Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.
Notice of public meeting.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2, section 10(a)(b), 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 2010 decennial planning, development, and testing, as well as the American Community Survey and other related decennial programs. The five CACs on Race and Ethnicity will meet separately on April 29 and May 1 and in plenary and concurrent sessions on April 30. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent us from giving advance notification.
April 29-May 1, 2002. On April 29, the meeting will begin approximately 9 a.m. and end approximately 4:30 p.m. On April 30, the meeting will begin approximately 8:30 a.m. and end approximately 5:30 p.m. On May 1, the meeting will begin approximately 9 a.m. and end approximately 1 p.m.
The meetings will be held in the Francis Amasa Walker Conference Center, at the U.S. Census Bureau, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Federal Office Building 3, Suitland, MD 20746.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jeri Green, Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 301-457-2075, TDD 301-457-2540.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The 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 are comprised of nine members each. The Committees provide an organized and continuing channel of communication between the representative race and ethnic populations and the Census Bureau. The Committees provide an outside user perspective about how research and design plans for the 2010 decennial census, the American Community Survey, and other related programs realize goals and satisfy needs associated with these communities. They also assist the Census Bureau on ways that census data can best be disseminated to diverse race and ethnic populations and other users.
All meetings are open to the public. A brief period will be set aside on May 1 for public comment and questions. Individuals with extensive questions or statements must submit them in writing to the Committee Liaison Officer, named above, at least three days before the meeting. Seating is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Committee Liaison Officer.Start Signature
Dated: March 14, 2002.
William G. Barron, Jr.,
Acting Director, U.S. Census Bureau.
[FR Doc. 02-6830 Filed 3-20-02; 8:45 am]
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