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 02-Mar-2018 03:38

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

  • 2018-02-28; vol. 83 # 40 - Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    1. 83 FR 8624 - Hearing Aid Compatibility Standards
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      Final rule.
      Effective March 30, 2018, except 47 CFR 68.501 through 68.504, which contain modified information collection requirements that require approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), and which will become effective after the Commission publishes a document in the Federal Register announcing such approval and the relevant effective date. The incorporation by reference of ANSI/TIA-4965-2012 is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of March 30, 2018. The incorporation by reference of the material in § 20.19 was approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of June 6, 2008 and August 16, 2012. The incorporation by reference of the other material in § 68.317 was approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of October 23, 1996. Compliance Dates: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION .
      47 CFR Parts 20 and 68