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, 77441 [E5-8118]

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

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 250 (Friday, December 30, 2005)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8118]


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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

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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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.
     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 e-mail 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]
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