47 CFR 79.104 - Closed caption decoder requirements for recording devices.

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§ 79.104 Closed caption decoder requirements for recording devices.
(a) Effective January 1, 2014, all apparatus designed to record video programming transmitted simultaneously with sound, if such apparatus is manufactured in the United States or imported for use in the United States, must comply with the provisions of this section except that apparatus must only do so if it is achievable as defined in § 79.103(b)(3).
(b) All apparatus subject to this section must enable the rendering or the pass through of closed captions such that viewers are able to activate and de-activate the closed captions as the video programming is played back as described in § 79.103(c).
(c) All apparatus subject to this section must comply with the interconnection mechanism requirements in § 79.103(d).
[77 FR 19520, Mar. 30, 2012]

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  • 2015-01-26; vol. 80 # 16 - Monday, January 26, 2015
    1. 80 FR 3913 - Accessibility of User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus
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      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      47 CFR 79.107(c), 79.108(a)(5), 79.108(c) through (e), and 79.110 published at 78 FR 77210, December 20, 2013 are effective on January 26, 2015.
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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 79 after this date.

  • 2015-01-26; vol. 80 # 16 - Monday, January 26, 2015
    1. 80 FR 3913 - Accessibility of User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      47 CFR 79.107(c), 79.108(a)(5), 79.108(c) through (e), and 79.110 published at 78 FR 77210, December 20, 2013 are effective on January 26, 2015.
      47 CFR Part 79