Federal Communications Commission: Promoting Efficient Use of Spectrum Through Elimination of Barriers to the Development of Secondary Markets, GAO-04-320R, B-293425, December 12, 2003
B-293425: Dec 12, 2003
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on November 25. Whichever is later. While the rule was published on November 25. Enclosed is our assessment of the FCC's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report. The official responsible for GAO evaluation work relating to the subject matter of the rule is Michael Gryszkowiec. Sec. 801(a)(1)(B)(i)-(iv) OF A MAJOR RULE ISSUED BY THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ENTITLED "PROMOTING EFFICIENT USE OF SPECTRUM THROUGH ELIMINATION OF BARRIERS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SECONDARY MARKETS" (FCC 03-113) (i) Cost-benefit analysis The FCC's submission to our Office stated that it was not required to prepare and did not prepare a cost-benefit analysis of the rule. (ii) Agency actions relevant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act.