47 CFR 79.104 - Closed caption decoder requirements for recording devices.

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§ 79.104 Closed caption decoder requirements for recording devices.
(a) Effective January 1, 2014, all apparatus designed to record video programming transmitted simultaneously with sound, if such apparatus is manufactured in the United States or imported for use in the United States, must comply with the provisions of this section except that apparatus must only do so if it is achievable as defined in § 79.103(b)(3).
(b) All apparatus subject to this section must enable the rendering or the pass through of closed captions such that viewers are able to activate and de-activate the closed captions as the video programming is played back as described in § 79.103(c).
(c) All apparatus subject to this section must comply with the interconnection mechanism requirements in § 79.103(d).
[77 FR 19520, Mar. 30, 2012]

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  • 2014-04-16; vol. 79 # 73 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 21399 - Accessible Emergency Information, and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, 47 CFR Part 79
      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      The amendments to 47 CFR 79.105(a), 79.105(b)(3), 79.105(b)(4) and revised 79.2(c), published at 78 FR 31770, May 24, 2013, are effective April 16, 2014.

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Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR 79 after this date.

  • 2014-04-16; vol. 79 # 73 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 21399 - Accessible Emergency Information, and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, 47 CFR Part 79
      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      The amendments to 47 CFR 79.105(a), 79.105(b)(3), 79.105(b)(4) and revised 79.2(c), published at 78 FR 31770, May 24, 2013, are effective April 16, 2014.