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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

62 / Friday, April 1, 2005 / Notices 16819

List of Subjects FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For from the signal testing requirements
Environmental protection, Pesticides additional information or copies of the mandated by this section when local-
and pests. information collection(s), contact Cathy into-local service is available. We are
Williams at (202) 418–2918 or via the amending the rules without providing
Dated: March 28, 2005.
Internet at prior public notice and comment
Lois Rossi, because these amendments merely
Director, Registration Division, Office of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
OMB Control Number: 3060–0980. implement provisions of the SHVERA
Pesticide Programs. that direct the Commission to revise its
[FR Doc. 05–6500 Filed 3–31–05; 8:45 am] Title: Implementation of the Satellite
Home Viewer Extension and rules as specified in the legislation.
Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Procedural In 1988, Congress passed the Satellite
Rules); Implementation of the Satellite Home Viewer Act (‘‘1988 SHVA’’),
Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999 which established a statutory copyright
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS (Broadcast Signal Carriage Issues, license for satellite carriers to offer
COMMISSION broadcast programming to subscribers
Retransmission Consent Issues) CS
Docket Nos. 00–96 and 99–363. who could not receive the signal of a
Notice of Public Information broadcast station over the air (‘‘unserved
Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Form Number: Not applicable.
Type of Review: Revision of a households’’). In the 1999 Satellite
Federal Communications Commission, Home Viewer Improvement Act
Comments Requested currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for- (‘‘SHVIA’’), Congress expanded on the
March 30, 2005. profit entities. 1988 SHVA by amending both the 1988
SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Number of Respondents: 9,600. copyright laws and the Communications
Commission, as part of its continuing Estimated Time per Response: 1–5 Act to permit satellite carriers to
effort to reduce paperwork burden hours. retransmit local broadcast television
invites the general public and other Frequency of Response: On occasion signals directly to their subscribers
Federal agencies to take this reporting requirement; Third Party without requiring that they live in
opportunity to comment on the Disclosure Requirement. ‘‘unserved households.’’
following information collection(s), as Total Annual Burden: 14,800 hours. Federal Communications Commission.
required by the Paperwork Reduction Total Annual Cost: $260,000. Marlene H. Dortch,
Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Privacy Impact Assessment: No Secretary.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor impact(s). [FR Doc. 05–6597 Filed 3–31–05; 8:45 am]
a collection of information unless it Needs and Uses: On March 28, 2005,
displays a currently valid control the Commission adopted rules in
number. No person shall be subject to compliance with requirements in the
any penalty for failing to comply with Satellite Home Viewer Extension and
a collection of information subject to the Reauthorization Act of 2004 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
Paperwork Reduction Act that does not (‘‘SHVERA’’). In December 2004, Formations of, Acquisitions by, and
display a valid control number. Congress passed and the President Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Comments are requested concerning (a) signed the SHVERA, which amends the
whether the proposed collection of 1988 copyright laws and the The companies listed in this notice
information is necessary for the proper Communications Act of 1934 to further have applied to the Board for approval,
performance of the functions of the aid competition in the multichannel pursuant to the Bank Holding Company
Commission, including whether the video programming distribution market Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.)
information shall have practical utility; and provide more video programming (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part
(b) the accuracy of the Commission’s options for satellite subscribers. The 225), and all other applicable statutes
burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance SHVERA is the third statute that and regulations to become a bank
the quality, utility, and clarity of the addresses satellite carriage of television holding company and/or to acquire the
information collected; and (d) ways to broadcast stations. Section 202 of the assets or the ownership of, control of, or
minimize the burden of the collection of SHVERA requires the Commission to the power to vote shares of a bank or
information on the respondents, implement the new section 340(h), bank holding company and all of the
including the use of automated which prescribes rules for carriage banks and nonbanking companies
collection techniques or other forms of elections on a county basis, unified owned by the bank holding company,
information technology. retransmission consent negotiations, including the companies listed below.
DATES: Written Paperwork Reduction and notifications by satellite carriers to The applications listed below, as well
Act (PRA) comments should be local broadcasters concerning carriage of as other related filings required by the
submitted on or before May 31, 2005. If significantly viewed signals. We also Board, are available for immediate
you anticipate that you will be adopt two additional procedural rule inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank
submitting comments, but find it changes mandated by sections 205 and indicated. The application also will be
difficult to do so within the period of 209 of the SHVERA. Section 205 available for inspection at the offices of
time allowed by this notice, you should amends section 338 of the the Board of Governors. Interested
advise the contact listed below as soon Communications Act to add subsection persons may express their views in
as possible. 338(h), which requires the Commission writing on the standards enumerated in
ADDRESSES: Direct all Paperwork to revise its rules for satellite carriers’ the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the
Reduction Act (PRA) comments to notices to station licensees when the proposal also involves the acquisition of
Cathy Williams, Federal carrier is going to initiate new local a nonbanking company, the review also
Communications Commission, Room 1– service. Section 209 of the SHVERA includes whether the acquisition of the
C823, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, amends section 339(c)(4) of the nonbanking company complies with the
DC 20554 or via the Internet to Communications Act to require the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act Commission to exempt satellite carriers (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise

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