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

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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 (PRA) 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 Start Printed Page 3145Paperwork Reduction Act 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before March 22, 2004. 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments to Les Smith, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-A804, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to Leslie.Smith@fcc.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), contact Les Smith at (202) 418-0217 or via the Internet at Leslie.Smith@fcc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control Nuamber: 3060-0937.

Title: Establishment of a Class A Television Service.

Form Number: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.

Number of Respondents: 600.

Estimated Time Per Response: 0.017 hours-52 hours.

Total Annual Burden: 280,420.

Total Annual Costs: $1,327.500.

Needs and Uses: The Report and Order in MM Docket No. 00-10 adopted rules for Class A LPTV broadcasters. Class A LPTV broadcasters are subject to the Commission's operating rules for full-service television stations. The Report and Order modified all pertinent 47 CFR Part 73 rules to indicate their applicability to Class A LPTV licenses. The information collection requirements contained within the Report and Order ensure that the integrity of the TV spectrum is not compromised. These requirements also ensure that unacceptable interference is not caused to existing radio services, and that statutory requirements are met. The Part 73 rules ensure that the stations are operated in the public interest.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 04-1336 Filed 1-21-04; 8:45 am]

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