Renewal of Academic Research Council, 10799-10800 [2019-05453]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 56 / Friday, March 22, 2019 / Notices engagement functions as they relate to credit unions. The duties of the CUAC are solely advisory and shall extend only to the submission of advice and recommendations to the Bureau relating to the activities and operations of credit unions, which shall be non-binding on the Bureau. No determination of fact or policy will be made by the committee, and the committee will have no formal decision-making role and no access to confidential supervisory or other confidential information. In appointing members to the CUAC, the Director shall seek to assemble members with diverse points of view, institution asset sizes, and geographical backgrounds. Only credit union employees (CEOs, compliance officers, government relations officials, etc.) will be considered for membership. Membership is limited to employees of credit unions with total assets of $10 billion or less that are not affiliates of depository institutions or credit unions with total assets of more than $10 billion. The CUAC shall consist of at least seven members serving two-year terms. Equal opportunity practices in accordance with the Bureau’s policies shall be followed in all appointments to the CUAC. Dated: March 18, 2019. Kirsten Sutton, Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–05450 Filed 3–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Renewal of Consumer Advisory Board Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau), after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, will renew the Consumer Advisory Board (the committee or the CAB) effective on March 21, 2019. The CAB will ‘‘advise and consult with the Bureau in the exercise of its functions under the Federal consumer financial laws’’ and ‘‘provide information on emerging practices in the consumer financial products or services industry, including regional trends, concerns, and other relevant information,’’ as outlined in section 1014(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Mar 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 Matt Cameron, Acting Staff Director, Office of Advisory Board and Councils, External Affairs, at 202–435–7708, or Matt.Cameron@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_ Accessibility@cfpb.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (‘FACA’) (5 U.S.C. App.), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection hereby gives notice of renewal of the Consumer Advisory Board, effective immediately. The CAB is a continuing committee being renewed for the purposes of compliance with FACA and applicable statutes. This committee is being renewed concurrently with the publication of this notice by filing a charter with the Director of the Bureau, the Committee Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, the Library of Congress, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the United States Senate, and the Committee on Financial Services of the United States House of Representatives. The charter will also be posted on the Bureau’s website at www.consumerfinance.gov. This charter will expire two years after the filing date unless renewed by appropriate action. The CAB’s purpose is outlined in section 1014(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), which states that the committee shall ‘‘advise and consult with the Bureau in the exercise of its functions under the Federal consumer financial laws’’ and ‘‘provide information on emerging practices in the consumer financial products or services industry, including regional trends, concerns, and other relevant information.’’ To carry out the CAB’s purpose, the scope of its activities shall include providing information, analysis, and recommendations to the Bureau. The CAB will generally serve as a vehicle for trends and themes in the consumer finance marketplace for the Bureau. Its objectives will include identifying and assessing the impact on consumers and other market participants of new, emerging, and changing products, practices, or services. The duties of the committee are solely advisory and shall extend only to the submission of advice and recommendations to the Bureau, which shall be non-binding on the Bureau. No determination of fact or policy will be made by the committee, and the committee will have no formal decision-making role and no access to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10799 confidential supervisory or other confidential information. The committee shall consist of no fewer than approximately ten members serving two-year terms, including at least six members appointed upon the recommendation of the regional Federal Reserve Bank Presidents on a rotating basis, and shall be chosen to ensure a fairly balanced membership. In accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act, ‘‘in appointing the members of the Consumer Advisory Board, the Director shall seek to assemble experts in: Consumer protection, financial services, community development, fair lending and civil rights, and consumer financial products or services and representatives of depository institutions that primarily serve underserved communities, and representatives of depository institutions that primarily serve underserved communities, and representatives of communities that have been significantly impacted by higher-priced mortgage loans, and seek representation of the interests of covered persons and consumers, without regard to party affiliation.’’ Equal opportunity practices in accordance with the Bureau’s policies shall be followed in all appointments to the committee. Dated: March 18, 2019. Kirsten Sutton, Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–05452 Filed 3–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Renewal of Academic Research Council Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau), after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, will renew the Academic Research Council (the committee or the ARC) effective on March 21, 2019. The ARC will (1) provide the Bureau with advice about its strategic research planning process and research agenda, including views on the research that the Bureau should conduct relating to consumer financial products or services, consumer behavior, cost-benefit analysis, or other topics to enable the agency to further its statutory purposes and objectives; and, (2) provide the Office of Research with SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 10800 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 56 / Friday, March 22, 2019 / Notices technical advice and feedback on research methodologies, data collection strategies, and methods of analysis, including methodologies and strategies for quantifying the costs and benefits of regulatory actions, and provide the Bureau’s Office of Research with advice and feedback on research methodologies, framing research questions, data collection, and analytic strategies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matt Cameron, Acting Staff Director, Office of Advisory Board and Councils, External Affairs, at 202–435–7708, or Matt.Cameron@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_ Accessibility@cfpb.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App.), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection hereby gives notice of renewal of the Academic Research Council. The ARC is a discretionary committee being renewed for the purposes of compliance with FACA. This committee is being renewed concurrently with the publication of this notice by filing a charter with the Director of the Bureau, the Committee Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, the Library of Congress, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the United States Senate, and the Committee on Financial Services of the United States House of Representatives. The charter will also be posted on the Bureau’s website at www.consumerfinance.gov. This charter will expire two years after the filing date unless renewed by appropriate action. The ARC will (1) provide the Bureau with advice about its strategic research planning process and research agenda, including views on the research that the Bureau should conduct relating to consumer financial products or services, consumer behavior, cost-benefit analysis, or other topics to enable the agency to further its statutory purposes and objectives; and, (2) provide the Office of Research with technical advice and feedback on research methodologies, data collection strategies, and methods of analysis, including methodologies and strategies for quantifying the costs and benefits of regulatory actions. The duties of the committee are solely advisory and shall extend only to the submission of advice and recommendations to the Bureau. No determination of fact or policy will be made by the committee, and the committee will have no formal decisionmaking role. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Mar 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 In appointing members to the ARC, the Director shall seek to assemble members who are economic experts and academics with diverse points of view; such as experienced economists with a strong research and publishing background, and a record of involvement in research and public policy, including public or academic service. Additionally, members should be prominent experts who are recognized for their professional achievements and rigorous economic analysis including those specializing in household finance, finance, financial education, labor economics, industrial organization, public economics, and law and economics; and experts from related social sciences related to the Bureau’s mission. In particular, the Director will seek to identify academics with strong methodological and technical expertise in structural or reduced form econometrics; modeling of consumer decision-making; survey and random controlled trial methods; benefit cost analysis, welfare economics and program evaluation; or marketing. The ARC shall consist of approximately eight members serving two-year terms. All members appointed by the Director shall serve at the pleasure of the Director. Committee members will be designated as special government employees (SGEs). Equal opportunity practices in accordance with the Bureau’s policies shall be followed in all appointments to the committee. Dated: March 18, 2019. Kirsten Sutton, Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2019–05453 Filed 3–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Renewal of Community Bank Advisory Council Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau), after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, will establish the Community Banker Advisory Council (the committee or the CBAC) effective on March 21, 2019. The CBAC was established to consult with the Bureau in the exercise of its functions under the Federal consumer financial laws as they pertain to community SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 banks with total assets of $10 billion or less. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matt Cameron, Acting Staff Director, Office of Advisory Board and Councils, External Affairs, at 202–435–7708, or Matt.Cameron@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_ Accessibility@cfpb.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (‘‘FACA’’) (5 U.S.C. App.), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection hereby gives notice of renewal of the Community Banker Advisory Council. The CBAC is a discretionary committee being renewed for the purposes of compliance with FACA and applicable statutes. This committee is being renewed concurrently with the publication of this notice by filing a charter with the Director of the Bureau, the Committee Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, the Library of Congress, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the United States Senate, and the Committee on Financial Services of the United States House of Representatives. The charter will also be posted on the Bureau’s website at www.consumerfinance.gov. This charter will expire two years after the filing date unless renewed by appropriate action. The CBAC shall advise the Bureau in its exercise of