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December 13, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 238)

Unified Agenda

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [frwais.access.gpo.gov]

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F. SUBJECT INDEX TO THE UNIFIED AGENDA

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Accounting:

Audits of State and local governments and nonprofit institutions.................................................2945

Change in method definition......................................2830

Cost accounting standards.............................749, 3603, 3757

Delay rental payments............................................2860

DOI cost recovery..........................................1822, 1828

Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3540

FMS claims.................................................2461, 2462

Foreign exchange operations......................................2473

International accounting standards...............................4248

Local exchange carrier requirements..............................3992

Maritime mobile radio services...................................3896

Mark-to-market accounting............................2633, 2694, 2699

Requirements for RUS Telecommunications borrowers.................433

Unallowable costs................................................3755

Administrative practice and procedure:

See also Claims

Environmental impact statements

Freedom of information

Privacy

AID..............................................................3001

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2514

Coast Guard......................................................1301

DOI..............................................................1566

DOT..............................................................2101

FTC..............................................................4075

FWS..............................................................1572

Hearing and appeal procedures:

Aviation economic proceedings..................................2092

BLM............................................................1832

CNCS...........................................................3013

DHS............................................................1186

Medicare enrollment............................................1035

NIGC...........................................................4120

OHA............................................................1560

OPM............................................................3627

Peace Corps....................................................3647

Treasury Department............................................2585

USDA............................................................194

HUD..............................................................1472

INS..............................................................1936

IRS........................................................2581, 2733

OPM..............................................................3570

Peace Corps......................................................3648

Rulemaking:

GSA............................................................3442

IRS............................................................2583

USDA............................................................341

SSA...............................................................167

USDA.........................................................272, 275

VA...............................................................2945

Adoption and foster care:

Administrative costs.............................................1136

Alien siblings...................................................1174

Intercountry adoptions.....................................1172, 2072

Advertising:

Alcoholic beverages..............................................2529

Home insulation..................................................4080

Organic claims for alcoholic beverages...........................2524

Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................4076

Television.......................................................3914

Unfair or deceptive practices....................................4077

Aged:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

AOA rules revisions..............................................1142

National Senior Service Corps....................................3017

Nondiscrimination:

GSA............................................................3447

HUD............................................................1515

NARA...........................................................3502

SSA............................................................3697

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program............................6

Agricultural commodities:

See also Commodity futures

Crop insurance

Fruits

Grains

Marketing quotas

Price support programs

Vegetables

AID transactions...........................................2995, 3001

Cargo preference regulations.....................................2375

Commodity Credit Corporation:

Debt collection and settlement regulations......................198

Export Credit Guarantee Program.................................366

Noninsured crop disaster assistance program for tropical crops.......................................................204

Procurement of commodities from HUBZone small businesses........210

Quality samples program.........................................364

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers.........................201

Warehouses for storage contracts................................187

Commodity Supplemental Food Program................................10

Cotton:

Classification service user fees................................185

Country of origin labeling..........................................2

Emerging markets program..........................................365

Exports......................................................365, 367

Grains............................................................282

Honey:

Nonrecourse marketing assistance loan and loan deficiency payment.....................................................203

Research and promotion program..................................177

Imports...........................................................225

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................215

Mark-to-market accounting........................................2699

National Organic Program.......................................1, 178

Nursery crops.....................................................274

Ocean freight claims..............................................190

Organic producers' exemption from paying assessments..............179

Peanuts:

Designated marketing associations...............................205

Pecans............................................................278

Quality Services Verification Program.............................172

Quarantine and inspection services user fees......................231

Sales policies....................................................206

Sugar:

Marketing allotment regulations.................................209

Program revisions...............................................211

Reexport programs...............................................363

Tobacco:

Inspection.................................................175, 176

Marketing quotas...........................................191, 199

Price support program...........................................199

Warehouse designation requirements..............................186

Tomato............................................................277

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Agricultural research:

Funding requirements..............................................251

Matching fund requirements at Land-Grant Institutions.............254

Non-formula grant program administration..........................252

Agriculture:

See also Agricultural commodities

Agricultural research

Food assistance programs

Foods

Forests and forest products

Irrigation

Pesticides and pests

Rural areas

Acquisition regulations...........................................449

Administrative regulations...................................272, 275

Bees, beekeeping byproducts, and beekeeping equipment.............246

Biobased products.................................................409

Conservation contract debt write-down.............................207

Conservation program information confidentiality...................29

Conservation security program......................................27

Cost-sharing for animal and plant health emergency programs.......240

Effluent guidelines for aquaculture industry.....................3413

Emergency Watershed Protection Program.............................25

Farm Bill of 2002:

Assistance for livestock producers..............................192

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.........415, 423, 426

Energy efficiency improvements..................................417

Renewable energy systems........................................417

Rural Business Enterprise Grant program.........................422

Farm Service Agency:

Annual analysis requirements for lenders........................208

Debt collection and settlement regulations......................198

Disaster declaration and designation............................202

Environmental compliance regulation.............................196

Interest assistance program.....................................189

Regulatory streamlining of direct farm loan programs............188

Rescheduling guaranteed loans with balloon payments.............208

Selection of state and county committees........................195

Subordination requirements......................................208

Tobacco warehouse designation requirements......................186

Funding requirements for extension activities at Land-Grant

Institutions.............................................254, 255

Guaranteed farm loan regulations..................................197

Hatch Multistate Research Fund....................................253

Intermediary relending program....................................424

National security emergency loans.................................416

Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Equitable relief procedures.....................................448

Nonprocurement regulations........................................408

Participation of religious organizations in USDA programs.........410

Pseudorabies in swine.............................................245

Secondary market pooling by fiscal transfer agent.................418

Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................425

Technical assistance and training.................................260

Third-party vendor assistance......................................26

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers...........................201

Worker protection standards................................3277, 3295

AIDS:

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS......................1529

NIH AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program.........................1016

Air carriers:

See also Air rates and fares

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1318

Air-ground telecommunications services...........................3968

Aircraft assembly placard requirements...........................2180

Aviation data requirements.......................................2082

Cargo security...................................................1363

Civil penalties..................................................2106

Commuter air carrier registrations...............................2089

Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II:

Passenger reservation information..............................1392

Computer reservations systems regulations........................2090

Continuing fitness determinations................................2084

Enhanced security rules for foreign carriers.....................1371

Fifth-freedom charters...........................................2086

Flight deck officer program......................................1390

Foreign airline operators' revenues and expenses in the US........454

Hazardous materials transportation:

International standards........................................2363

Income source rules..............................................2582

Maintenance of and access to records pertaining to individuals 2103, 2104

Noise certification standards..............................2148, 2173

Passengers:

Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals........2088

Baggage liability..............................................2107

Baggage limitation for travelers to Cuba........................499

Manifest information.....................................1324, 2100

Nondiscrimination..............................................2083

Oxygen use.....................................................2098

Passenger and Aviation Security Screening Records..............1393

Passenger facility charge rule.................................2166

Passenger Name Record information........................1327, 1375

Security service fee...........................................1376

Transit without visa.....................................1349, 1352

Use of portable oxygen concentrator devices onboard............2168

Prohibition against flight takeoffs or landings in the US by

Syrian air carriers..........................................2181

Pyrotechnic signaling devices....................................2156

Seats, crashworthiness standards.................................2131

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1385

Security infrastructure fees.....................................1377

Service difficulty reports.......................................2118

Suspension of privilege to transport aliens to the United

States.......................................................1343

Air pollution control:

See also Motor vehicle pollution

Accidental release prevention..............................3188, 3189

Acid Rain Program................................................3254

Air quality modeling.............................................3131

Air quality resources:

Class I area designations......................................3194

Air quality standards....................3047, 3048, 3167, 3192, 3215

Alternative method approvals.....................................3074

Ambient air quality monitoring..............................118, 3072

Best available retrofit technology................................126

Boilers..........................................................3120

Carbon monoxide............................................3048, 3260

Chemicals........................................................3307

Chromium emissions...............................................3064

Clean Air Act..................................3050, 3134, 3140, 3252

Clean unit designation...........................................3217

Combustion turbines........................................3119, 3245

Continuous parameter monitoring systems..........................3075

Delisting hazardous pollutants.................3065, 3093, 3140, 3146

Electric arc furnace.............................................3138

Electric utility steam generating units.....................127, 3120

Emission control diagnostic systems..............................3084

Emissions from animal feeding operations.........................3097

Emissions monitoring program.........................3075, 3137, 3149

Emissions standards:

Aircraft engines...............................................3159

Architectural coatings.........................................3107

Coke ovens.........................................3052, 3122, 3142

Heavy-duty diesel trucks.......................................3170

Hydrochloric acid production...................................3267

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Hydrogen fluoride production...................................3052

Locomotive engines.............................................3088

Marine diesel engines..........................................3088

Municipal waste combustors.....................................3260

Navajo generating station................................3128, 3129

New marine engines.............................................3052

New motor vehicles.......................................3102, 3152

Nonroad diesel engines and fuel................................3253

Performance criteria...........................................3139

Permit requirements............................................3052

Radionuclides..................................................3130

Semiconductor facilities.......................................3052

Spark ignition marine vessels..................................3104

Spark-ignition nonroad engines...........................3104, 3263

Test procedures for highway and nonroad engines................3173

VOC standards..................................................3067

Emissions trades.................................................3213

Flexible air permit rule.........................................3106

Fuels and fuel additives....3073, 3098, 3108, 3125, 3160, 3162, 3164, 3174, 3184, 3191, 3262

Gas turbines.....................................................3146

Gasoline anti-dumping program........................3077, 3151, 3163

Hazardous air pollutants....3140, 3166, 3193, 3222, 3242, 3247, 3267, 3328

Indian reservations in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.............3156

Inspection/maintenance programs............................3071, 3214

Interstate transport of fine particulate matter............3127, 3165

MACT standards..................................127, 3086, 3242, 3246

Maintenance and repair activities................................3113

Methyl bromide.............................................3085, 3257

Mineral wool production..........................................3224

Mobile sources.............................................3068, 3076

Monitoring requirements..........................................3047

NESHAP:

Acrylic/modacrylic fiber production............................3229

Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities..................3196

Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing manufacturing...........3169

Asphalt/coal tar application...................................3249

Cellulose products manufacturing...............................3083

Chromium electroplating........................................3248

Clay ceramics industry.........................................3236

Coating manufacturing..........................................3181

Coke ovens.....................................................3122

Defense land systems...........................................3241

Elastomers...............................................3193, 3205

Electric arc furnace manufacturing.............................3115

Ethylene oxide...........................................3058, 3230

Ethylene processes.............................................3147

Ferroalloys production.........................................3223

Gasoline distribution facilities.........................3059, 3239

General provisions.......................................3116, 3145

Glass manufacturing industry...................................3228

Halogenated solvent cleaning...................................3202

Hazardous Organic NESHAP.................................3063, 3066

Hazardous waste combustion facilities...........................131

Hydrochloric acid production...................................3096

Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing...................3232

Industrial process cooling towers..............................3060

Industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters..............................................3235, 3243

Iron and steel foundries...........................3117, 3123, 3233

Lead smelting............................................3199, 3264

Leather finishing..............................................3081

Magnetic tape manufacturing....................................3062

Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3198

Metal pipes....................................................3249

Municipal solid waste landfills................................3089

Nonferrous metals........................................3237, 3238

Off-site waste and recovery operations residual risk standard 3187

Oil and natural gas production...........................3092, 3231

Organic chemical manufacturing.................................3105

Organic liquid distribution....................................3182

Paint stripping................................................3227

Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities......................3061

Petroleum refineries...............................3144, 3204, 3265

Pharmaceuticals production...............................3177, 3226

Plastic parts and products.....................................3247

Plating and polishing..........................................3234

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing........3118, 3246

Pollution prevention alternative compliance....................3145

Polymers and resins................................3197, 3205, 3206

Polyurethane foam production...................................3225

Portland cement manufacturing industry.........................3057

Predictive emission monitoring.................................3054

Primary aluminum reduction plants..............................3143

Printing and publishing industry.........................3056, 3203

Printing, coating, and dyeing of fabrics and textiles..........3261

Pulp and paper production......................................3271

Refractory products manufacturing..............................3185

Reinforced plastic composites..................................3171

Secondary aluminum production..................................3183

Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3200

Site remediation...............................................3100

Solvent extraction for vegetable oil production................3250

Source categories..............................................3145

Surface coating of metal cans..................................3099

Synthetic organic chemicals....................................3066

Taconite iron ore processing...................................3124

Thermoplastics...........................................3193, 3206

Total facility low risk determination for residual risk........3095

New source performance standards...3051, 3119, 3120, 3121, 3138, 3240

New source review..............119, 129, 3113, 3126, 3179, 3217, 3266

New stationary sources...........................................3052

Nitrogen oxides................................3103, 3148, 3254, 3391

Opacity measurement of emissions...........................3133, 3137

Operating permits..................3101, 3186, 3209, 3210, 3211, 3255

Ozone and ozone precursors: 8-hour standard......128, 3078, 3094, 3219, 3220, 3221, 3259, 3268, 3270

National ambient air quality standards.......128, 3078, 3167, 3221, 3258, 3259, 3270

Nonattainment area reclassification............................3269

Protection of stratospheric ozone.......57, 3069, 3082, 3085, 3090, 3091, 3109, 3110, 3111, 3112, 3114, 3154, 3155, 3168, 3172, 3175, 3176, 3178, 3244, 3256, 3257

Transport..............................3127, 3148, 3195, 3207, 3251

Particulate matter...............................................3190

PCB manufacturing................................................3326

Performance Track program............................3354, 3355, 3356

Performance-based measurement system for fuels...................3216

Plantwide Applicability Limit.....................................119

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing................3118

Polymer exemption rule...........................................3301

Prevention of significant deterioration........119, 3113, 3126, 3179, 3217, 3266

Project XL.................................................3032, 3037

Reciprocating internal combustion engines............3121, 3240, 3242

Risk management plans:

List of substances.............................................3189

Public access to information...................................3188

Solid waste incinerators.........................................3051

Source category list.............................................3222

State implementation plans..................................128, 3080

Sulfur oxides..............................................3070, 3192

Synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing........................3136

Transportation conformity..................................3078, 3252

Volatile organic compounds.........3046, 3067, 3087, 3132, 3136, 3157

Voluntary superior monitoring....................................3218

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Wood furniture industry..........................................3201

Air rates and fares:

Aviation data requirements.......................................2082

Air traffic control:

Emergency security control........................................728

Waiver of mandatory separation age for air traffic controllers 2150

Air transportation:

See also Air carriers

Air rates and fares

Aircraft

Airmen

Airports

Airspace

Aviation safety

Navigation (air)

Aviation economics...............................................2092

Electronic presentation of cargo data............................1330

Excise taxes.........................................2750, 2827, 2881

Hazardous substances.......................................2329, 2363

Nondiscrimination................................................2083

Aircraft:

Aging aircraft...................................................2167

Aircraft parts...................................................2137

Airworthiness directives and standards....105, 106, 2113, 2115, 2157, 2158, 2159, 2172

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in airplane sales...............................................2438

Area navigation..................................................2145

Aviation Radio Service...........................................3974

Certification procedures for products and parts..................2108

Child restraint systems..............................2124, 2162, 2313

Cockpit voice recorder requirements..............................2114

Corrosion control program........................................2171

Electrical and electronic system standards.......................2117

Exhaust emissions standard for engines...........................3159

Export licensing jurisdiction.....................................481

Extended operations of multi-engine airplanes....................2149

Flight data recorder regulations...........................2114, 2140

Float plane take-off and landing.................................1270

Foreign civil aircraft...........................................2087

Fuel tank safety.................................................2167

Halon-1301 fire extinguishing vessels............................3175

Hazardous material recognition training..........................2139

Hazardous material transportation................................2330

Helicopters......................................................2173

Improved seats retrofit..........................................2131

Light sport aircraft:

Certification of pilots, repairmen and aircraft................2174

Maintenance:

Aging aircraft............................................104, 2133

Bilateral agreements with Canada...............................2151

Noise requirements...............................................2164

Ownership transfer notification..................................2127

Private charter security rules...................................1378

Propeller-driven small airplane noise certification........2153, 2164

Repair station security requirements.............................1369

Restrictions on flights between the U.S. and Libya...............2184

Rotorcraft.......................................................2113

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................739

Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more 1384

Transponders...............................................2134, 2142

Transport category:

Airworthiness directives and standards......2111, 2119, 2169, 2175, 2176, 2177, 2178, 2179, 2182

Crew discreet alerting systems.................................2120

Emergency announcements on public address systems..............2175

Emergency evacuation demonstration procedures..................2136

Flight deck door monitoring....................................2120

Flight guidance systems........................................2169

Flight requirements............................................2177

Flightdeck security considerations on foreign operated airplanes............................................2143, 2147

Fuel tank flammability reduction................................108

Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions.........2119

Powerplant controls......................................2179, 2182

Powerplant installation requirements.....................2176, 2182

Protective breathing equipment...........................2178, 2182

Public address system..........................................2182

Trim systems.............................................2178, 2182

Airmen:

Civil penalties..................................................2170

Counterfeit-resistant certification requirements.................2127

Criminal history background checks...............................1387

Drug abuse.......................................................2132

Drug or alcohol test refusal.....................................2112

Flight training for aliens.................................1381, 1403

Picture identification requirements..............................2144

Rest and duty requirements.......................................2161

Second-in-command type rating....................................2125

Security disqualifications.......................................2165

Airports:

Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals..........2088

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1318

Concessions:

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation................2094

Criminal history background checks for escorted access...........1362

Criminal history background checks for operators.................1387

Customs security area access.....................................1325

Enhanced security procedures within the Washington, DC

Metropolitan Area Flight Restricted Zone.....................1370

Limitations for unscheduled operations at Chicago's O'Hare

International Airport........................................2130

Noise compatibility regulations..................................2155

Private land mobile radio services...............................3972

Security compliance program......................................1386

Airspace:

Flight limitation in the proximity of space flight operations 2183

Grand Canyon National Park.......................................2138

Minimum flight altitudes and restrictions in the vicinity of certain sports events........................................2154

NOAA overflight regulation........................................658

Regulations, routine issue of....................................2160

Restrictions on flights between the U.S. and Libya...............2184

Use and preservation of..........................................2110

Washington, DC metropolitan area.................................2121

Alcohol abuse:

Airmen testing...................................................2112

Aviation personnel...............................................2163

Management information system reporting by transportation employers....................................................2105

Testing following marine incident..................................73

Transportation workplace testing...........................2095, 2097

Alcohol and alcoholic beverages:

See also Beer

Liquors

Wine

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2514

Distilled spirits plant regulations..............................2482

Flavored malt beverages..........................................2517

Organic claims in labeling and advertising.......................2524

Saccharin disclosure.......................................2539, 2549

Standards of fill................................................2479

Taxpaid distilled spirits used to manufacture nonbeverage products.....................................................2485

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Aliens:

See also Citizenship and naturalization

Immigration

Refugees

Address notification.............................................1413

Adjustment of status...1175, 1190, 1199, 1201, 1206, 1207, 1212, 1240

Adoption of alien siblings.......................................1174

Affidavit of support.............................................1189

American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act.....1176, 1884

Arriving aliens definition.......................................1337

Assigning SSNs to F-1 students...................................3751

Asylum...........................................................1200

Claims made at land border ports-of-entry................1222, 1938

Dismissal of application.......................................1168

Numerical limit on grants......................................1930

Battered and abused spouses and children...................1188, 1927

Border crossing cards:

Elimination of.................................................1322

Children:

Certificate of citizenship application.........................1203

Child Status Protection Act..............................1223, 2061

Civil surgeon program............................................1180

Conditional residents:

Termination of marriage........................................1195

Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1177

Countries to which aliens may be removed.............1423, 1427, 1941

Crew list visa elimination.......................................2080

Criminal convictions.............................................1946

Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent offenses...................................................1407

Custody procedures.........................................1412, 1939

Deportability and inadmissibility on public charge grounds.......1193

Deportation proceedings:

Power of Attorney General......................................1408

Suspension.........................................1192, 1927, 1932

Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1411

Diversity visas..................................................2073

Documentary requirements for returning temporary residents.......1214

Duty to surrender when ordered removed from the United States 1942

Employment:

Authorization for certificate of citizenship applicants........1251

Correcting technical and procedural violations of paperwork requirements...............................................1249

EB-5 classification......................................1221, 1940

Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1228

Eligibility pilot program......................................1231

Eligibility verification.......................................1217

Employer sanctions.............................................1429

International broadcasters.....................................1239

Labor certification process................................92, 1997

Labor condition applications.............................1992, 1998

Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................1991

Premium processing service for petitions and applications......1205

Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas 1992, 1998

Temporary nonagricultural services or labor....................1243

Verification documents.........................................1233

Evidence processing timeframe....................................1184

Exchange visitors:

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.....75, 1416, 1420, 1428, 2070

Student Exchange Visitor Information System..............1417, 2068

Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1178

Extension of time limit on admission of Mexican nationals........1333

Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1323

Fingerprinting.......................................1191, 1197, 2062

Firearm purchase requirements....................................1898

Flight training............................................1381, 1403

Good conduct time for prisoners..................................1870

Guam Visa Waiver Program...................................1351, 1354

H-1B petition fees...............................................1226

Health care workers........................................1248, 2071

Illegal entry....................................................1179

Inadmissability..................................................1164

Criminal grounds.........................................1244, 1246

Former U.S. citizens who renounced citizenship to avoid taxation...................................................1170

Inspection and expedited removal.................................1335

International-to-International Program...........................1321

Juveniles........................................................1166

Legal Immigration Family Equity Act........................1207, 1209

Medical examination requirements.................................1180

Medical grounds of inadmissibility and waivers...................1181

National interest waivers for physicians.........................1237

NATO civilian employees..........................................1169

Non-deportation agreement........................................1405

Nonimmigrant classes:

Academic honoraria for B visa status...........................1202

Actuaries......................................................1198

Admission period for B visitors................................1252

Admission requirements.........................................1215

Application processing fee exemption...........................2077

Automatic voiding..............................................1179

Border commuter students.................................1425, 2069

Change of status prior to pursuing a course of study...........1242

Construction work by B visitors................................1241

Denial of applications by schools for approval to enroll students...................................................1400

Documentation of professionals.................................2075

Duration of status limitations...........................1255, 1419

Eliminating numerical cap on Mexican TN visas..................1245

Fees for F, J, and M classes...................................1415

Firearm prohibitions.....................................1901, 1904

K classification...............................................1209

Law enforcement initiatives....................................1395

Nurses...................................................1238, 1999

Petitioning requirements.......................................1229

Plant pathologists.............................................1198

Reduced course load for students at border communities.........1421

Registration and monitoring policies...........................1418

Revocation of visas............................................1402

Spouses and children of lawful permanent residents.............1208

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System................2070

Student and Exchange Visitor Program school recertification 75, 1428

Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 students...................................................1422

Temporary workers..................................1230, 1243, 1988

Victims of trafficking or criminal activity........1210, 1211, 1213

Visa exemption for nationals of the British Virgin Islands entering the U.S. through St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 1339

Parole authority.................................................1396

Permanent resident status............................1187, 1204, 1946

Powers and duties of service officers............................1937

Public access to information.....................................2074

Refugee status...................................................1194

Numerical limit on admissions..................................1930

Registration requirements..................................1217, 1227

Religious workers................................................1167

Removal of visa and passport waiver for residents of Canada and

Bermuda......................................................1338

Removal orders...................................................1406

Removal proceedings............................1335, 1928, 1937, 1943

Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to nonresidents.................................................2731

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Returning residents..............................................1344

Social security benefits for lawfully present aliens.............1235

Suspension of airline's privilege to transport aliens to the

United States................................................1343

Syrian nationals.................................................1240

Temporary protected status.......................................1234

Trafficking victims........................................1409, 2079

Transit without visa.....................1321, 1342, 1348, 1349, 1352

United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology

Program..................................................74, 1360

Unlawful presence................................................1179

Verification of eligibility for public benefits..................1250

Vessel crewman detention.........................................1353

Visa Waiver Permanent Program Act................................1176

Visa Waiver Program..............................................1334

Waiver of fees...................................................1173

Animal diseases:

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy.......22, 44, 58, 224, 235, 238, 242

Bovine tuberculosis..........................................236, 239

Brucellosis.......................................................247

Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer.............................5

Cost-sharing for emergency programs...............................240

Foot-and-mouth disease.........................................4, 237

Pseudorabies in swine.............................................245

Trichinae Certification Program...................................249

Animal drugs:

Presubmission conferences for applicants..........................996

Registration and listing requirements..............................43

Use of materials derived from cattle...........................45, 46

Animal welfare:

Biological agents and toxins list.................................222

Definition of animal.........................................212, 250

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2398

Inspection, licensing, and procurement............................243

Marine mammals....214, 615, 617, 618, 619, 651, 652, 698, 1627, 1680, 1705, 1719, 1791

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees..................................................1015

Transportation on international carriers.........................1570

Animals:

See also Animal diseases

Animal drugs

Animal welfare

Livestock

Wildlife

Air emissions from feeding operations............................3097

Imports:

Dog and Cat Protection Act.....................................2398

Transgenic.......................................................3334

Antidumping:

Baseline recalculation for downstream oxygenate addition.........3163

Certification of factual information..............................463

Sunset reviews....................................................464

Archives and records:

See also Classified information

Freedom of information

Health records

Privacy

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

NARA:

Classified national security information.......................3510

Declassification of national security information..............3503

Electronic mail................................................3504

Facility locations and hours...................................3511

Federal records management..........................143, 3506, 3508

Freedom of information...................................3507, 3514

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grant

Program....................................................3509

National Industrial Security Program...........................3501

Nondiscrimination..................................3496, 3502, 3513

Phone numbers for facilities...................................3517

Presidential library facilities................................3512

Presidential Records Act regulations...........................3505

Records use restrictions.......................................3516

Research room procedures.......................................3515

Standards for records storage facilities.......................3498

Testimony by employees and production of records in legal proceedings................................................3499

Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3500

Armed forces:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Military personnel

Selective Service System

Armed services exchange regulations...............................726

Army:

Flood control cost-sharing requirements.........................821

Publication of rules affecting the public.......................811

Army Corps of Engineers:

Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment.....................825

Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking..................814

Danger zones...............................................818, 819

Environmental quality requirements..............................813

ESA scope of analysis...........................................820

Nationwide Permit Program regulations...........................815

Natural disaster procedures.....................................823

Protection of historic properties...............................812

Regulatory definition of ``waters of the United States''........824

Special events rule.............................................822

CHAMPUS........................828, 829, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 837

TRICARE......835, 836, 838, 839, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 846, 847, 848

Coast Guard:

Ballast water discharge standards..................1296, 1308, 1309

Cargo securing.................................................1292

Chief executive officer clarification..........................2378

Commercial diving operations...................................1290

Deep water ports...............................................1289

Dry cargo residue on the Great Lakes...........................1305

Escort requirements for vessels in U.S. waters...........1280, 1283

Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1285, 1293

Maritime education and training..........................2367, 2372

Merchant mariners......................1276, 1303, 2370, 2373, 2381

Notifications of arrival or departure..........................1298

Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1260

Pollution prevention equipment.................................1267

Propeller injury prevention....................................1295

Regulated navigation areas.....................................1284

Restricted areas...........................................816, 817

Rules of practice..............................................1301

Safety and security zone regulations...............1277, 1304, 1315

Vessel response plans for oil......................1286, 1288, 1293

Whistleblower protection.......................................1299

Criminal jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US 741

Discharge standards for vessels............................3393, 3420

Incidental take of migratory birds during military readiness.....1669

Navy:

Deferment of service obligations of midshipmen recipients of scholarships or fellowships................................2371

Incidental taking of marine mammals during military readiness activities.............................................619, 651

Maritime education and training..........................2367, 2372

Release of official information for litigation purposes.........827

Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements.................826

Reemployment.....................................................3559

Selective service regulation.....................................3664

Arms and munitions:

Brady Bill regulations...........................................1900

Commerce in................................................1890, 1895

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DOD contractors' safety manual....................................725

Explosives and small arms manufacturing safety regulations.......2041

Explosives safety..........................................1896, 1903

Export controls...............................470, 472, 483, 490, 514

International Traffic in Arms Regulations........................2078

Nonimmigrant alien prohibitions............................1901, 1904

Pistol definition................................................1891

Propellant actuated device definition............................1892

Residency requirements for purchasers............................1898

Response site prioritization protocol.............................737

Secure gun storage...............................................1902

Asbestos:

