Federal Communications Commission.
This document announces the next meeting date and agenda of the Consumer Advisory Committee whose purpose is to make recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) regarding consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate the participation of consumers (including people with disabilities and underserved populations, such as Native Americans and persons living in rural areas) in proceedings before the Commission.
The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday, March 26, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room TW-C305, Washington, DC 20554.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Scott Marshall, 202-418-2809 (voice), 202-418-0179 (TTY) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This is a summary of the Commission's public notice DA 04-540 released February 25, 2004. The Commission announced the next meeting date and meeting agenda of its Consumer Advisory Committee.
Purpose and Functions
The purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations to the Commission regarding consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate the participation of consumers (including people with disabilities and underserved populations, such as Native Americans and persons living in rural areas) in proceedings before the Commission.
At its March 26, 2004, meeting, the Committee will (1) consider recommendations of its Consumer Complaints, Outreach Education, and Participation Working Group regarding electronic access to the FCC; (2) receive briefings by FCC staff regarding bureau activities; (3) observe a demonstration of Voice over the Internet (VoIP) technology and receive an overview of the VoIP rulemaking proceeding; and (4) be briefed on the Quarterly Inquiries and Complaints report. The Committee will also discuss effective partnership strategies with representatives of State and local consumer affairs agencies. Time will be allotted between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. for working group breakout sessions.
A copy of the February 25, 2004, public notice is available in alternate formats (Braille, cassette tape, large print or diskette) upon request. It is also posted on the Commission's Web site at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/cac. Meeting minutes will be available for public inspection at the FCC headquarters building and will be posted on the Commission's Web site at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/cac.
The Committee meeting will be open to the public and interested persons may attend the meeting and communicate their views. Members of the public will have an opportunity to address the Committee on issues of interest to them and the Committee. Written comments for the Committee may also be sent to the Committee's Designated Federal Officer, Scott Marshall.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Meeting agendas and handouts will be provided in accessible format; sign language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site. The meeting will be webcast with open captioning at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/cac. Request other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities as early as possible; please allow at least 5 days advance notice. Include a description of the accommodation you will need including as much detail as you can. Also include a way we can contact you if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to: email@example.com or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
K. Dane Snowden,
Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau.
[FR Doc. 04-4882 Filed 3-3-04; 8:45 am]
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