Census Scientific Advisory Committee, 12891-12892 [2020-04551]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 44 / Thursday, March 5, 2020 / Notices interests; marketing and media professionals; researchers; and, members of professional associations. Members will be individually advised of the capacity in which they will serve through their appointment letters. 6. Membership is open to persons who are not seated on other Census Bureau stakeholder entities (i.e., State Data Centers, Census Information Centers, Federal State Cooperative on Populations Estimates Program, other Census Advisory Committees, etc.). People who have already served one full-term on a Census Bureau Advisory Committee may not serve on any other Census Bureau Advisory Committee for three years from the termination of previous service. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the NAC. 7. Members will serve for a three-year term. All members will be reevaluated at the conclusion of each term with the prospect of renewal, pending the committee needs. Active attendance and participation in meetings and activities (e.g., conference calls and assignments) will be factors considered when determining term renewal or membership continuance. Members may be appointed for a second three-year term at the discretion of the Director. 8. Members will be selected on a standardized basis, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the NAC serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The NAC meets at least twice a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Bureau Director or Designated Federal Officer. All NAC meetings are open to the public in accordance with the FACA. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Nomination Process 1. Nominations should satisfy the requirements described in the Membership section above. 2. Individuals, groups, and/or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of 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 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 16:20 Mar 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 webinars, working groups, and/or special committee activities. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse NAC membership. Dated: February 28, 2020. Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2020–04556 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Census Scientific Advisory Committee Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The Committee will address policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including communications, decennial, demographic, economic, field operations, geographic, information technology, and statistics. CSAC information, including the agenda topics, can be found at the following website: https://www.census.gov/about/ cac/sac.html. DATES: The meeting will be held on the following dates: • Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT; and • Friday, March 27, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Census Bureau Auditorium, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746. The meeting also will be available via webcast at: https:// www.census.gov/newsroom/censuslive.html. For the status of the meeting prior to attendance, please contact Tommy Wright, Designated Federal Officer, at 301–763–1702 or via email at tommy.wright@census.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Leonard, External Stakeholder Program Manager, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder Integrations, by mail at Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 2K137, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233 or at 301–763– 7281, or via email at: census.scientific.advisory.committee@ census.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12891 (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday. The members of the CSAC are appointed by the Director, Census Bureau. The Committee provides scientific and technical expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. The Committee has been established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section 10). The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Provide and update members on scientific and technical activities; and 2. address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make oral statements should request in writing by Wednesday, March 18, 2020, to be scheduled on the agenda. Requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to: census.scientific.advisory.committee@ census.gov. Please place in the subject line ‘‘March 2020 CSAC Meeting Public Comment.’’ Anyone who would like to bring extensive related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments must be sent to: Kimberly Leonard, External Stakeholder Program Manager, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder Integrations, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 2K137, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233 or or by phone at 301–763–7281, or via email at: census.scientific.advisory.committee@ census.gov. If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests two weeks in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation by contacting 301–763– 7281. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case-by-case basis. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact 301–763– 9906 on the day of the meeting. A photo ID must be presented in order to receive your visitor’s badge. Visitors are not allowed beyond the first floor. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 12892 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 44 / Thursday, March 5, 2020 / Notices Dated: February 28, 2020. Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2020–04551 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–11–2020] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 119, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; SICK Product & Competence Center Americas, LLC (Safety and Tracking Systems, Safety Light Curtains, and Connector Assemblies), Savage, Minnesota The Greater Metropolitan Area FTZ Commission, grantee of FTZ 119, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of SICK Product & Competence Center Americas, LLC (SICK Product), located in Savage, Minnesota. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 20, 2020. Sick Product already has authority (approved as SICK, Inc.) to produce photo-electronic industrial sensors, encoders, optical readers, and monitoring systems within FTZ 119. The current request would add four finished products and additional foreign status materials/components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreignstatus materials/components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt SICK Product from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/ components noted below and in the existing scope of authority, SICK Product would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Track and trace, safety monitoring, and quality control systems; system connector assemblies; safety light curtains; and, safety light curtain connector assemblies (duty-free). SICK Product would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Mar 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 The materials/components sourced from abroad include steel brackets, aluminum housings, aluminum shafts, safety relays, safety controllers, cables and connectors, and image capturing systems (duty rate ranges from 2.5 to 5.0%). The request indicates that certain materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is April 14, 2020. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. Dated: February 27, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–04509 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–002–2020] Approval of Subzone Status; Fisher Footwear, LLC; Cranbury, New Jersey On January 7, 2020, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the State of New Jersey Department of State, grantee of FTZ 44, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 44, on behalf of Fisher Footwear, LLC, in Cranbury, New Jersey. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (85 FR 2108–2109, January 14, 2020). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 44L was approved on March 2, 2020, subject to the FTZ Act and the PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 44’s 407.5-acre activation limit. Dated: March 2, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–04514 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–235–2019] Approval of Expansion of Subzone 7F; Puma Energy Caribe, LLC; Guaynabo, Puerto Rico On November 19, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company, grantee of FTZ 7, requesting an expansion of Subzone 7F subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 7, on behalf of Puma Energy Caribe, LLC, in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 64830, November 25, 2019). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to expand Subzone 7F was approved on February 27, 2020, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 7’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: February 27, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–04510 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–70–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 183—Austin, Texas; Authorization of Production Activity, Flextronics America, LLC (Automated Data Processing Machines), Austin, Texas On November 3, 2019, Flextronics America, LLC submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 44 (Thursday, March 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12891-12892]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04551]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


