TMCNet:  CEA Welcomes Bipartisan Legislation to Modify FCC's 'Sunshine' Rule

[February 08, 2013]

CEA Welcomes Bipartisan Legislation to Modify FCC's 'Sunshine' Rule

ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--

The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro (News - Alert), president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association®, on the FCC Collaboration Act, bipartisan legislation reintroduced today in Congress to streamline decision-making at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC (News - Alert)):

"We commend the bi-partisan sponsors of the common-sense "FCC Collaboration Act". This simple rules change will improve the functioning of the FCC, reduce delays, and promote a more rapid decision-making process. We urge Congress to approve this bill expeditiously."

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $209 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns ad produces the International CES (News - Alert) - The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media: https://www.facebook.com/#!/CEAfeed, http://twitter.com/ceafeed, http://blog.ce.org/.


UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Economic Retreat
    March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO
  • CES on the Hill
    April 16, 2013, Washington, DC
  • Technology & Standards Spring Forum
    May 20-24, 2013, Denver, CO
  • CE Week
    June 24-28, 2013, New York, NY
  • 2013 CEA Industry Forum
    October 20-23, 2013, Los Angeles, CA (News - Alert)


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