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On August 4, 2016, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM), seeking comment on strengthening the Commission's requirements for the interoperability and portability of video relay services (VRS).

The Bureau set the deadline for filing comments 21 days after publication of the FNPRM in the Federal Register.  A summary of the FNPRM was published in the Federal Register on August 24, 2016, which established a deadline of September 14, 2016.  The Bureau announced this deadline by Public Notice released on August 25, 2016.     

Public Notice:

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Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:

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For more information, contact:  Eliot Greenwald, Disability Rights Office, CGB, at 202-418-2235 or eliot.greenwald@fcc.gov, or Robert Aldrich, CGB, at 202-418-0996 or Robert.Aldrich@fcc.gov.  For those using videophones and fluent in American Sign Language, you may call the ASL Consumer Support Line at 844‐432‐2275.

Updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016