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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December Open Meeting

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Released: November 22, 2011

NEWS
Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th Street, S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D. C. 20554

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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. Circ 1974).

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:

November 22, 2011
David Fiske, 202-418-0513
Email: david.fiske@fcc.gov

FCC ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR DECEMBER OPEN MEETING

(Washington, D.C.) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced
that the following item will be on the tentative agenda for the open meeting scheduled for
Tuesday, December 13, 2011:

Mitigating Loud Commercials Report and Order:

The Commission will consider a Report and Order
that protects consumers by implementing the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM)
Act to prevent digital television commercial advertisements from being transmitted at louder volumes
than the program material they accompany.
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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