FCC Releases Draft Proposals for May 2022 Open Meeting

The following regulatory items will be considered by the Federal Communications Commission at its May 19, 2022 Open Meeting:

  • Combatting Illegal Robocalls –a Report and Order, Order on Reconsideration, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing foreign-originated and other illegal robocalls from multiple angles. (CG Docket No. 17-59; WC Docket No. 17-97)
  • Expanding Broadband Service Through the A-CAM Program –a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on a proposal by the ACAM Broadband Coalition to achieve widespread deployment of 100/20 Mbps broadband service throughout the rural areas served by carriers currently receiving Alternative Connect America Model support, and proposing targeted modifications to the Commission’s rules to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the high-cost program.  (WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 14-58, 09-197, 16-271, RM-11868)
  • Modernizing Priority Services for National Security and Emergency Response –a Report and Order that would update rules providing priority provision and restoration of service for national security and emergency response users. (PS Docket No. 20-187)
  • Updating FM Radio Directional Antenna Verification – a Report and Order to allow applicants proposing directional FM antennas the option of verifying the directional antenna pattern through computer modeling. (MB Docket No. 21-422)

The draft text for each item is published with the Open Meeting agenda on the FCC website.  Members of the public may file comments in the relevant dockets via the FCC Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS).  

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