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Bureau of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-07383
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Census Bureau is publishing this notice to announce the renewal of the Bureau of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC or Committee). 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, economic, field operations, geography, information technology, and statistics. Additional information concerning the Committee can be found by visiting the Committee's website at: https:// www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html.
Estimates of the Voting-Age Population for 2023
Document Number: 2024-06666
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-29
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
This notice announces the voting-age population estimates as of July 1, 2023 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.
Current Mandatory Business Surveys
Document Number: 2024-06226
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-25
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) will conduct the following current mandatory business surveys in 2024: Annual Integrated Economic Survey, Annual Business Survey, Business and Professional Classification Report, and the Business Enterprise Research and Development Survey. We have determined that 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Current Population Survey (CPS) Basic Demographic Items; Correction
Document Number: 2024-05797
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-19
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
On March 1, 2024, the Department of Commerce published a 60- day public comment period notice in the Federal Register seeking public comments for an information collection entitled, ``Current Population Survey (CPS) Basic Demographic Items.'' This document referenced incorrect information in the SUMMARY and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION sections, and Commerce hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Current Population Survey (CPS) Basic Demographic Items
Document Number: 2024-04381
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-01
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed reinstatement without change of the Current Population Survey Basic Demographics as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2024-03475
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-21
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Census Bureau is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC or Committee). The Committee will address policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including decennial, economic, field operations, information technology, and statistics. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Collection of State Administrative Records Data
Document Number: 2024-03207
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-16
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the collection of state level administrative records data, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Financial Report
Document Number: 2024-01596
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-26
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the Quarterly Financial Report, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization
Document Number: 2024-00619
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-16
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Draft Plan for Providing Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research
Document Number: 2024-00538
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-12
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The United States Census Bureau seeks comments on the Draft U.S. Census Bureau Plan for Providing Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research. The Census Bureau is taking steps to make its scientific data and publications more readily available and accessible by the public, as directed in an August 2022 Memorandum from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). The Census Bureau's Public Access Plan applies to the results of research funded wholly or in part by the Census Bureau, presented in peer-reviewed scholarly publications including book chapters and peer-reviewed conference proceedings as appropriate, and scientific data as defined in the OSTP Memo. The document outlines the Census Bureau's plan for implementing new requirements to manage the public access of scientific data and publications. Public comments received on the Public Access Plan will inform Census Bureau as it develops policies and procedures to implement the Plan.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2023-28812
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-02
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) requests nominations of individuals to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC or Committee). The Census Bureau will consider nominations received in response to this notice, as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and membership criteria.
Geographically Updated Population Certification Program
Document Number: 2023-27207
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-12
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Effective January 1, 2024, the Census Bureau will reinstate the Geographically Updated Population Certification Program (GUPCP). At that time, the Census Bureau will resume processing applications for certified decennial census population and housing counts associated with updated government boundaries. This service was suspended on January 1, 2019, to accommodate the taking of the 2020 Census (see the Federal Register, October 19, 2018). The resumption of this service provides the requesting government a new certification of 2020 Census population and housing counts based on boundary updates that became legally effective after the 2020 Census. Government boundaries effective on or before January 1, 2020 were used for 2020 Census population and housing tabulation. While GUPCP was originally scheduled for reinstatement in 2022, resource demands following the 2020 Census have delayed its relaunch until 2024. Resumption of the program continues a fee-based service that the Census Bureau has provided since the 1970s. Additional program details, including the schedule of fees and application instructions, will be available online at: https://www.census.gov/ programs-surveys/gupcp.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Current Population Survey, Fertility Supplement
Document Number: 2023-26959
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed reinstatement, without change, of the Current Population Survey Fertility Supplement, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Services Survey (QSS)
Document Number: 2023-26968
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the Quarterly Services Survey, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues
Document Number: 2023-26980
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; School District Review Program
Document Number: 2023-26732
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-06
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the School District Review Program, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Building Permits Survey Program
Document Number: 2023-26473
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-01
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the current Office of Management and Budget clearance for the surveys known as the Report of Building or Zoning Permits Issued for New Privately-Owned Housing Units (C-404) and the Survey of Residential Building or Zoning Permit Systems (C-411).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD)
Document Number: 2023-25021
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-14
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics data collection, prior to the submission of the information collection request to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Survey of Children's Health
Document Number: 2023-25017
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-14
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the National Survey of Children's Health, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations
Document Number: 2023-24662
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Director of the Census Bureau (Director) is seeking nominations for the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations (NAC or Committee). The purpose of the NAC is to provide advice to the Director on the full range of economic, housing, demographic, socioeconomic, linguistic, technological, methodological, geographic, behaviorial and operational variables affecting the cost, accuracy and implementation of Census Bureau programs and surveys, including the decennial census. The Director has determined that the work of the NAC is in the public interest and relevant to the duties of the Census Bureau. Therefore, the Director is seeking nominations to fill vacancies on the NAC. Additional information concerning the NAC can be found by visiting the NAC's website at: https://www.census.gov/ about/cac/nac.html.