Environmental differential pay for exposure......................3558

Exposure limit.....................................................97

Model accreditation plan.........................................3322

Authority delegations:

Banks............................................................2431

Civil penalty issuance...........................................1944

DHS........................................................1152, 1399

DOD Mentor-Protege Agreements...............................772, 3763

EPA..............................................................3038

FCC..............................................................3954

Forest Service....................................................394

Immigration judges...............................................1944

INS..............................................................1933

IRS..............................................................2733

Personnel and general claims settlement...........................730

VA...............................................................2976

Aviation safety:

Aging aircraft........................................104, 2133, 2167

Air tour and sightseeing operations..............................2135

Aircraft improved seats retrofit.................................2131

Airworthiness directives and standards....105, 106, 2113, 2115, 2158, 2172, 2176, 2177, 2178

Antidrug and alcohol misuse prevention programs..................2163

Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee.............................1373

Cargo security...................................................1363

Civil aviation security rules....................................1383

Civil penalty assessment procedures..............................2170

Commission on Aviation Safety and Security.......................2100

Corrosion control program........................................2171

Emergency evacuation demonstration procedures....................2136

Flight guidance systems..........................................2169

Flight rules...............................................2157, 2159

Flight simulation device qualification............................107

Flightdeck officer program.......................................1390

Flightdeck security considerations on foreign operated airplanes..............................................2143, 2147

Light sport aircraft.............................................2174

Moutainous area designation in Alaska............................2128

Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2098

Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions...........2119

Pilot rest and duty requirements.................................2161

Quality control in procurement of items...........................792

Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1381

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1385

Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more 1384

Security threat assessment for certificate holders and applicants...................................................1374

Transponder requirement....................................2134, 2142

B

Bank deposit insurance:

Appeals process for claims.......................................4013

Assessments................................................3998, 4007

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............4084

Filing procedures for state nonmember banks......................4002

Privacy notices..................................................4012

Regulatory publication and review................................4011

Risk-based guidelines................................4001, 4014, 4015

Securities disclosure regulations................................4016

Bankruptcy:

RCRA financial responsibility....................................3379

Banks, banking:

See also Bank deposit insurance

Credit

Electronic funds transfers

Federal home loan banks

Federal Reserve System

National banks

Savings associations

Affiliate marketing regulations..................................4006

Automated Clearinghouse regulations..................2468, 2477, 2478

Bank Enterprise Award program....................................2419

Bank Secrecy Act......2431, 2435, 2436, 2437, 2438, 2439, 2440, 2441, 2445, 2451, 2452, 2453, 2454, 2455, 2456, 2457, 2458, 2459, 2460

Basel Capital Accord..............................................113

Broker-dealer registration requirements..........................4222

Capital............................2569, 2902, 2912, 4058, 4064, 4072

Capital treatment of asset-backed commercial paper programs......4063

Checks drawn on the U.S. Treasury................................2467

Civil money penalties............................................4017

Community Development Financial Institutions program.............2420

Community Reinvestment Act regulations........2551, 2564, 2909, 2910, 4005, 4010, 4068

Consumer regulations review......................................4071

Cross-border transportation of negotiable instruments............2439

Customer identification program............................2433, 2443

Deposit definition...............................................4003

Due diligence requirements.......................................2442

Electronic funds transfer............................2474, 3457, 4071

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act............4006, 4067, 4085

Affiliate marketing regulations................................2560

Identity theft protection................................2553, 2904

Proper disposal of consumer information..................2558, 2905

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations...2559, 2566, 2906, 2907, 2911, 4000, 4004, 4065, 4066

Farm credit:

Assessment and apportionment of administrative expenses........3834

Borrower rights................................................3842

Capital adequacy...............................................3833

Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3837, 3839

Funding and fiscal affairs...................3833, 3836, 3846, 3850

Golden parachute and indemnification payments..................3851

Governance of institutions.....................................3839

Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3841

Loan policies and operations.....3833, 3836, 3846, 3848, 3849, 3850

Mission-related investments....................................3835

Preferred stock issuance.......................................3845

Priority of claims.............................................3832

Receivership repudiation authorities...........................3843

Scope of financing regulations.................................3840

FBI authority to exchange criminal history record information 1947

Financial crimes enforcement network.......................2444, 2447

Financial institutions:

Payment service providers......................................2410

Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to nonresident aliens.........................................2731

Financial subsidiaries.....................................2411, 2412

Holding companies............4058, 4059, 4062, 4069, 4070, 4073, 4171

Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.............2565

International banking regulations................................4008

Market risk measure..............................................4009

Money laundering deterrents.......2435, 2436, 2437, 2438, 2445, 2448, 2449, 2450, 2451, 2452, 2453, 2454, 2455, 2456, 2457, 2458, 2459

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Privacy notices................................2563, 2913, 4012, 4079

Privacy of financial records and information.....................1163

Regulation W provisions..........................................4002

Risk-based capital standards.......2569, 2902, 2912, 4009, 4064, 4072

Securities borrowing transactions..........................2561, 4009

Securities brokers and dealers:

Qualifications for banks and securities representatives........3999

Recordkeeping requirements.....................................2550

SEC exemptions.................................................4226

Securities disclosure regulations................................4016

Special measures against the Commercial Bank of Syria............2448

State banks:

Membership in the Federal Reserve System....4057, 4058, 4061, 4062, 4069

Stored value cards...............................................4003

Thrift institutions..............................................4201

Truth in lending.................................................4071

Truth in savings.....................................4060, 4071, 4074

Unauthorized access to customer information......................2562

Beer:

Brewery regulations..............................................2538

Flavored malt beverages..........................................2517

Labeling and advertising regulations.............................2529

Malt beverage labeling...........................................2549

Bees:

Importation.......................................................246

Biologics:

See also Blood

Biological agents and toxins list............................222, 925

Exports...........................................................494

Labeling......................................................47, 938

Registration and listing requirements..............................43

Revocation of Group A Streptococcus...............................943

Safety reporting requirements......................................48

Smallpox vaccine:

Injury compensation program....................................1008

Injury table...................................................1007

Standardized electronic study data................................931

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program........................1003, 1004

Blood:

Current good manufacturing practices...............................50

Hepatitis C virus..................................................50

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1068

Labeling and storage requirements.................................976

Regulation amendments.............................................945

Bonds:

Continuous bond program..........................................2389

Fidelity and forgery bonds........................................779

Immigration surety bonds...................................1401, 1404

Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1398

Multi-family housing bonds.......................................2604

Private activity.................................................2696

Qualified zone academy bonds.....................................2777

Refunding issue..................................................2724

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program....................3665, 3669, 3671

Surety bond issuance.............................................2472

Tax exempt.......................................................2886

Bridges:

Discretionary bridge candidate rating factor.....................2186

Drawbridge operation.......................................1282, 1297

National Bridge Inspection Standards.............................2187

Brokers:

Alternative net capital computation for holding company groups 4239

Annuity broker qualifications....................................1957

Categories of permissible collateral.............................2421

Customs broker license examination dates.........................1359

Financial requirements for futures commission merchants and introducing brokers..........................................3810

Net capital requirements.........................................4225

Not deemed to be investment advisers.............................4200

Quotation requirements...........................................4237

Registration requirements for banks..............................4222

Buildings:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Access for individuals with disabilities...................1888, 3004

Asbestos.........................................................3322

Buses:

See also Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Accessibility requirements for over-the-road buses...............2102

School:

Operations.....................................................2326

Business and industry:

See also Accounting

Advertising

Bankruptcy

Competitiveness

Confidential business information

Holding companies

Indians-business and finance

Labeling

Labor

Packaging and containers

Relocation assistance

Small businesses

Taxes

Trade practices

Trademarks

Acrylic/modacrylic fiber production..............................3229

Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities:

Air pollution control..........................................3196

Airport concessions:

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation................2094

Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing manufacturing.............3169

Assumption of liabilities in corporate transactions..............2595

Cellulose products manufacturing:

Air pollution control..........................................3083

Cement manufacturing industry....................................3057

Chemicals:

Air pollution control..........................................3136

Control of PMNs................................................3313

Hazardous wastes listing.......................................3362

Manufacture..................................3305, 3312, 3315, 3316

Pollution standards............................................3326

Clay ceramics industry...........................................3236

Coating manufacturing............................................3181

Commercial diving operations.....................................1290

Construction:

Aliens working during stay.....................................1241

National Construction Safety Team Act...........................525

Effluent guidelines........................................3395, 3413

Electric arc furnace manufacturing...............................3115

Entertainment industry...........................................2704

EPA operating permits................................3209, 3211, 3255

Financing cooperative stock.......................................412

Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................4081

Glass manufacturing industry.....................................3228

Hydrochloric acid production.....................................3096

Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing.....................3232

Iron and steel foundries.............................3117, 3123, 3233

Lead smelting....................................................3264

Leather finishing NESHAP.........................................3081

Motor vehicle manufacturing:

Fuel economy credits...........................................2253

Organic chemical manufacturing...................................3105

Paint stripping..................................................3227

Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities:

Air pollution control..........................................3061

Pharmaceuticals..................................................3177

Air pollution control..........................................3226

Plastic parts industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3247

Plating and polishing............................................3234

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Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing................3118

Air pollution control..........................................3246

Polyurethane foam production:

Air pollution control..........................................3225

Printing and publishing....................................3056, 3203

Printing, coating, and dyeing of fabrics and textiles............3261

Pulp, paper and paperboard:

Effluent limitations...........................................3403

Emissions reduction............................................3271

Refractory products manufacturing................................3185

Secondary aluminum production....................................3183

Surface coating of metal cans....................................3099

Taconite iron ore processing.....................................3124

Vegetable oil production:

Air pollution control..........................................3250

Wood furniture industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3201

C

Cable television:

Cable Act reform.................................................3917

Cost of service..................................................3911

Customer service standards.......................................3912

Digital must carry requirements..................................3922

Home wiring rights...............................................3915

Horizontal ownership limits......................................3923

Pole attachments.................................................3920

Rates............................................................3910

Cancer:

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3030

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................2002

Cargo vessels:

See also Maritime carriers

Barges:

Launch barge waiver program....................................2368

Load line requirements.........................................1269

Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1260

Cargo securing on vessels in U.S. waters.........................1292

Deepwater port regulations.......................................1289

Dry cargo residue on the Great Lakes.............................1305

Manifest discrepancy reports.....................................1320

Tank vessels:

Escorts..................................................1280, 1283

Response plans.....................................1286, 1288, 1293

Towing vessel safety measures..................................1312

Cemeteries:

VA burial benefits...................................2924, 2978, 2991

Census data: 2010 Census Redistricting Data Program............................458

Age search fees...................................................459

Cutoff dates for recognition of boundary changes..................457

CHAMPUS:

Appeals and hearings procedures...................................846

Authorized providers..............................................847

Claimcheck denials appeals process................................832

Dental benefits under retiree dental program......................836

Double coverage...................................................831

Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision..................829

Hospital payment for ambulatory care..............................828

Individual Case Management Program................................834

Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.........833

Prosthetic devices coverage.......................................830

Regulation amendments.............................................837

TRICARE.........835, 836, 838, 839, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 848

Chemicals:

See also Drugs

Hazardous substances

Pesticides and pests

Air pollution control......................................3087, 3136

Aryl phosphates..................................................3336

Assessment information rule......................................3315

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3345

Diethanolamine...................................................3318

Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1917

Drinking water regulations................937, 3422, 3427, 3429, 3432

Electronic application for controlled substances.................1913

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program.......................115, 3285

Export control..........................................116, 494, 495

Flame retardant substances.................................3306, 3337

Gamma butyrolactone..............................................1908

Glycol ethers....................................................3309

Health and safety reporting rule.................................3316

Helium conservation..............................................1824

High-production-volume chemicals..................................130

Hydrogen fluoride................................................3319

Hydroxides in household products, packaging standard for.........3813

Maleic anhydride.................................................3321

New use rules for PMNs...........................................3313

Ozone depleting:

Albuterol........................................................57

Essential use allowances.............................57, 3110, 3112

Halon-1301.....................................................3175

Methyl bromide.....................................3085, 3154, 3257

N-propyl bromide...............................................3114

Refrigerant recycling..................3109, 3111, 3168, 3176, 3256

Refrigerants.......................................3090, 3091, 3178

Substitutes........................................3155, 3172, 3244

Perfluorooctanoic acid...........................................3317

Phosphorus forms, red, white and hypophosphorous acid............1909

Phthalic anhydride...............................................3320

Polychlorinated biphenyls............................3308, 3326, 3327

Polymers and resins........................................3193, 3301

Registration and reregistration fees.......................1918, 1921

Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and

List II chemicals............................................1914

Right-to-Know initiative...................................3333, 3338

Significant New Use Rule.........................................3307

Sodium permanganate..............................................1912

Test rules......................................130, 3296, 3303, 3332

Toxic substances...........................................3305, 3312

Toxic Substances Control Act.......3023, 3297, 3300, 3304, 3317, 3334

Toxicity profiles................................................3302

Toxicity testing, developmental and reproductive.................3331

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications........................3339

Coal...........................................................3347

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3340

Metal mining...................................................3349

Pollution Prevention Act information requirements..............3348

Reporting requirements...................................3344, 3349

Review of chemicals on original list...........................3346

Child labor:

Hazardous occupations........................................89, 1974

Regulations, orders, and statements of interpretation..............89

Child support:

Federal Tax Refund Offset........................................1141

Safeguarding information.........................................1134

Standards for review and adjustment..............................1140

Child welfare:

See also Adoption and foster care

Child labor

Child support

Aliens:

Battered children........................................1188, 1927

At-risk afterschool suppers.......................................285

Child Care and Development Fund..................................1138

NIH training grants..............................................1014

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1955

Reporting requirements.........................................1954

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Record-keeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit material.....................................................1958

Safeguards for subjects in clinical investigations of drug products......................................................965

Use of restraint and seclusion in residential psychiatric treatment facilities................................64, 922, 1090

Cigars and cigarettes:

Cigarette papers and tubes shipped from Puerto Rico..............2540

Customs regulations..............................................2483

Elimination of statistical classes for large cigars..............2541

Importation of products, papers and tubes........................2542

In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2489

Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2537

Regulations for papers or tubes that are not in packages.........2487

Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2484

Tax computation on large cigars..................................2481

Citizenship and naturalization:

See also Aliens

Immigration

Application by alternative applicant if citizen parent has died 1225

Child Citizenship Act............................................1203

Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for benefits.....................................................1219

Employment authorization.........................................1251

Judicial review of INS decisions.................................1253

Procedures for individuals with disabilities.....................1218

Revoking grants of naturalization................................1196

Civil rights:

See also Equal employment opportunity

Fair housing

Commission on Civil Rights regulations update....................3006

FMCSA financial assistance recipients............................2213

Food Stamp Program data collections...............................301

Nondiscrimination:

Age discrimination.......................................3447, 3502

CNCS...........................................................3015

DHS................................................1149, 1150, 1151

DOJ............................................................1886

DOL............................................................2056

Federally assisted programs....................................3698

GSA................................................3448, 3449, 3451

HHS.............................................................912

HIPAA..........................................96, 2712, 2713, 2714

HUD............................................................1463

Individuals with disabilities........86, 87, 3446, 3646, 3648, 3698

NARA...............................................3496, 3502, 3513

NCUA...........................................................4091

NEA......................................................3521, 3648

NEH......................................................3521, 3648

OFHEO..........................................................3530

SSA......................................................3697, 3698

Older individuals................................................1142

Peace Corps Volunteer Discrimination Complaint Procedure.........3648

Claims:

CCC debt collection...............................................198

CFTC debt collection.............................................3805

Collection by installments.......................................2466

DHS debt collection........................................1162, 1426

DoD authority...........................................735, 736, 745

DOT debt collection..................................2278, 2323, 2324

Filing claims against SSA........................................3749

FMS payments...............................................2461, 2462

FSA debt collection...............................................198

HHS..........................................................916, 917

Oil Pollution Act procedures.....................................1258

Presidio debt collection.........................................3657

SBA debt collection..............................................3678

Seized property..................................................1961

SSA debt collection...............................................151

Veterans:

Debt collection................................................2992

Classified information:

Access............................................................731

Declassification of national security information................3503

DHS regulations..................................................1148

Disclosure of official information in connection with legal proceedings..................................................1147

Disclosure of records in litigation..............................2422

National Industrial Security Program.............................3501

National security information regulations..................2064, 3510

NRC regulations..................................................4162

Research involving human subjects.................................850

Sensitive security information for land modes of transportation 1368

Storage...........................................................732

Coal:

Abandoned refuse sites...........................................1809

Coalbed methane development......................................1835

Combustion wastes..........................................3370, 3371

Toxics Release Inventory.........................................3347

Coastal zone:

See also Continental shelf

Flood plains

Federal Consistency regulations...................................662

Waste deposit prevention.........................................3436

Wetlands:

Minimal effects exemptions......................................442

Colleges and universities:

See also Medical and dental schools

Academic honoraria for B nonimmigrant aliens.....................1202

Denial of applications for approval to enroll nonimmigrant students.....................................................1400

DOT grants.......................................................2101

Funding requirements for agricultural research and extension activities at Land-Grant Institutions....................254, 255

Grants administration.................................734, 1144, 1472

INS List of Recognized American Institutions of Research.........1254

Reduced course load for nonimmigrant students at border communities..................................................1421

Commodity futures:

Anti-money laundering program....................................2456

Civil monetary penalties.........................................3812

Customer permission for futures commission merchants to take the opposite side of an order................................3803

Debt collection..................................................3805

Designated contract market clearing services for over-the- counter options on exempt commodities........................3804

Exempt commercial markets:

Information access and price transparency......................3811

Financial requirements for futures commission merchants and introducing brokers..........................................3810

Foreign currency haircuts........................................3800

Foreign futures and options contracts............................3809

Investment of customer funds and record of investments...........3802

National Futures Association decisions...........................3801

Off-centralized market transactions..............................3806

Privacy notices..................................................3799

Procedures for registration as derivatives transaction execution facility or contract market........................3808

Reporting levels.................................................3807

Reserve requirements for margin..................................4241

Security futures:

Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3798

Registration requirements for banks............................4222

Common carriers:

See also Air carriers

Communications common carriers

Maritime carriers

Motor carriers

Railroads

Coloading practices by NVOCCs....................................4053

Explosive materials delivery.....................................1903

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Communicable diseases:

Correctional management..........................................1864

Smallpox:

Vaccine injury compensation program............................1008

Communications:

See also Communications common carriers

News media

Telecommunications 911 Act..........................................................3966

Airport Terminal Use frequencies in the 45-470 private land mobile radio pool............................................3972

Amateur radio service............................................3887

Auction authority................................................3954

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................3988

Aviation Radio Service...........................................3974

Biennial review............................................3870, 3967

Broadband grant program for rural areas...........................440

Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3877

Broadcast ownership rules review.................................3937

Broadcast station construction permits...........................3919

Bundling customer premises equipment and enhanced services.......3997

Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3945

Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3876

Commercial mobile radio services...............3943, 3946, 3960, 3962

Competitive bidding:

Broadband PCS..................................................3946

Process........................................................3951

Rules for auction of 218-219 MHz...............................3944

Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and business pool channels.......................................3973

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and

Marketing Act................................................3860

Digital audio broadcasting.......................................3925

Equal employment opportunity rule................................3934

Excise tax...........................................2611, 2750, 2881

Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields................3872

FM radio.........................................................3921

Government transfer band.........................................3864

Horizontal ownership limits......................................3923

Informal complaints..............................................3858

Installment payments for Personal Communications Services licensees....................................................3958

Interference temperature operation...............................3878

International call-back service..................................3900

International service regulations................................3905

Interstate special access services...............................3995

IP-enabled services..............................................3996

Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................3955

Licensing low power operations in the private land mobile radio 450-470 MHz band.............................................3963

Maritime...................................................3942, 3957

Multiple address systems.........................................3950

National Exchange Carrier Association petition...................3976

Noncommercial educational broadcast stations.....................3935

North American Numbering Plan administration.....................3977

Private land mobile radio service................................3882

Public safety communications...............................3949, 3973

Quiet Zone application procedures................................3964

Radio market definitions.........................................3932

Radio spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary markets......................................................3961

Reallocation of 27 MHz spectrum..................................3886

Redesignation of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..............................3893

Redesignation of the 17.7-19.7 GHz band..........................3909

Regulatory fees..................................................3941

Satellite:

Application and licensing requirements.........................3890

Broadcast Satellite Service....................................3909

Broadcasting signal carriage requirements......................3926

Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary orbit......................................................3874

Digital audio radio service....................................3892

Earth stations.....................................3898, 3904, 3907

Fixed-satellite services...........................3865, 3899, 3909

Global mobile personal communications..........................3897

Licensing reform...............................................3901

Maritime mobile services.......................................3896

Mobile service provider flexibility............................3902

MSS spectrum allocation............................3863, 3891, 3895

Non-geostationary orbit..................................3899, 3908

Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the

V-band.....................................................3894

Orbital debris mitigation......................................3903

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act....................3924, 3940

Sharing of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..................................3893

Securities Act reform............................................4179

Software defined radios..........................................3867

Spectrum allocation..............................................3873

Spectrum-based services to rural areas...........................3970

Terrestrial microwave fixed radio services.......................3956

Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................3959

Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................3959

Truthful statements to the FCC...................................3889

TV:

Advertising practices..........................................3914

Broadcast Auxiliary Services rules.............................3869

Cable Act................................................3911, 3917

Cable television rates.........................................3910

Children's programming...................................3930, 3931

Competitive availability of navigation devices.................3918

Digital must carry requirements................................3922

Digital television service.............3927, 3928, 3930, 3938, 3975

Direct broadcast public interest obligations...................3929

Emergency Alert System...................................3861, 3862

Filing of network affiliation contracts........................3913

Joint sales agreements.........................................3939

Predicting broadcast television field strength.................3885

Public interest information....................................3933

Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum band.......................................................3965

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act....................3924, 3940

Service rules in UHF spectrum..................................3953

Unlicensed operation in the broadcast bands....................3881

Video programming accessibility..........................3916, 3918

Ultra-wideband radio transmission................................3866

Unbundled network elements.......................................3994

Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................3989

Unlicensed devices in the 5 GHz band.............................3871

Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure at 5 GHz..........3884

Unlicensed operation of the 3650-3700 band.......................3879

Unlicensed radiofrequency devices................................3883

Vehicle location and monitoring systems..........................3952

Wireless systems:

Advanced services..............................................3868

Regulatory review..............................................3969

Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act..................3966

World Radiocommunication Conference omnibus......................3880

Communications common carriers:

Informal complaints..............................................3858

Service disruption reporting requirements........................3875

Toll free service access codes...................................3980

Community action programs:

Empowerment zones..................................................79

Community development:

See also Community action programs

Grant programs-housing and community development

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1535

Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1534

Regulation revisions...........................................1530

Revitalization strategy........................................1532

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1535

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Community Development Financial Institutions program.............2420

Economic opportunities for low- and very-low-income persons......1538

SBA:

HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program........................3672

Competitiveness:

Agricultural commodities competitive markets......................367

American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act...........1176

American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act.................1176

Cable television companies.......................................3915

Communications Act.........................................3944, 3946

DFARS requirements...........................................767, 774

OPM regulations..................................................3606

Television marketplace.....................................3910, 3918

Computer technology:

Access to information on government-owned systems.................860

Acquisition regulations..........................................3766

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and

Marketing Act................................................4083

De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................511

Electronic filing:

Investment advisers......................................2014, 4202

Electronic submission:

Documents......................................................4050

Exports.......................................485, 487, 496, 516, 522

Information technology exchange program..........................3608

Internet:

Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP)...................477

Reuse, recycling, and recovery of electronic equipment...........3374

Security training................................................3642

Confidential business information:

EPA regulations............................................3023, 3034

Conflict of interests:

See also Political activities (Government employees)

CHAMPUS requirements..............................................829

DFARS.............................................................755

DOE...............................................................904

EPA..............................................................3022

Ethical conduct..................................................3539

Ethics programs..................................................3536

Exemptions.......................................................3533

Financial disclosure.............................................3534

Post-government employment.................................3538, 3612

Standards of conduct..................................742, 1143, 3537

Construction industry:

Alien workers....................................................1241

Confined spaces for construction.................................2036

Effluent guidelines..............................................3412

Electric power line worker safety................................2038

Hearing loss prevention..........................................2053

Hoisting equipment safety........................................2040

National Construction Safety Team Act.............................525

Consumer protection:

See also Labeling

Trade practices

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3825

Alternative fuel labeling requirements...........................4086

Baby bath seats..................................................3822

Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3824

Cable home wiring rights.........................................3915

Candles and candle accessories...................................3826

Child-resistant packaging..................................3814, 3823

Contact lens.....................................................4087

Crib safety standards............................................3818

Disclosures......................................................4077

Flammability standards:

Clothing textiles..............................................3819

Mattresses/bedding..............................................170

Upholstered furniture...........................................169

Household goods transportation.............................2194, 2208

Household products containing hydroxides, packaging standard for..........................................................3813

Hunting tree stands..............................................3828

Lighters.........................................................3821

Nutrition health claims...........................................936

Portable bed rails...............................................3820

Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3827

Table saw blades.................................................3815

Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3859

Weightlifting bench press benches................................3829

Continental shelf:

Exploration or development and production plans..................1797

Safety zones around petroleum and gas production facilities......1315

Cosmetics:

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................987

Use of materials derived from cattle...............................58

Recordkeeping requirements.......................................59

Cotton:

Classification service user fees..................................185

Countervailing duties:

Certification of factual information..............................463

Sunset reviews....................................................464

Courts:

Civil contempt commitments.......................................1871

Courts of Indian Offenses........................................1777

CSOSA:

Ethical conduct for employees standards........................3020

Equal Access to Justice Act:

DHS proceedings................................................1161

DOI proceedings................................................1564

Credit:

See also Banks, banking

Credit unions

Mortgages

Anti-money laundering program....................................2457

Debt collection:

DoD...................................................735, 736, 745

FEMA...........................................................1435

HHS........................................................916, 917

Matching of Federal employee records for salary offset.........2464

Salary offset...................................................917

SBA......................................................3678, 3685

SSA.............................................................151

Treasury.................................................2463, 2470

Delinquent debtors:

Public dissemination of identity...............................2471

Equal credit opportunity.........................................4071

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act......2553, 4006, 4067, 4085

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations.......2559, 2566, 2906, 2907, 2911, 4000, 4004, 4065, 4066

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations..........4000, 4004, 4065, 4066

Partners and partnerships........................................2820

Credit unions:

Bylaws...........................................................4097

Change in official or senior executive officers..................4111

Community Development Revolving Loan Program...............4098, 4110

Conversion to mutual savings banks...............................4106

Customer identification program..................................2443

Designation of low income status.................................4098

Disposal of consumer information.................................4107

Exchangeable Collateralized Mortgage Obligations.................4109

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act:

Address reconciliation rule....................................4094

Affiliate marketing regulations................................2560

Direct disputes with furnishers rule...........................4096

Furnisher accuracy guidelines and rules........................4095

Identity theft protection................................2553, 4093

Fair credit reporting..........................4099, 4105, 4107, 4108

Health Savings Accounts..........................................4114

Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.............2565

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Information requests under Freedom of Information and Privacy

Acts.........................................................4102

Living trust accounts............................................4113

Loans and lines of credit regulations............................4100

Medical information regulations..................................4105

Member business loans............................................4112

Mergers of federally-insured credit unions.......................4103

Negative credit information notice...............................4099

Newly-chartered or troubled......................................4111

Nondeposit investment sales......................................4089

Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs.................4091

Privacy of consumer financial information........................4092

Regulatory publication and review................................4090

Share insurance rules............................................4113

Truth in Savings rule............................................4101

Unauthorized access to member information and member notice......4104

Use of consumer information for marketing solicitations..........4108

Crime:

See also Drug abuse

Fraud

Aliens:

Battered and abused spouses and children.................1188, 1927

Criminal convictions...........................................1946

Criminal grounds of inadmissibility......................1244, 1246

Custody procedures.......................................1412, 1939

Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent offenses...................................................1407

