30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA), 70609-70610 [2014-28050]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 26, 2014 / Notices associated with its exchange members, with the provisions of the Exchange Act, the rules and regulations thereunder, and the rules of the Exchange. The proposed amendment to the Bylaws would make explicit that a nonaffiliated director cannot be removed for cause for decisions or actions taken in good faith related to the regulatory functions and responsibilities delegated to NYSE Regulation by the Exchange. The proposed amendment would therefore provide non-affiliated directors with reasonable assurances that actions or decisions consistent with their fiduciary duty and believed, in good faith, to be the proper exercise of NYSE Regulation’s delegated functions and responsibilities could not be used as a basis to remove those directors from office. 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The Exchange also believes that this filing furthers the objectives of Section 6(b)(5) of the Exchange Act 8 because the proposed rule change would be consistent with and facilitate a governance and regulatory structure that is designed to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices, to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to foster cooperation and coordination with persons engaged in regulating, clearing, settling, processing information with respect to, and facilitating transactions in securities, to remove impediments to, and perfect the mechanism of a free and open market and a national market system and, in general, to protect investors and the public interest. As discussed above, the Exchange believes that the proposed amendment would remove potential uncertainty among non-affiliated directors that certain decisions or actions taken in good faith related to the delegated functions and responsibilities could result in their removal from NYSE Regulation’s board of directors for cause and thereby would contribute to improved effectiveness in the board decision-making process. The proposed amendment is therefore consistent with 8 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Nov 25, 2014 Jkt 235001 and facilitates a governance and regulatory structure that furthers the objectives of Section 6(b)(5) of the Exchange Act. The orderly and efficient operation of NYSE Regulation and its board of directors is also designed to protect investors as well as the public interest. B. 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Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Within 45 days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register or up to 90 days (i) as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or (ii) as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission will: (A) By order approve or disapprove the proposed rule change, or (B) institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– NYSE–2014–62 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70609 All submissions should refer to File Number SR–NYSE–2014–62. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of such filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal offices of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–NYSE– 2014–62, and should be submitted on or beforeDecember 17, 2014. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.9 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–27975 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8954] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA) Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this SUMMARY: 9 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 70610 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 26, 2014 / Notices collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to December 26, 2014. ADDRESSES: 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 Allyson King at 3507 International Place NW., Washington, DC 20008, who may be reached on (202) 647–3417 or at kingae@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0105. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: M/OFM. • Form Number: DS–99, DS–98, DS– 100, DS–101, DS–102, DS–104, DS– 1504, DS–1972, DS–2003, DS–2004, DS– 2005, DS–2006, DS–2007, DS–2008, DS– 2003 E, DS–1972 E, DS–4138, DS–4139, DS–4140, DS–4155, DS–7675, DS–1972 D, DS–1972 T, DS–4284, DS–4285. • Respondents: Foreign Mission Community. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1108. • Estimated Number of Responses: 76,274 annually. • Average Time per Response: 12 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 12051.7 hours annually. • Frequency: On occasion; annually. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Nov 25, 2014 Jkt 235001 • 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: Collection information instruments dealing with information collection from the foreign mission community, to include the electronic data compilation (e-Gov), have been combined under one information collection request, collectively referred to as the ‘‘Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications’’. These information collection instruments provide M/OFM with the information necessary to provide and administer an effective and efficient benefits, privileges, and immunities program by which foreign missions and eligible applicants may apply for entitled benefits from the U.S. Department of State. Methodology: Information may be received via mail, fax, or electronic submission. Dated: November 21, 2014. Clifton C. Seagroves, Director, Acting, Office of Foreign Missions, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–28050 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–35–P STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE SJI Board of Directors Meeting, Notice State Justice Institute. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The SJI Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Judicial Council of California. The purpose of this meeting is to consider grant applications for the 1st quarter of FY 2015, and other business. All portions of this meeting are open to the public. ADDRESSES: Judicial Council of California, Executive Office, Executive Office Conference Room, 5th Floor, 455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, California. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Mattiello, Executive Director, State Justice Institute, 11951 Freedom PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Drive, Suite 1020, Reston, VA 20190, 571–313–8843, contact@sji.gov. Jonathan D. Mattiello, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2014–27993 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD 2014–0146] Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Ship-Building Orderbook and Shipyard Employment Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information to be collected is necessary in order for MARAD to perform and carry out its duties required by Sections 210 and 211 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. DOT–MARAD– 2014–0146 through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Gearhardt, 202–366–1867, Office of Shipyards and Marine Engineering, Maritime Administration 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2133–0029. Title: Shipbuilding Orderbook and Shipyard Employment. Form Numbers: MA–832. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 228 (Wednesday, November 26, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-28050]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8954]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign 
Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA)

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the information 
collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we 
are requesting comments on this

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collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The 
purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.

DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) up to December 26, 2014.

ADDRESSES: 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 Allyson King at 3507 International Place NW., 
Washington, DC 20008, who may be reached on (202) 647-3417 or at 
kingae@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic 
Services Applications (FDSA).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0105.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: M/OFM.
     Form Number: DS-99, DS-98, DS-100, DS-101, DS-102, DS-104, 
DS-1504, DS-1972, DS-2003, DS-2004, DS-2005, DS-2006, DS-2007, DS-2008, 
DS-2003 E, DS-1972 E, DS-4138, DS-4139, DS-4140, DS-4155, DS-7675, DS-
1972 D, DS-1972 T, DS-4284, DS-4285.
     Respondents: Foreign Mission Community.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1108.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 76,274 annually.
     Average Time per Response: 12 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 12051.7 hours annually.
     Frequency: On occasion; annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.

    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: Collection information instruments 
dealing with information collection from the foreign mission community, 
to include the electronic data compilation (e-Gov), have been combined 
under one information collection request, collectively referred to as 
the ``Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications''. These information 
collection instruments provide M/OFM with the information necessary to 
provide and administer an effective and efficient benefits, privileges, 
and immunities program by which foreign missions and eligible 
applicants may apply for entitled benefits from the U.S. Department of 
State.
    Methodology: Information may be received via mail, fax, or 
electronic submission.

    Dated: November 21, 2014.
Clifton C. Seagroves,
Director, Acting, Office of Foreign Missions, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-28050 Filed 11-25-14; 8:45 am]
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