60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA), 61651-61652 [2017-28075]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10241] [Public Notice 10245] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA) Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Thomas Cole’s Journey: Atlantic Crossings’’ Exhibition Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Thomas Cole’s Journey: Atlantic Crossings,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about January 30, 2018, until on or about May 13, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu 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. The foregoing determinations were made 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 have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–28018 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 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 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to February 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2017–0048’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: OFMinfo@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: 2201 C St. NW, Washington, DC 20520; 3507 International Place NW, Washington, DC 20008. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. 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 Patrice Johnson at 3507 International Place NW, Washington, DC 20008, who may be reached on 202–895–3504 or at johnsonpd@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0105. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: M/OFM. • Form Number: DS–98, DS–99, DS– 100, DS–101, DS–102, DS–104, DS– 1504, DS–1972D, DS–1972T, DS–2003, DS–2004, DS–2005, DS–2006, DS–2008, DS–4138, DS- 4139, DS–4140, DS–4155, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61651 DS–4284, DS–4285, DS–4298, DS–4299, DS–7675. • Respondents: Foreign Mission Community. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 98,770. • Estimated Number of Responses: 98,770. • Average Time per Response: 12 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 20,726 hours annually. • Frequency: For each specific event; annually. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory and/or Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. 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 Collection information instruments dealing with information collection from the foreign mission community, to include the electronic data compilation (e-Gov), have been combined under one information collection request, collectively referred to as the ‘‘Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications’’. These information collection instruments provide the Office of Foreign Missions and the Office of the Chief of Protocol with the information necessary to provide and administer an effective and efficient benefits, privileges, and immunities program by which foreign missions and eligible applicants may apply for benefits from the U.S. Department of State, to which they are entitled pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act. Methodology Information may be received via Email, fax, or electronic submission E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 61652 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices through eGov at https:// egov.ofm.state.gov/. DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE Patrice D. Johnson, Executive Director, Office of Foreign Missions, Department of State. [Public Notice 10246] [Public Notice 10243] Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Mirroring China’s Past: Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronzes’’ Exhibition Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Mirroring China’s Past: Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronzes,’’ 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 25, 2018, until on or about May 13, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2017–28075 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE SUMMARY: [Public Notice 10247] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, from on or about March 13, 2018, until on or about June 24, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The foregoing determinations were made 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 have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu 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. The foregoing determinations were made 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 have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–28019 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida, from on or about January 20, 2018, until on or about April 8, 2018, at the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, from on or about May 12, 2018, until on or about August 5, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu 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. The foregoing determinations were made 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 have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–28016 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [FR Doc. 2017–28020 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 248 (Thursday, December 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61651-61652]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-28075]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10241]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign 
Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA)

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
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 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 
February 26, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2017-0048'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: 2201 C St. NW, 
Washington, DC 20520; 3507 International Place NW, Washington, DC 
20008.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

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 Patrice Johnson at 3507 International Place 
NW, Washington, DC 20008, who may be reached on 202-895-3504 or at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Foreign Diplomatic 
Services Applications (FDSA).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0105.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: M/OFM.
     Form Number: DS-98, DS-99, DS-100, DS-101, DS-102, DS-104, 
DS-1504, DS-1972D, DS-1972T, DS-2003, DS-2004, DS-2005, DS-2006, DS-
2008, DS-4138, DS- 4139, DS-4140, DS-4155, DS-4284, DS-4285, DS-4298, 
DS-4299, DS-7675.
     Respondents: Foreign Mission Community.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 98,770.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 98,770.
     Average Time per Response: 12 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 20,726 hours annually.
     Frequency: For each specific event; annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory and/or Required to Obtain 
or Retain a Benefit.
    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

    Collection information instruments dealing with information 
collection from the foreign mission community, to include the 
electronic data compilation (e-Gov), have been combined under one 
information collection request, collectively referred to as the 
``Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications''. These information 
collection instruments provide the Office of Foreign Missions and the 
Office of the Chief of Protocol with the information necessary to 
provide and administer an effective and efficient benefits, privileges, 
and immunities program by which foreign missions and eligible 
applicants may apply for benefits from the U.S. Department of State, to 
which they are entitled pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act.

Methodology

    Information may be received via Email, fax, or electronic 
submission

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through eGov at https://egov.ofm.state.gov/.

Patrice D. Johnson,
Executive Director, Office of Foreign Missions, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-28075 Filed 12-27-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-43-P