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On January 26, 2018, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB) of the FCC released a Public Notice announcing the deadlines for filing comments and reply comments on applications for renewal of certification for state telecommunications relay service (TRS) programs.  

GROUP 1:  The deadlines for filing comments and reply comments on applications for the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Vermont, the Commonwealths of Kentucky, Massachusetts, and North Dakota, the District of Columbia, and Saipan are:

Comments:  February 22, 2018

Reply Comments:  March 9, 2018

GROUP 2:  The deadlines for filing comments and reply comments on applications for the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, and the Commonwealth of Virginia are:

Comments:  February 23, 2018

Reply Comments:  March 12, 2018

To view the applications for state certification, visit:  https://www.fcc.gov/general/trs-state-and-territories 

Links to the January 26, 2018 Public Notice:
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-76A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-76A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-76A1.txt 

Links to the Public Notice DA 17-1213 (states in GROUP 1 listed above):
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-17-1213A1.doc
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-17-1213A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-17-1213A1.txt 

Links to Public Notice DA 17-1214 (extending the deadline for states in GROUP 2):
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-17-1214A1.doc
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-17-1214A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-17-1214A1.txt 

For more information on the provision of TRS by state programs, visit: https://www.fcc.gov/general/trs-state-and-territories.  For further information about the item, please contact Dana Wilson, CGB, (202) 418-2247 (voice), email Dana.Wilson@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).

Updated: 
Friday, October 4, 2019