August 2014 Open Commission Meeting
Chairman 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.