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Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-17434
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts,'' 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 that will be on view in two locations simultaneously, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, from on or about October 21, 2018, until on or about March 16, 2019, and MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York, from on or about October 21, 2018, until on or about March 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: “The Renaissance Nude” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-17433
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
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 Renaissance Nude,'' 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 October 30, 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 Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-17432
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Franz Marc and August Macke: 1909-1914,'' 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 October 4, 2018, until on or about January 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: “Nordic Impressions: Art From Åland, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, 1821-2017” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-17330
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Nordic Impressions: Art from [Aring]land, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, 1821-2017,'' 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 Phillips Collection, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about October 13, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-17169
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings,'' 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 October 15, 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 Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-17150
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker,'' 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 Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, from on or about September 16, 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: Exhibition of Two Renaissance-Era Italian Paintings
Document Number: 2018-17148
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two objects to be exhibited in the Italian Renaissance Paintings Gallery of The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, 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 J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, from on or about December 17, 2018, until on or about August 5, 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.
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2018-17085
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of State
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Affidavit of Physical Presence or Residence, Parentage and Support
Document Number: 2018-17084
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
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.
Industry Advisory Group: Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2018-17061
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: Exhibition of Two Roman-Era Objects
Document Number: 2018-16929
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two objects to be exhibited in the Arms and Armor Department of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about August 6, 2018, until on or about September 30, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Animal-Shaped Vessels From the Ancient World: Feasting With Gods, Heroes, and Kings” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-16928
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings,'' 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 Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from on or about September 16, 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.
Reducing Regulation and Public Burden, and Controlling Cost
Document Number: 2018-16843
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-08-07
Agency: Department of State
As part of its continuing implementation of Executive Order 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,'' issued by the President on January 30, 2017, the Department of State (the Department) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Department in identifying existing regulations, paperwork requirements and other regulatory obligations that can be modified or repealed, consistent with law, to achieve meaningful burden reduction while continuing to achieve the Department's statutory obligations.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-16677
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-03
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Miraculous Encounters: Pontormo From Drawing to Painting” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-16659
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-03
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Miraculous Encounters: Pontormo from Drawing to Painting,'' 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 September 7, 2018, until on or about January 6, 2019, at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, from on or about February 5, 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 Availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Mainline Alternative Route in Nebraska
Document Number: 2018-16241
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (Department) announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Mainline Alternative Route in Nebraska for public review and comment. The Draft EA evaluates the potential environmental impacts of the proposed Keystone XL Mainline Alternative Route consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 in support of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) review of TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P.'s (TransCanada) application for a right-of-way.
Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Islam and the Classical Heritage” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15833
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-25
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Islam and the Classical Heritage,'' 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 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, in San Francisco, California, from on or about August 25, 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 Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Rachel Whiteread” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15717
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Rachel Whiteread,'' 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 September 16, 2018, until on or about January 13, 2019, at the Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, from on or about March 17, 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 Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15716
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India,'' 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 Asia Society Museum, New York, New York, from on or about September 15, 2018, until on or about January 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: “Armenia!” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15656
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Armenia!,'' 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 20, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15655
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done,'' 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 Modern Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 16, 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.
International Telecommunication Advisory Committee; Solicitation of Membership
Document Number: 2018-15626
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Department of State
The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy (DAS), in the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, is accepting applications for membership on the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC).
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application
Document Number: 2018-15624
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-23
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 Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Titian's Lady in White: A Renaissance Portrait Revealed” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15409
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
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 ``Titian's Lady in White: A Renaissance Portrait Revealed,'' 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 Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, from on or about August 30, 2018, until on or about December 9, 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-15308
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Department of State
``Foreign Service Employee Locator/Notification Records, State-12'', which is being rescinded, contains information used to forward employees' mail and for the notification of next of kin in the event of an emergency or death of an employee.
Town Hall Meeting on Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty Regime
Document Number: 2018-15306
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (Department) will hold a Town Hall meeting in Portland, Oregon, to discuss the modernization of the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) regime.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Delacroix” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-15025
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Delacroix,'' 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 17, 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: “Keir Collection of Art of the Islamic World” Exhibitions
Document Number: 2018-14988
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two objects to be included in exhibitions of the Keir Collection of Art of the Islamic World, re-imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are re-imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the first object at the Dallas Museum of Art, in Dallas, Texas, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, from on or about July 12, 2018, until on or about December 31, 2019, is in the national interest. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the second object at the Dallas Museum of Art, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, from on or about July 12, 2018, until on or about May 16, 2021, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Visas: Documentation of Nonimmigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended
Document Number: 2018-14513
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-06
Agency: Department of State
As a result of this rule, the Department of State finalizes without change a final rule establishing that a passport and a visa is required of a British, French, or Netherlands national, or of a national of Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, or Trinidad and Tobago, who has residence in British, French, or Netherlands territory located in the adjacent islands of the Caribbean area, or has residence in Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, or Trinidad and Tobago, if the alien is proceeding to the United States as an agricultural worker. In light of past experience, and to promote consistency of treatment across H-2A agricultural workers, prudent border management requires that these temporary workers obtain a visa, which already is required of most other H-2A agricultural workers. The previous rule created a vulnerability by allowing temporary workers from these countries to enter the United States without a visa. As a consequence of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revising its regulations in parallel with State Department actions, temporary workers from these countries will continue to need H-2A visas to enter the United States.
Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-14221
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-03
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold an information session regarding issues related to upcoming first United Nations Intergovernmental Conference on marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement Regarding a Lost or Stolen U.S. Passport Book and/or Card
Document Number: 2018-14219
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-03
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to 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: Request for Department of State Personal Identification Card
Document Number: 2018-13806
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
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: Petition To Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad
Document Number: 2018-13641
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-26
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: Request for Approval of Manufacturing License Agreements, Technical Assistance Agreements, and Other Agreements
Document Number: 2018-13580
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
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: Maintenance of Records by DDTC Registrants
Document Number: 2018-13515
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-13212
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
Agency: Department of State
Information in the Legal Adviser's Case Management Records is used to provide or facilitate the provision of legal advice and opinion to the offices of the Department of State and to facilitate defense or representation of the Department in litigation and in other legal proceedings. Information may also be used to reply to requests from federal, state, local, or international courts, agencies, commissions, organizations, or mechanisms.
Notice of Issuance of a Presidential Permit to Borrego Crossing Pipeline, LLC
Document Number: 2018-12918
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-19
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State issued a Presidential permit to Borrego Crossing Pipeline, LLC (``Borrego'') on May 25, 2018, authorizing Borrego to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities (``Borrego Pipeline facilities'') at the U.S.-Mexico border near Laredo, Texas, for the export of refined petroleum products, including gasoline, premium gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel (``ULSD''), and jet fuels.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-12872
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-15
Agency: Department of State
This system of records, Security Records, captures data related to incidents and threats affecting U.S. Government personnel, U.S. Government information, or U.S. Government facilities world-wide, for a variety of legal purposes including federal and state law enforcement, counterterrorism purposes, and administrative security functions.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-12871
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-15
Agency: Department of State
This System of Records compiles information used in the adjudication of U.S. visas.