Information Collections Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority, 55837-55839 [2017-25407]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 225 / Friday, November 24, 2017 / Notices Item No. Bureau Subject 4 .................. WIRELINE COMPETITION. 5 .................. WIRELINE COMPETITION. 6 .................. MEDIA ............................ 7 .................. MEDIA ............................ 8 .................. MEDIA ............................ AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES * Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order to eliminate the requirement for historic preservation review where utility poles are replaced with substantially identical poles that can support antennas or other wireless communications equipment, and to consolidate the Commission’s historic preservation review rules into a single rule. Title: Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment (WC Docket No. 17–84). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order that will revise and seek comment on further changes to the Commission’s pole attachment rules, network change disclosure processes, and section 214(a) discontinuance processes to remove barriers to infrastructure investment and promote broadband deployment, and will seek comment on taking targeted actions to facilitate rebuilding and repairing broadband infrastructure after natural disasters. Title: Bridging the Digital Divide for Low-Income Consumers (WC Docket No. 17–287); Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization (WC Docket No. 11–42); Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support (WC Docket No. 09–197). Summary: The Commission will consider a Fourth Report and Order, Order on Reconsideration, Memorandum Opinion and Order, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Notice of Inquiry to adopt and propose measures to effectively and efficiently bridge the digital divide for Lifeline subscribers and reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in the Lifeline program. Title: 2014 Quadrennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 14–50); 2010 Quadrennial Regulatory Review—Review of the Commission’s Broadcast Ownership Rules and Other Rules Adopted Pursuant to Section 202 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (MB Docket No. 09–182); Promoting Diversification of Ownership In the Broadcasting Services (MB Docket No. 07–294); Rules and Policies Concerning Attribution of Joint Sales Agreements in Local Television Markets (MB Docket No. 04–256); Rules and Policies to Promote New Entry and Ownership Diversity in the Broadcasting Services (MB Docket No. 17– 289). Summary: The Commission will consider an Order on Reconsideration and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that updates the Commission’s broadcast ownership and attribution rules to reflect the current media marketplace, denies various other requests for reconsideration, finds that the Commission will adopt an Incubator Program to promote ownership diversity, and seeks comment on how to structure and administer such a program. Title: FCC Form 325 Data Collection (MB Docket No. 17–290); Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative (MB Docket No. 17–105. Summary: The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comment on whether to eliminate Form 325, Annual Report of Cable Television Systems, or, in the alternative, on ways to modernize and streamline the form. Title: Authorizing Permissive Use of the ‘‘Next Generation’’ Broadcast Television Standard (GN Docket No. 16–142). Summary: The Commission will consider a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking authorizing television broadcasters to use the Next Generation television transmission standard (ATSC 3.0) on a voluntary, market-driven basis. * * * * The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an email to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202–418–0530 (voice), 202–418–0432 (TTY). Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from the Office of Media Relations, (202) 418– 0500; TTY 1–888–835–5322. Audio/ Video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Nov 22, 2017 55837 Jkt 244001 over the Internet from the FCC Live Web page at www.fcc.gov/live. For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George Mason University’s Capitol Connection. The Capitol Connection also will carry the meeting live via the Internet. To purchase these services, call (703) 993–3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25412 Filed 11–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0633 and 3060–0727] 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 55838 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 225 / Friday, November 24, 2017 / Notices 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 23, 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. 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: 3060–0633. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Nov 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 Title: Sections 73.1230, 74.165, 74.432, 74.564, 74.664, 74.765, 74.832, 74.1265 Posting or Filing of Station Licenses. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government and State, local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents and Responses: 2,584 respondents and 2,584 responses. Estimated Hours per Response: 0.083 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement, recordkeeping requirement and third party disclosure requirement. Obligation to Responds: 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: 214 hours. Total Annual Cost: $24,860. Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality with this collection of information. Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Needs and Uses: The information collection requirements contained in this collection are as follows: 47 CFR 73.1230 requires that the station license and any other instrument of station authorization for an AM, FM or TV station be posted in a conspicuous place at the place the licensee considers to be the principal control point of the transmitter. 