Notice of Debarment, 13669-13670 [2013-04712]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 40 / Thursday, February 28, 2013 / Notices produce power densities that will exceed the Commission’s radio frequency exposure criteria. ESAA applicants with ESAA terminals that will exceed the guidelines in Section 1.1310 for radio frequency radiation exposure shall provide, with their environmental assessment, a plan for mitigation of radiation exposure to the extent required to meet those guidelines. All ESAA licensees shall ensure installation of ESAA terminals on aircraft by qualified installers who have an understanding of the antenna’s radiation environment and the measures best suited to maximize protection of the general public and persons operating the vehicle and equipment. An ESAA terminal exhibiting radiation exposure levels exceeding 1.0 mW/cm2 in accessible areas, such as at the exterior surface of the radome, shall have a label attached to the surface of the terminal warning about the radiation hazard and shall include thereon a diagram showing the regions around the terminal where the radiation levels could exceed 1.0 mW/cm2. 47 CFR 25.227(c)(1)—Operations of ESAAs in the 14.0–14.2 GHz (Earth-tospace) frequency band in the radio lineof-sight of the NASA TDRSS facilities on Guam (latitude 13°36′55″ N, longitude 144°51′22″ E) or White Sands, New Mexico (latitude 32°20′59″ N, longitude 106°36′31″ W and latitude 32°32′40″ N, longitude 106°36′48″ W) are subject to coordination with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC). Licensees shall notify the International Bureau once they have completed coordination. Upon receipt of such notification from a licensee, the International Bureau will issue a public notice stating that the licensee may commence operations within the coordination zone in 30 days if no party has opposed the operations. 47 CFR 25.227(c)(2)—When NTIA seeks to provide similar protection to future TDRSS sites that have been coordinated through the IRAC Frequency Assignment Subcommittee process, NTIA will notify the Commission’s International Bureau that the site is nearing operational status. Upon public notice from the International Bureau, all Ku-band ESAA licensees shall cease operations in the 14.0–14.2 GHz band within radio lineof-sight of the new TDRSS site until the licensees complete coordination with NTIA/IRAC for the new TDRSS facility. Licensees shall notify the International Bureau once they have completed VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:12 Feb 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 coordination for the new TDRSS site. Upon receipt of such notification from a licensee, the International Bureau will issue a public notice stating that the licensee may commence operations within the coordination zone in 30 days if no party has opposed the operations. The ESAA licensee then will be permitted to commence operations in the 14.0–14.2 GHz band within radio line-of-sight of the new TDRSS site, subject to any operational constraints developed in the coordination process. 47 CFR 25.227(d)(1)—Operations of ESAA in the 14.47–14.5 GHz (Earth-tospace) frequency band in the radio lineof-sight of radio astronomy service (RAS) observatories observing in the 14.47–14.5 GHz band are subject to coordination with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The appropriate NSF contact point to initiate coordination is Electromagnetic Spectrum Manager, NSF, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1045, Arlington, VA 22203, fax 703–292– 9034, email esm@nsf.gov. Licensees shall notify the International Bureau once they have completed coordination. Upon receipt of the coordination agreement from a licensee, the International Bureau will issue a public notice stating that the licensee may commence operations within the coordination zone in 30 days if no party has opposed the operations. 47 CFR 25.227(d)(2)—A list of applicable RAS sites and their locations can be found in 25.226(d)(2) Table 1. 47 CFR 25.227(d)(3)—When NTIA seeks to provide similar protection to future RAS sites that have been coordinated through the IRAC Frequency Assignment Subcommittee process, NTIA will notify the Commission’s International Bureau that the site is nearing operational status. Upon public notice from the International Bureau, all Ku-band ESAA licensees shall cease operations in the 14.47–14.5 GHz band within the relevant geographic zone of the new RAS site until the licensees complete coordination for the new RAS facility. Licensees shall notify the International Bureau once they have completed coordination for the new RAS site and shall submit the coordination agreement to the Commission. Upon receipt of such notification from a licensee, the International Bureau will issue a public notice stating that the licensee may commence operations within the coordination zone in 30 days if no party has opposed the operations. The ESAA licensee then will be permitted to commence operations in the 14.47–14.5 GHz band within the relevant coordination distance around the new RAS site, subject to any operational PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13669 constraints developed in the coordination process. If various data in this collection were not filed in conjunction with our rules, then applicants and licensees would not obtain the authorization necessary to provide telecommunications services; the Commission would not be able to carry out its mandate as required by statute; and applicants and licensees would not be able to effectively provide services to the public. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–04706 Filed 2–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [DA 13–184] Notice of Debarment Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Enforcement Bureau (the ‘‘Bureau’’) debars Denisa Babcock from the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism (or ‘‘E-Rate Program’’) for a period of three years. The Bureau takes this action to protect the E-Rate Program from waste, fraud, and abuse. DATES: Debarment commences on the date Ms. Denisa Babcock receives the debarment letter or April 1, 2013, whichever date comes first, for a period of three years. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joy M. Ragsdale, Attorney Advisor, Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau, Investigations and Hearings Division, Room 4–C330, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. Joy Ragsdale may be contacted by telephone at (202) 418–1697 or by email at Joy.Ragsdale@fcc.gov. If Ms. Ragsdale is unavailable, you may contact Ms. Theresa Cavanaugh, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, by telephone at (202) 418–1420 and by email at Theresa.Cavanaugh@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau debarred Ms. Denisa Babcock from the schools and libraries service support mechanism for a period of three years pursuant to 47 CFR 54.8. Attached is the debarment letter, DA 13–184, which was mailed to Ms. Babcock and released on February 8, 2013. The complete text of the notice of debarment is available for public inspection and copying during regular business hours at the FCC Reference Information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 13670 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 40 / Thursday, February 28, 2013 / Notices Center, Portal II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY–A257, Washington, DC 20554. In addition, the complete text is available on the FCC’s Web site at http://www.fcc.gov. The text may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating inspection and copying during regular business hours at the contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portal II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY–B420, Washington, DC 20554, telephone (202) 488–5300 or (800) 378– 3160, facsimile (202) 488–5563, or via email http://www.bcpiweb.com. