Determination Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Acts, 65317-65318 [2011-27217]

Download as PDF 65317 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 203 / Thursday, October 20, 2011 / Notices Claimant’s Work Background—20 CFR 404.1565(b) and 20 CFR 416.965(b)—0960–0300. Sections 205(a) and 1631(e) of the Social Security Act provide the Commissioner of Social Security with the authority to establish procedures for determining if a claimant is entitled to disability benefits. The administrative law judge (ALJ) may ask individuals to provide background information on Form HA–4633 about work they performed in the past 15 years. The ALJ uses the information to assess an individual’s disability based on an updated summary of the individual’s relevant work history. The HA–4633 becomes part of the documentary evidence of record. The respondents are claimants for disability benefits under title II or title XVI who requested a hearing before an ALJ. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. Collection instrument Number of responses Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) HA–4633 .................................................................................. 200,000 1 15 50,000 Dated: October 17, 2011. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–27222 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7662] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–4184, Risk Management and Analysis (RAM) Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Risk Analysis and Management. • OMB Control Number: None. • Type of Request: New. • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of Logistics Management (A/LM). • Form Number: DS–4184. • Respondents: Potential contractors and grantees. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1250. • Estimated Number of Responses: 6250. • Average Hours per Response: 1 hour 15 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 7813 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from October 20, 2011. ADDRESSES You may submit comments by any of the following methods: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:59 Oct 19, 2011 Jkt 226001 • E-mail: Vazquezeh@State.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, 2201 C St., NW., SA–15 Room 3200, Washington, DC 20520. • Fax: 703–812–2307. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Edward H. Vazquez, U.S. Department of State who may be reached by the following methods: Mail: U.S. Department of State, 2201 C St., NW., SA–15 Room 3200, Washington, DC 20520; Tel: 703–812–2308 or e-mail: Vazquezeh@State.gov. If you have access to the internet you may submit comments online by going to: http://www.regulations.gov/search/ Regs/home.html#home. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection 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. Abstract of proposed collection: The information collected from individuals and organizations is specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that State funded activities do not provide support to entities or individuals deemed to be a risk to national security. PO 00000 Frm 00160 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Methodology: The State Department, is implementing a Risk Analysis and Management Program to vet potential contractors and grantees seeking funding from the Department of State to mitigate the risk that such funds might benefit terrorists or their supporters. To conduct this vetting program the Department envisions collecting information from contractors, subcontractors, grantees and sub-grantees regarding their directors, officers or key employees. The information collected will be compared to information gathered from commercial, public, and U.S. government databases to determine the risk that the applying organization, entity or individual might use Department funds or programs to benefit terrorist entities. This program will initially be conducted as a pilot program as directed by Congress in the FY 2010 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, as carried forward in the FY 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act. Methodology: We will collect this information either through mail, fax or electronic submission. Dated: October 14, 2011. Catherine I. Ebert-Gray, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Administration, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–27191 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7661] Determination Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Acts Pursuant to Section 654(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA), notice is hereby given that the Deputy Secretary of State has made a determination pursuant to Section 620H of the FAA, and Section E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 65318 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 203 / Thursday, October 20, 2011 / Notices 7021 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations, 2010 (Div. F, Pub. L. 111–117), and similar provisions in prior-year appropriations acts, and has concluded that publication of the determination would be harmful to the national security of the United States. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: October 4, 2011. William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2011–27217 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P STATE DEPARTMENT [Public Notice 7605] Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Meeting Notice; Closed Meeting sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Department of State announces a meeting of the U.S. State Department— Overseas Security Advisory Council on November 15, 16, and 17. Pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory 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, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–2008, phone: 571–345–2214. Dated:October 11, 2011. Justine M. Sincavage, Director of the Diplomatic, Security Service, Acting, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–27206 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:59 Oct 19, 2011 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7606] ‘‘100,000 Strong’’ Initiative Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Meeting Summary: The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Department of State hereby gives notice of a public meeting of the ‘‘100,000 Strong’’ Initiative Federal Advisory Committee. The ‘‘100,000 Strong’’ Federal Advisory Committee, composed of prominent China experts and leaders in business, academic, and non-profit organizations, serves a critical advisory role in achieving the Administration’s goal, announced in May 2010, of seeing 100,000 Americans study in China by 2014. Agenda: Implementation of the 100,000 Strong Initiative in the private sector. Time and Place: The meeting will take place on Friday, November 4, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Department of State, Washington, DC. Participants should arrive by 12:30 p.m. at 2201 C Street, NW., C Street Lobby, and will be directed to the meeting room. Public Participation: This Advisory Committee meeting is open to the public, subject to the capacity of the meeting room. Access to the building is controlled; persons wishing to attend should contact Kim McClure of the Department of State’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at mcclurekm@state.gov and provide their name, affiliation, date of birth, country of citizenship, government identification type and number, e-mail address, and mailing address no later than October 28, 2011. Data from the public is requested pursuant to Public Law 99–399 (Omnibus Act of 1986) as amended; Public Law 107–56 (USA PATRIOT ACT); and Executive Order 13356. The primary purpose for collecting this information is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS–D at http://www.state.gov/documents/ organization/100305.pdf for additional information. Persons who cannot participate in the meeting but who wish to comment are welcome to do so by email to Kim McClure at mcclurekm@state.gov. A member of the public needing reasonable accommodation should advise the contact person identified above not later than October 21, 2011. Requests made after that date will be considered, but might not be able to be fulfilled. Members of the public who are unable to attend the Advisory Committee PO 00000 Frm 00161 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting in person but would like to participate by teleconferencing can contact Kim McClure at 202–647–7059 to receive the conference call-in number and the relevant information. Dated: October 4, 2011. Carola McGiffert, Deputy Director—100,000 Thousand Strong Initiative, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–27214 Filed 10–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–30–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7651] U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL)—Online Dispute Resolution Study Group Meeting (ODR) The Department of State, Office of Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law ACPIL online dispute resolution (ODR) study group would like to give notice of a public meeting on Friday October 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The ACPIL ODR Study Group will meet to discuss the upcoming meeting of the UNCITRAL ODR Working Group that will take place November 14–18 in Vienna. The UNCITRAL ODR Working Group is charged with the development of legal instruments for resolving both business to business and business to consumer cross-border electronic commerce disputes. At the November meeting, the Working Group will continue to consider inter alia ODR procedural rules for resolution of cross-border electronic commerce disputes. For the report of the first two sessions of the UNCITRAL ODR Working Group (December 13–17, 2010 in Vienna (A/ CN.9/716) and May 23–27, 2011 in New York (A/CN.9/721)) please follow the following link: http://www.uncitral.org/ uncitral/commission/working_groups/ 3Online_Dispute_Resolution.html. We expect that a revised draft text of online procedural rules that will be considered at the upcoming UNCITRAL ODR Working Group session will be available on the same link before the meeting. Time and Place: The public meeting will take place at the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law, Department of State, Washington, DC. Participants should appear by 9:45 a.m. at the C Street gate to Navy Hill, corner of C Street, NW., and 23rd Street, NW., at the gate to the Navy Hill compound. If you are unable to attend the public meeting and would like to participate from a remote E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 203 (Thursday, October 20, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-27217]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7661]


Determination Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Department 
of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Acts

    Pursuant to Section 654(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 
as amended (FAA), notice is hereby given that the Deputy Secretary of 
State has made a determination pursuant to Section 620H of the FAA, and 
Section

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7021 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related 
Programs Appropriations, 2010 (Div. F, Pub. L. 111-117), and similar 
provisions in prior-year appropriations acts, and has concluded that 
publication of the determination would be harmful to the national 
security of the United States.
    This notice shall be published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: October 4, 2011.
William J. Burns,
Deputy Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2011-27217 Filed 10-19-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-27-P