[Federal Register: May 5, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 86)]
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Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting

    This is to give notice, pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal
Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, Sec. 10(a) and 41 CFR
Sec. 101-6.1015(b), that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's
Agricultural Advisory Committee will conduct a public meeting on May
14, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the first floor hearing room of
the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Room 1000), Three Lafayette
Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20581. The agenda will
consist of:


I. Welcoming Remarks by Commissioner B. Dial;
II. Discussion of the CFTC ``White Paper'' on the Prohibition of
Agricultural Trade Options;
III. A Presentation of ``A Day at the Commission--Examples of Issues
CFTC Deals with Day-to-Day;''
IV. Discussion of the Status of New Delivery Points for CBT Grain
Contracts including the Wheat Contract;
V. Presentation of the Approval Process to Establish a New Futures
VI. Report on USDA's Risk Management Education Program-Summit on
September 14, 1997 in St. Louis, MO;
VII. Presentation by National Cotton Council of America on their
Risk Management Education Program;
VIII. Presentation of the CFTC-Agricultural Advisory Committee
IX. Discussion on CFTC's ``Fast Track'' Contract and Rule Approval
X. Comments on the Proposed Legislation to Amend the Commodity
Exchange Act;
XI. Other Committee Business;
XII. Closing Remarks by Commissioner Joseph B. Dial.

    The purpose of this meeting is to solicit the views of the
Committee on the above-listed agenda matters. The advisory Committee
was created by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the purpose
of receiving advice and recommendations on agricultural issues. The
purpose and objectives of the Advisory Committee are more fully set
forth in the seventh renewal charter of the Advisory Committee.
    The meeting is open to the public. The Chairman of the Advisory
Committee, Commissioner Joseph B. Dial, is enpowered 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 Advisory Committee should mail a copy of the
statement to the attention of: the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Agricultural Advisory Committee c/o Kimberly Harter, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20581, before the meeting. Members of the public who
wish to make oral statements should also inform Ms. Harter 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.

    Issued by the Commission in Washington, D.C. on April 29, 1997.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 97-11548 Filed 5-2-97; 8:45 am]

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