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

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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. Start Printed Page 26095An 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before June 10, 2004. If you anticipate that you will be submitting PRA 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 Judith B. Herman, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to Judith-B.Herman@fcc.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control No.: 3060-0926.

Title: Transfer of the 4.9 GHz From Federal Government Use to the Private Sector—Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit and Federal government.

Number of Respondents: 200 respondents; 1,200 responses.

Estimated Time Per Response: 1-20 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement and third party disclosure requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 22,600 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.

Needs and Uses: The various information reporting and verification requirements, and the prospective coordination requirement (third party disclosure requirement) will be used by the Commission to verify licensee compliance with Commission rules and regulations, and to ensure that licensees continue to fulfill their statutory responsibilities in accordance with the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. These reporting and disclosure requirements relate to common carriers providing fixed services under part 27 of the Commission's rules, and non-common carriers providing service under part 27 that voluntarily discontinue, reduce or impair service. The proposed rules also included licensee coordination requirements to minimize the possibility of in-band interference. Such information has been used in the past and will continue to be used to minimize interference, verify that the applicant is legally and technically qualified to hold the license. The Commission is submitting this information collection to the OMB as an extension (no change in reporting or third party disclosure requirements) in order to obtain the full three year clearance.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 04-10677 Filed 5-10-04; 8:45 am]

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