Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

Published date10 May 2024
Record Number2024-10409
Citation89 FR 40465
CourtCommission On Civil Rights
Federal Register, Volume 89 Issue 92 (Friday, May 10, 2024)
[Federal Register Volume 89, Number 92 (Friday, May 10, 2024)]
                [Page 40465]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
                [FR Doc No: 2024-10409]
                Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
                AGENCY: Commission on Civil Rights.
                ACTION: Notice of Commission public briefing.
                SUMMARY: Notice of Commission public briefing, The Federal Role in
                Enforcing Religious Freedoms in Prison, Notice of Commission business
                meeting, and call for public comments.
                DATES: Friday, May 17, 2024, 10 a.m. ET.
                ADDRESSES: The briefing is open to the public and can be attended via
                live stream on the Commission's YouTube page at:
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angelia Rorison (202) 376-8359;
                [email protected].
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on
                whether prisoners' religious freedom rights are being protected and
                enforced in accordance with constitutional and statutory provisions.
                This is an update to the Commission's 2008 statutory enforcement
                report, Enforcing Religious Freedom in Prison.
                 At this public briefing, the Commission will hear from subject
                matter experts such as government officials, religious leaders,
                academics, prisoners' rights advocates, religious liberty
                organizations, and legal experts. The Commission will accept written
                materials from the public for consideration as we prepare our report;
                submit to [email protected] no later than Monday, June 17, 2024.
                 This briefing is open to the public and is accessible via live
                stream at (* Streaming information
                subject to change.)
                 Computer assisted real-time transcription (CART) will be provided.
                The web link to access CART (in English) on Friday, May 17, 2024, is
       Please note that CART is
                text-only translation that occurs in real time during the meeting and
                is not an exact transcript.
                 To request additional accommodations, persons with disabilities
                should email [email protected] by Monday, May 13, 2024, indicating
                ``accommodations'' in the subject line.
                Briefing Agenda for Civil Rights Implications of the Federal Use of
                Facial Recognition Technology
                10:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
                All times Eastern Standard Time
                I. Introductory Remarks: 10:00-10:10 a.m.
                II. Panel 1: Constitutional and Legal Experts: 10:10-11:25 a.m.
                III. Break: 11:25-11:35 a.m.
                IV. Panel 2: Religious Leaders & Direct Service Providers: 11:35 a.m.-
                12:50 p.m.
                V. Lunch: 12:50-1:50 p.m.
                VI. Panel 3: Prisoners' Religious Rights Advocates: 1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
                VII. Closing Remarks: 3:05-3:15 p.m.
                VIII. Adjourn Meeting.
                 ** Public Comments will also be accepted through written testimony.
                 * Schedule is subject to change.
                Call for Public Comments
                 In addition to the testimony collected on Friday, May 17, 2024, via
                public briefing, the Commission welcomes the submission of material for
                consideration as we prepare our report. Please submit such information
                to [email protected] no later than June 17, 2024, or by mail to OCRE/
                Public Comments, ATTN: RFIP, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331
                Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425.
                 Dated: May 17, 2024.
                Angelia Rorison,
                USCCR Media and Communications Director.
                [FR Doc. 2024-10409 Filed 5-8-24; 4:15 pm]
                BILLING CODE 6335-01-P

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