September 11, 2007

American Indian and Alaska Native Policy Statement

SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is issuing this notice to extend the comment period on the draft American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) policy statement. The Census Bureau published the original notice and request for comments in the Federal Register on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 (72 FR 28952). Please see the earlier notice for more information about the draft AIAN policy. The Census Bureau is currently conducting consultation meetings with federally-recognized tribal governments in preparation for the 2010 Census and would like to extend the comment period to allow those tribal leaders and the general public the opportunity to review and provide their input on the draft policy. The Census Bureau will accept all public comments received from May 23 to the closing date identified in this notice.
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[Federal Register: September 11, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 175)]
[Notices]               
[Page 51780]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census

[Docket Number: 070404074-7460-02]

 
American Indian and Alaska Native Policy Statement

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of re-opening of a public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is issuing this 
notice to extend the comment period on the draft American Indian and 
Alaska Native (AIAN) policy statement. The Census Bureau published the 
original notice and request for comments in the Federal Register on 
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 (72 FR 28952). Please see the earlier notice 
for more information about the draft AIAN policy. The Census Bureau is 
currently conducting consultation meetings with federally-recognized 
tribal governments in preparation for the 2010 Census and would like to 
extend the comment period to allow those tribal leaders and the general 
public the opportunity to review and provide their input on the draft 
policy. The Census Bureau will accept all public comments received from 
May 23 to the closing date identified in this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 27, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dee Alexander, Program 
Analyst, Decennial Management Division, Outreach and Promotions Branch, 
U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3H166, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Stop 7100, 
Washington, DC 20233-7100. Written comments may also be submitted via 
fax at (301) 763-8327, or e-mail to dee.a.alexander@census.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the proposed policy should be directed to Dee Alexander, 
Program Analyst, Decennial Management Division, Outreach and Promotions 
Branch, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3H166, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Stop 
7100, Washington, DC 20233-7100, telephone (301) 763-9335.

    Dated: Sepember 5, 2007.
Charles Louis Kincannon,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
 [FR Doc. E7-17846 Filed 9-10-07; 8:45 am]

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