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Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Gego: Measuring Infinity” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01765
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-30
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Gego: Measuring Infinity'' at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Renewal
Document Number: 2023-01813
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-30
Agency: Department of State
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Office of Language Services Contractor Application Form
Document Number: 2023-01728
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-27
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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “The Sassoons” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01588
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-26
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``The Sassoons'' at The Jewish Museum, New York, New York; the exhibition ``Styled by Sargent'' at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in Boston, Massachusetts; and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Additional Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Juan de Pareja, Afro Hispanic Painter” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01587
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-26
Agency: Department of State
On February 8, 2022, notice was published on page 7230 of the Federal Register (volume 87, number 26) of determinations pertaining to a certain object to be included in an exhibition entitled ``Juan de Pareja.'' Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain additional objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the aforesaid exhibition, now retitled ``Juan de Pareja, Afro Hispanic Painter,'' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Implementation of HAVANA Act of 2021
Document Number: 2023-01410
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-01-25
Agency: Department of State
This rule finalizes the initial implementation by the Department of State (the Department) of the HAVANA Act of 2021. The Act provides authority for the Secretary of State and other agency heads to provide payments to certain individuals who have incurred qualifying injuries to the brain. As noted in the interim final rule (IFR) published in June 2022, this rulemaking covers current and former Department of State employees, and dependents of current or former employees. This final rule responds to public comments and amends four provisions in the IFR, adding two additional certification Boards for physicians who can sign the Form DS-4316; clarifying the definition of ``qualifying injury to the brain;'' and adding approval for Social Security Insurance (SSI) benefits as one of the eligibility criteria for a Base Plus payment.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical History and Examination
Document Number: 2023-01365
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-24
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 Medical Clearance Update
Document Number: 2023-01363
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-24
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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Chosen Memories: Contemporary Latin American Art From the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift and Beyond” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01158
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with its foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Chosen Memories: Contemporary Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift and Beyond'' at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is of cultural significance, and, further, that its temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Portals: The Visionary Architecture of Paul Goesch” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01154
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Portals: The Visionary Architecture of Paul Goesch'' at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Near East to Far West: Fictions of French and American Colonialism” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01153
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Near East to Far West: Fictions of French and American Colonialism'' at the Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Cecily Brown: Death and the Maid” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-01151
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with its foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Cecily Brown: Death and the Maid'' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is of cultural significance, and, further, that its temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Tim Walker: Wonderful Things” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-00601
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-13
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Tim Walker: Wonderful Things'' at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Determinations; Additional Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Chryssa & New York” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-00599
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-13
Agency: Department of State
On November 7, 2022, notice was published on page 67111 of the Federal Register (volume 87, number 214) of determinations pertaining to certain objects to be included in an exhibition entitled ``Chryssa & New York.'' Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain additional objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the aforesaid exhibition at the Dia Center for the Arts at Dia Chelsea, New York, New York; the Menil Collection, Houston, Texas; Wrightwood 659, Chicago, Illinois, by Alphawood Foundation, through its subsidiary Alphawood Exhibitions LLC; and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia” Exhibition
Document Number: 2023-00598
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-13
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia'' at the Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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: Disclosure of Violations of the Arms Export Control Act
Document Number: 2023-00607
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-13
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.
Department of State 2023 Civil Monetary Penalties Inflationary Adjustment
Document Number: 2023-00353
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-01-11
Agency: Department of State
This final rule is issued to adjust the civil monetary penalties (CMP) for regulatory provisions maintained and enforced by the Department of State. The revised CMP adjusts the amount of civil monetary penalties assessed by the Department of State based on the December 2022 guidance from the Office of Management and Budget and by recent legislation. For penalties adjusted according to the December 2022 guidance, the new amounts will apply only to those penalties assessed on or after the effective date of this rule, regardless of the date on which the underlying facts or violations occurred. For the penalty adjusted according to recent legislation, the new amounts will apply only to those penalties assessed for violations occurring on or after December 27, 2022.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request To Change End-User, End-Use and/or Destination of Hardware and Open General Licenses
Document Number: 2022-28561
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-04
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 Being Imported for Exhibition and Storage-Determinations: “After SFX” Performances Presented Alongside “Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled and Other Monologues” Exhibition
Document Number: 2022-28558
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary storage and display in performances of ``After SFX'' presented alongside the exhibition ``Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled and Other Monologues'' at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display and storage within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction
Document Number: 2022-27938
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-23
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold an information session regarding upcoming United Nations negotiations concerning marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Proposal To Extend and Amend Cultural Property Agreement Between the United States and Cambodia
Document Number: 2022-27738
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Proposal to extend and amend the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological Material of Cambodia.
