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									                                          Commission
                                          Meeting Agenda
                                          A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission           News Media Information (202) 418-0500
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554                      Internet: http://www.fcc.gov
                                                 ftp.fcc.gov

                                                                                           April 20, 2012


                      FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
                               FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012


The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on
Friday, April 27, 2012. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445
12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.


 ITEM NOS.                BUREAU                                          SUBJECT
      1              CONSUMER AND              TITLE: Empowering Consumers to Prevent and Detect
                     GOVERNMENTAL              Billing for Unauthorized Charges ("Cramming") (CG
                        AFFAIRS                Docket No. 11-116); Consumer Information and
                                               Disclosure (CG Docket No. 09-158) and Truth-in-Billing
                                               and Billing Format (CC Docket No. 98-170)

                                               SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report
                                               and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
                                               that protects consumers by adopting and proposing
                                               additional rules to help consumers prevent and detect the
                                               unlawful and fraudulent placement of unauthorized
                                               charges on their telephone bills.

      2                    MEDIA               TITLE: Noncommercial Educational Station Fundraising
                                               for Third-Party Non-Profit Organizations

                                               SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Notice of
                                               Proposed Rulemaking inviting comment on whether to
                                               allow noncommercial educational broadcast stations to
                                               conduct on-air fundraising activities that interrupt regular
                                               programming for the benefit of third-party non-profit
                                               organizations.




                                          *The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
                                          public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
                                          may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
                                          should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
                                          consider any relevant information.
       3                     MEDIA                 TITLE:       Standardized and Enhanced Disclosure
                                                   Requirements for Television Broadcast Licensee Public
                                                   Interest Obligations (MM Docket No. 00-168) and
                                                   Extension of the Filing Requirement for Children’s
                                                   Television Programming Report (FCC Form 398) (MM
                                                   Docket No. 00-44)

                                                   SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Second
                                                   Report and Order that increases transparency and improves
                                                   public access to community-relevant information by
                                                   moving the television broadcast station public file from
                                                   paper to the internet.

       4                     MEDIA                 TITLE: Innovation in the Broadcast Television Bands:
                                                   Allocations, Channel Sharing and Improvements to VHF
                              AND
                                                   (ET Docket No. 10-235)
                        OFFICE OF
                                                   SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Report
                     ENGINEERING AND
                                                   and Order establishing a regulatory framework for channel
                       TECHNOLOGY
                                                   sharing among television licensees in connection with an
                                                   incentive auction of spectrum.

       5                 WIRELINE                  TITLE: Universal Service Contribution Methodology
                        COMETITION                 (WC Docket No. 06-122) and A National Broadband Plan
                                                   for Our Future (GN Docket No. 09-51)

                                                   SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Further
                                                   Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on
                                                   proposals to reform and modernize how Universal Service
                                                   Fund contributions are assessed and recovered.


The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign language
interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site. Other reasonable
accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your request, include a
description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you if we need more
information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to:
fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-
0432 (tty).

Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick, Office of
Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322. Audio/Video coverage of the meeting will be
broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC Live web page at www.fcc.gov/live.

For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University's Capitol Connection. The
Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these services call (703)
993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.




                                              *The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
                                              public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
                                              may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
                                              should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
                                              consider any relevant information.
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating contractor, Best
Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202) 488-5563; TTY (202) 488-5562. These copies are
available in paper format and alternative media, including large print/type; digital disk; and audio and video
tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be reached by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com.

                                                  -FCC-




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