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

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Entry Into Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program
Document Number: 2021-03812
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-24
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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Soutine/de Kooning: Conversations in Paint” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-03638
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-22
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 ``Soutine/de Kooning: Conversations in Paint'' at The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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: Supplemental SIV Chief of Mission Application
Document Number: 2021-03473
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-22
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 and implementing OMB guidance, 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 preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Visas: Eligibility for Diplomatic and Official Visas
Document Number: 2021-02552
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-22
Agency: Department of State
This rule is promulgated for two reasons: To revise the definition of ``equivalent of a diplomatic passport'' to include non- national passports issued by a competent authority other than a foreign government and as designated by the Secretary of State; and to clarify the categories of nonimmigrants who may be eligible for a ``diplomatic type'' or ``official type'' visa, irrespective of the nonimmigrant visa classification. These technical revisions provide greater clarity and consistency with existing U.S. law and practices regarding the entities that the United States considers eligible to issue travel documents and the individuals who may qualify for ``diplomatic type'' or ``official type'' visas, irrespective of the nonimmigrant visa classification.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses
Document Number: 2021-03122
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of State
The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Department of State give notice that the attached Notifications of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses were submitted to the Congress on the dates indicated. Four notifications inadvertently omitted a date from their letters, but all were confirmed to have been submitted to the Congress on August 1, 2020. Where that occurred, the date has been added within brackets to the letters reproduced here.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Projects: Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-02470
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-08
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 ``Projects: Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill'' at the Museum of Modern Art's Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Gallery, in 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: “Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-02469
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-08
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 ``Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris'' at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 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: Supplemental Questions for Visa Applicants
Document Number: 2021-02413
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
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 and implementing OMB guidance, 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 preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Report to Congress Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13 NDAA)
Document Number: 2021-02377
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Department of State
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, (also known as the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (IFCA)), as delegated by Presidential Memorandum of June 3, 2013 (``IFCA Delegation Memorandum''), requires the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, to submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees every 180 days that contains a determination with respect to: (1) Whether Iran is (A) using any of the materials described in IFCA as a medium for barter, swap, or any other exchange or transaction, or (B) listing any of such materials as assets of the Government of Iran for purposes of the national balance sheet of Iran; (2) which sectors of the economy of Iran are controlled directly or indirectly by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); and (3) which of the materials described in subsection (d) are used in connection with the nuclear, military, or ballistic missile programs of Iran. Materials described are graphite, raw or semi-finished metals such as aluminum and steel, coal, and software for integrating industrial processes.
Cultural Property Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-02371
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
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 and Amend Cultural Property Agreement Between the United States and Egypt
Document Number: 2021-02369
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Department of State
Proposal to extend and amend the Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological Material of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions on Hong Kong Normalization
Document Number: 2021-02367
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on six individuals pursuant to the President's Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization.
Overseas Schools Advisory Council Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-02157
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of State
Department of State 2021 Civil Monetary Penalties Inflationary Adjustment
Document Number: 2021-00668
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of State
This final rule is issued to adjust the civil monetary penalties (CMP) for regulatory provisions maintained and enforced by the Department of State. The revised CMP adjusts the amount of civil monetary penalties assessed by the Department of State based on the December 2020 guidance from the Office of Management and Budget. The new amounts will apply only to those penalties assessed on or after the effective date of this rule, regardless of the date on which the underlying facts or violations occurred.