[Federal Register: October 25, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 205)]
[Page 57442-57443]
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Notice of the Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the Agricultural Advisory

    This is to give notice, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal
Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, Section 10(a)(2), and Section
101-6. 1015(b) of the regulations promulgated thereunder, 41 CFR 101-
6.1015(b), that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Agricultural
Advisory Committee (``AAC'') will conduct a

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public meeting on November 9, 1999, in the first floor hearing room
(Room 1000) of the Commission's Washington, D.C. headquarters, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20581. The
meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and last until 4:30 p.m. The agenda
will consist of the following:


1. Welcoming Remarks
2. Discussion on Deregulatory Initiatives
    a. Contract Market Designation
    b. Exchange Rule Changes
3. Discussion on CFTC Reauthorization Issues
4. Briefing on Agricultural Trade Options Final Rules
5. Briefing on Exchange Issues
6. Other Business

    The AAC was created by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for
the purpose of receiving advice and recommendations on issues affecting
agricultural producers, processors, lenders and others interested in or
affected by the agricultural commodities markets, and to facilitate
communications between the Commission and the diverse agricultural and
agriculture-related organizations represented on the Committee. The
purposes and objectives of the AAC are more fully set forth in its
    The meeting is open to the public. The Chairman of the AAC,
Commissioner David D. Spears, is empowered to conduct the meeting in a
fashion that will, in his judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of
business. Any member of the public who wishes to file a written
statement with the AAC should mail a copy of the statement prior to the
meeting to the attention of: The Agricultural Advisory Committee, c/o
Commissioner David D. Spears, Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20581.
Members of the public who wish to make oral statements should also
inform Commissioner Spears in writing at the foregoing address at least
three business days before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be
made, if time permits, for an oral presentation of no more than five
minutes each in duration.
    For further information contact Jennifer A. Roe, Administrative
Assistant to Commissioner Spears, at 202-418-5043, or Marcia K. Blase,
Committee Management Officer, at 202-418-5138.

    Issued by the Commission in Washington, D.C. on October 20,
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 99-27824 Filed 10-22-99; 8:45 am]

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