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Released: October 31, 2013
MEDIA BUREAU CLARIFIES DEADLINES FOR COMMENTS ON CATALOG OF ELIGIBLE
EXPENSES AND OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO THE REIMBURSEMENT OF
BROADCASTER CHANNEL REASSIGNMENT COSTS
GN DOCKET NO. 12-268
Comments Due: November 4, 2013
Reply Comments Due: November 18, 2013
On September 23, 2013, the Media Bureau (“Bureau”) issued a Public Notice seeking comment
on its Catalog of Eligible Expenses and other issues.1 Comments and replies were originally due on
October 31 and November 14, 2013, respectively. On October 17, 2013, when the federal government
reopened following a temporary lapse in funding, the Commission released a Public Notice extending the
filing deadlines for regulatory and enforcement filings.2 As a result of the October 17 Public Notice, the
filing deadlines for comments and replies in response to the Bureau’s September 23 Public Notice have
been extended to the dates indicated above.
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1 Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Catalog of Eligible Expenses and Other Issues Related to the Reimbursement of
Broadcaster Channel Reassignment Costs
, GN Docket No. 12-268, Public Notice, DA 13-1954 (MB rel. Sept. 23,
2 Revised Filing Deadlines Following Resumption of Normal Commission Operations
, Public Notice, DA 13-2025,
at 2 (Oct. 17, 2013) (“[A]ny regulatory and enforcement filings that would otherwise be required to be filed between
October 17 and November 4 . . . will be due for filing on November 4, 2013.) Since the comments have been
extended by 4 days, the reply comments are similarly extended by 4 days, from November 14, 2013 to November
18, 2013. See id.
at 6-7 (“To the extent the due dates for filings to which reply or responsive pleading are allowed
are extended by this Public Notice, the due dates for the reply or responsive pleadings are extended by the same
number of days.”).