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Notice of Public Meeting of the Maine 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 Maine Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) for the purpose of reviewing and voting on its report on the criminalization of people with mental illnesses. The Committee will also discuss holding a mini-briefing on hate crimes in Maine.


The meeting will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. EDT.

Public Call Information: Dial: 1-855-719-5012, Conference ID: 9835301.

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Evelyn Bohor, at or 202-376-7533.

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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. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to 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: 1-855-719-5012 and conference ID number: 9835301.

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 Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (202) 376-7548, or emailed to Evelyn Bohor at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Eastern Regional Office at (202) 376-7533.

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, Maine Advisory Committee link. 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.

Agenda: Friday, May 31, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

  • Welcome and Roll Call
  • Review and Vote on Report: Criminalization of People with Mental Illnesses
  • Discussion on Hate Crimes mini-briefing
  • Other Business
  • Public Comment
  • Adjournment
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Dated: May 13, 2019.

David Mussatt,

Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2019-10178 Filed 5-15-19; 8:45 am]