Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images”, 47556 [E6-13580]

Download as PDF 47556 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 159 / Thursday, August 17, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5505] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images’’ SUMMARY: 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), Executive Order 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 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images,’’ 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 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, from on or about November 19, 2006, until on or about March 4, 2007, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Richard Lahne, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/453–8050). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. Dated: August 10, 2006. C. Miller Crouch, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–13580 Filed 8–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES [Public Notice 5499] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition’’ SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:34 Aug 16, 2006 Jkt 208001 October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 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 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition’’, 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 Guggenheim Hermitage Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada, from on or about September 25, 2006, until on or about April 8, 2007, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/453–8052). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA– 44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. Dated: August 10, 2006. C. Miller Crouch, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 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In addition, the Smart Metering standard will be considered in light of whether the benefits to the electric utility and its consumers are likely to exceed the costs of new metering and communications. Comments are requested from the public on whether TVA should adopt these standards or any variations on them. DATES: Smart Metering Standard: Written comments on this standard must be received by December 1, 2006. Interconnection and Net Metering Standards: Written comments on these standards must be received by March 1, 2007. Workshops: concerning the standards to be considered will be held throughout the Valley during October 2006 at times and locations to be announced. The times and locations will be posted on the Web at http:// www.tva.com/purpa and will also be announced through various media outlets. In addition, to be placed on a list to receive notice of workshop times and locations from TVA via mail, please write to the contact person designated below. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5505]


Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition 
Determinations: ``Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of 
Images''

SUMMARY: 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), Executive Order 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 
of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of 
April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be 
included in the exhibition ``Magritte and Contemporary Art: The 
Treachery of Images,'' 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 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 
California, from on or about November 19, 2006, until on or about March 
4, 2007, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in 
the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered 
to be published in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a 
list of the exhibit objects, contact Richard Lahne, Attorney-Adviser, 
Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/
453-8050). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-44, 301 4th 
Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547-0001.

    Dated: August 10, 2006.
C. Miller Crouch,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, Department of State.
 [FR Doc. E6-13580 Filed 8-16-06; 8:45 am]
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