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Each section of the FCC rules has a regulatory history at the end of the text in the form of a list of citations to the Federal Register. In addition, rules not yet effective but published in the Federal Register are typically printed at the beginning of the text of a section. The table below sorts these citations by date (volume and page number) with the most recent first along with the month and year of publication and the cited rule section along with the title of the rule part and the title of the rule section. Consulting this table, it is easy to see recent rule changes of interest.

Federal Register
Date
Revised Rule
Rule Title
85 FR 76486
December 2020
79.109
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Activating accessibility features.
85 FR 76486
December 2020
79.108
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Video programming guides and menus provided by navigation
85 FR 76486
December 2020
79.107
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
User interfaces provided by digital apparatus.
85 FR 76486
December 2020
79.106
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Video description and emergency information accessibility
85 FR 76486
December 2020
79.105
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Video description and emergency information accessibility
85 FR 76485
December 2020
79.3
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Video description of video programming.
85 FR 76484
December 2020
79.2
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Accessibility of programming providing emergency information.
85 FR 76480
December 2020
90.1217
Private land mobile radio services
xxx
85 FR 76480
December 2020
90.1203
Private land mobile radio services
Eligibility.
85 FR 76479
December 2020
1.9048
Practice and procedure
Special provisions relating to spectrum leasing arrangements
85 FR 76479
December 2020
1.9005
Practice and procedure
Included services.
85 FR 76479
December 2020
1.9001
Practice and procedure
Purpose and scope.
85 FR 76387
December 2020
63.24
Extension of lines, new lines, and discontinuance, reduction, outage and impairment of service by common carriers; and grants of recognized private operating agency status
Assignments and transfers of control.
85 FR 76385
December 2020
63.18
Extension of lines, new lines, and discontinuance, reduction, outage and impairment of service by common carriers; and grants of recognized private operating agency status
Contents of applications for international common carriers.
85 FR 76385
December 2020
63.12
Extension of lines, new lines, and discontinuance, reduction, outage and impairment of service by common carriers; and grants of recognized private operating agency status
Processing of international Section 214 applications.
85 FR 76385
December 2020
63.04
Extension of lines, new lines, and discontinuance, reduction, outage and impairment of service by common carriers; and grants of recognized private operating agency status
Filing procedures for domestic transfer of control
85 FR 76385
December 2020
1.30004
Practice and procedure
Notice of tower construction or modification near AM
85 FR 76385
December 2020
1.30004
Practice and procedure
Notice of tower construction or modification near AM
85 FR 76383
December 2020
1.30004
Practice and procedure
Notice of tower construction or modification near AM
85 FR 76382
December 2020
1.767
Practice and procedure
Cable landing licenses.
85 FR 76382
December 2020
1.5001
Practice and procedure
Contents of petitions for declaratory ruling under section
85 FR 76381
December 2020
1.47
Practice and procedure
Service of documents and proof of service.
85 FR 76381
December 2020
0.261
Commission organization
Authority delegated.
85 FR 75917
November 2020
51.911
Interconnection
Access reciprocal compensation rates for competitive LECs.
85 FR 75917
November 2020
51.909
Interconnection
Transition of rate-of-return carrier access charges.
85 FR 75916
November 2020
51.907
Interconnection
Transition of price cap carrier access charges.
85 FR 75916
November 2020
51.905
Interconnection
Implementation.
85 FR 75916
November 2020
51.903
Interconnection
Definitions.
85 FR 75828
November 2020
54.1508
Universal service
Letter of credit for stage 2 fixed support recipients.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.903
Universal service
Obligations of rate-of-return carriers and the Administrator.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.804
Universal service
Rural Digital Opportunity Fund application process.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1021
Universal service
Record retention for Mobility Fund Phase II.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1020
Universal service
Milestone reports.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1019
Universal service
Annual reports.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1018
Universal service
Mobility Fund Phase II disbursements.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1017
Universal service
Compliance for Mobility Fund Phase II.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1016
Universal service
Letter of credit.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1015
Universal service
Public interest obligations.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1014
Universal service
Application process.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1013
Universal service
Provider eligibility.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1012
Universal service
Geographic areas eligible for support.
