In the Matter of the Review of the Designation of al-Qa'ida in the Islamic Maghreb (a.k.a. AQIM, a.k.a. Tanzim al-Qa'ida fi Bilad al-Maghrib al-Islamiya) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Pursuant to Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended, 55278-55279 [E9-25821]

Download as PDF 55278 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 206 / Tuesday, October 27, 2009 / Notices Dated: August 28, 2009. Mary Ellen Hickey, Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–25823 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6795] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–2029, Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America, OMB Control No. 1405–0011 pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. 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: Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0011. • Type of Request: Revision. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS). • Form Number: DS–2029. • Respondents: Parents or legal guardians of United States citizen children born overseas. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 64,374. • Estimated Number of Responses: 64,374. • Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 21,458 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATE(S): Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from October 27, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • E-mail: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:45 Oct 26, 2009 Jkt 220001 information collection and supporting documents from Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS/PRI), U.S. Department of State, SA–29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached at (202) 736–9082 or ASKPRI@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection 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 DS–2029, Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America, is used by parents or legal guardians who claim to have a U.S. citizen child born while abroad. The information collected on this form will be used to certify the acquisition of U.S. citizenship at birth of a person born abroad. Methodology: The DS–2029 is available to download from the Internet. An application for a Consular Report of Birth is normally made in the consular district in which the birth occurred. The parent or guardian respondent will complete the form and present it to a United States Consulate or Embassy, which will examine the documentation, determine whether it is appropriate to issue such Report and enter the information provided into the Department of State American Citizen Services (ACS) electronic database. Dated: August 28, 2009. Mary Ellen Hickey, Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–25822 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6666] Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Meeting Notice; Closed Meeting The Department of State announces a meeting of the U.S. State Department— Overseas Security Advisory Council on November 17 at the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC. Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix), 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(7)(E), it has been determined that the meeting will be closed to the public. The meeting will focus on an examination of corporate security policies and procedures and will involve extensive discussion of trade secrets and proprietary commercial information that is privileged and confidential, and will discuss law enforcement investigative techniques and procedures. The agenda will include updated committee reports, a global threat overview, and other matters relating to private sector security policies and protective programs and the protection of U.S. business information overseas. For more information, contact Marsha Thurman, Overseas Security Advisory Council, Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–2008, phone: 571–345–2214. Dated: October 16, 2009. Patrick D. Donovan, Director of the Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–25840 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6794] In the Matter of the Review of the Designation of al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (a.k.a. AQIM, a.k.a. Tanzim alQa’ida fi Bilad al-Maghrib al-Islamiya) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization 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 2004 redesignation of the aforementioned organization, formerly known as the Salafist Group for Call and Combat, as a foreign terrorist organization have not changed in such a manner as to warrant revocation of the designation and that the national security of the United States does not warrant a revocation of the designation. Therefore, I hereby determine that the designation of the aforementioned organization as a foreign terrorist organization, pursuant to Section 219 of E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 206 / Tuesday, October 27, 2009 / Notices the INA (8 U.S.C. 1189), shall be maintained. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: October 16, 2009. James B Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–25821 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System or Relief From the Requirements of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 236 pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 235 and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), the following railroad has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of the signal system or relief from the requirements of 49 CFR part 236, as detailed below. Docket Number FRA–2009–0083 Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Mr. William E. Van Trump, SR. AVP Engineering—Signal/Comm./ TCO, 1400 Douglas Street, Stop 0910, Omaha, Nebraska 68179. The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) seeks approval of the proposed discontinuance and removal of the rail locks on the Conley frogs on the Hudson Swing Bridge at Milepost 18.6 on the UP Altoona Subdivision, near Hudson, Wisconsin. The reason given for the proposed changes is that the Hudson Swing Bridge has Conley frogs, which are selfaligning and require no locking device. The Hudson Swing Bridge has wedges with circuit controllers which measure the required 1″ to determine that the bridge is properly seated, and circuit controllers and linkage to measure the surface of the rail to within the required 3⁄8″. Any interested party desiring to protest the granting of an application shall set forth specifically the grounds upon which the protest is made, and include a concise statement of the interest of the party in the proceeding. Additionally, one copy of the protest shall be furnished to the applicant at the address listed above. FRA expects to be able to determine these matters without an oral hearing. However, if a specific request for an oral hearing is accompanied by a showing VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:45 Oct 26, 2009 Jkt 220001 that the party is unable to adequately present his or her position by written statements, an application may be set for public hearing. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number (e.g., Waiver Petition Docket Number FRA–2009– 0083) and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Communications received within 45 days of the date of this notice will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All written communications concerning these proceedings are available for examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the above facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility’s Web site at http://www.regulations.gov. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the document (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477) or at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy.html. PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55279 Issued in Washington, DC on October 21, 2009. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E9–25816 Filed 10–26–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Proposed Transit Improvements in the Corridor Between the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) and The Anaheim ResortTM in the City of Anaheim, Orange County, CA AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Department of Transportation (DOT). Subject: Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project Title: Anaheim FixedGuideway Transit Corridor Study. SUMMARY: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), in cooperation with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the City of Anaheim, is planning to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (DEIS/ EIR) to provide transit service over a 3.5-mile corridor between the future ARTIC on the east and The Anaheim Resort on the west. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as well as provisions of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, 2005). The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to alert interested parties regarding the plan to prepare the DEIS, to provide information on the proposed transit project, to invite participation in the EIS process, including comments on the scope of the DEIS proposed in this notice, and to announce that public scoping meetings will be conducted. DATES: Written comments on the scope of the DEIS including the project’s purpose and need, the alternatives to be considered, the impacts to be evaluated, and the methodologies to be used in the evaluations should be sent to Ms. Jamie Lai, Transit Manager, by December 1, 2009. A Scoping meeting will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2009 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the location indicated under ADDRESSES below. Agency representatives with an interest in the E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6794]


In the Matter of the Review of the Designation of al-Qa'ida in 
the Islamic Maghreb (a.k.a. AQIM, a.k.a. Tanzim al-Qa'ida fi Bilad al-
Maghrib al-Islamiya) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization 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 
2004 re-designation of the aforementioned organization, formerly known 
as the Salafist Group for Call and Combat, as a foreign terrorist 
organization have not changed in such a manner as to warrant revocation 
of the designation and that the national security of the United States 
does not warrant a revocation of the designation.
    Therefore, I hereby determine that the designation of the 
aforementioned organization as a foreign terrorist organization, 
pursuant to Section 219 of

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the INA (8 U.S.C. 1189), shall be maintained.
    This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: October 16, 2009.
James B Steinberg,
Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-25821 Filed 10-26-09; 8:45 am]
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