FCC Releases Agenda and Draft Proposals for August Open Commission Meeting

The Federal Communications Commission has announced the agenda for its August 5, 2021 Open Commission Meeting, where the Commissioners will vote on the following draft items:

  • Establishing Two New Innovation Zones
    The Commission will consider a Public Notice that would create two new Innovation Zones for Program Experimental Licenses and the expansion of an existing Innovation Zone. (ET Docket No. 19-257)
  • Numbering Policies for Modern Communications
    The Commission will consider a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update the Commission’s rules regarding direct access to numbers by interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol providers to safeguard the nation’s finite numbering resources, curb illegal robocalls, protect national security, and further promote public safety. (WC Docket Nos. 13-97, 07-243, 20-67; IB Docket No. 16-155)
  • Appeals of the STIR/SHAKEN Governance Authority Token Revocation Decisions
    The Commission will consider a Report and Order that would establish a process for the Commission to review decisions of the private STIR/SHAKEN Governance Authority that would have the effect of placing voice service providers out of compliance with the Commission’s STIR/SHAKEN implementation rules. (WC Docket Nos. 17-97, 21-291)
  • Modernizing Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Compensation
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on TRS Fund compensation methodology for IP Relay service. (CG Docket No. 03-123; RM-11820)
  • Updating Outmoded Political Programming and Record-Keeping Rules
    The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to update political programming rules. (MB Docket No. 21-293)
  • Review of the Commission’s Part 95 Personal Radio Services Rules
    The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration that would grant three petitions for reconsideration of the Commission’s May 2017 Part 95 Personal Radio Services Rules Report and Order. (WT Docket No. 10-119)

Please contact Jamie Saloom at the Office of Advocacy with any questions.