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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameTennessee Advisory CommitteeAgency NameCommission on Civil Rights
Fiscal Year2018Committee Number294
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*Regional Director, Southern Regional Office, USCCR
Date Of Renewal Charter1/28/2021Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Jeff
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination Authority42 U.S.C. 1975Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Hinton
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*42 U.S.C. 1975Designated Federal Officer Phone*(404) 562-7000
Effective Date Of Authority*9/9/1957Designated Federal Officer Fax*(404) 562-7005
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*jhinton@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*38Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentOver its lifetime the Committee has made 38 recommendations.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*10.00%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*4.00%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*$12,500.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est 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*$0.00Est. 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$2,800.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$5,000.00
Total Costs$10,300.00Est. Total Next FY*$20,500.00
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-001099Tennessee Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003028Tennessee Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003236Tennessee Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005277Tennessee Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005364Tennessee Advisory Committee2013
 COM-007432Tennessee Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007506Tennessee Advisory Committee2011
 COM-009563Tennessee Advisory Committee2010
 COM-009631Tennessee Advisory Committee2009
 COM-011406Tennessee Advisory Committee2008
 COM-011489Tennessee Advisory Committee2007
 COM-013265Tennessee Advisory Committee2006
 COM-013339Tennessee Advisory Committee2005
 COM-015221Tennessee Advisory Committee2004
 COM-015262Tennessee Advisory Committee2003
 COM-017157Tennessee Advisory Committee2002
 COM-017253Tennessee Advisory Committee2001
 COM-019105Tennessee Advisory Committee2000
 COM-019171Tennessee Advisory Committee1999
 COM-020963Tennessee Advisory Committee1998
 COM-021054Tennessee Advisory Committee1997