FCC Releases May Open Meeting Agenda

On Thursday, May 13, 2021, the FCC announced the Agenda for the May Open Meeting, which is scheduled for 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 20, 2021.  The Open Meeting will be available on the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube Channel.  The Agenda is as follows:

  • Rates for Interstate Inmate Calling Services (WC Docket No. 12-375): The Commission will consider a Third Report and Order, Order on Reconsideration, and Fifth Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would lower interstate rates for incarcerated people, limit international rates, and further reform the Commission’s rules for inmate calling services.  (FACT SHEET)
  • Telecommunications Relay Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities (CG Docket No. 03-123); Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program (CG Docket No. 10-51): The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order that would set Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund compensation rates for video relay services (VRS).  (FACT SHEET)
  • Call Authentication Trust Anchor (WC Docket No. 17-97): The Commission will consider a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to fight illegal robocalls which would propose to accelerate the timeframe for small voice service providers that originate an especially large amount of call traffic to implement STIR/SHAKEN.  (FACT SHEET)
  • Domestic Section 214 Application for the Transfer of Control of Lavaca Telephone Company, Inc. to Dobson Technologies Inc (WC Docket No. 20-389): The Commission will consider an Order on Reconsideration that would relieve certain affiliates of merging companies that receive model-based and rate-of-return universal service support from a “Mixed support” merger condition cap.  (FACT SHEET)
  • Enforcement Bureau Action: The Commission will consider an enforcement action.
  • Enforcement Bureau Action: The Commission will consider an enforcement action.

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