We recently reported on the FCC’s proposal to revise its broadcast ownership reporting requirements to permit all attributable interest holders to utilize a “Restricted Use FCC Registration Number” (RUFRN) in connection with both commercial and noncommercial broadcast ownership reports (FCC Forms 323 and 323-E, respectively). The RUFRN would largely replace the Special Use FRN which the Commission invented in 2009-2010 when its initial plan – which would have required all individuals listed in commercial ownership reports to identify themselves with Social Security Number-based FRNs – ran into some rough sledding. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking has now been published in the Federal Register, which triggers the deadlines for comments and replies. If you are itching to file comments, you’ve got until March 30, 2015; replies may be filed by April 13. Comments and replies may be filed through the FCC’s ECFS online filing system; refer to Proceeding Nos. 07-294 and 10-234.