Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, May 18 2017, 23000-23001 [2017-10207]

Download as PDF 23000 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices to update the database and to provide for proper use of the frequency spectrum as well as enforcement purposes. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–10102 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0126] Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number. DATES: Written comments should be submitted on or before June 19, 2017. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contacts listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB, via email Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov; and to Cathy Williams, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov and to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov. Include in the comments the OMB control number as shown in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: For additional information or copies of the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. To view a copy of this information collection request (ICR) submitted to OMB: (1) Go to the Web page <http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain>, (2) look for the section of the Web page called ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ (3) click on the downward-pointing arrow in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box below the ‘‘Currently Under Review’’ heading, (4) select ‘‘Federal Communications Commission’’ from the list of agencies presented in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, (5) click the ‘‘Submit’’ button to the right of the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, (6) when the list of FCC ICRs currently under review appears, look for the OMB control number of this ICR and then click on the ICR Reference Number. A copy of the FCC submission to OMB will be displayed. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. OMB Control Number: 3060–0126. Title: Section 73.1820, Station Log. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Businesses or other forprofit entities; not-for-profit institutions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Number of Respondents and Responses: 15,200 respondents; 15,200 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 0.017– 0.5 hours. Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The statutory authority for this collection of information is contained in Section 154(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Total Annual Burden: 15,095 hours. Total Annual Cost: None. Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality with this collection of information. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirements contained in 47 CFR 73.1820 require that each licensee of an AM, FM or TV broadcast station maintain a station log. Each entry must accurately reflect the station’s operation. This log should reflect adjustments to operating parameters for AM stations with directional antennas without an approved sampling system; for all stations the actual time of any observation of extinguishment or improper operation of tower lights; and entry of each test of the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS) for commercial stations. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–10100 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, May 18 2017 May 11, 2017. The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, May 18, 2017 which is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW–C305, at 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC. Item No. Bureau Subject 1 ..................... Public Safety & Homeland Security ......... Presentation: The Commission will receive the Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau’s final report on its investigation into the VoLTE 911 outage AT&T Mobility experienced on March 8, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 23001 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices Item No. Bureau Subject 2 ..................... International .............................................. 3 ..................... Wireless Tele-Communications ................ 4 ..................... Media ........................................................ 5 ..................... Media ........................................................ 6 ..................... Wireline Competition ................................ 7 ..................... Wireline Competition ................................ Title: Amendment of Parts 2 and 25 of the Commission’s Rules to Facilitate the Use of Earth Stations in Motion Communicating with Geostationary Orbit Space Stations in Frequency Bands Allocated to the Fixed Satellite Service (IB Docket No. 17–95). Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would both facilitate the deployment of and reduce regulatory burdens on the three types of Fixed-Satellite Service earth stations authorized to transmit while in motion: Earth Stations on Vessels, Vehicle-Mounted Earth Stations, and Earth Stations Aboard Aircraft. Title: Review of the Commission’s Part 95 Personal Radio Services Rules (WT Docket No. 10–119); Petition for Rulemaking of Garmin International, Inc. (RM– 10762); Petition for Rulemaking of Omnitronics, LLC (RM–10844). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order that would amend provisions of the Personal Radio Services located in Part 95 of the Commission’s rules in order to address two Petitions for Rulemaking, update and modernize various rules to reflect current uses and technologies, remove outdated regulatory requirements, and reorganize the rules to make them easier to read and understand. Title: Commission Launches Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative (MB Docket No. 17–105). Summary: The Commission will consider a Public Notice that would launch a review of the Commission’s rules applicable to media entities and seek comment on what rules should be modified or repealed. Title: Elimination of Main Studio Rule (MB Docket No. 17–106). Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would propose to eliminate the Commission’s main studio rule, based on a tentative finding that the rule is now outdated and unnecessarily burdensome for broadcast stations. Title: Restoring Internet Freedom (WC Docket No. 17–108). Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would propose to restore the Internet to a light-touch regulatory framework by classifying broadband Internet access service as an information service and by seeking comment on the existing rules governing Internet service providers’ practices. Title: Connect America Fund (WC Docket No. 10–90) Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to eliminate a rule requiring rural telecommunications service providers receiving USF support to impose higher minimum monthly rates on their customers than the rates paid by some of their urban counterparts, or otherwise lose some USF support. The Commission will also consider a related Order that would freeze the current rate. * * * * * * * Consent Agenda asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Commission will consider the following subject listed below as a consent agenda and this item will not be presented individually: 1 ..................... Media ........................................................ Title: Budd Broadcasting Co., Inc., Application for Renewal of License for Television Station WFXU(TV), Live Oak, Florida. Summary: The Commission will consider an Order adopting a Consent Decree which resolves issues regarding potential violations of the Commission’s rules and grants the license renewal application of WFXU(TV). The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an email to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202–418–0530 (voice), 202–418–0432 (TTY). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from the Office of Media Relations, (202) 418– 0500; TTY 1–888–835–5322. Audio/ Video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live Web page at www.fcc.gov/live. For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University’s Capitol Connection. The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these services, call (703) 993–3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–10207 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 96 (Friday, May 19, 2017)]
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[Pages 23000-23001]
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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


Open Commission Meeting, Thursday, May 18 2017

May 11, 2017.
    The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on 
the subjects listed below on Thursday, May 18, 2017 which is scheduled 
to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street SW., 
Washington, DC.

