60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18(c)(2), 19986-19987 [2019-09271]

Download as PDF 19986 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / Notices Dated: May 2, 2019. Vanessa A. Countryman, Acting Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [FR Doc. 2019–09282 Filed 5–6–19; 8:45 am] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology Security/ Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18(c)(2) [Public Notice 10756] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: Sunshine Act Meetings TIME AND DATE: 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The meeting will be held at the Commission’s headquarters, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20549. PLACE: This meeting will be closed to the public. STATUS: MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the closed meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters also may be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (6), (7), (8), 9(B) and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (a)(5), (a)(6), (a)(7), (a)(8), (a)(9)(ii) and (a)(10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the closed meeting. Commissioner Roisman, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matters of the closed meeting will be: Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings; Resolution of litigation claims; and Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed; please contact Vanessa A. Countryman from the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: May 2, 2019. Vanessa A. Countryman, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–09391 Filed 5–3–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 May 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 July 8, 2019. 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–2019–0010’’ 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: PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. 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 to: Andrea Battista—PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, 20522–0112, who may be reached via email at battistaal@state.gov and via phone on 202–663–3136. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Technology Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18(c)(2). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0195. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (PM/DDTC). • Form Number: No form. • Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000. • Average Time per Response: 10 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 100,000 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. 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 The export, temporary import, and brokering of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (‘‘ITAR,’’ 22 CFR parts 120– 130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act. ITAR § 126.18 eliminates, subject to certain conditions, the requirement for an approval by DDTC of the transfer of unclassified defense articles, which includes technical data, to or within a foreign business entity, foreign governmental entity, or international organization that is an authorized enduser or consignee (including transfers to approved sub-licensees) for defense articles, including the transfer to dual nationals or third-country nationals who are bona fide regular employees directly employed by the foreign consignee or end-user. To use ITAR § 126.18, effective procedures must be in place to prevent E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 7, 2019 / Notices diversion to any destination, entity, or for purposes other than those authorized by the applicable export license or other authorization. Those conditions can be met by requiring a security clearance approved by the host nation government for its employees, or the end-user or consignee have in place a process to screen all its employees and to have executed a Non-Disclosure Agreement that provides assurances that the employee will not transfer any defense articles to persons or entities unless specifically authorized by the consignee or end-user. ITAR § 126.18(c)(2) also provides that the technology security/ clearance plans and screening records shall be made available to DDTC or its agents for law enforcement purposes upon request. Methodology When information kept on file pursuant to this recordkeeping requirement is required to be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, it may be sent electronically or by mail according to guidance given by DDTC. Anthony Dearth, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–09271 Filed 5–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10757] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Public Meeting Shipping Coordination Committee Meeting The Department of State will conduct an open meeting at 9:00 a.m. on May 29, 2019, in the CDR Raymond J. Evans Conference Center, Room 6i10–01–a, of the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth’s, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20593. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the one-hundredth session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, June 5–14, 2019. The agenda items to be considered include: —Adoption of the agenda; report of credentials —Decisions of other IMO bodies —Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments —Measures to enhance maritime security —Regulatory scoping exercise for the use of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:24 May 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 —Goal-based new ship construction standards —Safety measures for non-SOLAS ships operating in polar waters —Development of further measures to enhance the safety of ships relating to the use of fuel oil —Carriage of cargoes and containers (report of the fifth session of the SubCommittee) —Implementation of IMO instruments (report of the fifth session of the SubCommittee) —Navigation, communications and search and rescue (report of the sixth session of the Sub-Committee) —Ship design and construction (report of the sixth session of the SubCommittee) —Pollution prevention and response (matters emanating from the sixth session of the Sub-Committee) —Ships systems and equipment (report of the sixth session of the SubCommittee) —Implementation of the STCW Convention —Capacity building for the implementation of new measures —Formal safety assessment —Piracy and armed robbery against ships —Unsafe mixed migration by sea —Application of the Committee’s method of work —Work programme —Election of the Chair and Vice-Chair for 2020 —Any other business —Consideration of the report of the Committee on its one-hundredth session Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Upon request to the meeting coordinator, members of the public may also participate via teleconference, up to the capacity of the teleconference phone line. To access the teleconference line, participants should call (202) 475–4000 and use Participant Code: 796 771 84. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, LCDR Staci Weist, by email at Eustacia.Y.Weist@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372–1376, or in writing at 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509 not later than May 24, 2019, 5 days prior to the meeting. Requests made after May 24, 2019 might not be able to be accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the Coast Guard PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19987 Headquarters building. It is recommended that attendees arrive no later than 30 minutes ahead of the scheduled meeting for the security screening process. The Headquarters building is accessible by taxi, public transportation, and privately owned conveyance (upon request for parking). Please contact the meeting coordinator if you plan to participate by phone. Additional information regarding this and other public meetings may be found at https://www.dco.uscg.mil/IMO/. Gregory J. O’Brien, Senior Oceans Policy Advisor, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–09340 Filed 5–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Meeting No. 19–02 The TVA Board of Directors will hold a public meeting on May 9, 2019, at The WareHouse, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Suite 100, Franklin, Tennessee. The meeting will be called to order at 10 a.m. CT to consider the agenda items listed below. TVA will answer questions from the news media following the Board meeting. On May 8, the public may comment on any agenda item or subject at a board-hosted listening session which begins at 3:30 p.m. CT and will last until 5:30 p.m. Preregistration is required to address the Board. STATUS: Open AGENDA: Chair’s Welcome. OLD BUSINESS: Approval of minutes of the February 14, 2019, Board Meeting. NEW BUSINESS 1. Report from Chair A. Committee Membership 2. Report from President and CEO 3. Report of the Finance, Rates, and Portfolio Committee A. Circuit breaker and disconnect switches contracts B. Rate change- wholesale grid access charge adjustment 4. Report of the Audit, Risk, and Regulation Committee 5. Report of the Nuclear Oversight Committee 6. Report of the People and Performance Committee 7. Report of the External Relations Committee FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call TVA Media Relations at (865) 632–6000, Knoxville, Tennessee. People who plan to attend the meeting and have special needs should call (865) 632–6000. E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 88 (Tuesday, May 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19986-19987]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09271]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10756]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology 
Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure 
Agreements Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18(c)(2)

