Determination Pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act, 36612 [2011-15626]

Download as PDF 36612 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 120 / Wednesday, June 22, 2011 / Notices IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.13 Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–15555 Filed 6–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NASDAQ–2011–079 on the subject line. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Electronic Comments [Public Notice 7508] Determination Pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act Pursuant to the authority vested in me under the Foreign Missions Act (FMA), 22 U.S.C. 4301 et seq., and specifically 22 U.S.C. 4304(b) and (c), and by the authority vested in me under the FMA Paper Comments and Delegation of Authority No. 147 of September 13, 1982, and Delegation of • Send paper comments in triplicate Authority No. 198 of September 16, to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, 1992, I hereby determine that it is Securities and Exchange Commission, reasonably necessary on the basis of 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC reciprocity or otherwise to adjust for 20549–1090. costs and procedures of obtaining All submissions should refer to File benefits for missions of the United Number SR–NASDAQ–2011–079. This States abroad that the benefit of file number should be included on the obtaining zoning approval and permit subject line if e-mail is used. To help the issuances associated with the Commission process and review your construction of the People’s Republic of China’s diplomatic and consular comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will facilities and residences in the United post all comments on the Commission’s States, be predicated on the payment of surcharges, calculated by the Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ Department’s Office of Foreign Missions rules/sro.shtml). 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 120 (Wednesday, June 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 36612]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-15626]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7508]


Determination Pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act

    Pursuant to the authority vested in me under the Foreign Missions 
Act (FMA), 22 U.S.C. 4301 et seq., and specifically 22 U.S.C. 4304(b) 
and (c), and by the authority vested in me under the FMA and Delegation 
of Authority No. 147 of September 13, 1982, and Delegation of Authority 
No. 198 of September 16, 1992, I hereby determine that it is reasonably 
necessary on the basis of reciprocity or otherwise to adjust for costs 
and procedures of obtaining benefits for missions of the United States 
abroad that the benefit of obtaining zoning approval and permit 
issuances associated with the construction of the People's Republic of 
China's diplomatic and consular facilities and residences in the United 
States, be predicated on the payment of surcharges, calculated by the 
Department's Office of Foreign Missions (OFM) to reflect the fee the 
U.S. Embassy in Beijing and its consular posts are required to pay the 
Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions, or its regional 
counterparts, for the provision of services associated with the filing 
and approval matters pertaining to the construction of diplomatic or 
consular facilities in China. The authority to regulate foreign mission 
benefits under the FMA has been delegated to the Director of the Office 
of Foreign Missions (Delegation of Authority No. 214).

    Dated: June 14, 2011.
Patrick J. Kennedy,
Under Secretary for Management.
[FR Doc. 2011-15626 Filed 6-21-11; 8:45 am]
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