Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey, 7692-7693 [2021-02076]

Download as PDF 7692 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 19 / Monday, February 1, 2021 / Notices work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, http:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda I. Welcome II. Planning Discussion for Web Hearings III. Public Comment IV. Adjournment Dated: January 26, 2021. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2021–02030 Filed 1–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Nevada Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of web hearing. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that the Nevada Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will hold a web hearing from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (PST) on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The purpose of the hearing is to hear testimony examining equity in education through distance learning during the COVID–19 pandemic, especially among students in K–16 schools with disabilities and students of color. This the second in a series of web hearings focused on this topic. Meeting materials and presentations will be available before and after the event at http://bit.ly/NVSAC2021. DATES: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (PST). ADDRESSES: Public Call-In Information (audio only): Dial: (800) 360–9505, Access code: 199 068 5392 Web Access Information (visual only): The online portion of the meeting may be accessed through the following link Webex: http://bit.ly/ NVSAC33121 SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at afortes@usccr.gov or by phone at (202) 681–0857. 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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 email Ana Victoria Fortes at afortes@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/FACAPublicViewCommittee Details?id=a10t0000001gzlJAAQ. Please click on the ‘‘Committee Meetings’’ tab. Records generated from these meetings may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, https:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda I. Opening Remarks (12:00–12:15 p.m.) II. Speaker Presentations (12:15–1:15 p.m.) III. Q & A (1:15–2:10 p.m.) IV. Public Comment (2:10–2:25 p.m.) V. Closing Remarks (2:25–2:30 p.m.) Dated: January 26, 2021. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2021–02026 Filed 1–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey On October 31, 2020, the Department of Commerce received clearance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to conduct the Household Pulse Survey (OMB No. 0607–1013, Exp. 10/31/23). The Household Pulse Survey was designed to meet a need for timely information associated with household experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Department is committed to ensuring that the data collected by the Household Pulse Survey continue to meet information needs as they may evolve over the course of the pandemic. This notice serves to inform of the Department’s intent to request clearance from OMB to make some revisions to the Household Pulse Survey questionnaire. To ensure public burden is not increased, the revisions would reflect the removal of questions for which utility has declined over time, and the addition of topics based on public comment previously received and in consult with other Federal agencies. New questions would relate to disability, child health access, telehealth and childcare. In addition, given the time-critical circumstances, questions on intention to receive the Covid-19 vaccine were added via a request approved by OMB on December 30, 2020 to coincide with the availability of vaccines; questions previously approved by OMB relating to the economic stimulus payments were also released into production once payments began to be issued. It is the Department’s intention to commence data collection using the revised instrument on or about March 1, 2021. The Department invites 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 sought on the Household Pulse Survey via the Federal Register on May 19, 2020 and again on June 3, 2020. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments on the proposed revisions. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 19 / Monday, February 1, 2021 / Notices Title: Household Pulse Survey. OMB Control Number: 0607–1013. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 3,150,000. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. Burden Hours: 1,039,500. Needs and Uses: Data produced by the Household Pulse Survey are designed to inform on a range of topics related to households’ experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. Topics to date have included employment, facility to telework, travel patterns, income loss, spending patterns, food and housing security, access to benefits, mental health and access to care, and educational disruption (K–12 and postsecondary). The requested revision, if approved by OMB, will remove selected items from the questions for which utility has declined and add questions based on information needs expressed via public comment and in consult with other Federal agencies. The overall burden to the public will remain unchanged. The new items relate to disability, child health access, telehealth and childcare; additionally, questions on individuals’ intention to receive the Covid-19 vaccine were added with OMB’s approval on December 30, 2020, and questions previously approved regarding economic stimulus payments were launched into production once payments began to be issued. The Household Pulse Survey was initially launched in April, 2020 as an experimental project (see https:// www.census.gov/data/experimentaldata-products.html) under emergency clearance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) initially granted April 19, 2020; regular clearance was subsequently sought and approved by OMB on October 30, 2020 (OMB No. 0607–1013; Exp. 10/30/2023). Affected Public: Households. Frequency: Households will be selected once to participate in a 20minute survey. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 8(b), 182 and 196. 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/ VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Jan 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 0607–1013. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–02076 Filed 1–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Issam Hamade, Beirut, Galerie Semaan, Behind Karout Mall, Kalaa Building 3rd Floor, Beirut, Lebanon; Order Denying Export Privileges On April 27, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Issam Hamade (‘‘Hamade’’), was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 371. Specifically, Hamade was convicted of conspiring to export parts and technology from the United States to Lebanon, and specifically to Hizballah, for among other purposes, inclusion in unmanned aerial vehicles, without obtaining the required export licenses under the Export Administration Regulations or under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Hamade was sentenced to time served and a $100 special assessment. Pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (‘‘ECRA’’),1 the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of certain offenses, including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 371, may be denied for a period of up to ten (10) years from the date of his/her conviction. 50 U.S.C. 4819(e) (Prior Convictions). In addition, any Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) licenses or other authorizations issued under ECRA, in which the person had an interest at the time of the conviction, may be revoked. Id. BIS received notice of Hamade’s conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 371, and has provided notice and opportunity for Hamade to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or 1 ECRA was enacted as part of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, and as amended is codified at 50 U.S.C. 4801–4852. Hamade’s conviction post-dates ECRA’s enactment on August 13, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7693 the ‘‘Regulations’’). 15 CFR 766.25.2 BIS has not received a written submission from Hamade. Based upon my review of the record and consultations with BIS’s Office of Exporter Services, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Hamade’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Hamade’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Hamade had an interest at the time of his conviction.3 Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until April 27, 2030, Issam Hamade, with a last known address of Beirut, Galerie Semaan, Behind Karout Mall, Kalaa Building 3rd Floor, Beirut, Lebanon, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (‘‘the Denied Person’’), may not directly or indirectly participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, license exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or engaging in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or 2 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR Parts 730– 774 (2020). The Regulations originally issued under the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended, 50 U.S.C. 4601–4623 (Supp. III 2015) (‘‘EAA’’), which lapsed on August 21, 2001. The President, through Executive Order 13,222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which was extended by successive Presidential Notices, continued the Regulations in full force and effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2012) (‘‘IEEPA’’). Section 1768 of ECRA, 50 U.S.C. 4826, provides in pertinent part that all rules and regulations that were made or issued under the EAA, including as continued in effect pursuant to IEEPA, and were in effect as of ECRA’s date of enactment (August 13, 2018), shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, superseded, set aside, or revoked through action undertaken pursuant to the authority provided under ECRA. See note 1 above. 3 The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 2020). E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 19 (Monday, February 1, 2021)]
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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; Household Pulse Survey

