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§ 68.604 Requirements for submitting technical criteria.
(a) Any standards development organization that is accredited under the
American National Standards Institute's Organization Method or the
Standards Committee Method (and their successor Method or Methods as
ANSI may from time to time establish) may establish technical criteria
for terminal equipment pursuant to ANSI consensus decision-making
procedures, and it may submit such criteria to the Administrative
Council for Terminal Attachments.
(b) Any ANSI-accredited standards development organization that
develops standards for submission to the Administrative Council for
Terminal Attachments must implement and use procedures for the
development of those standards that ensure openness equivalent to the
Commission rulemaking process.
(c) Any standards development organization that submits standards to
the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments for publication as
technical criteria shall certify to the Administrative Council for
Terminal Attachments that:
(1) The submitting standards development organization is
ANSI-accredited to the Standards Committee Method or the Organization
Method (or their successor Methods as amended from time to time by
(2) The technical criteria that it proposes for publication do not
conflict with any published technical criteria or with any technical
criteria submitted and pending for publication, and
(3) The technical criteria that it proposes for publication are limited
to preventing harms to the public switched telephone network,
identified in § 68.3 of this part.
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