Communications Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS)

ICR 201804-3060-014

OMB: 3060-1003

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Supporting Statement A
ICR Details
3060-1003 201804-3060-014
Historical Active 201503-3060-004
Communications Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS)
Extension without change of a currently approved collection   No
Approved without change 07/17/2018
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 06/07/2018
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
07/31/2021 36 Months From Approved 07/31/2018
40,900 0 39,500
6,950 0 5,950
0 0 0

The FCC must be able to contact its licensees and permittees in a communications emergency. Respondent wireless, wireline, broadcast, cable and satellite companies will enter emergency contact information in the DIRS database. In the event of an actual emergency, respondents also may enter infrastructure and network damage information and/or requests for resources into the database. Also in the event of an emergency, Commission staff may contacts respondents.

US Code: 47 USC 154(i) Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
   US Code: 47 USC 218 Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
   US Code: 47 USC 303(r) Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended

Not associated with rulemaking

  83 FR 13277 03/28/2018
83 FR 26457 06/07/2018

  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 40,900 39,500 0 0 1,400 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 6,950 5,950 0 0 1,000 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0
There are adjustments to the Commission’s respondents/responses and burden estimates since the last submission to OMB. The change accounts for the additional requests by the Commission for DIRS and DIRS-Lite respondents, as appropriate, to voluntarily update the information submitted more than once during activated periods. There are no program changes to this collection.

Brenda Villanueva 202 418-7005


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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