The FCC has announced the items on the agenda for its January Open Commission Meeting schedule for Thursday, January 26, 2023. The meeting will be livestreamed at www.fcc.gov/live and available on the FCC’s YouTube channel. The agenda includes the following items:
Ensuring 988 Reliability and Resiliency (PS Docket Nos. 23-5, 15-80; WC Docket No. 18-336) – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would consider establishing reporting and notice requirements for service outages potentially affecting the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
Rural Health Care Program (WC Docket 17-310) – The Commission will consider an Order on Reconsideration, Second Report and Order, Order, and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which would rescind rules requiring support for the Rural Health Care Telecommunications Program to be calculated using a database, improve processes for invoicing and program caps, and propose additional enhancements to calculations of support and a mechanism to allow the participation of newly-eligible health care providers.
Restricted Adjudicatory Matter – The Commission will consider a restricted adjudicatory matter.
Enforcement Bureau Action – The Commission will consider an enforcement action.