Certification Related to the Central Government of Haiti of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017, 45351 [2017-20774]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 187 / Thursday, September 28, 2017 / Notices Percent Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... 2.500 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 153208 and for economic injury is 153210. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2017–20735 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [Disaster Declaration #15300 and #15301; Puerto Rico Disaster Number PR–00030] Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico [FR Doc. 2017–20731 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AGENCY: [Disaster Declaration #15298 and #15299; PUERTO RICO Disaster Number PR–00029] ACTION: Presidential Declaration Amendment of a Major Disaster for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico U.S. Small Business Administration. AGENCY: ACTION: Amendment 2. This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA–4336–DR), dated 09/10/2017. Incident: Hurricane Irma. Incident Period: 09/05/2017 through 09/07/2017. SUMMARY: Issued on 09/18/2017. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/09/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 06/11/2018. DATES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. ADDRESSES: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, dated 09/10/2017, is hereby amended to establish the incident period for this disaster as beginning 09/ 05/2017 through 09/07/2017. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Sep 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 U.S. Small Business Administration. Amendment 3. This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA–4336–DR), dated 09/10/2017. Incident: Hurricane Irma. Incident Period: 09/05/2017 through 09/07/2017. SUMMARY: Issued on 09/18/2017. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/09/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 06/11/2018. DATES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. ADDRESSES: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. 45351 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10144] Certification Related to the Central Government of Haiti of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 Pursuant to section 7045(c)(2) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, Pub. L. 115–31), I hereby certify that the central Government of Haiti is taking effective steps, which are in addition to steps taken since the certification and report submitted on April 4, 2016, if applicable, to: • Strengthen the rule of law in Haiti, including by selecting judges in a transparent manner based on merit; reducing pre-trial detention; respecting the independence of the judiciary; and improving governance by implementing reforms to increase transparency and accountability, including through the penal and criminal codes; • combat corruption, including by implementing the anti-corruption law enacted in 2014 and prosecuting corrupt officials; • increase government revenues, including by implementing tax reforms, and increase expenditures on public services; and • resolve commercial disputes between United States entities and the Government of Haiti. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2017–20774 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, dated 09/10/2017, is hereby amended to establish the incident period for this disaster as beginning 09/ 05/2017 through 09/07/2017. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2017–20746 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10145] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J– NONIMMIGRANT) 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\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 187 (Thursday, September 28, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10144]


Certification Related to the Central Government of Haiti of the 
Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs 
Appropriations Act, 2017

    Pursuant to section 7045(c)(2) of the Department of State, Foreign 
Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, Pub. 
L. 115-31), I hereby certify that the central Government of Haiti is 
taking effective steps, which are in addition to steps taken since the 
certification and report submitted on April 4, 2016, if applicable, to:
     Strengthen the rule of law in Haiti, including by 
selecting judges in a transparent manner based on merit; reducing pre-
trial detention; respecting the independence of the judiciary; and 
improving governance by implementing reforms to increase transparency 
and accountability, including through the penal and criminal codes;
     combat corruption, including by implementing the anti-
corruption law enacted in 2014 and prosecuting corrupt officials;
     increase government revenues, including by implementing 
tax reforms, and increase expenditures on public services; and
     resolve commercial disputes between United States entities 
and the Government of Haiti.

 Rex Tillerson,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-20774 Filed 9-27-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-29-P