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This document announces that, on July 22, 2009, OMB approved, for a period of three years, the information collection requirements relating to the Commercial Mobile Alert System rules contained in the Commission's Second Report and Order, FCC 08-164, published at 73 FR 47550, August 14, 2008. The OMB Control Number is 3060-1126. The Commission publishes this document as an announcement of the effective date of the rules. If you have any comments on the burden estimates listed below, or how the Commission can improve the collections and reduce any burdens caused thereby, please contact Judith Boley Herman, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-B441, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. Please include the OMB Control Number, 3060-1126, in your correspondence. The Commission will also accept your comments via email at
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As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3507), the FCC is notifying the public that it received final OMB approval on July 22, 2009, for the information collection requirements contained in the modifications to the Commission's rules in 47 CFR part 10.
Under 5 CFR part 1320, an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a current, 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 that does not display a current, valid OMB Control Number. The OMB Control Number is 3060-1126.
The foregoing notice is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, October 1, 1995, and 44 U.S.C. 3507.
The total annual reporting burdens and costs for the respondents are as follows:
As required by the Warning, Alert, and Response Network (WARN) Act, Public Law 109-347, the Federal Communications Commission adopted final rules to establish a Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), under which the Commercial Mobile Service (CMS) providers may elect to transmit emergency alerts to the public, see
The Commission, the Federal Alert Gateway and participating CMS providers will use this information to ensure the continued functioning of the CMAS, thus complying with the WARN Act and the Commission's obligation to promote the safety of life and property through the use of wire and radio communications.