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Notice of Public Meeting of the Minnesota Advisory Committee for a New Committee Orientation Meeting, To Discuss Civil Rights Issues in the State, and To Plan Future Activities

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


Notice 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 Minnesota Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. The meeting will include an orientation of the Committee scope and duties for new members, a discussion of current civil rights issues in Minnesota, and a discussion of plans for the next Committee project. Members of the Advisory Committee will be presenting issues that they believe the Committee should research and issue a report to the Commission.


The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00-3:00 p.m. CDT.


The meeting will be held at: City Hall, Martin Luther King Conference Room 241, 350 S. Fifth St.—Rm. 241, Minneapolis, MN 55415.

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Members of the public are invited to make statements into the record at the meeting at the designated open comment period. Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Midwestern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60603. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353-8324, or emailed to Carolyn Allen at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at (312) 353-8311.

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Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Records of the meeting will be available via under the Commission on Civil Rights, Minnesota Advisory Committee link (​committee/​meetings.aspx?​cid=​256). Click on “meeting details” and then “documents” to download. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site,, or may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the above email or street address.

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Welcome and Introductions

Committee Orientation

  • Ethics
  • Jurisdiction and Scope of Duties
  • Project Process and Examples

Discussion of Current Civil Rights Issues in Minnesota

Open Comment

Future Plans and Actions


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Dated July 29, 2016.

David Mussatt,

Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2016-18440 Filed 8-3-16; 8:45 am]