47 CFR 74.165 requires that the instrument of authorization for an experimental broadcast station be available at the transmitter site. 47 CFR 74.432(j) (remote pickup broadcast station) and 47 CFR 74.832(j) (low power auxiliary station) require that the license of a remote pickup broadcast/low power auxiliary station shall be retained in the licensee’s files, posted at the transmitter, or posted at the control point of the station. These sections also require the licensee to forward the station license to the FCC in the case of permanent discontinuance of the station. 47 CFR 74.564 (aural broadcast auxiliary stations) requires that the station license and any other instrument of authorization be posted in the room where the transmitter is located, or if operated by remote control, at the operating position. 47 CFR 74.664 (television broadcast auxiliary stations) requires that the station license and any other instrument PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of authorization be posted in the room where the transmitter is located. 47 CFR Sections 74.765 (low power TV, TV translator and TV booster) and 47 CFR 74.1265 (FM translator stations and FM booster stations) require that the station license and any other instrument of authorization be retained in the station’s files. In addition, the call sign of the station, together with the name, address and telephone number of the licensee or the local representative of the licensee, and the name and address of the person and place where the station records are maintained, shall be displayed at the transmitter site on the structure supporting the transmitting antenna. 47 CFR 74.832(j) (low power auxiliary stations) requires that the license shall be retained in the licensee’s files at the address shown on the authorization, posted at the transmitter, or posted at the control point of the station. OMB Control Number: 3060–0727. Title: Section 73.213, Grandfathered Short-Spaced Stations. Form Number(s): Not applicable. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities. Number of Respondents and Responses: 15 respondents; 15 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 0.5 hours–0.83 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement; Third party disclosure requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 Section 154(i), 55(c)(1), 302 and 303 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Total Annual Burden: 20 hours. Total Annual Costs: $3,750. Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s). Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement contained in 47 CFR 73.213 requires licensees of grandfathered short-spaced FM stations seeking to modify or relocate their stations to provide a showing demonstrating that there is no increase in either the total predicted interference area or the associated population (caused or received) with respect to all grandfathered stations or increase the interference caused to any individual stations. Applicants must demonstrate that any new area predicted to lose service as a result of interference has adequate service remaining. In addition, licensees are required to serve a copy of any application for co-channel or first- E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 225 / Friday, November 24, 2017 / Notices adjacent channel stations proposing predicted interference caused in any area where interference is not currently predicted to be caused upon the licensee(s) of the affected short-spaced station(s). Commission staff uses the data to determine if the public interest will be served and that existing levels of interference will not be increased to other licensed stations. Providing copies of application(s) to affected licensee(s) will enable potentially affected parties to examine the proposals and provide them an opportunity to file informal objections against such applications. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25407 Filed 11–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–1170] Information Collection 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 Nov 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 23, 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: 3060–1170. Title: Improving Spectrum Efficiency Through Flexible Channel Spacing and Bandwidth Utilization for Economic Area-based 800 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio Licensees—Notice Requirement Section 90.209. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Business or other forprofit entities. Number of Respondents and Responses: 24 respondents; 24 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 0.5–4 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement, third party disclosure requirement. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Statutory authority for this information collection PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55839 is 47 U.S.C. 151, 152, 154, 301, 302(a), 303, 307, and 308 unless otherwise noted. Total Annual Burden: 20 hours. Total Annual Cost: $46,000. Privacy 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 information collection requirements contained in 47 CFR 90.209(b)(7) require EA-based 800 MHz SMR licensees authorized to exceed the standard channel spacing and authorized bandwidth under Section 90.209(b)(5) to provide at least 30 days written notice prior to initiating service in the 813.5–824/858.5–869 MHz band to every 800 MHz public safety licensee with a base station in the affected National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee (NPSPAC) region, and every 800 MHz public safety licensee within 113 kilometers (70 miles) of the affected region. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25415 Filed 11–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0819] 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, including the use of automated SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

[OMB 3060-0633 and 3060-0727]


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

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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 23, 
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: 3060-0633.
