Department of State June 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Lords of Creation: the Origins of Sacred Maya Kingship”
Document Number: 05-12572
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-24
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Lords of Creation: the Origins of Sacred Maya Kingship,'' 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 lenders. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about September 10, 2005, to on or about January 2, 2006; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, from on or about February 12, 2006, to on or about May 7, 2006; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about June 11, 2006, to on or about September 10, 2006, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
Participation in the Exchange Visitor Program as Professor and Research Scholar; Correction
Document Number: 05-12456
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-23
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State published a document in the Federal Register of May 19, 2005, concerning a final rule on regulations for professors and research scholars in the Exchange Visitor Program. The document contained incorrect information regarding the 12-month bar, and this document corrects that error.
Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-12338
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-22
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State announces meetings of the U.S. International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC). The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Department on policy and technical issues with respect to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The purpose of these meetings is to prepare for the Americas Regional Preparatory Meeting for the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-06), which will take place in Lima, Peru from August 9-11, 2005. An ITAC meeting will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2005, at the State Department from 10 am to 12 pm to begin preparations for the meeting of the Americas Regional Preparatory Meeting for the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference. Four additional meetings are scheduled to prepare for this Regional Preparatory Meeting on July 14, July 21, July 28 and August 4; all will be held from 10 am to 12 pm at the Department of State in Room 2533A. Members of the public may attend these meetings and are welcome to participate in the discussions, subject to the discretion of the Chair. Directions to meeting location may be determined by calling the ITAC Secretariat at (202) 647-2592. Entrance to the State Department is controlled; in order to get precleared for each meeting, people planning to attend should send an email to Nettie McCorkle at mccorklend@state.gov no later than 48 hours before the meeting. This email should include the name of the meeting and date of meeting, your name, social security number, date of birth, and organizational affiliation. One of the following valid photo identifications will be required for admission to the State Department : U.S. driver's license, passport, U. S. Government identification card. Enter the Department of State from the C Street lobby; in view of escorting requirements, non- Government attendees should plan to arrive not less than 15 minutes before the meeting begins.
Aliens Inadmissible Under the Immigration and Nationality Act-Unlawful Voters
Document Number: 05-12219
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-21
Agency: Department of State
This rule amends the Department's regulations concerning visa ineligibility for aliens who vote unlawfully. We are amending the regulations to comply with the provisions of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Notice of Information Collection Under Emergency Review: Form DS-4076; Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)/U.S. Munitions List (USML) Determination; OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX
Document Number: 05-12091
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-20
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the emergency review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Type of Request: Emergency Review. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, (PM/DDTC). Title of Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)/U.S. Munitions List (USML) Determination. OMB Control Number: None. Frequency: Once per year per respondent. Form Number: DS-4076. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Number of Responses: 300. Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 600 hours. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Emergency review and approval of this collection has been requested from OMB by July 29, 2005. If granted, the emergency approval is only valid for 180 days. Comments should be directed to the State Department Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20530, who may be reached on 202-395-7316. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: E-mail: KatherineT.Astrich@omb. eop.gov. You must include the form number (DS-4076) and information collection title in the subject line of your message. Hand Delivery or Courier: OIRA State Department Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Fax: 202-395-6974.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Prague, the Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437”
Document Number: 05-12090
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-20
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Prague, the Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437,'' 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 owners. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY from on or about September 19, 2005 to on or about January 3, 2006, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Daughter of Re: Hatshepsut, King of Egypt”
Document Number: 05-12089
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-20
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Daughter of Re: Hatshepsut, King 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. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, from on or about October 15, 2005 to on or about February 5, 2006, and at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about March 21, 2006 to on or about July 9, 2006, and at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from on or about August 26, 2006 to on or about December 31, 2006, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
Debarment Involving Hughes Network Systems (Beijing) Co. Ltd.
Document Number: 05-12011
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has imposed an administrative debarment against Hughes Network Systems (Beijing) Co. Ltd. pursuant to a January 26, 2005 Consent Agreement and other authority based upon section 127.7(a) and (b)(2) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR sections 120 to 130).
Amendments to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Various
Document Number: 05-11892
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-15
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is amending and/or clarifying the content of a number of provisions of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The affected parts of the ITAR are: Part 120 Purpose and Definitions; Part 123Licenses for the Export of Defense Articles; Part 124Agreements, Off-Shore Procurement and Other Defense Services; Part 126General Policies and Provisions; and Part 127 Violations and Penalties. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for a description of the changes and clarifications for each respective part.
Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 05-11820
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-15
Agency: Department of State
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Legacy of Homer: Four Centuries of Art From the Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris”
Document Number: 05-11737
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-14
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Legacy of Homer: Four Centuries of Art from the Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris,'' 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 owner. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about October 11, 2005 to on or about January 22, 2006, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-11651
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-13
Agency: Department of State
The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee announces a meeting of U.S. Study Group B on July 12, 2005, which will be held to prepare positions for the next meeting of the ITU-T Study Group 16. Members of the public will be admitted to the extent that seating is available, and may join in the discussions, subject to the instructions of the Chair. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet on Tuesday, July 12, 2005, to prepare U.S. and company contributions for the ITU-T Study Group 16 meeting, which will take place July 26-August 5, 2005, in Geneva, Switzerland. The U.S. Study Group B meeting will be held at Communication Technologies, Inc. (COMTek) 14151 Newbrook Drive, Suite 400, Chantilly, VA 20151, telephone (703) 961-9080. Those planning to attend should provide their name and organization no later than July 5 to Marcie Geissinger at marcie.g@comcast.net or at (303) 499-2145. Directions to the meeting location are available and conference bridge information (if any) may be obtained from Marcie Geissinger at marcie.g@comcast.net.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition; Determinations: “Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition”
Document Number: 05-11461
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999 (64 FR 56014), Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999 (64 FR 57920), as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 (68 FR 19875), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition, ``Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition,'' 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 lender. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, from on or about July 1, 2005, to on or about August 24, 2005, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public notice of these determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
Announcement of Meeting of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-11285
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-07
Agency: Department of State
The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee announces a meeting to prepare positions for the next meeting of the ITU-T Study Group 3 (Tariff and accounting principles including related telecommunication economic and policy issues). Members of the public will be admitted to the extent that seating is available, and may join in the discussions, subject to the instructions of the Chair. Directions to the meeting location and conference bridge information may be obtained from minardje@state.gov. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet on Thursday, June 16, 2005 to initiate preparation of U.S. contributions to ITU-T Study Group 3 (Tariff and accounting principles including related telecommunication economic and policy issues) and discuss other matters associated with U.S. participation in the next Study Group 3 meeting. The meeting will be held at the AT&T Innovation Center, 1133 21st Street, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20036.
Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 05-11284
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-07
Agency: Department of State
Charter for the Enterprise for the Americas Board
Document Number: 05-11283
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-07
Agency: Department of State
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: Assorted Egyptian Treasures for Public Exhibition
Document Number: 05-10982
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-02
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects covered by this Notice, 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. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects as part of the exhibition ``Mummy: the inside story'', at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX, from on or about September 30, 2005, until on or about February 12, 2006, is in the national interest. I further determine that the exhibition or display of certain of the exhibit objects as part of the exhibition ``Treasures of Ancient Art from the British Museum'', at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK, from on or about August 31, 2006, until on or about November 26, 2006; at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL, from on or about December 22, 2006, until on or about March 18, 2007; at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, from on or about April 15, 2007, until on or about July 8, 2007; at the Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, from on or about August 3, 2007, until on or about October 28, 2007; at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM, from on or about November 16, 2007, until on or about February 10, 2008; and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.