Dakota Southern Railway Company-Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity-Yankton, Bon Homme, and Charles Mix Counties, S.D., 8485-8486 [2017-01668]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / Notices Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [Public Notice 9859] [FR Doc. 2017–01593 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [Public Notice 9861] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries From China’s Han Dynasty’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257–1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han Dynasty,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California, from on or about February 17, 2017, until on or about May 28, 2017, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the imported objects, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202– 632–6471; email: section2459@ state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: [Docket No. FD 36086] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Visiting Masterpiece: Juan de Mesa’s St. John the Baptist’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257–1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that the object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Visiting Masterpiece: Juan de Mesa’s St. John the Baptist,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 3, 2017, until on or about October 17, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. For further information, including an object list, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202– 632–6471; email: section2459@ state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. BILLING CODE 4710–05–P Jkt 241001 On December 29, 2016, Dakota Southern Railway Company (DSRC), a Class III rail carrier, filed a notice for a modified certificate of public convenience and necessity, pursuant to 49 CFR pt. 1150 subpart C—Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, to lease and operate approximately 54.5 miles of rail line (the Line) owned by the State of South Dakota (the State). The Line is located between MP 0.0 (also known as Engineer’s Survey Station Number 00+00) at the intersection of the North Sioux City to Mitchell line and extending in a westerly direction to a point of termination at MP 54.51 (also known as Engineer’s Survey Station Number 1707+17), in and through the Counties of Yankton, Bon Homme, and Charles Mix, S.D. DSRC states that the entire rail line from Napa, S.D. (MP 0.0) to Platte, S.D. (MP 83.3), which includes the Line, was authorized for abandonment in 1980 by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois following the issuance of a report by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) recommending abandonment. See In re Chi., Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pac. R.R., No 77 B 8999 (N.D. Ill. June 2, 1980, Order 342A); Richard B. Ogilvie, Tr. of the Prop. of Chi., Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pac. R.R.—Aban.—in S.D., Iowa & Neb., AB–7 (Sub-No. 88) (ICC served May 14, 1980). According to DSRC, although authorized for abandonment, the entire line was not abandoned but instead acquired by the State of South Dakota in 1980. DSRC states that, since 1980, the entire line, or segments thereof, have been leased and subleased to various entities, and various entities have held ICC- or STB-authorized operating rights over the entire line or segments thereof. DSRC further states that, in 2007, the State railbanked the segment between Ravinia, S.D. (MP 54.4) 2 and Platte, S.D. 1 The verified notice states that the Line, or service on it, will terminate at MP 54.4 (DSRC Notice 3, 5) and MP 54.5 (DSRC Notice 1), while the lease agreement between DSRC and the State specifies that service will terminate at MP 54.5. (DSRC Notice Ex. C at ¶ A.) 2 The segment of line railbanked by the State begins at MP 54.5, not MP 54.4 as stated by DSRC in its filing. See S.D. Ry.—Notice of Interim Trail Use & Termination of Modified Rail Certificate, FD 31874, slip op. at 1 (STB served July 17, 2007). BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [FR Doc. 2017–01594 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] 20:29 Jan 24, 2017 Dakota Southern Railway Company— Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity—Yankton, Bon Homme, and Charles Mix Counties, S.D. [FR Doc. 2017–01596 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. VerDate Sep<11>2014 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE 8485 PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1 8486 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / Notices (MP 83.3). See S.D. Ry.—Notice of Interim Trail Use & Termination of Modified Rail Certificate, FD 31874 (STB served July 17, 2007). At MP 0.0, the Line has interchange capability with BNSF Railway Company (direct access and haulage agent). Effective December 1, 2016, DSRC leased the Line from the South Dakota Department of Transportation and agreed to assume all common carrier obligations related to the operation of the Line. (See DSRC Notice Ex. C at ¶¶ 3, 9.) The lease calls for commencement of the requested service no later than December 31, 2016. (Id. at ¶ 9.) The term of the lease is 10 years from the effective date, unless terminated earlier pursuant to the terms of the agreement. (Id. at ¶ 22.) The Line qualifies for a modified certificate of public convenience and necessity. See Common Carrier Status of States, State Agencies & Instrumentalities & Political Subdivisions, FD 28990F (ICC served July 16, 1981) and 49 CFR 1150.22. DSRC states that no subsidy is involved and that there are no preconditions for shippers to meet to receive rail service. DSRC has also provided a certificate of liability insurance for commercial general liability and excess railroad liability insurance. This notice will be served on the Association of American Railroads (Car Service Division) as agent for all railroads subscribing to the car-service and car-hire agreement at 425 Third Street SW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20024; and on the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association at 50 F Street NW., Suite 7020, Washington, DC 20001. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at WWW.STB.GOV. Decided: January 18, 2017. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–01668 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is updating the identifying information for one person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the following authorities: Executive Order (E.O.) E.O. 13304. DATES: OFAC’s actions described in this notice were effective on January 18, 2017, as further specified below. 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: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On January 18, 2017, the Associate Director of the Office of Global Targeting updated the SDN List for the individual listed below, whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13304, ‘‘Termination of Emergencies With Respect to Yugoslavia and Modification of Executive Order 13219 of June 26, 2001’’: Individual: DODIK, Milorad, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; DOB 12 Mar 1959; Gender Male (individual) [BALKANS]. -toDODIK, Milorad, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; DOB 12 Mar 1959; Gender Male (individual) [BALKANS]. Dated: January 18, 2017. Gregory T. Gatjanis, Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2017–01683 Filed 1–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13304 Internal Revenue Service Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:29 Jan 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6524 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 6524, Office of Chief Counsel— Application. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before March 27, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 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 Kerry Dennis, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Office of Chief Counsel— Application. OMB Number: 1545–0796. Form Number: 6524. Abstract: Form 6524 is used as a screening device to evaluate an applicant’s qualifications for employment as an attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel. It provides data deemed critical for evaluating an applicant’s qualifications such as Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score, bar admission status, type of work preference, law school, and class standing. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 18 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 15 (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8485-8486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-01668]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. FD 36086]


