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

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Start Preamble September 28, 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 currently 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 collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Written comments should be submitted on or before November 6, 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. Start Printed Page 59418


Direct all comments to Judy Boley, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW., 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

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OMB Control No.: 3060-0105.

Title: Licensee Qualification Report for Multipoint Distribution Service.

Form No.: FCC Form 430.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Businesses or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 1,500.

Estimated Time Per Response: 2 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion and annual reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 3,000 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Needs and Uses: FCC Form 430 is filed by new applicants or annually by licensees if substantial changes occur in the organizational structure to provide information concerning corporate structure, alien ownership, and character of applicant or licensee. Applicants soliciting authority for assignment or transfer of control also file FCC Form 430. The form has been revised to remove all other services from the form except for services authorized under Part 21.

The information will be used by the Commission to determine whether the applicant is legally qualified to become or remain a licensee, as required by the Communications Act. Without such information the Commission would not be able to fulfill its responsibility under the Communications Act to make a finding as to the legal qualifications of an applicant or licensee.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Magalie Roman Salas,


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[FR Doc. 00-25525 Filed 10-4-00; 8:45 am]