Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions on Hong Kong Normalization., 6730 [2021-01274]

Download as PDF 6730 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 13 / Friday, January 22, 2021 / Notices Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, or the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State may authorize blocking of all property or interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are in or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person, of any foreign person upon determining that the person is or has been a leader or official of any entity, including any government entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, developing, adopting, or implementing the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Administrative Region (the ‘‘National Security Law’’). The Secretary of State has determined, pursuant to section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936, that Wang Chen, Cao Jianming, Zhang Chunxian, Shen Yueyue, Ji Bingxuan, Arken Imirbaki, Wan Exiang, Chen Du, Wang Dongming, Padma Choling, Ding Zhongli, Hao Mingjin, Cai Dafeng, and Wu Weihua, are or have been leaders or officials of an entity, including any government entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, developing, adopting, or implementing, the National Security Law, and has approved the Department of Treasury adding them to the Specially Designated and Blocked Persons List (SDN List). All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these individuals are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. Peter Haas, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–01276 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11329] Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions on Hong Kong Normalization. The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on four individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization. DATES: The Secretary of State’s determination regarding the four individuals identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section was effective on November 9, 2020. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jan 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Ruggles, Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: (202) 647 7677, email: RugglesTV@state.gov. Pursuant to Section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936 the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, or the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State may authorize blocking of all property or interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are in or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person, of any foreign person upon determining that the person is or has been a leader or official of any entity, including any government entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, developing, adopting, or implementing the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Administrative Region (the ‘‘National Security Law’’), or in actions or policies that threaten the peace, security, stability, or autonomy of Hong Kong. The Secretary of State has determined, pursuant to section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936, that Li Jiangzhou, Edwina Lau, and Steve Li Kwai-Wah are or have been leaders or officials of entities, including any government entity, that have engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, developing, adopting, or implementing the National Security Law, and approved the Department of the Treasury adding them to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Person List (SDN List). All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these individuals are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. The Secretary of State has determined that Deng Zhonghua is or has been a leader or official of an entity, including any government entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, actions or policies that threaten the peace, security, stability or autonomy of Hong Kong, pursuant to section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936, and approved OFAC adding him to the SDN List. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these individuals are blocked, and U.S. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. Peter Haas, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–01274 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11331] Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: A determination has been made that a number of foreign persons have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act. The Act provides for penalties on foreign entities and individuals for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran since January 1, 1999; the transfer to or acquisition from Syria since January 1, 2005; or the transfer to or acquisition from North Korea since January 1, 2006, of goods, services, or technology controlled under multilateral control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists but falling below the control list parameters when it is determined that such items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral lists, and (c) other items with the potential of making such a material contribution when added through case-by-case decisions. DATES: Effective January 13, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: Pam Durham, Office of Missile, Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Telephone (202) 647–4930. For U.S. Government procurement ban issues: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 11329]


Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions on Hong Kong 
Normalization.

SUMMARY: The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on four 
individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the President's 
Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization.

DATES: The Secretary of State's determination regarding the four 
individuals identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section was 
effective on November 9, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Ruggles, Director, Office of 
Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and 
Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: 
(202) 647 7677, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 
13936 the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the 
Treasury, or the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the 
Secretary of State may authorize blocking of all property or interests 
in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within 
the United States, or that are in or hereafter come within the 
possession or control of any United States person, of any foreign 
person upon determining that the person is or has been a leader or 
official of any entity, including any government entity, that has 
engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, developing, adopting, or 
implementing the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding 
National Security in the Hong Kong Administrative Region (the 
``National Security Law''), or in actions or policies that threaten the 
peace, security, stability, or autonomy of Hong Kong.
    The Secretary of State has determined, pursuant to section 
4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936, that Li Jiangzhou, Edwina Lau, and Steve Li 
Kwai-Wah are or have been leaders or officials of entities, including 
any government entity, that have engaged in, or whose members have 
engaged in, developing, adopting, or implementing the National Security 
Law, and approved the Department of the Treasury adding them to the 
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Person List (SDN List). All 
property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of 
these individuals are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally 
prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
    The Secretary of State has determined that Deng Zhonghua is or has 
been a leader or official of an entity, including any government 
entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, actions 
or policies that threaten the peace, security, stability or autonomy of 
Hong Kong, pursuant to section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936, and approved 
OFAC adding him to the SDN List. All property and interests in property 
subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these individuals are blocked, and U.S. 
persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with 
them.

Peter Haas,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business 
Affairs, Department of State.
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