Goto Section: 73.1942 | 73.1944 | Table of Contents

FCC 73.1943
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  73.1943   Political file.

   (a) Every licensee shall keep and permit public inspection of a
   complete and orderly record (political file) of all requests for
   broadcast time made by or on behalf of a candidate for public office,
   together with an appropriate notation showing the disposition made by
   the licensee of such requests, and the charges made, if any, if the
   request is granted. The “disposition” includes the schedule of time
   purchased, when spots actually aired, the rates charged, and the
   classes of time purchased.

   (b) When free time is provided for use by or on behalf of candidates, a
   record of the free time provided shall be placed in the political file.

   (c) All records required by this paragraph shall be placed in the
   online political file as soon as possible and shall be retained for a
   period of two years. As soon as possible means immediately absent
   unusual circumstances.

   [ 57 FR 210 , Jan. 3, 1992, as amended at  77 FR 27655 , May 11, 2012;  81 FR 10123 , Feb. 29, 2016;  85 FR 21078 , Apr. 16, 2020]


Goto Section: 73.1942 | 73.1944

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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