Notice of Charter Renewal for the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 20458 [2019-09580]

Download as PDF 20458 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2019 / Notices monitored to ensure the grantee is in compliance with the terms of the grant. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Methodology Information is collected via electronic and paper submission. [Public Notice: 10762] Michael J. Capozzi, Acting Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2019–09498 Filed 5–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 1275X] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Charged With Buddha’s Blessings: Relics From an Ancient Stupa’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Charged with Buddha’s Blessings: Relics from an Ancient Stupa,’’ 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 owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about May 31, 2019, until on or about June 8, 2020, 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: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10759] Notice of Charter Renewal for the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy The official designation of this advisory committee is the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The Commission was originally established under Section 604 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended, and under Section 8 of Reorganization Plan Number 2 of 1977. It was reauthorized pursuant to Section 702 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Pub. L. 114–323), which amended the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (22 U.S.C. 6553) and re-authorized the Commission through September 30, 2020. The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises U.S. government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable and necessary in fulfilling its functions. The Charter renewal was filed on April 29, 2019. For further information about the Commission, please contact John J. Daigle, the Commission’s Designated Federal Officer, at DaigleJJ@state.gov. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliot Chiu, 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. 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), Executive Order 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Marie Therese Porter Royce, Assistant Secretary, Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–09581 Filed 5–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [FR Doc. 2019–09580 Filed 5–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–45–P 19:39 May 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Transkentucky Transportation Railroad Inc. (TTI),1 a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F—Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue approximately 13.1 miles of trackage rights over CSXT’s Cincinnati Subdivision between milepost CA 595.6, near Springdale, and milepost CA 608.7, near Charleston Bottoms, in Mason County, Ky. (the Line).2 There is one station on the Line at Maysville, Ky. (FSAC 70). The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 41056. TTI has certified that: (1) No traffic has moved over the Line for at least two years; (2) any overhead traffic can 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 on the Line is pending either with the 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 1105.12 (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 discontinuance 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) 3 to subsidize continued rail service has been received, this exemption will be effective on June 8, 2019, unless stayed 1 TTI is a wholly owned subsidiary of CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT). 2 Transkentucky Transp. R.R.—Trackage Rights Exemption—CSX Transp., Inc., FD 31595 (STB served Feb. 9, 1990). 3 Persons interested in submitting an OFA to subsidize continued rail service must first file a formal expression of intent to file an offer indicating the intent to file an OFA for subsidy and demonstrating that they are preliminarily financially responsible. See 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2)(i). John J. Daigle, Designated Federal Official, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department of State. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 90 (Thursday, May 9, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 20458]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09580]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10759]


Notice of Charter Renewal for the U.S. Advisory Commission on 
Public Diplomacy

SUMMARY: The official designation of this advisory committee is the 
United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy.
    The Commission was originally established under Section 604 of the 
United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as 
amended, and under Section 8 of Reorganization Plan Number 2 of 1977. 
It was reauthorized pursuant to Section 702 of the Department of State 
Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Pub. L. 114-323), which amended the 
Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (22 U.S.C. 6553) 
and re-authorized the Commission through September 30, 2020.
    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises U.S. 
government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence 
foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, 
inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and 
disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, 
subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the 
Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign 
travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee 
projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable 
and necessary in fulfilling its functions.
    The Charter renewal was filed on April 29, 2019.
    For further information about the Commission, please contact John 
J. Daigle, the Commission's Designated Federal Officer, at 
[email protected].

John J. Daigle,
Designated Federal Official, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2019-09580 Filed 5-8-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-45-P