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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission

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Start Preamble September 22, 2000.


The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a current valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated Start Printed Page 58552collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Written comments should be submitted on or before November 28, 2000. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contact listed below as soon as possible.


Direct all comments to Judy Boley, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554, or via the Internet to

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For additional information or copies of the information collection(s) contact Judy Boley at 202-418-0214 or via the Internet at

OMB Control No.: 3060-0951.

Title: Service of Petitions for Preemption, 47 CFR Section 1.1204(b) Note, Section 1.1206(a), Note 1.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit, and not-for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 125.

Estimated Time Per Response: 15 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Third party disclosure requirement, on occasion reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 30 hours.

Total Annual Cost: $0.

Needs and Uses: These provisions supplement the procedures for filing petitions seeking Commission preemption of state and local government regulation of telecommunications services. They require that such petitions, whether in the form of a petition for rulemaking or a petition for declaratory ruling, be served on all state and local governments (the actions for which are cited as a basis for requesting preemption.) Thus, in accordance with these provisions, persons seeking preemption must serve their petitions not only on the state or local government whose authority would be preempted, but also on other state or local governments whose actions are cited in the petition.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Magalie Roman Salas,


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[FR Doc. 00-24965 Filed 9-28-00; 8:45 am]