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Census Scientific Advisory Committee; Virtual Public Meeting
Document Number: 2020-23169
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-20
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The Committee provides scientific and technical expertise from the following disciplines: Demography, economics, geography, psychology, statistics, survey methodology, social and behavioral sciences, information technology and computing, marketing, and other fields of expertise, as appropriate, to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives. Last minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Please visit the Census Advisory Committees website at http:// www.census.gov/cac for the CSAC meeting information, including the agenda, and how to join the meeting.
2020 Census Tribal Consultation; Virtual Public Meeting
Document Number: 2020-23161
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-20
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is continuing tribal consultation meetings through calendar year 2020. These meetings reflect the Census Bureau's commitment to strengthen government-to- government relationships with federally recognized tribes. The Census Bureau will provide updates and seek input on the 2020 Disclosure Avoidance System (DAS). The Census Bureau conducted one national tribal consultation webinar in September 2019 and two formal tribal consultation meetings in October 2019 specific to the 2020 Disclosure Avoidance System. The Census Bureau is planning one national webinar with federally recognized tribes, which will provide a forum for tribes to receive an update and to provide input on the 2020 Disclosure Avoidance System regarding work done specifically for the American Indian and Alaska Native tribal areas. The Census Bureau will provide information directly to tribes prior to the national webinar to give tribes time to review and provide input.
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: 2020-21233
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-25
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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 Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics data collection, 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; Service Annual Survey (SAS)
Document Number: 2020-20794
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-21
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 Service Annual 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; Annual Survey of Manufactures
Document Number: 2020-19991
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-10
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 Annual Survey of Manufactures, 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; Annual Capital Expenditures Survey
Document Number: 2020-19988
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-10
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 Annual Capital Expenditures 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; Survey of Housing Starts, Sales, and Completions
Document Number: 2020-19477
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-03
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 Survey of Housing Starts, Sales, and Completions, 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; Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Survey
Document Number: 2020-19476
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-03
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 Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) 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; Annual Survey of School System Finances
Document Number: 2020-18553
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-25
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 Annual Survey of School System Finances, 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
Document Number: 2020-18312
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
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 Quarterly Services Survey, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Census Scientific Advisory Committee; Public Virtual Meeting
Document Number: 2020-18195
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (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. Please visit the Census Advisory Committee's website at http://www.census.gov/cac for the CSAC meeting information, including the agenda, and how to join the meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2020 Census Count Question Resolution Operation; Correction
Document Number: 2020-17797
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
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 Census Bureau published a document in the Federal Register on August 4, 2020, concerning a request for comments on the 2020 Census Count Question Resolution Operation (CQR). This notice contained two errors referenced within the document: One incorrect date and one misused word. The corrections are explained below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2020 Census Count Question Resolution Operation
Document Number: 2020-16962
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
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 with change of the 2020 Census Count Question Resolution Operation, 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; Annual Retail Trade Survey
Document Number: 2020-14415
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-06
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 Annual Retail Trade 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; Annual Business Survey
Document Number: 2020-14413
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-06
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 extension and revision to the Annual Business Survey and extension of the supplemental questions to the Annual Business Survey to capture a baseline of remote work options at businesses in 2019, prior to the submission of these information collection requests (ICRs) to OMB for approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey
Document Number: 2020-11966
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
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 potential for extending data collection for the Household Pulse Survey During COVID-19 Epidemic. The Household Pulse Survey was launched on April 23, 2020 with approval from the Office of Management and Budget to continue data collection through July 31, 2020 (OMB No. 0607-1013). The Department of Commerce may determine it prudent to continue the Household Pulse Survey after July 31, 2020. This notice serves to inform the public about this possible continuance.
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: 2020-11957
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Small Business Pulse Survey
Document Number: 2020-10677
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed extension of the collection of information on the effects of the COVID- 19 pandemic on the functioning of small businesses. The original collection was approved by the Office of Management and Budget on April 22, 2020 under the emergency approval provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-10657
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
Document Number: 2020-10655
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
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 a proposed revision of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey
Document Number: 2020-10650
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
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 a proposed new information collection of the Household Pulse Survey During COVID-19 Epidemic, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Supplemental Questions Related to the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses
Document Number: 2020-08951
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-28
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed extension of the collection of information on the effects of the COVID- 19 pandemic on the functioning of businesses through five Census Bureau surveys designated as Principal Federal Economic Indicators. The original collection was approved by the Office of Management and Budget on April 8, 2020 under the emergency approval provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-08656
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-05683
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Census Scientific Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-05465
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-17
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice that it is postponing a meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The meeting was scheduled for March 26 and March 27. The Census Bureau is postponing that meeting due to health concerns with the coronavirus. In a future Federal Register notice, we will announce a rescheduled date and time for the CSAC meeting. CSAC information can be found at the following website: https://www.census.gov/about/cac/ sac.html.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 2020 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey
Document Number: 2020-05193
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
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 reinstatement, with change, of the 2020 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-05192
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Current Population Survey (CPS) Voting and Registration Supplement
Document Number: 2020-05191
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
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. The information to be collected is the Voting and Registration Supplement, collected in conjunction with the Current Population Survey (CPS).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-04009
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-27
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03457
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 2021 Government Units Survey
Document Number: 2020-02660
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-14
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 a proposed reinstatement of the Government Units Survey, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-01945
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-03
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Management and Organizational Practices Survey-Hospitals (MOPS-HP)
Document Number: 2020-01264
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
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 a proposed new collection called the Management and Organizational Practices SurveyHospitals (MOPS-HP) as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-00979
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of State Government Research and Development
Document Number: 2020-00978
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
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 a proposed revision and extension of the Survey of State Government Research and Development, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-00461
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-15
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-00310
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-13
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-28092
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce