[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 184 (Tuesday, September 23, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 56830]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22666]



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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY


Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting Sunday, October 5, 2014 through Tuesday, 
October 7, 2014. On October 5, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., the Council will 
visit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. On October 6, 
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Council will receive testimony about 
the school-to-prison pipeline. On October 7, the Council will have its 
business meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

PLACE:  The tour of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on 
October 5 will take place at the museum at 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., 
Ivan Allen Jr Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313. The quarterly meeting on 
October 6 and 7 will take place in the auditorium of the Shepherd 
Center, 2020 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30309.
    Interested parties may join the meeting in person or by phone in a 
listening-only capacity (with the exception of the public comment 
period) using the following call-in number: 1-888-312-3048; Conference 
ID: 7550293; Conference Title: NCD Meeting; Host Name: Jeff Rosen.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:  The Council will receive testimony on the 
school-to-prison on October 6 and discuss the information with the 
intention of formulating draft recommendations. On October 7, the 
Council will receive updates on its policy projects; vote to approve a 
transportation report, a Medicaid managed care report; and its annual 
progress report; review draft findings and recommendations of its home- 
and community-based services report; discuss and approve its FY15 
policy work scope; and discuss issues which impact the effectiveness of 
the ADA.

AGENDA:  The times provided below are approximations for when each 
agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times Eastern):

Sunday, October 5, 2014

3:00-5:00 p.m.--NCD visit to the National Center for Civil and Human 
Rights

Monday, October 6, 2014

9:00-10:00 a.m.--Welcome, Introduction, Purpose of the meeting
10:00-11:00 a.m.--Panel: Barriers to minority access to an equal 
opportunity to benefit from IDEA
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.--Breaking Down the Barriers
12:30-1:00 p.m.--Break
1:00-2:00 p.m.--Panel: How special education services can disrupt the 
school-to-prison pipeline
2:00-3:00 p.m.--Discussion: How we can ensure that minority students 
with disabilities have access to quality special education services?
3:00-3:15 p.m.--Break
3:00-3:15 p.m.--Break
3:15-5:15 p.m.--Discussion: Recommendations to Congress and the 
Administration on policies designed to end disparities in discipline 
and promote positive outcomes for minority students with disabilities
5:15-5:30 p.m.--Closing: Summary of the day's discussions
5:30 p.m.--Adjournment

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

9:00-9:30 a.m.--Call to Order and Council Reports
9:30-10:30 a.m.--NCD Policy Projects
10:30-10:45 a.m.--Break
10:45-11:45 a.m.--ADA 25th Anniversary Discussion
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.--Public Comment
12:15 p.m.--Adjourn

PUBLIC COMMENT:  To better facilitate NCD's public comment periods, any 
individual interested in providing public comment is asked to register 
their intent to provide comment in advance by sending an email to 
[email protected] with the subject line ``Public Comment'' with 
your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the 
body of your email. Full-length written public comments may also be 
sent to that email address. All emails to register for public comment 
at the October quarterly meeting must be received by Thursday, October 
2, 2014. Priority will be given to those individuals who are in-person 
to provide their comments. Those commenters on the phone will be called 
on according to the list of those registered via email. Due to time 
constraints, NCD asks all commenters to limit their comments to three 
minutes.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Anne Sommers, NCD, 1331 F Street 
NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), 202-272-2074 
(TTY).

ACCOMMODATIONS:  A CART streamtext link has been arranged for each day 
of the business meeting. For Monday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., ET, the 
web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=100614ncd0900am. For Tuesday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., 
ET, the web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=100714ncd900am. Those who plan to attend the meeting 
in-person and require accommodations should notify NCD as soon as 
possible to allow time to make arrangements. Please note: To help 
reduce exposure to fragrances for those with multiple chemical 
sensitivities, NCD requests that all those attending the meeting in 
person please refrain from wearing scented personal care products such 
as perfumes, hairsprays, colognes, and deodorants.

    Dated: September 18, 2014.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2014-22666 Filed 9-19-14; 11:15 am]
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