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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval

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SUMMARY:

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; (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, Start Printed Page 9126including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES:

Written comments should be submitted on or before March 24, 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.

ADDRESSES:

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.

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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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control Number: 3060-0703.

Title: Determining Cost of Regulated Cable Equipment and Installation.

Form Number: FCC Form 1205.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.

Number of Respondents: 4,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 4-12 hours.

Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement; Annual reporting requirement; Third party disclosure requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 52,000 hours.

Total Annual Cost: $900,000.

Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).

Needs and Uses: Cable operators file FCC Form 1205 to calculate costs associated with regulated equipment and installation for the basic service tier and the maximum permitted charges for such equipment and installations and to comply with 47 CFR 76.923(m). Information derived from FCC Form 1205 filings is used to facilitate the review of equipment and installation rates. This information is then reviewed by each cable system's respective local franchising authority. 47 CFR 76.923 records are kept by cable operators in order to demonstrate that charges for the sale and lease of equipment for installation have been developed in accordance with the Commission's rules.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 06-1528 Filed 2-21-06; 8:45 am]

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