47 CFR 22.5 - Citizenship.

§ 22.5 Citizenship.

The rules in this section implement section 310 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ( 47 U.S.C. § 310), in regard to the citizenship of licensees in the Public Mobile Services.

(a)Foreign governments. The FCC will not grant an authorization in the Public Mobile Services to any foreign government or any representative thereof.

(b)Alien ownership or control. The FCC will not grant an authorization in the Public Mobile Services to:

(1) Any alien or the representative of any alien;

(2) Any corporation organized under the laws of any foreign government;

(3) Any corporation of which more than one-fifth of the capital stock is owned of record or voted by aliens or their representatives or by a foreign government or representative thereof, or by any corporation organized under the laws of a foreign country;

(4) Any corporation directly or indirectly controlled by any other corporation of which more than one-fourth of the capital stock is owned of record or voted by aliens, their representatives, or by a foreign government or representative thereof, or by any corporation organized under the laws of a foreign country, if the FCC finds that the public interest will be served by the refusal or revocation of such license.

[ 59 FR 59507, Nov. 17, 1994, as amended at 61 FR 55580, Oct. 28, 1996]

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Title 47 published on 02-May-2017 03:40

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 22 after this date.

  • 2017-04-14; vol. 82 # 71 - Friday, April 14, 2017
    1. 82 FR 17959 - FCC Seeks Comment on Reform of Rules Governing the Cellular Service and Other Public Mobile Services
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      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments on or before May 15, 2017 and reply comments on or before June 13, 2017.
      47 CFR Part 22