47 CFR 1.956 - Settlement conferences.

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§ 1.956 Settlement conferences.
Parties are encouraged to use alternative dispute resolution procedures to settle disputes. See subpart E of this part. In any contested proceeding, the Commission, in its discretion, may direct the parties or their attorneys to appear before it for a conference.
(a) The purposes of such conferences are:
(1) To obtain admissions of fact or stipulations between the parties as to any or all of the matters in controversy;
(2) To consider the necessity for or desirability of amendments to the pleadings, or of additional pleadings or evidentiary submissions;
(3) To consider simplification or narrowing of the issues;
(4) To encourage settlement of the matters in controversy by agreement between the parties; and
(5) To consider other matters that may aid in the resolution of the contested proceeding.
(b) Conferences are scheduled by the Commission at a time and place it may designate, to be conducted in person or by telephone conference call.
(c) The failure of any party or attorney, following reasonable notice, to appear at a scheduled conference will be deemed a failure to prosecute, subjecting that party's application or petition to dismissal by the Commission.
[63 FR 68935, Dec. 14, 1998]

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  • 2015-02-11; vol. 80 # 28 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    1. 80 FR 7547 - Reporting Requirements for U.S. Providers of International Telecommunications Services
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      47 CFR 1.767(l)(2), 43.61, 43.62, 43.82, 63.10(c)(2) and (4), 63.21(d) and 63.22(e), published at 78 FR 15615, March 12, 2013 are effective on February 11, 2015.
      47 CFR Parts 1, 43 and 63

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Title 47 published on 2014-10-01

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

  • 2015-02-11; vol. 80 # 28 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    1. 80 FR 7547 - Reporting Requirements for U.S. Providers of International Telecommunications Services
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      47 CFR 1.767(l)(2), 43.61, 43.62, 43.82, 63.10(c)(2) and (4), 63.21(d) and 63.22(e), published at 78 FR 15615, March 12, 2013 are effective on February 11, 2015.
      47 CFR Parts 1, 43 and 63