preoperational expenses

(10) The term ‚Äúpreoperational expenses‚ÄĚ means all nonconstruction costs incurred by new telecommunications entities before the date on which they begin providing service to the public, and all nonconstruction costs associated with expansion of existing entities before the date on which such expanded capacity is activated, except that such expenses shall not include any portion of the salaries of any personnel employed by an operating public telecommunications entity.

Source

47 USC § 397(10)


Scoping language

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