Effective Date of IP CTS Rules Announced

The federal TRS Fund compensation rate for the Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) support program adopted earlier this month in CG dockets 13-24 and 03-123 (TR Daily, June 7) will take effect July 1, according to a notice in today’s Federal Register. Sections 64.604(c)(10) and (c)(13)(i)–(ii) of the FCC’s rules adopted in the same item will take effect July 27. The FCC said it would publish a notice in a future issue of the Federal Register to announce the effective date of sections 64.604(c)(11)(v) and the amendments to sections 64.604(c)(5)(iii)(D)(1), (6), and (c)(13)(iii)–(iv), which contain modified information collection requirements that have not yet been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).