Part 1 - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE  


Subparts T-U [Reserved]
Subparts T-U [Reserved]
Subpart A—General Rules of Practice and Procedure
§ 1.1 Proceedings before the Commission.
§ 1.2 Declaratory rulings.
§ 1.3 Suspension, amendment, or waiver of rules.
§ 1.4 Computation of time.
§ 1.5 Mailing address furnished by licensee.
§ 1.6 Availability of station logs and records for Commission inspection.
§ 1.7 Documents are filed upon receipt.
§ 1.8 Withdrawal of papers.
§ 1.10 Transcript of testimony; copies of documents submitted.
§ 1.12 Notice to attorneys of Commission documents.
§ 1.13 Filing of petitions for review and notices of appeals of Commission orders.
§ 1.14 Citation of Commission documents.
§ 1.16 Unsworn declarations under penalty of perjury in lieu of affidavits.
§ 1.17 Truthful and accurate statements to the Commission.
§ 1.18 Administrative Dispute Resolution.
§ 1.19 Use of metric units required.
§ 1.21 Parties.
§ 1.22 Authority for representation.
§ 1.23 Persons who may be admitted to practice.
§ 1.24 Censure, suspension, or disbarment of attorneys.
§ 1.25 [Reserved]
§ 1.26 Appearances.
§ 1.27 Witnesses; right to counsel.
§ 1.41 Informal requests for Commission action.
§ 1.42 Applications, reports, complaints; cross-reference.
§ 1.43 Requests for stay; cross-reference.
§ 1.44 Separate pleadings for different requests.
§ 1.45 Pleadings; filing periods.
§ 1.46 Motions for extension of time.
§ 1.47 Service of documents and proof of service.
§ 1.48 Length of pleadings.
§ 1.49 Specifications as to pleadings and documents.
§ 1.50 Specifications as to briefs.
§ 1.51 Number of copies of pleadings, briefs, and other papers.
§ 1.52 Subscription and verification.
§ 1.53 Separate pleadings for petitions for forbearance.
§ 1.54 Petitions for forbearance must be complete as filed.
§ 1.55 Public notice of petitions for forbearance.
§ 1.56 Motions for summary denial of petitions for forbearance.
§ 1.57 Circulation and voting of petitions for forbearance.
§ 1.58 Forbearance petition quiet period prohibition.
§ 1.59 Withdrawal or narrowing of petitions for forbearance.
§ 1.61 Procedures for handling applications requiring special aeronautical study.
§ 1.62 Operation pending action on renewal application.
§ 1.65 Substantial and significant changes in information furnished by applicants to the Commission.
§ 1.68 Action on application for license to cover construction permit.
§ 1.77 Detailed application procedures; cross references.
§ 1.80 Forfeiture proceedings.
§ 1.83 Applications for radio operator licenses.
§ 1.85 Suspension of operator licenses.
§ 1.87 Modification of license or construction permit on motion of the Commission.
§ 1.88 Predesignation pleading procedure.
§ 1.89 Notice of violations.
§ 1.91 Revocation and/or cease and desist proceedings; hearings.
§ 1.92 Revocation and/or cease and desist proceedings; after waiver of hearing.
§ 1.93 Consent orders.
§ 1.94 Consent order procedures.
§ 1.95 Violation of consent orders.
§ 1.101 General provisions.
§ 1.102 Effective dates of actions taken pursuant to delegated authority.
§ 1.103 Effective dates of Commission actions; finality of Commission actions.
§ 1.104 Preserving the right of review; deferred consideration of application for review.
§ 1.106 Petitions for reconsideration in non-rulemaking proceedings.
§ 1.108 Reconsideration on Commission's own motion.
§ 1.110 Partial grants; rejection and designation for hearing.
§ 1.113 Action modified or set aside by person, panel, or board.
§ 1.115 Application for review of action taken pursuant to delegated authority.
§ 1.117 Review on motion of the Commission.
§ 1.120 Protests of grants without hearing.
§§ 1.28-1.29 [Reserved]
Subpart B—Hearing Proceedings
§ 1.201 Scope.
