Department of State January 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Calder-Picasso” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-01920
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``CalderPicasso'' at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young, San Francisco, California, at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Hockney-Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-01907
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Hockney-Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature'' at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in Houston, Texas, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Alice Neel: People Come First” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-01887
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Alice Neel: People Come First'' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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: FLO Professional Development Fellowship (PDF) Application
Document Number: 2021-01811
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-27
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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Training/Internship Placement Plan
Document Number: 2021-01782
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-27
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.
Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement
Document Number: 2021-01316
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Department of State
A determination has been made that a number of foreign persons have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act. The Act provides for penalties on foreign entities and individuals for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran since January 1, 1999; the transfer to or acquisition from Syria since January 1, 2005; or the transfer to or acquisition from North Korea since January 1, 2006, of goods, services, or technology controlled under multilateral control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists but falling below the control list parameters when it is determined that such items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral lists, and (c) other items with the potential of making such a material contribution when added through case-by-case decisions.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions on Hong Kong Normalization
Document Number: 2021-01276
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on fourteen individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the President's Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions on Hong Kong Normalization.
Document Number: 2021-01274
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on four individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the President's Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Syria
Document Number: 2021-00951
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on three individuals.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Special Immigrant Visa Biodata Form
Document Number: 2021-01059
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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: Grant Request Automated Submissions Program (GRASP)
Document Number: 2021-01046
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report
Document Number: 2021-01042
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Special Immigrant Visa Biodata Form
Document Number: 2021-01040
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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 Department of State Sanctions Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Syria
Document Number: 2021-00955
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on three individuals.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone (Part 2)” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-00950
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone (Part 2)'' at the Asia Society Museum, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned are in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions; Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran
Document Number: 2020-29237
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on 1 entity and 1 individual.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Picasso, Figures” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-00659
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with their foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``Picasso, Figures'' at the Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tennessee, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned are 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Facing America: Mario Schifano 1960-1965” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-00658
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Facing America: Mario Schifano 1960-1966'' at the Center for Italian Modern Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820-1920” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-00656
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ``Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820-1920'' at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia, at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned 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: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA)
Document Number: 2021-00474
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
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.
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 (Pub. L. 108-19) and Section 2 of Executive Order 13312 of July 29, 2003
Document Number: 2021-00062
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
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 July 5, 2019, to reflect the addition of the United Kingdom as an independent Participant, among other changes.
Updating the State Department's List of Entities and Subentities Associated With Cuba (Cuba Restricted List) Updated Publication of List of Entities and Subentities; Notice
Document Number: 2021-00061
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
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). The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) generally will deny applications to export or reexport items for use by entities or subentities on the Cuba Restricted List.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Approval of Special Validation for Travel to a Restricted Country or Area
Document Number: 2020-29202
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
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 Department of State Sanctions Actions; Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran
Document Number: 2020-29200
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on 6 entities and 8 individuals.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Career Connections Evaluation
Document Number: 2020-29050
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-04
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: TechGirls Evaluation
Document Number: 2020-29049
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-04
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.
Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Annual Report
Document Number: 2020-29015
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-04
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.