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Oppositions Due: February 23, 2023
Reply to Oppositions Due:  March 6, 2023

On January 27, 2023, the FCC released a public notice announcing the filing of five petitions for reconsideration in the carceral communications proceeding. 

  • Al Kramer, on behalf of Public Knowledge, and Cheryl A. Leanza, on behalf of United Church of Christ, OC Inc.  (Filed 08/27/2021; Corrected 12/15/2022)
  • Glenn S. Richards and Lee G. Petro, on behalf of NCIC Inmate Communications (Filed 08/27/2021)
  • Karen Quinones and Kari Cooke, on behalf of Mayor’s Office of Deaf, DeafBlind, & Hard of Hearing (Filed 12/23/2022)
  • David A. O’Connor, on behalf of Hamilton Relay, Inc. (Filed 01/09/23)
  • Glenn S. Richards and Lee G. Petro, on behalf of NCIC Inmate Communications (Filed 01/09/23)

On February 8, 2023, notice of the filing of petitions for reconsideration was published in the Federal Register, establishing the dates for submitting oppositions and replies to the petitions. 

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference WC Docket No. 12-375. People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov

Link to the Public Notice:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/petitions-reconsideration-action-proceeding-21

Link to the Federal Register Notice and petitions:
URL: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/02/08/2023-02664/petitions-for-reconsideration-of-action-in-proceeding

For further information, please contact Michael Scott, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, at (202) 418-1264 or Michael.Scott@fcc.gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432‐2275.

Thursday, February 9, 2023