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  1. 29 CFR 4902.9 - Privacy Act provisions for which PBGC claims an exemption.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Privacy Act provisions for which PBGC claims an exemption. 4902.9 Section 4902.9 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY... required by statute or executive order of the President. (e) Subsection (e)(2) of 5 U.S.C. 552a requires...

  2. Indian Child Welfare Act Proceedings. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-06-14

    This final rule adds a new subpart to the Department of the Interior's (Department) regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), to improve ICWA implementation. The final rule addresses requirements for State courts in ensuring implementation of ICWA in Indian child-welfare proceedings and requirements for States to maintain records under ICWA.

  3. Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-05-17

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is issuing a final rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 as they relate to employer-sponsored wellness programs. This rule addresses the extent to which an employer may offer an inducement to an employee for the employee's spouse to provide information about the spouse's manifestation of disease or disorder as part of a health risk assessment (HRA) administered in connection with an employer-sponsored wellness program. Several technical changes to the existing regulations are included. Published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the EEOC also issued a final rule to amend the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that addresses the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs that ask them to respond to disability-related inquiries and/or undergo medical examinations.

  4. Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-05-17

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is issuing a final rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 as they relate to employer-sponsored wellness programs. This rule addresses the extent to which an employer may offer an inducement to an employee for the employee's spouse to provide information about the spouse's manifestation of disease or disorder as part of a health risk assessment (HRA) administered in connection with an employer-sponsored wellness program. Several technical changes to the existing regulations are included. Published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the EEOC also issued a final rule to amend the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that addresses the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs that ask them to respond to disability-related inquiries and/or undergo medical examinations. PMID:27192741

  5. 77 FR 39117 - Equal Access to Justice Act Implementation Rule

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-06-29

    ... PROTECTION 12 CFR Part 1071 RIN 3170-AA27 Equal Access to Justice Act Implementation Rule AGENCY: Bureau of... Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA or the Act) requires agencies ] that conduct adversary adjudications..., Credit, Credit unions, Equal access to justice, Law enforcement, National banks, Savings...

  6. 76 FR 68690 - Rules and Regulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-11-07

    ... Wool Products Labeling Act, and the Fur Products Labeling Act: Final Rule, 63 FR 7508 (Feb. 13, 1998). \\2\\ Federal Trade Commission: Miscellaneous Rules: Final Rule, 63 FR 71582 (Dec. 29, 1998). \\3... and Regulations Under the Wool Products Labeling Act of 1939, Final Rule, 65 FR 75154 (Dec. 1,...

  7. 38 CFR 20.1200 - Rule 1200. Privacy Act request-appeal pending.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Rule 1200. Privacy Act... VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) BOARD OF VETERANS' APPEALS: RULES OF PRACTICE Privacy Act § 20.1200 Rule 1200. Privacy Act request—appeal pending. When a Privacy Act request is filed under § 1.577 of this chapter...

  8. 76 FR 79141 - List of Rules To Be Reviewed Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-21

    ... Release No. 6302 (Mar. 20, 1981), 46 FR 19251 (Mar. 30, 1981). List of Rules To Be Reviewed Title: Rule...] List of Rules To Be Reviewed Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act AGENCY: Securities and Exchange... Flexibility Act. The list is published to provide the public with notice that these rules are scheduled...

  9. 43 CFR Appendix F to Part 2 - Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands-Special Rules

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2012-10-01 2011-10-01 true Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act...—Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands—Special Rules (a) Definitions. As used in... conduct coal exploration operations on land subject to the Mineral Leasing Act, under 30 U.S.C. 201(b),...

  10. 43 CFR Appendix F to Part 2 - Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands-Special Rules

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing... 2—Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands—Special Rules (a) Definitions. As... conduct coal exploration operations on land subject to the Mineral Leasing Act, under 30 U.S.C. 201(b),...

  11. 43 CFR Appendix B to Part 2 - Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands-Special Rules

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing... 2—Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands—Special Rules (a) Definitions. As... conduct coal exploration operations on land subject to the Mineral Leasing Act, under 30 U.S.C. 201(b),...

  12. 43 CFR Appendix B to Part 2 - Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands-Special Rules

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing... 2—Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands—Special Rules (a) Definitions. As... conduct coal exploration operations on land subject to the Mineral Leasing Act, under 30 U.S.C. 201(b),...

  13. 43 CFR Appendix F to Part 2 - Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands-Special Rules

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing... 2—Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands—Special Rules (a) Definitions. As... conduct coal exploration operations on land subject to the Mineral Leasing Act, under 30 U.S.C. 201(b),...

  14. 75 FR 55295 - List of Rules To Be Reviewed Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-10

    ... Release No. 6302 (Mar. 20, 1981), 46 FR 19251 (Mar. 30, 1981). The rules are grouped according to which...] List of Rules To Be Reviewed Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act AGENCY: Securities and Exchange... Flexibility Act. The list is published to provide the public with notice that these rules are scheduled...

  15. 77 FR 4498 - Rules and Regulations Under the Wool Products Labeling Act of 1939

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-01-30

    ...: Miscellaneous Rules: Final Rule, 63 FR 71582 (Dec. 29, 1998). \\7\\ Federal Trade Commission: Rules and... and Request for Public Comment on the Federal Trade Commission's Regulatory Review Program, 76 FR...; ] FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 300 Rules and Regulations Under the Wool Products Labeling Act...

  16. Regulations Under the Americans With Disabilities Act; Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-05-17

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is issuing its final rule to amend the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide guidance on the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs that ask them to respond to disability-related inquiries and/or undergo medical examinations. This rule applies to all wellness programs that include disability-related inquiries and/or medical examinations whether they are offered only to employees enrolled in an employer-sponsored group health plan, offered to all employees regardless of whether they are enrolled in such a plan, or offered as a benefit of employment by employers that do not sponsor a group health plan or group health insurance. Published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the EEOC also issued a final rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) that addresses the extent to which employers may offer incentives for an employee's spouse to participate in a wellness program. PMID:27192736

  17. Regulations Under the Americans With Disabilities Act; Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-05-17

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is issuing its final rule to amend the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide guidance on the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs that ask them to respond to disability-related inquiries and/or undergo medical examinations. This rule applies to all wellness programs that include disability-related inquiries and/or medical examinations whether they are offered only to employees enrolled in an employer-sponsored group health plan, offered to all employees regardless of whether they are enrolled in such a plan, or offered as a benefit of employment by employers that do not sponsor a group health plan or group health insurance. Published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the EEOC also issued a final rule to amend the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) that addresses the extent to which employers may offer incentives for an employee's spouse to participate in a wellness program.

  18. 77 FR 6760 - Rules of Practice in Air Safety Proceedings; Rules Implementing the Equal Access to Justice Act...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-02-09

    ... concerning the NTSB procedural rules codified at 49 CFR parts 821 and 826. 75 FR 80452. The NTSB specifically... (published on July 11, 2000 (64 FR 42637), initially implementing section 716 of the Act) resulting in the adoption, in the Final Rule (published on April 29, 2003 (68 FR 22623)), of the standard of review found...

  19. 77 FR 71743 - List of Rules To Be Reviewed Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-12-04

    ...), 46 FR 19251 (Mar. 30, 1981). List of Rules To Be Reviewed Title: Role of Independent Directors of...] List of Rules To Be Reviewed Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act AGENCY: Securities and Exchange... Commission is publishing a list of rules to be reviewed pursuant to Section 610 of the Regulatory...

  20. 25 CFR 243.10 - How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? 243.10 Section 243.10 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE REINDEER IN ALASKA § 243.10 How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? The actions in this...

  1. 25 CFR 243.10 - How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? 243.10 Section 243.10 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE REINDEER IN ALASKA § 243.10 How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? The actions in this...

  2. 25 CFR 243.10 - How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2012-04-01 2011-04-01 true How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? 243.10 Section 243.10 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE REINDEER IN ALASKA § 243.10 How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? The actions in this...

  3. 25 CFR 243.10 - How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? 243.10 Section 243.10 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE REINDEER IN ALASKA § 243.10 How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? The actions in this...

  4. 25 CFR 243.10 - How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? 243.10 Section 243.10 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE REINDEER IN ALASKA § 243.10 How does the Paperwork Reduction Act affect this rule? The actions in this...

  5. 40 CFR 22.37 - Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. 22.37 Section 22.37 Protection of Environment... Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (a) Scope. This... sections 3005(d) and (e), 3008, 9003 and 9006 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6925(d) and...

  6. 40 CFR 22.37 - Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. 22.37 Section 22.37 Protection of Environment... Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (a) Scope. This... sections 3005(d) and (e), 3008, 9003 and 9006 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6925(d) and...

  7. 40 CFR 22.37 - Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. 22.37 Section 22.37 Protection of Environment... Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (a) Scope. This... sections 3005(d) and (e), 3008, 9003 and 9006 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6925(d) and...

  8. 40 CFR 22.37 - Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. 22.37 Section 22.37 Protection of Environment... Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (a) Scope. This... sections 3005(d) and (e), 3008, 9003 and 9006 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6925(d) and...

  9. 40 CFR 22.37 - Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. 22.37 Section 22.37 Protection of Environment... Supplemental rules governing administrative proceedings under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (a) Scope. This... sections 3005(d) and (e), 3008, 9003 and 9006 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6925(d) and...

  10. 75 FR 60352 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Mortgage Acts and Practices - Advertising Rule

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-30

    ... Acts and Practices, ANPR, 74 FR 26118 (June 1, 2009). On the same date, the Commission issued another... (MARS), ANPR, 74 FR 26130 (June 1, 2009). The Commission has issued an NPRM on the MARS Rule. 75 FR... rules in July 2008, some of which were promulgated under Section 129(l)(2) of TILA. See generally 73...

  11. 40 CFR 2.302 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act. 2.302 Section 2.302 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION Confidentiality of Business Information § 2.302 Special rules governing certain information...

  12. Family and Medical Leave Act; Definition of Spouse. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-04-01

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is revising the definition of spouse in its regulations on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as a result of the decision by the United States Supreme Court holding section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. The new definition replaces the existing definition, which contains language from DOMA that refers to "a legal union between one man and one woman.'' The new definition permits Federal employees with same-sex spouses to use FMLA leave in the same manner as Federal employees with opposite-sex spouses. PMID:27066615

  13. Family and Medical Leave Act; Definition of Spouse. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-04-01

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is revising the definition of spouse in its regulations on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as a result of the decision by the United States Supreme Court holding section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. The new definition replaces the existing definition, which contains language from DOMA that refers to "a legal union between one man and one woman.'' The new definition permits Federal employees with same-sex spouses to use FMLA leave in the same manner as Federal employees with opposite-sex spouses.

  14. Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification rules under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; other modifications to the HIPAA rules.

    PubMed

    2013-01-25

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or ``the Department'') is issuing this final rule to: Modify the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Rules to implement statutory amendments under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (``the HITECH Act'' or ``the Act'') to strengthen the privacy and security protection for individuals' health information; modify the rule for Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information (Breach Notification Rule) under the HITECH Act to address public comment received on the interim final rule; modify the HIPAA Privacy Rule to strengthen the privacy protections for genetic information by implementing section 105 of Title I of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA); and make certain other modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification, and Enforcement Rules (the HIPAA Rules) to improve their workability and effectiveness and to increase flexibility for and decrease burden on the regulated entities.

  15. Organizational integrity of entities that are implementing programs and activities under the Leadership Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2010-04-13

    The Department is issuing a final rule establishing the organizational integrity requirements for Federal funding recipients under the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 (Leadership Act). This rule requires that funding announcements and agreements with funding recipients include a clause that states that the recipient is opposed to prostitution and sex trafficking because of the psychological and physical risks they pose for women, men and children. This rule also modifies the requirements for recipient-affiliate separation and eliminates the requirement for an additional certification by funding recipients.

  16. Organizational integrity of entities that are implementing programs and activities under the Leadership Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2010-04-13

    The Department is issuing a final rule establishing the organizational integrity requirements for Federal funding recipients under the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 (Leadership Act). This rule requires that funding announcements and agreements with funding recipients include a clause that states that the recipient is opposed to prostitution and sex trafficking because of the psychological and physical risks they pose for women, men and children. This rule also modifies the requirements for recipient-affiliate separation and eliminates the requirement for an additional certification by funding recipients. PMID:20387319

  17. 78 FR 29263 - Rules andRegulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-05-20

    ... Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, 76 FR 68690 (Nov. 7, 2011). This Notice of Proposed...--Rules and Regulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, 24 FR 4480, 4485 (June 2... Rulemaking, 50 FR 15100 at 15101 (Apr. 15, 1985). This Notice compared the Customs regulations in 19 CFR...

  18. The mixture rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    1991-09-01

    Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), wastes may be classified as hazardous wastes or solid (non-hazardous) wastes. Each classification of wastes has its own applicable handling requirements. In accordance with the definition of hazardous waste under RCRA, waste mixtures containing a hazardous and solid waste component are hazardous wastes, unless certain exceptions apply. The primary purpose of the RCRA waste mixture provisions are to ensure that the Subtitle C (hazardous waste) requirements are applied consistently to both hazardous wastes and waste mixtures. These provisions were intended to discourage the commingling of the hazardous wastes with non-hazardous solid wastes simply to avoid Subtitle C regulation.

  19. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-01-01

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or "the Department'') is issuing this final rule to modify the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to expressly permit certain HIPAA covered entities to disclose to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) the identities of individuals who are subject to a Federal "mental health prohibitor'' that disqualifies them from shipping, transporting, possessing, or receiving a firearm. The NICS is a national system maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to conduct background checks on persons who may be disqualified from receiving firearms based on Federally prohibited categories or State law. Among the persons subject to the Federal mental health prohibitor established under the Gun Control Act of 1968 and implementing regulations issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) are individuals who have been involuntarily committed to a mental institution; found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity; or otherwise have been determined by a court, board, commission, or other lawful authority to be a danger to themselves or others or to lack the mental capacity to contract or manage their own affairs, as a result of marked subnormal intelligence or mental illness, incompetency, condition, or disease. Under this final rule, only covered entities with lawful authority to make the adjudications or commitment decisions that make individuals subject to the Federal mental health prohibitor, or that serve as repositories of information for NICS reporting purposes, are permitted to disclose the information needed for these purposes. The disclosure is restricted to limited demographic and certain other information needed for NICS purposes. The rule specifically prohibits the disclosure of diagnostic or clinical information, from medical records or other sources, and any mental health information beyond the indication that the individual

  20. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-01-01

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or "the Department'') is issuing this final rule to modify the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to expressly permit certain HIPAA covered entities to disclose to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) the identities of individuals who are subject to a Federal "mental health prohibitor'' that disqualifies them from shipping, transporting, possessing, or receiving a firearm. The NICS is a national system maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to conduct background checks on persons who may be disqualified from receiving firearms based on Federally prohibited categories or State law. Among the persons subject to the Federal mental health prohibitor established under the Gun Control Act of 1968 and implementing regulations issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) are individuals who have been involuntarily committed to a mental institution; found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity; or otherwise have been determined by a court, board, commission, or other lawful authority to be a danger to themselves or others or to lack the mental capacity to contract or manage their own affairs, as a result of marked subnormal intelligence or mental illness, incompetency, condition, or disease. Under this final rule, only covered entities with lawful authority to make the adjudications or commitment decisions that make individuals subject to the Federal mental health prohibitor, or that serve as repositories of information for NICS reporting purposes, are permitted to disclose the information needed for these purposes. The disclosure is restricted to limited demographic and certain other information needed for NICS purposes. The rule specifically prohibits the disclosure of diagnostic or clinical information, from medical records or other sources, and any mental health information beyond the indication that the individual

  1. The Clean Air Act`s enforcement ace: An overview of EPA`s credible evidence rule

    SciTech Connect

    Paul, P.J.

    1997-12-31

    The 1990 Clean Air Act ({open_quotes}CAA{close_quotes}) amendments included numerous provisions directing EPA to require owners or operators to conduct enhanced monitoring and to make compliance certifications. These provisions contained in both those Title V (Operating Permits) and Title VII (Enforcement) of those amendments. Section 503(b)(2) of the amended CAA requires at least annual certifications of compliance with permit requirements and prompt reporting of any deviations from such requirements. Section 114(a)(3) of the CAA requires EPA to promulgate rules on enhanced monitoring and compliance certifications. On October 23, 1993, EPA proposed its {open_quotes}enhanced monitoring{close_quotes} rule. The enhanced monitoring proposal also included the Conceptual approach of using {open_quotes}presumptively credible evidence{close_quotes} in enforcement actions. Further, this proposal also would have allowed the use of {open_quotes}credible evidence,{close_quotes} other than reference or compliance test data to establish noncompliance in an enforcement action. In approximately three weeks, EPA is scheduled to republish as a final rule, the credible evidence provisions of the original enhanced monitoring rule with apparently minor revisions. This paper briefly summarizes the history, status, and likely impact EPA`s {open_quotes}any credible evidence{close_quotes} ({open_quotes}ACE{close_quotes}) rule.

  2. 76 FR 64055 - Special Rules Governing Certain Information Obtained Under the Clean Air Act: Technical Correction

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-10-17

    ... 12866 (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993) and is therefore not subject to review under Executive Orders 12866 and 13563 (76 FR 3821, January 21, 2011). B. Paperwork Reduction Act The correction to 40 CFR part 2... relates to existing state programs, please see Section II of the preamble to the final part 98 rule (74...

  3. 76 FR 64010 - Special Rules Governing Certain Information Obtained Under the Clean Air Act: Technical Correction

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-10-17

    ... to Special Rules Governing Certain Information Obtained Under the Clean Air Act (76 FR 30782). In... section 307(d). (See 76 FR 30782: ``The Administrator determined that this action is subject to the... for the data. (See 76 FR 30782, 30784, 30815 (May 26, 2011); see also 75 FR 39094, 39098,...

  4. 76 FR 15841 - General Rules and Regulations, Securities Act of 1933

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-03-22

    ... COMMISSION 17 CFR Part 230 General Rules and Regulations, Securities Act of 1933 CFR Correction In Title 17 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 200 to 239, revised as of April 1, 2010, on page 686, in.... 230.501 Definitions and terms used in Regulation D. * * * * * (e) * * * NOTE: The issuer must...

  5. 78 FR 64885 - Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); Miscellaneous Rules Redelegation of Authority To Determine...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-10-30

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16... Determine Appeals Under the FOIA AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ACTION: Final rule amendments... Information Act. For the reasons set forth in the preamble, the Federal Trade Commission amends Title...

  6. 77 FR 234 - Rules and Regulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-01-04

    ...; ] FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 303 Rules and Regulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission''). ACTION: Extension of the... to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex...

  7. 48 CFR 22.605 - Rulings and interpretations of the Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Labor has issued rulings and interpretations concerning the administration of the Act (see 41 CFR 50-206... after the date of the modification. (3) If a contract awarded to a prime contractor contains a provision whereby the prime contractor is made an agent of the Government, the prime contractor is required...

  8. 40 CFR 2.301 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Air Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION Confidentiality of Business Information § 2.301 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Air Act. (a) Definitions. For the purpose of this... proposed standard or limitation: (A) Information concerning research, or the results of research, on...

  9. 40 CFR 2.302 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...) of the Act, 33 U.S.C. 1362 (6))— (A) Information necessary to determine the identity, amount... identity, amount, frequency, concentration, temperature, or other characteristics (to the extent related to.... 1320(d), 1322(g)(3). (c) Basic rules which apply without change. Sections 2.201 through 2.207, 2.209,...

  10. 5 CFR 1001.102 - What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 5 Administrative Personnel 2 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct? 1001.102 Section 1001.102 Administrative Personnel OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (CONTINUED) REGULATIONS GOVERNING EMPLOYEES OF THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OPM EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES...

  11. 5 CFR 1001.102 - What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 5 Administrative Personnel 2 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct? 1001.102 Section 1001.102 Administrative Personnel OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (CONTINUED) REGULATIONS GOVERNING EMPLOYEES OF THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OPM EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES...

  12. 5 CFR 1001.102 - What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 5 Administrative Personnel 2 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct? 1001.102 Section 1001.102 Administrative Personnel OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (CONTINUED) REGULATIONS GOVERNING EMPLOYEES OF THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OPM EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES...

  13. 5 CFR 1001.102 - What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 5 Administrative Personnel 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false What are the Privacy Act rules of conduct? 1001.102 Section 1001.102 Administrative Personnel OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (CONTINUED) REGULATIONS GOVERNING EMPLOYEES OF THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OPM EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES...

  14. 78 FR 13405 - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Health Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-02-27

    ... Care Act; Health Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review'' (77 FR 70584). These standards apply to health... health insurance coverage in the group or individual market in a state to accept every employer and... small group markets, and in the large group market if a state, beginning in 2017, allows...

  15. 17 CFR 30.2 - Applicability of the Act and rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... FUTURES AND FOREIGN OPTIONS TRANSACTIONS § 30.2 Applicability of the Act and rules. (a) Except as... references to foreign board of trade, foreign futures, foreign options, foreign futures and foreign options customers, and foreign futures and foreign options secured amount, as appropriate. (b) The provisions...

  16. 40 CFR 2.305 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. 2.305 Section 2.305 Protection of... § 2.305 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. (a) Definitions. For purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Solid Waste Disposal Act,...

  17. 40 CFR 2.303 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. 2.303 Section 2.303 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Noise Control Act of 1972, 42 U.S.C. 4901 et...

  18. 40 CFR 2.303 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. 2.303 Section 2.303 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Noise Control Act of 1972, 42 U.S.C. 4901 et...

  19. 40 CFR 2.303 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. 2.303 Section 2.303 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Noise Control Act of 1972, 42 U.S.C. 4901 et...

  20. 40 CFR 2.303 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. 2.303 Section 2.303 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Noise Control Act of 1972, 42 U.S.C. 4901 et...

  1. 40 CFR 2.303 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. 2.303 Section 2.303 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Noise Control Act of 1972. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Noise Control Act of 1972, 42 U.S.C. 4901 et...

  2. 40 CFR 2.305 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. 2.305 Section 2.305 Protection of... § 2.305 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. (a) Definitions. For purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Solid Waste Disposal Act,...

  3. 40 CFR 2.305 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. 2.305 Section 2.305 Protection of... § 2.305 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. (a) Definitions. For purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Solid Waste Disposal Act,...

  4. 40 CFR 2.305 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. 2.305 Section 2.305 Protection of... § 2.305 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. (a) Definitions. For purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Solid Waste Disposal Act,...

  5. 40 CFR 2.305 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. 2.305 Section 2.305 Protection of... § 2.305 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended. (a) Definitions. For purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Solid Waste Disposal Act,...

  6. 40 CFR 2.304 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. 2.304 Section 2.304 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300f et seq....

  7. 40 CFR 2.304 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. 2.304 Section 2.304 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300f et seq....

  8. 40 CFR 2.304 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. 2.304 Section 2.304 Protection of Environment... Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300f et seq....

  9. 78 FR 23171 - Amendments to the 2013 Escrows Final Rule Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-04-18

    ... loans made in ``rural'' or ``underserved'' areas. \\1\\ 78 FR 4726 (Jan. 22, 2013). \\2\\ The other rules...) (2013 ATR Final Rule), 78 FR 6407; High-Cost Mortgages and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the... Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) (2013 HOEPA Final Rule), 78 FR 6855; Disclosure and...

  10. 78 FR 39901 - Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B), Real...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-07-02

    ... purposes under the mortgage regulations, application of the loan originator compensation rules to bank... Bureau issued Escrow Requirements Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z), 78 FR 4726 (Jan. 30... Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X), 78 FR 6856 (Jan. 31, 2013) (2013 HOEPA Final Rule), and Ability...

  11. 75 FR 80452 - Rules of Practice in Air Safety Proceedings and Implementing the Equal Access to Justice Act of 1980

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-12-22

    ... Equal Access to Justice Act of 1980 AGENCY: National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB or Board). ACTION... concerning applications for fees and expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). The NTSB is... update rules that may be outdated, in the interest of modernizing the rules to accommodate...

  12. 16 CFR 803.30 - Formal and informal interpretations of requirements under the Act and the rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... RULES, REGULATIONS, STATEMENTS AND INTERPRETATIONS UNDER THE HART-SCOTT-RODINO ANTITRUST IMPROVEMENTS... of the act are or may be applicable and (3) the question(s) that the applicant wishes resolved....

  13. 16 CFR 803.30 - Formal and informal interpretations of requirements under the Act and the rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... RULES, REGULATIONS, STATEMENTS AND INTERPRETATIONS UNDER THE HART-SCOTT-RODINO ANTITRUST IMPROVEMENTS... of the act are or may be applicable and (3) the question(s) that the applicant wishes resolved....

  14. Final Rules for Grandfathered Plans, Preexisting Condition Exclusions, Lifetime and Annual Limits, Rescissions, Dependent Coverage, Appeals, and Patient Protections Under the Affordable Care Act. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2015-11-18

    This document contains final regulations regarding grandfathered health plans, preexisting condition exclusions, lifetime and annual dollar limits on benefits, rescissions, coverage of dependent children to age 26, internal claims and appeal and external review processes, and patient protections under the Affordable Care Act. It finalizes changes to the proposed and interim final rules based on comments and incorporates subregulatory guidance issued since publication of the proposed and interim final rules.

