The New Political Programming Rules: What To Expect


The FCC has been busily updating aspects of its political programming and recordkeeping rules. In particular, a January 25, 2022 Order revised the Commission’s definition of what a “legally qualified candidate for public office” is, while amending the political file rules.

Paul Feldman at Fletcher Heald & Hildreth has been monitoring when the effective date of the new rules will be, minus portions of the rules that require OMB approval.

He now has a date circled on his 2022 calendar.

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