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

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Start Preamble February 26, 2001.

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:

Written comments should be submitted on or before April 5, 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, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to jboley@fcc.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), contact Judy Boley at 202-418-0214 or via the Internet at jboley@fcc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control No.: 3060-0281.

Title: Section 90.651, Supplemental Reports Required of Licensees Authorized under this Subpart.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, and state, local or tribal government.

Number of Respondents: 16,408.

Estimated Time Per Response: .166 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 2,724 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Needs and Uses: In Report and Order in WT Docket No. 97-153 (FCC 99-9), the Commission revised rule section 90.651 for reporting the number of mobile units placed in operation from eight months to 12 months. The radio facilities addressed in this subpart of the rules are allocated on and governed by regulations designed to award facilities on a need basis determined by the number of mobile units served by each base station. This is necessary to avoid frequency hoarding by applicants. This rule requires licensees to report the number of mobile units served.

The Commission licensing personnel use the information to maintain an accurate database of frequency users. The Commission and the public use the data base information in spectrum planning, interference resolution and licensing activities.

OMB Control No.: 3060-0291.

Title: Section 90.477, Interconnected Systems.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, and state, local or tribal government.

Number of Respondents: 1,000.

Estimated Time Per Response: .50 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion and annual reporting requirements, and recordkeeping requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 500 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Needs and Uses: This rule section allows private land mobile radio licensees to use common point telephone interconnection with telephone service costs distributed on a non-profit cost sharing basis. Records of such arrangements must be placed in the licensee's station file and made available to participants in the sharing arrangement and the Commission upon request.

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Federal Communications Commission.

William F. Canton,

Deputy Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 01-5393 Filed 3-5-01; 8:45 am]

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