Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Notice of public meeting. Correction.
The CFPB published a document in the Federal Register of April 28, 2017, announcing the meeting of the Academic Research Council Meeting. The document contained incorrect times and did not contain language as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The document also contained the incorrect RSVP inbox and the incorrect agenda availability date.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Emily Turner, Director's Financial Start Printed Page 21986Analyst, 202-435-7730, CFPB_AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov, Academic Research Council, Office of Research, 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002.
In the Federal Register of April 28, 2017, in 82 FR 19704, on page 19704, in the first column, correct the “Summary” section to read:
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Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice sets forth the announcement of a public meeting of the Academic Research Council (ARC or Council) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau). The notice also describes the functions of the Council.
In the Federal Register of April 28, 2017, in 82 FR 19704, on page 19704, in the first column, correct the “Dates” section to read:
The meeting date is Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. eastern standard time.
In the Federal Register of April 28, 2017, in 82 FR 19704, on page 19704, in the second column, correct the Background section to read:
Section 1013(b)(1) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act, 12 U.S.C. 5493(b)(1), establishes the Office of Research (OR) and assigns to it the responsibility of researching, analyzing, and reporting on topics relating to the Bureau's mission, including developments in markets for consumer financial products and services, consumer awareness, and consumer behavior. The Academic Research Council is a consultative body comprised of scholars that help the Office of Research perform these responsibilities. Section 3 of the ARC Charter states:
The Council will provide the Bureau's Office of Research technical advice and feedback on research methodologies, data collection strategies, and methods of analysis. Additionally, the Council will provide both backward- and forward-looking feedback on the Office of Research's research work and will offer input into its research strategic planning process and research agenda.
In the Federal Register of April 28, 2017, in 82 FR 19704, on page 19704, in the third column, correct the Agenda section to read:
The Academic Research Council will discuss methodology and direction for consumer finance research at the Bureau.
Written comments will be accepted from interested members of the public and should be sent to CFPB_AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov, a minimum of seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. The comments will be provided to the ARC members for consideration. Persons who need a reasonable accommodation to participate should contact CFPB_504Request@cfpb.gov, 202-435-9EEO, l-855-233-0362, or 202-435-9742 (TTY) at least ten business days prior to the meeting or event to request assistance. The request must identify the date, time, location, and title of the meeting or event, the nature of the assistance requested, and contact information for the requester. CFPB will strive to provide, but cannot guarantee that accommodation will be provided for late requests.
Individuals who wish to attend the Academic Research Council meeting must RSVP to CFPB_AcademicResearchCouncil@cfpb.gov by noon, May 16, 2017. Members of the public must RSVP by the due date and must include “ARC” in the subject line of the RSVP.
In the Federal Register of April 28, 2017, in 82 FR 19704, on page 19705, in the first column, correct the Availability section to read:
The Council's agenda will be made available to the public on May 2, 2017, via consumerfinance.gov. Individuals should express in their RSVP if they require a paper copy of the agenda.
A recording and transcript of this meeting will be available after the meeting on the CFPB's Web site consumerfinance.gov.
Dated: May 4, 2017.
Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
[FR Doc. 2017-09535 Filed 5-10-17; 8:45 am]
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