[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 174 (Friday, September 7, 2012)]
[Page 55214]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21878]



[DA 12-1400]

Consumer Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Commission announces the next meeting date, time, and 
agenda of its Consumer Advisory Committee (Committee). The purpose of 
the Committee is to make recommendations to the Commission regarding 
matters within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate the 
participation of all consumers in proceedings before the Commission.

DATES: The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday, 
September 21, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Commission's Meeting 
Room, TW-C305.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Marshall, Consumer and 
Governmental Affairs Bureau, (202) 418-2809 (voice or TTY), or email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission's 
document DA 12-1400 released August 24, 2012, announcing the agenda, 
date and time of the Committee's next meeting.

Meeting Agenda

    At its September 21, 2012 meeting, it is expected that the 
Committee will consider one recommendation from its Broadband Working 
Group regarding broadband adoption; two recommendations from the 
Committee's Consumer Empowerment Group regarding text spamming and 
third-party wireless shutdowns; two recommendations from the Universal 
Service Working Group regarding Lifeline outreach and affordable 
calling from prisons; and one recommendation from the Consumer 
Complaints Task Force regarding the Commission's telephone IVR and web 
complaint systems. The Committee may also consider other 
recommendations from its working groups, and may also receive briefings 
from FCC staff and outside speakers on matters of interest to the 
Committee. A limited amount of time will be available on the agenda for 
questions and comments from the public. Meetings of the Committee are 
also broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC 
Live Web page at www.fcc.gov/live/.
    The public may ask questions of presenters via email at 
[email protected], or via Twitter using the hashtag 
fcclive. In addition, the public may also follow the meeting 
on Twitter @fcc or via the Commission's Facebook page at 
www.facebook.com/fcc. Alternatively, written comments to the Committee 
may be sent to: Scott Marshall, Designated Federal Officer of the 
Committee, at the address provided above.
    The meeting is open to the public and the 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.
    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 email to 
[email protected] or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 
202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

    Federal Communications Commission.
Mark Stone,
Deputy Bureau Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.
[FR Doc. 2012-21878 Filed 9-6-12; 8:45 am]