Respondents:Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.
Number of Respondents:432 respondents; 432 responses.
Estimated Time per Response:20 hours to 32 hours.
Frequency of Response:On occasion reporting requirement and third party disclosure requirements.
Obligation to Respond:Voluntary. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. sections 151 through 154, 201 through 205, 218 through 220, 254, 303(r), 403 and 405 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
Total Annual Burden:13,680 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 Commission. If the Commission requests information that the respondents believe is confidential, respondents 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 collection to the OMB for approval of an extension or renewal of this currently approved information collection. There is no change in the reporting and/or third party disclosure requirements. The Commission is reporting a 28,160 hour reduction adjustment to their 2009 burden estimates. This reduction adjustment is due to a reduction in the number of respondents based on updated information.
The information in this collection is used by the Commission to select Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Board of Directors and to ensure that requests for review are filed properly with the Commission.
Section 54.703 states that industry and non-industry groups may submit to the Commission for approval nominations for individuals to be appointed to the USAC Board of Directors.
Sections 54.719 through 54.725 describes the procedures for Commission review of USAC decisions including the general filing requirements pursuant to which parties may file requests for review.
Federal Communications Commission.
Gloria J. Miles,
Federal Register Liaison, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing Director.