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					                                                23830                          Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 82 / Thursday, April 28, 2011 / Notices

                                                  Name of Committee: Endocrinology,                     Scientific Review, National Institute of                 Place: Four Points by Sheraton
                                                Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive                  Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 2182,               Washington, DC Downtown, 1201 K Street,
                                                Sciences Integrated Review Group; Cellular              MSC 7818, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435–               NW., Washington, DC 20005.
                                                Aspects of Diabetes and Obesity Study                   2359, shayiqr@csr.nih.gov.                               Contact Person: Kevin Walton, Scientific
                                                Section.                                                   Name of Committee: Digestive, Kidney and            Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review,
                                                  Date: June 6–7, 2011.                                 Urological Systems Integrated Review Group;            National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge
                                                  Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Kidney           Drive, Room 5200, MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD
                                                  Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                  Study Section.                                         20892, 301–435–1785,
                                                applications.                                              Date: June 6, 2011.                                 kevin.walton@nih.hhs.gov.
                                                  Place: The Allerton Hotel, 701 North                     Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.                              (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
                                                Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.                        Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine;
                                                  Contact Person: Robert Garofalo, PhD,                 applications.                                          93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333,
                                                Scientific Review Officer, Center for                      Place: Fairmont San Francisco Hotel, 950            93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844,
                                                Scientific Review, National Institute of                Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.                 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National
                                                Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6156,                   Contact Person: Ryan G. Morris, PhD,                Institutes of Health, HHS)
                                                MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–                  Scientific Review Officer, Center for
                                                1043, garofalors@csr.nih.gov.                                                                                    Dated: April 21, 2011.
                                                                                                        Scientific Review, National Institutes of
                                                  Name of Committee: Brain Disorders and                Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4205,               Anna P. Snouffer,
                                                Clinical Neuroscience Integrated Review                 MSC 7814, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–                 Deputy Director, Office of Federal Advisory
                                                Group; Anterior Eye Disease Study Section.              1501, morrisr@csr.nih.gov.                             Committee Policy.
                                                  Date: June 6–7, 2011.                                    Name of Committee: Digestive, Kidney and            [FR Doc. 2011–10292 Filed 4–27–11; 8:45 am]
                                                  Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                Urological Systems Integrated Review Group;            BILLING CODE 4140–01–P
                                                  Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                  Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology Study
                                                applications.
                                                                                                        Section.
                                                  Place: Four Points by Sheraton Washington
                                                                                                           Date: June 6–7, 2011.
                                                DC. Downtown, 1201 K Street, NW.,                                                                              DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
                                                                                                           Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                                Washington, DC 20005.                                                                                          SECURITY
                                                                                                           Agenda: To review and evaluate grant
                                                  Contact Person: Jerry L Taylor, PhD,
                                                                                                        applications.
                                                Scientific Review Officer, Center for                                                                          Office of the Secretary
                                                                                                           Place: The Westin Seattle, 1900 Fifth
                                                Scientific Review, National Institutes of
                                                                                                        Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.
                                                Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5202,                                                                       Removing Designated Countries From
                                                                                                           Contact Person: Bonnie L. Burgess-Beusse,
                                                MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–                                                                         the National Security Entry-Exit
                                                                                                        PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for
                                                1175, taylorje@csr.nih.gov.
                                                                                                        Scientific Review, National Institutes of              Registration System (NSEERS)
                                                  Name of Committee: Brain Disorders and                Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 2182,
                                                Clinical Neuroscience Integrated Review                 MSC 7818, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–                 AGENCY:   Office of the Secretary, DHS.
                                                Group; Brain Injury and Neurovascular                   1783, beusseb@mail.nih.gov.                            ACTION:   Notice.
                                                Pathologies Study Section.
                                                                                                           Name of Committee: Oncology 1—Basic
                                                  Date: June 6–7, 2011.                                                                                        SUMMARY:    The Department of Homeland
                                                  Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                Translational Integrated Review Group;
                                                                                                        Tumor Cell Biology Study Section.                      Security (DHS) is eliminating redundant
                                                  Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                                                                         programs by removing the following
                                                applications.                                              Date: June 6–7, 2011.
                                                                                                           Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                              countries from, and relieving
                                                  Place: Renaissance Washington, DC
                                                Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street, NW.,                     Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                nonimmigrant nationals or citizens of
                                                Washington, DC 20001.                                   applications.                                          the following countries from
                                                  Contact Person: Alexander Yakovlev, PhD,                 Place: The Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell           compliance with, the special
                                                Scientific Review Officer, Center for                   Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.                       registration procedures under the
                                                Scientific Review, National Institutes of                  Contact Person: Angela Y. Ng, PhD, MBA,
                                                                                                                                                               National Security Entry-Exit
                                                Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5206,                Scientific Review Officer, Center for
                                                                                                        Scientific Review, National Institutes of              Registration System (NSEERS):
                                                MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–                                                                         Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain,
                                                1254, yakovleva@csr.nih.gov.                            Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6200,
                                                                                                        MSC 7804, (For courier delivery, use MD                Bangladesh, Egypt, Eritrea, Indonesia,
                                                  Name of Committee: Cell Biology                                                                              Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,
                                                                                                        20817), Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–1715,
                                                Integrated Review Group; Membrane Biology
                                                and Protein Processing Study Section.
