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Released: December 3, 2013

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DA 13-2320

December 3, 2013

Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates

for CALM Act Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

MB Docket No. 11-93

Comments Due:

December 27, 2013

Replies Due:

January 13, 2014

By this Public Notice, the Media Bureau announces that the Further Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking (CALM Act FNPRM)1 proposing minor technical changes to the Commercial Advertisement
Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act rules was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November
27, 2013,2 starting the pleading cycle for the CALM Act FNPRM proceeding in MB Docket No. 11-93.
Accordingly, comments are due on Friday, December 27, 2013, and reply comments are due on Monday,
January 13, 2014.3 Commenters must follow the filing instructions provided in the CALM Act FNPRM.4
The Commission released the CALM Act FNPRM on November 1, 2013. The CALM Act
FNPRM is available electronically via the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS)
Web site at or via the Commission’s Electronic Document Management
System (EDOCS) Web site at
For additional information, contact Evan Baranoff,, of the Media
Bureau, Policy Division, at (202) 418-2120. Press inquiries should be directed to Janice Wise at (202)

1 Implementation of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act; MB Docket No. 11-93, Order
and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC 13-141 (rel. Nov. 1, 2013) (CALM Act FNPRM).
2 CALM Act FNPRM, 78 Fed. Reg. 70907, November 27, 2013. See
3 The CALM Act FNPRM set deadlines for filing comments and reply comments at 30 and 45 days after date of
publication in the Federal Register.
4 CALM Act FNPRM, supra, at ¶ 11.

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