  15. Health insurance reform; modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) electronic transaction standards. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2009-01-16

    This final rule adopts updated versions of the standards for electronic transactions originally adopted under the Administrative Simplification subtitle of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This final rule also adopts a transaction standard for Medicaid pharmacy subrogation. In addition, this final rule adopts two standards for billing retail pharmacy supplies and professional services, and clarifies who the "senders" and "receivers" are in the descriptions of certain transactions. PMID:19385110

  16. 78 FR 60381 - Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B), Real...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-10-01

    ... February 15, 2013, at 78 FR 11280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Whitney Patross, Attorney; Richard... Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z), 78 FR 4726 (Jan. 22, 2013) (2013 Escrows Final Rule...), 78 FR 6856 (Jan. 31, 2013) (2013 HOEPA Final Rule), and Ability-to-Repay and Qualified...

  17. 40 CFR 2.304 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. 2.304 Section 2.304 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION Confidentiality of Business Information § 2.304 Special rules governing certain...

  18. 40 CFR 2.304 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Safe Drinking Water Act. 2.304 Section 2.304 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION Confidentiality of Business Information § 2.304 Special rules governing certain...

  19. 76 FR 52596 - Request for Comment Concerning Interpretations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act; Rule Governing...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-23

    ... Commission published in the Federal Register (40 FR 60188) its Rule Governing Disclosure of Written Consumer... (40 FR 25721) providing interim guidance during the initial implementation of the Act. As the... the Federal Register (42 FR 36112) its Interpretations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act to...

  20. 40 CFR 2.308 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. 2.308 Section 2.308 Protection of... § 2.308 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic... Cosmetic Act, as amended, 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq. (2) Petition means a petition for the issuance of...

  1. 40 CFR 2.308 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. 2.308 Section 2.308 Protection of... § 2.308 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic... Cosmetic Act, as amended, 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq. (2) Petition means a petition for the issuance of...

  2. 40 CFR 2.308 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. 2.308 Section 2.308 Protection of... § 2.308 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic... Cosmetic Act, as amended, 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq. (2) Petition means a petition for the issuance of...

  3. 40 CFR 2.308 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. 2.308 Section 2.308 Protection of... § 2.308 Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic... Cosmetic Act, as amended, 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq. (2) Petition means a petition for the issuance of...

  4. 78 FR 45842 - Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (Regulation...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-07-30

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION 12 CFR Parts 1024 and 1026 RIN 3170-AA37 Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Correction...

  5. Temporary alien workers seeking classification under the Immigration and Nationality Act--Immigration and Naturalization Service. Final rule.

    PubMed

    1991-12-01

    This final rule implements provisions of the Immigration Act of 1990 (IMMACT). Public Law No. 101-649, November 29, 1990, and the Armed Forces Immigration Adjustment Act of 1991. Public Law No. 102-110, October 1, 1991, as they relate to temporary alien workers seeking nonimmigrant classification and admission to the United States under sections 101(a)(15) (H), (L), (O), and (P) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act), 8 U.S.C. 1101. This rule also contains technical amendments which reflect the Service's operating experience under the H and L classifications. This rule will conform Service policy to the intent of Congress as it relates to these classifications, implement new nonimmigrant classifications and requirements established by Public Law 101-649 and Public Law No. 102-110, and clarify for businesses and the general public requirements for classification, admission, and maintenance of status.

  6. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; establishment of exchanges and qualified health plans; exchange standards for employers. Final rule, Interim final rule.

    PubMed

    2012-03-27

    This final rule will implement the new Affordable Insurance Exchanges ("Exchanges"), consistent with title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, referred to collectively as the Affordable Care Act. The Exchanges will provide competitive marketplaces for individuals and small employers to directly compare available private health insurance options on the basis of price, quality, and other factors. The Exchanges, which will become operational by January 1, 2014, will help enhance competition in the health insurance market, improve choice of affordable health insurance, and give small businesses the same purchasing clout as large businesses.

  7. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; establishment of exchanges and qualified health plans; exchange standards for employers. Final rule, Interim final rule.

    PubMed

    2012-03-27

    This final rule will implement the new Affordable Insurance Exchanges ("Exchanges"), consistent with title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, referred to collectively as the Affordable Care Act. The Exchanges will provide competitive marketplaces for individuals and small employers to directly compare available private health insurance options on the basis of price, quality, and other factors. The Exchanges, which will become operational by January 1, 2014, will help enhance competition in the health insurance market, improve choice of affordable health insurance, and give small businesses the same purchasing clout as large businesses. PMID:22479737

  8. 8 CFR 103.42 - Rules relating to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... Privacy Act. Immigration-related regulations relating to FOIA and the Privacy Act are located in 6 CFR... HOMELAND SECURITY IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS IMMIGRATION BENEFITS; BIOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS; AVAILABILITY...

  9. 8 CFR 103.42 - Rules relating to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Privacy Act. Immigration-related regulations relating to FOIA and the Privacy Act are located in 6 CFR... HOMELAND SECURITY IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS IMMIGRATION BENEFITS; BIOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS; AVAILABILITY...

  10. 8 CFR 103.42 - Rules relating to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... Privacy Act. Immigration-related regulations relating to FOIA and the Privacy Act are located in 6 CFR... HOMELAND SECURITY IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS IMMIGRATION BENEFITS; BIOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS; AVAILABILITY...

  11. Organ procurement and transplantation: implementation of the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2015-05-01

    This final rule amends the regulations implementing the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984, as amended, (NOTA) pursuant to statutory requirements of the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (HOPE Act), enacted in 2013. In accordance with the mandates of the HOPE Act, this regulation removes the current regulatory provision that requires the Organ Procurement Transplantation Network (OPTN) to adopt and use standards for preventing the acquisition of organs from individuals known to be infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In its place, this regulation includes new requirements that organs from individuals infected with HIV may be transplanted only into individuals who are infected with HIV before receiving such organs and who are participating in clinical research approved by an institutional review board, as provided by regulation. The only exception to this requirement of participation in such clinical research is if the Secretary publishes a determination in the future that participation in such clinical research, as a requirement for transplants of organs from individuals infected with HIV, is no longer warranted. In addition, this regulatory change establishes that OPTN standards must ensure that any HIV-infected transplant recipients are participating in clinical research in accordance with the research criteria to be published by the Secretary. Alternately, if and when the Secretary determines that participation in such clinical research should no longer be a requirement for transplants with organs from donors infected with HIV to individuals infected with HIV, the regulation mandates that the OPTN adopt and use standards of quality, as directed by the Secretary, consistent with the law and in a way that ensures the changes will not reduce the safety of organ transplantation.

  12. 26 CFR 1.410(a)-8 - Five consecutive 1-year breaks in service, transitional rules under the Retirement Equity Act of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ..., transitional rules under the Retirement Equity Act of 1984. 1.410(a)-8 Section 1.410(a)-8 Internal Revenue... service, transitional rules under the Retirement Equity Act of 1984. Sections 410(a)(5)(D) and 411(a)(6)(D), as amended by the Retirement Equity Act of 1984 (REA 1984), permit a plan to disregard years...

  13. 26 CFR 1.410(a)-8 - Five consecutive 1-year breaks in service, transitional rules under the Retirement Equity Act of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ..., transitional rules under the Retirement Equity Act of 1984. 1.410(a)-8 Section 1.410(a)-8 Internal Revenue..., transitional rules under the Retirement Equity Act of 1984. Sections 410(a)(5)(D) and 411(a)(6)(D), as amended by the Retirement Equity Act of 1984 (REA 1984), permit a plan to disregard years of service...

  14. Rules implementing Sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978: a regulatory history

    SciTech Connect

    Danziger, R.N.; Caples, P.W.; Huning, J.R.

    1980-09-15

    An analysis is made of the rules implementing Sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). The act provides that utilities must purchase power from qualifying producers of electricity at nondiscriminatory rates, and it exempts private generators from virtually all state and Federal utility regulations. Most of the analysis presented is taken from the perspective of photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal electric point-focusing distributed receivers (pfdr). It is felt, however, that the analysis is applicable both to cogeneration and other emerging technologies. Chapters presented are: The FERC Response to Oral Comments on the Proposed Rules Implementing Sections 201 and 210 of PURPA; Additional Changes Made or Not Made That Were Addressed in Other Than Oral Testimony; View on the Proposed Rules Implementing Sections 201 and 210 of PURPA; Response to Comments on the Proposed 201 and 210 Rules; and Summary Analysis of the Environmental Assessment of the Rules. Pertinent reference material is provided in the Appendices, including the text of the rules. (MCW)

  15. 47 CFR 1.991 - Contents of petitions for declaratory ruling under the Communications Act of 1934.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... COMMISSION GENERAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Grants by Random Selection Wireless Radio Services Applications and... assignment or transfer of control, specify for each named applicant: (i) The File No(s). of the associated... 5 percent (not to exceed 10 percent) pursuant to Exchange Act Rule 13d-1(b), 17 CFR 240.13d-1(b),...

  16. 19 CFR 206.44a - Special rules for conducting investigations under section 421(b) of the Trade Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 19 Customs Duties 3 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Special rules for conducting investigations under section 421(b) of the Trade Act. 206.44a Section 206.44a Customs Duties UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION NONADJUDICATIVE INVESTIGATIONS INVESTIGATIONS RELATING TO GLOBAL AND BILATERAL SAFEGUARD...

  17. 19 CFR 206.44a - Special rules for conducting investigations under section 421(b) of the Trade Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 19 Customs Duties 3 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Special rules for conducting investigations under section 421(b) of the Trade Act. 206.44a Section 206.44a Customs Duties UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION NONADJUDICATIVE INVESTIGATIONS INVESTIGATIONS RELATING TO GLOBAL AND BILATERAL SAFEGUARD...

  18. 19 CFR 206.44a - Special rules for conducting investigations under section 421(b) of the Trade Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 19 Customs Duties 3 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Special rules for conducting investigations under section 421(b) of the Trade Act. 206.44a Section 206.44a Customs Duties UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION NONADJUDICATIVE INVESTIGATIONS INVESTIGATIONS RELATING TO GLOBAL AND BILATERAL SAFEGUARD...

  19. 77 FR 75464 - Order Granting Limited Exemptions From Exchange Act Rules 101 and 102 of Regulation M to Shares...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-12-20

    ... location at which they have copper available.\\11\\ \\11\\ See Notice, supra, note 3, 77 FR at 23784. Arbitrage... JPM XF Physical Copper Trust Pursuant to Exchange Act Rules 101(d) and 102(e) December 14, 2012. By...'') on behalf of the Sponsor, JPM XF Physical Copper Trust (``Trust''), and persons or entities...

  20. 26 CFR 31.6302-2 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 15 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Deposit rules for taxes under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). 31.6302-2 Section 31.6302-2 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT... payments made after December 31, 1992. Railroad retirement taxes described in section 3221(c)...

  1. Health insurance reform: modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) electronic transaction standards. Proposed rule.

    PubMed

    2008-08-22

    This rule proposes to adopt updated versions of the standards for electronic transactions originally adopted in the regulations entitled, "Health Insurance Reform: Standards for Electronic Transactions," published in the Federal Register on August 17, 2000, which implemented some of the requirements of the Administrative Simplification subtitle of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). These standards were modified in our rule entitled, "Health Insurance Reform: Modifications to Electronic Data Transaction Standards and Code Sets," published in the Federal Register on February 20, 2003. This rule also proposes the adoption of a transaction standard for Medicaid Pharmacy Subrogation. In addition, this rule proposes to adopt two standards for billing retail pharmacy supplies and professional services, and to clarify who the "senders" and "receivers" are in the descriptions of certain transactions. PMID:18958949

  2. 78 FR 14376 - Order Granting Limited Exemptions From Exchange Act Rule 10b-17 and Rules 101 and 102 of...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-03-05

    ... Regulation M to ALPS ETF Trust and U.S. Equity High Volatility Put Write Index Fund Pursuant to Exchange Act... High Volatility Put Write Index Fund (the ``Fund''), any national securities exchange or association on... Put Write Index (the ``Index''). The Index is an index that measures the return of a...

  3. 40 CFR 2.302 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Clean Water Act. 2.302 Section 2.302 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Clean Water Act, as amended, 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq. (2)(i) Effluent data...

  4. 40 CFR 2.302 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Clean Water Act. 2.302 Section 2.302 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Clean Water Act, as amended, 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq. (2)(i) Effluent data...

  5. 40 CFR 2.302 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... information obtained under the Clean Water Act. 2.302 Section 2.302 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... governing certain information obtained under the Clean Water Act. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Clean Water Act, as amended, 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq. (2)(i) Effluent data...

  6. 26 CFR 31.6302-2 - Federal Tax Deposit Rules for amounts withheld under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (R.R.T.A...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 15 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Federal Tax Deposit Rules for amounts withheld under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (R.R.T.A.) attributable to payments made after December 31, 1992..., 1992. (a) General rule. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the rules of §...

  7. 75 FR 80410 - Proposed Rules Governing Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-12-22

    ... commerce from injury, impairment, or interruption, and promotes the flow of commerce by removing certain... Department of Labor issued a Final Rule implementing the order effective June 21, 2010. 75 FR 28368, 29 CFR... not covered by the proposed rule. Subpart B sets out standards and procedures related to...

  8. Schedules of Controlled Substances: Removal of [123I]Ioflupane From Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2015-09-11

    With the issuance of this final rule, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration removes [123I]ioflupane from the schedules of the Controlled Substances Act. This action is pursuant to the Controlled Substances Act which requires that such actions be made on the record after an opportunity for a hearing through formal rulemaking. Prior to the effective date of this rule, [123I]ioflupane was, by definition, a schedule II controlled substance because it is derived from cocaine via ecgonine, both of which are schedule II controlled substances. This action removes the regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions applicable to controlled substances, including those specific to schedule II controlled substances, on persons who handle (manufacture, distribute, reverse distribute, dispense, conduct research, import, export, or conduct chemical analysis) or propose to handle [123I]ioflupane. PMID:26364325

  9. Schedules of Controlled Substances: Removal of [123I]Ioflupane From Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2015-09-11

    With the issuance of this final rule, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration removes [123I]ioflupane from the schedules of the Controlled Substances Act. This action is pursuant to the Controlled Substances Act which requires that such actions be made on the record after an opportunity for a hearing through formal rulemaking. Prior to the effective date of this rule, [123I]ioflupane was, by definition, a schedule II controlled substance because it is derived from cocaine via ecgonine, both of which are schedule II controlled substances. This action removes the regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions applicable to controlled substances, including those specific to schedule II controlled substances, on persons who handle (manufacture, distribute, reverse distribute, dispense, conduct research, import, export, or conduct chemical analysis) or propose to handle [123I]ioflupane.

  10. Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-10-13

    This document provides the final text of regulations governing employee protection (retaliation or whistleblower) claims under section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act, which added section 18C to the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide protections to employees who may have been subject to retaliation for seeking assistance under certain affordability assistance provisions (for example, health insurance premium tax credits) or for reporting potential violations of the Affordable Care Act's consumer protections (for example, the prohibition on rescissions). An interim final rule (IFR) governing these provisions and request for comments was published in the Federal Register on February 27, 2013. Thirteen comments were received; eleven were responsive to the IFR. This rule responds to those comments and establishes the final procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under section 18C, including procedures and time frames for employee complaints to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), investigations by OSHA, appeals of OSHA determinations to an administrative law judge (ALJ) for a hearing de novo, hearings by ALJs, review of ALJ decisions by the Administrative Review Board (ARB) (acting on behalf of the Secretary of Labor), and judicial review of the Secretary of Labor's (Secretary's) final decision. It also sets forth the Secretary's interpretations of the Affordable Care Act whistleblower provision on certain matters.

  11. Classification of two steroids, prostanozol and methasterone, as Schedule III anabolic steroids under the Controlled Substance Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2012-07-30

    With the issuance of this Final Rule, the Administrator of the DEA classifies the following two steroids as "anabolic steroids'' under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA): prostanozol (17[beta]-hydroxy-5[alpha]-androstano[3,2-c]pyrazole) and methasterone (2[alpha],17[alpha]-dimethyl-5[alpha]-androstan-17[beta]-ol-3-one). These steroids and their salts, esters, and ethers are Schedule III controlled substances subject to the regulatory control provisions of the CSA.

  12. 75 FR 77051 - Rules Implementing Amendments to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-12-10

    ....'' \\5\\ These provisions in Title IV of the Dodd- Frank Act will be effective on July 21, 2011.\\6\\ \\2...\\ See section 419 of the Dodd-Frank Act. For purposes of this Release, when we refer to the effective date of the Dodd-Frank Act, we are referring to the effective date of Title IV, which is July 21,...

  13. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; exchange and insurance market standards for 2015 and beyond. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2014-05-27

    This final rule addresses various requirements applicable to health insurance issuers, Affordable Insurance Exchanges (``Exchanges''), Navigators, non-Navigator assistance personnel, and other entities under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively referred to as the Affordable Care Act). Specifically, the rule establishes standards related to product discontinuation and renewal, quality reporting, non-discrimination standards, minimum certification standards and responsibilities of qualified health plan (QHP) issuers, the Small Business Health Options Program, and enforcement remedies in Federally-facilitated Exchanges. It also finalizes: A modification of HHS's allocation of reinsurance collections if those collections do not meet our projections; certain changes to allowable administrative expenses in the risk corridors calculation; modifications to the way we calculate the annual limit on cost sharing so that we round this parameter down to the nearest $50 increment; an approach to index the required contribution used to determine eligibility for an exemption from the shared responsibility payment under section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code; grounds for imposing civil money penalties on persons who provide false or fraudulent information to the Exchange and on persons who improperly use or disclose information; updated standards for the consumer assistance programs; standards related to the opt-out provisions for self-funded, non-Federal governmental plans and related to the individual market provisions under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 including excepted benefits; standards regarding how enrollees may request access to non-formulary drugs under exigent circumstances; amendments to Exchange appeals standards and coverage enrollment and termination standards; and time-limited adjustments to the standards relating to the medical loss ratio

  14. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule and interim final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-07-29

    This rule adopts as final, with some modifications, the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program regulations set forth in the interim final rule published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2013. The requirements addressed in this rule conform to the provisions in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 regarding nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools, other than food sold under the lunch and breakfast programs. Most provisions of this final rule were implemented on July 1, 2014, a full year subsequent to publication of the interim final rule. This was in compliance with section 208 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which required that State and local educational agencies have at least one full school year from the date of publication of the interim final rule to implement the competitive food provisions. Based on comments received on the interim final rule and implementation experience, this final rule makes a few modifications to the nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools implemented on July 1, 2014. In addition, this final rule codifies specific policy guidance issued after publication of the interim rule. Finally, this rule retains the provision related to the standard for total fat as interim and requests further comment on this single standard.

  15. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule and interim final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-07-29

    This rule adopts as final, with some modifications, the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program regulations set forth in the interim final rule published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2013. The requirements addressed in this rule conform to the provisions in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 regarding nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools, other than food sold under the lunch and breakfast programs. Most provisions of this final rule were implemented on July 1, 2014, a full year subsequent to publication of the interim final rule. This was in compliance with section 208 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which required that State and local educational agencies have at least one full school year from the date of publication of the interim final rule to implement the competitive food provisions. Based on comments received on the interim final rule and implementation experience, this final rule makes a few modifications to the nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools implemented on July 1, 2014. In addition, this final rule codifies specific policy guidance issued after publication of the interim rule. Finally, this rule retains the provision related to the standard for total fat as interim and requests further comment on this single standard. PMID:27476195

  16. Representative payment under titles II, VIII and XVI of the Social Security Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2008-11-10

    We are amending our rules governing how we investigate representative payee applicants. Under these rules, any payee who previously satisfied the payee investigation criteria, including a face-to-face interview, and currently serves as a payee generally need not appear for another face-to-face interview when subsequently applying to become a payee unless we determine within our discretion, that a new face-to-face interview is necessary. The payee applicant would still be required to satisfy the rest of the investigation process as set forth in the regulations. Reducing the number of subsequent face-to-face interviews of payee applicants will streamline our representative payee application process, allowing payee applicants to become qualified more quickly when they already serve as a payee. This rule also will expedite payment of benefits in certain representative payee situations and reduce the burden on our field office employees by eliminating the necessity of interviewing such payee applicants.

  17. 5 CFR 2606.106 - OGE employee Privacy Act rules of conduct and responsibilities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States unless expressly authorized by... maintenance of any system of records, or in maintaining any record covered by the Privacy Act, shall comply with the pertinent provisions of the Act relating to the treatment......

  18. 5 CFR 2606.106 - OGE employee Privacy Act rules of conduct and responsibilities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States unless expressly authorized by... maintenance of any system of records, or in maintaining any record covered by the Privacy Act, shall comply with the pertinent provisions of the Act relating to the treatment......

  19. 5 CFR 2606.106 - OGE employee Privacy Act rules of conduct and responsibilities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States unless expressly authorized by... maintenance of any system of records, or in maintaining any record covered by the Privacy Act, shall comply with the pertinent provisions of the Act relating to the treatment......

  20. 5 CFR 2606.106 - OGE employee Privacy Act rules of conduct and responsibilities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States unless expressly authorized by... maintenance of any system of records, or in maintaining any record covered by the Privacy Act, shall comply with the pertinent provisions of the Act relating to the treatment......

  1. 77 FR 70583 - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Health Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-11-26

    ... the United States, 2007: Results of a National Study, The American Journal of Medicine, Vol. 122, No... standards for health insurance issuers and states regarding reporting, utilization, and collection of data under section 2794 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act). It also revises the timeline for...

  2. Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2015-07-14

    This document contains final regulations regarding coverage of certain preventive services under section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended, and incorporated into the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. Section 2713 of the PHS Act requires coverage without cost sharing of certain preventive health services by non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance coverage. These regulations finalize provisions from three rulemaking actions: Interim final regulations issued in July 2010 related to coverage of preventive services, interim final regulations issued in August 2014 related to the process an eligible organization uses to provide notice of its religious objection to the coverage of contraceptive services, and proposed regulations issued in August 2014 related to the definition of "eligible organization,'' which would expand the set of entities that may avail themselves of an accommodation with respect to the coverage of contraceptive services.

  3. 78 FR 6762 - Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act: Proposed Rules To Establish Standards...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-01-31

    ... (60 FR 65096, December 18, 1995) and for juice (21 CFR part 120) in 2001 (66 FR 6138, January 19, 2001...-based rules for meat and poultry (9 CFR part 417) (61 FR 38806, July 25, 1996). In the Federal Register of January 16, 2013 (78 FR 3503 and 78 FR 3646), FDA announced the establishment of two dockets...

  4. 78 FR 10107 - Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act: Proposed Rules To Establish Standards...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-02-13

    ..., December 18, 1995) and for juice (21 CFR part 120) in 2001 (66 FR 6138, January 19, 2001). Similarly, in... Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food... human consumption (the produce safety proposed rule) and for current good manufacturing practice...

  5. 75 FR 18403 - Rules of Procedure; Regulations Implementing the Government in the Sunshine Act; Implementation...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-04-12

    ... December 7, 2009 (74 FR 63985), that could not be carried out. The document made various corrections and... in a prior rules revision, dated September 29, 2008 (73 FR 56491), the phrase ``20 day period'' had....'' 0 In FR Doc. E9-28845 appearing on page 63985 in the Federal Register of Monday, December 7,...

  6. Prior notice of imported food under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2008-11-01

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a final regulation that requires the submission to FDA of prior notice of food, including animal feed, that is imported or offered for import into the United States. The final rule implements the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (the Bioterrorism Act), which required prior notification of imported food to begin on December 12, 2003. The final rule requires that the prior notice be submitted to FDA electronically via either the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP or Customs) Automated Broker Interface (ABI) of the Automated Commercial System (ACS) or the FDA Prior Notice System Interface (FDA PNSI). The information must be submitted and confirmed electronically as facially complete by FDA for review no less than 8 hours (for food arriving by water), 4 hours (for food arriving by air or land/rail), and 2 hours (for food arriving by land/road) before the food arrives at the port of arrival. Food imported or offered for import without adequate prior notice is subject to refusal and, if refused, must be held. Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, FDA is announcing the availability of a draft compliance policy guide (CPG) entitled "Sec. 110.310 Prior Notice of Imported Food Under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002."

  7. Local School Wellness Policy Implementation Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-07-29

    This final rule requires all local educational agencies that participate in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to meet expanded local school wellness policy requirements consistent with the requirements set forth in section 204 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The final rule requires each local educational agency to establish minimum content requirements for the local school wellness policies, ensure stakeholder participation in the development and updates of such policies, and periodically assess and disclose to the public schools' compliance with the local school wellness policies. These regulations are expected to result in local school wellness policies that strengthen the ability of a local educational agency to create a school nutrition environment that promotes students' health, well-being, and ability to learn. In addition, these regulations will increase transparency for the public with regard to school wellness policies and contribute to integrity in the school nutrition program.

  8. Local School Wellness Policy Implementation Under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-07-29

    This final rule requires all local educational agencies that participate in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to meet expanded local school wellness policy requirements consistent with the requirements set forth in section 204 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The final rule requires each local educational agency to establish minimum content requirements for the local school wellness policies, ensure stakeholder participation in the development and updates of such policies, and periodically assess and disclose to the public schools' compliance with the local school wellness policies. These regulations are expected to result in local school wellness policies that strengthen the ability of a local educational agency to create a school nutrition environment that promotes students' health, well-being, and ability to learn. In addition, these regulations will increase transparency for the public with regard to school wellness policies and contribute to integrity in the school nutrition program. PMID:27476196

  9. 76 FR 42949 - Rules Implementing Amendments to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-07-19

    ... Act Release No. 3111 (Nov. 19, 2010) [75 FR 77190 (Dec. 10, 2010)] (``Exemptions Proposing Release... disadvantages imposed by a delay in filing deadlines.''); comment letter of Bill Dezellem, CFA, Tieton...

