Request for Input for Revisions to the “Know Your Rights” Pamphlet, Also Known as the Wilberforce Pamphlet, 31448 [2015-13441]

Download as PDF 31448 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 105 / Tuesday, June 2, 2015 / Notices believe they may have violated any provision of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), ITAR, or any order, license, or other authorization issued under the AECA. Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: electronically or mail. Dated: May 21, 2015. C. Edward Peartree, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2015–13440 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9154] Request for Input for Revisions to the ‘‘Know Your Rights’’ Pamphlet, Also Known as the Wilberforce Pamphlet The Department of State (‘‘the Department’’) is planning to update the ‘‘Know Your Rights’’ pamphlet created by the U.S. government in 2009 pursuant to the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (Pub. L. 110–457) and requests written recommendations on how the pamphlet could be improved. The pamphlet reaffirms and strengthens the U.S. government’s commitment to fight human trafficking and labor abuses, and its purpose is to provide information on the legal rights and resources available to individuals seeking employment- or educationbased nonimmigrant visas to the United States. The pamphlet can be found here: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/ english/general/rights-protectionstemporary-workers.html. The Department is not seeking to make major changes to the pamphlet as much of the pamphlet’s language is mandated in the law and has been translated into numerous languages; however, the Department values feedback on the current pamphlet and recommendations for improvements from stakeholders in the revision process. Submissions must be made in writing to the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the Department of State by July 6, 2015. Please refer to the ADDRESSES, Scope of Interest, and Information Sought sections of this Notice for additional instructions on submission requirements. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on July 6, 2015. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Jun 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 Written submissions and supporting documentation may be submitted by the following methods: • Email (preferred): tipreportUS@ state.gov Please use the subject line: Suggestions for Revisions to the ‘‘Know Your Rights’’ Pamphlet. • Facsimile (fax): 202–312–9637. • Mail, Express Delivery, Hand Delivery, and Messenger Service: U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (J/ TIP), 1800 G Street NW., Suite 2148, Washington, DC 20520. Please note that materials submitted by mail may be delayed due to security screenings and processing. Scope of Interest: Regarding comments for which the submitter has direct professional experience, that experience should be noted. For any critique or deficiency described, please provide a recommendation to remedy it. Confidentiality: Please note that any information submitted to the Department may be releasable pursuant to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act or other applicable law. When applicable, portions of submissions relevant to efforts by other U.S. government agencies may be shared with those agencies. Response: This is a request for information only; there will be no response to submissions. ADDRESSES: Dated: May 26, 2015. Kari Johnstone, Acting Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2015–13441 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–17–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9158] Preparations for the Second Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee on Implementation of IMO Instruments; Notice of Public Meeting The Department of State, in conjunction with the U.S. Coast Guard, announces an open meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday July 2, 2015, in U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 5Y23– 21, Washington, DC The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the second session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee on Implementation of IMO Instruments to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom on July 13–17, 2015. The agenda items to be considered include: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 • Decisions of other IMO bodies • Non-mandatory instruments on regulations for non-convention ships; • Requirements for access to, or electronic versions of, certificates documents, including record books required to be carried on ships; • Consideration and analysis of reports on alleged inadequacy of port reception facilities; • Analysis of casualty and port state control (PSC) data to identify trends and develop knowledge and risk-based recommendations; • Measures to harmonize PSC activities and procedures worldwide; • Analysis of consolidated audit summary reports; • Update survey guidelines under the Harmonized System of Survey and Certification (HSSC); • Non-exhaustive list of obligations under instruments relevant to the IMO Instruments Implementation Code (III Code); • Unified interpretation of provisions of IMO safety, security, and environment related Conventions; • Review of general cargo ship safety; • Any other business Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Upon request, members of the public may also participate via teleconference, up to the capacity of the teleconference phone line. The access number for this teleconference line will be posted online at http:// www.uscg.mil/imo/iii/default.asp at least 5 working days in advance. Physical access to the meeting, or participation via the teleconference line, requires that all attendees respond to the meeting coordinator not later than June 25, 2015, seven working days prior to the meeting. The meeting coordinator, Mr. Christopher Gagnon, may be contacted by email at christopher.j.gagnon@uscg.mil or by phone at (202) 372–1231. Requests made after June 25, 2015 might not be able to be accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the Coast Guard Headquarters building. The building is accessible by public transportation or taxi. Additional information regarding this and other IMO public meetings may be found at: www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: May 27, 2015. Marc Zlomek, Executive Secretary, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2015–13442 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9154]


 Request for Input for Revisions to the ``Know Your Rights'' 
Pamphlet, Also Known as the Wilberforce Pamphlet

SUMMARY: The Department of State (``the Department'') is planning to 
update the ``Know Your Rights'' pamphlet created by the U.S. government 
in 2009 pursuant to the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims 
Protection Reauthorization Act (Pub. L. 110-457) and requests written 
recommendations on how the pamphlet could be improved. The pamphlet 
reaffirms and strengthens the U.S. government's commitment to fight 
human trafficking and labor abuses, and its purpose is to provide 
information on the legal rights and resources available to individuals 
seeking employment- or education-based nonimmigrant visas to the United 
States. The pamphlet can be found here: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/general/rights-protections-temporary-workers.html. The Department is not seeking to make major changes to 
the pamphlet as much of the pamphlet's language is mandated in the law 
and has been translated into numerous languages; however, the 
Department values feedback on the current pamphlet and recommendations 
for improvements from stakeholders in the revision process. Submissions 
must be made in writing to the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking 
in Persons at the Department of State by July 6, 2015. Please refer to 
the ADDRESSES, Scope of Interest, and Information Sought sections of 
this Notice for additional instructions on submission requirements.

DATES: Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on July 6, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Written submissions and supporting documentation may be 
submitted by the following methods:
     Email (preferred): tipreportUS@state.gov Please use the 
subject line: Suggestions for Revisions to the ``Know Your Rights'' 
Pamphlet.
     Facsimile (fax): 202-312-9637.
     Mail, Express Delivery, Hand Delivery, and Messenger 
Service: U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat 
Trafficking in Persons (J/TIP), 1800 G Street NW., Suite 2148, 
Washington, DC 20520. Please note that materials submitted by mail may 
be delayed due to security screenings and processing.
    Scope of Interest: Regarding comments for which the submitter has 
direct professional experience, that experience should be noted. For 
any critique or deficiency described, please provide a recommendation 
to remedy it.
    Confidentiality: Please note that any information submitted to the 
Department may be releasable pursuant to the provisions of the Freedom 
of Information Act or other applicable law. When applicable, portions 
of submissions relevant to efforts by other U.S. government agencies 
may be shared with those agencies.
    Response: This is a request for information only; there will be no 
response to submissions.

    Dated: May 26, 2015.
Kari Johnstone,
Acting Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, 
U.S. Department of State.
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