FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
March 13, 2013
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subject listed below
on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:00 a.m. in Room
TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
The meeting will also include a presentation by the Office of Native Affairs and Policy on the
Commission’s work with Tribal Nations and Native communities in 2012, highlighting regulatory
and Tribal consultation efforts, and providing examples of projects expanding the reach of voice,
broadband, and radio broadcast services.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND TITLE:Improving 9-1-1 Reliability; Reliability
HOMELANDand Continuity of Communications Networks,
SECURITYIncluding Broadband Technologies (PS Docket
SUMMARY:The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to improve the
reliability of 9-1-1 service nationwide based on
the recommendations contained in the Public
Safety and Homeland Security Bureau’s January
2013 report on the impact of the Derecho storm.
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: email@example.com or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
*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.
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
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
Note: We are currently transitioning our documents into web compatible formats for easier reading. We have done our best to supply this content to you in a presentable form, but there may be some formatting issues while we improve the technology. The original version of the document is available as a PDF, Word Document, or as plain text.