Federal Register: December 2, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 232)
DOCID: fr02de08-27 FR Doc E8-28526
JOINT BOARD FOR THE ENROLLMENT OF ACTUARIES
Joint Board for Enrollment of Actuaries
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.
Meeting of the Advisory Committee; Meeting
DATES: Thursday, January 8, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, January 9, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Executive Director of the Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries gives notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations (portions of which will be open to the public) in Washington, DC at the Office of Professional Responsibility on January 8 and January 9, 2009.
Federal Advisory Committee,
Notice is hereby given that the Advisory Committee on Actuarial Examinations will meet in Room 7718, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC on Thursday, January 8, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, January 9, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss topics and questions that may be recommended for inclusion on future Joint Board examinations in actuarial mathematics and methodology referred to in 29 U.S.C. 1242(a)(1)(B) and to review the November 2008 Pension (EA2A) Joint Board Examination in order to make recommendations relative thereto, including the minimum acceptable pass score. Topics for inclusion on the syllabus for the Joint Board's examination program for the May 2009 Basic (EA1) Examination and the May 2009 Pension (EA2B) Examination will be discussed.
A determination has been made as required by section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., that the portions of the meeting dealing with the discussion of questions that may appear on the Joint Board's examinations and the review of the November 2008 Joint Board examination fall within the exceptions to the open meeting requirement set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), and that the public interest requires that such portions be closed to public participation.
The portion of the meeting dealing with the discussion of the other topics will commence at 1 p.m. on January 8 and will continue for as long as necessary to complete the discussion, but not beyond 3 p.m. Time permitting, after the close of this discussion by Committee members, interested persons may make statements germane to this subject. Persons wishing to make oral statements should notify the Executive Director in writing prior to the meeting in order to aid in scheduling the time available and should submit the written text, or at a minimum, an outline of comments they propose to make orally. Such comments will be limited to 10 minutes in length. All persons planning to attend the public session should notify the Executive Director in writing to obtain building entry. Notifications of intent to make an oral statement or to attend must be faxed, no later than December 31, 2008, to 2026228300, Attn: Executive Director. Any interested person also may file a written statement for consideration by the Joint Board and the Committee by sending it to the; Internal Revenue Service, Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries, Attn: Executive Director,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Patrick W. McDonough, Executive Director of the Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries, 202622 8225.