[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 12 (Wednesday, January 20, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 3086-3087]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-01082]



47 CFR Part 69

[WC Docket No. 05-25 and RM-10593; DA 15-1473]

Wireline Competition Bureau Extends Comment and Reply Comment 
Deadlines in Business Data Services (Special Access) Rulemaking 

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Wireline Competition Bureau grants in part a request 
seeking an extension to the comment and reply comment deadlines in the 
business data services (special access proceeding, Special Access 

DATES: Comments may be filed on or before January 22, 2016, and reply 
comments may be filed by February 19, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, 
Washington, DC 20554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Price, Wireline Competition 
Bureau, Pricing Policy Division, 202-418-1540 or at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission's order 
WC Docket 05-25, RM-10593, DA 15-1473, released December 21, 2015. This 
document does not contain information collection(s) subject to the 
Paperwork Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104-93. In addition, therefore, 
it does not contain any new or modified ``information collection 
burdens[s] for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees,'' 
pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002. The full 
text of this document may be downloaded at the following Internet 
address: http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2015/db1221/DA-15-1473A1.pdf. To request alternative formats for persons 
with disabilities (e.g., accessible format documents, sign language, 
interpreters, CARTS, etc.), send an email to [email protected] or call the 
Commission's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 
or (202) 418-0432 (TTY).

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    In Section IV.B of the Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making 
(FNPRM) accompanying the Data Collection Order, adopted on December 11, 
2012, the Commission sought comment on possible changes to its rules 
for the business data services. The Commission set the comment 
deadlines on this portion of the Special Access FNPRM, 78 FR 2600, 
several months beyond the document's release date to allow interested 
parties opportunity to review the data and information collected before 
filing comments. The Bureau has extended these deadlines, upon request 
and in consideration of oppositions filed in response to the request 
for extensions of time, to allow interested parties adequate time to 
access and review the data and information collected. Accordingly, the 
deadline for filing comments is extended to January 22, 2016, and the 
deadline for reply comments is extended to February 19, 2016.

Federal Communications Commission.
Pamela Arluk,
Chief, Pricing Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-01082 Filed 1-19-16; 8:45 am]