Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society; Notice of the Intent To Re-Establish an Advisory Committee, 31091-31092 [2015-13115]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 104 / Monday, June 1, 2015 / Notices Dated: May 27, 2015. Brent J. Fields, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–13322 Filed 5–28–15; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [File No. 500–1] In the Matter of America West Resources, Inc., Sonoma Valley Bancorp, and WorldStar Energy, Corp.; Order of Suspension of Trading Lhorne on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES By the Commission. Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–13320 Filed 5–28–15; 11:15 am] May 28, 2015. It appears to the Securities and Exchange Commission that there is a lack of current and accurate information concerning the securities of America West Resources, Inc. (CIK No. 867687), a Nevada corporation with its principal place of business listed as Salt Lake City, Utah, with stock quoted on OTC Link (previously, ‘‘Pink Sheets’’) operated by OTC Markets Group, Inc. 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Therefore, it is ordered, pursuant to Section 12(k) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, that trading in the securities of the above-listed companies is suspended for the period from 9:30 a.m. EDT on May 28, 2015, through 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 10, 2015. 17:12 May 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–75049; File No. SR– NYSEMKT–2015–22] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE MKT LLC; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule Change Amending NYSEMKT Rule 13—Equities and Related Rules Governing Order Types and Modifiers May 27, 2015. On March 24, 2015, NYSE MKT LLC (‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to amend NYSEMKT Rule 13—Equities, and related NYSEMKT rules, governing order types and modifiers. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on April 14, 2015.3 The Commission has received no comment letters regarding the proposed rule change. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 4 provides that, within 45 days of the publication of the notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding, or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 1 15 U.S.C.78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 74682 (April 8, 2015), 80 FR 20043 (‘‘Notice’’). 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 2 17 PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31091 Commission is extending this 45-day time period. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the proposed rule change. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to section 19(b)(2) of the Act,5 designates July 13, 2015 as the date by which the Commission should either approve or disapprove or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change (File Number SR– NYSEMKT–2015–22). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–13172 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9155] Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State’s Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society; Notice of the Intent To ReEstablish an Advisory Committee This is notice of the intent to reestablish the Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society. The Committee will serve the United States Government in a solely advisory capacity concerning engagement with and protection of civil society worldwide. Functions will include, but will not be limited to, providing information and advice on the effective integration of civil society into overall foreign policy, and providing information and advice on the Department of State’s role in advancing, promoting, and protecting freedom of association and expression. The Department of State affirms that reestablishment of the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee will consult with other interested parties, agencies, and interagency committees and groups of the United States Government, foreign governments, and with national and international private sector organizations and individuals, as the Department of State and the Committee decides are necessary or desirable. The Committee will be comprised of up to twenty-four distinguished citizens from the private sector, philanthropy, 5 Id. 6 17 E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). 01JNN1 31092 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 104 / Monday, June 1, 2015 / Notices nongovernmental organizations, think tanks and academia, providing the Secretary with a fresh perspective and insight apart from and independent of the State Department organization. It will not perform the function of any existing Department staff or committee. For further information, please contact the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer, Jim Thompson, at civilengagement@state.gov. Dated: May 23, 2015. James F. Thompson, Director of Innovation, Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships, U.S. Department of State. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [FTA Docket No. FTA–2015–0016] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. The Federal Transit Administration invites public comment about its intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval to extend the approval of the following information collection: SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2015–13115 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] 49 U.S.C. Section 5316—Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Program The information collected is necessary to permit an assessment of DEPARTMENT OF STATE program effectiveness and ensure the proper and timely expenditure of [Public Notice: 9156] federal funds within the scope of the program. The Federal Register notice Notice of Meeting of Advisory with a 60-day comment period soliciting Committee on International Law comments for the (JARC) Program was published on March 15, 2015 (Citation A meeting of the Department of 80 FR 51). No comments were received State’s Advisory Committee on from that notice. International Law will take place on DATES: Comments must be submitted Friday, June 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 before July 1, 2015. A comment to OMB p.m. at the George Washington is most effective if OMB receives it University Law School, Michael K. within 30 days of publication. Young Faculty Conference Center, 716 ADDRESSES: All written comments must 20th Street NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC. Acting Legal Adviser Mary McLeod refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document and be will chair the meeting, which will be submitted to the Office of Information open to the public up to the capacity of and Regulatory Affairs, Office of the conference room. The meeting will Management and Budget, 725 17th include discussions on a variety of Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, international law topics. Attention: FTA Desk Officer. Members of the public who wish to FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tia attend should contact the Office of the Swain, Office of Administration, Office Legal Adviser by June 22 at thorntonnc@ of Management Planning, (202) 366– state.gov or 202–776–8356 and provide 0354. their name, professional affiliation, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: address, and phone number. A valid Title: Job Access and Reverse photo ID is required for admission to the Commute Program meeting. Attendees who require (OMB Number: 2132–0563) reasonable accommodation should make Abstract: The Job Access and Reverse their requests by June 19. Late requests Commute (JARC) Program authorized will be considered but might not be federal funding to states for areas with possible to accommodate. a population of less than 200,000 and designated recipients in urbanized areas Dated: May 20, 2015. of 200,000 persons to address the Nicole C. Thornton, unique transportation challenges faced Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, by welfare recipients and low-income Executive Director, Advisory Committee on persons seeking to get and keep jobs. International Law, United States Department The (JARC) program has had a dramatic of State. impact on the lives of thousands of [FR Doc. 2015–13114 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] welfare recipients and low-income BILLING CODE 4710–08–P families, helping individuals successfully transition from welfare to work and reach needed employment support services such as childcare and Lhorne on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4710–10–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:50 May 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 job training activities. On October 1, 2013, the (JARC) Program was repealed by Congress under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21). However, to meet federal program oversight responsibilities, FTA must continue to collect information under the project management stage; until the period of availability expires; the funds are fully expended; the funds are rescinded by Congress; or the funds are otherwise reallocated. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 52,080 hours. 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Matthew M. Crouch, Associate Administrator for Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–13065 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2014–0107; Notice 2] Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Grant of petition. AGENCY: Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (CTA) has determined that certain Continental General Altimax RT43 replacement tires do not fully comply with paragraphs S5.5(c) and (f) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139, New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles. CTA has filed an appropriate report dated August 19, 2014, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 104 (Monday, June 1, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31091-31092]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-13115]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9155]


Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue 
With Civil Society; Notice of the Intent To Re-Establish an Advisory 
Committee

    This is notice of the intent to re-establish the Advisory Committee 
on the Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society. The 
Committee will serve the United States Government in a solely advisory 
capacity concerning engagement with and protection of civil society 
worldwide. Functions will include, but will not be limited to, 
providing information and advice on the effective integration of civil 
society into overall foreign policy, and providing information and 
advice on the Department of State's role in advancing, promoting, and 
protecting freedom of association and expression. The Department of 
State affirms that re-establishment of the Committee is necessary and 
in the public interest.
    The Committee will consult with other interested parties, agencies, 
and interagency committees and groups of the United States Government, 
foreign governments, and with national and international private sector 
organizations and individuals, as the Department of State and the 
Committee decides are necessary or desirable.
    The Committee will be comprised of up to twenty-four distinguished 
citizens from the private sector, philanthropy,

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nongovernmental organizations, think tanks and academia, providing the 
Secretary with a fresh perspective and insight apart from and 
independent of the State Department organization. It will not perform 
the function of any existing Department staff or committee.
    For further information, please contact the Committee's Designated 
Federal Officer, Jim Thompson, at civilengagement@state.gov.

    Dated: May 23, 2015.
James F. Thompson,
Director of Innovation, Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships, U.S. 
Department of State.
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