Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Notice of public meeting.
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice sets forth the announcement of a public meeting of the Consumer Advisory Board (CAB or Board) of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau). The notice also describes the functions of the Board.
The meeting date is Thursday, March 14, 2019, from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. eastern daylight time.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kim George, Outreach and Engagement Associate, Advisory Board and Councils Office, External Affairs, at 202-435-7884, CFPB_CABandCouncilsEvents@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_Accessibility@cfpb.gov.
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Section 3 of the Charter of the Consumer Advisory Board states that:
The purpose of the Board is outlined in section 1014(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act, which states that the Board shall “advise and consult with the Bureau in the exercise of its functions under the Federal consumer financial laws” and “provide information on emerging practices in the consumer financial products or services industry, including regional trends, concerns, and other relevant information.”
To carry out the Board's purpose, the scope of its activities shall include providing information, analysis, and recommendations to the Bureau. The Board will generally serve as a vehicle for market intelligence and expertise for the Bureau. Its objectives will include identifying and assessing the impact on consumers and other market participants of new, emerging, and changing products, practices, or services.
The Consumer Advisory Board will discuss policy issues related to financial technology and other trends and themes in consumer finance. A more detailed meeting agenda will be published on the Bureau's website.
Persons who need a reasonable accommodation to participate should contact CFPB_504Request@cfpb.gov, 202-435-9EEO, 1-855-233-0362, 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. The Bureau will strive to provide, but cannot guarantee that accommodation will be provided for late requests.
Written comments will be accepted from interested members of the public and should be sent to CFPB_CABandCouncilsEvents@cfpb.gov, a minimum of seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. The comments will be provided to the CAB members for consideration.
Individuals who wish to join the Consumer Advisory Board must RSVP via this link https://consumer-financial-protection-bureau.forms.fm/spring-2018-cfpb-advisory-committee-meetings-in-washington-dc by noon, March 13, 2019. Members of the public must RSVP by the due date.
The Board's agenda will be made available to the public on Wednesday February 27, 2019, via consumerfinance.gov. Individuals should express in their RSVP if they require a paper copy of the agenda.
A recording and summary of this meeting will be available after the meeting on the Bureau's website consumerfinance.gov.
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Dated: February 21, 2019.
Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
[FR Doc. 2019-03445 Filed 2-26-19; 8:45 am]
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