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Released: March 20, 2014


Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St., S.W.

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Washington, D.C. 20554

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Released: March 20, 2014



By this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) announces the next
meeting date, time, and agenda of its Consumer Advisory Committee (hereinafter “Committee”).


The Committee was established in November 2000 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 Native Americans and
persons living in rural areas) in proceedings before the Commission. The Committee is presently in its
seventh two-year term.
Issues or questions to be considered by the CAC may include, but are not limited to, the following topic
 Consumer Protection and Education;
 Implementation of Commission rules and Consumer Participation in the FCC rulemaking
 Access by People with Disabilities; and
 Impact of New and Emerging Technologies.
The Committee is organized under, and operates in accordance with, the provisions of the Federal
Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (1988). Each meeting of the Committee is open to the public.
A notice of each meeting will be published in the Federal Register at least fifteen (15) days prior to each
meeting. Records will be maintained of each meeting and made available for public inspection.


The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday, March 28 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00
p.m. at the Commission’s headquarters building, Commission Meeting Room, Room TW-C305, 445 12th
Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20554.
At its March 28, 2014 meeting, the Committee is expected to consider recommendations concerning E-
rate, the IP Transition, wireless mobile health devices, and caption quality. 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 comments from the public. The public may ask questions of presenters via email 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
Alternatively, members of the public may send written comments to: Scott Marshall, Designated Federal
Officer of the Committee at the address provided below.
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 committee roster will be provided on site. Meetings of the Committee are also
broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page at
Simultaneous with the webcast, the meeting will be available through Accessible Event, a service that
works with a web browser to make presentations accessible to people with disabilities. Persons wishing
to attend through Accessible Event can listen to the audio and use a screen reader to read displayed
documents, and can watch the video with open captioning. The website to access Accessible Event is 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:
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 not be
possible to fill. To request an accommodation, send an email to or call the Consumer
and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
For further information about the Committee, contact: Scott Marshall, Designated Federal Officer,
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, Room 3-A633, 445
12th Street, S.W. Washington, DC 20554; phone: 202-418-2809 (voice or Relay); email:
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