Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “In the Tower: Barbara Kruger” Exhibition
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), E.O. 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 object to be included in the exhibition ``In the Tower: Barbara Kruger,'' 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 National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about September 30, 2016, until on or about January 22, 2017, 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 Receipt of Application for a Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain the Brownsville West Rail Bypass International Bridge on the U.S.-Mexico Border West of Brownsville, Texas
The Department of State hereby gives notice that, on July 22, 2016, it received an application from the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) for a Presidential Permit to operate and maintain the Brownsville West Rail Bypass International Bridge. The current Presidential Permit for the Brownsville West Rail Bypass International Bridge is held by Cameron County, Texas. The Department of State's jurisdiction over this application is based upon Executive Order 11423 of August 16, 1968, as amended. As provided in E.O. 11423, the Department is circulating this application to relevant federal agencies for review and comment. Under E.O. 11423, the Department has the responsibility to determine, taking into account input from these agencies and other stakeholders, whether transferring the Presidential Permit from Cameron County to UPRR would serve the national interest. Interested members of the public are invited to submit written comments regarding this application on or before September 22, 2016 to the U.S.-Mexico Border Affairs Office, via email at WHA- BorderAffairs@state.gov or by mail at WHA/MEXRoom 3924, Department of State, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20520.