Title 47

PART 64

Part 64 - Miscellaneous Rules Relating To Common Carriers

PART 64 - MISCELLANEOUS RULES RELATING TO COMMON CARRIERS Authority:47 U.S.C. 154, 201, 202, 217, 218, 220, 222, 225, 226, 227, 227b, 228, 251(a), 251(e), 254(k), 262, 403(b)(2)(B), (c), 616, 620, 1401-1473, unless otherwise noted; Pub. L. 115-141, Div. P, sec. 503, 132 Stat. 348, 1091. Source:28 FR 13239, Dec. 5, 1963, unless otherwise noted.

47:3.0.1.1.11.1SUBPART A
Subpart A [Reserved]
47:3.0.1.1.11.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Restrictions on Indecent Telephone Message Services
47:3.0.1.1.11.2.15.1SECTION 64.201
   64.201 Restrictions on indecent telephone message services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.3SUBPART C
Subpart C [Reserved]
47:3.0.1.1.11.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Procedures for Handling Priority Services in Emergencies
47:3.0.1.1.11.4.15.1SECTION 64.401
   64.401 Policies and procedures for provisioning and restoring certain telecommunications services in emergencies.
47:3.0.1.1.11.4.15.2SECTION 64.402
   64.402 Policies and procedures for the provision of priority access service by commercial mobile radio service providers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.5SUBPART E
Subpart E [Reserved]
47:3.0.1.1.11.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Telecommunications Relay Services and Related Customer Premises Equipment for Persons With Disabilities
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.1SECTION 64.601
   64.601 Definitions and provisions of general applicability.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.2SECTION 64.602
   64.602 Jurisdiction.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.3SECTION 64.603
   64.603 Provision of services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.4SECTION 64.604
   64.604 Mandatory minimum standards.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.5SECTION 64.605
   64.605 [Reserved]
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.6SECTION 64.606
   64.606 Internet-based TRS provider and TRS program certification.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.7SECTION 64.607
   64.607 Furnishing related customer premises equipment.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.8SECTION 64.608
   64.608 Provision of hearing aid compatible telephones by exchange carriers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.9SECTION 64.609
   64.609 Enforcement of related customer premises equipment rules.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.10SECTION 64.610
   64.610 Establishment of a National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.11SECTION 64.611
   64.611 Internet-based TRS registration.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.12SECTION 64.613
   64.613 Numbering directory for Internet-based TRS users.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.13SECTION 64.615
   64.615 TRS User Registration Database and administrator.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.14SECTION 64.619
   64.619 VRS Access Technology Reference Platform and administrator.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.15SECTION 64.621
   64.621 Interoperability and portability.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.16SECTION 64.623
   64.623 Administrator requirements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.17SECTION 64.630
   64.630 Applicability of change of default TRS provider rules.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.18SECTION 64.631
   64.631 Verification of orders for change of default TRS providers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.19SECTION 64.632
   64.632 Letter of authorization form and content.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.20SECTION 64.633
   64.633 Procedures for resolution of unauthorized changes in default provider.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.21SECTION 64.634
   64.634 Procedures where the Fund has not yet reimbursed the provider.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.22SECTION 64.635
   64.635 Procedures where the Fund has already reimbursed the provider.
47:3.0.1.1.11.6.15.23SECTION 64.636
   64.636 Prohibition of default provider freezes.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Furnishing of Enhanced Services and Customer-Premises Equipment by Bell Operating Companies; Telephone Operator Services
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.1SECTION 64.702
   64.702 Furnishing of enhanced services and customer-premises equipment.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.2SECTION 64.703
   64.703 Consumer information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.3SECTION 64.704
   64.704 Call blocking prohibited.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.4SECTION 64.705
   64.705 Restrictions on charges related to the provision of operator services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.5SECTION 64.706
   64.706 Minimum standards for the routing and handling of emergency telephone calls.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.6SECTION 64.707
   64.707 Public dissemination of information by providers of operator services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.7SECTION 64.708