Trafficking victims..........................1210, 1211, 1409, 2079

Victims of crime.........................................1211, 1213

Arson reporting..................................................1899

Criminal intelligence systems operating policies.................1963

Exports of crime control and detection instrument equipment.......507

Jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US..................741

National Instant Criminal Background Check System................1953

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1955

Reporting requirements.........................................1954

Record-keeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit material.....................................................1958

Seized property..................................................1961

Sex offender registration programs...............................1949

Sex offender release notification................................1858

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.................1959, 1971

United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1236

Victims of Crime Act.......................................1965, 1966

Crop insurance:

Administrative regulations...................................273, 281

Apples............................................................279

Blueberries.......................................................276

Civil penalties...................................................271

Nonstandard classification system.................................273

Nursery crops.....................................................274

Peanuts...........................................................280

Pecans............................................................278

Processing tomato crop provisions.................................277

Crystalline silica:

Occupational exposure........................................99, 2016

Cultural exchange programs:

Summer work/travel...............................................2060

Customs duties and inspection:

See also Antidumping

Countervailing duties

Imports

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1318

African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2394

Airport security area access.....................................1325

Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2402

Bond obligations.................................................1326

Broker license examination dates.................................1359

Certification of factual information during antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings...............................463

Chile Free Trade Agreement.......................................2408

Commercial information confidentiality...........................1328

Conditional release period.......................................1326

Continuous bond program..........................................2389

Country of origin marking........................................2391

Customs bonded warehouses for duty-free sales enterprises........2483

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2398

Drawback.........................................................2407

Harbor maintenance fees....................................2415, 2416

In-transit mail shipment examination.............................1357

Merchandise processing fees......................................2407

North American Free Trade Agreement..................2406, 2418, 2426

Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2388

Overtime compensation and premium pay for officers...............1361

Payment methods for duties, taxes, interest, and fees............2392

Preferential treatment of brassieres.............................2400

Prior disclosure.................................................1319

Processing fees at express courier facilities....................2404

Prototypes used in product development and testing...............2399

Publication of administrative forfeiture notices.................1329

Reconciliation...................................................2417

Reimbursable inspectional services...............................2397

Remote location filing...........................................2385

Singapore Free Trade Agreement...................................2409

Softwood lumber from Canada................................2428, 2429

Unauthorized sound recordings and music videos...................2427

User and navigation fees.........................................2393

Watch and jewelry duty-exemptions under insular program...........468

D

Dairy products:

National Dairy Promotion and Research Program.....................182

Debarment and suspension:

DHS..............................................................1153

DOD...............................................................755

DOJ..............................................................1970

DOT..............................................................2091

GSA..............................................................3461

Dietary supplements:

Current good manufacturing practice................................51

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................987

Use of materials derived from cattle...............................58

Disability benefits:

Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Act.....................1106, 1112

Disaster assistance: 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act program....................................1447

Corps of Engineers procedures.....................................823

Criminal and civil penalties.....................................1433

Crisis Counseling Regular Program................................1441

Definition of terms..............................................1455

Economic injury disaster loans for small businesses..............3673

Estimating eligible cost.........................................1446

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1442

Floods:

Ability to pay provisions.......................................821

Mitigation assistance program............................1432, 1450

Mitigation of severe repetitive loss properties..........1449, 1451

National Flood Insurance Program......1430, 1437, 1440, 1443, 1444, 1448, 1454

FSA disaster declaration and designation..........................202

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program............................1434, 1452

Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1431

Individual assistance programs:

Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance

Act..................................................1433, 1438

Management costs.................................................1439

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National Urban Search and Rescue Response System.................1436

Noninsured crop disaster assistance program for tropical crops 204

Pre-disaster mitigation program..................................1453

Public assistance insurance requirements.........................1445

Transfer of food commodities.....................................2995

Dispute resolution:

Access to neutrals...............................................3441

Drug abuse:

See also Alcohol abuse

Aviation personnel...............................................2163

Disincentives for inmates........................................1859

Drug-free workplace requirements.................................1153

Treatment programs...............................................1859

Authority for practitioners to prescribe narcotic substances 1922

Bureau of Prisons..............................................1867

Drug testing:

Airmen...........................................................2112

Bureau of Prisons................................................1861

Following marine incidents.........................................73

Management information system reporting by transportation employers....................................................2105

Transportation workplace...................................2095, 2097

Workplace guidelines..............................................923

Drug traffic control:

Chemical registration fees.......................................1910

Chemical registration waivers....................................1921

Controlled substances:

Authority for practitioners to prescribe narcotic substances for maintenance or detoxification treatment................1922

Disposer definition and registration...........................1916

Electronic application forms...................................1913

Electronic ordering of Schedule I and II substances............1919

Electronic prescriptions.......................................1906

Exemption from import/export requirements for personal medical use................................................1926

Gamma butyrolactone............................................1908

Phosphorus forms, red, white, and hypophosphorous acid.........1909

Preventing accumulation at long-term care facilities...........1925

Recordkeeping requirements for drug products containing hydroxybutyric acid........................................1923

Registration requirements for practitioners practicing in more than one state........................................1911

Reorganization and clarification of DEA regulations............1907

Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and

List II chemicals..........................................1914

Reports of theft or significant loss...........................1924

Sodium permanganate............................................1912

Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1917

FAA regulations..................................................2132

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1920

Drugs:

See also Animal drugs

Biologics

Over-the-counter drugs

Prescription drugs

Abbreviated new drug applications.................................988

Bioavailability and bioequivalence requirements...................988

Institutional review boards.......................................967

Investigational new drugs...............................940, 941, 958

Labeling..........................................................992

New drug applications........................................931, 962

Positron emission tomography drugs................................934

Providing controlled substances to ocean vessels.................1905

Registration and reregistration fees.............................1918

Safeguards for children in clinical investigations................965

E

Education:

See also Colleges and universities

Education of disadvantaged

Educational facilities

Educational research

Indians-education

Libraries

School breakfast and lunch programs

Schools

Students

Teachers

Education of individuals with disabilities

Academic honoraria for B nonimmigrant aliens.....................1202

Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program..........857

Direct grant programs.............................................851

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate

Fellowship Grants Program.....................................256

Good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.........................1865

Home-living programs.............................................1769

Maritime education and training............................2367, 2372

NASA Science and Technology Scholarship..........................3472

National Security Education Program...............................729

NIH loan repayment programs:

AIDS research..................................................1016

For clinical researchers.......................................1017

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.................1020

Health disparities research....................................1019

Pediatric research.............................................1018

Scholarships...................................................1013

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.................................1776

Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs............853, 3520

Protection of human research subjects.............................849

Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3450

Veterans:

Centralized certification of benefits..........................2919

Educational Assistance Text Program............................2988

Licensing and certification....................................2918

Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty..........................2973, 2975

Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve.....................2969, 2987

Non-payment of VA educational assistance to fugitive felons 2971

Survivors and dependents...........................2920, 2975, 2986

Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2965

Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2917

Education of disadvantaged:

Academic achievement of limited English proficient students......854, 856

Transportation regulations.......................................1139

Education of individuals with disabilities:

Early intervention and special education to eligible DoD dependents....................................................740

Individuals With Disabilities Education Act........................35

Educational facilities:

Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act............................852

Grants administration............................................2996

Educational research:

Human subjects protection...................................850, 1029

Eggs and egg products:

Grading......................................................173, 181

Imported..........................................................343

Inspection.........................................................17

Salmonella enteritidis prevention..................................52

Electric power:

See also Electric utilities

Electric power plants

Hydroelectric licensing..........................................4033

Worker safety....................................................2038

Electric power plants:

Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program........................894

Electric utilities:

Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3877

Bulk system reliability policy statement.........................4032

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Electronic filing of documents...................................4022

Generator interconnection agreement and procedures.........4020, 4023

Guarantees for bonds and notes issued for rural electrification purposes......................................................436

Indian electric power utilities..................................1758

Market design and structure......................................4021

Market-based rate contracts for wholesale sales..................4025

Pricing policy...................................................4027

Quarterly financial and Annual Report requirements...............4035

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................4019

Steam generating unit regulations...........................127, 3120

Electronic funds transfers:

Federal agency disbursements.....................................2474

FRS regulation revision..........................................4071

GSAR regulation..................................................3457

Employee benefit plans:

See also Pensions

Abandoned individual account plans.................................93

Cafeteria plans..................................................2719

Electronic transmission of notices, elections or consents........2674

Limitations......................................................2667

Participant contributions..........................................94

Participant loan rules...........................................2001

Prohibited transaction exemption procedures......................2000

Stock option programs............................................1989

Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program...........................2006

Employment:

See also Equal employment opportunity

Government employees

Aliens...........................................................1988

Authorization eligibility......................................1183

Authorization for certificate of citizenship applicants........1251

Correcting technical and procedural violations of paperwork requirements...............................................1249

Dismissal of asylum application................................1168

EB-5 classification......................................1221, 1940

Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1228

Eligibility pilot program......................................1231

Eligibility verification.......................................1217

Employer petitions.............................................1232

Employer sanctions.............................................1429

Employment creation petitions..................................1247

Fingerprinting.................................................1197

Labor certification process................................92, 1997

Labor condition applications.............................1992, 1998

Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................1991

Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 students...................................................1422

Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas 1992, 1998

Temporary nonagricultural services.............................1243

Verification documents.........................................1233

Family and Medical Leave Act.......................................88

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act amendments..................1976

Identification of gender, race and ethnicity of applicants for employment with federal contractors..........................1987

Individuals with disabilities:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program...................................................166

Excepted service...............................................3544

Self-Sufficiency Program........................................154

Ticket to Work Program....................................154, 1112

Jobs For Veterans Act................................1979, 2058, 2059

Opportunities for low- and very-low-income persons...............1538

Trade adjustment assistance for workers........................90, 91

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.........103

Welfare-to-Work Grants Program...................................1995

Workforce investment systems.....................................2026

Endangered and threatened species:

See also Marine mammals

Addax......................................................1639, 1668

Alameda whipsnake................................................1637

American crocodile...............................................1590

Appalachian bivalve species................................1713, 1714

Arkansas River shiner............................................1628

Army Corps of Engineers scope of analysis.........................820

Arroyo toad......................................................1676

Australian parakeets.............................................1658

Basking shark....................................................1654

Beluga sturgeon..................................................1681

Boreal toad......................................................1606

Boulder darter...................................................1585

Broad-snouted caiman.............................................1612

Brown pelican delisting..........................................1581

Buena Vista Lake shrew...........................................1687

Bull trout.................................................1675, 1711

Butterfly species................................................1571

Cactus ferruginous pygmy owl.....................................1699

California gnatcatcher...........................................1666

California red-legged frog.......................................1703

California tiger salamander..........................1677, 1688, 1712

Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances................1707

Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1647

Cassius blue butterfly...........................................1610

Ceraunus blue butterfly..........................................1610

Channel Islands foxes............................................1624

CITES decisions......................................1573, 1650, 1716

Conservation education...........................................1568

Conservation permits.............................................1649

Critical habitat........31, 1624, 1625, 1628, 1632, 1633, 1634, 1637, 1665, 1666, 1675, 1676, 1677, 1678, 1682, 1687, 1688, 1690, 1694, 1698, 1699, 1703, 1710, 1711, 1713, 1714, 1718

Cui-ui delisting.................................................1629

Dama gazelle...............................................1639, 1668

Dolly Varden.....................................................1696

Eagles...........................................................1576

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets..............1747

Transport of feathers..........................................1701

Evolutionarily Significant Units...............................31, 34

Fishes, Tennessee rivers.........................................1644

Foreign bird species.............................................1614

Gila chub........................................................1694

Gila trout.......................................................1586

Gray wolf:

Eastern Distinct Population Segment delisting..................1670

Western Distinct Population Segment delisting..................1702

Grizzly bears....................................................1605

Guam bridled white-eye...........................................1710

Guam broadbill...................................................1710

Guam Micronesian kingfisher......................................1710

Incidental take by commercial fishing operations.................1685

Koster's tyronia.................................................1698

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1575

Little Mariana fruit bat.........................................1710

Manatees.............................................1686, 1705, 1719

Mariana crow.....................................................1710

Mariana fruit bat..........................................1653, 1710

Mexican bobcat delisting.........................................1601

Mexican gray wolf................................................1603

Mexican spotted owl..............................................1718

Miami blue butterfly.......................................1610, 1706

Mussels, freshwater..............................................1644

Nickerbean blue butterfly........................................1610

Noel's amphipod..................................................1698

Nonessential experimental populations..........1585, 1593, 1643, 1644

Northern aplomado falcon.........................................1593

Northern sea otter, southwest Alaskan distinct population segment......................................................1662

Oncorhynchus mykiss............................................31, 34

Pacific salmon.....................................................34

Pecos assiminea..................................................1698

Permit exemptions.................................................613

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Permits for foreign listed species...............................1664

Pesticide regulation........................................697, 1717

Picture-wing flies...............................................1695

Plants:

Arizona agave delisting........................................1592

Bigleaf mahogany...............................................1657

Black cohosh...................................................1595

CITES listings.....................................1595, 1657, 1660

Coachella Valley milk-vetch....................................1620

Colorado butterfly plant.......................................1671

Critical habitat....1597, 1620, 1621, 1630, 1635, 1636, 1667, 1671, 1672, 1673, 1674, 1715

Eggert's sunflower.............................................1672

Fender's Blue Butterfly........................................1635

Fish Slough milk vetch.........................................1673

Johnston's frankenia removal...................................1652

Kincaid's Lupine...............................................1635

Lane Mountain milkvetch........................................1667

Munz's onion...................................................1674

Pierson's milkvetch............................................1715

Ramin..........................................................1660

San Jacinto Valley crownscale..................................1597

Spanish cedar..................................................1657

Spreading navarettia.....................................1597, 1630

Thread-leaved Brodiaea.........................................1621

Willamette Daisy...............................................1635

Willowy monardella.............................................1636

Prebles Meadow jumping mouse.....................................1721

Riverside fairy shrimp...........................................1678

Roswell springsnail..............................................1698

Sacramento Mountains Checkerspot butterfly.......................1690

Safe harbor agreements...........................................1707

Salt Creek tiger beetle....................................1598, 1625

San Diego Fairy shrimp...........................................1665

Santa Ana sucker.................................................1682

Scimitar-horned oryx.......................................1639, 1668

Sea cucumber.....................................................1611

Snail, freshwater................................................1644

Southern sea otter translocation program.........................1602

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher...................................1632

Spotfin chub.....................................................1585

St. Andrew Beach Mouse...........................................1634

Stag beetle......................................................1654

Straight-horned markhor..........................................1579

Tibetan antelope.................................................1648

Tinian monarch flycatcher........................................1708

Topeka shiner..............................................1643, 1709

Turtle species...................................................1650

Virginia northern flying squirrel................................1604

Western Snowy Plover.............................................1633

Wood bison.......................................................1594

Energy:

See also Coal

Electric power

Energy conservation

Fuel economy

Natural gas

Nuclear energy

Petroleum

Pipelines

Acquisition:

Cooperative audit strategy......................................902

Alternative fuels.....................................864, 3150, 4086

Claims for damages against DOE employees..........................909

Conduct of DOE employees..........................................908

Critical energy infrastructure information.......................4029

DEAR amendments:

Biobased content products.......................................903

Make or Buy Plans...............................................900

Management contractor compensation for personal services........905

Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............904

Revisions.......................................................901

Technical amendments............................................906

Work for others regulations.....................................907

Electronic notification of Commission issuances..................4031

Electronic registration of FERC applications.....................4034

Electronic service of documents..................................4018

Filing fees......................................................4039

Freedom of Information Act........................................890

Notice format....................................................4038

Occupational radiation protection.................................892

Polygraph examination regulations.................................887

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects.....692, 1584

Protection of human research subjects.............................897

Record request fees..............................................4037

Renewable energy systems..........................................417

Research misconduct...............................................891

Review of mandatory conditions of hydropower licensing.......609, 693

Uranium mill sites................................................898

Worker's compensation benefits....................................899

Energy conservation:

See also Fuel economy

Covered products determination:

Commercial refrigeration equipment..............................877

Incandescent reflector lamps, torchieres, and ceiling fans......878

Efficiency standards:

Clothes dryers..................................................873

Commercial air conditioning equipment........38, 879, 880, 881, 886

Direct heating equipment........................................874

Dishwashers.....................................................873

Electric distribution transformers...............................37

Electric motors.................................................875

Fluorescent and incandescent lamps..............................876

Furnaces and boilers........................................36, 880

Heat pumps...................................38, 879, 880, 881, 886

High intensity discharge lamps..................................862

Pool heaters....................................................874

Water heaters...................................................879

Federal buildings............................................863, 868

Residential energy-efficiency rating guidelines..............868, 871

Test procedures:

Central air conditioners........................................869

Commercial air conditioning equipment...........................884

Commercial heating equipment....................................883

Commercial package boilers......................................885

Commercial water heaters........................................882

Electric motors, small..........................................872

Electronic distribution transformers............................870

Heat pumps......................................................869

High intensity discharge lamps..................................862

Entertainment industry:

Cost recovery....................................................2704

Environmental impact statements:

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program...............................................1969

Environmental protection:

See also Air pollution control

Environmental impact statements

Natural resources

Noise control

Pesticides and pests

Reclamation

Waste treatment and disposal

Water pollution control

Award term contracting...........................................3024

Background checks of contractor employees........................3042

Biobased content products.........................................903

CERCLA amendment.................................................3387

Conducting ``all appropriate inquiry''.........................3392

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Chemicals...............130, 3303, 3318, 3319, 3320, 3332, 3336, 3337

Maleic anhydride...............................................3321

Class deviations incorporation into EPAAR........................3026

Coal combustion wastes.....................................3370, 3371

Coastal waste deposit prevention.................................3436

Confidential business information..........................3023, 3034

Contract bundling................................................3043

Cooling water intake structures impact......................140, 3417

Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3389

Cross-Media Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule...........141

Designation of hazardous substances under CERCLA.................3390

Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3331

Drinking water regulations.....................3422, 3427, 3431, 3432

Effluent guidelines..........3395, 3396, 3403, 3411, 3413, 3414, 3415

Emergency planning...............................................3338

EPA acquisition regulations....................3024, 3025, 3029, 3041

Farm Service Agency regulation....................................196

Federal water quality criteria...................................3421

Federal water resource development................................813

Forest Service special uses program..........................404, 405

HUD regulations..................................................1464

National Environmental Policy Act....................1156, 3021, 4127

National Forest System............................................388

On-site treatment of low-level mixed wastes......................3367

Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic pollutants................3036

Pesticides...........115, 120, 121, 697, 3281, 3282, 3284, 3285, 3293

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3287, 3288, 3289

Privacy Act regulations..........................................3028

Radon............................................................4146

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative............................134, 3373

RCRA hazardous waste management facilities........................133

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3372

Reporting marine casualties......................................1268

Research scientist appointment authority.........................3038

Restoration of DOD facilities.....................................723

Rural areas.......................................................264

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................739

Significant new use rules:

Flame retardant chemical substances............................3306

Glycol ethers..................................................3309

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..............3385

Total Maximum Daily Load program.................................3410

Toxic Substances Control Act.......116, 3023, 3297, 3300, 3304, 3310, 3317, 3334

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications........................3339

Coal...........................................................3347

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3340

Metal mining...................................................3349

Pollution Prevention Act information requirements..............3348

Reporting requirements........................125, 3342, 3344, 3349

Review of chemicals on original list...........................3346

Equal employment opportunity:

Broadcast outreach...............................................3934

Complaint processing.......................................3438, 3439

HUD regulations..................................................1474

Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......1979, 1984

Workforce Investment Act.........................................2026

Excise taxes:

Air transportation...................................2750, 2827, 2881

Communications services..............................2611, 2750, 2881

Structured settlement factoring transactions.....................2874

Explosives:

See also Hazardous materials transportation

Hazardous substances

Criminal misuse reporting........................................1899

Fireworks........................................................1897

Identification markings for imported explosive materials.........1893

Manufacturing safety regulations.................................2041

Pest control devices.............................................1894

Safe Explosives Act..............................................1896

Transportation regulations.................................1388, 1903

Exports:

Administration regulations....473, 474, 476, 486, 489, 490, 491, 493, 494, 498, 501, 503, 504, 505, 506, 509, 512, 514, 515, 524

Agricultural commodities..........................................367

Cargo preference regulations...................................2375

Emerging markets program........................................365

Aircraft..........................................................481

Automated export system...........................................456

Bigeye tuna.......................................................629

Cameras...........................................................487

CCC Export Credit Guarantee Program...............................366

Chemical manufacturing facilities, equipment and related technology....................................................495

Chemical substances...............................................116

Chemical Weapons Convention.............................470, 501, 513

Class I substances to Article 5 countries........................3069

Commerce Control List...............483, 485, 487, 488, 501, 522, 524

Communication intercepting devices................................517

Computer technology...........................485, 487, 496, 516, 522

Controlled chemical substances...................................1914

Controlled substances for personal medical use...................1926

Crime control and detection instrument equipment..................507

Crude oil.........................................................471

Cuba.........................................................478, 523

De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................511

Deemed exports....................................................503

Dual-use items...............................................490, 495

Encryption items..................................................497

Energetic materials...............................................520

Humanitarian donations............................................519

India.............................................................493

International Traffic in Arms Regulations........................2078

Investigational new drugs.........................................958

Iraq..............................................................482

Lead-acid batteries..............................................3380

Libya.............................................................478

License application denial policy.................................480

License exceptions.............469, 478, 507, 508, 510, 516, 518, 519

Licensing...........................472, 486, 498, 500, 512, 515, 524

Liquors..........................................................2533

Military vehicles and components..................................521

Missile technology controls.............................472, 483, 514

National Forest System timber.....................................373

Night vision equipment............................................508

No license required provisions....................................515

Non-space qualified amorphous silicon focal plane arrays..........487

North Atlantic Treaty Organization...........................491, 510

Nuclear equipment and materials..................502, 518, 4133, 4145

Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2388

Reexports.....................................469, 472, 503, 508, 510

Removal of country groups.........................................474

Replacement licenses..............................................512

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements..........................509

Russian entities..................................................492

Sensitive chemical or biological items............................494

Serbia............................................................478

Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP).....................477

Space qualified parts, components and technology..................488

Special Comprehensive License program.............................479

Special intra-company license.....................................498

Sudan.............................................................476

Sugar reexport programs...........................................363

Swordfish.........................................................629

United Nations....................................................510

United States munitions list.................................481, 520

Wassenaar Arrangement.............................................490

Wildlife...................................................1578, 1683

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Yugoslavia........................................................484

F

Fair housing:

Certification and funding of state and local enforcement agencies.....................................................1537

Compliance requirements......................................257, 411

ANSI standards.................................................1539

Federal buildings and facilities:

Access for individuals with disabilities.........................3005

Outdoor developed areas........................................3003

Classified information storage....................................732

DOD environmental restoration programs............................723

Energy performance standards.................................863, 868

GSA regulations..................................................3445

Inspection/maintenance programs..................................3214

NARA facilities:

Locations and hours............................................3511

Phone numbers for..............................................3517

Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3500

NRC offices......................................................4144

Presidential library facilities..................................3512

Telecommunications management....................................3452

Vending facility program for the blind............................746

Federal home loan banks:

Acquired member assets...........................................4048

Affordable Housing Program.......................................4045

Anti-money laundering programs...................................4046

Appointed directors..............................................4044

Community support requirements...................................4043

Data reporting requirements......................................4047

Governance.......................................................4041

New business activities..........................................4042

Public disclosure................................................4049

Federal Reserve System:

Capital..........................................................4064

Capital treatment of asset-backed commercial paper programs......4063

Community reinvestment...........................................4068

Consumer leasing.................................................4071

Consumer regulations review......................................4071

Electronic funds transfers.......................................4071

Equal credit opportunity.........................................4071

Fair credit reporting................................4065, 4066, 4067

Holding companies....................................4059, 4070, 4073

Risk-based capital standards.....................................4064

State banks..............................4057, 4058, 4061, 4062, 4069

Truth in savings.....................................4060, 4071, 4074

Feed grains:

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................215

Fire prevention:

Candles and candle accessories standards.........................3826

Electrical standards.............................................2046

Emergency response and preparedness..............................2033

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1442

Forest fire assistance program....................................393

Nuclear power plants.......................................4136, 4163

Shipyard standards.........................................2052, 2054

Firefighters:

Retirement.......................................................3595

Fish:

See also Fisheries

Seafood

Country of origin labeling..........................................2

Endangered Species Act.....................................1609, 1717

Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................569

Government acquisition regulations................................799

Injurious wildlife listings......................................1583

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1575

National Organic Program............................................1

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects.....609, 692

Fisheries:

Addition and revision of certain species codes....................561

Alaska............................................................691

Atlantic Ocean.....................................526, 630, 676, 690

Audit resolution policy..........................................1655

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands..................................588, 672

Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan............................617

Bottomfish........................................................528

Cod...............................................................603

Critical habitat...............................................30, 31

Crustacean........................................................529

Demersal shelf rockfish...........................................628

Dungeness crab....................................................587

Essential fish habitat guidelines............................563, 596

Fisheries Observer Program........................................685

Fishing capacity reduction loans.............................587, 588

Groundfish..............................................528, 587, 685

Gulf of Alaska...............................................628, 637

Haddock...........................................................603

Halibut............................................548, 567, 637, 677

Hawaiian Islands.............................................542, 582

Highly migratory species...........................526, 630, 676, 690

Incidental take regulations....614, 617, 618, 619, 651, 652, 672, 673

King crab.........................................................588

List of fisheries............................................606, 700

Marine Mammal Protection Act.......................647, 695, 698, 700

National standard guidelines:

Overfishing and rebuilding schedules............................544

North Pacific.....................................................685

Northern California steelhead......................................30

Pacific coast................................................587, 677

Pelagics.....................................................582, 690

Permits......................................................541, 542

Pollock...........................................................672

Puerto Rico.......................................................537

Research set-aside program........................................641

Sablefish.........................................................536

Scientific research...............................................564

Sea turtle conservation.............526, 622, 653, 676, 690, 699, 702

Seabird protection................................................582

Shrimp..................................................587, 653, 702

Steller sea lion protection.......................................644

Tanner crab.......................................................588

U.S. Virgin Islands...............................................537

Yellowtail flounder...............................................603

Fishery management plans:

Alaska local time definition......................................682

American Lobster..................................................535

Aquaculture practices.............................................655

Atka mackerel.....................................................681

Atlantic......................................527, 557, 633, 639, 680

Atlantic billfish.................................................558

Atlantic bluefish............................................555, 669

Atlantic herring.............................................545, 578

Atlantic mackerel............................................538, 554

Atlantic sea scallop.........................................635, 665

Atlantic striped bass.............................................550

Atlantic swordfish................................................631

Beluga whales.....................................................648

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands..........32, 540, 547, 586, 636, 681, 684

Bigeye tuna..................................................629, 633

Black corals......................................................595

Black sea bass................................552, 576, 577, 634, 668

Bluefin tuna.................................................565, 633

Bottomfish fisheries....................................530, 560, 594

Butterfish...................................................538, 554

Calico scallop....................................................664

Coastal migratory fisheries..................................590, 656

Community development quotas.................................540, 570

Deep-sea red crab............................................556, 585

Eastern Pacific.........................................574, 643, 701

Electronic logbook forms..........................................581

Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ)................535, 550, 632, 655, 691

Fishing capacity reduction program................................645

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Groundfish.....547, 559, 562, 586, 636, 640, 671, 675, 678, 684, 686, 688, 689

Gulf of Alaska...........................547, 562, 636, 671, 675, 684

Gulf of Mexico......531, 533, 534, 571, 575, 590, 596, 597, 598, 599, 656, 667, 674

Halibut...........................................................605

Hawaiian Islands........................................528, 542, 595

Highly migratory species......................557, 558, 627, 629, 633

King crab..........................................................32

Monkfish.....................................................543, 601

North Atlantic....................................................687

North Atlantic right whales..................................649, 657

Northeast multispecies...................584, 607, 608, 635, 642, 666

Ocean quahog......................................................553

Pacific Coast..................559, 605, 640, 646, 679, 686, 688, 689

Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan...........................593, 677