    Title: Sections 73.1230, 74.165, 74.432, 74.564, 74.664, 74.765, 
74.832, 74.1265 Posting or Filing of Station Licenses.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities, Not-for-profit 
institutions, Federal Government and State, local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 2,584 respondents and 2,584 
responses.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 0.083 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement, 
recordkeeping requirement and third party disclosure requirement.
    Obligation to Responds: 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: 214 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: $24,860.
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for 
confidentiality with this collection of information.
    Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirements contained 
in this collection are as follows:
    47 CFR 73.1230 requires that the station license and any other 
instrument of station authorization for an AM, FM or TV station be 
posted in a conspicuous place at the place the licensee considers to be 
the principal control point of the transmitter.
    47 CFR 74.165 requires that the instrument of authorization for an 
experimental broadcast station be available at the transmitter site.
    47 CFR 74.432(j) (remote pickup broadcast station) and 47 CFR 
74.832(j) (low power auxiliary station) require that the license of a 
remote pickup broadcast/low power auxiliary station shall be retained 
in the licensee's files, posted at the transmitter, or posted at the 
control point of the station. These sections also require the licensee 
to forward the station license to the FCC in the case of permanent 
discontinuance of the station.
    47 CFR 74.564 (aural broadcast auxiliary stations) requires that 
the station license and any other instrument of authorization be posted 
in the room where the transmitter is located, or if operated by remote 
control, at the operating position.
    47 CFR 74.664 (television broadcast auxiliary stations) requires 
that the station license and any other instrument of authorization be 
posted in the room where the transmitter is located.
    47 CFR Sections 74.765 (low power TV, TV translator and TV booster) 
and 47 CFR 74.1265 (FM translator stations and FM booster stations) 
require that the station license and any other instrument of 
authorization be retained in the station's files. In addition, the call 
sign of the station, together with the name, address and telephone 
number of the licensee or the local representative of the licensee, and 
the name and address of the person and place where the station records 
are maintained, shall be displayed at the transmitter site on the 
structure supporting the transmitting antenna.
    47 CFR 74.832(j) (low power auxiliary stations) requires that the 
license shall be retained in the licensee's files at the address shown 
on the authorization, posted at the transmitter, or posted at the 
control point of the station.
    OMB Control Number: 3060-0727.
    Title: Section 73.213, Grandfathered Short-Spaced Stations.
    Form Number(s): Not applicable.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 15 respondents; 15 responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 0.5 hours-0.83 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement; Third 
party disclosure requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 
Section 154(i), 55(c)(1), 302 and 303 of the Communications Act of 
1934, as amended.
    Total Annual Burden: 20 hours.
    Total Annual Costs: $3,750.
    Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s).
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement contained in 
47 CFR 73.213 requires licensees of grandfathered short-spaced FM 
stations seeking to modify or relocate their stations to provide a 
showing demonstrating that there is no increase in either the total 
predicted interference area or the associated population (caused or 
received) with respect to all grandfathered stations or increase the 
interference caused to any individual stations. Applicants must 
demonstrate that any new area predicted to lose service as a result of 
interference has adequate service remaining. In addition, licensees are 
required to serve a copy of any application for co-channel or first-

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adjacent channel stations proposing predicted interference caused in 
any area where interference is not currently predicted to be caused 
upon the licensee(s) of the affected short-spaced station(s). 
Commission staff uses the data to determine if the public interest will 
be served and that existing levels of interference will not be 
increased to other licensed stations. Providing copies of 
application(s) to affected licensee(s) will enable potentially affected 
parties to examine the proposals and provide them an opportunity to 
file informal objections against such applications.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary, Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-25407 Filed 11-22-17; 8:45 am]
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