Department of State April 11, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-4048, Projected Sales of Major Weapons in Support of Section 25(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act; OMB Control Number 1405-0156
Document Number: E7-6874
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
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: Projected Sales of Major Weapons in Support of Section 25(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act. OMB Control Number: 1405-0156. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, (PM/DDTC). Form Number: DS-4048. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20 (total). Estimated Number of Responses: 20 (per year). Average Hours Per Response: 60 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 1200 hours (per year). Frequency: Once a year. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
Fourth Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Persons With Disabilities
Document Number: E7-6873
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Department of State
The Advisory Committee on Persons with Disabilities will conduct its fourth public meeting on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. For directions, see, https://www.itcdc.com/index.php. Attendees must have valid, government-issued identification, such as a Driver's License or passport, in order to enter the building. Attendees requiring reasonable accommodation should indicate their requirements one week prior to the event to Stephanie Ortoleva at ortolevas@state.gov. The Advisory Committee is made up of the Secretary of State, the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and an Executive Director (all ex-officio members); and eight members from outside the United States government: Senda Benaissa, Joni Eareckson Tada, Vail Horton, John Kemp, Albert H. Linden, Jr., Kathleen Martinez, John Register and James E. Vermillion. 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 Political-Military Affairs; Statutory Debarment of ITT Corporation Pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: E7-6869
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that persons convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, (``AECA'') (22 U.S.C. 2778) are statutorily debarred pursuant to Section 38(g)(4) of the AECA and Section 127.7(c) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (``ITAR'') (22 CFR 127.7(c)). On March 28, 2007, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, ITT Corporation entered a guilty plea to the willful export of defense articles without a license, in violation of Section 38 of the AECA and Sections 127.1(a) and 127.3 of the ITAR.
Deadline for Initial Accreditation or Approval for Agencies and Persons in Order To Be Accredited/Approved When the Hague Adoption Convention Enters Into Force for the United States
Document Number: E7-6866
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Department of State
Pursuant to the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 (the IAA), the Department of State (the Department) is the Central Authority for the United States for implementation of the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the Convention). Once the Convention enters into force for the United States, agencies and persons that provide adoption services in cases covered by the Convention must be accredited, temporarily accredited, approved, or otherwise exempt. The Department previously announced in the Federal Register the establishment of the transitional application deadline (TAD) for accreditation and approval as November 17, 2006. The Department is now setting the deadline for initial accreditation or approval (DIAA) for February 15, 2008. All agencies and persons that applied by the TAD must complete the accreditation/ approval process by February 15, 2008, to be eligible for accreditation, temporary accreditation, or approval at the time the Convention enters into force for the United States.
Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-6865
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Department of State