The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Start Printed Page 56688Federal 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 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 November 28, 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.
You may submit your Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments by e-mail or U.S. postal mail. To submit you comments by e-mail send them to: PRA@fcc.gov. To submit your comments by U.S. mail, mark it to the attention of Judith B. Herman, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 1-C804, Washington, DC 20554.Start Further Info
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For additional information about the information collection(s) send an e-mail to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Judith B. Herman at 202-418-0214.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control No.: 3060-0219.
Title: Section 90.49(a)(2)(xi), Communications Standby Facilities “Special Eligibility Showing”.
Form No.: N/A.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
Number of Respondents: 200.
Estimated Time Per Response: .75 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 150 hours.
Total Annual Cost: N/A.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.
Needs and Uses: Section 90.49(a)(2)(xi) requires each communications common carrier that operates communications circuits that normally carry essential communications is eligible to apply for standby radio facility authorization only for transmissions during periods when normal circuits are inoperable due to special circumstances. The initial application for authorization must include a statement describing the desired radio communications facilities, the proposed operating method, a description of the normal messages, and an explanation of how their disruption will endanger life or public property.
Commission personnel use the information to ensure the requested private land mobile facilities are necessary for the safety of life or protection of public property.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 05-19162 Filed 9-27-05; 8:45 am]
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