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

ICR 201407-3060-020

OMB: 3060-0501

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3060-0501 201407-3060-020
Historical Active 201108-3060-025
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 09/08/2014
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 07/29/2014
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
09/30/2017 36 Months From Approved 10/31/2014
403,610 0 412,110
927,269 0 948,719
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

  79 FR 30138 05/27/2014
79 FR 44028 07/29/2014

  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 403,610 412,110 0 0 -8,500 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 927,269 948,719 0 0 -21,450 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 information collection as follows: 550 to the number of respondents, 8,500 to the annual number of responses and 21,450 to the annual burden hours. These adjustments/decreases are due to less number of respondents to this information collection.

Hope Cooper 202 418-1450 [email protected]


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