65 FR 55 pg. 15154 - Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested

Type: NOTICEVolume: 65Number: 55Page: 15154
FR document: [FR Doc. 00-6876 Filed 3-20-00; 8:45 am]
Agency: Federal Communications Commission
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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, Comments Requested

March 14, 2000.


The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) 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.


Written comments should be submitted on or before May 22, 2000. 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.


Direct all comments to Les Smith, Federal Communications Commissions, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 1-A804, Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to lesmith@fcc.gov.


For additional information or copies of the information collections contact Les Smith at (202) 418-0217 or via the Internet at lesmith@fcc.gov.


OMB Control Number: 3060-0580.

Title: Limits on Carriage of Vertically Integrated Programming-Section 76.504 and 76.1710.

Form Number: None.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Number of Respondents: 1,500.

Estimated Time Per Response: 15 hours.

Total Annual Burden: 22,500 hours.

Total Annual Costs: $7,500.

Needs and Uses: The records are to be made available to members of the public, local franchising authorities and the Commission on reasonable notice and during regular business hours. The records will be reviewed by local franchising authorities and the Commission to monitor compliance with channel occupancy limits in respective local franchise areas.

Federal Communications Commission.

Magalie Roman Salas,


[FR Doc. 00-6876 Filed 3-20-00; 8:45 am]