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Open Meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission

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AGENCY:

Departmental Offices, Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the first meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, established by the Financial Literacy and Education Improvement Act (title V of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003).

DATES:

The first meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission will be held on Thursday, January 29, 2003, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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ADDRESSES:

The Financial Literacy and Education Commission meeting will be held in the Cash Room at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, located at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. To be admitted to the Treasury building, an attendee must provide his or her name, organization, phone number, date of birth, and Social Security number to Verlene Joseph, Office the Public Liaison, Department of the Treasury, by e-mail to verlene.joseph@do.treas.gov not later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2003.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For additional information regarding admittance to the Treasury building, contact Verlene Joseph by e-mail to verlene.joseph@do.treas.gov or by telephone at (202) 622-1498 (not a toll-free number).

Additional information regarding the Financial Literacy and Education Commission and the Department of the Treasury's Office of Financial Education may be obtained through the Office of Financial Education's Web site at: http://www.treas.gov/​financialeducation.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Financial Literacy and Education Improvement Act, which is title V of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (the “FACT Act”) (Pub. L. 108-159), established the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (the “Commission”) to improve financial literacy and education of persons in the United States. The Commission is composed of the Secretary of the Treasury and the head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; the Office of Thrift Supervision; the Federal Reserve; the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the National Credit Union Administration; the Securities and Exchange Commission; the Departments of Education, Agriculture, Defense, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Labor, and Veterans Affairs; the Federal Trade Commission; the General Services Administration; the Small Business Administration; the Social Security Administration; the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and the Office of Personnel Management. The Commission is required to hold meetings that are open to the public every four months, with its first meeting occurring within 60 days of the enactment of the FACT Act. The FACT Act was enacted on December 4, 2003.

The first meeting of the Commission, all of which will be open to the public, will be held in the Cash Room at the Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The room will accommodate 80 members of the public. Seating is available on a first-come basis. Participation in the discussion at the meeting will be limited to Commission members and their staffs.

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Dated: January 20, 2004.

Wayne A. Abernathy,

Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.

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[FR Doc. 04-1590 Filed 1-21-04; 3:47 pm]

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