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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameMontana Advisory CommitteeAgency NameCommission on Civil Rights
Fiscal Year2018Committee Number278
Original Establishment Date1/1/1957Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*11-19
Current Charter Date1/28/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Civil Rights Analyst
Date Of Renewal Charter1/28/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*David
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination Authority42 U.S.C. 1975Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Barreras
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*42 U.S.C. 1975Designated Federal Officer Phone*(312) 353-8311
Effective Date Of Authority*9/9/1957Designated Federal Officer Fax*(312) 353-8324
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*dmussatt@usccr.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusPending
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The committee accomplishes its purpose through information-gathering activities to include fact-finding activity, public hearings, and the solicitation of a broad cross section of viewpoints about civil rights issues in its state and then reports on its findings and recommendations to the Commission.
How is membership balanced?*Consideration is given to a cross-section of those directly affected, interested, and qualified as appropriate to the nature and functions of the committee. No person is denied an opportunity to serve because of race, age, sex, religion, national origin, or disability. Members include individuals with a demonstrated interest in the civil rights issues of color, race, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, and voting rights. Membership is fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed, and both major political parties are represented.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Depending upon resources, state advisory committees are encouraged to meet at least two times each year and more often, if possible.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Congress has directed the Commission to establish at least one committee in each state and the District of Columbia. The committees compose a unique network of diverse citizens who enable the Commission to carry out its advisory purpose.
Why close or partially close meetings?No meetings were closed or partially closed.
Recommendation RemarksCosts attributed to this Committee are the Commission's share of allocated costs for all Committee activity.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentAs part of the agency’s strategic plan, the agency is to seek and consider committee input when the agency is establishing its civil rights program priorities during its program planning process. The agency is also to solicit research assistance from the committee in the course of generating the agency’s annual statutory enforcement report. In addition, the agency solicits and receives committee advice on ways to increase the effective utilization of committees into the execution of the agency’s mission and civil rights matters within the agency’s jurisdiction.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherYesNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentThe committee promotes public awareness of current civil rights issues, including protections and enforcement of federal, state, and local civil rights laws.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentThrough the network of volunteer members to Advisory Committees, the Commission saves money by not having to contract for the services these members provide.Grants Review CommentN/A
Number Of Recommendations*20Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe committee's advisory function to the agency is satisfied when it engages in activities related to state-based civil rights matters and issues a report to the agency for review and publication. The number of recommendations are recorded from 1993 and include recommendations made to the agency as well as recommendations through the agency to all other entities via the various reports published by the Advisory Committee.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe Committee's advisory function to the agency is fully implemented when it reports its findings and recommendations to the Commission in writing or orally, and the Commission forwards those recommendations to the specific entities identified in the recommendation. The Commission, as solely a study agency, has no authority to implement most of the recommendations made by its Advisory Committees.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe Committee's advisory function to the agency is partly implemented when it reports its findings and recommendations to the Commission in writing or orally. The Commission, as solely a study agency, has no authority to implement most of the recommendations made by its Advisory Committees.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentThe Commissioners provide direct feedback to the Committee when the committee reports are presented at Commission meetings. Commissioners are provided the opportunity to question the Committee Chair on the recommendations and provide direct feedback.Narrative Description*The committee supports the agency’s mission and strategic plan by advising the agency about civil rights matters within the state that are within the agency's jurisdiction to review.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$7,500.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$12,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$1,880.33Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$1,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$1,993.65Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$2,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$3,254.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$5,000.00
Total Costs$14,627.98Est. Total Next FY*$20,000.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.10Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.20
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

  
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-001095Montana Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003189Montana Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003387Montana Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005262Montana Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005351Montana Advisory Committee2013
 COM-007296Montana Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007491Montana Advisory Committee2011
 COM-009550Montana Advisory Committee2010
 COM-009597Montana Advisory Committee2009
 COM-011430Montana Advisory Committee2008
 COM-011493Montana Advisory Committee2007
 COM-013276Montana Advisory Committee2006
 COM-013366Montana Advisory Committee2005
 COM-015216Montana Advisory Committee2004
 COM-015270Montana Advisory Committee2003
 COM-017167Montana Advisory Committee2002
 COM-017198Montana Advisory Committee2001
 COM-019127Montana Advisory Committee2000
 COM-019140Montana Advisory Committee1999
 COM-020992Montana Advisory Committee1998
 COM-021061Montana Advisory Committee1997