|Federal Communications Commission
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Released June 3, 1998
COMMON CARRIER BUREAU ANNOUNCES
ELECTRONIC OPTION FOR FILING COMMENTS AND REPLY COMMENTS IN
TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES (TRS) PROCEEDING
The Common Carrier Bureau, announces that, for purposes of the above-referenced proceeding, those
provisions of the FCC's rules that require formal comments and reply comments to be filed on paper are
hereby waived. Parties are encouraged to file comments and reply comments electronically. Electronically
filed comments and reply comments that conform to the guidelines set out below will be considered part of
the record in this proceeding and accorded the same treatment as comments and reply comments filed on
paper pursuant to the Commission's rules.|
Electronic comments and reply comments may be filed in the TRS Proceeding (Telecommunications Relay
Services and Speech-to-Speech Services for Individuals with Hearing and Speech Disabilities, Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking, CC Docket No. 98-67, released May 20, 1998) using the electronic filing interface
available on the FCC's World Wide Website at:
Commenters may also use the e-mail feature of its the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) by sending an e-mail to "firstname.lastname@example.org". Comments and reply comments should include the phrase "get form <your e-mail address>" in the message section of the e-mail. Instructions for using ECFS e-mail will be sent in response to the first e-mail.
Further information on the process of submitting comments and reply comments electronically is available at http://www.fcc.gov/e-file/.
For further information contact: Kris Monteith, Common Carrier Bureau, at (202) 418-1098 (voice), (202) 418-0484 -(TTY) email@example.com (e-mail). For information about accessible formats contact: Martha Contee at (202) 418-0263 (voice), (202) 418-2555- (TTY), firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mail) or Ruth Dancey at (202) 418-0305 (voice), (202) 418-2970- (TTY), email@example.com (e-mail).