Department of State July 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Foreign Affairs Policy Board; Notice of Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2019-16348
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Michelangelo: Mind of the Master” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-16205
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Michelangelo: Mind of the Master,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, from on or about September 22, 2019, until on or about January 5, 2020, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, from on or about February 25, 2020, until on or about June 7, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Office of Language Services Contractor Application; Correction
Document Number: 2019-16180
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State published a Federal Register Notice on July 17, 2019 that incorrectly identified this collection request. The Notice type of request was an ``Extension of a Currently Approved Collection''. This document corrects the ``Type of Request'' to a ``Revision of a Currently Approved Collection''.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-16157
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Assyria: Palace Art of Ancient Iraq,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California, from on or about October 2, 2019, until on or about September 5, 2022, 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.
Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-16092
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold an information session regarding upcoming United Nations negotiations concerning marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Updating the State Department's List of Entities and Subentities Associated With Cuba (Cuba Restricted List)
Document Number: 2019-15929
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is publishing an update to its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated with Cuba (Cuba Restricted List) with which direct financial transactions are generally prohibited under the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR). This Cuba Restricted List is also considered during review of license applications submitted to the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) pursuant to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Evaluation of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Document Number: 2019-15854
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-26
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.
Consolidation of Exemptions in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: 2019-15540
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-26
Agency: Department of State
As part of an ongoing effort to better organize the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) seeks public comment on consolidating and clarifying the various exemptions located throughout the regulations. DDTC does not seek input on whether individual exemptions in the ITAR should be expanded or eliminated, but rather requests comments regarding: Which exemptions, if any, are redundant or could be consolidated; and which exemptions, if any, contain language that introduces significant ambiguity or hinders the exemption's intended use.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: National Security Language Initiative for Youth Evaluation
Document Number: 2019-15664
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-24
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.
Schedule of Fees for Consular Services, Department of State and Overseas Embassies and Consulates-Visa Services Fee Changes
Document Number: 2019-14195
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-23
Agency: Department of State
This rule is promulgated to implement the Adoptive Family Relief Act (the Act), which allows for the waiver or refund of fees relating to the renewal or replacement of an immigrant visa for certain already-adopted children where the adopted child was unable to use his or her initially issued immigrant visa as a direct result of extraordinary circumstances. The Department is also amending its regulations regarding immigrant visa application procedures to cover new technologies, application forms, and procedures that have been implemented in recent years.
Renewal of International Security Advisory Board
Document Number: 2019-15285
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-18
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-15163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-17
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury,'' 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 Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about September 6, 2019, until on or about January 12, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Office of Language Services Contractor Application
Document Number: 2019-15042
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-16
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: U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals
Document Number: 2019-14786
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-12
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: “Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-14421
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-08
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence,'' 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 September 15, 2019, until on or about January 12, 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.
List of Participating Countries and Entities in the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, Known as “Participants” for the Purposes of the Clean Diamond Trade Act of 2003 and Section 2 of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003
Document Number: 2019-14358
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is updating the list of Participants eligible for trade in rough diamonds under the Act, and their respective Importing and Exporting Authorities, revising the previously published list of April 26, 2017 to reflect the addition of Gabon.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Mapa Wiya (Your Map's Not Needed): Australian Aboriginal Art From the Fondation Opale” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-14322
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-05
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Mapa Wiya (Your Map's Not Needed): Australian Aboriginal Art from the Fondation Opale,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, from on or about September 13, 2019, until on or about January 26, 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: Application To Determine Returning Resident Status
Document Number: 2019-14102
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-02
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: Exhibition of Two Early Twentieth Century Works
Document Number: 2019-14062
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-02
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two particular objects to be exhibited in the Collection Galleries: 1880s-1940s of The Museum of Modern Art, 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, at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, of the first exhibit object, from on or about October 21, 2019, until on or about July 1, 2020, and of the second exhibit object, from on or about October 21, 2019, until on or about July 1, 2024; and of both exhibit objects thereof 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.