Census Scientific Advisory Committee, 33621-33622 [2020-11881]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 106 / Tuesday, June 2, 2020 / Notices conference call number and conference ID number. Members of the public are entitled to make comments during the open period at the end of the meeting. Members of the public may also submit written comments; the comments must be received in the Regional Programs Unit within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Western Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 300 North Los Angeles Street, Suite 2010, Los Angeles, CA 90012 or emailed to Brooke Peery (DFO) at bpeery@usccr.gov. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at https:// www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/ FACAPublicViewCommitteeDetails?id= a10t0000001gzkoAAA. Please click on the ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and ‘‘Documents’’ links. 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The purpose of the CSAC is to provide advice to the Director of the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) on the full range of Census Bureau programs and activities including communications, decennial, demographic, economic, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:46 Jun 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 field operations, geographic, information technology, and statistics. The Secretary has determined that the work of the CSAC is in the public interest and relevant to the duties of the Census Bureau. Additional information concerning the CSAC can be found by visiting the CSAC’s website at: https:// www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly L. Leonard, External Stakeholder Program Manager, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder Integration (PPSI), Room 2K137, U.S. Census Bureau, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, by telephone on 301–763–7281 or by email at Kimberly.L.Leonard@census.gov. 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 Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Secretary of the Department of Commerce renewed and filed the charter for the CSAC. The CSAC will operate under the provisions of FACA and will report to the Secretary of the Department of Commerce through the Director of the Census Bureau. The CSAC will advise the Director of the Census Bureau on the full range of Census Bureau programs and activities. Objectives and Duties 1. The CSAC will address census policies, research and methodology, tests, operations, communications/ messaging, and other activities to ascertain needs and best practices to improve censuses, surveys, operations, and programs. 2. The CSAC will provide formal review and feedback on internal and external working papers, reports, and other documents related to the design and implementation of census programs and surveys. 3. The CSAC will provide scientific and technical expertise from the following disciplines: demographics, economics, geography, psychology, statistics, survey methodology, social and behavorial sciences, information technology and computing, marketing and other fields of expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. The function of the CSAC will be a ‘‘Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board’’. 4. The CSAC functions solely as an advisory body under the FACA. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33621 Membership 1. The CSAC consists of up to 21 members who serve at the discretion of the Director of the Census Bureau (the Director). The Census Bureau is seeking three qualified candidates to be considered for appointment. 2. The CSAC aims to have a balanced representation among its members, considering such factors as geography, age, sex, race, ethnicity, scientific expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census programs and/or activities. 3. The CSAC aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state, local and tribal governments; academia; research, national and community-based organizations; and, the private sector. 4. Members will serve as Special Government Employees (SGEs). SGEs will be subject to the ethics rules applicable to SGEs. Members will be individually advised of the capacity in which they will serve through their appointment letters. 5. SGEs and representatives will be selected from academia, public and private enterprise, and nonprofit organizations, which are further diversified by business type or industry, geography, and other factors. 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 CSAC. 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 CSAC 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 U.S. Department of Commerce guidance. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the CSAC serve without compensation but receive E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1 33622 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 106 / Tuesday, June 2, 2020 / Notices reimbursement for CSAC-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The CSAC meets once or twice a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Director or Designated Federal Officer. CSAC meetings are open to the public in accordance with FACA. 3. Members must be able to actively participate in the tasks of the CSAC, including, but not limited to, regular meeting attendance, CSAC meeting discussant responsibilities, review of materials, as well as participation in conference calls, webinars, working groups, and/or special committee activities. 4. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse CSAC membership. Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of the Census approved the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Dated: May 28, 2020. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–11881 Filed 6–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–33–2020] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 137— Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; FN America, LLC (Disassembly of Machine Guns), Dulles, Virginia CDS Air Freight Inc., an operator within FTZ 137 in Dulles, Virginia, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of FN America, LLC (FNA). The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 22, 2020. The FNA facility is located within FTZ 137. The facility is currently used for the storage of firearms, but the company is requesting authority to remove parts from firearms stored at the facility. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:46 Jun 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 Production under FTZ procedures could exempt FNA from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, FNA would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Moving parts assemblies consisting of nonreciprocating sled and charging handle assemblies, non-reciprocating sled assemblies, charging handle assemblies, bolt assemblies, bolt carriers, bolt cam pins, firing pin retaining pin assemblies, return spring assemblies and firing pins; buttstock assemblies consisting of cap screw hexagonal socket heads, buttstock interface plates, buttstock rails, buttstock guide plates, large screw hexagonal countersunk heads, buttstock paddles, screw slotted pan heads, lock guide springs, lock springs, buttstock cheekrests, slotted spring type straight pins, buttstock plungers, buttstock interface pads and buttstock pads; takedown pin retaining clips; takedown pins; takedown hammers; automatic sears; automatic sear springs; cover plates; slotted spring type pins; magazine release buttons; magazine release springs; hammer spring guides; hammer springs; selector lever detents; selector lever spring detents; trigger module frames; locking plates; slotted spring type pins; bolt catch supports; bolt catch springs; bolt catches; magazine catch assemblies; magazine catches; magazine catch levers; trigger pins; hammer spring supports; and, drive rod indexes (duty-free). FNA would be able to avoid duty on foreignstatus components which become scrap/ waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad are machine guns (duty-free). The request indicates that the machine guns are subject to duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable 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 July 13, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: May 28, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–11885 Filed 6–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–119] Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable June 2, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leo Ayala, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3945. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 4, 2020, the Department of Commerce initiated the antidumping duty investigation on certain vertical shaft engines between 225cc and 999cc, and parts thereof from the People’s Republic of China, covering the period of investigation (POI) July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.1 Currently, the preliminary determination is due no later than June 23, 2020. Postponement of the Preliminary Determination Section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires Commerce to issue the preliminary determination in an antidumping investigation within 140 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation. However, section 733(c)(1) of the Act permits Commerce to postpone the preliminary determination until no later than 190 days after the date on which Commerce initiated the investigation if: (A) The petitioner makes a timely request for a 1 See Certain Vertical Shaft Engines between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-ThanFair-Value Investigation, 85 FR 8809 (February 18, 2020). E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 106 (Tuesday, June 2, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33621-33622]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11881]


