Department of State February 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: Youth Leadership Programs for Indonesia and the Philippines
Document Number: E6-2723
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-27
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for two Youth Leadership Programs: One with Indonesia and one with the Philippines. Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to recruit and select youth and adult participants overseas and to provide the participants with a U.S.-based exchange project focused on civic education, leadership, conflict resolution, tolerance and respect for diversity, and/or community activism.
Title: Summer Work/Travel 12-month Pilot Program
Document Number: E6-2722
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-27
Agency: Department of State
The Department hereby announces its intent to investigate the possible adoption of a pilot program that will provide foreign university students an opportunity to work and travel in the United States for up to 12 months. The Conference Report (H. Rep. 108-792) that accompanied The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2005, H.R. 4818, Public Law 108-447, incorporated by reference certain language set forth in S. Rep. 108- 344, that accompanied S. 2809. In that report, the Senate Committee on Appropriations directed the Department as follows:
Notice of Renewal for the Charter of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Leadership and Management Under the Name of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Transformational Diplomacy
Document Number: E6-2591
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-23
Agency: Department of State
Pursuant to Section 9(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463) and under the general authority of the Secretary and the Department of State, as derived from the President's constitutional authority and as set forth in sections 2656 and 2651a of Title 22 of the United States Code and other relevant statutes, this notice announces the renewal of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Leadership and Management and amends the title as the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Transformational Diplomacy. The Advisory Committee was created as a vehicle to address leadership and management issues pertaining to transformational diplomacy as they arise and not in response to a specific issue or pending concern. Members of the Advisory Committee may include former senior U.S. government officials and members of Congress and representatives of corporations, not-for-profit non-governmental organizations, professional associations, public policy or academic institutions, and other experts as needed. All meetings of this Committee will be published ahead of time in the Federal Register. Additionally, the establishment of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Transformational Diplomacy is essential to the conduct of Department of State business, and is in the public interest. Further information regarding this committee may be obtained from Madelyn S. Marchessault, Office of Management Policy, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, phone (202) 647-1068.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Tempo! Tempo!: The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt”
Document Number: E6-2412
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-21
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 ``Tempo! Tempo!: The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt,'' 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 Busch-Reising Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, from on or about March 11, 2006, until on or about May 21, 2006, and at the International Canter for Photography, New York, NY, from on or about June 9, 2006, until on or about August 27, 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.
State-70 Integrated Logistics Management System Records
Document Number: 06-1626
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to create a new system of records, STATE-70, pursuant to the Provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C.(r)), and the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-130, Appendix I. The Department's report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget on February 9, 2006. It is proposed that the new system will be named ``Integrated Logistics Management System Records.'' This system description is proposed in order to reflect more accurately the Office of Logistics Transportation Management, Office and the General Services Offices at Posts' record-keeping system, activities and operations. Any persons interested in commenting on this new system of records may do so by submitting comments in writing to Margaret P. Grafeld, Director; Office of Information Programs and Services; A/RPS/IPS; Department of State, SA-2; Washington, DC 20522-8100. This system of records will be effective 40 days from the date of publication, unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary determination. This new system description, ``Integrated Logistics Management System Records, State-70'' will read as set forth below.
State-69 WebMove Records
Document Number: 06-1625
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to create a new system of records, STATE-69, pursuant to the Provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 as amended (5 U.S.C.(r)), and the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-130, Appendix I. The Department's report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget on February 9, 2006. It is proposed that the new system will be named ``WebMove Records.'' This system description is proposed in order to reflect more accurately the Office of Logistics Management Transportation Management Office and the General Services Officers at Posts' record-keeping system, activities and operations. Any persons interested in commenting on this new system of records may do so by submitting comments in writing to Margaret P. Grafeld, Director; Office of Information Programs and Services; A/RPS/IPS; Department of State, SA-2; Washington, DC 20522-6001. This system of records will be effective 40 days from the date of publication, unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary determination. This new system description, ``WebMove Records, State-69'' will read as set forth below.
