Agenda Released for May Open Meeting

The Commission has released the following agenda for the May Open Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:30 am:

Updating the Public Inspection File Requirements: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on proposals to eliminate the requirement that commercial broadcast stations retain copies of letters and emails from the public in their public inspection file and the requirement that cable operators reveal the location of the cable system’s principal headend.

Enhancing Public Safety and Network Reliability Through Communications Outage Reporting: The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order on Reconsideration to update its Part 4 communications network outage reporting requirements.

*Note that the Order on Reconsideration has been added since the Tentative Agenda was released.

Connect America Phase II Auction: The Commission will consider a Report & Order adopting rules to implement a competitive bidding process for high-cost universal service support from Phase II of the Connect America Fund.

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