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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 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 67462
October 2020
64.6010
Miscellaneous rules relating to common carriers
Inmate Calling Services rate caps.
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 64068
October 2020
90.103
Private land mobile radio services
Radiolocation Service.
85 FR 64065
October 2020
2.106
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
Table of Frequency Allocations.
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
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
1.1506
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 at the hearing.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.319
Practice and procedure
Objections to the taking of depositions.
85 FR 63181
October 2020
1.316
Practice and procedure
Depositions upon written interrogatories--notice and
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
xxx
85 FR 63180
October 2020
1.311
Practice and procedure
General.
85 FR 63180
October 2020
1.302
Practice and procedure
Appeal from presiding officer's final ruling; effective date
85 FR 63179
October 2020
1.301
Practice and procedure
Appeal from presiding officer's interlocutory ruling;
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 initial or
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
xxx
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
Certification of transcript.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.258
Practice and procedure
Closing of the hearing.
85 FR 63178
October 2020
1.254
Practice and procedure
Nature of the hearing; 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
Prehearing statement.
85 FR 63177
October 2020
1.248
Practice and procedure
Prehearing conferences; hearing 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 judge.
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.243
Practice and procedure
Authority of presiding officer.
85 FR 63176
October 2020
1.242
Practice and procedure
xxx
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
xxx
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
Record of actions taken.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.351
Commission organization
Authority delegated.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.347
Commission organization
Record of actions taken.
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 judge.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.201
Commission organization
General provisions.
85 FR 63171
October 2020
0.192
Commission organization
Emergency Response Interoperability Center.
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 63170
October 2020
0.5
Commission organization
General description of Commission organization and operations.
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.
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7009
Practice and procedure
Enforcement.
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7008
Practice and procedure
Creation of broadband internet access service coverage maps.
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7007
Practice and procedure
Establishing the Fabric.
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7006
Practice and procedure
Data verification.
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7005
Practice and procedure
Disclosure of data in the Fabric and Digital Opportunity Data
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7004
Practice and procedure
Scope, content, and frequency of Digital Opportunity Data
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7001
Practice and procedure
Scope and content of filed reports.
85 FR 50907
August 2020
1.7000
Practice and procedure
Purpose.
85 FR 44787
July 2020
25.228
Satellite communications
Operating and coordination requirements for earth stations in
85 FR 44787
July 2020
25.218
Satellite communications
Off-axis EIRP density envelopes for FSS earth stations
85 FR 44787
July 2020
25.209
Satellite communications
Earth station antenna performance standards.
85 FR 44786
July 2020
25.103
Satellite communications
Definitions.
85 FR 44217
July 2020
76.64
Multichannel video and cable television service
Retransmission consent.
85 FR 43735
July 2020
25.217
Satellite communications
Default service rules.
85 FR 43735
July 2020
25.165
Satellite communications
Surety bonds.
85 FR 43735
July 2020
25.159
Satellite communications
Limits on pending applications and unbuilt satellite systems.
85 FR 43735
July 2020
25.157
Satellite communications
Consideration of applications for NGSO-like satellite
85 FR 43735
July 2020
25.156
Satellite communications
Consideration of applications.
85 FR 43735
July 2020
25.137
Satellite communications
Requests for U.S. market access through non-U.S.-licensed
85 FR 43734
July 2020
25.123
Satellite communications
Applications for streamlined small spacecraft authorization.
85 FR 43734
July 2020
25.122
Satellite communications
Applications for streamlined small space station
85 FR 43733
July 2020
25.121
Satellite communications
License term and renewals.
85 FR 43733
July 2020
25.117
Satellite communications
Modification of station license.
85 FR 43733
July 2020
25.114
Satellite communications
Applications for space station authorizations.
85 FR 43733
July 2020
25.113
Satellite communications
Station construction, deployment approval, and operation of
85 FR 43733
July 2020
25.112
Satellite communications
Dismissal and return of applications.
85 FR 43733
July 2020
25.103
Satellite communications
Definitions.
85 FR 43733
July 2020
1.1107
Practice and procedure
Schedule of charges for applications and other filings for
85 FR 43492
July 2020
74.782
Experimental radio, auxiliary, special broadcast and other program distributional services
Low power television and TV translator simulcasting during
85 FR 43492
July 2020
73.6029
Radio broadcast services
Class A television simulcasting during the ATSC 3.0 (Next
85 FR 43492
July 2020
73.3801
Radio broadcast services
Full power television simulcasting during the ATSC 3.0 (Next
85 FR 43141
July 2020
90.672
Private land mobile radio services
Unacceptable interference to non-cellular 800 MHz licensees
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.616
Private land mobile radio services
896-897.5/935-936.5 MHz and 900.5-901/939.5-940 MHz
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.613
Private land mobile radio services
Frequencies available.
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.603
Private land mobile radio services
Eligibility.
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.601
Private land mobile radio services
Scope.
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.213
Private land mobile radio services
Frequency stability.
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.213
Private land mobile radio services
Frequency stability.
85 FR 43139
July 2020
90.210
Private land mobile radio services
Emission masks.
85 FR 43138
July 2020
90.209
Private land mobile radio services
Bandwidth limitations.
85 FR 43138
July 2020
90.205
Private land mobile radio services
Power and antenna height limits.
85 FR 43134
July 2020
27.1424
Miscellaneous wireless communications services
Agreements between 3.7 GHz Service licensees and C-Band
85 FR 43134
July 2020
27.12
Miscellaneous wireless communications services
Eligibility.
85 FR 43134
July 2020
27.1
Miscellaneous wireless communications services
Basis and purpose.
85 FR 43134
July 2020
20.12
Commercial mobile radio services
Resale and roaming.
85 FR 43129
July 2020
1.907
Practice and procedure
Definitions.
85 FR 43129
July 2020
1.9005
Practice and procedure
Included services.
85 FR 41929
July 2020
1.907
Practice and procedure
Definitions.
85 FR 41417
July 2020
90.617
Private land mobile radio services
Frequencies in the 809.750-824/854.750-869 MHz, and
85 FR 39075
June 2020
1.4
Practice and procedure
Computation of time.
85 FR 38740
June 2020
95.2309
Personal radio services
WMTS frequency coordination.
85 FR 38740
June 2020
27.1321
Miscellaneous wireless communications services
Requirements for operation of base and fixed stations in the
85 FR 38740
June 2020
18.301
Industrial, scientific, and medical equipment
Operating frequencies.
85 FR 38740
June 2020
15.510
Radio frequency devices
Technical requirements for through-wall imaging systems.
85 FR 38739
June 2020
2.1093
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
Radiofrequency radiation exposure evaluation: portable
85 FR 38739
June 2020
2.1091
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
Radiofrequency radiation exposure evaluation: mobile devices.
85 FR 38739
June 2020
2.107
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
Radio astronomy station notification.
85 FR 38633
June 2020
2.106
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
Table of Frequency Allocations.
85 FR 38633
June 2020
2.105
Frequency allocations and radio treaty matters; general rules and regulations
United States Table of Frequency Allocations.