[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 5 (Wednesday, January 8, 1997)]
[Pages 1088-1089]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-336]



Telecommunications Access Advisory Committee; Meeting

AGENCY: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board 
(Access Board) gives notice of the dates and location of the meetings 
of the Telecommunications Access Advisory Committee.

DATES: The Telecommunications Access Advisory Committee will meet on 
January 13 and 14, 1997 beginning at 9:00 a.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at 1331 F Street, NW., Washington, 
DC in the 8th floor conference room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the 
meetings, please contact Dennis Cannon, Office of Technical and 
Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers 
Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-
1111. Telephone number (202) 272-5434 extension 35 (voice); (202) 272-
5449 (TTY). Electronic mail address: [email protected]. This 
document is available in alternate formats (cassette tape, braille, 
large print, or computer disk) upon request. It is also available on 
the Internet at http://www.access-board.gov/notices/taacmtg.htm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 24, 1996, the Access Board published 
a notice appointing members to its Telecommunications Access Advisory 
Committee (Committee). 61 FR 26155 (May 24, 1996). The Committee will 
make recommendations to the Access Board on accessibility guidelines 
for telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment. These 
recommendations will be used by the Access Board to develop 
accessibility guidelines in conjunction with the Federal Communications 
Commission (FCC) under section 255(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 
1996. The Committee is composed of representatives of manufacturers of 
telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment; 
organizations representing the access needs of individuals with 
disabilities; telecommunications providers and carriers; and other 
persons affected by the guidelines.

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    The Committee has met five times since June 1996. This will be the 
Committee's last meeting. During the meeting in January, the Committee 
will finalize its recommendations. The Committee will make a 
presentation to the Access Board at the Board's regular business 
meeting on January 15th. The Board will meet on January 15th from 1:30-
3:30 p.m. at the Marriott at Metro Center hotel, 775 12th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC.
    The Committee will meet on the dates and at the location announced 
in this notice. The meetings are open to the public. The facility is 
accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign language 
interpreters, assistive listening systems and real time transcription 
will be available.
Lawrence W. Roffee,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 97-336 Filed 1-7-97; 8:45 am]