[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 174 (Monday, September 9, 2002)]
[Page 57245]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-22818]



Federal Bureau of Investigation

Meeting of the Compact Council for the National Crime Prevention 
and Privacy Compact

AGENCY: Federal Bureau of Investigation, DoJ.

ACTION: Meeting notice.


SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to announce a meeting of the 
Compact Council created by the National Crime Prevention and Privacy 
Compact Act of 1998 (Compact). Thus far, the federal government and 
sixteen states are parties to the Compact which governs the exchange of 
criminal history records for licensing, employment, and similar 
purposes. The Compact also provides a legal framework for the 
establishment of a cooperative federal-state system to exchange such 
    Matters for discussion are expected to include: (1) United States 
Customs Service Request for Access to the Interstate Identification 
Index (III) for NonCriminal Justice Purposes, (2) Immigration and 
Naturalization Service (INS) Request to Allow State Repository Criminal 
History Maintenance and Dissemination, (3) Standards/Procedures for 
Identity Verification, (4) Proposed Sanctions Rule, (5) National 
Applicant Database Requests, (6) Use of the III for Background Checks 
on Applicants' References, Relatives, Friends, and Associates, (7) 
Revised Rule to Allow INS Use of III for Emergency Child Placement, (8) 
Qualification Requirements and Audit Criteria, (9) United States 
Department of Justice Requirement for System Use, and (10) A Safer 
Nation--Proposed Briefing Document.
    The meeting will be open to the public on a first-come, first-
seated basis. Any member of the public wishing to file a written 
statement with the Compact Council or wishing to address this session 
of the Compact Council should notify Ms. Cathy L. Morrison at (304) 
625-2736, at least 24 hours prior to the start of the session. The 
notification should contain the requestor's name and corporate 
designation, consumer affiliation, or government designation, along 
with a short statement describing the topic to be addressed, and the 
time needed for the presentation. Requestors will ordinarily be allowed 
up to 15 minutes to present a topic.

DATES AND TIMES: The Compact Council will meet in open session from 9 
a.m. until 5 p.m. on October 9-10, 2002. In addition, an education 
symposium concerning the Compact is being hosted as a collaborative 
effort of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) 
Division, the Compact Council, the National Consortium for Justice 
Information and Statistics (SEARCH), and the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics. The symposium is tailored to address enactment strategies, 
the potential benefits and practical applications of Compact 
ratification. The symposium will be held October 8, 2002, from 8 a.m. 
until 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington, DC.

ADDRESSES: The Compact Council meeting and symposium will take place at 
the Wyndham Washington, DC, 1400 M Street, NW., Washington, DC, 
telephone (202) 429-1700.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inquiries may be addressed to Ms. 
Cathy L. Morrison, Interim Compact Officer, Compact Council Office, 
Module C3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306-
0147, telephone (304) 625-2736, facsimile (304) 625-5388.

    Dated: August 27, 2002.
Thomas E. Bush III,
Section Chief, Programs Development Section, Federal Bureau of 
[FR Doc. 02-22818 Filed 9-6-02; 8:45 am]