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Our Functions . . .

  1. Serve as the Commission's primary entity responsible for enforcement.

    1. Resolve complaints, including complaints filed under Section 208 of the Communications Act, regarding acts or omissions of common carriers.

    2. Resolve complaints of acts or omissions of non-common carriers subject to jurisdiction under Title II of the Communications Act.

    3. Resolve complaints regarding accessibility fo persons with disabilities.

    4. Resolve complaints regarding radio frequency interference.

    5. Resolve complaints regarding compliance with the Emergency Alert System Rules.

    6. Resolve complaints regarding the lighting and marking of radio transmitting towers.

    7. Resolve complaints regarding indecent communications.

    8. Resolve complaints regarding the broadcast and cable television children's television programming commercial limits.

    9. Resolve complaints regarding unauthorized construction and operation of communications facilities.

    10. Resolve complaints regarding false distress signals.

    11. Resolve other complaints against Title III licensees and permittees.

  2. Serve as trial staff in formal hearings conducted pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 556.

  3. Under the general direction of the Defence Commissioner, coordinate the defense activities of the Commission.

last reviewed/updated on Wed Jan 13 07:57:40 EST 2010

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