[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 219 (Friday, November 13, 1998)]
[Pages 63450-63451]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-30431]



Economics and Statistics Administration

Secretary's 2000 Census Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Economics and Statistics Administration, Department of 

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended by Pub. L. 94-409, Pub. L. 96-523, and Pub. L. 97-375), 
we are giving notice of a meeting of the Commerce Secretary's 2000 
Census Advisory Committee. The meeting will convene on December 3-4, 
1998, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22nd Street, NW, Washington, 
DC. The Committee will continue to review and discuss Census 2000 Dress 
Rehearsal operations and procedures, such as the preliminary results of 
the tabulation of race and Hispanic origin data. It will continue to 
review and discuss Census 2000, including plans for the language 
program. The Committee will continue working on a final dress rehearsal 
report for the Secretary of Commerce. Last minute changes to the 
schedule are possible, and they could prevent us from giving advance 

DATES: On Thursday, December 3, 1998, the meeting will begin around 
8:45 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 4:30 p.m. On Friday, December 4, 
1998, the meeting will begin around 8:45 a.m. and adjourn at 
approximately 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 
1250 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Anyone wishing additional information about this meeting, or who wishes 
to submit written statements, may contact Maxine Anderson-Brown, 
Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, Bureau of the 
Census, Room 1647, Federal Building 3, Washington, DC 20233; telephone 
301-457-2308, TDD 301-457-2540.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is composed of a Chair, Vice-
Chair, and up to 35 member organizations, all appointed by the 
Secretary of Commerce. The Committee will consider the goals of Census 
2000 and user needs for information provided by that census. The 
Committee will provide an outside user perspective about how 
operational planning and implementation methods proposed for Census 
2000 will realize those goals and satisfy those needs. The Committee 
shall consider all aspects of the conduct of the 2000 Census of 
Population and Housing and shall make recommendations for improving 
that census.

    A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment. 
However, individuals with extensive statements for the record must 
submit them in writing to the Commerce Department official named above 
at least three working days prior to the meeting. Seating is available 
to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Shelby Folger at 301-457-2308, TDD 301-457-2540.

    Dated: November 9, 1998.
Robert J. Shapiro,
Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Economics and Statistics 
[FR Doc. 98-30431 Filed 11-12-98; 8:45 am]