The FCC has announced the tentative agenda for its June 2019 Open Meeting, which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 06, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. Open Meetings are streamed live at www.fcc.gov/live and can be followed on social media with #OpenMtgFCC.
- Clarification of the Commission’s Call-Blocking Rules
The Commission will consider a Declaratory Ruling and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking clarifying that voice service providers may block illegal and unwanted calls as the default before they reach consumers’ phones, and proposes a safe harbor for providers that block calls that fail call authentication while ensuring that emergency and other critical calls reach consumers. (CG Docket No. 17-59, WC Docket No. 17-97)
- Leased Commercial Access
The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would vacate its 2008 Leased Access Order, modernize the existing leased access rules to reflect changes in the video programming market, and propose to simplify the leased access rate formula. (MB Docket Nos. 07-42; 17-105)
- Amendment of the Commission’s Rules to Promote Aviation Safety
The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would propose to modernize the Commission’s rules to improve aviation safety, support the deployment of more advanced avionics technology, and increase the efficient use of limited spectrum resources. (WT Docket No. 19-140)