30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange Alumni Virtual Program, 57650-57651 [2015-24272]

Download as PDF 57650 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 185 / Thursday, September 24, 2015 / Notices systems or equipment, and military aircraft: (A) Denial of all new individual licenses for the transfer to the government activities described above of all items on the U.S. Munitions List; (B) Denial of all U.S. Government contracts with the government activities described above; and (C) Prohibition on the importation into the U.S. of all products produced by the government activities described above. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the United States Government as provided in Executive Order 12851 of June 11, 1993. Dated: September 17, 2015. C.S. Eliot Kang, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Acting. [FR Doc. 2015–24275 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9286] Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures on Two North Korean Entities Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Government has determined that two North Korean entities have engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, as amended by Executive Order 13094 of July 28, 1998 and Executive Order 13382 of June 28, 2005. DATES: Effective September 24, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Durham, Office of Missile, Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State (202–647–4930). On import ban issues, Susan Demske, Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, Department of the Treasury (202–622–4855). On U.S. Government procurement ban issues, Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State (703– 875–4079). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authorities vested in the President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Sep 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), and Section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, as amended, the U.S. Government determined on August 17, 2015 that the following two North Korean entities have engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to sections 4(b), 4(c), and 4(d) of Executive Order 12938: Hesong Trading Corporation (North Korea) Korea Mining and Development Corporation (KOMID) (North Korea) Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order 12938, the following measures are imposed on these entities, and their subunits and successors, for two years: 1. No departments or agencies of the United States Government shall procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, or services from these entities including the termination of existing contracts; 2. No departments or agencies of the United States government shall provide any assistance to these entities, and shall not obligate further funds for such purposes; 3. The Secretary of the Treasury shall prohibit the importation into the United States of any goods, technology, or services produced or provided by these entities, other than information or informational materials within the meaning of section 203(b)(3) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)). These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies as provided in Executive Order 12938. In addition, pursuant to section 126.7(a)(1) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, it is deemed that suspending the above-named entities from participating in any activities subject to Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act would be in furtherance of the national security and foreign policy of the United States. Therefore, for two years, the Department of State is hereby suspending all licenses and other approvals for: (a) Exports and other transfers of defense articles and defense services from the United States to the above-named entities; (b) transfers of U.S.-origin defense articles and defense services from foreign destinations to the above-named entities; and (c) temporary import of defense articles to or from the above-named entities. Moreover, it is the policy of the United States to deny licenses and other approvals for exports and temporary PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 imports of defense articles and defense services destined for the above-named entities. Dated: September 17, 2015. C.S. Eliot Kang, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Acting. [FR Doc. 2015–24274 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9284] Determination Under Section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, (the ‘‘Act’’), and the President’s Memorandum of Delegation dated August 28, 2015, I hereby determine it necessary for the purposes of the Act that the following funds be transferred to, and consolidated with, funds made available under chapter 4 of part II of the Act, and such funds are hereby so transferred and consolidated: • $19,000,000 of FY 2014 International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement-Overseas Contingency Operations (INCLE–OCO) funds to the Economic Support Fund-Overseas Contingency Operations (ESF–OCO) account. This determination shall be reported to Congress and published in the Federal Register. Dated: September 14, 2015. John F Kerry, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2015–24268 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9282] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange Alumni Virtual Program 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 collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 185 / Thursday, September 24, 2015 / Notices Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to October 26, 2015. 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 Megan Huber, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. Department of State; SA–5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached on 202–632–9487 or at alumni@ state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Exchange Alumni Virtual Program. • OMB Control Number: None. • Type of Request: New Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Alumni Affairs Division, ECA/P/A. • Form Number: DS–7010. • Respondents: Exchange program alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. • Estimated Number of Responses: 100. • Average Time per Response: Approximately 30 minutes per response. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 50 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Sep 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 The Exchange Alumni Virtual Program provides a platform for former participants of U.S. governmentsponsored exchange programs to extend and multiply the impacts of their exchanges by virtually engaging with foreign alumni and students. The program supports critical foreign policy goals, such as enhancing English learning and the promotion of American culture and values abroad, particularly in countries where views of American culture may not always be positive. The program also provides American alumni with an opportunity to develop their foreign language skills in critical languages or other competencies gained on their exchange programs, while continuing to deepen their own cultural awareness and global skills. The information is sought pursuant to the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended (also known as the Fulbright-Hays Act) (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.) Respondents to this form are U.S. government-sponsored exchange program alumni. Alumni Affairs collects data from program applicants in order to determine eligibility and to choose the best candidates for the program. Methodology Information will be collected electronically, via the International Exchange Alumni Web site, alumni.state.gov. Dated: September 16, 2015. Mark Taplin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2015–24272 Filed 9–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Funding Availability for the Ladders of Opportunity Initiative: Pilot On-the-Job-Training Supportive Services Program Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of funding availability. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57651 The FHWA announces a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for a Pilot On-the-Job-Training Supportive Services (OJT/SS) Program through the Ladders of Opportunity Initiative in the amount of $3 million. The FHWA seeks to award discretionary grants to State Departments of Transportation (State DOTs), or to other State agencies or local governments applying through their State DOTs as subrecipients, in award amounts of up to $500,000 each. The FHWA may choose to fund the program for more or less than the announced amount, including applying any future appropriated funds toward the projects proposed in response to this NOFA. This NOFA solicits proposals that promote innovative, nationally and regionally significant, highway construction workforce development programs that invest in America’s economic growth and build ladders of opportunity into the middle class for American workers. The term ‘‘highway construction workforce’’ should be read broadly to encompass the workforce necessary to carry out activities eligible for funding under FHWA’s Surface Transportation Program (STP) at section 133(b) of title 23, United States Code (U.S.C.). Applications should outline areas of upcoming demand in the State’s highway construction workforce and ensure that proposed programs would train workers in skills to fill specific workforce shortages. DATES: Complete proposals are due by 11:59 p.m., e.t. on December 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: Applicants must submit all proposals electronically through http:// www.grants.gov/. All entities intending to apply should initiate the process of registering on the grants.gov Web site immediately to ensure registration before the submission deadline. Instructions for applying can be found in the ‘‘FIND’’ module of grants.gov. Mail and fax submissions will not be accepted. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: For further information concerning this notice please contact Martha Kenley, FHWA’s Office of Civil Rights, by email at martha.kenley@ dot.gov; by telephone at 202–366–8110; or by mail at Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. For legal questions, please contact Jim Esselman, FHWA Office of Chief Counsel, by email at james.esselman@ dot.gov; by phone at 202–366–6181; or by mail at Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 185 (Thursday, September 24, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57650-57651]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-24272]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9282]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange Alumni 
Virtual Program

