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Title 45-Public Welfare
from Antarctica or destroyed after they have served their purpose. 8 670.43 Conditions of permits.
(a) General. All permits allowing the introduction of non-indigenous plants and animals will require that the animal or plant be kept under controlled conditions to prevent harmful interference with the natural system and that after serving its purpose the plant or animal shall be removed from Antarctica or destroyed in a manner that protects the natural system of Antarctica.
(b) Dogs. In addition to the requirements of paragraph (a) of this section, all dogs imported into Antarctica shall be inoculated against the following diseases:
(4) Leptospirosis (L. canicola and L. icterohaemorragicae). Each dog shall be inoculated at least two months before importation, and a certificate of inoculation shall accompany each dog. No dog shall be allowed to run free in Antarctica.
CHAPTER VII—COMMISSION ON CIVIL
Organization and functions of the Commission ......
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PART 701-ORGANIZATION AND origin or in the administration of jusFUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION tice;
(3) To appraise the laws and policies Subpart A-Operations and Functions
of the Federal Government with re
spect to discrimination or denials of Sec.
equal protection of the laws under the 701.1 Establishment
Constitution because of race, color, re701.2 Responsibilities
ligion, sex, age, handicap, or national
origin or in the administration of jusSubpart B-Organization Statement
tice; 701.11 Membership of the Commission (4) To serve as a national clearingStaff Director
house for information in respect to 701.12 Staff organization
discrimination or denials of equal pro701.13 Regional offices
tection of the laws because of race, AUTHORITY: Secs. 101-106, 71 Stat. 634- color, religion, sex, age, handicap or 636, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1975-1975e). national origin; SOURCE: 44 FR 75148, Dec. 19, 1979, unless
(5) To investigate sworn allegations otherwise noted.
that citizens are being accorded or
denied the right to vote in Federal Subpart A-Operations and Functions
elections as a result of patterns or
practices of fraud or discrimination. § 701.1 Establishment.
(b) Under Section 104(c) of the Act
the Commission is required to: submit The United States Commission on interim reports to the President and to Civil Rights (hereinafter referred to as
the Congress at such times as the the “Commission”) is a bipartisan
Commission, the Congress, or the agency of the executive branch of the President shall deem desirable and Government. Established under the submit to the President and the ConCivil Rights Act of 1957, 71 Stat. 634, gress a final report of its activities, the Commission derives its authority
findings, and recommendations not from that Act and from amendments later than the last day of fiscal year to it in the Civil Rights Act of 1960, 74 1983. Stat. 86; in the Civil Rights Act of
(c) In fulfilling these responsibilities 1964, 78 Stat. 241; by 81 Stat. 582
the Commission is authorized by the (1967); by 84 Stat. 1356 (1970); by 86
Act to hold hearings and to issue subStat. 813 (1972); and by the Civil
penas for the production of documents Rights Commission Act of 1978, 92
and the attendance of witnesses; to Stat. 1067. The statutes are codified in
consult with governors, attorneys gen42 U.S.C. 1975-1975e. (Hereinafter the
eral, other representatives of State 1957 Act as amended will be referred
and local governments, and private orto as “the Act.”)
ganizations; and is required to estab
lish an advisory Committee in each $ 701.2 Responsibilities.
State. The Act also provides that all (a) The Commission's authority Federal agencies shall cooperate fully under Section 104(a) of the Act may with the Commission so that it may be summarized as follows:
effectively carry out its functions and (1) To investigate allegations in writ duties. ing under oath or affirmation that cer
[44 FR 75148, Dec. 19, 1979; 44 FR 76798, tain citizens of the United States are
Dec. 23, 1979) being deprived of their right to vote and have that vote counted by reason of color, race, religion, sex, age, handi
Subpart B-Organization Statement cap, or national origin;
(2) To study and collect information 8701.11 Membership of the Commissionconcerning legal developments consti
Staff Director. tuting discrimination or a denial of (a) The Commission is composed of equal protection of the laws under the six members, not more than three of Constitution because of race, color, re- whom may be of the same political ligion, sex, age, handicap or national party, appointed by the President by
and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(b) The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Commission are designated by the President, the Vice Chairman acting as Chairman in the absence or disability of the Chairman or in the event of a vacancy in that office.
(c) No vacancy in the Commission affects its powers, and any vacancy is filled in the same manner and is subject to the same limitation with respect to party affiliations as previous appointments.
(d) Four members of the Commission constitute a quorum.
(e) A Staff Director for the Commission is appointed by the President (after consultation with the Commission) by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Staff Director is the chief executive officer of the agency. $ 701.12 Staff Organization.
The organization of the Commission is established as follows:
(a) Office of the Staff Director. Under the direction of the Staff Director, this office plans the agency's programs, directs, supervises, and coordinates the work of other offices; reports plans, programs, and activities of the agency to the Commission; manages the administrative affairs of the agency and represents the agency in relations with the Executive Office of the President, the Congress and other Federal agencies. Special units reporting to the Office of the Staff Director are:
(1) Equal Employment Opportunity Unit. Under the direction of the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, this unit is responsible for the agency's EEO and affirmative action programs; advises employees regarding the applicability of Office of Personnel Management and other relevant equal employment opportunity regulations and is responsible for the agency troubled employee program.
