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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 97-1766


Solicitation of Public Comment on Commission Order Tentatively Adopting the Final Report and Recommendation of the Universal Service Task Force

[27 Pa.B. 5669]

   Doc. No. I-00940035:  In Re: Formal Investigation to Examine and Establish Updated Principles and Policies for Telecommunications Services in the Commonwealth: Final Report and Recommendation of the Universal Service Task Force.

   On October 15, 1997, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Commission), entered an Opinion and Order adopting the Joint Motion of Vice-Chairperson Robert K. Bloom and Commissioner David W. Rolka (Order). The Order, by unanimous vote, tentatively adopted the Final Report and Recommendation of the Universal Telephone Service Task Force that had been filed with the Commission on September 29, 1997 (Report).

   The Order also concluded that public comment on the Commission's action was necessary and appropriate. Consequently, the Commission is soliciting public comment on its Order and the substantive content of the Report.

   Interested parties are hereby given 21 days from the publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin to submit an original and 15 copies of any comments on the Report and the Order to the Commission. In addition, the results of the recent on-line seminar, coordinated by the Information Renaissance, should be filed with the Com-mission within the same time period established for the filing of public comments on the Report.

   The contact person at the Commission is Joseph K. Witmer, Assistant Counsel, Law Bureau, (717) 787-3663. Comments should be filed at Doc. No. I-00940035. Copies of the Report, the Joint Motion and the Commission's Order tentatively approving the Report are available from Lisa Higley in the Office of the Prothonotary at (717) 787-1013.

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 97-1766. Filed for public inspection October 31, 1997, 9:00 a.m.]

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