Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915”, 44894-44895 [E9-20936]

Download as PDF cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES 44894 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 167 / Monday, August 31, 2009 / Notices (1) Whether the Plan is accomplishing its purpose(s); (2) The reasonably foreseeable effects of the Plan on the Fund’s long-term total return in relation to the market price and NAV of the Fund’s common shares; and (3) The Fund’s current distribution rate, as described in condition V.B above, compared with the Fund’s average annual taxable income or total return over the 2-year period, as described in condition V.B, or such longer period as the Board deems appropriate; and (c) Based upon that determination, will approve or disapprove the continuation, or continuation after amendment, of the Plan; and 2. The Board will record the information considered by it, including its consideration of the factors listed in condition V.B.1.(b) above, and the basis for its approval or disapproval of the continuation, or continuation after amendment, of the Plan in its meeting minutes, which must be made and preserved for a period of not less than six years from the date of such meeting, the first two years in an easily accessible place. VI. Public Offerings: The Fund will not make a public offering of the Fund’s common shares other than: A. A rights offering below NAV to holders of the Fund’s common shares; B. An offering in connection with a dividend reinvestment plan, merger, consolidation, acquisition, spin-off or reorganization of the Fund; or C. An offering other than an offering described in conditions VI.A and VI.B above, unless, with respect to such other offering: 1. The Fund’s annualized distribution rate for the six months ending on the last day of the month ended immediately prior to the most recent distribution record date,5 expressed as a percentage of NAV per share as of such date, is no more than 1 percentage point greater than the Fund’s average annual total return for the 5-year period ending on such date; 6 and 2. The transmittal letter accompanying any registration statement filed with the Commission in connection with such offering discloses that the Fund has received an order under section 19(b) to permit it to make periodic distributions of long-term capital gains with respect to its common 5 If the Fund has been in operation fewer than six months, the measured period will begin immediately following the Fund’s first public offering. 6 If the Fund has been in operation fewer than five years, the measured period will begin immediately following the Fund’s first public offering. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:57 Aug 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 stock as frequently as twelve times each year, and as frequently as distributions are specified in accordance with the terms of any outstanding preferred stock that such Fund may issue. VII. Amendments to Rule 19b–1: The requested order will expire on the effective date of any amendments to rule 19b–1 that provide relief permitting certain closed-end investment companies to make periodic distributions of long-term capital gains with respect to their outstanding common stock as frequently as twelve times each year. For the Commission, by the Division of Investment Management, under delegated authority. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–20868 Filed 8–28–09; 8:45 am] 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 Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, 2200 C Street, NW., Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: August 25, 2009. Maura M. Pally, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–20938 Filed 8–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P BILLING CODE 8010–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6745] [Public Notice 6746] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece’’ 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 in the exhibition: ‘‘Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece,’’ 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 Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, from on or about October 11, 2009, until on or about January 3, 2010; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, from on or about January 29, 2010, until on or about April 25, 2010; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, from on or about May 22, 2010, until on or about September 5, 2010; Onassis Cultural Center, New York, NY, from on or about October 5, 2010, until on or about January 3, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915’’ 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 object in the exhibition: ‘‘American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about October 5, 2009, until on or about January 24, 2010, and at possible additional exhibitions or 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 object, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 167 / Monday, August 31, 2009 / Notices address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, 2200 C Street, NW., Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: August 25, 2009. Maura M. Pally, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–20936 Filed 8–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6744] cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Town Hall Meeting To Review the Implementation of the Terezin Declaration Provisions Relating to the Restitution of Nazi-Confiscated Art The Department of State’s Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues is seeking the views of interested individuals and organizations regarding the implementation of the art restitution provisions of the June 30, 2009 Terezin Declaration. The Declaration was the concluding document of the Conference on Holocaust Era Assets which met in Prague June 26–30, 2009. The Declaration text is on the Department of State Web site at http://www.state.gov/ p/eur/rls/or/126162.htm. The Department will host a Town Hall Meeting on September 22 from 9:45 a.m. to 12 noon to obtain expert views on the following: (a) Expanding systematic provenance research; (b) Making the results of such research available to the art community; (c) Developing alternative mechanisms to resolve claims for artworks displaced as a result of the Holocaust and World War II. Individuals wishing to attend this town hall meeting should register no later than September 20 by e-mailing the following