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[Federal Register: November 7, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 215)]
[Notices]              
[Page 65113-65114]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr07no06-52]                        

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FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

Establishment of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion

AGENCY: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has
determined to establish the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic
Inclusion (``the Committee''). The Committee will provide advice and
recommendations on initiatives to expand access to banking services by
underserved populations. The Committee will review various issues that
may include, but not be limited to, basic retail financial services
such as check cashing, money orders, remittances, stored value cards,
short-term loans, savings accounts, and other services to promote asset
accumulation and financial stability. The Chairman certifies that the
establishment of this advisory committee is in the public interest in
connection with the performance of duties imposed on the FDIC by law.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert E. Feldman, Executive
Secretary, FDIC, 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429; telephone
(202) 898-7043.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the
Federal Advisory Committee Act (``FACA'') 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is
hereby given that the Chairman of the FDIC intends to establish the
FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic

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Inclusion (``the Committee''). After consultation with the General
Services Administration as required by section 9(a)(2) of FACA and 41
CFR 102-3.65, the Chairman of the FDIC certifies that she has
determined that the establishment of the Committee is in the public
interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the
FDIC by law. The Committee will provide advice and recommendations on
initiatives to expand access to banking services by underserved
populations. The Committee will review various issues that may include,
but not be limited to, basic retail financial services such as check
cashing, money orders, remittances, stored value cards, short-term
loans, savings accounts, and other services to promote asset
accumulation and financial stability. The Committee will function
solely as an advisory body, and in compliance with the provisions of
the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee will represent a
cross-section of interests from the federal government, banking
industry, state regulatory authorities, consumer or public advocacy
organizations, community-based groups, as well as others impacted by
banking-related practices.

    Dated at Washington, DC, this 2nd day of November, 2006.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-18762 Filed 11-6-06; 8:45 am]

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