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FCC 76.29
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  76.29   Special temporary authority.

   (a) In circumstances requiring the temporary use of community units for
   operations not authorized by the Commission's rules, a cable television
   system may request special temporary authority to operate. The
   Commission may grant special temporary authority, upon a finding that
   the public interest would be served thereby, for a period not to exceed
   ninety (90) days, and may extend such authority, upon a like finding,
   for one additional period, not to exceed ninety (90) days.

   (b) Requests for special temporary authority may be submitted
   informally, by letter, and shall contain the following:

   (1) Name and address of the applicant cable system.

   (2) Community in which the community unit is located.

   (3) Type of operation to be conducted.

   (4) Date of commencement of proposed operations.

   (5) Duration of time for which temporary authority is required.

   (6) All pertinent facts and considerations relied on to demonstrate the
   need for special temporary authority and to support a determination
   that a grant of such authority would serve the public interest.

   (7) A certificate of service on all interested parties.

   (c) A request for special temporary authority shall be filed at least
   ten (10) days prior to the date of commencement of the proposed
   operations, or shall be accompanied by a statement of reasons for the
   delay in submitting such request.

   (d) A grant of special temporary authority may be rescinded by the
   Commission at any time upon a finding of facts which warrant such

   [ 39 FR 35166 , Sept. 30, 1974;  42 FR 19346 , Apr. 13, 1977, as amended at
    43 FR 49008 , Oct. 20, 1978]


Subpart C—Cable Franchising


Goto Section: 76.11 | 76.41

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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