By Julian Hattem - 07/03/13 01:30 PM EDT
Additionally, the FCC is proposing to transition to a "market-based compensation methodology" for the service, as well as other changes.
In a separate proposal, the agency is gathering public comment on a service that provides audio description of onscreen video activity for people who are blind or visually impaired. The comments will help complete a report that will be sent to Congress next year.
Under a new rule, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection will prevent costumer devices and industrial equipment from entering the country unless it meets the energy conservation and labeling standards of a 1975 law.
The regulation was called for by a portion of the law, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
The Department of Energy is also proposing to extend the law's regulations to portable air conditioners.