Register for the Advisory Committee's Virtual Meeting on 1/9
We are pleased to share that the next public meeting of the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) is set for January 9, 2019! We are committed to pursuing transparency and public input and invite you to participate using the information below.
When: January 9, 2019 | 1-3 PM EST
Join us online: Register to stream the meeting online. Virtual attendees will be able to submit comments through a chat box.
Provide comments or attend in person: See details below and email Ava.Donald@acf.hhs.gov by January 7, 2019. Please include your name, organization, and phone number.
Purpose: The purpose of the NAC is to advise the Secretary and the Attorney General on practical and general policies concerning improvements to the nation’s response to the sex trafficking of children and youth in the United States. The NAC is established pursuant to Section 121 of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 (P.L. 113–183). Access the tentative agenda.
Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public virtually. Register to stream the meeting online.
Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public may submit written statements in response to the stated agenda of the meeting or to the committee’s mission in general. Organizations with recommendations on best practices are encouraged to submit their comments or resources (hyperlinks preferred). Email Ava.Donald@acf.hhs.gov. Written comments or statements received after January 7, 2019 may not be provided to the Committee until its next meeting.
Verbal Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140d, the Committee is not obligated to allow a member of the public to speak or otherwise address the Committee during the meeting. Members of the public are invited to provide written comments during the Committee meeting only at the time and manner described in the agenda. Email Ava.Donald@acf.hhs.gov.
Access the Federal Register Notice about this meeting.
Note: The Federal Register Notice was posted 13 days prior to the meeting due to the holiday schedule and the short period between the Committee's last public meeting and this virtual one. The Committee is committed to submitting its first report in January and must meet to reach consensus. Learn more about the Committee's timeline and responsibilities. Questions? Email EndTrafficking@acf.hhs.gov.