47 CFR 68.1 - Purpose.

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§ 68.1 Purpose.
Link to an amendment published at 83 FR 8632, Feb. 28, 2018.

The purpose of the rules and regulations in this part is to provide for uniform standards for the protection of the telephone network from harms caused by the connection of terminal equipment and associated wiring thereto, and for the compatibility of hearing aids and telephones so as to ensure that persons with hearing aids have reasonable access to the telephone network.

( 47 U.S.C. 151, 154(i), 154(j), 201-205, 218, 220, 313, 403, 412, and 5 U.S.C. 553)
[ 49 FR 21733, May 23, 1984]

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Title 47 published on 19-May-2018 04:35

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 68 after this date.

  • 2018-05-21; vol. 83 # 98 - Monday, May 21, 2018
    1. 83 FR 23378 - Hearing Aid Compatibility Standards
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      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      The additions of §§ 68.501 through 68.504 (subpart F), published at 83 FR 8624, February 28, 2018, are effective May 21, 2018.
      47 CFR Parts 20 and 68