Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, 74835-74836 [2015-30281]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 229 / Monday, November 30, 2015 / Notices and an opportunity for public comment after which this waiver will become effective. Questions about this letter can be directed to, John Johnson, Attorney-Advisor, at john.johnson@dot.gov or (202)493–0078. Sincerely, Sarah Feinberg Acting Administrator Issued in Washington, DC on November 23, 2015. Sarah L. Inderbitzin, Acting Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2015–30205 Filed 11–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Publication of a General License Related to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Program Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice, Publication of a General License. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing a general license issued in the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin sanctions program. DATES: Effective Date: October 21, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control: Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622– 2480, Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855, Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), Office of the General Counsel, tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Certain general information pertaining to OFAC’s sanctions programs also is available via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202–622–0077. Background Recently OFAC issued a general license authorizing certain transactions and activities otherwise prohibited by the sanctions programs OFAC administers. At the time of issuance of the general license, OFAC made that license available on its Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac). With this notice, OFAC is publishing the general VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:23 Nov 27, 2015 Jkt 238001 license in the Federal Register. The general license contained in this Notice relates to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 598. General License No. 1 74835 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Authorizing Certain Transactions and Activities To Liquidate and Wind Down Banco Continental, S.A. AGENCY: (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this general license, all transactions and activities otherwise prohibited by the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 598, that are for the liquidation and wind down of the Honduran bank, Banco Continental, S.A., including transactions and activities related to the preparation and submission of bids to acquire the assets of Banco Continental, S.A., are authorized through 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time, December 12, 2015. (b) This general license does not authorize: (1) The unblocking of any property blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 598; or (2) Any transactions or dealings otherwise prohibited by any Executive order or any other part of 31 CFR Chapter V, or any transactions or dealings with any individual or entity other than Banco Continental, S.A. that is listed on the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s List of Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons or that otherwise constitutes a person whose property and interests in property are blocked. (c) U.S. persons participating in transactions authorized by this general license are required, within 10 business days after the liquidation and winddown activities conclude, to file a report, including the parties involved, the type and scope of activities conducted, and the dates of the activities, with the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Licensing Division, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Annex, Washington, DC 20220. SUMMARY: Issued: October 21, 2015. John E. Smith, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–30206 Filed 11–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of two individuals whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the two individuals identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on November 24, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC’s Web site at http:// www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service at (202) 622–0077. Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the imposition of sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals. The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 74836 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 229 / Monday, November 30, 2015 / Notices Secretary of Homeland Security, may designate and block the property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. On November 24, 2015, the Director of OFAC designated the following two individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act. 1. FERNANDEZ VALENCIA, Guadalupe (a.k.a. FERNANDEZ VALENCIA, Ma. Guadalupe; a.k.a. FERNANDEZ VALENCIA, Maria Guadalupe; a.k.a. ‘‘DON JULIO’’; a.k.a. ‘‘JULIA’’); DOB 29 Oct 1960; POB Aguililla, Michoacan de Ocampo, Mexico; citizen Mexico; Gender Female; R.F.C. FEVM601029EN3 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. FEVG601029MMNRLD10 (Mexico); alt. C.U.R.P. FEVG601029MMNRLD02 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, and/or Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar, and/or being directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, and/ or Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar. 2. VALENZUELA VERDUGO, Jorge Mario (a.k.a. ‘‘CHOCLOS’’), Antonio Rosales 280, Centro Culiacan, Culiacan, Sinaloa 80000, Mexico; De Las Toronjas 1999, Culiacan, Sinaloa 80060, Mexico; Boulevard Constitucion 257 PTE, Colonia Jorge Almada, Culiacan, Sinaloa 80200, Mexico; Angel Flores 624, Colonia Centro, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 23 Oct 1982; POB Distrito Federal, Mexico; citizen Mexico; Gender Male; Cedula No. 09084650 (Mexico); R.F.C. VAVJ821023EL8 (Mexico); National ID No. 23038267151 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. VAVJ821023HDFLRR02 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:23 Nov 27, 2015 Jkt 238001 Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar, and/or Victor Manuel Felix Beltran, and/or being directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar, and/or Victor Manuel Felix Beltran. Dated: November 24, 2015. John E. Smith, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–30281 Filed 11–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4970 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 4970, Tax on Accumulation Distributions of Trusts. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 29, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Preston, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at LaNita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Tax on Accumulation Distribution of Trusts. OMB Number: 1545–0192. Form Number: 4970. Abstract: Form 4970 is used by beneficiary of domestic or foreign trust to compute the tax adjustment attributable to an accumulation distribution. This form is used to verify whether the correct tax has been paid on the accumulation distribution. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 1 hour, 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 42,900. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request For Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: November 20, 2015. Michael Joplin, IRS, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–30365 Filed 11–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of the Treasury. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation 
Act

