New Comment Due Date:  June 7, 2021
New Reply Comment Due Date:  July 6, 2021

On May 18, 2021, the FCC released a Public Notice to extend the deadlines for public comment on whether any updates are needed to the rules implementing the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA). 

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference GN Docket No. 21-140.  People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.

Links to Public Notice Extending the Comment Period:
URL:    https://www.fcc.gov/document/extension-deadlines-comment-cvaa-public-notice   
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-589A1.docx  
PDF:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-589A1.pdf   
Text:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-589A1.txt  

Links to Public Notice Seeking Comments on Fulfillment of the CVAA:
URL:    https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-seeks-comment-fulfillment-cvaa  
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-405A1.docx
PDF:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-405A1.pdf
Text:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-405A1.txt

For general information about the CVAA, visit https://www.fcc.gov/general/twenty-first-century-communications-and-video-accessibility-act-0.  For specific questions, please contact Debra Patkin, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, at (202) 870-5226 (voice or videophone for American Sign Language users) or Debra.Patkin@fcc.gov, Diana Sokolow, Policy Division, Media Bureau, at (202) 418-2120 or Diana.Sokolow@fcc.gov, or Eli Johnson, Competition and Infrastructure Policy Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, at (202) 418-1395 or Eli.Johnson@fcc.gov.

Updated: 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021