Census Scientific Advisory Committee, 18353-18354 [2022-06690]

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The second section of the application requires the submission of a transcript; essay containing 500–800 words; two letters of recommendation submitted on behalf of the applicant. There are no sections included in the application that the letter writing officials will need to complete. The information will be used to assist the selecting agencies in their process of identifying potential recipients of the scholarship. The program would not be able to function consistently without this annual collection. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 2,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 4,000. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 29, 2022 Jkt 256001 Dated: March 24, 2022. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06623 Filed 3–29–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3412–88–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Census Scientific Advisory Committee Census Bureau, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Renewal of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee charter. AGENCY: The Census Bureau is publishing this notice to announce the renewal of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (Committee or CSAC). The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Director of the Census Bureau on the full range of Census Bureau programs and activities including communications; decennial, demographic, and economic statistics; field operations; geography; and information technology. Additional information concerning the Committee can be found by visiting the Committee’s website at: https:// www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shana J. Banks, Advisory Committee Branch Chief, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder Integration (PPSI), shana.j.banks@ census.gov, Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, telephone 301–763– 3815. For TTY callers, please use the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Secretary of the Department of Commerce (Secretary) intends to renew the CSAC. The Secretary has determined that the work of the Committee is in the public interest and relevant to the duties of the Census Bureau. The CSAC will operate under the provisions of FACA and will report to the Secretary 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 Committee will address census policies, research and methodology, tests, operations, communications/ messaging, and other activities to PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18353 ascertain needs and best practices to improve censuses, surveys, operations, and programs. 2. The Committee 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 Committee 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. 4. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the FACA. The function of this Committee will be a ‘‘Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board.’’ Membership 1. The Committee consists of up to 21 members who serve at the discretion of the Director of the Census Bureau. 2. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its members, considering such factors as geography, scientific expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census programs and/or activities, and, where possible, the Census Bureau will also consider the ethnic, racial, and gender diversity and various abilities of the United States population. 3. The Committee 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 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.). Members who have served on another Census Bureau advisory committee may not be reappointed or serve on the E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 18354 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2022 / Notices CSAC until at least three years have passed from the termination of previous service. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee. 7. Members will serve for a three-year term. All members will be evaluated at the conclusion of their first term with the prospect of renewal, pending 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 an additional threeyear 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 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Census Bureau will convene two CSAC meetings per year, budget and environmental conditions permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Bureau Director or Designated Federal Officer. Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with FACA. 3. Members 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, webinars, working groups, and/or special committee activities. 4. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership. Robert L. Santos, Director, Census Bureau, approved the publication of this Notice in the Federal Register. Dated: March 25, 2022. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–06690 Filed 3–29–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 29, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Office of the Secretary Estimates of the Voting Age Population for 2021 Office of the Secretary, Department of Commerce. ACTION: General notice announcing population estimates. ESTIMATES OF THE POPULATION OF VOTING AGE FOR EACH STATE AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: JULY 1, 2021—Continued Area AGENCY: This notice announces the voting age population estimates as of July 1, 2021, for each state and the District of Columbia. We are providing this notice in accordance with the 1976 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Battle, Chief, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Room HQ–6H174, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Phone: 301– 763–2071. Email: Karen.Battle@ census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the requirements of the 1976 amendment to the Federal Election Campaign Act, title 52, United States Code, section 30116(e), I hereby give notice that the estimates of the voting age population for July 1, 2021, for each state and the District of Columbia are as shown in the following table. SUMMARY: ESTIMATES OF THE POPULATION OF VOTING AGE FOR EACH STATE AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: JULY 1, 2021 Population 18 and over Area United States ........................ Alabama ................................ Alaska ................................... Arizona .................................. Arkansas ............................... California ............................... Colorado ............................... Connecticut ........................... Delaware ............................... District of Columbia .............. Florida ................................... Georgia ................................. Hawaii ................................... Idaho ..................................... Illinois .................................... Indiana .................................. Iowa ...................................... Kansas .................................. Kentucky ............................... Louisiana .............................. Maine .................................... Maryland ............................... Massachusetts ...................... Michigan ............................... Minnesota ............................. Mississippi ............................ Missouri ................................ Montana ................................ PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 258,327,312 3,917,625 553,317 5,662,328 2,322,502 30,465,205 4,568,613 2,875,887 795,090 544,215 17,491,848 8,275,264 1,137,154 1,431,897 9,868,245 5,218,979 2,456,703 2,231,518 3,493,482 3,541,104 1,120,338 4,801,825 5,622,590 7,897,432 4,389,823 2,257,130 4,783,630 869,201 Nebraska .............................. Nevada ................................. New Hampshire .................... New Jersey ........................... New Mexico .......................... New York .............................. North Carolina ...................... North Dakota ........................ Ohio ...................................... Oklahoma ............................. Oregon .................................. Pennsylvania ........................ Rhode Island ........................ South Carolina ...................... South Dakota ........................ Tennessee ............................ Texas .................................... Utah ...................................... Vermont ................................ Virginia .................................. Washington ........................... West Virginia ........................ Wisconsin ............................. Wyoming ............................... Population 18 and over 1,480,808 2,445,243 1,132,616 7,244,002 1,642,656 15,722,590 8,249,659 589,247 9,174,388 3,025,109 3,384,804 10,290,047 886,783 4,073,613 674,947 5,434,544 22,052,508 2,390,732 528,594 6,757,448 6,062,570 1,423,928 4,621,152 446,379 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Vintage 2021 Population Estimates. I have certified these estimates for the Federal Election Commission. Gina Raimondo, Secretary, Department of Commerce, approved the publication of this Notice in the Federal Register. Dated: March 24, 2022. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–06654 Filed 3–29–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–959] Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18353-18354]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-06690]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Census Scientific Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Renewal of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee charter.

