Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Kentucky Advisory Committee, 23389-23390 [E9-11614]

Download as PDF 23389 Notices Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 95 Tuesday, May 19, 2009 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Resume the Fruit Chemical Use Survey Along With Its Associated Publication National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of resumption of data collection and publication. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to resume a currently approved information collection, the Fruit Chemical Use Survey, and its associated publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Agricultural Resource Management (ARMS), Chemical Use, and Post-harvest Chemical Use Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0535–0218. Expiration Date of Approval: December 31, 2011. Type of Request: To resume a currently approved 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, disposition, and prices. The Fruit Chemical Use Survey collects data regarding chemical usage (herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides) and pest management practices used on targeted fruit crop(s). Information from these data collection efforts is used extensively by government agencies in planning, farm policy analysis, scientific research, and program administration. This collection was suspended on April 4, 2007 due to budget constraints. NASS will resume this information collection and will 16:48 May 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 Authority: These data are collected under 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. Signed at Washington, DC, March 17, 2009. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–11634 Filed 5–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P AGENCY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 publish the Agricultural Chemical Usage 2009 Fruit Summary on July 28, 2010. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the 2012 Census of Agriculture AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service. ACTION: Notice and request for stakeholder input. SUMMARY: The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is currently accepting stakeholder feedback in the form of content requests for the 2012 Census of Agriculture. This census is required by law under the ‘‘Census of Agriculture Act of 1997,’’ Public Law No. 105–113 (7 U.S.C. 2204g). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 28, 2009 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Requests must address items listed in comments section below. Please submit requests online at http:// www.agcensus.usda.gov/2012/ or via mail to: USDA–NASS, Census Content Team, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Rm. 6436B, MS 2052, Washington, DC 20250. If you have any questions, send an email to censusdatacontentteam@nass.usda.gov or call 1–800–727–9540. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333, Fax: 202– 720–9013, or e-mail: HQ_OA@nass.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The results of the 2007 Census of PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agriculture were released on February 4, 2009. For more information, visit http://www.agcensus.usda.gov. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics is in the process of planning the content of the 2012 Census of Agriculture. We are seeking input on ways to improve the Census of Agriculture. Recommendations or any other ideas concerning the census would be greatly appreciated. The 2007 Census of Agriculture questionnaire may be viewed on-line at: http:// www.agcensus.usda.gov/ 2007questionnaire. The following justification categories must be addressed when proposing a new line of questioning for the 2012 Census of Agriculture: 1. What data are needed? 2. Why are the data needed? 3. At what geographic level are the data needed? (U.S., State, County, other) 4. Who will use these data? 5. What decisions will be influenced with these data? 6. What surveys have used the proposed question before; what testing has been done on the question; and what is known about its reliability and validity. 7. Draft of the recommended question. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized and considered by NASS in preparing the 2012 Census of Agriculture questionnaire for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, March 20, 2009. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–11622 Filed 5–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Kentucky Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the Kentucky Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will convene at 1:30 p.m. and adjourn at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2009, in Room 340, Gardiner Hall, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 23390 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 19, 2009 / Notices the meeting is for the Committee to discuss its report on voting rights for exfelons and discuss activity plans for 2010. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The address is 61 Forsyth St., SW., Suite 18T40, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Persons wishing to e-mail their comments, present their comments at the meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Dr. Peter Minarik, Regional Director, at (404) 562–7000 or 800–877–8339 for individuals who are deaf, hearing impaired, and/or have speech disabilities or by e-mail to pminarik@usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Southern Regional Office at the above e-mail or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Dated in Washington, DC, May 13, 2009. Christopher Byrnes, Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. E9–11614 Filed 5–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NMFS Alaska Region Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Program mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 20, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:48 May 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 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 and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, 907–586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract Under the authority of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq)., National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, directs a satellite-based vessel monitoring program to locate fishing vessels and monitor compliance with area restrictions in the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, and Aleutian Islands. The Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) allows the NMFS Office for Law Enforcement to monitor and survey vessels over vast expanses of open-water while maintaining the confidentiality of fishing positions. II. Method of Collection Automatic Global Positioning System (GPS) position reporting starts after VMS transceiver installation and power activation onboard the vessel. The unit is pre-configured and tested for NMFS VMS operations. VMS check-in with NMFS, by fax, is required one time from participants upon VMS installation on a vessel. Thereafter, submittal is automatic by satellite. III. Data OMB Control No: 0648–0445. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,842. Estimated Time per Response: 12 minutes for VMS check-in report; 6 hours for VMS installation; 4 hours for VMS maintenance. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,640. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $858,151. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: May 13, 2009. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–11566 Filed 5–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Northwest Region Logbook Family of Forms AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 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 and instructions should be directed to Gary Rule, (503) 230–5424 or Gary.Rule@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Northwest Region manages the E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS


Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Kentucky Advisory 
Committee

    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and 
regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the 
Kentucky Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will convene 
at 1:30 p.m. and adjourn at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2009, in 
Room 340, Gardiner Hall, University of Louisville, Louisville, 
Kentucky. The purpose of

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the meeting is for the Committee to discuss its report on voting rights 
for ex-felons and discuss activity plans for 2010.
    Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The 
address is 61 Forsyth St., SW., Suite 18T40, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. 
Persons wishing to e-mail their comments, present their comments at the 
meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Dr. Peter 
Minarik, Regional Director, at (404) 562-7000 or 800-877-8339 for 
individuals who are deaf, hearing impaired, and/or have speech 
disabilities or by e-mail to pminarik@usccr.gov.
    Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require 
the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional 
Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the 
meeting.
    Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced 
at the Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before 
and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory 
committee are advised to go to the Commission's Web site, http://www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Southern Regional Office at the above 
e-mail or street address.
    The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the rules and regulations 
of the Commission and FACA.

    Dated in Washington, DC, May 13, 2009.
Christopher Byrnes,
Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit.
[FR Doc. E9-11614 Filed 5-18-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6335-01-P