   64.708 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.8SECTION 64.709
   64.709 Informational tariffs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.7.15.9SECTION 64.710
   64.710 Operator services for prison inmate phones.
47:3.0.1.1.11.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Extension of Unsecured Credit for Interstate and Foreign Communications Services to Candidates for Federal Office
47:3.0.1.1.11.8.15.1SECTION 64.801
   64.801 Purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.8.15.2SECTION 64.802
   64.802 Applicability.
47:3.0.1.1.11.8.15.3SECTION 64.803
   64.803 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.8.15.4SECTION 64.804
   64.804 Rules governing the extension of unsecured credit to candidates or persons on behalf of such candidates for Federal office for interstate and foreign common carrier communication services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Allocation of Costs
47:3.0.1.1.11.9.15.1SECTION 64.901
   64.901 Allocation of costs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.9.15.2SECTION 64.902
   64.902 Transactions with affiliates.
47:3.0.1.1.11.9.15.3SECTION 64.903
   64.903 Cost allocation manuals.
47:3.0.1.1.11.9.15.4SECTION 64.904
   64.904 Independent audits.
47:3.0.1.1.11.9.15.5SECTION 64.905
   64.905 Annual certification.
47:3.0.1.1.11.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Recovery of Investments and Expenses in Regulated Interstate Rates
47:3.0.1.1.11.10.15.1SECTION 64.1000
   64.1000 Scope.
47:3.0.1.1.11.10.15.2SECTION 64.1001
   64.1001 Purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.10.15.3SECTION 64.1002
   64.1002 Investments and expenses.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11SUBPART K
Subpart K - Changes in Preferred Telecommunications Service Providers
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.1SECTION 64.1100
   64.1100 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.2SECTION 64.1110
   64.1110 State notification of election to administer FCC rules.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.3SECTION 64.1120
   64.1120 Verification of orders for telecommunications service.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.4SECTION 64.1130
   64.1130 Letter of agency form and content.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.5SECTION 64.1140
   64.1140 Carrier liability for slamming.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.6SECTION 64.1150
   64.1150 Procedures for resolution of unauthorized changes in preferred carrier.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.7SECTION 64.1160
   64.1160 Absolution procedures where the subscriber has not paid charges.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.8SECTION 64.1170
   64.1170 Reimbursement procedures where the subscriber has paid charges.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.9SECTION 64.1190
   64.1190 Preferred carrier freezes.
47:3.0.1.1.11.11.15.10SECTION 64.1195
   64.1195 Registration requirement.
47:3.0.1.1.11.12SUBPART L
Subpart L - Restrictions on Telemarketing, Telephone Solicitation, and Facsimile Advertising
47:3.0.1.1.11.12.15.1SECTION 64.1200
   64.1200 Delivery restrictions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.12.15.2SECTION 64.1201
   64.1201 Restrictions on billing name and address disclosure.
47:3.0.1.1.11.12.15.3SECTION 64.1202
   64.1202 Public safety answering point do-not-call registry.
47:3.0.1.1.11.12.15.4SECTION 64.1203
   64.1203 - Consortium registration process.