Pacific mackerel.............................................592, 638

Pacific sardine...................................................573

Pacific whiting...................................................689

Pelagics................................................546, 590, 632

Precious corals...................................................583

Queen conch.......................................................537

Red crab..........................................................602

Red grouper.......................................................667

Red snapper..................................................534, 597

Reef fish................................531, 534, 598, 599, 667, 674

Salmon.......................................................646, 679

Scup..........................................552, 576, 577, 634, 668

Sea scallop..................................................527, 665

Seasonal Area Management program..................................649

Sharks...................................532, 557, 639, 645, 680, 687

Shrimp..................................................533, 571, 572

Snapper grouper...................................................551

South Atlantic................................551, 572, 590, 656, 664

Spiny dogfish................................................579, 670

Squid...................................................538, 554, 600

Summer flounder...............................552, 576, 577, 634, 668

Surf clam.........................................................553

Swordfish...............................................557, 629, 633

Tanner crab........................................................32

Tilefish..........................................................580

Tuna...............................................557, 574, 643, 701

U.S. Virgin Islands...............................................591

Vermilion snapper.................................................575

Western Pacific...........530, 546, 560, 581, 583, 594, 600, 632, 678

Yellowfin grouper.................................................591

Fishing:

Bycatch reduction measures..............................533, 676, 699

Conservation programs.............................................528

Exempted fishing permits..........................................564

Fixed gear........................................................536

Longline.....................................................643, 690

National Wildlife Refuges........................................1723

Purse seine.............................................643, 652, 701

Quotas:

Adjustment of overages in the U.S./Canada area..................603

Halibut....................................................567, 605

North Atlantic sharks...........................................687

Red snapper.....................................................597

Reporting requirements..........................................683

Swordfish.......................................................631

Western Alaska program..........................................568

Recreational measures..............................567, 576, 630, 668

South Pacific Tuna Act............................................539

Subsistence fishing.......................637, 1607, 1640, 1679, 1720

Trawl.............................................................691

Fishing vessels:

Catcher vessel electronic report..................................549

Gear identification markings on buoys.............................566

Individual fishing quota reporting requirements...................683

Observer policy...................................................626

Safety regulations.................................................72

South Pacific Tuna Act............................................539

Vessel Monitoring System.....................................539, 680

Western Alaska Community Development Quota Program eligibility 568

Flammable materials:

Flammability standards...........................................3819

Mattresses/bedding................................................170

Upholstered furniture.............................................169

Flood control:

Ability to pay provisions.........................................821

Corps of Engineers procedures.....................................823

Flood insurance:

Mitigation assistance program..............................1432, 1450

Mitigation of severe repetitive loss properties............1449, 1451

National Flood Insurance Program:

Appeal of decisions relating to coverage.......................1454

Assistance to private sector insurers....................1443, 1444

Coverage and rates.............................................1437

Group Flood Insurance Policy.............................1440, 1448

Increased Cost of Compliance provision.........................1430

National Flood Insurance Act of 1994............................258

Flood plains:

Wetlands:

Minimal effects exemptions......................................442

Food assistance programs:

See also Food stamps

School breakfast and lunch programs

Child and adult care:

Afterschool snacks..............................................305

At-risk afterschool suppers.....................................285

For-profit center participation.................................328

Improving management and program integrity...................9, 334

Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas..............300

Overpayments....................................................330

Permanent agreements for day care home providers................331

Reimbursements for meals served to children in homeless shelters....................................................319

Tiering status determinations for family day care homes.........329

Commodity Supplemental Food Program................................10

Disclosure of children's eligibility information to state

Medicaid and CHIP program.....................................303

Donated foods provided under contract with food service management companies..........................................294

Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................311

Indian reservations...............................................284

Older individuals................................................1142

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program............................6

Uniform federal assistance regulations............................304

Women, infants, and children:

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................292

Food delivery systems...........................................297

Vendor-related provisions..................................288, 312

Food labeling:

Allergen information..............................................991

Beef or pork with barbeque sauce..................................360

Country of origin marking for agricultural commodities and meats...........................................................2

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................352

Generic approval and regulation consolidation.....................338

Ground or chopped meat and poultry products........................21

Nutrition labeling of meat and poultry products..............361, 362

Prominence of calories.............................................41

Serving size regulations...........................................42

Single-ingredient products.........................................21

Standardized terms................................................352

Trans fatty acids.................................................990

Uniform compliance date...........................................358

Food stamps:

Alternate methods for issuing benefits............................306

Bonding requirements for violating retailers......................293

Civil rights data collections.....................................301

Computer matching.................................................283

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Electronic benefits transfer system.....................295, 299, 306

Eligibility and certification......................................12

Employment and training............................................14

High performance bonuses...........................................11

Payment adjustments...............................................333

Quality control.................................................7, 13

Recipient claim establishment and collection standards............286

Resource eligibility standards....................................335

State agencies administrative and management requirements.........299

Foods:

See also Dairy products

Fish

Food assistance programs

Food labeling

Fruits

Meat and meat products

Nutrition

Poultry and poultry products

Seafood

Vegetables

Sugar

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention........................58

FDA registration of food facilities................................55

Food safety:

Accredited laboratory program...................................347

Foreign inspection system supervisory visits....................359

Petitions for rulemaking........................................341

School breakfast and lunch programs........................326, 327

Food security plans...............................................346

Health claims.....................................................936

Imported...........................................................56

Infant formula quality control...............................977, 978

Institutional review boards.......................................967

Modernization of standards....................................18, 933

Pesticide residues...............................................3286

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................987

Recordkeeping requirements:

Foods containing material from cattle............................59

Identifying immediate sources and recipients of foods............54

Retail exemption..................................................345

Transportation in vehicles used for nonfood products.............2328

Vegetable oil production:

Air pollution control..........................................3250

Foreign currencies:

Acquisition regulations..........................................2473

Foreign relations:

See also Citizenship and naturalization

Cultural exchange programs

Foreign trade

Immigration

International boundaries

Passports and visas

Treaties

Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines........................2390

Imposition of special measures...................................2446

International accounting standards...............................4248

International call-back service..................................3900

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).....3378

Foreign trade:

See also Competitiveness

Customs duties and inspection

Exports

Imports

Maritime carriers

Trade agreements

African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2394, 2403

Canada:

Softwood lumber..........................................2428, 2429

DFARS modification................................................762

Earnings and profits.............................................2817

Entry procedure for foreign trade zones..........................2395

Federal employee foreign rights in inventions.....................722

Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and unaffiliated foreign persons........................450, 452, 455

Futures and options contracts....................................3809

Port restrictions:

Japanese vessels...............................................4054

Quarterly reporting requirements for international services activity......................................................454

Stock transfer rules.............................................2706

U.S. direct investment abroad................................451, 453

United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act..............2396

Forests and forest products:

See also National forests

Botanical products................................................390

Forest fire assistance program....................................393

Indian allotments.................................................368

Softwood lumber from Canada................................2428, 2429

Special products..................................................390

Special uses authorizations..................................404, 405

Timber sales:

Cancellation....................................................388

Integrated Resource Contracts...................................400

Noncompetitive sale.............................................372

Surplus species.................................................369

Unmanufactured wood from Mexico...................................244

Fraud:

Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act..................2056

Microcap securities market.......................................4237

OIG regulations...................................................918

Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act...........................1154, 1456

Tax return affiliates............................................2855

Freedom of information:

See also Confidential business information

Amendments.......................................................4115

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3345

DHS........................................................1146, 1257

DOC...............................................................462

DOD.....................................................724, 734, 756

DOE...............................................................890

DOJ..............................................................1862

DOL........................................................1972, 2027

Electronic communication.........................................1972

Electronic Freedom of Information Act......................3518, 3565

FMCS.............................................................3440

NARA.......................................................3507, 3514

NASA regulations.................................................3480

NEH..............................................................3525

OPM..............................................................3565

SSA...............................................................163

TTB..............................................................2480

Freight:

See also Hazardous materials transportation

Agricultural commodities:

Ocean freight claims............................................190

Freight forwarding industry......................................2215

Fruits:

Crop insurance regulations........................................279

Dried fruit wines................................................2519

Import regulations.................................218, 227, 229, 233

Mango Promotion, Research, and Information Order..................184

Phytosanitary certificates for imports............................234

Fuel:

See also Energy

Air pollution control.......3076, 3098, 3125, 3160, 3164, 3174, 3184, 3216, 3262

California gasoline..............................................3161

Diesel particulate matter exposure in underground mines............98

Emission standards for nonroad diesel fuel.......................3253

Gasoline distribution facility emission standards..........3059, 3239

Labeling requirements for alternative fuels......................4086

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Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3073

Reformulated gasoline............................................3160

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel lubricity...........................3108

Fuel additives:

Gasoline deposit control additives.........................3162, 3191

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).........................3208, 3430

Oxygenated.................................................3163, 3330

Fuel economy:

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program...........................2277

Fuel economy credits.............................................2253

Fuel economy standards program...................................2289

Funeral industry:

Practices rule...................................................4078

G

Gases:

See also Natural gas

Coalbed methane development......................................1835

Goats:

Brucellosis indemnity.............................................247

Interstate movement regulations...................................230

Government contracts:

See also Government procurement

Acquisition regulations:

Central Contractor Register.....................................760

Commercial items...............................................3773

Contract bundling..............................................3043

EPA......................................................3025, 3041

Federal Technical Data Solution................................3756

Government property rental.....................................3782

Labor standards for contracts involving construction...........3760

Pre-solicitation notice elimination............................3792

Share-in-savings contracting...................................3772

Special tooling................................................3782

USAID..............................................2994, 2997, 2998

Affirmative action...............................................1985

Commodity Credit Corporation storage contracts....................187

Contractors:

Access to sensitive information................................3476

Accompanying a force deployed...................................785

Architect-engineer qualifications.........................764, 3786

Computer security...............................................860

DOE contract security personnel.................................889

DOE security requirements.......................................888

Employee stock ownership plans.................................3540

Hazardous material safety data.................................3768

Identification of gender, race and ethnicity of applicants for employment.............................................1987

Immigration and Nationality Act compliance.....................3797

Jobs For Veterans Act..........................................2058

Safety manual...................................................725

Security requirements for Toxic Substances Control Act confidential business information..........................3023

Use of government supply sources................................771

Debarment and suspension.........................................2091

Defense contracts:

Commercial contract types......................................3753

Contractor qualifications relating to contract placement........757

Cost accounting standards.......................................749

Deployment of contractor personnel..............................810

DFARS modification.....751, 752, 760, 763, 764, 766, 769, 770, 771, 776, 777, 779, 782, 783, 785, 787, 788, 789, 790, 791, 796, 803, 806

Fidelity and forgery bond protection............................779

Firefighting services...........................................770

Fixed price.....................................................751

Follow-on production contracts for prototype projects......790, 798

Foreign acquisition.............................................809

Freedom of information.....................................724, 756

Government source inspection requirements.......................758

Historically black college and minority institution set-aside 766

Indian incentives...............................................800

Information assurance...........................................797

Internal controls for purchase card use.........................754

Leader company contracting......................................776

Patent rights...................................................747

Payment and billing instructions................................777

Performance-based contracting for services................803, 3781

Personal services contracts.....................................791

Privacy protection..............................................756

Production surveillance and reporting...........................802

Radio frequency identification..................................796

Reporting performance outside the US............................788

Resolving tax problems..........................................763

Service contract and task order approval........................753

Small disadvantaged business subcontracting.....................776

Task or delivery order contracts................................769

Technical data conformity.......................................787

Terrorist countries list........................................806

Unique item identification and property valuation...............759

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act.............................1976

Indians..........................................................1813

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Governance standards for nonprofit agencies....................3007

Nondiscrimination................................................1985

Research and development.....................................782, 783

Rights to inventions..............................................721

Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements...................826

Small business subcontracting assistance..........................149

Wage Determinations OnLine system................................1980

Government employees:

See also Conflict of interests

Military personnel

Political activities (Government employees)

Antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection............3561, 3562

Appeals..........................................................3587

Career and career-conditional employment...................3576, 3578

Civilian Marksmanship Program:

Civil service benefits for former employees....................3596

Claims for damages against DOE employees..........................909

Classification appeals...........................................3627

Competitive service and competitive status.......................3606

Computer security...........................................860, 3642

Contract employees:

Background investigations......................................3040

Corporation for National and Community Service:

Discrimination complaint procedures............................3013

Cost-of-living allowances..................................3560, 3639

Criminal investigators...........................................3628

Defense personnel:

Claims settlement.....................................735, 736, 745

Detail between Executive Branch and Legislative Branch...........3579

DHS human resources management system........................71, 3623

District of Columbia employees:

Benefits.......................................................3593

Retirement, health, and life insurance coverage................3594

DOE polygraph examination regulations.............................887

Drug-free workplace requirements......................923, 1153, 1970

Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3540

Employee surveys.................................................3644

Employment discrimination..................................3438, 3439

Employment of relatives..........................................3581

Enterprise Human Resource Integration............................3564

Ethical conduct standards:

Attorneys......................................................1956

CSOSA employees................................................3020

DOD employees...................................................742

Examining system.................................................3607

Excepted service:

Career and career-conditional employment.......................3576

Individuals with disabilities..................................3544

Operational procedures.........................................3547

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Presidential Management Intern Program.........................3578

Student Career Experience Program..............................3545

Temporary organizations........................................3577

Extended assignment incentives...................................3638

Federal executive boards.........................................3622

Federal mail management..........................................3454

Financial disclosure requirements................................3534

Foreign rights in inventions......................................722

Freedom of Information Act regulations...........................3565

Governmentwide nonprocurement common rule for debarment and suspension.......................................1153, 1970, 2091

Health benefits:

Administrative simplification provisions.......................3556

Children's equity..............................................3641

Enrollment regulations.........................................3599

FEHBP changes..........................3572, 3600, 3602, 3603, 3619

Flexible spending accounts...............................3589, 3621

Long-term care insurance regulations...........................3598

Hiring flexibilities during national emergencies.................3543

Human Capital Performance Fund...................................3632

Indemnification request procedures for states and localities.....3573

Information technology exchange program..........................3608

Intermittent.....................................................3550

Investigations...................................................3569

Job grading reviews..............................................3587

Leave regulations..........................................3574, 3636

Life insurance...................................................3634

Federal Acquisition Regulation.................................3604

Merit promotion and internal placement...........................3625

OPM regulations rewrite..........................................3575

Order of release from competitive level..........................3551

Part-time........................................................3550

Pay rates:

Administration.................................................3628

Aggregate limitation on pay....................................3584

Biweekly pay periods...........................................3590

Locality-based comparability payments..........................3586

Overtime compensation and premium pay for Customs officers.....1361

Pay retention..................................................3610

Pay-for-performance appraisal systems..........................3554

Premium pay limitations........................................3637

Prevailing rate systems..................................3558, 3588

Regulation amendments....................................3574, 3636

Superior qualifications appointments...........................3555

Within-grade increases.........................................3557

Performance appraisal systems....................................3584

Personal financial interests.....................................3533

Post-employment conflict of interests......................3538, 3612

Posting regulations..............................................3643

Presidential Management Intern Program...........................3578

Presidential Rank Award eligibility..............................3585

Privacy Act regulations..........................................3566

Privacy procedures for personnel records.........................3578

Probation on initial appointment to competitive position.........3630

Public safety officers...........................................1962

Purchases of property sold by GSA................................3463

Reasonable accommodation language for OPM vacancy announcements 3580

Recruitment and selection through competitive examination........3626

Reemployment...............................................3552, 3559

Regulation revisions.............................................3567

Relocation costs...........................................3443, 3775

Repayment of student loans.................................3631, 3645

Responsibilities and conduct:

OPM......................................................3605, 3613

Retention allowances.............................................3629

Retirement:

Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3570

Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities.....3592, 3618

Credit for military service....................................3617

Death benefits and employee refunds............................3597

Debt collection................................................3614

Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3633

FERS basic annuity.......................................3616, 3640

FERS coverage elections........................................3571

Record retention...............................................3615

State income tax withholding...................................3563

Salary offset...............................................151, 2464

Seasonal.........................................................3550

Security standards...............................................3568

Selective Service registration requirements......................3546

Senior Executive Service:

Aggregate limitation on pay....................................3609

Pay and performance awards...............................3582, 3609

Post-employment conflict-of-interest restrictions..............3612

Standards of conduct...908, 1143, 3475, 3535, 3536, 3537, 3539, 3693, 3695

Strategic human capital management assessment....................3549

Submission of claims by preference eligibles to OPM..............3601

Temporary and term employment....................................3591

Temporary change of station................................3578, 3583

Testifying and providing records in litigation.............2422, 3499

Time-in-grade restrictions.......................................3624

Training.........................................................3553

Agency reporting requirements............................3620, 3635

Travel regulations.........................................3466, 3467

Veterans recruitment appointments................................3548

Voluntary separation incentive payments..........................3611

Withholding of State and local income taxes......................2475

Government procurement:

See also Government contracts

Acquisition regulations:

Accounting for unallowable costs...............................3755

Agricultural....................................................449

Architect-engineer threshold for small business set-asides......765

Aviation critical safety items..................................792

Berry Amendment.................................................804

Blanket Purchase Agreements....................................3788

Buy American Act requirements............................3780, 3791

Commercial items...............................775, 800, 3770, 3773

Compensation for personal services.............................3758

Competition requirements...................................767, 774

Conflicts of interest...........................................755

Corrosion prevention and mitigation.............................805

Cost accounting standards administration.......................3757

Cost principles.............780, 3758, 3759, 3769, 3778, 3789, 3790

Debarment.................................................755, 3461

Defense Priorities and Allocation System.......................3465

Definitions clause.............................................3794

Department of Homeland Security................................1159

Department of State......................................2063, 2066

DFARS modification.....747, 748, 750, 752, 755, 761, 762, 765, 767, 768, 771, 772, 773, 774, 775, 778, 780, 781, 784, 786, 789, 792, 793, 794, 795, 799, 801, 804, 805

Disputes and appeals...........................................3462

DOE...............................900, 901, 902, 903, 905, 906, 907

DOT............................................................2085

Electronic representations and certifications..................3761

Environmental services for military installations...............801

EPA................................................3022, 3024, 3029

Excluded Parties List System...................................3774

Federal Business Opportunities vendor notification service.....3458

Federal Prison Industries.................................795, 3764

Fish, shellfish, or seafood products............................799

Free Trade Agreements.....................................786, 3795

Gains and losses...............................................3778

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Geographic use of the term United States........................750

GSA..........................................3461, 3462, 3465, 3468

HUD............................................................1540

Improper business practices.....................................755

Insurance information...........................................781

Laws inapplicable to commercial subcontracts....................761

Maintenance and repair costs...................................3790

Major systems acquisition.......................................778

Mentor-Protege Program....................................772, 3763

Micro-purchase exemption for purchasing electronic and information technology.....................................3766

Multiyear contracting authority.................................801

NASA....3471, 3477, 3485, 3486, 3487, 3488, 3489, 3492, 3493, 3494, 3495

National Nuclear Security Administration........................861

Notification of employee rights concerning payment of union dues or fees...............................................3785

Partnership agreement between DoD and SBA.......................794

Payment withholding............................................3779

Penalties for unallowable costs................................3759

Performance-based service acquisition..........................3783

Plain language rewrite.........................................3771

Polyacrylonitrile carbon fiber..................................793

Powers of attorney for bid bonds...............................3784

Printing and duplicating through the Government Printing

Office.....................................................3787

Procedures, guidance, and information...........................784

Procurement list...............................................3793

Protests, disputes, and appeals.................................748

Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............904

Reimbursement of relocation costs on a lump-sum basis..........3775

Sealed bidding..................................................768

Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.........3777

Small business specialist review................................773

Small Disadvantaged Businesses.................................3754

Special emergency procurement..................................3762

Telecommuting for Federal contractors..........................3765

Training and education.........................................3769

Transportation industry practices..............................3776

USAID....................................................2994, 2997

Veterans Affairs...............................................2944

World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement......3796

Contracts:

NFS contracts...................................................388

Foreign currency use.............................................2473

Government-unique standards......................................3542

Historic preference..............................................3464

HUBZone program.......................................210, 3455, 3754

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Determining whether commodities are essentially the same as items on the procurement list..............................3008

Responsibilities of central nonprofit agencies.................3011

Suitability criteria for commodities and services..............3010

Level of effort..................................................3039

Lobbying restrictions......................................1155, 3767

Management accountability and control............................3541

Recycled products................................................3358

Small, minority, and women's business utilization................3033

Voluntary consensus standards....................................3542

Government property:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Government property management

Abandoned or forfeited personal property.........................3442

Economic development transfers of real property by DOE............896

NASA property....................................................3484

Purchase by GSA employees........................................3463

Rental...........................................................3782

Use of Government aircraft for travel............................3466

Use, handling, and disposal requirements.........................3456

Government property management:

Mandatory review procedures......................................1561

Motor vehicles...................................................3459

Nondiscrimination..........................................3449, 3451

Personal property management.....................................3444

Space and related services:

Rents and leases...............................................3445

Supply and procurement...........................................3460

Telecommunications management....................................3452

Government publications:

Publication of Army rules affecting the public....................811

Grains:

See also Feed grains

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................215

Process verification service......................................282

Grant programs:

AmeriCorps regulations.....................................3012, 3018

CNCS regulations.................................................3014

DOD Grant and Agreement regulations...............................743

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1442

Freedom of information...........................................2027

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program............................1434, 1452

Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1431

IMLS.............................................................3519

Learn & Serve regulations........................................3012

NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revision....3469, 3483, 3490, 3491

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grant

Program......................................................3509

Participation by religious organizations in USAID programs.......2999

Rights to inventions..............................................721

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.................1959, 1971

Victims of crime.................................................1966

Grant programs-agriculture:

Administration provisions.........................................252

Broadband program.................................................440

Energy efficiency.................................................417

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate

Fellowship Grants Program.....................................256

Hatch Multistate Research Fund....................................253

High energy cost rural communities................................430

Nonprocurement regulations........................................408

Participation of religious organizations in USDA programs.........410

Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program......................413, 422

Rural business investment program.................................421

Rural economic development........................................420

Technical assistance and training............................260, 432

Wastewater programs...............................................441

Water programs...............................................428, 441

Grant programs-education:

Administrative regulations........................................734

Application regulations...........................................851

Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program..........857

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate

Fellowship Grants Program.....................................256

Freedom of Information............................................734

National Security Education Program...............................729

Grant programs-environmental protection:

Clean Water State Revolving Fund program.........................3419

Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3389

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program review........................................1969

Grant programs-health:

AOA rules revisions..............................................1142

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children.......................1006

Limitation on administrative expenses............................1009

NIH center grants................................................1023

NIH training grants..............................................1014

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Participation of religious organizations in HHS programs..........921

Public Health Service grant appeals procedures...................1005

Grant programs-housing and community development:

American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1468

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1535

Community revitalization strategy..............................1532

Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1534

Regulation revisions...........................................1530

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1535

Small cities and insular areas programs........................1531

Data Universal Numbering System identifier requirement...........1465

Electronic submission of grant applications......................1457

Empowerment zones..................................................79

Indian Housing Block Grant Program...........................82, 1557

OMB Circular A-110 revisions.....................................1472

State homes for veterans.........................................2947

Uniform requirements for HUD programs............................1460

Grant programs-Indians:

Construction of jails............................................1967

Indian Housing Block Grant Program...........................82, 1557

STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 1959, 1971

Grant programs-natural resources:

Carey Act grants.................................................1838

North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants program..........1588

Grant programs-transportation:

Uniform administrative requirements..............................2101

Grants administration:

Audit resolution policy..........................................1655

Drug-free workplace requirements.................................1970

Jobs For Veterans Act............................................2059

Nondiscrimination..............................1886, 3015, 3502, 3513

Uniform administrative requirements............1144, 1472, 2945, 2996

Grazing lands:

Conservation.......................................................85

Grassland Reserve Program..........................................28

National Forest System.......................................368, 378

Navajo Partitioned Lands.........................................1775

H

Harbors:

Maintenance fees...........................................2415, 2416

Hawaiian Natives:

Grants for services provided to older individuals................1142

Mortgage eligibility.............................................1511

Hazardous materials transportation:

See also Pipeline safety

Aircraft carriage................................................2329

Aluminum cylinders...............................................2333

Cargo tank requirements....................................2331, 2357

Civil monetary penalties.........................................2324

Commercial driver's license endorsement..........................2219

Security threat assessment of applicants.......................1380

Explosive materials..............................................1388

FAA material recognition training................................2139

Fees for security threat assessments on drivers..................1366

Harmonization with UN recommendations......................2336, 2363

Hazard communication requirements................................2359

Hazardous Materials Table........................................2365

Hazardous waste manifest rule.....................................132

Incident reporting...............................................2358

Infectious substances............................................2336

Intergovernmental relations......................................2343

International standards..........................................2350

Lighters and lighter refills.....................................2349

Lithium batteries................................................2352

Maritime carriers................................................1314

Motor carriers.............................................2221, 2331

Oxygen cylinders on aircraft.....................................2330

Packaging........................................................2334

Regulation revisions.....................2340, 2341, 2347, 2348, 2364

Security.............................................2353, 2354, 2362

Toxic by inhalation materials....................................2354

UN standard cylinder requirements................................2335

Wastewater treatment exemptions..................................3364

Hazardous substances:

See also Explosives

Flammable materials

Hazardous materials transportation

Hazardous waste

Air pollutants.....57, 131, 3051, 3060, 3061, 3062, 3076, 3081, 3083, 3099, 3114, 3115, 3117, 3118, 3122, 3123, 3124, 3130, 3140, 3142, 3169, 3181, 3182, 3183, 3185, 3193, 3199, 3200, 3201, 3203, 3204, 3223, 3227, 3232, 3233, 3234, 3235, 3236, 3237, 3238, 3241, 3242, 3243, 3246, 3247, 3261, 3264, 3267, 3271, 3328

Delisting..........................................3065, 3093, 3146

Albuterol..........................................................57

Asbestos...............................................97, 3322, 3558

Beryllium........................................................2030

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3030

CERCLA corrections...............................................3387

Chemicals:

Chemical test rules......................................3296, 3328

Import of toxic chemicals......................................3302

Chromium....................................................100, 3064

Crystalline silica...........................................99, 2016

Designation under CERCLA.........................................3390

Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3331

Drinking water regulations..........937, 3397, 3422, 3427, 3432, 3435

Enzymes and proteins.............................................3300

Ethylene oxide.................................2028, 3058, 3147, 3230

Extremely hazardous substance list.........................3338, 3343

Glycol ethers....................................................3166

Halogenated solvents.............................................3202

Hydrochloric acid................................................3096

Hydrochlorofluorocarbon..........................................3082

Isocyanates......................................................3134

Lead..............117, 2034, 3199, 3264, 3297, 3310, 3324, 3325, 3335

Material Safety Data Sheets......................................3768

Metals...........................................................3329

Metals from electroplating operations.............................123

Method 24 amendment..............................................3049

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).........................3208, 3430

Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2098

Ozone depleting substances.................................3091, 3154

Perchloroethylene................................................3061

Pesticides.................................................3290, 3292

Data requirements for registering biochemical or microbial products...................................................3284

Emergency exemption regulations.................................121

Endangered species regulation.............................697, 1717

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program.....................115, 3285

Produced by transgenic plants..................................3290

Registration review program....................................3282

Rules of practice..............................................3281

Worker protection standards..............................3277, 3295

Pipeline safety standards................2332, 2339, 2356, 2360, 2361

Pollution contingency plan.......................................3402

Protection of human research subjects.............................122

Radon............................................................3428

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3372

Releases on public land..........................................1840

Semiconductors manufacture and assembly..........................3368

Sulfur oxides..............................................3070, 3192

Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3827

Surface coatings.................................................3049

Threshold planning quantity......................................3338

Toxicological profiles:

Metals.........................................................3329

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Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications........................3339

Coal...........................................................3347

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3340

Metal mining...................................................3349

Pollution Prevention Act information requirements..............3348

Reporting requirements...................................3344, 3349

Review of chemicals on original list...........................3346

Water pollution control....................................3397, 3405

Hazardous waste:

Carbamates.......................................................3388

Cathode ray tubes.................................................135

Cement kiln dust.................................................3369

Disposal facilities:

Combustion facilities...........................................131

Radioactive waste........................................3273, 3274

Dyes and pigments................................................3362

Land disposal:

