Notice of Declaration of Foreign Countries as Reciprocating Countries for the Enforcement of Family Support (Maintenance) Obligations, 49368-49369 [2014-19794]

Download as PDF 49368 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 161 / Wednesday, August 20, 2014 / Notices mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8828] [Public Notice: 8831] Dated; August 13, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945’’ [FR Doc. 2014–19759 Filed 8–19–14; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8830] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Goya: Order and Disorder’’ 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, and 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 ‘‘Goya: Order and Disorder,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about October 12, 2014, until on or about January 19, 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 imported objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). 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: August 13, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. 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, and 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 ‘‘Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, from on or about October 26, 2014, until on or about January 4, 2015, the Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, from on or about February 7, 2015, until on or about May 3, 2015, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, from on or about June 5, 2015, until on or about September 7, 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, including a list of the imported objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: August 13, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–19753 Filed 8–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [FR Doc. 2014–19763 Filed 8–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Aug 19, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In the Matter of the Designation of Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC), Also Known as MSC, Also Known as Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, Also Known as Mujahideen Shura Council, Also Known as Majlis Shura al-Mujahedin Fi Aknaf Bayt al-Maqdis, Also Known as Majlis Shura al-Mujahidin, Also Known as Majlis Shura al-Mujahideen, Also Known as Magles Shoura alMujahddin, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Pursuant to Section 219, of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled in this matter and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury, I conclude that there is a sufficient factual basis to find that the relevant circumstances described in section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (hereinafter ‘‘INA’’) (8 U.S.C. 1189), exist with respect to Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC), also known as MSC, also known as Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, also known as Mujahideen Shura Council, also known as Majlis Shura al-Mujahedin Fi Aknaf Bayt al-Maqdis, also known as Majlis Shura al-Mujahidin, also known as Majlis Shura al-Mujahideen, also known as Magles Shoura al-Mujahddin. Therefore, I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and its aliases as a Foreign Terrorist Organization pursuant to section 219 of the INA. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: August 1, 2014. John F. Kerry, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2014–19778 Filed 8–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8832] Notice of Declaration of Foreign Countries as Reciprocating Countries for the Enforcement of Family Support (Maintenance) Obligations This notice amends and supplements Department of State Public Notice 6434, 73 FR 72555 (November 28, 2008). Background. Section 459A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 659A) E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 161 / Wednesday, August 20, 2014 / Notices authorizes the Secretary of State with the concurrence of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to declare foreign countries or their political subdivisions to be reciprocating countries for the purpose of the enforcement of family support obligations if the country has established or has undertaken to establish procedures for the establishment and enforcement of duties of support for residents of the United States. These procedures must be in substantial conformity with the standards set forth in the statute. The statutory standards are: establishment of child support orders, including the establishment of paternity if necessary to establish the order; enforcement of child support orders, including collection and distribution of payments under such orders; cost-free services (including administrative and legal services), as well as paternity testing; and the designation of an agency as Central Authority to facilitate enforcement. Once such a declaration is made, support agencies in jurisdictions of the United States participating in the program established by Title IV–D of the Social Security Act (the IV–D program) must provide enforcement services under that program to such reciprocating countries as if the request for service came from a U.S. State. The declaration authorized by the statute may be made ‘‘in the form of an international agreement, in connection with an international agreement or corresponding foreign declaration, or on a unilateral basis.’’ The Secretary of State has authorized either the Department of State’s Legal Adviser or the Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs to make such a declaration after consultation with the other. As of this date, the following countries (or Canadian provinces or territories) have been designated foreign reciprocating countries: Country Effective date emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Australia ................................................................................................................................................................................... Canadian Provinces or Territories: Alberta .............................................................................................................................................................................. British Columbia ............................................................................................................................................................... Manitoba ........................................................................................................................................................................... New Brunswick ................................................................................................................................................................. Newfoundland and Labrador ............................................................................................................................................ Northwest Territories ........................................................................................................................................................ Nova Scotia ...................................................................................................................................................................... Nunavut ............................................................................................................................................................................ Ontario .............................................................................................................................................................................. Prince Edward Island ....................................................................................................................................................... Saskatchewan .................................................................................................................................................................. Yukon ................................................................................................................................................................................ Czech Republic ........................................................................................................................................................................ El Salvador .............................................................................................................................................................................. Finland ..................................................................................................................................................................................... Hungary ................................................................................................................................................................................... Ireland ...................................................................................................................................................................................... Israel ........................................................................................................................................................................................ Netherlands .............................................................................................................................................................................. Norway ..................................................................................................................................................................................... Poland ...................................................................................................................................................................................... Portugal .................................................................................................................................................................................... Slovak Republic ....................................................................................................................................................................... Switzerland .............................................................................................................................................................................. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ........................................................................................................... Each of these countries (or Canadian provinces or territories) has designated a Central Authority to facilitate enforcement and ensure compliance with the standards of the statute. Information relating to the designated Central Authorities and the procedures for processing requests may be obtained by contacting the United States Central Authority for International Child Support, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., 4-East, Washington, DC 20447; phone (202) 401–9373, fax (202) 205–5927, email: ocseinternational@acf.hhs.gov. As of this date, a reciprocity agreement has been signed, but is not yet in effect, with Costa Rica. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Aug 19, 2014 Jkt 232001 The law also permits individual states of the United States to establish or continue existing reciprocating arrangements with foreign countries when there has been no Federal declaration. Many states have such arrangements with additional countries not yet the subject of a Federal declaration. Information as to these arrangements may be obtained from the individual State IV–D Agency. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Sept. 4, 2002. Dec. 15, 1999. July 11, 2000. Feb. 1, 2004. Aug. 7, 2002. Feb. 7, 2004. Dec. 18, 1998. Jan. 20, 2004. Aug. 7, 2002. Feb. 2, 2013. Jan. 24, 2007. May 22, 2007. May 3, 2000. June 21, 2007. Sept. 29, 2007. Jan. 22, 2007. Sept. 10, 1997. July 1, 2009. May 1, 2002. June 10, 2002. June 14, 1999. Mar. 17, 2001. Feb. 1, 1998. Sept. 30, 2004. Dec. 17, 2007. Dated: August 8, 2014. Michael S. Coffee, Attorney-Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–19794 Filed 8–19–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–08–P Questions regarding this notice, the status of negotiations, declarations and agreements may be obtained by contacting Michael Coffee at the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law, SA–4, South Building, 2430 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20037–2851; phone Frm 00091 May 21, 2001. (202) 776–8420, fax (202) 776–8482, email: CoffeeMS@state.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 49369 E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8832]