                                                                                                        ngan@mail.nih.gov.                                     Libya, Morocco, North Korea, Oman,
                                                  Date: June 6–7, 2011.                                    Name of Committee: Biobehavioral and                Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia,
                                                  Time: 8 a.m. to 5:50 p.m.                             Behavioral Processes Integrated Review                 Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab
                                                  Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                  Group; Child Psychopathology and                       Emirates, and Yemen. Over the past six
                                                applications.                                           Developmental Disabilities Study Section.              years, the Department of Homeland
                                                  Place: Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street, NW.,                  Date: June 6–7, 2011.                               Security (DHS) has implemented several
                                                Washington, DC 20004.                                      Time: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                               new automated systems that capture
                                                  Contact Person: Janet M Larkin, PhD,                     Agenda: To review and evaluate grant
                                                                                                        applications.                                          arrival and exit information on
                                                Scientific Review Officer, Center for
                                                Scientific Review, National Institutes of                  Place: The Doubletree Hotel, 1515 Rhode             nonimmigrant travelers to the United
                                                Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5142,                Island Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20005.              States, and DHS has determined that
                                                MSC 7840, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–806–                     Contact Person: Jane A. Doussard-                   recapturing this data manually when a
                                                2765, larkinja@csr.nih.gov.                             Roosevelt, PhD, Scientific Review Officer,             nonimmigrant is seeking admission to
                                                  Name of Committee: Cell Biology                       Center for Scientific Review, National                 the United States is redundant and no
                                                Integrated Review Group; Development—2                  Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive,            longer provides any increase in security.
                                                Study Section.                                          Room 3184, MSC 7848, Bethesda, MD 20892,               DHS, therefore, has determined that it is
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                                                  Date: June 6–7, 2011.                                 (301) 435–4445, doussarj@csr.nih.gov.
                                                                                                                                                               no longer necessary to subject nationals
                                                  Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                   Name of Committee: Center for Scientific            from these countries to special
                                                  Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                  Review Special Emphasis Panel; Anterior Eye
                                                                                                                                                               registration procedures, and this notice
                                                applications.                                           Disease.
                                                  Place: Renaissance Seattle Hotel, 515                    Date: June 6–7, 2011.                               deletes all currently designated
                                                Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104.                         Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.                              countries from NSEERS compliance.
                                                  Contact Person: Rass M Shayiq, PhD,                      Agenda: To review and evaluate grant                DATES: Effective Date: This notice is
                                                Scientific Review Officer, Center for                   applications.                                          effective April 28, 2011.


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                                                                               Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 82 / Thursday, April 28, 2011 / Notices                                                 23831

                                                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:                        and adopted more universally                           determined that subjecting nationals
                                                Raphael Henry, Program Manager, U.S.                    applicable means to verify the entry and               from designated countries to a special
                                                Customs and Border Protection,                          exit of aliens into and out of the United              registration process that manually
                                                Department of Homeland Security,                        States. Improved intelligence exchange                 recaptures data already collected
                                                Washington, DC 20229, telephone (202)                   between the United States and other                    through automated systems is
                                                344–1438 (not a toll-free number).                      countries has further informed DHS’s                   redundant and does not provide any
                                                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The                          understanding of the threat posed to the               increase in security.
                                                Department of Justice created the                       United States by international terrorism.                 After careful consideration, the
                                                National Security Entry-Exit                            Based on global and individualized                     Secretary of Homeland Security, by this
                                                Registration System (NSEERS) in 2002                    intelligence, DHS has refined its                      notice, is removing all currently
                                                pursuant to sections 262(a) and 263(a) of               approach to identifying aliens posing a                designated countries from the listing of
                                                the Immigration and Nationality Act                     threat to the nation and applied these                 countries whose nationals and citizens
                                                (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1302(a) and 1303(a), to                 techniques to foreign national non-                    are required to comply with NSEERS
                                                provide the Federal government with                     immigrants generally. As threats to the                registration requirements: Afghanistan,
                                                records of the arrival and departure of                 United States evolve, DHS seeks to                     Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt,
                                                nonimmigrant aliens from specific                       identify specific individuals and actions              Eritrea, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan,
                                                countries designated by the Attorney                    that pose specific threats, rather than                Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco,
                                                General.1 The NSEERS regulations                        focusing on more general designations                  North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar,
                                                require nonimmigrant aliens who are                     of groups of individuals, such as                      Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria,
                                                nationals or citizens of countries                      country of origin.                                     Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and
                                                designated by the Secretary of                             DHS has implemented and improved                    Yemen. Effective upon publication of
                                                Homeland Security, upon consultation                    the data systems that support                          this Notice, nonimmigrant nationals and
                                                with the Secretary of State, to comply                  individualized determinations of                       citizens of these countries are no longer
                                                with special registration requirements,                 admissibility. DHS established the                     required to comply with the
                                                including providing fingerprints, a                     United States Visitor and Immigrant                    requirements of 8 CFR 264.1(f),
                                                photograph, and any additional                          Status Indicator Technology Program                    including the requirement that they exit
                                                information required by DHS to DHS                      (‘‘US–VISIT’’), in January 2004, to record             through designated ports of entry.