§ 1.202 Official reporter; transcript.
§ 1.203 The record.
§ 1.204 Pleadings; definition.
§ 1.205 Continuances and extensions.
§ 1.207 Interlocutory matters, reconsideration and review; cross references.
§ 1.209 Identification of responsible officer in caption to pleading.
§ 1.211 Service.
§ 1.221 Notice of hearing; appearances.
§ 1.223 Petitions to intervene.
§ 1.224 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis.
§ 1.225 Participation by non-parties; consideration of communications.
§ 1.227 Consolidations.
§ 1.229 Motions to enlarge, change, or delete issues.
§ 1.241 Designation of presiding officer.
§ 1.243 Authority of presiding officer.
§ 1.244 Designation of a settlement judge.
§ 1.245 Disqualification of presiding officer.
§ 1.246 Admission of facts and genuineness of documents.
§ 1.248 Prehearing conferences; hearing conferences.
§ 1.249 Prehearing statement.
§ 1.250 Discovery and preservation of evidence; cross-reference.
§ 1.251 Summary decision.
§ 1.253 Time and place of hearing.
§ 1.254 Nature of the hearing; burden of proof.
§ 1.255 Order of procedure.
§ 1.258 Closing of the hearing.
§ 1.260 Certification of transcript.
§ 1.261 Corrections to transcript.
§ 1.263 Proposed findings and conclusions.
§ 1.264 Contents of findings of fact and conclusions.
§ 1.267 Initial and recommended decisions.
§ 1.271 Delegation of review function.
§ 1.273 Waiver of initial or recommended decision.
§ 1.274 Certification of the record to the Commission for initial or final decision.
§ 1.276 Appeal and review of initial decision.
§ 1.277 Exceptions; oral arguments.
§ 1.279 Limitation of matters to be reviewed.
§ 1.282 Final decision of the Commission.
§ 1.291 General provisions.
§ 1.294 Oppositions and replies.
§ 1.296 Service.
§ 1.297 Oral argument.
§ 1.298 Rulings; time for action.
§ 1.301 Appeal from presiding officer's interlocutory ruling; effective date of ruling.
§ 1.302 Appeal from presiding officer's final ruling; effective date of ruling.
§ 1.311 General.
§ 1.313 Protective orders.
§ 1.315 Depositions upon oral examination—notice and preliminary procedure.
§ 1.316 Depositions upon written interrogatories—notice and preliminary procedure.
§ 1.318 The taking of depositions.
§ 1.319 Objections to the taking of depositions.
§ 1.321 Use of depositions at the hearing.
§ 1.323 Interrogatories to parties.
§ 1.325 Discovery and production of documents and things for inspection, copying, or photographing.
§ 1.331 Who may sign and issue.
§ 1.333 Requests for issuance of subpena.
§ 1.334 Motions to quash.
§ 1.335 Rulings.
§ 1.336 Service of subpenas.
§ 1.337 Return of service.
§ 1.338 Subpena forms.
§ 1.339 Witness fees.
§ 1.340 Attendance of witness; disobedience.
§ 1.351 Rules of evidence.
§ 1.352 Cumulative evidence.
§ 1.353 Further evidence during hearing.
§ 1.354 Documents containing matter not material.
§ 1.355 Documents in foreign language.
§ 1.356 Copies of exhibits.
§ 1.357 Mechanical reproductions as evidence.
§ 1.358 Tariffs as evidence.
§ 1.359 Proof of official record; authentication of copy.
§ 1.360 Proof of lack of record.
§ 1.361 Other proof of official record.
§ 1.362 Production of statements.
§ 1.363 Introduction of statistical data.
§ 1.364 Testimony by speakerphone.
Subpart C—Rulemaking Proceedings
§ 1.399 Scope.
§ 1.400 Definitions.
§ 1.401 Petitions for rulemaking.
§ 1.403 Notice and availability.
§ 1.405 Responses to petitions; replies.
§ 1.407 Action on petitions.
§ 1.411 Commencement of rulemaking proceedings.
