Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 59959-59960 [E9-27722]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices information collection, Youth Conservation Corps Application and Medical History. The collected information will help the Forest Service evaluate the employment eligibility of youth 15 to 18 years old through the Youth Conservation Corps Program. Under the Program, the Forest Service cooperates with other Federal agencies to provide seasonal employment for youth. DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before January 19, 2010 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Crystal Merica, USDA Forest Service, Recreation, Heritage, and Volunteer Resources, 201 14th Street, SW., Mailstop 1125, Washington, DC 20250. Comments also may be submitted via facsimile to 202–205–1145 or by e-mail to: ckmerica@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, Yates Building, 201 14th Street, SW., Room 4 Central, Washington, DC, during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 202–205–1706 to facilitate entry to the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Coyote, Recreation, Heritage, and Volunteer Resources staff, at 503–808– 2816. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 twenty-four hours a day, every day of the year, including holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Youth Conservation Corps Application and Medical History. OMB Number: 0596–0084. Expiration Date of Approval: 2/2010. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Under the Youth Conservation Corps Act of August 13, 1970, as amended (U.S. 18701–1706), the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; the Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service; and the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, cooperate to provide seasonal employment for eligible youth 15 to 18 years old. The Youth Conservation Corps stresses three important objectives: 1. Accomplish needed conservation work on public lands; 2. Provide gainful employment for 15to 18-year-old males and females from all social, economic, ethnic, and racial backgrounds; and 3. Foster, on the part of the 15- to 18year-old youth, an understanding and VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 appreciation of the Nation’s natural resources and heritage. Youths seeking training and employment with the Youth Conservation Corps must complete the following forms: FS–1800–18, Youth Conservation Corps Application, and FS–1800–3, Youth Conservation Corps Medical History. The applicant’s parent or guardian must sign both forms. The application and medical history form are evaluated by participating agencies to determine the eligibility of each youth for employment with the Youth Conservation Corps. FS–1800–18, Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Application: Applicants are asked to answer questions that include their name, Social Security number, date of birth, mailing address, and telephone number. FS–1800–3, Youth Conservation Corps Medical History: Applicants are asked to answer questions regarding their personal health. The purpose of form FS–1800–3 is to certify the youth’s physical fitness to work in the seasonal employment program. Estimate of Annual Burden: 6 minutes. Type of Respondents: Youth between the ages of 15 and 18 years old seeking seasonal employment with the Forest Service through the YCC program. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 20,000. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,000 hours. Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission request toward Office of Management and Budget approval. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59959 Dated: November 13, 2009. Gloria Manning, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. E9–27832 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and 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: The Boundary and Annexation Survey, Boundary Validation Program. Form Number(s): BAS 1, BAS 2, BAS 3, BAS 4, BAS 5, BAS 6, BAS–ARF1, BAS–ARF2, BVP–1, BVP–2. OMB Control Number: 0607–0151. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden Hours: 241,750. Number of Respondents: 74,000. Average Hours per Response: 3 hours and 16 minutes. Needs and Uses: The U.S. Census Bureau is requesting an extension and revision to the Paperwork Reduction Act clearance for the Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS) in order to continue the current BAS collection and conduct the Boundary Validation Program (BVP). The BAS is conducted annually to collect information about selected legally defined geographic areas, such as counties (and equivalent areas), incorporated places, minor civil divisions (MCDs), as well as federally recognized American Indian reservations, including off-reservation trust land and tribal subdivisions. The BVP is conducted every ten years to provide the highest elected or appointed official (HEO) an opportunity to review the boundary data collected during the BAS over the last decade. The 2010 BVP is conducted in parallel with the 2010 BAS. The BVP validates the following actions by governmental units, as reported in the BAS: • The creation of newly incorporated places and MCDs. • The creation of new counties, and the addition of new federally recognized American Indian areas (AIAs).1 • The dissolution of incorporated places and MCDs. 1 AIAs American Indian Areas include reservations and/or off-reservation trust lands and tribal subdivisions E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 59960 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices • The changes in the boundaries of incorporated places, MCDs, counties, barrios, subbarrios, municipios, consolidated cities, and AIANNHAs.2 The results of the BAS and BVP provide geographic information to support the following products and/or services: • Decennial and economic censuses. • American Community Survey. • Population Estimates Program. • OMB Circular A–16 Responsibilities for: Æ Geospatial One Stop E–GOV Initiative. Æ Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Responsibilities for: • FGDC Subcommittee on Cultural and Demographic Data. • Boundaries. • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Initiative on The National Map. • Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) program. • Geographic Names Information Systems (GNIS) program. The 2010 BVP will include all actively functioning counties or statistically equivalent entities, incorporated places (including consolidated cities), minor civil divisions (MCDs), all federally recognized American Indian reservations (AIRs) and off-reservation trust land entities in the United States, and municipios, barrios and subbarrios in Puerto Rico. In addition, the Census Bureau will send a letter to the governor of each state explaining the 2010 BVP process and advising them that state boundaries will be reviewed in conjunction with relevant counties boundaries as part of the BVP. The data and information collected from the BAS and BVP serve Federal, State, local, and tribal governments, and the private sector. The BVP provides validation for the information collected through the BAS. The BAS is the primary provider for the following services and products: • Data collection for the decennial and economic censuses, and annual surveys. • Primary data on new municipal incorporations and disincorporations. • Legal boundary changes for governmental units. • Inventory for the FIPS and GNIS programs. • Updates of population estimates for governments including: the creation of new governments; the dissolution of governments; or changes in boundaries for local or tribal governments. 2 AIANNHAs American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian Areas include reservations and/or off-reservation trust lands and tribal subdivisions, Alaska Native Regional Corporations (ANRCs) and Hawaiian home lands. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 • Legal boundary framework layer for the FGDC National Spatial Data Infrastructure, the USGS National Map, and the E–GOV Geospatial One Stop. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government. Frequency: The BVP is conducted only during the year of the decennial census, whereas the BAS is conducted annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: The BAS and BVP fulfill the requirements specified in Title 13, United States Code, Section 6. 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 7845, 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: November 13, 2009. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–27722 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–946] Pre–Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of pre–stressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation. November 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jolanta Lawska, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–8362. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 23, 2009, the Department initiated the countervailing and antidumping duty investigations on PC Strand from the PRC. See Pre–stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 74 FR 29670 (June 23, 2009), and accompanying Initiation Checklist,1 and Pre–stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 74 FR 29665, (June 23, 2009). The countervailing and antidumping duty investigations have the same scope with regard to the subject merchandise covered. On November 2, 2009, the Department published the preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination pertaining to PC strand from the PRC. See Pre–stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 74 FR 56576 (November 2, 2009). On October 29, 2009, the petitioners submitted a letter, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), requesting alignment of the final countervailing duty determination with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation of PC strand from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), we are aligning the final countervailing duty determination on PC Strand from the PRC with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation of PC Strand from the PRC. The final countervailing duty determination will be issued on the same date as the final antidumping duty determination currently scheduled for March 8, 2010. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act. Dated: November 13, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–27837 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S EFFECTIVE DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 A public version of this and all public Departmental memoranda is on file in the Central Records Unit (CRU), room 1117 in the main building of the Commerce Department. E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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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 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: The Boundary and Annexation Survey, Boundary Validation 
Program.
    Form Number(s): BAS 1, BAS 2, BAS 3, BAS 4, BAS 5, BAS 6, BAS-ARF1, 
BAS-ARF2, BVP-1, BVP-2.
    OMB Control Number: 0607-0151.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden Hours: 241,750.
    Number of Respondents: 74,000.
    Average Hours per Response: 3 hours and 16 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The U.S. Census Bureau is requesting an extension 
and revision to the Paperwork Reduction Act clearance for the Boundary 
and Annexation Survey (BAS) in order to continue the current BAS 
collection and conduct the Boundary Validation Program (BVP). The BAS 
is conducted annually to collect information about selected legally 
defined geographic areas, such as counties (and equivalent areas), 
incorporated places, minor civil divisions (MCDs), as well as federally 
recognized American Indian reservations, including off-reservation 
trust land and tribal subdivisions. The BVP is conducted every ten 
years to provide the highest elected or appointed official (HEO) an 
opportunity to review the boundary data collected during the BAS over 
the last decade. The 2010 BVP is conducted in parallel with the 2010 
BAS.
    The BVP validates the following actions by governmental units, as 
reported in the BAS:
     The creation of newly incorporated places and MCDs.
     The creation of new counties, and the addition of new 
federally recognized American Indian areas (AIAs).\1\
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    \1\ AIAs American Indian Areas include reservations and/or off-
reservation trust lands and tribal subdivisions
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     The dissolution of incorporated places and MCDs.

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     The changes in the boundaries of incorporated places, 
MCDs, counties, barrios, subbarrios, municipios, consolidated cities, 
and AIANNHAs.\2\
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    \2\ AIANNHAs American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian 
Areas include reservations and/or off-reservation trust lands and 
tribal subdivisions, Alaska Native Regional Corporations (ANRCs) and 
Hawaiian home lands.
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    The results of the BAS and BVP provide geographic information to 
support the following products and/or services:
     Decennial and economic censuses.
     American Community Survey.
     Population Estimates Program.
     OMB Circular A-16 Responsibilities for:
    [cir] Geospatial One Stop E-GOV Initiative.
    [cir] Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Responsibilities 
for:
     FGDC Subcommittee on Cultural and Demographic Data.
     Boundaries.
     U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Initiative on The National 
Map.
     Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) program.
     Geographic Names Information Systems (GNIS) program.
    The 2010 BVP will include all actively functioning counties or 
statistically equivalent entities, incorporated places (including 
consolidated cities), minor civil divisions (MCDs), all federally 
recognized American Indian reservations (AIRs) and off-reservation 
trust land entities in the United States, and municipios, barrios and 
subbarrios in Puerto Rico. In addition, the Census Bureau will send a 
letter to the governor of each state explaining the 2010 BVP process 
and advising them that state boundaries will be reviewed in conjunction 
with relevant counties boundaries as part of the BVP.
    The data and information collected from the BAS and BVP serve 
Federal, State, local, and tribal governments, and the private sector. 
The BVP provides validation for the information collected through the 
BAS. The BAS is the primary provider for the following services and 
products:
     Data collection for the decennial and economic censuses, 
and annual surveys.
     Primary data on new municipal incorporations and 
disincorporations.
     Legal boundary changes for governmental units.
     Inventory for the FIPS and GNIS programs.
     Updates of population estimates for governments including: 
the creation of new governments; the dissolution of governments; or 
changes in boundaries for local or tribal governments.
     Legal boundary framework layer for the FGDC National 
Spatial Data Infrastructure, the USGS National Map, and the E-GOV 
Geospatial One Stop.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government.
    Frequency: The BVP is conducted only during the year of the 
decennial census, whereas the BAS is conducted annually.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: The BAS and BVP fulfill the requirements specified 
in Title 13, United States Code, Section 6.
    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 7845, 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: November 13, 2009.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-27722 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]
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