Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Scientific Advisory Committee, 35610-35611 [2018-16021]

Download as PDF 35610 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 145 / Friday, July 27, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations; Extension of Nominations Submission Period Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations; extension of nominations submission period. AGENCY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is issuing this document to extend the nominations submission period for the Request for Nominations of Members to Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations, which was published in the Federal Register on June 4, 2018. The extension is in response to public demand for more time to submit nominations for the Committee. The nominations submission period, which would have ended on August 3, 2018, is now extended until September 4, 2018. DATES: Nomination submissions on the notice of request for nominations published on June 4, 2018 (83 FR 25643) must be received by September 4, 2018. The Census Bureau will retain nominations received after this date for consideration should additional vacancies occur. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to the census.national.advisory. committee@census.gov (subject line ‘‘2018 NAC Nominations’’) or by letter submission to Tara Dunlop Jackson, Committee Liaison Officer, 2018 NAC Nominations, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Dunlop Jackson, Committee Liaison Officer, Customer Liaison Marketing Services Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, at (301) 763– 5222 or census.national.advisory. committee@census.gov. For TTY callers, please use the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: Background The National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2. For more information about the Committee, membership, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Jul 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 the nomination process, please see the original document on the notice of request for nominations published on June 4, 2018 (83 FR 25643). In response to individuals and organizations who have requested more time to submit nominations of members to serve on the Committee, the Census Bureau has decided to extend the nominations submission period to September 4, 2018. This document announces the extension of the nominations submission period. Dated: July 20, 2018. Ron S. Jarmin, Associate Director for Economic Programs, Performing the Non-Exclusive Functions and Duties of the Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2018–16020 Filed 7–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Scientific Advisory Committee Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) requests nominations of individuals to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. The Census Bureau will consider nominations received in response to this notice, as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and membership criteria. DATES: Please submit nominations by September 25, 2018. The Census Bureau will retain nominations received after this date for consideration should additional vacancies occur. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to the census.scientific.advisory. committee@census.gov (subject line ‘‘2018 CSAC Nominations’’) or by letter submission to Tara Dunlop Jackson, Committee Liaison Officer, 2018 CSAC Nominations, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch Chief for Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison and Marketing Services Office, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, (301) 763–5222 or census.scientific.advisory. committee@census.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Census Scientific Advisory Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Appendix 2. The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Objectives and Duties 1. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee advises the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau on the uses of scientific developments in statistical data collection, statistical analysis, survey methodology, geospatial analysis, econometrics, cognitive psychology, and computer science as they pertain to the full range of Census Bureau programs and activities (including: Communications, decennial, demographic, economic, field operations, geographic, information technology, and statistics). 2. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee provides scientific and technical expertise from the following disciplines: Demography, economics, geography, psychology, statistics, survey methodology, social and behavioral sciences, Information Technology and computing, marketing, communications, and other fields of expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. This expertise is necessary to ensure that the Census Bureau continues to provide relevant and timely statistics used by tribal, federal, state, and local governments as well as business and industry in an increasingly technologically-oriented society. 3. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the FACA. 4. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee reports to the Director of the Census Bureau. Membership 1. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee consists of up to 21 members and one Chair appointed by the Director of the Census Bureau. The Census Bureau is currently filling five seats. 2. Members are appointed for a threeyear term. 3. Members shall serve as Special Government Employees (SGEs) and will be subject to the ethical standards applicable to SGEs. Committee membership will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the three-year term. Member renewal will be based on active attendance, participation in meetings, administrative compliance, Census Bureau needs, and the Director’s concurrence. E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 145 / Friday, July 27, 2018 / Notices 4. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee aims to have balanced representation, considering such factors as geography and technical and scientific expertise. The Committee will include members from diverse backgrounds, including academia and private enterprise, which are further diversified by business type or industry, geography, and other factors. 5. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee meets once or twice a year, budget permitting. Additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Bureau Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the FACA. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are requested as described above. 2. Nominees must have scientific and technical expertise in such areas as demography, economics, geography, psychology, statistics, survey methodology, social and behavioral sciences, Information Technology, computing, or marketing. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Director of the Census Bureau on the trends, uses, and application of scientific innovations and developments in relation to the full range of Census Bureau programs and activities. 3. The Census Bureau is especially interested in receiving applications from persons with expertise in demography, statistics, business/finance, sociology, and marketing. 4. Individuals, groups, and/or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of individual candidates. A summary of the candidate’s ´ qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. Nominees must be able to actively participate in the tasks of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee, including, but not limited to, regular meeting attendance, Committee meeting discussant responsibilities, review of materials, as well as participation in conference calls, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Jul 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 webinars, working groups, and/or special Committee activities. 5. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership. Dated: July 20, 2018. Ron S. Jarmin, Associate Director for Economic Programs, Performing the Non-Exclusive Functions and Duties of the Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2018–16021 Filed 7–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 35611 Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@ trade.gov or (202) 482–1346. Dated: July 23, 2018. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–16077 Filed 7–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–103–2018] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zone 93—Raleigh/ Durham, North Carolina; Application for Subzone; MAS US Holdings, Inc.; Siler City and Asheboro, North Carolina International Trade Administration An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Triangle J Council of Governments, grantee of FTZ 93, requesting subzone status for the facilities of MAS US Holdings, Inc., located in Siler City and Asheboro, North Carolina. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a– 81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on July 23, 2018. The proposed subzone would consist of the following sites: Site 1 (40.4 acres) 1311 Eleventh Street, Siler City, Chatham County; Site 2 (21.74 acres) 601 East Pritchard Street, Asheboro, Randolph County; and, Site 3 (3.46 acres) 162 North Cherry Street, Asheboro, Randolph County. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 93. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Kathleen Boyce of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is September 5, 2018. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to September 20, 2018. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [A–570–964] Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016– 2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube (copper pipe and tube) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) November 1, 2016, through October 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable July 27, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maisha Cryor AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5831. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On November 1, 2017, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on copper pipe and tube from China for the period November 1, 2016, through October 31, 2017.1 On November 21, 2017, the Ad Hoc Coalition for Domestically Produced Seamless Refined Copper Pipe 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 82 FR 50620 (November 1, 2017). E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 145 (Friday, July 27, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35610-35611]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-16021]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census 
Scientific Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) requests nominations 
of individuals to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. The Census 
Bureau will consider nominations received in response to this notice, 
as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of 
this notice provides Committee and membership criteria.

