Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 77 (Tuesday, April 21, 2020) 
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 77 (Tuesday, April 21, 2020)]
[Page 22151]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-08313]



Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission)
announces that the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) will hold a
public meeting. The Federal Advisory Committee Act and its implementing
regulations require the Commission to provide notice of the meeting at
least fifteen days in advance of the meeting through a Federal Register
notice unless there are exceptional circumstances. The exceptional
circumstances requiring less than fifteen days' notice are the COVID-19

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, from 3:00
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written
statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by May 1,

ADDRESSES: You may submit public comments by either one of the
following methods:
     CFTC Comments Portal: https://comments.cftc.gov. Select
the ``Submit Comments'' link for this meeting notice and follow the
instructions on the Public Comment Form.
     Email: Send to Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of
the Commission, [email protected], identified with the subject
``Agricultural Advisory Committee.''
    Please submit your comments using only one of these methods.
Submissions through the CFTC Comments Portal are encouraged. Any
statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be
made available to the public, including by publication on the CFTC
website, https://www.cftc.gov. If you are unable to submit comments
online, contact the individual listed below to discuss alternate means
of submitting your comments.

Federal Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581; phone: 202-418-5075;
email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this meeting, the AAC will hear remarks
from the United States Department of Agriculture, Designated Contract
Markets, and the CFTC on their respective responses to the COVID-19
pandemic, as well as solicit actionable recommendations for the
Commission related to work streams and select issues. The agenda for
this meeting will be available to the public and posted on the
Commission's website at http://www.cftc.gov/About/CFTCCommittees/AgriculturalAdvisory/aac_meetings.
    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other AAC priorities.
For agenda updates and instructions to access the meeting via phone and
the internet (forthcoming), please visit the AAC committee site at:
    Instructions for public access to the live audio feed of the
meeting will be posted on the Commission's website prior to the event.
Members of the public may also listen to the public meeting by
telephone by calling a domestic toll-free telephone or international
toll or toll-free number, which will be posted on the CFTC's website,
https://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under Related Links
to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants
should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and
affiliation. In the event that the time, date, or place of this meeting
changes, an announcement of the change, along with the new time, date,
or place of the meeting, will be posted on the Commission's website.
    After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published
through a link on the CFTC's website at: http://www.cftc.gov/About/CFTCCommittees/AgriculturalAdvisory/aac_meetings. All written
submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on
the CFTC's website. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend
the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person
above as soon as possible.

(Authority: 5 U.S.C. App. 2 section 10(a)(2).)

     Dated: April 15, 2020.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-08313 Filed 4-20-20; 8:45 am]