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Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the South Dakota Advisory Committee

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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 (FACA), that a briefing meeting of the South Dakota Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 1:00 p.m. (CDT) on Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Community Room on the 1st Floor of the Aberdeen Public Safety Building, 114 2nd Avenue SE., Aberdeen, SD 57401. The purpose of the briefing meeting is to hear testimony on the subtle effects of racism in South Dakota. The briefing topics will include the value of the use of body-worn cameras in law enforcement, and minority policing that impacts Native Americans and immigrant communities. The South Dakota Advisory Committee will hear from law enforcement, tribal officials, advocacy groups, community organizations, representatives of local, state, and Federal agencies, and the public.


Friday, March 24, 2017, starting at 1:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST.


Aberdeen Public Safety Building, Community Room, 1st Floor, 114 2nd Avenue SE., Aberdeen, SD 57401.

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Malee Craft at, or 303-866-1040.

Time will be set aside at the end of the briefing so that members of the public may address the Committee after the formal presentations have been completed. Persons interested in the issue are also invited to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by Monday, April 24, 2017. Written comments may be mailed to the Rocky Mountain Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Suite 13-201, Denver, CO 80294, faxed to (303) 866-1050, or emailed to Evelyn Bohor at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at (303) 866-1040.

Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at​committee/​meetings.aspx?​cid=​274 and clicking on the “Meeting Details” and “Documents” links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Rocky Mountain Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission's Web site,, or to contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address. If persons who plan to attend the meeting require accommodations, please contact Evelyn Bohor at at the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting.


Welcome and Introductions

Richard Braunstein, Chair, South Dakota Advisory Committee

Malee V. Craft, Regional Director, RMRO-USCCR, Denver, CO

Briefing, South Dakota Advisory Committee

Government and Tribal Officials, Advocates, Experts, Law Enforcement

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Dated: March 8, 2017.

David Mussatt,

Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2017-04912 Filed 3-13-17; 8:45 am]