Information Collections Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority, 52723-52724 [2017-24616]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / Notices FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–1246] Information Collection Approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Communications Commission. 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. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number, and no person is required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Comments concerning the accuracy of the burden estimates and any suggestions for reducing the burden should be directed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Ongele, Office of the Managing Director, at (202) 418–2991, or email: Nicole.Ongele@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The total annual reporting burdens and costs for the respondents are as follows: OMB Control Number: 3060–1246. OMB Approval Date: October 23, 2017. OMB Expiration Date: October 31, 2020. Title: Reasonable Accommodation Requests. Form Nos.: FCC Form 5626 and FCC Form 5627. Respondents: Individuals. Number of Respondents and Responses: 60 respondents; 60 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours for FCC Form 5626 and 0.16 hours for FCC Form 5627. Frequency of Response: One-time reporting requirement. Total Annual Burden: 312 hours. Total Annual Cost: $900. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Statutory authority for these collections are contained in 29 U.S.C. 791; Executive Order 13164 65 FR 46565 (Jul 28, 2000). Privacy Act Impact Assessment: The FCC is drafting a Privacy Impact Assessment to cover the personally identifiable information (PIA) that will be collected, used, and stored. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality with this collection of information. Needs and Uses: FCC employees and applicants for employment who have a condition that qualifies as a disability may seek an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their position by completing FCC Form 5626 and FCC Form 5627. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–24615 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0190 and 3060–0340] Information Collections Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority 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), 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 Office of Management and Budget (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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52723 Written comments should be submitted on or before January 16, 2018. 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 contacts 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: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the PRA of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), the FCC 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. OMB Control Number: 3060–0190. Title: Section 73.3544, Application To Obtain a Modified Station License. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities; Not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents and Responses: 325 respondents and 325 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 0.25–1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 Section 154(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Total Annual Burden: 306 hours. Total Annual Cost: $75,000. Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality and DATES: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 52724 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / Notices respondents are not being asked to submit confidential information to the Commission. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirements contained in this collection are covered in 47 CFR 73.3544(b) requires an informal application, see Sec. 73.3511(b), may be filed with the FCC in Washington, DC, Attention: Audio Division (radio) or Video Division (television), Media Bureau, to cover the following changes: (1) A correction of the routing instructions and description of an AM station directional antenna system field monitoring point, when the point itself is not changed. (2) A change in the type of AM station directional antenna monitor. See Sec. 73.69. (3) A change in the location of the station main studio when prior authority to move the main studio location is not required. (4) The location of a remote control point of an AM or FM station when prior authority to operate by remote control is not required. Also, information collection requirements are contained in 47 CFR 73.3544(c) which requires a change in the name of the licensee where no change in ownership or control is involved may be accomplished by written notification by the licensee to the Commission. OMB Control Number: 3060–0340. Title: Section 73.51, Determining Operating Power. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities. Number of Respondents and Responses: 750 respondents; 834 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 0.25 to 3.0 hours. Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The statutory authority for this collection of information is contained in Section 154(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Total Annual Burden: 440 hours. Total Annual Cost: None. Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality and respondents are not being asked to submit confidential information to the Commission. Needs and Uses: When it is not possible to use the direct method of VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 power determination due to technical reasons, the indirect method of determining antenna input power might be used on a temporary basis. 47 CFR Section 73.51(d) requires that a notation be made in the station log indicating the dates of commencement and termination of measurement using the indirect method of power determination. 47 CFR Section 73.51(e) requires that AM stations determining the antenna input power by the indirect method must determine the value F (efficiency factor) applicable to each mode of operation and must maintain a record thereof with a notation of its derivation. FCC staff use this information in field investigations to monitor licensees’ compliance with the FCC’s technical rules and to ensure that licensee is operating in accordance with its station authorization. Station personnel use the value F (efficiency factor) in the event that measurement by the indirect method of power is necessary. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–24616 Filed 11–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0888] Information Collection 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, 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (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 comments should be submitted on or before December 14, 2017. 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 contacts listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB, via email Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov; and to Cathy Williams, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov and to Cathy.Williams@fcc.gov. Include in the comments the OMB control number as shown in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information or copies of the information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418–2918. To view a copy of this information collection request (ICR) submitted to OMB: (1) Go to the Web page http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain, (2) look for the section of the Web page called ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ (3) click on the downward-pointing arrow in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box below the ‘‘Currently Under Review’’ heading, (4) select ‘‘Federal Communications Commission’’ from the list of agencies presented in the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, (5) click the ‘‘Submit’’ button to the right of the ‘‘Select Agency’’ box, (6) when the list of FCC ICRs currently under review appears, look for the OMB control number of this ICR and then click on the ICR Reference Number. A copy of the FCC submission to OMB will be displayed. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

[OMB 3060-0190 and 3060-0340]


Information Collections 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), 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 Office of Management and Budget 
(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 comments should be submitted on or before January 16, 
2018. 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 contacts 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: As part of its continuing effort to reduce 
paperwork burdens, and as required by the PRA of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-
3520), the FCC 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.
    OMB Control Number: 3060-0190.
    Title: Section 73.3544, Application To Obtain a Modified Station 
License.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 325 respondents and 325 
responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 0.25-1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 
Section 154(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
    Total Annual Burden: 306 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: $75,000.
    Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for 
confidentiality and

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respondents are not being asked to submit confidential information to 
the Commission.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirements contained 
in this collection are covered in 47 CFR 73.3544(b) requires an 
informal application, see Sec. 73.3511(b), may be filed with the FCC in 
Washington, DC, Attention: Audio Division (radio) or Video Division 
(television), Media Bureau, to cover the following changes:
    (1) A correction of the routing instructions and description of an 
AM station directional antenna system field monitoring point, when the 
point itself is not changed.
    (2) A change in the type of AM station directional antenna monitor. 
See Sec. 73.69.
    (3) A change in the location of the station main studio when prior 
authority to move the main studio location is not required.
    (4) The location of a remote control point of an AM or FM station 
when prior authority to operate by remote control is not required.
    Also, information collection requirements are contained in 47 CFR 
73.3544(c) which requires a change in the name of the licensee where no 
change in ownership or control is involved may be accomplished by 
written notification by the licensee to the Commission.

    OMB Control Number: 3060-0340.
    Title: Section 73.51, Determining Operating Power.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 750 respondents; 834 
responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 0.25 to 3.0 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The 
statutory authority for this collection of information is contained in 
Section 154(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
    Total Annual Burden: 440 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: None.
    Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for 
confidentiality and respondents are not being asked to submit 
confidential information to the Commission.
    Needs and Uses: When it is not possible to use the direct method of 
power determination due to technical reasons, the indirect method of 
determining antenna input power might be used on a temporary basis. 47 
CFR Section 73.51(d) requires that a notation be made in the station 
log indicating the dates of commencement and termination of measurement 
using the indirect method of power determination. 47 CFR Section 
73.51(e) requires that AM stations determining the antenna input power 
by the indirect method must determine the value F (efficiency factor) 
applicable to each mode of operation and must maintain a record thereof 
with a notation of its derivation. FCC staff use this information in 
field investigations to monitor licensees' compliance with the FCC's 
technical rules and to ensure that licensee is operating in accordance 
with its station authorization. Station personnel use the value F 
(efficiency factor) in the event that measurement by the indirect 
method of power is necessary.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary.
    Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-24616 Filed 11-13-17; 8:45 am]
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