Census Bureau 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Annual Surveys in the Manufacturing Area
Document Number: E5-7945
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is conducting the 2005 Annual Surveys in the Manufacturing Area. The 2005 Annual Surveys consist of the Current Industrial Reports surveys, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, the Survey of Industrial Research and Development, the Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization, and the Survey of Pollution Abatement Costs and Expenditures. 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.
Quarterly Survey of State and Local Government Tax Revenue
Document Number: E5-7586
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Survey
Document Number: E5-7476
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-19
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Current Population Survey (CPS) Fertility Supplement
Document Number: E5-6745
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-02
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Questionnaire for Building Permit Official
Document Number: E5-6744
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-02
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-6743
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-02
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Annual Retail Trade Survey
Document Number: 05-22944
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is conducting the Annual Retail Trade Survey. The Census Bureau has determined that it needs to collect data covering annual sales, e-commerce sales, percent of e-commerce sales to customers located outside the United States, year-end inventories, purchases, accounts receivables and, for select industries, merchandise line sales and percent of sales by class of customer.
Survey of Local Government Finances (School Systems), Forms F-33, F-33-1, F-33-L1, F-33-L2, and F-33-L3
Document Number: 05-22851
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-18
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Service Annual Survey for 2005
Document Number: 05-22599
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
In accordance with Title 13, United States Code (U.S.C.), Sections 182, 224, and 225, the Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) has determined that limited financial data (revenue, expenses, and the like) for selected service industries are needed to provide a sound statistical basis for the formation of policy by various governmental agencies. These data also apply to a variety of public and business needs. To obtain the desired data, the Census Bureau announces the administration of the 2005 Service Annual Survey (SAS).
Annual Trade Survey
Document Number: 05-22598
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is expanding the 2005 Annual Trade Survey (ATS) to include agents, brokers, and electronic markets (AGBR). The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has requested the expansion. The BEA considers this information vital to its accurate measurement of sales and value added for wholesale trade. These data are important inputs to BEA's preparation of National Income and Product accounts and its annual input-output tables.
Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Wave 8 of the 2004 Panel
Document Number: 05-21983
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
2007 Economic Census Classification Report for Construction, Manufacturing, and Mining Sectors
Document Number: 05-21327
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-26
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
2005 Company Organization Survey
Document Number: 05-20757
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is conducting the 2005 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.
2007 Economic Census General Classification Report
Document Number: 05-20595
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-14
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Decennial Short Form Experiment
Document Number: 05-19894
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-05
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations
Document Number: 05-19747
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-03
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 members 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 2010 Decennial Census Programs, 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.
Bureau of the Census 2010 Census Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-19665
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the 2010 Census Advisory Committee. Committee members will address policy, research, and technical issues related to 2010 Decennial Census programs, including the American Community Survey and related programs. Last-minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance notification of schedule changes.
Annual Trade Survey
Document Number: 05-18605
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is proposing to expand the 2005 Annual Trade Survey (ATS) to include agents, brokers, and electronic markets (AGBR). The Census Bureau proposes this expansion at the request of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The BEA considers this information vital to its accurate measurement of sales and value added for wholesale trade. These data are important inputs to BEA's preparation of National Income and Product accounts and its annual input-output tables.
Annual Wholesale Trade Survey
Document Number: 05-18247
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is conducting the Annual Wholesale Trade Survey. The Census Bureau has determined that it needs to collect data covering annual sales; e-commerce sales; and year-end inventories, purchases, commissions, and operating expenses. These data are important inputs to the Bureau of Economic Analysis's (BEA) preparation of National Income and Products Accounts and its annual input-output tables.
Precanvass Operation for the 2007 Economic Census Covering Transportation of Commodities
Document Number: 05-17575
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-06
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Quarterly Survey of the Finances of Public-Employee Retirement Systems
Document Number: 05-17574
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-06
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Survey of State Research and Development
Document Number: 05-17291
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-31
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continued information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
2006 Census Test Coverage Followup Operation
Document Number: 05-16250
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-17
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Wave 7 of the 2004 Panel
Document Number: 05-14908
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-28
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-13598
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records
Document Number: 05-13580
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-11
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), the Department of Commerce is issuing notice of intent to amend the system of records under COMMERCE/CENSUS- 5, Population and Housing Census Records of the 2000 Census; update administrative information.
Census Coverage Measurement Person Interview and Person Interview Reinterview Operations
Document Number: 05-12260
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-22
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Requirement for Reporting the Kimberley Process Certificate Number for Exports and Reexports of Rough Diamonds
Document Number: 05-9629
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau (Census Bureau) is amending the Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR) to incorporate the requirement that the Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC) number for the exports and the reexports of rough diamonds be filed through the Automated Export System (AES). This rule serves 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.
2006 Census Test
Document Number: 05-8854
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Annual Retail Trade Survey
Document Number: 05-8117
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
2006 Census Test Group Quarters Advance Visit
Document Number: 05-7120
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Survey of Building and Zoning Permit Systems
Document Number: 05-7112
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-7108
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
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.
Current Population Survey (CPS) School Enrollment Supplement
Document Number: 05-6228
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-30
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
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 Members to Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Populations
Document Number: 05-5949
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals to serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Populations. 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.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Asian Population
Document Number: 05-5948
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census, Census Bureau
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the Asian Population. 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.
Current Population Surveys (CPS) Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS)
Document Number: 05-5521
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-21
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Current Industrial Reports Surveys-WAVE III (Mandatory and Voluntary Surveys)
Document Number: 05-5427
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-18
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
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.
2006 American Community Survey Content Test
Document Number: 05-4578
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the proposed an/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506 (c)(2)(A)).
Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Wave 6 of the 2004 Panel
Document Number: 05-4577
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-4575
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Submission For OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-4574
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Annual Trade Survey
Document Number: 05-3391
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-23
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
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.
2006 Census Test Group Quarters Validation Operation
Document Number: 05-2329
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-2327
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau