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Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Antinous-Dionysos”
Document Number: E7-19526
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
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 ``Antinous-Dionysos,'' 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 or custodian. I also determine that conservation of the objects at the Getty Villa from November 1, 2007, to November 1, 2008, and the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Getty Villa, from on or about December 11, 2008, until on or about June 1, 2009, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art”
Document Number: E7-19524
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
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 ``Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art'', 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 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from on or about November 18, 2007, until on or about March 30, 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.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: EducationUSA Advising Services in Eurasia and Central Asia
Document Number: E7-19104
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Global Educational Programs, Educational Information and Resources Branch, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for EducationUSA Advising Services in Eurasia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine) and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan). The amount anticipated to support these services in Eurasia in FY 2008 is $530,000; the amount anticipated for Central Asia is $120,000. 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 operate EducationUSA advising centers in Bureau- specified locations. These advising centers would be a part of the network of approximately 470 Department of State- affiliated advising centers worldwide. Advising centers provide comprehensive and unbiased information to students, scholars, and other individuals about study opportunities in the U.S.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Antonio Mancini (1852-1930) and the Vance Jordan Collection”
Document Number: E7-19102
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
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 ``Antonio Mancini (1852-1930) and the Vance Jordan Collection,'' 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 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from on or about October 20, 2007, until on or about January 20, 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.
Title: 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures; OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX
Document Number: E7-19101
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
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: Voluntary Disclosures. OMB Control Number: 1405-XXXX. Type of Request: Existing Collection in Use Without an OMB Control Number. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. Form Number: No Form. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Number of Responses: 400. Average Hours per Response: 10 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 4,000 hours. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures on Two Iranian Entities and a North Korean Entity, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement
Document Number: E7-18997
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Government has determined that three foreign entities have engaged in proliferation activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, as amended by Executive Order 13094 of July 28, 1998 and Executive Order 13382 of June 28, 2005.
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Imposition of Missile Proliferation Sanctions Against a North Korean Entity
Document Number: E7-18994
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Department of State
A determination has been made that a North Korean entity has engaged in activities that require the imposition of measures pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, and the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (as carried out under Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001).
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Lawrence Weiner: As Far as the Eye Can See”
Document Number: E7-18770
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-24
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 object to be included in the exhibition ``Lawrence Weiner: As Far as the Eye Can See,'' 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 Whitney Museum, New York, NY, from on or about November 15, 2007, until on or about February 10, 2008, and at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about April 13, 2008, to on or about July 14, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Arts of Kashmir”
Document Number: E7-18765
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-24
Agency: Department of State
On September 13, 2007, notice was published on page 52418 of the Federal Register (volume 72, number 177) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibit, ``The Arts of Kashmir.'' The referenced notice is corrected as to additional objects to be included in the exhibition. 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 Arts of Kashmir'', 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 Asia Society, New York, New York, from on or about October 1, 2007, until on or about January 6, 2008, and at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, from on or about June 28, 2008 to on or about September 21, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The World of 1607”
Document Number: E7-18456
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Department of State
On March 7, 2007, notice was published on page 10289 of the Federal Register (volume 72, number 44) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibit, ``The World of 1607.'' The referenced notice is corrected as to additional objects to be included in the exhibition. 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 World of 1607'', 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 Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, Virginia, from on or about October 5, 2007, until on or about January 25, 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.
