Establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee, 67121 [2010-27482]

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App. 2, the Secretary of Labor has determined that the establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory Committee (the ‘‘Committee’’) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. The Committee will present advice and make recommendations to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on technical aspects of the collection and formulation of economic measures. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body to the BLS, on technical topics selected by the BLS. Important aspects of the Committee’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a. Provide comments on papers and presentations developed by BLS research and program staff. The comments will advise BLS as to whether the academic community will regard the work as being technically sound and reflecting best practices in the relevant fields. b. Conduct research on issues identified by BLS on which an objective technical opinion or recommendation from outside of BLS would be valuable. c. Recommend BLS conduct internal research projects to address technical problems with BLS statistics that have been identified in the academic literature. d. Participate in discussions of areas where the types or coverage of economic statistics could be expanded or improved and areas where statistics are no longer relevant. e. Establish working relationships with professional associations with an interest in BLS statistics, such as the American Statistical Association and the American Economic Association. The Committee will report to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, agency head of the BLS. The Committee will consist of approximately sixteen members who serve as Special Government Employees. Members are appointed by PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67121 the BLS and are approved by the Secretary of Labor. Committee members are economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists and will be chosen to achieve a balanced membership across those disciplines. They are prominent experts in their fields and recognized for their professional achievements and objectivity. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Charter will be filed under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. For Further Information Contact: Cheryl Kerr, Office of the Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, telephone: 202–691–7808, e-mail: kerr.cheryl@bls.gov. Signed at Washington, DC this 26th day of October 2010. Kimberley D. Hill, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2010–27482 Filed 10–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Re-Establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee The Secretary of Labor is announcing the re-establishment of a Federal Advisory Committee. In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Secretary of Labor has determined that the reestablishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee (the ‘‘Committee’’) is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. The Committee provides advice to the Bureau of Labor Statistics from the points of view of data users from various sectors of the U.S. economy, including the labor, business, research, academic and government communities, on technical matters related to the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of the Bureau’s statistics, on its published reports, and on the broader aspects of its overall mission and function. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body to the BLS, on technical topics selected by the BLS. E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical 
Advisory Committee

    The Secretary of Labor is announcing the establishment of a Federal 
Advisory Committee. In accordance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Secretary of Labor 
has determined that the establishment of the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
Technical Advisory Committee (the ``Committee'') is in the public 
interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the 
Commissioner of Labor Statistics by 29 U.S.C. 1 and 2. This 
determination follows consultation with the Committee Management 
Secretariat, General Services Administration.
    The Committee will present advice and make recommendations to the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on technical aspects of the collection 
and formulation of economic measures.
    The Committee will function solely as an advisory body to the BLS, 
on technical topics selected by the BLS. Important aspects of the 
Committee's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    a. Provide comments on papers and presentations developed by BLS 
research and program staff. The comments will advise BLS as to whether 
the academic community will regard the work as being technically sound 
and reflecting best practices in the relevant fields.
    b. Conduct research on issues identified by BLS on which an 
objective technical opinion or recommendation from outside of BLS would 
be valuable.
    c. Recommend BLS conduct internal research projects to address 
technical problems with BLS statistics that have been identified in the 
academic literature.
    d. Participate in discussions of areas where the types or coverage 
of economic statistics could be expanded or improved and areas where 
statistics are no longer relevant.
    e. Establish working relationships with professional associations 
with an interest in BLS statistics, such as the American Statistical 
Association and the American Economic Association.
    The Committee will report to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, 
agency head of the BLS.
    The Committee will consist of approximately sixteen members who 
serve as Special Government Employees. Members are appointed by the BLS 
and are approved by the Secretary of Labor. Committee members are 
economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists and will be chosen 
to achieve a balanced membership across those disciplines. They are 
prominent experts in their fields and recognized for their professional 
achievements and objectivity.
    The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in 
compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
The Charter will be filed under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
    For Further Information Contact: Cheryl Kerr, Office of the 
Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, telephone: 202-691-7808, e-
mail: kerr.cheryl@bls.gov.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 26th day of October 2010.
Kimberley D. Hill,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2010-27482 Filed 10-29-10; 8:45 am]
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