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Communications Commission. Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. February 8, 2013 DA 13–184 SENT VIA CERTIFIED MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED AND EMAIL Ms. Denisa Babcock c/o Leon Fred Spies Mellon & Spies 312 E. College Street, Suite 216 Iowa City, IA 52240 Re: Notice of Debarment FCC File No. EB–12–IH–1396 Dear Ms. Babcock: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) hereby notifies you that, pursuant to Section 54.8 of its rules, you are prohibited from participating in activities associated with or relating to the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism (E-Rate program) for three years from either the date of your receipt of this Notice of Debarment, or of its publication in the Federal Register, whichever is earlier in time (Debarment Date).1 On October 10, 2012, the Commission’s Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) sent you a Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceeding (Notice of Suspension) 2 that was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2012.3 The Notice of Suspension suspended you from participating in activities associated with or relating to the E-Rate program. It also described the basis for initiating debarment proceedings against you, the applicable debarment procedures, and the effect of debarment. As discussed in the Notice of Suspension, on May 11, 2011, you pled guilty to converting more than $1,000,000 from various school districts for your personal use from November 2005 through December 2009.4 That amount included approximately 1 47 CFR 54.8(g); see also 47 CFR 0.111 (delegating authority to the Enforcement Bureau to resolve universal service suspension and debarment proceedings). 2 Letter from Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission to Denisa Babcock, Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceeding, 27 FCC Rcd 12311 (Enf. Bur. 2012) (Attachment 1) (Suspension Notice). 3 77 FR 67363 (Nov. 9, 2012). 4 Suspension Notice, 27 FCC Rcd at 12312. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:12 Feb 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 $49,000 in E-Rate checks payable to the school districts you represented through your E-Rate consulting company, Camanche Consulting Services (CCS).5 Pursuant to Section 54.8(c) of the Commission’s rules, your conviction of criminal conduct in connection with the E-Rate program is the basis for this debarment.6 In accordance with the Commission’s debarment rules, you were required to file with the Commission any opposition to your suspension or its scope, or to your proposed debarment or its scope, no later than 30 calendar days from either the date of your receipt of the Notice of Suspension or of its publication in the Federal Register, whichever date occurred first.7 The Commission did not receive any such opposition from you. For the foregoing reasons, you are debarred from participating in activities associated with or related to the E-Rate program for three years from the Debarment Date.8 During this debarment period, you are excluded from participating in any activities associated with or related to the E-Rate program, including the receipt of funds or discounted services through the E-Rate program, or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding the E-Rate program.9 Sincerely, Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division Enforcement Bureau cc: Johnnay Schrieber, Universal Service Administrative Company (via email) Rashann Duvall, Universal Service Administrative Company (via email) Maureen McGuire, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Iowa (via email) Richard Westphal, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Iowa (via email) Facility ID 5885, BPH–20130207ABP, From UNION GROVE, AL, To TRIANA, AL; REED BROADCASTING, LLC, Station WRAB, Facility ID 2552, BP– 20130207ABK, From ARAB, AL, To UNION GROVE, AL; SOUTHERN STONE BROADCASTING, INC., Station WMGZ, Facility ID41993, BPH– 20070416ACW, From EATONTON, GA, To LEXINGTON, GA. DATES: The agency must receive comments on or before April 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tung Bui, 202–418–2700. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The full text of these applications is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the Commission’s Reference Center, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554 or electronically via the Media Bureau’s Consolidated Data Base System, http:// svartifoss2.fcc.gov/prod/cdbs/pubacc/ prod/cdbs_pa.htm. A copy of this application may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street SW., Room CY–B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1– 800–378–3160 or www.BCPIWEB.com. [FR Doc. 2013–04712 Filed 2–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Public Availability of the Federal Communications Commission’s FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory Radio Broadcasting Services; AM or FM Proposals To Change the Community of License Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The following applicants filed AM or FM proposals to change the community of license: DAIJ MEDIA, LLC, Station KJOZ, Facility ID 20625, BP–20120731AAA, From CONROE, TX, To BAYTOWN, TX; GREAT SOUTH WIRELESS, LLC, Station WZZN, SUMMARY: 5 Id. 6 47 CFR 54.8(c). CFR 54.8(e)(3), (4). Any opposition had to be filed no later than November 9, 2012. 8 Id. §§ 54.8(e)(5), (g). 9 Id. §§ 54.8(a)(1), (5), (d). 7 47 PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Communications Commission. James D. Bradshaw, Deputy Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau. [FR Doc. 2013–04717 Filed 2–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Communications Commission is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory as required by Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–117). This inventory provides information on FY 2012 service contract actions over $25,000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding the service contract inventory should be directed to Ms. Dawn DiGiorgio, Administrative Operations, Office of the Managing Director, at (202) 418–0314 or Dawn.DiGiorgio@fcc.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 40 (Thursday, February 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13669-13670]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

