Title 47

PART 0

Part 0 - Commission Organization

PART 0 - COMMISSION ORGANIZATION Authority:47 U.S.C. 155, 225, unless otherwise noted.

47:1.0.1.1.1.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Organization
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.44SUBJGRP 44
   General
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.44.1SECTION 0.1
   0.1 The Commission.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.44.2SECTION 0.3
   0.3 The Chairman.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.44.3SECTION 0.5
   0.5 General description of Commission organization and operations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.45SUBJGRP 45
   Office of Managing Director
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.45.4SECTION 0.11
   0.11 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.46SUBJGRP 46
   Office of Inspector General
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.46.5SECTION 0.13
   0.13 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.47SUBJGRP 47
   Office of Media Relations
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.47.6SECTION 0.15
   0.15 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.48SUBJGRP 48
   Office of Legislative Affairs
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.48.7SECTION 0.17
   0.17 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.49SUBJGRP 49
   Office of Economics and Analytics
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.49.8SECTION 0.21
   0.21 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.50SUBJGRP 50
   Office of Engineering and Technology
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.50.9SECTION 0.31
   0.31 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.51SUBJGRP 51
   Office of General Counsel
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.51.10SECTION 0.41
   0.41 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.52SUBJGRP 52
   International Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.52.11SECTION 0.51
   0.51 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.53SUBJGRP 53
   Media Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.53.12SECTION 0.61
   0.61 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.54SUBJGRP 54
   Office of Workplace Diversity
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.54.13SECTION 0.81
   0.81 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.55SUBJGRP 55
   Wireline Competition Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.55.14SECTION 0.91
   0.91 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.56SUBJGRP 56
   Office of Communications Business Opportunities
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.56.15SECTION 0.101
   0.101 Functions of the office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.57SUBJGRP 57
   Enforcement Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.57.16SECTION 0.111
   0.111 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.57.17SECTION 0.121
   0.121 Location of field installations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.58SUBJGRP 58
   Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.58.18SECTION 0.131
   0.131 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.59SUBJGRP 59
   Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.59.19SECTION 0.141
   0.141 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.60SUBJGRP 60
   Office of Administrative Law Judges
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.60.20SECTION 0.151
   0.151 Functions of the Office.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.61SUBJGRP 61
   Homeland Security, Defense and Emergency Preparedness Functions
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.61.21SECTION 0.181
   0.181 The Defense Commissioner.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.61.22SECTION 0.185
   0.185 Responsibilities of the bureaus and staff offices.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.61.23SECTION 0.186
   0.186 Emergency Relocation Board.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.62SUBJGRP 62
   Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.62.24SECTION 0.191
   0.191 Functions of the Bureau.
47:1.0.1.1.1.1.62.25SECTION 0.192
   0.192 Emergency Response Interoperability Center.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Delegations of Authority
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.63SUBJGRP 63
   General
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.63.1SECTION 0.201
   0.201 General provisions.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.63.2SECTION 0.203
   0.203 Authority of person, panel, or board to which functions are delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.63.3SECTION 0.204
   0.204 The exercise of delegated authority.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.64SUBJGRP 64
   Commissioners
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.64.4SECTION 0.211
   0.211 Chairman.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.64.5SECTION 0.212
   0.212 Board of Commissioners.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.64.6SECTION 0.218
   0.218 Authority of, and delegated to, an individual Commissioner or Commissioners.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.65SUBJGRP 65
   Managing Director
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.65.7SECTION 0.231
   0.231 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.66SUBJGRP 66
   Chief Engineer
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.66.8SECTION 0.241
   0.241 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.66.9SECTION 0.247
   0.247 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.67SUBJGRP 67
   General Counsel
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.67.10SECTION 0.251
   0.251 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.68SUBJGRP 68
   International Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.68.11SECTION 0.261
   0.261 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.68.12SECTION 0.262
   0.262 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.69SUBJGRP 69
   Office of Economics and Analytics
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.69.13SECTION 0.271
   0.271 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.69.14SECTION 0.272