  10. 17 CFR 240.19b-7 - Filings with respect to proposed rule changes submitted pursuant to Section 19(b)(7) of the Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... submitted pursuant to Section 19(b)(7) of the Act. Preliminary Note: A self-regulatory organization also must refer to Form 19b-7 (17 CFR 249.822) for further requirements with respect to the filing of proposed rule changes. (a) Filings with respect to proposed rule changes by a self-regulatory...

  11. Coverage of certain preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2013-07-01

    This document contains final regulations regarding coverage of certain preventive services under section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended, and incorporated into the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. Section 2713 of the PHS Act requires coverage without cost sharing of certain preventive health services by non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance coverage. Among these services are women's preventive health services, as specified in guidelines supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As authorized by the current regulations, and consistent with the HRSA guidelines, group health plans established or maintained by certain religious employers (and group health insurance coverage provided in connection with such plans) are exempt from the otherwise applicable requirement to cover certain contraceptive services. These final regulations simplify and clarify the religious employer exemption. These final regulations also establish accommodations with respect to the contraceptive coverage requirement for group health plans established or maintained by eligible organizations (and group health insurance coverage provided in connection with such plans), as well as student health insurance coverage arranged by eligible organizations that are institutions of higher education. These regulations also finalize related amendments to regulations concerning Affordable Insurance Exchanges.

  12. 78 FR 36693 - Rules and Regulations Under the Fur Products Labeling Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-06-19

    ... guaranties annually. \\10\\ 78 FR 29263 (May 20, 2013). In light of the proposed amendments to the Textile... Act, 77 FR 57043 (Sept. 17, 2012). \\8\\ National Retail Federation Comment 00025 at 1-5, available at... Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 7 FR 10744 (Feb. 23, 2012). D. Projected...

  13. 32 CFR 806b.47 - Rules for releasing Privacy Act information without consent of the subject.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...) DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE ADMINISTRATION PRIVACY ACT PROGRAM Disclosing Records to Third Parties § 806b.47... Archives and Records Administration to evaluate records for permanent retention. Records stored in Federal... Congress). 9 9 http://www.e-publishing.af.mil/pubfiles/af/90/afi90-401/afi90-401.pdf. (1) Requests from...

  14. 32 CFR 806b.47 - Rules for releasing Privacy Act information without consent of the subject.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... written request to the system manager specifying the record or part needed and the law enforcement purpose. In addition, the “blanket routine use” for law enforcement allows the system manager to disclose a... a system of records about an individual and the Freedom of Information Act requires release of...

  15. 17 CFR 33.2 - Applicability of Act and rules; scope of part 33.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ...; scope of part 33. 33.2 Section 33.2 Commodity and Securities Exchanges COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION REGULATION OF DOMESTIC EXCHANGE-TRADED COMMODITY OPTION TRANSACTIONS § 33.2 Applicability of Act... contract market for the purpose of trading commodity options pursuant to this part shall be deemed for...

  16. 40 CFR 2.301 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Air Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... sections 114(c) and 307(d) of the Clean Air Act that information submitted under 40 CFR part 98 is entitled... submitted under 40 CFR part 98. (1) Sections 2.201 through 2.215 do not apply to data submitted under 40 CFR... (d)(4) of this section, §§ 2.201 through 2.215 do not apply to data submitted under 40 CFR part...

  17. 40 CFR 2.301 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Air Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... sections 114(c) and 307(d) of the Clean Air Act that information submitted under 40 CFR part 98 is entitled... submitted under 40 CFR part 98. (1) Sections 2.201 through 2.215 do not apply to data submitted under 40 CFR... (d)(4) of this section, §§ 2.201 through 2.215 do not apply to data submitted under 40 CFR part...

  18. 40 CFR 2.301 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Clean Air Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... sections 114(c) and 307(d) of the Clean Air Act that information submitted under 40 CFR part 98 is entitled... submitted under 40 CFR part 98. (1) Sections 2.201 through 2.215 do not apply to data submitted under 40 CFR... (d)(4) of this section, §§ 2.201 through 2.215 do not apply to data submitted under 40 CFR part...

  19. Coverage of certain preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. Interim final rules.

    PubMed

    2014-08-27

    This document contains interim final regulations regarding coverage of certain preventive services under section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended, and incorporated into the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. Section 2713 of the PHS Act requires coverage without cost sharing of certain preventive health services by non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance coverage. Among these services are women's preventive health services, as specified in guidelines supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As authorized by the current regulations, and consistent with the HRSA Guidelines, group health plans established or maintained by certain religious employers (and group health insurance coverage provided in connection with such plans) are exempt from the otherwise applicable requirement to cover certain contraceptive services. Additionally, under current regulations, accommodations are available with respect to the contraceptive coverage requirement for group health plans established or maintained by eligible organizations (and group health insurance coverage provided in connection with such plans), and student health insurance coverage arranged by eligible organizations that are institutions of higher education, that effectively exempt them from this requirement. The regulations establish a mechanism for separately furnishing payments for contraceptive services on behalf of participants and beneficiaries of the group health plans of eligible organizations that avail themselves of an accommodation, and enrollees and dependents of student health coverage arranged by eligible organizations that are institutions of higher education that avail themselves of an accommodation. These interim final regulations augment current regulations in light of the Supreme Court's interim order in connection with an

  20. Reining in agency action: the rejected proposal rule and Section 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Act.

    PubMed

    Charles, Sabrina

    2006-01-01

    Section 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Act authorized the disbursement of over one billion dollars to healthcare providers that provide uncompensated emergency medical care to undocumented immigrants. In 2005, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final interpretation of the statute. Despite previous statementsto the contrary, CMS conditioned eligibilityfor Section 1011 funds on the collection of certain immigration status-related information from patients seeking emergency care. Prior to the issuance of CMS' final guidance, the House defeated House Resolution 3722, which was substantially similar to the CMS final guidance. This Article argues that the House's rejection of H.R. 3722 renders CMS's final guidance invalid under the analysis set forth in Chevron, U.S.A. Inc. v. National Resources Defense Council, Inc. PMID:17260547

  1. Reining in agency action: the rejected proposal rule and Section 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Act.

    PubMed

    Charles, Sabrina

    2006-01-01

    Section 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Act authorized the disbursement of over one billion dollars to healthcare providers that provide uncompensated emergency medical care to undocumented immigrants. In 2005, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final interpretation of the statute. Despite previous statementsto the contrary, CMS conditioned eligibilityfor Section 1011 funds on the collection of certain immigration status-related information from patients seeking emergency care. Prior to the issuance of CMS' final guidance, the House defeated House Resolution 3722, which was substantially similar to the CMS final guidance. This Article argues that the House's rejection of H.R. 3722 renders CMS's final guidance invalid under the analysis set forth in Chevron, U.S.A. Inc. v. National Resources Defense Council, Inc.

  2. Establishment and maintenance of records under the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2004-12-01

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a final regulation that requires the establishment and maintenance of records by persons who manufacture, process, pack, transport, distribute, receive, hold, or import food in the United States. Such records are to allow for the identification of the immediate previous sources and immediate subsequent recipients of food. The final rule implements the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (the Bioterrorism Act), and is necessary to help address credible threats of serious adverse health consequences or death to humans or animals. The requirement to establish and maintain records is one of several tools that will help improve FDA's ability to respond to, and further contain, threats of serious adverse health consequences or death to humans or animals from accidental or deliberate contamination of food. In the event of an outbreak of foodborne illness, such information will help FDA and other authorities determine the source and cause of the event. In addition, the information will improve FDA's ability to quickly notify the consumers and/or facilities that might be affected by the outbreak.

  3. Ninety-day waiting period limitation and technical amendments to certain health coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2014-02-24

    These final regulations implement the 90-day waiting period limitation under section 2708 of the Public Health Service Act, as added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act), as amended, and incorporated into the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. These regulations also finalize amendments to existing regulations to conform to Affordable Care Act provisions. Specifically, these rules amend regulations implementing existing provisions such as some of the portability provisions added by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) because those provisions of the HIPAA regulations have become superseded or require amendment as a result of the market reform protections added by the Affordable Care Act.

  4. Temporary alien workers seeking H-1B classification under the Immigration and Nationality Act--Immigration and Naturalization Service. Interim rule with requests for comments.

    PubMed

    1992-04-01

    This interim rule implements certain provisions of the Miscellaneous and Technical Immigration and Naturalization Amendments of 1991, Public Law 102-232, December 12, 1991, as it relates to aliens seeking nonimmigrant classification and admission to the United States under section 101(a)(15)(H) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act). Public Law 102-232 altered, among other things, the procedures for petitioning for H-1B nonimmigrants and established new eligibility criteria for foreign physicians seeking employment in the medical profession in the United States. This rule contains the new procedures required by the legislation and makes Service policy consistent with the intent of Congress. This rule sets forth the new filing procedures and eligibility standards and clarifies for businesses and the general public the requirements for classification and admission.

  5. 78 FR 30739 - Amendments to the 2013 Escrows Final Rule under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-05-23

    ... Appraisals Final Rule), 78 FR 7215 (Jan. 31, 2013); Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement...). \\13\\ 73 FR 44522 (July 30, 2008). IV. Section-by-Section Analysis Section 1026.35 Requirements for... forth the Bureau's analyses and determinations under the RFA with respect to those rules. See 78 FR...

  6. Testing decision rules for categorizing species' extinction risk to help develop quantitative listing criteria for the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

    PubMed

    Regan, Tracey J; Taylor, Barbara L; Thompson, Grant G; Cochrane, Jean Fitts; Ralls, Katherine; Runge, Michael C; Merrick, Richard

    2013-08-01

    Lack of guidance for interpreting the definitions of endangered and threatened in the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) has resulted in case-by-case decision making leaving the process vulnerable to being considered arbitrary or capricious. Adopting quantitative decision rules would remedy this but requires the agency to specify the relative urgency concerning extinction events over time, cutoff risk values corresponding to different levels of protection, and the importance given to different types of listing errors. We tested the performance of 3 sets of decision rules that use alternative functions for weighting the relative urgency of future extinction events: a threshold rule set, which uses a decision rule of x% probability of extinction over y years; a concave rule set, where the relative importance of future extinction events declines exponentially over time; and a shoulder rule set that uses a sigmoid shape function, where relative importance declines slowly at first and then more rapidly. We obtained decision cutoffs by interviewing several biologists and then emulated the listing process with simulations that covered a range of extinction risks typical of ESA listing decisions. We evaluated performance of the decision rules under different data quantities and qualities on the basis of the relative importance of misclassification errors. Although there was little difference between the performance of alternative decision rules for correct listings, the distribution of misclassifications differed depending on the function used. Misclassifications for the threshold and concave listing criteria resulted in more overprotection errors, particularly as uncertainty increased, whereas errors for the shoulder listing criteria were more symmetrical. We developed and tested the framework for quantitative decision rules for listing species under the U.S. ESA. If policy values can be agreed on, use of this framework would improve the implementation of the ESA by

  7. Final rules under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; technical amendment to external review for multi-state plan program. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2013-11-13

    This document contains final rule implementing the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, which requires parity between mental health or substance use disorder benefits and medical/surgical benefits with respect to financial requirements and treatment limitations under group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage. This document also contains a technical amendment relating to external review with respect to the multi-state plan program administered by the Office of Personnel Management.

  8. 78 FR 44685 - Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-07-24

    ... for determining qualified mortgage status; and the determination of debt and income for purposes of... mortgage (QM) status; and (6) the determination of debt and income for purposes of originating QMs. In... Final Rule), 78 FR 6407 (Jan. 30, 2013). \\2\\ Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Real Estate...

  9. 78 FR 62993 - Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-10-23

    ... before the 2013 Mortgage Servicing Final Rules take effect. In those cases, the Bureau is creating narrow..., along with most of the other mortgage rules issued by the Bureau in January 2013, will take effect in... January. Because many financial institutions lock down their computer systems late in the calendar...

  10. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Eliminating Applications Through Community Eligibility as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-07-29

    This final rule establishes requirements for State agencies, local educational agencies, and schools operating the Community Eligibility Provision, a reimbursement option that allows the service of school meals to all children at no-cost in high poverty schools without collecting household applications. By eliminating the household application process and streamlining meal counting and claiming procedures through the Community Eligibility Provision, local educational agencies may substantially reduce administrative burden related to operating the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. This rule codifies many requirements that were implemented through policy guidance following enactment of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, as well as provisions of the proposed rule. These requirements will result in consistent, national implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision.

  11. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Eliminating Applications Through Community Eligibility as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-07-29

    This final rule establishes requirements for State agencies, local educational agencies, and schools operating the Community Eligibility Provision, a reimbursement option that allows the service of school meals to all children at no-cost in high poverty schools without collecting household applications. By eliminating the household application process and streamlining meal counting and claiming procedures through the Community Eligibility Provision, local educational agencies may substantially reduce administrative burden related to operating the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. This rule codifies many requirements that were implemented through policy guidance following enactment of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, as well as provisions of the proposed rule. These requirements will result in consistent, national implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision. PMID:27476197

  12. 26 CFR 31.6302(c)-3 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... Unemployment Tax Act. 31.6302(c)-3 Section 31.6302(c)-3 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT... for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. (a) Requirement—(1) In general. Except as provided... deposit. For the requirement to deposit tax under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act by electronic...

  13. 26 CFR 31.6302(c)-3 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... Unemployment Tax Act. 31.6302(c)-3 Section 31.6302(c)-3 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT... for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. (a) Requirement—(1) In general. Except as provided... deposit. For the requirement to deposit tax under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act by electronic...

  14. 26 CFR 31.6302(c)-3 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... Unemployment Tax Act. 31.6302(c)-3 Section 31.6302(c)-3 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT... for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. (a) Requirement—(1) In general. Except as provided... deposit. For the requirement to deposit tax under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act by electronic...

  15. 26 CFR 31.6302(c)-3 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... Unemployment Tax Act. 31.6302(c)-3 Section 31.6302(c)-3 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT... for taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. (a) Requirement—(1) In general. Except as provided... deposit. For the requirement to deposit tax under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act by electronic...

  16. Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987; Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992; policies, requirements, and administrative procedures; delay of effective date. Final rule; delay of effective date.

    PubMed

    2004-02-23

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is further delaying, until December 1, 2006, the effective date of certain requirements of a final rule published in the Federal Register of December 3, 1999 (64 FR 67720). In the Federal Register of May 3, 2000 (65 FR 25639), the agency delayed until October 1, 2001, the effective date of certain requirements in the final rule relating to wholesale distribution of prescription drugs by distributors that are not authorized distributors of record, and distribution of blood derivatives by entities that meet the definition of a "health care entity" in the final rule. The agency further delayed the effective date of these requirements in three subsequent Federal Register notices. Most recently, in the Federal Register of January 31, 2003 (68 FR 4912), FDA delayed the effective date until April 1, 2004. This action further delays the effective date of these requirements until December 1, 2006. The final rule implements the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 (PDMA), as modified by the Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992 (PDA), and the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 (the Modernization Act). The agency is taking this action to address concerns about the requirements in the final rule raised by affected parties. As explained in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, FDA is working with stakeholders through its counterfeit drug initiative to facilitate widespread, voluntary adoption of track and trace technologies that will generate a de facto electronic pedigree, including prior transaction history back to the original manufacturer, as a routine course of business. If this technology is widely adopted, it is expected to help fulfill the pedigree requirements of the PDMA and obviate or resolve many of the concerns that have been raised with respect to the final rule by ensuring that an electronic pedigree travels with a drug product at all times. Therefore, it is necessary to delay the effective date of Sec

  17. Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987; Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992; policies, requirements, and administrative procedures; delay of effective date. Final rule; delay of effective date.

    PubMed

    2004-02-23

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is further delaying, until December 1, 2006, the effective date of certain requirements of a final rule published in the Federal Register of December 3, 1999 (64 FR 67720). In the Federal Register of May 3, 2000 (65 FR 25639), the agency delayed until October 1, 2001, the effective date of certain requirements in the final rule relating to wholesale distribution of prescription drugs by distributors that are not authorized distributors of record, and distribution of blood derivatives by entities that meet the definition of a "health care entity" in the final rule. The agency further delayed the effective date of these requirements in three subsequent Federal Register notices. Most recently, in the Federal Register of January 31, 2003 (68 FR 4912), FDA delayed the effective date until April 1, 2004. This action further delays the effective date of these requirements until December 1, 2006. The final rule implements the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 (PDMA), as modified by the Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992 (PDA), and the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 (the Modernization Act). The agency is taking this action to address concerns about the requirements in the final rule raised by affected parties. As explained in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, FDA is working with stakeholders through its counterfeit drug initiative to facilitate widespread, voluntary adoption of track and trace technologies that will generate a de facto electronic pedigree, including prior transaction history back to the original manufacturer, as a routine course of business. If this technology is widely adopted, it is expected to help fulfill the pedigree requirements of the PDMA and obviate or resolve many of the concerns that have been raised with respect to the final rule by ensuring that an electronic pedigree travels with a drug product at all times. Therefore, it is necessary to delay the effective date of Sec

  18. 40 CFR 2.306 - Special rules governing certain information obtained under the Toxic Substances Control Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION Confidentiality of Business Information § 2.306...) Definitions. For the purposes of this section: (1) Act means the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2601... distribution (including for test marketing purposes and for use in research and development), any...

  19. 26 CFR 31.6302-1 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and withheld income...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 15 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal... December 31, 1992, an employer is either a monthly depositor or a semi-weekly depositor based on an annual... legal holiday in State X which is not a legal holiday in the District of Columbia. On Friday, August...

  20. The rules implementing sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978: A regulatory history

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Danziger, R. N.

    1980-01-01

    The act provides that utilities must purchase power for qualifying producers of electricity at nondiscriminatory rates. It exempts private generators from virtually all state and federal utility regulation. Pertinent reference material is provided.

  1. Rule-following as an Anticipatory Act: Interaction in Second Person and an Internal Measurement Model of Dialogue

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Takahashi, Tatsuji; Gunji, Yukio-Pegio

    2008-10-01

    We pursue anticipation in second person or normative anticipation. As the first step, we make the three concepts second person, internal measurement and asynchroneity clearer by introducing the velocity of logic νl and the velocity of communication νc, in the context of social communication. After proving anticipatory nature of rule-following or language use in general via Kripke's "rule-following paradox," we present a mathematical model expressing the internality essential to second person, taking advantage of equivalences and differences in the formal language theory. As a consequence, we show some advantages of negatively considered concepts and arguments by concretizing them into an elementary and explicit formal model. The time development of the model shows a self-organizing property which never results if we adopt a third person stance.

  2. 26 CFR 31.6302-1 - Deposit rules for taxes under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and withheld income...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and withheld income taxes. 31.6302-1 Section 31.6302-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) EMPLOYMENT TAXES AND COLLECTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE EMPLOYMENT TAXES AND COLLECTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE Administrative Provisions...

  3. 75 FR 65263 - Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act; Public Accommodation; Withdrawal of Proposed Rule

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-10-22

    ... of such establishment as the residence of such proprietor'' (75 FR 12167). The Commission is... definition of ``public accommodations facility in the Federal Register of March 15, 2010 (75 FR 12167). The... COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 1450 Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act; Public Accommodation;...

  4. 26 CFR 1.404(a)-14 - Special rules in connection with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 404(a)” means section 404(a) as in effect on September 1, 1974. Any reference to section 404 without... Security Act of 1974. (2) Ten-year amortization base. The term “10-year amortization base” means either the...-year amortization bases to reflect different plan amendments, changes in actuarial assumptions,...

  5. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2016. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2015-02-27

    This final rule sets forth payment parameters and provisions related to the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs; cost sharing parameters and cost-sharing reductions; and user fees for Federally-facilitated Exchanges. It also finalizes additional standards for the individual market annual open enrollment period for the 2016 benefit year, essential health benefits, qualified health plans, network adequacy, quality improvement strategies, the Small Business Health Options Program, guaranteed availability, guaranteed renewability, minimum essential coverage, the rate review program, the medical loss ratio program, and other related topics.

  6. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2016. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2015-02-27

    This final rule sets forth payment parameters and provisions related to the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs; cost sharing parameters and cost-sharing reductions; and user fees for Federally-facilitated Exchanges. It also finalizes additional standards for the individual market annual open enrollment period for the 2016 benefit year, essential health benefits, qualified health plans, network adequacy, quality improvement strategies, the Small Business Health Options Program, guaranteed availability, guaranteed renewability, minimum essential coverage, the rate review program, the medical loss ratio program, and other related topics. PMID:25898427

  7. Child and Adult Care Food Program: Meal Pattern Revisions Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-04-25

    This final rule updates the meal pattern requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program to better align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. This rule requires centers and day care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program to serve more whole grains and a greater variety of vegetables and fruit, and reduces the amount of added sugars and solid fats in meals. In addition, this final rule supports mothers who breastfeed and improves consistency with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children and with other Child Nutrition Programs. Several of the changes are extended to the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Special Milk Program. These changes are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, science-based recommendations made by the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies), cost and practical considerations, and stakeholder's input. This is the first major revision of the Child and Adult Care Food Program meal patterns since the Program's inception in 1968. These improvements to the meals served in the Child and Adult Care Food Program are expected to safeguard the health of young children by ensuring healthy eating habits are developed early, and improve the wellness of adult participants. PMID:27116762

  8. Child and Adult Care Food Program: Meal Pattern Revisions Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-04-25

    This final rule updates the meal pattern requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program to better align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. This rule requires centers and day care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program to serve more whole grains and a greater variety of vegetables and fruit, and reduces the amount of added sugars and solid fats in meals. In addition, this final rule supports mothers who breastfeed and improves consistency with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children and with other Child Nutrition Programs. Several of the changes are extended to the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Special Milk Program. These changes are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, science-based recommendations made by the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies), cost and practical considerations, and stakeholder's input. This is the first major revision of the Child and Adult Care Food Program meal patterns since the Program's inception in 1968. These improvements to the meals served in the Child and Adult Care Food Program are expected to safeguard the health of young children by ensuring healthy eating habits are developed early, and improve the wellness of adult participants.

  9. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-03-01

    This final rule sets forth payment parameters and provisions related to the risk adjustment, reinsurance, and risk corridors programs; cost-sharing parameters and cost-sharing reductions; and user fees for Federally-facilitated Exchanges. It also provides additional amendments regarding the annual open enrollment period for the individual market for the 2017 and 2018 benefit years; essential health benefits; cost sharing; qualified health plans; Exchange consumer assistance programs; network adequacy; patient safety; the Small Business Health Options Program; stand-alone dental plans; third-party payments to qualified health plans; the definitions of large employer and small employer; fair health insurance premiums; student health insurance coverage; the rate review program; the medical loss ratio program; eligibility and enrollment; exemptions and appeals; and other related topics.

  10. Procedures for the handling of retaliation complaints under section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act. Interim final rule; request for comments.

    PubMed

    2013-02-27

    This document provides the interim final regulations governing the employee protection (whistleblower) provision of section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act, which added section 18C of the Fair Labor Standards Act, to provide protections to employees of health insurance issuers or other employers who may have been subject to retaliation for reporting potential violations of the law's consumer protections (e.g., the prohibition on denials of insurance due to pre-existing conditions) or affordability assistance provisions (e.g., access to health insurance premium tax credits). This interim rule establishes procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under section 18C, including procedures and time frames for employee complaints to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), investigations by OSHA, appeals of OSHA determinations to an administrative law judge (ALJ) for a hearing de novo, hearings by ALJs, review of ALJ decisions by the Administrative Review Board (ARB) (acting on behalf of the Secretary of Labor), and judicial review of the Secretary's final decision.

  11. Procedures for the handling of retaliation complaints under section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act. Interim final rule; request for comments.

    PubMed

    2013-02-27

    This document provides the interim final regulations governing the employee protection (whistleblower) provision of section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act, which added section 18C of the Fair Labor Standards Act, to provide protections to employees of health insurance issuers or other employers who may have been subject to retaliation for reporting potential violations of the law's consumer protections (e.g., the prohibition on denials of insurance due to pre-existing conditions) or affordability assistance provisions (e.g., access to health insurance premium tax credits). This interim rule establishes procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under section 18C, including procedures and time frames for employee complaints to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), investigations by OSHA, appeals of OSHA determinations to an administrative law judge (ALJ) for a hearing de novo, hearings by ALJs, review of ALJ decisions by the Administrative Review Board (ARB) (acting on behalf of the Secretary of Labor), and judicial review of the Secretary's final decision. PMID:23476992

  12. Implementation of the Methamphetamine Anti-Proliferation Act; thresholds for retailers and for distributors required to submit mail order reports; changes to mail order reporting requirements. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2003-10-01

    This regulation implements the new threshold requirements and mail order reporting requirements of the Methamphetamine Anti-Proliferation Act of 2000 (MAPA), which was enacted on October 17, 2000. DEA is amending its regulations to reduce the thresholds for pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine for retail distributors and for distributors required to submit mail order reports. Also, DEA is amending its regulations to require mail order reports for certain export transactions. DEA is codifying exemptions from the mail order reporting requirements for certain distributions to nonregulated persons and certain export transactions. This rule is consistent with the intent of MAPA to prevent the diversion of drug products to the clandestine manufacture of methamphetamine and amphetamine, and simultaneously reduce the industry reporting burden. PMID:14535265

  13. Implementation of the Clean Air Act, Title III, Section 112(r) Prevention of Accidental Release Rule requirements at U.S. DOE Oak Ridge Reservation facilities

    SciTech Connect

    Humphreys, M.P.; Fellers, H.L.

