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Census Advisory Committees
Document Number: 05-6412
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a joint meeting, followed by separate and concurrently held meetings of the Census Advisory Committees (CACs) on the African American Population, the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, the Asian Population, the Hispanic Population, and the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Populations. The Committees will address issues related to the 2010 re-engineered decennial census, including the American Community Survey (ACS) and other related decennial programs. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent advance notification.
Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations
Document Number: 05-5950
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The U.S. Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations. The Committee will address issues regarding Census Bureau programs and activities related to their areas of expertise. Members will address policy, research, and technical issues related to the 2010 Reengineered Census of Population and Housing, including the American Community Survey. The Committee also will discuss several economic initiatives, as well as issues pertaining to marketing services and measurement of local labor market activity. Last-minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance notice of schedule adjustments.
Request for Nominations of Member Organizations To Serve on the 2010 Census Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-5392
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) invites and requests nominations of organizations for appointment to the 2010 Census Advisory Committee (2010 CAC). The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for this notice provides information about the objectives and duties of the advisory committee and membership criteria.
Foreign Trade Regulations: Mandatory Automated Export System Filing for All Shipments Requiring Shipper's Export Declaration Information
Document Number: 05-2926
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau (Census Bureau) proposes to amend the Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR) to implement provisions in the Foreign Relations Authorization Act. Specifically, the Census Bureau proposes to require mandatory filing of export information through the Automated Export System (AES) or through the AESDirect for all shipments where a Shipper's Export Declaration (SED) is currently required. In addition to requiring mandatory AES filing, the proposed rule makes other changes to the FTSR. These additional changes are discussed in detail in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
2010 Census Redistricting Data Program Commencement of Phase 1: State Legislative District Project
Document Number: 05-2876
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
This notice announces the commencement of Phase 1 of the 2010 Redistricting Data Program: The State Legislative District Project. This first phase specifically provides States the opportunity to provide their legislative districts (House and Senate) to the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) for the development of data products by legislative district. States may continue to update their legislative district plans with any changes during the decade as they currently do with changes to their U.S. Congressional plans.
Annual Surveys in the Manufacturing Area
Document Number: 05-1403
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is conducting the 2004 Annual Surveys in the Manufacturing Area. The 2004 Annual Surveys consist of the Current Industrial Reports surveys, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, the Survey of Industrial Research and Development, and the Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization. We have determined that annual data collected from these surveys are needed to aid the efficient performance of essential governmental functions and have significant application to the needs of the public and industry. The data derived from these surveys, most of which have been conducted for many years, are not publicly available from nongovernmental or other governmental sources.
2004 Company Organization Survey
Document Number: 05-1106
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau (Census Bureau) is conducting the 2004 Company Organization Survey. The survey's data are needed, in part, to update the multilocation companies in the Business Register. The survey, which has been conducted annually since 1974, is designed to collect information on the number of employees, payroll, geographic location, current operational status, and kind of business for the establishments of multilocation companies. We have determined that annual data collected from this survey are needed to aid the efficient performance of essential governmental functions and have significant application to the needs of the public and industry. The data derived from this survey are not available from any other source.
Requirement for Reporting the Kimberley Process Certificate Number for Exports (Reexports) of Rough Diamonds
Document Number: 05-597
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-01-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau (Census Bureau) proposes to amend the Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR) to incorporate the requirement for reporting the Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC) number for the exports (reexports) of rough diamonds filed through the Automated Export System (AES) in accordance with the Clean Diamond Trade Act. This rule would serve to carry out the purposes of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003, which implemented the Clean Diamond Trade Act and the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme in the United States.