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Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “The World Between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00086
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``The World Between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East,'' 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 March 11, 2019, until on or about June 23, 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: “Queens of Egypt” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00085
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Queens of Egypt,'' 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 National Geographic Society, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about March 1, 2019, until on or about September 2, 2019, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, from on or about November 15, 2019, until on or about March 29, 2020, 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: “Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00084
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture,'' 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 February 21, 2019, until on or about June 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: “Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00083
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-22
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes,'' 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 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about February 14, 2019, until on or about May 19, 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 Self-Portrait, From Schiele to Beckmann” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00082
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-22
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 Self-Portrait, from Schiele to Beckmann,'' 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 Neue Galerie New York, in New York, New York, from on or about February 28, 2019, until on or about June 24, 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: “William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00081
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-22
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum,'' 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 Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, from on or about February 14, 2019, until on or about May 20, 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 Lure of Dresden: Bellotto at the Court of Saxony” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00068
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-16
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 Lure of Dresden: Bellotto at the Court of Saxony,'' 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 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from on or about February 10, 2019, until on or about April 28, 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: “Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00012
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey,'' 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 January 29, 2019, until on or about May 12, 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: “Oscar Rejlander: Artist Photographer” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00006
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Oscar Rejlander: Artist Photographer,'' 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 J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, from on or about March 12, 2019, until on or about June 9, 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 Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00003
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated,'' 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 March 5, 2019, until on or about June 16, 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: “Monet: The Late Years” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-00001
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Monet: The Late Years,'' 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 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, from on or about February 16, 2019, until on or about May 27, 2019, the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from on or about June 16, 2019, until on or about September 15, 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: “Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-28466
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-03
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs,'' 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 Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, from on or about February 14, 2019, until on or about August 18, 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.
Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Annual Report
Document Number: 2018-28311
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
Agency: Department of State
This notice contains the text of the report required by the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, as submitted by the Secretary of State pursuant to Executive Order 13818.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Visiting Masterpiece: Juan de Mesa's Saint Louis of France” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-28228
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
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 ``Visiting Masterpiece: Juan de Mesa's Saint Louis of France,'' 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 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about January 17, 2019, until on or about December 17, 2020, 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: Affidavit of Identifying Witness
Document Number: 2018-28201
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
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: “Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-27946
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism,'' 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 Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about February 1, 2019, until on or about July 15, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request To Change End User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware
Document Number: 2018-27778
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
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.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27725
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-27723
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa,'' 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 Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, from on or about January 25, 2019, until on or about July 21, 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: “Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-27631
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance 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 National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about March 10, 2019, until on or about July 7, 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 Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27419
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-19
Agency: Department of State
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Document Number: 2018-27103
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America
Document Number: 2018-27100
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
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.
Overseas Schools Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27040
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Department of State
Information and Communication Technology
Document Number: 2018-26570
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (the Department) updates and revises the rules that implement Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, consistent with a recent update to accessibility standards from the U.S. Access Board.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR)
Document Number: 2018-26882
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Special Immigrant Visa Form
Document Number: 2018-26696
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
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.
Request for Information for the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report
Document Number: 2018-26617
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-10
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (``the Department'') requests written information to assist in reporting on the degree to which the United States and foreign governments meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking in persons (``minimum standards'') that are prescribed by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (``TVPA''). This information will assist in the preparation of the Trafficking in Persons Report (``TIP Report'') that the Department submits annually to the U.S. Congress on government efforts to meet the minimum standards. Foreign governments that do not meet the minimum standards and are not making significant efforts to do so may be subject to restrictions on nonhumanitarian, nontrade-related foreign assistance from the United States, as defined by the TVPA.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Local U.S. Citizen Skills/Resources Survey
Document Number: 2018-26414
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-06
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Entry Into Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program
Document Number: 2018-26410
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-06
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: “Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-26407
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold,'' 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 January 21, 2019, until on or about April 14, 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 Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-26336
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline
Document Number: 2018-26146
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
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 Pipeline.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application
Document Number: 2018-25968
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-29
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: Iraqi Citizens and Nationals Employed by U.S. Federal Contractors and Grantees
Document Number: 2018-25889
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-29
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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Manet and Modern Beauty” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-25834
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-27
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 ``Manet and Modern Beauty,'' 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 Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about May 26, 2019, until on or about September 8, 2019, and at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, from on or about October 8, 2019, until on or about January 12, 2020, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Special Immigrant Visa Supervisor Locator
Document Number: 2018-25616
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-26
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report
Document Number: 2018-25365
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-21
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: “Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-24957
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory,'' 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 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, from on or about December 15, 2018, until on or about March 31, 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.
Updating the State Department's List of Entities and Subentities Associated With Cuba (Cuba Restricted List)
Document Number: 2018-24904
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is publishing an update to its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated with Cuba (Cuba Restricted List) with which direct financial transactions are generally prohibited under the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR). This Cuba Restricted List is also considered during review of license applications submitted to the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) pursuant to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).