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Continue its training of foreign nationals under the general guidance of the Department of Commerce and in cooperation with the bilateral technical assistance programs Of the United States GOvernment.

$ 40.4 Administrative provisions on selection of participants and funding of costs.

(a) Within the framework Of the aforementioned Memorandum Of Agreement, the Bureau of the Census will arrange at the request and expense of the Agency for International Development, a program for technical training of foreign participants in Censuses and Statistics. The Bureau of the CenSuS will be furnished biographic materials, information about the training objecttives including, where appropriate, each participant’s education and experience, type of training deSired, present and future positions with descriptions of duties, and the terms of the training project for each participant or group as far in advance of his arrival in the United States as posSible.

(b) The Bureau reserves the right to accept, based on biographical information to be furnished in advance, only those participants whom it finds qualified to make satisfactory use of its training facilities and resources. The Bureau would prefer to develop programs for foreign participants with Substantive experience in the Statistical activities of their home Country.

(c) Arrangements for Security clearances, insurance, Orientation, international travel, housing, and other administrative responsibilities will be the responsibility of AID under the provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement (Reference: Appendix II, Training of Foreign Nationals). § 40.5 Other arrangements.

The Bureau of the Census also undertakes the training of foreign nationals proposed through the Department of State under the International Exchange Service (IES) or under the sponsorship of public international agenCies.




50.1 General.

50.5 Fee structure for age search and Citizenship information.

50.10 Fee Structure for Special population CellSUSeS.

50.30 Fee structure for foreign trade and Shipping Statistics.

50.40 Fee structure for Statistics for city blocks in the 1980 Census of Population and Housing.

AUTHORITY: Sec. 3, 49 Stat. 293, as amended; 15 U.S.C. 192a. InterpretS or applies Sec. 1, 40 Stat. 1256, as amended, Sec. 1, 49 Stat. 292, Sec. 8, 60 Stat. 1013, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 192, 189a, 13 U.S.C. 8.

§ 50.1 General.

(a) Fee Structure for age Search and citizenship Service, Special population censuses, and for foreign trade and shipping statistics. (b) In accordance with the provisions of the acts authorizing the Department of Commerce to make special statistical Surveys and studies, and to perform other specified services upon the payment of the cost thereof, the following fee structure is hereby established. No transcript of any record will be furnished under authority Of these acts which would violate existing or future acts requiring that information furnished be held Confidential. (c) Requests for age search and Citizenship Service should be addressed to the Personal Census Search Unit, Data, Preparation Division, Bureau of the Census, P.O. Box 1545, Jeffersonville, Indiana, 47131. Application forms may be obtained at Department of Commerce field offices or Social Security Offices Or by writing to the Jeffersonville, Indiana. Office. (d) If a search is unsuccessful and additional information for a further Search is requested by the Bureau, such information must be received within 120 days of the request or the case will be considered closed. Additional information received after 120 days must be accompanied by a new fee and will be considered as a new request.

(15 U.S.C. 1526 and 13 U.S.C. 8) [36 F.R. 905, Jan. 20, 1971, as amended at 49 FR 3980, Feb. 1, 1984; 56 FR 35815, July 29, 1991]

$50.5 Fee structure for age search and citizenship information.

NOTE.-The $10.00 for each full Schedule requested is in addition to the fee increase to $40.00

[58 FR 4078, Jan. 13, 1993]

$50.10 Fee structure for special population censuses.

The Bureau of the Census is authorized to conduct special population censuses at the request of and at the expense of the community concerned. To obtain a Special population census, an authorized official of the community should write a letter to the Associate Director for Demographic Fields, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. 20233, requesting detailed information and Stating the approximate present population. The Associate Director will reply giving an estimate of the cost and other pertinent information. Title 13, United State Code, section 196, SpeCial Censuses, requires payment to the Bureau of the actual or estimated cost of each such special census.

[47 FR 18, Jan. 4, 1982]

§ 50.30 Fee structure for foreign trade and shipping statistics.

(a) The Bureau of the Census is willing to furnish. On a COSt, basis foreign trade and shipping Statistics provided there is no serious interruption of the Bureau’s regular work program.

