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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority

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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 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 (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before August 9, 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 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 Number:

3060-0166.

Title: Part 42, Preservation of Records of Communications Common Carriers.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Number of Respondents: 52.

Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.

Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement; on occasion and third party disclosure reporting requirements.

Total Annual Burden: 104 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.

Needs and Uses: Part 42 prescribes the regulations governing the preservation of records of communications common carriers that are fully subject to the jurisdiction of the FCC. The requirements are necessary to ensure the availability of carrier records needed by Commission staff for regulatory purposes.

OMB Control Number: 3060-0736.

Title: Implementation of the Non-Accounting Safeguards of Sections 271 and 272 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, CC Docket No. 96-149.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Start Printed Page 32000

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Number of Respondents: 4 respondents, 48 responses.

Estimated Time per Response: 3 hours.

Frequency of Response: Monthly and third party disclosure reporting requirements.

Total Annual Burden: 144 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.

Needs and Uses: In the Report and Order issued in CC Docket No. 96-149, the Commission adopted safeguards to govern Bell Operating Companies (BOCs) entry into certain new markets. In the MO&O issued in the proceeding, the CCB (currently Wireline Competition Bureau) requires each BOC to provide, among other things, unaffiliated entities all listing information, including unlisted and unpublished numbers as well as the numbers of other local exchange carriers' customers that the BOC uses to provide E911 services. The requirements are necessary to ensure the BOCs' compliance the Act.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 04-12944 Filed 6-7-04; 8:45 am]

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