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Notice of Public Meeting of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

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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 via web conference on Friday April 19, 2019, from 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. CST for the purpose of hearing public testimony on civil rights and prosecutorial discretion in the state.


The meeting will be held on Friday April 19, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. CST.

Public Call Information: (audio only) Dial: 877-260-1479, Conference ID: 5634835.

Web Access Information: (visual only) The online portion of the meeting may be accessed through the following link:​r/​q3qe2yfxgno4&​eom.

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

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Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the above listed toll free number (audio only) and web access link (visual only). Please use both the call in number and the web access link in order to follow the meeting. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement as time allows. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. 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 1-800-877-8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number.

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 Regional Programs Unit Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 230 S. Dearborn, Suite 2120, Chicago, IL 60604. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353-8324, or emailed to Corrine Sanders at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit Office at (312) 353-8311.

Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit 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, Mississippi Advisory Committee link (​FACA/​FACAPublicViewCommitteeDetails?​id=​a10t0000001gzjUAAQ). Select the “Committee Meetings” tab, and then the “Committee Detail No” for the desired meeting to download related records and documents. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's website,, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit Office at the above email or street address.

This is the first in a series of public meetings the Committee will hold on this topic. Please consult the Federal Register or contact the Regional Programs Unit for additional information on other upcoming meetings.


Welcome and Roll Call

Panel Presentation: Civil Rights and Prosecutorial Discretion

Public Comment


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Dated: March 7, 2019.

David Mussatt,

Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2019-04517 Filed 3-12-19; 8:45 am]