47 U.S. Code § 1403 - Enforcement

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(a) In general
The Commission shall implement and enforce this chapter as if this chapter is a part of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 151 et seq.). A violation of this chapter, or a regulation promulgated under this chapter, shall be considered to be a violation of the Communications Act of 1934, or a regulation promulgated under such Act, respectively.
(b) Exceptions
(1) Other agencies
Subsection (a) does not apply in the case of a provision of this chapter that is expressly required to be carried out by an agency (as defined in section 551 of title 5) other than the Commission.
(2) NTIA regulations
The Assistant Secretary may promulgate such regulations as are necessary to implement and enforce any provision of this chapter that is expressly required to be carried out by the Assistant Secretary.


(Pub. L. 112–96, title VI, § 6003,Feb. 22, 2012, 126 Stat. 204.)
References in Text

The Communications Act of 1934, referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 19, 1934, ch. 652, 48 Stat. 1064, which is classified principally to chapter 5 (§ 151 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 609 of this title and Tables.

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47 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 1403new2012112-96 [Sec.] 6003126 Stat. 204


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