Department of State September 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division Survey Question Bank, OMB Control Number 1405-0158
Document Number: 2010-24591
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-30
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: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division Survey Question Bank. OMB Control Number: 1405-0158. Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: New surveys with a `SV-yyyy- ' tag will be created on an as needed basis. Respondents: Active exchange program participants or alumni of exchange programs conducted by ECA that are included in either performance measurement or evaluations studies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 6,000 annually. Average Hours Per Response: 25 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 2,500 hours annually. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Haremhab, The General Who Became King”
Document Number: 2010-24588
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-30
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that an object to be included in the exhibition ``Haremhab, The General Who Became King,'' 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about November 16, 2010, until on or about July 4, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Imagining the Past in France, 1250-1500”
Document Number: 2010-24300
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Imagining the Past in France, 1250-1500,'' 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, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about November 16, 2010, until on or about February 6, 2011, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-117, Application to Determine Returning Resident Status, OMB Control Number 1405-0091
Document Number: 2010-23813
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
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 30 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: Application to Determine Returning Resident Status. OMB Control Number: 1405-0091. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). Form Number: DS-117. Respondents: Aliens applying for special immigrant classification as a returning resident. Estimated Number of Respondents: 875 per year. Estimated Number of Responses: 875. Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 438 hours per year. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-156E Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application
Document Number: 2010-23811
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
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 Treaty Trader/Investor Application. OMB Control Number: 1405-0101. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). Form Number: DS-156E. Respondents: Nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visa applicants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 17,000. Average Hours per Response: 4 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 68,000 hours per year. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity To Submit Written Comments Concerning the Administration's Review of the U.S. National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
Document Number: 2010-23698
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State, which serves the function of the U.S. National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (MNE), is soliciting written comments and will hold a public meeting concerning the Administration's review of the U.S. NCP. The key question is whether the current structure and practices of the U.S. NCP effectively achieve the objectives of the OECD Guidelines for MNEs or whether there are changes that should be made. NCPs operate according to OECD procedural guidance.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Ancient Chinese Bronzes From the Shouyang Studio: The Katherine and George Fan Collection”
Document Number: 2010-23694
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Shouyang Studio: The Katherine and George Fan Collection,'' 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 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about November 5, 2010, until on or about January 2, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century”
Document Number: 2010-23691
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century,'' 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, New York, from on or about November 21, 2010, until on or about February 7, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Artifacts From Auschwitz-Birkenau”
Document Number: 2010-23687
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Artifacts from Auschwitz-Birkenau,'' 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 Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about October 14, 2010, until on or about October 13, 2014, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2010-23556
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Department of State
The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) will meet in open session from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, in the Loy Henderson Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State, Harry S. Truman Building, Washington, DC. Entry and registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. Please use the building entrance located at 23rd Street, NW., Washington, DC, between C & D Streets. The membership of this advisory committee consists of private sector defense trade representatives, appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, who advise the Department on policies, regulations, and technical issues affecting defense trade. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss current defense trade issues and topics for further study. Agenda topics will be posted on the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls' Web site, at https:// www.pmddtc.state.gov 2 weeks prior to the meeting. Members of the public may attend this open session and will be permitted to participate in the discussion in accordance with the Chair's instructions. Members of the public may, if they wish, submit a brief statement to the committee in writing. As access to the Department of State facilities is controlled, persons wishing to attend the meeting must notify the DTAG Alternate Designated Federal Officer (DFO) by close of business Wednesday, October 13, 2010. If notified after this date, the Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security may not be able to complete the necessary processing required to attend the plenary session. A person requesting reasonable accommodation should notify the Alternate DFO by the same date. Each non-member observer or DTAG member that wishes to attend this plenary session should provide: his/her name; company or organizational affiliation; phone number; date of birth; and identifying data such as driver's license number, U.S. Government ID, or U.S. Military ID, to the DTAG Alternate DFO, Patricia Slygh, via e-mail at SlyghPC@state.gov. A RSVP list will be provided to Diplomatic Security. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for admission to the Department of State building: U.S. driver's license, passport, U.S. Government ID or other valid photo ID. Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS-D at https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/ 100305.pdf for additional information. For additional information, contact Patricia Slygh, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political- Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112; telephone (202) 663-2830; FAX (202) 261-8199; or e-mail SlyghPC@state.gov.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-156K, Nonimmigrant Fiance(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405-0096
Document Number: 2010-23555
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
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 Fiance(e) Visa Application. OMB Control Number: 1405-0096. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). Form Number: DS-156K. Respondents: Aliens applying for a nonimmigrant visa to enter the U.S. as the fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000. Average Hours per Response: 1 hour. Total Estimated Burden: 35,000 hours per year. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-1648, Application for A, G, or NATO Visa, OMB No. 1405-0100
Document Number: 2010-23554
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
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: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa. OMB Control Number: 1405-0100. Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services. Form Number: DS-1648. Respondents: All applicants for A, G, or NATO visas reauthorizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 15,000 hours. Frequency: Once per application. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain benefit.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Refugee Biographic Data
Document Number: 2010-23553
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
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: Revision 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: 75,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 75,000. Average Hours Per Response: One-half hour. Total Estimated Burden: 37,500 hours. Frequency: Once per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
Request for Comments and Suggestions for Environmental Cooperation Pursuant to the United States-Oman Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Cooperation
Document Number: 2010-23425
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-20
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State invites the public, including NGOs, educational institutions, private sector enterprises and other interested persons, to submit written comments or suggestions regarding items for inclusion in a new Plan of Action for implementing the United States-Oman Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Cooperation (MOU) signed on February 20, 2006. We encourage submitters to refer to: (1) The U.S.-Oman MOU, (2) the U.S.-Oman 2006-2008 Environmental Cooperation Work Program, (3) the Environment Chapter (17) of the U.S.- Oman Free Trade Agreement, and (4) the Environmental Review of the U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement. (Documents are available at: https://www.state.gov/g/oes/env/trade/ oman/index.htm).
Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services
Document Number: 2010-23285
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Department of State
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, the Department of State gives notice of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services. This Committee has been formed in fulfillment of the provisions of the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 109-435) and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland”
Document Number: 2010-23284
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland,'' 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 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, from on or about October 16, 2010, until on or about January 2, 2011; at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, from on or about February 6, 2011 to on or about May 1, 2011; at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, from on or about May 21, 2011, to on or about August 14, 2011, 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: Study of the United States Institutes for Scholars and Secondary Educators
Document Number: 2010-23145
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-16
Agency: Department of State
The Branch for the Study of the United States, Office of Academic Exchange Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, invites proposal submissions for the design and implementation of five different Study of the United States Institutes to take place over the course of six weeks beginning in June 2011, pending the availability of funds. These Institutes should provide a multinational group of experienced educators with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions. Four of these Institutes will be for groups of 18 foreign university level faculty, focusing on American Politics and Political Thought, Contemporary American Literature, Religious Pluralism in the United States, and U.S. Foreign Policy. The fifth Institute will be a general survey course on the study of the United States for a group of 30 foreign secondary educators. Applicants may propose to submit one proposal to host only one Institute listed under this competition. Should an applicant submit multiple proposals under this competition, all proposals will be declared technically ineligible and given no further consideration in the review process.
Industry Advisory Panel: Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2010-22989
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Department of State
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-1622, DS-1843, DS-1622P, and DS-1843P: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service, OMB 1405-0068
Document Number: 2010-22772
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
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: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service . OMB Control Number: 1405-0068. Type of Request: Revision of Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Office of Medical Services, M/MED/C/ MC. Form Number: DS-1622, DS-1843, DS-1622P, and DS-1843P. Respondents: Foreign Service Officers, State Department Employees, Other Government Employees and Family Members. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500 per year. Estimated Number of Responses 7,500 per year. Average Hours per Response: 1.0 hours per response. Total Estimated Burden: 7,500 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-18”
Document Number: 2010-22362
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-18,'' 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 Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, from on or about September 30, 2010, until on or about January 2, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-160, Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa
Document Number: 2010-22360
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
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: Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa. OMB Control Number: 1405-0182. Type of Request: Revision. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Visa Services (CA/VO). Form Number: DS-160. Respondents: All nonimmigrant visa applicants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,500,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 6,500,000. Average Hours per Response: 75 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 8,125,000 hours. Frequency: Once per visa application. Obligation To Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces From the Musée d'Orsay”
Document Number: 2010-22359
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Van Gogh, Gauguin, C[eacute]zanne, and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Mus[eacute]e d'Orsay,'' 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 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, from on or about September 25, 2010, until on or about January 18, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Miró: The Dutch Interiors”
Document Number: 2010-22358
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of State
On August 11, 2010, notice was published on page 48736 of the Federal Register (volume 75, number 154) of determination made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibit ''Mir[oacute]: The Dutch Interiors.'' The reference notice is corrected to accommodate an additional object 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the additional object to be included in the exhibition ``Mir[oacute]: The Dutch Interiors,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The additional object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit object at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about October 4, 2010, until on or about January 17, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Debarment Pursuant to Section 127.7(c) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: 2010-22357
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
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 attempting to violate Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended (``AECA''), (22 U.S.C. 2778).
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-7656; Affidavit of Relationship (AOR); OMB Control Number 1405-XXXX
Document Number: 2010-22354
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
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: Affidavit of Relationship (AOR) OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Office of Admissions, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM/A) Form Number: DS-7656. Respondents: Persons admitted to the United States as refugees or granted asylum in the United States who are claiming a relationship with family members overseas (spouses, unmarried children under age 21, and/or parents) in order to assist the U.S. Government in determining whether those family members are qualified to apply for admission to the United States via the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program under the family reunification access priority. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,500 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 3,500. Average Hours per Response: 45 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 2,625 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
Additional Designation of an Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13382
Document Number: 2010-22342
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of State
Pursuant to the authority in section 1(ii) of Executive Order 13382, ``Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters'', the State Department, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General, has determined that three North Korean entities, the Second Academy of Natural Sciences (SANS), the Second Economic Committee (SEC), and the Munitions Industry Department (MID), have engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery (including missiles capable of delivering such weapons), including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by any person or foreign country of proliferation concern.
Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel”
Document Number: 2010-21848
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the object to be included in the exhibition ``The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel,'' 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 28, 2010, until on or about April 3, 2011, the Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, California, from on or about April 23, 2011, until on or about July 24, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Contemporary Argentine Masterworks”
Document Number: 2010-21846
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Contemporary Argentine Masterworks,'' 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 Smithsonian Institution International Gallery, Washington, DC, from on or about October 4, 2010, until on or about January 23, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Sheila Hicks: 50 Years”
Document Number: 2010-21844
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Sheila Hicks: 50 Years,'' 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 Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, from on or about November 5, 2010, until on or about February 27, 2011; at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, from on or about March 25, 2011, until on or about August 7, 2011; at the Mint Museum Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC, from on or about October 1, 2011, until on or about January 29, 2012, 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: “Richard Hawkins-Third Mind”
Document Number: 2010-21842
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Richard HawkinsThird Mind,'' 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, IL, from on or about October 22, 2010, until on or about January 16, 2011; at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about February 13, 2011, until on or about May 22, 2011, 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.