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[FR Doc. 2018–01864 Filed 1–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of six individuals that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jan 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202–622–4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On January 25, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below. Individuals: 1. POPALZAI, Hafiz Mohammed, Chaman, Balochistan, Pakistan; DOB 1967 to 1969; nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: TALIBAN; Linked To: ISHAKZAI, Gul Agha). Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. Also designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of GUL AGHA ISHAKZAI, an individual determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. 2. MUHAMMAD, Faqir (a.k.a. MOHAMMAD, Faqir; a.k.a. MUHAMMAD, Faqeer; a.k.a. ZEYAR, Faqir Mohammad), Bannu, Pakistan; Lahore, Pakistan; DOB 1968; POB North PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4557 Waziristan Agency, Pakistan; alt. POB Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan; alt. POB Khowst Province, Afghanistan; nationality Pakistan; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: HAQQANI NETWORK). Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the HAQQANI NETWORK, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. 3. HAMIDI, Gula Khan (a.k.a. HAMEEDI, Gula Khan; a.k.a. HAMIDI, Gul Muhammad), Afghanistan; Istanbul, Turkey; DOB 1976; POB Afghanistan; nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male; Passport OR944957 (Afghanistan); Identification Number 99652828346; alt. Identification Number A387489 (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: HAQQANI NETWORK). Designated pursuant to section 1(d)(i) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, the HAQQANI NETWORK, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. 4. SANI, Abdul Samad (a.k.a. SANI, Mullah Samad; a.k.a. SANI, Samad; a.k.a. ‘‘Haji Nika’’; a.k.a. ‘‘Haji Nika Ishaqzai’’; a.k.a. ‘‘Haji Salani’’), Quetta, Pakistan; DOB 1960 to 1962; POB Bande-Temor, Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan; nationality Afghanistan; alt. nationality Pakistan; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: TALIBAN). Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. 5. INAYATULLAH (a.k.a. ENAYATULLAH, Maulawi; a.k.a. FATEHULLAH, Mullah; a.k.a. ‘‘Ghowya’’), Pakistan; DOB 1972; POB Chahar Darah District, Kunduz Province, Afghanistan; Gender Male; Maulawi (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: TALIBAN). Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 4558 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 21 / Wednesday, January 31, 2018 / Notices Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. 6. ABDUL BASEER, Abdul Qadeer Basir (a.k.a. AHMAT, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. BASIR, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. HAQQANI, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. QADIR, Abdul; a.k.a. ‘‘Nasibullah’’), Peshawar, Pakistan; DOB 1964; POB Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan; nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male; Passport D000974 (Afghanistan) (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: TALIBAN). Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224. Dated: January 25, 2018. John E. Smith, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–01842 Filed 1–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple IRS Information Collection Requests Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before March 2, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jan 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Title: TD 9673—Longevity Annuity Contracts. OMB Control Number: 1545–2234. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Form 1098–Q implement the reporting requirements under previously approved Treasury Decision (TD) 9673. Any person who issues a contract purchased or held under any plan, annuity, or account described in IRC section 401(a), 433(b) or 408 (other than a Roth IRA) or eligible governmental plan under section 457(b) must file Form 1098–Q. TD 9673 contains previously approved final regulations relating to the use of longevity annuity contracts in tax qualified defined contribution plans under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), section 403(b) plans, individual retirement annuities and accounts (IRAs) under section 408, and eligible governmental plans under section 457(b). These regulations will provide the public with guidance necessary to comply with the required minimum distribution rules under section 401(a)(9) applicable to an IRA or a plan that holds a longevity annuity contract. The regulations will affect individuals for whom a longevity annuity contract is purchased under these plans and IRAs (and their beneficiaries), sponsors and administrators of these plans, trustees and custodians of these plans and IRAs, and insurance companies that issue longevity annuity contracts under these plans and IRAs. Form: 1098–Q. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 28,529. Title: REG–132455–11—Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage (TD 9660—final). OMB Control Number: 1545–2252. Type of Review: This document contains regulations relating to an information reporting requirement enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111– 148, and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, Public Law 111– 152. These regulations are necessary to PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 impose the reporting requirement under section 1502 of the Affordable Care Act (section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code) on health insurance issuers, employer-sponsored self-insured plans and government-sponsored programs that provide minimum essential coverage. Forms: 1094–B, 1095–B. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,088,333. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: January 26, 2018. Jennifer P. Quintana, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–01887 Filed 1–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0760] Agency Information Collection: Certification of United States Paralympics Training Status The Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events (NVSPSE), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to ascertain the status of disabled Veterans that are participating in the Paralympic Allowance Program. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Joshua McCoy, NVSPSE (002C), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to Joshua.mccoy2@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0760’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 21 (Wednesday, January 31, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-01842]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

