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The Commission has released a tentative agenda for the July Open Commission Meeting scheduled for 10:30 am on Thursday, July 13, 2017.  As part of the agenda, the Commission will consider a Report and Order that would increase the required hours of video described programming on television.

The meeting is open to the public and will be streamed live on the Internet with open captioning.

Reasonable Accommodations:  Open captioning and on-site sign language interpreting services will be provided for this event.  Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request, such as tactile interpreting services.  Requests for such accommodations should be submitted via e‐mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or by calling the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 810-0444 (videophone), (202) 418-0432 (TTY).  Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed.  In addition, please include a way the FCC can contact you if it needs more information.  Please allow as much advance notice as possible; last‐minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.

News Release:
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-345480A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-345480A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-345480A1.txt

Public Draft Text of Video Description Item: 
PDF: http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0622/DOC-345472A1.pdf
Text: http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0622/DOC-345472A1.txt

For more information, please contact Will Schell, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, at 202-418-0767 or Will.Schell@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: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019