but it is anticipated that there will be a morning session and an afternoon session, with a break for lunch. These sessions will likely include briefings of the subcommittees' activities and discussion of future Board actions and priorities.

This meeting is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend this meeting must register with Phelan Wyrick at the above address at least seven (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. Persons interested in communicating with the Board should submit their written comments to the DFO, as the time available will not allow the public to directly address the Board at the meeting. Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify Mr. Wyrick at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.

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Phelan Wyrick,

Science Policy Advisor and Science Advisory Board DFO, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2013-22628 Filed 9-16-13; 8:45 am]

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