85 FR 75822
November 2020
54.1011
Universal service
Mobility Fund—Phase II.
85 FR 75819
November 2020
54.322
Universal service
xxx
85 FR 75819
November 2020
54.315
Universal service
Application process for Connect America Fund phase II support
85 FR 75819
November 2020
54.313
Universal service
Annual reporting requirements for high-cost recipients.
85 FR 75817
November 2020
54.5
Universal service
Terms and definitions.
85 FR 75817
November 2020
54.307
Universal service
Support to a competitive eligible telecommunications carrier.
85 FR 75817
November 2020
54.207
Universal service
Service areas.
85 FR 75816
November 2020
1.21004
Practice and procedure
Winning bidder's obligation to apply for support
85 FR 75816
November 2020
1.21002
Practice and procedure
Prohibition of certain communications during the competitive
85 FR 75814
November 2020
1.21001
Practice and procedure
Participation in competitive bidding for support.
85 FR 75814
November 2020
1.1902
Practice and procedure
Exceptions.
85 FR 73429
November 2020
76.504
Multichannel video and cable television service
Limits on carriage of vertically integrated programming.
85 FR 73429
November 2020
76.1700
Multichannel video and cable television service
Records to be maintained by cable system operators.
85 FR 73395
November 2020
64.6305
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
xxx
85 FR 73395
November 2020
64.6304
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
xxx
85 FR 73395
November 2020
64.6303
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
xxx
85 FR 73395
November 2020
64.6303
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
xxx
85 FR 73395
November 2020
64.6302
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
xxx
85 FR 73394
November 2020
64.6301
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Caller ID authentication.
85 FR 73394
November 2020
64.6300
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Definitions.
85 FR 71854
November 2020
76.1603
Multichannel video and cable television service
Customer service—rate and service changes.
85 FR 71854
November 2020
76.1601
Multichannel video and cable television service
Deletion or repositioning of broadcast signals.
85 FR 71854
November 2020
76.1600
Multichannel video and cable television service
Electronic delivery of notices.
85 FR 70501
November 2020
9.10
911 Requireements
911 Service.
85 FR 69515
November 2020
97.209
Amateur radio service
Earth station.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6100
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Minimum and maximum Prepaid Calling account balances.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6090
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Flat-Rate Calling.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6080
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Per-Call or Per-Connection Charges.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6070
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Taxes and fees.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6060
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Annual reporting and certification requirement.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6050
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Billing-related call blocking.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6030
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Inmate Calling Services interim rate cap.
85 FR 67462
October 2020
64.6020
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Ancillary Service Charge.
85 FR 67461
October 2020
64.6000
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Definitions.
85 FR 67450
October 2020
9.14
911 Requireements
Emergency calling requirements.
85 FR 64411
October 2020
95.329
Personal radio services
How to contact the FCC.
85 FR 64411
October 2020
95.3189
Personal radio services
OBU technical standard.
85 FR 64411
October 2020
95.2989
Personal radio services
PLB and MSLD technical standards.
85 FR 64411
October 2020
95.2509
Personal radio services
MBAN registration and frequency coordination.
85 FR 64411
October 2020
101.705
Fixed microwave services
Special showing for renewal of common carrier station
85 FR 64411
October 2020
101.523
Fixed microwave services
Service areas.
85 FR 64410
October 2020
90.553
Private land mobile radio services
Encryption.
85 FR 64410
October 2020
90.548
Private land mobile radio services
Interoperability Technical Standards.
85 FR 64410
October 2020
90.375
Private land mobile radio services
RSU license areas, communication zones and registrations
85 FR 64410
October 2020
90.265
Private land mobile radio services
Assignment and use of frequencies in the bands allocated for
85 FR 64410
October 2020
87.285
Aviation services
Scope of service.
85 FR 64410
October 2020
87.199
Aviation services
Special requirements for 406.0-406.1 MHz ELTs.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
80.7
Stations in the maritime services
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
80.59
Stations in the maritime services
Compulsory ship inspections.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
80.385
Stations in the maritime services
Frequencies for automated systems.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
79.3
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Video description of video programming.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
79.100
Closed captioning and video description of video programming
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
76.602
Multichannel video and cable television service
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
76.503
Multichannel video and cable television service
National subscriber limits.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
76.501
Multichannel video and cable television service
Cross-ownership.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
74.861
Experimental radio, auxiliary, special broadcast and other program distributional services
Technical requirements.
