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Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission; Notification of Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, General Services Administration.

ACTION:

Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY:

Notice is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the March 3, 2020 in-person meeting of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission (Commission), the June 3, 2020 telephonic Commission meeting, and the July 17, 2020 in-person Commission meeting. These meetings are open to the public.

DATES:

The March 3, 2020 in-person meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends no later than 3:00 p.m., EST. The June 3, 2020 meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m., EST and ends no later than 3:00 p.m., EST. The July 17, 2020 meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m., EST and ends no later than 10:00 a.m., EST.

ADDRESSES:

The March 3rd meeting will be held at the Library of Congress—Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119, 10 First St. SE, Washington, DC 20540. The public may also dial into the meeting by calling 888-455-2896 participant passcode: 6980059. The June 3rd meeting will be telephonic. The public may dial into the meeting by calling 888-455-2896 participant passcode: 3479770. The July 17th meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Chardonnay Room at 1950 Balsley Rd., Seneca Falls, NY 13148. The public may also dial in by calling 888-455-2896 participant passcode: 3479770.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Stephanie Marsellos, Designated Federal Officer, Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, P.O. Box 2020, Washington, DC 20013; phone: 202-707-0106; email: stephanie@womensvote100.org.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

Congress passed legislation to create the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission Act, a bill, “to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States providing for women's suffrage.”

The duties of the Commission, as written in the law, include: (1) To encourage, plan, develop, and execute programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment; (2) To encourage private organizations and State and local Governments to organize and participate in activities commemorating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment; (3) To facilitate and coordinate activities throughout the United States relating to the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment; (4) To serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about events and plans for the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment; and (5) To develop recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Meeting Agenda for March 3, 2020

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Leadership update
  • Subcommittee updates
  • Suffrage Presentation
  • Commission discussion
  • Public Comment Period
  • Adjourn

Meeting Agenda for June 3, 2020

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Leadership update
  • Subcommittee updates
  • Commission discussion
  • Public Comment Period
  • Adjourn

Meeting Agenda for July 17, 2020

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Leadership update
  • Subcommittee updates
  • Commission discussion
  • Public Comment Period
  • Adjourn

The meetings are open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting should register via email at stephanie@womensvote100.org or telephone 202-707-0106.

Interested persons may choose to make a public comment at the meeting during the designated time for this purpose. Public comments shall be limited by minutes based on the number of participants signed up to comment for the allotted time, and subject to agenda time changes based on the speed of the commission's work through the agenda. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements up to 30 days after the meeting.

Members of the public may also choose to submit written comments by mailing them to Stephanie Marsellos, Designated Federal Officer, P.O. Box 2020, Washington, DC 20013, or via email at stephanie@womensvote100.org. Please contact Ms. Marsellos at the email address above to obtain meeting materials. All written comments received will be provided to the Commission. Detailed minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting.

Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Marsellos at least five business days prior to each meeting, so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Public Disclosure of Comments

Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information (PII) in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your PII—may be made publicly available at any time.

While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your PII from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

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Dated: January 28, 2020.

Anna Laymon,

Executive Director, Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2020-02447 Filed 2-6-20; 8:45 am]

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