Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 34301-34302 [2018-15470]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2018 / Notices Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Federal E-rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Refer to Docket Number FINCEN–2018– 0007 and the OMB control number 1506–0061. • Mail: Policy Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, VA 22183. Refer to Docket Number FINCEN–2018–0007 and the OMB control number 1506–0061. Please submit comments by one method only (electronically preferred). All comments submitted in response to this notice will become a matter of public record. Comments will also be incorporated to FinCEN’s retrospective regulatory review process, as mandated by E.O. 12866 and 13563. Therefore, you should submit only information that you wish to make publicly available. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The FinCEN Resource Center at 800–767– 2825 or electronically at frc@fincen.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BSA, Titles I and II of Public Law 91–508, as amended, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829(b), 12 U.S.C. 1951–1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311–5332, authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, among other things, to require financial institutions to keep records and file reports that are determined to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory matters, or in the conduct of intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against international terrorism, and to implement countermoney laundering programs and compliance procedures.1 Regulations implementing Title II of the BSA appear at 31 CFR Chapter X. The authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to administer the BSA has been delegated to the Director of FinCEN. The information collected and retained under the regulation addressed in this notice assist Federal, state, and local law enforcement as well as regulatory authorities in the identification, investigation, and prosecution of money laundering and other matters. In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), and its implementing regulations, the following information is presented concerning the recordkeeping requirements listed below. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: 1 Language expanding the scope of the Bank Secrecy Act to intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against international terrorism was added by Section 358 of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, Public Law 107–56. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Jul 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 Title: Suspicious Activity Report by Non-Bank Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators. OMB Number: 1506–0061. Abstract: In accordance with 31 CFR 1029.320, covered financial institutions are required to report suspicious activity and maintain the records for a period of five years. Covered financial institutions may satisfy these requirements by using their internal records management system. Current Action: Renewal without change to the existing regulations. Type of Review: Renewal of currently approved reporting requirement. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit institutions. Burden: The administrative burden of 1 hour is assigned to maintain the requirement in force. The burden for actual reporting is reflected in OMB Control number 1506–0065. 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. Records required to be retained under the BSA must be retained for five years. Generally, information collected pursuant to the BSA is confidential, but may be shared as provided by law with regulatory and law enforcement authorities. 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. Jamal El Hindi, Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2018–15402 Filed 7–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00204 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34301 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons 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; 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: SUMMARY: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treas.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On July 9, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following person are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below. Entity 1. MAHAN TRAVEL AND TOURISM SDN BHD (a.k.a. MAHAN TRAVEL), No.01, Lower Ground Floor, Block C, NO:12 Megan Avenue2, Jalan Yap, Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; website http://mahantravel.com.my; Email Address mahankualalumpur@ yahoo.com; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 875233–U (Malaysia) [SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MAHAN AIR). Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of E.O. 13224 for acting for or on behalf of Iran’s MAHAN AIR, a person E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 34302 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2018 / Notices determined to be subject to E.O. 13224, and section 1(d)(i) of E.O. 13224 for assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, techological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, MAHAN AIR. Dated: July 9, 2018. Andrea M. Gacki, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–15470 Filed 7–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for membership on the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (‘‘the Committee’’) for the 2018 membership cycle. SUMMARY: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by August 15, 2018, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. Packages received after this time will not be considered for the current membership cycle. ADDRESSES: All nomination packages should be sent to the Advisory Committee Management Office by email (recommended) or mail. Please see contact information below. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: Advisory Committee Management Office (00AC), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20420, VA.Advisory.Cmte@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the Committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to provides a Congressionally-mandated report to the Secretary each even-numbered year, which includes: (1) An assessment of the needs of women Veterans with respect to compensation, health care, rehabilitation, outreach, and other benefits and programs administered by VA; (2) A review of the programs and activities of VA designed to meet such needs; and (3) Proposing recommendation (including recommendations for administrative and legislative action) as the Committee considers appropriate. