[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 250 (Monday, December 31, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 77001-77002]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31391]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 25

[IB/SD IB Docket No. 12-267; DA 12-2046]


Comprehensive Review of Licensing and Operating Rules for 
Satellite Services

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment and reply comment period.

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SUMMARY: In this document, the International Bureau granted a request 
for an extension of time to file comments in response to a Notice of 
Proposed Rulemaking that initiated a comprehensive review of the 
Commission's rules governing space stations and earth stations. The 
original deadline for filing comments was

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December 24, 2012; the original deadline for filing reply comments was 
January 22, 2013. The International Bureau extended the deadlines for 
filing both comments and reply comments by three weeks.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 14, 2013. Reply 
comments must be received on or before February 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments and reply comments, identified by IB 
Docket No. 12-267, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Federal Communications Commission's Web Site: http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     People with Disabilities: Contact the FCC to request 
reasonable accommodations (accessible format documents, sign language 
interpreters, CART, etc.) by email: FCC504@fcc.gov or phone 202-418-
0530 or TTY: 202-418-0432.
    For detailed instructions for submitting comments and additional 
information on the rulemaking process, see the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Bell (202) 418-0741, Satellite 
Division, International Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 
Washington, DC 20554. For additional information concerning the 
information collection(s) contained in this document, contact Judith B. 
Herman at 202-418-0214, or via the Internet at Judith-B.Herman@fcc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 
was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 67172, November 8, 2012. 
This is a summary of the Order in IB Docket No. 12-267, Comprehensive 
Review of Licensing and Operating Rules for Satellite Services, adopted 
and released on December 19, 2012. The full text of this document is 
available for public inspection and copying during regular business 
hours at the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th 
Street SW., Room CY-A257, Washington, DC 20554. This document may also 
be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Best Copy 
and Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-B402, 
Washington, DC 20554, telephone 202-488-5300, facsimile 202-488-5563, 
or via email FCC@BCPIWEB.com.

    Federal Communications Commission.
Gardner H. Foster,
Assistant Bureau Chief.
[FR Doc. 2012-31391 Filed 12-28-12; 8:45 am]
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