§ 1.412 Notice of proposed rulemaking.
§ 1.413 Content of notice.
§ 1.415 Comments and replies.
§ 1.419 Form of comments and replies; number of copies.
§ 1.420 Additional procedures in proceedings for amendment of the FM or TV Tables of Allotments, or for amendment of certain FM assignments.
§ 1.421 Further notice of rulemaking.
§ 1.423 Oral argument and other proceedings.
§ 1.425 Commission action.
§ 1.427 Effective date of rules.
§ 1.429 Petition for reconsideration of final orders in rulemaking proceedings.
§ 1.430 Proceedings on a notice of inquiry.
Subpart D [Reserved]
Subpart E—Complaints, Applications, Tariffs, and Reports Involving Common Carriers
§ 1.701 Show cause orders.
§ 1.703 Appearances.
§ 1.711 Formal or informal complaints.
§ 1.716 Form.
§ 1.717 Procedure.
§ 1.718 Unsatisfied informal complaints; formal complaints relating back to the filing dates of informal complaints.
§ 1.719 Informal complaints filed pursuant to section 258.
§ 1.720 Purpose.
§ 1.721 General pleading requirements.
§ 1.722 Format and content of complaints.
§ 1.723 Damages.
§ 1.724 Complaints governed by section 208(b)(1) of the Act.
§ 1.725 Joinder of complainants and causes of action.
§ 1.726 Answers.
§ 1.727 Cross-complaints and counterclaims.
§ 1.728 Replies.
§ 1.729 Motions.
§ 1.730 Discovery.
§ 1.731 Confidentiality of information produced or exchanged.
§ 1.732 Other required written submissions.
§ 1.733 Status conference.
§ 1.734 Fee remittance; electronic filing; copies; service; separate filings against multiple defendants.
§ 1.735 Conduct of proceedings.
§ 1.736 Accelerated Docket Proceedings.
§ 1.737 Mediation.
§ 1.738 Complaints filed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 271(d)(6)(B).
§ 1.739 Primary jurisdiction referrals.
§ 1.740 Review period for section 208 formal complaints not governed by section 208(b)(1) of the Act.
§ 1.741 Scope.
§ 1.742 Place of filing, fees, and number of copies.
§ 1.743 Who may sign applications.
§ 1.744 Amendments.
§ 1.745 Additional statements.
§ 1.746 Defective applications.
§ 1.747 Inconsistent or conflicting applications.
§ 1.748 Dismissal of applications.
§ 1.749 Action on application under delegated authority.
§ 1.761 Cross reference.
§ 1.763 Construction, extension, acquisition or operation of lines.
§ 1.764 Discontinuance, reduction, or impairment of service.
§ 1.767 Cable landing licenses.
§ 1.768 Notification by and prior approval for submarine cable landing licensees that are or propose to become affiliated with a foreign carrier.
§ 1.771 Filing.
§ 1.772 Application for special tariff permission.
§ 1.773 Petitions for suspension or rejection of new tariff filings.
§ 1.774 [Reserved]
§ 1.776 Pricing flexibility limited grandfathering.
§ 1.781 Requests for extension of filing time.
§ 1.783 Filing.
§ 1.785 Annual financial reports.
§ 1.786 [Reserved]
§ 1.787 Reports of proposed changes in depreciation rates.
§ 1.788 Reports regarding pensions and benefits.
§ 1.789 Reports regarding division of international telegraph communication charges.
§ 1.790 Reports relating to traffic by international carriers.
§ 1.791 Reports and requests to be filed under part 32 of this chapter.
§ 1.795 Reports regarding interstate rates of return.
§ 1.802 Reports relating to continuing authority to supplement facilities or to provide temporary or emergency service.
§ 1.803 Reports relating to reduction in temporary experimental service.
§ 1.805 Reports relating to service by carriers engaged in public radio service operations.
§ 1.811 Reports regarding amendments to charters, by-laws and partnership agreements of carriers engaged in domestic public radio services.
§ 1.814 Reports regarding free service rendered the Government for national defense.
