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 August 21, 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 all your Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments by e-mail or U.S. postal mail. To submit your comments by e-mail, send them to PRA@fcc.gov. To submit your comments by U.S. mail, mark them to the attention of Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C823, 445 12th Street, SW., 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 Cathy Williams at (202) 418-2918.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control Number: 3060-0568.
Title: Sections 76.970 and 76.971, Commercial Leased Access Rates, Terms and Conditions.
Form Number: Not applicable.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; State, Local or Tribal Government.
Number of Respondents: 6,330.
Estimated Time per Response: 2 minutes-10 hours.
Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement; Third party disclosure requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 94,171 hours.
Total Annual Cost: $74,000.
Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
Needs and Uses: The FCC and prospective leased access programmers use this information to verify rate calculations for leased access channels and to eliminate uncertainty negotiations for leased commercial access. The Commission's leased access requirements are designed to promote diversity of programming diversity and competition in programming delivery as required by Section 612 of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. E6-9739 Filed 6-20-06; 8:45 am]
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