Proposed Refund Procedures for Excess License Fee Collections

B-193410: Dec 26, 1978

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has requested the GAO Claims Division to accept jurisdictional responsibility for claims settlements arising from license fee overcharges to broadcasters made during the period 1970 through 1976. The Claims Division decided that refunds to licensees do not fall in the realm of GAO authority and doing so would only duplicate investigation efforts by FCC. The outcome would be increased administrative costs and delays. It was agreed at a meeting with the Commission to drop the proposal.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

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