Department of State September 7, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: Exhibition of “Inlaid Brass Candlestick From Iran” Object
Document Number: 2017-18954
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-07
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object entitled ``Inlaid Brass Candlestick from Iran,'' 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 October 1, 2017, until on or about September 30, 2022, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry” Exhibition
Document Number: 2017-18953
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-07
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry,'' 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, District of Columbia, from on or about October 22, 2017, until on or about January 21, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest.
Procedures With Respect to Presidential Permits Where There Has Been a Transfer of Ownership or Control of a Cross-Border Facility, Bridge, or Border Crossing for Land Transportation, as Well as for Name Change of a Permit Holder
Document Number: 2017-18952
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-07
Agency: Department of State
The President of the United States has authority to require permits for transboundary infrastructure projects based on his Constitutional powers over foreign affairs and national security. The Department is issuing this notice to describe the procedures it intends to follow with respect to transfers of ownership or control over cross- border facilities subject to Executive Order 11423, as amended, and Executive Order 13337, as well as changes of name of an entity holding a Presidential permit. This notice supersedes a previous notice, Public Notice 5092 (Procedures for Issuance of a Presidential Permit Where There Has Been a Transfer of the Underlying Facility, Bridge or Border Crossing for Land Transportation, 70 FR 30990, May 31, 2005), in its entirety.