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

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DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) up to October 26, 2015.

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 Megan Huber, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs; U.S. Department of State; SA-5, 2200 C Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached on 202-632-9487 or at 
alumni@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Exchange Alumni Virtual 
Program.
     OMB Control Number: None.
     Type of Request: New Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, Alumni Affairs Division, ECA/P/A.
     Form Number: DS-7010.
     Respondents: Exchange program alumni of U.S. government-
sponsored exchange programs.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 100.
     Average Time per Response: Approximately 30 minutes per 
response.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 50 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
    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

    The Exchange Alumni Virtual Program provides a platform for former 
participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to extend 
and multiply the impacts of their exchanges by virtually engaging with 
foreign alumni and students. The program supports critical foreign 
policy goals, such as enhancing English learning and the promotion of 
American culture and values abroad, particularly in countries where 
views of American culture may not always be positive. The program also 
provides American alumni with an opportunity to develop their foreign 
language skills in critical languages or other competencies gained on 
their exchange programs, while continuing to deepen their own cultural 
awareness and global skills.
    The information is sought pursuant to the Mutual Educational and 
Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended (also known as the Fulbright-
Hays Act) (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.)
    Respondents to this form are U.S. government-sponsored exchange 
program alumni. Alumni Affairs collects data from program applicants in 
order to determine eligibility and to choose the best candidates for 
the program.

Methodology

    Information will be collected electronically, via the International 
Exchange Alumni Web site, alumni.state.gov.

    Dated: September 16, 2015.
Mark Taplin,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2015-24272 Filed 9-23-15; 8:45 am]
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