Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 35219-35220 [E7-12382]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 27, 2007 / Notices or fax (202) 395–7285 in the Federal Register. Dated: June 21, 2007. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–12383 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Wave 1 of the 2008 Panel Proposed information collection; comment request. ACTION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 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)). DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before August 27, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Forms 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 Patrick J. Benton, Census Bureau, Room HQ–6H045, Washington, DC 20233–8400, (301) 763–4618. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Census Bureau conducts the SIPP which is a household-based survey designed as a continuous series of national panels. New panels are introduced every few years with each panel usually having a duration of one to four years. Respondents are interviewed at 4-month intervals or ‘‘waves’’ over the life of the panel. The survey is molded around a central ‘‘core’’ of labor force and income questions that remain fixed throughout the life of the panel. The core is supplemented with questions designed to address specific needs, such as obtaining information on household VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Jun 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 members participation in government programs as well as prior labor force patterns of household members. These supplemental questions are included with the core and are referred to as ‘‘topical modules.’’ The SIPP represents a source of information for a wide variety of topics and allows information for separate topics to be integrated to form a single, unified database so that the interaction between tax, transfer, and other government and private policies can be examined. Government domestic-policy formulators depend heavily upon the SIPP information concerning the distribution of income received directly as money or indirectly as in-kind benefits and the effect of tax and transfer programs on this distribution. They also improved and expanded data on the income and general economic and financial situation of the U.S. population. The SIPP has provided this data on a continuing basis since 1983 permitting levels of economic wellbeing and changes in these levels to be measured over time. Depending on the outcome of current Census budget negotiations, the 2008 panel is currently scheduled for 3 years and will include 9 waves of interviewing beginning February 2008. Approximately 32,650 to 65,300 households will be selected for the 2008 panel, of which, 22,500 to 45,000 households are expected to be interviewed. It is estimated that each household will contain 2.1 people, yielding 47,250 to 94,500 person-level interviews in Wave 1 and subsequent waves (totaling 47,250 to 94,500 burden hours). Two waves of interviewing will occur in the 2008 SIPP Panel during FY 2008. The topical modules for the 2008 Panel Wave 1 collect information about: • Recipiency History. • Employment History. Wave 1 interviews will be conducted from February 2008 through May 2008. A 10-minute reinterview of 1,550 to 3,100 people is conducted at each wave to ensure accuracy of responses. Reinterviews would require an additional 518 to 1,035 burden hours in FY 2008. II. Method of Collection The SIPP is designed as a continuing series of national panels of interviewed households that are introduced every few years with each panel having durations of 1 to 4 years. All household members 15 years old or over are interviewed using regular proxyrespondent rules. During the 2008 panel, respondents are interviewed a total of 9 times (9 waves) at 4-month PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35219 intervals making the SIPP a longitudinal survey. Sample people (all household members present at the time of the first interview) who move within the country and reasonably close to a SIPP primary sampling unit will be followed and interviewed at their new address. Individuals 15 years old or over who enter the household after Wave 1 will be interviewed; however, if these individuals move, they are not followed unless they happen to move along with a Wave 1 sample individual. III. Data OMB Number: None. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 47,250–94,500 people per wave. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 47,768–95,535. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Section 182. 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. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized or included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget approval of this information collection. They also will become a matter of public record. Dated: June 21, 2007. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–12381 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 35220 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 27, 2007 / Notices Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal. Form Number(s): DX–1, DX–1(UL), DX–1(E/S), DX–1(C), DX–10, DX–10(S), DX–10(C), DX–15, DX–20, DX–20(S), DX–21. Agency Approval Number: 0607– 0919. Type of Request: Reinstatement, with change, of an expired collection. Burden Hours: 101,501. Number of Respondents: 624,502. Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes. Needs and Uses: The U.S. Census Bureau requests authorization from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect data from the public as part of the 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal. The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal is the final opportunity for the Census Bureau to preview the operational design of the 2010 Census. Census 2000 was an operational and data quality success. However, that success was achieved at great operational risk and great expense. In response to the lessons learned from Census 2000, and in striving to better meet our Nation’s ever-expanding needs for social, demographic, and geographic information, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Census Bureau have developed a multi-year effort to completely modernize and re-engineer the 2010 Census of Population and Housing. This effort required an iterative series of tests in 2003, 2004, 2005 and in 2006, that provided an opportunity to evaluate new or improved question wording and questionnaire design, methodologies, and use of technology. The 2003 Census Test was conducted, and designed to evaluate alternative self-response options and alternative presentation of the race and Hispanic origin question; the 2004 Census Test, which studied new methods to improve coverage, including procedures for reducing duplication, and tested respondent reaction to revised race and Hispanic origin questions, examples, and instructions; the 2005 National Census Test, designed to evaluate variations of questionnaire content and methodology; and the 2006 Census Test, which relied on the results of the 2004 Census Test to expand on the number of new and refined methods. The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal is the final step in the decennial cycle of research and development leading up to the implementation of the 2010 Census. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Jun 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal will integrate the various operations and procedures planned for the 2010 Census under as close to census-like conditions as possible. The results of this undertaking will be applied to the final plans for the 2010 Census operations where feasible. The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal will be conducted in two sites, one urban, and the other one, a mix of urban and suburban. San Joaquin County, California is the urban site. South Central North Carolina has been selected as the urban/suburban mix test site. This area consists of Fayetteville and nine counties surrounding Fayetteville (Chatham, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond and Scotland). The combination of a large urban site and a small city-suburban-rural site provides a comprehensive environment for demonstrating the planned 2010 Census methodology. These two sites, comprising of approximately 480,000 housing units, reflect characteristics that provide a good operational proof of concept of the planned 2010 Census operations, procedures, methods, and systems. Each site will have a Regional Office, which will guide and support the work of the temporary Local Census Offices in their jurisdiction. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 141 and 193. OMB Desk Officer: Brian HarrisKojetin, (202) 395–7314. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dhynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Brian Harris-Kojetin, OMB Desk Officer either by fax (202–395– 7245) or e-mail bharrisk@omb.eop.gov). Dated: June 21, 2007. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–12382 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–421–807] Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Netherlands; Final Results of the Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order and Revocation of the Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On February 16, 2007, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published a notice of preliminary results of the full sunset review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot–rolled carbon steel flat products from the Netherlands pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). Since the publication of the preliminary results, the order has been revoked. Consequently, in the absence of an order currently in force, the Department cannot make a finding that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 27, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Bezirganian or Robert James, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW. Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: 202–482–1131 and 202–482– 0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The Department published the antidumping dumping duty order in the Federal Register on November 29, 2001. See Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Netherlands, 66 FR 59565 (November 29, 2001). On February 16, 2007, the Department published a notice of preliminary results of the full sunset review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot–rolled carbon steel flat products from the Netherlands pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Netherlands; Preliminary Results of the Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 72 FR 7604 (February 16, 2007) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). We provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on our preliminary results. The Department received a case brief from Corus Staal BV (‘‘Corus Staal’’) on April 16, 2007, and rebuttal briefs from United States E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and

