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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 August 22, 2002.

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 Start Printed Page 55406information 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 October 28, 2002. 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 Herman, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 1-C804, 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 collections contact Judy Boley Herman at 202-418-0214 or via the internet at jboley@fcc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control No.: 3060-0550.

Title: Local Franchising Authority Certification.

Form No.: FCC Form 328.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: State, local, or tribal government.

Number of Respondents: 40.

Estimated Time Per Response: .50 hours.

Frequency of Response: One-time reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 20 hours.

Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: N/A.

Needs and Uses: The Commission developed FCC Form 328 to provide a standardized, simple form for Local Franchise Authorities (LFA's) to use when requesting certification. The data derived from FCC Form 328 filings are used by Commission staff to ensure that an LFA has met the criteria specified in Section 3(a) of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 for regulating basic service rates.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 02-22022 Filed 8-28-02; 8:45 am]

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