Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement, 43717-43718 [2021-16971]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 151 / Tuesday, August 10, 2021 / Notices should be submitted on or before August 31, 2021. DEPARTMENT OF STATE For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.56 J. Matthew DeLesDernier, Assistant Secretary. [Public Notice 11493] [FR Doc. 2021–16967 Filed 8–9–21; 8:45 am] Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE Foreign Affairs Policy Board Charter Renewal Notice of renewal of the charter of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board. ACTION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of State hereby provides notice of the renewal of the charter of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board (‘‘the Board’’). The Foreign Affairs Policy Board provides the Secretary of State with advice, feedback, and perspectives from a diverse array of experts to advance the Department’s mission and help root American foreign policy in the needs and aspirations of the American people. The Board’s activities are advisory only. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer Jennifer R. Littlejohn in the Office of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State, at email: LittlejohnJR@state.gov. The Board is established under the general authority of the Secretary of State and the Department of State as set forth in Title 22 of the United States Code, in particular Section 2656 of that Title and consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix, 41 CFR 102–3.65. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Salman Ahmed, Director, Office of Policy Planning, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–16987 Filed 8–9–21; 8:45 am] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4710–10–P CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Aug 09, 2021 A determination has been made that a number of foreign persons have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to Section 3 of 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: July 29, 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: Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State, Telephone: (703) 875–4079. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 29, 2021, the U.S. Government applied the measures authorized in Section 3 of the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (Pub. L. 109–353) against the following foreign persons SUMMARY: [Public Notice: 11491] 56 17 Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43717 identified in the report submitted pursuant to Section 2(a) of the Act: Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq (AAH) (Iraq) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Kata’ib Hezbollah (Iraq) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Asia-Invest LLC (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Charter Green Light Moscow (CGLM) (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; NPP Pulsar LLC (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Ayman Al Sabbagh Trading (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Lebanese Hizballah (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Wael Issa Trading Establishment (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof. Accordingly, pursuant to Section 3 of the Act, the following measures are imposed on these persons: 1. No department or agency of the U.S. government may procure or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, or services from these foreign persons, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may determine; 2. No department or agency of the U.S. government may provide any assistance to these foreign persons, and these persons shall not be eligible to participate in any assistance program of the U.S. government, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may determine; 3. No U.S. government sales to these foreign persons of any item on the United States Munitions List are permitted, and all sales to these persons of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services under the Arms Export Control Act are terminated; and 4. No new individual licenses shall be granted for the transfer to these foreign persons of items the export of which is controlled under the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 or the Export Administration Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the U.S. government and will remain in place for two years from the effective date, except to the extent E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 43718 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 151 / Tuesday, August 10, 2021 / Notices that the Secretary of State may subsequently determine otherwise. Choo S. Kang, Acting Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation. [FR Doc. 2021–16971 Filed 8–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD Release of Waybill Data The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from Neville Peterson LLP on behalf of Trinity Industries, Inc. (WB21–53—8/4/21) for permission to use select data from the Board’s 2019 Masked Carload Waybill Sample. A copy of this request may be obtained from the Board’s website under docket no. WB21–53. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics within 14 calendar days of the date of this notice. The rules for release of waybill data are codified at 49 CFR 1244.9. Contact: Alexander Dusenberry, (202) 245–0319. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2021–17042 Filed 8–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 4)] Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting Surface Transportation Board. Notice of National Grain Car Council meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021, beginning at 1:00 p.m. (CDT), and is expected to conclude at 5:00 p.m. (CDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. See Supplementary Information for registration details. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Small at (202) 245–0381 or michael.small@stb.gov. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGCC was established by the Interstate jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Aug 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 Commerce Commission (ICC) as a working group to facilitate privatesector solutions and provide recommendations to the ICC (and now the Surface Transportation Board (Board)) on matters affecting rail grain car availability and transportation. Nat’l Grain Car Supply—Conference of Interested Parties, EP 519 (ICC served Jan. 7, 1994). The general purpose of this meeting is to discuss rail carrier preparedness to transport the 2021 grain harvest. Agenda items include the following: Remarks by NGCC Chair Jarad Farmer, Board Chairman Martin J. Oberman, Board Vice Chairman and NGCC Co-Chair Robert E. Primus, and Board Members Ann D. Begeman, Patrick J. Fuchs, and Michelle A. Schultz; reports by member groups on expectations for the upcoming harvest, domestic and foreign markets, the supply of rail cars, and rail service; and market and industry updates. The full agenda will be posted on the Board’s website at https:// prod.stb.gov/resources/stakeholdercommittees/grain-car-council. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR part 102–3; the NGCC charter; and Board procedures. Public Attendance: This meeting is open to the public via Zoom, but members of the public who wish to attend this meeting must register in advance of the meeting. The registration link is provided on the Board’s website at https://prod.stb.gov/resources/ stakeholder-committees/grain-carcouncil. Registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis. Public Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments to the NGCC at any time. Comments should be addressed to Michael Small, Designated Federal Officer for the NGCC, at michael.small@stb.gov. Any further communications about this meeting will be announced through the Board’s website, www.stb.gov. Decided: August 4, 2021. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Kenyatta Clay, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2021–16983 Filed 8–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2021–0678] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Part 135— Operating Requirements: Commuter and On-Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons on Board such Aircraft Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves requirements for Air Carrier/ Commercial Operators. This collection involves both recordkeeping and recording requirements for Air Carrier/ Commercial Operators. The information to be collected shows compliance with the requirements of the Air Carrier’s Certificate. SUMMARY: Written comments should be submitted by October 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field). By mail: Sandra Ray, 1187 Thorn Run Road, Suite 200, Coraopolis, PA 15108. By fax: 412–239–3063. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Ray by email at: Sandra.ray@ faa.gov; phone: 412–329–3088. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title 49 U.S.C., section 44702 authorizes issuance of air carrier operating certificates. 14 CFR part 135 prescribes requirement for Air Carrier/Commercial Operators. The information to be collected shows compliance and applicant eligibility. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency DATES: E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 151 (Tuesday, August 10, 2021)]
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[Pages 43717-43718]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-16971]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 11493]


Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, 
Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement

AGENCY: Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, 
Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: A determination has been made that a number of foreign persons 
have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures 
pursuant to Section 3 of 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: July 29, 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: 
Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State, 
Telephone: (703) 875-4079.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 29, 2021, the U.S. Government 
applied the measures authorized in Section 3 of the Iran, North Korea, 
and Syria Nonproliferation Act (Pub. L. 109-353) against the following 
foreign persons identified in the report submitted pursuant to Section 
2(a) of the Act:
    Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq (AAH) (Iraq) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof;
    Kata'ib Hezbollah (Iraq) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary 
thereof;
    Asia-Invest LLC (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary 
thereof;
    Charter Green Light Moscow (CGLM) (Russia) and any successor, sub-
unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    NPP Pulsar LLC (Russia) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary 
thereof;
    Ayman Al Sabbagh Trading (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof;
    Lebanese Hizballah (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof;
    Wael Issa Trading Establishment (Syria) and any successor, sub-
unit, or subsidiary thereof.
    Accordingly, pursuant to Section 3 of the Act, the following 
measures are imposed on these persons:
    1. No department or agency of the U.S. government may procure or 
enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, 
or services from these foreign persons, except to the extent that the 
Secretary of State otherwise may determine;
    2. No department or agency of the U.S. government may provide any 
assistance to these foreign persons, and these persons shall not be 
eligible to participate in any assistance program of the U.S. 
government, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise 
may determine;
    3. No U.S. government sales to these foreign persons of any item on 
the United States Munitions List are permitted, and all sales to these 
persons of any defense articles, defense services, or design and 
construction services under the Arms Export Control Act are terminated; 
and
    4. No new individual licenses shall be granted for the transfer to 
these foreign persons of items the export of which is controlled under 
the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 or the Export Administration 
Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended.
    These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments 
and agencies of the U.S. government and will remain in place for two 
years from the effective date, except to the extent

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that the Secretary of State may subsequently determine otherwise.

Choo S. Kang,
Acting Assistant Secretary for International Security and 
Nonproliferation.
[FR Doc. 2021-16971 Filed 8-9-21; 8:45 am]
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