FCC Releases Tentative Agenda for June Open Meeting

On May 16, 2019, the FCC released the following tentative agenda for the June Open Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:30 am.

Clarification of the Commission’s Call-Blocking Rules- The Commission will consider a Declaratory Ruling and Third Further Notice of Proposed rulemaking clarifying that voice service providers may block illegal and unwanted calls as the default before they reach consumers’ phones, and proposes a safe harbor for providers that block calls that fail call authentication while ensuring that emergency and other critical calls reach consumers. (CG Docket No. 17-59; WC Docket No. 17-97) FCC FACT SHEET

Leased Commercial Access- The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would vacate its 2008 Leased Access Order, modernize the existing leased access rules to reflect changes in the video programming market, and propose to simplify the leased access rate formula. (MB Docket Nos. 07-42; 17-105) FCC FACT SHEET

Amendment of the Commission’s Rules to Promote Aviation Safety- The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would propose to modernize the Commission’s rules to improve aviation safety, support deployment of more advanced avionics technology, and increase the efficient use of limited spectrum resources. (WT Docket No. 19-140) FCC FACT SHEET

Chairman Pai also released a blog post detailing the need for the Call-Blocking Rules, and outlines the objectives for the upcoming June Open Meeting. The meeting will be streamed at http://www.fcc.gov/live.

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