§ 1.815 Reports of annual employment.
§ 1.821 Scope.
§ 1.822 General selection procedures.
§ 1.824 Random selection procedures for Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service and Multipoint Distribution Service H-Channel stations.
Subpart F—Wireless Radio Services Applications and Proceedings
§ 1.901 Basis and purpose.
§ 1.902 Scope.
§ 1.903 Authorization required.
§ 1.907 Definitions.
§ 1.911 Station files.
§ 1.913 Application and notification forms; electronic and manual filing.
§ 1.915 General application requirements.
§ 1.917 Who may sign applications.
§ 1.919 Ownership information.
§ 1.923 Content of applications.
§ 1.924 Quiet zones.
§ 1.925 Waivers.
§ 1.926 Application processing; initial procedures.
§ 1.927 Amendment of applications.
§ 1.928 Frequency coordination, Canada.
§ 1.929 Classification of filings as major or minor.
§ 1.931 Application for special temporary authority.
§ 1.933 Public notices.
§ 1.934 Defective applications and dismissal.
§ 1.935 Agreements to dismiss applications, amendments or pleadings.
§ 1.937 Repetitious or conflicting applications.
§ 1.939 Petitions to deny.
§ 1.945 License grants.
§ 1.946 Construction and coverage requirements.
§ 1.947 Modification of licenses.
§ 1.948 Assignment of authorization or transfer of control, notification of consummation.
§ 1.949 Application for renewal of authorization.
§ 1.950 Geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation.
§ 1.951 Duty to respond to official communications.
§ 1.953 Discontinuance of service or operations.
§ 1.955 Termination of authorizations.
§ 1.956 Settlement conferences.
§ 1.957 Procedure with respect to amateur radio operator license.
§ 1.958 Distance computation.
§ 1.959 Computation of average terrain elevation.
§ 1.981 Reports, annual and semiannual.
§ 1.990 Citizenship and filing requirements under the Communications Act of 1934.
§ 1.991 Contents of petitions for declaratory ruling under the Communications Act of 1934.
§ 1.992 How to calculate indirect equity and voting interests.
§ 1.993 Insulation criteria for interests in limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies.
§ 1.994 Routine terms and conditions.
Subpart G—Schedule of Statutory Charges and Procedures for Payment
§ 1.1101 Authority.
§ 1.1102 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings in the wireless telecommunications services.
§ 1.1103 Schedule of charges for equipment approval, experimental radio services (or service).
§ 1.1104 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for media services.
§ 1.1105 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for the wireline competition services.
§ 1.1106 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for the enforcement services.
§ 1.1107 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for the international services.
§ 1.1108 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for the international telecommunication services.
§ 1.1109 Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for the Homeland services.
§ 1.1110 Attachment of charges.
§ 1.1111 Payment of charges.
§ 1.1112 Form of payment.
§ 1.1113 Filing locations.
§ 1.1114 Conditionality of Commission or staff authorizations.
§ 1.1115 Return or refund of charges.
§ 1.1116 General exemptions to charges.
§ 1.1117 Adjustments to charges.
§ 1.1118 Penalty for late or insufficient payments.
§ 1.1119 Petitions and applications for review.
§ 1.1120 Error claims.
§ 1.1121 Billing procedures.
§ 1.1151 Authority to prescribe and collect regulatory fees.
§ 1.1152 Schedule of annual regulatory fees for wireless radio services.
§ 1.1153 Schedule of annual regulatory fees and filing locations for mass media services.
§ 1.1154 Schedule of annual regulatory charges for common carrier services.
§ 1.1155 Schedule of regulatory fees for cable television services.
§ 1.1156 Schedule of regulatory fees for international services.
§ 1.1157 Payment of charges for regulatory fees.
§ 1.1158 Form of payment for regulatory fees.
§ 1.1159 Filing locations and receipts for regulatory fees.
§ 1.1160 Refunds of regulatory fees.
§ 1.1161 Conditional license grants and delegated authorizations.
§ 1.1162 General exemptions from regulatory fees.
