Inmate Calling Services (ICS) Data Collection; Annual Reporting; Certification, and Consumer Disclosure Requirements.

ICR 201910-3060-017

OMB: 3060-1222

Federal Form Document

ICR Details
3060-1222 201910-3060-017
Historical Active 201609-3060-008
FCC WCB
Inmate Calling Services (ICS) Data Collection; Annual Reporting; Certification, and Consumer Disclosure Requirements.
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular
Approved without change 01/28/2020
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 12/27/2019
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
01/31/2023 36 Months From Approved 01/31/2020
20 0 15
2,000 0 1,200
0 0 0

Providers of inmate calling services (ICS) must report annually, using the form and instructions created by the Wireline Competition Bureau, the following information for the prior calendar year: interstate, international, and intrastate rates and minutes of use by facility and the name, size, and type of facility being served; fees for any ancillary services, the amount of these fees, and the number of times each fee was imposed; monthly site commission payments; the number of disability-related calls, problems associated with such calls, and ancillary fees charged in connection with such calls; and the number of complaints received related to, for example, dropped calls and poor call quality and the number of instances of each by TTY and TRS users. In addition, each inmate calling service provider must certify anually the accuracy of the data and other information submitted in the provider's annual report and the provider's compliance with the Commissions ICS rules. Finally, the consumer disclosure rule requires ICS providers to inform customers about their ICS rates.

US Code: 47 USC 303(r) Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
   US Code: 47 USC 151 Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
   US Code: 47 USC 276 Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
   US Code: 47 USC 154(i)-(j) Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
   US Code: 47 USC 201 Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended
  
None

Not associated with rulemaking

  84 FR 50034 09/24/2019
84 FR 71410 12/27/2019
Yes

  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 20 15 0 5 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 2,000 1,200 0 800 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yes
Changing Regulations
No
Since the last submission to OMB, the Commission is reporting a program change/increase to this collection as a result of revisions to Form 2301(a) and FCC Form 2301(b) and the accompanying instructions. The burden hours have increased from 1,200 to 2,000 hours (+800). The number of respondents and responses have increased from 15 to 20 due to changes in the ICS marketplace.

$0
No
    No
    No
No
No
No
Uncollected
Amy Goodman 202 418-1500

  No

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.
12/27/2019


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