                                                officials at the time the nonimmigrant                  the arrival and departure of aliens;                   Accordingly, nationals and citizens
                                                applies for admission at a U.S. port of                 verify aliens’ identities; and                         from these countries are no longer
                                                entry. 8 CFR 264.1(f)(3). Countries are                 authenticate and biometrically compare                 subject to the NSEERS registration
                                                designated for NSEERS by notice                         travel documents issued to non-U.S.                    requirement. Accordingly, DHS will no
                                                published in the Federal Register. 8                    citizens by DHS and the Department of                  longer register aliens under NSEERS
                                                CFR 264.1(f)(2). Nonimmigrants subject                  State. Under U.S.–VISIT requirements,                  effective on April 28, 2011. This notice
                                                to NSEERS requirements also may be                      most aliens seeking admission to the                   does not relieve any alien of any other
                                                required to appear at a U.S. Immigration                United States must provide finger scans                requirement under the law.
                                                and Customs Enforcement office in                       and a digital photograph upon entry to
                                                person to verify information by                         the United States at U.S. ports of entry.              Janet Napolitano,
                                                providing additional information or to                  8 CFR 235.1(f)(1).                                     Secretary.
                                                provide documentation confirming                           DHS also currently requires the                     [FR Doc. 2011–10305 Filed 4–27–11; 8:45 am]
                                                compliance with the conditions of their                 collection and electronic transmission                 BILLING CODE 9110–06–P
                                                status and admission. Id. Finally, such                 to U.S. Customs and Border Protection
                                                nonimmigrants are required to depart                    (CBP) of manifest information for
                                                through specified ports to record their                 passengers and crew members entering                   DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
                                                departures from the United States. 8                    and departing the United States by air                 SECURITY
                                                CFR 264.1(f)(8)(i).                                     or sea. Commercial air carriers departing
                                                   Pursuant to prior designations,                      foreign destinations for the United                    Federal Emergency Management
                                                nonimmigrant nationals or citizens of                   States or departing the United States for              Agency
                                                the following countries currently must                  a foreign destination are required to
                                                comply with NSEERS requirements:                        transmit passenger manifests                           [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–1968–
                                                Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain,                          electronically to CBP’s Advance                        DR; Docket ID FEMA–2011–0001]
                                                Bangladesh, Egypt, Eritrea, Indonesia,                  Passenger Information System (APIS)
                                                                                                        within strict time limits as prescribed by             California; Major Disaster and Related
                                                Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,
                                                                                                        regulation. 19 CFR 122.49a, 122.49b,                   Determinations
                                                Libya, Morocco, North Korea, Oman,
                                                Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia,                 122.75a, 122.75b. Vessels departing
                                                                                                        from foreign ports for the United States               AGENCY: Federal Emergency
                                                Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab                                                                             Management Agency, DHS.
                                                Emirates, and Yemen. See, e.g., 67 FR                   or departing from the United States for
                                                                                                        a foreign port must provide passenger                  ACTION: Notice.
                                                67766 (Nov. 6, 2002); 67 FR 70526 (Nov.
                                                22, 2002); 67 FR 77642 (Dec. 18, 2002);                 and crew manifest data within strict
                                                                                                                                                               SUMMARY:   This is a notice of the
                                                                                                        time limits as prescribed by regulation.
                                                68 FR 2363 (Jan. 16, 2003).                                                                                    Presidential declaration of a major
                                                   Since its establishment in 2003, DHS                 19 CFR 4.7b; 4.64(b). DHS recently
                                                                                                                                                               disaster for the State of California
                                                has developed substantial infrastructure                implemented APIS requirements for
                                                                                                                                                               (FEMA–1968–DR), dated April 18, 2011,
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                                                                                                        private aircraft arriving in or departing
                                                                                                                                                               and related determinations.
                                                   1 See 67 FR 40581 (June 13, 2002) (proposed rule);   from the United States. 19 CFR 122.22,
                                                                                                        122.26, 122.31.                                        DATES: Effective Date: April 18, 2011.
                                                67 FR 52584 (Aug. 12, 2002) (final rule). The
                                                functions of the former Immigration and                    In light of the development of and                  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                                Naturalization Service, including NSEERS, were          improvements to the Department’s                       Peggy Miller, Office of Response and
                                                transferred to DHS in 2003. See Homeland Security
                                                Act of 2002 (HSA), Public Law 107–296, tit. XV,
                                                                                                        information collection systems and                     Recovery, Federal Emergency
                                                sec. 1517, 116 Stat. 2135, 2311, 6 U.S.C. 557           international information sharing                      Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW.,
                                                (transfer of regulatory authority).                     agreements, the Secretary has                          Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886.


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