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14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., how this measurement has changed over on respondents, including through the
Washington, DC 20230 (or via the time for various groups. Researchers use of automated collection techniques
Internet at DHynek@doc.gov). evaluate ASEC income data not only to or other forms of information
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: determine poverty levels but also to technology.
Requests for additional information or determine whether government Comments submitted in response to
copies of the information collection programs are reaching eligible this notice will be summarized and/or
instrument(s) and instructions should households. included in the request for OMB
be directed to Shannon Burnett, U.S. Congressional passage of the State approval of this information collection;
Census Bureau, FOB 3, Room 3340, Children’s Health Insurance Program they also will become a matter of public
Washington, DC 20233–8400, at (301) (SCHIP), or Title XXI, led to a mandate record.
763–3806. from Congress, in 1999, that the sample Dated: August 1, 2006.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION size for the CPS, and specifically the Madeleine Clayton,
ASEC, be increased to a level whereby Management Analyst, Office of the Chief
I. Abstract more reliable estimates can be derived Information Officer.
The Census Bureau plans to request for the number of individuals [FR Doc. E6–12709 Filed 8–4–06; 8:45 am]
clearance for the collection of data participating in this program at the state BILLING CODE 3510–07–P
concerning the Annual Social and level. By administering the ASEC in
Economic Supplement (ASEC), formerly February, March, and April, rather than
known as the Annual Demographic only in March as in the past, we have DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Survey, to be conducted in conjunction been able to achieve this goal. The total
with the February, March, and April number of respondents has not been Bureau of Industry and Security
CPS. The Census Bureau has conducted upwardly affected by this change.
this supplement annually for over 50 Action Affecting Export Privileges;
years. The Census Bureau, the Bureau of II. Method of Collection Asher Karni; Pakland PME Corporation
Labor Statistics, and the Department of The ASEC information will be and Humayun Khan; In the Matter of:
Health and Human Services sponsor collected by both personal visit and Asher Karni, Federal Inmate
this supplement. telephone interviews in conjunction Registration Number: 32338–016, Fort
In the ASEC, we collect information with the regular February, March and Dix FCI, Fort Dix, NJ 08640,
on work experience, personal income, April CPS interviewing. All interviews Respondent: and Pakland PME
noncash benefits, health insurance are conducted using computer-assisted Corporation, Unit 7&8, 2nd Floor,
coverage, and migration. The work interviewing. Mohammadi Plaza, Jinnah Avenue,
experience items in the ASEC provide a Blue Area, F–6/4, Islamabad-44000,
unique measure of the dynamic nature III. Data Pakistan; Humayun Khan, Unit 7&8,
of the labor force as viewed over a one- OMB Number: 0607–0354. 2nd Floor, Mohammadi Plaza, Jinnah
year period. These items produce Form Number: There are no forms. Avenue, Bule Area, F–64, Islamabad-
statistics that show movements in and We conduct all interviewing on 44000, Pakistan, Related Persons;
out of the labor force by measuring the computers. Order Denying Export Privileges
number of periods of unemployment Type of Review: Regular.
Affected Public: Individuals or A. Denial of Export Privileges of Asher
experienced by people, the number of
households. Karni
different employers worked for during
the year, the principal reasons for Estimated Number of Respondents: On August 4, 2005, in the U.S. District
unemployment, and part-/full-time 78,000. Court in the District of Columbia, Asher
attachment to the labor force. We can Estimated Time Per Response: 25 Karni (‘‘Karni’’ or ‘‘Respondent’’) was
make indirect measurements of minutes. convicted of violating the Export
discouraged workers and others with a Estimated Total Annual Burden Administration Act of 1979, as amended
casual attachment to the labor market. Hours: 32,500. (currently codified at 50 U.S.C. app.
The income data from the ASEC are Estimated Total Annual Cost: There §§ 2401–2420 (2000)) (the ‘‘Act’’).1
used by social planners, economists, are no costs to the respondents other Karni was found guilty of willfully
government officials, and market than their time to answer the CPS exporting and attempting to export two
researchers to gauge the economic well- questions. oscilloscopes and triggered spark gaps
being of the country as a whole and Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. from the United States to Pakistan via
selected population groups of interest. Legal Authority: Title 13, United South Africa without having first
Government planners and researchers States Code, Section 182; and Title 29, obtained the required export licenses
use these data to monitor and evaluate United States Code, Sections 1–9. from the Department of Commerce.
the effectiveness of various assistance IV. Request for Comments
programs. Market researchers use these 1 From August 21, 1994 through November 12,

