Table of Parts
   Subpart A—General
   § 76.1   Purpose.
   § 76.3   Other pertinent rules.
   § 76.5   Definitions.
   § 76.6   General pleading requirements.
   § 76.7   General special relief, waiver, enforcement, complaint, show
   cause, forfeiture, and declaratory ruling procedures.
   § 76.8   Status conference.
   § 76.9   Confidentiality of proprietary information.
   § 76.10   Review.
   § 76.11   Lockbox enforcement.

   Subpart B—Registration Statements
   § 76.29   Special temporary authority.

   Subpart C—Cable Franchise Applications
   § 76.41   Franchise application process.

   Subpart D—Carriage of Television Broadcast Signals
   § 76.51   Major television markets.
   § 76.53   Reference points.
   § 76.54   Significantly viewed signals; method to be followed for
   special showings.
   § 76.55   Definitions applicable to the must-carry rules.
   § 76.56   Signal carriage obligations.
   § 76.57   Channel positioning.
   § 76.59   Modification of television markets.
   § 76.60   Compensation for carriage.
   § 76.61   Disputes concerning carriage.
   § 76.62   Manner of carriage.
   § 76.64   Retransmission consent.
   § 76.65   Good faith and exclusive retransmission consent complaints.
   § 76.66   Satellite broadcast signal carriage.
   § 76.70   Exemption from input selector switch rules.

   Subpart E—Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements
   § 76.71   Scope of application.
   § 76.73   General EEO policy.
   § 76.75   Specific EEO program requirements.
   § 76.77   Reporting requirements and enforcement.
   § 76.79   Records available for public inspection.

   Subpart F—Network Non-duplication Protection, Syndicated Exclusivity
   and Sports Blackout
   § 76.92   Cable network non-duplication; extent of protection.
   § 76.93   Parties entitled to network non-duplication protection.
   § 76.94   Notification.
   § 76.95   Exceptions.
   § 76.101   Cable syndicated program exclusivity: extent of protection.
   § 76.103   Parties entitled to syndicated exclusivity.
   § 76.105   Notification.
   § 76.106   Exceptions.
   § 76.107   Exclusivity contracts.
   § 76.108   Indemnification contracts.
   § 76.109   Requirements for invocation of protection.
   § 76.110   Substitutions.
   § 76.120   Network non-duplication protection and syndicated exclusivity
   rules for satellite carriers: Definitions.
   § 76.122   Satellite network non-duplication.
   § 76.123   Satellite syndicated program exclusivity.
   § 76.124   Requirements for invocation of protection.
   § 76.125   Indemnification contracts.
   § 76.130   Substitutions.

   Subpart G—Cablecasting
   § 76.205   Origination cablecasts by legally qualified candidates for
   public office; equal opportunities.
   § 76.206   Candidate rates.
   § 76.213   Lotteries.
   § 76.225   Commercial limits in children's programs.
   § 76.227   [Reserved]

   Subpart H—General Operating Requirements
   § 76.309   Customer service obligations.

   Subpart I   [Reserved]

   Subpart J—Ownership of Cable Systems
   § 76.501   Cross-ownership.
   § 76.502   Time limits applicable to franchise authority consideration
   of transfer applications.
   § 76.503   National subscriber limits.
   § 76.504   Limits on carriage of vertically integrated programming.
   § 76.505   Prohibition on buy outs.

   Subpart K—Technical Standards
   § 76.601   Performance tests.
   § 76.602   Incorporation by reference.
   § 76.605   Technical standards.
   § 76.606   Closed captioning.
   § 76.607   Transmission of commercial advertisements.
   § 76.609   Measurements.
   § 76.610   Operation in the frequency bands 108-137 MHz and 225-400
   MHz—scope of application.
   § 76.611   Cable television basic signal leakage performance criteria.
   § 76.612   Cable television frequency separation standards.
   § 76.613   Interference from a multichannel video programming
   distributor (MVPD).
   § 76.614   Cable television system regular monitoring.
   § 76.616   Operation near certain aeronautical and marine emergency
   radio frequencies.
   § 76.617   Responsibility for interference.
   § § 76.618-76.620   [Reserved]
   § 76.630   Compatibility with consumer electronics equipment.
   § 76.640   Support for unidirectional digital cable products on digital
   cable systems.

