Notices of Proposed Rulemaking
a formal notice, published in the Federal Register, in which an agency sets out a proposed rule
an agency proposal to change existing rules
a request for comment on specific proposals made by the Commission
a type of proposal that usually indicates the FCC is moving in a particular policy direction but needs to gather industry comment before making a final decision
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, announcement in the Federal Register of proposed regulations with explanation and a specified period during which public comment is invited.
Issued by the FCC when it proposes a new body of regulations or changes to existing regulations. Before any changes to regulations can be made, interested parties are given a time period during which they can comment on the proposed changes. If the FCC decides to make substantial alterations to the proposed rules, an additional comment period may be allotted.
Notice of Proposed Rule Making
See Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.