Restrictions.......................................3352, 3383, 3384

Lead.............................................................3311

Lead-acid batteries..............................................3380

Manifest regulations........................................132, 3382

Mercury-containing equipment......................................136

Permit program....................................................133

Polychlorinated biphenyls..................................3308, 3327

Radioactive waste................................................4147

Advance notification to Native American tribes of transportation.............................................4149

Dose methodology...............................................3272

Licensing proceedings for receipt of high-level waste at a geologic repository........................................4166

Spent fuel storage casks.......................................4168

Recycling.........................................................135

Requirements revision............................................2345

Solid waste................................................3350, 3377

Solvents.........................................................3376

Toxic waste site.................................................3302

Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3375

Transboundary shipment within Organization for Economic

Cooperation and Development member countries.................3378

Uncontrolled sites on the NPL....................................3386

Wastewater treatment sludges from automobile manufacturing........124

Health care:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Ambulance services.........................................1100, 1130

Anti-kickback provisions.....................................911, 919

Fraud and abuse provisions........................................918

Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank.....................920

Home health agencies.............................................1030

Medicare conditions of participation...........................1088

Nondiscrimination in post-hospital referral....................1099

Prospective payment system...............................1057, 1117

Human cellular and tissue-based products...........................49

Inmate fees......................................................1869

Nondiscrimination.................................................912

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network..............1002, 1011

Participation of religious organizations in HHS programs..........921

Performance standard for diagnostic x-ray systems.................969

Physicians' referrals............................................1046

Program exclusion for submitting claims containing excessive charges.......................................................914

Protection of human research subjects......................1024, 1028

Risk-sharing arrangements.........................................911

Underserved areas................................................1001

Veterans:

Additional disability or death due to care, treatment or program....................................................2960

Advanced health care planning..................................2946

Copayments for extended care services..........................2982

Filipino veterans..............................................2916

Non-VA service and care..................................2948, 2951

Patients' rights regarding medication prescription authorization..............................................2950

Presumptions of service connection.......................2970, 2974

Priorities for medical services................................2981

Sensori-neural aids............................................2983

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................2002

Health facilities:

See also Hospitals

Nursing homes

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage........................................1041

List of covered procedures.....................................1050

Federally qualified health centers................................919

Fire safety requirements.........................................1082

Long-term care:

Federal long-term care insurance regulations...................3598

Hospice service................................................1044

Preventing accumulation of surplus controlled substances.......1925

Physician referrals for health services....................1091, 1121

Psychiatric residential treatment facilities...........64, 1070, 1090

Rehabilitation facilities........................................1056

Skilled nursing facilities.................................1067, 1109

Use of restraint and seclusion.........................64, 1090, 1108

Health insurance:

See also Medicare

Access:

Pre-existing condition exclusions..............................2708

Special enrollment rules.......................................2708

State alternative mechanisms...................................1105

Astronaut Health Care Provision..................................3473

Benefit-specific waiting periods.................................1071

Calculation of average cost of a policy..........................1004

CHAMPUS:

Appeals and hearings procedures.................................846

Authorized providers............................................847

Claimcheck denials appeals process..............................832

Double coverage.................................................831

Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision................829

Individual Case Management Program..............................834

Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.......833

Payment for ambulatory care.....................................828

Prosthetic devices coverage.....................................830

Regulation amendments...........................................837

TRICARE.......835, 836, 838, 839, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 848

Claims attachment standard.......................................1038

District of Columbia employees...................................3594

Federal enforcement..............................................1103

Government employees...............3572, 3599, 3600, 3602, 3603, 3619

Children's equity..............................................3641

Flexible spending accounts...............................3589, 3621

Long-term care insurance regulations...........................3598

Guaranteed availability and renewability to small employers......1104

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act..............1034

Administrative simplification provisions.......................3556

Church plans...................................................2713

Civil money penalties...........................................910

Code set revisions.............................................1051

Electronic transactions and code set standards.................1043

Exemption for non-Federal governmental plans...................1110

Family and Medical Leave Act interaction.......................2666

Health care access, portability and renewability.................95

Nondiscrimination..............................96, 2712, 2713, 2714

Special enrollment procedures..................................2666

Tolling time periods...........................................2666

Wellness programs..............................................2714

Health plan identifiers..........................................1034

Nondiscrimination regulations....................................1101

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Portability....................................1042, 1069, 1105, 2708

Reduced SSA benefits due to private insurance coverage...........3710

Retirement benefits...............................................142

State Children's Health Insurance Program:

Allotments...............................................1086, 1126

Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........303

Extended availability of unexpended funds......................1123

Payment error rate measurement.................................1116

Health professions:

Alien health care workers..................................1248, 2071

National Practitioner Data Bank............................1000, 1010

Nurses:

Nonimmigrant aliens......................................1238, 1999

Physicians:

DEA registration requirements for practitioners practicing in more than one state........................................1911

Fee schedule.............................................1076, 1120

Health services referrals..........................1046, 1091, 1121

National interest waivers for alien physicians.................1237

Professional shortage areas......................................1001

Health records:

Privacy and disclosure of SSA records and information.............150

Hepatitis B virus:

Correctional management..........................................1864

Hepatitis C virus:

Blood donors and recipients........................................50

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1068

Highway safety:

Highway-rail grade crossings.....................................2207

Indian highway safety program....................................1767

Mexican motor carriers...........................................2217

Motor carrier regulations................2192, 2193, 2207, 2221, 2223

National Bridge Inspection Standards.............................2187

Traffic control devices:

Manual revision................................................2185

Signing to assist motorists in locating 24-hour pharmacy services...................................................2189

Work zone safety.................................................2191

Highways and roads:

See also Bridges

Highway safety

Motor carriers

Motor vehicle safety

Motor vehicles

Federal lands highway program:

Indian reservations road program...............................1779

Highway traffic noise abatement..................................2190

Highway vehicle definition.......................................2703

Real property acquisition........................................2188

Relocation assistance............................................2188

Historic preservation:

Army Corps of Engineers regulations...............................812

Certification of historic structures.............................1735

National Historic Preservation Act amendments....................2993

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1731

HIV:

Correctional management..........................................1864

Hogs:

Import restrictions...............................................217

Pseudorabies indemnity payment....................................245

Holding companies:

Change in bank control.............4058, 4059, 4062, 4069, 4070, 4073

Exemption for certain acquisitions.........................4198, 4211

Industry Guide 3 amendments......................................4171

Homeless:

CACFP reimbursements for meals served to children in shelters 319

Eligibility for free school meals.................................324

VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program.................2984

Homesteads:

Disposal of reserved minerals....................................1836

Honey:

Honey wines......................................................2519

Nonrecourse marketing assistance loan and loan deficiency payment.......................................................203

Research and promotion program....................................177

Horses:

Brucellosis indemnity.............................................247

Hospice care:

Hospice wage index...............................................1111

Medicaid and Medicare conditions of participation..................62

Medicare policies................................................1089

Requirements for long-term care facilities.......................1044

Hospitals:

CHAMPUS payment for ambulatory care...............................828

Conditions of participation:

Laboratory services......................................1068, 1095

Organ transplantation centers....................................61

Patients' rights...............................................1102

Requirements of................................................1045

DOT grants.......................................................2101

Enhanced DSH treatment...........................................1047

Grants administration...........................734, 1144, 1472, 2996

Home health agency referral......................................1099

Inpatient prospective payment system.......................1063, 1113

Inpatient psychiatric facilities.................................1070

Inpatient rehabilitation prospective payment system..............1115

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................2009

Medicare:

Disproportionate share of low-income patients payment formula 1061

Extended care services coinsurance.............................1128

Inpatient deductible...........................................1128

Long-term care prospective payment system......................1053

Outpatient prospective payment system..............1058, 1075, 1119

Oversight and validation program.................................65

Premium for uninsured aged and certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement.......................1127

Mortgage insurance...............................................1489

Patients' rights.................................................1108

Household appliances:

Energy efficiency.............................................36, 873

Test procedures...................................................869

Housing:

See also Fair housing

Homeless

Housing standards

Low and moderate income housing

Manufactured homes

Mortgage insurance

Mortgages

Public housing

Relocation assistance

Accelerated claims disposition...................................1484

Affordable Housing Program.......................................4045

American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1468

Civil penalties for violations:

Distribution of tax credit proceeds............................1506

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1535

Regulation revisions...........................................1530

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1535

Competitive sales procedures.....................................1483

Data Universal Numbering System identifier requirement...........1465

Disposition of HUD-acquired single family properties.............1494

Disposition of HUD-owned assets in revitalization areas..........1492

Electronic document retention....................................1473

Energy-efficiency rating guidelines..........................868, 871

Environmental review procedures..................................1464

Equal employment opportunity regulations.........................1474

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Equal protection of the laws for faith-based and community organizations................................................1476

Federal Housing Administration:

Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers....................................................1503

Electronic endorsement of mortgages............................1519

Quality control plans..........................................1491

TOTAL mortgage scorecard.......................................1512

Hawaiian Natives:

Mortgage eligibility...........................................1511

HOME Investment Partnerships Program.......................1467, 1471

Housing counseling program.........................................78

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program:

Regulations....................................................1529

HUD acquisition regulations......................................1540

Indian Housing Block Grant Program...........................82, 1557

Lead-based paint.....................................3297, 3311, 3335

Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1505

Mark-to-Market Program...........................................1487

Multifamily:

Accelerated loan processing quality assurance enforcement......1488

Closing forms and documents....................................1507

Disposition of HUD-owned projects..............................1490

Distributions to nonprofit owners of certain rental projects 1486

Housing bonds..................................................2604

Multifamily Housing Reform and Affordability Act...............1525

Nondiscrimination based on disability..........................1463

Previous participation certification...........................1500

NAHASDA amendments...............................................1556

Office of Inspector General subpoenas............................1541

One dollar home sales to local governments.......................1485

Participation of religious organizations in HUD Native American programs.....................................................1559

Restructuring Plan:

Release of information.........................................1525

Rural:

Farm labor housing..............................................267

Loan policies...................................................261

Loans and grants.................................265, 266, 267, 268

Multiple-family housing.........................................267

New and existing dwellings definition...........................262

Planning and performing construction............................263

Rental housing.............................................267, 269

State nonmetropolitan median household income...................435

Self-Help Opportunity Program....................................1528

Specially adapted housing for disabled veterans............2921, 2989

Streamlining regulations..........................................267

Supplemental cost certification requirement......................1522

Supportive Housing Programs................................1515, 1533

Teacher Next Door Sales Program..................................1493

Uniform standards for grants and agreements......................1460

Housing standards:

Manufactured homes construction standards........................1498

Manufactured housing dispute resolution program..................1497

Manufactured housing installation program..................1495, 1496

On-site construction.............................................1499

Human research subjects:

Protection of....122, 461, 744, 849, 850, 897, 974, 1024, 1027, 1028, 1029, 2952, 3000, 3031, 3479, 3526, 3830

Student rights....................................................858

Hunting:

Migratory birds........1596, 1616, 1622, 1623, 1631, 1659, 1722, 1725

National Wildlife Refuges........................................1723

Standards for tree stands........................................3828

Hydropower:

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal projects.................692

Review of mandatory conditions of licensing..................609, 693

I

Immigration:

See also Aliens

Citizenship and naturalization

Address notification.............................................1413

Adoption of alien siblings.......................................1174

Affidavit of support.............................................1189

Appeal fees......................................................1182

Appeals efficiency...............................................1186

Asylum procedures:

Frivolous applications.........................................1183

Numerical limit on grants......................................1171

Authority of the DHS Secretary...................................1152

Automated inspection service.....................................1355

Benefit application fee..........................................1256

Cancellation of removal....................................1932, 1945

Child Citizenship Act............................................1203

Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1177

Contracts with transportation lines..............................1345

Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1411

Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for benefits.....................................................1219

Employment:

Authorization eligibility......................................1183

Employer petitions.............................................1232

Employer sanctions.............................................1429

Employment creation petitions..................................1247

Verification requirements......................................1233

Exchange visitors:

Student Exchange Visitor Information System....................1416

Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1178

Executive Office for Immigration Review authorities..............1933

Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1323

Fingerprinting certain applicants................................1197

Genealogy Program processing fee.................................1185

Hunger strikes by detainees......................................1397

Immigrant Investor Pilot Program.................................1224

Immigration proceedings..........................................1931

Inadmissibility..................................................1164

Increasing number of officers authorized to issue notices to appear and arrest warrants for violations....................1410

Individuals with disabilities:

Naturalization procedures......................................1218

Intercountry adoptions...........................................1172

Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1398

International broadcasters.......................................1239

International matchmaking organization requirements........1165, 1929

Judicial review of Immigration and Naturalization Service decisions....................................................1253

Jurisdiction over appeals of INS decisions involving administrative fines.........................................1936

Law enforcement officers training during mass influx of aliens 1414

Legal Immigration Family Equity Act..................1207, 1209, 1945

List of recognized American institutions of research.............1254

Payment of fees methods..........................................1424

Powers and authorities of officers and employees.................1399

Preinspected automated lane program..............................1336

Protective orders in administration proceedings..................1934

Representative registry..........................................1935

Revoking grants of naturalization................................1196

Schedule of fees for consular services, State Department and embassies and consulates...............................2076, 2077

Seizures and forfeitures.........................................1332

Surety bonds...............................................1401, 1404

Suspension of deportation............................1192, 1932, 1945

United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1236

User fee remittance..............................................1331

Violations of the Immigration and Nationality Act................1346

Waivers for nonimmigrants........................................1216

Withholding of adjudication......................................1220

Imports:

See also Antidumping

Countervailing duties

Customs duties and inspection

Apparel articles..................................................466

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Arms-related items...............................................1890

Bees, beekeeping byproducts, and beekeeping equipment.............246

Beluga sturgeon..................................................1681

Bigeye tuna..................................................629, 633

Bluefin tuna......................................................633

Border Release Advanced Screening and Selectivity Program........1340

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention..................224, 235

Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1647

Certification of factual information during antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings...............................463

Chemicals:

Blanket certifications.............................3305, 3315, 3316

Reporting requirements for controlled substances...............1914

Cigarette papers and tubes.................................2540, 2542

Control of PMN chemicals.........................................3313

Controlled substances for personal medical use...................1926

Dairy products....................................................182

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2398

Duty-free entry...................................................466

Eggs..............................................................343

Endangered and threatened species..........................1612, 1681

Explosive materials:

Identification markings........................................1893

Food products......................................................56

Fruits and vegetables..............................218, 227, 229, 233

Halon-1301 aircraft fire extinguishing vessels...................3175

Icelandic eiderdown..............................................1663

Marine mammal products............................................694

Meat and meat products.......................................217, 355

Milk and milk products............................................237

Motor vehicles.......................................2279, 2308, 3153

Canadian.......................................................2297

Commercial.....................................................2268

Nuclear equipment and materials............................4133, 4145

Nursery stock.......................................................3

Parrots..........................................................1656

Phytosanitary certificates for fruits and vegetables..............234

Pine shoot beetle host material...................................226

Pirated audio-visual works.......................................2387

Plants............................................................219

Polar bear trophies..............................................1591

Poultry products..................................................343

Prohibited marks on tobacco and cigarette products...............2537

Seeds.............................................................228

Single entry for entities on multiple conveyances................2401

Softwood lumber from Canada................................2428, 2429

Steel products....................................................467

Swordfish....................................................629, 633

Textiles.........................................................2425

Tobacco products...........................175, 176, 2516, 2540, 2542

Tuberculosis risk classification..................................239

Uniform rules of origin..........................................2386

United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act:

Preferential treatment for brassieres..........................2400

Unmanufactured wood from Mexico...................................244

Wheat.............................................................225

Wild birds.................................................1600, 1656

Wildlife...................................................1578, 1683

Wood packing materials............................................248

Wool:

Worsted wool fabrics............................................465

Income taxes:

Accelerated cost recovery system.................................2872

Accelerated death benefits.......................................2818

Accrual rules for creditable foreign taxes.......................2841

Accruals and allocations reductions because of increased age.....2722

Active trade or business requirement.............................2647

Adjustment periods...............................................2876

Advance rental income............................................2875

Allocation and apportionment rules...............................2605

Allocation of basis to distributes following a reorganization 2756

Alternative minimum tax..........................................2812

Asset ownership..................................................2821

Authorized placement agency......................................2711

Automated substitute for return............................2771, 2845

Below-market loans...............................................2639

Bonds:

Allocation and accounting regulations..........................2629

Multifamily housing............................................2604

Private activity...............................................2696

Qualified zone academy bonds...................................2777

Tax exempt bond partnerships...................................2755

Tax-exempt bonds issued by State and local governments...2724, 2886

Branch remittances...............................................2572

Brief asset holding period.................................2850, 2851

Cancellation of indebtedness...............................2715, 2882

Capitalized costs................................................2684

Caribbean Basin countries........................................2811

Carryback of consolidated net operating losses to separate years........................................................2728

Charitable contributions...................................2796, 2856

Check the box regulations........................................2726

Claims against decedent's estate.................................2636

Collecting child support arrears through the Federal Tax Refund

Offset.......................................................1141

Collection after assessment......................................2638

Collection at source to statutory stock options..................2863

Collection due process.....................................2627, 2628

Collections:

Installment agreements.........................................2581

Levied property................................................2697

Communications excise tax........................................2611

Computation of tax attributes....................................2882

Consolidated groups:

Application of section 108...............................2770, 2781

Computation of taxable income..................................2784

Duplicate tax benefits.........................................2739

Intercompany transactions......................................2800

Loss limitation rules....................................2616, 2725

Consolidated returns:

Intercompany obligations.................................2598, 2700

Interest income................................................2764

Regulation amendments..........................................2836

Constructive sales of appreciated financial positions............2829

Contingent at closing escrows....................................2761

Coordination of income taxes for US and certain possessions.....2635, 2791

Corporations:

Alternative minimum tax........................................2812

Assumption of liabilities......................................2595

Continuances.............................................2794, 2897

Disclosure to the Bureau of Economic Analysis..................2646

Estimated tax..................................................2590

Gain on stock distributions....................................2717

Indian Tribal Corporations.....................................2670

Interest on large corporate underpayments......................2659

LIFO recapture...........................................2793, 2887

No net equity value transactions...............................2643

Operating rules for successors in liquidations.................2668

Prohibited allocation of securities............................2768

Reorganizations....................................2662, 2844, 2854

S corporations.............2648, 2678, 2766, 2767, 2768, 2832, 2892

Shareholder's basis in stock...................................2678

Stock ownership in another corporation.........................2685

Taxable stock transactions...............................2640, 2746

Withholding taxes..............................................2469

Cost sharing.....................................................2612

Cross-border transactions..................................2606, 2664

Current liability interest rate............................2652, 2789

Custodial account contributions..................................2618

Debt instruments.................................................2859

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Deductions from intangible property..............................2716

Dependent care credit............................................2622

Depreciation computation.........................................2762

Depreciation of vans and light trucks............................2885

Designated or related summons....................................2774

Determination of residency in U.S. possessions...................2642

Disclosure of relative value of distribution forms...............2867

Disclosure of return information.................................2596

Disclosures to subcontractors....................................2645

Disqualified person..............................................2661

Distributions of property........................................2735

Dollar-value last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory method..........2831

Dual consolidated losses.........................................2651

Earnings and profits attribution principles......................2838

Electronic filing of business returns............................2760

Electronic filing of duplicate Forms 5472........................2889

Electronic filing requirements...................................2671

Electronic tax administration....................................2609

Electronic transmissions.........................................2698

Elimination of forms of distribution in defined contribution plans........................................................2769

Employee benefits:

Cafeteria plans................................................2719

Electronic transmission of notices, elections or consents......2674

Limitations....................................................2667

Employer contributions for deferred compensation.................2599

Escrow funds...............................................2656, 2693

Estimated tax regulations........................................2654

Excess operating fund investment.................................2469

Exempt organizations.............................................2738

Extension of time for filing returns.............................2740

Federal Insurance Contributions Act..............................2863

Federal Unemployment Tax Act.........................2747, 2748, 2863

Filing corrections...............................................2842

Foreign corporations.................................2573, 2688, 2813

Definition of qualified foreign corporation....................2653

Earnings and profits.....................................2810, 2817

Entity classification....................................2681, 2682

Foreign stapled corporations.............................2786, 2848

Income rules...................................................2589

Pro rata share determination...................................2798

Statutory mergers..............................................2680

Stock transfer rules...........................................2706

Transfer of intangibles........................................2593

Foreign governments..............................................2808

Foreign insurance companies..........................2571, 2574, 2849

Foreign investment companies.....................................2588

Foreign Investment in Real Property Act..........................2689

Foreign tax credit.................2613, 2707, 2804, 2806, 2857, 2861

Fraud committed by return affiliate..............................2855

Fringe benefit income allocation.................................2815

Functional currency..............................................2810

Gasoline tax claims..............................................2600

General utilities repeal.........................................2816

Generation skipping transfer tax deemed allocations..............2744

Gift tax value determination.....................................2673

Grantor..........................................................2821

Guarantee fees...................................................2775

Hand carry returns...............................................2870

Highly compensated employee................................2586, 2692

HIPAA portability................................................2666

Income allocation................................................2716

Income from labor or personal services...........................2801

Income from ocean and space activities...........................2828

Income from sources within specified possession..................2602

Installment obligations..........................................2843

Insurance companies..............................................2718

Attained age of the insured....................................2649

Interest.......................................2707, 2709, 2764, 2814

Interest equivalent deduction election.....................2790, 2896

Interest other than that of a creditor...........................2865

Interest-free adjustments........................................2691

International communications income..............................2828

International organizations......................................2808

Investigative disclosures........................................2839

Investment adjustment rules......................................2742

Life insurance and annuity contract guidance.........2686, 2751, 2763

Like-kind exchanges..............................................2656

Liquidation of an interest.......................................2619

Losses:

Extention of time to elect determination method..........2900, 2901

Separate limitation............................................2809

Waiver of carryovers.....................................2742, 2898

Mark-to-market treatment for marketable stocks.............2623, 2633

Mergers or consolidations qualifying as reorganizations..........2835

Mixed use output facilities......................................2840

Multistep transactions...........................................2880

New market tax credit......................................2721, 2754

NIMCRUT valuation regulations....................................2888

Non-accrual experience method of accounting......................2743

Non-shelter revisions............................................2607

Nondiscrimination cross-testing rules to cash balance pension plans........................................................2752

Normalization requirements.......................................2720

North American Industry Classification System..............2893, 2894

Notarization requirement for statements of purchase..............2758

Notional principal contracts.....................................2753

Obligation to file notice of redetermination of foreign tax......2804

Obligation-shifting transactions.................................2603

Offset of refund payments........................................2465

Partnerships:

Assumption of liabilities......................................2710

Capital account bookup.........................................2873

Capital gains rollover.........................................2778

Deemed dispositions of unrealized receivables and inventory items......................................................2846

Disguised sales................................................2637

Disregarded entities...........................................2797

Distributive share determination...............................2677

Equity for services............................................2624

Foreign tax credit allocation..................................2734

Guaranteed payments to partners................................2679

New markets tax credit allocation..............................2608

Options........................................................2837

Retiring or deceased partner...................................2834

Section 1503(d) applications...................................2579

Substantiality rules...........................................2676

Transactions involving long-term contracts.....................2868

Withholding reduction..........................................2803

Withholding tax on foreign partners' share of effectively connected income...........................................2591

Passive foreign investment companies.............................2588

Payments:

No return of information required..............................2658

Overpayment interest calculation...............................2687

Source of payments.............................................2823

Payments in the nature of workers compensation...................2644

Payments to attorneys......................................2585, 2702

Performance of actuarial service under ERISA.....................2847

PFIC purging elections...............................2632, 2772, 2792

Predeceased parent rule..........................................2776

Previously taxed earnings and profits............................2594

Principal accounting method......................................2683

Principal residence seizure......................................2723

Procedure and administration.....................................2690

Procurement/purchasing card reporting............................2862

Public inspection of written determinations......................2788

Qualified contract provisions....................................2657

Qualified interests..............................................2749

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits:

Accrual for certain regular interests..........................2626

Foreign holders..........................................2620, 2672

Interest-only regular interests................................2655

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Tetra rules....................................................2780

Reconsideration of Rev. Rule 69-302..............................2822

Redemptions treated as dividends.................................2729

Regulations repeal...............................................2802

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements...................2576, 2730

Requests for information.........................................2736

Research credit............................................2669, 2732

Residence sale or exchange.......................................2871

Resident status..................................................2807

Retirement annuity contributions.................................2618

Retirement plans...............................2763, 2765, 2819, 2864

Deemed IRAs..................................2787, 2877, 2878, 2890

Exclusion of employees of 501(c)(3) organizations in 401(k) and 401(m) plans...........................................2783

Phased retirement program......................................2660

Safe harbor leases.........................................2617, 2879

Salary reduction agreement.......................................2665

Section 179 elections............................................2779

Section 59(e) elections..........................................2759

Section 6048.....................................................2578

Section 6159.....................................................2581

Section 6343.....................................................2697

Section 882......................................................2820

Section 884......................................................2820

Securities.................................................2577, 2694

Settlement funds in the allocation of purchase price.............2899

Single-sum distributions from cash balance pension plans.........2625

Small businesses:

Disabled access credit.........................................2675

Solid waste disposal facility definition.........................2785

Special depreciation allowance...................................2745

Stewardship expenses.............................................2634

Stock options..................................2631, 2866, 2883, 2884

Stock transfer regulations...........................2587, 2852, 2853

Continuity of interest.........................................2799

Straddles:

Carrying charges...............................................2709

Definition of loss.............................................2641

Miscellaneous issues...........................................2695

Structured settlement factoring transactions.....................2874

Student FICA guidance............................................2782

Substitute dividend payments in securities lending...............2615

Substitute for return......................................2771, 2845

Summonses of third-party recordkeepers...........................2601

Support test for children of divorced parents....................2650

Swap transactions................................................2823

Tax credits:

Low-income housing.............................................2614

Puerto Rico....................................................2805

Tax shelter rules................................................2727

Taxable fuel entry.........................................2757, 2895

Taxable years for CFCs and FPHCs.................................2592

Taxpayer Bill of Rights....................................2581, 2697

Testimony authorizations.........................................2736

Timely mailing treatment.........................................2610

Toll telephone service definition................................2737

Transactions involving related parties, pass-through entities, or other intermediaries......................................2631

Transfer of notes or stock to provide for satisfaction of contested liabilities........................................2869

Transferor or transferee as a predecessor or successor...........2621

Travel expenses for members of Congress..........................2825

Treatment of services............................................2741

Trusts:

Charitable remainder trusts....................................2701

Financial asset securitization investment trusts (FASIT).......2824

Foreign trusts.................................................2580

Non-exempt employees...........................................2821

Qualified severance regulations................................2773

Reporting earned income........................................2656

Underpayment...............................................2663, 2795

Utility allowances...............................................2630

Vested accrued vacation pay......................................2891

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service members.......................................................727

Widely held fixed investment trusts..............................2730

Withholding certificates.........................................2698

Withholding for qualified intermediaries.........................2597

Withholding from compensation of Federal employees...............2475

Indians:

See also Indians-arts and crafts

Indians-business and finance

Indians-education

Indians-lands

Indians-law

Indians-tribal government

Alaska resupply operation........................................1772

Appeals from administrative actions..............................1768

Certificates of degree of Indian blood...........................1771

Electric power utilities.........................................1758

Extending wireless telecommunications services to tribal lands 3971

Food assistance programs..........................................284

Housing:

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................82, 1557

NAHASDA amendments.............................................1556

Participation of religious organizations in HUD programs.......1559

Migratory bird hunting regulations...............................1623

National Environmental Policy Act................................4127

National Indian Gaming Commission.......4115, 4116, 4118, 4122, 4123, 4124, 4125, 4127, 4128

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1731

Navajo generating station..................................3128, 3129

Processing requests for reindeer by non-native Alaskans..........1774

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets in Wupatki

National Monument............................................1747

Spent fuel shipment notification.................................4149

STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 1959, 1971

Subsistence fishing.............................637, 1607, 1640, 1679

Subsistence hunting and fishing on Federal lands in Alaska......1589, 1626, 1641, 1642, 1689, 1720, 1726

Transport of eagle feathers......................................1701

Welfare reform:

Welfare-to-Work Program........................................1995

Indians-arts and crafts:

