Sunshine Act Notice, 73907 [E8-28900]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 234 / Thursday, December 4, 2008 / Notices • E-mail: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number above in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 720–6396. • Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD– ROM submissions to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250– 2024. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Mink Survey. OMB Control Number: 0535–0212. Expiration Date of Approval: April 30, 2009. Type of Request: Intent to Seek Approval to Revise and Extend an Information Collection. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition. The Mink Survey collects data on the number of mink pelts produced, the number of females bred, and the number of mink farms. Mink estimates are used by the federal government to calculate total value of sales and total cash receipts, by State governments to administer fur farm programs and health regulations, and by universities in research projects. The current expiration date for this docket is April 30, 2009. NASS intends to request that the Mink Survey be approved for another 3 years. Authority: These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. This notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995). Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response. Respondents: Farmers and ranchers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 350. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:35 Dec 03, 2008 Jkt 217001 Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 0.80 Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 75 hours. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 690– 2388. 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, technological, or other forms of information technology collection techniques. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, November 19, 2008. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E8–28760 Filed 12–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Sunshine Act Notice United States Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of briefing and meeting. AGENCY: Friday, December 12, 2008; 9:30 a.m. PLACE: 624 Ninth Street, NW., Rm. 540, Washington, DC 20425. DATE AND TIME: Briefing Agenda Topic: Specifying English as the Common Language in the Workplace: Every Employer’s Right or a Violation of Federal Law? I. Introductory Remarks by Chairman. II. Speakers’ Presentations. III. Questions by Commissioners and Staff Director. IV. Adjourn Briefing. Meeting Agenda I. Approval of Agenda. II. Approval of Minutes of November 7, 2008 Meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73907 III. Announcements. IV. Staff Director’s Report. V. Program Planning. • Update on Status of 2009 Statutory Report. • Briefing Report on Minorities in Special Education. VI. Future Agenda Items. VII. Adjourn. CONTACT PERSON FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Lenore Ostrowsky, Acting Chief, Public Affairs Unit, (202) 376– 8582. Dated: December 2, 2008. David Blackwood, General Counsel. [FR Doc. E8–28900 Filed 12–2–08; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [Application No. 08–00009] Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review from Golden Tree Trading Company (‘‘GTTC’’). ACTION: SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs (‘‘ETCA’’), International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (‘‘Certificate’’). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification is sought and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, by telephone at (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate of Review protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from state and federal government antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in compliance with its terms and conditions. Section 302(b)(1) of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 and 15 CFR 325.6(a) require the Secretary to publish a notice in the Federal Register identifying the applicant and summarizing its proposed export conduct. E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 234 (Thursday, December 4, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 73907]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-28900]


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COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS


Sunshine Act Notice

AGENCY: United States Commission on Civil Rights.

ACTION: Notice of briefing and meeting.

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Date and Time:  Friday, December 12, 2008; 9:30 a.m.

Place:  624 Ninth Street, NW., Rm. 540, Washington, DC 20425.

Briefing Agenda

    Topic: Specifying English as the Common Language in the Workplace: 
Every Employer's Right or a Violation of Federal Law?

I. Introductory Remarks by Chairman.
II. Speakers' Presentations.
III. Questions by Commissioners and Staff Director.
IV. Adjourn Briefing.

Meeting Agenda

I. Approval of Agenda.
II. Approval of Minutes of November 7, 2008 Meeting.
III. Announcements.
IV. Staff Director's Report.
V. Program Planning.
     Update on Status of 2009 Statutory Report.
     Briefing Report on Minorities in Special Education.
VI. Future Agenda Items.
VII. Adjourn.

Contact Person for Further Information: Lenore Ostrowsky, Acting Chief, 
Public Affairs Unit, (202) 376-8582.

    Dated: December 2, 2008.
David Blackwood,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. E8-28900 Filed 12-2-08; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 6335-01-P