Comments due: July 15, 2021
Reply Comments due: July 30, 2021

On May 20, 2021, the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking comment on potential changes to the Video Relay Service (VRS) compensation plan. The FCC also adopted an Order extending the current VRS compensation plan through December 31, 2021 or earlier, if the FCC adopts a new compensation plan.

NPRM and Order:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-seeks-comment-compensation-plan-video-relay-service-0
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/FCC-21-61A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372626A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/FCC-21-61A1.txt

News Release:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-seeks-comment-compensation-plan-video-relay-service-0
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372626A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372626A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372626A1.txt

Public Notice:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/video-relay-service-compensation-nprm-comment-dates
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-713A1.docx
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-713A1.pdf
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-713A1.txt

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings. All filings must reference CG Docket Nos. 03-123 and 10-51. People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.

For general information about VRS, visit: https://www.fcc.gov/vrs. For specific questions about the VRS item, please contact Michael Scott, Disability Rights Office, CGB at (202) 418-1264 or Michael.Scott@fcc.gov. Individuals who use videophones and are ASL-fluent may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).