Department of State July 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

10-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Technology Security/Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements
Document Number: 2011-19254
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-29
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: Technology Security/ Clearance Plans, Screening Records, and Non-Disclosure Agreements Pursuant to 22 CFR 126.18. OMB Control Number: 1405-XXXX. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. Form Number: None. Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations, Foreign Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 100,000. Average Hours per Response: 10 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 1,000,000 hours. Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “5,000 Years of Chinese Jade Featuring Selections From the National Museum of Taiwan and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution”
Document Number: 2011-19252
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-29
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. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``5,000 Years of Chinese Jade Featuring Selections from the National Museum of Taiwan and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution,'' 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 San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, from on or about October 1, 2011, until on or about February 19, 2012, 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: “The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries”
Document Number: 2011-19251
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-29
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 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries,'' 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 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from on or about September 18, 2011, until on or about January 8, 2012, the Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas, from on or about February 5, 2012, until on or about May 13, 2012, the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, from on or about June 10, 2012, until on or about September 9, 2012, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, from on about October 5, 2012, until on or about January 6, 2013, and the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, from on or about February 3, 2013, until on or about May 5, 2013, 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.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Electronic Payment of Registration Fees
Document Number: 2011-19115
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-28
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to change the method of payment to electronic submission of registration fees. The institution of the electronic submission of registration fees will simplify the collection and verification of payments, eliminate the need to manually process and collect returned payments, and eliminate the possibility of lost payments. Definitions for ``Foreign Ownership'' and ``Foreign Control'' are also added.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Nobility and Virtue: Masterpieces of Ming Loyalist Art From the Chih Lo Lou Collection”
Document Number: 2011-18988
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-27
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Nobility and Virtue: Masterpieces of Ming Loyalist Art from the Chih Lo Lou 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 6, 2011, until on or about January 2, 2012, 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: “Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures”
Document Number: 2011-18979
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-27
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures,'' 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 19, 2011, until on or about January 29, 2012, 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: “De Kooning: A Retrospective”
Document Number: 2011-18978
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-27
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``De Kooning: A Retrospective,'' 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 Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York, from on or about September 18, 2011, until on or about January 9, 2012, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-4155, Vendor Application for OFM Web Site Account; & Form DS-7576, Foreign Mission Emergency Afterhours Contact for Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications
Document Number: 2011-18433
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
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: Vendor Application for OFM Website Account. OMB Control Number: 1405-0105. Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Diplomatic Security/Office of Foreign Missions (DS/OFM). Form Numbers: DS-4155. Respondents: Foreign government representatives assigned to the U.S. and bonded warehouse vendors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,005 missions. Estimated Number of Responses: 3,015 responses. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 1,005 hours divided among the missions. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Title of Information Collection: Foreign Mission Emergency Afterhours Contact. OMB Control Number: 1405-0105. Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Diplomatic Security/Office of Foreign Missions (DS/OFM). Form Number: DS-7675. Respondents: Foreign government representatives assigned to the United Sates. Estimated Number of Respondents: 737 missions. Estimated Number of Responses: 737 forms per year. Average Hours per Response: 15 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 184 hours divided among the missions. Frequency: Annually. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
Lifting of Sanctions on Person Associated With the A.Q. Khan Nuclear Procurement Network
Document Number: 2011-18057
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-18
Agency: Department of State
A determination has been made to lift the measures imposed on Shah Hakim Shahnazim Zain pursuant to the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act (NPPA), Section 821 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1994-1995 (22 U.S.C. 6301), the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (as amended) Section 2(b)(4) (12 U.S.C. 635 (b)(4)), and Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994 as amended by Executive Order 13094 of July 28, 1998.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus”
Document Number: 2011-18056
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-18
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. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus,'' 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 July 28, 2011, until on or about October 30, 2011; the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, from on or about November 11, 2011, until on about February 12, 2012, 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: “Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928-1939”
Document Number: 2011-18055
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-18
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. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Lyonel Feininger: Photographs: 1928- 1939,'' 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 October 25, 2011, until on or about March 11, 2012; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, from on or about March 30, 2012, until on or about June 2, 2012, 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.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Filing, Retention, and Return of Export Licenses and Filing of Export Information
Document Number: 2011-17806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-07-14
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State proposes to amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to reflect changes in the requirements for the return of licenses. Applicants will no longer be required to return certain expired or exhausted DSP-5s. This change will reduce administrative burden on applicants.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations: International Import Certificate
Document Number: 2011-17804
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-07-14
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State proposes to amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to remove reference to the International Import Certificate. This amendment will effectively cease the Department's current practice of accepting DSP-53 submissions, as there is no statutory, regulatory, or other authoritative basis for the Department to do so.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses
Document Number: 2011-17315
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-11
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has forwarded the attached Notifications of Proposed Export Licenses to the Congress on the dates indicated on the attachments pursuant to sections 36(c) and 36(d) and in compliance with section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776).
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe”
Document Number: 2011-17212
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-08
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 ``Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe,'' 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 Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, from on or about September 6, 2011, until on or about December 10, 2011; The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, from on or about January 17, 2012, until on about April 8, 2012, 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: “Warhol: The Headlines”
Document Number: 2011-17104
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations:
Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Titian's Woman in a Blue Dress ‘La Bella’ ”
Document Number: 2011-17102
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations:
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship
Document Number: 2011-17096
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the following
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collections: ECA/P/V Youth and Leadership Survey Questions
Document Number: 2011-17095
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-07
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the following
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-573, DS-574, DS-575, and DS-576, Overseas Schools-Grant Request Automated Submissions Program (GRASP)
Document Number: 2011-16899
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
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: Grant Request Automated Submissions Program (GRASP). OMB Control Number: 1405-0036. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Office of Overseas Schools, A/OPR/OS. Form Number: DS-573, DS-574, DS-575, and DS-576. Respondents: Recipients of grants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 196. Estimated Number of Responses: 196. Average Hours Per Response: 90 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 294 hours. Frequency: Annually. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain a benefit.
Privacy Act; System of Records Notice: State-26, Passport Records
Document Number: 2011-16898
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to amend an existing system of records, Passport Records, State-26, pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-130, Appendix I. The Department's report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget on June 15, 2011. It is proposed that the current system will retain the name ``Passport Records.'' It is also proposed that the amended system description will include revisions/additions to the following sections: Categories of individuals; Categories of records; Routine uses; Retrievability; Safeguards; System manager and address; Systems exempted from certain provisions of the Act; and other administrative updates. The following sections have been added to the system of records, Passport Records, State-26, to ensure Privacy Act of 1974 compliance: Purpose and Contesting Records Procedures. Any persons interested in commenting on the amended system of records may do so by writing to the Director, Office of Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS, Department of State, SA-2, 515 22nd Street, Washington, DC 20522-8001. This system of records will be effective 40 days from the date of publication, unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary determination. The amended system description, ``Passport Records, State-26,'' will read as set forth below.