[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 43 (Thursday, March 4, 2004)]
[Notices]
[Page 10232]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-4882]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

[DA 04-540]


Announcement of Next Meeting Date and Agenda of Consumer Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday, 
March 26, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., 
Room TW-C305, Washington, DC 20554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Marshall, 202-418-2809 (voice), 
202-418-0179 (TTY) or e-mail: cac@fcc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY 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.

Meeting Agenda

    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: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the 
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-
418-0432 (TTY).

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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