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Revised as of September 1, 2021
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§ 1.1119 Petitions and applications for review.
(a) The fees established by this subpart may be waived or deferred in
specific instances where good cause is shown and where waiver or
deferral of the fee would promote the public interest.
(b) Requests for waivers or deferrals will only be considered when
received from applicants acting in respect to their own applications.
Requests for waivers or deferrals of entire classes of services will
not be considered.
(c) Petitions for waivers, deferrals, fee determinations,
reconsiderations and applications for review will be acted upon by the
Managing Director with the concurrence of the General Counsel. All such
filings within the scope of the fee rules shall be filed as a separate
pleading and clearly marked to the attention of the Managing Director.
Any such request that is not filed as a separate pleading will not be
considered by the Commission. Requests for deferral of a fee payment
for financial hardship must be accompanied by supporting documentation.
(1) Petitions and applications for review submitted with a fee must be
submitted electronically or to the Commission's lock box bank at the
address for the appropriate service as set forth in § § 1.1102 through
(2) If no fee payment is submitted, the request should be filed
electronically through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing
System or with the Commission's Secretary.
(d) Deferrals of fees will be granted for an established period of time
not to exceed six months.
(e) Applicants seeking waivers must submit the request for waiver with
the application or filing, required fee and FCC Form 159, or a request
for deferral. A petition for waiver and/or deferral of payment must be
submitted to the Office of the Managing Director as specified in
paragraph (c) of this section. Waiver requests that do not include
these materials will be dismissed in accordance with § 1.1111 of this
subpart. Submitted fees will be returned if a waiver is granted. The
Commission will not be responsible for delays in acting upon these
(f) Petitions for waiver of a fee based on financial hardship will be
subject to the provisions of paragraph 1.1166(e).
[ 52 FR 5289 , Feb. 20, 1987, as amended at 55 FR 19172 , May 8, 1990; 55 FR 38065 , Sept. 17, 1990. Redesignated and amended at 59 FR 30998 , June
16, 1994, as further amended at 59 FR 30999 , June 16, 1994.
Redesignated at 60 FR 5326 , Jan. 27, 1995, as amended at 65 FR 49762 ,
Aug. 15, 2000; 66 FR 36202 , July 11, 2001; 67 FR 67337 , Nov. 5, 2002;
68 FR 48467 , Aug. 13, 2003. Redesignated and amended at 74 FR 3445 ,
Jan. 21, 2009; 83 FR 2556 , Jan. 18, 2018]
Goto Section: 1.1118 | 1.1120
Goto Year: 2020 |
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