Legal & Compliance
Helping stations stay in compliance with FCC rules and regulations is one of the IBA’s top priorities. Among the legal and regulatory services available to IBA member stations are:
AMBER Alert Program
Learn more about the AMBER program, along with the critical role Iowa broadcasters play in the safe recovery of missing children.
Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program (ABIP)
The IBA’s inspection program helps stations stay in compliance with FCC regulations and protects them from routine FCC inspections
IBA Job Bank
Our Iowa online Job Bank allows members to post job openings and evaluate resumes posted by job seekers
Iowa and Washington Legal Hotlines
IBA members can get answers to their legal questions about FCC rules and regulations, as well as Iowa advertising and employment law questions.
Legal & Regulatory Updates
Continually updated information on FCC broadcast rules and important legal issues.
Legal and Regulatory Advisories
Political Broadcast Rules
Detailed primer of rules for political advertising, including lowest unit charge, equal opportunity, and sponsorship identification requirements.
To help stations stay in compliance with FCC Regulations, the link below will take you to the FCC Broadcast Self-Inspection Checklists for all Broadcast Services. FCC Broadcast Self-Inspection Checklists
Questions and Answers on the FCC Rules and Policies for
Candidate and Issue Advertising
David D. Oxenford
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
1800 M Street, N.W., Suite 800N
Washington, D.C. 20036