State-14 Foreign Service Institute Records
Document Number: 06-1624
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to alter an existing system of records, STATE-14, pursuant to the Provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C.(r)), and the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-130, Appendix I. The Department's report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget on February 9, 2006. It is proposed that the current system will retain the name ``Foreign Service Institute Records.'' It is also proposed that due to the expanded scope of the current system, the altered system description will include revisions and/or additions to the following sections: System Location; Categories of Individuals Covered by the System; Authority for Maintenance of the System; and Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and Purposes of such Uses. Changes to the existing system description are proposed in order to reflect more accurately the Foreign Service Institute's record-keeping system, the Authority establishing its existence and responsibilities, and the uses and users of the system. Any persons interested in commenting on the altered system of records may do so by submitting comments in writing to Margaret P. Grafeld, Director; Office of Information Programs and Services; A/RPS/ IPS; Department of State, SA-2; Washington, DC 20522-8100. This system of records will be effective 40 days from the date of publication, unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary determination. The altered system description, ``Foreign Service Institute Records,'' will read as set forth below.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art From The British Museum”
Document Number: E6-2232
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-16
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 ``Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from The British Museum,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, beginning on or about September 7, 2006, until on or about November 26, 2006; the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida, beginning on or about December 22, 2006, until on or about March 18, 2007; the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, beginning on or about April 15, 2007, until on or about July 8, 2007; the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, History and Science, Fresno, California, beginning on or about March 7, 2008, until on or about June 1, 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.
Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-2157
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-15
Agency: Department of State
This notice announces the program of International Telecommunication Advisory Committee meetings to prepare for meetings of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Committee for Information, Computer & Communications Policy (ICCP), various International Telecommunication Union Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) and Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) Study Groups, and the Organization of American States Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) through July 2006. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for the OECD ICCP March meeting on February 27, 2006 2- 4 p.m. at Verizon Communications, 1300 Eye Street, Washington, DC determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for various ITU-R Study Group meetings continuously by e-mail through the end of July 2006. People desiring to participate in this activity should contact the secretariat at minardje@state.gov or 202-647-2592 for directions. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG16 (Multimedia Terminals, Systems & Applications) on March 16, 2006 in Chantilly, Virginia at a location and time to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG17 (Security, Languages, & Telecommunication Software) on March 29, 2006 2-4 p.m. in Washington, DC at a location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T Telecommunication Sector Advisory Group on April 6, May 18, June 8 and June 15, 2006 in Washington, DC all 2-4 p.m. at a location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG2 (Operational aspects of service provision, networks and performance) on April 11, 2006 in Washington, DC 10-noon at a location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for CITEL PCC.I (Telecommunication) on April 11 and May 11, 2006 all 2-4 p.m. in Washington, DC at a location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG9 (Integrated broadband cable networks and television and sound transmission) on April 20, 2006 2-4 p.m. in Washington, DC at a location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG4 (Telecommunication Management) on May 4, 2006 in Chantilly, VA at a time and location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG3 (Tariff and accounting principles including related telecommunication economic and policy issues) on May 18, 2006 10-noon, May 25 and June 1, 2006 2-4 p.m. in Washington, DC at a location to be determined. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for ITU-T SG13 (Next Generation Networks), SG11 (Signalling requirements and protocols), and SG19 (Mobile Telecommunication Networks) on June 30, 2006, in Savannah, GA (following and co-located with ATIS PTSC/PRQC meetings) at a location to be determined. These meetings are open to the public. Particulars on meeting location and times, and information on conference bridges is available from the secretariat minardje@state.gov, telephone 202-647-2592.
Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E6-2156
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-15
Agency: Department of State
The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet in the Department of State, 2201 ``C'' Street NW., Washington, DC, March 6-7, 2006, in Conference Room 1406. Prior notification and a valid government-issued photo ID (such as driver's license, passport, U.S. government or military ID) are required for entrance into the building. Members of the public planning to attend must notify Chris Tudda, Office of the Historian (202-663-3054) no later than March 2, 2006 to provide date of birth, valid government- issued photo ID (such as driver's license, passport, U. S. government ID number/agency or military ID number/branch), and relevant telephone numbers. If you cannot provide one of the enumerated forms of ID, please consult Chris Tudda for acceptable alternative forms of picture identification. The Committee will meet in open session from 1:30 p.m. through 3 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2006, in Room 1105 to discuss declassification and transfer of Department of State records to the National Archives and Records Administration and the status of the Foreign Relations series. The remainder of the Committee's sessions from 3:15 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2006, and 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2006, will be closed in accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463). The agenda calls for discussions of agency declassification decisions concerning the Foreign Relations series and other declassification issues. These are matters not subject to public disclosure under 5 U.S.C.552b(c)(1) and the public interest requires that such activities be withheld from disclosure. Questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Marc J. Susser, ExecutiveSecretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC, 20520, telephone (202) 663-1123,(e-mail history@state.gov).
