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§ 64.1195 Registration requirement.
(a) Applicability. A telecommunications carrier that will provide
interstate telecommunications service shall file the registration
information described in paragraph (b) of this section in accordance
with the procedures described in paragraphs (c) and (g) of this
section. Any telecommunications carrier already providing interstate
telecommunications service on the effective date of these rules shall
submit the relevant portion of its FCC Form 499-A in accordance with
paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section.
(b) Information required for purposes of part 64. A telecommunications
carrier that is subject to the registration requirement pursuant to
paragraph (a) of this section shall provide the following information:
(1) The carrier's business name(s) and primary address;
(2) The names and business addresses of the carrier's chief executive
officer, chairman, and president, or, in the event that a company does
not have such executives, three similarly senior-level officials of the
(3) The carrier's regulatory contact and/or designated agent;
(4) All names that the carrier has used in the past; and
(5) The state(s) in which the carrier provides telecommunications
(c) Submission of registration. A carrier that is subject to the
registration requirement pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section
shall submit the information described in paragraph (b) of this section
in accordance with the Instructions to FCC Form 499-A. FCC Form 499-A
must be submitted under oath and penalty of perjury.
(d) Rejection of registration. The Commission may reject or suspend a
carrier's registration for any of the reasons identified in paragraphs
(e) or (f) of this section.
(e) Revocation or suspension of operating authority. After notice and
opportunity to respond, the Commission may revoke or suspend the
authorization of a carrier to provide service if the carrier provides
materially false or incomplete information in its FCC Form 499-A or
otherwise fails to comply with paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of this
(f) Imposition of fine. After notice and opportunity to respond, the
Commission may impose a fine on a carrier that is subject to the
registration requirement pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section if
that carrier fails to submit an FCC Form 499-A in accordance with
paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of this section.
(g) Changes in information. A carrier must notify the Commission of any
changes to the information provided pursuant to paragraph (b) of this
section within no more than one week of the change. Carriers may
satisfy this requirement by filing the relevant portion of FCC Form
499-A in accordance with the Instructions to such form.
(h) Duty to confirm registration of other carriers. The Commission
shall make available to the public a comprehensive listing of
registrants and the information that they have provided pursuant to
paragraph (b) of this section. A telecommunications carrier providing
telecommunications service for resale shall have an affirmative duty to
ascertain whether a potential carrier-customer (i.e., reseller) that is
subject to the registration requirement pursuant to paragraph (a) of
this section has filed an FCC Form 499-A with the Commission prior to
offering service to that carrier-customer. After notice and opportunity
to respond, the Commission may impose a fine on a carrier for failure
to confirm the registration status of a potential carrier-customer
before providing that carrier-customer with service.
[ 66 FR 12894 , Mar. 1, 2001]
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