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

ICR 202009-3060-004

OMB: 3060-0501

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3060-0501 202009-3060-004
Active 201707-3060-005
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 11/04/2020
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 09/08/2020
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
11/30/2023 36 Months From Approved 11/30/2020
403,610 0 403,610
927,269 0 927,269
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

  85 FR 38891 06/29/2020
85 FR 55451 09/08/2020

  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 403,610 403,610 0 0 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 927,269 927,269 0 0 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0

Robert Baker 202 418-1417


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