Department of State February 21, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Reporting Requirements on Responsible Investment in Burma
Document Number: 2013-04032
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-21
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form
Document Number: 2013-04029
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-21
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Preparations for the International Telecommunication Union World Telecommunication Development Conference (ITU WTDC 2014)
Document Number: 2013-04027
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-21
Agency: Department of State
This notice announces meetings of an ad hoc group of the Department of State's International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) to begin preparations for the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC 2014). The meetings are announced to the ITAC committee and referred to the ITAC-D ad hoc for action. The process for joining the ITAC-D ad hoc is described. The Department of State announces the beginning of the preparatory process for the ITU WTDC to be held in 2014. The preparatory meetings will be held by the ITAC-D ad hoc of the ITAC on Tuesdays March 12 and 19, April 2, 16, and 30, 2013 at 1300 Eye Street NW., Washington, DC fourth floor West Tower, all at 2-4 p.m. Eastern Time. Attendance at these meetings is open to the public as seating capacity allows. The public will have an opportunity to provide comments at these meetings. A conference bridge will be provided to those people outside the Washington Metro area who request it from the secretariat. Initial details on these meetings will be announced on the Department of State's email list, ITAC@lmlist.state.gov. Subsequent emails will be posted on the Department of State's email list, ITAC- D@lmlist.state.gov. People desiring further information on these preparatory meetings, including those wishing to request reasonable accommodation to attend the meeting and those who wish to participate in the ITAC or ITAC-D lists, should contact the Secretariat at both minardje@state.gov and jminard@artelinc.com, by March 1, 2013.
List of Participating Countries and Entities (Hereinafter Known as “Participants”) Under the Clean Diamond Trade Act (Pub. L. 108-19) and Section 2 of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003
Document Number: 2013-04007
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-21
Agency: Department of State
In accordance with Sections 3 and 6 of the Clean Diamond Trade Act of 2003 (Pub. L. 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 December 31, 2008 (73 FR 80506) to add Cambodia, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, and Panama.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Temple and Tomb: Prehistoric Malta”
Document Number: 2013-04005
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-21
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 ``Temple and Tomb: Prehistoric Malta,'' 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 Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, New York, NY, from on or about March 20, 2013, until on or about July 7, 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.