Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions, 68412 [2020-23807]

Download as PDF 68412 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 28, 2020 / Notices Third, 49 CFR 604.12(c) requires a recipient, unless otherwise exempt under 49 CFR 604.2, to submit on a quarterly basis records of all instances that the recipient provided charter service. Fourth, 49 CFR 604.13 requires a private charter provider to register on FTA’s Charter Registration website at http://ftawebprod.fta.dot.gov/ CharterRegistration/ in order to qualify as a registered charter service provider and receive email notifications by recipients that are interested in providing a requested charter service. The rule requires that a registered charter service provider must update its information on the Charter Registration website at least once every two years. Currently, there are a total of 287 registered private charter service providers. Registration has consistently decreased over the years. Lastly, 49 CFR 604.7 permits recipients to provide charter service to Qualified Human Service Organizations (QHSO) under limited circumstances. QHSOs that do not receive Federal funding under programs listed in Appendix A to Part 604 and seek to receive free or reduced rate services from recipients must register on FTA’s Charter Registration website (49 CFR 604.15(a)). Respondents: State and local government, business or other for-profit institutions, and non-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Respondents: 2,180 respondents. Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 403.3 hours (0.05 hours for each of the 1,676 Recipient respondents under 49 CFR 604.4. 1.25 hours for each of the 90 Recipient respondents under 49 CFR 604.12, 0.50 hours for each of the 90 Recipient respondents under 49 CFR 604.14. 0.50 hours for each of the 37 non-profit respondents, and 0.50 hours for each of the estimated 287 for-profit respondents. Frequency: Annually, bi-annually, quarterly, and as required. Nadine Pembleton, Director Office of Management Planning. [FR Doc. 2020–23782 Filed 10–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Oct 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for effective date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; or Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On October 22, 2020, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below. Entities 1. BAYAN RASANEH GOSTAR INSTITUTE (a.k.a. BAYAN GOSTAR MEDIA INSTITUTE; a.k.a. BAYAN RASANE GOSTAR INSTITUTE), Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [ELECTION–E.O. 13848] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE). Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(i) of Executive Order 13848 of September 12, 2018, ‘‘Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election,’’ 83 FR 46843, 3 CFR, 2018 Comp., p. 869, (E.O. 13848) for having directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise been complicit in foreign interference in a United States election. 2. INTERNATIONAL UNION OF VIRTUAL MEDIA (a.k.a. IUVM), Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [ELECTION–E.O. 13848] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE). Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(iii) of E.O. 13848 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)QODS FORCE, an entity whose property or PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13848. 3. ISLAMIC RADIO AND TELEVISION UNION (a.k.a. IRTVU), Iran; Beirut, Lebanon; Kabul, Afghanistan; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [ELECTION–E.O. 13848] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE). Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(iii) of E.O. 13848 for being owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)QODS FORCE, an entity whose property or interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13848. 4. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (a.k.a. AGIR; a.k.a. ARMY OF THE GUARDIANS OF THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION; a.k.a. IRAN’S REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS; a.k.a. IRAN’S REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS; a.k.a. IRG; a.k.a. IRGC; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTION GUARDS CORPS; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY CORPS; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS CORPS; a.k.a. PASDARAN; a.k.a. PASDARAN–E INQILAB; a.k.a. PASDARN–E ENGHELAB–E ISLAMI; a.k.a. REVOLUTIONARY GUARD; a.k.a. REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS; a.k.a. SEPAH; a.k.a. SEPAH PASDARAN; a.k.a. SEPAH–E PASDARAN ENGHELAB ISLAMI; a.k.a. SEPAH–E PASDARAN–E ENGHELAB–E ESLAMI; a.k.a. SEPAH–E PASDARAN–E ENQELAB–E ESLAMI; a.k.a. THE ARMY OF THE GUARDIANS OF THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION; a.k.a. THE IRANIAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS), Tehran, Iran; Syria; Additional Sanctions Information— Subject to Secondary Sanctions [FTO] [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN–HR] [HRIT–IR] [ELECTION–E.O. 13848]. Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(i) of E.O. 13848 having directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise been complicit in foreign interference in a United States election. 5. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE (a.k.a. AL QODS; a.k.a. IRGC–QF; a.k.a. IRGC–QUDS FORCE; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS–QODS FORCE; a.k.a. JERUSALEM FORCE; a.k.a. PASDARAN–E ENGHELAB–E ISLAMI (PASDARAN); a.k.a. QODS (JERUSALEM) FORCE OF THE IRGC; a.k.a. QODS FORCE; a.k.a. QUDS FORCE; a.k.a. SEPAH–E QODS; a.k.a. SEPAH–E QODS (JERUSALEM FORCE)), Tehran, Iran; Syria; Additional Sanctions Information— Subject to Secondary Sanctions [FTO] [SDGT] [SYRIA] [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN–HR] [ELECTION–E.O. 13848]. Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(i) of E.O. 13848 having directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise been complicit in foreign interference in a United States election. Dated: October 22, 2020. Andrea Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2020–23807 Filed 10–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have 
been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked 
Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable 
legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. 
persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with 
them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for effective date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global 
Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for 
Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; or Assistant Director for Regulatory 
Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic Availability

    The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and 
additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available 
on OFAC's website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Actions

    On October 22, 2020, OFAC determined that the property and 
interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following 
persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed 
below.

