Regulatory Calendar 

October

Oct. 23 - Comments due on TrioTel Communications petition seeking a waiver of sections 51.917(b)(1) and 51.917(b)(7) to recalculate for merged study areas the 2011 Interstate Switched Access Revenue Requirement and 2011 Rate-of-Return Carrier Base Period Revenue necessary to determine CAF – ICC support.  

Oct. 23 - Comments due on a section 214 application filed by the estate of Jack Lee Barton, through its co-executors, and the non-exempt marital income trust U/W Jack Lee Barton and Lintel, requesting consent to transfer control of Hart Telephone and Hart Communications.

Oct. 29 - Comments due on Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative’s request that the FCC to allow it include in its rate base the interstate portion of prepaid accumulated post-retirement benefits recorded in Account 1410, Other Noncurrent Assets, beginning with the date the prepayments were made. 

Oct. 29 - Comments due on WIA’s petitions for rulemaking and declaratory ruling regarding section 6409(a) of the Spectrum Act of 2012, and CTIA’s petition for declaratory ruling regarding section 6409 and the rules implementing section 224 of the Communications Act.

Oct. 30 - Replies due on a section 214 application filed by the estate of Jack Lee Barton, through its co-executors, and the non-exempt marital income trust U/W Jack Lee Barton and Lintel, requesting consent to transfer control of Hart Telephone and Hart Communications

Oct. 31 - Comments due on improving the FCC form 470 drop-down menu. ‘

November

Nov. 4 - Replies due on TrioTel Communications petition seeking a waiver of sections 51.917(b)(1) and 51.917(b)(7) to recalculate for merged study areas the 2011 Interstate Switched Access Revenue Requirement and 2011 Rate-of-Return Carrier Base Period Revenue necessary to determine CAF – ICC support.

Nov. 6 - Comments due on the NPRM proposing procedural changes that would streamline certain FCC administrative hearings. 

Nov. 13 - Replies due on WIA’s petitions for rulemaking and declaratory ruling regarding section 6409(a) of the Spectrum Act of 2012, and CTIA’s petition for declaratory ruling regarding section 6409 and the rules implementing section 224 of the Communications Act.

Nov. 14 - PRA comments due on a new information collection associated with the 833 code toll-free number auction. The FCC seeks comment on the letters of authorization in order to verify the relationship between the responsible organization and the potential subscriber, and on collecting data on secondary market transactions.

Nov. 15 - Replies due on improving the FCC form 470 drop-down menu. 

Nov. 18 - Comments due on the establishment of a computer matching program the FCC and USAC will conduct with agencies from the States of South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington to verify the eligibility of applicants to and subscribers of the Lifeline program.

Nov. 21 - Replies due on the NPRM proposing procedural changes that would streamline certain FCC administrative hearings.  

December

Dec. 16 - PRA comments due on a revision of a currently approved information collection associated with the urban rates survey.

Dec. 16 - PRA comments due on an extension of a currently approved information collection associated with section 69.123, density pricing zone plans.