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30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Birth Affidavit
Document Number: 2017-13328
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Digital Sequence Information on Genetic Resources Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-13306
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold an information session regarding an ongoing process under the Convention on Biological Diversity concerning the use of ``digital sequence information on genetic resources,'' also known as genetic sequence data.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical Examination for Visa or Refugee Applicant
Document Number: 2017-12985
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collections described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-12971
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Report
Document Number: 2017-12791
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of State
This notice contains the text of the report, submitted by the President, that is required by the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service
Document Number: 2017-12624
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Issuance of Presidential Permit to the State of Texas Authorizing It To Construct, Operate, and Maintain the Presidio-Ojinaga International Bridge at the International Boundary Between the United States and Mexico, Including a New Two-Lane Bridge Span
Document Number: 2017-12371
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State issued a Presidential permit to the State of Texas on May 30, 2017, authorizing it to construct, operate, and maintain the Presidio-Ojinaga International Bridge at the international boundary between the United States and Mexico, including a new two-lane bridge span. In making this determination, the Department provided public notice of the proposed permit (81 FR 66320, September 27, 2016), offered the opportunity for comment, and consulted with other federal agencies, as required by Executive Order 11423, as amended.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship
Document Number: 2017-12306
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Notice of Issuance of a Presidential Permit to NuStar Logistics, L.P.
Document Number: 2017-11812
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Department of State
The Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs issued a Presidential permit to NuStar Logistics, L.P. (``NuStar'') on May 30, 2017, authorizing NuStar to operate and maintain existing pipeline facilities (``Existing Burgos pipeline facilities'') at the U.S.-Mexico border near Edinburg, Texas for the transport of refined petroleum products, including naphtha, liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas liquids, jet fuel, regular and premium gasoline, and diesel. In accordance with Executive Order 13337 (April 30, 2004), the Acting Assistant Secretary determined that issuance of this permit would serve the national interest.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11811
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Department of State
Diplomatic Security Request for Higher Maximum Uniform Allotment
Document Number: 2017-11729
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Department of State
This is a notice that the Department of State (DOS) is establishing a higher initial maximum uniform allowance to procure and issue uniform items for special agent personnel within the Office of Mobile Security Deployments (DS/T/MSD). This action is pursuant to the authority granted to the DOS by 5 CFR 591.104, which states that an agency may establish one or more initial maximum uniform allowance rates greater than the government-wide maximum uniform allowance rate established under 5 CFR 591.103.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-11692
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Crist[oacute]bal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about July 17, 2017, until on or about October 15, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Issuance of Presidential Permit to the Otay Water District To Construct, Connect, Operate, and Maintain Cross-Border Water Pipeline Facilities for the Importation of Desalinated Seawater at the International Boundary Between the United States and Mexico in San Diego County, California
Document Number: 2017-11675
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State issued a Presidential permit to the Otay Water District (the District) on May 16, 2017, authorizing the District to construct, connect, operate, and maintain cross-border water pipeline facilities for the importation of desalinated seawater at the international boundary between the United States and Mexico in San Diego County, California. In making this determination, the Department provided public notice of the proposed permit, offered the opportunity for comment, and consulted with other federal agencies, as required by Executive Order 11423, as amended.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892-1897” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-11645
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892-1897'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, from on or about June 30, 2017, until on or about October 4, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11480
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-05
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold an information session regarding issues related to a July United Nations meeting concerning marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Notice of Environmental Impact Statement; Withdrawal
Document Number: 2017-11264
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-01
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (Department) is withdrawing the April 15, 2016, Federal Register Notice, which announced its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality regulations found at 40 CFR 1500- 1508), to evaluate potential impacts from the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of a proposed new 20-inch diameter pipeline and associated infrastructure in North Dakota that would export crude oil from the United States to Canada. On May 16, 2017, the applicant, Upland Pipeline, LLC, requested that the Department pause its review of the company's application for a Presidential permit until further notice.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Ancient Bodies: Archaeological Perspectives on Mesoamerican Figurines” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-11125
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Ancient Bodies: Archaeological Perspectives on Mesoamerican Figurines,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, from on or about July 1, 2017, until on or about February 4, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-11124
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, from on or about July 31, 2017, until on or about January 7, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Helena Almeida: Work is never finished” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-11123
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-31
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Helena Almeida: Work is never finished,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about June 29, 2017, until on or about September 4, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Advisory Opinion
Document Number: 2017-10949
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-26
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. We are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.