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Policy Division 2009 Headline Archives

12/28/09
Commission adopts Order Amending Sunset Dates In Sections 76.64 and 76.65 of the Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

12/3/09
Comment Sought on Video Device Innovation.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/13/09
Extension of Time Granted for Comments Regarding the Petition Seeking a Declaratory Ruling that the Hazelton, Pennsylvania Ordinance Governing Satellite Antenna Installation is Preempted by the Commission's Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule.  Responses Due: 12/31/09; Replies Due: 1/19/10.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/5/09
Commission Grants Petition for Reconsideration by Meredith Corporation, licensee of WHNS-DT, Greenville, SC.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

10/23/09
Commission Seeks Input on Empowering Parents and Protecting Children in an Evolving Media Landscape.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Baker Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/23/09
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Cablevisions Request for Waiver of the Prohibition on Encryption of the Basic Service Tier.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

9/8/09
Media Bureau Issues Report Examining Commercial Proposals for Broadcasting Radio or Television Programs on School Buses.
Report: Word | Acrobat

8/31/09
Commission Implements Child Safe Viewing Act by Adopting Report on Parental Control Technologies.
Report: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Baker Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/12/09
FCC Continues 2009 EEO Audits.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Letter: Word | Acrobat

8/12/09
Media Bureau Reminds MVPDs of 9/30/09 Deadline for Filing 2009 EEO Program Annual Reports.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/7/09
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on MusicFIRST Petition Regarding the Performance Rights Act.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/31/09
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Baja Broadband's Integration Ban Waiver Request.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/9/09
Commission Reminds Stations of Their Obligation to Maintain a Consumer Referral Number.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/5/09
Commission Updates DTV Coverage Maps and List of Stations With 2 Percent or Greater Service Loss.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat

5/20/09
Comment Dates Established for Report to Congress on Commercial Programming Services Targeted to Children Onboard School Buses.  Comment Date: 6/15/09. Reply Comment Date: 6/29/09.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/8/09
Commission Adopts Rules Implementing New Replacement Digital Low Power Television Translator Service.
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat

4/10/09
Commission Provides Guidance to Broadcasters on Obligation to Publicize Walk-In DTV Help Centers
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/9/09
Commission Corrects Email Addresses to be Used for Filing Comments Electronically and for use by People With Disabilities in Connection With Its NOI Implementing the Child Safe Viewing Act.  Comment Date: 4/16/09, Reply Comment Date: 5/18/09.
Erratum: Word | Acrobat

3/26/09
Media Bureau Grants Requests for Waivers Related to DTV Consumer Education Obligations in the Hawaii DMA.
Order: Word | Acrobat

3/24/09
Media Bureau Commences Random EEO Audits of Broadcast Stations for 2009.
Public Notice: Word | March 2009 Radio Audits: Word | March 2009 TV Audits: Word | Public Notice: Acrobat | March 2009 Radio Audits: Acrobat | March 2009 TV Audits: Acrobat | Public Notice: Text | March 2009 Radio Audits: Text | March 2009 TV Audits: Text | Audits Letter: Word

3/13/09
Commission Adopted Final Procedures for Analog Service Termination and Revisions to the DTV Consumer Education Initiative Implementing the DTV Delay Act.
R&O: Word | Acrobat

3/13/09
Extension of Time and Waiver of Reply and Service Rules Concerning Petitions for Declaratory Ruling Regarding Public, Educational, and Governmental Programming.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/12/09
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Massillon Cable TV's Request for Extension of Time to Comply with Conditions of Waiver of 47 C.F.R. 76.1204(a)(1).
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/3/09
Temporary Waiver of 100 Day DTV Countdown Requirement.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/2/09
Commission Implements Child Safe Viewing Act by Seeking Comment on Parental Control Technologies for Video or Audio Programming.  Comment Date: 4/16/09, Reply Comment Date: 5/18/09.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
Erratum (4/9/09): Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/27/09
Media Bureau Granted the Motion for Extension of Time of VIZIO, Inc. vs. Funai Electric Co., Ltd. and Funai Corporation, Inc. Opposition Due: 3/13/09.
Order: Word | Acrobat

2/27/09
Media Bureau Announces Effective Date for Rules Adopted in DTV Delay Act Omnibus Order and Comment Date for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Comments Due: 3/4/09.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/27/09
DTS Rules Now in Effect - Commission Ready to Accept Applications by DTV Stations to Use Distributed Transmission System Technologies.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/25/09
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Petition for Rulemaking and Request for Declaratory Ruling Filed by the Coalition United to Terminate Financial Abuses of the Television Transition, LLC.  Comment Date: 04/27/09, Reply Comment Date: 05/27/09.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/20/09
FCC Adopts Rules and Procedures to Implement the DTV Delay Act and Seeks Comment on Related Proposals.
Order and NPRM: Word | Acrobat

2/16/09
Preparations in High Gear for Stations Going All-Digital This Week.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Attachment A: Excel | Acrobat

2/13/09
FCC Releases Lists of TV Stations' Responses to Requirements for Analog Termination on February 17, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix C: Excel | Acrobat

2/13/09
First Order to Implement DTV Delay Act.
R&O: Word | Acrobat

2/11/09
Granted Assignment and Transfer of Control of Certain Licenses and Authorizations from Time Warner Inc. to Time Warner Cable, Inc.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

2/11/09
FCC Requires Public Interest Conditions for Certain Analog TV Terminations on February 17, 2009. Certain Stations Must Respond By Friday, February 13, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix: Excel | Acrobat

2/10/09
FCC Releases Lists of Stations Terminating Analog Operations on or Before February 17, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat

2/6/09
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Declaratory Ruling Regarding Public, Educational, and Governmental Programming.  Comment Date: 03/09/09, Reply Comment Date: 03/24/09.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/5/09
FCC Announces Procedures Regarding Termination of Analog Television Service on or After February 17, 2009.
Termination Notifications for February 17 Must Be Filed By Monday, February 9, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/27/09
FCC Reinstates Adminstrative Law Judge's Authority Over Program Carriage Disputes.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/18/09
PEG Letter.
Letter: Acrobat
Testimony: Acrobat

1/16/09
Media Bureau Directs Parties to Program Carriage Proceedings to Submit Additional Information.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/16/09
Media Bureau Granted Waiver to Cablevision Systems Corporation of Section 76.1204(a)(1) of the Rules.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

1/16/09
Media Bureau Clarifies Issues Concerning Franchise Authority Certification to Regulate Rates.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/15/09
FCC Adopts Analog Nightlight Program for Emergency and Digital Transition Information After the DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Erratum: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat


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