U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting
Document Number: E7-18365
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-18
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. National Commission for UNESCO will meet via telephone conference on Thursday, October 4, 2007, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of the teleconference meeting is to consider the recommendations of the Commission's World Heritage Tentative List Subcommittee. The Subcommittee was asked to review U.S. applications for the U.S. World Heritage Tentative List. This List will be the basis for U.S. nominations for inscription onto UNESCO's World Heritage List. The recommendations from this discussion will be forwarded from the Department of State to the Department of the Interior. More information on the World Heritage Tentative List process can be found at http://www.nps.gov/oia/topics/worldheritage/ tentativelist.htm. The Commission will accept brief oral comments during a portion of this conference call. This public comment period will last 15 minutes, and comments are limited to one minute per person. Please note that the opportunity for extended comments may be made through the next phase of the selection process, when the Department of the Interior will post the draft tentative sites in the Federal Register for an open comment period. Members of the public who wish to present oral comments or to listen to the conference call must make arrangements with the Executive Secretariat of the National Commission by September 27, 2007. For more information or to arrange to participate in the teleconference meeting, contact Alex Zemek, Deputy Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Washington, DC 20037. Telephone: (202) 663-0026; Fax: (202) 663-0035; E-mail: DCUNESCO@state.gov.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Martin Puryear”
Document Number: E7-18258
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-17
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 ``Martin Puryear,'' 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 Modern Art, New York, NY, from on or about November 4, 2007, until on or about January 14, 2008; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, from on or about February 24, 2008, until on or about May 18, 2008; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from on or about June 22, 2008, until on or about September 28, 2008; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, from on or about November 1, 2008, until on or about January 25, 2009, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Sir Anthony van Dyck: Portrait of an Old Man”
Document Number: E7-18171
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-14
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 object to be included in the exhibition ``Sir Anthony van Dyck: Portrait of an Old Man'', 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 Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, from on or about September 21, 2007, until on or about January 27, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “A New World: England's First View of America”
Document Number: E7-18170
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-14
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 ``A New World: England's First View of America,'' 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 or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, North Carolina, beginning on or about October 20, 2007, until on or about January 13, 2008, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, beginning on or about March 6, 2008, until on or about June 1, 2008; Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, beginning on or about July 15, 2008, until on or about October 15, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Fragile Diplomacy: Meissen Porcelain for European Courts”
Document Number: E7-18093
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-13
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 ``Fragile Diplomacy: Meissen Porcelain for European Courts,'' 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 Bard Graduate Center, from on or about November 15, 2007, until on or about February 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Arts of Kashmir”
Document Number: E7-18082
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-13
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 Arts of Kashmir,'' 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 Asia Society, New York, New York, from on or about October 1, 2007, until on or about January 6, 2008, and at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, from on or about June 28, 2008 to on or about September 21, 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.
Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-17981
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-12
Agency: Department of State
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statutory Debarment Under the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: E7-17905
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has imposed statutory debarment pursuant to Sec. 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, as amended, (``AECA'') (22 U.S.C. 2778).
Reinstatement of Statutory Debarment Under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: E7-17902
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has lifted the statutory debarment against Equipment & Supply, Inc. (ESI) pursuant to Section 38 (g)(4) of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) (22 U.S.C. 2778).
Department of State Acquisition Regulation
Document Number: E7-17752
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-10
Agency: Department of State
This final rule adds a solicitation provision and contract clause to the Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR) to implement Department of State requirements regarding security issues for information technology systems, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Reflecting Antiquity: Modern Glass Inspired by Ancient Rome”
Document Number: E7-17697
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
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 objects to be included in the exhibition ``Reflecting Antiquity: Modern Glass Inspired by Ancient Rome,'' 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 at the Getty Villa, Malibu, California, from on or about October 18, 2007, until on or about January 14, 2008, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, from on or about February 15, 2008, until on or about May 27, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Impressionists by the Sea”
Document Number: E7-17612
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-06
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 ``Impressionists by the Sea'', 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 Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, from on or about October 20, 2007, until on or about January 13, 2008, and at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, from on or about February 9, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Lessons From Bernard Rudofsky”
Document Number: E7-17610
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-06
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 ``Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky'', 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 Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about March 11, 2008, until on or about June 8, 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.
Notice of Receipt of Application for a Presidential Permit To Construct a New International Rail Bridge Between Webb County, TX and Colombia, Mexico
Document Number: E7-17435
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that on August 15, 2007 the Department of State received an application for a Presidential Permit authorizing the construction, operation and maintenance of a new international rail bridge crossing between Webb County, Texas and Colombia, State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico, known hereafter as the ``Colombia Rail Bridge.'' This application has been filed by the Webb County Rural Transportation District located in Laredo, Texas. This construction project, which would be carried out in partnership with a number of local, state, federal and bi-national entities, would be located 31 river miles upstream or northwest of the existing Laredo International Rail Bridge that goes through downtown Nuevo Laredo and Laredo. The Department of State's jurisdiction with respect to this application is based upon Executive Order 11423, dated August 16, 1968, as amended by Executive Order 12847, dated May 17, 1993, Executive Order 13284, dated January 23, 2003 and Executive Order 13337, dated April 30, 2004. As provided in E.O. 11423, the Department is circulating this application to concerned agencies for comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Refugee Biographic Data, OMB Control Number 1405-0102
Document Number: E7-17426
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-04
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: Refugee Biographic Data. OMB Control Number: 1405-0102. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, PRM/A. Form Number: N/A. Respondents: Refugee applicants for the U.S. Resettlement Program. Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 70,000. Average Hours Per Response: One-half hour. Total Estimated Burden: 35,000 hours. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Membership
Document Number: E7-17330
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-31
Agency: Department of State
List of August 13, 2007, of Participating Countries and Entities (Hereinafter Known as “Participants”) Under the Clean Diamond Trade Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-19) and Section 2 of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003
Document Number: 07-4260
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-31
Agency: Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, Department of State
In accordance with sections 3 and 6 of the Clean Diamond Trade Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-19) and section 2 of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003, the Department of State is identifying all the Participants eligible for trade in rough diamonds under the Act, and their respective Importing and Exporting Authorities, and revising the previously published list of June 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 119, page 3426) to include Turkey.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Art & Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds”
Document Number: E7-17312
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-30
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 ``Art & Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds,'' 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 September 27, 2007, until on or about December 30, 2007, 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.
