10-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements, 45645-45646 [2011-19254]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 146 / Friday, July 29, 2011 / Notices ACTION: Amendment 1. This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (FEMA–1994–DR), dated 06/15/2011. Incident: Severe Storms and Tornadoes. Incident Period: 06/01/2011. Effective Date: 07/21/2011. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 08/15/2011. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 03/15/2012. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, dated 06/15/2011, is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster. SUMMARY: Primary Areas The Towns of Southbridge and Sturbridge in Worcester County. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) Lisa Lopez-Suarez, Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2011–19237 Filed 7–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 04/23/2012. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that as a result of the President’s major disaster declaration on 07/22/2011, Private Non-Profit organizations that provide essential services of governmental nature may file disaster loan applications at the address listed above or other locally announced locations. The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: Coos, Grafton. The Interest Rates are: Percent For Physical Damage: Non-Profit Organizations with Credit Available Elsewhere: .... Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere: .... For Economic Injury: Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere: .... 3.250 3.000 3.000 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 12706B and for economic injury is 12707B. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2011–19240 Filed 7–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #12706 and #12707] DEPARTMENT OF STATE New Hampshire Disaster #NH–00018 [Public Notice: 7539] U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice. 10-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology Security/ Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements AGENCY: This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of New Hampshire (FEMA– 4006–DR), dated 07/22/2011. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Incident Period: 05/26/2011 through 05/30/2011. Effective Date: 07/22/2011. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 09/20/2011. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Jul 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed information collection. ACTION: 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45645 • Title of Information Collection: Technology Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18. • OMB Control Number: 1405–XXXX. • Type of Request: New Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. • Form Number: None. • Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations, Foreign Governments. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 100,000. • Average Hours per Response: 10 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 1,000,000 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 10 days from July 29, 2011. 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 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: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice to Nicholas Memos, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 663–2829, or via e-mail at memosni@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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. E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 45646 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 146 / Friday, July 29, 2011 / Notices Abstract of proposed collection: The export, temporary import, temporary export and brokering of defense articles, defense services and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (‘‘ITAR,’’ 22 CFR parts 120–130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA). Those who manufacture or export defense articles, defense services, and related technical data, or the brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons desiring to engage in export, temporary import, and brokering activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade activities for five years. Section 126.18 eliminates, subject to certain conditions, the requirement for an approval by DDTC of the transfer of unclassified defense articles, which includes technical data, within a foreign business entity, foreign governmental entity, or international organization, that is an approved or otherwise authorized end-user or consignee (including transfers to approved sublicensees) for those defense articles, including the transfer to dual nationals or third-country nationals who are bona fide regular employees, directly employed by the foreign consignee or end-user. The conditions are that effective procedures must be in place to prevent diversion to any destination, entity, or for purposes other than those authorized by the applicable export license or other authorization. Those conditions can be met by requiring a security clearance approved by the host nation government for its employees, or the end-user or consignee have in place a process to screen all its employees and to have executed a Non-Disclosure Agreement that provides assurances that the employee will not transfer any defense articles to persons or entities unless specifically authorized by the consignee or end-user. Section 126.18 also provides that the technology security/clearance plan, screening records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements will be made available to DDTC or its agents for law enforcement purposes upon request. Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the Directorate VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Jul 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: electronically, mail, and/or fax. Dated: July 21, 2011. Robert S. Kovac, Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–19254 Filed 7–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: July 21, 2011. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–19251 Filed 7–28–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [Public Notice: 7541] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries’’ 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries,’’ 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 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from on or about September 18, 2011, until on or about January 8, 2012, the Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas, from on or about February 5, 2012, until on or about May 13, 2012, the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, from on or about June 10, 2012, until on or about September 9, 2012, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, from on about October 5, 2012, until on or about January 6, 2013, and the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, from on or about February 3, 2013, until on or about May 5, 2013, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7540] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘5,000 Years of Chinese Jade Featuring Selections From the National Museum of Taiwan and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution’’ 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. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘5,000 Years of Chinese Jade Featuring Selections from the National Museum of Taiwan and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, from on or about October 1, 2011, until on or about February 19, 2012, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations 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 mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 146 (Friday, July 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45645-45646]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-19254]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 7539]


10-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology 
Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure 
Agreements

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed information collection.

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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: Technology Security/
Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements 
Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-XXXX.
     Type of Request: New Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC.
     Form Number: None.
     Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations, Foreign 
Governments.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 100,000.
     Average Hours per Response: 10 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 1,000,000 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 10 
days from July 29, 2011.

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 
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: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice to Nicholas 
Memos, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade 
Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of 
State, Washington, DC 20522-0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 
663-2829, or via e-mail at memosni@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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.

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    Abstract of proposed collection: The export, temporary import, 
temporary export and brokering of defense articles, defense services 
and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense 
Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in 
Arms Regulations (``ITAR,'' 22 CFR parts 120-130) and Section 38 of the 
Arms Export Control Act (AECA). Those who manufacture or export defense 
articles, defense services, and related technical data, or the 
brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons 
desiring to engage in export, temporary import, and brokering 
activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the 
transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the 
interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the 
transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports 
regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered 
manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade 
activities for five years. Section 126.18 eliminates, subject to 
certain conditions, the requirement for an approval by DDTC of the 
transfer of unclassified defense articles, which includes technical 
data, within a foreign business entity, foreign governmental entity, or 
international organization, that is an approved or otherwise authorized 
end-user or consignee (including transfers to approved sub-licensees) 
for those defense articles, including the transfer to dual nationals or 
third-country nationals who are bona fide regular employees, directly 
employed by the foreign consignee or end-user. The conditions are that 
effective procedures must be in place to prevent diversion to any 
destination, entity, or for purposes other than those authorized by the 
applicable export license or other authorization. Those conditions can 
be met by requiring a security clearance approved by the host nation 
government for its employees, or the end-user or consignee have in 
place a process to screen all its employees and to have executed a Non-
Disclosure Agreement that provides assurances that the employee will 
not transfer any defense articles to persons or entities unless 
specifically authorized by the consignee or end-user. Section 126.18 
also provides that the technology security/clearance plan, screening 
records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements will be made available to DDTC 
or its agents for law enforcement purposes upon request.
    Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: 
electronically, mail, and/or fax.

    Dated: July 21, 2011.
Robert S. Kovac,
Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-
Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2011-19254 Filed 7-28-11; 8:45 am]
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