   0.272 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.69.15SECTION 0.273
   0.273 Actions taken under delegated authority.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.70SUBJGRP 70
   Chief, Media Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.70.16SECTION 0.283
   0.283 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.70.17SECTION 0.284
   0.284 Actions taken under delegated authority.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.70.18SECTION 0.285
   0.285 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.71SUBJGRP 71
   Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.71.19SECTION 0.291
   0.291 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.71.20SECTION 0.301
   0.301 [Reserved]
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.71.21SECTION 0.302
   0.302 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.71.22SECTION 0.303
   0.303 [Reserved]
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.71.23SECTION 0.304
   0.304 Authority for determinations of exempt telecommunications company status.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.72SUBJGRP 72
   Enforcement Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.72.24SECTION 0.311
   0.311 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.72.25SECTION 0.314
   0.314 Additional authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.72.26SECTION 0.317
   0.317 Record of action taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.73SUBJGRP 73
   Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.73.27SECTION 0.331
   0.331 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.73.28SECTION 0.332
   0.332 Actions taken under delegated authority.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.73.29SECTION 0.333-0.337
   0.333-0.337 [Reserved]
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.74SUBJGRP 74
   Administrative Law Judges
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.74.30SECTION 0.341
   0.341 Authority of administrative law judge.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.74.31SECTION 0.347
   0.347 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.75SUBJGRP 75
   Chief Administrative Law Judge
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.75.32SECTION 0.351
   0.351 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.75.33SECTION 0.357
   0.357 Record of actions taken.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.76SUBJGRP 76
   Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.76.34SECTION 0.361
   0.361 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.77SUBJGRP 77
   Office of Communications Business Opportunities
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.77.35SECTION 0.371
   0.371 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.78SUBJGRP 78
   National Security and Emergency Preparedness Delegations
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.78.36SECTION 0.381
   0.381 Defense Commissioner.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.78.37SECTION 0.383
   0.383 Emergency Relocation Board, authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.78.38SECTION 0.387
   0.387 Other national security and emergency preparedness delegations; cross reference.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.79SUBJGRP 79
   Office of Workplace Diversity
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.79.39SECTION 0.391
   0.391 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.80SUBJGRP 80
   Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
47:1.0.1.1.1.2.80.40SECTION 0.392
   0.392 Authority delegated.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - General Information
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81SUBJGRP 81
   General
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81.1SECTION 0.401
   0.401 Location of Commission offices.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81.2SECTION 0.403
   0.403 Office hours.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81.3SECTION 0.405
   0.405 Statutory provisions.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81.4SECTION 0.406
   0.406 The rules and regulations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81.5SECTION 0.408
   0.408 OMB control numbers and expiration dates assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.81.6SECTION 0.409
   0.409 Commission policy on private printing of FCC forms.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82SUBJGRP 82
   Printed Publications
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.7SECTION 0.411
   0.411 General reference materials.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.8SECTION 0.413
   0.413 The Commission's printed publications.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.9SECTION 0.414
   0.414 The Communications Act and other statutory materials.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.10SECTION 0.415
   0.415 The rules and regulations (looseleaf service).
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.11SECTION 0.416
   0.416 The Federal Communications Commission Record.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.12SECTION 0.417
   0.417 The Annual Reports.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.82.13SECTION 0.420
   0.420 Other Commission publications.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.83SUBJGRP 83
   Forms and Documents Available Upon Request
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.83.14SECTION 0.421
   0.421 Application forms.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.83.15SECTION 0.422
   0.422 Current action documents and public notices.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.83.16SECTION 0.423
   0.423 Information bulletins.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.84SUBJGRP 84
   Lists Containing Information Compiled by the Commission
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.84.17SECTION 0.431
   0.431 The FCC service frequency lists.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.84.18SECTION 0.434
   0.434 Data bases and lists of authorized broadcast stations and pending broadcast applications.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85SUBJGRP 85
   Public Information and Inspection of Records
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.19SECTION 0.441