data to identify and isolate potential Comments are invited on: (a) Whether 2000, the Act was in lapse. During that period, the
the proposed collection of information President, through Executive Order 12924, which
customers. Social planners use these had been extended by successive Presidential
data to forecast economic conditions is necessary for the proper performance Notices, the last of which was August 3, 2000 (3
and to identify special groups that seem of the functions of the agency, including CFR, 2000 Comp. 397 (2001)), continued the
to be especially sensitive to economic whether the information will have Regulations in effect under the International
fluctuations. Economists use ASEC data practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C.
§§ 1701–1706 (2000)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). On November 13,
to determine the effects of various agency’s estimate of the burden 2000, the Act was reauthorized and it remained in
economic forces, such as inflation, (including hours and cost) of the
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effect through August 20, 2001. Since August 21,


recession, recovery, and so on, and their proposed collection of information; (c) 2001, the Act has been in lapse and the President,
differential effects on various ways to enhance the quality, utility, and through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001
(3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), as extended by the
population groups. clarity of the information to be Notice of August 2, 2005 (70 FR 45273, August 5,
A prime statistic of interest is the collected; and (d) ways to minimize the 2005), has continued the Regulations in effect under
classification of people in poverty and burden of the collection of information IEEPA.

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Karni was sentenced to three years following consultations with the Office B. Take any action that facilitates the
imprisonment and two years of of Export Enforcement, including its acquisition or attempted acquisition by
supervised release following Director, to name Khan and Pakland as the Persons Subject To This Order of the
imprisonment. He is scheduled to be related persons to the Karni Denial ownership, possession, or control of any
released on August 12, 2006. Order, thereby denying their export item subject to the Regulations that has
Section 11(h) of the Act and Section privileges for 10 years from the date of been or will be exported from the
766.25 of the Export Administration Karni’s conviction. United States, including financing or
Regulations (‘‘Regulations’’) 2 provide, I have also decided to revoke all other support activities related to a
in pertinent part, that ‘‘([t]he Director of licenses issued pursuant to the Act or transaction whereby the Persons Subject
Exporter Services, in consultation with Regulations in which Karni, Khan and To This Order acquires or attempts to
the Director of the Office of Export Pakland had an interest at the time of acquire such ownership, possession or
Enforcement, may deny export Karni’s conviction. The 10-year denial control;
privileges of any person who has been period ends on August 4, 2015. C. Take any action to acquire from or
convicted of a violation of * * * the Accordingly, it is hereby Ordered: to facilitate the acquisition or attempted
Act,’’ for a period not to exceed 10 years I. Until August 4, 2015, Asher Karni, acquisition from the Persons Subject To
from the date of conviction. 15 CFR Federal Inmate Registration Number: This Order of any item subject to the
Sections 766.25(a) and (d). In addition, 32338–016, Fort Dix FCI, Fort Dix, NJ Regulations that has been exported from
section 750.8 of the Regulations states 08640, and when acting for or on his the United States;
that BIS’s Office of Exporter Services behalf, his employees, agents or D. Obtain from the Persons Subject To
may revoke any BIS licenses previously representatives, (‘‘the Denied Person’’) This Order in the United States any item
issued in which the person had an and the following persons related to the subject to the Regulations with
interest in at the time of this conviction. Denied Person as defined by Section knowledge or reason to know that the
I have received notice of Karni’s 766.23 of the Regulations, Pakland PME item will be, or is intended to be,
conviction for violating the Act, and Corporation, Unit 7&8, 2nd Floor, exported from the United States; or
have provided notice and an Mohammadi Plaza, Jinnah Avenue, Blue E. Engage in any transaction to service
opportunity for Karni to make a written Area, F–6/4, Islamabad–44000, Pakistan any item subject to the Regulations that
submission to the Bureau of Industry and Humayun Khan, Unit 7&8, 2nd has been or will be exported from the
and Security as provided in section Floor, Mohammadi Plaza, Jinnah United States and which is owned,
766.25 of the Regulations. I have also Avenue, Blue Area, F–6/4, Islamabad– possessed or controlled by the Persons
received a written submission from 44000, Pakistan, and when acting for or Subject To This Order, or service any
Karni and have decided, following on their behalf, their employees, agents item, of whatever origin, that is owned,
