Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation: Report to Congress Pursuant to Section 1245(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13 NDAA), 42584-42585 [2013-17001]

Download as PDF 42584 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / Notices Form Numbers: 1086. Annual Responses: 625. Annual Burden: 42,500. Curtis Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–17002 Filed 7–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8382] Additional Designation of Aluminat, Pars Amayesh Sanaat Kish, Parviz Khaki, Pishro Systems Research Company, and Taghtiran Kashan Company Pursuant to Executive Order 13382 Department of State. Designation of Four Iranian Entities and One Individual Pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13382. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the authority in section 1(ii) of Executive Order 13382, ‘‘Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters’’, the State Department, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General, has determined that Aluminat, Pars Amayesh Sanaat Kish, Parviz Khaki, Pishro Systems Research Company, and Taghtiran Kashan Company have engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery (including missiles capable of delivering such weapons), including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by any person or foreign country of proliferation concern. DATES: The designation by the Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security of the entity identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 13382 is effective on TBD, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Office of Counterproliferation Initiatives, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: 202–647–5193. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background On June 28, 2005, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706) (‘‘IEEPA’’), issued Executive Order 13382 (70 CFR 38567, July 1, 2005) (the VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:49 Jul 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 ‘‘Order’’), effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on June 30, 2005. In the Order the President took additional steps with respect to the national emergency described and declared in Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, regarding the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery, including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by any person or foreign country of proliferation concern; (3) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological or other support for, or goods or services in support of, any activity or transaction described in clause (2) above or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order; and (4) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to be owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order. Information on the additional designees is as follows: Aluminat AKA: Aluminat Production and Industrial Company Address: Unit 38, 5th Floor, No. 9, Golfam Avenue, Africa Avenue, Tehran, Iran Address: Factory—Kilometer 13, Arak Road, Parcham Street, Arak, Iran PARS Amayesh Sanaat Kish AKA: PASK AKA: Vacuumkaran PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AKA: Vacuum Karan AKA: Vacuum Karan Co. Address: 3rd Floor, No. 6, East 2nd, North Kheradmand, Karimkhan Street, Tehran, Iran Parviz Khaki AKA: Martin DOB: 26 August 1968 POB: Tehran, Iran Pishro Systems Research Company AKA: Pishro Company AKA: Advanced Systems Research Company AKA: ASRC AKA: Center for Advanced Systems Research AKA: CRAS Address: Tehran, Iran Taghtiran Kashan Company AKA: Taghtiran Kashan Company AKA: Taghtiran P.J.S. Address: Flat 2, No. 3, 2nd Street, AzadAbadi Avenue, Tehran, Iran 14316 Address: KM 44 Kashan-Delijan Road, P.O. Box Kashan 87135/1987, Iran Dated: May 7, 2013. Rose Gottemoeller, Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–16993 Filed 7–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–00–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8381] Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation: Report to Congress Pursuant to Section 1245(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13 NDAA) Department of State. Notice of Report. AGENCY: ACTION: On general issues: Office of Counterproliferation Initiatives, Department of State, Telephone: (202) 647–5193. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Report (July 1, 2013) Section 1245(e) of the FY13 NDAA, known as the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012, as delegated by the President, requires that the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, determine (1) Whether Iran is (A) using any of the materials described in subsection (d) of Section 1245 of the FY13 NDAA as a medium for barter, swap, or any other exchange or transaction; or (B) listing any of such materials as assets of the Government of Iran for purposes of the national balance E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / Notices sheet of Iran; (2) which sectors of the economy of Iran are controlled directly or indirectly by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); and (3) which of the materials described in subsection (d) are used in connection with the nuclear, military, or ballistic missile programs of Iran. Materials described in subsection (d) of Section 1245 are graphite, raw or semi-finished metals such as aluminum and steel, coal, and software for integrating industrial processes. We anticipate that regulations implementing Section 1245 will include 31 materials under this definition. Following a review of the available information, and in consultation with the Department of the Treasury and the Intelligence Community, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has determined, pursuant to further delegated authority, that Iran is not using the materials described in the FY13 NDAA Section 1245(d) as a medium for barter, swap, or any other exchange or transaction, or listing any such materials as assets of the Government of Iran for purposes of the national balance sheet of Iran, as specified in Section 1245(e)(1)(B). Following a review of the available information, and in consultation with the Department of the Treasury and the Intelligence Community, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has determined, pursuant to further delegated authority, that the IRGC exercises indirect control over Iran’s energy sector. Following a review of the available information, and in consultation with the Department of the Treasury and the Intelligence Community, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has determined, pursuant to further delegated authority, that of the 31 materials expected to be included within the scope of subsection (d), certain types of the following materials are used in connection with the nuclear, military, or ballistic missile programs of Iran: aluminum; beryllium; boron; cobalt; copper; copper infiltrated tungsten; copper-beryllium; graphite; hastelloy; inconel; magnesium; molybdenum; nickel; niobium; silver infiltrated tungsten; steels (including, but not limited to, maraging steels and stainless steels); titanium; titanium diboride; tungsten; tungsten carbide; and zirconium. Dated: July 1, 2013. Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. [FR Doc. 2013–17001 Filed 7–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–00–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:49 Jul 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA- 2013–0123] Qualification of Drivers; Application for Exemptions; Hearing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of applications for exemptions; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces that 27 individuals have applied for a medical exemption from the hearing requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). In accordance with the statutory requirements concerning applications for exemptions, FMCSA requests public comments on these requests. The statute and implementing regulations concerning exemptions require that exemptions must provide an equivalent or greater level of safety than if they were not granted. If the Agency determines the exemptions would satisfy the statutory requirements and decides to grant theses requests after reviewing the public comments submitted in response to this notice, the exemptions would enable 27 individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket No. FMCSA2013–0123 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Instructions: Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket numbers for this notice. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below for further information. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42585 comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov at any time or Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The FDMS is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want acknowledgment that we received your comments, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope or postcard or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting comments on-line. Privacy Act: Anyone may search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or of the person signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s Privacy Act Statement for the FDMS published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or you may visit http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/ E8–785.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elaine M. Papp, Chief Medical Programs, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W64– 224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has authority to grant exemptions from many of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) under 49 U.S.C. 31315 and 31136(e), as amended by Section 4007 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA- 21) (Pub. L. 105– 178, June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 107, 401). FMCSA has published in 49 CFR part 381, subpart C final rules implementing the statutory changes in its exemption procedures made by section 4007, 69 FR 51589 (August 20, 2004).1 Under the rules in part 381, subpart C, FMCSA must publish a notice of each exemption request in the Federal Register. The Agency must provide the public with an opportunity to inspect the information relevant to the application, including any safety analyses that have been conducted and any research reports, technical papers and other publications 1 This action adopted as final rules the interim final rules issued by FMCSA’s predecessor in 1998 (63 FR 67600 (Dec. 8, 2008)), and adopted by FMCSA in 2001 [66 FR 49867 (Oct. 1, 2001)]. E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8381]


Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation: Report to 
Congress Pursuant to Section 1245(e) of the National Defense 
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13 NDAA)

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice of Report.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: Office of 
Counterproliferation Initiatives, Department of State, Telephone: (202) 
647-5193.

Report (July 1, 2013)

    Section 1245(e) of the FY13 NDAA, known as the Iran Freedom and 
Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012, as delegated by the President, 
requires that the Secretary of State, in consultation with the 
Secretary of the Treasury, determine (1) Whether Iran is (A) using any 
of the materials described in subsection (d) of Section 1245 of the 
FY13 NDAA as a medium for barter, swap, or any other exchange or 
transaction; or (B) listing any of such materials as assets of the 
Government of Iran for purposes of the national balance

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sheet of Iran; (2) which sectors of the economy of Iran are controlled 
directly or indirectly by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps 
(IRGC); and (3) which of the materials described in subsection (d) are 
used in connection with the nuclear, military, or ballistic missile 
programs of Iran. Materials described in subsection (d) of Section 1245 
are graphite, raw or semi-finished metals such as aluminum and steel, 
coal, and software for integrating industrial processes. We anticipate 
that regulations implementing Section 1245 will include 31 materials 
under this definition.
    Following a review of the available information, and in 
consultation with the Department of the Treasury and the Intelligence 
Community, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has 
determined, pursuant to further delegated authority, that Iran is not 
using the materials described in the FY13 NDAA Section 1245(d) as a 
medium for barter, swap, or any other exchange or transaction, or 
listing any such materials as assets of the Government of Iran for 
purposes of the national balance sheet of Iran, as specified in Section 
1245(e)(1)(B).
    Following a review of the available information, and in 
consultation with the Department of the Treasury and the Intelligence 
Community, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has 
determined, pursuant to further delegated authority, that the IRGC 
exercises indirect control over Iran's energy sector.
    Following a review of the available information, and in 
consultation with the Department of the Treasury and the Intelligence 
Community, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has 
determined, pursuant to further delegated authority, that of the 31 
materials expected to be included within the scope of subsection (d), 
certain types of the following materials are used in connection with 
the nuclear, military, or ballistic missile programs of Iran: aluminum; 
beryllium; boron; cobalt; copper; copper infiltrated tungsten; copper-
beryllium; graphite; hastelloy; inconel; magnesium; molybdenum; nickel; 
niobium; silver infiltrated tungsten; steels (including, but not 
limited to, maraging steels and stainless steels); titanium; titanium 
diboride; tungsten; tungsten carbide; and zirconium.

    Dated: July 1, 2013.
Thomas M. Countryman,
Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and 
Nonproliferation.
[FR Doc. 2013-17001 Filed 7-15-13; 8:45 am]
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