its functions under the Federal consumer financial laws as they pertain to banks or thrifts with total assets of $10 billion or less. To carry out the committee’s purpose, the scope of its activities shall include providing information and analysis in support of recommendations to the Bureau. The output of committee’s meetings should serve to better inform the Bureau’s policy development, rulemaking, and engagement functions as they relate to community banking institutions. The duties of the CBAC are solely advisory and shall extend only to the submission of advice and recommendations to the Bureau relating to the activities and operations of community banks, which shall be nonbinding on the Bureau. No determination of fact or policy will be made by the committee, and the committee will have no formal decisionmaking role and no access to confidential supervisory or other confidential information. In appointing members to the CBAC, the Director shall seek to assemble members with diverse points of view, institution asset sizes, and geographical backgrounds. Only bank or thrift E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 56 (Friday, March 22, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10799-10800]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-05453]


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BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION


Renewal of Academic Research Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau), after 
consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat of the General 
Services Administration, will renew the Academic Research Council (the 
committee or the ARC) effective on March 21, 2019. The ARC will (1) 
provide the Bureau with advice about its strategic research planning 
process and research agenda, including views on the research that the 
Bureau should conduct relating to consumer financial products or 
services, consumer behavior, cost-benefit analysis, or other topics to 
enable the agency to further its statutory purposes and objectives; 
and, (2) provide the Office of Research with

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technical advice and feedback on research methodologies, data 
collection strategies, and methods of analysis, including methodologies 
and strategies for quantifying the costs and benefits of regulatory 
actions, and provide the Bureau's Office of Research with advice and 
feedback on research methodologies, framing research questions, data 
collection, and analytic strategies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matt Cameron, Acting Staff Director, 
Office of Advisory Board and Councils, External Affairs, at 202-435-
7708, or Matt.Cameron@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an 
alternative electronic format, please contact 
CFPB_Accessibility@cfpb.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App.), the Bureau of 
Consumer Financial Protection hereby gives notice of renewal of the 
Academic Research Council. The ARC is a discretionary committee being 
renewed for the purposes of compliance with FACA. This committee is 
being renewed concurrently with the publication of this notice by 
filing a charter with the Director of the Bureau, the Committee 
Management Secretariat of the General Services Administration, the 
Library of Congress, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
Affairs of the United States Senate, and the Committee on Financial 
Services of the United States House of Representatives. The charter 
will also be posted on the Bureau's website at www.consumerfinance.gov. 
This charter will expire two years after the filing date unless renewed 
by appropriate action.
    The ARC will (1) provide the Bureau with advice about its strategic 
research planning process and research agenda, including views on the 
research that the Bureau should conduct relating to consumer financial 
products or services, consumer behavior, cost-benefit analysis, or 
other topics to enable the agency to further its statutory purposes and 
objectives; and, (2) provide the Office of Research with technical 
advice and feedback on research methodologies, data collection 
strategies, and methods of analysis, including methodologies and 
strategies for quantifying the costs and benefits of regulatory 
actions. The duties of the committee are solely advisory and shall 
extend only to the submission of advice and recommendations to the 
Bureau. No determination of fact or policy will be made by the 
committee, and the committee will have no formal decision-making role.
    In appointing members to the ARC, the Director shall seek to 
assemble members who are economic experts and academics with diverse 
points of view; such as experienced economists with a strong research 
and publishing background, and a record of involvement in research and 
public policy, including public or academic service. Additionally, 
members should be prominent experts who are recognized for their 
professional achievements and rigorous economic analysis including 
those specializing in household finance, finance, financial education, 
labor economics, industrial organization, public economics, and law and 
economics; and experts from related social sciences related to the 
Bureau's mission. In particular, the Director will seek to identify 
academics with strong methodological and technical expertise in 
structural or reduced form econometrics; modeling of consumer decision-
making; survey and random controlled trial methods; benefit cost 
analysis, welfare economics and program evaluation; or marketing.
    The ARC shall consist of approximately eight members serving two-
year terms. All members appointed by the Director shall serve at the 
pleasure of the Director. Committee members will be designated as 
special government employees (SGEs). Equal opportunity practices in 
accordance with the Bureau's policies shall be followed in all 
appointments to the committee.

    Dated: March 18, 2019.
Kirsten Sutton,
Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
[FR Doc. 2019-05453 Filed 3-21-19; 8:45 am]
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