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

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Request for Grant Proposals: Professional Development Program for Indian and Pakistani Teachers
Document Number: E6-6359
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-27
Agency: Department of State
The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Branch in the Office of Global Educational Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for a $500,000 grant to support the Professional Development Program for Indian and Pakistani Teachers. Accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institutions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) with expertise in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) may submit proposals which combine EFL teaching methodology, curriculum development, and development of leadership and communication skills for up to 30 Indian and Pakistani secondary school teachers. The program will begin with a six-week U.S.-based professional development program for the Indian and Pakistani educators and conclude with joint workshops in India and Pakistan for these teachers. The program should expose the educators to U.S. teaching methodologies, including educational tools designed to increase students' ability to deal with conflict and to cooperate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. The program proposal should demonstrate the applicant's understanding of issues that are important in English language education in India and Pakistan and the applicant's experience developing educational programs and material for EFL teachers. Proposals should also demonstrate a sensitivity to challenges of educational cooperation between India and Pakistan.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3077, Request for Entry Into Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program, OMB 1405-XXXX.
Document Number: E6-6358
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-27
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: Request for Entry into Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New collection. Originating Office: CA/OCS/CI. Form Number: DS-3077. Respondents: Concerned parents or their agents, institutions, or courts. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2400/year. Estimated Number of Responses: 2400/year. Average Hours Per Response: 50 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 1992 hours/year. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)
Document Number: E6-6357
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-27
Agency: Department of State
The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Branch in the Office of Global Educational Programs of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/A/S/X) announces an open competition for the U.S.-French Teachers-in-Training Program. Accredited, U.S. post-secondary educational institutions meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to administer a three-month teacher exchange program for U.S. and French pre-service teachers. Post- secondary educational institutions may apply independently or in a consortium with other post-secondary institutions. The program will provide approximately 30-35 French pre-service teachers, who are expected to serve socio-economically disadvantaged students in France, with a three-to-four week orientation to American history, culture and society, provided through professional development seminars in an academic setting, and a two-month practical component, provided through practice teaching experience under the guidance of experienced mentor teachers at a U.S. school. Interested institutions should document strong contacts with local school districts in the United States in order to provide the practical student-teaching component for French pre-service teachers and a demonstrated ability to conduct a substantive seminar in an academic setting. The program will also provide a reciprocal program for U.S. pre-service teachers. In cooperation with the French Ministry of Education, with support from the Franco-American Commission for Educational Exchange (Fulbright Commission), the cooperating institution will recruit and select 30-35 U.S. pre-service or in- service teachers, and provide a pre-departure orientation and short- term French language training. The French partners will arrange an in- country orientation and a three-month student teaching internship for U.S. teachers. The total grant award for all program and administrative expenses will be approximately $350,000.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris”
Document Number: E6-6276
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-26
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 ``Henri Rousseau; Jungles in 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 owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from on or about July 16, 2006, until on or about October 15, 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.
Customs Clearance Requirements of Foreign Missions and Freight Forwarders
Document Number: E6-6184
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Department of State
The Department of State has determined, under the Foreign Missions Act, that any shipment sent from abroad to any foreign diplomatic or consular mission, or its personnel must be cleared by U.S. Customs and Border Protection solely through the Department of State's diplomatic customs clearance procedure and form. This decision makes it unlawful for any person or entity (i.e. freight forwarders) to assist foreign missions in clearing shipments through customs by any other means. It clearly states that private entities as well as foreign missions are required to comply with the Department of State's diplomatic customs clearance procedure and it is the intended effect of this rule to increase such compliance.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA); Request for Grant Proposals: Exchange Program for School Principals From Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela
Document Number: E6-6183
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Department of State
The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Branch in the Office of Global Educational Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for an assistance award program to support an exchange program for school principals from Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela. Applications may be submitted by U.S. organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3). The program will provide an intensive three-week U.S. professional development program for 6-7 qualified secondary school principals from each of the respective countries. The participants will not have visited the U.S. previously and will not speak English; therefore translation should be provided throughout the program.
Amendments to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Office Names, Corrected Cross-Referencing, Reference to Wassenaar Arrangement, and Other Corrections/Administrative Changes
Document Number: 06-3500
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-21
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to reflect current office names, correct cross-references, update the reference to the Wassenaar Arrangement, and make other corrections and administrative changes.
Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-5870
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 (OECD) WPIE and CISP committee meetings of May 29-31, 2006. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare for the OECD WPIE and CISP meeting on the following dates: May 4, 11, 18, and 25. All meetings will be from 2-4 p.m. and will be held in Room 2533 at the Harry S Truman Building (Main State) 2201 C Street, Washington. These meetings are open to the public. People planning to attend the meeting should send their clearance information (name, affiliation, SSN and date of birth) to mccorklend@state.gov not less than 24 hours prior to the meeting. Enter through the C Street doors, and be prepared to present a picture ID. Particulars on conference bridges is available from minardje@state.gov, telephone 202 647-3234.
Third Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Persons With Disabilities
Document Number: E6-5868
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Department of State
The Advisory Committee on Persons with Disabilities will conduct its third public meeting on May 1, 2006 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. See, http://www.itcdc.com/index.php. Attendees must have valid, government-issued identification in order to enter the building. The Advisory Committee is made up of the Secretary of State, the Administrator for International Development and an Executive Director (all ex-officio members); and eight members from outside the United States government: Senda Benaissa, Walter Bollinger, Joni Eareckson Tada, Vail Horton, John Kemp, Albert H. Linden, Jr., Kathleen Martinez, and John Register. Established on June 23, 2004, the Advisory Committee serves the Secretary and the Administrator in an advisory capacity with respect to the consideration of the interests of persons with disabilities in formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy and foreign assistance. The Committee is established under the general authority of the Secretary and the Department of State as set forth in Title 22 of the United States Code, in particular Sections 2656 and 2651a, and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: English as a Foreign Language Institutes for Egypt and Morocco; Jordan and Syria
Document Number: 06-3591
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-13
Agency: Department of State
The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Branch in the Office of Global Educational Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for an assistance award program to support the development of two teaching enhancement institutes for educators from Egypt and Morocco; Jordan and Syria, during the summer of 2007. Accredited, post-secondary U.S. educational institutions meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to develop and administer two English as a Foreign Language (EFL) institutes, one for educators from Egypt and Morocco and the other for educators from Jordan and Syria. Approximately 24 qualified English teachers (10-12 from each of the institute's two participating countries) will be selected to attend each intensive six-week academic institute, which will include a 3-day visit to Washington, DC. Following the institutes, participants will return home to conduct in-country workshops for 40-50 local educators in each participating country. In addition, two outstanding teachers from Egypt who excelled in the summer institutes and have shown initiative in implementing in-country follow-on activities will be chosen to attend the Morocco workshop and two outstanding teachers from Morocco will attend the Egypt workshop. Similarly, two teachers from Jordan will be selected to attend the Syria workshop and two from Syria will attend the Jordan workshop. Participation in an additional in-country workshop will provide an opportunity for international professional development, help develop a network amongst participants and underscore the regional emphasis of the program.
Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E6-5401
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-12
Agency: Department of State
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-4096 and SV-2005-0011, Reconstruction and Stabilization Volunteer Application and Evaluation, OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX
Document Number: E6-5285
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-11
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: Reconstruction and Stabilization Volunteer Application and Evaluation. OMB Control Number: 1405-XXXX. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction & Stabilization S/CRS. Form Number: DS-4096 and SV-2005-0011. Respondents: Civilians & USG Employees who have past experience in Reconstruction & Stabilization Activities and/or wish to volunteer for additional R & S deployments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2400 per year. Estimated Number of Responses: 2400 per year. Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 1200 Hours. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting”
Document Number: E6-5284
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-11
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 ``Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the National Gallery of Art, from on or about June 18, 2006, until on or about September 17, 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: “Americans in Paris, 1860-1900”
Document Number: E6-5283
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-11
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 ``Americans in Paris, 1860-1900'', imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, from on or about June 25, 2006, until on or about September 24, 2006, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about October 17, 2006, until on or about January 28, 2007, 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.
United States Climate Change Science Program
Document Number: E6-5131
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-07
Agency: Department of State
Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: Paul Gauguin's “Te Rerioa”
Document Number: E6-5130
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-07
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 object Paul Gauguin's ``Te Rerioa,'' 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 J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about May 11, 2006, until on or about October 1, 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.
