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, Pub. L. 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.
Persons wishing to comment on this information collection should submit comments by May 16, 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 Judith B. Herman, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 1-C804, Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to Judith-B.Herman@fcc.gov.Start Further Info Start Printed Page 12685
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For additional information or copies of the information collections 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.: 3060-0995.
Title: Section 1.2105(c)(6), Bidding Applications and Certification Procedures; Prohibition of Collusion.
Form No.: N/A.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Individuals or households; business or other for profit; not-for-profit institutions; and state, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 10.
Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 50 hours.
Annual Cost Burden: $6,000.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.
Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement will enable the Commission to ensure that no bidder gains unfair advantage over other bidders in its spectrum auction and thus enhance the competitiveness and fairness of its auctions. Applicants for auction(s) must provide specific information and certifications with the Commission. The information collected will be reviewed and, if warranted, referred to the Commission's Enforcement Bureau for possible investigation and administrative action. The Commission may also refer allegations of anticompetitive auction conduct to the Department of Justice for investigation.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 05-5060 Filed 3-14-05; 8:45 am]
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