47 CFR 1.2 - Declaratory rulings.

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§ 1.2 Declaratory rulings.

(a) The Commission may, in accordance with section 5(d) of the Administrative Procedure Act, on motion or on its own motion issue a declaratory ruling terminating a controversy or removing uncertainty.

(b) The bureau or office to which a petition for declaratory ruling has been submitted or assigned by the Commission should docket such a petition within an existing or current proceeding, depending on whether the issues raised within the petition substantially relate to an existing proceeding. The bureau or office then should seek comment on the petition via public notice. Unless otherwise specified by the bureau or office, the filing deadline for responsive pleadings to a docketed petition for declaratory ruling will be 30 days from the release date of the public notice, and the default filing deadline for any replies will be 15 days thereafter.

[76 FR 24390, May 2, 2011]

Title 47 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 1 after this date.

  • 2016-12-01; vol. 81 # 231 - Thursday, December 1, 2016
    1. 81 FR 86586 - Review of Foreign Ownership Policies for Broadcast, Common Carrier and Aeronautical Radio Licensees
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      Effective January 30, 2017, except for the amendments to 47 CFR 1.5000 through 1.5004, 25.105, 73.1010 and 74.5 which will be effective upon approval of information collection requirements by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Commission will publish a separate document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of these rule changes.
      47 CFR Parts 1, 25, 73 and 74