Importation of marine mammal products.............................694

Sale of handicrafts in National Park System......................1743

Use of northern sea otter........................................1680

Indians-business and finance:

Buy Indian Act...................................................1759

Defense contract incentives.......................................800

Gaming operations:

Civil fines....................................................4128

Debt collection................................................4119

Facility licensing standards...................................4126

Minimum internal control standards.............................4116

Privacy Act procedures.........................................4117

Revenue allocation plans.......................................1760

Technical standards for game classifications...................4118

Indian Tribal Corporations.......................................2670

Loan guaranty, insurance, and interest subsidy...................1763

Management contracts.............................................4122

Net gaming revenue...............................................4123

Indians-education:

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.................................1776

Indians-lands:

Air pollution control implementation.......................3156, 3194

Allotments.................................................1826, 1837

American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act.................1567

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EPA new source reviews...........................................3052

Grazing permits..................................................1775

Indian highway safety program....................................1767

Indian Tribal Land Acquisition Program loan regulations...........193

Irrigation projects..............................................1770

Leasing of trust and restricted lands............................1773

Mining regulations...............................................1813

National Forest System lands......................................368

Oil valuation from leases..........................................84

Reservation proclamations........................................1762

Roads program....................................................1779

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................381

Water quality standards..........................................3404

Indians-law:

BIA regulations..................................................1761

Construction of jails............................................1967

Courts of Indian Offenses..................................1777, 1780

Hearings and appeals.............................................4120

NIGC enforcement regulations.....................................4121

Probate adjudication.............................................1565

Use or distribution of judgment funds................1764, 1765, 1766

Indians-tribal government:

Grants for services provided to older individuals................1142

Tribal background investigations.................................4124

Individuals with disabilities:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Vocational rehabilitation

Disability benefits

Education of individuals with disabilities

Accessibility guidelines.........................................3005

Forest Service trails...........................................374

Outdoor developed areas........................................3003

Outdoor recreation facilities...................................375

Public accommodations and commercial facilities..................86

Public rights-of-way...........................................3004

Telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment 3856

Transportation.....................................2088, 2093, 2102

Aggravation of a disability by active service....................2972

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing......................................................2921

Cardiovascular impairments.......................................3706

Contractor and subcontractor obligations...................1979, 1984

Determination of.................................................3706

Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.....1135

Disability insurance program demonstration project...............3705

Disability ratings:

Cardiovascular conditions......................................2964

Digestive system...............................................3725

Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3742

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3739

Growth impairment..............................................3744

Hearing loss...................................................2985

Hematological disorders........................................3746

Hypertension...................................................2964

Immune system...................................................153

Individual unemployability.....................................2954

Mental disorders...............................................3745

Multiple body systems..........................................3726

Multiple scars.................................................2966

Neurological...................................................3741

Respiratory disorders....................................2964, 3743

Special senses.................................................3740

Vision.........................................................2955

Excepted appointment for employment..............................3544

Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability review........................................................152

Expedited reinstatement of SSA disability benefits...............3724

Homeownership assistance...................................1462, 1554

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Labor hours ratio requirements.................................3009

Malignant neoplastic diseases.....................................164

Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3727

Motor vehicle modifications......................................2245

Naturalization application.......................................1218

Nondiscrimination....................................3446, 3646, 3698

Accessibility standards for play areas.........................1889

Air travel.....................................................2083

CNCS...........................................................3015

DHS programs...................................................1149

Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation.......................3698

GSA............................................................3451

Multifamily homeownership projects.............................1463

NARA...........................................................3513

OFHEO..........................................................3530

Public accommodations and commercial facilities............86, 1889

State and local government services..................87, 1888, 1889

Passenger vessel access....................................2081, 3002

Plans to achieve self-support.....................................156

Self-Sufficiency Program..........................................154

Small veteran-owned businesses.............................3683, 3777

Specially adapted housing eligibility for veterans...............2989

SSA disability determination process.......................3747, 3748

SSA medical equivalence policy...................................3702

Supportive Housing Programs......................................1515

Telecommunications relay services..........................3852, 3857

Ticket to Work Program......................................154, 1112

TRICARE benefits for family members of active duty service members.......................................................848

Vending facility program for the blind on Federal property........746

Video programming accessibility..................................3916

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program...................................................166

Referral for services..........................................3730

Work Incentives Improvement Act..................................1106

Infants and children:

See also Adoption and foster care

Child welfare

Youth

Aircraft child restraints............................2124, 2162, 2313

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3825

Baby bath seat ban...............................................3822

Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3824

Child Care and Development Fund..................................1138

Child Citizenship Act............................................1203

Child Status Protection Act................................1223, 2061

Child support....................................................1140

Crib safety standards............................................3818

Food assistance programs....9, 291, 303, 305, 319, 328, 329, 330, 331

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children.......................1006

Infant formula...............................................977, 978

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................2009

Motor vehicle restraint systems....2240, 2249, 2273, 2280, 2300, 2310

Nutrition education participant contacts..........................297

Personal flotation device requirements...........................1313

Poison prevention..........................................3814, 3823

Portable bed rail safety.........................................3820

State Children's Health Insurance Program:

Allotments...............................................1086, 1126

Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........303

Extended availability of unexpended funds......................1123

Payment error rate measurement.................................1116

Television programming.....................................3930, 3931

Institutional review boards:

Registration requirements...................................967, 1027

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Insurance:

See also Bank deposit insurance

Crop insurance

Flood insurance

Health insurance

Insurance companies

Life insurance

Mortgage insurance

Surety bonds

Unemployment compensation

Disability insurance program demonstration project...............3705

Disaster assistance requirements.................................1445

FCSIC regulation.................................................3851

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...............2383, 2384, 2423, 2424

Insurance companies:

Anti-money laundering program....................................2452

Asset acquisitions...............................................2718

Attained age of the insured......................................2649

Surety bond issuance.............................................2472

Theft loss reporting requirements for motor vehicles.............2307

Intergovernmental relations:

See also Grant programs

Air pollution control implementation.............................3209

Alternative fuels incentives program..............................864

Asylum claims made at land border ports-of-entry...........1222, 1938

Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3475

EPA..................................................3137, 3405, 3409

Hazardous materials transportation...............................2343

International boundaries:

Asylum claims made at land border ports-of-entry...........1222, 1938

Automated Permit Port programs...................................1347

Border crossing cards:

Elimination of.................................................1322

Dedicated commuter lanes.............................1341, 1347, 1350

Designated land border crossing locations........................1356

Secure Electronic Network for Travelers' Rapid Inspection

Program......................................................1350

Inventions and patents:

Application process...............................................709

Cooperative Research and Technology Enhancement Act...............710

Deposit account payments..........................................717

DFARS regulations.................................................747

Electronic application exchange between intellectual property offices.......................................................708

Ex parte and inter partes reexamination practice..................711

Fees:

Handling applications filed without appropriate fees.......712, 715

Refund provisions...............................................712

Revisions.............................................705, 709, 716

Foreign rights in inventions......................................722

Government-owned inventions:

Licensing.......................................................720

Mineral patent applications......................................1823

Nonprofit organizations...........................................721

NSF regulation...................................................3528

Patent interferences..............................................713

Patent surveys...................................................1358

Representation of others before the USPTO.........................706

Small businesses..................................................721

US Patent and Trademark Office 21st Century Strategic Plan........707

Investigations:

Government personnel.............................................3569

National Instant Criminal Background Check System................1953

Investment companies:

Affiliate transactions...........................................4205

Anti-money laundering program for unregistered companies.........2458

Confirmation of transactions.....................................4227

Disclosure requirements........................4180, 4207, 4216, 4228

EDGAR system requirements..................................4176, 4210

Eligible portfolio companies.....................................4194

Enhanced fund governance standards...............................4219

Form N-SAR.......................................................4195

Independent transmission companies...............................4196

Money market fund exemptions.....................................4204

Portfolio transaction cost disclosure............................4192

Registration form and rules................................4191, 4195

Small business investment companies:

Civil penalties for late submission of required reports........3689

Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3668

Use of brokerage commissions to finance distribution.............4218

Investments:

See also Brokers

Commodity futures

Investment companies

Securities

United States investments abroad

Annuity broker qualifications....................................1957

Cash solicitation rule...........................................4213

Exemptions regarding officers and directors of public utility holding companies............................................4197

Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and unaffiliated foreign persons........................450, 452, 455

Investment advisers:

Anti-money laundering program..................................2453

Broker-dealer exemptions.......................................4200

Codes of ethics................................................4215

Electronic filing........................................2014, 4202

Political contributions........................................4199

Principal transactions.........................................4214

Proxy voting policies..........................................4180

Registration of hedge fund advisers............................4203

Thrift institutions............................................4201

Mutual funds:

Disclosure of breakpoint discounts.............................4217

Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2445

NCUA rules.......................................................4089

U.S. direct investment abroad................................451, 453

Irrigation:

Project operation and maintenance................................1770

K

Kidney diseases:

Medicare:

Composite rate exceptions......................................1062

Conditions for coverage..........................................60

L

Labeling:

See also Food labeling

Packaging and containers

Alcoholic beverages..................................2524, 2539, 2549

Alternative fuels................................................4086

Blood and blood components........................................976

Drugs............................47, 53, 938, 939, 950, 985, 992, 999

Home insulation..................................................4080

Hydrocarbon-containing products..................................3823

Latex condoms.....................................................944

Malt beverages...................................................2529

Pesticides.......................................................3290

Labor:

See also Child labor

Employee benefit plans

Employment

Equal employment opportunity

Occupational safety and health

Retirement

Unemployment compensation

Wages

Equal treatment for faith-based and community organizations to participate in DOL social service programs...................1973

Freedom of Information Act.................................1972, 2027

Labor organization officer and employee reports..................1982

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Local, intermediate, national or international status of labor organizations................................................1975

Notification of employee rights concerning payment of union dues or fees.................................................3785

Small Business Job Protection Act................................1977

Standards of conduct for federal sector unions...................1981

Laboratories:

Accreditation of analytical chemistry laboratories................347

Clinical laboratories regulation...........................1052, 1095

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1068

Using private laboratories with regard to FDA actions.............986

Waste management.................................................3381

Law:

See also Administrative practice and procedure

Courts

Indians-law

Lawyers

Release of official Navy information for litigation purposes......827

Law enforcement:

See also Drug traffic control

Armor vest purchase..............................................1968

Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...1950, 1951, 1952, 3948

Exchange of criminal history record information..................1947

Fish and Wildlife Service........................................1572

Forest Service....................................................371

Indian country...................................................1761

National Indian Gaming Commission................................4121

Police department review for pattern or practice of unlawful conduct......................................................1887

Retirement.......................................................3595

Training of officers authorized to enforce immigration law during mass influx of aliens.................................1414

Use of aliens in critical initiatives............................1395

Use of tobacco products without payment of tax...................2515

Lawyers:

Ethical standards................................................1956

Indian probate adjudication......................................1565

Reimbursement for attorney's fees in DOI legal proceedings.......1564

Reimbursement for fees in DHS proceedings........................1161

Representation for aliens in immigration proceedings.............1935

Standards of conduct:

SEC............................................................4249

TTB regulations..................................................2546

Lead poisoning:

Paint.........................117, 3297, 3310, 3311, 3324, 3325, 3335

Reducing lead consumption and use................................3323

Libraries:

Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments.................3518

Grant program regulations........................................3519

Presidential library facilities..................................3512

Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3520

Life insurance:

Accelerated death benefits.......................................2818

Contract guidance................................................2751

District of Columbia employees...................................3594

Government employees.............................................3634

Federal Acquisition Regulation.................................3604

Group term.......................................................2686

Liquors:

Dealers..........................................................2518

Exports..........................................................2533

Labeling regulations.............................................2549

Livestock:

See also Grazing lands

Meat and meat products

Meat inspection

Poultry and poultry products

Aquatic animals.....................................................1

Assistance for producers..........................................192

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention.........44, 224, 238, 242

Chronic wasting disease in farmed elk and deer......................5

Ewe lamb incentive payment program................................200

Foot-and-mouth disease..............................................4

Indemnity programs................................................247

Interstate movement of sheep and goats............................230

Mandatory reporting program:

Lamb amendment..................................................183

National Organic Program..........................................178

Loan programs:

Credit union loans to members....................................4100

Fishing capacity reduction loans.............................587, 588

Maritime loan guarantee program..................................2380

Medical research.................................................1021

Treasury Tax and Loan Program revision...........................2476

Loan programs-agriculture:

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.....412, 414, 415, 419, 423, 426

Community programs...........................................259, 270

Energy efficiency.................................................417

Farm Credit Administration:

Assessment and apportionment of administrative expenses........3834

Borrower rights................................................3842

Capital adequacy.........................................3833, 3845

Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3837, 3839

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation................3838, 3844

Funding and fiscal affairs...................3833, 3836, 3846, 3850

Governance of institutions.....................................3839

Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3841

Loan policies and operations...................................3833

Mission-related investments....................................3835

Policies and operations................3836, 3846, 3848, 3849, 3850

Priority of claims.............................................3832

Receivership repudiation authorities...........................3843

Regulatory burden..............................................3831

Scope of financing regulations.................................3840

Farm Loan Program:

Regulatory streamlining.........................................188

Farm Service Agency:

Annual analysis requirements for lenders........................208

Debt collection and settlement regulations......................198

Interest assistance program.....................................189

Rescheduling guaranteed loans with balloon payments.............208

Subordination requirements......................................208

Guaranteed farm loan regulations..................................197

Housing...........................................................411

Indian Tribal Land Acquisition Program loan regulations...........193

Intermediary relending program....................................424

National security emergency loans.................................416

Nonrecourse marketing assistance loan and loan deficiency payment for honey.............................................203

Regulation streamlining...........................................188

Rural economic development........................................420

Rural housing.....................................................261

Rural Utilities Service:

Household water system program..................................439

Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................425

Water programs....................................................428

Workout agreement for delinquent borrowers........................270

Loan programs-business:

SBA:

Certified development company program..........................3670

Economic injury disaster loans.................................3673

Premier Certified Lenders Program..............................3677

Small Business Lending Companies................................146

Loan programs-education:

Federal Employee Student Loan Assistance Act.....................3645

Interest.........................................................2858

Medical research.................................................1022

NIH loan repayment programs:

AIDS research..................................................1016

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For clinical researchers.......................................1017

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.................1020

Health disparities research....................................1019

Pediatric research.............................................1018

OPM repayment regulations........................................3631

Loan programs-housing and community development:

Accelerated claims disposition...................................1484

Closing forms and documents......................................1507

Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers 1503

Government-sponsored enterprises:

Conservatorship................................................3532

Corporate governance...........................................3529

High costs and predatory features..............................1470

Minimum capital................................................3531

Mortgage data..................................................1459

Non-proprietary data...........................................1521

HOME Investment Partnerships Program.......................1467, 1471

Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1505

Multifamily accelerated processing quality assurance enforcement..................................................1488

Rural areas...................................261, 265, 266, 268, 269

Loan programs-veterans:

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing......................................................2921

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages...........................2967, 2979

Pre-purchase counseling requirements.............................2959

Regulation amendments......................................2922, 2963

Lobbying:

Restrictions.....................................................1155

Longshore and harbor workers:

Safety and health regulations....................................2043

Security of insurance obligations................................1986

Low and moderate income housing:

See also Public housing

Section 8:

Disabled families assistance...................................1554

Distributions to nonprofit owners of certain rental projects 1486

Fair market rents..............................................1469

Housing Choice Voucher program.................................1549

Renewal of expiring project-based assistance contract..........1514

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program............1547

Tax credits......................................................2614

M

Manufactured homes:

Construction standards...........................................1498

Dispute resolution program.......................................1497

Installation program.......................................1495, 1496

Manufactured housing program:

Minimum payments to states.....................................1516

On-site construction.............................................1499

State installation requirements..................................1523

Marine mammals:

See also Endangered and threatened species

Animal welfare standards..........................................214

Atlantic large whale..............................................618

Beluga whales.....................................................648

Captive holding and transport.....................................647

Importation of polar bear trophies...............................1591

Incidental taking.................................................619

Bottlenose dolphin..............................................617

Naval military readiness activities.............................651

Oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico...................615

Oil and gas industry activities in Alaska......................1627

Rocket launch operations........................................614

Tuna purse seine vessels........................................652

Level B harassment...............................................1692

List of fisheries............................................606, 700

Manatee protection areas...................................1705, 1719

Marine mammal products created by Alaskan natives.................694

National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank:

Access to tissue specimen samples...............................696

North Atlantic whale protection....................610, 620, 649, 657

Northern sea otters..............................................1680

Permits for activities otherwise prohibited......................1691

Protection regulations...........................................1791

Steller sea lions............................................644, 695

Swimming or recreational interaction with.........................611

Zero mortality rate goal..........................................698

Marine resources:

See also Fisheries

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act..................604

Commercial submarine cables in national marine sanctuaries........660

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.............................654

National Marine Sanctuaries Program...........................33, 659

NOAA overflight regulation........................................658

Northwest Hawaiian Islands.........................................33

Research program..................................................663

Marine safety:

See also Vessels

Anchorage ground, safety zone and speed limit for Tongass

Narrows, AK..................................................1270

Drug and alcohol testing following casualties......................73

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1294

Escort vessels for tankers...........................1280, 1283, 1302

Marine events....................................................1262

Personal flotation device requirements.....................1263, 1313

Propeller injury prevention......................................1295

Puget Sound-area waters..........................................1291

Reporting marine casualties......................................1268

Restricted areas.............................................816, 817

Safety and security zone regulations.......................1277, 1304

Standards for marine equipment...................................1275

Standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers....................................................1261

Towing vessels...................................................1312

Maritime carriers:

See also Cargo vessels

Passenger vessels

Seamen

Vessels

Administrative appeals process for agricultural commodities.......190

Cargo preference regulations for agricultural exports............2375

Communications.............................................3942, 3957

Electronic submission of information to MARAD....................2379

Electronic transmissions and document submission...........1314, 4050

Escort vessels for tankers.......................................1302

Filing and service fees..........................................4052

Hazardous substances.......................................1314, 2363

Income source rules..............................................2582

Japanese vessels.................................................4054

Loan guarantee program...........................................2380

Maritime Security Program........................................2374

Maritime Transportation Security Act.............................1365

Merchant mariners..........................................1276, 1303

Mobile radio services............................................3896

Non-vessel-operating common carriers.............................4053

Notification of arrival and departure in U.S. ports........1298, 1314

Ocean common carrier status......................................4051

Operating agreements.............................................4056

Pilotage rates on the Great Lakes................................1272

Right whale ship strike reduction.................................657

Sensitive security information...................................2096

Worker identification credential.................................1372

Marketing quotas:

Tobacco......................................................191, 199

Mass transportation:

Accessibility requirements for over-the-road buses...............2102

School bus operations............................................2326

Meat and meat products:

See also Meat inspection

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Advanced meat/bone separation machinery...........................356

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention.....22, 44, 58, 224, 235, 242

Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer.............................5

E. coli O157:H7 test results location requirements................349

Effluent guidelines and standards for the Meat Products Point

Source Category..............................................3414

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................352

Foot-and-mouth disease..............................................4

Imports......................................................217, 355

Labeling...................................................2, 21, 360

Lamb reporting regulations........................................183

Meat recovery systems.............................................356

Nutrition labeling...........................................361, 362

Performance standards:

Bacon............................................................16

Ready-to-eat products............................................20

Rabbit grading....................................................173

Meat inspection:

Ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection............................344

Availability of distribution lists of retail consignees during recalls.......................................................348

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention........................22

Foreign inspection system supervisory visits......................359

Mechanically separated products...................................356

Prohibition on use of air-injection stunners......................357

Trichinae Certification Program...................................249

Medicaid:

See also Public assistance programs

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage........................................1041

Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions...............1097

Disclosure of children's eligibility for food assistance programs......................................................303

Drug rebate program........................................1114, 1122

Extended availability of unexpended SCHIP funds..................1123

Hospice care.......................................................62

Managed care:

Civil penalties.................................................915

Organ procurement organizations....................................63

Payment error rate measurement...................................1116

Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities....64, 1090, 1108

Medical and dental schools:

NIH scholarships.................................................1013

Medical devices:

CHAMPUS coverage of prosthetic devices............................830

Competitive bidding..............................................1049

Diagnostic x-ray systems..........................................969

Informed consent regulations......................................989

Medical gas containers and closures...............................932

Medicare coverage of prosthetics and orthotics...................1066

Power operated vehicles..........................................1074

Pressure regulators for use with medical oxygen...................930

Respiratory assist devices with bi-level capability and a back- up rate......................................................1098

Respiratory protective devices:

Quality assurance and administrative provision..................924

Surgeon and patient examination gloves............................968

Treated with antimicrobial pesticides............................3293

Use of materials derived from cattle...........................45, 46

Medical research:

Contraception and infertility..............................1021, 1022

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees..................................................1015

NIH education loan repayment programs:

AIDS research..................................................1016

For clinical researchers.......................................1017

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.................1020

Health disparities research....................................1019

Pediatric research.............................................1018

Medicare:

Actuarial and premium rates......................................1129

Advantage Program Title II.........................................66

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage........................................1041

List of covered procedures.....................................1050

Appeals process............................................1072, 1073

Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions.........1059, 1097

Clinical laboratories regulation...........................1052, 1095

Competitive acquisition of durable medical equipment.............1049

Continued entitlement following substantial gainful activity.....1106

Coordination of retiree health benefits...........................142

Cost sharing regulations.........................................1118

Coverage decisions...............................................1131

DMERC service areas..............................................1093

Drugs:

Competitive acquisition........................................1064

Drug benefit effective calendar year 2006........................67

Electronic prescribing.........................................1060

Employer-sponsored drug programs...............................1125

Manufacturers' submission of average sales price data..........1124

Medigap policies...............................................1084

Payment regulations......................................1120, 1133

Premium and cost-sharing subsidies..............................157

Recordkeeping requirements under the Drug Rebate Program.......1085

Electronic claims submission.....................................1094

End-stage renal disease:

Composite rate exceptions......................................1062

Conditions for coverage..........................................60

Fee schedules:

Ambulance services.......................................1100, 1130

Physician payments.......................................1076, 1120

Fraud and abuse provisions........................................918

Home health agencies:

Conditions of participation..............................1030, 1088

Prospective payment system...............................1057, 1117

Hospice care...........................................62, 1089, 1111

Hospitals:

Coinsurance....................................................1128

Disproportionate share of low-income patients payment formula 1061

Inpatient deductible...........................................1128

Inpatient prospective payment system...............1063, 1113, 1115

Organ transplantation centers....................................61

Outpatient prospective payment system..............1058, 1075, 1119

Oversight and validation program.................................65

Premium for uninsured aged and certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement.......................1127

Psychiatric hospitals prospective payment system...............1070

Income related Part B premium subsidy reduction...................161

Managed care regulations.........................................1083

Medicare+Choice plans:

Civil penalties.................................................915

Organ procurement organizations....................................63

Overpayment recoupment...........................................1055

Overpayments and underpayments:

Interest assessment............................................1107

Power operated vehicle requirements..............................1074

Prior determination process......................................1048

Prospective Payment System.......................................1053

Prosthetics and orthotics........................................1066

Provider agreement and supplier participation:

Billing numbers................................................1087

Provider reimbursement regulations:

Appeals........................................................1092

Publication of final regulations after a proposed or interim final regulation.............................................1079

Quality improvement program contracts............................1080

Random prepayment review.........................................1054

Rehabilitation facilities:

Inpatient prospective payment system...........................1056

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Repayment plans..................................................1055

Rural health clinics.............................................1036

Secondary payer..................................................1081

SELECT policy:

Safe harbor for waivers of beneficiary coinsurance and deductible amounts..........................................913

Skilled nursing facilities:

Prospective payment system and consolidated billing......1067, 1109

Supplier standards for oxygen, orthotics and prosthetics.........1037

Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities....64, 1090, 1108

Mental health programs:

Group health plan benefit parity.................................2008

Mental health parity.............................................1132

Psychiatric residential treatment facilities:

Prospective payment system.....................................1070

Use of restraint and seclusion.............................64, 1090

Metals:

Anti-money laundering program for dealers in precious metals, stones, or jewels............................................2459

EPA trace metal analysis.........................................3405

Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements..................3349

Military personnel:

See also Armed forces

Claims settlement.................................................730

Courts-martial manual regulations.................................738

Criminal jurisdiction over personnel outside the US...............741

Deferment of service obligations of midshipmen recipients of scholarships or fellowships..................................2371

Elimination of deemed military wages.......................3709, 3734

Filing claims against SSA........................................3749

Military awards...................................................807

Military Police Reports...........................................808

Protection of human research subjects.............................744

Reemployment.....................................................3559

Release of official Navy information for litigation purposes......827

Retirement regulations...........................................3617

Security policies for granting access to classified information 731

Troops-to-Teachers program........................................859

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay..................727

Milk:

Imports from countries where foot-and-mouth disease exists........237

School breakfast and lunch program regulations............8, 318, 320

Mine safety and health:

Asbestos exposure limit............................................97

Diesel particulate matter exposure.................................98

Electrical products..............................................2018

Fees for testing, evaluation and approval of mining products.....2023

Regulation elimination and improvement...........................2019

Respirable coal dust.......................................2024, 2025

Respirable crystalline silica standard...........................2016

Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements for metal mining.......................................................3349

Training standards for shaft and slope construction workers......2022

Underground coal mines:

Dust control plan verification.................................2024

High-voltage continuous mining equipment standards.............2021

Mineral resources:

See also Coal

Metals

Oil and gas reserves

Public lands-mineral resources

Data disclosure..................................................1799

Locatable minerals program........................................401

Mineral patent applications......................................1823

Mining claims..............................................1843, 1844

Notice of intent for operations on National Forest System lands 398

Outer Continental Shelf operations:

Federal consistency regulations.................................661

Leasing regulations............................................1789

Safety requirements............................................1287

Safety zones...................................................1315

Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1587

Proprietary terms................................................1799

Service order appeals............................................1807

Mineral royalties:

Interest and late payments.......................................1782

Offsets, recoupments, and refunds................................1782

Mines:

See also Mine safety and health

Reclamation

Surface mining

Abandoned............................................1809, 1817, 1818

Claims or sites..................................................1845

Funding assurances for treatment of pollutant discharges from surface mining operations....................................1811

Ownership and control settlement rule......................1812, 1816

Placement of excess soil.........................................1814

Revegetation standards...........................................1810

Surface management.........................................1815, 1843

Minimum wages:

Records to be kept by employers..................................1977

Mortgage insurance:

Damages for failure to engage in loss mitigation activities........77

Hospitals........................................................1489

Premium remittance period........................................1509

Refinancing home equity conversion mortgages.........1477, 1513, 1518

Single-family:

Debenture interest payments....................................1504

Default reporting..............................................1481

Program revisions..............................................1480

Property flipping prohibition..................................1501

Up-front payments................................................1510

Mortgages:

See also Mortgage insurance

Adjustable rate mortgages........................................1502

Cooperative housing developments.................................1518

Credit Watch Termination Initiative..............................1508

Disclosure of costs to consumers.................................1520

Distribution of tax credit proceeds..............................1506

Exchangeable Collateralized Mortgage Obligations.................4109

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation:

Non-program investments and liquidity..........................3844

Risk-based capital standards...................................3838

Federal Housing Administration:

Electronic endorsement of FHA-insured mortgages................1519

Quality control plans..........................................1491

TOTAL mortgage scorecard.......................................1512

Government-sponsored enterprises:

Conservatorship................................................3532

Corporate governance...........................................3529

Data release...................................................1459

High costs and predatory features..............................1470

HUD regulation.................................................1475

Minimum capital................................................3531

Minimum face value requirement.................................1536

Non-proprietary data...........................................1521

Hawaiian homeland eligibility....................................1511

Home equity conversion mortgages.................................1518

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages for veterans..............2967, 2979

Lender accountability for appraisals.............................1526

Lender compliance and accountability.............................1478

Loan correspondent and sponsor responsibilities..................1479

Loan originator registry.........................................1517

Mortgagee Review Board sanctions.................................1458

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Nondiscrimination................................................3530

Predatory lending practices......................................1470

Prohibiting misleading words in names of non-federally supervised entities..........................................1458

Servicing approval agreement.....................................1517

Supplemental cost certification requirement......................1522

Motor carriers:

