Sunshine Act Meeting, 71687-71688 [07-6098]

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To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Monica Rodia, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: December 12, 2007. Jeff Morris, Acting Director, Office of Science Policy. [FR Doc. E7–24514 Filed 12–17–07; 8:45 am] 71687 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting December 11, 2007. Open Commission Meeting, Tuesday, December 18, 2007 The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, December 18, 2007, which is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW–C305, at 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC. The Commission is waiving the sunshine period prohibition contained in section 1.1203 of the Commission’s rules, 47 CFR 1.1203, until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2007. Thus, presentations with respect to the items listed below will be permitted until that time. BILLING CODE 6560–50–P Bureau Subject 1 ............. Wireless Tele-Communications ................... 2 ............. Wireless Tele-Communications and International. 3 ............. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Item No. Media ........................................................... Title: Implementation of section 6002(b) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993; Annual Report and Analysis of Competitive Market Conditions with Respect to Commercial Mobile Services (WT Docket No. 07–71). Summary: The Commission will consider a Twelfth Annual Report and Analysis of Competitive Market Conditions with Respect to Commercial Mobile Services. Title: Establishment of Rules and Policies for the Digital Audio Radio Satellite Service in the 2310–2360 MHz Frequency Band; Amendment of Part 27 of the Commission’s Rules to Govern the Operation of Wireless Communications Services in the 2.3 GHz Band. Summary: The Commission will consider a Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking additional comment on the appropriate rules and policies for licensing satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) terrestrial repeaters in the 2320– 2345 MHz frequency band, and will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on facilitating the coexistence of SDARS and Wireless Communications Service licensees. Title: 2006 Quadrennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 06–121); 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 02–277); Cross-Ownership of Broadcast Stations and Newspapers (MM Docket No. 01–235); Rules and Policies Concerning Multiple Ownership of Radio Broadcast Stations in Local Markets (MM Docket No. 01–317); Definition of Radio Markets (MM Docket No. 00–244); Ways To Further section 257 Mandate and To Build on Earlier Studies (MB Docket No. 04–228); Public Interest Obligations of TV Broadcast Licensees (MM Docket No. 99–360). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order concerning its media ownership regulations in accordance with section 202(h) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The Report and Order also addresses the relevant issues remanded by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Prometheus Radio Project, et al. v. FCC., 373 F.3d 372 (2004), and responds to petitions for reconsideration of the 2002 Biennial Review Order. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Dec 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 71688 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2007 / Notices Bureau Subject 4 ............. Media ........................................................... 5 ............. Media ........................................................... 6 ............. Media ........................................................... 7 ............. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Item No. Media ........................................................... Title: Promoting Diversification of Ownership in the Broadcasting Services; 2006 Quadrennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 06–121); 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 02–277); Cross-Ownership of Broadcast Stations and Newspapers (MM Docket No. 01–235); Rules and Policies Concerning Multiple Ownership of Radio Broadcast Stations in Local Markets (MM Docket No. 01–317); Definition of Radio Markets (MM Docket No. 00–244); Ways To Further section 257 Mandate and To Build on Earlier Studies (MB Docket No. 04–228). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning initiatives designed to increase participation in the broadcasting industry by new entrants and small businesses, including minorityand women-owned businesses. Title: Sponsorship Identification Rules and Embedded Advertising. Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on trends in embedded advertising and the efficacy of the current sponsorship identification rules with regard to embedded advertising. Title: Report on Broadcast Localism and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (MB Docket No. 04–233). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking prepared in its Broadcasting Localism proceeding. Title: The Commission’s Cable Horizontal and Vertical Ownership Limits (MM Docket No. 92–264); Implementation of section 11 of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 (CS Docket No. 98–82); Implementation of Cable Act Reform Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CS Docket No. 96–85); Review of the Commission’s Regulations Governing Attribution of Broadcast and Cable/MDS Interests (MM Docket No. 94–150); Review of the Commission’s Regulations and Policies Affecting Investment in the Broadcast Industry (MM Docket No. 92–51); Reexamination of the Commission’s Cross-Interest Policy (MM Docket No. 87–154). Summary: The Commission will consider a Fourth Report and Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking establishing the cable horizontal ownership limit and seeking comment on vertical ownership limits and cable and broadcast attribution rules for purposes of promoting a diverse and competitive market in the acquisition and delivery of multichannel video programming. Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need including as much detail as you can. Also include a way we can contact you if we need more information. Make your request as early as possible; please allow at least 5 days advance notice. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail 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 Audrey Spivack or David Fiske, 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’s Audio/ Video Events web page at http:// www.fcc.gov/realaudio. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Dec 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 services call (703) 993–3100 or go to http://www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu. Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC’s duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488–5300; Fax (202) 488–5563; TTY (202) 488–5562. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type; digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com. Federal Communications Commission. William F. Caton, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–6098 Filed 12–14–07; 1:01 pm] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [Report No. 2843] Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding Rulemaking Proceeding listed in this Public Notice and published pursuant to 47 CFR Section 1.429(e). The full text of this document is available for viewing and copying in Room CY-B402, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC or may be purchased from the Commission’s copy contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (BCPI) (1–800– 378–3160). Oppositions to this petition must be filed by January 2, 2008. See Section 1.4(b)(1) of the Commission’s rules (47 CFR 1.4(b)(1)). Replies to an opposition must be filed within 10 days after the time for filing oppositions have expired. Subject: In the Matter of Advanced Television Systems and Their Impact Upon the Existing Television Broadcast Service (MB Docket No. 87–268). Number of Petitions Filed: 1. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–24483 Filed 12–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P December 5, 2007. A Petition for Reconsideration has been filed in the Commission’s PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meeting

