Public Information Collections Approved by Office of Management and Budget, 61822-61823 [05-21405]

Download as PDF 61822 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 26, 2005 / Notices to be used to minimize interference, verify that the applicants are legally and technically qualified to hold licenses, and to determine compliance with Commission rules. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–21294 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested October 18, 2005. SUMMARY: 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. DATES: Written Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before December 27, 2005. 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 your Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments by email 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Oct 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 the attention of Leslie F. Smith, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 1–A804, Washington, DC 20554. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection(s) send an email to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Leslie F. Smith at 202–418–0217. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–0584. Title: Administration of U.S. Certified Accounting Authorities in Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Radio Services, FCC Forms 44 and 45. Form Number: FCC 44 and 45. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities. Number of Respondents: 25 respondents; 75 responses/annum. Estimated Time per Response: 1–3 hours. Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping; Occasion, semi-annual, and annual reporting requirements; Third party disclosure. Total Annual Burden: 225 hours. Total Annual Cost: None. Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Needs and Uses: The FCC has standards for accounting authorities in the maritime mobile and maritimesatellite radio services under 47 CFR Part 3. The Commission uses these standards to determine the eligibility of applicants for certification as a U.S. accounting authority, to ensure compliance with the maritime mobile and maritime-satellite radio services, and to identify accounting authorities to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Respondents are entities seeking certification or those already certified to be accounting authorities. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–21404 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Public Information Collections Approved by Office of Management and Budget October 17, 2005. SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the following public information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Law 104–13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Laurenzano, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington DC, 20554, (202) 418–1359 or via the Internet at plaurenz@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control No.: 3060–0169. OMB Approval date: August 24, 2005. Expiration Date: August 31, 2008. Title: Sections 43.51 and 43.53— Reports and Records of Communications Common Carriers and Affiliates. Form No.: N/A. Estimated Annual Burden: 374 responses; 6,029 total annual burden hours; approximately 83–101 hours average per respondent. Needs and Uses: The Commission received an extension with no change for this information collection. Section 43.51 requires any communication common carrier described in paragraph (b) of this section must file with the Commission, within thirty (30) days of execution, a copy of each contract, agreement, concession, license, authorization, operating agreement or other arrangement to which it is a party and any amendments. In addition to other reporting requirements, this rule section also requires an annual reporting requirement, third party disclosure requirement and recordkeeping requirements. Section 43.53 requires each communication common carrier engaged directly in the transmission or reception of telegraph communications between the continental United States and any foreign country shall file a report with the Commission within thirty (30) days of the date of any arrangement concerning the division of the total telegraph charges on such communications other than transiting. OMB Control No.: 3060–0793. OMB Approval date: September 20, 2005. Expiration Date: September 30, 2008. Title: Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96–45, Procedures for Self Certifying as a Rural Carrier. Form No.: N/A. Estimated Annual Burden: 10 responses; 10 total annual burden hours; 1 hour per respondent. Needs and Uses: In the Tenth Report and Order, the Commission adopted proposals that carriers servicing study areas with fewer than 100,000 access lines that already have certified their E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 26, 2005 / Notices rural status need not re-certify for purposes of receiving support beginning January 1, 2001 and need only file thereafter if their status changes. Further, carriers serving more than 100,000 access lines need to file rural certifications for their year 2001 status and thereafter only if their status has changed. The Commission received an extension with no change to this information collection. OMB Control No.: 3060–0515. OMB Approval date: September 21, 2005. Expiration Date: September 30, 2008. Title: Section 43.21(c), Miscellaneous Common Carrier Annual Letter Filing Requirement. Form No.: N/A. Estimated Annual Burden: 38 responses; 38 total annual burden hours; 1 hour per respondent. Needs and Uses: Section 43.21(c) requires each miscellaneous common carrier with operating revenues in excess of the indexed threshold as defined in 47 CFR 32.9000 for a calendar year to file with the Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau (formerly the Common Carrier Bureau) a letter showing its operating revenues for that year and the value of its total communications plant at the end of that year. The letter must be filed no later than April 1 of the following year. The information is used by FCC staff members to regulate and monitor the telephone industry and by the public to analyze the industry. The information on revenues and total plant is compiled and published in the Commission’s annual common carrier statistical publication and trends in telephone service report. The Commission received an extension with no change to this information collection. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–21405 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [DA 05–2731] Announcement of Next Meeting Date and Agenda of Consumer Advisory Committee Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice; announcement of meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Oct 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: This document announces the next meeting date and agenda of the Consumer Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (‘‘Commission’’) regarding consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate the participation of all consumers in proceedings before the Commission. DATES: The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Friday, November 18, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Marshall, (202) 418–2809 (voice), (202) 418–0179 (TTY) or e-mail: scott.marshall@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission’s Public Notice DA 0–2731 released October 18, 2005. The Commission announced the next meeting date and meeting agenda of its Consumer Advisory Committee. Purpose and Functions The purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations to the Commission regarding consumer issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission and to facilitate the participation of all consumers in proceedings before the Commission. Meeting Agenda At its November 18, 2004 meeting, the Committee will (1) receive briefings by FCC staff regarding Agency activities; (2) receive a report and recommendations from its TRS Working Group regarding access to VRS networks; and (3) receive a report and recommendations from its Media working group regarding public interest obligations related to digital television. The full Committee may take action on any or all of these agenda items. A copy of the October 18, 2005, Public Notice is available in alternate formats (Braille, cassette tape, large print or diskette) upon request. It is also posted on the Commission’s Web site at www.fcc.gov/cgb/cac. Meeting minutes will be available for public inspection at the FCC headquarters building. The Committee meeting will be open to the public and interested persons may attend the meeting and communicate their views. Members of the public will have an opportunity to address the Committee on issues of interest to them and the Committee. Written comments for the Committee may also be sent to the Committee’s PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61823 Designated Federal Officer, Scott Marshall. The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Meeting agendas and handouts will be provided in accessible format; sign language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site. The meeting will be webcast with open captioning at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/ cac. Request other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities as early as possible; please allow at least 14 days advance notice. Include a description of the accommodation you will need including as much detail as you can. Also include a way we can contact you if we need more information. Send an e-mail to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (voice), (202) 418–0432 (TTY). Federal Communications Commission. Monica Desai, Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. [FR Doc. 05–21403 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [WT Docket No. 02–55; DA 05–2390] Private Land Mobile Services; 800 MHz Public Safety Interference Proceeding; NPSPAC Regions Assigned to Wave 2 Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As part of the 800 MHz band reconfiguration process, the Commission stated that it would issue a public notice thirty days before reconfiguration is scheduled to start in each National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee (NPSPAC) region. Each such public notice will specify a three-month voluntary negotiation period during which time identified licensees in the regions being reconfigured are encouraged to reach agreement with Nextel on the details of relocating. The voluntary negotiation period would be followed by a threemonth mandatory negotiation period, if necessary. The Commission also stated that it would freeze the filing of certain 800 MHz applications for the regions being reconfigured when it issued a public notice announcing the date when voluntary negotiation of relocation agreements must be concluded. The Commission explained that this freeze is E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


