Bureau of the Census 2010 Census Advisory Committee, 57554-57555 [05-19665]

Download as PDF 57554 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 190 / Monday, October 3, 2005 / Notices Notice. SUMMARY: GIPSA requests comments on the applicants for designation to provide official services in the Minnesota area. DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 18, 2005. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on the applicants by any of the following methods: • Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver to Janet M. Hart, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance Division, GIPSA, USDA, Room 1647–S, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250. • Fax: Send by facsimile transmission to (202) 690–2755, attention: Janet M. Hart. • E-mail: Send via electronic mail to Janet.M.Hart@usda.gov. • Mail: Send hardcopy to Janet M. Hart, Chief, Review Branch, Compliance Division, GIPSA, USDA, STOP 3604, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–3604. Read Comments: All comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(b)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet M. Hart at 202–720–8525, e-mail Janet.M.Hart@usda.gov. This action has been reviewed and determined not to be a rule or regulation as defined in Executive Order 12866 and Departmental Regulation 1512–1; therefore, the Executive Order and Departmental Regulation do not apply to this action. In the August 17, 2005, Federal Register (70 FR 48370), GIPSA announced that Minnesota Department of Agriculture asked GIPSA for a voluntary cancellation of their designation for domestic services, effective November 9, 2005. Subsequently, Minnesota informed GIPSA that they would continue to provide services until December 31, 2005. Minnesota’s designation will cease effective December 31, 2005, and GIPSA asked persons interested in providing official services in Minnesota, except the export locations, to submit an application for designation by September 16, 2005. There were nine applicants for the Minnesota area: Grain Inspection, Inc. (Jamestown), Mid-Iowa Grain Inspection, Inc. (Mid-Iowa), North Dakota Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (North Dakota), Northern Plains Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Northern Plains), D. R. Schaal Agency, Inc. (Schaal), Sioux City Inspection and Weighing Service Company (Sioux City), all officially designated agencies; SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 a company proposing to do business as Minnesota Grain Inspection, Inc. (Minnesota Grain) a subsidiary of ´ ´ ´ ´ Societe Generale de Surveillance (SGS) North America, Inc., and a company proposing to do business as State Grain Inspection, Inc. (State Grain) a subsidiary of National Quality Inspection, Inc. Minnesota Department of Agriculture applied for designation to provide laboratory services only. Jamestown applied for designation in Clay, Becker, Hubbard, Cass, Wilkin, Otter Tail, Wadena, Crow Wing, Traverse, Grant, Douglas, Todd, Morrison, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine, Big Stone, Stevens, Pope, Stearns, Benton, Isanti, Chisago, Swift, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Wright, Sherburne, Anoka, Lac Qui Parle, Yellow Medicine, Chippewa, Renville, McLeod, Carver, Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, Sibley, Scott, Dakota, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Brown, Nicollet, Le Sueur, Rice, Goodhue, Wabasha, Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Watonwan, Blue Earth, Waseca, Steele, Dodge, Olmstead, Winona, Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Martin, Faribault, Freeborn, Mower, Fillmore, and Houston Counties, Minnesota. Mid-Iowa applied for designation in Washington, Scott, Dakota, Goodhue, Wabasha, Olmstead, Winona, and Houston Counties, Minnesota. Minnesota Grain applied for designation in the entire State of Minnesota. Minnesota applied for laboratory services only, in the entire State. North Dakota applied for designation in Koochiching, St. Louis, Lake, Cook, Itasca, Norman, Mahnomen, Hubbard, Cass, Clay, Becker, Wadena, Crow Wing, Aitkin, Carlton, Wilkin, Otter Tail, Traverse, Grant, Douglas, Todd, Morrison, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine, Stevens, Pope, Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Isanti, Chisago, Big Stone, Swift, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Wright, Anoka, Washington, Lac Qui Parle, Chippewa, McLeod, Carver, Hennepin, Ramsey, Sibley, Scott, Dakota, Goodhue, Wabash, and Winona Counties, Minnesota. Northern Plains applied for designation in Kittson, Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Koochiching, Marshall, Beltrami, Itasca, Polk, Pennington, Red Lake, Clearwater Hubbard, and Cass Counties, Minnesota. Schaal applied for designation in Watonwan, Blue Earth, Waseca, Steele, Martin, Faribault, Freeborn, Mower Counties, Minnesota. Sioux City applied for designation in Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Renville, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Brown, Nicollet, Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Watonwan, Blue Earth, PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Martin, and Faribault Counties, Minnesota. State Grain applied for designation in Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, Carver, Scott, Dakota, Brown, Nicollet, Le Sueur, Rice, Goodhue, Watonwan, Blue Earth, Waseca, Steele, Dodge, Martin, and Faribault Counties; and Jackson County, east of Highway 29, Minnesota. All of the applicants named above indicated they would be willing to accept more or less area in order to provide needed service to all requestors. GIPSA is publishing this notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to present comments concerning the applicants. Substantive comments citing reasons and pertinent data for support or objection to the designation of the applicants will be considered in the designation process. All comments must be submitted to the Compliance Division at the above address. Comments and other available information will be considered in making a final decision. GIPSA will publish notice of the final decision in the Federal Register. Authority: Pub. L. 94–582, 90 Stat. 2867, as amended (7 U.S.C. 71 et seq.). Patricia Donohue-Galvin, Acting Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 05–19658 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–EN–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census 2010 Census Advisory Committee Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the 2010 Census Advisory Committee. Committee members will address policy, research, and technical issues related to 2010 Decennial Census programs, including the American Community Survey and related programs. Last-minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance notification of schedule changes. DATES: October 27–28, 2005. On October 27, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. On Friday, October 28, 2005, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:45 a.m. and end at approximately 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Census Bureau, 4700 Silver Hill E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 190 / Monday, October 3, 2005 / Notices Road, Federal Building 3, Suitland, Maryland 20746. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763–2070, TTY (301) 457–2540. