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Waiver of Sunshine Period Prohibition for Agenda Item on Thursday, July 16, 2015 Open Meeting

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The Federal Communications Commission previously announced its intention to hold an Open Meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. With respect only to item 1 listed below, the Commission is now waiving the sunshine period prohibition contained in Section 1.1203 of the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 1.1203, until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Thus, presentations with respect to item 1 will be permitted until that time.

Item No.BureauSubject
1WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONSTITLE: Broadcast Incentive Auction Comment Public Notice Auction 1000, 1001 and 1002; Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions; Policies Regarding Mobile Spectrum Holdings (AU Docket No. 14-252) (GN Docket No. 12-268) (WT Docket No. 12-269).
SUMMARY: The Commission will take the next step to commencing the incentive auction in the first quarter of 2016 by considering the Procedures Public Notice, which adopts a balanced set of auction procedures that will ensure an effective, efficient, and timely auction. The Public Notice establishes and provides information on final procedures for setting the initial spectrum clearing target, qualifying to bid, and bidding in the reverse and forward auctions.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Gloria J. Miles,

Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2015-17579 Filed 7-16-15; 8:45 am]