    1997-12-31

    Title III, Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments of 1990 requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate regulations to prevent accidental releases of regulated substances and to reduce the severity of those releases that do occur. The final EPA rule for Risk Management Programs under Section 112(r)(7) of the CAA, promulgated June 20, 1996, applies to all stationary sources with processes that contain more than a threshold quantity of any of 139 regulated substances listed under 40 CFR 68.130. All affected sources will be required to prepare a risk management plan which must be submitted to EPA and be made available to state and local governments and to the public. This paper will provide details of initiatives underway at US Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) Facilities for implementation of the Prevention of Accidental Release Rule. The ORR encompasses three DOE Facilities: the Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and the K-25 Site. The Y-12 Plant manufactures component parts for the national nuclear weapons program; the ORNL is responsible for research and development activities including nuclear engineering, engineering technologies, and the environmental sciences; and the K-25 Site conducts a variety of research and development activities and is the home of a mixed waste incinerator. ORR activities underway and soon to be undertaken toward implementation of the Prevention of Accidental Release Rule include: compilation of inventories of regulated substances at all processes at each of the three ORR Facilities for determination of affected processes and facilities; plans for inventory reduction to levels below threshold quantities, where necessary and feasible; determination of the overlap of processes subject to the OSHA PSM Standard and determination of parallel requirements; preparation of Risk Management Plans and Programs for affected processes and facilities including detailed requirements

  14. Distribution of blood derivatives by registered blood establishments that qualify as health care entities; Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987; Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992; delay of applicability date. Final rule; delay of applicability date.

    PubMed

    2006-11-13

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is further delaying, until December 1, 2008, the applicability date of a certain requirement of a final rule published in the Federal Register of December 3, 1999 (64 FR 67720) (the final rule). The final rule implements the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987 (PDMA), as modified by the Prescription Drug Amendments of 1992 (PDA), and the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 (the Modernization Act). The provisions of the final rule became effective on December 4, 2000, except for certain provisions whose effective or applicability dates were delayed in five subsequent Federal Register notices, until December 1, 2006. The provision with the delayed applicability date would prohibit wholesale distribution of blood derivatives by registered blood establishments that meet the definition of a "health care entity." In the Federal Register of February 1, 2006 (71 FR 5200), FDA published a proposed rule specific to the distribution of blood derivatives by registered blood establishments that qualify as health care entities (the proposed rule). The proposed rule would amend certain limited provisions of the final rule to allow certain registered blood establishments that qualify as health care entities to distribute blood derivatives. In response to the proposed rule, FDA received substantive comments. As explained in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document, further delaying the applicability of Sec. 203.3(q) (21 CFR 203.3(q)) to the wholesale distribution of blood derivatives by health care entities is necessary to give the agency additional time to address comments on the proposed rule, consider whether regulatory changes are appropriate, and, if so, to initiate such changes.

  15. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; program integrity: exchange, premium stabilization programs, and market standards; amendments to the HHS notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2014. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2013-10-30

    This final rule implements provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively referred to as the Affordable Care Act). Specifically, this final rule outlines financial integrity and oversight standards with respect to Affordable Insurance Exchanges, qualified health plan (QHP) issuers in Federally-facilitated Exchanges (FFEs), and States with regard to the operation of risk adjustment and reinsurance programs. It also establishes additional standards for special enrollment periods, survey vendors that may conduct enrollee satisfaction surveys on behalf of QHP issuers, and issuer participation in an FFE, and makes certain amendments to definitions and standards related to the market reform rules. These standards, which include financial integrity provisions and protections against fraud and abuse, are consistent with Title I of the Affordable Care Act. This final rule also amends and adopts as final interim provisions set forth in the Amendments to the HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2014 interim final rule, published in the Federal Register on March 11, 2013, related to risk corridors and cost-sharing reduction reconciliation.

  16. Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Restrictions on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Products. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-05-10

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing this final rule to deem products meeting the statutory definition of "tobacco product,'' except accessories of the newly deemed tobacco products, to be subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act). The Tobacco Control Act provides FDA authority to regulate cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and any other tobacco products that the Agency by regulation deems to be subject to the law. With this final rule, FDA is extending the Agency's "tobacco product'' authorities in the FD&C Act to all other categories of products that meet the statutory definition of "tobacco product" in the FD&C Act, except accessories of such newly deemed tobacco products. This final rule also prohibits the sale of "covered tobacco products" to individuals under the age of 18 and requires the display of health warnings on cigarette tobacco, roll-your own tobacco, and covered tobacco product packages and in advertisements. FDA is taking this action to reduce the death and disease from tobacco products. In accordance with the Tobacco Control Act, we consider and intend the extension of our authorities over tobacco products and the various requirements and prohibitions established by this rule to be severable. PMID:27192730

  17. Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Restrictions on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Products. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-05-10

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing this final rule to deem products meeting the statutory definition of "tobacco product,'' except accessories of the newly deemed tobacco products, to be subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act). The Tobacco Control Act provides FDA authority to regulate cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and any other tobacco products that the Agency by regulation deems to be subject to the law. With this final rule, FDA is extending the Agency's "tobacco product'' authorities in the FD&C Act to all other categories of products that meet the statutory definition of "tobacco product" in the FD&C Act, except accessories of such newly deemed tobacco products. This final rule also prohibits the sale of "covered tobacco products" to individuals under the age of 18 and requires the display of health warnings on cigarette tobacco, roll-your own tobacco, and covered tobacco product packages and in advertisements. FDA is taking this action to reduce the death and disease from tobacco products. In accordance with the Tobacco Control Act, we consider and intend the extension of our authorities over tobacco products and the various requirements and prohibitions established by this rule to be severable.

  18. Act No. 9 of 11 January 1989 establishing rules on municipal development plans and purchase, sale, and expropriation of property and setting forth other provisions.

    PubMed

    1989-01-01

    Among other things, this Colombian Act establishes general rules on the legalization of titles for social interest housing. Social interest housing is defined as housing with a value equal to or less than 100 times the minimum monthly salary for cities with a population less than 100,000, equal to or less than 120 times the minimum monthly salary for cities with a population between 100,000 and 500,000, and equal to or less than 135 times the minimum monthly salary for cities with a population of over 500,000. All municipalities are required to take into consideration this kind of housing in their development plans. The government is to promote social interest housing by doing the following: 1) registering titles and mortgages without the fulfillment of certain requirements relating to taxes, permits, and licenses; 2) prohibiting the refusal of loans because of a lack of licenses or a title; 3) guaranteeing that all persons have the right to public utilities such as water, gas, electricity, and trash removal for their homes, so long as they pay for such services, and that payments are to be based on the income of the person making payments; 4) reducing the time required to establish a claim of adverse possession and simplifying legal procedures and providing legal aid in such claims; 5) prohibiting attachment of social interest housing by any person or body other than the body financing the housing; 6) facilitating the expropriation without payment of buildings whose owners do not comply with certain urban management requirements; 7) protecting the consumer rights of prospective purchasers of social interest housing; and 8) requiring national public entities to donate property illegally occupied as social interest housing before July 28, 1988. Decree No. 839 of 25 April 1989 (Diario Oficial, 25 April 1989) sets forth the terms of longterm loans for the acquisition of social interest housing.

  19. Cooperation in USDA studies and evaluations, and full use of federal funds in nutrition assistance programs nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Public Law 111-296. Final Rule.

    PubMed

    2011-06-29

    This final rule incorporates into the regulations governing the Programs authorized under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA) two nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFK Act). The HHFK Act requires State and local cooperation in Department of Agriculture studies and evaluations related to Programs authorized under the NSLA and the CNA. The HHFK Act also amends the NSLA to stipulate that Federal funds must not be subject to State budget restrictions or limitations, including hiring freezes, work furloughs, and travel restrictions. This final rule amends regulations for the National School Lunch Program; the Special Milk Program for Children; the School Breakfast Program; the Summer Food Service Program; the Child and Adult Care Food Program; State Administrative Expense Funds ; the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; and the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. These provisions will strengthen program integrity by ensuring that sufficient data is made available for studies and evaluations. Additionally, exempting Federal funds from State budgetary restrictions or limitations is intended to increase the ability of State agencies to administer USDA's nutrition assistance programs effectively.

  20. Cooperation in USDA studies and evaluations, and full use of federal funds in nutrition assistance programs nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Public Law 111-296. Final Rule.

    PubMed

    2011-06-29

    This final rule incorporates into the regulations governing the Programs authorized under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA) two nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFK Act). The HHFK Act requires State and local cooperation in Department of Agriculture studies and evaluations related to Programs authorized under the NSLA and the CNA. The HHFK Act also amends the NSLA to stipulate that Federal funds must not be subject to State budget restrictions or limitations, including hiring freezes, work furloughs, and travel restrictions. This final rule amends regulations for the National School Lunch Program; the Special Milk Program for Children; the School Breakfast Program; the Summer Food Service Program; the Child and Adult Care Food Program; State Administrative Expense Funds ; the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; and the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. These provisions will strengthen program integrity by ensuring that sufficient data is made available for studies and evaluations. Additionally, exempting Federal funds from State budgetary restrictions or limitations is intended to increase the ability of State agencies to administer USDA's nutrition assistance programs effectively. PMID:21721318

  1. 41 CFR 51-9.303-1 - Form of requests.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... Contracts COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 9-PRIVACY ACT RULES 9.3... information which the individual believes would facilitate the Executive Director's search for the record....

  2. 41 CFR 51-9.303-1 - Form of requests.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... Contracts COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 9-PRIVACY ACT RULES 9.3... information which the individual believes would facilitate the Executive Director's search for the record....

  3. 41 CFR 51-9.303-1 - Form of requests.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... Contracts COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 9-PRIVACY ACT RULES 9.3... information which the individual believes would facilitate the Executive Director's search for the record....

  4. 41 CFR 51-9.303-1 - Form of requests.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... Contracts COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 9-PRIVACY ACT RULES 9.3... information which the individual believes would facilitate the Executive Director's search for the record....

  5. 41 CFR 51-9.303-1 - Form of requests.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Contracts COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 9-PRIVACY ACT RULES 9.3... information which the individual believes would facilitate the Executive Director's search for the record....

  6. Vet Centers. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-03-01

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as final an interim final rule that amends its medical regulation that governs Vet Center services. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (the 2013 Act) requires Vet Centers to provide readjustment counseling services to broader groups of veterans, members of the Armed Forces, including a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces, and family members of such veterans and members. This final rule adopts as final the regulatory criteria to conform to the 2013 Act, to include new and revised definitions. PMID:26934755

  7. Pushing the rules: effects and aftereffects of deliberate rule violations.

    PubMed

    Wirth, Robert; Pfister, Roland; Foerster, Anna; Huestegge, Lynn; Kunde, Wilfried

    2016-09-01

    Most of our daily life is organized around rules and social norms. But what makes rules so special? And what if one were to break a rule intentionally? Can we simply free us from the present set of rules or do we automatically adhere to them? How do rule violations influence subsequent behavior? To investigate the effects and aftereffects of violating simple S-R rule, we conducted three experiments that investigated continuous finger-tracking responses on an iPad. Our experiments show that rule violations are distinct from rule-based actions in both response times and movement trajectories, they take longer to initiate and execute, and their movement trajectory is heavily contorted. Data not only show differences between the two types of response (rule-based vs. violation), but also yielded a characteristic pattern of aftereffects in case of rule violations: rule violations do not trigger adaptation effects that render further rule violations less difficult, but every rule violation poses repeated effort on the agent. The study represents a first step towards understanding the signature and underlying mechanisms of deliberate rule violations, they cannot be acted out by themselves, but require the activation of the original rule first. Consequently, they are best understood as reformulations of existing rules that are not accessible on their own, but need to be constantly derived from the original rule, with an add-on that might entail an active tendency to steer away from mental representations that reflect (socially) unwanted behavior.

  8. Revisions to direct fee payment rules. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2015-01-01

    We are adopting, with two revisions, our interim final rules that implemented amendments to the Social Security Act (Act) made by the Social Security Disability Applicants' Access to Professional Representation Act of 2010 (PRA). The interim final rules made permanent the direct fee payment rules for eligible non-attorney representatives under titles II and XVI of the Act and for attorney representatives under title XVI of the Act. They also revised some of our eligibility policies for non-attorney representatives under titles II and XVI of the Act. Based on public comment and subsequent inquiries, we are revising our rules to clarify that an eligible non-attorney representative's liability insurance policy must include malpractice coverage. We are also reaffirming that a business entity legally permitted to provide the required insurance in the States in which the non-attorney representative conducts business must underwrite the policies.

  9. Born Rule(s)

    SciTech Connect

    Sinha, Urbasi

    2011-09-23

    This paper is based on work published in [1]. It describes a triple slit experiment using single photons that has been used to provide a bound on one of the most fundamental axioms of quantum mechanics i.e. Born's rule for probabilities [2]. In spite of being one of the most successful theories which describes various natural phenomena, quantum mechanics has enough intricacies and ''weirdness'' associated with it which makes many physicists believe that it may not be the final theory and hints towards the possibility of more generalized versions. Quantum interference as shown by a double slit diffraction experiment only occurs from pairs of paths. Even in multi-slit versions, interference can only occur between pairs of possibilities and increasing the number of slits does not increase the complexity of the theory that still remains second-order. However, more generalized versions of quantum mechanics may allow for multi-path i.e. higher than second order interference. This experiment also provides a bound on the magnitude of such higher order interference. We have been able to bound the magnitude of three-path interference to less than 10{sup -2} of the expected two-path interference, thus ruling out third and higher order interference and providing a bound on the accuracy of Born's rule.

  10. Born Rule(s)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Sinha, Urbasi

    2011-09-01

    This paper is based on work published in [1]. It describes a triple slit experiment using single photons that has been used to provide a bound on one of the most fundamental axioms of quantum mechanics i.e. Born's rule for probabilities [2]. In spite of being one of the most successful theories which describes various natural phenomena, quantum mechanics has enough intricacies and "weirdness" associated with it which makes many physicists believe that it may not be the final theory and hints towards the possibility of more generalized versions. Quantum interference as shown by a double slit diffraction experiment only occurs from pairs of paths. Even in multi-slit versions, interference can only occur between pairs of possibilities and increasing the number of slits does not increase the complexity of the theory that still remains second-order. However, more generalized versions of quantum mechanics may allow for multi-path i.e. higher than second order interference. This experiment also provides a bound on the magnitude of such higher order interference. We have been able to bound the magnitude of three-path interference to less than 10-2 of the expected two-path interference, thus ruling out third and higher order interference and providing a bound on the accuracy of Born's rule.

  11. Group health plans and health insurance issuers relating to coverage of preventive services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2012-02-15

    These regulations finalize, without change, interim final regulations authorizing the exemption of group health plans and group health insurance coverage sponsored by certain religious employers from having to cover certain preventive health services under provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

  12. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: nutrition standards for all foods sold in school as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Interim final rule.

    PubMed

    2013-06-28

    This interim final rule amends the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program regulations to establish nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools, other than food sold under the lunch and breakfast programs. Amendments made by Section 208 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) require the Secretary to establish nutrition standards for such foods, consistent with the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and directs the Secretary to consider authoritative scientific recommendations for nutrition standards; existing school nutrition standards, including voluntary standards for beverages and snack foods; current State and local standards; the practical application of the nutrition standards; and special exemptions for infrequent school-sponsored fundraisers (other than fundraising through vending machines, school stores, snack bars, à la carte sales and any other exclusions determined by the Secretary). In addition, this interim final rule requires schools participating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program to make potable water available to children at no charge in the place where lunches are served during the meal service, consistent with amendments made by section 203 of the HHFKA, and in the cafeteria during breakfast meal service. This interim final rule is expected to improve the health and well-being of the Nation's children, increase consumption of healthful foods during the school day, and create an environment that reinforces the development of healthy eating habits.

  13. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: nutrition standards for all foods sold in school as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Interim final rule.

    PubMed

    2013-06-28

    This interim final rule amends the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program regulations to establish nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools, other than food sold under the lunch and breakfast programs. Amendments made by Section 208 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) require the Secretary to establish nutrition standards for such foods, consistent with the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and directs the Secretary to consider authoritative scientific recommendations for nutrition standards; existing school nutrition standards, including voluntary standards for beverages and snack foods; current State and local standards; the practical application of the nutrition standards; and special exemptions for infrequent school-sponsored fundraisers (other than fundraising through vending machines, school stores, snack bars, à la carte sales and any other exclusions determined by the Secretary). In addition, this interim final rule requires schools participating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program to make potable water available to children at no charge in the place where lunches are served during the meal service, consistent with amendments made by section 203 of the HHFKA, and in the cafeteria during breakfast meal service. This interim final rule is expected to improve the health and well-being of the Nation's children, increase consumption of healthful foods during the school day, and create an environment that reinforces the development of healthy eating habits. PMID:23833807

  14. Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: rules and regulations for administration and enforcement; claims procedure. Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, Labor. Final regulation.

    PubMed

    2000-11-21

    This document contains a final regulation revising the minimum requirements for benefit claims procedures of employee benefit plans covered by Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). The regulation establishes new standards for the processing of claims under group health plans and plans providing disability benefits and further clarifies existing standards for all other employee benefit plans. The new standards are intended to ensure more timely benefit determinations, to improve access to information on which a benefit determination is made, and to assure that participants and beneficiaries will be afforded a full and fair review of denied claims. When effective, the regulation will affect participants and beneficiaries of employee benefit plans, employers who sponsor employee benefit plans, plan fiduciaries, and others who assist in the provision of plan benefits, such as third-party benefits administrators and health service providers or health maintenance organizations that provide benefits to participants and beneficiaries of employee benefit plans.

  15. Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; the Application of Mental Health Parity Requirements to Coverage Offered by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Alternative Benefit Plans. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-03-30

    This final rule will address the application of certain requirements set forth in the Public Health Service Act, as amended by the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, to coverage offered by Medicaid managed care organizations, Medicaid Alternative Benefit Plans, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs.

  16. Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974; rules and regulations for administration and enforcement; claims procedure--Department of Labor. Notice of proposed rulemaking.

    PubMed

    1998-09-01

    This document contains a proposed regulation revising the minimum requirements for benefit claims procedures of employee benefit plans covered by Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). This proposed regulation would establish new standards for the processing of group health disability, pension, and other employee benefit plan claims filed by participants and beneficiaries. In the case of group health plans, as well as certain plans providing disability benefits, the new standards are intended to ensure more timely benefit determinations, improved access to information on which a benefit determination is made, and greater assurance that participants and beneficiaries will be afforded a full and fair review of denied claims. If adopted as final, the proposed regulation would affect participants and beneficiaries of employee benefit plans, plan, fiduciaries, and others who assist in the provision of plan benefits, such as third-party benefits administrators and health service providers or health maintenance organizations that provide benefits to participants and beneficiaries of employee benefit plans.

  17. [The personal data act, clinical trials and data privacy. Rules for treatment of personal data in clinical trials and scientific research projects].

    PubMed

    Daasnes, Camilla

    2003-04-14

    The Danish Act on Processing of Personal Data applies to all processing of data for the purpose of carrying out medical trials and other scientific or statistical studies. Prior to the commencement of the processing of data, a private controller, i.e. a pharmaceutical company, shall notify the Danish Data Protection Agency and obtain the authorisation of the Agency. The article presents the various conditions laid down by the Agency for the carrying out of the processing operations. Furthermore, special attention is drawn to the data subject's various rights. In order to ensure the privacy of the data subject and to protect data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure, the controller shall implement certain technical and organisational security measures laid down by the Agency. When a controller leaves the processing of data to a processor, the processor is obliged to ensure compliance with the given measures. The Data Protection Agency supervises that the processing is carried out in compliance with the provisions of the Act and the conditions laid down by the Agency.

  18. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange functions: standards for Navigators and non-Navigator assistance personnel; consumer assistance tools and programs of an Exchange and certified application counselors. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2013-07-17

    This final rule addresses various requirements applicable to Navigators and non-Navigator assistance personnel in Federally-facilitated Exchanges, including State Partnership Exchanges, and to non-Navigator assistance personnel in State Exchanges that are funded through federal Exchange Establishment grants. It finalizes the requirement that Exchanges must have a certified application counselor program. It creates conflict-of-interest, training and certification, and meaningful access standards; clarifies that any licensing, certification, or other standards prescribed by a state or Exchange must not prevent application of the provisions of title I of the Affordable Care Act; adds entities with relationships to issuers of stop loss insurance to the list of entities that are ineligible to become Navigators; and clarifies that the same ineligibility criteria that apply to Navigators apply to certain non-Navigator assistance personnel. The final rule also directs that each Exchange designate organizations which will then certify their staff members and volunteers to be application counselors that assist consumers and facilitate enrollment in qualified health plans and insurance affordability programs, and provides standards for that designation.

  19. Draft Wetlands Rule Released

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Zielinski, Sarah

    2006-04-01

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released on 28 March a draft of a new rule to guide compensatory mitigation for when wetlands are unavoidably lost due to development. However, whether the rule is successful in preventing a net loss in wetlands will depend largely on its implementation, according to two wetlands scientists who evaluated the issue for the U.S. National Research Council (NRC) in 2001. Under the federal Clean Water Act, developers who seek to build on wetlands must compensate for any wetlands loss if they are unable to avoid or minimize the loss. Such compensation is covered under the newly proposed compensatory mitigation rule. Benjamin Grumbles, EPA assistant administrator for water, called the rule an ``innovative new standard that will accelerate the pace of wetlands conservation and restoration.''

  20. Parallel machine architecture for production rule systems

    DOEpatents

    Allen, Jr., John D.; Butler, Philip L.

    1989-01-01

    A parallel processing system for production rule programs utilizes a host processor for storing production rule right hand sides (RHS) and a plurality of rule processors for storing left hand sides (LHS). The rule processors operate in parallel in the recognize phase of the system recognize -Act Cycle to match their respective LHS's against a stored list of working memory elements (WME) in order to find a self consistent set of WME's. The list of WME is dynamically varied during the Act phase of the system in which the host executes or fires rule RHS's for those rules for which a self-consistent set has been found by the rule processors. The host transmits instructions for creating or deleting working memory elements as dictated by the rule firings until the rule processors are unable to find any further self-consistent working memory element sets at which time the production rule system is halted.

  1. Developmental Disabilities Program. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2015-07-27

    This rule implements the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. The previous regulations were completed in 1997 before the current law was passed. The rule will align the regulations and current statute and will provide guidance to AIDD grantees. PMID:26214859

  2. The Clean Air Mercury Rule

    SciTech Connect

    Michael Rossler

    2005-07-01

    Coming into force on July 15, 2005, the US Clean Air Mercury Rule will use a market-based cap-and-trade approach under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act to reduce mercury emissions from the electric power sector. This article provides a comprehensive summary of the new rule. 14 refs., 2 tabs.

  3. Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974; rules and regulations for administration and enforcement; claims procedure. Final regulation; delay of applicability date.

    PubMed

    2001-07-01

    This action delays for at least six months and not more than one year the applicability date for the regulation governing minimum requirements for benefit claims procedures of group health plans covered by Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. As published on November 21, 2000, the benefit claims procedure would be applicable to claims filed on or after January 1, 2002. The current action amends the regulation so that it will apply to group health claims filed on or after the first day of the first plan year beginning on or after July 1, 2002, but in no event later than January 1, 2003. This action provides a limited additional period within which group health plan sponsors, administrators, and service providers can bring their claims processing systems into compliance with the new requirements. A postponement of the applicability date with respect to group health claims will allow a more orderly transition to the new standards and will avoid the confusion and additional expense that would be caused if certain pending Congressional bills are enacted before or soon after the original applicability date. This action does not apply to pension plans or plans providing disability or welfare benefits (other than group health). For these plans, the regulation will continue to be applicable to claims filed on or after January 1, 2002.