   0.441 General.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.20SECTION 0.442
   0.442 Disclosure to other Federal government agencies of information submitted to the Commission in confidence.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.21SECTION 0.445
   0.445 Publication, availability, and use of opinions, orders, policy statements, interpretations, administrative manuals, staff instructions, and frequently requested records.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.22SECTION 0.451
   0.451 Inspection of records: Generally.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.23SECTION 0.453
   0.453 Public reference rooms.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.24SECTION 0.457
   0.457 Records not routinely available for public inspection.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.25SECTION 0.458
   0.458 Nonpublic information.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.26SECTION 0.459
   0.459 Requests that materials or information submitted to the Commission be withheld from public inspection.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.27SECTION 0.460
   0.460 Requests for inspection of records which are routinely available for public inspection.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.28SECTION 0.461
   0.461 Requests for inspection of materials not routinely available for public inspection.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.29SECTION 0.463
   0.463 Disclosure of Commission records and information in legal proceedings in which the Commission is a non-party.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.30SECTION 0.465
   0.465 Request for copies of materials which are available, or made available, for public inspection.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.31SECTION 0.466
   0.466 Definitions.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.32SECTION 0.467
   0.467 Search and review fees.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.33SECTION 0.468
   0.468 Interest.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.34SECTION 0.469
   0.469 Advance payments.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.85.35SECTION 0.470
   0.470 Assessment of fees.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86SUBJGRP 86
   Places for Making Submittals or Requests, for Filing Applications, and for Taking Examinations
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.36SECTION 0.471
   0.471 Miscellaneous submittals or requests.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.37SECTION 0.473
   0.473 Reports of violations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.38SECTION 0.475
   0.475 Applications for employment.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.39SECTION 0.481
   0.481 Place of filing applications for radio authorizations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.40SECTION 0.482
   0.482 Application for waiver of wireless radio service rules.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.41SECTION 0.483
   0.483 Applications for amateur or commercial radio operator licenses.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.42SECTION 0.484
   0.484 Amateur radio operator examinations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.43SECTION 0.485
   0.485 Commercial radio operator examinations.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.44SECTION 0.489
   0.489 [Reserved]
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.45SECTION 0.491
   0.491 Application for exemption from compulsory ship radio requirements.
47:1.0.1.1.1.3.86.46SECTION 0.493
   0.493 Non-radio common carrier applications.
47:1.0.1.1.1.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Mandatory Declassification of National Security Information
47:1.0.1.1.1.4.87.1SECTION 0.501
   0.501 General.
47:1.0.1.1.1.4.87.2SECTION 0.502
   0.502 Purpose.
47:1.0.1.1.1.4.87.3SECTION 0.503
   0.503 Submission of requests for mandatory declassification review.
47:1.0.1.1.1.4.87.4SECTION 0.504
   0.504 Processing requests for declassification.
47:1.0.1.1.1.4.87.5SECTION 0.505
   0.505 Fees and charges.
47:1.0.1.1.1.4.87.6SECTION 0.506
   0.506 FOIA and Privacy Act requests.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Privacy Act Regulations
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.1SECTION 0.551
   0.551 Purpose and scope; definitions.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.2SECTION 0.552
   0.552 Notice identifying Commission systems of records.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.3SECTION 0.553
   0.553 New uses of information.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.4SECTION 0.554
   0.554 Procedures for requests pertaining to individual records in a system of records.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.5SECTION 0.555
   0.555 Disclosure of record information to individuals.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.6SECTION 0.556
   0.556 Request to correct or amend records.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.7SECTION 0.557
   0.557 Administrative review of an initial decision not to amend a record.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.8SECTION 0.558
   0.558 Advice and assistance.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.9SECTION 0.559
   0.559 Disclosure of disputed information to persons other than the individual to whom it pertains.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.10SECTION 0.560
   0.560 Penalty for false representation of identity.
47:1.0.1.1.1.5.87.11SECTION 0.561
   0.561 Exemptions.
47:1.0.1.1.1.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Meeting Procedures
47:1.0.1.1.1.6.87.1SECTION 0.601
   0.601 Definitions.
47:1.0.1.1.1.6.87.2SECTION 0.602
   0.602 Open meetings.
47:1.0.1.1.1.6.87.3SECTION 0.603
   0.603 Bases for closing a meeting to the public.
47:1.0.1.1.1.6.87.4SECTION 0.605
   0.605 Procedures for announcing meetings.
47:1.0.1.1.1.6.87.5SECTION 0.606
   0.606 Procedures for closing a meeting to the public.
47:1.0.1.1.1.6.87.6SECTION 0.607
   0.607 Transcript, recording or minutes; availability to the public.
47:1.0.1.1.1.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Intergovernmental Communication
47:1.0.1.1.1.7.87.1SECTION 0.701
   0.701 Intergovernmental Advisory Committee.