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60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR)
Document Number: 2018-20377
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Drawing in Tintoretto's Venice” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-20345
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Drawing in Tintoretto's Venice,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, New York, from on or about October 12, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, and at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about March 3, 2019, until on or about May 26, 2019, 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.
Determinations Regarding Use of Chemical Weapons by Russia Under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991; Correction
Document Number: 2018-20343
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State published a document in the Federal Register of August 27, 2018, concerning sanctions and waivers under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991. The waiver section of the document contained incomplete language.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report
Document Number: 2018-20341
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-20336
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from on or about October 21, 2018, until on or about January 14, 2019, and the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, from on or about February 24, 2019, until on or about May 26, 2019, 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.
Delegation of Authority Payment of Rewards
Document Number: 2018-20284
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-20210
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from on or about October 11, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019; at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, Florida, from on or about February 9, 2019, until on or about May 5, 2019; at the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, from on or about June 13, 2019, until on or about September 8, 2019; at the San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, from on or about October 10, 2019, until on or about January 5, 2020; at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, from on or about February 13, 2020, until on or about May 10, 2020; at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, from on or about June 20, 2020, until on or about September 13, 2020; at The Frick Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from on or about October 29, 2020, until on or about January 24, 2021; 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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request To Change End User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware
Document Number: 2018-20209
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Cessation of Operations of the Office of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization Located in Washington, DC
Document Number: 2018-20065
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-17
Agency: Department of State
This provides notice to persons and entities that, as required by the Department of State, the Office of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (``General Delegation'') located in Washington, DC, must cease all public operations and take certain measures by the times and dates shown and that benefits formerly extended to the General Delegation by the Department of State will no longer be approved.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Mainline Alternative Route in Nebraska
Document Number: 2018-20064
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-17
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (Department) issues this Notice of Intent (NOI) to announce that it will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969to analyze the potential environmental impacts of the Keystone XL Mainline Alternative Route (MAR).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Frans Hals Portraits: A Family Reunion” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-19719
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Frans Hals Portraits: A Family Reunion,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, from on or about October 13, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits From Holbein to Warhol” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-19718
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in Houston, Texas, from on or about October 7, 2018, until on or about February 3, 2019, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Tomma Abts” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-19717
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Tomma Abts,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about October 18, 2018, until on or about February 17, 2019, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Günther Förg: A Fragile Beauty” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-19716
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``G[uuml]nther F[ouml]rg: A Fragile Beauty,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, from on or about October 21, 2018, until on or about January 27, 2019, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-19715
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object to be included in the exhibition ``Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about September 29, 2018, until on or about March 10, 2019, and at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about April 18, 2019, until on or about September 2, 2019, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan Van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-19228
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan Van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Frick Collection, New York, New York, from on or about September 18, 2018, until on or about January 13, 2019, 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.
United States Passports Invalid for Travel to, in, or Through the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Document Number: 2018-18858
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Department of State
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. If not renewed, the restriction is set to expire on August 31, 2018. This notice extends the restriction until August 31, 2019 unless extended or sooner revoked by the Secretary of State.
Continued Temporary Modification of Category XI of the United States Munitions List
Document Number: 2018-19029
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State, pursuant to its regulations and in the interest of the security of the United States, temporarily modifies paragraph (b) in Category XI of the United States Munitions List (USML).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-18823
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Harry Potter: A History of Magic,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, New York, New York, from on or about October 5, 2018, until on or about January 27, 2019, 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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Special Immigrant Visa Supervisor Locator
Document Number: 2018-18807
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Electronic Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration
Document Number: 2018-18595
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for Nonimmigrant Visa
Document Number: 2018-18594
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Determinations Regarding Use of Chemical Weapons by Russia Under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991
Document Number: 2018-18503
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-27
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State, acting under authority delegated to the Secretary of State pursuant to Executive Order 12851, has determined pursuant to Section 306(a) of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 that the Government of the Russian Federation has used chemical weapons in violation of international law or lethal chemical weapons against its own nationals. In addition, the Department of State has determined and certified to Congress pursuant to Section 307(d) of the Act that it is essential to the national security interests of the United States to partially waive the application of the sanctions required under Section 307(a) of the Act with respect to foreign assistance, the licensing of defense articles and services, and the licensing of national security-sensitive goods and technology. The following is a notice of the sanctions to be imposed pursuant to Section 307(a) of the Act, subject to these waivers.
Notification of United States-Chile Environment Affairs Council and Joint Commission on Environmental Cooperation Meetings
Document Number: 2018-18242
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-24
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State and the Office of the United States Trade Representative are providing notice that the parties to the U.S.- Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA) intend to hold the eighth meeting of the Environment Affairs Council (Council) established under Chapter 19 of the FTA, as well as the sixth meeting of the U.S.-Chile Joint Commission on Environmental Cooperation (Commission) established under the U.S.-Chile Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA), on Tuesday September 4, 2018. The Council will review implementation of Chapter 19 (Environment) of the FTA, and the Commission will review implementation of the ECA.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963-2017” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-18178
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object to be included in the exhibition ``Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963-2017,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 6, 2018, until on or about December 2, 2018, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-18176
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 18, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-18175
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922,'' 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Jewish Museum, New York, New York, from on or about September 14, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, 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.