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, Pub. L.No. 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 September 4, 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 all Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments by e-mail or U.S. postal mail. To submit your comments by e-mail send them to P RA@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 or via Internet at Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov and Jasmeet Seehra, OMB Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Room 10236 NEOB, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503 or via Internet at Jasmeet_K._Seehra@omb.eop.gov or via fax at (202) 395-5167.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: 3060-0250.
Title: Sections 73.1207, 74.784 and 74.1284, Rebroadcasts.
Form Number: Not applicable.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 6,062.
Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement; On occasion reporting requirement; Third party requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 5,350 hours.
Total Annual Cost: None.
Nature of Response: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
Confidentiality: No need for confidentiality required.
Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 73.1207 requires that licensees of broadcast stations obtain written permission from an originating station prior to retransmitting any program or any part thereof. A copy of the written consent must be kept in the station's files and made available to the FCC upon request. Section 73.1207 also specifies procedures that broadcast stations must follow when rebroadcasting time signals, weather bulletins, or other material from non-broadcast services.
47 CFR 74.784 requires licensees of low power television and TV translator stations to notify the FCC when rebroadcasting programs or signals of another station occurs. They are also required to certify that written consent has been obtained from originating station. FCC staff uses the data to ensure compliance with Section 325(a) of the Communications Act, as amended.
47 CFR 74.1284 requires that the licensee of a FM translator station obtain prior consent to rebroadcast programs of any FM broadcast station or other FM translator. The licensee must notify the Commission of the call letters of each station rebroadcast and must certify that written consent has been received from the licensee of that station.
The Commission is revising this information collection to consolidate rule Section 47 CFR 73.1207 into OMB control number 3060-0250. The rule section is currently approved under OMB control number 3060-0173.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. E7-12993 Filed 7-3-07; 8:45 am]
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