December 11, 2007.

Open Commission Meeting, Tuesday, December 18, 2007

    The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on 
the subjects listed below on Tuesday, December 18, 2007, which is 
scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC. The Commission is waiving the sunshine 
period prohibition contained in section 1.1203 of the Commission's 
rules, 47 CFR 1.1203, until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2007. 
Thus, presentations with respect to the items listed below will be 
permitted until that time.

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        Item No.                       Bureau                                      Subject
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1.......................  Wireless Tele-Communications....  Title: Implementation of section 6002(b) of the
                                                             Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993; Annual
                                                             Report and Analysis of Competitive Market
                                                             Conditions with Respect to Commercial Mobile
                                                             Services (WT Docket No. 07-71).
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Twelfth
                                                             Annual Report and Analysis of Competitive Market
                                                             Conditions with Respect to Commercial Mobile
                                                             Services.
2.......................  Wireless Tele-Communications and  Title: Establishment of Rules and Policies for the
                           International.                    Digital Audio Radio Satellite Service in the 2310-
                                                             2360 MHz Frequency Band; Amendment of Part 27 of
                                                             the Commission's Rules to Govern the Operation of
                                                             Wireless Communications Services in the 2.3 GHz
                                                             Band.
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Second
                                                             Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking
                                                             additional comment on the appropriate rules and
                                                             policies for licensing satellite digital audio
                                                             radio service (SDARS) terrestrial repeaters in the
                                                             2320-2345 MHz frequency band, and will consider a
                                                             Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on
                                                             facilitating the coexistence of SDARS and Wireless
                                                             Communications Service licensees.
3.......................  Media...........................  Title: 2006 Quadrennial Regulatory Review--Review of
                                                             the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules and
                                                             Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to section 202 of the
                                                             Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 06-
                                                             121); 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review--Review of
                                                             the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules and
                                                             Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to section 202 of the
                                                             Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 02-
                                                             277); Cross-Ownership of Broadcast Stations and
                                                             Newspapers (MM Docket No. 01-235); Rules and
                                                             Policies Concerning Multiple Ownership of Radio
                                                             Broadcast Stations in Local Markets (MM Docket No.
                                                             01-317); Definition of Radio Markets (MM Docket No.
                                                             00-244); Ways To Further section 257 Mandate and To
                                                             Build on Earlier Studies (MB Docket No. 04-228);
                                                             Public Interest Obligations of TV Broadcast
                                                             Licensees (MM Docket No. 99-360).
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and
                                                             Order concerning its media ownership regulations in
                                                             accordance with section 202(h) of the
                                                             Telecommunications Act of 1996. The Report and
                                                             Order also addresses the relevant issues remanded
                                                             by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
                                                             in Prometheus Radio Project, et al. v. FCC., 373
                                                             F.3d 372 (2004), and responds to petitions for
                                                             reconsideration of the 2002 Biennial Review Order.

