60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report, 47390-47391 [2018-20341]

Download as PDF 47390 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 19, 2018 / Notices 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–2018–0038’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: kosarcm@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Ms. Colleen Kosar, Policy Division, Office of the Procurement Executive, A/OPE, 2201 C Street NW, Suite 1060, State Annex Number 15, Washington, DC 20520. You must include the 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 Ms. Colleen Kosar, Policy Division, Office of the Procurement Executive, A/ OPE, 2201 C Street NW, Suite 1060, State Annex Number 15, Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached on 703– 516–1685, or at kosarcm@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0050. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Office of the Procurement Executive, A/OPE. • Form Number: No form. • Respondents: Entities seeking to do business with, or contractors of, the Department of State. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 261. • Estimated Number of Responses: 831. • Average Time per Response: Approximately 4 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 3,370 annual hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Sep 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 • 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 This information collection covers pre-award and post-award requirements of the DOSAR. During the pre-award phase, information is collected to determine which proposals offer the best value to the U.S. Government. Postaward actions include monitoring the contractor’s performance; issuing modifications to the contract; dealing with unsatisfactory performance; and closing out the contract upon its completion. This program collects information pursuant to the Foreign Service Buildings Act of 1926, as amended (22 U.S.C. 302), the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act (22 U.S.C. 4852), and the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (22 U.S.C. 4864). Methodology Information is collected from prospective offerors to evaluate their proposals. The responses provided by the public are part of the offeror’s proposals in response to Department solicitations. This information may be submitted electronically (through fax or email), or may require a paper submission, depending upon complexity. After contract award, contractors are required to submit information, on an as-needed basis, and relate to the occurrence of specific circumstances. Cathy J. Read, Director, Office of Procurement Executive, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–20377 Filed 9–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10551] Determinations Regarding Use of Chemical Weapons by Russia Under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991; Correction ACTION: Notice. The Department of State published a document in the Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Register of August 27, 2018, concerning sanctions and waivers under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991. The waiver section of the document contained incomplete language. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela K. Durham, Office of Missile, Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Telephone (202) 647–4930. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction In the Federal Register of August 27, 2018 in FR Doc. 2018–18503 on page 43724, in the first column, correct the ‘‘Wholly-Owned U.S. Subsidiaries’’ paragraph to read: ‘‘WHOLLY-OWNED U.S. AND OTHER FOREIGN SUBSIDIARIES: Exports and reexports of goods or technology pursuant to new licenses for exports and reexports to wholly-owned U.S. and other foreign subsidiaries in Russia, provided that such licenses shall be issued on a case-by-case basis, consistent with export licensing policy for Russia prior to enactment of these sanctions.’’ Dated: September 12, 2018. Choo S Kang, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. [FR Doc. 2018–20343 Filed 9–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10544] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: 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 November 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 19, 2018 / Notices • 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–2018–0042’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: DDTCPublicComments@ state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Attn: Andrea Battista, 2401 E St. NW, Suite H–1205, Washington, DC 20522–0112. You must include the subject (PRA 60 Day Comment), information collection title (Annual Brokering Report), and OMB control number (1405–0141) in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding this collection to Andrea Battista, who may be reached at BattistaAL@state.gov or 202–663–3136. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0141. • Type of Request: Extension. • Originating Office: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). • Form Number: No form. • Respondents: Respondents are any person/s who engages in the United States in the business of manufacturing or exporting or temporarily importing defense articles. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. • Estimated Number of Responses: 1,200. • Average Time per Response: 2 hour. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 2,400 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • Obligation to Respond: 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Sep 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 In accordance with part 129 of the ITAR, U.S. and foreign persons required to register as a broker shall provide annually a report to DDTC enumerating and describing brokering activities by quantity, type, U.S. dollar value, purchaser/recipient, and license number for approved activities and any exemptions utilized for other covered activities. This information is currently used in the review of munitions export and brokering license applications and to ensure compliance with defense trade statutes and regulations. As appropriate, such information may be shared with other U.S. Government entities. Methodology Brokering Reports are submitted annually with Statement of Registration renewals. Anthony M. Dearth, Chief of Staff, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of State. 47391 Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, 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 Delegation of Authority No. 236–14 of September 10, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Z. Galt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–20345 Filed 9–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10550] [FR Doc. 2018–20341 Filed 9–18–18; 8:45 am] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist’’ Exhibition BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10552] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice,’’ 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 Morgan Library & Museum, New York, New York, from on or about October 12, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, and at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about March 3, 2019, until on or about May 26, 2019, 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist,’’ 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 Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from on or about October 21, 2018, until on or about January 14, 2019, and the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, from on or about February 24, 2019, until on or about May 26, 2019, 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: Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, 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/ SUMMARY: Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 182 (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47390-47391]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20341]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10544]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Annual 
Brokering Report

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 
November 19, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:

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     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-2018-0042'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls, Attn: Andrea Battista, 2401 E St. NW, Suite H-
1205, Washington, DC 20522-0112.
    You must include the subject (PRA 60 Day Comment), information 
collection title (Annual Brokering Report), and OMB control number 
(1405-0141) in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding this collection to Andrea Battista, who may be 
reached at [email protected] or 202-663-3136.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0141.
     Type of Request: Extension.
     Originating Office: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls 
(DDTC).
     Form Number: No form.
     Respondents: Respondents are any person/s who engages in 
the United States in the business of manufacturing or exporting or 
temporarily importing defense articles.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 1,200.
     Average Time per Response: 2 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 2,400 hours.
     Frequency: Annually.
     Obligation to Respond: 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

    In accordance with part 129 of the ITAR, U.S. and foreign persons 
required to register as a broker shall provide annually a report to 
DDTC enumerating and describing brokering activities by quantity, type, 
U.S. dollar value, purchaser/recipient, and license number for approved 
activities and any exemptions utilized for other covered activities. 
This information is currently used in the review of munitions export 
and brokering license applications and to ensure compliance with 
defense trade statutes and regulations. As appropriate, such 
information may be shared with other U.S. Government entities.

Methodology

    Brokering Reports are submitted annually with Statement of 
Registration renewals.

Anthony M. Dearth,
Chief of Staff, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department 
of State.
[FR Doc. 2018-20341 Filed 9-18-18; 8:45 am]
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