60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa, 32696-32697 [2013-12938]

Download as PDF 32696 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2013 / Notices At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [File No. 500–1] [File No. 500–1] Jupiter Enterprises, Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading China Properties Developments, Inc.; Order of Suspension of Trading Dated: May 29, 2013. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. May 29, 2013. May 29, 2013. [FR Doc. 2013–13029 Filed 5–29–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–69639; File No. SR– NYSEArca–2013–39] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Withdrawal of a Proposed Rule Change Amending NYSE Arca Equities Rule 7.31 To Add a Moving Average Check for Incoming Market Orders and Marketable Limit Orders May 24, 2013. On April 11, 2013, NYSE Arca, Inc. (‘‘NYSE Arca’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to amend NYSE Arca Equities Rule 7.31 to add a Moving Average Check for incoming market orders and marketable limit orders. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on April 30, 2013.3 The Commission did not receive any comment letters on the proposal. On May 14, 2013, NYSE Arca withdrew the proposed rule change (SR–NYSEArca– 2013–39). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.4 Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12896 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 69443 (April 24, 2013), 78 FR 25332 (SR–NYSEArca– 2013–39). 4 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 2 17 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of Jupiter Enterprises, Inc. because it has not filed any periodic reports since the period ended June 30, 2007. The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the protection of investors require a suspension of trading in the securities of the above-listed company. Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the abovelisted company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT on May 29, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 11, 2013. It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of China Properties Developments, Inc. because it has not filed any periodic reports since the period ended September 30, 2010. The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the protection of investors require a suspension of trading in the securities of the above-listed company. Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the abovelisted company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT on May 29, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 11, 2013. By the Commission. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. By the Commission. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12992 Filed 5–29–13; 11:15 am] [FR Doc. 2013–12991 Filed 5–29–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION DEPARTMENT OF STATE [File No. 500–1] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa China Environmental Protection, Inc., Order of Suspension of Trading It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of China Environmental Protection, Inc. because it has not filed any periodic reports since the period ended June 30, 2011. The Commission is of the opinion that the public interest and the protection of investors require a suspension of trading in the securities of the above-listed company. Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the abovelisted company is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT on May 29, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 11, 2013. By the Commission. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12989 Filed 5–29–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Frm 00075 Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: May 29, 2013. PO 00000 [Public Notice 8343] Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to July 30, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Public E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2013 / Notices record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: Under INA section § 101(a)(15)(G) and INA section § 101(a)(15)(A), the Department of State can use Form DS– 1648 to elicit information from applicants for a renewal of A, G, or NATO visas, excluding A–3, G–5 and NATO–7 applicants. Methodology: The DS–1648 will be submitted electronically to the Department via the internet. The applicant will be instructed to print a confirmation page containing a bar coded record locator, which will be scanned at the time of processing. Dated: May 14, 2013. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice 8343’’ in the Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page. • Email: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. • Mail: Chief, Legislation and Regulations Division, Visa Services Office—DS–1648, 2401 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20520–30106. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the 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 collection instrument and supporting documents, to Sydney Taylor, Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E Street NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. [FR Doc. 2013–12938 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] • Title of Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visas. • OMB Control Number: OMB No. 1405–0100. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–1648. • Respondents: All applicants for A, G, or NATO visa reauthorizations, excluding A–3, G–5 and NATO–7 applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. • Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 15,000 hours. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimates of the time and cost burdens for this 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 information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Delegation of Authority No. 357] Delegation to the Assistant Secretary for Administration of Procurement Functions and Authorities By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of State by 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 41 U.S.C. 1702, and delegated to me by Delegation of Authority 198, dated September 16, 1992, I hereby delegate to the Assistant Secretary of State for Administration, all duties, responsibilities and powers of the Secretary with respect to Department procurement; and authority to act as head of the agency with respect to procurement. I. Scope 1. In carrying out these functions, the Assistant Secretary for Administration shall: a. Prescribe and publish the Department of State Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 6) and other directives pertaining to procurement including, but not limited to, those incorporated in 48 CFR Chapter 6. b. To the extent permitted by law, make all determinations and findings required by statute or regulation to be made by the Head of the Agency. 2. The authority delegated herein shall be exercised in accordance with the applicable limitations and requirements of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act, as amended; the Federal Acquisition PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32697 Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 1); the applicable portions of the Federal Property Management Regulations (41 CFR Chapter 101); as well as other relevant statutes and regulations. 3. The Assistant Secretary for Administration is authorized to redelegate (and authorize the subsequent re-delegation of) any of the authorities delegated herein, to the extent authorized by law, to any qualified employee of the Department of State. 4. The Assistant Secretary for Administration shall serve as Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO), and shall carry out the duties enumerated in 41 U.S.C. 1702, including the following duties: a. Advise and assist the Secretary and other Department officials to ensure that the mission of the Department is achieved through the management of the Department’s acquisition activities. b. Responsible for monitoring the performance of acquisition activities and acquisition programs of the Department, evaluating the performance of those programs on the basis of applicable performance measurements, and advising the Secretary, Deputy Secretaries, and Under Secretary for Management regarding the appropriate business strategy to achieve the mission of the Department. c. Increase the use of full and open competition in the acquisition of property and services by the Department by establishing policies, procedures, and practices that ensure that the Department receives a sufficient number of sealed bids or competitive offers from responsible sources to fulfill the Department’s requirements (including performance and delivery schedules) at the lowest cost or best value considering the nature of the property or service procured. d. Increase the appropriate use of performance-based contracting and performance specifications. e. Make acquisition decisions consistent with all applicable laws and establish clear lines of authority, accountability, and responsibility for acquisition decision making within the Department. f. Manage the direction of acquisition policy for the Department, including implementation of the unique acquisition policies, regulations, and standards of the Department. g. Develop and maintain an acquisition career management program in the Department to ensure that there is an adequate professional workforce. h. Advise the Department on the applicability of relevant policy on the contracts of the agency for overseas contingency operations and ensure the E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8343]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for 
A, G, or NATO Visa

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to July 
30, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by 
going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by 
entering ``Public

[[Page 32697]]

Notice 8343'' in the Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency 
filter option on the Results page.
     Email: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.
     Mail: Chief, Legislation and Regulations Division, Visa 
Services Office--DS-1648, 2401 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20520-
30106.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the 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 collection instrument and 
supporting documents, to Sydney Taylor, Visa Services, U.S. Department 
of State, 2401 E Street NW., L-603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be 
reached at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Application for A, G, or 
NATO Visas.
     OMB Control Number: OMB No. 1405-0100.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-1648.
     Respondents: All applicants for A, G, or NATO visa 
reauthorizations, excluding A-3, G-5 and NATO-7 applicants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000.
     Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 15,000 hours.
     Frequency: Once per application.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimates of the time and 
cost burdens for this 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 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collection: Under INA section Sec.  
101(a)(15)(G) and INA section Sec.  101(a)(15)(A), the Department of 
State can use Form DS-1648 to elicit information from applicants for a 
renewal of A, G, or NATO visas, excluding A-3, G-5 and NATO-7 
applicants.
    Methodology: The DS-1648 will be submitted electronically to the 
Department via the internet. The applicant will be instructed to print 
a confirmation page containing a bar coded record locator, which will 
be scanned at the time of processing.

    Dated: May 14, 2013.
Edward Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
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