Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,


[Federal Register: April 21, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 76)]


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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval

April 6, 2005.

Summary: The Federal Communications Commissions, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general

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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.

Dates: Written comments should be submitted on or before May 23, 2005. 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 comments to Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-C823, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to or Kristy L. LaLonde, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Room 10236 NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-3087 or via the Internet at

For Further Information Contact: For additional information or copy of the information collection(s) contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418- 2918 or via the Internet at

Supplementary Information:

OMB Control Number: 3060-0215.

Title: Section 73.3527, Local Public Inspection File of Noncommercial Educational Stations.

Form Number: Not applicable.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Not for-profit institutions.

Number of Respondents: 2,900.

Estimated Time per Response: 104 hours per year.

Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement; Third party disclosure requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 301,615 hours.

Total Annual Cost: None.

Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).

Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 73.3527 requires that each licensee/ permittee of a noncommercial educational radio and TV broadcast station maintain a file for public inspection at its main studio or at another accessible location in its community of license. The contents of the file vary according to type of service and status. The contents include, but are not limited to, copies of certain applications tendered for filing, a statement concerning petitions to deny filed against such applications, copies of ownership reports and annual employment reports, statements certifying compliance with filing announcements in connection with renewal applications, a list of donors supporting specific programs, etc.

Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary.

[FR Doc. 05-7951 Filed 4-20-05; 8:45 am]