85 FR 64409
October 2020
74.707
Experimental radio, auxiliary, special broadcast and other program distributional services
Low power TV and TV translator station protection.
85 FR 64408
October 2020
74.703
Experimental radio, auxiliary, special broadcast and other program distributional services
Interference.
85 FR 64408
October 2020
73.8000
Radio broadcast services
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64408
October 2020
73.683
Radio broadcast services
Field strength contours and presumptive determination of
85 FR 64408
October 2020
73.623
Radio broadcast services
DTV applications and changes to DTV allotments.
85 FR 64408
October 2020
68.317
Connection of terminal equipment to the telephone network
Hearing aid compatibility volume control: technical
85 FR 64408
October 2020
68.162
Connection of terminal equipment to the telephone network
Requirements for Telecommunication Certification Bodies.
85 FR 64408
October 2020
68.160
Connection of terminal equipment to the telephone network
Designation of Telecommunication Certification Bodies (TCBs).
85 FR 64407
October 2020
64.621
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Interoperability and portability.
85 FR 64407
October 2020
64.3100
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Restrictions on mobile service commercial messages.
85 FR 64407
October 2020
52.26
Numbering
NANC Recommendations on Local Number Portability
85 FR 64407
October 2020
27.73
Miscellaneous wireless communications services
WCS, AMT, and Goldstone coordination requirements.
85 FR 64407
October 2020
27.1310
Miscellaneous wireless communications services
Protection of Broadcast Television Service in the 600 MHz
85 FR 64407
October 2020
25.301
Satellite communications
Satellite Emergency Notification Devices (SENDs).
85 FR 64407
October 2020
25.254
Satellite communications
Special requirements for ancillary terrestrial components
85 FR 64407
October 2020
25.108
Satellite communications
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64407
October 2020
24.202
Personal communications services
Service areas.
85 FR 64407
October 2020
24.102
Personal communications services
Service areas.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
3.61
Authorization and administration of accounting authorities in maritime and maritime mobile-satellite radio services
Reporting address.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
20.19
Commercial mobile radio services
Hearing aid-compatible mobile handsets.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
2.910
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
15.525
Radio frequency devices
Coordination requirements.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
15.38
Radio frequency devices
Incorporation by reference.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
15.240
Radio frequency devices
Operation in the band 433.5-434.5 MHz.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
11.56
Emergency Alert System (EAS)
Obligation to process CAP-formatted EAS messages.
85 FR 64406
October 2020
11.51
Emergency Alert System (EAS)
EAS code and Attention Signal Transmission requirements.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.939
Practice and procedure
Petitions to deny.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.773
Practice and procedure
Petitions for suspension or rejection of new tariff filings.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.403
Practice and procedure
Notice and availability.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.4000
Practice and procedure
Restrictions impairing reception of television broadcast
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.1953
Practice and procedure
Interagency requests.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.1870
Practice and procedure
Compliance procedures.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.1705
Practice and procedure
Forms; electronic and manual filing.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.13
Practice and procedure
Filing of petitions for review and notices of appeals of
85 FR 64405
October 2020
1.1120
Practice and procedure
Error claims.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
0.558
Commission organization
Advice and assistance.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
0.556
Commission organization
Request to correct or amend records.
85 FR 64405
October 2020
0.461
Commission organization
Requests for inspection of materials not routinely available
85 FR 64404
October 2020
0.441
Commission organization
General.
85 FR 64404
October 2020
0.434
Commission organization
Data bases and lists of authorized broadcast stations and
85 FR 64069
October 2020
97.305
Amateur radio service
Authorized emission types.
85 FR 64068
October 2020
97.303
Amateur radio service
Frequency sharing requirements.
85 FR 64068
October 2020
97.301
Amateur radio service
Authorized frequency bands.
85 FR 64068
October 2020
97.211
Amateur radio service
Space telecommand station.
