Waiver of Restriction on Assistance to the Central Government of Turkmenistan, 47479-47480 [2013-18864]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2013 / Notices By the Commission. Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–18917 Filed 8–1–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8408] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. 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 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to September 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. 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, who may be reached at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application • OMB Control Number: OMB–1405– 0101 • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R • Form Number: DS–156E • Respondents: Nonimmigrant Treaty/Trader Investor • Estimated Number of Respondents: 41,752 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:07 Aug 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 • Estimated Number of Responses: 41,752 • Average Time per Response: 4 hours • Total Estimated Burden Time: 167,008 • Frequency: Once per Respondent • 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 estimate of the time and cost burden 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: Section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) includes provisions for the nonimmigrant classification of a national of a country with which the United States maintains an appropriate treaty of commerce and navigation who is coming to the United States to: (i) Carry on substantial trade, including trade in services or technology, principally between the United States and the treaty country; or (ii) develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the national has invested, or is actively in the process of investing. Form DS–156E is completed by foreign nationals seeking nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visas to the United States. The Department will use the DS–156E to elicit information necessary to determine a foreign national’s visa eligibility. Methodology: After completing Form DS–160, Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application (or, if the DS–160 is unavailable, the DS–156, Nonimmigrant Visa Application), applicants will fill out the DS–156E online, print the form, and submit it in person or via mail. PO 00000 Frm 00209 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47479 Dated: July 29, 2013. Don Heflin, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Acting), Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–18867 Filed 8–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8407] Waiver of Restriction on Assistance to the Central Government of Tajikistan Pursuant to Section 7031(b)(3) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012 (Div. I, Pub. L.112–74) (‘‘the Act’’), as carried forward by the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (Div. F, Pub. L. 113–6), and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number 245–1, I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest of the United States to waive the requirements of Section 7031(b)(1) of the Act and similar provisions of law in prior year Acts with respect to Tajikistan, and I hereby waive this restriction. This determination and the accompanying Memorandum of Justification shall be reported to the Congress, and the determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: Jun 17, 2013. William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2013–18859 Filed 8–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–46–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8405] Waiver of Restriction on Assistance to the Central Government of Turkmenistan Pursuant to Section 7031(b)(3) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012 (Div. I, Pub. L. 112–74) (‘‘the Act’’), as carried forward by the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, (Div. F, Pub. L. 113–6) and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number 245–1, I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest of the United States to waive the requirements of Section 7031(b)(1) of the Act with respect to Turkmenistan, and I hereby waive this restriction. This Determination and the accompanying Memorandum of Justification shall be reported to the E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 47480 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2013 / Notices Congress, and the determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: June 24, 2013. William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2013–18864 Filed 8–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–46–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Nineteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 214/EUROCAE WG–78: Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication Services Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: RTCA Special Committee 214 held jointly with EUROCAE WG–78: Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication Services meeting. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of nineteenth meeting of RTCA Special Committee 214 to be held jointly with EUROCAE WG–78: Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication Services. DATES: The meeting will be held August 26–30, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESS: The meeting will be held at EASA, Ottoplatz 1, D–50679 KOLN, Germany. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sophie Bousquet, 202–330–0663, sbousquet@rtca.org or The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 833–9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at http:// www.rtca.org. SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of Special Committee 214/EUROCAE WG–78: Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication Services. The agenda will include the following: • Status of Standards: • Review of Position Papers and Contributions • DO–280B/ED–110B Change 1 (FRAC Comments and Resolution) • DO–281B Change 1 and DO–224C Change 1 (Release for FRAC/RTCA only) • Baseline 2 Standards (Release for FRAC/Open Consultation), considering: D Request from FAA to revise scope and timelines of Baseline 2 Standards, D Inter-Special Committee Requirements Agreement (ISRA) with SC–227/WG–85, D Proposal from Configuration and Validation Sub-Groups to remove FIS application from scope of Baseline 2 standards. • Upcoming meetings, dates and locations of Plenary and SG meetings • Other Business • Adjourn Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on July 24, 2013. Paige L. Williams, Management Analyst, Business Operations Group, ANG–A12, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–18858 Filed 8–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES August 26–30, 2013 • Welcome, Introductions, and Administrative Remarks • Approval of Agenda • Approval of the minutes of 16, 17 and 18 (Plenary 18 was RTCA only) and review action items • Coordination activities- ICAO OPLINK/ACP • Sub-Group Sessions (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) • Configuration Sub-Group Report & Assignment of Action Items VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:07 Aug 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2013–0012] Notice of Funding Availability for the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of funding availability. AGENCY: This notice announces the availability of funding and requests grant applications for FHWA’s Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds (TTPSF). In addition, this notice addresses comments received on the interim notice of funding availability (Docket No. FHWA–2013–0012), SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00210 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 announces selection criteria, application requirements, and technical assistance during the grant solicitation period for the TTPSF. The TTPSF is authorized within the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21). The FHWA will distribute these funds as described in this final notice on a competitive basis in a manner consistent with the selection criteria. On April 30, 2013, FHWA published an interim notice that announced funding availability. Because this is a new program, the interim notice also requested comments on the proposed selection and evaluation criteria. The FHWA considered the comments that were submitted in accordance with the interim notice. The FHWA’s response to the comments and revisions made in this final notice are described below in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. In the event that this solicitation does not result in the award and obligation of all available funds, FHWA may decide to publish an additional solicitation. DATES: Applications must be submitted through Grants.gov no later than 5 p.m. e.t. on September 19, 2013 (the ‘‘Application Deadline’’). Applicants are encouraged to submit applications in advance of the Application Deadline, however, applications will not be evaluated, and awards will not be made until after the Application Deadline. The FHWA plans to conduct outreach regarding the TTPSF in the form of a Webinar on August 8, 2013, at 2:00 e.t., (participants can pre-register online at: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/ webconference/web_conf_ learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=26241). The Webinar will be recorded and posted on FHWA’s Web site at: http:// www.flh.fhwa.dot.gov/programs/ttp/. ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov. The FHWA will not accept applications that are sent directly to FHWA outside of the Grants.gov process. Instructions for submitting through Grants.gov are included in Section V(E) of this final notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information concerning this notice please contact Russell Garcia, TTPSF Program Manager, via email at russell.garcia@dot.gov; by telephone at 202–366–9815; or by mail at Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. A TDD is available for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing at 202–366–3993. For E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 150 (Monday, August 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47479-47480]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-18864]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8405]


Waiver of Restriction on Assistance to the Central Government of 
Turkmenistan

    Pursuant to Section 7031(b)(3) of the Department of State, Foreign 
Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012 (Div. I, Pub. 
L. 112-74) (``the Act''), as carried forward by the Further Continuing 
Appropriations Act, 2013, (Div. F, Pub. L. 113-6) and Department of 
State Delegation of Authority Number 245-1, I hereby determine that it 
is important to the national interest of the United States to waive the 
requirements of Section 7031(b)(1) of the Act with respect to 
Turkmenistan, and I hereby waive this restriction.
    This Determination and the accompanying Memorandum of Justification 
shall be reported to the

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Congress, and the determination shall be published in the Federal 
Register.

    Dated: June 24, 2013.
William J. Burns,
Deputy Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-18864 Filed 8-2-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-46-P