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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority, Comments Requested

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SUMMARY:

The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on (PRA) of 1995 (PRA), Public Law No. 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Subject to the PRA, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information 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.

DATES:

Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before February 26, 2008. 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 all PRA comments by e-mail or U.S. post 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For additional information about the information collection(s), contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418-2918 or send an e-mail to PRA@fcc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

OMB Control Number: 3060-0932.

Title: Application for Authority to Make Changes in a Class A TV Broadcast Station.

Form Number: FCC Form 301-CA.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or tribal government.

Number of Respondents: 400.

Estimated Time per Response: 7 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.

Total annual burden: 2,800 hours.

Total annual costs: $2,279,200.

Nature of Response: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

Confidentiality: No need for confidentiality required.

Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).

Needs and Uses: The FCC 301-CA is to be used in all cases by a Class A television station licensees seeking to make changes in the authorized facilities of such station. The FCC 301-CA requires applicants to certify compliance with certain statutory and regulatory requirements. Detailed instructions provide additional information regarding Commission rules and policies.

Class A applicants are also subject to third party disclosure requirement of section 73.3580 which requires local public notice in a newspaper of general circulation of the filing of all applications for major changes in facilities. This notice must be completed within 30 days of the tendering of the application. This notice must be published at least twice a week for two consecutive weeks in a three-week period. A copy of this notice must be placed in the public inspection file along with the application.

The FCC 301-CA is designed to track the standards and criteria which the Commission applies to determine compliance and to increase the reliability of applicant certifications. They are not intended to be a substitute for familiarity with the Communications Act and the Commission's regulations, policies, and precedent.

OMB Control Number: 3060-1001.

Title: Application for Extension of Time to Construct a Digital Television Broadcast Station.

Form Number: FCC Form 337.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; Not-for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 300.

Estimated time per response: 30 minutes to one hour.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement; Recordkeeping requirement.

Total annual burden: 250 hours.

Total annual cost: $150,000.

Nature of Response: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

Confidentiality: No need for confidentiality required.

Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s).

Needs and Uses: The FCC Form 337, Application for Extension of Time to Construct a Digital Television (DTV) Broadcast Station, is used by all DTV permittees to apply for extension of time within which to construct a commercial or noncommercial educational DTV broadcast station. This form must be filed at least sixty, but not more than ninety, days prior to the applicable construction deadline.

Applicants who file this form based on financial hardships must retain documentation fully detailing and supporting their financial representations as well as any steps taken to overcome the circumstances preventing construction.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E7-25215 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]

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