Sunshine Period Presentation Notice
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St., S.W.
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500
Washington, D.C. 20554
TTY: 1-888-835-5322DA 12-748
Released: May 11, 2012
NOTICE OF PROHIBITED PRESENTATIONS IN THE MATTER OF STANDARDIZED
AND ENHANCED DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR TELEVISION BROADCAST
LICENSEE PUBLIC INTEREST OBLIGATIONS (MM DOCKET NO. 00-168) AND
EXTENSION OF THE FILING REQUIREMENT FOR CHILDREN’S TELEVISION
PROGRAMMING REPORT (FCC FORM 398) (MM DOCKET NO. 00-44)
Notice is hereby given that the Commission received two prohibited written presentations, listed
in the Appendix, in the above-referenced proceedings between April 23, 2012 and April 26,
With specified exceptions not applicable here, Section 1.1203 of the Commission’s Rules, 47
C.F.R. § 1.1203, prohibits the making of any presentation, whether ex parte or not, to
decision-making personnel concerning any matter listed on the Commission's Sunshine Agenda
from the day after the Sunshine Agenda is released until the Commission releases the text of a
decision or order relating to that matter or removes the item from the sunshine agenda. The
instant presentations addressed the merits of the above-referenced procceedings, which were
included in the Commission's Sunshine Agenda by Public Notice released April 20, 2012 for
consideration at the April 27, 2012 open Commission meeting. The Commission released a
Second Report and Order relating to this matter on April 27, 2012 (FCC 12-44).
Under Section 1.1212(d) of the Commission's Rules, 47 C.F.R § 1.1212(d), presentations that are
received during the Sunshine Period and do not meet an exception provided by 47 C.F.R.
§ 1.1204(a) or a Commission waiver shall be associated with, but not made a part of, the record
in the relevant proceedings. In accordance with the rule, the presentation here will be associated
with, but not made part of the record in the above-referenced proceedings.
The full texts of these presentations are available for public inspection and copying during
regular business hours at the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW,
Room CY-A257, Washington, DC, 20554. Copies of these presentatons may also be purchased
from the Commission's copy contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street,
SW, Room CY-B402, Washington, DC, 20554, telephone 1-800-378-3160, web site
www.bcpiweb.com. These filings may also be viewed in the Commission’s Electronic Comment
Filing System (ECFS) at http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/comment_search/.
Action by Office of General Counsel, Administrative Law Division
Name of Filer
ReceivedJ. Adam Skaggs
1 Mr. Skaggs informed the Commission of his violation the same day and explained that the untimeliness of his
filing was inadvertent.
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