The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, November 27, 2007, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC. The Commission is waiving the sunshine period prohibition contained in section 1.1203 of the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 1.1203, through 5:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, November 20, 2007. Thus, presentations with respect to the items listed below will be permitted until that time.
|1||Consumer & Governmental Affairs||Title: Rules and Regulations Implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991. (CG Docket No. 02-278).|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning extension of the current 5-year registration period for the Do-Not-Call Registry.|
|2||Wireline Competition||Title: Petition To Establish Procedural Requirements To Govern Proceedings for Forbearance Under Section 10 of the Communications Act of 1934, as Amended.|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to evaluate the need for rules to govern petitions for forbearance.|
|3||Media||Title: Promoting Diversification of Ownership in the Broadcasting Services; 2006 Quadrennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 06-121); 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 02-277); Cross-Ownership of Broadcast Stations and Newspapers (MM Docket No. 01-235); Rules and Policies Concerning Multiple Ownership of Radio Broadcast Stations in Local Markets (MM Docket No. 01-317); Definition of Radio Markets (MM Docket No. 00-244); Ways to Further Section 257 Mandate and To Build on Earlier Studies (MB Docket No. 04-228).|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning initiatives designed to increase participation in the broadcasting industry by new entrants and small businesses, including minority- and women-owned businesses.|
|4||Media||Title: Creation of a Low Power Radio Service (MB Docket No. 99-25).|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Third Report and Order concerning the promotion and expansion of low power FM (LPFM) service.|
|5||Media||Title: Standardized and Enhanced Disclosure Requirements for Television Broadcast Licensee Public Interest Obligations (MM Docket No. 00-168).|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order concerning standardizing and enhancing information provided to the public on how broadcast television stations serve the public interest.|
|6||Media||Title: Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market for the Delivery of Video Programming (MB Docket No. 06-189).|
|Summary: The Commission will consider the Thirteenth Annual Report to Congress on the status of competition in the market for delivery of video programming.|
|7||Media||Title: Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market for the Delivery of Video Programming.|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment and information for its Fourteenth Annual Report to Congress on the status of competition in the market for the delivery of video programming.|
|8||Media||Title: In the Matter of Leased Commercial Access; Development of Competition and Diversity in Video Programming Distribution and Carriage (MB Docket No. 07-42).|
|Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order concerning modifications to its commercial leased access and program service rules.|
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Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 07-5843 Filed 11-21-07; 12:47 pm]
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