85 FR 64068
October 2020
97.209
Amateur radio service
Earth station.
85 FR 64068
October 2020
97.207
Amateur radio service
Space station.
85 FR 64061
October 2020
1.1413
Practice and procedure
Complaints by incumbent local exchange carriers.
85 FR 63185
October 2020
76.1302
Multichannel video and cable television service
Carriage agreement proceedings.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
76.7
Multichannel video and cable television service
General special relief, waiver, enforcement, complaint, show
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1604
Practice and procedure
Post-selection hearings.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1528
Practice and procedure
Commission review.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1527
Practice and procedure
Initial decision.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1526
Practice and procedure
Further proceedings.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1525
Practice and procedure
Settlement.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1524
Practice and procedure
Comments by other parties.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1522
Practice and procedure
Answer to application.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1514
Practice and procedure
When an application may be filed.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1513
Practice and procedure
Documentation of fees and expenses.
85 FR 63184
October 2020
1.1512
Practice and procedure
Net worth exhibit.
85 FR 63183
October 2020
1.364
Practice and procedure
Testimony by speakerphone.
85 FR 63183
October 2020
1.1506
Practice and procedure
Allowable fees and expenses.
85 FR 63183
October 2020
1.1504
Practice and procedure
Eligibility of applicants.
85 FR 63183
October 2020
1.1319
Practice and procedure
Consideration of the environmental impact statements.
85 FR 63183
October 2020
1.1202
Practice and procedure
Definitions.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.362
Practice and procedure
Production of statements.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.351
Practice and procedure
Rules of evidence.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.338
Practice and procedure
Subpena forms.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.331
Practice and procedure
Who may sign and issue.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.325
Practice and procedure
Discovery and production of documents and things for
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.323
Practice and procedure
Interrogatories to parties.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.321
Practice and procedure
Use of depositions in hearing proceedings.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.319
Practice and procedure
Objections to the taking of depositions.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.315
Practice and procedure
Depositions upon oral examination—notice and preliminary
85 FR 63180
October 2020
1.314
Practice and procedure
Confidentiality of information produced or exchanged.
85 FR 63180
October 2020
1.311
Practice and procedure
General.
85 FR 63180
October 2020
1.302
Practice and procedure
Appeal from final ruling by presiding officer other than the
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.301
Practice and procedure
Appeal from interlocutory rulings by a presiding officer,
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.298
Practice and procedure
Rulings; time for action.
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.294
Practice and procedure
Oppositions and replies.
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.291
Practice and procedure
General provisions.
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.279
Practice and procedure
Limitation of matters to be reviewed.
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.274
Practice and procedure
Certification of the record to the Commission for decision
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.273
Practice and procedure
Waiver of initial or recommended decision.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.267
Practice and procedure
Initial and recommended decisions.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.265
Practice and procedure
Closing the record.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.263
Practice and procedure
Proposed findings and conclusions.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.261
Practice and procedure
Corrections to transcript.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.260
Practice and procedure
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.254
Practice and procedure
Nature of the hearing proceeding; burden of proof.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.253
Practice and procedure
Time and place of hearing.
85 FR 63177
October 2020
1.251
Practice and procedure
Summary decision.
85 FR 63177
October 2020
1.250
Practice and procedure
Discovery and preservation of evidence; cross-reference.
85 FR 63177
October 2020
1.249
Practice and procedure
Presiding officer statement.
85 FR 63177
October 2020
1.248
Practice and procedure
Status conferences.
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.245
Practice and procedure
Disqualification of presiding officer.
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.244
Practice and procedure
Designation of a settlement officer.
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.243
Practice and procedure
Authority of presiding officer.
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.242
Practice and procedure
Appointment of case manager when Commission is the presiding
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.241
Practice and procedure
Designation of presiding officer.
85 FR 63175
October 2020
1.229
Practice and procedure
Motions to enlarge, change, or delete issues.
85 FR 63175
October 2020
1.227
Practice and procedure
Consolidations.
85 FR 63175
October 2020
1.225
Practice and procedure
Participation by non-parties; consideration of communications.
