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This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.
This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].
It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.
§ 151 - Purposes of chapter; Federal Communications Commission created
§ 152 - Application of chapter
§ 153 - Definitions
§ 154 - Federal Communications Commission
§ 155 - Commission
§ 157 - New technologies and services
§ 201 - Service and charges
§ 202 - Discriminations and preferences
§ 203 - Schedules of charges
§ 204 - Hearings on new charges; suspension pending hearing; refunds; duration of hearing; appeal of order concluding hearing
§ 205 - Commission authorized to prescribe just and reasonable charges; penalties for violations
§ 218 - Management of business; inquiries by Commission
§ 251 - Interconnection
§ 253 - Removal of barriers to entry
§ 271 - Bell operating company entry into interLATA services
§ 272 - Separate affiliate; safeguards
§ 273 - Manufacturing by Bell operating companies
§ 274 - Electronic publishing by Bell operating companies
§ 275 - Alarm monitoring services
Title 47 published on 17-Nov-2018 03:54
The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 53 after this date.
In this document, the Federal Communications Commission makes non-substantive revisions to authority citations in its regulations. These authority citations are required by the rules of the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register, and their format is prescribed by the Document Drafting Handbook of the Office of the Federal Register. Certain of the authority citations currently in the Commission's rules may not conform to those specifications.
This document announces the approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for information collection requirements in the sections outlined in the DATES section.
The Report and Order eliminates comparably efficient interconnection (CEI) and open network architecture (ONA) narrowband reporting requirements applicable to the Bell Operating Companies (BOCs). These requirements have been in place to monitor the BOCs' compliance with access and interconnection services that they must offer to competitive enhanced service providers (ESPs). The Commission no longer relies on the reports in the course of its decision making, and there is nothing in the record indicating that the reports contain information that is useful to ESPs. Eliminating them will improve the way the Commission collects, uses, and disseminates data, including by altering or eliminating collections that are no longer useful or necessary to carry out our statutory responsibilities.
In this Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Further Notice), the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) seeks comment on how to streamline or eliminate legacy regulations contained in the Computer Inquiry proceedings and that are applicable to the Bell Operating Companies (BOCs). The FNPRM: Seeks data on the changing market for narrowband enhanced services, in particular, the extent to which enhanced service providers (ESPs) continue to need access to the BOCs' basic network transmission services offered through comparably efficient interconnection (CEI) and open network architecture (ONA) services; proposes eliminating CEI requirements and seeks comment on whether to retain only limited ONA inputs that ESPs require in areas where there are no competitive alternatives; and seeks comment on the need for the continuing application of the All-Carrier Rule that requires non-BOC incumbent local exchange carriers (LECs) to offer non-discriminatory access to basic network services for unaffiliated ESPs.