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STATE RIN: 1400-AE99 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: ●Visas: Temporary Visitors for Business or Pleasure 

The Department is setting the scope and procedures for a pilot program under which consular officers will require certain individuals applying for visas as temporary visitors for business or pleasure (B-1/B-2 visas) to post a Maintenance of Status and Departure Bond as determined appropriate by the consular officer as a condition of visa issuance, to ensure the individual will not overstay his or her period of lawful admission.

Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.    22 U.S.C. 2651a   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  07/00/2020 
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:
Taylor Beaumont
Acting Chief, Legislation and Regulations Division
Department of State
600 19th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20522
Phone:202 485-8910