February 2019 Open Commission Meeting

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

The FCC held this Open Meeting on the subjects listed below:

Public Drafts of Meeting Items – The FCC is publicly releasing the draft text of each item expected to be considered at this Open Commission Meeting. One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. All these materials for these items were released in January. Links to these materials are provided below.

  • Transitioning to CAF Phase II Auction Support in Price Cap Areas
    The Commission considered a report and order establishing a schedule to end Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase I support in price cap areas where winning bidders in the CAF Phase II auction will begin receiving Phase II support and in areas that were not eligible for the auction, while providing interim support in areas that did not receive any bids. (WC Docket No. 10-90)
  • Licensing Noncommercial Educational Broadcast and Low Power FM Stations
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes revisions to the Commission's NCE and LPFM comparative processing and licensing rules. (MB Docket No. 19-3)
  • Elimination of Form 397
    The Commission considered a Report and Order eliminating the requirement in Section 73.2080(f)(2) of the Commission's rules that certain broadcast television and radio stations file the Broadcast Mid-Term Report (Form 397). (MB Docket Nos. 18-23, 17-105)
  • Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS)
    The Commission considered a Report and Order, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Order to adopt measures, and seek comment on others, to enhance program management, prevent waste, fraud, and abuse, and improve emergency call handling in the IP CTS program. (CG Docket Nos. 13-24, 03-123)
  • Anti-Spoofing Provisions of the RAY BAUM'S Act
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to amend its Truth in Caller ID rules to implement the anti-spoofing provisions of the RAY BAUM'S Act. (WC Docket Nos. 18-355, 11-39)

Meeting Documents

FCC Takes Next Step Toward Further Rural Broadband Expansion

FCC Proposes to Streamline NCE FM & LPFM Licensing Procedures

FCC Eliminates EEO Broadcaster Mid-Term Filing Requirement

FCC Acts to Improve Management of IP Captioned Telephone Service

FCC Seeks to Combat Illegal Spoofed Texts & International Calls

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