[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 46 (Tuesday, March 10, 1998)]
[Pages 11677-11678]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-6087]



[FCC 98-14]

Organizations, Functions, and Authority Delegations: Defense 

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This Order designates Commissioner Michael K. Powell as the 
Defense Commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission.

EFFECTIVE DATE: February 5, 1998.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 1919 M Street, N.W., Room 
734, Washington, D.C. 20554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roy Kolly, Compliance and Information 
Bureau, (202) 418-1154.

    1. Pursuant to Sec. 0.181 of the FCC Rules, we hereby appoint 
Commissioner Michael K. Powell to be Defense Commissioner. The Defense 
Commissioner is responsible for overseeing all National Security 
Emergency Preparedness functions for the Commission. This involves 
serving as primary Commission defense spokesperson, approving industry 
emergency plans including those for the Emergency Alert System, 
representing the Commission in interagency matters pertaining to 
continuity of government during national emergencies, and

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assuming the duties of the Commission under some emergencies.
    2. This Order is procedural in nature and pertains to the internal 
organization and delegations of authority, and hence not subject to the 
prior notice and effective date provisions of the Administrative 
Procedure Act.
    3. Accordingly, it is ordered, pursuant to Sec. 0.181 of the FCC 
rules, that Michael K. Powell shall serve as Defense Commissioner.

Federal Communications Commission.
Magalie Roman Salas,
[FR Doc. 98-6087 Filed 3-9-98; 8:45 am]