[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 48 (Friday, March 12, 2010)]
[Page 11889]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-5387]



Consumer Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting of the Consumer 
Advisory Council

    The Consumer Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, March 25, 
2010. The meeting, which will be open to public observation, will take 
place at the Federal Reserve Board's offices in Washington, DC, in 
Dining Room E on the Terrace Level of the Martin Building. For security 
purposes, anyone planning to attend the meeting should register no 
later than Tuesday, March 23, by completing the form found online at: 
    Attendees must present photo identification to enter the building 
and should allow sufficient time for security processing.
    The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 
12:30 p.m. The Martin Building is located on C Street, NW., between 
20th and 21st Streets.
    The Council's function is to advise the Board on the exercise of 
the Board's responsibilities under various consumer financial services 
laws and on other matters on which the Board seeks its advice. Time 
permitting, the Council will discuss the following topics:
     Proposed rules to implement the Credit Card Accountability 
Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009.
    Members will discuss proposed amendments to Regulation Z requiring 
that credit card penalty fees be reasonable and proportional and that 
credit card issuers reevaluate rate increases at least once every six 
     Foreclosure issues.
    Members will discuss loss-mitigation efforts, including the 
Administration's Making Home Affordable program, neighborhood 
stabilization initiatives and challenges, and other issues related to 
     Short-term and small-dollar loan products.
    Members will discuss short-term and small-dollar loan products 
offered by financial institutions, including tax refund anticipation 
loans and salary advance products, and consumer protection issues 
related to such products.
    Reports by committees and other matters initiated by Council 
members also may be discussed.
    Persons wishing to submit views to the Council on any of the above 
topics may do so by sending written statements to Jennifer Kerslake, 
Secretary of the Consumer Advisory Council, Division of Consumer and 
Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 
Washington, DC 20551. Information about this meeting may be obtained 
from Ms. Kerslake at 202-452-6470.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 9, 2010.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2010-5387 Filed 3-11-10; 8:45 am]