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Membership
Document Number: E6-2145
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-15
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs is accepting membership applications for the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG).
Intercountry Adoption-Preservation of Convention Records
Document Number: 06-1068
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-02-15
Agency: Department of State
This rule finalizes the proposed rule published on September 15, 2003 to implement the records preservation requirements of the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the Convention) and the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (the IAA). The IAA requires that the Department of State (the Department) issue rules to govern the preservation of Convention records held by the Department and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This final rule is the same as the proposed rule, except for non-substantive technical corrections. It requires the Department and DHS to maintain Convention records for 75 years and defines the term Convention record.
Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption; Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000; Accreditation of Agencies; Approval of Persons
Document Number: 06-1067
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-02-15
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (the Department) is issuing a final rule on the accreditation and approval of agencies and persons in accordance with the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the Convention) and the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (the IAA), after review of public comments received in response to the Department's September 15, 2003 issuance of a proposed rule. The Convention and the IAA generally require that agencies and persons be accredited or approved to provide adoption services for intercountry adoptions when both countries involved are parties to the Convention, and the IAA requires that the Department designate one or more qualified accrediting entities to accredit and approve agencies and persons. Today's new action establishes the accreditation and approval standards for agencies and persons that accrediting entities will use; establishes requirements applicable to potential accrediting entities; and establishes a framework for the Department's oversight of accrediting entities, agencies, and persons. This action is a necessary step toward bringing the Convention into force for the United States.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-3097, Exchange Visitor Program Annual Report, and OMB Control Number 1405-0151
Document Number: E6-2050
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-14
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Exchange Visitor Program Annual Report. OMB Control Number: 1405-0151. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation, ECA/EC/PS. Form Number: Form DS-3097. Respondents: Designated J-1 program sponsors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1468. Estimated Number of Responses: 1468 annually. Average Hours per Response: 1 hour. Total Estimated Burden: 1468 hours. Frequency: Annually. Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Action Half Life”
Document Number: 06-1244
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-10
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 ``Action Half Life,'' 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 Fotofest Gallery, from on or about March 10, 2006, until on or about April 23, 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: “Hokusai”
Document Number: E6-1790
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-09
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, 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 ``Hokusai,'' 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 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, from on or about March 4, 2006, until on or about May 14, 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.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: Two Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders
Document Number: E6-1789
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-09
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Academic Exchange Programs, European and Eurasian Programs Branch (ECA/A/E/EUR) announces an open competition for two separate Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders. Accredited, post-secondary educational institutions in the United States may submit proposals for two six-week summer institutes, which will be similar in content, but differ in terms of the language abilities of the participants. The participants in one institute will have a high fluency level in English, and the participants in the other institute will have mid-level language abilities. Each institute will begin with English language instruction appropriate to the participants and then offer a core program that promotes leadership development and civic engagement through courses that will be valuable to the participants in future academic and work careers. Each institute will host up to 20 participants from Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and United Kingdom who are either recent high school graduates enrolled in universities for the fall 2006 or first and second year undergraduate students. Participants will be between 17 and 23 years of age. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) anticipates awarding two separate assistance awards to support these two programs. Organizations may submit separate proposals for each program. However, ECA will award no more than one grant to administer a Summer Institute per U.S. institution.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. Summer Institutes for Pakistani Undergraduate Students
Document Number: 06-1069
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-06
Agency: Department of State
The Near East/South Asia Branch, Office of Academic Exchange Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, announces an open competition for public and private non-profit organizations to develop and implement the U.S. Summer Institutes for Pakistani Undergraduate Students, to take place in the U.S. during the summer of 2006. The Bureau anticipates awarding two separate assistance awards to support two institutes for Pakistani undergraduate students. Each institute is intended to provide a minimum of 15-20 highly motivated second- and third-year undergraduate students from Pakistan with a six-week academic seminar, including a two-week U.S. travel component that will give the participants a deeper understanding of the program themes.
