United States Passports Invalid for Travel to, in, or Through the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, 53900 [2020-19167]

Download as PDF 53900 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 169 / Monday, August 31, 2020 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES • Assess data and performance metrics to enhance program performance • Inform strategic planning activities at the Bureau, division, and individual exchange program levels • Supplement the information ECA program officers receive from their award recipients and exchange participants to provide a comprehensive view of programmatic activities • Respond quickly and reliably to adhoc requests from Congress, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and internal Department of State stakeholders In order to collect data for the MODE Framework, the ECA Evaluation Division intends to conduct ongoing surveys of program participants, alumni, and participant host and home communities to monitor program performance, assess impact, and identify issues for further evaluation. Specifically, ECA will coordinate with award recipients to provide standard survey questions for both foreign national and U.S. citizen exchange participants immediately after completing the exchange (‘‘Participant Post-Program Survey’’). ECA’s Evaluation Division also intends to administer standard surveys to foreign national and U.S. citizen exchange alumni roughly one year, three years and five years after completing their exchange experience. Conducting postprogram surveys, particularly after three and five years, will provide information on the impact of ECA programs and insight into the achievements of participants. To examine multiplier effects of ECA exchange programs on foreign and U.S. communities and institutions that sponsor, support, or provide exchange programs support or services, ECA intends to administer standard surveys to foreign and U.S. host community members (individuals or institutions) where feasible. Methodology In previous years, the ECA Evaluation Division surveyed foreign alumni from a sample of 10 ECA programs. The suggested MODE Framework data collections represent an expansion to include American participants and standardization of the data collection tools. Additionally, ECA has not collected these data in a systematic manner from U.S. and foreign host community members in the past. Currently, ECA award recipients administer post- program surveys to their participants as part of their internal program monitoring data collection approach. ECA intends to VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Aug 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 leverage this ongoing survey process by providing program awardees standard indicators (we estimate anywhere from 10–15 for each award) and corresponding data collection questions, depending on the program orientation. In many instances, these standard indicators and questions will supplant existing awardee defined comparable indicators and questions with ECA defined uniform data requirements. This will ensure the data ECA gathers are valid and reliable across the range of exchange programs. and nationals of arrest and long-term detention representing imminent danger to their physical safety, as defined in 22 CFR 51.63(a)(3). Accordingly, all United States passports shall remain invalid for travel to, in, or through the DPRK unless specially validated for such travel under the authority of the Secretary of State. This extension to the restriction of travel to the DPRK shall be effective on September 1, 2020, and shall expire August 31, 2021 unless extended or revoked by the Secretary of State. Zachary Parker, Director. Dated: August 18, 2020. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2020–19148 Filed 8–28–20; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2020–19167 Filed 8–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY [Public Notice:11168] United States Passports Invalid for Travel to, in, or Through the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Department of State. Notice of extension of passport travel restriction. AGENCY: ACTION: On September 1, 2017, all United States passports were declared invalid for travel to, in, or through the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) unless specially validated for such travel. The restriction was extended for one year in 2018 and 2019, and, if not renewed, the restriction is set to expire on August 31, 2020. This notice extends the restriction until August 31, 2021 unless extended or revoked by the Secretary of State. DATES: The extension of the travel restriction is in effect on September 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Mody, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Legal Affairs, 202–485–6500. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 1, 2017, pursuant to the authority of 22 U.S.C. 211a and Executive Order 11295 (31 FR 10603), and in accordance with 22 CFR 51.63(a)(3), all United States passports were declared invalid for travel to, in, or through the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) unless specially validated for such travel. The restriction was renewed on September 1, 2018 and again for another year effective September 1, 2019. If not renewed again, the restriction is set to expire on August 31, 2020. The Department of State has determined that there continues to be serious risk to United States citizens SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Privacy Act of 1974: Notice of Systems of Records Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). ACTION: Notice of a new System of Records. AGENCY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) proposes to establish a new system of records entitled Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests and Administrative Appeals Files to cover both electronic and paper files created during the processing of access requests and appeals under the FOIA. DATES: This notice will be effective without further notice on October 30, 2020. unless modified by a subsequent notice to incorporate comments received from the public. Written or electronic comments must be received on or before September 30, 2020 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments should be directed to the Senior Privacy Program Manager: Christopher A. Marsalis, Tennessee Valley Authority, 400 W. Summit Hill Dr. (WT 5D), Knoxville, Tennessee 37902–1401; telephone (865) 632–2467 or by email at camarsalis@ tva.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher A. Marsalis at (865) 632– 2467 or camarsalis@tva.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FOIA system contains electronic information of each request and administrative appeal made to TVA pursuant to the FOIA, as well as correspondence related to the requests and appeals. In addition, the system allows the public to submit FOIA requests and appeals. E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice:11168]


United States Passports Invalid for Travel to, in, or Through the 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice of extension of passport travel restriction.

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SUMMARY: On September 1, 2017, all United States passports were 
declared invalid for travel to, in, or through the Democratic People's 
Republic of Korea (DPRK) unless specially validated for such travel. 
The restriction was extended for one year in 2018 and 2019, and, if not 
renewed, the restriction is set to expire on August 31, 2020. This 
notice extends the restriction until August 31, 2021 unless extended or 
revoked by the Secretary of State.

DATES: The extension of the travel restriction is in effect on 
September 1, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Mody, Bureau of Consular 
Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Legal Affairs, 202-485-6500.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 1, 2017, pursuant to the 
authority of 22 U.S.C. 211a and Executive Order 11295 (31 FR 10603), 
and in accordance with 22 CFR 51.63(a)(3), all United States passports 
were declared invalid for travel to, in, or through the Democratic 
People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) unless specially validated for such 
travel. The restriction was renewed on September 1, 2018 and again for 
another year effective September 1, 2019. If not renewed again, the 
restriction is set to expire on August 31, 2020.
    The Department of State has determined that there continues to be 
serious risk to United States citizens and nationals of arrest and 
long-term detention representing imminent danger to their physical 
safety, as defined in 22 CFR 51.63(a)(3). Accordingly, all United 
States passports shall remain invalid for travel to, in, or through the 
DPRK unless specially validated for such travel under the authority of 
the Secretary of State. This extension to the restriction of travel to 
the DPRK shall be effective on September 1, 2020, and shall expire 
August 31, 2021 unless extended or revoked by the Secretary of State.

    Dated: August 18, 2020.
Michael R. Pompeo,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2020-19167 Filed 8-28-20; 8:45 am]
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