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FFC News: Membership Applications Open for Disability Advisory Commitee

Published: September 04, 2018 at 10:09PM

From the Federal Communications Commission's Public Notice DA 18-862 Released: August 21, 2018:

By this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) announces the anticipated renewal of its Disability Advisory Committee (Committee) and solicits applications for membership on the Committee, subject to renewal of the Committee’s charter. Applications for membership are due by 11:59 P.M. EST on September 21, 2018. The mission of the Committee is to make recommendations to the Commission regarding disability issues specified by the Commission. Some of the issues the Committee has addressed in the past include telecommunications relay services, closed captioning, video description, access to emergency information on television, telephone emergency notifications, device accessibility, technology transitions, and the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. For additional background about the Committee, please visit its website: www.fcc.gov/disability-advisory-committee

Or read the entire Public Notice here to find out how to apply: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-862A1.pdf