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 (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 December 27, 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 email or U.S. postal mail. To submit your comments by email send them to: PRA@fcc.gov. To submit your comments by U.S. mail, mark it to the attention of Leslie F. Smith, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 1-A804, Washington, DC 20554.Start Further Info
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For additional information about the information collection(s) send an email to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Leslie F. Smith at 202-418-0217.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control Number: 3060-0584.
Title: Administration of U.S. Certified Accounting Authorities in Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Radio Services, FCC Forms 44 and 45.
Form Number: FCC 44 and 45.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.
Number of Respondents: 25 respondents; 75 responses/annum.
Estimated Time per Response: 1-3 hours.
Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping; Occasion, semi-annual, and annual reporting requirements; Third party disclosure.
Total Annual Burden: 225 hours.
Total Annual Cost: None.
Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
Needs and Uses: The FCC has standards for accounting authorities in the maritime mobile and maritime-satellite radio services under 47 CFR Part 3. The Commission uses these standards to determine the eligibility of applicants for certification as a U.S. accounting authority, to ensure compliance with the maritime mobile and maritime-satellite radio services, and to identify accounting authorities to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Respondents are entities seeking certification or those already certified to be accounting authorities.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 05-21404 Filed 10-25-05; 8:45 am]
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