60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures., 52996 [2013-20908]

Download as PDF 52996 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8439] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures. Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: 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 60 days from August 27, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Mr. Nicholas Memos, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, U.S. Department of State, who may be reached via the following methods: • Internet: 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 may search for the document by entering ‘‘Public Notice ####’’ in the search bar. If necessary, use the ‘‘narrow by agency’’ filter option on the results page. • Email: memosni@state.gov. • Mail: Mr. Nicholas Memos, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. You must include the information collection title and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information to Mr. Nicholas Memos, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 663–2829, or via email at memosni@state.gov. • Title of Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures • OMB Control Number: 1405–0179 • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection • Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC • Form Number: None • Respondents: Business and nonprofit organizations tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 • Estimated Number of Respondents: 850 • Estimated Number of Responses: 1,500 • Average Hours Per Response: 10 hours • Total Estimated Burden: 15,000 hours • Frequency: On Occasion • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary 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: The export, temporary import, temporary export and brokering of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (‘‘ITAR,’’ 22 CFR 120–130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA). Those who manufacture or export defense articles, defense services, and related technical data, or the brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons desiring to engage in export, temporary import, and brokering activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade activities for five years. ITAR § 127.12 encourages the disclosure of information to DDTC by persons who believe they may have violated any provision of the AECA, ITAR, or any order, license, or other authorization issued under the AECA. The violation is PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 analyzed by DDTC to determine whether to take administrative action under ITAR part 128 and whether to refer the matter to the Department of Justice for possible prosecution. Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: electronically or mail. Dated: August 20, 2013. C. Edward Peartree, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–20908 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8441] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Face to Face: Flanders, Florence, and Renaissance Painting’’ 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 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 the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Face to Face: Flanders, Florence, and Renaissance Painting,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA, from on or about September 28, 2013, until on or about January 13, 2014, 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 CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8439]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Voluntary 
Disclosures.

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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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 60 
days from August 27, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Mr. Nicholas 
Memos, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, U.S. Department of 
State, who may be reached via the following methods:
     Internet: 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 may search for the document by 
entering ``Public Notice '' in the 
search bar. If necessary, use the ``narrow by agency'' filter option on 
the results page.
     Email: memosni@state.gov.
     Mail: Mr. Nicholas Memos, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112.
    You must include the information collection title and the OMB 
control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information to Mr. Nicholas Memos, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military 
Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112, who may 
be reached via phone at (202) 663-2829, or via email at 
memosni@state.gov.
     Title of Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0179
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC
     Form Number: None
     Respondents: Business and nonprofit organizations
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 850
     Estimated Number of Responses: 1,500
     Average Hours Per Response: 10 hours
     Total Estimated Burden: 15,000 hours
     Frequency: On Occasion
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary
    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: The export, temporary import, 
temporary export and brokering of defense articles, defense services, 
and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense 
Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in 
Arms Regulations (``ITAR,'' 22 CFR 120-130) and Section 38 of the Arms 
Export Control Act (AECA). Those who manufacture or export defense 
articles, defense services, and related technical data, or the 
brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons 
desiring to engage in export, temporary import, and brokering 
activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the 
transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the 
interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the 
transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports 
regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered 
manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade 
activities for five years. ITAR Sec.  127.12 encourages the disclosure 
of information to DDTC by persons who believe they may have violated 
any provision of the AECA, ITAR, or any order, license, or other 
authorization issued under the AECA. The violation is analyzed by DDTC 
to determine whether to take administrative action under ITAR part 128 
and whether to refer the matter to the Department of Justice for 
possible prosecution.
    Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: 
electronically or mail.

    Dated: August 20, 2013.
 C. Edward Peartree,
 Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Bureau of Political-Military 
Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-20908 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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