See also Buses

Acquisition regulations..........................................3776

Brake systems....................................................2264

Cargo securement standards.......................................2206

Commercial vehicles:

Employee protections information...............................2224

Federal motor vehicle safety standards.........................2210

Drivers:

Commercial Driver's License Information System.................2288

Commercial drivers' licenses with hazardous materials endorsement..........................................1380, 2219

Disqualifications..............................................2199

Entry-level....................................................2222

Hours of service regulations........................110, 2195, 2220

Learner permits................................................2196

Licensing......................................................2214

Penalties......................................................2199

Physical fitness...............................................2198

Qualification requirements.....................................2197

Training.......................................................2222

Electronic on-board recorders for hours-of-service compliance 2195

Federal safety regulations:

Auditor certification..........................................2218

Bus emergency exits and window safety..........................2283

Fuel systems...................................................2225

Parts and accessories necessary for safe operation.............2209

Waivers, exemptions, and pilot programs........................2223

Freight forwarding industry......................................2215

Hazardous materials transportation...................1388, 2221, 2353

Highway vehicle definition.......................................2703

Household goods transportation.............................2194, 2208

Information, licensing and registration systems:

Replacement system..............................................109

Inspection, repair, and maintenance..............................2205

Intermodal cargo containers......................................2205

Investigative authority..........................................2199

Mexican:

Accelerated safety monitoring system and compliance initiative.................................................2217

Decal display requirements.....................................2211

NAFTA..........................................................2216

New entrant safety assurance process.............................2201

Qualifications to self-insure operations.........................2204

Railroad grade crossing safety...................................2207

Registration enforcement.........................................2212

Rules of practice................................................2199

Safety fitness procedures..................................2193, 2203

Stopping distance requirements for truck tractors................2230

Tank cars:

Manufacturing, maintenance and use requirements................2357

Title VI regulations for FMCSA financial assistance recipients 2213

Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2328

Truck length, width, and weight..................................2192

Motor vehicle pollution:

Alternative fuels...........................................864, 4086

Control regulations......................3068, 3104, 3108, 3174, 3262

Emission control diagnostic systems..............................3084

Emission standards:

Heavy-duty diesel trucks.......................................3170

New motor vehicles.......................................3102, 3152

Gasoline:

Additives................................................3162, 3191

Anti-dumping program...............................3077, 3151, 3163

Reformulated.............................................3098, 3160

Standards......................................................3164

Imported vehicles emissions standards............................3153

Inspection/maintenance programs............................3094, 3212

Low emission vehicles program....................................3150

Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3073

Motor vehicle safety:

See also Highway safety

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3825

Brake systems:

Allowing roll-bar during testing...............................2267

Antilock system for heavy trucks...............................2286

Brake hoses....................................................2258

Hydraulic parking brake........................................2264

Motorcycle handlebar lever.....................................2269

Buses:

Emergency exits and windows....................................2283

Child restraint systems......2240, 2249, 2273, 2280, 2300, 2310, 2311

Event data recorders.............................................2270

Frontal offset protection........................................2234

Fuel system integrity......................................2241, 2312

Horizontal discharge trailers....................................2239

Imported vehicles................................................2297

Lamps and reflective devices:

Geometric visibility requirements for lamps....................2292

Headlamp glare...........................................2228, 2299

Motorcycles....................................................2301

Signal lamps...................................................2296

Low-speed vehicles...............................................2276

Mirrors:

Convex cross view mirrors......................................2231

Convex mirrors for commercial trucks...........................2237

Passenger-side systems.........................................2238

Motorcycle helmets...............................................2235

Occupant crash protection: 5th percentile dummy belted barrier crash test requirements 2274

Air bags.......................................................2226

Designated seating position definition.........................2244

Door retention.................................................2233

Head/neck protection...........................................2254

Side impact protection...................................2275, 2285

Vehicles built in two or more stages...........................2243

Platform lift systems............................................2305

Power-operated windows.....................................2293, 2295

Radiator safety cap..............................................2291

Recalls:

Reimbursement prior to.........................................2304

Requirements for regional recalls..............................2290

Reporting of information and documents about potential defects 2281

Roof crashworthiness.......................................2232, 2256

Seat belts:

Emergency locking retractor....................................2262

Rear seats.....................................................2272

Seating systems:

Performance....................................................2251

Test dummies:

Adult size.....................................................2227

Child size...............................................2250, 2303

EuroSID II.....................................................2242

Female size....................................................2274

Hybrid III.........................................2227, 2250, 2303

SID-IIs side impact............................................2246

Test procedures................................................2311

Theft protection.................................................2248

Tires:

Disposition of replaced tires..................................2302

Labeling requirements..........................................2279

Pressure monitoring system......................................111

Regulation revisions...........................................2309

Trailers:

Label placement on rear impact guards..........................2260

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Rear impact guards.............................................2287

Warning label for low speed vehicles.............................2271

Windshields:

Safety glazing.................................................2282

Motor vehicles:

See also Buses

Fuel economy

Motor carriers

Motor vehicle safety

Accelerator control systems......................................2255

Alternatively fueled vehicles....................................3150

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in motor vehicle sales................................................2438

Brake fluids:

Clarity test...................................................2259

Cargo tank motor vehicles........................................2331

Commercial:

Importation....................................................2268

Controls and displays............................................2261

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program...........................2277

Customer identification programs for sellers of vehicles.........2434

Dealer notification by manufacturer........................2284, 2294

Defects....................................................2284, 2294

Fuel economy standards program...................................2289

Government property management...................................3459

Hybrid electric vehicles:

Idle stop technology...........................................2263

Imports..........................................................3153

Schedule of fees...............................................2308

Insurer theft loss reporting requirements........................2307

Light trucks.....................................................3149

Location and monitoring systems..................................3952

Low-speed vehicles...............................................2298

Modifications to accommodate people with disabilities............2245

Motorcycle regulatory definition.................................2229

Multistage vehicles:

Certification requirements.....................................2252

National Driver Register.........................................2288

National Stolen Passenger Motor Vehicle Information System.......1948

Raised or sloped roof structure..................................2256

Recreational vehicles:

Cargo carrying capacity........................................2236

Retroactive certification..................................2265, 2266

Salvage regulations..............................................1960

Small business size standards for new car dealers................3690

Special purpose vehicles.........................................2257

Theft data.......................................................2306

Music:

Unauthorized sound recordings and music videos...................2427

N

National banks:

Capital regulations...............................................113

Civil money penalties............................................2557

Corporate activity rules, policies, and procedures........2552, 2556, 2557, 2568

Determining nature of financial activities.......................2414

Financial subsidiaries.....................................2411, 2412

Lending limits pilot program.....................................2570

Maintenance of records...........................................2567

Real estate brokerage determination..............................2413

National defense:

See also Armed forces

Arms and munitions

Classified information

Technical surveillance countermeasures............................733

National forests:

Appeal regulations...........................................379, 387

Climbing bolts in wilderness......................................403

Fair market value for recreation residence use authorizations 391

Free use approval.................................................394

Grazing permits...................................................378

Healthy Forests Reserve Program...................................382

Healthy Forests Restoration Act:

Predecisional administrative review and objection process.......396

Land and resource management planning....................24, 376, 407

Notice of intent and/or plan of operations for locatable mineral operations............................................398

Off-highway vehicle prohibitions..................................395

Outdoor recreation accessibility guidelines.......................375

Outfitter and guide special use authorizations...............385, 399

Predator damage management........................................383

Recreation event fees.............................................384

Roadless area conservation....................................23, 402

Sawtooth National Recreation Area:

Increasing residential outbuilding size.........................406

Small business land use...........................................370

Special use authorizations........................................389

Timber sales......................................................397

Export and substitution restrictions............................373

Integrated Resource Contracts...................................400

Trails accessibility guidelines...................................374

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................381

Unprocessed timber in southern California determined surplus to domestic needs................................................386

Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................380

National parks:

Aircraft overflights.............................................2138

Alaska park units................................................1742

Apostle Islands......................................1744, 1745, 1757

Boating and water use activities.................................1741

Commercial filming or photography permits........................1737

Commercial use permits...........................................1738

Cost recovery for special uses...................................1733

Delaware Water Gap NRA:

Commercial vehicle fees........................................1754

Glacier Bay National Park:

Vessel management..............................................1736

Golden Gate National Recreation Area:

Pet management.................................................1748

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument:

Public demonstrations..........................................1841

Grand Teton National Park........................................1746

Ice augers.......................................................1757

Off-road vehicles................................................1745

Personal watercraft use.....1728, 1729, 1730, 1734, 1739, 1740, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753

Presidio:

Debt collection procedures.....................................3657

Management.....................................................3656

Right-of-way regulations.........................................1732

Sale of Native American handicrafts..............................1743

Service animal use...............................................1756

Snowmobile use.......................................1744, 1746, 1755

Wupatki National Monument:

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets..............1747

Yellowstone National Park........................................1746

Natural gas:

See also Oil and gas exploration

Oil and gas reserves

Pipelines

Blanket sales certificates.......................................4036

Creditworthiness standards for interstate pipelines..............4028

Electronic filing of documents...................................4022

Emergency reconstruction of interstate facilities................4026

Negotiated rate policies and practices for pipelines.............4024

Quarterly financial and Annual Report requirements...............4035

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................4019

Valuation........................................................1804

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Natural resources:

See also Coastal zone

Continental shelf

Energy

Environmental protection

Fish

Forests and forest products

Marine resources

Mineral resources

National forests

Public lands

Reclamation

Recreation and recreation areas

Water resources

Wildlife

Conservation contract debt write-down.............................207

Conservation program information confidentiality...................29

Conservation security program......................................27

Damage assessments...............................................1562

Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Equitable relief procedures.....................................448

Resource management planning.....................................1831

Wetlands:

Conservation programs..........................................1588

Minimal effects exemptions......................................442

Navigation (air):

Airspace system.............................................658, 2160

Area navigation..................................................2145

Incorporation by reference revisions.............................2126

Instrument flight rules..........................................2157

Standard instrument approach procedures..........................2159

Transponder requirement..........................................2134

Use and preservation of navigable airspace.......................2110

Navigation (water):

Certification requirements for NOAA Electronic Navigational

Chart distribution............................................623

Danger zones.................................................818, 819

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1294

Offshore pipeline hazards........................................2356

Puget Sound......................................................1291

Quality assurance program for hydrographic products...............624

Regulated navigation areas.......................................1284

Traffic separation schemes.......................................1264

News media:

See also Radio

Television

Newspapers:

Radio cross-ownership..........................................3936

Noise control:

Airport noise compatibility regulations..........................2155

Highway traffic noise abatement..................................2190

Overflights of national parks....................................2138

Nonprofit organizations:

Audits...........................................................2945

DOT grants.......................................................2101

Equal treatment for faith-based and community organizations participation in DOL social service programs.................1973

Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................311

Grants administration...........................734, 1144, 1472, 2996

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Governance standards for participating agencies................3007

Responsibilities of central agencies...........................3011

Limitation of insured housing loans..............................1505

Participation in HUD programs..............................1476, 1559

Participation of religious organizations:

HHS programs....................................................921

USAID programs.................................................2999

USDA programs...................................................410

Rights to inventions..............................................721

Nuclear energy:

See also Nuclear materials

Nuclear power plants and reactors

Civil penalties..................................................4170

National Nuclear Security Administration:

Acquisition regulations.........................................861

Computer security...............................................860

Public records...................................................4141

Radiation protection of the public and environment.................40

Nuclear materials:

Computer security.................................................860

DOE security activities...........................................888

Economic development transfers of real property at defense nuclear facilities............................................896

Export and import regulations.........................502, 4133, 4145

Licensing and distribution of byproduct material.................4158

Medical use of byproduct material..........................4142, 4167

NRC office address change........................................4144

Nuclear fuel.....................................................4146

Security requirements for portable gauges containing byproduct material.....................................................4140

Solid material control...........................................4129

Source material distribution.....................................4155

Source tracking system...........................................4135

Spent fuel:

Licensing proceedings for receipt of high-level waste at a geologic repository........................................4166

List of approved storage casks.................................4168

Shipment information protection requirements...................4149

Transfers of certain exempt source materials by specific licensees....................................................4152

US-IAEA safeguards agreement...........................475, 518, 4157

Nuclear power plants and reactors:

Access authorization and facility security clearance.............4162

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.............................4143

Decommissioning:

Funding shortfalls reduction...................................4161

Integrated rulemaking..........................................4150

Decoupling assumed loss of offsite power from loss-of-coolant accidents....................................................4160

Design certification:

Changes to licensing procedures................................4137

Emergency action levels..........................................4139

Emergency core cooling systems...................................4156

Entombment options...............................................4153

Financial qualifications for renewal of operating licenses.......4131

Fire protection............................................4136, 4163

Industry codes and standards.....................................4165

Information collection, reporting, and posting requirements......4132

Inspections of reactor pressure vessel heads and head penetrations.................................................4134

Loss-of-coolant accident break size..............................4130

Performance-based acceptance criteria for fuel cladding performance..................................................4159

Personnel:

Criminal history check.........................................4169

Fitness-for-Duty Program.......................................4148

Physical protection regulations..................................4151

Pressure-temperature limits......................................4154

Radiological sabotage............................................4151

Risk-informing special treatment requirements....................4138

Safety regulations...........................................40, 4157

Waste disposal...................................................4147

Worker fatigue...................................................4164

Worker safety and health at DOE facilities.........................39

Nursing homes:

See also Health facilities

Number of licensed and unlicensed nursing staff per shift posting requirements.........................................1096

Veterans.........................................................2947

Nutrition:

See also Food assistance programs

Foods

Food labeling............................................21, 361, 362

School breakfast and lunch programs..........................321, 325

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Uniform federal assistance regulations............................304

O

Occupational safety and health:

See also Mine safety and health

Asbestos exposure................................................3558

Beryllium exposure...............................................2030

Cargo handling...................................................2043

Child labor regulations......................................89, 1974

Commercial diving operations.....................................1290

Commercial motor vehicle employees...............................2224

Construction industry............................................2036

Hearing loss prevention........................................2053

Hoisting equipment safety......................................2040

Crystalline silica exposure........................................99

DOE facilities.....................................................39

DOE radiation protection requirements.............................892

Electric power...................................................2038

Electrical standards.............................................2046

Emergency response and preparedness..............................2033

Ethylene oxide...................................................2028

Excavations......................................................2031

Explosives and small arms manufacturing..........................2041

Fall protection..................................................2039

Hexavalent chromium exposure......................................100

Ionizing radiation exposure......................................2032

Lead in Construction Standard....................................2034

Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2322

Oregon State plan................................................2049

Personal protective equipment....................................2044

Pesticide worker protection................................3277, 3295

Physician panel determination in filing for state worker's compensation benefits.........................................899

Respiratory protection......................................101, 2055

Rollover protective structures...................................2051

Shipyard standards...................................2037, 2052, 2054

Standards improvement.............................................102

Steel erection standards.........................................2050

Updating standards based on national consensus standards.........2047

Walking working surfaces.........................................2039

Oil and gas exploration:

Air pollutant emission.....................................3092, 3231

Application processing...........................................1825

Blowout prevention for well workover operations..................1802

Incidental take of marine mammals in Alaska......................1627

Incidental taking of marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico.........615

Leasing:

Bonding........................................................1830

Data release...................................................1786

Definitions....................................................1786

Leasing and operations regulations.............................1839

Oil valuation..............................................84, 1803

Offshore floating production facilities..........................1800

Outer Continental Shelf:

Administrative cost recovery...................................1795

Document updates...............................................1801

Federal consistency regulations.................................661

Leasing regulations............................................1789

Open and nondiscriminatory movement............................1796

Safety management systems......................................1794

Safety measures................................................1287

Safety zone for vessels........................................1315

Pipeline regulation revisions....................................4040

Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1587

Production rates.................................................1793

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................1783

Royalty relief or reduction....................1784, 1785, 1788, 1827

Royalty reporting standards................................1784, 1806

Service order appeals............................................1807

Oil and gas reserves:

Export controls...................................................471

Oil pollution:

Claims procedures under the Oil Pollution Act....................1258

Discharge-removal equipment......................................1279

Leak detection and repair of pumps and valves....................3087

National Contingency Plan........................................3402

Oil spill liability trust fund...................................1259

Oil spill response.........................................1293, 2342

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................739

Vessel response plan.................................1286, 1288, 1293

Organization and functions:

DOI..............................................................1566

FAA..............................................................2146

Farm Credit Administration.......................................3847

Over-the-counter drugs:

Drug reviews:

Antihistamine products..........................................979

Antiperspirant products.........................................998

Bismuth subsalicylate containing products for relief from overindulgence..............................................954

Bronchodilator products.........................................946

Cough and cold products..........................946, 947, 948, 979

Dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis products.........953

External analgesic products.....................................993

Internal analgesic products.....................................949

Laxative drug products..........................................994

Nasal decongestant products.....................................948

Ophthalmic products.............................................980

Oral health care products.......................................995

Skin bleaching products.........................................955

Skin protectant products........................................981

Sodium bicarbonate containing antacids..........................985

Sodium content labeling for rectal drug products containing sodium phosphates...........................................999

Sunscreen products..............................................928

Vaginal contraceptive products..................................982

Weight control products.........................................951

Labeling.....................................................950, 999

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1920

P

Packaging and containers:

See also Labeling

Child-resistant packaging..................................3814, 3823

Dietary ingredients and supplements................................51

Household products containing hydroxides, standards for..........3813

Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................4076

Passenger vessels:

See also Maritime carriers

Access for individuals with disabilities...................2081, 3002

Alternate tonnage convention.....................................1307

Coastwise trade laws.......................................2366, 2376

Effluent standards for cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters 3411

Financial responsibility requirements............................4055

Hull examination alternatives....................................1311

Manifest requirements............................................1324

Prohibited items.................................................1389

Training and qualifications for personnel........................1306

Underwater surveys...............................................1311

Passports and visas:

Crew list visa elimination.......................................2080

Diversity visas..................................................2073

Electronic passports.............................................2065

Fingerprint requirements.........................................2062

Guam visa waiver program...................................1351, 1354

Nonimmigrant visas:

Application processing fee exemption...........................2077

Removal of waiver for residents of Canada and Bermuda............1338

Schedule of fees for consular services, State Department and embassies and consulates...............................2076, 2077

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Transit without visa.....................1321, 1342, 1348, 1349, 1352

Visa Waiver Program..............................................1334

Peanuts:

Country of origin labeling..........................................2

Crop insurance....................................................280

Designated marketing associations.................................205

Penalties:

See also Seizures and forfeitures

Civil................................................2012, 2170, 2431

Aviation economic requirements.................................2106

CFTC...........................................................3812

DHS............................................................1426

DOT................................................2278, 2323, 2324

FDIC...........................................................4017

HHS.............................................................910

Inflation adjustment............................................825

Medicaid and Medicare violations.........................1059, 1097

Medicaid managed care organizations.............................915

Medicare+Choice Organizations...................................915

NIGC...........................................................4128

NOAA............................................................621

NRC............................................................4170

OCC............................................................2557

SSA.............................................................158

Disaster relief and emergency assistance.........................1433

Hazardous materials transportation...............................2324

Immigration......................................................1944

International matchmaking organization violations..............1929

PBGC assessment and relief.......................................3655

Pensions:

See also Railroad retirement

Social security

Abandoned individual account plans.................................93

Cash or deferred arrangements..............................2584, 2705

Civil penalty for failure to provide Section 302 notice..........2012

Computing liability..............................................3652

Deductibility of employer contributions..........................2599

Disclosure of relative value of distribution forms...............2867

Electronic filing................................................3651

Elimination of forms of distribution in defined contribution plans........................................................2769

ERISA:

Adequate consideration definition..............................2011

Electronic filing by investment advisers.......................2014

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act..........95, 96

Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................2009

Mental health benefits parity..................................2008

Participant contributions........................................94

Participant loan rules.........................................2001

Regulations governing the performance of actuarial service.....2847

Safe harbor requirements.......................................2013

Suspension of benefit regulation...............................2015

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act...........................2002

GATT provisions affecting accrued benefits.......................2819

Income tax regulations...............................2618, 2752, 2765

Multiemployer plans:

Annual funding notice requirements.............................2004

Normal retirement age............................................2833

Payment of benefits in trusteed plans............................3654

Penalties assessment and relief..................................3655

Reductions of accruals and allocations because of increased age 2722

Required distributions from plans................................2864

Single-employer plans.............................................144

Single-sum distributions from cash balance plans.................2625

Transparency of information related to plan liabilities...........145

Valuation of benefits and assets..................................144

Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program...........................2006

Pesticides and pests:

Antimicrobial pesticides...................................3279, 3292

Biochemical or microbial products................................3284

Data requirements...........................................120, 3284

Disposal and storage guidelines..................................3290

Emergency exemption regulations...................................121

Endangered species regulation...............................697, 1717

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program.......................115, 3285

Explosive pest control devices...................................1894

Groundwater protection...........................................3291

Gypsy moth regulations............................................223

Importation of non-indigenous organisms...........................232

Importation of pine shoot beetle host material....................226

Medical devices treated with antimicrobial pesticides............3293

Methyl bromide authorization as official quarantine use...........216

Nursery stock regulations...........................................3

Pesticide tolerance reassessment program.........................3286

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3287, 3288, 3289

Registration review program......................................3282

Rules of practice................................................3281

Storage and disposal.............................................3290

Tobacco testing requirements......................................176

Tolerance fees...................................................3294

Worker protection standards................................3277, 3295

Petroleum:

See also Fuel additives

Oil and gas exploration

Oil and gas reserves

Oil pollution

Pipelines

Onshore oil pipelines............................................2342

Refineries:

Emission standards.......................................3204, 3265

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3372

Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3375

Pipeline safety:

Complaint procedures.............................................2048

Gas gathering lines..............................................2327

Hazardous substances.......................................2339, 2361

Incident reporting...............................................1798

Inspection devices...............................................2355

Integrity management in high consequence areas...................2360

Material, personnel and pipe handling operations.................1781

Operator qualification program...................................2337

Permanent underwater inspections.................................2356

Protecting unusually sensitive areas and commercially navigable waterways....................................................2339

Public information programs......................................2351

Standards for direct assessment..................................2338

Technical revisions to agency procedures.........................2346

Updates to safety requirements.......................1792, 2332, 2344

Pipelines:

See also Natural gas

Pipeline safety

Electronic filing of documents...................................4022

Negotiated rate policies and practices for natural gas pipelines....................................................4024

Onshore oil pipelines............................................2342

Open and nondiscriminatory movement..............................1796

Quarterly financial and Annual Report requirements...............4035

Regulation revisions.............................................4040

Rights of use and easement.......................................1805

Rights-of-way....................................................1587

Plant diseases and pests:

Karnal bunt.......................................................225

Phytophthora ramorum regulations..................................241

Plants:

See also Seeds

Biological agents and toxins list.................................222

Cost-sharing for pest or disease emergency programs...............240

Endangered and threatened:

Conservation education.........................................1568

Permits for foreign listed species.............................1664

Gypsy moth regulations............................................223

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Imports...........................................................219

Nursery stock.....................................................3

International standards for wood packing materials................248

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III..............1575, 1595

Methyl bromide authorization for official quarantine use..........216

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3287, 3288, 3289

Plant Variety Protection Services.................................174

Transgenic.......................................................3334

Political activities (Government employees):

Honoraria donated to charities...................................3535

Poultry and poultry products:

Classes of........................................................353

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................352

Grading...........................................................173

Imported..........................................................343

Nutrition labeling.......................................21, 361, 362

On-line reprocessing of pre-chill carcasses.......................340

Performance standards:

Chilling of ready-to-cook products...............................19

Ready-to-eat products............................................20

Poultry inspection:

Ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection............................344

Availability of distribution lists of retail consignees during recalls.......................................................348

Foreign inspection system supervisory visits......................359

Prescription drugs:

Antibiotics.......................................................962

Electronic transactions:

Ordering Schedule I and II controlled substances...............1919

Prescriptions for controlled substances........................1906

Employer-sponsored drug programs.................................1125

Labeling.............................................47, 53, 938, 939

Medicaid drug rebate program...............................1114, 1122

Medicare:

Competitive acquisition........................................1064

Drug benefit effective calendar year 2006........................67

Electronic prescribing.........................................1060

Manufacturers' submission of average sales price data for

Part B drugs...............................................1124

Medigap policies...............................................1084

Payment regulations......................................1120, 1133

Premium and cost-sharing subsidies..............................157

Recordkeeping requirements under the Drug Rebate Program.......1085

Prescription Drug Marketing Act...................................942

Registration and listing requirements..............................43

Reporting adverse events...........................................53

Safety reporting requirements......................................48

Use of materials derived from cattle...........................45, 46

Price controls:

FCC..............................................................3910

Price support programs:

Tobacco...........................................................199

Prisoners:

Admission and Orientation Program................................1880

Autopsy regulations..............................................1849

Central Inmate Monitoring system.................................1872

Civil contempt of court commitments..............................1871

Classification and program review................................1860

Community confinement limitations................................1876

Correspondence...................................................1863

Drug abuse treatment:

Disincentives and enhanced incentives..........................1859

Educational good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.............1865

Good conduct time..........................................1857, 1870

Aliens.........................................................1870

Health care service fees.........................................1869

Literacy program.................................................1854

Over-the-counter medication regulations..........................1877

Psychiatric treatment and medication safeguards..................1874

Release regulations..............................................1875

Suicide prevention program.......................................1866

Telephone regulations and financial responsibility...............1855

Prisons:

Administrative measures to prevent acts of violence or terrorism....................................................1868

Classification and program review................................1852

Commissary account deposit procedures............................1878

Commissary privileges............................................1856

Drug abuse treatment program.....................................1867

Emergencies......................................................1873

Federal Prison Industries:

Address changes................................................1879

Defense FAR purchases...........................................795

Market research requirement....................................3764

Incoming publications............................................1851

Infectious disease management....................................1864

Inmate discipline................................................1847

Intensive confinement centers..............................1853, 1915

Progress Reports.................................................1881

Searching and detaining or arresting non-inmates.................1850

Telephone privileges.............................................1856

Victim/witness notifications.....................................1848

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program environmental impact review...................1969

Privacy:

See also Confidential business information

CFTC policies....................................................3799

DOD...............................................................756

FDIC policies....................................................4012

Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program records..........1996

Financial records and information....................1163, 4079, 4092

Food Stamp Program................................................283

NSF policies.....................................................3527

Personnel records for government employees.......................3578

Privacy Act:

Corporation for National Service...............................3019

DHS procedures...........................................1146, 1257

DOJ implementation.............................................1862

DOT exemptions...........................................2103, 2104

EPA regulations................................................3028

NCUA...........................................................4102

NEH Inspector General investigative files......................3524

NIGC procedures................................................4117

OPM regulations................................................3566

Passenger and Aviation Security Screening Records..............1393

Peace Corps regulations........................................3649

TSA regulations....................................1367, 1382, 1391

Public access to State Department information....................2074

SBA policies.....................................................3675

SEC policies...............................................4193, 4209

Social security records and information......................150, 163

Treasury policies..........................................2480, 2913

Public assistance programs:

See also Child welfare

Food assistance programs

Medicaid

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families:

Administrative cost sharing....................................1137

Welfare-to-Work Program..........................................1995

Public health:

See also Meat inspection

Waste treatment and disposal

``Serious adverse health consequences'' definition................997

Air pollution effects............................................3328

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3030

Grant appeals procedures.........................................1005

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children.......................1006

Informed consent regulations......................................989

Liability protection for free clinic health professionals........1012

NIH center grants................................................1023

NIH training grants..............................................1014

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Public Health Service Act:

Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................2009

Mental health benefits parity..................................2008

NIH AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program.......................1016

Use of seclusion and restraint in non-medical residential facilities..................................................922

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act...........................2002

Research misconduct..............................................1026

Safeguarding food during transport...............................2328

Water contamination...............................................137

Public housing:

See also Low and moderate income housing

Capital Fund Program...............................................80

Consolidated plan regulations......................................76

Conversion of developments.......................................1553

Demolition and disposition.......................................1548

Disabled veterans' assistance....................................1462

Distributions to nonprofit owners of certain rental projects.....1486

Excess rental charges............................................1524

Fair market rents for Section 8 programs.........................1469

Homeownership program............................................1551

Housing Choice Voucher program:

