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FCC 51.515
Revised as of October 1, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  §  51.515   Application of access charges.

   (a)-(b) [Reserved]

   (c) Notwithstanding § § 51.505, 51.511, and 51.513(d)(2) and paragraph
   (a) of this section, an incumbent LEC may assess upon
   telecommunications carriers that purchase unbundled local switching
   elements, as described in § 51.319(c)(1), for intrastate toll minutes of
   use traversing such unbundled local switching elements, intrastate
   access charges comparable to those listed in paragraph (b) and any
   explicit intrastate universal service mechanism based on access
   charges, only until the earliest of the following, and not thereafter:

   (1) June 30, 1997;

   (2) The effective date of a state commission decision that an incumbent
   LEC may not assess such charges; or

   (3) With respect to a Bell operating company only, the date on which
   that company is authorized to offer in-region interLATA service in the
   state pursuant to section 271 of the Act. The end date for Bell
   operating companies that are authorized to offer interLATA service
   shall apply only to the recovery of access charges in those states in
   which the Bell operating company is authorized to offer such service.

   (d) Interstate access charges described in part 69 shall not be
   assessed by incumbent LECs on each element purchased by requesting
   carriers providing both telephone exchange and exchange access services
   to such requesting carriers' end users.

   [ 61 FR 45619 , Aug. 29, 1996, as amended at  62 FR 45587 , Aug. 28, 1997;
    71 FR 65750 , Nov. 9, 2006]


Subpart G--Resale


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