§ 1.1163 Adjustments to regulatory fees.
§ 1.1164 Penalties for late or insufficient regulatory fee payments.
§ 1.1165 Payment by cashier's check for regulatory fees.
§ 1.1166 Waivers, reductions and deferrals of regulatory fees.
§ 1.1167 Error claims related to regulatory fees.
§ 1.1181 Authority to prescribe and collect fees for competitive bidding-related services and products.
§ 1.1182 Schedule of fees for products and services provided by the Commission in connection with competitive bidding procedures.
Subpart H—Ex Parte Communications
§ 1.1200 Introduction.
§ 1.1202 Definitions.
§ 1.1203 Sunshine period prohibition.
§ 1.1204 Exempt ex parte presentations and proceedings.
§ 1.1206 Permit-but-disclose proceedings.
§ 1.1208 Restricted proceedings.
§ 1.1210 Prohibition on solicitation of presentations.
§ 1.1212 Procedures for handling of prohibited ex parte presentations.
§ 1.1214 Disclosure of information concerning violations of this subpart.
§ 1.1216 Sanctions.
Subpart I—Procedures Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
§ 1.1301 Basis and purpose.
§ 1.1302 Cross-reference; Regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality.
§ 1.1303 Scope.
§ 1.1304 Information and assistance.
§ 1.1305 Actions which normally will have a significant impact upon the environment, for which Environmental Impact Statements must be prepared.
§ 1.1306 Actions which are categorically excluded from environmental processing.
§ 1.1307 Actions that may have a significant environmental effect, for which Environmental Assessments (EAs) must be prepared.
§ 1.1308 Consideration of environmental assessments (EAs); findings of no significant impact.
§ 1.1309 Application amendments.
§ 1.1310 Radiofrequency radiation exposure limits.
§ 1.1311 Environmental information to be included in the environmental assessment (EA).
§ 1.1312 Facilities for which no preconstruction authorization is required.
§ 1.1313 Objections.
§ 1.1314 Environmental impact statements (EISs).
§ 1.1315 The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS); Comments.
§ 1.1317 The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
§ 1.1319 Consideration of the environmental impact statements.
§ 1.1320 Review of Commission undertakings that may affect historic properties.
Subpart J—Pole Attachment Complaint Procedures
§ 1.1401 Purpose.
§ 1.1402 Definitions.
§ 1.1403 Duty to provide access; modifications; notice of removal, increase or modification; petition for temporary stay; and cable operator notice.
§ 1.1404 Pole attachment complaint proceedings.
§ 1.1405 Dismissal of pole attachment complaints for lack of jurisdiction.
§ 1.1406 Commission consideration of the complaint.
§ 1.1407 Remedies.
§ 1.1408 Imputation of rates; modification costs.
§ 1.1409 Allocation of Unusable Space Costs.
§ 1.1410 Use of presumptions in calculating the space factor.
§ 1.1411 Timeline for access to utility poles.
§ 1.1412 Contractors for survey and make-ready.
§ 1.1413 Complaints by incumbent local exchange carriers.
§ 1.1414 Review period for pole attachment complaints.
§ 1.1415 Overlashing.
§ 1.1416 Imputation of rates; modification costs.
§ 1.1417 Allocation of Unusable Space Costs.
§ 1.1418 Use of presumptions in calculating the space factor.
§ 1.1420 Timeline for access to utility poles.
§ 1.1422 Contractors for survey and make-ready.
§ 1.1424 Complaints by incumbent local exchange carriers.
§ 1.1425 Review period for pole access complaints.
Subpart K—Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) in Agency Proceedings
§ 1.1501 Purpose of these rules.
§ 1.1502 When the EAJA applies.
§ 1.1503 Proceedings covered.
§ 1.1504 Eligibility of applicants.
§ 1.1505 Standards for awards.
§ 1.1506 Allowable fees and expenses.
§ 1.1507 Rulemaking on maximum rates for attorney fees.
§ 1.1508 Awards against other agencies.
§ 1.1511 Contents of application.
§ 1.1512 Net worth exhibit.
