Department of State December 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Annual Report
Document Number: 2018-28311
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
Agency: Department of State
This notice contains the text of the report required by the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, as submitted by the Secretary of State pursuant to Executive Order 13818.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Visiting Masterpiece: Juan de Mesa's Saint Louis of France” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-28228
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain object to be included in the exhibition ``Visiting Masterpiece: Juan de Mesa's Saint Louis of France,'' 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 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, from on or about January 17, 2019, until on or about December 17, 2020, 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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Affidavit of Identifying Witness
Document Number: 2018-28201
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-27946
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism,'' 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 Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about February 1, 2019, until on or about July 15, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request To Change End User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware
Document Number: 2018-27778
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
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.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27725
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-27723
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa,'' 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 Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, from on or about January 25, 2019, until on or about July 21, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-27631
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice,'' 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 March 10, 2019, until on or about July 7, 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.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27419
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-19
Agency: Department of State
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Document Number: 2018-27103
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America
Document Number: 2018-27100
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
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.
Overseas Schools Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27040
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Department of State
Information and Communication Technology
Document Number: 2018-26570
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (the Department) updates and revises the rules that implement Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, consistent with a recent update to accessibility standards from the U.S. Access Board.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR)
Document Number: 2018-26882
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
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: Special Immigrant Visa Form
Document Number: 2018-26696
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
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.
Request for Information for the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report
Document Number: 2018-26617
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-10
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (``the Department'') requests written information to assist in reporting on the degree to which the United States and foreign governments meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking in persons (``minimum standards'') that are prescribed by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (``TVPA''). This information will assist in the preparation of the Trafficking in Persons Report (``TIP Report'') that the Department submits annually to the U.S. Congress on government efforts to meet the minimum standards. Foreign governments that do not meet the minimum standards and are not making significant efforts to do so may be subject to restrictions on nonhumanitarian, nontrade-related foreign assistance from the United States, as defined by the TVPA.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Local U.S. Citizen Skills/Resources Survey
Document Number: 2018-26414
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-06
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Entry Into Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program
Document Number: 2018-26410
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-06
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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold” Exhibition
Document Number: 2018-26407
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold,'' 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about January 21, 2019, until on or about April 14, 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.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2018-26336
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline
Document Number: 2018-26146
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. Department of State (Department) issues this Notice of Intent (NOI) to announce that it will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969to analyze the potential environmental impacts of the Keystone XL Pipeline.