Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, 73535 [2013-29159]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 235 / Friday, December 6, 2013 / Notices C. Reports • Quarterly Report on Economic Conditions and Farm Credit System Conditions. • Semi-Annual Report on Office of Examination Operations. Closed Session* • Office of Examination Quarterly Report. Dated: December 4, 2013. Dale L. Aultman, Secretary, Fam Credit Administration Board. * Session Closed-Exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(8) and (9). [FR Doc. 2013–29295 Filed 12–4–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6705–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520), the Federal Communications Commission invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collections. Comments are requested concerning: 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; the accuracy of the Commission’s burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; 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 ways to further reduce the information collection burden on 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 PRA that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before February 4, 2014. 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 Cathy Williams, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov <mailto:PRA@fcc.gov> and to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov <mailto:Cathy. Williams@fcc.gov>. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control No.: 3060–0262. Title: Section 90.179, Shared Use of Radio Stations. Form No.: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit, non-for-profit institutions, and state, local and tribal government. Number of Respondents and Responses: 42,000 respondents, 42,000 responses. Estimated Time per Response: .25 up to .75 hours. Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement and On occasion reporting requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The statutory authority for this collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. 154(i), 161, 303(g), 303(r) and 332(c)(7). Total Annual Burden: 42,000 hours. Annual Cost Burden: None. Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality with this collection of information. Needs and Uses: The Commission was directed by the United States Congress, in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, to dedicate 2.4 MHz of electromagnetic spectrum in the 746– 806 MHz band for public safety services. Section 90.179 requires that Part 90 licensees that share use of their private land mobile radio facility on non-profit, cost-sharing basis to prepare and keep a written sharing agreement as part of the station records. Regardless of the method of sharing, an up-to-date list of persons who are sharing the station and the basis of their eligibility under Part 90 must be maintained. The requirement is necessary to identify users of the system should interference problems develop. This information is used by the Commission to investigate interference complaints and resolve DATES: 20:19 Dec 05, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73535 interference and operational complaints that may arise among the users. Federal Communications Commission. Gloria J. Miles, Federal Register Liaison, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing Director. [FR Doc. 2013–29159 Filed 12–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Privacy Act System of Records Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission or Agency) ACTION: Notice; one new Privacy Act system of records. AGENCY: Pursuant to subsection (e)(4) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), the FCC proposes to add a new system of records, FCC/WCB–1, ‘‘Lifeline Program.’’ The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) will use the information contained in FCC/WCB–1 to cover the personally identifiable information (PII) that is required as part of the Lifeline Program (‘‘Lifeline’’). The Lifeline Program provides discounts for voice telephony service (i.e., telephone service) to qualifying low-income households (i.e., individuals residing in a single household). Individuals may qualify for Lifeline through proof of income or participation in another qualifying program. Since the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (1996 Act), the Lifeline Program has been administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under Commission direction. USAC will maintain the databases containing consumer PII that are necessary to eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse in the Lifeline Program. DATES: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (e)(11) of the Privacy Act, as amended, any interested person may submit written comments concerning this new system of records on or before January 6, 2014. The Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which has oversight responsibility under the Privacy Act to review the system of records, and Congress may submit comments on or before January 15, 2014. The proposed new system of records will become effective on January 15, 2014 unless the FCC receives comments that require a contrary determination. The Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register notifying the public if any changes are necessary. As required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal 
Communications Commission

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, 
and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
3501-3520), the Federal Communications Commission invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on the following information collections. Comments are requested 
concerning: 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; the 
accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; 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 ways to further reduce the 
information collection burden on 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 PRA that does not display a valid Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) control number.

DATES: Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before February 
4, 2014. 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 Cathy Williams, FCC, via email 
PRA@fcc.gov PRA@fcc.gov and to 
Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the 
information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418-2918.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Control No.: 3060-0262.
    Title: Section 90.179, Shared Use of Radio Stations.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit, non-for-profit 
institutions, and state, local and tribal government.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 42,000 respondents, 42,000 
responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: .25 up to .75 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement and On occasion 
reporting requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The 
statutory authority for this collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. 
154(i), 161, 303(g), 303(r) and 332(c)(7).
    Total Annual Burden: 42,000 hours.
    Annual Cost Burden: None.
    Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for 
confidentiality with this collection of information.
    Needs and Uses: The Commission was directed by the United States 
Congress, in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, to dedicate 2.4 MHz of 
electromagnetic spectrum in the 746-806 MHz band for public safety 
services. Section 90.179 requires that Part 90 licensees that share use 
of their private land mobile radio facility on non-profit, cost-sharing 
basis to prepare and keep a written sharing agreement as part of the 
station records. Regardless of the method of sharing, an up-to-date 
list of persons who are sharing the station and the basis of their 
eligibility under Part 90 must be maintained. The requirement is 
necessary to identify users of the system should interference problems 
develop. This information is used by the Commission to investigate 
interference complaints and resolve interference and operational 
complaints that may arise among the users.

Federal Communications Commission.
Gloria J. Miles,
Federal Register Liaison, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing 
Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-29159 Filed 12-5-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6712-01-P