   Subpart L—Cable Television Access
   § 76.701   Leased access channels.
   § 76.702   Public access.

   Subpart M—Cable Inside Wiring
   § 76.800   Definitions.
   § 76.801   Scope.
   § 76.802   Disposition of cable home wiring.
   § 76.804   Disposition of home run wiring.
   § 76.805   Access to molding.
   § 76.806   Pre-termination access to cable home wiring.

   Subpart N—Cable Rate Regulation
   § 76.901   Definitions.
   § 76.905   Standards for identification of cable systems subject to
   effective competition.
   § 76.906   Presumption of effective competition.
   § 76.907   Petition for a determination of effective competition.
   § 76.910   Franchising authority certification.
   § 76.911   Petition for reconsideration of certification.
   § 76.912   Joint certification.
   § 76.913   Assumption of jurisdiction by the Commission.
   § 76.914   Revocation of certification.
   § 76.916   Petition for recertification.
   § 76.917   Notification of certification withdrawal.
   § 76.920   Composition of the basic tier.
   § 76.921   Buy-through of other tiers prohibited.
   § 76.922   Rates for the basic service tier and cable programming
   services tiers.
   § 76.923   Rates for equipment and installation used to receive the
   basic service tier.
   § 76.924   Allocation to service cost categories.
   § 76.925   Costs of franchise requirements.
   § 76.930   Initiation of review of basic cable service and equipment
   rates.
   § 76.933   Franchising authority review of basic cable rates and
   equipment costs.
   § 76.934   Small systems and small cable companies.
   § 76.935   Participation of interested parties.
   § 76.936   Written decision.
   § 76.937   Burden of proof.
   § 76.938   Proprietary information.
   § 76.939   Truthful written statements and responses to requests of
   franchising authority.
   § 76.940   Prospective rate reduction.
   § 76.941   Rate prescription.
   § 76.942   Refunds.
   § 76.943   Fines.
   § 76.944   Commission review of franchising authority decisions on rates
   for the basic service tier and associated equipment.
   § 76.945   Procedures for Commission review of basic service rates.
   § 76.946   Advertising of rates.
   § 76.952   Information to be provided by cable operator on monthly
   subscriber bills.
   § 76.962   Implementation and certification of compliance.
   § 76.963   Forfeiture.
   § 76.970   Commercial leased access rates.
   § 76.971   Commercial leased access terms and conditions.
   § 76.975   Commercial leased access dispute resolution.
   § 76.977   Minority and educational programming used in lieu of
   designated commercial leased access capacity.
   § 76.980   Charges for customer changes.
   § 76.981   Negative option billing.
   § 76.982   Continuation of rate agreements.
   § 76.983   Discrimination.
   § 76.984   Geographically uniform rate structure.
   § 76.985   Subscriber bill itemization.
   § 76.990   Small cable operators.

   Subpart O—Competitive Access to Cable Programming
   § 76.1000   Definitions.
   § 76.1001   Unfair practices generally.
   § 76.1002   Specific unfair practices prohibited.
   § 76.1003   Program access proceedings.
   § 76.1004   Applicability of program access rules to common carriers and
   affiliates.
   § § 76.1005-76.1010   [Reserved]

   Subpart P—Competitive Availability of Navigation Devices
   § 76.1200   Definitions.
   § 76.1201   Rights of subscribers to use or attach navigation devices.
   § 76.1202   Availability of navigation devices.
   § 76.1203   Incidence of harm.
   § 76.1204   Availability of equipment performing conditional access or
   security functions.
   § 76.1205   CableCARD support.
   § 76.1206   Equipment sale or lease charge subsidy prohibition.
   § 76.1207   Waivers.
   § 76.1208   Sunset of regulations.
   § 76.1209   Theft of service.
   § 76.1210   Effect on other rules.

   Subpart Q—Regulation of Carriage Agreements
   § 76.1300   Definitions.
   § 76.1301   Prohibited practices.
   § 76.1302   Carriage agreement proceedings.
   § § 76.1303-76.1305   [Reserved]

   Subpart R—Telecommunications Act Implementation
   § 76.1400   Purpose.
   § 76.1404   Use of cable facilities by local exchange carriers.

