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31 Newsl.: Periodic Rep. Members Sec. Pub. Util. Comm. & Transp. L. A.B.A. 1 (1990-1991)

handle is hein.journals/infrastr31 and id is 1 raw text is: VOLUME 31, NUMBER 1
OCTOBER 1990
A Periodic Report to the Members of the Section
of Public Utility, Communications and
Transportation Law
ofthe
American Bar Association

SECTION NAME CHANGE APPROVED!
You now know it. The name of the Section has been changed from the Section of Public Utility Law to
the Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law. This change took much effort on the
part of our Section Delegate, Harold Russell, and many other members of the Section.
At the Mid-Year Meeting of the ABA House of Delegates in Los Angeles in February 1990, the
proposed name change was opposed by representatives from the ABA Section of Science and Technology, the
ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice (until quite recently, the ABA Section of
Administrative Law), the ABA Forum Committee on Communications, and the Federal Communications Bar
Association. They asked for a deferral of the proposal and got it.
But we won in Chicago!
The new Section name better reflects the activities of the Section membership. But whatever its name,
the Section aspires to maintain its high tradition of quality service to its members and the Bar.

October Section
Committee Reports
Available Soon
The next meeting of the
Council of the Section is scheduled for
October 24-27, 1990, at which time
formal reports will be issued by the
various committees of the Section,
including all Industry Committees
and Practice Committees listed
herein. To get your copies of these
reports please send your request to
Mary Sears, ABA, 750 North Lake
Shore Drive, Chicago IL 60611, or
call Ms Sears at (312) 988-5602.
Copies   of   the   Section
Glossaries, for which there has been
great demand, are still available from
Richard M. Smith, the Section
Publications Chairman, at Mayer,
'rown & Platt, 2000 Pennsylvania
Ave., Washington DC; (202) 463-
2000.

Two
Communications
Law Seminars
The Common Carrier
Division of the ABA Forum on
Communications     Law    is
presenting Technology Meets
The Law: Close Encounters of
Three Kinds, at the Washington
Marriott Hotel, on Friday,
November, 2, 1990. Among the
topics to be covered are Private
Networks, Cellular and Wireless
Technology, and Alternate Access
Networks. For further details call
(312) 988-5666.
The   Practising  Law
Institute and the Federal
Communications Bar Association
are co-sponsoring their eighth
annual     conference    on
Telecommunications Policy and
Regulation on December 6-7,
1990, at the Capital Hilton, in

Washington, DC.The objective is
to provide an intensive overview
of the key issues that are likely
to arise in the communications
field in 1991. Among matters to
be considered are the InterLata
and IntraLata markets, and
Cellular Paging.For further
details call (212) 765-5700.
INSIDE
Chairman's Statement
Biographical Data
Commiittee Chairmen and
Vice-Chairmen Roster
Liaison Representatives
Officers for 1990-91

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