Department of State May 11, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Document Number: 2018-09995
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-11
Agency: Department of State
This final rule provides various changes and updates to the Department of State passport rules. The final rule incorporates statutory passport denial and revocation requirements for certain convicted sex offenders. It notes that, notwithstanding the legal bases for denial or revocation of a passport, the Department may issue a passport for direct return to the United States. It sets out the Department's procedures for denying and cancelling Consular Reports of Birth Abroad. Finally, the final rule provides additional information relating to the conduct of review hearings.