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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 184 / Friday, September 22, 2006 / Notices Environmental Quality Regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act at 40 CFR 1503.3 in addressing these points. Comments received, including the names and addresses of those who comment, will be considered part of the public record on this proposal and will be available for public inspection. (Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7 and 1508.22; Forest Service Handbook 1909.15, Section 21) Dated: September 15, 2006. S.E. ‘‘Lou’’ Woltering, Forest Supervisor, Lincoln National Forest. [FR Doc. 06–8010 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P End of Certification Accordingly, the following products and service are added to the Procurement List: COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to procurement list. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This action adds to the Procurement List products and service to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. EFFECTIVE DATE: October 22, 2006. ADDRESS: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202–3259. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheryl D. Kennerly, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email SKennerly@jwod.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 28, 2006, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (71 FR42800) of proposed additions to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide the products and service and impact of the additions on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the products and service listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 46–48c and 41 CFR 51– 2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:37 Sep 21, 2006 Jkt 208001 The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organizations that will furnish the products and service to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the products and service to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46–48c) in connection with the products and service proposed for addition to the Procurement List. Products Product/NSN: Stainless Steel Scrubber— Metal Sponges 7920–00–926–5176 NPA: Beacon Lighthouse, Inc., Wichita Falls, Texas. Contracting Activity: GSA, Southwest Supply Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Product/NSN: Tool Kit, Highway Safety 5180–01–434–5068 NPA: Development Workshop, Inc., Idaho Falls, Idaho. Contracting Activity: GSA, Federal Supply Service, Region 6, Kansas City, Missouri. Service Service Type/Location: Document Destruction, DOI Acquisition & Property Management Division, Building 22208, Auger Street, 2nd Floor, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. NPA: Beacon Group SW, Inc., Tucson, Arizona. Contracting Activity: DOI/NBC Acquisition & Property Management Division, Fort Huachuca, AZ. This action does not affect current contracts awarded prior to the effective date of this addition or options that may be exercised under those contracts. Sheryl D. Kennerly, Director, Information Management. [FR Doc. E6–15658 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Connecticut State Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, that a briefing of the Connecticut State Advisory Committee PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55421 will convene at 12 p.m. and adjourn at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2006 in Hearing Group Room 2C, located in the Legislative Building, 210 Capitol Ave., in Hartford, Connecticut. The purpose of the meeting is to hear from education experts and advocates about school choice and civil rights. This briefing is open the public. Members of the public needing disability accommodations are asked to contact Barbara de La Viez of the Eastern Regional Office by Friday, September 22, 2006. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission. Dated at Washington, DC, September 15, 2006. Ivy L. Davis, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 06–7865 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economics and Statistics Administration Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463 as amended by Pub. L. 94–409, Pub. L. 96–523, Pub. L. 97–375 and Pub. L. 105–153), we are announcing a meeting of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will discuss recent measurement issues relating to the personal consumption expenditures price index, compensation and employment, research and development, and the upcoming comprehensive revision of the NIPAs. DATES: Friday, November 3, 2006, the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at BEA, 2nd floor, Conference Room A&B, 1441 L Street, NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Schasberger, Communications Division, Program Analyst, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; telephone number: (202) 606–9642. Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public. Because of security procedures, anyone planning to attend E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 55422 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 184 / Friday, September 22, 2006 / Notices the meeting must contact Samantha Schasberger of BEA at (202) 606–9642 in advance. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for foreign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Samantha Schasberger at (202) 606–9642. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established September 2, 1999. The Committee advises the Director of BEA on matters related to the development and improvement of BEA’s national, regional, industry, and international economic accounts, especially in areas of new and rapidly growing economic activities arising from innovative and advancing technologies, and provides recommendations from the perspectives of the economics profession, business, and government. This will be the Committee’s fourteenth meeting. Dated: September 18, 2006. J. Steven Landefeld, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 06–8019 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am] Signed at Washington, DC, this 15th day of September 2006. BILLING CODE 3510–06–P David M. 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[FR Doc. 06–8078 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1480] Proposal to Facilitate the Use of Foreign–Trade Zones by Small and Medium–Sized Manufacturers BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act, of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES WHEREAS, the Foreign–Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board), has proposed modifying its 2004 delegation of authority to the Board’s Executive Secretary to approve temporary/interim manufacturing (T/IM) authority under certain circumstances; WHEREAS, the FTZ Board published a Federal Register notice on April 25, 2006 (71 FR 23895–23896) describing a proposal to define eligibility for T/IM application consideration on the basis of broader product and input categories than is currently the Board’s practice;1 1 The notice soliciting comments on the proposal stated that T/IM applicants would still be required to explain the specific activity which they seek to conduct under T/IM procedures, including the degree of similarity of requested products/inputs to already approved products/inputs in the T/IM database. The notice added that modification of the T/IM procedure would leave most current elements of T/IM practice in place, including limitation to non-complex, non-controversial proposals, the requirement for a 30-day public comment period on any T/IM proposal, the practice of consultation VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:37 Sep 21, 2006 Jkt 208001 WHEREAS, the FTZ Board staff has prepared a report (‘‘Improving the Temporary/Interim Manufacturing Procedure for Small and Medium–Sized Manufacturers’’) recommending adoption of the proposal described in the Federal Register notice; NOW, THEREFORE, the FTZ Board adopts the recommendations of the FTZ Board staff report and hereby modifies its delegation of authority to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary to grant temporary or interim authority for manufacturing within pre–existing FTZ space, subject to the conditions, restrictions, and limitations described in the Board’s Federal Register notice (71 FR 23895–23896, 4/25/2006) and in the FTZ Board staff report, and leaving in place any elements of the existing T/IM delegation not modified in the published proposal or FTZ Board staff report, including a requirement that the FTZ Board staff notify the Board members (or their delegates) of all grants of T/IM authority on a quarterly basis. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security License Exception, Humanitarian Donations Extension of a currently approved collection: Request for Comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Written comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2006. DATES: with appropriate industry experts within government, and the FTZ Board Executive Secretary’s discretion to refer any T/IM case to the full FTZ Board. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, (or via the Internet at DHynek@doc.gov.). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, Department of Commerce, Room 6622, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract Section 7(g) of the Export Administration Amendments Act of 1985 (Pub. L. 99–64), as amended, exempts from foreign policy controls exports of donations to meet basic human needs. The Humanitarian Donation procedures implemented in Export Administration Regulations Section 740.12, reduce the licensing burden on exports by allowing humanitarian donations under License Exception GFT with only minimal recordkeeping. II. Method of Collection Recordkeeping requirement. III. Data OMB Number: 0694–0033. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals, businesses or other for-profit and notfor-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2. Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours per response. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost: No start-up capital expenditures. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In addition, the public is E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 184 (Friday, September 22, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55421-55422]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-8019]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economics and Statistics Administration


Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463 
as amended by Pub. L. 94-409, Pub. L. 96-523, Pub. L. 97-375 and Pub. 
L. 105-153), we are announcing a meeting of the Bureau of Economic 
Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will discuss recent 
measurement issues relating to the personal consumption expenditures 
price index, compensation and employment, research and development, and 
the upcoming comprehensive revision of the NIPAs.

DATES: Friday, November 3, 2006, the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and 
adjourn at approximately 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at BEA, 2nd floor, Conference 
Room A&B, 1441 L Street, NW., Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Schasberger, Communications 
Division, Program Analyst, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department 
of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; telephone number: (202) 606-9642.
    Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public. Because 
of security procedures, anyone planning to attend

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the meeting must contact Samantha Schasberger of BEA at (202) 606-9642 
in advance. The meeting is physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for foreign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Samantha Schasberger at (202) 606-
9642.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established September 2, 
1999. The Committee advises the Director of BEA on matters related to 
the development and improvement of BEA's national, regional, industry, 
and international economic accounts, especially in areas of new and 
rapidly growing economic activities arising from innovative and 
advancing technologies, and provides recommendations from the 
perspectives of the economics profession, business, and government. 
This will be the Committee's fourteenth meeting.

    Dated: September 18, 2006.
J. Steven Landefeld,
Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
[FR Doc. 06-8019 Filed 9-21-06; 8:45 am]
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