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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Renewal of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Technical Advisory 
Committee

    The Secretary of Labor is announcing the renewal 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 renewal 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 presents advice and makes recommendations to the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on technical aspects of the collection 
and formulation of economic measures.
    The Committee functions 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

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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.
    The Committee consists 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, 
email: kerr.cheryl@bls.gov.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 17th day of October 2012.
Kimberley D. Hill,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2012-26006 Filed 10-22-12; 8:45 am]
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