47:3.0.1.1.11.13SUBPART M
Subpart M - Provision of Payphone Service
47:3.0.1.1.11.13.15.1SECTION 64.1300
   64.1300 Payphone compensation obligation.
47:3.0.1.1.11.13.15.2SECTION 64.1301
   64.1301 Per-payphone compensation.
47:3.0.1.1.11.13.15.3SECTION 64.1310
   64.1310 Payphone compensation procedures.
47:3.0.1.1.11.13.15.4SECTION 64.1330
   64.1330 State review of payphone entry and exit regulations and public interest payphones.
47:3.0.1.1.11.13.15.5SECTION 64.1340
   64.1340 Right to negotiate.
47:3.0.1.1.11.14SUBPART N
Subpart N - Expanded Interconnection
47:3.0.1.1.11.14.15.1SECTION 64.1401
   64.1401 Expanded interconnection.
47:3.0.1.1.11.14.15.2SECTION 64.1402
   64.1402 Rights and responsibilities of interconnectors.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15SUBPART O
Subpart O - Interstate Pay-Per-Call and Other Information Services
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.1SECTION 64.1501
   64.1501 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.2SECTION 64.1502
   64.1502 Limitations on the provision of pay-per-call services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.3SECTION 64.1503
   64.1503 Termination of pay-per-call and other information programs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.4SECTION 64.1504
   64.1504 Restrictions on the use of toll-free numbers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.5SECTION 64.1505
   64.1505 Restrictions on collect telephone calls.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.6SECTION 64.1506
   64.1506 Number designation.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.7SECTION 64.1507
   64.1507 Prohibition on disconnection or interruption of service for failure to remit pay-per-call and similar service charges.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.8SECTION 64.1508
   64.1508 Blocking access to 900 service.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.9SECTION 64.1509
   64.1509 Disclosure and dissemination of pay-per-call information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.10SECTION 64.1510
   64.1510 Billing and collection of pay-per-call and similar service charges.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.11SECTION 64.1511
   64.1511 Forgiveness of charges and refunds.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.12SECTION 64.1512
   64.1512 Involuntary blocking of pay-per-call services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.13SECTION 64.1513
   64.1513 Verification of charitable status.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.14SECTION 64.1514
   64.1514 Generation of signalling tones.
47:3.0.1.1.11.15.15.15SECTION 64.1515
   64.1515 Recovery of costs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.16SUBPART P
Subpart P - Calling Party Telephone Number; Privacy
47:3.0.1.1.11.16.15.1SECTION 64.1600
   64.1600 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.16.15.2SECTION 64.1601
   64.1601 Delivery requirements and privacy restrictions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.16.15.3SECTION 64.1602
   64.1602 Restrictions on use and sale of telephone subscriber information provided pursuant to automatic number identification or charge number services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.16.15.4SECTION 64.1603
   64.1603 Customer notification.
47:3.0.1.1.11.16.15.5SECTION 64.1604
   64.1604 Prohibition on transmission of inaccurate or misleading caller identification information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.16.15.6SECTION 64.1605
   64.1605 Effective date.
47:3.0.1.1.11.17SUBPART Q
Subpart Q - Implementation of Section 273(d)(5) of the Communications Act: Dispute Resolution Regarding Equipment Standards
47:3.0.1.1.11.17.15.1SECTION 64.1700
   64.1700 Purpose and scope.
47:3.0.1.1.11.17.15.2SECTION 64.1701
   64.1701 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.17.15.3SECTION 64.1702
