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  • Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Education Study

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on the proposed collection of data for the WIC Nutrition Education Study. This is a NEW information collection. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is administered at the Federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service (FN

    ...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Food and Nutrition Service. Agency Information Collection ...It will also conduct a pilot study of the impact of nutrition education on WIC recipients' nutrition and physical ... Quality Nutrition Services (RQNS), and the use of new technology, among a racially and ethnically diverse population. ...

  • SES Positions That Were Career Reserved During CY 2013

    As required by section 3132(b)(4) of title 5, United States Code, this gives notice of all positions in the Senior Executive Service (SES) that were career reserved during calendar year 2013.

    ...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eloise Jefferson, Senior Executive ...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE... Office of Deputy Director,. ... Technology Services. ... Economic Impact Capital Officer. ...

  • Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

    In this action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is establishing final emission guidelines for states to follow in developing plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs). Specifically, the EPA is establishing: Carbon dioxide (CO<INF>2</INF>) emission performance rates representing the best system of emission...

    ...Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available (e.g., confidential ...), a legal memorandum, and the regulatory impact analysis (RIA), are also available at ...NSR New Source Review. NTTAA National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act. OMB Office of ...Department of Agriculture (USDA), among others, are committed to sharing ...

  • New California laws for 2014.

    [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] . Agriculture . * AB 224 (Gordon) Creates definitions dealing ... maintained a Web site that includes information on the programs administered through the ... of goods, services or information technology without competitive bidding, to a certified small ... infill projects, and changes how traffic impact is evaluated for certain projects to focus on ...

  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

    The Department of Labor (DOL or the Department) issues this Final Rule to implement titles I and III of the (WIOA). Through these regulations, the Department reforms and modernizes our nation's workforce development system. This rule provides the framework for changes for statewide and local workforce development systems to increase the employment, retention, earnings, and occupational skill...

    ...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adele Gagliardi, Administrator, Office ...' concerns regarding the negative impact that would result on performance indicator ... in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, may select an entity to operate a Civilian ...ATAP Assistive Technology Act Program. AWPA Migrant and Seasonal ...

  • Services, equipment & supplies.

    ...Anchorage, AK 99501 information@lynden.com Phone: 907-339-5100 lynden.com/awe ... Canrig Drilling Jim Carson, 1989 12 Technology Ltd. Alaska District Mgr. 301 E. 92nd Ave. ... time data to command centers, and agriculture/wildlife/ marine mammal surveying. Alaska West ... warming and wildlife Fax: 907-550-8608 impact, state and government business, executive charter ...

  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing, through rulemaking, to implement titles I and III of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). Through these regulations, the Department proposes to implement job training system reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the nation to put Americans, particularly those individuals with barriers to employment, back to...

    ...2015-0001, for Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1205-AB73, by one of the following ..., including the use of accessible technology to increase individuals with disabilities' access ... patterns, and how economic sectors impact the State, which may benefit from inputs either ... agencies and services, Department of Agriculture extension programs, facilitating remote access by ...

  • Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

    The Spring 2016 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. Publication of the Spring 2016 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions represents a key component of the regulatory planning mechanism prescribed in Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review'' (58 FR 51735) and incorporated by reference in the President's Executive Order 13563, ``Impro

    ...June 9, 2016. Part II. Regulatory Information Service Center. ... that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 ...Cabinet Departments. Department of Agriculture. Department of Commerce. Department of Defense. ... Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, Defense Procurement and ...

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... and parks for the dissemination of information concerning provisions of a federal statute and to ... the wake of industrial expansion, and the impact of such legislation on property rights. The added ...441 (1973). . Department of Agriculture v. Murry, 413 U.S. 508 (1973). . Thus, on the ..., in part because of improvements in technology which caused much less disruption of the trial ...

  • Regulation Automated Trading

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or ``Commission'') is proposing a series of risk controls, transparency measures, and other safeguards to enhance the regulatory regime for automated trading on U.S. designated contract markets (``DCMs'') (collectively, ``Regulation AT''). The Commission's proposals build on efforts by numerous entities in recent years to promote best practices...

    ...You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you ... risks (shocks based on erroneous orders impacting multiple markets); clearing and settlement risks ... with a meeting of the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee (``TAC''). The Concept Release ... commenters include the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (``IATP''), Better Markets, and ...

  • The perils of experimentation.

    ...Deliberative and Political Information B. Beneficial and Mischievous Uses C. Incentives ... program requiring pollution control technology; (53) a decentralized program dealing with runoff ... energy generation), mining, and agriculture. (156) Wetlands, which are a major source of ... requirements (such as the environmental impact assessments carried out under the National ...

  • Pirate patents: arguing for improved biopiracy prevention and protection of indigenous rights through a new legislative model.

    ... international approaches to remedying its impact. Part II.A explores the roots of biopiracy and ... Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA), which seeks to explicitly protect ...(97) As technology advanced, Congress evolved to recognize the ... national legislation to protect this information). Under existing international legislation, "the ...

  • 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 Office of Management and...

    ...January 8, 2013. Part II. Regulatory Information Service Center. ... that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 ... further the objective of using modern technology to deliver better service to the American people ... Department of Agriculture. ...

  • Head Start Performance Standards

    This final rule modernizes the Head Start Program Performance Standards, last revised in 1998. In the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Congress instructed the Office of Head Start to update its performance standards and to ensure any such revisions to the standards do not eliminate or reduce quality, scope, or types of health, educational, parental involvement, nutritional,...

