Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
On May 24, 2012, the Secretary, as mandated by Section 411 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-95, 126 Stat. 11 (2012)), established the Advisory Committee on Aviation Consumer Protection and announced those persons appointed as members. Two earlier meetings of the committee were held on June 28 and August 7 of this year. The committee's charter, drafted in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, sets forth policies for the operation of the advisory committee and is available on the Department's Web site at
The third meeting of the committee is scheduled for October 2, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time in the Oklahoma City Room at the Department's headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20590. The agenda for that meeting will consist of a discussion by committee members of recommendations for proposed initiatives to be presented to the Secretary of Transportation. The charter provides that the committee present its recommendations to the Secretary by October 15, 2012, and every effort will be made to submit the Committee's recommendations by that date.
As announced in the notices of previous meetings of the committee, the meeting will be open to the public, and, time permitting, comments by members of the public are invited. Since access to the U.S. DOT headquarters building is controlled for security purposes, we ask that any member of the general public who plans to attend the third meeting notify the Department contact noted above no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the meeting. Attendance will be necessarily limited by the size of the meeting room.
Members of the public may present written comments at any time. The docket number referenced above (OST-2012-0087, available at
Persons with a disability who plan to attend the meeting and require special accommodations, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should notify the Department contact noted above at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the meeting. Persons attending with a service animal should also advise us of that fact so that it can be taken into account in connection with space and possible allergy issues.
Notice of this meeting is being provided in accordance with the FACA and the General Services Administration regulations covering management of Federal advisory committees. (41 CFR part 102-3.)