In the Matter of the Designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, 15278 [2019-07415]

Download as PDF 15278 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 72 / Monday, April 15, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10735] amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES In the Matter of the Designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled in this matter, and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury, I conclude that there is a sufficient factual basis to find that the relevant circumstances described in section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (hereinafter ‘‘INA’’) (8 U.S.C. 1189), exist with respect to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, also known as IRGC; Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps; Islamic Revolution Guards Corps; Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps; Islamic Revolutionary Corps; IRG; The Iranian Revolutionary Guards; Islamic Revolutionary Guards; Iran’s Revolutionary Guards; Revolutionary Guards; Revolutionary Guard; Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution; The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution; AGIR; Pasdaran; Pasdaran-e Inqilab; Pasdarn-e Enghelabe Islami; Sepah; Sepah Pasdaran; Sepahe Pasdaran-e Enghelab-e Eslami; Sepahe Pasdaran Enghelab Islami; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force; IRGC-Quds Force; IRGC–QF; Qods Force; Sepah-e Qods; Jerusalem Force; Al Qods; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-Qods Force; Pasdaran-e Enghelab-e Islami (Pasdaran); Sepah-e Qods (Jerusalem Force); Qods (Jerusalem) Force of the IRGC; Quds Force; IRGC Ground Forces; Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force; Basij; Baseej; Basij-e Melli; Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Resistance Force; Basij Resistance Forces; Mobilization of the Oppressed; Mobilization of the Oppressed Unit; Mobilization of the Oppressed Organization; Organization of the Mobilisation of the Oppressed; Sazman Basij Melli; Sazman-e Moghavemat-e Basij; Sazeman-e Basij-e Mostazafan; Vahed-e Basij-e Mostazafeen; Vahed-e Basij Mostaza’feen; National Mobilization Organization; National Resistance Mobilization; Resistance Mobilization Force; Nirooye Moghavemate Basij; Niruyeh Moghavemat Basij; IRGC Air Force; Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Air Force; Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Air Force; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force; IRGCAF; Sepah Pasdaran Air Force; Air Force, IRGC (Pasdaran); Islamic Revolutionary VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Apr 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Guards Corps Aerospace Force; Aerospace Force of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution; AFAGIR; Aerospace Division of IRGC; IRGC Aerospace Force; IRGCASF; IRGC Navy; Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Naval Force. Therefore, I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and its aliases as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the INA. This determination shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: April 8, 2019. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2019–07415 Filed 4–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AD–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 400 (Sub-No. 7X)] Seminole Gulf Railway, L.P.—Exempt Abandonment—in Sarasota County, Fla. Seminole Gulf Railway, L.P. (SGLR), has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments to abandon an approximately 7.68-mile segment of its rail line known as the Venice Branch. The segment to be abandoned extends between milepost SW 890.29 on the north side of Ashton Road and milepost SW 884.70, and between milepost AZA 930.30 and milepost AZA 928.21 on the north side of State Highway 780 (Fruitville Road), partly lying within the City of Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla., with the remainder lying within unincorporated Sarasota County (the Line). The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 34232, 34233, and 34237.1 SGLR has certified that: (1) No local freight traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) because the Line is stub-ended (not a through line), there is no overhead traffic to be rerouted over other lines; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Line (or by a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the Line either is pending with the 1 SGLR originally filed its verified notice on March 8, 2019. By letter filed on March 18, 2019, SGLR notified the Board that the verified notice inadvertently included an incorrect Zip Code and requested that the Board hold the proceeding in abeyance to allow the correction to be made and the required notice periods satisfied. That request was granted, subject to receipt of a supplemental filing. SGLR submitted that filing on March 26, 2019, and that date therefore is considered the verified notice’s filed date and the basis for all dates in this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Surface Transportation Board (Board) or with any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.7 and 1105.8 (environmental report and historic report), 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication), and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the abandonment shall be protected under Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) 2 has been received, this exemption will be effective on May 15, 2019, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve environmental issues,3 formal expressions of intent to file an OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),4 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR 1152.29 must be filed by April 25, 2019. Petitions for reconsideration or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR 1152.28 must be filed by May 6, 2019, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to SGLR’s representative, Eric M. Hocky, Clark Hill PLC, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 1000, Philadelphia, PA 19103. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. SGLR has filed a combined environmental and historic report that 2 The Board modified its OFA procedures effective July 29, 2017. Among other things, the OFA process now requires potential offerors, in their formal expression of intent, to make a preliminary financial responsibility showing based on a calculation using information contained in the carrier’s filing and publicly available information. See Offers of Financial Assistance, EP 729 (STB served June 29, 2017); 82 FR 30997 (July 5, 2017). 3 The Board will grant a stay if an informed decision on environmental issues (whether raised by a party or by the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) in its independent investigation) cannot be made before the exemption’s effective date. See Exemption of Out-of-Serv. Rail Lines, 5 I.C.C.2d 377 (1989). Any request for a stay should be filed as soon as possible so that the Board may take appropriate action before the exemption’s effective date. 4 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,800. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10735]


