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New Electronic Filing Procedures for Requests for Exemption from the FCC’s Captioning Rules

April 23, 2014
Source: Federal Communication Commission (FCC)

On April 22, 2014, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) announced new electronic filing procedures for petitions for exemption from the FCC’s captioning rules for television programs. As of April 30, 2014, all individual closed captioning exemption petitions, as well as comments, oppositions, and replies, must be filed electronically by e-mail to captioningexemption@fcc.gov. The Public Notice contains further instructions for this mandatory electronic filing process.

Links to the Notice of New Electronic Filing Procedures for Television Closed Captioning Exemption Requests: Word | PDF | Text
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14-533A1.docx
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14-533A1.pdf
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-14-533A1.txt

For further information, please contact Caitlin Vogus, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Disability Rights Office, 202-418-1264, Caitlin.Vogus@fcc.gov; or Suzy Rosen Singleton, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Disability Rights Office, 202-510-9946, Suzanne.Singleton@fcc.gov; or email captioningexemption@fcc.gov.


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