[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18337-18338]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06654]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


Information Collection(s) Being Submitted for Review and Approval 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden 
and as required b y the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3502-3520), the Federal Communications Commission invites the 
general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to 
comment on the following information collection(s). 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 estimates; 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 OMB 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 OMB control number.

DATES: Written Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be 
submitted on or before April 25, 2013. If you anticipate that you will 
be submitting PRA comments, but find it difficult to do so within the 
period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the FCC 
contact listed below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Submit your PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB), via fax at 202-395-5167 or via Internet at 
Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov and to Judith B. Herman, Federal 
Communications Commission, via the Internet at Judith-b.herman@fcc.gov. 
To submit your PRA comments by email send them to: PRA@fcc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith B. Herman, Office of Managing 
Director, FCC, at 202-418-0214.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    OMB Control Number: 3060-0292.
    Title: Section 90.605, Reporting and Distribution of Pool Access 
Revenues, Part 69--Access Charges.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 1,250 respondents; 15,000 responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: .75 hours (45 minutes).
    Frequency of Response: Monthly and annual reporting requirements 
and third party disclosure requirements.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 
U.S.C. sections 154, 201, 202, 203, 205, 218 and 403 of the 
Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
    Total Annual Burden: 11,250 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: N/A.
    Privacy Impact Assessment: N/A.
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for 
confidentiality.
    Needs and Uses: The Commission will submit this expiring 
information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
during this comment period to obtain the three year clearance from 
them. The Commission is requesting approval for an extension (no change 
in the reporting and/or third party disclosure requirements). There is 
no change in the Commission's burden estimates.
    Section 69.605 requires that access revenues and cost data shall be 
reported by participants in association tariffs to the association for 
computation of monthly pool revenues distributions. The association 
shall submit a report on or before February 1 of each calendar year 
describing the associations's cost study review process for the 
preceding calendar year as well as the results of that process. For any 
revisions to the cost study results made or recommended by the 
association that would change the respective carrier's calculated 
annual common line or traffic sensitive revenue requirement by ten 
percent or more, the report shall include the following information:
    (1) Name of the carrier;
    (2) A detailed description of the revisions;
    (3) The amount of the revisions;
    (4) The impact of the revisions on the carrier's calculated common 
line and traffic sensitive revenue requirements; and

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    (5) The carrier's total annual common line and traffic sensitive 
revenue requirement. The information is used to compute charges in 
tariffs for access service (or origination and termination) and to 
compute revenue pool distributions. Neither process could be 
implemented without the information.

    OMB Control Number: 3060-0743.
    Title: Implementation of the Pay Telephone Reclassification and 
Compensation Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, CC 
Docket No. 96-128.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities and state, local 
and tribal government.
    Number of Respondents: 4,471 respondents; 10,071 responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 11.730414 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion, quarterly and monthly reporting 
requirements, recordkeeping requirement and third party disclosure 
requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 
U.S.C. section 276 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, as amended.
    Total Annual Burden: 118,137 hours.
    Total Annual Cost: N/A.
    Privacy Impact Assessment: N/A.
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: The Commission is not 
requesting that respondents submit confidential information to the FCC. 
If the Commission requests respondents to submit information which 
respondents believe is confidential, they may request confidential 
treatment of such information under 47 CFR 0.459 of the Commission's 
rules.
    Needs and Uses: The Commission will submit this expiring 
information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
during this comment period to obtain the three year clearance from 
them. There is no change in the reporting, recordkeeping and/or third 
party disclosure requirements. There is no change in the Commission's 
previous burden estimates.
    In CC Docket No. 96-128, the Commission promulgated rules and 
requirements implementing Section 276 of the Telecommunications Act of 
1996. Among other things, the rules (1) Establish fair compensation for 
every completed intrastate and interstate payphone call; (2) 
discontinue intrastate and interstate access charge payphone service 
elements and payments, and intrastate and interstate payphone subsidies 
from basic exchange services; and (3) adopt guidelines for use by the 
states in establishing public interest payphones to be located where 
there would otherwise not be a payphone.
    The information collected under LEC Provision of Emergency Numbers 
to Carrier-Payers would able used to ensure that interexchange 
carriers, payphone service providers (``PSP'') LECs, and the states, 
comply with their obligations under the 1996 Act.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-06654 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
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