In the Matter of the Designation of the Islamic Revolutionary 
Guard Corps (and Other Aliases) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

    Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled in this 
matter, and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary 
of the Treasury, I conclude that there is a sufficient factual basis to 
find that the relevant circumstances described in section 219 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (hereinafter ``INA'') (8 
U.S.C. 1189), exist with respect to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard 
Corps, also known as IRGC; Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps; Islamic 
Revolution Guards Corps; Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps; Islamic 
Revolutionary Corps; IRG; The Iranian Revolutionary Guards; Islamic 
Revolutionary Guards; Iran's Revolutionary Guards; Revolutionary 
Guards; Revolutionary Guard; Army of the Guardians of the Islamic 
Revolution; The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution; AGIR; 
Pasdaran; Pasdaran-e Inqilab; Pasdarn-e Enghelab-e Islami; Sepah; Sepah 
Pasdaran; Sepah-e Pasdaran-e Enghelab-e Eslami; Sepah-e Pasdaran 
Enghelab Islami; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force; IRGC-
Quds Force; IRGC-QF; Qods Force; Sepah-e Qods; Jerusalem Force; Al 
Qods; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-Qods Force; Pasdaran-e 
Enghelab-e Islami (Pasdaran); Sepah-e Qods (Jerusalem Force); Qods 
(Jerusalem) Force of the IRGC; Quds Force; IRGC Ground Forces; Islamic 
Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force; Basij; Baseej; Basij-e Melli; 
Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Resistance Force; Basij Resistance 
Forces; Mobilization of the Oppressed; Mobilization of the Oppressed 
Unit; Mobilization of the Oppressed Organization; Organization of the 
Mobilisation of the Oppressed; Sazman Basij Melli; Sazman-e Moghavemat-
e Basij; Sazeman-e Basij-e Mostazafan; Vahed-e Basij-e Mostazafeen; 
Vahed-e Basij Mostaza'feen; National Mobilization Organization; 
National Resistance Mobilization; Resistance Mobilization Force; 
Nirooye Moghavemate Basij; Niruyeh Moghavemat Basij; IRGC Air Force; 
Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Air Force; Islamic Revolutionary Guards 
Corps Air Force; Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force; IRGCAF; 
Sepah Pasdaran Air Force; Air Force, IRGC (Pasdaran); Islamic 
Revolutionary Guards Corps Aerospace Force; Aerospace Force of the Army 
of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution; AFAGIR; Aerospace Division 
of IRGC; IRGC Aerospace Force; IRGCASF; IRGC Navy; Islamic Revolution 
Guards Corps Naval Force.
    Therefore, I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and 
its aliases as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 
of the INA.
    This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: April 8, 2019.
Michael R. Pompeo,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2019-07415 Filed 4-12-19; 8:45 am]
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