Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Pterosaurs”, 10596 [2014-04053]

Download as PDF 10596 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 37 / Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / Notices OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [FR Doc. 2014–04065 Filed 2–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–36–P appropriate, to provide general policy advice on matters referred to in subsection (a) of this section. Request for Comments From the Public and Nominations for the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee Dated: February 12, 2014. Ernest E. Davis, Director of Medical Clearances, Office of Medical Services, Department of State. The President has delegated authority to the USTR to appoint policy advisory committees (‘‘Tier 2’’). Section 135(c)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 calls for each general policy advisory committee ‘‘insofar as is practicable,’’ ‘‘[to] be representative of all industry, labor, agricultural, service, investment, defense, and other interests . . . including small business interests.’’ Section 135(f) of the Trade Act of 1974 provides, in relevant part that, ‘‘the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act apply . . . (2) to all . . . advisory committees which may be established under subsection (c) of this section.’’ The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. 1–14) requires that legislation establishing or authorizing the establishment of an advisory committee ‘‘require the membership of the advisory committee to be fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed by the advisory committee’’ (5 U.S.C. 5). With the creation of the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee, a new forum for discussions on public interest aspects of trade issues will be available. The objectives and scope of activities of the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee include, but are not limited to: (1) Providing the U.S. Trade Representative with policy advice on issues including but not limited to, public health, international development, and consumer protection. (2) Providing the President, the USTR, and Congress with reports on trade agreements, following their conclusions, which include an advisory opinion on whether and to what extent the agreement promotes the interests of the United States. Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Request for comments from the public on the creation of the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee and request for nominees to that Committee. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8646] Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Pterosaurs’’ 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 object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Pterosaurs,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, from on or about April 19, 2014, until on or about January 4, 2015, 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. SUMMARY: For further information, including a list of the exhibit object, 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 State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: February 20, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–04053 Filed 2–24–14; 8:45 am] 17:58 Feb 24, 2014 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding this request for comments should be directed to Tiffany Enoch, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement at (202) 395–6120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2155), directs the President to obtain information and advice from representative elements of the private sector and the non-Federal government sector regarding U.S. trade policy and trade negotiation objectives. Among other mechanisms, Section 135(c)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 provides that: (1) The President may establish individual general policy advisory committees for industry, labor, agriculture, services, investment, defense, and other interests, as BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 The Office of the United States Trade Representative (‘‘USTR’’) is, pursuant to Section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2155(c)(1)) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 1), establishing the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee (‘‘the Committee’’) to provide policy advice on issues involving trade and from the perspective of those concerned with public interest issues. USTR seeks comments on the Committee’s objectives and the scope of its activities. USTR is also seeking nominations for membership on the Committee. DATES: Written comments are due by COB on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Nominations for membership will be accepted at any time, however, in order to be considered for the initial populating of the committee, nominations should be made by March 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov, Docket number USTR–2014–0005. For alternatives to online submission please contact Tiffany Enoch, at (202) 395– 6120. SUMMARY: Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Request for Comments USTR solicits comments on the objectives and scope of activities for the Public Interest Advisory Committee, including comments on: the appropriate scope of viewpoints to be represented in such a committee to ensure the committee is fairly balanced; how included viewpoints would improve the quality of information and advice provided to USTR; how included viewpoints would add value and contribute to the Committee’s mission to provide general trade policy advice; any additional objectives or activities; modifications to aforementioned objectives, activities or viewpoints; and any other pertinent insights. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 37 (Tuesday, February 25, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8646]


Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition 
Determinations: ``Pterosaurs''

SUMMARY: 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 object to be 
included in the exhibition ``Pterosaurs,'' imported from abroad for 
temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural 
significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with 
the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or 
display of the exhibit object at the American Museum of Natural 
History, New York, NY, from on or about April 19, 2014, until on or 
about January 4, 2015, 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 object, 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 State, SA-5, L/PD, 
Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522-0505.

    Dated: February 20, 2014.
Kelly Keiderling,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
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