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Media Bureau Announces Effective Date for Revised FCC Forms 301, 314, 315 and 345

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Released: June 22, 2009


Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.


Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 09-1104

Released: May 20, 2009


REVISED FCC FORMS 301, 314, 315 AND 345

MB DOCKET NOS. 07294; 06121; 02277; 04228, MM Docket Nos. 01235; 01317;

00244; FCC 07217

Effective Date: May 21, 2009

On December 18, 2007, the Commission adopted a Report and Order and Third Further Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking (the "Order") in MB Docket Nos. 07294; 06121; 02 277; 04228, MM Docket
Nos. 01235; 01- 317; 00244; FCC 07217. The Order adopted measures to increase participation in the
broadcasting industry by small businesses and new entrants, including minority- and women-owned
businesses. Some of these rule and policy changes necessitated changes to relevant FCC Forms.1 On
May 16, 2008, the Order was published in the Federal Register.2 On April 6, 2009, the Commission
received OMB approval for proposed changes to FCC Forms 301, 314, 315 and 345 resulting from the
changes adopted in the Order.3 On April 21, 2009, notice of OMB approval was published in the Federal
Register.4 Therefore, pursuant to the Order, the effective date for the revised forms is May 21, 2009.5
For additional information, contact Kristi Thompson,, of the Media
Bureau, Industry Analysis Division, at (202) 418-1318 or Mania Baghdadi,, of
the Media Bureau, at (202) 418-7200. Press inquiries should be directed to David Fiske, (202) 418-0513.
TTY: (202) 418-7172 or (888) 835-5322.
By the Chief, Media Bureau.


1 In re Promoting Diversification of Ownership in the Broadcasting Services, Report and Order and Third Further
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, 23 FCC Rcd 5922 (2008).
2 Order, 73 Fed. Reg. 28,361 (2008).
3 See OMB Control Numbers 30600027 (FCC Form 301), 30600031 (FCC Forms 314 and 315), and 30600075
(FCC Form 345).
4 74 Fed. Reg. 18,233 (2009).
5 Order at 118.

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