Goto Section: 19.735-103 | 19.735-101 | Table of Contents

FCC 19.735-203
Revised as of
Goto Year:1996 | 1998
Sec. 19.735-203  Nonpublic information.

    (a) Except as authorized in writing by the Chairman pursuant to 
paragraph (b) of this section, or otherwise as authorized by the 
Commission or its rules, nonpublic information shall not be disclosed, 
directly or indirectly, to any person outside the Commission. Such 
information includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    (1) The content of agenda items (except for compliance with the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b); or
    (2) Actions or decisions made by the Commission at closed meetings 
or by circulation prior to the public release of such information by the 
    (b) An employee engaged in outside teaching, lecturing, or writing 
shall not use nonpublic information obtained as a result of his 
Government employment in connection with such teaching, lecturing, or 
writing except when the Chairman gives written authorization for the use 
of that nonpublic information on the basis that its use is in the public 
    (c) This section does not prohibit the disclosure of an official 

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meeting agenda listing titles and summaries of items for discussion at 
an open Commission meeting. Also, this section does not prohibit the 
disclosure of information about the scheduling of Commission agenda 

    Note: Employees also should refer to the provisions of the Standards 
of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, at 5 CFR 
2635.703, on the use of nonpublic information. As is the case with 
section 2635.703, this part is intended only to cover knowing 
unauthorized disclosures of nonpublic information.

Goto Section: 19.735-103 | 19.735-101

Goto Year: 1996 | 1998
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