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

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Start Preamble November 23, 2004.

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 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; Start Printed Page 70145(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 January 3, 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.

ADDRESSES:

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.

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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.: 3060-0851.

Title: Application for Assignment of a Multipoint Distribution Service Authorization.

Form No: FCC Form 305.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 160.

Estimated Time Per Response: 1.5-5 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 800 hours.

Total Annual Cost: $1,610,350.

Privacy Act Impact Assessment: Not applicable.

Needs and Uses: The Commission is now revising FCC Form 305 to request additional information to complete the Universal Licensing System (ULS) data elements since Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS) has been integrated into ULS. Additional information such as the licensee's e-mail address, fax number, type of applicant, contact's e-mail address and fax number will be added to this form. There will also be clarification of data elements, instructions and corrections of mailing addresses and Web sites.

OMB Control No.: 3060-0852.

Title: Application for Transfer of Control of a Multipoint Distribution Service Authorization.

Form No: FCC Form 306.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 20.

Estimated Time Per Response: .75-3.5 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 110 hours.

Total Annual Cost: $211,275.

Privacy Act Impact Assessment: Not applicable.

Needs and Uses: The Commission is now revising FCC Form 306 to request additional information to complete the Universal Licensing System (ULS) data elements since Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS) has been integrated into ULS. Additional information such as the licensee's e-mail address, fax number, type of applicant, contact's e-mail address and fax number will be added to this form. There will also be clarification of data elements, instructions and corrections of mailing addresses and Web sites.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 04-26557 Filed 12-1-04; 8:45 am]

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