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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 Renewal of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce renewed and 
filed the charter for the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). 
The purpose of the CSAC is to provide advice to the Director of the 
Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) on the full range of Census Bureau 
programs and activities including communications, decennial, 
demographic, economic, field operations, geographic, information 
technology, and statistics. The Secretary has determined that the work 
of the CSAC is in the public interest and relevant to the duties of the 
Census Bureau. Additional information concerning the CSAC can be found 
by visiting the CSAC's website at: https://www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly L. Leonard, External 
Stakeholder Program Manager, Office of Program, Performance and 
Stakeholder Integration (PPSI), Room 2K137, U.S. Census Bureau, 4600 
Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, by telephone on 301-763-7281 or 
by 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 Standard Time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the 
Secretary of the Department of Commerce renewed and filed the charter 
for the CSAC. The CSAC will operate under the provisions of FACA and 
will report to the Secretary of the Department of Commerce through the 
Director of the Census Bureau. The CSAC will advise the Director of the 
Census Bureau on the full range of Census Bureau programs and 
activities.

Objectives and Duties

    1. The CSAC will address census policies, research and methodology, 
tests, operations, communications/messaging, and other activities to 
ascertain needs and best practices to improve censuses, surveys, 
operations, and programs.
    2. The CSAC will provide formal review and feedback on internal and 
external working papers, reports, and other documents related to the 
design and implementation of census programs and surveys.
    3. The CSAC will provide scientific and technical expertise from 
the following disciplines: demographics, economics, geography, 
psychology, statistics, survey methodology, social and behavorial 
sciences, information technology and computing, marketing and other 
fields of expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program 
needs and objectives.
    The function of the CSAC will be a ``Scientific Technical Program 
Advisory Board''.
    4. The CSAC functions solely as an advisory body under the FACA.

Membership

    1. The CSAC consists of up to 21 members who serve at the 
discretion of the Director of the Census Bureau (the Director). The 
Census Bureau is seeking three qualified candidates to be considered 
for appointment.
    2. The CSAC aims to have a balanced representation among its 
members, considering such factors as geography, age, sex, race, 
ethnicity, scientific expertise, community involvement, and knowledge 
of census programs and/or activities.
    3. The CSAC aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, 
including state, local and tribal governments; academia; research, 
national and community-based organizations; and, the private sector.
    4. Members will serve as Special Government Employees (SGEs). SGEs 
will be subject to the ethics rules applicable to SGEs. Members will be 
individually advised of the capacity in which they will serve through 
their appointment letters.
    5. SGEs and representatives will be selected from academia, public 
and private enterprise, and nonprofit organizations, which are further 
diversified by business type or industry, geography, and other factors.
    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 CSAC.
    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 CSAC 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 U.S. Department of Commerce guidance.

Miscellaneous

    1. Members of the CSAC serve without compensation but receive

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reimbursement for CSAC-related travel and lodging expenses.
    2. The CSAC meets once or twice a year, budget permitting, but 
additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Director or 
Designated Federal Officer. CSAC meetings are open to the public in 
accordance with FACA.
    3. Members must be able to actively participate in the tasks of the 
CSAC, including, but not limited to, regular meeting attendance, CSAC 
meeting discussant responsibilities, review of materials, as well as 
participation in conference calls, webinars, working groups, and/or 
special committee activities.
    4. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks diverse CSAC membership.
    Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of the Census approved the 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

    Dated: May 28, 2020.
Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2020-11881 Filed 6-1-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-07-P