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  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and incorporated in Executive...

    ... that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ... and reaffirms the principles, structures, and definitions governing contemporary regulatory review that were established in ... ozone NAAQS for purposes other than transportation conformity; anti-backsliding requirements that would apply when the 1997 ...

  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016

    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...

    ... For matters related to the definition of common ownership for purposes of reinsurance contributions: ... of title XXVII of the PHS Act when a State fails to substantially enforce these provisions. Section 1321(d) of the Affordable ... may be necessary to existing SHOP rules to ensure conformity with existing IRS rules if a SHOP were to fully administer COBRA ...

  • From a Dream to Reality Check: Protecting the Rights of Tomorrow's Conditional Legal Resident Enlistees
  • Treasury And Internal Revenue Service Issue New Final Regulations On The Rendering Of Written Tax Advice: The 'Banners' On E-Mail Disclaiming Reliance On Tax Advice May Soon Disappear

    ... This week's issuance of final regulations pertains in substantial part to revision of the rules pertaining to the issuance of ... from falling short of the required standards to show conformity in fact? Consider, for example, if the analysis and conclusion ... 3. Definition of Written Advice Addressing Federal Tax Matters. The final ...

  • Treasury And Internal Revenue Service Issue New Final Regulations On The Rendering Of Written Tax Advice: The 'Banners' On E-Mail Disclaiming Reliance On Tax Advice May Soon Disappear.

    ... This week's issuance of final regulations pertains in substantial part to revision of the rules pertaining to the issuance of ... from falling short of the required standards to show conformity in fact? Consider, for example, if the analysis and conclusion ...3. Definition of Written Advice Addressing Federal Tax Matters. . The final ...

  • Debt funding for water conservation programs.

    ... creates mini-reservoirs that collectively provide substantial public benefits to local water utilities and their ratepayers. . ... control over the resource in compliance with the GASB definition of an "asset" in Concept Statement No. 4. The other way is to ... to ensure that the landscaping is maintained in conformity with the program. These easements restrict only those portions of ...

  • Antitrust violations.

    ...United States, the Court provided the classic definition of the rule of reason standard: . [T]he true test of legality is ... is appropriate when (1) the arrangements foreclose a "substantial volume of commerce," and (2) "anticompetitive forcing is likely," ...), is restricted to "those actions actually taken 'in conformity with' the rate agreement and the terms and conditions laid down ...

  • Fox-hunting the conscience of the king into a shallow grave: sovereign immunity and discovery as applied to Indian tribes in Alltel Communications, L.L.C. v. DeJordy and its implications for discovery practice.

    ... court jurisdiction over a federal officer acting in conformity with valid federal regulations. (161) . In 1994, in Exxon ... Clause," (167) but rejected the government's proposed definition of sovereign immunity from Boron as entailing the conclusion that ...(191) "and has itself subjected the tribes directly to substantial bodies of state and federal law." (192) Congressional policy has ...

  • The Reexamination Power of Patent Infringers and the Forgotten Inventor
  • Land Exchange Procedures and Procedures to Amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920

    This rule provides clarity in how the Department of the Interior administers certain provisions of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act and the Hawaiian Home Lands Recovery Act. It facilitates the goal of the rehabilitation of the Native Hawaiian community, including the return of native Hawaiians to the land, consistent with the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, the State of Hawai[revaps]i Admission...

    ... lessees of Hawaiian home lands,'' all lessees met the definition of ``native Hawaiian'' and had a blood quantum of at least 50 ... the function of the United States to ensure conformity with the limitations in the Admission Act and protect the ... policies have federalism implications if they ``have substantial direct effects on the States, on the relationship between the ...

  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

    Through this rule, HUD proposes to provide HUD program participants with more effective means to affirmatively further the purposes and policies of the Fair Housing Act, which is Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. The Fair Housing Act not only prohibits discrimination but, in conjunction with other statutes, directs HUD's program participants to take steps proactively to overcome...

