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Released: June 29, 2001
FCC ANNOUNCES NEXT MEETING OF THE CONSUMER/DISABILITY
On November 30, 2000, the Federal Communications Commission announced the
establishment of the Consumer/Disability Telecommunications Advisory Committee (hereinafter
"the Committee"). The Committee's purpose is to make recommendations to the Commission
regarding consumer and disability issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate
the participation of consumers (including people with disabilities and underserved populations) in
proceedings before the Commission. 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)
DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION OF COMMITTEE MEETING
The Committee will hold its next meeting on August 6, 2001, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Federal Communications Commission's headquarters building, Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554. The meeting will be open to the public. Minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection at the FCC headquarters building and will be posted on the Commission's website at www.fcc.gov/cib/cdtac.
The meeting will be broadcast on the Internet in Real Audio/Real Video format with captioning at www.fcc.gov/cib/cdtac. The meeting will be sign language interpreted and realtime transcription and assistive listening devices will also be available. Meeting agendas and handout material will also be provided in accessible formats. The meeting site is fully accessible to people with disabilities.
During the August 6th meeting, highlights of the Committee's agenda will include:
Written comments for the Committee may be sent to the Committee's Designated Federal Officer, Scott Marshall, at the address listed below.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Marshall, Federal Designated Officer, Consumer/Disability Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Consumer Information Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20554. Telephone 202-418-2809 (voice) or 202-418-0179 (TTY). Email: email@example.com.