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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April Open Meeting

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Released: April 6, 2012

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).



April 6, 2012
Neil Grace, 202-418-0506


(Washington, D.C.) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced
that the following items will be on the tentative agenda for the next open meeting scheduled for
Friday, April 27, 2012:

Billing for Unauthorized Charges (“Cramming”) Report and Order and Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking:

The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking that protects consumers by adopting and proposing additional rules to help
consumers prevent and detect the unlawful and fraudulent placement of unauthorized charges on their
telephone bills.

Noncommercial Educational Station Fundraising for Third-Party Non-Profit Organizations Notice
of Proposed Rulemaking:

The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking inviting
comment on whether to allow noncommercial educational broadcast stations to conduct on-air fundraising
activities that interrupt regular programming for the benefit of third-party non-profit organizations.

Enhanced Disclosure Requirements for Television Stations Report and Order:

The Commission will
consider a Report and Order that increases transparency and improves public access to community-
relevant information by moving the television broadcast station public file from paper to the internet.

Innovation in the Television Bands Report and Order:

The Commission will consider a Report and
Order establishing a regulatory framework for channel sharing among television licensees in connection
with an incentive auction of spectrum.

Universal Service Fund Contributions Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:

The Commission will
consider a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on proposals to reform and
modernize how Universal Service Fund contributions are assessed and recovered.
The Open Meeting is scheduled to commence at 11:00 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W.,
Washington, D.C. The event will be shown live at

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