National Telecommunications and Information Administration 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revision to the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management
Document Number: 2012-30682
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-12-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hereby makes certain changes to its regulations, which relate to the public availability of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (NTIA Manual). Specifically, NTIA updates the version of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management with which federal agencies must comply when requesting use of the radio frequency spectrum.
Multistakeholder Meetings To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency
Document Number: 2012-30684
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene meetings of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning mobile application transparency.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-28249
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters.
First Responder Network Authority Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-27435
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene open public meetings of the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).
Development of the Nationwide Interoperable Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2012-27031
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on September 28, 2012, seeking public comment on two conceptual presentations made at the inaugural Board meeting of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) as well as to invite input on other network design and business plan considerations. The comment deadline was November 1, 2012, at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). NTIA has received several requests to extend the comment deadline from states and first responders that were impacted by the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. Therefore, NTIA issues this notice announcing that it is reopening the comment period and will accept comments responsive to the NOI until 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, November 9, 2012. Comments received after the November 1, 2012, deadline until this notice is published reopening the comment period will be accepted.
Development of the Nationwide Interoperable Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2012-24469
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on behalf of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to seek public comment on the conceptual network architecture presentation made at the FirstNet Board of Directors' meeting held on September 25, 2012, as well as to invite input on other network design and business plan considerations. NTIA also seeks comment on the general concept of how to develop applications for public safety users as discussed at the FirstNet Board meeting. FirstNet intends to use the input received from this process to shape its efforts to establish the interoperable public safety broadband network based on a single, nationwide network architecture called for under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act).\1\
First Responder Network Authority Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-22605
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces an open public meeting of the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).
Development of Programmatic Requirements for the State and Local Implementation Grant Program To Assist in Planning for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2012-20502
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice to announce requirements for the State and Local Implementation Grant Program authorized by section 6302 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act). The Notice describes the programmatic requirements under which NTIA will award grants to assist state, local, and tribal governments with planning for a nationwide interoperable public safety broadband network.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-20023
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters.
Multistakeholder Meetings To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency
Document Number: 2012-18950
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene meetings of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning mobile application transparency.
Relocation of and Spectrum Sharing by Federal Government Stations-Technical Panel and Dispute Resolution Board
Document Number: 2012-17112
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) proposes to adopt regulations governing the Technical Panel and dispute resolution boards established by Congress to facilitate the relocation of, and spectrum sharing with, U.S. Government stations in spectrum bands reallocated from Federal use to non-Federal use or to shared use. This action is necessary to ensure the timely relocation of Federal entities' spectrum-related operations and, where applicable, the timely implementation of arrangements for the sharing of radio frequencies. Specifically, this action would implement certain additions and modifications to the NTIA Organization Act through the recent enactment of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012.
Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency
Document Number: 2012-15767
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene the first meeting of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning mobile application transparency on July 12, 2012.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-14659
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters.
Development of the State and Local Implementation Grant Program for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2012-11818
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public comment on various issues relating to the development of the State and Local Implementation grant program, which NTIA must establish pursuant to the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 to assist state and local governments in planning for a single, nationwide interoperable public safety broadband network. NTIA intends to use the input from this process to inform the development of programmatic requirements to govern the state and local planning grants program.
Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board of Directors
Document Number: 2012-11283
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-10
Agency: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce
Pursuant to the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (``the Act''), Public Law 112-96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces the recruitment of the Board of Directors of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). The Act created FirstNet as an independent authority within NTIA that will establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The Board of Directors will be responsible for making strategic decisions regarding FirstNet's operations. Expressions of interest for membership on the FirstNet Board of Directors will be accepted until May 25, 2012.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-10197
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program Progress Report
Document Number: 2012-9164
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the proposed revision and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Computer and Internet Use Supplement to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey
Document Number: 2012-8103
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Spectrum Sharing Innovation Test-Bed Pilot Program
Document Number: 2012-7373
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice describes and seeks comment on the types and depth of testing that the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) intends to conduct in Phase II/III of the Spectrum Sharing Innovation Test-Bed pilot program to assess whether devices employing Dynamic Spectrum Access techniques can share the frequency spectrum with land mobile radio systems.
Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Codes of Conduct
Document Number: 2012-7119
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces that the closing deadline for submitting comments responsive to the March 5, 2012 request for public comments on the multistakeholder process to develop consumer data privacy codes of conduct has been extended until 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 2, 2012.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) Quarterly and Annual Performance Progress Reports
Document Number: 2012-5724
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Codes of Conduct
Document Number: 2012-5220
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is requesting comment on substantive consumer data privacy issues that warrant the development of legally enforceable codes of conduct, as well as procedures to foster the development of these codes. NTIA invites public comment on these issues from all stakeholders with an interest in consumer data privacy, including the commercial, academic and civil society sectors, and from federal and state enforcement agencies.
Privacy Act of 1974: Systems of Records
Document Number: 2012-2900
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-2468
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration