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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before October 1, 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.
Direct all comments regarding this Paperwork Reduction Act submission to Judith B. Herman, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW, DC 20554 or via the Internet to Judith-B.Herman@fcc.gov.Start Further Info
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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.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control No.: 3060-0975.
Title: Promotion of Competitive Networks in Local Telecommunications Markets Multiple Environments (47 CFR Parts 1, 64 and 68).
Form No: Not applicable.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, Federal government, and state, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 6,421.
Estimated Time Per Response: .5—120 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement and third party disclosure requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 571,350 hours.
Total Annual Cost: Not applicable.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: Not applicable.
Needs and Uses: This collection involves information regarding the location of demarcation points, antennas placed on subscriber premises, and the state of the market. This information will be used to foster competition in local telecommunications markets by ensuring that competing telecommunications providers are able to provide services to customers in multiple tenant environments. With this submission to OMB, the Commission is seeking revision due to elimination of the NPRM requirement, which is no longer in effect. The NPRM measured data that was used to guide the Commission as it continues to evaluate and monitor the need for non-discriminatory access requirements for Multiple Tenant Environments (MTEs). This data informed us of the state of the market for the provision of telecommunications services to MTEs, was measured mid-year 2001. This requirement has been eliminated.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 04-19953 Filed 8-31-04; 8:45 am]
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