consultations with the Office of Export or representatives, (‘‘The Related possessed or controlled by the Persons
Enforcement, including its Director, to Persons’’) (together, the Denied Person Subject To This Order if such service
deny Karni’s export privileges under the and the Related Persons are ‘‘Persons involves the use of any item subject to
Regulations for a period of 10 years from Subject To This Order’’) may not, the Regulations that has been or will be
the date of Karni’s conviction. directly or indirectly, participate in any exported from the United States. For
way in any transaction involving any purposes of this paragraph, servicing
B. Denial of Export Privileges of Related commodity, software or technology means installation, maintenance, repair,
Persons (hereinafter collectively referred to as modification or testing.
In addition, pursuant to Sections ‘‘item’’ exported or to be exported from III. In addition to the Related Persons
766.25(h) and 766.23 of the Regulations, the United States that is subject to the named above, after notice and
the Director, Office of Exporter Services, Regulations, or in any other activity opportunity for comment as provided in
in consultation with the Director, Office subject to the Regulations, including, section 766.23 of the Regulations, any
of Export Enforcement, may take action but not limited to: other person, firm, corporation, or
to name persons related to the A. Applying for, obtaining, or using business organization related to Karni
Respondent by ownership, control, any license, License Exception, or by affiliation, ownership, control, or
position of responsibility, affiliation, or export control document; position of responsibility in the conduct
other connection in the conduct of trade B. Carrying on negotiations of trade or related services may also be
or business in order to prevent evasion concerning, or ordering, buying, made subject to the provisions of this
of the Order. I gave notice to Parkland receiving, using, selling, delivering, Order if necessary to prevent evasion of
PME Corporation (‘‘Pakland’’) and storing, disposing of, forwarding, the Order.
Humayun Khan (‘‘Khan’’) by Federal transporting, financing, or otherwise IV. This Order does not prohibit any
Express, notifying them that their export servicing in any way, any transaction export, reexport, or other transaction
privileges under the Regulations could involving any item exported or to be subject to the Regulations where the
be denied for up to 10 years as BIS exported from the United States that is only items involved that are subject to
believes that these entities are related to subject to the Regulations, or in any the Regulations are the foreign-
Karni and including them in the Karni other activity subject to the Regulations; produced direct product of U.S.-origin
Order is necessary to prevent evasion. or technology.
The basis for naming these entities to C. Benefitting in any way from any V. This Order is effective immediately
the Karni order include the fact that transaction involving any item exported and shall remain in effect until August
Karni, and his company, Top Cape or to be exported from the United States 4, 2015.
Technology, acted in concert with Khan that is subject to the Regulations, or in VI. In accordance with Part 756 of the
and Pakland to divert U.S. origin goods any other activity subject to the Regulations, Karni may file an appeal of
Regulations. this Order with the Under Secretary of
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to Pakistan.
Having received no submission from II. No person may, directly or Commerce for Industry and Security.
Khan and Pakland, I have decided, indirectly, do any of the following: The appeal must be filed within 45 days
A. Export or reexport to or on behalf from the date of this Order and must
2 The Regulations are currently codified at 15 CFR of the Persons Subject To This Order comply with the provisions of Part 756
Parts 730–744 (2006). any item subject to the Regulations; of the Regulations.

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VII. In accordance with Section SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The disadvantage of such endangered or
766.23(c), Khan and Pakland may file an requested permits have been issued threatened species, and (3) are
appeal with the Administrative Law under the authority of the Endangered consistent with the purposes and
Judge. Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; policies set forth in section 2 of the
VIII. A copy of this Order shall be 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the ESA.
delivered to Karni and the Related regulations governing the taking, Dated: August 1, 2006.
Persons. This Order shall be published importing, and exporting of endangered P. Michael Payne,
in the Federal Register. and threatened species (50 CFR parts
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education
Dated: August 1, 2006. 222–226). Division, Office of Protected Resources,
Permit No. 1579: On May 26, 2006, National Marine Fisheries Service.
Eileen M. Albanese,
notice was published in the Federal
Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. E6–12755 Filed 8–4–06; 8:45 am]
Register (71 FR 30385) that a request for
[FR Doc. 06–6716 Filed 8–4–06; 8:45 am] a scientific research permit to take BILLING CODE 3510–22–S

