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March Appeal Decisions Released by FCC

On March 31, 2022, the FCC issued its monthly Public Notice deciding a number of requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration related to actions taken by USAC.

The FCC resolves requests that are consistent with its precedent by issuing a “streamlined” list of decisions and classifying the matters based on the issue involved and the FCC rule in question.

Appeals involving the following issues were granted:

  • Eligible Entities
  • Invoice Correction
  • Invoice Timely Filed
  • Ministerial and/or Clerical Errors
  • Necessary Resources
  • USAC Decision Issued After Invoice Deadline
  • Waiver of Special Construction Service Delivery Deadline

Appeals involving the following issues were denied:

  • Ineligible Service
  • Invoice Deadline Extension
  • Ministerial and/or Clerical Errors
  • Untimely Filed Appeals or Waiver Requests

Appeals involving the following issues were dismissed:

  • Dismissed – Invoice Fully Paid
  • Dismissed for Failure to Comply with the Commission’s Basic Filing Requirements
  • Dismissed – No Adverse Decision Issued

The March appeal decisions can be viewed here

The original filings can be located using the FCC’s online electronic filing system, available here:

The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the March decisions is 30 days from the release of the Public Notice.

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