Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Capital Expenditures Survey, 80770 [2020-27462]

Download as PDF 80770 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 240 / Monday, December 14, 2020 / Notices TABLE 4—TIMELINE OF ACTIVITIES—Continued Activity Dates Office of Policy and Management staff conduct outreach at the State-level to obtain consensus for change ............ Formal request from the State of Connecticut to the Census Bureau’s Director regarding adoption of planning regions as county equivalents. Census Bureau outreach to federal agencies and other data users ............................................................................ Federal Register Notice announcing the Census Bureau’s proposed implementation of the change in county equivalents. Census Bureau, in consultation with the State of Connecticut, issues final decision regarding adoption of planning regions as county equivalents. Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of the Census, approved the publication of this Notice in the Federal Register. Dated: December 9, 2020. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–27459 Filed 12–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Capital Expenditures Survey The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on September 10, 2020 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Annual Capital Expenditures Survey. OMB Control Number: 0607–0782. Form Number(s): ACE–1(L), ACE– 1(M), ACE–1(S), ACE–2. Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 70,127. Average Hours per Response: 2.69. Burden Hours: 188,787. VerDate Sep<11>2014 02:51 Dec 12, 2020 Jkt 253001 Needs and Uses: A major concern of economic policymakers is the adequacy of investment in plant and equipment. Data on the amount of business expenditures for new plants and equipment and measures of the stock of existing facilities are critical to evaluating productivity growth, the ability of U.S. business to compete with foreign business, changes in industrial capacity, and overall economic performance. The ACES is the sole source of detailed comprehensive statistics on investment in buildings and other structures, machinery, and equipment by private nonfarm businesses in the United States. This request is for a revision to the currently approved collection and will cover the 2020 through 2022 ACES (conducted in years 2021 through 2023). Changes from the previous ACES authorization are the collection of content related to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the presence of robotic equipment and investment in robotic equipment by industry segment from employer businesses, and the amount of time it took to complete the nonemployer survey. The detailed capital expenditures data, collected every five years, were collected in the 2017 ACES and will be collected again in the 2022 ACES. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Title 13 of the United States Code, Sections 131 and 182. Sections 224 and 225 of Title 13 make this survey mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 November 2017–March 2019. August 2019. September 2019–present. Fall 2020. Summer 2021. particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0607–0782. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–27462 Filed 12–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–217–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone 22—Chicago, Illinois; Application for Subzone Expansion; Abbott Laboratories, Itasca, Illinois An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Illinois International Port District, grantee of FTZ 22, requesting an expansion of Subzone 22F on behalf of Abbott Laboratories (Abbott), located in Itasca, Illinois. 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 December 8, 2020. Subzone 22F currently consists of the following sites: Site 2 (480 acres)—One Abbott Park Road, North Chicago; Site 3 (129 acres)—Atkinson Road, North Chicago; Site 4 (42 acres) 22nd Street, North Chicago; Site 5 (17 acres)—1300 East Touhy, Des Plaines; and, Site 7 (1.4 acres)—1800 Brummel Avenue, Elk Grove Village. The proposed expansion would add an additional site to the subzone: Proposed Site 8 (5.64 acres)—1015 West Devon Avenue, Itasca, DuPage County. No authorization for expanded production activity has been requested at this time. The subzone will be subject E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 240 (Monday, December 14, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Annual Capital Expenditures Survey

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on September 10, 2020 during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau.
    Title: Annual Capital Expenditures Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0607-0782.
    Form Number(s): ACE-1(L), ACE-1(M), ACE-1(S), ACE-2.
    Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Revision of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    Number of Respondents: 70,127.
    Average Hours per Response: 2.69.
    Burden Hours: 188,787.
    Needs and Uses: A major concern of economic policymakers is the 
adequacy of investment in plant and equipment. Data on the amount of 
business expenditures for new plants and equipment and measures of the 
stock of existing facilities are critical to evaluating productivity 
growth, the ability of U.S. business to compete with foreign business, 
changes in industrial capacity, and overall economic performance. The 
ACES is the sole source of detailed comprehensive statistics on 
investment in buildings and other structures, machinery, and equipment 
by private nonfarm businesses in the United States.
    This request is for a revision to the currently approved collection 
and will cover the 2020 through 2022 ACES (conducted in years 2021 
through 2023). Changes from the previous ACES authorization are the 
collection of content related to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the presence 
of robotic equipment and investment in robotic equipment by industry 
segment from employer businesses, and the amount of time it took to 
complete the nonemployer survey. The detailed capital expenditures 
data, collected every five years, were collected in the 2017 ACES and 
will be collected again in the 2022 ACES.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Title 13 of the United States Code, Sections 131 
and 182. Sections 224 and 225 of Title 13 make this survey mandatory.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0607-0782.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2020-27462 Filed 12-11-20; 8:45 am]
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