85 FR 63175
October 2020
1.223
Practice and procedure
Petitions to intervene.
85 FR 63174
October 2020
1.221
Practice and procedure
Notice of hearing; appearances.
85 FR 63174
October 2020
1.210
Practice and procedure
Electronic filing.
85 FR 63174
October 2020
1.209
Practice and procedure
Identification of responsible officer in caption to pleading.
85 FR 63174
October 2020
1.203
Practice and procedure
The record.
85 FR 63174
October 2020
1.202
Practice and procedure
Official reporter; transcript.
85 FR 63174
October 2020
1.201
Practice and procedure
Scope.
85 FR 63173
October 2020
1.94
Practice and procedure
Consent order procedures.
85 FR 63173
October 2020
1.93
Practice and procedure
Consent orders.
85 FR 63173
October 2020
1.92
Practice and procedure
Revocation and/or cease and desist proceedings; after waiver of
85 FR 63173
October 2020
1.115
Practice and procedure
Application for review of action taken pursuant to delegated
85 FR 63173
October 2020
1.104
Practice and procedure
Preserving the right of review; deferred consideration of
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.91
Practice and procedure
Revocation and/or cease and desist proceedings; hearings.
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.87
Practice and procedure
Modification of license or construction permit on motion of the
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.85
Practice and procedure
Suspension of operator licenses.
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.80
Practice and procedure
Forfeiture proceedings.
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.51
Practice and procedure
Number of copies of pleadings, briefs, and other papers.
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.49
Practice and procedure
Specifications as to pleadings and documents.
85 FR 63172
October 2020
1.21
Practice and procedure
Parties.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.91
Commission organization
Functions of the Bureau.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.357
Commission organization
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.351
Commission organization
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.347
Commission organization
Record of actions taken.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.341
Commission organization
Authority of Administrative Law Judges and other presiding
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.201
Commission organization
General provisions.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.151
Commission organization
Functions of the Office.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.111
Commission organization
Functions of the Bureau.
85 FR 63170
October 2020
0.51
Commission organization
Functions of the Bureau.
85 FR 59914
September 2020
1.1156
Practice and procedure
Schedule of regulatory fees for international services.
85 FR 59913
September 2020
1.1155
Practice and procedure
Schedule of regulatory fees for cable television services.
85 FR 59913
September 2020
1.1154
Practice and procedure
Schedule of annual regulatory charges for common carrier
85 FR 59912
September 2020
1.1153
Practice and procedure
Schedule of annual regulatory fees and filing locations for
85 FR 59911
September 2020
1.1152
Practice and procedure
Schedule of annual regulatory fees for wireless radio
85 FR 59911
September 2020
1.1151
Practice and procedure
Authority to prescribe and collect regulatory fees.
85 FR 58297
September 2020
73.3617
Radio broadcast services
Information available on the internet.
85 FR 57783
September 2020
52.111
Numbering
Toll free number assignment.
85 FR 56534
September 2020
64.1200
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Delivery restrictions.
85 FR 53246
August 2020
9.10
911 Requireements
911 Service.
85 FR 52489
August 2020
64.611
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Internet-based TRS registration.
85 FR 52453
August 2020
97.207
Amateur radio service
Space station.
85 FR 52453
August 2020
25.282
Satellite communications
Orbit raising maneuvers.
85 FR 52453
August 2020
25.271
Satellite communications
Control of transmitting stations.
85 FR 52452
August 2020
25.123
Satellite communications
Applications for streamlined small spacecraft authorization.
85 FR 52452
August 2020
25.122
Satellite communications
Applications for streamlined small space station
85 FR 52451
August 2020
25.121
Satellite communications
License term and renewals.
85 FR 52450
August 2020
25.114
Satellite communications
Applications for space station authorizations.
85 FR 52449
August 2020
5.64
Experimental radio service (other than broadcast)
Special provisions for satellite systems.
85 FR 51367
August 2020
76.970
Multichannel video and cable television service
Commercial leased access rates.
85 FR 51358
August 2020
1.30004
Practice and procedure
Notice of tower construction or modification near AM
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7010
Practice and procedure
Authority to update the Digital Opportunity Data Collection.