Cultural Property Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-27736
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-21
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State announces the location, dates, times, and agenda for the next meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee (``the Committee'').
Private Sector Participation in Domestic and International Events on Spaceflight Safety, Sustainability, and Emerging Markets in Outer Space
Document Number: 2022-27621
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-20
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State seeks private sector participation in a series of domestic and international events promoting space commerce as well as implementation of best practices for the peaceful uses of outer space for civil and commercial activities in a safe and responsible manner. These events and the participation of the commercial space sector, academia and other non- governmental organizations will assist the Department of State in fulfilling its responsibilities pursuant to the 2020 National Space Policy and the 2021 United States Space Priorities Framework.
Overseas Schools Advisory Council Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-27414
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Bringing the Holy Land Home: The Crusades, Chertsey Abbey, and the Reconstruction of a Medieval Masterpiece” Exhibition
Document Number: 2022-27371
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Bringing the Holy Land Home: The Crusades, Chertsey Abbey, and the Reconstruction of a Medieval Masterpiece'' at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, Massachusetts, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Amendment to the Definition of Activities That Are Not Exports, Reexports, Retransfers, or Temporary Imports
Document Number: 2022-27156
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-12-16
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State proposes to add two new entries to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to expand the definition of ``activities that are not exports, reexports, retransfers, or temporary imports.'' First, subject to certain conditions, the taking of defense articles outside a previously approved country by the armed forces of a foreign government or United Nations personnel on a deployment or training exercise is not an export, reexport, retransfer, or temporary import. Second, a foreign defense article that enters the United States, either permanently or temporarily, and that is subsequently exported from the United States pursuant to a license or other approval under this subchapter, is not subject to the reexport and retransfer requirements of this subchapter, provided it has not been modified, enhanced, upgraded, or otherwise altered or improved or had a U.S.-origin defense article integrated into it.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Peace and War: The Assyrian Conquest of Lachish” Exhibition
Document Number: 2022-27254
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-16
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Peace and War: The Assyrian Conquest of Lachish'' at the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “New Photography 2023: Kelani Abass, Akinbode Akinbiyi, Yagazie Emezi, Amanda Iheme, Abraham Oghobase, Karl Ohiri, Logo Oluwamuyiwa” Exhibition
Document Number: 2022-27215
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-15
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``New Photography 2023: Kelani Abass, Akinbode Akinbiyi, Yagazie Emezi, Amanda Iheme, Abraham Oghobase, Karl Ohiri, Logo Oluwamuyiwa'' at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR)
Document Number: 2022-27015
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-13
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 30 days for public comment.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Georgia O'Keeffe: To See Takes Time” Exhibition
Document Number: 2022-26683
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-08
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with its foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Georgia O'Keeffe: To See Takes Time'' at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is of cultural significance, and, further, that its temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Request for Information for the 2023 Trafficking in Persons Report
Document Number: 2022-26668
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-08
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 of 2000, as amended (``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 governments' concrete actions 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. Submissions must be made in writing to the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the Department of State by February 1, 2023. Please refer to the Addresses, Scope of Interest, and Information Sought sections of this Notice for additional instructions on submission requirements.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Notification of Temporary Suspension of a Regulatory Provision Related to Certain Capacitors Described on the U.S. Munitions List
Document Number: 2022-26134
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-12-07
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (the Department) is informing the public that on November 21, 2022, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Defense Trade Controls temporarily suspended for a period of six (6) months the applicability of regulations for certain capacitors described in the U.S. Munitions List (USML) Category XI that have a voltage rating of one hundred twenty-five volts (125 V) or less.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Porcelain From Versailles: Vases for a King and Queen” Exhibition
Document Number: 2022-26609
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-07
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Porcelain from Versailles: Vases for a King and Queen'' at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-26322
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-05
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on eight entities and four individuals.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-26321
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-05
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on seven individuals and six entities.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-26320
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-05
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on 23 individuals.
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