(b) In instances where information requested is not shown separately or not Summarized in the form desired, it is necessary to conduct a prelimary inVestigation at the requestor’s expense to determine whether the information can be compiled from the basic records and what the total cost will be. The preliminary investigation normally costs $250 but may be more depending On the circumstances. The total cost of the final report generally ranges from

$500 to several thousand dollars for data covering a 12-month period. (C) Upon receipt of a request, information will be furnished as to whether the statistics are available and if so, the cost; or that a preliminary investigation must be conducted. When an investigation is completed, information will be furnished as to the cost of preparing the material, or as to the reason if the statistics cannot be compiled from our basic records.


(15 U.S.C. 1526 and 13 U.S.C. 8)

[28 FR 120, Jan. 4, 1963, as amended at 49 FR 3980, Feb. 1, 1984]

§ 50.40 Fee structure for statistics for city blocks in the 1980 Census of Population and Housing.

(a) As part of the regular program of the 1980 Census, the Census Bureau will publish printed reports containing certain Summary population and housing Statistics for each city block, drawn from the Subjects which are being covered on a 100-percent basis. For these Subjects, a substantial amount of additional data by block will be available On COmputer tape. (b) The 1980 block data, under the regular program will be prepared for: (1) Each urbanized area, in the United States. An urbanized area is delineated by the Census Bureau in each standard metropolitan Statistical area, and generally consists of a city or group of Contiguous Cities with a 1970 population of 50,000 or more, together with adjacent densely populated land (i.e., land having a population density of at least 1,000 persons per square mile). (2) And, Outside urbanized areas, for each incorporated place (such as a city or village) that was reported as having 10,000 or more inhabitants in: (i) The 1970 census, or (ii) The 1973, 1975, or 1976 official population estimates published by the Bureall, Or (iii) A special census conducted by the Bureau on or before December 31, 1977. (C) Outside the above-mentioned urbanized areas and places, State and local government authorities will be able to contract with the Bureau of the Census to produce block data for their areas. In undertaking this Contract, the requesting authority will be required to pay a fee, Supply certain maps, and meet Certain time deadlines as follows:

(1) Fee: (i) Population size:

(ii) The final fee will be based upon the 1980 census population Counts. A refund or additional charge will be made if the contracting area is in a different population size group as a result Of the Census. (iii) The cost for an area with a population of 10,000 or more will be determined on an individual basis. (iv) Multiple area. Contracts may be negotiated at a Savings. (v) The fee is based on estimated 1980 costs. If the 1980 cost exceeds the estimated cost, an additional fee may be requested from the contracting area. If actual costs are less than the estimated cost, a refund may be made. (vi) Any incorporated place which contracts for block Statistics and which reaches a population of 10,000 or more in the 1980 Census will have the fee completely refunded, as the place will then be considered to be part. Of the regular block Statistics program. (vii) If the area. Submits maps which are not adequate for the Bureau’s purposes (see Maps, below) and therefore have to be redrafted by the Bureau, a surcharge of $300 per map sheet requir– ing revision will be applied to the fee for the particular area. (2) Maps: (i) In order for the Bureau to provide data on a block-by-block basis, it must have a map which clearly delineates each block. The contracting government authority must Supply such maps. A copy of the Specifications for preparing the block maps will be provided upon request and, in any event, will accompany the Copy of the contract which is sent to the government authority for Signature. (ii) The maps must be furnished to the Census Bureau within 30 calendar’ days after the government authority signs the Contract. (iii) The Bureau will review the maps and, if revision is necessary, return

them within 30 Calendar days to the government authority. (iv) Within 30 Calendar days thereafter, the revised maps must be transmitted to the Bureau and, if they are Still inadequate and must therefore be redrafted by the Bureau, the abovementioned Surcharge of $300 per map sheet requiring revision will be imposed. (3) Timing: (i) The contract must be signed, and a downpayment of $250 per area, made, by April 1, 1978. A check or money order should be made payable to “Commerce—Census.” (ii) If an area decides to withdraw after Signing a COntract and making a downpayment, the Cost of work performed to date will be deducted from the refund. (iii) The balance Of the fee must be mailed to the Bureau by January 1, 1980. (d) In consideration of the fees paid and maps Supplied, the Bureau will: (1) Identify the individual blocks in its records and tabulations. (2) Make available the block data for the particular area in the same manner as for areas in the regular block statistics program (i.e., both in terms of printed reports and computer Summary tapes). Two copies of the printed report, (including the printed maps) which contain the block statistics for the particular area will be furnished to the Contracting government authority. (e) Requests for participation in the contract block Statistics program or for further information should be addressed to the Director, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC 20233.