[DA 13-184]


Notice of Debarment

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Enforcement Bureau (the ``Bureau'') debars Denisa Babcock 
from the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism (or 
``E-Rate Program'') for a period of three years. The Bureau takes this 
action to protect the E-Rate Program from waste, fraud, and abuse.

DATES: Debarment commences on the date Ms. Denisa Babcock receives the 
debarment letter or April 1, 2013, whichever date comes first, for a 
period of three years.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joy M. Ragsdale, Attorney Advisor, 
Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau, Investigations 
and Hearings Division, Room 4-C330, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 
20554. Joy Ragsdale may be contacted by telephone at (202) 418-1697 or 
by email at Joy.Ragsdale@fcc.gov. If Ms. Ragsdale is unavailable, you 
may contact Ms. Theresa Cavanaugh, Chief, Investigations and Hearings 
Division, by telephone at (202) 418-1420 and by email at 
Theresa.Cavanaugh@fcc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau debarred Ms. Denisa Babcock from 
the schools and libraries service support mechanism for a period of 
three years pursuant to 47 CFR 54.8. Attached is the debarment letter, 
DA 13-184, which was mailed to Ms. Babcock and released on February 8, 
2013. The complete text of the notice of debarment is available for 
public inspection and copying during regular business hours at the FCC 
Reference Information

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Center, Portal II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-A257, Washington, DC 
20554. In addition, the complete text is available on the FCC's Web 
site at http://www.fcc.gov. The text may also be purchased from the 
Commission's duplicating inspection and copying during regular business 
hours at the contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portal II, 445 
12th Street SW., Room CY-B420, Washington, DC 20554, telephone (202) 
488-5300 or (800) 378-3160, facsimile (202) 488-5563, or via email 
http://www.bcpiweb.com.

