It appears some practices that are common among TISs are not particularly legal.. indeed, the NPRM notes that a Notice of Violation has been issued to TIS WQGR42 in Santa Monica, California for relaying a NOAA Weather Radio station. Also apparently not normally allowed, is broadcast of the same program on multiple TISs. (widely done by stations here in the Nashville area, though it's possible they have a FCC waiver)
The primary question being asked is what type of programming should these stations be allowed to broadcast. Some of the types proposed:
One commenter suggested NOAA Weather Radio could be broadcast only when particular SAME codes are detected, indicating certain types of severe weather alerts exist.
The NPRM also asks: