Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Census 2010 Communication Campaign Pre-Testing and Evaluation, 49407-49408 [E8-19346]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 163 / Thursday, August 21, 2008 / Notices In addition, the Governors of three states—Alaska, Nebraska and Wyoming—requested that their States be exempt from the REA-RIRAC requirement, and the two Departments concurred with the exemptions. Members were appointed to the Pacific Northwest Recreation RAC in February 2007 for either two-year or three year terms. The terms for the twoyear members will expire February 2009. The Pacific Northwest Recreation RAC provides recreation fee recommendations to both the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Recreation RAC makes recreation fee program recommendations on implementing or eliminating standard amenity fees; expanded amenity fees; and noncommercial, individual special recreation permit fees; expanding or limiting the recreation fee program; and fee-level changes. Recreation RAC Composition The Recreation RAC consists of 11 members appointed by the Secretary. These members provide a broad and balanced representation from the recreation community as follows: (1) Five persons who represent recreation users and that include, as appropriate, the following: a. Winter motorized recreation, such as snowmobiling; b. Winter non-motorized recreation, such as snowshoeing, cross-country and downhill skiing, and snowboarding; c. Summer motorized recreation, such as motorcycles, boaters, and off-highway vehicles; d. Summer non-motorized recreation, such as backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, canoeing, and rafting; and e. Hunting and fishing. (2) Three persons who represent interest groups that include, as appropriate, the following: a. Motorized outfitters and guides; b. Non-motorized outfitters and guides; and c. Local environmental groups. (3) Three persons, as follows: a. State tourism official to represent the State; b. A person who represents affected Indian tribes; and c. A person who represents affected local government interests. • Identify what interest group they would represent and how they are qualified to represent that group; • State why they want to serve on the committee and what they can contribute; • Show their past experience in working successfully as part of a collaborative group; and • Complete Form AD–755, Advisory Committee or Research and Promotion Background Information. Letters of recommendation are welcome. Individuals may also nominate themselves. Nominees do not need to live in a state within a particular Recreation RAC’s area of jurisdiction nor live in a state in which Forest Service-managed lands are located. Application packets, including evaluation criteria and the AD–755 form, are available at http:// www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/rrac or by contacting the respective regions identified in this notice. Nominees must submit all documents to the appropriate regional contact. Additional information about recreation fees and REA is available at http://www.fs.fed.us/ passespermits/about-rec-fees.shtml. The Forest Service will also work with Governors and county officials to identify potential nominees. The Forest Service will review the applications and prepare a list of qualified applicants from which the Secretary shall appoint both members and alternates. An alternate will become a participating member of the Recreation RAC only if the member for whom the alternate is appointed to replace leaves the committee permanently. Recreation RAC members serve without pay but are reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses for regularly scheduled committee meetings. All Recreation RAC meetings are open to the public and an open public forum is part of each meeting. Meeting dates and times will be determined by agency officials in consultation with the Recreation RAC members. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Nomination Information Any individual or organization may nominate one or more qualified persons to represent the interests listed above to serve on the Recreation RAC. To be considered for membership, nominees must: Dated: August 14, 2008. Calvin N. Joyner, Acting Regional Forester, Pacific Northwest Region, USDA Forest Service. [FR Doc. E8–19253 Filed 8–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:48 Aug 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49407 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE U.S. Census Bureau Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Census 2010 Communication Campaign Pre-Testing and Evaluation U.S. Census Bureau. Notice. AGENCY: 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)). DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before October 20, 2008. ADDRESSES: 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 Nancy Bates, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H486, Washington, DC 20233–9150, (301) 763–5248 (or via the Internet at nancy.a.bates@census.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Census Bureau plans to request OMB approval of a generic information collection clearance to conduct a variety of research activities as part of the pretesting, evaluation, and monitoring for the 2010 Census Integrated Communications Campaign. Under this generic clearance, a block of hours will be dedicated to these activities for each of the next two years. OMB will be informed in writing of the purpose and scope of each of these activities, as well as the time frame and the number of burden hours used. The number of hours used will not exceed the number set aside for this purpose. This research program will be used by the Census Bureau and its vendors to test and improve advertising and partnership materials (e.g., posters, billboards, brochures, television advertisements, radio spots, Web sites, etc.) and ultimately increase the quality and effectiveness of the communications campaign in E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 49408 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 163 / Thursday, August 21, 2008 / Notices encouraging participation in the 2010 Census. The information will be used to development and conduct pretesting of materials prior to placing them into production as well as to monitor and evaluate responses to communications. Research activities will involve one of the following methods: one-on-one interviews, focus groups, respondent debriefings, usability tests, or tracking surveys. II. Method of Collection Any of the following methods may be used: mail, telephone, face-to-face interviews; paper-and-pencil, CATI, CAPI or Internet. III. Data OMB Control Number: None. Form Number: Various. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,000. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 141 and 193. IV. Request for Comments mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: August 15, 2008. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–19346 Filed 8–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:48 Aug 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) will meet September 9, 2008, 9 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues, NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed. of the meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of an agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)1 and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: August 18, 2008. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–19459 Filed 8–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Agenda International Trade Administration Public Session [A–570–929] 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman. 2. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public. 3. Opening remarks by Bureau of Industry and Security. 4. Export Enforcement update. 5. Regulations update. 6. Working group reports. 7. Automated Export System (AES) update. Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part Closed Session 8. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yspringer@bis.doc.gov no later than September 2, 2008. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via e-mail. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on July 17, 2008, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ (10)(d)), that the portion PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Effective Date: August 21, 2008. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) preliminarily determines that small diameter graphite electrodes (‘‘graphite electrodes’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Act’’). The estimated dumping margins are shown in the ‘‘Preliminary Determination’’ section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magd Zalok or Drew Jackson, AD/CVD Operations, Office 4, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4162 or (202) 482– 4406, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On January 17, 2008, the Department received a petition concerning imports of graphite electrodes from the PRC filed in proper form by SGL Carbon LLC and Superior Graphite Co. (collectively ‘‘petitioners’’). The Department initiated an antidumping duty investigation of graphite electrodes from the PRC on E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-19346]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

U.S. Census Bureau


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic 
Clearance for Census 2010 Communication Campaign Pre-Testing and 
Evaluation

AGENCY: U.S. Census Bureau.

ACTION: Notice.

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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)).

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on 
or before October 20, 2008.

ADDRESSES: 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 Nancy Bates, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H486, 
Washington, DC 20233-9150, (301) 763-5248 (or via the Internet at 
nancy.a.bates@census.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The Census Bureau plans to request OMB approval of a generic 
information collection clearance to conduct a variety of research 
activities as part of the pretesting, evaluation, and monitoring for 
the 2010 Census Integrated Communications Campaign. Under this generic 
clearance, a block of hours will be dedicated to these activities for 
each of the next two years. OMB will be informed in writing of the 
purpose and scope of each of these activities, as well as the time 
frame and the number of burden hours used. The number of hours used 
will not exceed the number set aside for this purpose.
    This research program will be used by the Census Bureau and its 
vendors to test and improve advertising and partnership materials 
(e.g., posters, billboards, brochures, television advertisements, radio 
spots, Web sites, etc.) and ultimately increase the quality and 
effectiveness of the communications campaign in

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encouraging participation in the 2010 Census.
    The information will be used to development and conduct pretesting 
of materials prior to placing them into production as well as to 
monitor and evaluate responses to communications. Research activities 
will involve one of the following methods: one-on-one interviews, focus 
groups, respondent debriefings, usability tests, or tracking surveys.

II. Method of Collection

    Any of the following methods may be used: mail, telephone, face-to-
face interviews; paper-and-pencil, CATI, CAPI or Internet.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number: Various.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 141 and 193.

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 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: August 15, 2008.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-19346 Filed 8-20-08; 8:45 am]
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