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Share Your Comments on ASL and Multilingual Emergency Alerts Proposed Rules

March 27, 2024
Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is accepting public comments on a proposal to create American Sign Language (ASL) video alerts for emergencies. The proposal simplifies the process of sending ASL and other non-English language alerts over television and radio using the Emergency Alert System. The FCC seeks comment on the effectiveness of the ASL videos as well as the format and production of the ASL videos. Comments must be submitted through the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System by April 8th and must reference PS Docket No. 15-94. People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online may request assistance by email at FCC504@fcc.gov.

News source: fcc.gov/consumer-governmental-affairs/fcc-seeks-comment-asl-and-multilingual-wireless-emergency-alert-templates

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