Notice of Receipt of Cultural Property Request From the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria, 63985 [2011-26643]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2011 / Notices Additionally, if you need accommodations because of a disability or require additional information, please contact Nayana Sen, Business Development Specialist, at (904) 443– 1933, or Nayana.sen@sba.gov. Dated: October 7, 2011. Dan Jones, SBA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–26658 Filed 10–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P Dated: September 30, 2011. Ann Stock, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7599] Notice of Receipt of Cultural Property Request From the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria Bulgaria, concerned that its cultural heritage is in jeopardy from pillage, made a request to the Government of the United States under Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention. United States Department of State received this request in September 2011. Bulgaria’s request seeks U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material from Bulgaria dating to the Neolithic Period (7500 B.C.) through the nineteenth century A.D. The specific contents of this request are treated as confidential governmentto-government information, consistent with applicable U.S. law. Information about U.S. implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention can be found at http:// exchanges.state.gov/heritage. A public summary of Bulgaria’s request will be posted on that Web site. Dated: September 30, 2011. Ann Stock, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–26643 Filed 10–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7602] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Receipt of Cultural Property Request From the Government of the Republic of Belize Belize, concerned that its cultural heritage is in jeopardy from pillage, made a request to the Government of the United States under Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention. United States Department of State received this request in September 2011. Belize’s request seeks U.S. import restrictions on archaeological material from Belize representing its Pre-Colombian heritage VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Oct 13, 2011 dating from the Preceramic (9000 B.C.) through the Spanish Colonial period (A.D. 1798). The specific contents of this request are treated as confidential governmentto-government information. Information about U.S. implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention can be found at http:// exchanges.state.gov/heritage. A public summary of Belize’s request will be posted on that Web site. Jkt 226001 [FR Doc. 2011–26646 Filed 10–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7600; Docket No. DOS–2011– 0115; Docket No. DOS–2011–0116] Notice of Closed Meeting (With Open Session) of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee There will be a meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee on November 15–17, 2011, at the U.S. Department of State, Annex 5, 2200 C Street, NW., Washington, DC. During its meeting on November 15– 16, the Committee will begin its review of a new cultural property request from the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria seeking import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material [Docket No. DOS–2011–0115]; and from the Government of the Republic of Belize seeking import restrictions on archaeological material [Docket No. DOS–2011–0116]. On November 16, an open session to receive oral public comment on these requests will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Please see the links to the Public Summaries of these requests at http://exchanges.state.gov/ heritage/whatsnew.html. The Committee carries out its responsibilities in accordance with provisions of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (‘‘the Act,’’ 19 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.). The text of the Act, as well as related information, may be found at http:// exchanges.state.gov/heritage/culprop/ html. If you wish to attend the open session, you should notify the Cultural Heritage Center of the Department of State at (202) 632–6301 no later than November 2, 2011, 5 p.m. (E.D.T.) to arrange for admission. Seating is limited. Special accommodation needs should be specified upon notification of attendance. The Committee agenda on PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63985 November 15–17 also will include orientation (closed session) for new members as well as ethics and security briefings. If you wish to make an oral presentation at the public session on November 16, you must request to be scheduled and must submit a written text of your oral comments no later than November 2 to allow time for distribution to Committee members prior to the meeting. Oral comments will be limited to allow time for questions from members of the Committee. All comments must relate specifically to the determinations under Section 303(a)(1) of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act, 19 U.S.C. 2602, pursuant to which the Committee makes findings. This statute can be found at the web site noted above. You may also send written comments to the Committee. Again, your comments must relate specifically to the determinations under Section 303(a)(1) of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act, 19 U.S.C. 2602, pursuant to which the Committee must make findings. Addresses: Submit all written materials, including the written texts of oral statements, via postal mail, commercial delivery, hand delivery, or through the eRulemaking Portal. If more than three (3) pages, 20 duplicates of written materials must be sent to the address below by commercial delivery. If you have access to the Internet and wish to make a comment of three or fewer pages regarding this Public Notice, please use the Federal eRulemaking Portal (see below). Our adoption of this procedure facilitates public participation and implements section 206 of the E-Government Act of 2002, Public Law 107–347, 116 Stat. 2915. It also supports Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Greening Diplomacy Initiative which aims to reduce the State Department’s environmental footprint and reduce costs. Comments by fax or by e-mail will not be accepted. Please submit comments just once by November 2, 2011. Postal Mail or Commercial Delivery. Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C), SA–5, Fifth Floor, Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0505. • Hand Delivery. Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C), Department of State, 2200 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. • Federal eRulemaking Portal. To submit comments electronically, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search on docket number DOS–2011–0115 for Bulgaria and on docket number DOS– E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7599]


Notice of Receipt of Cultural Property Request From the 
Government of the Republic of Bulgaria

    Bulgaria, concerned that its cultural heritage is in jeopardy from 
pillage, made a request to the Government of the United States under 
Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention. United States Department of 
State received this request in September 2011. Bulgaria's request seeks 
U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material 
from Bulgaria dating to the Neolithic Period (7500 B.C.) through the 
nineteenth century A.D.
    The specific contents of this request are treated as confidential 
government-to-government information, consistent with applicable U.S. 
law.
    Information about U.S. implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention 
can be found at http://exchanges.state.gov/heritage. A public summary 
of Bulgaria's request will be posted on that Web site.

    Dated: September 30, 2011.
Ann Stock,
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2011-26643 Filed 10-13-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-05-P