Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Current Population Survey, Fertility Supplement, 55903-55904 [2019-22802]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 202 / Friday, October 18, 2019 / Notices consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Census Bureau Mojdeh Bahar, Assistant Administrator, Agricultural Research Service. Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Current Population Survey, Fertility Supplement [FR Doc. 2019–22816 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to East 30 Sensors, 1601 Kitzmiller Rd., Pullman, WA 99163, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application No. 16/120,783, ‘‘HIGH TEMPERATURE SOIL PROBE’’, filed on September 04, 2018. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before November 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Thomas Moreland, Technology Transfer Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, 443– 677–6858, twmoreland@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Moreland, Technology Transfer Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, 443– 677–6858, twmoreland@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government’s patent rights in this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public interest to so license this invention as East 30 Sensors, 1601 Kitzmiller Rd., Pullman, WA 99163 has submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published Notice, the USDA Forest Service receives written evidence and argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. DATES: Mojdeh Bahar, Assistant Administrator, Agricultural Research Service. [FR Doc. 2019–22817 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P 16:37 Oct 17, 2019 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: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before December 17, 2019. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Karen G. Woods, Survey Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau, 4600 Silver Hill Road, ADDP/CPS HQ–7H140F, Washington, DC 20233 (or via the internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). You may also submit comments, identified by Docket Number USBC– 2019–0010, to the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. All comments received are part of the public record. No comments will be posted to http://www.regulations.gov for public viewing until after the comment period has closed. Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Karen G. Woods, U.S. Census Bureau, ADDP/CPS HQ– 7H140F, Washington, DC 20233–8400, (301) 763–3806 (or via the internet at dsd.cps@census.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Forest Service VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Jkt 250001 I. Abstract The Census Bureau plans to request clearance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of data concerning the Fertility Supplement to be conducted in conjunction with the June Current Population Survey (CPS). The Census PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55903 Bureau sponsors the supplement questions, which were previously collected in June 2018, and have been asked periodically since 1971. The current clearance expired March 30, 2019. This survey provides information used mainly by government and private analysts to project future population growth, to analyze child spacing, and to aid policymakers and private analysts in their decisions affected by changes in family size and composition. Past studies have discovered noticeable changes in the patterns of fertility rates and the timing of the first birth. Potential needs for government assistance, such as aid to families with dependent children, child care, and maternal health care for single parent households, can be estimated using CPS characteristics matched with fertility data. II. Method of Collection The fertility information will be collected by both personal visit and telephone interviews in conjunction with the regular June CPS interviewing. All interviews are conducted using computer-assisted interviewing. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0607–0610. Form Number(s): There are no forms. We conduct all interviewing on computers. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 minute. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 (This is not the cost of respondents’ time, but the indirect costs respondents may incur for such things as purchases of specialized software or hardware needed to report, or expenditures for accounting or records maintenance services required by the collection.) Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 141 and 182; and Title 29, United States Code, Sections 1–9. 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 practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 55904 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 202 / Friday, October 18, 2019 / Notices (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. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–22802 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee; Revised—Notice of Partially Closed Meeting Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–22721 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P The Sensors and Instrumentation Technical Advisory Committee (SITAC) will meet on October 29, 2019, 9:30 a.m., in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 6087B, 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues NW, Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to sensors and instrumentation equipment and technology. Agenda Public Session: 1. Welcome and Introductions. 2. Remarks from the Bureau of Industry and Security Management. 3. Industry Presentations. 4. New Business. Closed Session: 5. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov no later than October 22, 2019. A limited number of seats will be available during the public session of the meeting. Reservations are not VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Oct 17, 2019 Jkt 250001 accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that the materials be forwarded before the meeting to Ms. Springer. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on October 10, 2019 pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d), that the portion of this meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information contact Yvette Springer on (202) 482–2813. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–889] Dioctyl Terephthalate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that producers and/or exporters subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the February 3, 2017 through July 31, 2018 period of review (POR). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review. DATES: Applicable October 18, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Griffith, Laurel LaCivita, or Jean Valdez, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6430, (202) 482–4243, or (202) 482–3855, respectively. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 4, 2018, based on timely requests for review, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), covering three companies: Aekyung Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (AKP), LG Chem Ltd. (LG Chem), and Hanwha Chemical Corporation (Hanwha Chemical).1 Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018 through the resumption of operations on January 28, 2019.2 On May 23, 2019, we further extended the deadline for the preliminary results in this review to no later than October 10, 2019.3 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.4 Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP), regardless of form. DOTP that has been blended with other products is included within this scope when such blends include constituent parts that have not been chemically reacted with each other to produce a different product. For such blends, only the DOTP component of the mixture is covered by the scope of this order. Subject merchandise is currently classified under subheading 2917.39.2000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Subject merchandise may also enter under subheadings 2917.39.7000 or 3812.20.1000 of the HTSUS. While the CAS registry number and HTSUS classification are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 50077 (October 4, 2018) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Memorandum to the Record from Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Partial Shutdown of the Federal Government,’’ dated January 28, 2019. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 40 days. This extended the initial deadline for the preliminary results of this review to June 12, 2019. 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Dioctyl Terephthalate from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated May 23, 2019. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the 2017–2018 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Dioctyl Terephthalate from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 202 (Friday, October 18, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55903-55904]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-22802]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Current 
Population Survey, Fertility Supplement

AGENCY: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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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: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on 
or before December 17, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Karen G. Woods, Survey 
Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau, 4600 Silver Hill Road, ADDP/CPS HQ-
7H140F, Washington, DC 20233 (or via the internet at 
[email protected]). You may also submit comments, identified by 
Docket Number USBC-2019-0010, to the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: 
http://www.regulations.gov. All comments received are part of the 
public record. No comments will be posted to http://www.regulations.gov 
for public viewing until after the comment period has closed. Comments 
will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable 
Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by 
the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential 
Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. 
You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, 
Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions 
should be directed to Karen G. Woods, U.S. Census Bureau, ADDP/CPS HQ-
7H140F, Washington, DC 20233-8400, (301) 763-3806 (or via the internet 
at [email protected]).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The Census Bureau plans to request clearance from the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of data concerning the 
Fertility Supplement to be conducted in conjunction with the June 
Current Population Survey (CPS). The Census Bureau sponsors the 
supplement questions, which were previously collected in June 2018, and 
have been asked periodically since 1971. The current clearance expired 
March 30, 2019.
    This survey provides information used mainly by government and 
private analysts to project future population growth, to analyze child 
spacing, and to aid policymakers and private analysts in their 
decisions affected by changes in family size and composition. Past 
studies have discovered noticeable changes in the patterns of fertility 
rates and the timing of the first birth. Potential needs for government 
assistance, such as aid to families with dependent children, child 
care, and maternal health care for single parent households, can be 
estimated using CPS characteristics matched with fertility data.

II. Method of Collection

    The fertility information will be collected by both personal visit 
and telephone interviews in conjunction with the regular June CPS 
interviewing. All interviews are conducted using computer-assisted 
interviewing.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0607-0610.
    Form Number(s): There are no forms. We conduct all interviewing on 
computers.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 minute.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 (This is not the cost of 
respondents' time, but the indirect costs respondents may incur for 
such things as purchases of specialized software or hardware needed to 
report, or expenditures for accounting or records maintenance services 
required by the collection.)
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 141 and 
182; and Title 29, United States Code, Sections 1-9.

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 practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden

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(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.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-22802 Filed 10-17-19; 8:45 am]
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