Garvey Schubert Barer Legal Update, December 28, 2008.
Mid-term EEO Reports (Form 397) are due February 1, 2009 for television stations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi and for radio stations in Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.
For a look at additional February 1 deadlines for Biennial Ownership Reports and Annual EEO Local Public File reports for stations in these states and in New York and New Jersey, see below.
February 1, 2009:
|State of Station Location||Annual EEO Local Public File Report*||Mid-Term EEO Report FCC Form 397†||Biennial Ownership Report FCC Forms 323/323-E|
|Arkansas||Radio and TV||TV||TV|
|Kansas||Radio and TV||Radio||Radio|
|Louisiana||Radio and TV||TV||TV|
|Mississippi||Radio and TV||TV||TV|
|Nebraska||Radio and TV||Radio||Radio|
|New Jersey||Radio and TV||--||TV|
|New York||Radio and TV||--||TV|
|Oklahoma||Radio and TV||Radio||Radio|
*A radio or TV employment unit with fewer than five full-time employees is exempt from the requirement to prepare an annual EEO Local Public File Report. †A radio employment unit with ten or fewer full-time employees is exempt from filing the Mid-Term EEO Report.