5.3.9 RRC connection release requested by upper layers

36.3313GPPEvolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA)Protocol specificationRadio Resource Control (RRC)Release 15TS General

The purpose of this procedure is to release the RRC connection. Access to the current PCell may be barred as a result of this procedure. Initiation

The UE initiates the procedure when upper layers request the release of the RRC connection as specified in TS 24. 301 [35] for E-UTRA/EPC and TS 24.501 [95] for E-UTRA/5GC. The UE shall not initiate the procedure for power saving purposes.

The UE shall:

1> if the upper layers indicate barring of the PCell:

2> treat the PCell used prior to entering RRC_IDLE as barred according to TS 36.304 [4];

1> perform the actions upon leaving RRC_CONNECTED as specified in 5.3.12, with release cause ‘other’;