[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 222 (Thursday, November 19, 2009)]
[Pages 59977-59978]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27828]



[DA 09-2418]

Consumer Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice; announcement of meeting.


SUMMARY: This document announces the date and agenda of the Committee's 
next meeting.

DATES: The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday, 
December 4, 2009, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Commission's Headquarters 
Building, Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20554.

Governmental Affairs Bureau, (202) 418-2809 (voice), (202) 418-0179 
(TTY), or e-mail [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission's Public 
Notice DA 09-2418, released on November 13, 2009 announcing the agenda, 
date and time of the Committee's next meeting.
    The Committee is organized under and will operate in accordance 
with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. 
App. 2 (1988).
    The mission 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 American 
Indians and persons living in rural areas) in proceedings before the 
    Each meeting of the full Committee will be open to the public. A 
notice of each meeting will be published in the Federal Register at 
least fifteen (15) days in advance of the meeting. Records will be 
maintained of each meeting and made available for public inspection.


    At its December 4, 2009 meeting, the Committee is expected to 
consider recommendations and/or receive progress reports regarding 
captioned telephony, digital closed captioning and video description, 
Consumer Information, Disclosure, Truth in Billing Notice of Inquiry 
(CG Docket No. 09-158), web/new media design, and the new Electronic 
Comment Filing System.

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In connection with the development of the National Broadband Plan, the 
Committee will also host a roundtable discussion among consumer, 
regulatory, and industry leaders regarding consumer complaint 
resolution best practices. The Committee may also consider other 
consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission. A limited 
amount of time on the agenda will be available for oral comments from 
the public. Meetings are open to the public and are broadcast on the 
Internet in Real Audio/Real Video format with captioning at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/cac. Members of the public may address the Committee or 
may send written comments to: Scott Marshall, Designated Federal 
Officer of the Committee, at the address noted above.
    The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or 
other mobility aids. Sign language interpreters, open captioning, 
assistive listening devices, and Braille copies of the agenda and 
handouts will be provided on site.
    Simultaneous with the webcast, the meeting will be available 
through Accessible Event, a service that works with your web browser to 
make presentations accessible to people with disabilities. You can 
listen to the audio and use a screen reader to read displayed 
documents. You can also watch the video with open captioning. 
Accessible Event is available at http://accessibleevent.com. The web 
page prompts for an Event Code, which is 005202376. To learn about the 
features of Accessible Event, consult its User's Guide at http://accessibleevent.com/doc/user_guide/.
    Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are 
available upon request. The request should include a detailed 
description of the accommodation needed and contact information. Please 
provide as much advance notice as possible; last minute requests will 
be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to 
[email protected] or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 
202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

Federal Communications Commission.
Thomas Wyatt,
Deputy Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau.
[FR Doc. E9-27828 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]