Census Scientific Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice 
of a meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The 
Committee will address policy, research, and technical issues relating 
to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including 
communications, decennial, demographic, economic, field operations, 
geographic, information technology, and statistics. CSAC information, 
including the agenda topics, can be found at the following website: 
https://www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html.

DATES: The meeting will be held on the following dates:

 Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT; and
 Friday, March 27, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Census Bureau Auditorium, 
4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746. The meeting also will 
be available via webcast at: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/census-live.html. For the status of the meeting prior to attendance, please 
contact Tommy Wright, Designated Federal Officer, at 301-763-1702 or 
via email at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Leonard, External Stakeholder 
Program Manager, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder 
Integrations, by mail at Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 
Room 2K137, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233 or at 301-763-
7281, or via email at: [email protected]. 
Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The members of the CSAC are appointed by the 
Director, Census Bureau. The Committee provides scientific and 
technical expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program 
needs and objectives. The Committee has been established in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, 
Appendix 2, Section 10).
    The purpose of the meeting is to:
    1. Provide and update members on scientific and technical 
activities; and
    2. address Census Bureau program needs and objectives.
    The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for 
people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals 
wishing to make oral statements should request in writing by Wednesday, 
March 18, 2020, to be scheduled on the agenda. Requests for time to 
make oral comments must be sent to: 
[email protected]. Please place in the 
subject line ``March 2020 CSAC Meeting Public Comment.'' Anyone who 
would like to bring extensive related matters to the attention of the 
Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before 
or after the meeting. Written comments must be sent to: Kimberly 
Leonard, External Stakeholder Program Manager, Office of Program, 
Performance and Stakeholder Integrations, Department of Commerce, U.S. 
Census Bureau, Room 2K137, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233 
or or by phone at 301-763-7281, or via email at: 
[email protected].
    If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make 
requests two weeks in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive 
listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation by contacting 301-
763-7281. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case-
by-case basis.
    For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact 301-763-
9906 on the day of the meeting. A photo ID must be presented in order 
to receive your visitor's badge. Visitors are not allowed beyond the 
first floor.


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     Dated: February 28, 2020.
Steven D. Dillingham,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. 2020-04551 Filed 3-4-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-07-P