Goto Section: 76.944 | 76.946 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 76.945 Procedures for Commission review of basic service rates.
(a) Upon assumption of rate regulation authority, the Commission will
notify the cable operator and require the cable operator to file its
basic rate schedule with the Commission within 30 days, with a copy to
the local franchising authority.
(b) Basic service and equipment rate schedule filings for existing
rates or proposed rate increases (including increases in the baseline
channel change that results from reductions in the number of channels
in a tier) must use the official FCC form, a copy thereof, or a copy
generated by FCC software. Failure to file on the official FCC form or
a copy may result in the imposition of sanctions specified in
§ 76.937(d). Cable operators seeking to justify the reasonableness of
existing or proposed rates above the permitted tier rate must submit a
cost-of-service showing sufficient to support a finding that the rates
(c) Filings proposing annual adjustments or rates within the rates
regulation standards in § § 76.922 and 76.923, must be made 30 days
prior to the proposed effective date and can become effective on the
proposed effective date unless the Commission issues an order deferring
the effective date or denying the rate proposal. Petitions opposing
such filings must be filed within 15 days of public notice of the
filing by the cable operator and be accompanied by a certificate that
service was made on the cable operator and the local franchising
authority. The cable operator may file an opposition within five days
of filing of the petition, certifying to service on both the petitioner
and the local franchising authority.
(d) Filings proposing a rate not within the rate regulation standards
of § § 76.922 and 76.923, must be made 90 days before the requested
effective date. Petitions opposing such filings must be filed within 30
days of public notice of the filing, and be accompanied by a
certificate that service was made on the cable operator and the local
franchising authority. The cable operator may file an opposition within
10 days of the filing of the petition, and certifying that service was
made on the petitioner and the local franchising authority.
[ 58 FR 29753 , May 21, 1993, as amended at 59 FR 17974 , Apr. 15, 1994]
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Goto Section: 76.944 | 76.946
Goto Year: 2011 |
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