Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting, 14567-14568 [2014-05690]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 50 / Friday, March 14, 2014 / Notices 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: Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0182. • Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–160. • Respondents: All Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,100,276. • Estimated Number of Responses: 11,100,276. • Average Time per Response: 75 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 13,875,345. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 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. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:18 Mar 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 Abstract of proposed collection: The Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa (DS–160) will be used to collect biographical information from individuals seeking a nonimmigrant visa. The consular officer uses the information collected to determine the applicant’s eligibility for a visa. This collection combines questions from current information collections DS–156 Nonimmigrant Visa Application, DS–156E Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader Investor Application (for certain qualifiers), DS–156K ´ Nonimmigrant Fiance Application, DS– 157 Nonimmigrant Supplemental Visa Application, and DS–158 Contact Information and Work History Application, with a new question asking whether the applicant is a permanent resident of a country other than country or place of nationality and, if so, to indicate that country. Methodology: The DS–160 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. Applicants who submit the electronic application will no longer submit paper-based applications to the Department. 14567 disarmament, nonproliferation, political-military affairs, international security, and related aspects of public diplomacy. The agenda for this meeting will include a classified discussion and information exchange related to the ISAB’s studies on current U.S. policy and issues regarding arms control, international security, nuclear proliferation, cyber stability, energy security, and diplomacy, as well as the future of cooperative threat reduction, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) elimination, and nuclear strategic stability. The meeting will be held in conjunction with a meeting of the Department of Defense Threat Reduction Advisory Committee. For more information, contact Richard W. Hartman II, Executive Director of the International Security Advisory Board, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, telephone: (202) 736–4290. Dated: March 7, 2014. Richard W. Hartman, II, Executive Director, International Security Advisory Board, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–05686 Filed 3–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–35–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE Dated: March 7, 2014. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [Public Notice 8659] [FR Doc. 2014–05689 Filed 3–13–14; 8:45 am] The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Room 2E16–06, United States Coast Guard Headquarters, 2703 Martine Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593–7213. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the one hundred first Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Legal Committee to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, April 28–May 2, 2014. The agenda items to be considered include: • Adoption of the agenda and report on delegation credentials • HNS Protocol, 2010 • Fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime accident • Piracy • Technical cooperation activities related to maritime legislation • Election of officers • Liability and compensation issues connected with transboundary pollution damage from offshore oil exploration and exploitation Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8658] International Security Advisory Board (ISAB) Meeting Notice; Closed Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App § 10(a)(2), the Department of State announces a meeting of the International Security Advisory Board (ISAB) to take place on April 2, 2014, at the Department of Defense, Pentagon, Washington DC 20001. Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App § 10(d), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), it has been determined that this meeting will be closed to the public because the ISAB will be reviewing and discussing matters properly classified in accordance with Executive Order 13526. The purpose of the ISAB is to provide the Department of State with a continuing source of independent advice on all aspects of arms control, PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 14568 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 50 / Friday, March 14, 2014 / Notices of the room. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, Ms. Bronwyn Douglass, by email at bronwyn.douglass@uscg.mil, by phone at 202–372–3793, or in writing at Commandant (CG–094), ATTN: Office of Maritime & International Law, US Coast Guard STOP 7213, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593–7213 not later than April 11, 2014, which is seven days prior to the meeting. Requests made after April 11, 2014, will be considered but might be difficult to fulfill. Arrivals without preclearance cannot be accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the Headquarters building. The Headquarters building is accessible by taxi and privately owned conveyance (public transportation is not generally available). However, parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited. Additional information regarding security and parking may be found at: http://www.uscg.mil/ baseNCR/documents/visit_ instructions.pdf. Additional information regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: March 10, 2014. Marc Zlomek, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–05690 Filed 3–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary of Transportation [Docket No. DOT–OST–2013–0217] Proposed Information Collection Request; Notice of Requirements and Procedures for Grant Payment Request Submission Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary (OST) will be submitting the following request for extension to the previously approved information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:18 Mar 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2013, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. April 14, 2014. Direct comments to the Department of Transportation 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_submissions@ omb.eop.gov. Include the information collection title and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attn: Desk Officer for Department of Transportation. • Send comments regarding the information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: OST Desk Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from US Department of Transportation, Office of Financial Management, B–30, Room W93–431, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001, (202) 366– 1306, DOTElectronicInvoicing@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice of Requirements and Procedures for Grant Payment Request Submission. OMB Control Number: 2105–0564. Type of Request: Extension to the previously approved information collection. Background: This notice sets forth requirements and procedures for grantees that receive payments from DOT OAs,1 with the exception of DOT grant recipients requesting payment electronically through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Grant Tracking System (GTS), the Federal Highway Administration’s Rapid Approval State Payment System DATES: ADDRESSES: 1 The DOT OAs are: Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA),Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Maritime Administration (MARAD), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and Surface Transportation Board (STB). PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 (RASPS), or Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant recipients requesting payment through the Electronic Clearing House Operation System (ECHO-Web). The proposed procedures provide that— • Grantees will now be required to have electronic internet access to register in the Delphi eInvoicing system. • Grantees will be required to submit payment requests electronically and DOT OAs must process payment requests electronically. • The identities of system users must be verified prior to receiving access to the Delphi eInvoicing system. Users must complete a user request form and provide the following information: Full name, work address, work phone number, work email address, home address and home phone number. Once completed, this form must be presented to a Notary Public for verification. Once notarized, the prospective grantee user will return the form to receive their login credentials. • DOT Office of Financial Management officials may allow exceptions to the requirement that grantees register and submit payment requests through the Delphi eInvoicing system under limited circumstances. Recipients may apply for an exemption by submitting an electronic Waiver Request Form to the DOT Office of Financial Management. The exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis via Waiver Request Form. Affected Public: DOT Grant Recipients. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 3,000. Annual Estimated Total Burden Hours: 6,000 (est. 2 hours to complete process × 3,000 recipients). Frequency of Collection: One time. Comments: Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Issued in Washington, DC on March 6, 2014. Patricia Lawton, Paperwork Reduction Act Clearance Officer, Department of Transportation. [FR Doc. 2014–05408 Filed 3–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9–P E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 50 (Friday, March 14, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14567-14568]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05690]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8659]


 Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting

    The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open 
meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Room 2E16-06, 
United States Coast Guard Headquarters, 2703 Martine Luther King Jr. 
Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593-7213. The primary purpose of the meeting 
is to prepare for the one hundred first Session of the International 
Maritime Organization's (IMO) Legal Committee to be held at the IMO 
Headquarters, United Kingdom, April 28-May 2, 2014.
    The agenda items to be considered include:
 Adoption of the agenda and report on delegation credentials
 HNS Protocol, 2010
 Fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime 
accident
 Piracy
 Technical cooperation activities related to maritime 
legislation
 Election of officers
 Liability and compensation issues connected with transboundary 
pollution damage from offshore oil exploration and exploitation
    Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating 
capacity

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of the room. To facilitate the building security process, and to 
request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should 
contact the meeting coordinator, Ms. Bronwyn Douglass, by email at 
bronwyn.douglass@uscg.mil, by phone at 202-372-3793, or in writing at 
Commandant (CG-094), ATTN: Office of Maritime & International Law, US 
Coast Guard STOP 7213, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., 
Washington, DC 20593-7213 not later than April 11, 2014, which is seven 
days prior to the meeting. Requests made after April 11, 2014, will be 
considered but might be difficult to fulfill. Arrivals without pre-
clearance cannot be accommodated. Please note that due to security 
considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must 
be presented to gain entrance to the Headquarters building. The 
Headquarters building is accessible by taxi and privately owned 
conveyance (public transportation is not generally available). However, 
parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited. 
Additional information regarding security and parking may be found at: 
http://www.uscg.mil/baseNCR/documents/visit_instructions.pdf. 
Additional information regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings 
may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo.

    Dated: March 10, 2014.
Marc Zlomek,
 Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2014-05690 Filed 3-13-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-09-P