Performance Review Board Membership
Document Number: 2023-23384
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-24
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs (OUSEA) announces the appointment of members who will serve on the OUSEA Performance Review Board (PRB). The PRB is responsible for reviewing the appraisals and ratings recommended by the senior employees' supervisors and written responses from the senior employee, if any, as well as any other reviews requested, to ensure that recommended ratings are supported and appropriate in the OUSEA, Bureau of Economic Analysis and the US Census Bureau. The PRB provides recommendations to the Appointing Authority regarding the objectives and operation of the SES and ST performance appraisal and reward systems, as required. The purpose of the PRB is to provide fair and impartial review of senior executive service and senior professional performance ratings, bonus and pay adjustment recommendations and Presidential Rank Award nominations. The term of each PRB member will expire on December 31, 2025.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request American Community Survey and Puerto Rico Community Survey
Document Number: 2023-23249
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-20
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the American Community Survey and Puerto Rico Community Survey, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Internet Panel Pretesting and Qualitative Survey Methods Testing
Document Number: 2023-22896
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-17
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the Generic Clearance for Internet Panel Pretesting and Qualitative Survey Methods Testing, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
National Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-22715
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-16
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Census Bureau is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations (NAC). The Committee will address policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including the decennial census, demographic and economic statistical programs, field operations, and information technology. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Business Survey
Document Number: 2023-20568
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-22
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision to the Annual Business Survey prior to the submission of these information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; American Community Survey Methods Panel: 2024 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Test
Document Number: 2023-20256
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-19
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the American Community Survey Methods Panel Tests, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Qualifying Urban Areas for the 2020 Census; Correction
Document Number: 2023-19558
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-12
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
On December 29, 2022, the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) published a Federal Register Notice listing the areas that qualified as urban areas based on the results of the 2020 Census. With this notice, the Census Bureau is correcting the list of urban areas and modifying the population, housing, and land area of a small number of urban areas where a processing error was discovered.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-18927
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-01
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Census Bureau is giving notice of a meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC or Committee). The Committee will address policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including decennial, economic, field operations, information technology, and statistics. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments.
2030 Census Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2023-18339
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-25
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Census Bureau is publishing this notice to announce the establishment of the 2030 Census Advisory Committee (Committee). The Secretary of Commerce has determined that the Committee's establishment is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body and in compliance with provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Copies of the charter will be filed with the appropriate standing committees of the U.S. Congress and with the Library of Congress.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; High-Frequency Surveys Program/Household Pulse Survey
Document Number: 2023-17681
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-17
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed data collection for the Household Pulse Survey under the High- Frequency Surveys Program, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval. The Household Pulse Survey was launched on April 23, 2020 with approval from the Office of Management and Budget to continue data collection through October 31, 2023 (OMB No. 0607-1013). The Department of Commerce has decided to continue the Household Pulse Survey after October 31, 2023.
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