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of two individuals whose 
property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the 
Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) (21 U.S.C. 
1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182).

DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the two individuals 
identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act 
is effective on November 24, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. 
Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622-2490.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available on OFAC's Web site at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via 
facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service at (202) 622-0077.

Background

    The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act 
establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign 
narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It 
provides a statutory framework for the imposition of sanctions against 
significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a 
worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and 
agents access to the U.S. financial system and the benefits of trade 
and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals.
    The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant 
foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In 
addition, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the 
Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the 
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of 
the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the 
Secretary of State, and the

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Secretary of Homeland Security, may designate and block the property 
and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who 
are found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or 
technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in 
support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a 
person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, 
or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated 
pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in 
international narcotics trafficking.
    On November 24, 2015, the Director of OFAC designated the following 
two individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked 
pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act.
    1. FERNANDEZ VALENCIA, Guadalupe (a.k.a. FERNANDEZ VALENCIA, Ma. 
Guadalupe; a.k.a. FERNANDEZ VALENCIA, Maria Guadalupe; a.k.a. ``DON 
JULIO''; a.k.a. ``JULIA''); DOB 29 Oct 1960; POB Aguililla, Michoacan 
de Ocampo, Mexico; citizen Mexico; Gender Female; R.F.C. FEVM601029EN3 
(Mexico); C.U.R.P. FEVG601029MMNRLD10 (Mexico); alt. C.U.R.P. 
FEVG601029MMNRLD02 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. Designated for 
materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological 
support for or to, or providing services in support of, the 
international narcotics trafficking activities of the Sinaloa Cartel, 
Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, and/or Jesus 
Alfredo Guzman Salazar, and/or being directed by, or acting for or on 
behalf of, the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo 
Guzman Salazar, and/or Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar.
    2. VALENZUELA VERDUGO, Jorge Mario (a.k.a. ``CHOCLOS''), Antonio 
Rosales 280, Centro Culiacan, Culiacan, Sinaloa 80000, Mexico; De Las 
Toronjas 1999, Culiacan, Sinaloa 80060, Mexico; Boulevard Constitucion 
257 PTE, Colonia Jorge Almada, Culiacan, Sinaloa 80200, Mexico; Angel 
Flores 624, Colonia Centro, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 23 Oct 1982; 
POB Distrito Federal, Mexico; citizen Mexico; Gender Male; Cedula No. 
09084650 (Mexico); R.F.C. VAVJ821023EL8 (Mexico); National ID No. 
23038267151 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. VAVJ821023HDFLRR02 (Mexico) (individual) 
[SDNTK]. Designated for materially assisting in, or providing financial 
or technological support for or to, or providing services in support 
of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of the Sinaloa 
Cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, Jesus 
Alfredo Guzman Salazar, and/or Victor Manuel Felix Beltran, and/or 
being directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, the Sinaloa Cartel, 
Joaquin Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, Jesus Alfredo 
Guzman Salazar, and/or Victor Manuel Felix Beltran.

    Dated: November 24, 2015.
John E. Smith,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2015-30281 Filed 11-27-15; 8:45 am]
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