Advisory Committee on Private International Law
Document Number: E6-1483
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-03
Agency: Department of State
The Advisory Committee's study group on secured finance will hold a meeting in New York City on February 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. EST to review proposed recommendations for legislative reform on secured finance law under consideration by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). The meeting will examine in particular proposals concerning security interests in independent undertakings, such as letters of credit; bank accounts; and, time permitting, negotiable instruments.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Britannia & Muscovy: English Silver at the Court of the Tsars”
Document Number: E6-1482
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-03
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 ``Britannia & Muscovy: English Silver at the Court of the Tsars,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, from on or about May 19, 2006, until 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.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: Summer Institute for German Student Leaders in Education
Document Number: E6-1414
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-02
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Academic Exchange Programs, European and Eurasian Programs Branch (ECA/A/E/EUR), announces an open competition for a Summer Institute for German Student Leaders in Education. Accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institutions may submit proposals to provide a six-week integrated and uniquely designed program that offers intensive English and focuses on pedagogy and U.S. and cultural studies for one group of up to ten (10) German advanced undergraduate students in education, representing diverse sectors, particularly immigrant populations, from multiple German universities. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (the Bureau) anticipates providing one assistance award to support this program.
Au Pair Exchange Programs
Document Number: E6-1413
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-02-02
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (Department) is proposing the amendment of its existing au pair regulations under the Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 visa) to permit designated au pair sponsors to request a one-time extension of six, nine or 12 months beyond an au pair participant's original 12-month program (the maximum duration of program participation).
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-158, Contact Information and Work History for Nonimmigrant Visa Applicant, OMB Control Number 1405-0144
Document Number: E6-1357
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-01
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register proceeding submission to OMB. This process is conducted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Contact Information and Work History for Nonimmigrant Visa Applicant. OMB Control Number: 1405-0144. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: CA/VO. Form Number: DS-158. Respondents: Applicants for F, J and M nonimmigrant visas. Estimated Number of Respondents: 700,000 per year. Estimated Number of Responses: 700,000 per year. Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. Total Estimated Burden: 700,000 hours per year. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefit.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-86, Statement of Non-Receipt of a Passport, OMB Control Number 1405-0146
Document Number: E6-1356
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-01
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Statement of Non-Receipt of A Passport. OMB Control Number: 1405-0146. Type of Request: Revision of the currently approved collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State, Passport Services, Office of Field Operations, Field Coordination Division. CA/PPT/FO/FC. Form Number: DS-86. Respondents: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 23,500. Estimated Number of Responses: 23,500. Average Hours per Response: \1/12\ hr. (5 min.). Total Estimated Burden: 2,000 hours annually. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collections: Notice of Termination of Diplomatic, Consular, or Foreign Government Employment, OMB No.1405-0061, Form DS-2008 & DS-2008E; Notification of Appointment of Foreign Diplomatic Officer, Career Consular Officer, and Foreign Government Employee, OMB No. 1405-0062, Form DS-2003, DS-2004, & DS-2003E; Notification of Appointment of Honorary Consular Officer, OMB No. 1405-0064, Form DS-2005; Notification of Change-Identification Card Request, OMB No. 1405-0089, DS-2006; Notification of Dependents of Diplomatic, Consular and Foreign Government Employees (Continuation Sheet), OMB No. 1405-0090, Form DS-2007
Document Number: E6-1341
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-01
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Notice of Termination of Diplomatic, Consular, or Foreign Government Employment. OMB Control Number: 1405-0061. Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Diplomatic Security/Office of Foreign Missions (DS/OFM/VTC/V). Form Numbers: DS-2008 & DS-2008E. Respondents: Foreign government representatives. Estimated Number of Respondents: 350 missions. Estimated Number of Responses: 7,200 forms per year. Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 1,200 hours divided among the missions. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statutory Debarment Under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: E6-1339
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-01
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has imposed statutory debarment pursuant to Section 127.7(c) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (``ITAR'') (22 CFR parts 120 to 130) on persons convicted of violating or conspiring to violate Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (``AECA'') (22 U.S.C. 2778).