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Open Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability

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AGENCY:

Department of the Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability (“Council”) will convene its second meeting on April 21, 2011 at the Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The Council will: (1) Receive a report from the Council's subcommittees (National Strategy, Financial Access, Research and Evaluation, Partnerships, and Youth) on their progress; and (2) review the composition and focus of the subcommittees.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on April 21, 2011, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.

Submission of Written Statements: The public is invited to submit written statements to the Council. Written statements should be sent by any one of the following methods:

Electronic Statements

E-mail ofe@treasury.gov; or

Paper Statements

Send paper statements to the Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Education and Financial Access, Main Treasury Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220.

In general, the Department will make all statements available in their original format, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, or telephone numbers, for public inspection and photocopying in the Department's library, Room 1428, Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. You can make an appointment to inspect statements by calling (202) 622-0990. All statements received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should only submit information that you wish to make publicly available.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dubis Correal, Director, Office of Financial Education, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622-5770 or ofe@treasury.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On January 29, 2010, the President signed Executive Order 13530, creating the Council to assist the American people in understanding financial matters and making informed financial decisions, thereby contributing to financial stability. The Council is composed of two ex officio Federal officials and 12 non-governmental members appointed by the President with relevant backgrounds, such as financial services, consumer protection, financial access, and education. The role of the Council is to advise the President and the Secretary of the Treasury on means to promote and enhance individuals' and families' financial capability. The Council held its first meeting on November 30, 2010. At that meeting, the Chair recommended the establishment of five subcommittees to focus on the following strategic areas: National Strategy, Financial Access, Research and Evaluation, Partnerships, and Youth.

In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 and the regulations thereunder, Dubis Correal, Designated Federal Officer of the Council, has ordered publication of this notice that the Council will convene its second meeting on April 21, 2011, at the Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public who plan to attend the meeting must RSVP with their name, organization represented (if any), phone number, and e-mail address. To register, please go to http://www.treasury.gov, click on Resource Center, then Office of Financial Education and Financial Access, and then on the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability or call (202) 622-5770 by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on April 14, 2011. For entry into the building on the date of the meeting, attendees must present a government-issued ID, such as a driver's license or passport, which includes a photo. The purpose of the meeting is to receive an update from the Council's subcommittees on their ideas, progress, and direction regarding potential recommendations. The Council will review the number, focus, and composition of the subcommittees.

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Dated: March 29, 2011.

Alastair Fitzpayne,

Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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[FR Doc. 2011-8039 Filed 4-4-11; 8:45 am]

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