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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 Communication Commission (FCC or 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 OMB control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:19 Dec 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number. DATES: Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before February 17, 2015. 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 Nicole Ongele, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov and to Nicole.Ongele@fcc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection, contact Nicole Ongele at (202) 418–2991. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–1200. Title: Rural Broadband Experiments and Post-Selection Review of Rural Broadband Experiment Winning Bidders. Form Number: FCC Form 5610 and FCC Form 5620. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit, and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 500 respondents; 520 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 5–10 hours. Frequency of Response: One-time and occasional reporting requirements. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. 151–154 and 254. Total Annual Burden: 2,700 hours. Total Annual Cost: No cost(s). Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: Information collected in FCC Form 5610 will be confidential until provisionally selected bidders are announced. At that time, the proposals submitted by provisionally selected bidders will be made publicly available. All other proposals submitted will remain confidential. Information collected in FCC Form 5620 will be confidential. Needs and Uses: Under this information collection, the Commission proposes to collect information to determine applicants that will be selected to participate in the rural broadband experiments and whether provisionally selected bidders are technically and financially capable of receiving funding for rural broadband experiment projects. To aid in collecting this information regarding the rural broadband experiments, the Commission has created FCC Form 5610 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75551 and FCC Form 5620, which applicants will use to apply to participate in the rural broadband experiments. These forms will be available electronically through the Internet and electronic filing will be required. This information will be used to determine which applicants submit the most-cost effective proposals in each funding category and whether provisionally selected bidders have the technical and financial qualifications to successfully complete the proposed project within the required timeframes. The Communications Act of 1934, as amended requires the ‘‘preservation and advancement of universal service.’’ The information collection requirements reported under this collection are the result of various Commission actions to promote the Act’s universal service goals, while minimizing waste, fraud, and abuse. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Managing Director. 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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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

[OMB 3060-1200]


Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal 
Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority

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 Communication Commission (FCC or 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 OMB 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 OMB control number.

DATES: Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before February 
17, 2015. 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 Nicole Ongele, FCC, via email 
PRA@fcc.gov and to Nicole.Ongele@fcc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the 
information collection, contact Nicole Ongele at (202) 418-2991.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Control Number: 3060-1200.
    Title: Rural Broadband Experiments and Post-Selection Review of 
Rural Broadband Experiment Winning Bidders.
    Form Number: FCC Form 5610 and FCC Form 5620.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit, and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 500 respondents; 520 responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5-10 hours.
    Frequency of Response: One-time and occasional reporting 
requirements.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 
U.S.C. 151-154 and 254.
    Total Annual Burden: 2,700 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: No cost(s).
    Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: Information collected in FCC 
Form 5610 will be confidential until provisionally selected bidders are 
announced. At that time, the proposals submitted by provisionally 
selected bidders will be made publicly available. All other proposals 
submitted will remain confidential. Information collected in FCC Form 
5620 will be confidential.
    Needs and Uses: Under this information collection, the Commission 
proposes to collect information to determine applicants that will be 
selected to participate in the rural broadband experiments and whether 
provisionally selected bidders are technically and financially capable 
of receiving funding for rural broadband experiment projects. To aid in 
collecting this information regarding the rural broadband experiments, 
the Commission has created FCC Form 5610 and FCC Form 5620, which 
applicants will use to apply to participate in the rural broadband 
experiments. These forms will be available electronically through the 
Internet and electronic filing will be required. This information will 
be used to determine which applicants submit the most-cost effective 
proposals in each funding category and whether provisionally selected 
bidders have the technical and financial qualifications to successfully 
complete the proposed project within the required timeframes. The 
Communications Act of 1934, as amended requires the ``preservation and 
advancement of universal service.''
    The information collection requirements reported under this 
collection are the result of various Commission actions to promote the 
Act's universal service goals, while minimizing waste, fraud, and 
abuse.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Managing Director.
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