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June 2023 Open Commission Meeting

10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Commission Meeting Room, FCC Headquarters, 45 L Street NE, Washington, DC 20554

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 with the exception of items involving specific, enforcement-related matters including restricted proceedings and hearing designation orders. One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. Links to these materials are provided below.

  • Advancing the Transition to Next Generation 911
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would expedite the transition to NG911 and help ensure that the nation’s 911 system functions effectively and with the most advanced capabilities available. (PS Docket No. 21-479)
  • Strengthening Consumer Consent for Robocalls and Robotexts
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing rules to strengthen the ability of consumers to decide which robocalls and robotexts they wish to receive by exercising their right to grant and revoke consent to callers. The item also proposes to codify the Commission’s past guidance on prior express consent to make these requirements more apparent to callers and consumers. (CG Docket No. 02-278)
  • Video Conferencing Accessibility
    The Commission considered a Report and Order that would find that the accessibility requirements of section 716 of the Act and Part 14 of the Commission’s rules apply to all services and equipment meeting the definition of “interoperable video conferencing service.” An accompanying Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would propose to amend Part 14 of the Commission’s Rules to enhance the accessibility of interoperable video conferencing services and explore whether the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Services Fund can be used to support the integrated provision of relay service in video conferences. (CG Docket No. 23-161; CG Docket No. 10-213; CG Docket No. 03-123)
  • Exploring Shared Use of the 42-42.5 GHz Band
    The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would explore how spectrum in the 42 GHz band (42-42.5 GHz) might be made available through one of several innovative, non-exclusive spectrum access models which have the potential to provide solutions in this evolving space. (WT Docket No. 23-158; GN Docket No. 14-177)
  • Restricted Adjudicatory Matter*
    The Commission adopted a Memorandum Opinion and Order comparing applications from 10 groups of mutually exclusive applications for new Noncommercial Educational FM station construction permits.

*NOTE: This item was adopted prior to the Open Meeting teleconference and thus deleted from the agenda of the meeting itself.

Meeting Documents

FCC Proposes Action to Expedite the Transition to Next Generation 911

FCC Proposes to Strengthen Consumers’ Robocall & Robotext Rights

FCC Requires Video Conferencing Accessibility & Proposes ASL Support

FCC Explores Spectrum Sharing Approaches for the 42 GHz Spectrum Band

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