   64.1702 Procedures.
47:3.0.1.1.11.17.15.4SECTION 64.1703
   64.1703 Dispute resolution default process.
47:3.0.1.1.11.17.15.5SECTION 64.1704
   64.1704 Frivolous disputes/penalties.
47:3.0.1.1.11.18SUBPART R
Subpart R - Geographic Rate Averaging and Rate Integration
47:3.0.1.1.11.18.15.1SECTION 64.1801
   64.1801 Geographic rate averaging and rate integration.
47:3.0.1.1.11.19SUBPART S
Subpart S - Nondominant Interexchange Carrier Certifications Regarding Geographic Rate Averaging and Rate Integration Requirements
47:3.0.1.1.11.19.15.1SECTION 64.1900
   64.1900 Nondominant interexchange carrier certifications regarding geographic rate averaging and rate integration requirements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.20SUBPART T
Subpart T - Separate Affiliate Requirements for Incumbent Independent Local Exchange Carriers That Provide In-Region, Interstate Domestic Interexchange Services or In-Region International Interexchange Services
47:3.0.1.1.11.20.15.1SECTION 64.1901
   64.1901 Basis and purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.20.15.2SECTION 64.1902
   64.1902 Terms and definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.20.15.3SECTION 64.1903
   64.1903 Obligations of all incumbent independent local exchange carriers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21SUBPART U
Subpart U - Customer Proprietary Network Information
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.1SECTION 64.2001
   64.2001 Basis and purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.2SECTION 64.2003
   64.2003 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.3SECTION 64.2005
   64.2005 Use of customer proprietary network information without customer approval.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.4SECTION 64.2007
   64.2007 Approval required for use of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.5SECTION 64.2008
   64.2008 Notice required for use of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.6SECTION 64.2009
   64.2009 Safeguards required for use of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.7SECTION 64.2010
   64.2010 Safeguards on the disclosure of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.21.15.8SECTION 64.2011
   64.2011 Notification of customer proprietary network information security breaches.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22SUBPART V
Subpart V - Rural Call Completion
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.1SECTION 64.2101
   64.2101 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.2SECTION 64.2103
   64.2103 Retention of call attempt records.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.3SECTION 64.2105
   64.2105 [Reserved]
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.4SECTION 64.2107
   64.2107 Reduced recording and retention requirements for qualifying providers under the Safe Harbor.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.5SECTION 64.2109
   64.2109 Safe harbor from intermediate provider service quality standards.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.6SECTION 64.2111
   64.2111 Covered provider rural call completion practices.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.7SECTION 64.2113
   64.2113 Covered provider point of contact.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.8SECTION 64.2115
   64.2115 Registration of Intermediate Providers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.9SECTION 64.2117
   64.2117 Use of Registered Intermediate Providers.
47:3.0.1.1.11.22.15.10SECTION 64.2119
   64.2119 Intermediate provider service quality standards.
47:3.0.1.1.11.23SUBPART W
Subpart W - Ring Signaling Integrity
47:3.0.1.1.11.23.15.1SECTION 64.2201
   64.2201 Ringing indication requirements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24SUBPART X
Subpart X - Subscriber List Information
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.1SECTION 64.2301
   64.2301 Basis and purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.2SECTION 64.2305
   64.2305 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.3SECTION 64.2309
   64.2309 Provision of subscriber list information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.4SECTION 64.2313
   64.2313 Timely basis.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.5SECTION 64.2317
   64.2317 Unbundled basis.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.6SECTION 64.2321
   64.2321 Nondiscriminatory rates, terms, and conditions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.7SECTION 64.2325
   64.2325 Reasonable rates, terms, and conditions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.8SECTION 64.2329
   64.2329 Format.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.9SECTION 64.2333
   64.2333 Burden of proof.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.10SECTION 64.2337
   64.2337 Directory publishing purposes.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.11SECTION 64.2341
   64.2341 Record keeping.
47:3.0.1.1.11.24.15.12SECTION 64.2345
   64.2345 Primary advertising classification.
47:3.0.1.1.11.25SUBPART Y
Subpart Y - Truth-in-Billing Requirements for Common Carriers; Billing for Unauthorized Charges