Rule Title: Exchange Visitor Program-Training and Internship Programs
Document Number: E6-4946
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-07
Agency: Department of State
The Department is proposing to revise its training program regulations. These revisions will, among other things, eliminate the distinction between ``non-specialty occupations'' and ``specialty occupations''. Also, a new 12-month ``intern'' program is proposed to permit recent foreign graduates of degree-granting post-secondary accredited educational institutions to come to the United States to pursue work-based learning experiences in the fields in which they received their degrees. A requirement that sponsors complete an individualized Form DS-7002 Training/Internship Placement Plan for each trainee and intern prior to issuing a Form DS-2019 to the trainee or intern is also proposed. The Department will publish a Notice regarding the design of the proposed Form DS-7002, soliciting public comment regarding all recordkeeping, reporting, and data collection units. Sponsors should note that Forms DS-7002 contain a provision prohibiting the making of materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or misrepresentations in connection with Training/Internship Placement Plans (18 U.S.C. 1001).
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses
Document Number: E6-5004
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has forwarded the attached Notifications of Proposed Export Licenses to the Congress on the dates indicated pursuant to sections 36(c) and 36(d) and in compliance with section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776).
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Raphael at the Metropolitan: The Colonna Altarpiece”
Document Number: E6-4944
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-05
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 ``Raphael at the Metropolitan: The Colonna Altarpiece,'' 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 June 19, 2006, until on or about September 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: “Best in Show! The Dog in Art from the Renaissance to Today”
Document Number: E6-4943
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-05
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 ``Best in Show! The Dog in Art from the Renaissance to Today,'' 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 Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, Connecticut, from on or about May 13, 2006, until on or about August 27, 2006 and The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas, from on or about October 1, 2006, until on or about January 1, 2007, 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: “Baksy Krater”
Document Number: E6-4942
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-05
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 ``Baksy Krater,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum's Villa, Malibu, CA, from on or about June 14, 2006, until on or about September 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: “The Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenians Vases”
Document Number: E6-4941
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-05
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 Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenians Vases,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum's Villa, Malibu, CA, from on or about June 8, 2006, until on or about September 4, 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: Arts Exchanges on International Issues Program
Document Number: 06-3209
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-05
Agency: Department of State
The Cultural Programs Division of the Office of Citizen Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for grants to implement programs that utilize the arts to engage underserved youth in selected countries abroad, and foster linkages and build partnerships between U.S. and overseas non- profit arts and cultural organizations. These international arts exchange projects will encourage democracy building by demonstrating the opportunities for freedom of thought and expression and underscoring the importance of empowerment in an open society. Proposed projects should: Engage U.S. and overseas artists and arts educators with young artists, underserved youth and youth influencers (including teachers, artists and community leaders) through exchange projects in which one or more artistic discipline is the core content of the program. Increase mutual respect and create partnerships between key professionals in arts education and youth arts programs in the United States and in other countries through multi-phased people-to- people exchange projects taking place over eighteen to twenty-four months. U.S. public and non-profit arts organizations, arts education programs and institutions, after-school and out-of-school arts programs for youth, and art-related departments of higher education institutions, meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3), and that have four or more years of experience in conducting cultural programs for youth may submit proposals that support the goals of the Arts Exchanges on International Issues Program. Please see Section 111.3 below for other eligibility requirements.
Rule Title: Secondary School Student Exchange Programs
Document Number: 06-3208
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-04
Agency: Department of State
The Department adopts as final certain proposed amendments to existing regulations set forth at 22 CFR 62.25. These amendments require program sponsors to complete criminal background checks for officers, employees, agents, representatives and volunteers acting on their behalf and require monthly contact with host families and students. Also adopted as final is a requirement that all adult members of a host family household undergo a criminal background check. A requirement to report any allegation of sexual misconduct to both the Department and local law enforcement authorities is also adopted.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-6001, Request for an Advisory Opinion, OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX; Form DS-6002, Prior Notification, OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX; Form DS-6003, Request for Reconsideration of Unclassified Proviso(s), OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX; Form DS-6004, Request To Change End User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware, OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX
Document Number: E6-4779
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-03
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Request for an Advisory Opinion. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, (PM/DDTC). Form Number: DS-6001. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Number of Responses: 250. Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. Total Estimated Burden: 250 hours. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
Debt Collection
Document Number: 06-3135
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-03
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is revising its debt collection regulations to conform to changes in Federal Government-wide debt collection laws and regulations, including the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 and the revised Federal Claims Collections Standards jointly issued by the Department of the Treasury and Department of Justice in 2000.