Dakota Southern Railway Company--Modified Certificate of Public 
Convenience and Necessity--Yankton, Bon Homme, and Charles Mix 
Counties, S.D.

    On December 29, 2016, Dakota Southern Railway Company (DSRC), a 
Class III rail carrier, filed a notice for a modified certificate of 
public convenience and necessity, pursuant to 49 CFR pt. 1150 subpart 
C--Modified Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, to lease 
and operate approximately 54.5 miles of rail line (the Line) owned by 
the State of South Dakota (the State). The Line is located between MP 
0.0 (also known as Engineer's Survey Station Number 00+00) at the 
intersection of the North Sioux City to Mitchell line and extending in 
a westerly direction to a point of termination at MP 54.5\1\ (also 
known as Engineer's Survey Station Number 1707+17), in and through the 
Counties of Yankton, Bon Homme, and Charles Mix, S.D.
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    \1\ The verified notice states that the Line, or service on it, 
will terminate at MP 54.4 (DSRC Notice 3, 5) and MP 54.5 (DSRC 
Notice 1), while the lease agreement between DSRC and the State 
specifies that service will terminate at MP 54.5. (DSRC Notice Ex. C 
at ] A.)
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    DSRC states that the entire rail line from Napa, S.D. (MP 0.0) to 
Platte, S.D. (MP 83.3), which includes the Line, was authorized for 
abandonment in 1980 by the United States District Court for the 
Northern District of Illinois following the issuance of a report by the 
Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) recommending abandonment. See In 
re Chi., Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pac. R.R., No 77 B 8999 (N.D. Ill. June 
2, 1980, Order 342A); Richard B. Ogilvie, Tr. of the Prop. of Chi., 
Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pac. R.R.--Aban.--in S.D., Iowa & Neb., AB-7 
(Sub-No. 88) (ICC served May 14, 1980). According to DSRC, although 
authorized for abandonment, the entire line was not abandoned but 
instead acquired by the State of South Dakota in 1980. DSRC states 
that, since 1980, the entire line, or segments thereof, have been 
leased and subleased to various entities, and various entities have 
held ICC- or STB-authorized operating rights over the entire line or 
segments thereof. DSRC further states that, in 2007, the State 
railbanked the segment between Ravinia, S.D. (MP 54.4) \2\ and Platte, 
S.D.

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(MP 83.3). See S.D. Ry.--Notice of Interim Trail Use & Termination of 
Modified Rail Certificate, FD 31874 (STB served July 17, 2007). At MP 
0.0, the Line has interchange capability with BNSF Railway Company 
(direct access and haulage agent).
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    \2\ The segment of line railbanked by the State begins at MP 
54.5, not MP 54.4 as stated by DSRC in its filing. See S.D. Ry.--
Notice of Interim Trail Use & Termination of Modified Rail 
Certificate, FD 31874, slip op. at 1 (STB served July 17, 2007).
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    Effective December 1, 2016, DSRC leased the Line from the South 
Dakota Department of Transportation and agreed to assume all common 
carrier obligations related to the operation of the Line. (See DSRC 
Notice Ex. C at ]] 3, 9.) The lease calls for commencement of the 
requested service no later than December 31, 2016. (Id. at ] 9.) The 
term of the lease is 10 years from the effective date, unless 
terminated earlier pursuant to the terms of the agreement. (Id. at ] 
22.)
    The Line qualifies for a modified certificate of public convenience 
and necessity. See Common Carrier Status of States, State Agencies & 
Instrumentalities & Political Subdivisions, FD 28990F (ICC served July 
16, 1981) and 49 CFR 1150.22.
    DSRC states that no subsidy is involved and that there are no 
preconditions for shippers to meet to receive rail service. DSRC has 
also provided a certificate of liability insurance for commercial 
general liability and excess railroad liability insurance.
    This notice will be served on the Association of American Railroads 
(Car Service Division) as agent for all railroads subscribing to the 
car-service and car-hire agreement at 425 Third Street SW., Suite 1000, 
Washington, DC 20024; and on the American Short Line and Regional 
Railroad Association at 50 F Street NW., Suite 7020, Washington, DC 
20001.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
WWW.STB.GOV.

    Decided: January 18, 2017.
    By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Kenyatta Clay,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2017-01668 Filed 1-24-17; 8:45 am]
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