information to Ms. Carolyn Jones-Johnson (JonesJohnsonCD@state.gov): Full Name; Date of Birth; Number of Government-issued Picture ID (Driver’s License Number, including State of Issuance, U.S. Passport or Alternate Government-Issued Picture ID); Organization which you represent, and its Address and Phone Number; Home Address (only if attending as an individual). Those who register are urged to arrive at the Department by 9:30 a.m. to allow time for security screening. Upon arrival, you will need to show valid government-issued identification: For example, a U.S. state driver’s license or VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:57 Aug 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 a U.S. passport. The official address of the State Department is 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC. Attendees should use the ‘‘23rd Street Entrance’’ on the West Side of the State Department’s Harry S. Truman Building, located on 23rd Street between C Street and D Street, NW., Washington, DC. Written comments on the above subjects may also be provided to the same e-mail address for Ms. JonesJohnson cited above. Dated: August 25, 2009. Ambassador J. Christian Kennedy, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–20935 Filed 8–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–23–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Request for Comments and Notice of Public Hearing Concerning China’s Compliance With WTO Commitments AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Request for comments and notice of public hearing concerning China’s compliance with its WTO commitments. SUMMARY: The interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) will convene a public hearing and seek public comment to assist the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in the preparation of its annual report to the Congress on China’s compliance with the commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). DATES: Persons wishing to testify at the hearing must provide written notification of their intention, as well as a copy of their testimony, by noon, Friday, September 18, 2009. Written comments are due by noon, Tuesday, September 22, 2009. A hearing will be held in Washington, DC, on Friday, October 2, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. For alternatives to on-line submissions please contact Gloria Blue, Executive Secretary, Trade Policy Staff Committee, at (202) 395–3475. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For procedural questions concerning written comments or participation in the public hearing, contact Gloria Blue, (202) 395– 3475. All other questions should be directed to Terrence J. McCartin, Deputy Assistant United States Trade Representative for China Enforcement, PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44895 (202) 395–3900, or Claire E. Reade, Chief Counsel for China Trade Enforcement, (202) 395–9625. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Background China became a Member of the WTO on December 11, 2001. In accordance with section 421 of the U.S.-China Relations Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–286), USTR is required to submit, by December 11 of each year, a report to Congress on China’s compliance with commitments made in connection with its accession to the WTO, including both multilateral commitments and any bilateral commitments made to the United States. In accordance with section 421, and to assist it in preparing this year’s report, the TPSC is hereby soliciting public comment. Last year’s report is available on USTR’s Internet Web site (at http://www.ustr.gov/sites/ default/files/asset_upload_file192_ 15258.pdf). The terms of China’s accession to the WTO are contained in the Protocol on the Accession of the People’s Republic of China (including its annexes) (Protocol), the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China (Working Party Report), and the WTO agreements. The Protocol and Working Party Report can be found on the Department of Commerce Web page, http://www.mac.doc.gov/China/ WTOAccessionPackage.htm, or on the WTO Web site, http:// docsonline.wto.org (document symbols: WT/L/432, WT/MIN(01)/3, WT/ MIN(01)/3/Add.1, WT/MIN(01)/3/ Add.2). 2. Public Comment and Hearing USTR invites written comments and/ or oral testimony of interested persons on China’s compliance with commitments made in connection with its accession to the WTO, including, but not limited to, commitments in the following areas: (a) Trading rights; (b) import regulation (e.g., tariffs, tariff-rate quotas, quotas, import licenses); (c) export regulation; (d) internal policies affecting trade (e.g., subsidies, standards and technical regulations, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, government procurement, trade-related investment measures, taxes and charges levied on imports and exports); (e) intellectual property rights (including intellectual property rights enforcement); (f) services; (g) rule of law issues (e.g., transparency, judicial review, uniform administration of laws and regulations) and status of legal reform; and (h) other WTO commitments. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 167 (Monday, August 31, 2009)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6745]


Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition 
Determinations: ``American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-
1915''

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 object in the 
exhibition: ``American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-
1915,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United 
States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to 
a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine 
that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about October 5, 
2009, until on or about January 24, 2010, and at possible additional 
exhibitions or 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 object, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, 
Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-
632-6467). The

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address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, 2200 C Street, NW., 
Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522-0505.

    Dated: August 25, 2009.
Maura M. Pally,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, 
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
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