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§ 68.501 Authorization procedures.
(a) Authorization required. Unless exempt from the requirements of
§ § 68.4 and 68.6, ACS telephonic CPE manufactured in or imported into
the United States after February 28, 2020, shall be certified as
hearing aid compatible by a Telecommunications Certification Body or
the responsible party shall follow the procedures in this part for a
Supplier's Declaration of Conformity to establish that such CPE is
hearing aid compatible.
(b) Certification. The requirements of § § 68.160 and 68.162 shall apply
to the certification of ACS telephonic CPE as hearing aid compatible.
(c) Supplier's Declaration of Conformity. The requirements of
§ § 68.320-68.350 (except § 68.324(f)) shall apply to the use of the
Supplier's Declaration of Conformity procedure to establish that ACS
telephonic CPE is hearing aid compatible.
(d) Revocation procedures. (1) The Commission may revoke the
authorization of ACS telephonic CPE under this section, where:
(i) The equipment approval is shown to have been obtained by
(ii) The responsible party willfully or repeatedly fails to comply with
the terms and conditions of its equipment approval; or
(iii) The responsible party willfully or repeatedly fails to comply
with any rule, regulation or order issued by the Commission under the
Communications Act of 1934 relating to terminal equipment.
(2) Before revoking such authorization, the Commission, or the
Enforcement Bureau under delegated authority, will issue a written
Notice of Intent to Revoke part 68 Authorization, or a Joint Notice of
Apparent Liability for Forfeiture and Notice of Intent to Revoke part
68 Authorization, pursuant to § § 1.80 and 1.89 of this chapter. The
notice will be sent to the responsible party for the equipment at issue
at the address provided to the Administrative Council for Terminal
Attachments. A product that has had its authorization revoked may not
be reauthorized for a period of six months from the date of revocation
of the approval. A responsible party for ACS telephonic CPE that has
had its authorization revoked or that has been assessed a forfeiture,
or both, may request reconsideration or make administrative appeal of
the decision pursuant to part 1 of the Commission's rules: Practice and
Procedure, part 1 of this chapter.
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