    ..., HUD believes that the rule has the potential for substantial benefit. Page 43712. for program participants and the communities ... 5, subpart A, which contains generally applicable definitions and federal requirements that are applicable to all or almost all ... persons by race, national origin, and disability in conformity with the applicable AFH. Moreover, any PHA plans for the ...

  • Application of Third Party Testing Requirements; Reducing Third Party Testing Burdens

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission staff (``CPSC,'' ``Commission,'' or ``we'') invites public comment on opportunities to reduce the cost of third party testing requirements consistent with assuring compliance with any applicable consumer product safety rule, ban, standard, or regulation. Third party testing requirements apply to most children's products that are subject to a children's...

    ... to the product'' to an accredited ``third party conformity assessment body'' to be tested for compliance with the children's ... behalf of 2 or more importers of a product that is substantially similar or identical in all material respects. What ... identical in all material respects? Please provide a definition and examples of products that are considered ``substantially ...

  • Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is proposing amendments to certain mortgage servicing rules issued in 2013. These proposed amendments focus primarily on clarifying, revising, or amending provisions regarding force-placed insurance notices, policies and procedures, early intervention, and loss mitigation requirements under Regulation X's servicing provisions; and periodic...

    ..., in October 2014, the Bureau added an alternative definition of small servicer in the Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules ... apply to any act done or omitted in good faith in conformity with any advisory opinion of the Bureau, notwithstanding that ... are a particularly vulnerable group at risk of substantial harms. These potential harms are most likely to occur when a ...

  • Self-Regulatory Organizations; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Amendment No. 2 and Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change To Amend FINRA Rule 4210 (Margin Requirements) To Establish Margin Requirements for the TBA Market, as Modified by Amendment Nos. 1 and 2

    ..., is excerpted, in part, from the Notice, which was substantially prepared by FINRA, and the Order Instituting Proceedings. See ... Mortgage Obligations (``CMOs''),\14\ issued in conformity with a program of an agency \15\ or Government-Sponsored ...1. Definition of Covered Agency Transactions (Proposed FINRA Rule ...

  • Veterinary Feed Directive

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending its animal drug regulations regarding (VFD) drugs. FDA's current VFD regulation established requirements relating to the distribution and use of VFD drugs and animal feeds containing such drugs. This amendment is intended to improve the efficiency of FDA's VFD program while protecting human and animal health.

    ... The definition of ``Category II'' in part 558 is revised to remove the automatic ... other Type B or Type C medicated feeds and contains a substantial quantity of nutrients with the new animal drug. A Type C ... terms of the VFD and is manufactured and labeled in conformity with the approved, conditionally approved, or indexed conditions ...

  • Safety Standard for Soft Infant and Toddler Carriers

    The Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act, section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), requires the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission, CPSC, or we) to promulgate consumer product safety standards for durable infant or toddler products. Durable infant and toddler standards must be ``substantially the same as'' applicable...

    ...Durable infant and toddler standards must be ``substantially the same as'' applicable voluntary standards or more stringent ...II. Product Description. A. Definition of a Soft Infant and Toddler Carrier. ASTM F2236-14 defines a ... 1107); and (2) Requirements Pertaining to Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies (16 CFR part 1112). The regulation at 16 CFR ...

  • Part II

    ...40 CFR Part 93. Transportation Conformity Rule PM2.5and PM10. Amendments; Proposed Rule. Page 23024 . ...C. Proposed Definitions for PM2.5NAAQS. EPA is proposing two new definitions to Sec. ... not negatively impact air quality within the area substantially affected by the project.\19\ Through meeting all of these ...

  • 83 F.Supp.2d 1366 (CIT. 1999), 96-04-01274, Cummins Engine Co. v. United States

    ... 31, 33; and (3) because the crankshafts underwent a substantial transformation in Mexico, they should be reliquidated duty-free ...in Opp'n to Def.'s Mot. for SJ at 10-11. The definition of "further worked," however, is not limited to the note's listed ... deliberation, has rendered a decision herein; now, in conformity with said decision, it is hereby.         ORDERED that ...

