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§ 1.40001 Executive branch review of applications, petitions, other filings,
and existing authorizations or licenses with reportable foreign ownership.
Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 76385 , Nov. 27, 2020.
(a) The Commission, in its discretion, may refer applications,
petitions, and other filings to the executive branch for review for
national security, law enforcement, foreign policy, and/or trade policy
(1) The Commission will generally refer to the executive branch
applications filed for an international section 214 authorization and
submarine cable landing license as well as an application to assign,
transfer control of, or modify those authorizations and licenses where
the applicant has reportable foreign ownership and petitions for
section 310(b) foreign ownership rulings for broadcast, common carrier
wireless, and common carrier satellite earth station licenses pursuant
to § § 1.767, 63.18 and 63.24 of this chapter, and 1.5000 through 1.5004.
(b) The Commission will consider any recommendations from the executive
branch on pending application(s) for an international section 214
authorization or cable landing license(s) or petition(s) for foreign
ownership ruling(s) pursuant to § § 1.5000 through 1.5004 or on existing
authorizations or licenses that may affect national security, law
enforcement, foreign policy, and/or trade policy as part of its public
interest analysis. The Commission will evaluate concerns raised by the
executive branch and will make an independent decision concerning the
(c) In any such referral pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section or
when considering any recommendations pursuant to paragraph (b) of this
section, the Commission may disclose to relevant executive branch
agencies, subject to the provisions of 44 U.S.C. 3510, any information
submitted by an applicant, petitioner, licensee, or authorization
holder in confidence pursuant to § 0.457 or § 0.459 of this chapter.
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 0.442 of this chapter, notice will
be provided at the time of disclosure.
(d) As used in this subpart, “reportable foreign ownership” for
applications filed pursuant to § § 1.767 and 63.18 and 63.24 of this
chapter means any foreign owner of the applicant that must be disclosed
in the application pursuant to § 63.18(h); and for petitions filed
pursuant to § § 1.5000 through 1.5004 “reportable foreign ownership”
means foreign disclosable interest holders pursuant to § 1.5001(e) and
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