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On December 22, 2017, the FCC released a public notice announcing December 22, 2017 as the effective date for certain rules adopted in the Closed Captioning Second Report and Order implementing:
- revised procedures for closed captioning complaints; and
- a compliance ladder for the closed captioning quality requirements.
Rules requiring video programmer registration and certification compliance will become effective at a later date after the FCC publishes another notice in the Federal Register.
Links to the Public Notice:
Link to the Federal Register publication:
Links to the Closed Captioning Second Report and Order:
For more information about this topic, visit: https://www.fcc.gov/general/closed-captioning-video-programming-television. For further information about the item, please contact Eliot Greenwald, CGB, (202) 418-2235, email Eliot.Greenwald@fcc.gov. For those using videophones and fluent in American Sign Language, you may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at 844-432-2275 (videophone).