Federal Communications Commission.
Theresa Z. Cavanaugh,
Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau.
February 8, 2013

DA 13-184

SENT VIA CERTIFIED MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED AND EMAIL

Ms. Denisa Babcock
c/o Leon Fred Spies
Mellon & Spies
312 E. College Street, Suite 216
Iowa City, IA 52240

Re: Notice of Debarment

    FCC File No. EB-12-IH-1396

Dear Ms. Babcock:
    The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) hereby 
notifies you that, pursuant to Section 54.8 of its rules, you are 
prohibited from participating in activities associated with or 
relating to the schools and libraries universal service support 
mechanism (E-Rate program) for three years from either the date of 
your receipt of this Notice of Debarment, or of its publication in 
the Federal Register, whichever is earlier in time (Debarment 
Date).\1\
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    \1\ 47 CFR 54.8(g); see also 47 CFR 0.111 (delegating authority 
to the Enforcement Bureau to resolve universal service suspension 
and debarment proceedings).
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    On October 10, 2012, the Commission's Enforcement Bureau 
(Bureau) sent you a Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment 
Proceeding (Notice of Suspension) \2\ that was published in the 
Federal Register on November 9, 2012.\3\ The Notice of Suspension 
suspended you from participating in activities associated with or 
relating to the E-Rate program. It also described the basis for 
initiating debarment proceedings against you, the applicable 
debarment procedures, and the effect of debarment.
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    \2\ Letter from Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Chief, Investigations and 
Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications 
Commission to Denisa Babcock, Notice of Suspension and Initiation of 
Debarment Proceeding, 27 FCC Rcd 12311 (Enf. Bur. 2012) (Attachment 
1) (Suspension Notice).
    \3\ 77 FR 67363 (Nov. 9, 2012).
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    As discussed in the Notice of Suspension, on May 11, 2011, you 
pled guilty to converting more than $1,000,000 from various school 
districts for your personal use from November 2005 through December 
2009.\4\ That amount included approximately $49,000 in E-Rate checks 
payable to the school districts you represented through your E-Rate 
consulting company, Camanche Consulting Services (CCS).\5\ Pursuant 
to Section 54.8(c) of the Commission's rules, your conviction of 
criminal conduct in connection with the E-Rate program is the basis 
for this debarment.\6\
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    \4\ Suspension Notice, 27 FCC Rcd at 12312.
    \5\ Id.
    \6\ 47 CFR 54.8(c).
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    In accordance with the Commission's debarment rules, you were 
required to file with the Commission any opposition to your 
suspension or its scope, or to your proposed debarment or its scope, 
no later than 30 calendar days from either the date of your receipt 
of the Notice of Suspension or of its publication in the Federal 
Register, whichever date occurred first.\7\ The Commission did not 
receive any such opposition from you.
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    \7\ 47 CFR 54.8(e)(3), (4). Any opposition had to be filed no 
later than November 9, 2012.
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    For the foregoing reasons, you are debarred from participating 
in activities associated with or related to the E-Rate program for 
three years from the Debarment Date.\8\ During this debarment 
period, you are excluded from participating in any activities 
associated with or related to the E-Rate program, including the 
receipt of funds or discounted services through the E-Rate program, 
or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service 
providers regarding the E-Rate program.\9\
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    \8\ Id. Sec. Sec.  54.8(e)(5), (g).
    \9\ Id. Sec. Sec.  54.8(a)(1), (5), (d).

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Sincerely,

Theresa Z. Cavanaugh,

Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division Enforcement Bureau

cc: Johnnay Schrieber, Universal Service Administrative Company (via 
email)
    Rashann Duvall, Universal Service Administrative Company (via 
email)
    Maureen McGuire, United States Attorney's Office, Southern 
District of Iowa (via email)
    Richard Westphal, United States Attorney's Office, Southern 
District of Iowa (via email)

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