Section 73.1942, Candidates Rates, Section 76.206, Candidate Rates; Section 76.1611, Political Cable Rates and Classes of Time

ICR 201108-3060-025

OMB: 3060-0501

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3060-0501 201108-3060-025
Historical Active 200810-3060-005
Section 73.1942, Candidates Rates, Section 76.206, Candidate Rates; Section 76.1611, Political Cable Rates and Classes of Time
Extension without change of a currently approved collection   No
Approved without change 10/14/2011
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 08/31/2011
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
10/31/2014 36 Months From Approved 11/30/2011
412,110 0 422,170
948,719 0 984,293
0 0 0

Section 73.1942, requires broadcast licensees, and Section 76.206 requires cable television systems to disclose any station practices offered to commercial advertisers that enhance the value of advertising spots and different classes of time (immediately preemptible, preemptible with notice, fixed, fire sale, and make good.). These rule sections also require licensees and cable TV systems to calculate the lowest unit charge. Broadcast stations and cable systems are also required to review rebates or credits. Section 76.1611 requires cable systems to disclose to candidates information about rates, terms, conditions and all value-enhancing discount privileges offered to commercial advertisers.

US Code: 47 USC 154(i) and 315 Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended

Not associated with rulemaking

  76 FR 37352 06/27/2011
76 FR 54233 08/31/2011

  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 412,110 422,170 0 0 -10,060 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 948,719 984,293 0 0 -35,574 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0
There are no program changes to this collection. There are adjustments/decreases to the number of respondents of 1,606, to the annual responses of 10,060 and to the annual burden hours of 35,574. These decreases/adjustments are due to less respondents/responses being accounted for under this information collection.

Hope Cooper 202 418-1450 [email protected]


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