  4. Section 506 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003--limitation on charges for services furnished by Medicare participating inpatient hospitals to individuals eligible for care purchased by Indian health programs. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2007-06-01

    The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hereby issues this final rule establishing regulations required by section 506 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), (Pub. L. 108-173). Section 506 of the MMA amended section 1866 (a)(1) of the Social Security Act to add subparagraph (U) which requires hospitals that furnish inpatient hospital services payable under Medicare to participate in the contract health services program (CHS) of the Indian Health Service (IHS) operated by the IHS, Tribes, and Tribal organizations, and to participate in programs operated by urban Indian organizations that are funded by IHS (collectively referred to as I/T/Us) for any medical care purchased by those programs. Section 506 also requires such participation to be in accordance with the admission practices, payment methodology, and payment rates set forth in regulations established by the Secretary, including acceptance of no more than such payment rates as payment in full. PMID:17577967

  5. Examining Tennessee's collateral source rule.

    PubMed

    Regan, Judith; Hadley, Edward; Regan, William M

    2008-11-01

    The common law collateral source rule was established to prevent the defendant from benefiting from their wrongful actions. Despite a trend in the United States to limit the effects of the collateral source rule, the rule remains in force in courts of the State of Tennessee. However, to assist with the malpractice crisis, the legislature prohibited this rule by statute in regards to the Medical Malpractice Act. Although this statutory prohibition of the collateral source rule worked to lessen verdicts in malpractice cases after passage, the availability of consortium damages resulting from Jordan v. Baptist Three Rivers Hospital in 1999 has worked to drive verdicts substantially higher. Regardless the Medical Malpractice Act has been held as constitutional and has been clarified through several recent Tennessee court decisions. PMID:19024250

  6. Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2012

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI

    2012-04-25

    04/25/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status IntroducedHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  7. 78 FR 18473 - Army Privacy Act Program

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-03-27

    ... Register (71 FR 46052), the Department of the Army issued a final rule. This final rule corrects the... Department of the Army 32 CFR Part 505 Army Privacy Act Program AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is amending its rule on notification of the...

  8. Penalty Inflation Adjustments for Civil Money Penalties. Interim Final Rule.

    PubMed

    2016-06-27

    In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, and further amended by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, section 701: Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, this interim final rule incorporates the penalty inflation adjustments for the civil money penalties contained in the Social Security Act

  9. 78 FR 42863 - Rescission of Supervised Investment Bank Holding Company Rules

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-07-18

    ... and Rule 30-3 of the Commission's Rules of Organization and Program Management. I. Discussion Section... Act Release No. 49831 (Jun. 8, 2004), 69 FR 34472 (Jun. 21, 2004) (adopting Exchange Act Rules 17i-1... Companies, Exchange Act Release No. 48694 (Oct. 24, 2003), 68 FR 62910 (Nov. 6, 2003) (proposing rules...

  10. 33 CFR 83.38 - Exemptions (Rule 38).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...; shall be exempted from compliance with the technical Annexes to these Rules as follows: (1) The installation of lights with ranges prescribed in Rule 22, until 4 years after the effective date of the Inland... Rules, until 4 years after the effective date of the Inland Navigational Rules Act of 1980 (Pub. L....

  11. 42 CFR 401.105 - Rules for disclosure.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Rules for disclosure. 401.105 Section 401.105... PROVISIONS GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Confidentiality and Disclosure § 401.105 Rules for disclosure. (a) General rule. The Freedom of Information Act rules shall be applied to every proposed...

  12. 75 FR 8774 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Amex LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Amending...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-02-25

    ... (September 4, 2007); see also Securities Exchange Act Release No. 52649 (October 21, 2005), 70 FR 62146... Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'' or ``Exchange Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\\2\\ notice is... amending Rule 903 and Rule 959NY.\\4\\ \\3\\ Exchange Act Release No. 40157, File No. SR-Amex-96-44 (July...

  13. Collaboration rules.

    PubMed

    Evans, Philip; Wolf, Bob

    2005-01-01

    Corporate leaders seeking to boost growth, learning, and innovation may find the answer in a surprising place: the Linux open-source software community. Linux is developed by an essentially volunteer, self-organizing community of thousands of programmers. Most leaders would sell their grandmothers for workforces that collaborate as efficiently, frictionlessly, and creatively as the self-styled Linux hackers. But Linux is software, and software is hardly a model for mainstream business. The authors have, nonetheless, found surprising parallels between the anarchistic, caffeinated, hirsute world of Linux hackers and the disciplined, tea-sipping, clean-cut world of Toyota engineering. Specifically, Toyota and Linux operate by rules that blend the self-organizing advantages of markets with the low transaction costs of hierarchies. In place of markets' cash and contracts and hierarchies' authority are rules about how individuals and groups work together (with rigorous discipline); how they communicate (widely and with granularity); and how leaders guide them toward a common goal (through example). Those rules, augmented by simple communication technologies and a lack of legal barriers to sharing information, create rich common knowledge, the ability to organize teams modularly, extraordinary motivation, and high levels of trust, which radically lowers transaction costs. Low transaction costs, in turn, make it profitable for organizations to perform more and smaller transactions--and so increase the pace and flexibility typical of high-performance organizations. Once the system achieves critical mass, it feeds on itself. The larger the system, the more broadly shared the knowledge, language, and work style. The greater individuals' reputational capital, the louder the applause and the stronger the motivation. The success of Linux is evidence of the power of that virtuous circle. Toyota's success is evidence that it is also powerful in conventional companies. PMID

  14. Collaboration rules.

    PubMed

    Evans, Philip; Wolf, Bob

    2005-01-01

    Corporate leaders seeking to boost growth, learning, and innovation may find the answer in a surprising place: the Linux open-source software community. Linux is developed by an essentially volunteer, self-organizing community of thousands of programmers. Most leaders would sell their grandmothers for workforces that collaborate as efficiently, frictionlessly, and creatively as the self-styled Linux hackers. But Linux is software, and software is hardly a model for mainstream business. The authors have, nonetheless, found surprising parallels between the anarchistic, caffeinated, hirsute world of Linux hackers and the disciplined, tea-sipping, clean-cut world of Toyota engineering. Specifically, Toyota and Linux operate by rules that blend the self-organizing advantages of markets with the low transaction costs of hierarchies. In place of markets' cash and contracts and hierarchies' authority are rules about how individuals and groups work together (with rigorous discipline); how they communicate (widely and with granularity); and how leaders guide them toward a common goal (through example). Those rules, augmented by simple communication technologies and a lack of legal barriers to sharing information, create rich common knowledge, the ability to organize teams modularly, extraordinary motivation, and high levels of trust, which radically lowers transaction costs. Low transaction costs, in turn, make it profitable for organizations to perform more and smaller transactions--and so increase the pace and flexibility typical of high-performance organizations. Once the system achieves critical mass, it feeds on itself. The larger the system, the more broadly shared the knowledge, language, and work style. The greater individuals' reputational capital, the louder the applause and the stronger the motivation. The success of Linux is evidence of the power of that virtuous circle. Toyota's success is evidence that it is also powerful in conventional companies.

  15. 18 CFR 341.6 - Adoption rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Adoption rule. 341.6... SUBJECT TO SECTION 6 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT § 341.6 Adoption rule. (a) Change in name of carrier... such occurrence. The filing of adoption notices and adoption supplements requires no notice period....

  16. 18 CFR 341.6 - Adoption rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Adoption rule. 341.6... SUBJECT TO SECTION 6 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT § 341.6 Adoption rule. (a) Change in name of carrier... such occurrence. The filing of adoption notices and adoption supplements requires no notice period....

  17. 18 CFR 341.6 - Adoption rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Adoption rule. 341.6... SUBJECT TO SECTION 6 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT § 341.6 Adoption rule. (a) Change in name of carrier... such occurrence. The filing of adoption notices and adoption supplements requires no notice period....

  18. 18 CFR 341.6 - Adoption rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Adoption rule. 341.6... SUBJECT TO SECTION 6 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT § 341.6 Adoption rule. (a) Change in name of carrier... such occurrence. The filing of adoption notices and adoption supplements requires no notice period....

  19. 77 FR 51697 - Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-08-27

    ... CFR Part 310 RIN 3084-AA98 Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION... Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'') by updating the fees charged to entities accessing the National Do Not Call Registry (the ``Registry'') as required by the Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007....

  20. 76 FR 53636 - Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-29

    ... CFR Part 310 RIN 3084-AA98 Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION... Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'') by updating the fees ] charged to entities accessing the National Do Not Call Registry (the Registry as required by the Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007. DATES:...

  1. 78 FR 53642 - Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-08-30

    ... 3084-AA98 16 CFR Part 310 Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION: Final... Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'') by updating the fees charged to entities accessing the National Do Not Call Registry (the ``Registry'') as required by the Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007....

  2. 16 CFR 425.1 - The rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false The rule. 425.1 Section 425.1 Commercial... § 425.1 The rule. (a) In connection with the sale, offering for sale, or distribution of goods and merchandise in or affecting commerce, as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it is...

  3. 16 CFR 410.1 - The Rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false The Rule. 410.1 Section 410.1 Commercial... PICTURES SHOWN BY TELEVISION RECEIVING SETS § 410.1 The Rule. In connection with the sale of television receiving sets, in commerce, as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it is an...

  4. 16 CFR 410.1 - The Rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false The Rule. 410.1 Section 410.1 Commercial... PICTURES SHOWN BY TELEVISION RECEIVING SETS § 410.1 The Rule. In connection with the sale of television receiving sets, in commerce, as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it is an...

  5. 77 FR 15592 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-16

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is... rule makes nonsubstantive changes to the Defense Intelligence Agency Program rules. This will...

  6. 77 FR 57016 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-17

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is... Intelligence Agency Program rules. These changes will allow the Department to add exemption rules to the...

  7. 77 FR 19095 - Privacy Act; Implementation; Correction

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-30

    ... (77 FR 15595-15596), Department of Defense published a direct final rule titled Privacy Act... In the direct final rule (FR Doc. 2012-6170) published on March 16, 2012 (77 FR 15595-15596), make... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 322 Privacy Act; Implementation; Correction AGENCY: Office of...

  8. 76 FR 59073 - Privacy Act

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-09-23

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 32 CFR Part 1901 Privacy Act AGENCY: Central Intelligence Agency. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: Consistent with the Privacy Act (PA), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has undertaken and completed...

  9. 78 FR 79048 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE MKT LLC; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change Amending...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-12-27

    ... 240.19b-4. \\3\\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 70832 (November 7, 2013), 78 FR 68488 (``Notice... Commission (the ``Commission''), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ``Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\\2\\ a proposed rule change to amend certain rules that...

  10. 17 CFR 210.6A-02 - Special rules applicable to employee stock purchase, savings and similar plans.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ..., SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934, PUBLIC UTILITY HOLDING COMPANY ACT OF 1935, INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940, INVESTMENT ADVISERS ACT OF 1940, AND ENERGY POLICY AND CONSERVATION ACT OF... those prescribed in a general rule, the requirements of the special rule shall be met. (a)...

  11. 76 FR 45168 - Rules Relating to Investigations

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-07-28

    .... Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or social security numbers, should not be included... 1052 of the Act. Section 1080.2 Definitions This section defines several terms used throughout the Rules. Many of these definitions also may be found in section 1051 of the Act. Section 1080.3 Policy...

  12. 16 CFR 425.1 - The rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TRADE REGULATION RULES USE OF PRENOTIFICATION NEGATIVE OPTION PLANS § 425... merchandise in or affecting commerce, as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it is an..., as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it shall constitute an unfair...

  13. 16 CFR 425.1 - The rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TRADE REGULATION RULES USE OF PRENOTIFICATION NEGATIVE OPTION PLANS § 425... merchandise in or affecting commerce, as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it is an..., as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it shall constitute an unfair...

  14. 16 CFR 425.1 - The rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TRADE REGULATION RULES USE OF PRENOTIFICATION NEGATIVE OPTION PLANS § 425... merchandise in or affecting commerce, as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it is an..., as “commerce” is defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it shall constitute an unfair...

  15. Guess My Rule Revisited

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Carraher, David W.; Earnest, Darrell

    2003-01-01

    We present classroom research on a variant of the guess-my-rule game, in which nine-year-old students make up linear functions and challenge classmates to determine their secret rule. We focus on issues students and their teacher confronted in inferring underlying rules and in deciding whether the conjectured rule matched the rule of the creators.…

  16. Penalty Inflation Adjustments for Civil Money Penalties. Interim Final Rule.

    PubMed

    2016-06-27

    In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, and further amended by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, section 701: Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, this interim final rule incorporates the penalty inflation adjustments for the civil money penalties contained in the Social Security Act PMID:27373014

  17. 40 CFR 790.52 - Phase II test rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 33 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Phase II test rule. 790.52 Section 790.52 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED) TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT... Modification of Test Rules § 790.52 Phase II test rule. (a) If EPA determines that the proposed study...

  18. 29 CFR 1921.1 - Applicability of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 7 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Applicability of rules. 1921.1 Section 1921.1 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR... WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT Applicability of Rules; Definitions § 1921.1 Applicability of rules. This...

  19. 10 CFR 1040.84 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 1040.84 Section 1040.84... ACTIVITIES Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age-Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 1040.84 Rules against age discrimination. The rules stated in this...

  20. 10 CFR 1040.84 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 1040.84 Section 1040.84... ACTIVITIES Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age-Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 1040.84 Rules against age discrimination. The rules stated in this...

  1. 10 CFR 1040.84 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 1040.84 Section 1040.84... ACTIVITIES Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age-Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 1040.84 Rules against age discrimination. The rules stated in this...

  2. 10 CFR 1040.84 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 1040.84 Section 1040.84... ACTIVITIES Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age-Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 1040.84 Rules against age discrimination. The rules stated in this...

  3. 38 CFR 18.511 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Rules against age...-EFFECTUATION OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 18.511 Rules against age discrimination. The rules in this section...

  4. 38 CFR 18.511 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Rules against age...-EFFECTUATION OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 18.511 Rules against age discrimination. The rules in this section...

  5. 10 CFR 1040.84 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 1040.84 Section 1040.84... ACTIVITIES Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age-Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 1040.84 Rules against age discrimination. The rules stated in this...

  6. 38 CFR 18.511 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Rules against age...-EFFECTUATION OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 18.511 Rules against age discrimination. The rules in this section...

  7. 38 CFR 18.511 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Rules against age...-EFFECTUATION OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 18.511 Rules against age discrimination. The rules in this section...

  8. 38 CFR 18.511 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Rules against age...-EFFECTUATION OF TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 18.511 Rules against age discrimination. The rules in this section...

  9. 29 CFR 2570.80 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ...(l) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). Refer to 29 CFR 2560.502-1 for the definition of the relevant terms of ERISA section 502(l). ... ERISA Section 502(l) § 2570.80 Scope of rules. The rules of practice set forth in this subpart...

  10. 29 CFR 2570.80 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ...(l) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). Refer to 29 CFR 2560.502-1 for the definition of the relevant terms of ERISA section 502(l). ... ERISA Section 502(l) § 2570.80 Scope of rules. The rules of practice set forth in this subpart...

  11. 29 CFR 2570.80 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ...(l) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). Refer to 29 CFR 2560.502-1 for the definition of the relevant terms of ERISA section 502(l). ... ERISA Section 502(l) § 2570.80 Scope of rules. The rules of practice set forth in this subpart...

  12. 29 CFR 2570.80 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ...(l) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). Refer to 29 CFR 2560.502-1 for the definition of the relevant terms of ERISA section 502(l). ... ERISA Section 502(l) § 2570.80 Scope of rules. The rules of practice set forth in this subpart...

  13. 29 CFR 2570.80 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...(l) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). Refer to 29 CFR 2560.502-1 for the definition of the relevant terms of ERISA section 502(l). ... ERISA Section 502(l) § 2570.80 Scope of rules. The rules of practice set forth in this subpart...

  14. 77 FR 30972 - Certain Polybrominated Diphenylethers; Significant New Use Rule and Test Rule; Extension of...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-05-24

    ...EPA issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register of April 2, 2012, that would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 5(a) Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) for certain polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs), and that would require persons that manufacture, import, or process any of three commercial PBDEs, including in articles, for any use after December 31, 2013, to conduct......

  15. 16 CFR 1.24 - Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile... applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair Packaging and... Labeling Act of 1939, section 8 of the Fur Products Labeling Act, section 7 of the Textile Fiber...

  16. 16 CFR 1.24 - Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile... applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair Packaging and... Labeling Act of 1939, section 8 of the Fur Products Labeling Act, section 7 of the Textile Fiber...

  17. 16 CFR 1.24 - Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile... applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair Packaging and... Labeling Act of 1939, section 8 of the Fur Products Labeling Act, section 7 of the Textile Fiber...

  18. 16 CFR 1.24 - Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile... applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair Packaging and... Labeling Act of 1939, section 8 of the Fur Products Labeling Act, section 7 of the Textile Fiber...

  19. 16 CFR 1.24 - Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Rules applicable to wool, fur, and textile... applicable to wool, fur, and textile fiber products and rules promulgated under the Fair Packaging and... Labeling Act of 1939, section 8 of the Fur Products Labeling Act, section 7 of the Textile Fiber...

  20. 75 FR 37287 - Privacy Act Regulations

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-06-29

    ... April 19, 2010 (75 FR 20298) for a public comment period to end on June 18, 2010. This rule amends the... CFR Part 200 RIN 0430-AA03 Privacy Act Regulations AGENCY: Recovery Accountability and Transparency... regulations implementing the Privacy Act of 1974 (Privacy Act), Public Law 93-579, 5 U.S.C. 552a. This...

  1. 76 FR 71293 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-11-17

    ... Office of the Secretary 31 CFR Part 1 RIN 1505-AC37 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Treasury. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act... Identification Number Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. DATES: Comments must be received...

  2. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities; Play Areas; Final Rule. Federal Register, Part IV: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 36 CFR Part 1191.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Federal Register, 2000

    2000-01-01

    The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board has issued guidelines to serve as the basis for enforceable standards to be adopted by the Department of Justice for new construction and alterations of play areas covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The guidelines include scoping and technical provisions for ground level…

  3. Final Requirements--School Improvement Grants--Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Final Rule. Federal Register, Part IV, Department of Education, 34 CFR Chapter II

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Archives and Records Administration, 2015

    2015-01-01

    The Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education adopts final requirements for the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program, authorized under section 1003(g) of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). These final requirements make changes to the current SIG program requirements and implement…

  4. Medicaid Program; Covered Outpatient Drugs. Final rule with comment period.

    PubMed

    2016-02-01

    This final rule implements provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively referred to as the Affordable Care Act) pertaining to Medicaid reimbursement for covered outpatient drugs (CODs). This final rule also revises other requirements related to CODs, including key aspects of their Medicaid coverage and payment and the Medicaid drug rebate program. PMID:26859897

  5. 75 FR 7149 - SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act: HUD Responsibilities Under the SAFE Act; Extension of Public Comment...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-02-17

    ... Act: HUD Responsibilities Under the SAFE Act; Extension of Public Comment Deadline AGENCY: Department... responsibilities under the Secure and Fair Enforcement Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (SAFE Act), which was... Act proposed rule, published on December 15, 2009 (74 FR 66548) to March 5, 2010. The public...

  6. 75 FR 12377 - Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Regulations-Disposition of Culturally...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-03-15

    ... first rules to implement the Act on December 4, 1995 (43 CFR part 10, 60 FR 62158). --We published rules for assessing civil penalties under the Act on April 3, 2003 (43 CFR 10.12, 68 FR 16354). --We....13, 72 FR 13189). --We are publishing this rule today. --We are developing additional rules to...

  7. Following new tax rules on charitable deductions.

    PubMed

    Luecke, R W; Sossi, F T

    1994-11-01

    The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 established new rules governing individuals who make donations to charitable organizations and organizations that provide goods and services in return for charitable donations. Healthcare financial managers and fund-raising personnel need to become familiar with these rules so they can assure that donors of charitable contributions to their organizations will receive appropriate tax deductions and that the organizations themselves will not incur penalties for failing to make proper disclosures.

  8. Administrative simplification: adoption of operating rules for health care electronic funds transfers (EFT) and remittance advice transactions. Interim final rule with comment period.

    PubMed

    2012-08-10

    This interim final rule with comment period implements parts of section 1104 of the Affordable Care Act which requires the adoption of operating rules for the health care electronic funds transfers (EFT) and remittance advice transaction. PMID:22888504

  9. ACT: Acting Out Central Theme.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kise, Joan Duff

    1982-01-01

    The author describes ACT (Acting Out Central Theme), a method for dealing with psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains in slow readers. The ACT approach involves three sessions which focus on discussion of a theme such as friendship, presentaton of the theme as a skit, and assignment of topics to individual students. (SW)

  10. 18 CFR 385.1602 - Civil penalties, as adjusted (Rule 1602).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROCEDURAL RULES RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment § 385.1602 Civil penalties, as adjusted (Rule 1602). The civil monetary...), Natural Gas Policy Act: from $5,000 to $5,500. (b) 16 U.S.C. 823b(c), Federal Power Act: from $10,000...

  11. 18 CFR 385.1602 - Civil penalties, as adjusted (Rule 1602).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROCEDURAL RULES RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment § 385.1602 Civil penalties, as adjusted (Rule 1602). The civil monetary...), Natural Gas Policy Act: from $5,000 to $5,500. (b) 16 U.S.C. 823b(c), Federal Power Act: from $10,000...

  12. 17 CFR 240.31T - Temporary rule regarding fiscal year 2004.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges 4 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Temporary rule regarding fiscal year 2004. 240.31T Section 240.31T Commodity and Securities Exchanges SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (CONTINUED) GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 Rules and Regulations Under the Securities Exchange Act of...

  13. 9 CFR 4.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL WELFARE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT... of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2149). In addition, the Supplemental Rules of Practice set forth... 9 Animals and Animal Products 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Scope and applicability of rules...

  14. 9 CFR 4.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL WELFARE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT... of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2149). In addition, the Supplemental Rules of Practice set forth... 9 Animals and Animal Products 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Scope and applicability of rules...

  15. 9 CFR 4.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL WELFARE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT... of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2149). In addition, the Supplemental Rules of Practice set forth... 9 Animals and Animal Products 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Scope and applicability of rules...

  16. 9 CFR 4.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL WELFARE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT... of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2149). In addition, the Supplemental Rules of Practice set forth... 9 Animals and Animal Products 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Scope and applicability of rules...

  17. 9 CFR 4.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL WELFARE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT... of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2149). In addition, the Supplemental Rules of Practice set forth... 9 Animals and Animal Products 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Scope and applicability of rules...

  18. 41 CFR 51-9.503 - Effective date of new systems of records or alteration of an existing system of records.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Effective date of new... Contracts and Property Management Other Provisions Relating to Public Contracts COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 9-PRIVACY ACT RULES 9.5-Report on New Systems and Alteration...

  19. Medicaid program; state flexibility for Medicaid benefit packages. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2010-04-30

    This rule revises the final rule published on December 3, 2008 to implement provisions of section 6044 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, which amends the Social Security Act by adding a new section 1937 related to the coverage of medical assistance under approved State plans. That rule provides States increased flexibility under an approved State plan to define the scope of covered medical assistance by offering coverage of benchmark or benchmark-equivalent benefit packages to certain Medicaid-eligible individuals. In addition, this final rule responds to public comments on the February 22, 2008 proposed rule and comments received in response to rules published subsequently that delayed the effective date of the December 3, 2008 final rule until July 1, 2010.

  20. 76 FR 34230 - Sunshine Act Meeting

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-06-13

    ... Protection Act of 2010. Discussion Agenda: Memorandum and resolution re: Final Rule on Risk-Based Capital Standards: Advanced Capital Adequacy Framework--Basel II; Establishment of a Risk-Based Capital Floor....

  1. 78 FR 41132 - Sunshine Act Meeting

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-07-09

    ... exemption from Securities Act registration pursuant to Rule 506 as mandated by Section 926 of the Dodd-Frank... have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202)...

  2. 76 FR 43569 - Identification of Enforceable Rules and Orders

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-07-21

    ... designated this date pursuant to section 1062 of the Act. See 75 FR 57252-02, Sept. 20, 2010. \\3\\ Section....). \\8\\ 76 FR 31222, May 31, 2011. Section 1066 of the Act grants the Secretary of the Treasury interim... Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008.\\10\\ \\10\\ This rule will become effective on August 29, 2011. See 76...

  3. 76 FR 31222 - Identification of Enforceable Rules and Orders

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-05-31

    ... 1062 of the Act. See 75 FR 57252-02, Sept. 20, 2010. \\3\\ Section 1061(a)(2) of the Act defines the... Mortgage Reform and Anti- Predatory Lending Act, Tit. XIV, Public Law 111-203. \\5\\ These rules are...

  4. 40 CFR 17.1 - Purpose of these rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ....1 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN EPA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS General Provisions § 17.1 Purpose of these rules...) of the Equal Access to Justice Act, Public Law No. 96-481. Under the Act, an eligible party...

  5. 40 CFR 17.1 - Purpose of these rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ....1 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN EPA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS General Provisions § 17.1 Purpose of these rules...) of the Equal Access to Justice Act, Public Law No. 96-481. Under the Act, an eligible party...

  6. 40 CFR 17.1 - Purpose of these rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ....1 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN EPA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS General Provisions § 17.1 Purpose of these rules...) of the Equal Access to Justice Act, Public Law No. 96-481. Under the Act, an eligible party...

  7. 40 CFR 17.1 - Purpose of these rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ....1 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN EPA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS General Provisions § 17.1 Purpose of these rules...) of the Equal Access to Justice Act, Public Law No. 96-481. Under the Act, an eligible party...

  8. 40 CFR 17.1 - Purpose of these rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ....1 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN EPA ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS General Provisions § 17.1 Purpose of these rules...) of the Equal Access to Justice Act, Public Law No. 96-481. Under the Act, an eligible party...

  9. 16 CFR 1.7 - Scope of rules in this subpart.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Scope of rules in this subpart. 1.7 Section 1.7 Commercial Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES AND RULES OF PRACTICE GENERAL PROCEDURES Rules and Rulemaking Under Section 18(a)(1)(B) of the FTC Act § 1.7 Scope of rules...

  10. 31 CFR 0.216 - Privacy Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), shall comply with the conduct regulations delineated in 31 CFR 1.28(b). ... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Privacy Act. 0.216 Section 0.216... RULES OF CONDUCT Rules of Conduct § 0.216 Privacy Act. Employees involved in the design,...