AGENCY:  Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of six individuals that have 
been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked 
Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable 
legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. 
persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with 
them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global 
Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for 
Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory 
Affairs, tel. 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury's Office 
of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets 
Control), tel.: 202-622-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic Availability

    The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and 
additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available 
on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Actions

    On January 25, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and 
interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following 
persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed 
below.
    Individuals:
    1. POPALZAI, Hafiz Mohammed, Chaman, Balochistan, Pakistan; DOB 
1967 to 1969; nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] 
(Linked To: TALIBAN; Linked To: ISHAKZAI, Gul Agha).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of 
September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism'' 
(E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity 
determined to be subject to E.O. 13224.
    Also designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 
of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism'' 
(E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of GUL AGHA ISHAKZAI, an 
individual determined to be subject to E.O. 13224.
    2. MUHAMMAD, Faqir (a.k.a. MOHAMMAD, Faqir; a.k.a. MUHAMMAD, 
Faqeer; a.k.a. ZEYAR, Faqir Mohammad), Bannu, Pakistan; Lahore, 
Pakistan; DOB 1968; POB North Waziristan Agency, Pakistan; alt. POB 
Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan; alt. POB Khowst 
Province, Afghanistan; nationality Pakistan; Gender Male (individual) 
[SDGT] (Linked To: HAQQANI NETWORK).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of 
September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism'' 
(E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the HAQQANI NETWORK, an 
entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224.
    3. HAMIDI, Gula Khan (a.k.a. HAMEEDI, Gula Khan; a.k.a. HAMIDI, Gul 
Muhammad), Afghanistan; Istanbul, Turkey; DOB 1976; POB Afghanistan; 
nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male; Passport OR944957 (Afghanistan); 
Identification Number 99652828346; alt. Identification Number A387489 
(individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: HAQQANI NETWORK).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(d)(i) of Executive Order 13224 of 
September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism'' 
(E.O. 13224) for assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, 
material, or technological support for, or financial or other services 
to or in support of, the HAQQANI NETWORK, an entity determined to be 
subject to E.O. 13224.
    4. SANI, Abdul Samad (a.k.a. SANI, Mullah Samad; a.k.a. SANI, 
Samad; a.k.a. ``Haji Nika''; a.k.a. ``Haji Nika Ishaqzai''; a.k.a. 
``Haji Salani''), Quetta, Pakistan; DOB 1960 to 1962; POB Band-e-Temor, 
Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan; nationality 
Afghanistan; alt. nationality Pakistan; Gender Male (individual) [SDGT] 
(Linked To: TALIBAN).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of 
September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism'' 
(E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity 
determined to be subject to E.O. 13224.
    5. INAYATULLAH (a.k.a. ENAYATULLAH, Maulawi; a.k.a. FATEHULLAH, 
Mullah; a.k.a. ``Ghowya''), Pakistan; DOB 1972; POB Chahar Darah 
District, Kunduz Province, Afghanistan; Gender Male; Maulawi 
(individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: TALIBAN).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of 
September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or

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Support Terrorism'' (E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the 
TALIBAN, an entity determined to be subject to E.O. 13224.
    6. ABDUL BASEER, Abdul Qadeer Basir (a.k.a. AHMAT, Abdul Qadir; 
a.k.a. BASIR, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. HAQQANI, Abdul Qadir; a.k.a. QADIR, 
Abdul; a.k.a. ``Nasibullah''), Peshawar, Pakistan; DOB 1964; POB 
Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan; nationality Afghanistan; Gender Male; 
Passport D000974 (Afghanistan) (individual) [SDGT] (Linked To: 
TALIBAN).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of Executive Order 13224 of 
September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions 
With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism'' 
(E.O. 13224) for acting for or on behalf of the TALIBAN, an entity 
determined to be subject to E.O. 13224.

    Dated: January 25, 2018.
John E. Smith,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2018-01842 Filed 1-30-18; 8:45 am]
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