U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law: Notice of Annual Meeting, 52784 [2012-21423]

Download as PDF 52784 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 169 / Thursday, August 30, 2012 / Notices Dated: August 16, 2012. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–21424 Filed 8–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8000] U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law: Notice of Annual Meeting to the public up to the capacity of the conference facility, and space will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Persons who wish to have their views considered are encouraged, but not required, to submit written comments in advance. Those who are unable to attend are also encouraged to submit written views. Comments should be sent electronically to smeltzertk@state.gov. Those planning to attend should provide name, affiliation and contact information to Tricia Smeltzer at 202–776–8423 and Niesha Toms at 202–776–8420, or by email to tomsnn@state.gov and smeltzertk@state.gov. A member of the public needing reasonable accommodation should advise those same contacts not later than September 28th. Requests made after that date will be considered, but might not be able to be fulfilled. July 9, 2012, seeking comments from the general public on this request submitted by the MDTA for a deletion in accordance with 23 CFR 658.11(d). No public comments were received. DATES: Effective Date(s): This Notice is effective immediately. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Nicholas, Truck Size and Weight Program Manager in the Office of Freight Management, (202) 366–2317; Mr. William Winne, Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 366–0791, Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590; and Mr. Gregory Murrill, FHWA Division Administrator—DELMAR Division, (410) 962–4440. Office hours for the FHWA are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 22, 2012. Keith Loken, Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State. 2008 determination to maintain the designation of the aforementioned organization as a foreign terrorist organization have not changed in such a manner as to warrant revocation of the designation and that the national security of the United States does not warrant a revocation of the designation. Therefore, I hereby determine that the designation of the aforementioned organization as a foreign terrorist organization, pursuant to Section 219 of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1189), shall be maintained. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Electronic Access and Filing [FR Doc. 2012–21423 Filed 8–29–12; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4710–08–P The Department of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL) will hold its annual meeting on developments in private international law on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held at the Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center, George Washington University Law School, 2000 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20052. The program is scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday. Time permitting, we expect that the discussion will focus on developments in a number of areas, e.g., international family law; federalism issues in implementing the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements; international contract law; developments in major PIL organizations; agricultural finance and food security; and simplified incorporation and other initiatives to promote the growth of microenterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises. We also expect to discuss possible future work in the PIL field and solicit suggestions in that regard. Documents on these subjects are available at www.hcch.net; www.uncitral.org; www.unidroit.org; www.oas.org, and www.nccusl.org. We may, by email, supplement those with additional documents. Please advise as early as possible if you plan to attend. The meeting is open VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:34 Aug 29, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2012–0059] 2012 Temporary Closure of I–395 Just South of Conway Street in the City of Baltimore to Vehicular Traffic to Accommodate the Construction and Operation of the Baltimore Grand Prix Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Final notice. AGENCY: The FHWA has approved a request from Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) to temporarily close a portion of I–395 (just south of Conway Street in Baltimore City) from approximately 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, until approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4. The closure is requested to accommodate the construction and operation of the Baltimore Grand Prix (BGP), which will use the streets of downtown Baltimore as a race course. The approval is granted in accordance with the provisions of 23 CFR 658.11 which authorizes the deletion of segments of the federally designated routes that make up the National Network designated in Appendix A of 23 CFR part 658. The FHWA published a Notice and Request for Comment on SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 You may retrieve a copy of the Notice and Request for Comment, comments submitted to the docket, and a copy of this final notice through the Federal eRulemaking portal at: http:// www.regulations.gov. The Web site is available 24 hours each day, every day of the year. Electronic submission and retrieval help and guidelines are available under the help section of the Web site. An electronic copy of this document may also be downloaded from Office of the Federal Register’s home page at: http://www.archives.gov/federal_register and the Government Printing Office’s Web page at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov. Background The MDTA submitted a request to the FHWA for approval of the temporary closure of I–395 just south of Conway Street in the city of Baltimore from the period beginning Wednesday, August 29, at approximately 6 p.m. through Tuesday, September 4, at around 6 a.m., encompassing the Labor Day holiday. This closure will be undertaken in support of the BGP which will use the streets of downtown Baltimore as a race course. The MDTA is the owner and operator of I–395 and I–95 within the city of Baltimore. The FHWA is responsible for enforcing the Federal regulations applicable to the National Network of highways that can safely and efficiently accommodate the large vehicles authorized by provisions of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982, as amended, designated in accordance with 23 CFR part 658 and listed in Appendix A. In accordance with 23 CFR 658.11, the FHWA may approve E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8000]


U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private 
International Law: Notice of Annual Meeting

    The Department of State's Advisory Committee on Private 
International Law (ACPIL) will hold its annual meeting on developments 
in private international law on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, 
October 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held at the 
Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center, George Washington 
University Law School, 2000 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20052. The 
program is scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and 
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.
    Time permitting, we expect that the discussion will focus on 
developments in a number of areas, e.g., international family law; 
federalism issues in implementing the Hague Convention on Choice of 
Court Agreements; international contract law; developments in major PIL 
organizations; agricultural finance and food security; and simplified 
incorporation and other initiatives to promote the growth of 
microenterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises. We also expect 
to discuss possible future work in the PIL field and solicit 
suggestions in that regard.
    Documents on these subjects are available at www.hcch.net; 
www.uncitral.org; www.unidroit.org; www.oas.org, and www.nccusl.org. We 
may, by email, supplement those with additional documents.
    Please advise as early as possible if you plan to attend. The 
meeting is open to the public up to the capacity of the conference 
facility, and space will be reserved on a first come, first served 
basis. Persons who wish to have their views considered are encouraged, 
but not required, to submit written comments in advance. Those who are 
unable to attend are also encouraged to submit written views. Comments 
should be sent electronically to smeltzertk@state.gov. Those planning 
to attend should provide name, affiliation and contact information to 
Tricia Smeltzer at 202-776-8423 and Niesha Toms at 202-776-8420, or by 
email to tomsnn@state.gov and smeltzertk@state.gov. A member of the 
public needing reasonable accommodation should advise those same 
contacts not later than September 28th. Requests made after that date 
will be considered, but might not be able to be fulfilled.

    Dated: August 22, 2012.
Keith Loken,
Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of 
the Legal Adviser, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2012-21423 Filed 8-29-12; 8:45 am]
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