§ 1.1513 Documentation of fees and expenses.
§ 1.1514 When an application may be filed.
§ 1.1521 Filing and service of documents.
§ 1.1522 Answer to application.
§ 1.1523 Reply.
§ 1.1524 Comments by other parties.
§ 1.1525 Settlement.
§ 1.1526 Further proceedings.
§ 1.1527 Decision.
§ 1.1528 Commission review.
§ 1.1529 Judicial review.
§ 1.1530 Payment of award.
Subpart L—Random Selection Procedures for Mass Media Services
§ 1.1601 Scope.
§ 1.1602 Designation for random selection.
§ 1.1603 Conduct of random selection.
§ 1.1604 Post-selection hearings.
§ 1.1621 Definitions.
§ 1.1622 Preferences.
§ 1.1623 Probability calculation.
Subpart M—Cable Operations and Licensing System (COALS)
§ 1.1701 Purpose.
§ 1.1702 Scope.
§ 1.1703 Definitions.
§ 1.1704 Station files.
§ 1.1705 Forms; electronic and manual filing.
§ 1.1706 Content of filings.
§ 1.1707 Acceptance of filings.
Subpart N—Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability In Programs or Activities Conducted By the Federal Communications Commission
§ 1.1801 Purpose.
§ 1.1802 Applications.
§ 1.1803 Definitions.
§ 1.1805 Federal Communications Commission Section 504 Programs and Activities Accessibility Handbook.
§ 1.1810 Review of compliance.
§ 1.1811 Notice.
§ 1.1830 General prohibitions against discrimination.
§ 1.1840 Employment.
§ 1.1849 Program accessibility: Discrimination prohibited.
§ 1.1850 Program accessibility: Existing facilities.
§ 1.1851 Building accessibility: New construction and alterations.
§ 1.1870 Compliance procedures.
Subpart O—Collection of Claims Owed the United States
§ 1.1901 Definitions and construction.
§ 1.1902 Exceptions.
§ 1.1903 Use of procedures.
§ 1.1904 Conformance to law and regulations.
§ 1.1905 Other procedures; collection of forfeiture penalties.
§ 1.1906 Informal action.
§ 1.1907 Return of property or collateral.
§ 1.1908 Omissions not a defense.
§ 1.1909 [Reserved]
§ 1.1910 Effect of insufficient fee payments, delinquent debts, or debarment.
§ 1.1911 Demand for payment.
§ 1.1912 Collection by administrative offset.
§ 1.1913 Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.
§ 1.1914 Collection in installments.
§ 1.1915 Exploration of compromise.
§ 1.1916 Suspending or terminating collection action.
§ 1.1917 Referrals to the Department of Justice and transfer of delinquent debt to the Secretary of Treasury.
§ 1.1918 Use of consumer reporting agencies.
§ 1.1919 Contracting for collection services.
§ 1.1925 Purpose.
§ 1.1926 Scope.
§ 1.1927 Notification.
§ 1.1928 Hearing.
§ 1.1929 Deduction from employee's pay.
§ 1.1930 Liquidation from final check or recovery from other payment.
§ 1.1931 Non-waiver of rights by payments.
§ 1.1932 Refunds.
§ 1.1933 Interest, penalties and administrative costs.
§ 1.1934 Recovery when the Commission is not creditor agency.
§ 1.1935 Obtaining the services of a hearing official.
§ 1.1936 Administrative wage garnishment.
§ 1.1940 Assessment.
§ 1.1941 Exemptions.
§ 1.1942 Other sanctions.
§ 1.1950 Reporting discharged debts to the Internal Revenue Service.
§ 1.1951 Offset against tax refunds.
§ 1.1952 Use and disclosure of mailing addresses.
§ 1.1953 Interagency requests.
§§ 1.1920-1.1924 [Reserved]
§§ 1.1937-1.1939 [Reserved]
§§ 1.1943-1.1949 [Reserved]
Subpart P—Implementation of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988
§ 1.2001 Purpose.
§ 1.2002 Applicants required to submit information.
