Sep
26
2017

September 2017 Open Commission Meeting

10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

The FCC is holding this Open Meeting on the subjects listed below:

Public Drafts of Meeting Items – Continuing the Chairman’s pilot program, the FCC is publicly releasing the draft text of each item expected to be considered at the next Open Commission Meeting with the exception of the Enforcement Bureau item. One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. Links to these materials are provided within the text below.

  • Amendment of Parts 74, 76 and 78 of the Commission’s Rules Regarding Maintenance of Copies of FCC Rules
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to eliminate rules requiring certain broadcast and cable entities to maintain paper copies of FCC rules. (MB Docket Nos. 17-105; 17-231)
  • Cable Television Technical and Operational Standards
    The Commission will consider a Report and Order that modernizes its cable television technical rules to reflect the cable industry’s use of digital transmission systems. (MB Docket No. 12-217)
  • Revitalization of the AM Radio Service
    The Commission will consider a Third Report and Order that will relax or eliminate certain rules pertaining to AM broadcasters employing and maintaining directional antenna arrays. (MB Docket No. 13-249)
  • Updating Rules for Non-Geostationary Satellites in the Fixed-Satellite Service
    The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that recommends updating and streamlining the Commission’s rules to facilitate the licensing of the next generation of non-geostationary, fixed-satellite service systems. (IB Docket No. 16-408)
  • Revisions to Reporting Requirements Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile Handsets
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on revisions to the wireless hearing aid compatibility annual reporting requirement to provide relief to non-nationwide service providers. (WT Docket No. 17-228)
  • Toll Free Assignment Modernization
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to amend the Commission’s rules to allow for use of auctions to assign certain toll free numbers and considers other means by which to modernize the administration and assignment of toll free numbers. (WC Docket No. 17-192; CC Docket No 95-155)
  • 911 Access, Routing, and Location in Enterprise Communications Systems
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry that seeks comment on the provision of 911 by enterprise communications systems that serve businesses, hotels, educational institutions, and government entities. (PS Docket No. 17-239)
  • 20th Mobile Wireless Competition
    The Commission will consider a Report analyzing the state of competition in the mobile wireless industry. (WT Docket No. 17-69)
  • Enforcement Bureau Action
    The Commission will consider an enforcement action.
  • Presentation
    The Commission will receive a briefing from the Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau on the Commission's response to recent hurricanes

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