DATES: Please submit nominations by September 25, 2018. The Census 
Bureau will retain nominations received after this date for 
consideration should additional vacancies occur.

ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to the [email protected] (subject line ``2018 CSAC Nominations'') or by 
letter submission to Tara Dunlop Jackson, Committee Liaison Officer, 
2018 CSAC Nominations, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 
8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch Chief for 
Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison and Marketing Services Office, 
Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver 
Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, (301) 763-5222 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Census Scientific Advisory Committee was 
established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Appendix 2. The following 
provides information about the Committee, membership, and the 
nomination process.

Objectives and Duties

    1. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee advises the Director of 
the U.S. Census Bureau on the uses of scientific developments in 
statistical data collection, statistical analysis, survey methodology, 
geospatial analysis, econometrics, cognitive psychology, and computer 
science as they pertain to the full range of Census Bureau programs and 
activities (including: Communications, decennial, demographic, 
economic, field operations, geographic, information technology, and 
statistics).
    2. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee provides scientific and 
technical expertise from the following disciplines: Demography, 
economics, geography, psychology, statistics, survey methodology, 
social and behavioral sciences, Information Technology and computing, 
marketing, communications, and other fields of expertise, as 
appropriate, to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. 
This expertise is necessary to ensure that the Census Bureau continues 
to provide relevant and timely statistics used by tribal, federal, 
state, and local governments as well as business and industry in an 
increasingly technologically-oriented society.
    3. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee functions solely as an 
advisory body under the FACA.
    4. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee reports to the Director 
of the Census Bureau.

Membership

    1. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee consists of up to 21 
members and one Chair appointed by the Director of the Census Bureau. 
The Census Bureau is currently filling five seats.
    2. Members are appointed for a three-year term.
    3. Members shall serve as Special Government Employees (SGEs) and 
will be subject to the ethical standards applicable to SGEs. Committee 
membership will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the three-year 
term. Member renewal will be based on active attendance, participation 
in meetings, administrative compliance, Census Bureau needs, and the 
Director's concurrence.

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    4. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable 
Department of Commerce guidelines. The Census Scientific Advisory 
Committee aims to have balanced representation, considering such 
factors as geography and technical and scientific expertise. The 
Committee will include members from diverse backgrounds, including 
academia and private enterprise, which are further diversified by 
business type or industry, geography, and other factors.
    5. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of 
the Census Scientific Advisory Committee.

Miscellaneous

    1. Members of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee serve 
without compensation, but receive reimbursement for Committee-related 
travel and lodging expenses.
    2. The Census Scientific Advisory Committee meets once or twice a 
year, budget permitting. Additional meetings may be held as deemed 
necessary by the Census Bureau Director or Designated Federal Official. 
All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the 
FACA.

Nomination Information

    1. Nominations are requested as described above.
    2. Nominees must have scientific and technical expertise in such 
areas as demography, economics, geography, psychology, statistics, 
survey methodology, social and behavioral sciences, Information 
Technology, computing, or marketing. Such knowledge and expertise are 
needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Director of the 
Census Bureau on the trends, uses, and application of scientific 
innovations and developments in relation to the full range of Census 
Bureau programs and activities.
    3. The Census Bureau is especially interested in receiving 
applications from persons with expertise in demography, statistics, 
business/finance, sociology, and marketing.
    4. Individuals, groups, and/or organizations may submit nominations 
on behalf of individual candidates. A summary of the candidate's 
qualifications (resum[eacute] or curriculum vitae) must be included 
along with the nomination letter. Nominees must be able to actively 
participate in the tasks of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee, 
including, but not limited to, regular meeting attendance, Committee 
meeting discussant responsibilities, review of materials, as well as 
participation in conference calls, webinars, working groups, and/or 
special Committee activities.
    5. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership.

    Dated: July 20, 2018.
Ron S. Jarmin,
Associate Director for Economic Programs, Performing the Non-Exclusive 
Functions and Duties of the Director, Bureau of the Census.
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