§ 1.2003 Applications affected.
Subpart Q—Competitive Bidding Proceedings
§ 1.2101 Purpose.
§ 1.2102 Eligibility of applications for competitive bidding.
§ 1.2103 Competitive bidding design options.
§ 1.2104 Competitive bidding mechanisms.
§ 1.2105 Bidding application and certification procedures; prohibition of certain communications.
§ 1.2106 Submission of upfront payments.
§ 1.2107 Submission of down payment and filing of long-form applications.
§ 1.2108 Procedures for filing petitions to deny against long-form applications.
§ 1.2109 License grant, denial, default, and disqualification.
§ 1.2110 Designated entities.
§ 1.2111 Assignment or transfer of control: unjust enrichment.
§ 1.2112 Ownership disclosure requirements for applications.
§ 1.2113 Construction prior to grant of application.
§ 1.2114 Reporting of eligibility event.
§ 1.2200 Definitions.
§ 1.2201 Purpose.
§ 1.2202 Competitive bidding design options.
§ 1.2203 Competitive bidding mechanisms.
§ 1.2204 Applications to participate in competitive bidding.
§ 1.2205 Prohibition of certain communications.
§ 1.2206 Confidentiality of Commission-held data.
§ 1.2207 Two competing participants required.
§ 1.2208 Public notice of auction completion and auction results.
§ 1.2209 Disbursement of incentive payments.
Subpart R—Implementation of Section 4(g)(3) of the Communications Act: Procedures Governing Acceptance of Unconditional Gifts, Donations and Bequests
§ 1.3000 Purpose and scope.
§ 1.3001 Definitions.
§ 1.3002 Structural rules and prohibitions.
§ 1.3003 Mandatory factors for evaluating conflicts of interest.
§ 1.3004 Public disclosure and reporting requirements.
Subpart S—Preemption of Restrictions That “Impair” the Ability To Receive Television Broadcast Signals, Direct Broadcast Satellite Services, or Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Services or the Ability To Receive or Transmit Fixed Wireless Communications Signals
§ 1.4000 Restrictions impairing reception of television broadcast signals, direct broadcast satellite services or multichannel multipoint distribution services.
Subpart T—Foreign Ownership of Broadcast, Common Carrier, Aeronautical En Route, and Aeronautical Fixed Radio Station Licensees
§ 1.5000 Citizenship and filing requirements under section 310(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
§ 1.5001 Contents of petitions for declaratory ruling under section 310(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
§ 1.5002 How to calculate indirect equity and voting interests.
§ 1.5003 Insulation criteria for interests in limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies.
§ 1.5004 Routine terms and conditions.
§ 1.5005 Notification of Commission action to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
§ 1.5006 Procedure for notifying Commission of material change in facts.
§ 1.5007 Comments.
Subpart U—XXX
§ 1.6000 Purpose.
§ 1.6001 Retransmission consent complaint procedures.
§ 1.6002 Form and content.
§ 1.6003 Service requirements.
§ 1.6004 Answers.
§ 1.6005 Exclusive defenses.
§ 1.6006 Counting of violations.
§ 1.6007 Burden of proof.
§ 1.6008 Determinations.
§ 1.6009 Relief.
§ 1.6010 Reporting of remedial measures.
§ 1.6011 Effective date.
§ 1.6012 Sunset provisions.
Subpart V—Implementation of Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996; Commission Collection of Advanced Telecommunications Capability Data
§ 1.7000 Purpose.
§ 1.7001 Scope and content of filed reports.
§ 1.7002 Frequency of reports.
Subpart W—FCC Registration Number
§ 1.8001 FCC Registration Number (FRN).
§ 1.8002 Obtaining an FRN.
§ 1.8003 Providing the FRN in Commission filings.
§ 1.8004 Penalty for Failure to Provide the FRN.
Subpart X—Spectrum Leasing
§ 1.9001 Purpose and scope.
§ 1.9003 Definitions.
§ 1.9005 Included services.
§ 1.9010 De facto control standard for spectrum leasing arrangements.