Entities

    1. BAYAN RASANEH GOSTAR INSTITUTE (a.k.a. BAYAN GOSTAR MEDIA 
INSTITUTE; a.k.a. BAYAN RASANE GOSTAR INSTITUTE), Iran; Additional 
Sanctions Information--Subject to Secondary Sanctions [ELECTION-E.O. 
13848] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS 
FORCE).
    Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(i) of Executive Order 13848 
of September 12, 2018, ``Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of 
Foreign Interference in a United States Election,'' 83 FR 46843, 3 
CFR, 2018 Comp., p. 869, (E.O. 13848) for having directly or 
indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise been 
complicit in foreign interference in a United States election.
    2. INTERNATIONAL UNION OF VIRTUAL MEDIA (a.k.a. IUVM), Iran; 
Additional Sanctions Information--Subject to Secondary Sanctions 
[ELECTION-E.O. 13848] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS 
(IRGC)-QODS FORCE).
    Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(iii) of E.O. 13848 for being 
owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or 
on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY 
GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE, an entity whose property or interests 
in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13848.
    3. ISLAMIC RADIO AND TELEVISION UNION (a.k.a. IRTVU), Iran; 
Beirut, Lebanon; Kabul, Afghanistan; Additional Sanctions 
Information--Subject to Secondary Sanctions [ELECTION-E.O. 13848] 
(Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE).
    Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(iii) of E.O. 13848 for being 
owned or controlled by, or having acted or purported to act for or 
on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY 
GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE, an entity whose property or interests 
in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13848.
    4. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (a.k.a. AGIR; a.k.a. ARMY 
OF THE GUARDIANS OF THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION; a.k.a. IRAN'S 
REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS; a.k.a. IRAN'S REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS; 
a.k.a. IRG; a.k.a. IRGC; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTION GUARDS CORPS; 
a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY CORPS; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY 
GUARDS; a.k.a. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS CORPS; a.k.a. PASDARAN; 
a.k.a. PASDARAN-E INQILAB; a.k.a. PASDARN-E ENGHELAB-E ISLAMI; 
a.k.a. REVOLUTIONARY GUARD; a.k.a. REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS; a.k.a. 
SEPAH; a.k.a. SEPAH PASDARAN; a.k.a. SEPAH-E PASDARAN ENGHELAB 
ISLAMI; a.k.a. SEPAH-E PASDARAN-E ENGHELAB-E ESLAMI; a.k.a. SEPAH-E 
PASDARAN-E ENQELAB-E ESLAMI; a.k.a. THE ARMY OF THE GUARDIANS OF THE 
ISLAMIC REVOLUTION; a.k.a. THE IRANIAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARDS), 
Tehran, Iran; Syria; Additional Sanctions Information--Subject to 
Secondary Sanctions [FTO] [SDGT] [NPWMD] [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] 
[HRIT-IR] [ELECTION-E.O. 13848].
    Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(i) of E.O. 13848 having 
directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or 
otherwise been complicit in foreign interference in a United States 
election.
    5. ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS (IRGC)-QODS FORCE (a.k.a. 
AL QODS; a.k.a. IRGC-QF; a.k.a. IRGC-QUDS FORCE; a.k.a. ISLAMIC 
REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS-QODS FORCE; a.k.a. JERUSALEM FORCE; a.k.a. 
PASDARAN-E ENGHELAB-E ISLAMI (PASDARAN); a.k.a. QODS (JERUSALEM) 
FORCE OF THE IRGC; a.k.a. QODS FORCE; a.k.a. QUDS FORCE; a.k.a. 
SEPAH-E QODS; a.k.a. SEPAH-E QODS (JERUSALEM FORCE)), Tehran, Iran; 
Syria; Additional Sanctions Information--Subject to Secondary 
Sanctions [FTO] [SDGT] [SYRIA] [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] [ELECTION-
E.O. 13848].
    Designated pursuant to section 2(a)(i) of E.O. 13848 having 
directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or 
otherwise been complicit in foreign interference in a United States 
election.

    Dated: October 22, 2020.
Andrea Gacki,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the 
Treasury.
[FR Doc. 2020-23807 Filed 10-27-20; 8:45 am]
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