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Notice of Public Meeting of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to Vote on Its Advisory Memorandum on the Civil Rights Concerns Relating to Distribution of Federal Child Care Subsidies in Mississippi

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


Announcement of meeting.


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 that the Mississippi Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. CST for the purpose of discussing and voting on an advisory memorandum on the civil rights concerns relating to potential disparities in the distribution of federal child care subsidies in Mississippi on the basis of race or color. The committee previously gathered testimony on the topic April 29, 2015, and May 13, 2015. The Committee will also discuss and vote on whether to pursue a project on race and prosecutorial discretion in Mississippi.

Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-510-1765, conference ID: 8100238. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization Start Printed Page 43061they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free telephone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-977-8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number.

Member of the public are also invited and welcomed to make statements at the end of the conference call. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by October 8, 2015. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60615. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353-8324, or emailed to Administrative Assistant, Carolyn Allen at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311.

Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at​committee/​meetings.aspx?​cid=​257 and clicking on the “Meeting Details” and “Documents” links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site,, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.


Welcome and Introductions

Susan Glisson, Chair

Discussion and Vote on Childcare Subsidy Advisory Memorandum

Mississippi Advisory Committee

Discussion and Vote on Race and Prosecutorial Discretion Concept Paper

Open Comment



The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. CST.

Public Call Information: Dial: 888-510-1765; Conference ID: 8100238

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Melissa Mojnaroski, DFO, at 312-353-8311 or

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Dated: July 15, 2015.

David Mussatt,

Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2015-17785 Filed 7-20-15; 8:45 am]