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 July 
8, 2019.

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-2019-0010'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: PM/DDTC, SA-1, 
12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-
Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112.
    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 to: Andrea 
Battista--PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade 
Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of 
State, Washington, DC, 20522-0112, who may be reached via email at 
[email protected] and via phone on 202-663-3136.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: Technology Security/
Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements 
Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18(c)(2).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0195.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (PM/DDTC).
     Form Number: No form.
     Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000.
     Average Time per Response: 10 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 100,000 hours.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
    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

    The export, temporary import, and brokering of defense articles, 
defense services, and related technical data are licensed by the 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the 
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (``ITAR,'' 22 CFR parts 120-
130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act.
    ITAR Sec.  126.18 eliminates, subject to certain conditions, the 
requirement for an approval by DDTC of the transfer of unclassified 
defense articles, which includes technical data, to or within a foreign 
business entity, foreign governmental entity, or international 
organization that is an authorized end-user or consignee (including 
transfers to approved sub-licensees) for defense articles, including 
the transfer to dual nationals or third-country nationals who are bona 
fide regular employees directly employed by the foreign consignee or 
end-user.
    To use ITAR Sec.  126.18, effective procedures must be in place to 
prevent

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diversion to any destination, entity, or for purposes other than those 
authorized by the applicable export license or other authorization. 
Those conditions can be met by requiring a security clearance approved 
by the host nation government for its employees, or the end-user or 
consignee have in place a process to screen all its employees and to 
have executed a Non-Disclosure Agreement that provides assurances that 
the employee will not transfer any defense articles to persons or 
entities unless specifically authorized by the consignee or end-user. 
ITAR Sec.  126.18(c)(2) also provides that the technology security/
clearance plans and screening records shall be made available to DDTC 
or its agents for law enforcement purposes upon request.

Methodology

    When information kept on file pursuant to this recordkeeping 
requirement is required to be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade 
Controls, it may be sent electronically or by mail according to 
guidance given by DDTC.

Anthony Dearth,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2019-09271 Filed 5-6-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-25-P