47 CFR 76.978 - Leased access annual reporting requirement.

§ 76.978 Leased access annual reporting requirement.
(a) Each cable system shall submit a Leased Access Annual Report with the Commission on a calendar year basis, no later than April 30th following the close of each calendar year, which provides the following information for the calendar year:
(1) The number of commercial leased access channels provided by the cable system.
(2) The channel number and tier applicable to each commercial leased access channel.
(3) The rates the cable system charges for full-time and part-time leased access on each leased access channel.
(4) The cable system's calculated maximum commercial leased access rate and actual rates.
(5) The programmers using each commercial leased access channel and whether each programmer is using the channel on a full-time or part-time basis.
(6) The number of requests received for information pertaining to commercial leased access and the number of bona fide proposals received for commercial leased access.
(7) Whether the cable system has denied any requests for commercial leased access and, if so, with an explanation of the basis for the denial.
(8) Whether a complaint has been filed against the cable system with the Commission or a Federal district court regarding a commercial leased access dispute.
(9) Whether any entity has sought arbitration with the cable system regarding a commercial leased access dispute.
(10) The extent to which and for what purposes the cable system uses commercial leased access channels for its own purposes.
(11) The extent to which the cable system impose different rates, terms, or conditions on commercial leased access programmers (such as with respect to security deposits, insurance, or termination provisions) with an explanation of any differences.
(12) A list and description of any instances of the cable system requiring an existing programmer to move to another channel or tier.
(b) Leased access programmers and other interested parties may file comments with the Commission in response to the Leased Access Annual Reports by May 15th.
[73 FR 10692, Feb. 28, 2008]
Effective Date Note:
At 73 FR 10692, Feb. 28, 2008, § 76.978 was added. This section contains information collection and recordkeeping requirements and will not become effective until approval has been given by the Office of Management and Budget.
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United States Code

§ 151 - Purposes of chapter; Federal Communications Commission created

§ 152 - Application of chapter

§ 153 - Definitions

§ 154 - Federal Communications Commission

§ 301 - License for radio communication or transmission of energy

§ 302 - Repealed. June 5, 1936, ch. 511, § 1, 49 Stat. 1475

§ 302a - Devices which interfere with radio reception

§ 303 - Powers and duties of Commission

§ 303a - Standards for children’s television programming

§ 307 - Licenses

§ 308 - Requirements for license

§ 309 - Application for license

§ 312 - Administrative sanctions

§ 315 - Candidates for public office

§ 317 - Announcement of payment for broadcast

§ 325 - False, fraudulent, or unauthorized transmissions

§ 339 - Carriage of distant television stations by satellite carriers

§ 340 - Significantly viewed signals permitted to be carried

§ 341 - Carriage of television signals to certain subscribers

§ 503 - Forfeitures

§ 521 - Purposes

§ 522 - Definitions

§ 531 - Cable channels for public, educational, or governmental use

§ 532 - Cable channels for commercial use

§ 534 - Carriage of local commercial television signals

§ 535 - Carriage of noncommercial educational television

§ 536 - Regulation of carriage agreements

§ 537 - Sales of cable systems

§ 543 - Regulation of rates

§ 544 - Regulation of services, facilities, and equipment

§ 544a - Consumer electronics equipment compatibility

§ 545 - Modification of franchise obligations

§ 549 - Competitive availability of navigation devices

§ 552 - Consumer protection and customer service

§ 554 - Equal employment opportunity

§ 556 - Coordination of Federal, State, and local authority

§ 558 - Criminal and civil liability

§ 560 - Scrambling of cable channels for nonsubscribers

§ 561 - Scrambling of sexually explicit adult video service programming

§ 571 - Regulatory treatment of video programming services

§ 572 - Prohibition on buy outs

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 76 after this date.

  • 2015-10-02; vol. 80 # 191 - Friday, October 2, 2015
    1. 80 FR 59635 - Television Market Modification; Statutory Implementation
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      Final rule.
      Effective November 2, 2015, except §§ 76.59(a) and (b) which contain information collection requirements that have not been approved by OMB. The Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing when OMB approval for this information collection has been received and these rules will take effect.
      47 CFR Part 76