2018-12491. Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The History of the Bible-in the Beginning” Exhibition  

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    SUMMARY:

    Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition “The History of the Bible—in the Beginning,” 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 Museum of the Bible, Washington, District of Columbia, from on or about June 20, 2018, until on or about June 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.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Elliot Chiu, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-632-6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522-0505.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000.

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    Marie Therese Porter Royce,

    Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12491 Filed 6-8-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4710-05-P

Document Information

Published:
06/11/2018
Department:
State Department
EntryType:
Notice
Document Number:
2018-12491
Pages:
27068-27068 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Public Notice: 10439
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PDF File:
2018-12491.pdf