BILLING CODE 3510–DT–M shortnose sturgeon had been submitted


by Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Alden will perform research on
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE entrainment and impingement rates for National Oceanic and Atmospheric
selected bar rack and bypass Administration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
configurations in attempt to identify
Administration design criteria for a downstream passage [Docket No. 060725202–6202✖ I.D. No.
[I.D. 071306I ] facility at the Hadley Falls Hydroelectric 072006D]
Project on the Connecticut River. The
Endangered Species; Permit Nos. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife;
applicant will use captive-bred sturgeon
1579, 1555, and 1545 90–Day Finding for a Petition To List
and all testing will take place in the
the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale as an
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Alden Lab testing flume. During the first
Endangered Species
Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and year of the permit up to 70 sturgeon will
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), be transported from hatcheries, AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries
Commerce. measured, handled, Passive Integrated Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and
Transponder tagged, and participate in Atmospheric Administration,
ACTION: Notice; Issuance of permits. the flume testing. During the remaining Commerce.
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that four years up to 200 sturgeon will ACTION: Notice of 90–day petition
the following groups have been issued participate in the study annually. At the finding.
scientific research or enhancement end of the five-year study the sturgeon
will be sacrificed. SUMMARY: We (NMFS) announce a 90–
permits to take shortnose sturgeon
Permit Nos. 1555 and 1545: On day finding on a petition to list the Cook
(Acipenser brevirostrum):
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc. November 4, 2005 and November 10, Inlet beluga whale as an endangered
(Edward P. Taft, Responsible Party), 30 2005, notice was published in the species under the Endangered Species
Federal Register (70 FR 67141 and 70 Act (ESA). We find that the petition
Shrewsbury Street, Holden, MA 01520
FR 68398) that requests for presents substantial scientific or
(Permit No. 1579);
David J. Stier, Springfield Science enhancement permits to take shortnose commercial information indicating that
sturgeon had been submitted by David the petitioned action may be warranted.
Museum, 220 State Street, Springfield,
Steir and the North Carolina Zoological DATES: The finding announced in this
MA 01103 (Permit No. 1555); and
Park (John D. Groves, Principal document was made on August 7, 2006.
North Carolina Zoological Park (John
Investigator), respectively. Mr. Steir will ADDRESSES: Requests for copies of the
D. Groves, Principal Investigator), 4401
obtain and use five captive-bred, non- petition should be addressed to NMFS,
Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205
releaseable juvenile shortnose sturgeon Protected Resources Division, 709 West
(Permit No. 1545).
from the Silvio O. Conte Anadramous 9th Street, Box 21668, Juneau, AK
ADDRESSES: The permit and related Fish Research Center in Turners Falls,
documents are available for review 99802–1668. The petition may also be
MA. The North Carolina Zoological Park viewed on our Web site at http://
upon written request or by appointment will use ten captive-bred, non-
in the following offices: www.fakr.noaa.gov/.
releaseable shortnose sturgeon from the
All documents: Permits, Conservation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brad
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Warm
and Education Division, Office of Smith, NMFS, 222 West 7th Avenue,
Springs National Fish Hatchery for the
Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East- Anchorage, AK 99517, telephone (907)
purposes of educational display. The
West Highway, Room 13705, Silver proposed projects to display endangered 271–5006, fax (907) 271–3030; Kaja
Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713– cultured shortnose sturgeon respond Brix, NMFS, (907)586–7235, fax (907)
2289; fax (301)427–2521; directly to a recommendation from the 586–7012; or Marta Nammack, NMFS,
For Permit Nos. 1579 and 1555: NMFS recovery plan outline for this (301)713ndash;1401.
Northeast Region, NMFS, One species. These sturgeon displays will be SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April
Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA used to increase public awareness of the 20, 2006, we received a petition from
01930–2298; phone (978)281–9328; fax shortnose sturgeon and its status. The Trustees For Alaska to list the Cook
(978)281–9394; and proposed projects will educate the Inlet beluga whale as endangered under
For Permit No. 1545: Southeast public on shortnose sturgeon life history the ESA. Section 4(b)(3)(A) of the ESA
Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, and the reasons for the species decline. requires, to the maximum extent
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St. Petersburg, FL 33701; phone The permits are issued for 5 years. practicable, that within 90 days of
(727)824–5312; fax (727)824–5309. Issuance of these permits, as required receipt of a petition to designate a
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate by the ESA, was based on a finding that species as threatened or endangered, the
Swails or Jennifer Skidmore at these permits (1) Were applied for in Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) make
(301)713–2289. good faith, (2) will not operate to the a finding on whether that petition

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