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Released: July 18, 2014
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NEWS

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.

See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Cir. 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

July 18, 2014

Kim Hart, 202-418-8191

E-mail: Kim.Hart@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR AUGUST OPEN MEETING

(Washington, D.C.) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the

following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for Friday, August 8,

2014:

Part 17 Antenna Structure Report and Order: The Commission will consider a Report and Order to

streamline and update the rules governing the construction, marking, and lighting of antenna

structures.

These updates will improve efficiency, reduce regulatory burdens, and enhance compliance with

tower painting and lighting requirements, while continuing to ensure the safety of pilots and aircraft

passengers nationwide.

Enabling Nationwide Text-to-911 Service for the 21st Century: The Commission will consider a Second

Report and Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that establishes deadlines for covered

text providers to be capable of delivering texts to appropriate 911 public safety answering points, and seeks

comment on potential improvements to current text-to-911 technology, such as through better location

information.

The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W.,

Washington, D.C.

The event will be shown live at FCC.gov/live.

-FCC-

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