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FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting, July 11, 2014

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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

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

ftp.fcc.gov

July 3, 2014

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below

on Friday, July 11, 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. 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 Monday July 7, 2014. Thus, presentations with respect to the items listed below

will be permitted until that time.

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

1

WIRELINE

TITLE:

Modernizing the E-rate Program for

COMPETITION

Schools and Libraries (WC Docket No. 13-184)

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a

Report

and

Order

to

modernize

the

E-Rate

program

and

expand

support

for

WiFi

connectivity for schools and libraries. The R&O

seeks to close the WiFi gap, make E-Rate dollars

go farther, and deliver faster, simpler and more

efficient applications and other processes.

2

WIRELINE

TITLE:

Connect America Fund (WC Docket No.

COMPETITION

10-90); ETC Annual Reports and Certifications

(WC Docket No. 14-58)

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a

Report and Order establishing a budget and a

methodology for selecting winning applications

for the Connect America rural broadband

experiments adopted by the Commission in the

January Tech Transitions Order.

*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.

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3

MEDIA

TITLE:

Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-

Delivered Video Programming: Implementation

of the Twenty-First Century Communications and

Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (MB Docket No.

11-154); Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-

Delivered Video Clips

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a

Second Order on Reconsideration and a Second

Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that

revisits the Commission’s determinations

regarding the captioning of video clips when

delivered using Internet protocol, ensuring that

individuals with hearing disabilities are able to

enjoy the full benefits of broadband technology.

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-

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.

-FCC-

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