Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey, 59114-59115 [2021-23329]

Download as PDF 59114 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 26, 2021 / Notices 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 & Roll Call II. Panel III—IDEA Compliance and Implementation in Arkansas School III. Public Comment VI. Adjournment Dated: October 21, 2021. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2021–23316 Filed 10–25–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Iowa Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. 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 that the Iowa Advisory Committee (Committee) to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a meeting on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. Central time. To orient Iowa Advisory Committee members about the work of the state advisory committees and to begin brainstorming potential civil rights topics for their first study of the 2021–2025 term. DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, October 29, 2021, 2021, from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Central time. ADDRESSES: Online Registration (Audio/Visual): https://civilrights.webex.com/meet/ afortes. Telephone (Audio Only): Dial 800– 360–9505 USA Toll Free; Access code: 199 167 8181. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes, DFO, at afortes@ usccr.gov or 202–681–0857. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the public can listen to these discussions. Committee meetings are available to the public through the above call in number. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement as time allows. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 25, 2021 Jkt 256001 they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. The Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free telephone number. Individuals who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number. Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be emailed to Corrine Sanders at csanders@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353– 8311. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Records of the meeting will be available via www.facadatabase.gov under the Commission on Civil Rights, Pennsylvania Advisory Committee link. Persons interested in the 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 from Iowa Advisory Committee Chair II. Introductions III. Administrative Announcements IV. Short Orientation Presentation V. Nominate Vice Chair VI. Discuss Civil Rights Topics VII. Public Comment VIII. Discuss Next Steps IX. Adjournment Dated: October 20, 2021. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2021–23259 Filed 10–25–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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 July 20, 2021, the Department of Commerce received clearance from the Office of Management and Budget PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to conduct Phase 3.2 of 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 that the data collected by the Household Pulse Survey continue to meet information needs as they evolve over the course of the pandemic, the Census Bureau submits this Request for Revision to an Existing Collection for a revised Phase 3.3 questionnaire. Specifically, Phase 3.3 includes modifications to questions relating to vaccinations that expand response options for the number of doses and brand of Covid–19 vaccine received; three items asked in prior phases that have been reinstated with regard to unemployment insurance benefits, with a modified reference period; and a question that was reinstated relating to use of public transit and ridesharing. It is the Department’s intention to commence data collection using the revised instrument on or about November 17, 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, June 3, 2020, February 1, 2021, April 13, 2021, and again on June 24, 2021. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments on the proposed revisions. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce. 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: 202,800. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. Burden Hours: 66,924. Needs and Uses: Data produced by the Household Pulse Survey are E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 26, 2021 / Notices 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, intent to receive the COVID–19 vaccine, and educational disruption (K–12 and postsecondary). The requested revision, if approved by OMB, will add previously approved items to the Phase 3.3 questionnaire. The overall burden change to the public will be insignificant. 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/ 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. 2021–23329 Filed 10–25–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security RIN 0694–XC081 Publication of a Report on the Effect of Imports of Titanium Sponge on the National Security: An Investigation Conducted Under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as Amended Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Publication of a report. AGENCY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in this notice is publishing a report that summarizes the findings of an investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (‘‘Section 232’’), into the effect of imports of titanium sponge on the national security of the United States. This report was completed on November 29, 2019 and posted on the BIS website in July 2021. BIS has not published the appendices to the report in this notification of report findings, but they are available online at the BIS website, along with the rest of the report (see the ADDRESSES section). DATES: The report was completed on November 29, 2019. The report was posted on the BIS website in July 2021. ADDRESSES: The full report, including the appendices to the report, are available online at https://bis.doc.gov/ 232. SUMMARY: For further information about this report contact Erika Maynard, Special Projects Manager, (202) 482–5572; and Leah Vidovich, Management and Program Analyst, (202) 482–1819. For more information about the Office of Technology Evaluation and the Section 232 Investigations, please visit: http:// www.bis.doc.gov/232. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Effect of Imports of Titanium Sponge on the National Security An Investigation Conducted Under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as Amended U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Technology Evaluation November 29, 2019 Table of Contents I. Executive Summary II. Legal Framework A. Section 232 Requirements VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 25, 2021 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59115 B. Discussion III. Investigation Process A. Initiation of Investigation B. Public Comments C. Information Gathering and Data Collection Activities D. Interagency Consultation IV. Product Scope of the Investigation V. Background on the U.S. Titanium Industry A. Titanium Sponge Manufacturing 1. Kroll Process 2. Hunter Process B. History of U.S. Titanium Sponge Production C. Titanium Melting and Finished Titanium Products VI. Global Titanium Sponge Industry Conditions A. Overview B. Prior Trade Investigations C. U.S. Duties on Titanium Sponge Imports VII. Findings A. Titanium Sponge Is Essential to U.S. National Security 1. Titanium Sponge Is Required for National Defense Systems 2. Titanium Sponge Is Required for Critical Infrastructure 3. Titanium Is Considered a Critical Mineral B. The Economic Decline of the U.S. Titanium Sponge Industry Is Caused by Increased Imports of Titanium Sponge 1. U.S. Reliance on Imports of Titanium Sponge Is Increasing 2. Although Imports of Sponge Are Increasing, U.S. Dependence on NonU.S. Titanium Semi-Finished and Finished Products is Minimal 3. Price History and Recent Price Trends 4. Employment Trends 5. Financial Outlook 6. Research and Development 7. Capital Expenditures C. Diminishing U.S. Titanium Sponge Production Capacity May Impair the National Security in the Future 1. U.S. Production Is Well Below Domestic Demand 2. Domestic Titanium Sponge Capacity Is Highly Concentrated and Limits Capacity Available for a National Emergency 3. [TEXT REDACTED] D. Increased Global Titanium Sponge Capacity and Production Further Impact the Long-Term Viability of U.S. Titanium Sponge Production 1. Extreme Growth in Chinese Titanium Sponge Production Will Place Downward Pressure on Global Titanium Sponge Prices 2. Increased Chinese and Russian Premium Quality Sponge Production Threatens U.S. Aerospace Supply Chains VIII. Conclusion Appendices Appendix A: Section 232 Investigation Notification Letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, March 4, 2019 Appendix B: Federal Register Notice—Notice of Requests for Public Comments on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Titanium Sponge, March 8, 2019 E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 204 (Tuesday, October 26, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59114-59115]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-23329]


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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 July 20, 2021, 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 Phase 3.2 of 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 that 
the data collected by the Household Pulse Survey continue to meet 
information needs as they evolve over the course of the pandemic, the 
Census Bureau submits this Request for Revision to an Existing 
Collection for a revised Phase 3.3 questionnaire. Specifically, Phase 
3.3 includes modifications to questions relating to vaccinations that 
expand response options for the number of doses and brand of Covid-19 
vaccine received; three items asked in prior phases that have been 
reinstated with regard to unemployment insurance benefits, with a 
modified reference period; and a question that was reinstated relating 
to use of public transit and ridesharing.
    It is the Department's intention to commence data collection using 
the revised instrument on or about November 17, 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, 
June 3, 2020, February 1, 2021, April 13, 2021, and again on June 24, 
2021. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments 
on the proposed revisions.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce.
    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: 202,800.
    Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 66,924.
    Needs and Uses: Data produced by the Household Pulse Survey are

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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, intent to receive the COVID-19 
vaccine, and educational disruption (K-12 and post-secondary). The 
requested revision, if approved by OMB, will add previously approved 
items to the Phase 3.3 questionnaire. The overall burden change to the 
public will be insignificant.
    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. 2021-23329 Filed 10-25-21; 8:45 am]
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