  11. 77 FR 59548 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-28

    ... 14, 2010, beginning at 75 FR 2086. The final rule exempting Treasury/DO .220--SIGTARP Hotline Database was published on June 28, 2010, at 75 FR 36536. This regulation is being published as a final rule... Office of the Secretary 31 CFR Part 1 RIN 1505-AC32 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Office of...

  12. 76 FR 17174 - Sunshine Act Meeting

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-03-28

    ... implement Section 941(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to credit... to propose a new rule and rule amendments to implement Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street... Secretary at (202) 551-5400. Dated: March 24, 2011. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. BILLING CODE 8011-01-P...

  13. 76 FR 3182 - Sunshine Act Meeting

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-01-19

    ...: Item 1: The Commission will consider whether to adopt new rules to implement Section 943 of the Dodd... rules to implement Section 945 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which... have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202)...

  14. 78 FR 69551 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-11-20

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is..., Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Records. This direct final rule makes...

  15. 77 FR 15593 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-16

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is... the Defense Intelligence Agency Program rules. These changes will allow the Department to...

  16. 76 FR 49659 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-11

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is... the Defense Intelligence Agency Program rules. These changes will allow the Department to...

  17. 77 FR 15590 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-16

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is.... This direct final rule makes nonsubstantive changes to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)...

  18. 77 FR 15591 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-16

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency is deleting... makes nonsubstantive changes to the Defense Intelligence Agency Privacy Program rules. These...

  19. Uncertainties drive arsenic rule delay

    SciTech Connect

    Pontius, F.W.

    1995-04-01

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is under court order to sign a proposed rule for arsenic by Nov. 30, 1995. The agency recently announced that it will not meet this deadline, citing the need to gather additional information. Development of a National Interim Primary Drinking Water Regulation for arsenic has been delayed several times over the past 10 years because of uncertainties regarding health issues and costs associated with compliance. The early history of development of the arsenic rule has been reviewed. Only recent developments are reviewed here. The current maximum contaminant level (MCL) for arsenic in drinking water is 0.05 mg/L. This MCL was set in 1975, based on the 1962 US Public Health Standards. The current Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requires that the revised arsenic MCL be set as close to the MCL goal (MCLG) as is feasible using best technology, treatment techniques, or other means and taking cost into consideration.

  20. Phonological reduplication in sign language: Rules rule.

    PubMed

    Berent, Iris; Dupuis, Amanda; Brentari, Diane

    2014-01-01

    Productivity-the hallmark of linguistic competence-is typically attributed to algebraic rules that support broad generalizations. Past research on spoken language has documented such generalizations in both adults and infants. But whether algebraic rules form part of the linguistic competence of signers remains unknown. To address this question, here we gauge the generalization afforded by American Sign Language (ASL). As a case study, we examine reduplication (X→XX)-a rule that, inter alia, generates ASL nouns from verbs. If signers encode this rule, then they should freely extend it to novel syllables, including ones with features that are unattested in ASL. And since reduplicated disyllables are preferred in ASL, such a rule should favor novel reduplicated signs. Novel reduplicated signs should thus be preferred to nonreduplicative controls (in rating), and consequently, such stimuli should also be harder to classify as nonsigns (in the lexical decision task). The results of four experiments support this prediction. These findings suggest that the phonological knowledge of signers includes powerful algebraic rules. The convergence between these conclusions and previous evidence for phonological rules in spoken language suggests that the architecture of the phonological mind is partly amodal.

  1. Phonological reduplication in sign language: Rules rule

    PubMed Central

    Berent, Iris; Dupuis, Amanda; Brentari, Diane

    2014-01-01

    Productivity—the hallmark of linguistic competence—is typically attributed to algebraic rules that support broad generalizations. Past research on spoken language has documented such generalizations in both adults and infants. But whether algebraic rules form part of the linguistic competence of signers remains unknown. To address this question, here we gauge the generalization afforded by American Sign Language (ASL). As a case study, we examine reduplication (X→XX)—a rule that, inter alia, generates ASL nouns from verbs. If signers encode this rule, then they should freely extend it to novel syllables, including ones with features that are unattested in ASL. And since reduplicated disyllables are preferred in ASL, such a rule should favor novel reduplicated signs. Novel reduplicated signs should thus be preferred to nonreduplicative controls (in rating), and consequently, such stimuli should also be harder to classify as nonsigns (in the lexical decision task). The results of four experiments support this prediction. These findings suggest that the phonological knowledge of signers includes powerful algebraic rules. The convergence between these conclusions and previous evidence for phonological rules in spoken language suggests that the architecture of the phonological mind is partly amodal. PMID:24959158

  2. Juggling Act

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Rudalevige, Andrew

    2009-01-01

    Two education bills from George W. Bush's first term are long overdue for reauthorization. One, of course, is the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), passed in late 2001. The other is the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA), which in November 2002 replaced the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) with a new Institute of Education…

  3. Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, Title IV, as amended (The Black Lung Benefits Act); payment of benefits--withholding Part B benefits where Part C payments are made for the same period. Social Security Administration. Final rule.

    PubMed

    1982-05-01

    This regulation confirms the interim rule authorizing the Social Security Administration to withhold payment of Part B Black Lung benefits where Part C Black Lung benefits administered by the Dept. of Labor are paid for the same period. We are doing this by expanding the definition of "overpayment" in 20 CFR 410.560(a) to include these duplicate payments under Part C. This regulation provides a quick and efficient means of avoiding unjustified duplicate payments.

  4. A Better Budget Rule

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Dothan, Michael; Thompson, Fred

    2009-01-01

    Debt limits, interest coverage ratios, one-off balanced budget requirements, pay-as-you-go rules, and tax and expenditure limits are among the most important fiscal rules for constraining intertemporal transfers. There is considerable evidence that the least costly and most effective of such rules are those that focus directly on the rate of…

  5. 75 FR 47327 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule...

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    ... Exchange Officer to act on his or her own motion to review potentially erroneous executions. Rule 128(g) provides that an Officer, acting on his or her own motion, may review potentially erroneous executions that... constitute extraordinary circumstances pursuant to Rule 128(g). An Officer acting on his or her own...

  6. 7 CFR 170.1 - To which farmers markets does this rule apply?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... MARKETING PRACTICES UNDER THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT OF 1946 USDA FARMERS MARKET § 170.1 To which farmers markets does this rule apply? This rule applies only to the USDA Farmers Market at headquarters...

  7. 7 CFR 170.1 - To which farmers markets does this rule apply?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... MARKETING PRACTICES UNDER THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT OF 1946 USDA FARMERS MARKET § 170.1 To which farmers markets does this rule apply? This rule applies only to the USDA Farmers Market at headquarters...

  8. Rules on determining hearing appearances. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2013-05-21

    This final rule is another step in our continual efforts to handle workloads more effectively and efficiently. We are publishing final rules for portions of the rules we proposed in October 2007 that relate to persons, other than the claimant or any other party to the hearing, appearing by telephone. We are also clarifying that the administrative law judge (ALJ) will allow the claimant or any other party to a hearing to appear by telephone under certain circumstances when the claimant or other party requests to make his or her appearance in that manner. We expect that these final rules will make the hearings process more efficient and help us continue to reduce the hearings backlog. In addition, we made some minor editorial changes to our regulations that do not have any effect on the rights of claimants or any other parties.

  9. 76 FR 68242 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule...

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    2011-11-03

    ... Commission (``Commission'') the proposed rule change SR-CME-2011-07 pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder.\\2\\ The proposed rule change was... the proposed rule change. \\1\\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). \\2\\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4. \\3\\ Securities Exchange...

  10. 45 CFR 503.1 - Definitions-Privacy Act.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 3 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Definitions-Privacy Act. 503.1 Section 503.1... THE UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RULES OF PRACTICE PRIVACY ACT AND GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE REGULATIONS Privacy Act Regulations § 503.1 Definitions—Privacy Act. For the purpose of this part:...

  11. 77 FR 22200 - Rescission of Rules

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    ..., 75 FR 57252, 57253 (Sept. 20, 2010); see also Dodd-Frank Act, Sec. 1062. As a result, the Commission..., the FTC is rescinding its version of these rules effective immediately. \\7\\ See 76 FR 78121 (Dec. 16, 2011); 76 FR 78126 (Dec. 16, 2011); 76 FR 78130 (Dec. 16, 2011); 76 FR 79308 (Dec. 21, 2011). The...

  12. 45 CFR 614.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD § 614.1 General rule. Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, every portion of every meeting of the National Science Board will be open to public observation....

  13. 45 CFR 614.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD § 614.1 General rule. Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, every portion of every meeting of the National Science Board will be open to public observation....

  14. 45 CFR 614.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD § 614.1 General rule. Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, every portion of every meeting of the National Science Board will be open to public observation....

  15. 45 CFR 614.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD § 614.1 General rule. Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, every portion of every meeting of the National Science Board will be open to public observation....

  16. 45 CFR 614.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD § 614.1 General rule. Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, every portion of every meeting of the National Science Board will be open to public observation....

  17. 18 CFR 342.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false General rule. 342.1 Section 342.1 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY REGULATIONS UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT OIL PIPELINE RATE METHODOLOGIES...

  18. 18 CFR 342.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false General rule. 342.1 Section 342.1 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY REGULATIONS UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT OIL PIPELINE RATE METHODOLOGIES...

  19. 18 CFR 342.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false General rule. 342.1 Section 342.1 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY REGULATIONS UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT OIL PIPELINE RATE METHODOLOGIES...

  20. 18 CFR 342.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false General rule. 342.1 Section 342.1 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY REGULATIONS UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT OIL PIPELINE RATE METHODOLOGIES...

  1. 18 CFR 342.1 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false General rule. 342.1 Section 342.1 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY REGULATIONS UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT OIL PIPELINE RATE METHODOLOGIES...

  2. 29 CFR 18.501 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... Constitution of the United States, or provided by Act of Congress, or by rules or regulations prescribed by the..., person, government, State, or political subdivision thereof shall be governed by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United......

  3. 29 CFR 18.501 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... Constitution of the United States, or provided by Act of Congress, or by rules or regulations prescribed by the..., person, government, State, or political subdivision thereof shall be governed by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United......

  4. 29 CFR 18.501 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... Constitution of the United States, or provided by Act of Congress, or by rules or regulations prescribed by the..., person, government, State, or political subdivision thereof shall be governed by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United......

  5. 29 CFR 18.501 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... Constitution of the United States, or provided by Act of Congress, or by rules or regulations prescribed by the..., person, government, State, or political subdivision thereof shall be governed by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United......

  6. 29 CFR 18.501 - General rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Constitution of the United States, or provided by Act of Congress, or by rules or regulations prescribed by the..., person, government, State, or political subdivision thereof shall be governed by the principles of the common law as they may be interpreted by the courts of the United......

  7. 75 FR 55269 - Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-10

    ... CFR Part 310 RIN 3084-AA98 Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION... that there will be no increase in the fees charged to entities accessing the National Do Not Call.... SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-188, 122 Stat....

  8. 16 CFR 435.1 - The rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TRADE REGULATION RULES MAIL OR TELEPHONE ORDER MERCHANDISE § 435.1 The... defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it constitutes an unfair method of competition, and an unfair... action brought by the Federal Trade Commission, alleging a violation of this part, the failure of...

  9. 16 CFR 435.1 - The rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TRADE REGULATION RULES MAIL OR TELEPHONE ORDER MERCHANDISE § 435.1 The... defined in the Federal Trade Commission Act, it constitutes an unfair method of competition, and an unfair... action brought by the Federal Trade Commission, alleging a violation of this part, the failure of...

  10. 78 FR 21555 - Signal Booster Rules

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-04-11

    ... (IRFA) was incorporated in the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) in WT Docket 10-4, at 76 FR 26983..., 154(i), 154(j), 155, 157, 225, 227, 303(r), and 309, the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act... eighteen years of age or older; a corporation; an association; a state, territorial, or local...

  11. ACT Test

    MedlinePlus

    ... this page helpful? Also known as: ACT; Activated Coagulation Time Formal name: Activated Clotting Time Related tests: ... in the blood called platelets and proteins called coagulation factors are activated in a sequence of steps ...

  12. Acting Atoms.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Farin, Susan Archie

    1997-01-01

    Describes a fun game in which students act as electrons, protons, and neutrons. This activity is designed to help students develop a concrete understanding of the abstract concept of atomic structure. (DKM)

  13. 75 FR 23565 - Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices; Amendment

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    2010-05-04

    ... rule). 74 FR 5498. OTS issued its rule jointly with rules issued by the Board of Governors of the... amendments). See 74 FR 20804. On May 22, 2009, the President signed into law the Credit Card Accountability... those provisions of the Credit CARD Act that became effective on August 20, 2009. See 74 FR 36077....

  14. 76 FR 22611 - Privacy Act of 1974; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-22

    ... identity of a confidential source. This direct final rule makes nonsubstantive changes to the Office of the Secretary Privacy Program rules. These changes will allow the Department to add an exemption rule to the... and/or material from certain portions of the Privacy Act. This change will allow the Department...

  15. 76 FR 53057 - National Environmental Policy Act Procedures

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-25

    ... 775 National Environmental Policy Act Procedures AGENCY: Postal Service. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: This rule amends the Postal Service's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance procedures to... communications should be directed to: Environmental Counsel, U.S. Postal Service, 4200 Wake Forest Rd.,...

  16. 29 CFR 2704.100 - Purpose of these rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...”), unless the Secretary of Labor's position in the proceeding was substantially justified or special... or otherwise acted in bad faith, or special circumstances make an award unjust. The rules in...

  17. 16 CFR 1025.1 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... Flammable Fabrics Act (15 U.S.C. 1192, 1197(b)), which are required by statute to be determined on the... designate. A basic intent of the Commission in the development of these rules has been to promulgate...

  18. 16 CFR 1025.1 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... Flammable Fabrics Act (15 U.S.C. 1192, 1197(b)), which are required by statute to be determined on the... designate. A basic intent of the Commission in the development of these rules has been to promulgate...

  19. 16 CFR 1025.1 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Flammable Fabrics Act (15 U.S.C. 1192, 1197(b)), which are required by statute to be determined on the... designate. A basic intent of the Commission in the development of these rules has been to promulgate...

  20. 16 CFR 1025.1 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... Flammable Fabrics Act (15 U.S.C. 1192, 1197(b)), which are required by statute to be determined on the... designate. A basic intent of the Commission in the development of these rules has been to promulgate...

  1. 17 CFR 40.6 - Self-certification of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... COMMON TO REGISTERED ENTITIES § 40.6 Self-certification of rules. (a) Required certification. A... compliance with applicable provisions of the Act, including core principles, and the Commission's...

  2. 17 CFR 40.6 - Self-certification of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... COMMON TO REGISTERED ENTITIES § 40.6 Self-certification of rules. (a) Required certification. A... compliance with applicable provisions of the Act, including core principles, and the Commission's...

  3. 78 FR 69552 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-11-20

    ... Department of the Navy 32 CFR Part 701 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD... Privacy Act Program by adding the (k)(5) exemption to accurately describe the basis for exempting the... Department of the Navy Privacy Program rules that will exempt applicable Department records and/or...

  4. 76 FR 49661 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-11

    ... Office of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 323 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Logistics Agency, DoD... updating the DLA Privacy Act Program Rules by updating the language of the (k)(2) exemption. The update of the exemption will more accurately describe the basis for exempting the records. The Privacy...

  5. 75 FR 62613 - Sunshine Act Meeting

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-10-12

    ... of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111-203, to provide for... will consider whether to propose Regulation MC pursuant to Section 765 of the Dodd-Frank Act to.... The Commission will consider whether to propose rules that would implement Section 945 of the...

  6. 77 FR 57013 - Privacy Act; Implementation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-17

    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency is updating the Defense Intelligence Agency Privacy Act Program, by adding the (k)(2) exemption to...

  7. 9 CFR 202.123 - Rule 23: Action by Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 9 Animals and Animal Products 2 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Rule 23: Action by Secretary. 202.123 Section 202.123 Animals and Animal Products GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ADMINISTRATION... THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT Rules of Practice Applicable to Reparation Proceedings § 202.123...

  8. 9 CFR 202.123 - Rule 23: Action by Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 9 Animals and Animal Products 2 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Rule 23: Action by Secretary. 202.123 Section 202.123 Animals and Animal Products GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ADMINISTRATION... THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT Rules of Practice Applicable to Reparation Proceedings § 202.123...

  9. 9 CFR 202.123 - Rule 23: Action by Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 9 Animals and Animal Products 2 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Rule 23: Action by Secretary. 202.123 Section 202.123 Animals and Animal Products GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ADMINISTRATION... THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT Rules of Practice Applicable to Reparation Proceedings § 202.123...

  10. 22 CFR 42.12 - Rules of chargeability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Rules of chargeability. 42.12 Section 42.12 Foreign Relations DEPARTMENT OF STATE VISAS VISAS: DOCUMENTATION OF IMMIGRANTS UNDER THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT, AS AMENDED Classification and Foreign State Chargeability § 42.12 Rules of chargeability....

  11. 38 CFR 20.700 - Rule 700. General.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... VETERANS' APPEALS: RULES OF PRACTICE Hearings on Appeal § 20.700 Rule 700. General. (a) Right to a hearing. A hearing on appeal will be granted if an appellant, or an appellant's representative acting on his... hearing. (c) Nonadversarial proceedings. Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature...

  12. 38 CFR 20.700 - Rule 700. General.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... VETERANS' APPEALS: RULES OF PRACTICE Hearings on Appeal § 20.700 Rule 700. General. (a) Right to a hearing. A hearing on appeal will be granted if an appellant, or an appellant's representative acting on his... hearing. (c) Nonadversarial proceedings. Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature...

  13. 38 CFR 20.700 - Rule 700. General.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... VETERANS' APPEALS: RULES OF PRACTICE Hearings on Appeal § 20.700 Rule 700. General. (a) Right to a hearing. A hearing on appeal will be granted if an appellant, or an appellant's representative acting on his... hearing. (c) Nonadversarial proceedings. Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature...

  14. 38 CFR 20.700 - Rule 700. General.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... VETERANS' APPEALS: RULES OF PRACTICE Hearings on Appeal § 20.700 Rule 700. General. (a) Right to a hearing. A hearing on appeal will be granted if an appellant, or an appellant's representative acting on his... hearing. (c) Nonadversarial proceedings. Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature...

  15. 38 CFR 20.700 - Rule 700. General.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... VETERANS' APPEALS: RULES OF PRACTICE Hearings on Appeal § 20.700 Rule 700. General. (a) Right to a hearing. A hearing on appeal will be granted if an appellant, or an appellant's representative acting on his... hearing. (c) Nonadversarial proceedings. Hearings conducted by the Board are ex parte in nature...

  16. 76 FR 60413 - Possible Revision or Elimination of Rules

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-09-29

    ...This document invites members of the public to comment on the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC's or Commission's) rules to be reviewed pursuant to section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, as amended (RFA). The purpose of the review is to determine whether Commission rules whose ten-year anniversary dates are in the year 2010, as contained in the Appendix, should be......

  17. 46 CFR 203.1 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... in 46 CFR part 201. If this part and 46 CFR part 201 conflict, this part shall govern. ... 46 Shipping 8 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Scope of rules. 203.1 Section 203.1 Shipping MARITIME... CERTAIN HEARINGS UNDER THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT, 1936, AS AMENDED § 203.1 Scope of rules. (a)...

  18. 10 CFR 4.311 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 4.311 Section 4.311... RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE COMMISSION Regulations Implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 4.311 Rules against...

  19. 10 CFR 4.311 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 4.311 Section 4.311... RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE COMMISSION Regulations Implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 4.311 Rules against...

  20. 10 CFR 4.311 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 4.311 Section 4.311... RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE COMMISSION Regulations Implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 4.311 Rules against...

  1. 10 CFR 4.311 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 4.311 Section 4.311... RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE COMMISSION Regulations Implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 4.311 Rules against...

  2. 10 CFR 4.311 - Rules against age discrimination.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Rules against age discrimination. 4.311 Section 4.311... RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE COMMISSION Regulations Implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as Amended Standards for Determining Age Discrimination § 4.311 Rules against...

  3. 77 FR 13449 - Identity Theft Red Flags Rules

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-06

    ... Transactions Act of 2003, 72 FR 63718 (Nov. 9, 2007) (``2007 Adopting Release''). The Agencies' final rules..., 2011 as the transfer date. See Designated Transfer Date, 75 FR 57252 (Sept. 20, 2010). \\13\\ The CFTC is... Rules, 76 FR 43879 (July 22, 2011). As a result, the purpose, scope, and definitions in part 162...

  4. 76 FR 24383 - Commission's Rules of Practice, Procedure, and Organization

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-05-02

    ... agency is not open for business. To eliminate confusion, these rule amendments clarify when the... regarding requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in order to correct errors or omissions that... create confusion in the absence of a default rule on effective dates. See 25 FCC Rcd at 2437 & n.26....

  5. 77 FR 64431 - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-10-22

    ... Surface Transportation Board 49 CFR Part 1022 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule AGENCY... issuing a final rule to adjust the Board's civil monetary penalties for inflation on a periodic basis pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt...

  6. 17 CFR 40.5 - Voluntary submission of rules for Commission review and approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION PROVISIONS COMMON TO REGISTERED ENTITIES § 40.5 Voluntary submission of rules... applicable provisions of the Act, including core principles, and the Commission's regulations...

  7. 17 CFR 40.5 - Voluntary submission of rules for Commission review and approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION PROVISIONS COMMON TO REGISTERED ENTITIES § 40.5 Voluntary submission of rules... applicable provisions of the Act, including core principles, and the Commission's regulations...

  8. 17 CFR 274.301 - Notification of claim of exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ...). Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting Form N-6EI-1, see the List of CFR Sections Affected... exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment Company Act. 274.301 Section 274.301... INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 Forms for Exemptions § 274.301 Notification of claim of exemption pursuant...

  9. 17 CFR 274.301 - Notification of claim of exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ...). Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting Form N-6EI-1, see the List of CFR Sections Affected... exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment Company Act. 274.301 Section 274.301... INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 Forms for Exemptions § 274.301 Notification of claim of exemption pursuant...

  10. 17 CFR 274.301 - Notification of claim of exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ...). Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting Form N-6EI-1, see the List of CFR Sections Affected... exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment Company Act. 274.301 Section 274.301... INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 Forms for Exemptions § 274.301 Notification of claim of exemption pursuant...

  11. 17 CFR 274.301 - Notification of claim of exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ...). Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting Form N-6EI-1, see the List of CFR Sections Affected... exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment Company Act. 274.301 Section 274.301... INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 Forms for Exemptions § 274.301 Notification of claim of exemption pursuant...

  12. 17 CFR 274.301 - Notification of claim of exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ...). Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting Form N-6EI-1, see the List of CFR Sections Affected... exemption pursuant to Rule 6e-2 or Rule 6e-3(T) under the Investment Company Act. 274.301 Section 274.301... INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 Forms for Exemptions § 274.301 Notification of claim of exemption pursuant...

  13. Strategy as simple rules.

    PubMed

    Eisenhardt, K M; Sull, D N

    2001-01-01

    The success of Yahoo!, eBay, Enron, and other companies that have become adept at morphing to meet the demands of changing markets can't be explained using traditional thinking about competitive strategy. These companies have succeeded by pursuing constantly evolving strategies in market spaces that were considered unattractive according to traditional measures. In this article--the third in an HBR series by Kathleen Eisenhardt and Donald Sull on strategy in the new economy--the authors ask, what are the sources of competitive advantage in high-velocity markets? The secret, they say, is strategy as simple rules. The companies know that the greatest opportunities for competitive advantage lie in market confusion, but they recognize the need for a few crucial strategic processes and a few simple rules. In traditional strategy, advantage comes from exploiting resources or stable market positions. In strategy as simple rules, advantage comes from successfully seizing fleeting opportunities. Key strategic processes, such as product innovation, partnering, or spinout creation, place the company where the flow of opportunities is greatest. Simple rules then provide the guidelines within which managers can pursue such opportunities. Simple rules, which grow out of experience, fall into five broad categories: how- to rules, boundary conditions, priority rules, timing rules, and exit rules. Companies with simple-rules strategies must follow the rules religiously and avoid the temptation to change them too frequently. A consistent strategy helps managers sort through opportunities and gain short-term advantage by exploiting the attractive ones. In stable markets, managers rely on complicated strategies built on detailed predictions of the future. But when business is complicated, strategy should be simple. PMID:11189455

  14. Rules, culture, and fitness.

    PubMed

    Baum, W M

    1995-01-01

    Behavior analysis risks intellectual isolation unless it integrates its explanations with evolutionary theory. Rule-governed behavior is an example of a topic that requires an evolutionary perspective for a full understanding. A rule may be defined as a verbal discriminative stimulus produced by the behavior of a speaker under the stimulus control of a long-term contingency between the behavior and fitness. As a discriminative stimulus, the rule strengthens listener behavior that is reinforced in the short run by socially mediated contingencies, but which also enters into the long-term contingency that enhances the listener's fitness. The long-term contingency constitutes the global context for the speaker's giving the rule. When a rule is said to be "internalized," the listener's behavior has switched from short- to long-term control. The fitness-enhancing consequences of long-term contingencies are health, resources, relationships, or reproduction. This view ties rules both to evolutionary theory and to culture. Stating a rule is a cultural practice. The practice strengthens, with short-term reinforcement, behavior that usually enhances fitness in the long run. The practice evolves because of its effect on fitness. The standard definition of a rule as a verbal statement that points to a contingency fails to distinguish between a rule and a bargain ("If you'll do X, then I'll do Y"), which signifies only a single short-term contingency that provides mutual reinforcement for speaker and listener. In contrast, the giving and following of a rule ("Dress warmly; it's cold outside") can be understood only by reference also to a contingency providing long-term enhancement of the listener's fitness or the fitness of the listener's genes. Such a perspective may change the way both behavior analysts and evolutionary biologists think about rule-governed behavior.

