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 Start Printed Page 64930opportunity 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.
Written Paperwork Reduction (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before January 10, 2005. 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments to Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C823, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), contact Cathy Williams at 202-418-2918 or via the Internet at Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control Number: 3060-0688.
Title: Abbreviated Cost-of-Service Filing for Cable Network Upgrades.
Form Number: FCC Form 1235.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; State, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 50.
Estimated Time per Response: 10-20 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 750 hours.
Total Annual Cost: None.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
Needs and Uses: FCC Form 1235 is an abbreviated cost of service filing for significant network upgrades that allows cable operators to justify rate increases related to capital expenditures used to improve rate-regulated cable services. The FCC Form 1235 is reviewed by the cable operator's respective local franchise authority.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 04-24961 Filed 11-8-04; 8:45 am]
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