Department of State.
Interim rule; stay of regulation.
The Department of State is staying the amendment of the schedule of fees for the affidavit of support processing fee published in the Federal Register of September 7, 2000 (65 FR 54148-54150).
Effective December 14, 2000, Item 61 of 22 CFR 22.1 is stayed until January 1, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Susan Abeyta, Office of the Executive Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State, SA-1, 10th Floor, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington DC 20522-0111; telex (202) 663-2499; e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On September 7, 2000, (65 FR 54148-54150) the Department published a rule adding a new item, Item 61, to the Schedule of Fees for consular services. Item 61 calls for a fee of $50.00 for review of a newly-required Affidavit of Support, Form I-864, when submitted in support of an application for immigration to the United States. The rule established October 1, 2000, as the effective date for collection of this new fee. For technical reasons, the Department was unable to begin this program on that date. This rule applies to posts designated for this purpose by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 22 CFR Part 22End List of Subjects Start Amendment Part
is amended as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 22—SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR CONSULAR SERVICES—DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND FOREIGN SERVICEEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for Part 22 continues to read:End Amendment Part
2. Stay § 22.1, Item 61 until January 1, 2001.End Amendment Part Start Signature
Dated: November 27, 2000.
Bonnie R. Cohen,
Under Secretary for Management.
[FR Doc. 00-31740 Filed 12-13-00; 8:45 am]Start Printed Page 78094
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