Department of State December 7, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-160, Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application, OMB 1405-XXXX
Document Number: E7-23814
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-07
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: Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Visa Services (CA/VO). Form Number: DS-160. Respondents: All nonimmigrant visa applicants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,300,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 12,300,000. Average Hours Per Response: 75 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 153,750,000 hours. Frequency: Once per visa application. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Dancer: Degas, Forain, and Toulouse-Lautrec”
Document Number: 07-5981
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-07
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 to be included in the exhibition ``The Dancer: Degas, Forain, and Toulouse- Lautrec'', 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 Portland Art Museum, from on or about February 2, 2008, until on or about May 11, 2008, and at possible additional exhibitions or 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: 07-5971
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-07
Agency: Department of State
This notice announces meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory committee (ITAC) to prepare advice on U.S. positions on the restructuring of the Radiocommunication Sector of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-R). The ITAC will meet as the ITAC-R ``National Committee'' to prepare advice for the U.S. on the structure and chairs of new ITAC-R study groups, and Chairs for the ITU-R working parties, study groups, etc. on December 20, 2007, at the offices of the Boeing Company, 1200 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA, 10 a.m.-Noon, Eastern Standard Time. Meeting details will be posted on the mailing list itac-r@eblist.state.gov. People desiring to participate on this list may apply to the secretariat at minardje@state.gov. The meetings are open to the public.