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Renewal of International Security Advisory Board
Document Number: 2019-15285
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-18
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-15163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury,'' 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 September 6, 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: Office of Language Services Contractor Application
Document Number: 2019-15042
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-16
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: U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals
Document Number: 2019-14786
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-12
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: “Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-14421
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-08
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence,'' 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 15, 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.
List of Participating Countries and Entities in the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, Known as “Participants” for the Purposes of the Clean Diamond Trade Act of 2003 and Section 2 of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003
Document Number: 2019-14358
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is updating the list of Participants eligible for trade in rough diamonds under the Act, and their respective Importing and Exporting Authorities, revising the previously published list of April 26, 2017 to reflect the addition of Gabon.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Mapa Wiya (Your Map's Not Needed): Australian Aboriginal Art From the Fondation Opale” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-14322
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Mapa Wiya (Your Map's Not Needed): Australian Aboriginal Art from the Fondation Opale,'' 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 Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, from on or about September 13, 2019, until on or about January 26, 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: Application To Determine Returning Resident Status
Document Number: 2019-14102
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-02
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: Exhibition of Two Early Twentieth Century Works
Document Number: 2019-14062
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-02
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two particular objects to be exhibited in the Collection Galleries: 1880s-1940s of The Museum of Modern Art, 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, at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, of the first exhibit object, from on or about October 21, 2019, until on or about July 1, 2020, and of the second exhibit object, from on or about October 21, 2019, until on or about July 1, 2024; and of both exhibit objects thereof 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: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
Document Number: 2019-13882
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-28
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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: Exhibition of Two Medieval-period Statues
Document Number: 2019-13797
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two particular objects to be exhibited in the Department of Medieval Art 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 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 August 1, 2019, until on or about July 31, 2025, 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: “Signs and Wonders: The Photographs of John Beasley Greene” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-13796
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Signs and Wonders: The Photographs of John Beasley Greene,'' 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 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in San Francisco, California, from on or about August 31, 2019, until on or about January 5, 2020, at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 8, 2020, until on or about March 31, 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.
Town Hall Meeting on Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty Regime
Document Number: 2019-13692
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-27
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold a Town Hall meeting, co- hosted by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NWPCC) and the Idaho Office of the Governor, on July 18, 2019, in Boise, Idaho, to discuss the modernization of the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) regime.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Auschwitz-Birkenau Artifacts” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-12952
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Auschwitz-Birkenau Artifacts,'' 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 Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Los Angeles, California, from on or about July 2, 2019, until on or about June 16, 2022, 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: “Finding Light in the Darkness” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-12951
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Finding Light in the Darkness,'' 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 Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle, Washington, from on or about June 24, 2019, until on or about June 16, 2022, 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: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa
Document Number: 2019-12950
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (Department) 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: “Homer at the Beach” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-12615
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
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 ``Homer at the Beach,'' 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 Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts, from on or about August 2, 2019, until on or about December 1, 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: Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Entitlement for a U.S. Passport
Document Number: 2019-12587
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
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 60 days for public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Identity for a U.S. Passport
Document Number: 2019-12438
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-13
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 60 days for public comment.
60 Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor
Document Number: 2019-12408
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
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: Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16
Document Number: 2019-12297
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-11
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.
Notice and Request for Comments on the Implications of Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) Regimes on Global Health and Biomedical Research
Document Number: 2019-12150
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-10
Agency: Department of State
In order to inform U.S. Government policy and international engagement, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) invites submission of comments from the public, academia, relevant industries, and other interested stakeholders on the implications of Access and Benefit- Sharing (ABS) regimes on global health and biomedical research. In particular, DOS invites comments related to the effects of Nagoya Protocol and other ABS implementation on public health systems. The Department will hold at least two public meetings to discuss these issues, on June 25 and September 20, 2019. Any future Meetings will be announced at https://www.state.gov/bureaus-offices/under-secretary-for- economic-growth-energy-and-the-environment/bureau-of-oceans-a nd- international-environmental-and-scientific-affairs/office-of- international-health-and-biodefense/.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statutory Debarment Under the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: 2019-11901
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has imposed statutory debarment under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (``ITAR'') on persons convicted of violating, or conspiracy to violate, section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-11844
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-06
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 ``Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome,'' 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 July 8, 2019, until on or about October 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.
Visas: Diversity Immigrants
Document Number: 2019-11762
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Department of State
This interim final rule is promulgated to require alien petitioners for the Diversity Visa Program to provide certain information from a valid, unexpired passport on the electronic entry form.
Cultural Property Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-11679
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Department of State
We are issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.
Proposal To Extend Cultural Property Agreement Between the United States and El Salvador
Document Number: 2019-11678
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Department of State
Proposal to extend the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of El Salvador Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Certain Categories of Archaeological Material from the Prehispanic Cultures of the Republic of El Salvador.
Department of State Commission on Unalienable Rights
Document Number: 2019-11300
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-11046
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Department of State
Overseas Schools Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10995
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Department of State
60-day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for a U.S. Passport
Document Number: 2019-10990
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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.
Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement
Document Number: 2019-10664
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Department of State
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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member
Document Number: 2019-10566
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
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.
Visa Information Update Requirements Under the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS)
Document Number: 2019-10528
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is confirming the effective date of November 29, 2016, for the final rule that published in the Federal Register of October 26, 2016, instituting a requirement for nonimmigrant aliens who hold a passport issued by an identified country containing a U.S. nonimmigrant visa of a designated category to provide required information to DHS after the receipt of his or her visa of a designated category.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-10481
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography,'' 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 July 1, 2019, until on or about September 22, 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.