    ...In the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below, we provide a table, Table 1: ... services so that programs have a stronger impact on children's learning and development. It also ... currently evolving and the research on technology use and children's learning is an emerging field, ... (6) The Secretary of Agriculture or an authorized representative from the Food and ...

  • First Amendment: Religion And Free Expression

    ... consider empirical evidence of its actual impact, citing a need for "certainty" and the lack of ... to a full spectrum of student "news, information, opinion, entertainment, or academic ... real minors," because, "[a]s imaging technology improves . . . , it becomes more difficult to ... , 472 (1997) (upholding Secretary of Agriculture's marketing orders that assessed fruit producers ...

  • Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

    This final rule implements Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Section 1557). Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in certain health programs and activities. The final rule clarifies and codifies existing nondiscrimination requirements and sets forth new standards to implement Section 1557, particularly with respect

    ...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Hanrahan at (800) 368-1019 or ... need additional time to assess the impacts, align nondiscrimination requirements from ... pertains to electronic and information technology. Both sets of commenters suggested that adding ...and U.S. Dep't of Agriculture, Policy Guidance Regarding Inquiries into ...

  • Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C)

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is publishing for public comment a proposed rule amending Regulation C to implement amendments to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) made by section 1094 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). Consistent with section 1094 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Bureau proposes to add several new reporting...

    ... name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this rulemaking. Because paper ... HMDA data without significantly impacting the data's quality for analysis at the national, ...\ Third, advances in mortgage lending technology enabled the mortgage market to move from lengthy, ... Affairs; (3) the Department of Agriculture, with regard to loans guaranteed by the Secretary ...

  • Transnational agricultural investments and host states' export restriction flexibilities under international economic law.

    ...("GATT 1994") and the WTO Agreement on Agriculture) and jurisprudence. This paper will demonstrate ... systematic evidence on the food security impacts of agricultural FDI." (28) It is therefore ..., consult with and provide necessary information to any other member having a substantial interest ...) for commercial farming will bring the technology required to close the existing crops yield gaps ...

  • Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA § 108(b) for Classes of Facilities in the Hardrock Mining Industry

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing requirements under section 108(b) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for demonstrating financial responsibility. This proposed rule would create a new Part in the CERCLA regulations to require financial responsibility under CERCLA Sec. 108(b), define requirements for demonstration of...

    ... Reduction Act (PRA), comments on the information collection provisions are best assured of ... I. National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA). J. ... analysis are presented in the Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA), which can be accessed in the ... \204\ See United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Greens Creek Mine Tailings ...

  • Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA or Act) guarantees a minimum wage and overtime pay at a rate of not less than one and one- half times the employee's regular rate for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. While these protections extend to most workers, the FLSA does provide a number of exemptions. The Department of Labor (Department) proposes to update and revise the regulations issued under the...

    ... comments, identified by Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1235-AA11, by either of the ... D. Impacts of Revised Salary and Compensation Level Test ... from the computer and information technology sectors to include additional examples of the ... workers workers Agriculture Transportation Other. ...

  • Regulation SBSR-Reporting and Dissemination of Security-Based Swap Information

    In accordance with Section 763 and Section 766 of Title VII (``Title VII'') of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the ``Dodd-Frank Act''), the Securities and Exchange Commission (``SEC'' or ``Commission'') is adopting Regulation SBSR-- Reporting and Dissemination of Security-Based Swap Information (``Regulation SBSR'') under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Exchan

    ...Proposed Rules Regarding Block Trades. B. Potential Impact on Liquidity. 1. T+24 Hour Reporting for All Transactions. ...), available at http://www2.isda.org/functional-areas/technology-infrastructure/data-and-reporting/identifiers/upi-and-taxonomies/ ..., and Frank Lucas, Ranking Member, Committee on Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives, to The Honorable Timothy ...

  • Control of Communicable Diseases

    Through this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is amending its domestic (interstate) and foreign quarantine regulations to best protect the public health of the United States. These amendments are being proposed to aid public health responses to outbreaks of communicable diseases such as...

    ... name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this rulemaking. All relevant ... to reflect modern terminology, technology, and plain language currently used by private ... The regulatory impact analysis quantitatively addresses the costs and ...Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

  • Rural Broadband Access Loans and Loan Guarantees

    The Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture, hereinafter referred to as the Agency, is amending its regulation for the Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program (Broadband Loan Program) to implement the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill). The enactment of the 2014 Farm Bill made changes the Agency must adopt prior to accepting...

    ...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Rural Utilities Service. 7 CFR Part 1738. RIN ... change, including any personal information that is included with the comment, on ... with Executive Order 12866, an Economic Impact Analysis was completed, outlining the costs and ...Depending upon the technology deployed it can be more expensive to provide ...

  • Finding That Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Aircraft Cause or Contribute to Air Pollution That May Reasonably Be Anticipated To Endanger Public Health and Welfare

    In this action, the Administrator finds that elevated concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere endanger the public health and welfare of current and future generations within the meaning of section 231(a)(2)(A) of the Clean Air Act (CAA, or Act). She makes this finding specifically with respect to the same six well-mixed greenhouse gases--carbon dioxide (CO<INF>2</INF>),...

    ...Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., confidential ... I. National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA). J. ... information about climate change and its impact on health, society, and the environment is ..., air quality, food production and agriculture, forestry, water resources, sea level rise and ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ... returned to the task of bolstering agriculture by passing the Agricultural Marketing Agreement ... acreage in the Nation and, thus, that the impact on commerce was "infinitesimal" or "trivial." ... license, and to furnish relevant information as well as to pay a reasonable fee. But no ..." in extending protections to new technology. The Court refused to hold that contributory ...