Correction Request to Public Notice 5870
Document Number: E7-17121
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Department of State
On July 31, 2007, Public Notice 5870 was published in the Federal Register (Volume 72, Number 146) pertaining to the grant announcement, ``United States-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Board: Public Announcement of a Science and Technology Program for Competitive Grants to Support International, Collaborative Projects in Science and Technology Between U.S. and Egyptian Cooperators.'' The referenced Notice is hereby corrected to include the grant application guidelines Web site: http://cairo.usembassy.gov/usegypt.htm, and address for Program Administrator in Cairo: Barbara Jones, Program Administrator, U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Grants Program, USAID/Cairo, Unit 64902, APO AE 09839-4902; phone: 011-(20-2) 2522-6887; fax: 011 (20-2) 2522-7041; E-mail: bljones@usaid.gov.
Correction Request to Public Notice 5871
Document Number: E7-17120
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Department of State
On July 31, 2007, Public Notice 5871 was published in the Federal Register (Volume 72, Number 146) pertaining to the grant announcement ``United States-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Board: Public Announcement of a Science and Technology Program for Competitive Grants To Support Junior Scientist Development Visits by U.S. and Egyptian Scientists.'' The referenced Notice is hereby corrected to include the correct grant application guidelines Web site: http:// cairo.usembassy.gov/usegypt.htm, and correct address for USAID Program Administrator in Cairo: Barbara Jones, Program Administrator, U.S.- Egypt Science and Technology Grants Program, USAID/Cairo, Unit 64902, APO AE 09839-4902; phone: 011-(20-2) 2522-6887; fax: 011-(20-2) 2522- 7041; E-mail: bljones@usaid.gov.
Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Painted With Words: Vincent van Gogh's Letters to Emile Bernard”
Document Number: E7-17022
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-28
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 ``Painted with Words: Vincent van Gogh's Letters to Emile Bernard,'' 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 Morgan Library & Museum, New York, New York, from on or about September 28, 2007, until on or about January 6, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition; Determinations: “Renoir Landscapes”
Document Number: E7-17020
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-28
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 ``Renoir Landscapes,'' 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 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, from on or about October 4, 2007, until on or about January 6, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition; Determinations: “Dali & Film.”
Document Number: E7-17018
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-28
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 ``Dali & Film,'' 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 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about October 14, 2007, until on or about January 6, 2008; Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL, beginning on or about February 1, 2008, until on or about June 1, 2008, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, beginning on or about June 29, 2008, until on or about September 15, 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.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Jasper Johns: Gray”
Document Number: E7-17017
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-28
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 ``Jasper Johns: Gray,'' 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 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about November 3, 2007, until on or about January 6, 2008; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, beginning on or about February 5, 2008, until on or about May 5, 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.
Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-16901
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-27
Agency: Department of State
The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet in the Department of State, 2201 ``C'' Street NW., Washington, DC, September 24-25, 2007, in Conference Room 1498. 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 Steven Galpern, Office of the Historian (202-663-1130) no later than September 20, 2007 to provide date of birth, valid government-issued photo identification number and type (such as driver's license number/state, passport number/country, or 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 with Steven Galpern 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, September 24, 2007, in the Department of State, 2201 ``C'' Street, NW., Washington, DC, in Conference Room 1498, 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, September 24, 2007, and 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 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, Executive Secretary, 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).
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-156, Nonimmigrant Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405-0018
Document Number: E7-16900
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-27
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: Nonimmigrant Visa Application. OMB Control Number: 1405-0018. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA/VO). Form Number: DS-156. Respondents: Nonimmigrant visa applicants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 12,000,000. Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. Total Estimated Burden: 12,000,000 hours per year. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
Industry Advisory Panel: Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: E7-16834
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
Agency: Department of State
United States Proposals for 2008 Universal Postal Union (UPU) Congress
Document Number: E7-16595
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State solicits ideas and suggestions for proposals that the U.S. Government could submit to the plenipotentiary Congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from August 13 to September 3, 2008. The deadline for submission of proposals by an individual UPU member country is February 12, 2008.