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

Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Annual Certification of Shrimp-Harvesting Nations
Document Number: 2021-09077
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-30
Agency: Department of State
On April 26, 2021, the Department of State declared that wild- caught shrimp harvested in the following nations, particular fisheries of certain nations, and Hong Kong are eligible to enter the United States: Argentina, Australia (Northern Prawn Fishery, the Queensland East Coast Trawl Fishery, the Spencer Gulf, and the Torres Strait Prawn Fishery), The Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, France (French Guiana), Gabon, Germany, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan (shrimp baskets in Hokkaido), Republic of Korea (mosquito nets), Malaysia (Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, and Johor), the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Russia, Spain (Mediterranean red shrimp), Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay. For nations, economies, and fisheries not listed above, only shrimp harvested from aquaculture is eligible to enter the United States. All shrimp imports into the United States must be accompanied by the DS-2031 Shrimp Exporter's/Importer's Declaration.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “The New Woman Behind the Camera” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-08719
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-27
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 ``The New Woman Behind the Camera'' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, 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.
Publication, Coordination, and Reporting of International Agreements
Document Number: 2021-08718
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-27
Agency: Department of State
The Treaties and Other International Acts Series (TIAS) is the official treaty series of the United States and serves as evidence of the treaties, and international agreements other than treaties, in all courts of law and equity of the United States, and in public offices of the federal government and of the states, without any need of further authentication. Certain international agreements may be exempted from publication in TIAS, if the Department of State (the Department) provides notice in its regulations. This rule updates those regulations to clarify the scope of an existing exemption.
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses
Document Number: 2021-08646
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
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.
Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran
Document Number: 2021-08642
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Department of State
On January 23, 2020, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo imposed sanctions on three entities and two individuals pursuant to E.O. 13846, Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report
Document Number: 2021-08593
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Request Automated Submissions Program (GRASP)
Document Number: 2021-08592
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
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 Additions to the CAATSA Guidance
Document Number: 2021-07614
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-19
Agency: Department of State
The Secretary of State is updating previously issued guidance pursuant to CAATSA to specify additional persons that are part of, or operate for or on behalf of, the defense and intelligence sectors of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Change to Certification Authority for the Alien Physician Category of the Exchange Visitor Program
Document Number: 2021-07537
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-04-19
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (Department) is changing the certification authority for alien physicians from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “The Paradox of Stillness: Art, Object, and Performance” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-07850
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-16
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 ``The Paradox of Stillness: Art, Object, and Performance'' at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.
Delegation of the Authorities of the Secretary
Document Number: 2021-07744
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-15
Agency: Department of State
Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2021-07731
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-15
Agency: Department of State
Designations of Russian Entities and Individuals
Document Number: 2021-07619
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-15
Agency: Department of State
Pursuant to the authority in the Executive Order ``Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters,'' the State Department, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General, has determined that FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE, STATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY, 33RD SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND TESTING INSTITUTE, the 27TH SCIENTIFIC CENTER, the MAIN INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, ALEXANDER YEVGENIYEVICH MISHKIN, and ANATOLIY VLADIMIROVI CHEPIGA engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery (including missiles capable of delivering such weapons), including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by Russia.
Notice of Updated Department of State Public Guidance for the Protecting Europe's Energy Security Act (PEESA), as Amended
Document Number: 2021-07662
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-14
Agency: Department of State
The Protecting Europe's Energy Security Act (PEESA) was amended by the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on January 1, 2021. The Department of State is issuing updated, clarifying public guidance and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for PEESA, as amended, on April 09, 2021, to provide public notice of the Administration's implementation of PEESA, as amended, and the range of activities captured under the amended legislation.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: ``The Buddha Transcendent'' Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-07613
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-14
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 the foreign owner or custodian for temporary display in the exhibition ``The Buddha Transcendent'' 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Advance Notification; Form: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area
Document Number: 2021-07259
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-08
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: “The Medici: Portraits & Politics, 1512-1570” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-06865
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-02
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 ``The Medici: Portraits & Politics, 15121570'' 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.
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-06863
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-02
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 ``Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs'' at the Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, Colorado, 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 Object Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: Exhibition of “The Large Figure Paintings, No. 5, The Key to All Work to Date” Painting by Hilma af Klint
Document Number: 2021-06859
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-02
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that one object being imported from abroad pursuant to an agreement with the foreign owner or custodian for temporary exhibition within the Collection Galleries: 1880s-1940s of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is of cultural significance, and, further, that its 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: Foreign Diplomatic Services Applications (FDSA)
Document Number: 2021-06710
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-01
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.