Notice of Declaration of Foreign Countries as Reciprocating 
Countries for the Enforcement of Family Support (Maintenance) 
Obligations

    This notice amends and supplements Department of State Public 
Notice 6434, 73 FR 72555 (November 28, 2008).
    Background. Section 459A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 
659A)

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authorizes the Secretary of State with the concurrence of the Secretary 
of Health and Human Services to declare foreign countries or their 
political subdivisions to be reciprocating countries for the purpose of 
the enforcement of family support obligations if the country has 
established or has undertaken to establish procedures for the 
establishment and enforcement of duties of support for residents of the 
United States. These procedures must be in substantial conformity with 
the standards set forth in the statute. The statutory standards are: 
establishment of child support orders, including the establishment of 
paternity if necessary to establish the order; enforcement of child 
support orders, including collection and distribution of payments under 
such orders; cost-free services (including administrative and legal 
services), as well as paternity testing; and the designation of an 
agency as Central Authority to facilitate enforcement.
    Once such a declaration is made, support agencies in jurisdictions 
of the United States participating in the program established by Title 
IV-D of the Social Security Act (the IV-D program) must provide 
enforcement services under that program to such reciprocating countries 
as if the request for service came from a U.S. State.
    The declaration authorized by the statute may be made ``in the form 
of an international agreement, in connection with an international 
agreement or corresponding foreign declaration, or on a unilateral 
basis.'' The Secretary of State has authorized either the Department of 
State's Legal Adviser or the Assistant Secretary of State for Consular 
Affairs to make such a declaration after consultation with the other.
    As of this date, the following countries (or Canadian provinces or 
territories) have been designated foreign reciprocating countries:

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                  Country                          Effective date
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Australia.................................  May 21, 2001.
Canadian Provinces or Territories:
    Alberta...............................  Sept. 4, 2002.
    British Columbia......................  Dec. 15, 1999.
    Manitoba..............................  July 11, 2000.
    New Brunswick.........................  Feb. 1, 2004.
    Newfoundland and Labrador.............  Aug. 7, 2002.
    Northwest Territories.................  Feb. 7, 2004.
    Nova Scotia...........................  Dec. 18, 1998.
    Nunavut...............................  Jan. 20, 2004.
    Ontario...............................  Aug. 7, 2002.
    Prince Edward Island..................  Feb. 2, 2013.
    Saskatchewan..........................  Jan. 24, 2007.
    Yukon.................................  May 22, 2007.
Czech Republic............................  May 3, 2000.
El Salvador...............................  June 21, 2007.
Finland...................................  Sept. 29, 2007.
Hungary...................................  Jan. 22, 2007.
Ireland...................................  Sept. 10, 1997.
Israel....................................  July 1, 2009.
Netherlands...............................  May 1, 2002.
Norway....................................  June 10, 2002.
Poland....................................  June 14, 1999.
Portugal..................................  Mar. 17, 2001.
Slovak Republic...........................  Feb. 1, 1998.
Switzerland...............................  Sept. 30, 2004.
United Kingdom of Great Britain and         Dec. 17, 2007.
 Northern Ireland.
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    Each of these countries (or Canadian provinces or territories) has 
designated a Central Authority to facilitate enforcement and ensure 
compliance with the standards of the statute. Information relating to 
the designated Central Authorities and the procedures for processing 
requests may be obtained by contacting the United States Central 
Authority for International Child Support, Department of Health and 
Human Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), 370 
L'Enfant Promenade SW., 4-East, Washington, DC 20447; phone (202) 401-
9373, fax (202) 205-5927, email: ocseinternational@acf.hhs.gov.
    As of this date, a reciprocity agreement has been signed, but is 
not yet in effect, with Costa Rica.
    The law also permits individual states of the United States to 
establish or continue existing reciprocating arrangements with foreign 
countries when there has been no Federal declaration. Many states have 
such arrangements with additional countries not yet the subject of a 
Federal declaration. Information as to these arrangements may be 
obtained from the individual State IV-D Agency.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding this notice, the 
status of negotiations, declarations and agreements may be obtained by 
contacting Michael Coffee at the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser 
for Private International Law, SA-4, South Building, 2430 E Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20037-2851; phone (202) 776-8420, fax (202) 776-8482, 
email: CoffeeMS@state.gov.

    Dated: August 8, 2014.
Michael S. Coffee,
Attorney-Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of the 
Legal Adviser, Department of State.
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