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STATE RIN: 1400-AD93 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Visas: Electronic Visa Information Update System 

This final rule provides for the automatic provisional revocation of U.S. nonimmigrant visas of designated categories held in passports issued by identified countries, if the visa holder fails to comply with the requirements outlined in 8 CFR part 215, subpart B.  The designated visa categories and identified countries will be announced in a notice published in the Federal Register.  Visas revoked on this basis automatically will be reinstated upon the holder’s compliance with the requirements in 8 CFR part 215, subpart B.

Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 22 CFR 41   
Legal Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2651a    8 U.S.C. 1104    8 U.S.C. 1201(i)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule With Comments  10/20/2016  81 FR 72522   
Final Rule Effective  11/29/2016 
Comment Period End  12/19/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Alice Kottmyer
Attorney-Adviser, Office of Management
Department of State
Room 4325, 2201 C Street NW,
Washington, DC 20520
Phone:202 647-2199
Fax:202 736-7116