FCC Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 1996
OGC-96-28: Published: Jul 24, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) new rule on the assessment and collection of regulatory fees for fiscal year 1996. GAO found that: (1) the rule would allow FCC to recover the costs specified by Congress for its enforcement, policy and rulemaking, international activities, and user information services; and (2) FCC complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.