Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and its Legacies”, 67530 [2014-26902]

Download as PDF 67530 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 219 / Thursday, November 13, 2014 / Notices Dated: October 31, 2014. Diana Doukas, SBA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–26777 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Notice of Open Federal Interagency Task Force Meeting U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice of open Federal Interagency Task Force Meeting. AGENCY: The SBA is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time, and vagenda for its public meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: Date and Time: December 18, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. ADDRESSES: SBA Headquarters, 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416, in the Eisenhower Conference Room B, Concourse Level. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), SBA announces the meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The Task Force is established pursuant to Executive Order 13540 and focused on coordinating the efforts of Federal agencies to improve capital, business development opportunities and pre-established Federal contracting goals for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans (VOB’s) and service-disabled veterans (SDVOSB’S). Moreover, the Task Force shall coordinate administrative and regulatory activities and develop proposals relating to ‘‘six focus areas’’: (1) Access to capital (loans, surety bonding and franchising); (2) Ensure achievement of pre-established contracting goals, including mentor ´ ´ protege and matching with contracting opportunities; (3) Increase the integrity of certifications of status as a small business; (4) Reducing paperwork and administrative burdens in accessing business development and entrepreneurship opportunities; (5) Increasing and improving training and counseling services; and (6) Making other improvements to support veteran’s business development by the Federal government. On November 1, 2011, the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development submitted its first report to the President, which included 18 recommendations that were tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Nov 12, 2014 Jkt 235001 applicable to the ‘‘six focus areas’’ identified above. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss progress on the recommendations and next steps identified by the Interagency Task Force (IATF) in the Fiscal Year (FY) 14 Annual Report. The agenda will include updates from each of the members, public comment, and planning for the FY 14 of the IATF’s Annual Report. In addition, the Task Force will allow time to obtain public comment from individuals and representatives of organizations regarding the areas of focus. The meeting is open to the public; however, advance notice of attendance is requested. Anyone wishing to attend and/or make a presentation to the Task Force must contact Barbara Carson, by December 12, 2014 by email in order to be placed on the agenda. Comments for the record should be applicable to the ‘‘six focus areas’’ of the Task Force and emailed prior to the meeting for inclusion in the public record, verbal presentations; however, will be limited to five minutes in the interest of time and to accommodate as many presenters as possible. Written comments should be emailed to Barbara Carson, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416, at the email address for the Task Force, vetstaskforce@sba.gov. Additionally, if you need accommodations because of a disability or require additional information, please contact Cheryl Simms, Designated Federal Official for the Task Force at (202) 205–6773; or by email at cheryl.simms@sba.gov. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.sba.gov/vets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: October 30, 2014. Diana Doukas, SBA Committee Management Officer. 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 ‘‘Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of the Kashmir and its Legacies,’’ 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 Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois, from on or about January 13, 2015, until on or about April 19, 2015, the Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about May 22, 2015, until on or about November 30, 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 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. Dated: November 4, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 8945]


Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition 
Determinations: ``Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and its 
Legacies''

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, 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 ``Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of the 
Kashmir and its Legacies,'' 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 Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, 
Evanston, Illinois, from on or about January 13, 2015, until on or 
about April 19, 2015, the Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from 
on or about May 22, 2015, until on or about November 30, 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 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.

    Dated: November 4, 2014.
Kelly Keiderling,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
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