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Jul 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 The Committee reports to the Secretary, through the Director of the Center for Women Veterans. Authority: The Committee is authorized by 38 U.S.C. § 542, to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Secretary) on: The administration of VA’s benefits and services (health care, rehabilitation benefits, compensation, outreach, and other relevant programs) for women Veterans; reports and studies pertaining to women Veterans; and the needs of women Veterans. In accordance with the Statute and the Committee’s current charter, the majority of the membership shall consist of non-Federal employees appointed by the Secretary from the general public, serving as special government employees. The Secretary appoints Committee members, and determines the length of terms in which Committee members serve. A term of service for any member may not exceed 3 years. However, the Secretary can reappoint members for additional terms. Each year, there are several vacancies on the Committee, as members’ terms expire. Membership Criteria: The Committee is currently comprised of 12 members. By statute, the Committee consists of members appointed by the Secretary from the general public, including: representatives of women Veterans; individuals who are recognized authorities in fields pertinent to the needs of women Veterans, including the gender specific health-care needs of women; representatives of both female and male Veterans with serviceconnected disabilities, including at least one female Veteran with a serviceconnected disability and at least one male Veteran with a service-connected disability; and women Veterans who are recently separated from service in the Armed Forces. The Committee meets at least two times annually, which may include a site visit to a VA field location. In accordance with Federal Travel Regulation, VA will cover travel expenses—to include per diem—for all members of the Committee, for any travel associated with official Committee duties. A copy of the Committee’s most recent charter and a list of the current membership can be found at www.va.gov/ADVISORY/ or www.va.gov/womenvet/. Selfnominations are acceptable. Any letters of nomination from organizations or other individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted. NonVeterans are also eligible for nomination. In accordance with recently revised guidance regarding the ban on lobbyists serving as members of advisory boards and commissions, Federally-registered lobbyists are prohibited from serving on PO 00000 Frm 00205 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Federal advisory committees in an individual capacity. Additional information regarding this issue can be found at www.federalregister.gov/ articles/2014/08/13/2014–19140/ revised-guidance-on-appointment-oflobbyists-to-federal-advisorycommittees-boards-and-commissions. Requirements for Nomination Submission Nomination packages must be typed (12 point font) and include: (1) A cover letter from the nominee, and (2) a current resume that is no more than four pages in length. The cover letter must summarize: the nominees’ interest in serving on the committee and contributions she/he can make to the work of the committee; any relevant Veterans service activities she/he is currently engaged in; the military branch affiliation and timeframe of military service (if applicable). To promote inclusion and demographic balance of membership, please include as much information related to your race, national origin, disability status, or any other factors that may give you a diverse perspective on women Veterans matters. Finally, please include in the cover letter the nominee’s complete contact information (name, address, email address, and phone number); and a statement confirming that she/he is not a Federally-registered lobbyist. The resume should show professional work experience, and Veterans service involvement, especially service that involves women Veterans’ issues. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of its advisory committees is fairly balanced, in terms of points of view represented. In the review process, consideration is given to nominees’ potential to address the Committee’s demographic needs (regional representation, race/ethnicity representation, professional expertise, war era service, gender, former enlisted or officer status, branch of service, etc.). Other considerations to promote a balanced membership include longevity of military service, significant deployment experience, ability to handle complex issues, experience running large organizations, and ability to contribute to the gender-specific health care and benefits needs of women Veterans. Dated: July 13, 2018. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Office. [FR Doc. 2018–15350 Filed 7–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
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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 U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons 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; 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.treas.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Actions

    On July 9, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in 
property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following person are 
blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below.

Entity

    1. MAHAN TRAVEL AND TOURISM SDN BHD (a.k.a. MAHAN TRAVEL), No.01, 
Lower Ground Floor, Block C, NO:12 Megan Avenue2, Jalan Yap, Kwan Seng, 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; website http://mahantravel.com.my; Email 
Address [email protected]; Additional Sanctions Information--
Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Registration Number 875233-U (Malaysia) 
[SDGT] [IFSR] (Linked To: MAHAN AIR).
    Designated pursuant to section 1(c) of E.O. 13224 for acting for or 
on behalf of Iran's MAHAN AIR, a person

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determined to be subject to E.O. 13224, and section 1(d)(i) of E.O. 
13224 for assisting in, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, 
techological support for, or financial or other services to or in 
support of, MAHAN AIR.

    Dated: July 9, 2018.
Andrea M. Gacki,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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