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Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554

Commission
Meeting Agenda

A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information (202) 418-0500
Fax-On-Demand (202) 418-2830
Internet: http://ww.fcc.gov
and ftp.fcc.gov

June 1, 2000

 

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2000

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, June 8, 2000, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S. W., Washington, D.C.

 

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

1

OFFICE OF
GENERAL COUNSEL

TITLE: Statement of Policy on Establishing a Government-to-Government Relationship with Indian Tribes.

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Statement of Policy reaffirming the Commissionís commitment to the principles of Indian sovereignty and the federal trust responsibility.

 

2

COMMON CARRIER

TITLE: Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service; Promoting Deployment and Subscribership in Unserved and Underserved Areas, Including Tribal and Insular Areas (CC Docket No. 96-45); and Western Wireless Corporation, Crow Reservation in Montana; Smith Bagley, Inc.; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority; Western Wireless Corporation, Wyoming; Cellco Partnership d/b/a Bell Atlantic Mobile, Inc.; Petitions for Designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier and for Related Waivers to Provide Universal Service.

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a 12th Report and Order and Memorandum Opinion and Order that addresses access to telephone service within American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities and the Commissionís jurisdiction under Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934.



3

WIRELESS TELE-COMMUNICATIONS

TITLE: Extending Wireless Telecommunications Services to Tribal Lands (WT Docket No. 99-266).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making aimed at expanding wireless services on tribal lands.



4

INTERNATIONAL

TITLE: Review of Commission Consideration of Applications under the Cable Landing License Act.

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rule Making concerning proposals to streamline the Commissionís process for licensing submarine cables.



5

OFFICE OF ENGINEERING
AND
TECHNOLOGY

TITLE: Amendment of Parts 2 and 95 of the Commissionís Rules to Create a Wireless Medical Telemetry Service (ET Docket No. 99-255 and PR Docket No. 92-235).

SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report and Order to allocate spectrum on a primary basis for medical telemetry equipment, and to establish rules for a new wireless medical telemetry service.



Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Maureen Peratino or David Fiske, Office of Media Relations, telephone number (202) 418-0500; TTY (202) 418-2555.

Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating contractor, International Transcription Services, Inc. (ITS, Inc.) at (202) 857-3800; fax (202) 857-3805 and 857-3184; or TTY (202) 293-8810. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type; digital disk; and audio tape. ITS may be reached by e-mail: its_inc@ix.netcom.com. Their Internet address is http://www.itsdocs.com/.

This meeting can be viewed over George Mason University's Capitol Connection. The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. For information on these services call (703) 993-3100. The audio portion of the meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet via the FCC's Internet audio broadcast page at <http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio/>. The meeting can also be heard via telephone, for a fee, from National Narrowcast Network, telephone (202) 966-2211 or fax (202) 966-1770. Audio and video tapes of this meeting can be purchased from Infocus, 341 Victory Drive, Herndon, VA 20170, telephone (703) 834-0100; fax number (703) 834-0111.

-FCC-



The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to consider any relevant information.