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 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 Start Printed Page 65514Commission, 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.
Persons wishing to comment on this information collection should submit comments January 8, 2007. 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 e-mail 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 Judith B. Herman, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 1-B441, 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 Judith B. Herman at 202-418-0214. If you would like to obtain or view a copy of this information collection after this 60 day comment period, 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 No.: 3060-0392.
Title: 47 CFR Part 1, Subpart J—Pole Attachment Complaint Procedures.
Form No.: N/A.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit and state, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 1,780.
Estimated Time Per Response: 5 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement and third party disclosure requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 2,645 hours.
Annual Cost Burden: $450,000.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.
Needs and Uses: This collection will be submitted as an extension (no change in reporting or third party disclosure requirements) after this 60 day comment period to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in order to obtain the full three year clearance.
The rules and regulations contained in 47 CFR Part 1, Subpart J, provide complaint and enforcement procedures to ensure that telecommunications carriers and cable system operators have nondiscriminatory access to utility poles, ducts, conduits, and rights-of-way on rates, terms and conditions that are just and reasonable. The information collected under these rules will be used by the Commission to hear and resolve petitions for stays and complaints as mandated by Section 224 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Information filed is used to determine the merits of the petitions and complaints. Additionally, state certifications are used to make public notice of the states' authority to regulate rates, terms and conditions for pole attachments, and to determine the scope of the FCC's jurisdiction.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. E6-18735 Filed 11-7-06; 8:45 am]
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