The Lifeline Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Order on Reconsideration, Second Report and Order, and Memorandum Opinion and Order adopted by the Commission at the June Open Meeting has been published in the Federal Register.

The Order on Reconsideration, Second Report and Order, and Memorandum Opinion and Order was published on July 14, and is effective August 13, 2015, with the exception of the information collection requirements that have not yet been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  Upon OMB approval of the those requirements, the Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing their effective date.

*UPDATE: An Order has been released extending the Lifeline Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking pleading cycle by 14 days.  This action follows the filing of several motions to extend by the California Public Utilities Commission, the United States Telecom Association, CTIA, ITTA, and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates.

The extended Comment date is August 31, 2015 and the extended Reply Comment date is September 30, 2015. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.