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

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Overseas U.S. Citizen Vital Records Services
Document Number: 2021-26011
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-30
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 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Authentication Service in the United States
Document Number: 2021-26008
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-30
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 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Visas: Ineligibility Based on Public Charge Grounds
Document Number: 2021-25038
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-17
Agency: Department of State
On October 11, 2019, the Department of State (``the Department'') published an interim final rule (``IFR'') regarding visa ineligibility on public charge grounds and accepted public comments on the rule through November 12, 2019. Given the many changed circumstances since publication of the IFR, the Department is soliciting additional information from the public by reopening the public comment period for an additional 60 days.
International Digital Economy and Telecommunication (IDET) Advisory Committee Solicitation of Applications for Membership
Document Number: 2021-24816
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of State
The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Communications and Information Policy, in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, is accepting applications for membership on the International Digital Economy and Telecommunication (IDET) Advisory Committee, formerly known as the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC).
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Petition To Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad
Document Number: 2021-24811
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
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.
Advisory Committee on International Law
Document Number: 2021-24761
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-15
Agency: Department of State
Department of State Performance Review Board Members
Document Number: 2021-24552
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: Department of State
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Fashioning an Empire: Safavid Textiles From the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-24536
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
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 ``Fashioning an Empire: Safavid Textiles from the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha'' at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-24303
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-08
Agency: Department of State
This system of records compiles information used in the adjudication of U.S. visas.
Certification of Mexico
Document Number: 2021-24210
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-08
Agency: Department of State
On October 21, 2021, the Department of State certified to Congress that Mexico's turtle excluder device (TED) program was determined to again be comparable to the United States program. Wild- caught shrimp harvested in Mexico is again eligible to enter the United States in accordance with Section 609(b)(2)(A) and (B).
Visas: Nonimmigrant Visas
Document Number: 2021-24045
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-05
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State (Department) is amending its regulation governing nonimmigrant visas by amending its rules to remove references to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and replace them with references to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Picasso: Painting the Blue Period” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-23902
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-03
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 ``Picasso: Painting the Blue Period'' at The Phillips Collection, 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.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Six DDTC Information Collections
Document Number: 2021-23756
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
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.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: MyTravelGov
Document Number: 2021-23726
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
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 Being Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Andy Warhol, Lifetimes” Exhibition
Document Number: 2021-23723
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
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 ``Andy Warhol, Lifetimes'' at the Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, 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.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Addition of Ethiopia and Amendment to Eritrea Country Policy
Document Number: 2021-23450
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-01
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to add and update entries for Ethiopia and Eritrea, respectively. These changes codify that it is the policy of the United States to deny licenses and other approvals for exports of defense articles and defense services to certain end-users in those countries as described herein.