National Telecommunications and Information Administration June 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Non-Contiguous Region of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
Document Number: 2017-13795
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet'') announces the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Non-Contiguous Region (``Final PEIS''). The Final PEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed nationwide public safety broadband network in the Non-Contiguous Region (Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
Community Broadband Workshop
Document Number: 2017-13777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), through the BroadbandUSA program, will hold a Technical Assistance Workshop to share information and help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The workshop will present in- depth sessions on planning and funding broadband infrastructure projects. The session on planning will explore effective business and partnership models. The session on funding will explore available funding options and models, including federal funding.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-13776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
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 and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Multistakeholder Process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching
Document Number: 2017-13775
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on Internet of Things Security Upgradability and Patching on July 18, 2017. This is the fourth in a series of meetings. For information on prior meetings, see Web site address below.
Revised National Environmental Policy Act Procedures and Categorical Exclusions
Document Number: 2017-13156
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) publishes this notice to request comments on proposed revisions to its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), categorical exclusions, and related extraordinary circumstances. Pursuant to Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, FirstNet is soliciting comments on its proposed revisions to its NEPA implementing procedures from members of the interested public. Additionally, in this notice, FirstNet is providing a synopsis of the proposed changes to its NEPA implementing procedures and categorical exclusions to assist the public in reviewing those changes.
Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats
Document Number: 2017-13034
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
In response to requests for additional time, the Department of Commerce is extending the closing deadline for submitting comments to a request for public comments entitled ``Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats.'' In the request for comment, the NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholders including private industry, academia, civil society, and other security expertson ways to improve industry's ability to reduce threats perpetuated by automated distributed attacks, such as botnets, and what role, if any, the U.S. Government should play in this area. Through this notice, the Department extends the comment period to July 28, 2017.
Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats
Document Number: 2017-12192
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the Department of Commerce (Department), is requesting comment on actions that can be taken to address automated and distributed threats to the digital ecosystem as part of the activity directed by the President in Executive Order 13800, ``Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.'' Through this Request for Comments (RFC), NTIA seeks broad input from all interested stakeholdersincluding private industry, academia, civil society, and other security expertson ways to improve industry's ability to reduce threats perpetuated by automated distributed attacks, such as botnets, and what role, if any, the U.S. Government should play in this area.