[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 57 (Wednesday, March 25, 1998)]
[Pages 14463-14464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-7706]



Public Information Collection(s) Approved By Office of Management 
and Budget

March 19, 1998.
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the following public 
information collection(s) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, 44 USC 3501-3520. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a 
collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control 
number. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall be 
subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of 
information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act that does not 
display a valid control number. Questions concerning the OMB control 
numbers and expiration dates should be directed to Jerry Cowden, 
Federal Communications Commission, (202) 418-0447.

Federal Communications Commission

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0314.
    Expiration Date: 3/31/2001.
    Title: Section 76.209--Fairness doctrine; personal attacks; 
political editorials.
    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Estimated annual burden: 3,411 hours; 2-3 hours per response; 1,312 
    Description: Section 76.209 sets forth notification requirements 
for cable system operators when personal attacks are made on persons or 
groups during origination cablecasting. Section 76.209 also requires 
that when a cable system operator in an editorial endorses or opposes a 
legally qualified candidate, the operator shall, within 24 hours of the 
editorial, transmit to the other qualified candidate(s) for the same 
office or the candidate opposed, notification of the date, time and 
channel of the editorial; a script or tape of the editorial; and an 
offer of a reasonable opportunity to respond over the system's 

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0346.
    Expiration Date: 3/31/2001.
    Title: Section 78.27--License conditions.
    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 76 hours; 0.167 hour per respondent; 455 
    Description: Section 78.27 requires licensees of cable television 
relay service (CARS) stations to notify the Commission in writing when 
the station commences operation. It also requires a CARS licensee 
needing additional time to complete construction of the station to 
request an extension of time 30 days before the expiration of the one-
year construction period.

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0439.
    Expiration Date: 3/31/2001.
    Title: Regulations Concerning Indecent Communications by Telephone.
    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,632 hours; 0.13 hour (average) per 
respondent; 10,200 respondents.
    Description: The rules and regulations are designed to establish 
defenses to prosecution and to restrict access to adult message 
services by minors as required by Section 223 of the Communications Act 
of 1934, as amended. Section 64.201 contains several information 
collection requirements: (1) A requirement that certain common carriers 
block access to indecent messages unless the subscriber seeks access 
from the common carrier (telephone company) in writing; (2) a 
requirement that adult message service providers notify their carriers 
of the nature of their programming; and (3) a requirement that a 
provider of adult message services request that its carriers identify 
it as such in bills to its subscribers. Affected respondents are 
subscribers, common carriers, and providers of adult message services.

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0491.
    Expiration Date: 3/31/2001.
    Title: Section 74.991--Wireless cable application procedures.
    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours; 4.5 hours per respondent (0.5 
hours respondent/4 hours attorney); 100 respondents.
    Description: Section 74.991 requires that a wireless cable operator 
application be filed on FCC Forms 330/304. The applicant must also give 
local public notice in a daily newspaper of general circulation 
published in the community in which the proposed station will be 
located. The data is used by FCC staff to ensure that proposals to 
operate a wireless cable system on ITFS channels do not impair or 
restrict any reasonably foreseeable ITFS use.

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0490.
    Expiration Date: 3/31/2001.
    Title: Section 74.902--Frequency assignments.

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    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Estimated annual burden: 3 hours; 0.5 hour per response; 5 
    Description: Section 74.902 requires that if an MDS applicant 
involuntarily displaces a point-to-point ITFS station operating on MDS 
Channels E and F to suitable spectrum, then the initiating MDS party 
must prepare and file the appropriate application. Additionally, 
Section 74.902(i) requires that a copy of this application be served on 
the ITFS licensee to be moved. The data will be used by the ITFS 
licensee to oppose the involuntary migration if the proposal would not 
provide comparable ITFS service and to ensure that the public continues 
to be served.

Federal Communications Commission.
Magalie Roman Salas,
[FR Doc. 98-7706 Filed 3-24-98; 8:45 am]