§ 1.9020 Spectrum manager leasing arrangements.
§ 1.9030 Long-term de facto transfer leasing arrangements.
§ 1.9035 Short-term de facto transfer leasing arrangements.
§ 1.9040 Contractual requirements applicable to spectrum leasing arrangements.
§ 1.9045 Requirements for spectrum leasing arrangements entered into by licensees participating in the installment payment program.
§ 1.9046 Special provisions related to spectrum manager leasing in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service.
§ 1.9047 Special provisions relating to leases of educational broadband service spectrum.
§ 1.9048 Special provisions relating to spectrum leasing arrangements involving licensees in the Public Safety Radio Services.
§ 1.9049 Special provisions relating to spectrum leasing arrangements involving the ancillary terrestrial component of Mobile Satellite Services.
§ 1.9050 Who may sign spectrum leasing notifications and applications.
§ 1.9055 Assignment of file numbers to spectrum leasing notifications and applications.
§ 1.9060 Amendments, waivers, and dismissals affecting spectrum leasing notifications and applications.
§ 1.9080 Private commons.
Subpart Y—International Bureau Filing System
§ 1.10000 What is the purpose of these rules?
§ 1.10001 Definitions.
§ 1.10002 What happens if the rules conflict?
§ 1.10003 When can I start operating?
§ 1.10004 What am I allowed to do if I am approved?
§ 1.10005 What is IBFS?
§ 1.10006 Is electronic filing mandatory?
§ 1.10007 What applications can I file electronically?
§ 1.10008 What are IBFS file numbers?
§ 1.10009 What are the steps for electronic filing?
§ 1.10010 Do I need to send paper copies with my electronic applications?
§ 1.10011 Who may sign applications?
§ 1.10012 When can I file on IBFS?
§ 1.10013 How do I check the status of my application after I file it?
§ 1.10014 What happens after officially filing my application?
§ 1.10015 Are there exceptions for emergency filings?
§ 1.10016 How do I apply for special temporary authority?
§ 1.10017 How can I submit additional information?
§ 1.10018 May I amend my application?
Subpart Z—Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act
§ 1.20000 Purpose.
§ 1.20001 Scope.
§ 1.20002 Definitions.
§ 1.20003 Policies and procedures for employee supervision and control.
§ 1.20004 Maintaining secure and accurate records.
§ 1.20005 Submission of policies and procedures and Commission review.
§ 1.20006 Assistance capability requirements.
§ 1.20007 Additional assistance capability requirements for wireline, cellular, and PCS telecommunications carriers.
§ 1.20008 Penalties.
Subpart AA—Competitive Bidding for Universal Service Support
§ 1.21000 Purpose.
§ 1.21001 Participation in competitive bidding for support.
§ 1.21002 Prohibition of certain communications during the competitive bidding process.
§ 1.21003 Competitive bidding process.
§ 1.21004 Winning bidder's obligation to apply for support
§§ 1.30000-1.30004 xxx
Subpart BB—Disturbance of AM Broadcast Station Antenna Patterns
§ 1.30000 Purpose.
§ 1.30001 Definitions.
§ 1.30002 Tower construction or modification near AM stations.
§ 1.30003 Installations on an AM antenna.
§ 1.30004 Notice of tower construction or modification near AM stations.
Subpart CC—State and Local Review of Applications for Wireless Service Facility Modification
§ 1.40001 Wireless Facility Modifications.
Subparts T-U [Reserved]
Appendix A to Part 1—A Plan of Cooperative Procedure in Matters and Cases Under the Provisions of Section 410 of the Communications Act of 1934
Appendix B to Part 1—Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for the Collocation of Wireless Antennas
Appendix C to Part 1—Nationwide Programmatic Agreement Regarding the Section 106 National Historic Preservation Act Review Process

Authority

15 U.S.C. 79 et seq.; 47 U.S.C. 151, 154(i), 154(j), 155, 157, 225, 227, 303(r), and 309.

EditorNote

, Nomenclature changes to part 1 appear at 63 FR 54077, Oct. 8, 1998.