  • Guidance for Executive Order 13673, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”

    The Department of Labor (the Department) is publishing final guidance (the Guidance) to assist the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (the FAR Council) and Federal contracting agencies in the implementation of Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces. Executive Order 13673 (the Order) contains new requirements designed to increase efficiency and cost savings in the Federal...

    ... this final Guidance, the Department provides detailed definitions for various terms used in the Order and the FAR rule to ... 5. Electronic Wage Statements. 6. Substantially Similar State Laws. 7. Request to Delay Effective Date. ...11246's prohibition of sex discrimination in conformity with Title VII principles. ...

  • Regulations Relating to Information Reporting by Foreign Financial Institutions and Withholding on Certain Payments to Foreign Financial Institutions and Other Foreign Entities

    This document contains final regulations under chapter 4 of Subtitle A (sections 1471 through 1474) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Code) regarding information reporting by foreign financial institutions (FFIs) with respect to U.S. accounts and withholding on certain payments to FFIs and other foreign entities. These regulations affect persons making certain U.S.-related payments to FFIs...

    ... (NFFEs) that do not provide information on their substantial United States owners (substantial U.S. owners) to withholding ... 1.1471-1--Scope of Chapter 4 and Definitions. The chapter 4 definitions have been revised to reflect the ... In response to comments requesting conformity between IGA definitions and the chapter 4 definitions, the final ...

  • Control of Alcohol and Drug Use: Coverage of Maintenance of Way (MOW) Employees and Retrospective Regulatory Review-Based Amendments

    In response to Congress' mandate in the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA), FRA is expanding the scope of its drug and alcohol regulation to cover MOW employees. This rule also codifies guidance from FRA compliance manuals, responds to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations, and adopts substantive amendments based upon FRA's regulatory review of 30 years of...

    ...First, it adopts part 214's definition of ``roadway worker'' to define ``MOW employee'' under this part. ...Page 37910. in general conformity with OSHA's recordkeeping and reporting regulations''). In ... motor vehicles, this limited exception will substantially lessen the number of pre-employment drug tests railroads will ...

  • Safety Management System for Certificated Airports

    On October 7, 2010, the FAA published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to require certificate holders to establish a safety management system (SMS) for the entire airfield environment, including movement and non-movement areas, to improve safety at airports hosting air carrier operations. After reviewing the comments received and conducting further internal analysis,

    ...The FAA supports conformity of U.S. aviation safety regulations with ICAO standards and ... implementation of the proposed accountable executive definition is feasible. C. Summary of the Costs and Benefits. This ...; (4) would have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities; (5) would not create unnecessary ...

  • Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to amend its regulation for Current Good Manufacturing Practice In Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Human Food (CGMPs) to modernize it and to add requirements for domestic and foreign facilities that are required to register under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) to establish and implement hazard analysis and risk-...

    ...FDA also is proposing to revise certain definitions in FDA's current regulation for Registration of Food Facilities ... have devastating impacts on public health and impose substantial economic disruption and cost on the food industry. The food ... in conformance with or are operated or administered in conformity with good manufacturing practice to assure that bottled drinking ...

  • Members of Federal Home Loan Banks

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is proposing to revise its regulations governing Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) membership primarily to require each applicant and member institution to hold one percent of its assets in ``home mortgage loans'' in order to satisfy the statutory requirement that an institution make long-term home mortgage loans; require each member to comply on an ongoing...

    ... The regulation supplements the statutory definition of ``home mortgage loan'' by defining the term generally to ... revise that definition by substituting the phrase ``substantially all'' for the word ``all'' to reflect the fact that purchase and ... required under paragraph (b)(1) of this section in conformity with the standards set forth in Sec. 1263.11. Sec. 1263.10 Ten ...

  • 167 F.3d 552 (D.C. Cir. 1999), 98-3080, United States v. Hubbell

    ... in 1996 that Hubbell apparently had begun to receive substantial payments as consulting fees in 1994. According to the present ... had a "substantial basis" for his finding of conformity to the applicable standard (probable cause). Gates, 462 U.S. at ...As we shall see, there is an ambiguity in the definition of that core "subject matter," but, under the sentence as a ...