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SUMMARY: The Census Bureau is publishing this notice to announce the 
renewal of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (Committee or 
CSAC). The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the 
Director of the Census Bureau on the full range of Census Bureau 
programs and activities including communications; decennial, 
demographic, and economic statistics; field operations; geography; and 
information technology. Additional information concerning the Committee 
can be found by visiting the Committee's website at: https://www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shana J. Banks, Advisory Committee 
Branch Chief, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder 
Integration (PPSI), [email protected], Department of Commerce, 
Census Bureau, telephone 301-763-3815. For TTY callers, please use the 
Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the 
Secretary of the Department of Commerce (Secretary) intends to renew 
the CSAC. The Secretary has determined that the work of the Committee 
is in the public interest and relevant to the duties of the Census 
Bureau. The CSAC will operate under the provisions of FACA and will 
report to the Secretary 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 Committee 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 Committee 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 Committee 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.
    4. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the 
FACA. The function of this Committee will be a ``Scientific Technical 
Program Advisory Board.''

Membership

    1. The Committee consists of up to 21 members who serve at the 
discretion of the Director of the Census Bureau.
    2. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its 
members, considering such factors as geography, scientific expertise, 
community involvement, and knowledge of census programs and/or 
activities, and, where possible, the Census Bureau will also consider 
the ethnic, racial, and gender diversity and various abilities of the 
United States population.
    3. The Committee 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 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.). Members who have 
served on another Census Bureau advisory committee may not be 
reappointed or serve on the

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CSAC until at least three years have passed from the termination of 
previous service. No employee of the federal government can serve as a 
member of the Committee.
    7. Members will serve for a three-year term. All members will be 
evaluated at the conclusion of their first term with the prospect of 
renewal, pending 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 an additional 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 Committee serve without compensation, but receive 
reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses.
    2. The Census Bureau will convene two CSAC meetings per year, 
budget and environmental conditions permitting, but additional meetings 
may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Bureau Director or 
Designated Federal Officer. Committee meetings are open to the public 
in accordance with FACA.
    3. Members 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, webinars, working groups, 
and/or special committee activities.
    4. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership.
    Robert L. Santos, Director, Census Bureau, approved the publication 
of this Notice in the Federal Register.

    Dated: March 25, 2022.
Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2022-06690 Filed 3-29-22; 8:45 am]
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