In the Matter of the Designation of al-Qa'ida Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), Also Known as Kurdistan Brigades, Also Known as Kurdistan Battalion of Islamic State in Iraq, Also Known as Kurdistan Brigade of al-Qaeda in Iraq, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Pursuant to Section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, as Amended, 2118-2119 [2012-607]

Download as PDF 2118 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2012 / Notices Number of respondents Collection instrument Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes Estimated total annual burden (hours) SSA–8510 (Authorization to the Social Security Administration to Obtain Personal Information) ................................................................................... 3,500 1 5 292 Totals ........................................................................................................ 24,850 ........................ ........................ 5,923 10. Application to Collect a Fee for Payee Service—20 CFR 416.640.640(a), 416.1103(f)—0960–0719. Sections 205(j)(4)(A) and (B) and 1631(a)(2) of the Social Security Act (Act) allow SSA to authorize certain organizational representative payees to collect a fee for sector businesses or State and local government offices applying to become fee-for-service organizational representative payees. Type of Request: Revision of an OMBapproved information collection. providing payee services. Before an organization may collect this fee, they complete and submit Form SSA–445. SSA uses the information to determine whether to authorize or deny permission to collect fees for payee services. The respondents are private Number of responses Collection instrument Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Private sector business ................................................................................... State/local government offices ........................................................................ 90 10 1 1 10 10 15 2 Totals ........................................................................................................ 100 ........................ ........................ 17 Dated: January 10, 2012. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Office of Regulations and Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–580 Filed 1–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7755] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde’’ ACTION: Notice, correction. On April 1, 2011, notice was published on page 18292 of the Federal Register (volume 76, number 63) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibition ‘‘The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde.’’ This notice was corrected by a November 18, 2011, notice published on page 71616 of the Federal Register (volume 76, number 223) as to the number of objects covered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These two referenced notices are now corrected as to additional objects to be included in the exhibition. 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Jan 12, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 additional objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The additional objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about February 22, 2012, until on or about June 3, 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, including a list of the additional 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: January 9, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–609 Filed 1–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7754] In the Matter of the Designation of alQa’ida Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), Also Known as Kurdistan Brigades, Also Known as Kurdistan Battalion of Islamic State in Iraq, Also Known as Kurdistan Brigade of al-Qaeda in Iraq, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Pursuant to Section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, as Amended Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, I hereby determine that the entity known as al-Qa’ida Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), also known as Kurdistan Brigades, also known as, Kurdistan Battalion of Islamic State in Iraq, also known as Kurdistan Brigade of al-Qaeda in Iraq, committed, or poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2012 / Notices Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that ‘‘prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously,’’ I determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: January 3, 2012. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2012–607 Filed 1–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [Dispute No. WTO/DS427] WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding China—Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Measures on Broiler Products From the United States Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (‘‘USTR’’) is providing notice that on December 8, 2011, the United States requested establishment of a dispute settlement panel under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (‘‘WTO Agreement’’) with the People’s Republic of China (‘‘China’’) concerning countervailing and antidumping duties on chicken broiler products from the United States. That request may be found at www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS427/2. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute. DATES: Although USTR will accept any comments received during the course of the dispute settlement proceedings, comments should be submitted on or before February 10, 2012 to be assured of timely consideration by USTR. ADDRESSES: Public comments should be submitted electronically to www.regulations.gov, docket number USTR–2011–0022. If you are unable to mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Jan 12, 2012 Jkt 226001 provide submissions to www.regulations.gov, please contact Sandy McKinzy at (202) 395–9483 to arrange for an alternative method of transmission. If (as explained below) the comment contains confidential information, then the comment should be submitted by fax only to Sandy McKinzy at (202) 395–3640. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mayur R. Patel, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative, or Joseph M. Johnson, Assistant General Counsel, 600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508, (202) 395–3150. Section 127(b)(1) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA) (19 U.S.C. 3537(b)(1)) requires that notice and opportunity for comment be provided after the United States submits or receives a request for establishment of a WTO dispute settlement panel. Consistent with this obligation, USTR is providing notice that it has requested a panel pursuant to the WTO Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (‘‘DSU’’). Once it is established, the panel will hold its meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, and would be expected to issue a report on its findings and recommendations within nine months of its establishment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Major Issues Raised by the United States The United States considers that certain measures imposing countervailing duties and antidumping duties on chicken broiler products from the United States are inconsistent with China’s commitments and obligations under the WTO Agreement. The measures are set forth in the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (‘‘MOFCOM’’) Notice No. 8 [2010], Notice No. 26 [2010], Notice No. 51 [2010], and Notice No. 52 [2010], including any and all annexes. These measures appear to be inconsistent with Articles 1, 2.2, 2.2.1.1, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5.1, 6.8, 6.9, 12.2, 12.2.1, and 12.2.2 of the Anti-dumping Agreement; Articles 10, 12.3, 12.4.1, 12.7, 12.8, 15.1, 15.2, 15.4, 15.5, 16.1, 19.4, 22.3, 22.4, 22.5 of the Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement; and Article VI of the GATT 1994. On September 20, 2011, the United States requested consultations with China. That request may be found at www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS427/1. The United States and China held consultations on October 28, 2011, but PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2119 the consultations did not resolve the matter. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 9 (Friday, January 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2118-2119]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-607]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 7754]


In the Matter of the Designation of al-Qa'ida Kurdish Battalions 
(AQKB), Also Known as Kurdistan Brigades, Also Known as Kurdistan 
Battalion of Islamic State in Iraq, Also Known as Kurdistan Brigade of 
al-Qaeda in Iraq, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist Pursuant 
to Section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, as Amended

    Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) 
of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive 
Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 
2003, I hereby determine that the entity known as al-Qa'ida Kurdish 
Battalions (AQKB), also known as Kurdistan Brigades, also known as, 
Kurdistan Battalion of Islamic State in Iraq, also known as Kurdistan 
Brigade of al-Qaeda in Iraq, committed, or poses a significant risk of 
committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. 
nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the 
United States.

[[Page 2119]]

    Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 
13224 that ``prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the 
Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States 
would render ineffectual the blocking and other measures authorized in 
the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously,'' I 
determine that no prior notice needs to be provided to any person 
subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence 
in the United States, because to do so would render ineffectual the 
measures authorized in the Order.
    This notice shall be published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: January 3, 2012.
Hillary Rodham Clinton,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2012-607 Filed 1-12-12; 8:45 am]
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