The Federal Communications Commissions, 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, 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 74011(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 comments should be submitted on or before January 13, 2006.
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 comments by email or U.S. mail. To submit your comments by email send them to PRA@fcc.gov. To submit your comments by U.S. mail send them to Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C823, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 and Kristy L. LaLonde, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Room 10236 NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-3087 or via the Internet at Kristy_L._LaLonde@omb.eop.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For additional information about the information collection(s) send an email to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418-2918. If you would like to obtain a copy of this revised information collection, you may do so by visiting the FCC PRA Web page at: http://www.fcc.gov/omd/pra.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control Number: 3060-0647.
Title: Annual Survey of Cable Industry Prices.
Form Number: Not applicable.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; State, Local or Tribal Government.
Number of Respondents: 758.
Estimated Time per Response: 7 hours per response.
Frequency of Response: Annual reporting requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 5,306 hours.
Total Annual Cost: None.
Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
Needs and Uses: Section 623(k) of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 requires the Commission to publish an annual statistical report on average rates for basic cable service, cable programming service, and equipment. The report must compare the prices charged by cable operators subject to effective competition and those not subject to effective competition. The data needed to prepare this report is collected using the Annual Survey of Cable Industry Prices.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 05-24025 Filed 12-13-05; 8:45 am]
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