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Consumer Advisory Board Meeting

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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 Wednesday, September 24, 2020, from approximately 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. eastern daylight time. This meeting will take place via conference call and is open to the general public. Members of the public will receive the agenda and dial-in information when they RSVP.

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Kim George, Outreach and Engagement Associate, Advisory Board and Councils Office, External Affairs, at 202-450-8617, or email: If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact

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I. Background

Section 3 of the Charter of the Board states that: The purpose of the Board is outlined in section 1014(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection 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.

II. Agenda

The CAB will discuss broad policy matters related to the Bureau's Unified Regulatory Agenda and general scope of authority; including discussions on recent Bureau initiatives and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumers and financial markets.

Persons who need a reasonable accommodation to participate should contact, 202-435-9EEO, 1-855-233-0362, or 202-435-9742 (TTY) at least ten (10) 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, 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 Board must RSVP via this link​jfe/​form/​SV_​802S461amK1hSwl by noon, September 22, 2020. Members of the public must RSVP by the due date.

III. Availability

The Board's agenda will be made available to the public on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, via 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

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Kirsten Sutton,

Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

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[FR Doc. 2020-19530 Filed 9-4-20; 8:45 am]