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Tag Archives: FCC Form 323E

FCC Announces Information Session on Revised Biennial Ownership Reports

Posted in AM Radio, FM Radio, General FCC, Noncommercial Broadcasting, Television
The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing that it will be holding an information session on November 28, 2017 at 1 PM Eastern Time to familiarize broadcasters with the new Biennial Ownership Report forms. This information session can be viewed live online and will also be archived for viewing after the session (archive to… Continue Reading

June Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters – EEO and Noncommercial Ownership Reports, Incentive Auction, Radio Online Public File, and Comments on EAS and Regulatory Fees

Posted in AM Radio, EEO Compliance/Diversity, Emergency Communications, FCC Fees, FM Radio, General FCC, Incentive Auctions/Broadband Report, Television
While summer has just about arrived, FCC regulatory dates do not depart to the beach and leave the world behind.  Instead, there are a host of filing deadlines this month.  EEO Public Inspection file reports must, by June 1, be placed in the public inspection files of stations that are part of employment units with… Continue Reading

So What Happened to Those New Ownership Reports that Were Supposed to Be Filed on November 1?

Posted in General FCC
Several months ago, we wrote of the FCC’s requirements for a new biennial Ownership Report for all commercial broadcast stations – to be filed by all stations in every state on November 1 of every other year – beginning with November 1 of this year.  The FCC has even suspended the requirements for commercial stations to file reports that… Continue Reading

Deadline for Comments on Noncommercial Filing Obligations Revised to June 26

Posted in General FCC, Noncommercial Broadcasting
This afternoon, the FCC issued an erratum revising the deadline for submitting Comments in the rule making proceeding regarding potential modifications to the ownership report filing requirements for noncommercial broadcasters.  Comments in this proceeding are now due by June 26th, not June 29th as previously indicated.  Please see our earlier post, here, discussing the questions that… Continue Reading

FCC Sets Comment Date on Noncommercial Filing Obligations and Suspends Ownership Report Filings Until November

Posted in EEO Compliance/Diversity, General FCC, Noncommercial Broadcasting
UPDATE:  On June 2, the FCC issued an erratum revising the Comment date in this proceeding to June 26th.  We’ve updated our earlier post to reflect the change. The FCC today issued a Public Notice announcing the filing deadline for comments regarding potential modifications to the ownership report filing requirements for noncommercial broadcasters (see our post,… Continue Reading

FCC to Require New Ownership Reports from all Commerical Broadcasters on November 1

Posted in EEO Compliance/Diversity, General FCC
At its meeting today, the FCC decided to revamp its Ownership Report filing process – requiring all stations to file Biennial Ownership Reports on FCC Form 323 on November 1 of this year – even stations that have just filed those reports in the normal course in the last few months.  All stations will have to file… Continue Reading