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Finding a rule or regulation

FCC rules and regulations are codified in Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations. They are initially published in the Federal Register. The FCC does not maintain a database of its rules nor does it print or stock copies of the rules and regulations. That task is performed by the Government Printing Office (GPO). You can search and find rules from the FCC website.

Rulemaking Process

An overview of the Rulemaking Process and a step-by-step explanation of how the FCC determines telecommunications rules and policies.

Terms used in rulemaking

Definitions and explanations for a number of terms and acronyms used in the Rulemaking Process.

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