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 (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.
Written Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before June 9, 2006. If you anticipate that you will be submitting PRA 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, Room 1-C804, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or an e-mail to PRA@fcc.gov. If you would like to obtain or view a copy of this information collection, you may do so by visiting the FCC PRA Web page at: http://www.fcc.gov/omd/pra.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), 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.: 3060-0979.
Title: Spectrum Audit Letter.
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: 310,000.
Estimated Time Per Response: .5 hours.
Frequency of Response: One-time reporting requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 155,000 hours.
Total Annual Cost: N/A.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: Yes. Start Printed Page 27252
Needs and Uses: The Commission is submitting this information collection to OMB as an extension (no change in reporting requirements) in order to obtain the full three-year clearance from them.
The Commission conducts an audit of the construction and/or operational status of various wireless radio stations in its licensing database that are subject to rule-based construction and operational requirements. The Commission's rules for these wireless services require construction within a specified time frame and require a station to remain operational in order for the license to remain valid. The Commission uses this information to ensure that licensees' stations are constructed and currently operating in accordance with the parameters of the current FCC authorization and rules.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. E6-7138 Filed 5-9-06; 8:45 am]
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