47:3.0.1.1.11.25.15.1SECTION 64.2400
   64.2400 Purpose and scope.
47:3.0.1.1.11.25.15.2SECTION 64.2401
   64.2401 Truth-in-Billing Requirements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.26SUBPART Z
Subpart Z - Prohibition on Exclusive Telecommunications Contracts
47:3.0.1.1.11.26.15.1SECTION 64.2500
   64.2500 Prohibited agreements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.26.15.2SECTION 64.2501
   64.2501 Scope of limitation.
47:3.0.1.1.11.26.15.3SECTION 64.2502
   64.2502 Effect of state law or regulation.
47:3.0.1.1.11.27SUBPART AA
Subpart AA [Reserved]
47:3.0.1.1.11.28SUBPART BB
Subpart BB - Restrictions on Unwanted Mobile Service Commercial Messages
47:3.0.1.1.11.28.15.1SECTION 64.3100
   64.3100 Restrictions on mobile service commercial messages.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29SUBPART CC
Subpart CC - Customer Account Record Exchange Requirements
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.1SECTION 64.4000
   64.4000 Basis and purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.2SECTION 64.4001
   64.4001 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.3SECTION 64.4002
   64.4002 Notification obligations of LECs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.4SECTION 64.4003
   64.4003 Notification obligations of IXCs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.5SECTION 64.4004
   64.4004 Timeliness of required notifications.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.6SECTION 64.4005
   64.4005 Unreasonable terms or conditions on the provision of customer account information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.29.15.7SECTION 64.4006
   64.4006 Limitations on use of customer account information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.30SUBPART DD
Subpart DD - Prepaid Calling Card Providers
47:3.0.1.1.11.30.15.1SECTION 64.5000
   64.5000 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.30.15.2SECTION 64.5001
   64.5001 Reporting and certification requirements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31SUBPART EE
Subpart EE - TRS Customer Proprietary Network Information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.1SECTION 64.5101
   64.5101 Basis and purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.2SECTION 64.5103
   64.5103 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.3SECTION 64.5105
   64.5105 Use of customer proprietary network information without customer approval.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.4SECTION 64.5107
   64.5107 Approval required for use of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.5SECTION 64.5108
   64.5108 Notice required for use of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.6SECTION 64.5109
   64.5109 Safeguards required for use of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.7SECTION 64.5110
   64.5110 Safeguards on the disclosure of customer proprietary network information.
47:3.0.1.1.11.31.15.8SECTION 64.5111
   64.5111 Notification of customer proprietary network information security breaches.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32SUBPART FF
Subpart FF - Inmate Calling Services
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.1SECTION 64.6000
   64.6000 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.2SECTION 64.6010
   64.6010 Inmate Calling Services rate caps.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.3SECTION 64.6020
   64.6020 Ancillary Service Charge.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.4SECTION 64.6030
   64.6030 Inmate Calling Services interim rate cap.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.5SECTION 64.6040
   64.6040 Rates for calls involving a TTY device.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.6SECTION 64.6050
   64.6050 Billing-related call blocking.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.7SECTION 64.6060
   64.6060 Annual reporting and certification requirement.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.8SECTION 64.6070
   64.6070 Taxes and fees.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.9SECTION 64.6080
   64.6080 Per-Call, or Per-Connection Charges.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.10SECTION 64.6090
   64.6090 Flat-Rate Calling.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.11SECTION 64.6100
   64.6100 Minimum and maximum Prepaid Calling account balances.
47:3.0.1.1.11.32.15.12SECTION 64.6110
   64.6110 Consumer disclosure of Inmate Calling Services rates.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33SUBPART GG
Subpart GG - National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.1SECTION 64.6201
   64.6201 Purpose.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.2SECTION 64.6203
   64.6203 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.3SECTION 64.6205
   64.6205 Administration of the program.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.4SECTION 64.6207
   64.6207 Certification to receive funding.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.5SECTION 64.6209
   64.6209 Eligibility criteria.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.6SECTION 64.6211
   64.6211 Equipment distribution and related services.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.7SECTION 64.6213
   64.6213 Payments to NDBEDP certified programs.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.8SECTION 64.6215
   64.6215 Reporting requirements.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.9SECTION 64.6217
   64.6217 Complaints.
47:3.0.1.1.11.33.15.10SECTION 64.6219
   64.6219 Whistleblower protections.
47:3.0.1.1.11.34SUBPART HH
Subpart HH - Caller ID Authentication
47:3.0.1.1.11.34.15.1SECTION 64.6300
   64.6300 Definitions.
47:3.0.1.1.11.34.15.2SECTION 64.6301
   64.6301 Caller ID authentication.
47:3.0.1.1.11.34.15.3.2APPENDIX Appendix A
   Appendix A to Part 64 - Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) System for National Security Emergency Preparedness (NSEP)
47:3.0.1.1.11.34.15.3.3APPENDIX Appendix B
   Appendix B to Part 64 - Priority Access Service (PAS) for National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NSEP)