  15. 76 FR 11327 - Technical Amendments to Rule 17a-8: Financial Recordkeeping and Reporting of Currency and Foreign...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-03-02

    ... Exchange Act Release No. 18321 (December 10, 1981); 46 FR 61454 (December 17, 1981) (``Rule 17a-8 Adopting... FR 66414 (November 7, 2008); Transfer and Reorganization of Bank Secrecy Act Regulation; Final Rule, 75 FR 65806 (October 26, 2010). B. Technical Amendments to Rule 17a-8 The Commission is amending...

  16. 75 FR 50020 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; EDGA Exchange, Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change To Amend...

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    2010-08-16

    ... COMMISSION Self-Regulatory Organizations; EDGA Exchange, Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change To Amend the EDGA Fee Schedule To Impose Fees for Physical Ports Used To Connect to EDGA Exchange August 10... Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\\2\\ a proposed rule change to...

  17. 75 FR 50019 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; EDGX Exchange, Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change to Amend...

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    2010-08-16

    ... COMMISSION Self-Regulatory Organizations; EDGX Exchange, Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change to Amend the EDGX Fee Schedule to Impose Fees for Physical Ports Used To Connect To EDGX Exchange August 10... Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\\2\\ a proposed rule change to...

  18. State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-06-01

    The Department of Health and Human Services is issuing a final regulation that adopts, without change, the interim final rule (IFR) entitled ``State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).'' This final rule implements a provision enacted by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 and reflects the transfer of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in HHS. Prior to the interim final rule, prior regulations were issued by CMS under the authority granted by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (OBRA), Section 4360.

  19. State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Final rule.

    PubMed

    2016-06-01

    The Department of Health and Human Services is issuing a final regulation that adopts, without change, the interim final rule (IFR) entitled ``State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).'' This final rule implements a provision enacted by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 and reflects the transfer of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in HHS. Prior to the interim final rule, prior regulations were issued by CMS under the authority granted by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (OBRA), Section 4360. PMID:27295733

  20. Core Rules of Netiquette.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Shea, Virginia

    1994-01-01

    Discusses rules of etiquette for communicating via computer networks, including conversing as politely as you would face-to-face; ethical behavior; becoming familiar with the domain that you are in; rules for discussion groups; quality of writing; sharing appropriate knowledge; and respecting individuals' privacy. (LRW)

  1. "Chaos Rules" Revisited

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Murphy, David

    2011-01-01

    About 20 years ago, while lost in the midst of his PhD research, the author mused over proposed titles for his thesis. He was pretty pleased with himself when he came up with "Chaos Rules" (the implied double meaning was deliberate), or more completely, "Chaos Rules: An Exploration of the Work of Instructional Designers in Distance Education." He…

  2. How Rules Shape Experience

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Emo, Kenneth

    2008-01-01

    Rules guide and constrain participants' actions as they participate in any educational activity. This ethnographically driven case study examines how organizational rules--the implicit and explicit regulations that constrain actions and interactions--influence children to use science in the experiential educational activity of raising 4-H market…

  3. Delayed rule following

    PubMed Central

    Schmitt, David R.

    2001-01-01

    Although the elements of a fully stated rule (discriminative stimulus [SD], some behavior, and a consequence) can occur nearly contemporaneously with the statement of the rule, there is often a delay between the rule statement and the SD. The effects of this delay on rule following have not been studied in behavior analysis, but they have been investigated in rule-like settings in the areas of prospective memory (remembering to do something in the future) and goal pursuit. Discriminative events for some behavior can be event based (a specific setting stimulus) or time based. The latter are more demanding with respect to intention following and show age-related deficits. Studies suggest that the specificity with which the components of a rule (termed intention) are stated has a substantial effect on intention following, with more detailed specifications increasing following. Reminders of an intention, too, are most effective when they refer specifically to both the behavior and its occasion. Covert review and written notes are two effective strategies for remembering everyday intentions, but people who use notes appear not to be able to switch quickly to covert review. By focusing on aspects of the setting and rule structure, research on prospective memory and goal pursuit expands the agenda for a more complete explanation of rule effects. PMID:22478363

  4. 5-Second Rule

    MedlinePlus

    ... 5-second rule" — that random saying about how food won't become contaminated with bacteria if you pick it up off the floor in 5 seconds or less. The 5-second rule has become such a part of our culture that scientists actually tested it. As you can ...

  5. [Problems of the "Rule of 3"].

    PubMed

    Lilie, Hans

    2006-01-01

    The author discusses problems of the "Rule of 3" (Dreierregel) meaning that only three pre-embryos are allowed to be produced within one fertilisation process. This rule is based on the Embryo Protection Act and restricts methods of reproductive medicine. These limits have provoked a debate among the legal community on the question whether certain methods still conform to the law or if the law has to be adapted. This article both outlines and criticizes the arguments put forward in the debate and contrasts them to a proposal made by the German Medical Association. PMID:17269503

  6. Burdens of non-conformity: Motor execution reveals cognitive conflict during deliberate rule violations.

    PubMed

    Pfister, Roland; Wirth, Robert; Schwarz, Katharina A; Steinhauser, Marco; Kunde, Wilfried

    2016-02-01

    Rule compliance is pivotal for the regulation of social behavior. Still, humans deliberately violate rules at times - be it for personal reasons or for a higher good. Whereas previous research has studied the preconditions and consequences of rule violations, essentially nothing is known about the cognitive processes right at the moment a rule violation takes place. Here we show that merely labeling an action as rule violation induces substantial conflict between rule violation and compliance, as revealed by participants' bias towards rule-complying motor actions. Moreover, conflict that comes with violating a rule was much stronger than conflict that comes with following an alternative rule, even if both decisions result in the same observable behavior. These observations open a new theoretical perspective on rule violation behavior, shifting the focus toward the cognitive processes operating during the very act of rule violation.

  7. 26 CFR 53.4946-1 - Definitions and special rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... foundation), and (ii) With respect to any act or failure to act, any employee of the foundation having final...) MISCELLANEOUS EXCISE TAXES (CONTINUED) FOUNDATION AND SIMILAR EXCISE TAXES Definitions and Special Rules § 53... regulations thereunder, the following are disqualified persons with respect to a private foundation: (i)...

  8. 26 CFR 53.4946-1 - Definitions and special rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... foundation), and (ii) With respect to any act or failure to act, any employee of the foundation having final...) MISCELLANEOUS EXCISE TAXES (CONTINUED) FOUNDATION AND SIMILAR EXCISE TAXES Definitions and Special Rules § 53... regulations thereunder, the following are disqualified persons with respect to a private foundation: (i)...

  9. 15 CFR 270.1 - Description of rule; purpose; applicability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TEAMS NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TEAMS General § 270.1 Description of rule; purpose; applicability. (a) The National Construction Safety Team Act (the Act) (Pub. L. 107-231) provides for the establishment...

  10. 15 CFR 270.1 - Description of rule; purpose; applicability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TEAMS NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TEAMS General § 270.1 Description of rule; purpose; applicability. (a) The National Construction Safety Team Act (the Act) (Pub. L. 107-231) provides for the establishment...

  11. 29 CFR 1982.115 - Special circumstances; waiver of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... IMPLEMENTING RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE 9/11 COMMISSION ACT OF 2007 Miscellaneous Provisions § 1982.115 Special... 29 Labor 9 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Special circumstances; waiver of rules. 1982.115 Section... TRANSIT SYSTEMS SECURITY ACT OF 2007, ENACTED AS SECTION 1413 OF THE IMPLEMENTING RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE...

  12. 29 CFR 1982.115 - Special circumstances; waiver of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... IMPLEMENTING RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE 9/11 COMMISSION ACT OF 2007 Miscellaneous Provisions § 1982.115 Special... 29 Labor 9 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Special circumstances; waiver of rules. 1982.115 Section... TRANSIT SYSTEMS SECURITY ACT OF 2007, ENACTED AS SECTION 1413 OF THE IMPLEMENTING RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE...

  13. 17 CFR 40.6 - Self-certification of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... COMMON TO REGISTERED ENTITIES § 40.6 Self-certification of rules. (a) Required certification. Unless... agricultural commodity enumerated in section 1a(4) of the Act or an option on such a contract or commodity in a... with any of the requirements of the Act or Commission regulations or policies thereunder. (b) Stay....

  14. 16 CFR 1025.1 - Scope of rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Commercial Practices CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION GENERAL RULES OF PRACTICE FOR ADJUDICATIVE... (c), (d), and (f) and 17(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2064 (c), (d), (f); 2066(b... the assessment of civil penalties under section 20(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15...

  15. 29 CFR 825.400 - Enforcement, general rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Enforcement Mechanisms § 825.400 Enforcement, general rules. (a) The... the employee contends was in violation of the Act, or three years if the violation was willful. (c)...

  16. 29 CFR 825.400 - Enforcement, general rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Enforcement Mechanisms § 825.400 Enforcement, general rules. (a) The... the employee contends was in violation of the Act, or three years if the violation was willful. (c)...

  17. 29 CFR 825.400 - Enforcement, general rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Enforcement Mechanisms § 825.400 Enforcement, general rules. (a) The... the employee contends was in violation of the Act, or three years if the violation was willful. (c)...

  18. 29 CFR 825.400 - Enforcement, general rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Enforcement Mechanisms § 825.400 Enforcement, general rules. (a) The... the employee contends was in violation of the Act, or three years if the violation was willful. (c)...

  19. 29 CFR 825.400 - Enforcement, general rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Enforcement Mechanisms § 825.400 Enforcement, general rules. (a) The... the employee contends was in violation of the Act, or three years if the violation was willful. (c)...

  20. 78 FR 51823 - Financial Responsibility Rules for Broker-Dealers

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-08-21

    ...- Dealers, Exchange Act Release No. 55431 (Mar. 9, 2007), 72 FR 12862 (Mar. 19, 2007) (``Amendments to... Responsibility Rules for Broker- Dealers, Exchange Act Release No. 66910 (May 3, 2012), 77 FR 27150 (May 9, 2012... 14, 2007 from Amal El Said, Accounting and Regulatory, Abbey National (``Abbey National...

  1. Fair credit reporting medical information regulations. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2005-11-22

    The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS, and NCUA (Agencies) are publishing final rules to implement section 411 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act). The final rules create exceptions to the statute's general prohibition on creditors obtaining or using medical information pertaining to a consumer in connection with any determination of the consumer's eligibility, or continued eligibility, for credit for all creditors. The exceptions permit creditors to obtain or use medical information in connection with credit eligibility determinations where necessary and appropriate for legitimate purposes, consistent with the Congressional intent to restrict the use of medical information for inappropriate purposes. The final rules also create limited exceptions to permit affiliates to share medical information with each other without becoming consumer reporting agencies. The final rules are substantially similar to the rules adopted by the Agencies on an interim final basis in June 2005.

  2. 76 FR 78130 - Mortgage Acts and Practices-Advertising (Regulation N); Mortgage Assistance Relief Services...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-16

    ... the Bureau, the Bureau is publishing for public comment an interim final rule establishing a new Regulation N (Mortgage Acts and Practices-- Advertising Rule) and a new Regulation O (Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rule). This interim final rule does not impose any new substantive obligations on...

  3. 77 FR 63370 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Stock Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule...

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    2012-10-16

    ... (Removal of Securities) and Rule 19 (Corporate Governance) to comport with Section 10(C) of the Exchange... Securities) and Rule 19 (Corporate Governance) to comport with Section 10(C) of the Exchange Act \\7\\ and Rule... (Removal of Securities) and Rule 19 (Corporate Governance) to establish listing standards that require...

  4. 75 FR 39060 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; BATS Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change To...

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    2010-07-07

    ... BATS Rule 11.18; see also Securities Exchange Act Release No. 62252 (June 10, 2010), 75 FR 34186 (June... Amend BATS Rule 11.18, Entitled ``Trading Halts Due to Extraordinary Market Volatility.'' June 30, 2010... of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange is proposing to amend BATS Rule 11.18, entitled...

  5. 77 FR 19861 - Certain Polybrominated Diphenylethers; Significant New Use Rule and Test Rule

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    2012-04-02

    ...The Agency is proposing to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 5(a) Significant New Use Rule (SNUR), for certain polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs) by: Designating processing of six PBDEs, or any combination of these chemical substances resulting from a chemical reaction, as a significant new use; designating manufacturing, importing, and processing of a seventh PBDE,......

  6. 78 FR 32364 - Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act; Disaster Assistance Programs...

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    2013-05-30

    ... proposed rule published on January 15, 2009 (74 FR 2467) is withdrawn as of May 30, 2013. FOR FURTHER... Management Act (MSA) and the Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act (IFA), NMFS (on behalf of the Secretary of... disaster assistance provisions of the MSA and the IFA through rulemaking and, thereby, ensure...

  7. 78 FR 5565 - Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules Under...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-01-25

    ...), which added a new part C to title XI of the Social Security Act (sections 1171-1179 of the Social... Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Public Law 111-5, modifies certain provisions of the Social Security Act... the Act, which is the subject of a separate proposed rule published on May 31, 2011, at 76 FR...

  8. Following the Rules.

    PubMed

    Katz, Anne

    2016-05-01

    I am getting better at following the rules as I grow older, although I still bristle at many of them. I was a typical rebellious teenager; no one understood me, David Bowie was my idol, and, one day, my generation was going to change the world. Now I really want people to understand me: David Bowie remains one of my favorite singers and, yes, my generation has changed the world, and not necessarily for the better. Growing up means that you have to make the rules, not just follow those set by others, and, at times, having rules makes a lot of sense.
. PMID:27105186

  9. Medicare Program; Temporary Exception for Certain Severe Wound Discharges From Certain Long-Term Care Hospitals Required by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016; Modification of Limitations on Redesignation by the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board. Interim final rule with comment period.

    PubMed

    2016-04-21

    This interim final rule with comment period (IFC) implements section 231 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (CAA), which provides for a temporary exception for certain wound care discharges from the application of the site neutral payment rate under the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for certain long-term care hospitals. This IFC also amends our current regulations to allow hospitals nationwide to reclassify based on their acquired rural status, effective with reclassifications beginning with fiscal year (FY) 2018. Hospitals with an existing Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board (MGCRB) reclassification would also have the opportunity to seek rural reclassification for IPPS payment and other purposes and keep their existing MGCRB reclassification. We would also apply the policy in this IFC when deciding timely appeals before the Administrator under our regulations for FY 2017 that were denied by the MGCRB due to existing regulations, which do not permit simultaneous rural reclassification for IPPS payment and other purposes and MGCRB reclassification. These regulatory changes implement the decisions in Geisinger Community Medical Center v. Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services, 794 F.3d 383 (3d Cir. 2015) and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital v. Burwell, No. 15-164, 2016 WL 423702 (2d Cir. Feb. 4, 2015) in a nationally consistent manner.

  10. Medicare Program; Temporary Exception for Certain Severe Wound Discharges From Certain Long-Term Care Hospitals Required by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016; Modification of Limitations on Redesignation by the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board. Interim final rule with comment period.

    PubMed

    2016-04-21

    This interim final rule with comment period (IFC) implements section 231 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (CAA), which provides for a temporary exception for certain wound care discharges from the application of the site neutral payment rate under the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for certain long-term care hospitals. This IFC also amends our current regulations to allow hospitals nationwide to reclassify based on their acquired rural status, effective with reclassifications beginning with fiscal year (FY) 2018. Hospitals with an existing Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board (MGCRB) reclassification would also have the opportunity to seek rural reclassification for IPPS payment and other purposes and keep their existing MGCRB reclassification. We would also apply the policy in this IFC when deciding timely appeals before the Administrator under our regulations for FY 2017 that were denied by the MGCRB due to existing regulations, which do not permit simultaneous rural reclassification for IPPS payment and other purposes and MGCRB reclassification. These regulatory changes implement the decisions in Geisinger Community Medical Center v. Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services, 794 F.3d 383 (3d Cir. 2015) and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital v. Burwell, No. 15-164, 2016 WL 423702 (2d Cir. Feb. 4, 2015) in a nationally consistent manner. PMID:27101642

  11. Amendments to excepted benefits. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2014-10-01

    This document contains final regulations that amend the regulations regarding excepted benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code (the Code), and the Public Health Service Act. Excepted benefits are generally exempt from the health reform requirements that were added to those laws by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In addition, eligibility for excepted benefits does not preclude an individual from eligibility for a premium tax credit under section 36B of the Code if an individual chooses to enroll in coverage under a Qualified Health Plan through an Affordable Insurance Exchange. These regulations finalize some but not all of the proposed rules with minor modifications; additional guidance on limited wraparound coverage is forthcoming.

  12. Amendments to excepted benefits. Final rules.

    PubMed

    2014-10-01

    This document contains final regulations that amend the regulations regarding excepted benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code (the Code), and the Public Health Service Act. Excepted benefits are generally exempt from the health reform requirements that were added to those laws by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In addition, eligibility for excepted benefits does not preclude an individual from eligibility for a premium tax credit under section 36B of the Code if an individual chooses to enroll in coverage under a Qualified Health Plan through an Affordable Insurance Exchange. These regulations finalize some but not all of the proposed rules with minor modifications; additional guidance on limited wraparound coverage is forthcoming. PMID:25341261

  13. Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3

    2012-04-19

    06/07/2012 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions) Notes: For further action, see H.R.6156, which became Public Law 112-208 on 12/14/2012. Tracker: This bill has the status IntroducedHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  14. Protect Children and Families Through the Rule of Law Act

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX

    2014-07-24

    07/28/2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status IntroducedHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  15. 16 CFR 4.13 - Privacy Act rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... Inspector General Investigative Files—FTC Stenographic Reporting Service Requests—FTC Identity Theft... of Personnel Management's notices, 5 CFR part 297. Access to records which are not subject to the..., places, and requirements for identification of individuals making requests. Verification of identity...

  16. 16 CFR 4.13 - Privacy Act rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... Inspector General Investigative Files—FTC Stenographic Reporting Service Requests—FTC Identity Theft... of Personnel Management's notices, 5 CFR part 297. Access to records which are not subject to the..., places, and requirements for identification of individuals making requests. Verification of identity...

  17. 16 CFR 4.13 - Privacy Act rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Inspector General Investigative Files—FTC Stenographic Reporting Service Requests—FTC Identity Theft... of Personnel Management's notices, 5 CFR part 297. Access to records which are not subject to the..., places, and requirements for identification of individuals making requests. Verification of identity...

  18. 16 CFR 4.13 - Privacy Act rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Inspector General Investigative Files—FTC Stenographic Reporting Service Requests—FTC Identity Theft... of Personnel Management's notices, 5 CFR part 297. Access to records which are not subject to the..., places, and requirements for identification of individuals making requests. Verification of identity...

  19. 16 CFR 4.13 - Privacy Act rules.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... Inspector General Investigative Files—FTC Stenographic Reporting Service Requests—FTC Identity Theft... of Personnel Management's notices, 5 CFR part 297. Access to records which are not subject to the..., places, and requirements for identification of individuals making requests. Verification of identity...

  20. 47 CFR 1.990 - Citizenship and filing requirements under the Communications Act of 1934.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ..., as amended, 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq. (Exchange Act), and corresponding Exchange Act Rule 13d-1, 17 CFR... corresponding Exchange Act Rule 13d-1, 17 CFR 240.13d-1, or a substantially comparable foreign law or regulation... 47 Telecommunication 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Citizenship and filing requirements under...

  1. 47 CFR 1.990 - Citizenship and filing requirements under the Communications Act of 1934.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ..., as amended, 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq. (Exchange Act), and corresponding Exchange Act Rule 13d-1, 17 CFR... corresponding Exchange Act Rule 13d-1, 17 CFR 240.13d-1, or a substantially comparable foreign law or regulation... 47 Telecommunication 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Citizenship and filing requirements under...

  2. 75 FR 47332 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

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    ... act on his or her own motion to review potentially erroneous executions. Rule 2128(g) provides that an Officer, acting on his or her own motion, may review potentially erroneous executions that occur on the... constitute extraordinary circumstances pursuant to Rule 2128(g). An Officer acting on his or her own...

  3. 76 FR 75926 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Relating...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-05

    ... the 1940 Act); Investment Company Act Release No. 17452 (April 23, 1990), 55 FR 17933 (April 30, 1990.... \\25\\ See NYSE Arca Equities Rule 7.12, Commentary .04. Trading Rules The Exchange deems the Shares to... Securities Exchange Act Release Nos. 57801 (May 8, 2008), 73 FR 27878 (May 14, 2008)...

  4. 16 CFR 1.16 - Petition for exemption from trade regulation rule.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Petition for exemption from trade regulation rule. 1.16 Section 1.16 Commercial Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES AND RULES OF PRACTICE GENERAL PROCEDURES Rules and Rulemaking Under Section 18(a)(1)(B) of the FTC Act § 1.16 Petition for exemption from trade...

  5. 16 CFR 1.9 - Petitions to commence trade regulation rule proceedings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 1 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Petitions to commence trade regulation rule proceedings. 1.9 Section 1.9 Commercial Practices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ORGANIZATION, PROCEDURES AND RULES OF PRACTICE GENERAL PROCEDURES Rules and Rulemaking Under Section 18(a)(1)(B) of the FTC Act §...

  6. 77 FR 13675 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Stock Exchange, Inc.; Order Approving a Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-07

    ... 240.19b-4. \\3\\ Securities Exchange Act Release No. 66177 (January 18, 2012), 77 FR 3527 (``Notice... Participants who are subject to the obligations of Article 17 of the CHX rules. Registration as an... be registered with the Exchange as provided in Article 6. \\4\\ See CHX Rules, Article 17, Rule...

  7. 33 CFR 109.20 - Publication; notice of proposed rule making.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... rule making. 109.20 Section 109.20 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ANCHORAGES GENERAL § 109.20 Publication; notice of proposed rule making. (a) Section 4 of the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553), requires publication of general notice of proposed rule making...

  8. 20 CFR 1.3 - What rules are contained in this chapter?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false What rules are contained in this chapter? 1.3... AND PROCEDURES PERFORMANCE OF FUNCTIONS § 1.3 What rules are contained in this chapter? The rules in this chapter are those governing the OWCP functions under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act,...

  9. 77 FR 6608 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; BATS Exchange, Inc.; Order Granting Approval of Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-02-08

    ... COMMISSION Self-Regulatory Organizations; BATS Exchange, Inc.; Order Granting Approval of Proposed Rule Change To Implement a Competitive Liquidity Provider Program February 2, 2012. I. Introduction On... (``Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 ] thereunder,\\2\\ a proposed rule change to implement a Competitive...

  10. 76 FR 80241 - Revisions to Rules of Conduct and Standards of Responsibility for Representatives

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-23

    ...), Revisions to Rules on Representation of Parties, in the Federal Register on September 8, 2008. 73 FR 51963... 8, 2008, and we gave the public 60 days to comment on our proposed rules. 73 FR 51963. We received... 1998. 63 FR 41404. Our current rule requires a representative to: ``Act with reasonable diligence...

  11. 77 FR 65754 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated; Order Approving Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-10-30

    ... Act Release No. 67828 (September 11, 2012), 77 FR 57173 (``Notice''). II. Description of the Proposal... Change Relating to the Complex Order Auction Process October 24, 2012. I. Introduction On August 30, 2012...\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\\2\\ a proposed rule change to modify C2 Rule 6.13(c), ``Process for...

  12. 12 CFR 1081.100 - Scope of the rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    .... These rules of practice do not govern the conduct of Bureau investigations, investigational hearings or... Section 1081.100 Banks and Banking BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION RULES OF PRACTICE FOR... with the provisions of Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act, rules prescribed by the Bureau under Title X...

  13. 12 CFR 1081.100 - Scope of the rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ..., rules prescribed by the Bureau under the Act, and any other Federal law or regulation that the Bureau is authorized to enforce. These rules of practice do not govern the conduct of Bureau investigations... Section 1081.100 Banks and Banking BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION RULES OF PRACTICE...

  14. 29 CFR 825.603 - Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Special Rules Applicable to Employees of Schools § 825.603 Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave. (a) If an employee... 29 Labor 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA......

  15. 29 CFR 825.603 - Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Special Rules Applicable to Employees of Schools § 825.603 Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave. (a) If an employee... 29 Labor 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA......

  16. 29 CFR 825.603 - Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Special Rules Applicable to Employees of Schools § 825.603 Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave. (a) If an employee... 29 Labor 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA......

  17. 29 CFR 825.603 - Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Special Rules Applicable to Employees of Schools § 825.603 Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave. (a) If an employee... 29 Labor 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA......