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        Item No.                Bureau                  Subject
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1......................  Public Safety &       Presentation: The
                          Homeland Security.    Commission will receive
                                                the Public Safety &
                                                Homeland Security
                                                Bureau's final report on
                                                its investigation into
                                                the VoLTE 911 outage
                                                AT&T Mobility
                                                experienced on March 8,
                                                2017.

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2......................  International.......  Title: Amendment of Parts
                                                2 and 25 of the
                                                Commission's Rules to
                                                Facilitate the Use of
                                                Earth Stations in Motion
                                                Communicating with
                                                Geostationary Orbit
                                                Space Stations in
                                                Frequency Bands
                                                Allocated to the Fixed
                                                Satellite Service (IB
                                                Docket No. 17-95).
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider a Notice
                                                of Proposed Rulemaking
                                                that would both
                                                facilitate the
                                                deployment of and reduce
                                                regulatory burdens on
                                                the three types of Fixed-
                                                Satellite Service earth
                                                stations authorized to
                                                transmit while in
                                                motion: Earth Stations
                                                on Vessels, Vehicle-
                                                Mounted Earth Stations,
                                                and Earth Stations
                                                Aboard Aircraft.
3......................  Wireless Tele-        Title: Review of the
                          Communications.       Commission's Part 95
                                                Personal Radio Services
                                                Rules (WT Docket No. 10-
                                                119); Petition for
                                                Rulemaking of Garmin
                                                International, Inc. (RM-
                                                10762); Petition for
                                                Rulemaking of
                                                Omnitronics, LLC (RM-
                                                10844).
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider a Report
                                                and Order that would
                                                amend provisions of the
                                                Personal Radio Services
                                                located in Part 95 of
                                                the Commission's rules
                                                in order to address two
                                                Petitions for
                                                Rulemaking, update and
                                                modernize various rules
                                                to reflect current uses
                                                and technologies, remove
                                                outdated regulatory
                                                requirements, and
                                                reorganize the rules to
                                                make them easier to read
                                                and understand.
4......................  Media...............  Title: Commission
                                                Launches Modernization
                                                of Media Regulation
                                                Initiative (MB Docket
                                                No. 17-105).
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider a Public
                                                Notice that would launch
                                                a review of the
                                                Commission's rules
                                                applicable to media
                                                entities and seek
                                                comment on what rules
                                                should be modified or
                                                repealed.
5......................  Media...............  Title: Elimination of
                                                Main Studio Rule (MB
                                                Docket No. 17-106).
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider a Notice
                                                of Proposed Rulemaking
                                                that would propose to
                                                eliminate the
                                                Commission's main studio
                                                rule, based on a
                                                tentative finding that
                                                the rule is now outdated
                                                and unnecessarily
                                                burdensome for broadcast
                                                stations.
6......................  Wireline Competition  Title: Restoring Internet
                                                Freedom (WC Docket No.
                                                17-108).
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider a Notice
                                                of Proposed Rulemaking
                                                that would propose to
                                                restore the Internet to
                                                a light-touch regulatory
                                                framework by classifying
                                                broadband Internet
                                                access service as an
                                                information service and
                                                by seeking comment on
                                                the existing rules
                                                governing Internet
                                                service providers'
                                                practices.
7......................  Wireline Competition  Title: Connect America
                                                Fund (WC Docket No. 10-
                                                90)
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider a Notice
                                                of Proposed Rulemaking
                                                that proposes to
                                                eliminate a rule
                                                requiring rural
                                                telecommunications
                                                service providers
                                                receiving USF support to
                                                impose higher minimum
                                                monthly rates on their
                                                customers than the rates
                                                paid by some of their
                                                urban counterparts, or
                                                otherwise lose some USF
                                                support. The Commission
                                                will also consider a
                                                related Order that would
                                                freeze the current rate.
 
                              * * * * * * *
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                             Consent Agenda
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The Commission will consider the following subject listed below as a
 consent agenda and this item will not be presented individually:
 
1......................  Media...............  Title: Budd Broadcasting
                                                Co., Inc., Application
                                                for Renewal of License
                                                for Television Station
                                                WFXU(TV), Live Oak,
                                                Florida.
                                               Summary: The Commission
                                                will consider an Order
                                                adopting a Consent
                                                Decree which resolves
                                                issues regarding
                                                potential violations of
                                                the Commission's rules
                                                and grants the license
                                                renewal application of
                                                WFXU(TV).
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    The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or 
other mobility aids. Sign language interpreters, open captioning, and 
assistive listening devices will be provided on site. Other reasonable 
accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. 
In your request, include a description of the accommodation you will 
need and a way we can contact you if we need more information. Last 
minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send 
an email to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs 
Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).
    Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from 
the Office of Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. 
Audio/Video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open 
captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live Web page at www.fcc.gov/live.
    For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason 
University's Capitol Connection. The Capitol Connection also will carry 
the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these services, call 
(703) 993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.

Federal Communications Commission.
 Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-10207 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6712-01-P