Department of State October 4, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Determinations: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Blue Prints: The Pioneering Photographs of Anna Atkins” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-21691
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Blue Prints: The Pioneering Photographs of Anna Atkins,'' 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 New York Public Library, New York, New York, from on or about October 18, 2018, until on or about February 18, 2019, 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.
Regulatory Reform Revisions to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: 2018-21422
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-04
Agency: Department of State
In response to public comments, the Department of State removes certain notification requirements from the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and revises several entries on the United States Munitions List to remove items that do not warrant continued inclusion. Specifically, this rule adds notes to USML Category IV and V, revises control text in USML Categories VIII, XI and XV, and revises a section of the regulations.