Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Entities, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement, and Removal of Penalties From One Entity, 77441-77442 [E5-8116]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices information, on an as-needed basis, and relate to the occurrence of specific circumstances. Dated: December 5, 2005. Corey M. Rindner, Procurement Executive, Bureau of Administration, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–8108 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5255] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–4076, Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)/U.S. Munitions List (USML) Determination, OMB Control Number 1405–0163 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)/U.S. Munitions List (USML) Determination. OMB Control Number: 1405–0163. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, (PM/DDTC). Form Number: DS–4076. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Number of Responses: 300. Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 600 hours. Frequency: Once per year per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from December 30, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Michael T. Dixon, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Management, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, SA–1, Room H1200, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached via email at DixonMT@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond. Abstract of proposed collection: The information will be used to evaluate whether or not a particular defense article or defense service is covered by the U.S. Munitions List; to change the U.S. Munitions List category designation; to confirm the U.S. Munitions List Category designation; to remove a defense article from the U.S. Munitions List; or to reconsider a previous commodity jurisdiction determination. Methodology: These forms/ information collections may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: Mail, personal delivery, and/or electronically. Dated: December 16, 2005. Gregory M. Suchan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–8118 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5257] Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Entities, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement, and Removal of Penalties From One Entity AGENCY: PO 00000 Department of State. Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 77441 Notice. SUMMARY: A determination has been made that nine entities have engaged in activities that require the imposition of measures pursuant to section 3 of the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000, which provides for penalties on entities for the transfer to Iran since January 1, 1999, of equipment and technology controlled under multilateral export control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists, but falling below the control list parameters, when it is determined that such items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) other items with the potential of making such a material contribution, when added through case-by-case decisions, and (c) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral lists. It was also determined that sanctions imposed on an Indian entity, effective September 23, 2004 (69 FR 4845) are rescinded. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 23, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: Vann H. Van Diepen, Office of Missile Threat Reduction, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State (202–647–1142). On U.S. Government procurement ban issues: Gladys Gines, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State (703–516–1691). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 4 of the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–178), the U.S. Government determined on November 15, 2005 that the sanctions imposed effective September 23, 2004 (69 FR 4845), on the Indian entity Dr. C. Surendar, are rescinded. Pursuant to sections 2 and 3 of the Act, the U.S. Government also determined that the measures authorized in section 3 of the Act shall apply to the following foreign entities identified in the report submitted pursuant to section 2(a) of the Act: China Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation. (CATIC) (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 77442 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG) (China) and any successor, subunit, or subsidiary thereof; LIMMT Metallurgy and Minerals Company Ltd. (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Ounion (Asia) International Economic and Technical Cooperation Ltd. (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Sabero Organic Chemicals Gujarat Ltd. (India) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Sandhya Organic Chemicals PVT Ltd. (India) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Steyr-Manlicher Gmbh (Austria) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; and Zibo Chemet Equipment Company (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof. Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of the Act, the following measures are imposed on these entities: 1. No department or agency of the United States Government may procure, or enter into any contract for the procurement of, any goods, technology, or services from these foreign persons; 2. No department or agency of the United States Government may provide any assistance to the foreign persons, and these persons shall not be eligible to participate in any assistance program of the United States Government; 3. No United States Government sales to the foreign persons of any item on the United States Munitions List (as in effect on August 8, 1995) are permitted, and all sales to these persons of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services under the Arms Export Control Act are terminated; and, 4. No new individual licenses shall be granted for the transfer to these foreign persons of items the export of which is controlled under the Export Administration Act of 1979 or the Export Administration Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the United States Government and will remain in place for two years from the effective date, except to the extent that the Secretary of State or Deputy Secretary of State may subsequently determine otherwise. A new determination will be made in the event that circumstances change in such a manner as to warrant a change in the duration of sanctions. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 Dated: December 21, 2005. Stephen G. Rademaker, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–8116 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Application of Gulfstream Air Charter, Inc. for Commuter Air Carrier Authorization BILLING CODE 4710–27–P Department of Transportation. Notice of Order to Show Cause (Order 2005–12–14), Docket OST–2005– 21348. AGENCY: ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Delegation of Authority 286] Delegation by the Secretary of State to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs of Authority To Determine Exemptions From Port-of-Entry (NSEERS) Special Registration, Fingerprinting, and Photographing Requirements (General) By virtue of the authority vested in me as Secretary of State by the laws of the United States, including the authority of section 1 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2651a), I hereby delegate to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs the authority vested in the Secretary of State by 8 CFR 264, 1(f) to: (1) Determine that special registration, fingerprinting, and photographing requirements shall not apply to an individual nonimmigrant alien upon arrival in the United States; and (2) determine, jointly with the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, that special registration, fingerprinting. and photographing requirements shall not apply to classes of nonimmigrant aliens upon arrival in the United States. Any authorities covered by this delegation may also be exercised by the Secretary of State or the Deputy Secretary of State. Any act, executive order, regulation, or procedure subject to or affected by this delegation shall be deemed to be such act, executive order, regulation, or procedure as amended from time to time. The Under Secretary for Political Affairs may not redelegate the authorities delegated by this delegation of authority. This delegation of authority supplements Delegation of Authority No. 253 and shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: September 28, 2005. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–8117 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation is directing all interested persons to show cause why it should not issue an order finding Gulfstream Air Charter, Inc., fit, willing, and able, and awarding it a commuter air carrier authorization to engage in scheduled passenger air transportation as a commuter air carrier. DATES: Persons wishing to file objections should do so no later than January 6, 2006. ADDRESSES: Objections and answers to objections should be filed in Docket OST–2005–21348 and addressed to U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, (M–30, Room PL–401), 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590, and should be served upon the parties listed in Attachment A to the order. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauralyn J. Remo, Air Carrier Fitness Division (X–56, Room 6401), U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 366–9721. Dated: December 23, 2005. Michael W. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs. [FR Doc. E5–8125 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–62–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance, Jackson County—Reynolds Field, Jackson, MI Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent of waiver with respect to land. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to change a portion of the airport from aeronautical use to nonaeronautical use and to authorize the sale or lease of the airport property. The proposal consists of two (2) parcels of E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 250 (Friday, December 30, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77441-77442]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8116]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5257]


 Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; 
Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Entities, 
Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement, and Removal of 
Penalties From One Entity

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: A determination has been made that nine entities have engaged 
in activities that require the imposition of measures pursuant to 
section 3 of the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000, which provides for 
penalties on entities for the transfer to Iran since January 1, 1999, 
of equipment and technology controlled under multilateral export 
control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, 
Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar 
Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material 
contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or 
cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) 
items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists, but falling 
below the control list parameters, when it is determined that such 
items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or 
cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) other items with the potential 
of making such a material contribution, when added through case-by-case 
decisions, and (c) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile 
reasons that are not on multilateral lists. It was also determined that 
sanctions imposed on an Indian entity, effective September 23, 2004 (69 
FR 4845) are rescinded.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 23, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: Vann H. Van Diepen, 
Office of Missile Threat Reduction, Bureau of International Security 
and Nonproliferation, Department of State (202-647-1142). On U.S. 
Government procurement ban issues: Gladys Gines, Office of the 
Procurement Executive, Department of State (703-516-1691).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 4 of the Iran 
Nonproliferation Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-178), the U.S. Government 
determined on November 15, 2005 that the sanctions imposed effective 
September 23, 2004 (69 FR 4845), on the Indian entity Dr. C. Surendar, 
are rescinded.
    Pursuant to sections 2 and 3 of the Act, the U.S. Government also 
determined that the measures authorized in section 3 of the Act shall 
apply to the following foreign entities identified in the report 
submitted pursuant to section 2(a) of the Act:
    China Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation. (CATIC) 
(China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) (China) and any 
successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;

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    Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG) (China) and any successor, 
sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    LIMMT Metallurgy and Minerals Company Ltd. (China) and any 
successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    Ounion (Asia) International Economic and Technical Cooperation Ltd. 
(China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    Sabero Organic Chemicals Gujarat Ltd. (India) and any successor, 
sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    Sandhya Organic Chemicals PVT Ltd. (India) and any successor, sub-
unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    Steyr-Manlicher Gmbh (Austria) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof; and
    Zibo Chemet Equipment Company (China) and any successor, sub-unit, 
or subsidiary thereof.
    Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of the Act, the following 
measures are imposed on these entities:
    1. No department or agency of the United States Government may 
procure, or enter into any contract for the procurement of, any goods, 
technology, or services from these foreign persons;
    2. No department or agency of the United States Government may 
provide any assistance to the foreign persons, and these persons shall 
not be eligible to participate in any assistance program of the United 
States Government;
    3. No United States Government sales to the foreign persons of any 
item on the United States Munitions List (as in effect on August 8, 
1995) are permitted, and all sales to these persons of any defense 
articles, defense services, or design and construction services under 
the Arms Export Control Act are terminated; and,
    4. No new individual licenses shall be granted for the transfer to 
these foreign persons of items the export of which is controlled under 
the Export Administration Act of 1979 or the Export Administration 
Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended.
    These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments 
and agencies of the United States Government and will remain in place 
for two years from the effective date, except to the extent that the 
Secretary of State or Deputy Secretary of State may subsequently 
determine otherwise. A new determination will be made in the event that 
circumstances change in such a manner as to warrant a change in the 
duration of sanctions.

    Dated: December 21, 2005.
Stephen G. Rademaker,
Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and 
Nonproliferation, Department of State.
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