North American Numbering Plan Funding Worksheet

ICR 199802-3060-001

OMB: 3060-0815

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3060-0815 199802-3060-001
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North American Numbering Plan Funding Worksheet
New collection (Request for a new OMB Control Number)   No
Emergency 02/04/1998
Approved without change 02/03/1998
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 02/02/1998
The FCC shall review the proposed FCC-496 form to correct errors and clarify certain points. Specifically, the FCC shall: a) clarify that all common carriers providing telecommunications service in the U.S. and between the U.S. and foreign..., b) clarify the monthly fee payment process -- is a copy of the FCC 496 also filed monthly, c) clarify the text in Item A. When and Where to File to state that the monthly payment process is optional. Since this form will only be used for 1998, it should be entitled 1998 NANPA Funding Worksheet and should expire in February or March of 1999 -- unless the FCC can clarify how the year that the financial information to be provided is chosen. In the definition of carriers -- where are international carriers classified?
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
07/31/1998 07/31/1998
3,700 0 0
1,850 0 0
0 0 0

The worksheet seeks financial data and payment from telecommunications carriers to fund the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA). The NANPA is responsible for administering telecommunications numbering and making numbers available on an equitable basis for the United States, Canada, and much of the Carribbean. Congress directed the FCC to create the NANPA and to provide for its funding. 47 U.S.C. 251(e)(1) and (2).



IC Title Form No. Form Name
North American Numbering Plan Funding Worksheet FCC-496

  Total Approved Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 3,700 0 0 3,700 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 1,850 0 0 1,850 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0



On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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