Notice of Public Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested, 69095-69096 [E9-30965]

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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 of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. 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 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 and (e) ways to further reduce the information burden for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:01 Dec 29, 2009 Jkt 220001 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. DATES: Persons wishing to comments on this information collection should submit comments by March 1, 2010. 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: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), via fax at (202) 395–5167, or via the Internet at Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov and to Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554. To submit your comments by e– mail send them to: PRA@fcc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection send an e–mail to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Cathy Williams on (202) 418–2918. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–0748. Title: Section 64.104, 64.1509, 64.1510, Pay–Per–Call and Other Information Services. Form Number: Not Applicable. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other for– profit entities. Number of Respondents and Responses: 5,125 respondents; 5,175 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 2 to 50 hours. Frequency of Response: Annual and on occasion reporting requirements; Third party disclosure; Recordkeeping requirement. Total Annual Burden: 47,750. Total Annual Cost: $0. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The statutory authority(s) for the information collection are found at 47 U.S.C. 228(c)(7) – (10); Pub. L. No. 192– 556, 106 stat. 4181 (1992), codified at 47 U.S.C. 228 (The Telephone and Dispute Resolution Act of 1992). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: An assurance of confidentiality is not offered because this information collection does not require the collection of personally identifiable information from individuals. Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 64.1504 of the Commission’s rules incorporates the requirements of Sections 228(c)(7)–(10) of the Communications Act restricting the manner in which toll–free numbers PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69095 may be used to charge telephone subscribers for information services. Common carriers may not charge a calling party for information conveyed on a toll–free number call, unless the calling party: (1) has executed a written agreement that specifies the material terms and conditions under which the information is provided, or (2) pays for the information by means of a prepaid account, credit, debit, charge, or calling card and the information service provider gives the calling party an introductory message disclosing the cost and other terms and conditions for the service. The disclosure requirements are intended to ensure that consumers know when charges will be levied for calls to toll–free numbers and are able to obtain information necessary to make informed choices about whether to purchase toll–free information services. 47 CFR 64.1509 of the Commission rules incorporates the requirements of 47 U.S.C. (c)(2) and 228 (d)(2)–(3) of the Communications Act. Common carriers that assign telephone numbers to pay– per–call services must disclose to all interested parties, upon request, a list of all assigned pay–per–call numbers. For each assigned number, carriers must also make available: (1) a description of the pay–per–call services; (2) the total cost per minute or other fees associated with the service; and (3) the service provider’s name, business address, and telephone number. In addition, carriers handling pay–per–call services must establish a toll–free number that consumers may call to receive information about pay–per–call services. Finally, the Commission requires carriers to provide statements of pay–per–call rights and responsibilities to new telephone subscribers at the time service is established and, although not required by statute, to all subscribers annually. Under 47 CFR 64.1510 of the Commission’s rules, telephone bills containing charges for interstate pay– per–call and other information services must include information detailing consumers’ rights and responsibilities with respect to these charges. Specifically, telephone bills carrying pay–per–call charges must include a consumer notification stating that: (1) the charges are for non–communication services; (2) local and long distance telephone services may not be disconnected for failure to pay per–call charges; (3) pay–per–call (900 number) blocking is available upon request; and (4) access to pay–per–call services may be involuntarily blocked for failure to pay per–call charges. In addition, each call billed must show the type of services, the amount of the charge, and E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 69096 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 30, 2009 / Notices the date, time, and duration of the call. Finally, the bill must display a toll–free number which subscribers may call to obtain information about pay–per–call services. Similar billing disclosure requirements apply to charges for information services either billed to subscribers on a collect basis or accessed by subscribers through a toll– free number. The billing disclosure requirements are intended to ensure that telephone subscribers billed for pay– per–call or other information services can understand the charges levied and are informed of their rights and responsibilities with respect to payment of such charges. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing Director. [FR Doc. E9–30965 Filed 12–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712-01-S FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority, Comments Requested mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES December 24, 2009. 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, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. An agency may not collect or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 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 OMB 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. VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:01 Dec 29, 2009 Jkt 220001 DATES: Persons wishing to comment on this information collection should submit comments on or before March 1, 2010. 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: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), via fax at (202) 395–5167, or via the Internet at Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov and to Leslie F. Smith, Federal Communications Commission, at Leslie.Smith@fcc.gov. To submit your comments by e-mail, send them to PRA@fcc.gov. Include in the e-mail the OMB Control Number of the collection or, if there is no OMB control number, the Title shown in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. If you are unable to submit your comments by email, contact the person listed below to make alternate arrangements. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection(s) or to obtain a copy of the collection, send an e-mail to PRA@fcc.gov and include the collection’s OMB control number as shown in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below, or call Leslie F. Smith at (202) 418–0217. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–0951. Title: Sections 1.204(b) and 1.1206(a) Note 1, Service of Petitions for Preemption. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Businesses or other forprofit entities; Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions; and State, local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 125; 125 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 0.25 hours (15 minutes). Frequency of Response: Occasional reporting requirements; Third party disclosure. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Total Annual Burden: 35 hours. Total Annual Costs: N/A. Privacy Impact Assessment: Yes. Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: The Commission is not requesting that respondents submit confidential information to the Commission. If the Commission requests respondents to submit information which respondents believe is confidential, respondents may request confidential treatment of such information pursuant to section 0.459 of PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Commission’s rules, 47 CFR Section 0.459. The FCC has a system of records, FCC/OGC–5, ‘‘Pending Civil Cases,’’ to cover the collection, purpose(s), storage, safeguards, and disposal of the personally identifiable information (PII) that individuals may submit with their petitions for preemption that they file with the Commission. Needs and Uses: These provisions supplement the procedures for filing petitions seeking Commission preemption of state and local government regulation of telecommunications services. They require that such petitions, whether in the form of a petition for rulemaking or a petition for declaratory ruling, be served on all state and local governments. The actions for which are cited as a basis for requesting preemption. Thus, in accordance with these provisions, persons seeking preemption must serve their petitions not only on the state or local governments whose authority would be preempted, but also on other state or local governments whose actions are cited in the petition. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–31013 Filed 12–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority, Comments Requested December 22, 2009. 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, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. An agency may not collect or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 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 OMB 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 E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION.


