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Connect America Fund; A National Broadband Plan for Our Future; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers; High-Cost Universal Service Support

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Federal Communications Commission.


Final rule; technical amendment.


The Federal Communications Commission published in the Federal Register of May 24, 2012, a document reconsidering and clarifying certain aspects of the USF/ICC Transformation Order in response to various petitions for reconsideration and/or clarification. In that document, a filing deadline was inadvertently omitted.


Effective May 21, 2013.

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Alexander Minard, Wireline Competition Bureau, (202) 418-7400 or TTY: (202) 418-0484.

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This is a summary of the FCC's Erratum, DA 13-309, released on March 1, 2013. The Federal Communications Commission published a document in the Federal Register of May 24, 2012, in which the filing deadline for § 54.313(a)(9) was inadvertently omitted. This technical Start Printed Page 29656amendment revises the Appendix to reflect the correct filing deadline of July 1, 2013.

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List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 54

  • Communications common carriers, reporting and record keeping requirements, telecommunications, telephone
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Accordingly, 47 CFR part 54 is corrected by making the following technical amendment:

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1. The authority citation for part 54 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 47 U.S.C. 151, 154(i), 201, 205, 214, 219, 220, 254, 303(r), 403, and 1302 unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart D—Universal Service Support for High Cost Areas

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2. In § 54.313, revise paragraph (a)(9) introductory text to read as follows:

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Annual reporting requirements for high-cost support.

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(9) Beginning July 1, 2013. To the extent the recipient serves Tribal lands, documents or information demonstrating that the ETC had discussions with Tribal governments that, at a minimum, included:

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Federal Comunications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,


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[FR Doc. 2013-12092 Filed 5-20-13; 8:45 am]