In the Matter of the Review of the Designations of United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, as Foreign Terrorist Organizations pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended, 12434 [E9-6425]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 12434 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 24, 2009 / Notices • Originating Office: Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction & Stabilization, S/CRS. • Form Numbers: DS–4096. • Respondents: Individuals who are members of or apply for one or more of the three components of the Civilian Response Corps (Active, Standby and Reserves). • Estimated Number of Respondents: 2000 per year. • Estimated Number of Responses: 2000 per year. • Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden: 2000 Hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Necessary to receive benefits, to be deployable and a condition for continued employment in the CRC. DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from March 24, 2009. Addresses for Comments and Further Information: You may submit comments and request for further information by either of the following methods: • E-mail: crccomments@state.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): CRC Comments, Suite 1150, 1900 North Kent Street, Rosslyn, VA 22202. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: The information collected is an important part of the Department’s responsibility to coordinate U.S. Government planning; institutionalize U.S. Reconstruction and Stabilization (R&S) capacity; and help stabilize and reconstruct societies in transition from conflict or civil strife so they can reach a sustainable path toward peace, democracy, and a market economy. The information gathered will be used to VerDate Nov<24>2008 01:06 Mar 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 identify Civilian Response Corps members who are available to participate in CRC missions. Methodology: Presently respondents will complete a paper version of the DS–4096. Current planning is underway so that within two years respondents will be able to complete and submit the form electronically via the Web site (http:// www.crs.state.gov). Dated: March 18, 2009. Jonathan Benton, Acting Deputy Coordinator and Director of Civilian Response Operations, Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction & Stabilization, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–6439 Filed 3–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6558] In the Matter of the Review of the Designations of United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, as Foreign Terrorist Organizations pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended Based upon a review of the Administrative Records assembled in this matter pursuant to Section 219(a)(4)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (8 U.S.C. 1189(a)(4)(C)) (‘‘INA’’), and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury, I conclude that the circumstances that were the basis for the 2003 redesignations of the aforementioned organizations as foreign terrorist organizations have not changed in such a manner as to warrant revocation of the designations and that the national security of the United States does not warrant a revocation. Therefore, I hereby determine that the designations of the aforementioned organizations as foreign terrorist organizations, pursuant to Section 219 of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1189), shall be maintained. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: March 16, 2009. James B Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–6425 Filed 3–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6557] Notice of Meeting Title: Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Meeting April 7, 2009. SUMMARY: The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) will meet on April 7, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Loy Henderson Conference Room at the U.S. Department of State, Harry S. Truman Building, Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. Entry and registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. Please use the building entrance located at 23rd Street, NW., Washington, DC between C & D Streets. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss current defense trade issues and topics for further study. As access to the Department of State facilities is controlled, persons wishing to attend the meeting must notify the DTAG contact person by COB Tuesday, March 31, 2009. If notified after this date, the DTAG Secretariat cannot guarantee that the Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security can complete the necessary processing required to attend the April 7 plenary. Each non-member observer or DTAG member needing building access that wishes to attend this plenary session should provide: his/her name; company or organizational affiliation; phone number; date of birth; and identifying data such as driver’s license number, U.S. Government ID, or U.S. Military ID, to the DTAG contact person, Allie Frantz, via e-mail at FrantzA@state.gov. DTAG members planning to attend the plenary session should notify the DTAG contact person, Allie Frantz, at the email provided above. A RSVP list will be provided to Diplomatic Security and the Reception Desk at the 23rd Street Entrance. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for admission to the Department of State building: U.S. driver’s license, U.S. passport, U.S. Government ID or other valid photo ID. DATES: The DTAG meeting will be held on April 7, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Loy Henderson Conference Room at the U.S. Department of State, Harry S. Truman Building, Washington DC DTAG members and non-member observers are required to pre-register due to security reasons. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who need additional information regarding these meetings or the DTAG should contact the DTAG contact person, Allie Frantz, E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 24, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 12434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-6425]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6558]


In the Matter of the Review of the Designations of United Self-
Defense Forces of Colombia and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, as 
Foreign Terrorist Organizations pursuant to Section 219 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended

    Based upon a review of the Administrative Records assembled in this 
matter pursuant to Section 219(a)(4)(C) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act, as amended (8 U.S.C. 1189(a)(4)(C)) (``INA''), and in 
consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the 
Treasury, I conclude that the circumstances that were the basis for the 
2003 re-designations of the aforementioned organizations as foreign 
terrorist organizations have not changed in such a manner as to warrant 
revocation of the designations and that the national security of the 
United States does not warrant a revocation.
    Therefore, I hereby determine that the designations of the 
aforementioned organizations as foreign terrorist organizations, 
pursuant to Section 219 of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1189), shall be 
maintained.
    This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: March 16, 2009.
James B Steinberg,
Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-6425 Filed 3-23-09; 8:45 am]
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