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FCC Agenda for Thursday, January 30, 2014 Open Commission Meeting

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Released: January 23, 2014

Commission
Meeting Agenda
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information (202) 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554

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January 23, 2014

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, January 30, 2014. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room
TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. Due to the adverse weather conditions and
closing of the Commission on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, the Commission is waiving the
sunshine period prohibition contained in Section 1.1203 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §
1.1203, until 11:59 pm on Friday, January 24, 2014. Thus, presentations with respect to the items
listed below will be permitted until that time.

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

1

OFFICE OF GENERAL TITLE:

Technology Transitions (GN Docket No. 13-

COUNSEL

5); AT&T Petition to Launch a Proceeding
Concerning the TDM-to-IP Transition (GN Docket
No. 12-353); Connect America Fund (WC Docket No.
10-90); Structure and Practices of the Video Relay
Service Program (CG Docket No. 10-51);
Telecommunications Relay Services And Speech-to-
Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and
Speech Disabilities (CG Docket No. 03-123);
Numbering Policies for Modern Communications
(WC Docket No. 13-97)

SUMMARY:
The Commission will consider a
Report and Order, Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking, and Notice of Inquiry that invites
diverse technology transitions experiments to
examine how to best accelerate technology
transitions by preserving and enhancing the
values consumers have come to expect from
communication networks.
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
consider any relevant information.

2

PUBLIC SAFETY &

TITLE:

Facilitating the Deployment of Text-to-

HOMELAND

911 and Other Next Generation 911 Applications

SECURITY

(PS Docket No. 11-153); Framework for Next
Generation 911 Deployment (PS Docket No. 10-
255)

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Policy Statement and Further Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking that sets forth the agency’s policy
goals regarding this critical public safety function,
and seeks comment on proposals for widespread
implementation and achievement of those goals.
3

INCENTIVE

PRESENTATION:

The Commission will

AUCTION TASK

receive an update on the timeline and project plan

FORCE

for the broadcast television incentive auction.
4

WORKING GROUP

PRESENTATION:

The Commission will

ON PROCESS

receive a presentation from the Staff Working

REFORM

Group on Process Reform at the FCC.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your
request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you
if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
Send an e-mail to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick,
Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the
meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page
at www.fcc.gov/live.
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection.
The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these
services call (703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-
2

5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type;
digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at
FCC@BCPIWEB.com.
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