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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority, Comments Requested

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Start Preamble December 15, 2000.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Persons wishing to comment on this information collection should submit comments February 20, 2001. 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.

ADDRESSES:

Direct all comments to Judy Boley, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Room 1-C804, Washington, DC 20554 or via internet to jboley@fcc.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For additional information or copies of the information collections contact Judy Boley at 202-418-0214 or via internet at jboley@fcc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control No: 3060-0959.

Title: Compatibility Between Cable Systems and Consumer Electronics Equipment.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 104.

Estimated Time Per Response: 14-80 hours.

Frequency of Response: Third party disclosure requirement, on occasion and semi-annual reporting requirements.

Cost to Respondent: N/A.

Total Annual Burden: 1,720 hours.

Needs and Uses: The Commission imposes labeling requirements on digital television (DTV) receivers and other consumer electronics receiving devices. The requirements are designed to ensure that consumers understand the capability of digital television equipment to operate with cable television systems. The Commission also requires the cable and consumer electronics industries to report at intervals on progress in implementing earlier agreements on technical standards for direct connection of digital television receivers to digital cable systems and on providing tuning and program scheduling information to support the navigation function of DTV receivers.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Magalie Roman Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 00-32675 Filed 12-21-00; 8:45 am]

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