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AGENCY:

Commission on Civil Rights.

ACTION:

Announcement of meetings.

SUMMARY:

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 meetings of the Connecticut Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call at 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on: Tuesday, May 2, 2017, and Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss and vote on an advisory memorandum to the Commission on solitary confinement and discuss future advice on the topic.

ADDRESSES:

Public call-in information: Conference call-in number: 1-877-440-5787 and conference call 7771068.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ivy L. Davis, at ero@usccr.gov or by phone at 202-376-7533.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following toll-free conference call-in number: 1-877-440-5787 and conference call 7771068. Please be advised that before placing them into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). 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 conference call-in number.

Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-977-8339 and providing the operator with the toll-free conference call-in number: 1-877-440-5787 and conference call 7771068.

Members of the public are invited to make statements during the open comment period of the meeting or submit written comments. The comments must be received in the regional office approximately 30 days after each scheduled meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425, faxed to (202) 376-7548, or emailed to Evelyn Bohor at ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Eastern Regional Office at (202) 376-7533.

Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at https://database.faca.gov/​committee/​meetings.aspx?​cid=​239;​ click the “Meeting Details” and “Documents” links. Records generated from this meeting may also 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, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above phone numbers, email or street address.

Agenda May 2, 2017

1. Open—Rollcall

2. Planning Meeting

  • Discussion of Statement of Concern
  • Vote on Statement of Concern

3. Open Comment

4. Adjourn

Agenda May 10, 2017

1. Open—Roll Call

2. Discussion of Advisory Memorandum

3. Vote on Memorandum

4. Open Comment

5. Adjournment

Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, the notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting because of the exceptional circumstance of an administrative holdup on the notice.

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Dated: April 19, 2017.

David Mussatt,

Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2017-08279 Filed 4-24-17; 8:45 am]

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