   Subpart S—Open Video Systems
   § 76.1500   Definitions.
   § 76.1501   Qualifications to be an open video system operator.
   § 76.1502   Certification.
   § 76.1503   Carriage of video programming providers on open video
   systems.
   § 76.1504   Rates, terms and conditions for carriage on open video
   systems.
   § 76.1505   Public, educational and governmental access.
   § 76.1506   Carriage of television broadcast signals.
   § 76.1507   Competitive access to satellite cable programming.
   § 76.1508   Network non-duplication.
   § 76.1509   Syndicated program exclusivity.
   § 76.1510   Application of certain Title VI provisions.
   § 76.1511   Fees.
   § 76.1512   Programming information.
   § 76.1513   Open video dispute resolution.
   § 76.1514   Bundling of video and local exchange services.

   Subpart T—Notices
   § 76.1600   xxx
   § 76.1601   Deletion or repositioning of broadcast signals.
   § 76.1602   Customer service—general information.
   § 76.1603   Customer service—rate and service changes.
   § 76.1604   Charges for customer service changes.
   § 76.1607   Principal headend.
   § 76.1608   System technical integration requiring uniform election of
   must-carry or retransmission consent status.
   § 76.1609   Non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity.
   § 76.1610   Change of operational information.
   § 76.1611   Political cable rates and classes of time.
   § 76.1614   Identification of must-carry signals.
   § 76.1615   Sponsorship identification.
   § 76.1616   Contracts with local exchange carriers.
   § 76.1617   Initial must-carry notice.
   § 76.1618   Basic tier availability.
   § 76.1619   Information on subscriber bills.
   § 76.1620   Availability of signals.
   § 76.1621   [Reserved]
   § 76.1622   [Reserved]

   Subpart U—Documents to be Maintained for Inspection
   § 76.1700   Records to be maintained by cable system operators.
   § 76.1701   Political file.
   § 76.1702   Equal employment opportunity.
   § 76.1703   Commercial records on children's programs.
   § 76.1704   Proof-of-performance test data.
   § 76.1705   Performance tests (channels delivered).
   § 76.1706   Signal leakage logs and repair records.
   § 76.1707   Leased access.
   § 76.1708   [Reserved]
   § 76.1709   Availability of signals.
   § 76.1710   Operator interests in video programming.
   § 76.1711   Emergency alert system (EAS) tests and activation.
   § 76.1712   Open video system (OVS) requests for carriage.
   § 76.1713   Complaint resolution.
   § 76.1714   Familiarity with FCC rules.
   § 76.1715   Sponsorship identification.
   § 76.1716   Subscriber records and public inspection file.
   § 76.1717   Compliance with technical standards.

   Subpart V—Reports and Filings
   § 76.1800   Additional reports and filings.
   § 76.1801   Registration statement.
   § 76.1802   Annual employment report.
   § 76.1803   Signal leakage monitoring.
   § 76.1804   Aeronautical frequencies: leakage monitoring (CLI).
   § 76.1805   Alternative rate regulation agreements.

   Subpart W—Encoding Rules
   § 76.1901   Applicability.
   § 76.1902   Definitions.
   § 76.1903   Interfaces.
   § 76.1904   Encoding rules for defined business models.
   § 76.1905   Petitions to modify encoding rules for new services within
   defined business models.
   § 76.1906   Encoding rules for undefined business models.
   § 76.1907   Temporary bona fide trials.
   § 76.1908   Certain practices not prohibited.
   § 76.1909   Redistribution control of unencrypted digital terrestrial
   broadcast content.

   Subpart X—Access to MDUs
   § 76.2000   Exclusive access to multiple dwelling units generally.
   Alphabetical Index—Part 76
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   Authority: 47 U.S.C. 151, 152, 153, 154, 301, 302, 302a, 303, 303a,
   307, 308, 309, 312, 315, 317, 325, 338, 339, 340, 341, 503, 521, 522,
   531, 532, 534, 535, 536, 537, 543, 544, 544a, 545, 548, 549, 552, 554,
   556, 558, 560, 561, 571, 572, 573.

   Source: 37 FR 3278, Feb. 12, 1972, unless otherwise noted.

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