  18. 29 CFR 825.603 - Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OTHER LAWS THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993 Special Rules Applicable to Employees of Schools § 825.603 Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA leave. (a) If an employee... 29 Labor 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Special rules for school employees, duration of FMLA......

  19. Drinking water regulations under the Safe Drinking Water Act. Fact sheet

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    1990-12-01

    The fact sheet describes the requirements covered under the 1986 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act. Levels of various contaminants (including radio nuclides) are explained. Also discussed are the Surface Water Treatment Rule and the Total Coliforms Rule.

  20. Disposal of controlled substances. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2014-09-01

    This rule governs the secure disposal of controlled substances by registrants and ultimate users. These regulations will implement the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010 by expanding the options available to collect controlled substances from ultimate users for the purpose of disposal, including: Take-back events, mail-back programs, and collection receptacle locations. These regulations contain specific language allowing law enforcement to voluntarily continue to conduct take-back events, administer mail-back programs, and maintain collection receptacles. These regulations will allow authorized manufacturers, distributors, reverse distributors, narcotic treatment programs (NTPs), hospitals/clinics with an on-site pharmacy, and retail pharmacies to voluntarily administer mail-back programs and maintain collection receptacles. In addition, this rule expands the authority of authorized hospitals/clinics and retail pharmacies to voluntarily maintain collection receptacles at long-term care facilities. This rule also reorganizes and consolidates previously existing regulations on disposal, including the role of reverse distributors.

  1. 75 FR 42599 - Technical Amendment to Rules of Organization; Conduct and Ethics; and Information and Requests

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-22

    ... COMMISSION 17 CFR Part 200 Technical Amendment to Rules of Organization; Conduct and Ethics; and Information... (``APA''), notice of proposed rulemaking is not required when an agency, for good cause, finds that... Flexibility Act or analysis of major rule status under the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Act. See 5...

  2. 9 CFR 123.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VIRUSES, SERUMS, TOXINS, AND ANALOGOUS PRODUCTS; ORGANISMS AND VECTORS RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE VIRUS-SERUM-TOXIN ACT § 123.1 Scope and applicability of rules of... adjudicatory, administrative proceedings under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act....

  3. 7 CFR 380.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ..., as amended, section 11(a), 16 U.S.C. 1540(a), and (3) Lacey Act Amendments of 1981, as amended... INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER CERTAIN ACTS... Department of Agriculture promulgated in subpart H of part 1, subtitle A, title 7 CFR are the Rules...

  4. 7 CFR 380.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ..., as amended, section 11(a), 16 U.S.C. 1540(a), and (3) Lacey Act Amendments of 1981, as amended... INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER CERTAIN ACTS... Department of Agriculture promulgated in subpart H of part 1, subtitle A, title 7 CFR are the Rules...

  5. 7 CFR 380.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ..., as amended, section 11(a), 16 U.S.C. 1540(a), and (3) Lacey Act Amendments of 1981, as amended... INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER CERTAIN ACTS... Department of Agriculture promulgated in subpart H of part 1, subtitle A, title 7 CFR are the Rules...

  6. 7 CFR 380.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ..., as amended, section 11(a), 16 U.S.C. 1540(a), and (3) Lacey Act Amendments of 1981, as amended... INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER CERTAIN ACTS... Department of Agriculture promulgated in subpart H of part 1, subtitle A, title 7 CFR are the Rules...

  7. 7 CFR 380.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ..., as amended, section 11(a), 16 U.S.C. 1540(a), and (3) Lacey Act Amendments of 1981, as amended... INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER CERTAIN ACTS... Department of Agriculture promulgated in subpart H of part 1, subtitle A, title 7 CFR are the Rules...

  8. 75 FR 1091 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-01-08

    ... Securities Exchange Act Release No. 60645 (September 10, 2009), 74 FR 47630 (September 16, 2009) (order... delete NYSE Rule 445 (Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program) and adopt new Rule 3310 (Anti-Money... effective December 15, 2008.\\5\\ \\5\\ See Securities Exchange Act Release Nos. 56148 (July 26, 2007), 72...

  9. 75 FR 36506 - Final Rule Regarding Amendment of the Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program To Extend the...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-06-28

    ... inappropriately by IDIs to attract interest-sensitive deposits to fund high-risk activities. \\20\\ 75 FR 20261. The... Act (FDI Act), 12 U.S.C. 1823(c)(4)(G). The determination of systemic risk authorized the FDIC to take... accounts. \\2\\ 73 FR 64179 (Oct. 29, 2008). This Interim Rule was followed by a Final Rule, published in...

  10. 76 FR 72872 - Rule Concerning Disclosures Regarding Energy Consumption and Water Use of Certain Home Appliances...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-11-28

    ... CFR Part 305 Rule Concerning Disclosures Regarding Energy Consumption and Water Use of Certain Home Appliances and Other Products Required Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (``Appliance Labeling... Rule, issued pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA),\\1\\ requires energy labeling...

  11. 9 CFR 123.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VIRUSES, SERUMS, TOXINS, AND ANALOGOUS PRODUCTS; ORGANISMS AND VECTORS RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE VIRUS-SERUM-TOXIN ACT § 123.1 Scope and applicability of rules of... adjudicatory, administrative proceedings under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act....

  12. 9 CFR 123.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VIRUSES, SERUMS, TOXINS, AND ANALOGOUS PRODUCTS; ORGANISMS AND VECTORS RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE VIRUS-SERUM-TOXIN ACT § 123.1 Scope and applicability of rules of... adjudicatory, administrative proceedings under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act....

  13. 9 CFR 123.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VIRUSES, SERUMS, TOXINS, AND ANALOGOUS PRODUCTS; ORGANISMS AND VECTORS RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE VIRUS-SERUM-TOXIN ACT § 123.1 Scope and applicability of rules of... adjudicatory, administrative proceedings under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act....

  14. 9 CFR 123.1 - Scope and applicability of rules of practice.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VIRUSES, SERUMS, TOXINS, AND ANALOGOUS PRODUCTS; ORGANISMS AND VECTORS RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE VIRUS-SERUM-TOXIN ACT § 123.1 Scope and applicability of rules of... adjudicatory, administrative proceedings under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act....

  15. 78 FR 60356 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Options Clearing Corporation; Order Approving Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-10-01

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE... August 5, 2013, The Options Clearing Corporation (``OCC'') filed with the Securities and Exchange... Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \\1\\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder.\\2\\ The proposed rule change...

  16. 77 FR 75454 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-12-20

    ...) \\35\\ and (H) \\36\\ of the Act, which require the rules of the clearing agency provide that its.... 78q-1(b)(3)(G). \\36\\ 15 U.S.C. 78q-1(b)(3)(H). 3. Financial Safety Change to CME Rule 8H07, CDS.... \\3\\ Securities Exchange Act Release No. 68121 (Oct. 29, 2012), 77 FR 66211 (Nov. 2, 2012)....

  17. 76 FR 81553 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; NASDAQ OMX PHLX LLC; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change Relating...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-28

    ... Securities Exchange Act Release No. 65666 (November 2, 2011), 76 FR 69314. II. Description of Proposal The Exchange proposes to adopt new Exchange Rule 1058, Transfer of Positions. The proposed rule would...

  18. 78 FR 58364 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; BOX Options Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-09-23

    ... procedures set forth in these Rules for such transactions; that they act with due skill, care and diligence... OPRA.\\25\\ The proposed COPIP rule text makes clear that the COPIP broadcast is disseminated via...

  19. Drug Plan Coverage Rules

    MedlinePlus

    ... works with other insurance Find health & drug plans Drug plan coverage rules Note Call your Medicare drug ... shingles vaccine) when medically necessary to prevent illness. Drugs you get in hospital outpatient settings In most ...

  20. EPA proposes new rules for injection wells

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed rule changes to strengthen regulations protecting underground sources of drinking water from underground injection of hazardous wastes. The action is authorized by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Safe Drinking Water Act. The proposed rules were published in Federal Register August 27, 1987.“This proposal assures that hazardous wastes will either be properly treated or placed in an area where they can't contaminate underground sources of drinking water,” said Lawrence J. Jensen, EPA Assistant Administrator for Water. “The regulations would prohibit the migration of untreated hazardous waste out of the injection zone.”

  1. (FIELD) SYMMETRIZATION SELECTION RULES

    SciTech Connect

    P. PAGE

    2000-08-01

    QCD and QED exhibit an infinite set of three-point Green's functions that contain only OZI rule violating contributions, and (for QCD) are subleading in the large N{sub c} expansion. We prove that the QCD amplitude for a neutral hybrid {l_brace}1,3,5. . .{r_brace}{+-} exotic current to create {eta}{pi}{sup 0} only comes from OZI rule violating contributions under certain conditions, and is subleading in N{sub c}.

  2. Medicare program; final waivers in connection with the shared savings program; continuation of effectiveness and extension of timeline for publication of final rule. Interim final rule; continuation of effectiveness and extension of timeline for publication of final rule.

    PubMed

    2014-10-17

    This document announces the continuation of effectiveness of an interim final rule and the extension of the timeline for publication of the final rule. This document is issued in accordance with section 1871(a)(3)(C) of the Social Security Act (the Act), which allows an interim final rule to remain in effect after the expiration of the timeline specified in section 1871(a)(3)(B) of the Act if the Secretary publishes a notice of continuation prior to the expiration of the timeline.

  3. 76 FR 22395 - Federal Advisory Committee Act; Open Internet Advisory Committee

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-21

    ... COMMISSION Federal Advisory Committee Act; Open Internet Advisory Committee AGENCY: Federal Communications... ``Open Internet Advisory Committee'' (hereinafter ``the Committee''), is being established. FOR FURTHER... Internet rules (available at...

  4. Required warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2011-06-22

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending its regulations to add a new requirement for the display of health warnings on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertisements. This rule implements a provision of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) that requires FDA to issue regulations requiring color graphics, depicting the negative health consequences of smoking, to accompany the nine new textual warning statements required under the Tobacco Control Act. The Tobacco Control Act amends the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act (FCLAA) to require each cigarette package and advertisement to bear one of nine new textual warning statements. This final rule specifies the color graphic images that must accompany each of the nine new textual warning statements. PMID:21696017

  5. Ostracod body size trends do not follow either Bergmann's rule or Cope's rule during periods of constant temperature increase

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Xu, Y.; Seshadri, P.; Amin, V.; Heim, N. A.; Payne, J.

    2013-12-01

    Over time, organisms have adapted to changing environments by evolving to be larger or smaller. Scientists have described body-size trends using two generalized theories. Bergmann's rule states that body size is inversely related to temperature, and Cope's rule establishes an increase over time. Cope's rule has been hypothesized as a temporal manifestation of Bergmann's rule, as the temperature of the Earth has consistently decreased over time and mean body size has increased. However, during times of constant temperature increase, Bergmann's rule and Cope's rule predict opposite effects on body size. Our goal was to clarify this relationship using both accessible proxies of historic temperature - atmospheric CO2 levels and paleo-latitude. We measured ostracod lengths throughout the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras (using the Catalogue of Ostracoda) and utilized ostracod latitudinal information from the Paleobiology Database. By closely studying body-size trends during four time periods of constant CO2 increase across spectrums of time and latitude, we were able to compare the effects of Cope's and Bergmann's rule. The correlation, p-values, and slopes of each of our graphs showed that there is no clear relationship between body size and each of these rules in times of temperature increase, both latitudinally and temporally. Therefore, both Cope's and Bergmann's rule act on marine ostracods and no rule is dominant, though our results more strongly disprove the latitudinal variation in ostracod size.

  6. 76 FR 46863 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Amex LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Amending...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-03

    ... Equities Rule 304. \\11\\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 58549 (September 15, 2008), 73 FR 54444... ``Foreign Securities Affiliate,'' Eliminating the Application Process for Approved Persons, and...

  7. 5 CFR 9301.13 - Rules for determining if an individual is the subject of a record.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND INFORMATION Privacy Act § 9301.13 Rules for... the Privacy Officer, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, 2530 Crystal...

  8. 5 CFR 9301.13 - Rules for determining if an individual is the subject of a record.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND INFORMATION Privacy Act § 9301.13 Rules for... the Privacy Officer, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, 2530 Crystal...

  9. Medicare determinations and income-related monthly adjustment amounts to Medicare Part B premiums; conforming changes to regulations. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2014-03-01

    This final rule adopts, without change, the interim final rule with request for comments we published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2013. The interim final rule modified our rules regarding Medicare Part B income-related monthly adjustment amounts to conform to changes made to the Social Security Act (Act) and Internal Revenue Code by the Affordable Care Act. We also removed provisions that phased in income-related monthly adjustment amounts between 2007 and 2009 and updated a citation to reflect the transfer of authority for hearing appeals under title XVIII of the Act from the Social Security Administration to the Department of Health and Human Services.

  10. Medicare determinations and income-related monthly adjustment amounts to Medicare Part B premiums; conforming changes to regulations. Final rule.

    PubMed

    2014-03-01

    This final rule adopts, without change, the interim final rule with request for comments we published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2013. The interim final rule modified our rules regarding Medicare Part B income-related monthly adjustment amounts to conform to changes made to the Social Security Act (Act) and Internal Revenue Code by the Affordable Care Act. We also removed provisions that phased in income-related monthly adjustment amounts between 2007 and 2009 and updated a citation to reflect the transfer of authority for hearing appeals under title XVIII of the Act from the Social Security Administration to the Department of Health and Human Services. PMID:24611211

  11. The unified method rules

    SciTech Connect

    Juric, R.

    1996-12-31

    Any methodology for information systems development defines rules and conditions that are to be followed and satisfied when applying it to developing analysis and design models of a system. The newest attempt to achieve a successful systems development and establish standards in object oriented analysis and design technologies resulted in the unified method documentation set, version 0.8 being published in late 1995. In this paper I will analyse the first draft and present a set of rules that must be satisfied by the valid unified method. The rules are divided into different sections: (A) classes/objects and categories, (B) attributes and operations, (C) associations and inheritance, (D) message trace diagram/object message diagram/state diagram/use cases.

  12. Act resilient.

    PubMed

    Joseph, Genie; Bice-Stephens, Wynona

    2014-01-01

    Attendees have reported changing from being fearful to serene, from listless to energized, from disengaged to connected, and becoming markedly less anxious in a few weeks. Anecdotally, self-reported stress levels have been reduced by over 50% after just one class. Attendees learn not to be afraid of their feelings by working with emotions in a playful manner. When a person can act angry, but separate himself from his personal story, the emotional energy exists in a separate form that is not attached to specific events, and can be more easily dealt with and neutralized. Attendees are taught to "take out the emotional trash" through expressive comedy. They become less intimated by their own emotional intensity and triggers as they learn how even metaphorical buckets of anger, shame, guilt and hurt can be emotionally emptied. The added benefit is that this is accomplished without the disclosure of personal information of the requirement to reexperience past pain which can trigger its own cascade of stress. PMID:24706248

  13. Novice Rules for Projectile Motion.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Maloney, David P.

    1988-01-01

    Investigates several aspects of undergraduate students' rules for projectile motion including general patterns; rules for questions about time, distance, solids and liquids; and changes in rules when asked to ignore air resistance. Reports approach differences by sex and high school physics experience, and that novice rules are situation…

  14. Badger's rule revisited

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Cioslowski, Jerzy; Liu, Guanghua; Mosquera Castro, Ricardo A.

    2000-12-01

    Numerical experiments demonstrate that the accuracy of stretching force constants ke provided by Badger's rule is unlikely to be substantially improved either by modification of the functional dependence on the equilibrium bond length Re or the inclusion of bond parameters related to electron density. These results, based upon both the experimental and QCISD/6-311++G(3d2f, 3p2d) values of Re and ke, imply that most of the universal characteristics of the bond strength vs. bond length dependence are accounted for by Badger's rule, the more detailed features being unexplainable by first-order response properties such as electron density.

  15. 18 CFR 382.202 - Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. 382.202 Section 382.202... GENERAL RULES ANNUAL CHARGES Annual Charges § 382.202 Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. The adjusted costs of administration of the natural...

  16. 18 CFR 382.202 - Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. 382.202 Section 382.202... GENERAL RULES ANNUAL CHARGES Annual Charges § 382.202 Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. The adjusted costs of administration of the natural...

  17. 18 CFR 382.202 - Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. 382.202 Section 382.202... GENERAL RULES ANNUAL CHARGES Annual Charges § 382.202 Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. The adjusted costs of administration of the natural...

  18. 18 CFR 382.202 - Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes.

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    2011-04-01

    ... the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. 382.202 Section 382.202... GENERAL RULES ANNUAL CHARGES Annual Charges § 382.202 Annual charges under the Natural Gas Act and Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and related statutes. The adjusted costs of administration of the natural...

  19. Cramer's Rule Revisited

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    Ayoub, Ayoub B.

    2005-01-01

    In 1750, the Swiss mathematician Gabriel Cramer published a well-written algebra book entitled "Introduction a l'Analyse des Lignes Courbes Algebriques." In the appendix to this book, Cramer gave, without proof, the rule named after him for solving a linear system of equations using determinants (Kosinki, 2001). Since then several derivations of…

  20. 13 Rules That Expire

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    Karp, Karen S.; Bush, Sarah B.; Dougherty, Barbara J.

    2014-01-01

    Overgeneralizing commonly accepted strategies, using imprecise vocabulary, and relying on tips and tricks that do not promote conceptual mathematical understanding can lead to misunderstanding later in students' math careers. In this article, the authors present thirteen pervasive mathematics rules that "expire." With the…

  1. An Airship Slide Rule

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    Weaver, E R; Pickering, S F

    1924-01-01

    This report prepared for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, describes an airship slide rule developed by the Gas-Chemistry Section of the Bureau of Standards, at the request of the Bureau of Engineering of the Navy Department. It is intended primarily to give rapid solutions of a few problems of frequent occurrence in airship navigation, but it can be used to advantage in solving a great variety of problems, involving volumes, lifting powers, temperatures, pressures, altitudes and the purity of the balloon gas. The rule is graduated to read directly in the units actually used in making observations, constants and conversion factors being taken care of by the length and location of the scales. It is thought that with this rule practically any problem likely to arise in this class of work can be readily solved after the user has become familiar with the operation of the rule; and that the solution will, in most cases, be as accurate as the data warrant.

  2. Crispen's Five Antivirus Rules.

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    Crispen, Patrick Douglas

    2000-01-01

    Explains five rules to protect computers from viruses. Highlights include commercial antivirus software programs and the need to upgrade them periodically (every year to 18 months); updating virus definitions at least weekly; scanning attached files from email with antivirus software before opening them; Microsoft Word macro protection; and the…

  3. Crispen's Five Antivirus Rules.

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    Crispen, Patrick Douglas

    2000-01-01

    Provides rules for protecting computers from viruses, Trojan horses, or worms. Topics include purchasing commercial antivirus programs and keeping them updated; updating virus definitions weekly; precautions before opening attached files; macro virus protection in Microsoft Word; and precautions with executable files. (LRW)

  4. Willpower and Personal Rules.

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    Benabou, Roland; Tirole, Jean

    2004-01-01

    We develop a theory of internal commitments or "personal rules" based on self-reputation over one's willpower, which transforms lapses into precedents that undermine future self-restraint. The foundation for this mechanism is the imperfect recall of past motives and feelings, leading people to draw inferences from their past actions. The degree of…

  5. 76 FR 22807 - Privacy Act of 1974; Implementation

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    ... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 321 Privacy Act of 1974; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Security Service, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Security Service is... makes nonsubstantive changes to the Defense ] Security Service Privacy Program rules. These changes...

  6. 78 FR 16611 - Freedom of Information Act; Correction

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 4 Freedom of Information Act; Correction AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION: Final rule; correction. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission published a final rule on February 28, 2013 revising...

  7. 77 FR 28478 - Privacy Act; Implementation

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    ... on July 26, 2011, at 76 FR 44656 adopting the Privacy Act systems of records formerly maintained by...' Office of Chief Counsel as published on November 15, 2011, at 76 FR 70640, as well as, the final rule published on January 11, 2012, at 77 FR 1632 regarding records maintained by Treasury's Office of...

  8. 10 CFR 430.61 - Prohibited acts.

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    2010-01-01

    ... not in compliance with an applicable energy efficiency standard or water conservation standard (in the case of faucets, showerheads, water closets, and urinals) prescribed under the Act and this rule; or (5... OF ENERGY ENERGY CONSERVATION ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAM FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS Certification...

  9. 77 FR 75521 - Community Reinvestment Act Regulations

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    ... 1, 2005. 70 FR 44256 (Aug. 2, 2005). As explained in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of these... Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). 70 FR 12148 (Mar. 11, 2005). See 12 U.S.C. 2808; 12 CFR 203.2(e)(1... the other federal banking agencies in its CRA rule set forth at 12 CFR part 563e. 72 FR 13429 (Mar....

  10. 77 FR 15594 - Privacy Act; Implementation

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    ..., ``Foreign Intelligence and Counterintelligence Operation Records'' (June 15, 2010, 75 FR 33791). This will... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency is...

  11. 76 FR 49658 - Privacy Act; Implementation

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    ..., ``Investigations and Complaints'' (July 19, 2006, 71 FR 41006). This will improve the efficiency and effectiveness... of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 319 Privacy Act; Implementation AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, DoD. ACTION: Direct final rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Defense Intelligence Agency is...

  12. New HIPAA rules: a guide for radiology providers.

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    Dresevic, Adrienne; Mikel, Clinton

    2013-01-01

    The Office for Civil Rights issued its long awaited final regulations modifying the HIPAA privacy, security, enforcement, and breach notification rules--the HIPAA Megarule. The new HIPAA rules will require revisions to Notice of Privacy Practices, changes to business associate agreements, revisions to HIPAA privacy and security policies and procedures, and an overall assessment of HIPAA compliance. The HIPAA Megarule formalizes the HITECH Act requirements, and makes it clear that the OCRs ramp up of HIPAA enforcement is not merely a passing trend. The new rules underscore that both covered entities and business associates must reassess and strengthen HIPAA compliance.

  13. 78 FR 36149 - Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Implementation of the Shark Conservation Act of 2010; Correction

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    ... comment period for the proposed rule published at 78 FR 25685, May 2, 2013, is extended from June 17, 2013... rule in the Federal Register (78 FR 25685) to implement provisions of the SCA that prohibit any person... Provisions; Implementation of the Shark Conservation Act of 2010; Correction AGENCY: National...

  14. 78 FR 40687 - Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Implementation of the Shark Conservation Act of 2010; Extension...

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    ... public comment period for the proposed rule published at 78 FR 25685, May 2, 2013, is extended from July... 2, 2013, NMFS published a proposed rule in the Federal Register (78 FR 25685) to implement... Provisions; Implementation of the Shark Conservation Act of 2010; Extension of Comment Period...

  15. Change in terminology: "mental retardation" to "intellectual disability." Final rule.

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    2013-08-01

    This final rule adopts, without change, the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) we published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2013. We are replacing the term "mental retardation'' with "intellectual disability'' in our Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving mental disorders in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act) and in other appropriate sections of our rules. This change reflects the widespread adoption of the term "intellectual disability'' by Congress, government agencies, and various public and private organizations.

  16. 76 FR 19160 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule...

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    .... \\3\\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 35993 (July 19, 1995), 60 FR 38073 (July 25, 1995... also Exchange Act Release No. 52893 (December 5, 2005) 70 FR 73488 (December 12, 2005) (a rule change... Exchange Act Release No. 40662 (November 12, 1998), 63 FR 64297 (November 19, 1998) (approving File Nos....

  17. 76 FR 19165 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule...

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    .... \\3\\ See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 35993 (July 19, 1995), 60 FR 38073 (July 25, 1995... Exchange Act Release No. 52986 (December 20, 2005) 70 FR 76897 (December 28, 2005) (a rule change to allow... Exchange Act Release No. 40662 (November 12, 1998), 63 FR 64297 (November 19, 1998) (approving File Nos....

  18. 75 FR 47330 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule...

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    ... ability of an Exchange Officer to act on his or her own motion to review potentially erroneous executions. Rule 7.10(g) provides that an Officer, acting on his or her own motion, may review potentially... Officer acting on his or her own motion may take action to declare all transactions that occurred...

  19. Supplemental Security Income: determining disability for a child under age 18. Social Security Administration. Final rules.

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    2000-09-11

    On February 11, 1997, we published interim final rules with a request for comments to implement the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) childhood disability provisions of sections 211 and 212 of Public Law (Pub. L.) 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. We are now publishing revised final rules in response to public comments. We are also conforming our rules to amendments to Public Law 104-193 made by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Public Law 105-33. Finally, we are simplifying and clarifying some rules in keeping with the President's goal of using plain language in regulations. PMID:11503639

  20. Caregivers program. Final rule.

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    2015-01-01

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts, with changes, the interim final rule concerning VA's Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. VA administers this program to provide certain medical, travel, training, and financial benefits to caregivers of certain veterans and servicemembers who were seriously injured during service on or after September 11, 2001. Also addressed in this rulemaking is the Program of General Caregiver Support Services that provides support services to caregivers of veterans from all eras who are enrolled in the VA health care system. Specifically, changes in this final rule include a requirement that Veterans be notified in writing should a Family Caregiver request revocation (to no longer be a Family Caregiver), an extension of the application timeframe from 30 days to 45 days for a Family Caregiver, and a change in the stipend calculation to ensure that Primary Family Caregivers do not experience unexpected decreases in stipend amounts from year to year. PMID:25581943