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4.......................  Media...........................  Title: Promoting Diversification of Ownership in the
                                                             Broadcasting Services; 2006 Quadrennial Regulatory
                                                             Review--Review of the Commission's Broadcast
                                                             Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to
                                                             section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
                                                             (MB Docket No. 06-121); 2002 Biennial Regulatory
                                                             Review--Review of the Commission's Broadcast
                                                             Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to
                                                             section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
                                                             (MB Docket No. 02-277); Cross-Ownership of
                                                             Broadcast Stations and Newspapers (MM Docket No. 01-
                                                             235); Rules and Policies Concerning Multiple
                                                             Ownership of Radio Broadcast Stations in Local
                                                             Markets (MM Docket No. 01-317); Definition of Radio
                                                             Markets (MM Docket No. 00-244); Ways To Further
                                                             section 257 Mandate and To Build on Earlier Studies
                                                             (MB Docket No. 04-228).
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and
                                                             Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed
                                                             Rulemaking concerning initiatives designed to
                                                             increase participation in the broadcasting industry
                                                             by new entrants and small businesses, including
                                                             minority- and women-owned businesses.
5.......................  Media...........................  Title: Sponsorship Identification Rules and Embedded
                                                             Advertising.
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of
                                                             Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on trends in
                                                             embedded advertising and the efficacy of the
                                                             current sponsorship identification rules with
                                                             regard to embedded advertising.
6.......................  Media...........................  Title: Report on Broadcast Localism and Notice of
                                                             Proposed Rulemaking. (MB Docket No. 04-233).
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and
                                                             Notice of Proposed Rulemaking prepared in its
                                                             Broadcasting Localism proceeding.
7.......................  Media...........................  Title: The Commission's Cable Horizontal and
                                                             Vertical Ownership Limits (MM Docket No. 92-264);
                                                             Implementation of section 11 of the Cable
                                                             Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act
                                                             of 1992 (CS Docket No. 98-82); Implementation of
                                                             Cable Act Reform Provisions of the
                                                             Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CS Docket No. 96-
                                                             85); Review of the Commission's Regulations
                                                             Governing Attribution of Broadcast and Cable/MDS
                                                             Interests (MM Docket No. 94-150); Review of the
                                                             Commission's Regulations and Policies Affecting
                                                             Investment in the Broadcast Industry (MM Docket No.
                                                             92-51); Reexamination of the Commission's Cross-
                                                             Interest Policy (MM Docket No. 87-154).
                                                            Summary: The Commission will consider a Fourth
                                                             Report and Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
                                                             establishing the cable horizontal ownership limit
                                                             and seeking comment on vertical ownership limits
                                                             and cable and broadcast attribution rules for
                                                             purposes of promoting a diverse and competitive
                                                             market in the acquisition and delivery of
                                                             multichannel video programming.
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    Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable 
accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. 
Include a description of the accommodation you will need including as 
much detail as you can. Also include a way we can contact you if we 
need more information. Make your request as early as possible; please 
allow at least 5 days advance notice. Last minute requests will be 
accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail 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 
Audrey Spivack or David Fiske, 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's 
Audio/Video Events web page at http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio.
    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 http://www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.
    Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from 
the FCC's duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 
488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-5562. These copies are 
available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/
type; digital disk; and audio and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, 
Inc. may be reached by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com.

Federal Communications Commission.
William F. Caton,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 07-6098 Filed 12-14-07; 1:01 pm]
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