The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape

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The report discusses the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-Related Congressional Actions in the 112th Congress. The policymakers, including some in Congress, have long called for varying degrees and types of reform to the FCC. Most proposals fall into two categories: (1) procedural changes made within the FCC or through congressional action that would affect the agency's operations or (2) substantive policy changes requiring congressional action that would affect how the agency regulates different services and industry sectors.

Creator(s): Figliola, Patricia Moloney
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 12, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Figliola, Patricia Moloney

Specialist in Internet and Telecommunications Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 12, 2012
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United States
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The report discusses the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-Related Congressional Actions in the 112th Congress. The policymakers, including some in Congress, have long called for varying degrees and types of reform to the FCC. Most proposals fall into two categories: (1) procedural changes made within the FCC or through congressional action that would affect the agency's operations or (2) substantive policy changes requiring congressional action that would affect how the agency regulates different services and industry sectors.

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14 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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