    On October 31, 2020, the Department of Commerce received clearance 
from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to conduct the Household Pulse Survey 
(OMB No. 0607-1013, Exp. 10/31/23). The Household Pulse Survey was 
designed to meet a need for timely information associated with 
household experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.
    The Department is committed to ensuring that the data collected by 
the Household Pulse Survey continue to meet information needs as they 
may evolve over the course of the pandemic. This notice serves to 
inform of the Department's intent to request clearance from OMB to make 
some revisions to the Household Pulse Survey questionnaire. To ensure 
public burden is not increased, the revisions would reflect the removal 
of questions for which utility has declined over time, and the addition 
of topics based on public comment previously received and in consult 
with other Federal agencies. New questions would relate to disability, 
child health access, telehealth and childcare. In addition, given the 
time-critical circumstances, questions on intention to receive the 
Covid-19 vaccine were added via a request approved by OMB on December 
30, 2020 to coincide with the availability of vaccines; questions 
previously approved by OMB relating to the economic stimulus payments 
were also released into production once payments began to be issued.
    It is the Department's intention to commence data collection using 
the revised instrument on or about March 1, 2021. The Department 
invites 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 sought on 
the Household Pulse Survey via the Federal Register on May 19, 2020 and 
again on June 3, 2020. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for 
public comments on the proposed revisions.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau.

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    Title: Household Pulse Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0607-1013.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
    Number of Respondents: 3,150,000.
    Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 1,039,500.
    Needs and Uses: Data produced by the Household Pulse Survey are 
designed to inform on a range of topics related to households' 
experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic. Topics to date have included 
employment, facility to telework, travel patterns, income loss, 
spending patterns, food and housing security, access to benefits, 
mental health and access to care, and educational disruption (K-12 and 
post-secondary). The requested revision, if approved by OMB, will 
remove selected items from the questions for which utility has declined 
and add questions based on information needs expressed via public 
comment and in consult with other Federal agencies. The overall burden 
to the public will remain unchanged. The new items relate to 
disability, child health access, telehealth and childcare; 
additionally, questions on individuals' intention to receive the Covid-
19 vaccine were added with OMB's approval on December 30, 2020, and 
questions previously approved regarding economic stimulus payments were 
launched into production once payments began to be issued.
    The Household Pulse Survey was initially launched in April, 2020 as 
an experimental project (see https://www.census.gov/data/experimental-data-products.html) under emergency clearance from the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) initially granted April 19, 2020; regular 
clearance was subsequently sought and approved by OMB on October 30, 
2020 (OMB No. 0607-1013; Exp. 10/30/2023).
    Affected Public: Households.
    Frequency: Households will be selected once to participate in a 20-
minute survey.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 8(b), 182 
and 196.
    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 0607-1013.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-02076 Filed 1-29-21; 8:45 am]
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