National Telecommunications and Information Administration September 20, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Repeal of Regulations Governing the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
Document Number: 2017-20012
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is repealing its regulations governing the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP). The PTFP was a competitive grant program that helped public broadcasting stations, state and local governments, Indian Tribes, and nonprofit organizations to construct public television and radio stations. As of Fiscal Year 2011, no funds have been available for PTFP grants. NTIA is repealing its regulations governing the PTFP because the regulations are unnecessary and obsolete.