(2) Solicitor's Unit. Under the direction of the Solicitor, this unit is responsible for administrative law matters, including contracts, openness in government, government ethics and personnel.
(b) Office of General Counsel. Under the direction of the General Counsel, this office serves as legal counsel to the Commissioners and to the agency; plans and conducts hearings for the Commission; conducts legal studies; prepares reports of legal studies and hearings; drafts or reviews proposals for legislative and executive action and reviews all agency publications and reviews a. and congressional testimony for legal sufficiency.
(c) Office of Management. Under the direction of the Assistant Staff Director for Administration, this office is responsible for all administrative, management and facilitative services necessary for the efficient operation of the agency. Its units, headed by division directors, include the Administrative Services Division, the Budget and Fiscal Division, the Management Analysis Division, the Personnel Division, the Publications Management Division, and the National Clearinghouse Library Division.
(d) Office of Program Planning and Evaluation. Under the direction of the Assistant Staff Director for Program Planning and Evaluation, this office is responsible for: coordinating the agency's program planning process; conducting program evaluations to assess the impact of the Commission's projects on problems addressed; and coordinating the monthly program reporting system. Its units, headed by Division Directors, are the Program Development and Planning Division and the Program Evaluation Division.
(e) Office of Federal Civil Rights Evaluation. Under the direction of the Assistant Staff Director for Federal Civil Rights Evaluation, this office is responsible for: monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the civil rights enforcement effort of the Federal Government and forwarding complaints alleging denials of civil rights to Federal agencies having appropriate jurisdiction.
(f) Office of Program and Policy Review. Under the direction of the Assistant Staff Director for Program and Policy Review, this office is responsible for: planning, conducting or stimulating studies to advance basic knowledge of the extent, causes and consequences of civil rights denials; prepar
The address of each office and the States which they serve are as follows:
ing monographs dealing with subjects which are current national civil rights issues; monitoring civil rights developments; planning and conducting consultations on the civil rights implications of Federal programs and policies and/or current civil rights issues; and providing staff assistance as needed to other offices of the Commission.
(g) Office of Congressional and Public Affairs. Under the direction of the Assistant Staff Director for Con gressional and Public Affairs, this Office is comprised of three divisions:
(1) The Press and Communications Division is responsible for liaison with and dissemination of information concerning the Commission to the news media and the preparation and dissemination of various periodical public cations on civil rights issues.
(2) The Congressional Liaison Division is responsible for responding to requests for information from members of Congress, preparing testimony for presentation before committees of Congress when such testimony has been requested by a committee or a member and assisting members of the Commission and staff in liaison with members of Congress and committees of Congress.
(3) The Community Relations Division organizes, plans and manages conferences at which the Commission receives information regarding civil rights issues; establishes and maintains liaison with government and pri. vate civil rights agencies; and represents the Commission at government and private organization conferences and conventions.
(h) Office of Regional Programs. Under the direction of the Assistant Staff Director for Regional Programs, this office is responsible for: directing and coordinating the programs and work of the regional offices and State Advisory Committees to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, and maintaining liaison between the regional offices and the various headquarters offices of the Commission. $ 701.13 Regional offices.
Each regional office of the Commission is directed by a regional director
Region I: U.S. Commision on Civil Rights,
55 Summer Street, 8th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, FTS (8) 223-4671– (617) 223-4671; Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Island, and Vermont. Region II: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,
26 Federal Plaza, Room 1639, New York, N.Y. 10007, FTS (8) 264-0400—(212) 2640543; New Jersey and New York. Region III: U.S. Commission on Civil
Rights, 2120 L Street, N.W., Room 510, Washington, D.C. 20037, FTS (8) 2546717—(202) 254-6670; Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Vir
ginia, and West Virginia. Region IV: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,
Citizens Trust Bank Building, 75 Piedmont Avenue, N.E., Room 632, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, FTS (8) 242-4391-(404) 221-4344; Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South
Carolina, and Tennessee. Region V: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,
230 South Dearborn Street, 32nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60604, FTS (8) 353-7371– (312) 353-7371; Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Region VI: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,
Heritage Plaza, 418 South Main, San Antonio, Texas 78204, FTS (8) 730-5570—(512) 225-4810; Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma,
Texas, and New Mexico. Region VII: U.S. Commission on Civil
Rights, Old Federal Office Building, 911 Walnut Street, Room 3103, Kansas City, Missouri 64106, FTS (8) 758-5253—(816)
374-5253. Region VIII: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Executive Tower Inn, Suite 1700, 1405 Curtis Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, FTS (8) 327-2211–(303) 837-2211; Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South
Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Region IX: U.S. Commission on Civil
Rights, 312 North Spring Street, Room 1015, Los Angeles, California 90012, FTS (8) 798-3437—(213) 688-5705; Arizona,
California, Hawaii, and Nevada. Region X: U.S. Commision on Civil Rights,
915 Second Avenue, Room 2852, Seattle, Washington 98174, FTS (8) 399-1426– (206) 442-1246; Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.