Notice of Public Information Collection Being Reviewed by the 
Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested

12/22/2009.
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 of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520. 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 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 and (e) ways to further reduce the information burden for 
small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees.
    The FCC 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.

DATES: Persons wishing to comments on this information collection 
should submit comments by March 1, 2010. 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: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB), via fax at (202) 395-5167, or via the 
Internet at Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov and to Cathy Williams, 
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street, SW, 
Washington, DC 20554. To submit your comments by e-mail send them to: 
PRA@fcc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the 
information collection send an e-mail to PRA@fcc.gov or contact Cathy 
Williams on (202) 418-2918.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    OMB Control Number: 3060-0748.
    Title: Section 64.104, 64.1509, 64.1510, Pay-Per-Call and Other 
Information Services.
    Form Number: Not Applicable.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 5,125 respondents; 5,175 
responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 to 50 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Annual and on occasion reporting 
requirements; Third party disclosure; Recordkeeping requirement.
    Total Annual Burden: 47,750.
    Total Annual Cost: $0.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The 
statutory authority(s) for the
    information collection are found at 47 U.S.C. 228(c)(7) - (10); 
Pub. L. No. 192-556, 106 stat. 4181 (1992), codified at 47 U.S.C. 228 
(The Telephone and Dispute Resolution Act of 1992).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: An assurance of 
confidentiality is not offered because this information collection does 
not require the collection of personally identifiable information from 
individuals.
    Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
    Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 64.1504 of the Commission's rules 
incorporates the requirements of Sections 228(c)(7)-(10) of the 
Communications Act restricting the manner in which toll-free numbers 
may be used to charge telephone subscribers for information services. 
Common carriers may not charge a calling party for information conveyed 
on a toll-free number call, unless the calling party: (1) has executed 
a written agreement that specifies the material terms and conditions 
under which the information is provided, or (2) pays for the 
information by means of a prepaid account, credit, debit, charge, or 
calling card and the information service provider gives the calling 
party an introductory message disclosing the cost and other terms and 
conditions for the service. The disclosure requirements are intended to 
ensure that consumers know when charges will be levied for calls to 
toll-free numbers and are able to obtain information necessary to make 
informed choices about whether to purchase toll-free information 
services.
    47 CFR 64.1509 of the Commission rules incorporates the 
requirements of 47 U.S.C. (c)(2) and 228 (d)(2)-(3) of the 
Communications Act. Common carriers that assign telephone numbers to 
pay-per-call services must disclose to all interested parties, upon 
request, a list of all assigned pay-per-call numbers. For each assigned 
number, carriers must also make available: (1) a description of the 
pay-per-call services; (2) the total cost per minute or other fees 
associated with the service; and (3) the service provider's name, 
business address, and telephone number. In addition, carriers handling 
pay-per-call services must establish a toll-free number that consumers 
may call to receive information about pay-per-call services. Finally, 
the Commission requires carriers to provide statements of pay-per-call 
rights and responsibilities to new telephone subscribers at the time 
service is established and, although not required by statute, to all 
subscribers annually.
    Under 47 CFR 64.1510 of the Commission's rules, telephone bills 
containing charges for interstate pay-per-call and other information 
services must include information detailing consumers' rights and 
responsibilities with respect to these charges. Specifically, telephone 
bills carrying pay-per-call charges must include a consumer 
notification stating that: (1) the charges are for non-communication 
services; (2) local and long distance telephone services may not be 
disconnected for failure to pay per-call charges; (3) pay-per-call (900 
number) blocking is available upon request; and (4) access to pay-per-
call services may be involuntarily blocked for failure to pay per-call 
charges. In addition, each call billed must show the type of services, 
the amount of the charge, and

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the date, time, and duration of the call. Finally, the bill must 
display a toll-free number which subscribers may call to obtain 
information about pay-per-call services. Similar billing disclosure 
requirements apply to charges for information services either billed to 
subscribers on a collect basis or accessed by subscribers through a 
toll-free number. The billing disclosure requirements are intended to 
ensure that telephone subscribers billed for pay-per-call or other 
information services can understand the charges levied and are informed 
of their rights and responsibilities with respect to payment of such 
charges.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing Director.
[FR Doc. E9-30965 Filed 12-29-09; 8:45 am]
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