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2010 Census Advisory Committee is composed of a Chair, Vice-Chair, and 20 member organizations—all appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee considers the goals of the decennial census, including the American Community Survey and related programs, and users’ needs for information provided by the decennial census from the perspective of outside data users and other organizations having a substantial interest and expertise in the conduct and outcome of the decennial census. The Committee has been established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section10(a)(b)). A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment. However, individuals with extensive statements for the record must submit them in writing to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer named above at least three working days prior to the meeting. Seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer as soon as known, and preferably two weeks prior to the meeting. Dated: September 27, 2005. Charles Louis Kincannon, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 05–19665 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations. The Committee members will address issues regarding Census Bureau VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 programs and activities related to their areas of expertise. Members will address policy, research, and technical issues related to 2010 Decennial Census Programs, including the American Community Survey. The Committee also will discuss several economic initiatives, as well as issues pertaining to marketing services and measurement of local labor market activity. Lastminute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance notice of schedule adjustments. October 20–21, 2005. On October 20, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. On October 21, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 11:45 a.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel at Ronald Reagan National Airport, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202. ADDRESSES: Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, Washington, DC 20233. Her telephone number is 301–763–2070, TDD 301– 457–2540. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations is composed of 36 members, appointed by the Presidents of the American Economic Association, the American Statistical Association, the Population Association of America, and the Chairperson of the Board of the American Marketing Association. The Committee members address issues regarding Census Bureau programs and activities related to their respective areas of expertise. The Committee has been established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section 10(a)(b)). The meeting is open to the public, and a brief period is set aside for public comment and questions. Those persons with extensive questions or statements must submit them in writing at least three days before the meeting to the Committee Liaison Officer named above. Seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should also be directed to the Committee Liaison Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57555 Dated: September 28, 2005. Charles Louis Kincannon, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 05–19747 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board (Docket 46–2005) Foreign–Trade Zone 50 –– Long Beach, California, Application For Subzone, Eastman Kodak Company (X–ray film, Color Paper, Digital Media, Inkjet Paper, Entertainment Imaging, and Health Imaging, Whittier and Santa Fe Springs, California An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Port of Long Beach (California), grantee of FTZ 50, requesting special–purpose subzone status for the facilities of the Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak), located in Whittier and Santa Fe Springs, California. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign– Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on September 26, 2005. The facilities for which subzone status is proposed are on two sites (more than 29 acres total; 299,545 sq. ft. of enclosed space) at 12100 Rivera Road in Whittier (22.9 acres; 1 building with 216,000 sq. ft.) and 10715 Shoemaker Road in Santa Fe Springs (6.3 acres; 1 building with 83,545 sq. ft.). The facilities are used for the storage and distribution, as well as certain processing operations (e.g., ‘‘kitting’’), of imported products related to X–ray film, color paper, digital media, inkjet paper, entertainment imaging, and health imaging. Kodak indicates that authority to perform its processing operations under FTZ procedures may result in changes in tariff classifications and duty rates for imported products. The application states that ‘‘some of the potential items that might be included in kitting operations in different combinations’’ are cameras (HTSUS 8525.40.4000), docking station (8471.80.1000), docking station with charger (8504.40.9550), printer dock (8471.60.5500), camera bags (4202.92.9026), batteries (8506 - 8507), battery chargers (8504.40.9550), mini tripods (9006.91.0000), memory cards (8473.30.1080), USB cable (8544.41.4000), and power cable printer dock (8544.51.9000). Duty rates on these items range from duty–free to 17.6% ad valorem. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 190 (Monday, October 3, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57554-57555]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Bureau of the Census 2010 Census Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice 
of a meeting of the 2010 Census Advisory Committee. Committee members 
will address policy, research, and technical issues related to 2010 
Decennial Census programs, including the American Community Survey and 
related programs. Last-minute changes to the agenda are possible, which 
could prevent giving advance notification of schedule changes.

DATES: October 27-28, 2005. On October 27, the meeting will begin at 
approximately 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. On Friday, 
October 28, 2005, the meeting will begin at approximately 8:45 a.m. and 
end at approximately 11:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Census Bureau, 4700 
Silver Hill

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Road, Federal Building 3, Suitland, Maryland 20746.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, 
Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Office 
Building 3, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763-2070, TTY (301) 
457-2540.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2010 Census Advisory Committee is 
composed of a Chair, Vice-Chair, and 20 member organizations--all 
appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee considers the 
goals of the decennial census, including the American Community Survey 
and related programs, and users' needs for information provided by the 
decennial census from the perspective of outside data users and other 
organizations having a substantial interest and expertise in the 
conduct and outcome of the decennial census. The Committee has been 
established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section10(a)(b)).
    A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment. 
However, individuals with extensive statements for the record must 
submit them in writing to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer 
named above at least three working days prior to the meeting. Seating 
is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to the Census Bureau Committee Liaison Officer as 
soon as known, and preferably two weeks prior to the meeting.

    Dated: September 27, 2005.
Charles Louis Kincannon,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. 05-19665 Filed 9-30-05; 8:45 am]
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