Public Information Collections Approved by Office of Management 
and Budget

October 17, 2005.
SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the following public 
information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a 
person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless 
it displays a currently valid control number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Laurenzano, Federal 
Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington DC, 20554, 
(202) 418-1359 or via the Internet at plaurenz@fcc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    OMB Control No.: 3060-0169.
    OMB Approval date: August 24, 2005.
    Expiration Date: August 31, 2008.
    Title: Sections 43.51 and 43.53--Reports and Records of 
Communications Common Carriers and Affiliates.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 374 responses; 6,029 total annual burden 
hours; approximately 83-101 hours average per respondent.
    Needs and Uses: The Commission received an extension with no change 
for this information collection. Section 43.51 requires any 
communication common carrier described in paragraph (b) of this section 
must file with the Commission, within thirty (30) days of execution, a 
copy of each contract, agreement, concession, license, authorization, 
operating agreement or other arrangement to which it is a party and any 
amendments. In addition to other reporting requirements, this rule 
section also requires an annual reporting requirement, third party 
disclosure requirement and recordkeeping requirements. Section 43.53 
requires each communication common carrier engaged directly in the 
transmission or reception of telegraph communications between the 
continental United States and any foreign country shall file a report 
with the Commission within thirty (30) days of the date of any 
arrangement concerning the division of the total telegraph charges on 
such communications other than transiting.

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0793.
    OMB Approval date: September 20, 2005.
    Expiration Date: September 30, 2008.
    Title: Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket 
No. 96-45, Procedures for Self Certifying as a Rural Carrier.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 10 responses; 10 total annual burden 
hours; 1 hour per respondent.
    Needs and Uses: In the Tenth Report and Order, the Commission 
adopted proposals that carriers servicing study areas with fewer than 
100,000 access lines that already have certified their

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rural status need not re-certify for purposes of receiving support 
beginning January 1, 2001 and need only file thereafter if their status 
changes. Further, carriers serving more than 100,000 access lines need 
to file rural certifications for their year 2001 status and thereafter 
only if their status has changed.
    The Commission received an extension with no change to this 
information collection.

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0515.
    OMB Approval date: September 21, 2005.
    Expiration Date: September 30, 2008.
    Title: Section 43.21(c), Miscellaneous Common Carrier Annual Letter 
Filing Requirement.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 38 responses; 38 total annual burden 
hours; 1 hour per respondent.
    Needs and Uses: Section 43.21(c) requires each miscellaneous common 
carrier with operating revenues in excess of the indexed threshold as 
defined in 47 CFR 32.9000 for a calendar year to file with the Chief, 
Wireline Competition Bureau (formerly the Common Carrier Bureau) a 
letter showing its operating revenues for that year and the value of 
its total communications plant at the end of that year. The letter must 
be filed no later than April 1 of the following year. The information 
is used by FCC staff members to regulate and monitor the telephone 
industry and by the public to analyze the industry. The information on 
revenues and total plant is compiled and published in the Commission's 
annual common carrier statistical publication and trends in telephone 
service report.
    The Commission received an extension with no change to this 
information collection.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-21405 Filed 10-25-05; 8:45 am]
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