[[Page 35220]]

Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. chapter 35).
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau.
    Title: 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal.
    Form Number(s): DX-1, DX-1(UL), DX-1(E/S), DX-1(C), DX-10, DX-
10(S), DX-10(C), DX-15, DX-20, DX-20(S), DX-21.
    Agency Approval Number: 0607-0919.
    Type of Request: Reinstatement, with change, of an expired 
collection.
    Burden Hours: 101,501.
    Number of Respondents: 624,502.
    Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The U.S. Census Bureau requests authorization from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect data from the 
public as part of the 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal.
    The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal is the final opportunity for the 
Census Bureau to preview the operational design of the 2010 Census.
    Census 2000 was an operational and data quality success. However, 
that success was achieved at great operational risk and great expense. 
In response to the lessons learned from Census 2000, and in striving to 
better meet our Nation's ever-expanding needs for social, demographic, 
and geographic information, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the 
Census Bureau have developed a multi-year effort to completely 
modernize and re-engineer the 2010 Census of Population and Housing. 
This effort required an iterative series of tests in 2003, 2004, 2005 
and in 2006, that provided an opportunity to evaluate new or improved 
question wording and questionnaire design, methodologies, and use of 
technology.
    The 2003 Census Test was conducted, and designed to evaluate 
alternative self-response options and alternative presentation of the 
race and Hispanic origin question; the 2004 Census Test, which studied 
new methods to improve coverage, including procedures for reducing 
duplication, and tested respondent reaction to revised race and 
Hispanic origin questions, examples, and instructions; the 2005 
National Census Test, designed to evaluate variations of questionnaire 
content and methodology; and the 2006 Census Test, which relied on the 
results of the 2004 Census Test to expand on the number of new and 
refined methods. The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal is the final step in 
the decennial cycle of research and development leading up to the 
implementation of the 2010 Census.
    The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal will integrate the various 
operations and procedures planned for the 2010 Census under as close to 
census-like conditions as possible. The results of this undertaking 
will be applied to the final plans for the 2010 Census operations where 
feasible.
    The 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal will be conducted in two sites, one 
urban, and the other one, a mix of urban and suburban. San Joaquin 
County, California is the urban site. South Central North Carolina has 
been selected as the urban/suburban mix test site. This area consists 
of Fayetteville and nine counties surrounding Fayetteville (Chatham, 
Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond and 
Scotland). The combination of a large urban site and a small city-
suburban-rural site provides a comprehensive environment for 
demonstrating the planned 2010 Census methodology. These two sites, 
comprising of approximately 480,000 housing units, reflect 
characteristics that provide a good operational proof of concept of the 
planned 2010 Census operations, procedures, methods, and systems. Each 
site will have a Regional Office, which will guide and support the work 
of the temporary Local Census Offices in their jurisdiction.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Frequency: One time.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 141 and 193.
    OMB Desk Officer: Brian Harris-Kojetin, (202) 395-7314.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at 
dhynek@doc.gov).
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to Brian Harris-Kojetin, OMB Desk Officer either by fax (202-395-7245) 
or e-mail bharrisk@omb.eop.gov).

    Dated: June 21, 2007.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-12382 Filed 6-26-07; 8:45 am]
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