Department of State June 8, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations; “Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World”
Document Number: 2011-14178
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
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 ``Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World,'' 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 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, from on or about June 30, 2011, until on or about October 16, 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. For Further Information Contact: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney- Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-632-6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA-5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522-0505.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Passport Demand Forecasting Study Phase III, 1405-0177
Document Number: 2011-14176
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
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: Passport Demand Forecasting Study Phase III. OMB Control Number: OMB No. 1405-0177. Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services Office: CA/PPT. Form Number: n/a. Respondents: A nationally representative sample of United States citizens and other categories of individuals entitled to a U.S. Passport. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,000 respondents monthly per survey. Estimated Number of Responses: 48,000 annually. Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 8,000 hours annually. Frequency: Monthly. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collections: ECA Sports & Culture Evaluation Surveys
Document Number: 2011-14167
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
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: Sports & Culture Evaluation, Between the Lines (BTL) Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's Between the Lines (BTL) Program exchange participants from 2008 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 31 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 31 annually. Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 18 hours annually. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: Sports & Culture Evaluation, Sports Envoys Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's Sports Envoys Program envoy participants from 2005 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 28 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 28 annually. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 9 hours annually. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: Sports & Culture Evaluation, Kennedy Center (KC) Mentor Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's Kennedy Center (KC) Cultural Fellows Mentoring Program participants from 2005 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 30 annually. Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 18 hours annually. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: Sports & Culture Evaluation, Sports Surveys. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's Sports Visitors Program and the International Sports Grants Initiative participants from 2008 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 247 annually (Sports Grants: 140, Sports Visitors: 107). Estimated Number of Responses: 247 annually (Sports Grants: 140, Sports Visitors: 107). Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes (Sports Grants: 35, Sports Visitors: 35). Total Estimated Burden: 144 hours annually (Sports Grants: 82, Sports Visitors: 62). Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: Sports & Culture Evaluation, Kennedy Center (KC) Cultural Visitors Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's Kennedy Center (KC) Cultural Visitors Program participants from 2005 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 103 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 103 annually. Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 60 hours annually. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: Sports & Culture Evaluation, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participants who were involved in selected cultural programs from 2000 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 855 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 855 annually. Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 499 hours annually. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: Sports & Culture Evaluation, International Writing Program (IWP) Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: Survey numbers generated as needed. Respondents: ECA's International Writing Program (IWP), Fall Residency exchange program participants from 2005 through 2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 112 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 112 annually. Average Hours per Response: 35 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 65 hours annually. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-4131 Advance Notification Form: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area, 1405-0181
Document Number: 2011-14166
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
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: Advance Notification Form: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area. OMB Control Number: 1405-0181. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs (OES/OPA). Form Number: DS-4131. Respondents: Operators of Antarctic expeditions organized in or proceeding from the United States. Estimated Number of Respondents: 22. Estimated Number of Responses: 22. Average Hours per Response: 10.5. Total Estimated Burden: 231. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.