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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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
Document Number: 2019-13882
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-28
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 Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: Exhibition of Two Medieval-period Statues
Document Number: 2019-13797
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that two particular objects to be exhibited in the Department of Medieval Art of The Metropolitan Museum of 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 of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about August 1, 2019, until on or about July 31, 2025, 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: “Signs and Wonders: The Photographs of John Beasley Greene” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-13796
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that the objects to be exhibited in the exhibition ``Signs and Wonders: The Photographs of John Beasley Greene,'' 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 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in San Francisco, California, from on or about August 31, 2019, until on or about January 5, 2020, at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about February 8, 2020, until on or about March 31, 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.
Town Hall Meeting on Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty Regime
Document Number: 2019-13692
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-27
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State will hold a Town Hall meeting, co- hosted by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NWPCC) and the Idaho Office of the Governor, on July 18, 2019, in Boise, Idaho, to discuss the modernization of the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) regime.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Auschwitz-Birkenau Artifacts” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-12952
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Auschwitz-Birkenau Artifacts,'' 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 Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Los Angeles, California, from on or about July 2, 2019, until on or about June 16, 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Finding Light in the Darkness” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-12951
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ``Finding Light in the Darkness,'' 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 Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle, Washington, from on or about June 24, 2019, until on or about June 16, 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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa
Document Number: 2019-12950
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (Department) 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 Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Homer at the Beach” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-12615
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
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 ``Homer at the Beach,'' 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 Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, Massachusetts, from on or about August 2, 2019, until on or about December 1, 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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Entitlement for a U.S. Passport
Document Number: 2019-12587
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
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 60 days for public comment.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Identity for a U.S. Passport
Document Number: 2019-12438
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-13
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 60 days for public comment.
60 Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor
Document Number: 2019-12408
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-12
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16
Document Number: 2019-12297
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-11
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.
Notice and Request for Comments on the Implications of Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) Regimes on Global Health and Biomedical Research
Document Number: 2019-12150
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-10
Agency: Department of State
In order to inform U.S. Government policy and international engagement, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) invites submission of comments from the public, academia, relevant industries, and other interested stakeholders on the implications of Access and Benefit- Sharing (ABS) regimes on global health and biomedical research. In particular, DOS invites comments related to the effects of Nagoya Protocol and other ABS implementation on public health systems. The Department will hold at least two public meetings to discuss these issues, on June 25 and September 20, 2019. Any future Meetings will be announced at https://www.state.gov/bureaus-offices/under-secretary-for- economic-growth-energy-and-the-environment/bureau-of-oceans-a nd- international-environmental-and-scientific-affairs/office-of- international-health-and-biodefense/.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Statutory Debarment Under the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Document Number: 2019-11901
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-06
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has imposed statutory debarment under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (``ITAR'') on persons convicted of violating, or conspiracy to violate, section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome” Exhibition
Document Number: 2019-11844
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-06
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 ``Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome,'' 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 July 8, 2019, until on or about October 6, 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.
Visas: Diversity Immigrants
Document Number: 2019-11762
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Department of State
This interim final rule is promulgated to require alien petitioners for the Diversity Visa Program to provide certain information from a valid, unexpired passport on the electronic entry form.
Cultural Property Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2019-11679
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Department of State
We are issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time, and agenda for the next meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.
Proposal To Extend Cultural Property Agreement Between the United States and El Salvador
Document Number: 2019-11678
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-05
Agency: Department of State
Proposal to extend the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of El Salvador Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Certain Categories of Archaeological Material from the Prehispanic Cultures of the Republic of El Salvador.