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|Report No. IN 98-2||January 13, 1998|
OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL AND INTERNATIONAL BUREAU TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM TO DISCUSS BIENNIAL REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL BUREAU RULES
The Office of General Counsel and the International Bureau will hold a public forum on
Wednesday, January 28, 1998, at 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to receive ideas regarding Commission
regulations administered by the International Bureau that are potential candidates for repeal or modification
during the first biennial review of Commission regulations pursuant to Section 11 of the Communications
Act of 1934, as amended. The public is invited to attend and participate in the discussion.|
Specifically, the forum will focus on the following topics: (1) deregulation or streamlining of substantive rules; (2) deregulation or streamlining of technical rules; (3) streamlining of processes, forms, and record-keeping requirements; and (4) identifying and discussing ways to streamline the international Section 214 and cable landing license processes.
Please note that this public forum will address the proposed roundtable discussion originally scheduled at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 1998 (see Report No. IN-98-1). All members of the public and interested parties who were planning to attend the roundtable discussion at 2:00 p.m. should now attend the public forum session at 9:30 a.m.
The public forum will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (Room 856), 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Videotapes of the public forum will be made and placed in a public file in the Secretary's office and in the record of any appropriate Commission proceedings. The public forum will also be carried live on the Internet. Internet users may listen to the real-time audio feed of the public forum by accessing the FCC Internet Audio Broadcast Home Page. Step-by-step instructions on how to listen to the audio broadcast, as well as information regarding the equipment and software needed, are available on the FCC Internet Audio Broadcast Home Page. The URL address for this home page is http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio/.
Office of General Counsel contact: Linda Morrison at (202) 418-1720