Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, 3131 [2016-00928]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2016 / Notices (USF/ICC) proceeding, WC Docket Nos. 10–90, 07–135, 05–337, 03–109; GN Docket No. 09–51; CC Docket Nos. 01– 92, 96–45; WT Docket No. 10–208; FCC 11–161. On May 14, 2012, the Commission released the Third Order on Reconsideration of the USF/ICC Report and Order which revised certain Mobility Fund Phase 1 rules. In adopting the rules, the Commission provided for one-time support to immediately accelerate deployment of networks for mobile broadband services in unserved areas. Thus, the information is being collected to meet the objectives of the Universal Service Fund program. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. The Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–00926 Filed 1–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–1044] 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 (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. 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 tkelley on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jan 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 March 21, 2016. 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 and to 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 Number: 3060–1044. Title: Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers, CC Docket No. 01–338 and WC Docket No. 04–313, Order on Remand. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities, not-for-profit institutions and state, local or tribal government. Number of Respondents: 645 respondents; 645 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 8 hours. Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement, third party disclosure requirement and on occasion reporting requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. 251 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Total Annual Burden: 5,160 hours. Total Annual Cost: No Cost. Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: The Commission is not requesting respondents to submit or disclose confidential information. However, in certain circumstances, respondents may voluntarily choose to submit confidential information pursuant to applicable confidentiality rules. Needs and Uses: In the Order on Remand, the Commission imposed unbundling obligations in a more targeted manner where requesting carriers have undertaken their own facilities-based investments and will be using UNEs (unbundled network elements) in conjunction with selfprovisioned facilities. The Commission also eliminated the subdelegation of PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3131 authority to state commissions adopted in the previous order. Prior to the issuance of the Order, the Commission sought comment on issues relating to combinations of UNEs, called ‘‘enhanced extended links’’ (EELs), in order to effectively tailor access to EELs to those carriers seeking to provide significant local usage to end users. In the Order, the Commission adopted three specific service eligibility criteria for access to EELs in accordance with Commission rules. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, The Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–00928 Filed 1–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060-xxxx, 3060–0386, 3060–0837, 3060–0928, 306–0932] Information Collections Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget 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 (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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 12 (Wednesday, January 20, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 3131]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-00928]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

[OMB 3060-1044]


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 (FCC or the 
Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to 
take this opportunity to comment on the following information 
collection. 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 March 21, 
2016. 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 and to 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 Number: 3060-1044.
    Title: Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of 
Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers, CC Docket No. 01-338 and WC Docket 
No. 04-313, Order on Remand.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities, not-for-profit 
institutions and state, local or tribal government.
    Number of Respondents: 645 respondents; 645 responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 8 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement, third party 
disclosure requirement and on occasion reporting requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 
U.S.C. 251 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
    Total Annual Burden: 5,160 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: No Cost.
    Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: The Commission is not 
requesting respondents to submit or disclose confidential information. 
However, in certain circumstances, respondents may voluntarily choose 
to submit confidential information pursuant to applicable 
confidentiality rules.
    Needs and Uses: In the Order on Remand, the Commission imposed 
unbundling obligations in a more targeted manner where requesting 
carriers have undertaken their own facilities-based investments and 
will be using UNEs (unbundled network elements) in conjunction with 
self-provisioned facilities. The Commission also eliminated the 
subdelegation of authority to state commissions adopted in the previous 
order. Prior to the issuance of the Order, the Commission sought 
comment on issues relating to combinations of UNEs, called ``enhanced 
extended links'' (EELs), in order to effectively tailor access to EELs 
to those carriers seeking to provide significant local usage to end 
users. In the Order, the Commission adopted three specific service 
eligibility criteria for access to EELs in accordance with Commission 
rules.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary, The Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-00928 Filed 1-19-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6712-01-P