[43 FR 3903, Jan. 30, 1978; 43 FR 59835, Dec. 22, 1978]


AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 301, 552, 553, Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1950; 31 U.S.C. 3717.

§ 60.1 Public information.

The rules and procedures regarding public access to the records of the Bureau of the Census are found at 15 CFR part 4.

[57 FR 40841, Sept. 8, 1992]

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1990 census as residents of the area in which they resided on January 1, 1990. The Bureau of the Census will not recOgnize in the data tabulations prepared for the 1990 census changes occurring on Or before January 1, 1990, but not Submitted officially to the Bureau of the Census until after March 1, 1990 exCept as necessary to COnduct decennial census Operations.



80.1 General requirements. 80.2 Rules pertaining to records of the living. 80.3 Rules applicable to deceased persons and estates. 80.4 Signature of persons unable to Sign their name. 80.5 Detrimental use of information. 80.6 False Statement.S.

AUTHORITY: Sec. 1, Pub. L. 83–1158, 68 Stat. 1013 (13 U.S.C. 8).

$80.1 General requirements.

(a) Data from records of decennial Census of population questionnaires pertaining to an individual Will be released only in accordance with these rules. (b) Census information contains only the responses recorded by the Census enumerator; no changes of any of these entries have been Or Can be made. (c) Requests for information from decennial census of population records (herein “Census information”) Should be made on Form BC–600, which is available from Offices Of the Bureau of the Census at Suitland, Maryland 20233 and Pittsburg, Kansas 66762, all County Courthouses, Social Security field offices, and Immigration and Naturalization Service Offices. A letter request— without Form BC–600—will be accepted Only if it contains the information necessary to complete a Form BC–600. No application will be processed without payment of the required fee as set forth in 15 CFR 50.5. (d) The Bureau may require verification of the identity of the applicant requesting Census information and it may require the applicant to Submit the following notarized statement:

I, (Printed name), do hereby certify that I am the individual to whom the requested record pertains or that I am within the class of persons authorized to act on his behalf in accordance with 15 CFR, Part 80.

(Signature) (Date)In the County of State of On this day of , 19—,

(Name of individual) who

is personally known to me, did appear before

me and Sign the above certificate. (Signature)

(Date) (S) My commission expires

(e) Except as otherwise provided, Census information will be provided only to the individual to whom the record pertains. It will include the names of the subject and the head of the household, the relationship of the subject to the head of the household, and the subject’s age and birthplace.

(f) Similar Census information pertaining to other members of a household will be furnished only upon written authorization of the individual whose record is requested, except as provided in $80.3.

(g) Census information may be provided to others only upon signed request by an individual entitled to reCeive the information which indicates the person and address to which the information is to be sent.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0607–01.17)

[40 FR 53232, Nov. 17, 1975, as amended at 48 F.R. 56744, Dec. 23, 1983]

$80.2 Rules pertaining to records of the living.

(a) An individual who has attained age 18 may request his Or her Own Census information.

(b) A parent may request Census information for and in behalf of a child who has not reached age 18. The request must be signed by one of the parent.S.

(c) A legal guardian may obtain Census information relating to a ward by

Submitting a certified copy of the order of guardianship appointment.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0607–0117)

[40 FR 53232, Nov. 17, 1975, as amended at 48 FR. 56744, Dec. 23, 1983]

$80.3 Rules applicable to deceased persons and estates.

(a) Census information relating to a deceased person may be released only to a parent, child, grandchild, brother, Sister, spouse, insurance beneficiary, or the executor or administrator of a deceased person’s estate. The request must be signed by a person entitled to receive the information as provided herein, state the relationship of the applicant to the deceased, and include a Certified copy of the death certificate Or Other adequate proof of death. The request of an executor or administrator must be accompanied by a certified copy of the court order of appointment.

(b) Except for a spouse, a person related to the deceased person through marriage, Such as an in-law relationship, is not eligible to request Census information on the deceased, whether or not the applicant was a member of the household of the deceased.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0607–01.17)

[40 FR 53232, Nov. 17, 1975, as amended at 48 FR 56744, Dec. 23, 1983]

$80.4 Signature of persons unable to sign their name.

A person requesting Census information who is unable to Sign his or her name Shall make an “X” mark where Signature is required, and the mark must be witnessed by two persons who know the applicant. They must also Sign the application certifying the applicant’s identity. In the case of such perSons who are unable to make an “X” mark, Census information can be released upon receipt of a physician’s

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