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 August 30, 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.
Direct all comments to Judy Boley, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW., DC 20554 or via the Internet to firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Further Info
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 email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control No.: 3060-0715.
Title: Implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Telecommunications Carrier's Use of Customer Proprietary Network Information and Other Customer Information, CC Docket No. 96-115.
Form No.: N/A.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Businesses or other for-profit.
Number of Respondents: 6,832.
Estimated Time Per Response: .25—78 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement and recordkeeping requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 613,616 hours.
Total Annual Cost: $229,520.
Needs and Uses: The requirements implement the statutory obligations of section 222 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Among other things, carriers are permitted to use CPNI, Start Printed Page 39514without customer approval, under certain conditions. All telecommunications carriers must provide subscriber list information gathered in their capacity as providers of telephone exchange service to any person upon request for the purpose of publishing directories. A slight reduction in public burden is attributed tot he Commission's decision not to solicit renewal of the proposed collections suggested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The Commission has not acted on the proposals to date.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
William F. Caton,
[FR Doc. 01-19065 Filed 7-30-01; 8:45 am]
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