Federal Register, Volume 77 Issue 126 (Friday, June 29, 2012)[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 126 (Friday, June 29, 2012)]
[Pages 38776-38777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-16006]



Reestablishment of the Agricultural Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Reestablishment.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has determined to 
reestablish the charter of its Agricultural Advisory Committee.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gail B. Scott, Committee Management 
Officer, at 202-418-5139. Written comments should be submitted to David 
A. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three 
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. 
Electronic comments may be submitted to [email protected]
    Comments may also be submitted by any of the following methods:
    The agency's Web site, at http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments through the Web site.
    Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as mail above.
    Please submit your comments using only one method and identity that 
it is for the reestablishment of the Agricultural Advisory Committee.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish to make 
available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information 
that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of 
Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt 
information may be submitted according to the procedures established in 
Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\

    \1\ See 17 CFR 145.9.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
(``Commission'') has determined to reestablish its Agricultural 
Advisory Committee. The Commission has determined that reestablishing 
the advisory committee is in the public interest in connection with the 
duties imposed on the Commission by the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 
U.S.C. 1-26, as amended. The Agricultural Advisory Committee will 
operate for two years from the date of renewal unless, before the 
expiration of that time period, its charter is renewed in accordance 
with section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, or the 
Chairman of the Commission, with the concurrence of the other 
Commissioners, shall direct that the advisory committee terminate on an 
earlier date.
    The purpose of the Agricultural Advisory Committee is to conduct 
public meetings and submit reports and recommendations to assist the

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Commission in assessing issues affecting agricultural producers, 
processors, lenders and others interested in or affected by the 
agricultural commodity, futures, and swaps markets.
    Meetings of the Agricultural Advisory Committee are open to the 
    The Commission may reestablish the Agricultural Advisory Committee 
by filing the reestablishment charter with the Commission; the Senate 
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the House Committee 
on Agriculture; the Library of Congress; and the General Services 
Administration's Committee Management Secretariat at least fifteen (15) 
calendar days after this notice of reestablishment appears in the 
Federal Register. A copy of the reestablishment charter will also be 
posted on the Commission's Web site at www.cftc.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 25, 2012 by the Commission.
David A. Stawick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2012-16006 Filed 6-28-12; 8:45 am]