The FCC has published the agenda for its May 2022 Open Meeting. The meeting is scheduled for May 19, at 10:30 a.m. EDT and will be livestreamed at www.fcc.gov/live and available on the FCC’s YouTube channel. The agenda includes the following items:
Combatting Illegal Robocalls (WC Docket No. 17-97) – The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Order on Reconsideration, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing foreign-originated and other illegal robocalls from multiple angles.
Expanding Broadband Service Through the A-CAM Program (WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 14-58, 09-197, 16-271, RM-11868) – The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on a proposal by the ACAM Broadband Coalition to achieve widespread deployment of 100/20 Mbps broadband service throughout the rural areas served by carriers currently receiving Alternative Connect America Model support, and proposing targeted modifications to the Commission’s rules to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the high-cost program.
Modernizing Priority Services for National Security and Emergency Response (PS Docket No. 20-187) – The Commission will consider a Report and Order that would update and streamline its rules providing priority provision and restoration of service for national security and emergency response users.
Updating FM Radio Directional Antenna Verification (MB Docket No. 21-422) – The Commission will consider a Report and Order to allow applicants proposing directional FM antennas the option of verifying the directional antenna pattern through computer modeling.
The Commission will also consider an enforcement action.