Regulation revisions...........................................1549

Operating fund allocation formula..................................81

Operating funds for debt service.................................1550

Over-income tenant treatment.....................................1552

Project-based voucher program......................................83

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program..............1547

Section 8 homeownership program:

Disabled families assistance...................................1554

Section 8 Management Assessment Program..........................1544

Lease-up indicator.............................................1558

Streamlining mixed finance application review....................1543

Public lands:

See also Grazing lands

Homesteads

National forests

National parks

Public lands-grants

Public lands-mineral resources

Public lands-rights-of-way

Reclamation

Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1826

Desert land entries..............................................1821

Hazardous substances compliance..................................1840

Indian allotments................................................1837

Leases...........................................................1833

Payment in Lieu of Taxes program.................................1846

Permit and easements.............................................1833

Policy and management......................................1833, 1834

Public conduct on reclamation lands and projects.................1819

Subsistence management......1589, 1607, 1626, 1640, 1641, 1642, 1679, 1720, 1726

Wilderness management......................................1842, 1844

Woody biomass utilization........................................1563

Public lands-grants:

Carey Act grants.................................................1838

Public lands-mineral resources:

Coalbed methane development......................................1835

Disposal of reserved minerals....................................1836

Locatable minerals program........................................401

Mining claims..............................................1843, 1844

Oil and gas leasing:

Performance standards..........................................1839

Valuation of oil.................................................84

Revegetation standards...........................................1810

User fees........................................................1822

Public lands-rights-of-way:

Regulations removal..............................................1828

R

Radiation protection:

DOE requirements..............................................40, 892

Dose methodology.................................................3272

Exposure standards...............................................2032

Radio:

See also Communications

Amateur radio service............................................3887

Aviation Radio Service...........................................3974

Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3945

Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3876

Commercial mobile services:

Automatic and manual roaming obligations.......................3962

Resale of services.............................................3943

Roaming obligations............................................3943

Spectrum aggregation limits....................................3960

Spectrum cap...................................................3946

Competitive bidding process................................3944, 3951

Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and business pool channels.......................................3973

Digital audio broadcasting system................................3925

Digital audio radio service in the 2310-2360 MHz band............3892

FM radio.........................................................3921

Government transfer band.........................................3864

Interference temperature operation...............................3878

Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................3955

Licensing low power operations in 450-470 MHz band...............3963

Maritime communications..........................................3957

Maritime mobile services.........................................3896

Market definitions...............................................3932

Multiple access systems..........................................3950

Newspaper cross-ownership........................................3936

Noncommercial educational broadcast stations.....................3935

Private land mobile services:

Airport terminal use frequencies in the 450-470 MHz band.......3972

Narrowbanding..................................................3882

Public safety communications...............................3949, 3973

Quiet zone application procedures................................3964

Railroad standards and procedures................................2317

Reallocation of 27 MHz spectrum..................................3886

Redesignation of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..............................3893

Software defined radios..........................................3867

Spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary markets......................................................3961

Terrestrial microwave fixed services.............................3956

Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................3959

Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................3959

Ultra-wideband transmission......................................3866

Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure at 5 GHz..........3884

Wireless services................................................3969

World Radiocommunication Conference omnibus......................3880

Railroad retirement:

Annuity:

Deductions by reason of work...................................3658

Creditability of pay.............................................3663

Disability determination...................................3659, 3661

Electronic filing of applications and claims.....................3662

Employers' contributions.........................................3660

Railroad safety:

Civil monetary penalties.........................................2323

Event recorder crashworthiness...................................2318

Fixed guideway systems...........................................2325

Grade crossing and signal systems................................2207

Life vest requirements for bridge workers........................2320

Locomotives:

Crashworthiness................................................2314

Monetary threshold for reporting rail equipment accidents/ incidents....................................................2315

Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2322

Radio communications and train control...........................2317

Railroad car conspicuity.........................................2319

Whistle bans at grade crossings...................................112

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Railroads:

See also Railroad retirement

Railroad safety

Exemption authority citations....................................4253

Expediting resolution of rail rate challenges....................4252

Hazardous materials transportation.........................1388, 2354

Inspection and maintenance standards for steam locomotives.......2321

Rail abandonment procedures......................................4251

Small rate guidelines............................................4250

Stand-alone cost methodology.....................................4252

Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2328

Real property acquisition:

Anti-money laundering program for persons involved in real estate closings and settlements..............................2437

FHWA regulations.................................................2188

GSAR tax adjustment provision....................................3453

Historic preference..............................................3464

HUBZone program..................................................3455

Reclamation:

See also Mines

Surface mining

Revegetation standards...........................................1810

Recreation and recreation areas:

See also Fishing

Hunting

National forests

National parks

Access for individuals with disabilities.........................1888

Forest Service regulations...................................384, 403

National parks regulations.......................................1741

Presidio:

Debt collection procedures.....................................3657

Management.....................................................3656

Water quality standards for coastal recreation waters............3401

Recycling:

Cathode ray tubes.................................................135

Electronic equipment.............................................3374

Government purchase of recovered materials.......................3358

Metals reclamation from electroplating operations.................123

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative............................134, 3373

Refrigerant..............................3109, 3111, 3168, 3176, 3256

Standardized permit for RCRA hazardous waste management facilities....................................................133

Refugees:

See also Aliens

Guaranty of transportation.......................................1194

Sponsorship agreement............................................1194

Relocation assistance:

FHWA regulations.................................................2188

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements:

Air carriers...............................................2100, 2133

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3992

Bank Secrecy Act implementation......................2439, 2445, 2460

Carbamates.......................................................3388

CFTC.............................................................3807

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3345

DEA..................................................1916, 1917, 1923

DFARS.............................................................788

DOC..........................................................450, 454

DOD...............................................................808

DOI........................................................1783, 1784

DOL..............................................................1982

DOT.............................................110, 2266, 2273, 2307

Electronic records management:

FMC............................................................4050

EPA..............................................................3026

Cross-Media Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule.........141

Electronic reporting...........................................3032

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative..........................134, 3373

Exports...........................................................509

FAA..............................................................2137

FCC........................................................3906, 3913

FDA............................................................54, 59

Federal Home Loan Banks..........................................4047

FERC.............................................................4035

Fishing quotas....................................................683

Hazardous materials..............................................2358

HHS......................................................48, 49, 1085

Honoraria donated to charities...................................3535

Intercountry adoptions...........................................2072

Investment advisers........................................4202, 4212

Livestock mandatory reporting program.............................183

Marine casualties................................................1268

NARA:

Electronic mail................................................3504

Freedom of information.........................................3514

Plain language revisions.................................3515, 3516

National banks...................................................2567

National Practitioner Data Bank............................1000, 1010

NCUA.............................................................4090

NOAA..............................................................647

NSF..............................................................3528

OTS..............................................................2908

Outcome and Assessment Information Set data......................1088

PBGC........................................................145, 3651

Peace Corps......................................................3649

Railroad employers' records and reports..........................3660

Retirement record of employee transferring within same agency 3615

Securities:

Accelerated filers.......................................4174, 4185

Broker-dealers.....................................2550, 4200, 4221

EDGAR system.............................................4176, 4210

Large trader reporting system..................................4181

Tax determination on large cigars................................2481

Tobacco market reporting system...................................191

Toxics Release Inventory........................125, 3342, 3344, 3349

Treasury.........................................................2730

Uranium mill sites................................................898

Using private laboratories with regard to FDA actions.............986

VA education benefits............................................2919

Voluntary consensus standards....................................3542

Research:

See also Agricultural research

Educational research

Human research subjects

Medical research

Fisheries set-aside program.......................................641

Marine resources..................................................663

Misconduct.................................891, 935, 1025, 1026, 3482

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees..................................................1015

NIH center grants................................................1023

Protection of human subjects.....122, 461, 744, 849, 897, 1024, 1027, 1028, 1029, 2952, 3000, 3031, 3830

Research scientist appointment authority.........................3038

Retirement:

See also Pensions

Railroad retirement

Social security

Age for pension plans............................................2833

Coordination of health benefits...................................142

District of Columbia employees...................................3594

FEHB coverage....................................................3572

Firefighters.....................................................3595

Government employees:

Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3570

Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities...........3618

Credit for military service....................................3617

Death benefits and employee refunds............................3597

Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3633

FERS basic annuity.......................................3616, 3640

FERS coverage elections........................................3571

IRA tax regulations............................2787, 2877, 2878, 2890

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Law enforcement officers.........................................3595

Phased retirement program........................................2660

Record of employee transferring within same agency...............3615

Required distributions from plans................................2864

TRICARE retiree dental program....................................836

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service members.......................................................727

Rights-of-way:

See also Public lands-rights-of-way

Accessibility guidelines for individuals with disabilities.......3004

Rural areas:

Business and industrial loan programs.........414, 416, 419, 420, 423

Business enterprise grants........................................422

Business investment program.......................................421

Business secondary market pooling by fiscal transfer agent........418

Environmental policies and procedures.............................264

Guarantees for bonds and notes issued for electrification purposes......................................................436

High energy cost rural community grants...........................430

Housing:

Community Facilities Direct Loan Program...................261, 416

Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program.........................269

Loans, grants, and programs......................265, 266, 267, 268

New and existing dwellings definition...........................262

Planning and performing construction............................263

Regulation streamlining...........................................267

Rural Utilities Service:

Accounting requirements for telecommunications borrowers........433

Broadband grant program.........................................440

Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................434

Homeland Security requirements..................................438

Household water system program..................................439

Operational controls............................................431

Sale or transfer of capital assets..............................437

Special equipment contract......................................429

Technical assistance grants.....................................432

Water and wastewater grant program..............................441

Spectrum-based communications services...........................3970

State nonmetropolitan median household income.....................435

Technical assistance grants and programs..........................260

Telecommunications system construction policies...................427

S

Satellites:

See also Space transportation and exploration

Communications:

Application and licensing requirements.........................3890

Broadcast Satellite Service....................................3909

Broadcasting signal carriage requirements......................3926

Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary orbit......................................................3874

Digital audio radio service....................................3892

Earth stations.....................................3898, 3904, 3907

Fixed-satellite services...........................3865, 3899, 3909

Global mobile personal communications..........................3897

Licensing reform...............................................3901

Maritime mobile services.......................................3896

Mobile service provider flexibility............................3902

MSS spectrum allocation............................3863, 3891, 3895

Non-geostationary orbit..................................3899, 3908

Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the

V-band.....................................................3894

Orbital debris mitigation......................................3903

Sharing of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..................................3893

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act................3924, 3926, 3940

Savings associations:

Application and reporting requirements...........................2908

Customer identification program..................................2443

Securities-related activities....................................2903

Scholarships and fellowships:

NASA Science and Technology Scholarship..........................3472

National Institutes of Health....................................1013

School breakfast and lunch programs:

Administrative error reduction....................................315

Allowable costs...................................................290

Donated foods provided under contract with food service management companies..........................................294

Eligibility determinations for free or reduced-price meals...15, 317, 323, 324

Fluid milk regulations....................................8, 318, 320

Food safety programs.........................................326, 327

Nutrition standards...............................................321

Serving fruits and vegetables as afterschool snacks...............291

Severe need reimbursements........................................313

Simplification of meal counting and claiming procedures...........314

State administrative expenses.....................................316

Summer food service program.......................................332

Uniform Federal assistance regulations............................304

Weighted averages requirement.....................................325

Schools:

See also Colleges and universities

Educational facilities

Approval for enrollment in Student and Exchange Visitor

Information System...........................................1420

Asbestos model accreditation plan................................3322

Closure and consolidation........................................1769

Student and Exchange Visitor Program recertification.........75, 1428

Science and technology:

NSF patents regulation...........................................3528

Privacy regulations..............................................3527

Research misconduct..............................................3482

Rights to inventions..............................................721

Seafood:

See also Fish

Fisheries

Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................569

Seamen:

Licenses and certificates of registry............................1276

Merchant marine training, certification, and watchkeeping........1261

Merchant mariner application procedure...........................1303

Service obligation reporting requirements........................2370

Securities:

See also Bonds

Affiliate transactions...........................................4205

Beneficial ownership report filing...............................2555

Best price rules.................................................4178

Blank check companies............................................4186

Borrowing transactions.....................................2561, 4009

Broker-dealers:

Alternative net capital computation for holding company groups.....................................................4239

Categories of permissible collateral...........................2421

Quotation requirements.........................................4237

Recordkeeping requirements.....................................2550

Collection of fees...............................................4242

Collection of income tax at source to statutory stock options 2863

Communications reform............................................4179

Confirmation of transactions.....................................4227

Continuity of interest...........................................2799

Critical accounting policies.....................................4182

Custody or possession of funds or securities.....................2421

Customer Protection Rule.........................................2421

Debt securities registration exemption...........................4190

Definition of terms..............................................4246

Delisting and deregistering......................................4233

Disclosure requirements......4181, 4182, 4207, 4216, 4228, 4229, 4230

EDGAR system...............................................4176, 4210

Electronic signatures......................................4173, 4232

Employer-provided stock option programs..........................1989

Exemption for holdings subject to fiduciary standards............2382

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Exemptions for banks.............................................4226

Financial reporting..............................................4186

Form F-6 eligibility requirements................................4183

Futures products:

Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3798

Registration requirements for banks acting as brokers or dealers....................................................4222

Reserve requirements for margin................................4241

Held of record securities........................................4175

Holding companies..............................4171, 4197, 4198, 4211

Income taxation..................................................2694

Independent transmission companies...............................4196

Integrated financial transactions................................2577

International Financial Reporting Standards......................4184

International Securities Exchange................................4244

Investment advisers............................4203, 4212, 4214, 4215

Investment companies:

Disclosure requirements........................................4180

Eligible portfolio companies...................................4194

Enhanced fund governance standards.............................4219

Use of brokerage commissions to finance distribution...........4218

Lock-up agreements...............................................4177

Mark-to-market accounting..................................2623, 2699

Money market fund exemptions.....................................4204

Mutual funds:

Anti-money laundering program..................................2451

Pricing regulations............................................4206

Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2445

Nasdaq-listed securities.........................................4235

Net capital requirements.........................................4225

Options markets..................................................4238

Ownership by securities intermediaries...........................4234

Ownership reports................................................4188

Penny stocks.....................................................4232

Privacy notices..................................................4193

Privacy of consumer financial information........................4209

Qualified purchaser definition...................................4189

Redemption fees for redeemable fund securities...................4208

Regulation NMS...................................................4231

Reorganization events......................................2844, 4224

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................4221

Accelerated filers.......................................4174, 4185

Annual reports and prospectuses................................4221

Safe harbor:

Exceptions.....................................................2826

Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulations:

Disclosure requirements........................................2555

PCAOB regulations..............................................4247

Savings association activities...................................2903

Self-regulatory organizations:

Concept release on structure...................................4220

Fair administration, governance, and disclosure................4223

SRO filing rules...............................................4245

Shareholder access to director nomination process................4187

Short sales......................................................4243

Standards of conduct for attorneys...............................4249

Streamlining.....................................................4172

Substitute dividend payments.....................................2615

Supervised investment bank holding companies.....................4240

Tender and reorganization agents.................................4224

Trading by officers, directors, and principal security holders 4188

Transactions settlement..........................................4236

Security measures:

See also Classified information

Acquisition regulations..........................................1159

Airport security compliance program..............................1386

Biological agents and toxins list............................222, 925

Bureau of Prisons administrative measures........................1868

Classified national security information.........................1148

Critical infrastructure information handling.......................69

Customer identification programs:

Loan and finance companies.....................................2433

Pawn brokers...................................................2430

Sellers of vehicles............................................2434

Travel agents..................................................2432

DHS human resources management system........................71, 3623

Disclosure of official information in connection with legal proceedings..................................................1147

DOE:

Contractors.....................................................889

Nuclear security activities.....................................888

Polygraph examination regulations...............................887

Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic.........................728

FDA registration of food and animal feed facilities................55

Federal mail.....................................................3454

Food security plans...............................................346

Freedom of Information.....................................1146, 1257

Grants administration............................................1144

Homeland Security Information sharing..............................68

Maritime and land security directives and information circulars 1364

Maritime Security Program........................................2374

National Industrial Security Program.............................3501

National security information regulations..................2064, 3510

Prior notice of imported food......................................56

Privacy Act procedures.....................................1146, 1257

Prohibition against flight takeoffs or landings in the US by

Syrian air carriers..........................................2181

Protection of sensitive security information related to transportation.........................................1379, 2096

Records requirements for identifying immediate sources and recipients of foods............................................54

Rural Utilities Services infrastructure...........................438

Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1381

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1385

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1920

Standards of conduct for DHS employees...........................1143

Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 70

Technical surveillance countermeasures............................733

US-IAEA safeguards agreement......................................475

Washington, DC metropolitan area special flight rules............2121

Seeds:

Import restrictions...............................................228

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................215

Seizures and forfeitures:

Customs regulations..............................................2427

Immigration and Naturalization regulations.......................1332

NOAA regulations..................................................621

Principal residence seizure......................................2723

Publication of administrative notices............................1329

Selective Service System:

Registration requirements........................................3546

Sewage disposal:

Sewer collection systems.........................................3394

Sex discrimination:

Federally assisted programs...............853, 1150, 3520, 3522, 3523

Programs and activities receiving Federal surplus property.......3449

Sheep:

Brucellosis indemnity.............................................247

Ewe lamb incentive payment program................................200

Interstate movement regulations...................................230

Lamb reporting regulations........................................183

Shipbuilding industry:

Safety and health regulations........................2037, 2052, 2054

Small businesses:

Acquisition regulations...........................765, 773, 794, 3777

Administrative offset............................................3685

Administrative wage garnishment..................................3678

Business Development Program:

Electronic application.........................................3684

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Technical amendments...........................................3687

CCC procurement of agricultural commodities from HUBZone businesses....................................................210

Disabled access credit...........................................2675

DOT mentor/protege program.......................................2099

Government contracting programs.......................149, 3683, 3777

Group health insurance availability and renewability.............1104

HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program..........................3672

HUBZone price evaluation factor..................................3754

Investment companies:

Civil penalties for late submission of required reports........3689

Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3668

Lending company monitoring and oversight..........................146

Loans:

Certified Development Company program..........................3670

Economic injury disaster loans.................................3673

Premier Certified Lenders Program..............................3677

NASA contractor rights...........................................3471

NASA subcontracting..............................................3470

National forest land use..........................................370

Privacy Impact Assessment Statements.............................3675

Rights to inventions..............................................721

Rural business investment program.................................421

SDB Program......................................................3688

Size standards:

Multiple award schedule........................................3681

New car dealers................................................3690

Restructuring............................................3666, 3691

Service-disabled veteran-owned businesses......................3683

Small Business Innovation Research program...............3679, 3692

Surety Bond Guarantee Program..................................3669

Small Business Development Center Program revisions..............3686

Small Business Innovation Research Program......147, 3666, 3679, 3692

Small Business Technology Transfer Program........................148

Small Disadvantaged Businesses:

Acquisition regulations...................................776, 3754

Electronic application.........................................3684

Participation in DOT programs..................................2094

Standards of conduct for SBA employees...........................3693

Surety bond guarantee................................3665, 3669, 3671

Testimony and production of records to OIG.......................3674

Venture capital company ownership................................3666

Social security:

See also Child welfare

Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Unemployment compensation

Administrative review process.....................................167

Annual earnings test.............................................3728

Assigning SSNs to F-1 students...................................3751

Benefits for lawfully present aliens.............................1235

Civil monetary penalties..........................................158

Coverage of ministers, members of the clergy and Christian

Science practitioners........................................3752

Coverage of residents in the Commonwealth of the Northern

Mariana Islands..............................................3752

Debt collection...................................................151

Denial of benefits to persons fleeing prosecution or custody, or violating probation or parole..............................162

Disability determinations:

Digestive system...............................................3725

Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3742

Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability review......................................................152

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3739

Hematological disorders........................................3746

Immune system...................................................153

Medical equivalence policy.....................................3702

Mental disorders...............................................3745

Multiple body systems..........................................3726

Neurological...................................................3741

Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3748

Recontacting medical sources...................................3747

Respiratory disorders..........................................3743

Special senses.................................................3740

Disability insurance program demonstration project...............3705

Disability programs:

Exclusion of representative and health care providers convicted of violations....................................3732

Self-Sufficiency Program........................................154

Ticket to Work Program..........................................154

Elimination of deemed military wages.............................3734

Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3724

Federal Advisory Committee Act:

Income consideration of persons working as committee members 3737

Filing claims against SSA........................................3749

Fraud:

Nonpayable benefits for trial work period after fraud conviction..................................................160

HHS regulation migration to SSA..................................3697

Liability of representative payees for overpayments to deceased recipients...................................................3712

Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3727

Privacy and disclosure of records and information............150, 163

Recognition, disqualification and reinstatement of representatives..............................................3721

Recovery of benefit overpayments..................................168

Reduced medical benefits due to private insurance coverage.......3710

Representative payment procedures...........................159, 3750

Standards of conduct of SSA employees............................3695

Stepchild benefits...............................................3729

Student Earned Income Exclusion...................................160

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of benefit payments to individuals participating in a program................................................166

Referral for services..........................................3730

Work report receipts issuance.....................................160

Space transportation and exploration:

Access to sensitive information..................................3476

Acquisition regulations.....3471, 3477, 3485, 3486, 3487, 3488, 3489, 3492, 3493, 3494, 3495

Astronaut Health Care Provision..................................3473

Availability of Agency records...................................3480

Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3475

Commercial space transportation:

Licensing and safety requirements..............................2109

Regulation revisions...........................................2129

Cross-waiver of liability........................................3474

Flight restrictions in the proximity of space flight operations 2183

Government property reporting requirements.......................3484

Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revisions........3469, 3483, 3490, 3491

Incidental take of marine mammals during rocket launch operations....................................................614

Income source rules..............................................2582

Protection of human research subjects............................3479

Research misconduct..............................................3482

Science and Technology Scholarship...............................3472

Small business contractor rights.................................3471

Small business subcontracting plans..............................3470

Small self-contained payloads....................................3481

Wind tunnel use for industry development work....................3478

Students:

Border commuter students...................................1425, 2069

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.......75, 1416, 1428, 2070

Student Career Experience Program................................3545

Student Exchange Visitor Information System................1417, 2068

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Student FICA guidance............................................2782

Student rights in research, experimental programs, and testing 858

Sugar:

Marketing allotment regulations...................................209

Program revisions.................................................211

Reexport programs.................................................363

Suicide:

Prevention program...............................................1866

Superfund:

Cooperative agreements and State contracts.......................3389

Reportable quantity adjustments for carbamates...................3388

Supplemental Security Income (SSI):

Disability determinations:

Cardiovascular impairments.....................................3706

Digestive system...............................................3725

Endocrine system and obesity...................................3694

Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability review......................................................152

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3739

Growth impairment..............................................3744

Hematological disorders........................................3746

Immune system...................................................153

Malignant neoplastic diseases...................................164

Multiple body systems..........................................3726

Neurological...................................................3741

Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3748

Special senses.................................................3740

Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3724

Income:

Deeming from ineligible parents...........................155, 3696

Determination of...............................................3719

Exclusions..........................................165, 3709, 3723

Payment of past-due benefits.....................................3738

Plans to achieve sulf-support for blind and disabled individuals...................................................156

Social Security Protection Act...................................3719

Transfers of resources...........................................3703

Trusts...........................................................3703

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of benefit payments to individuals participating in a program................................................166

Surety bonds:

Immigration surety bonds...................................1401, 1404

Issuance by insurance companies..................................2472

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program....................3665, 3669, 3671

Surface mining:

See also Coal

Mine safety and health

Coal:

Abandoned coal refuse sites....................................1809

Abandoned mine reclamation fees..........................1817, 1818

State programs.................................................1815

Indian lands.....................................................1813

T

Taxes:

See also Customs duties and inspection

Excise taxes

Income taxes

Availability of TTB information..................................2480

Brewery regulations..............................................2538

Computation on large cigars......................................2481

Escrow funds.....................................................2693

Excise.....................................................2750, 2881

Foreign trade....................................................2575

Gift tax value determination.....................................2673

Real estate taxes................................................3453

Treasury Tax and Loan Program....................................2476

Teachers:

Teacher Next Door housing sales program..........................1493

Troops-to-Teachers program........................................859

Telecommunications:

See also Radio

Satellites

Telephone

Television

Access charge reform.............................................3991

Accounting requirements.....................................433, 3992

Advanced telecommunications facilities and services..............3987

Advanced wireless services.......................................3868

Air-ground services on commercial airplanes......................3968

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3992

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................3988

Bell Operating Companies and affiliates:

Enhanced services..............................................3985

Broadcast ownership rules review.................................3937

Bundling customer premises equipment and enhanced services.......3997

Communication intercepting devices................................517

Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...1950, 1951, 1952, 3948

Competition matters..............................................3888

Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............3986

Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3947, 3984

Ex parte rules...................................................3888

Extending wireless services to tribal lands......................3971

GSA management policy............................................3452

Installment payments for Personal Communications Services licensees....................................................3958

International services reporting requirements....................3906

Interstate special access services...............................3995

N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............3978

National Exchange Carrier Association petition...................3976

North American Numbering Plan....................................3977

Numbering Resource Optimization..................................3993

Pole attachments.................................................3920

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1955

Reporting requirements.........................................1954

Relay services.......................................3852, 3853, 3857

Rural areas..................................................427, 433

RUS special equipment contract....................................429

Service quality reporting........................................3990

Telecommunications Act:

Access charge reform...........................................3982

Customer proprietary network information (CPNI)................3981

Individuals with disabilities..................................3856

Interstate pay-per-call and other information services.........3854

Local competition provisions...................................3983

Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers.................3855

Universal service..............................................3979

Toll-free service access codes...................................3980

Unbundled network elements.......................................3994

Universal service reform.........................................3991

Telephone: 900-number service...............................................4077

Access charge reform.......................................3982, 3991

Accessibility of equipment and services to persons with disabilities.................................................3856

Accounting requirements..........................................3992

Advanced telecommunications facilities and services..............3987

Advertising......................................................4077

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3992

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................3988

Customer proprietary network information.........................3981

Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............3986

Dial Equipment Minutes Weighting Program.........................3979

Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3947, 3984

Enhanced services................................................3985

International call-back service..................................3900

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Interstate pay-per-call and other information services...........3854

Local competition provisions of the Telecommunications Act.......3983

N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............3978

North American Numbering Plan....................................3977

Relay services.............................................3852, 3857

Telemarketing Sales Rule.........................................4088

Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3859

Toll free service access codes...................................3980

Toll telephone service definition................................2737

Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers...................3855

Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................3989

Universal Service..........................................3979, 3991

Television:

See also Cable television

Advertising......................................................3914

Broadcast Auxiliary Services.....................................3869

Children's programming.....................................3930, 3931

Competitive availability of navigation devices...................3918

Digital television service:

Ancillary or supplemental use by non-commercial licensees......3927

Broadcast content protection...................................3975

Children's programming.........................................3930

Conversion rules for low power television and television translator stations........................................3938

Review of conversion process...................................3928

Direct broadcast public interest obligations.....................3929

Emergency Alert System.....................................3861, 3862

Filing of network affiliation contracts..........................3913

Joint sales agreements...........................................3939

Predicting broadcast television field strength...................3885

Public interest information......................................3933

Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum band.........................................................3965

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act......................3924, 3940

Service rules in UHF spectrum....................................3953

Unlicensed operation in the broadcast bands......................3881

Video programming accessibility............................3916, 3918

Terrorism:

``Serious adverse health consequences'' definition................997

Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act..........................222

Bioterrorism preparedness..................................54, 55, 56

International Terrorism Victim Compensation Program..............1964

Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 70

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...............2383, 2384, 2423, 2424

Textiles:

African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2403

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2405

Customs regulations..............................................2425

Flammability standards...........................................3819

Trade agreements............................................466, 2396

Tires:

Disposition of replaced tires....................................2302

Pressure monitoring system........................................111

Tobacco:

See also Cigars and cigarettes

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2514

Customs regulations..............................................2483

Imported tobacco products........................175, 176, 2516, 2542

In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2489

Inspection...................................................175, 176

Marketing quotas.............................................191, 199

Pesticide residue testing.........................................176

Price support programs............................................199

Products shipped from Puerto Rico................................2540

Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2537

Regulations for tobacco products that are not in packages........2487

Removal of products without payment of tax for use in law enforcement activities.......................................2515

Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2484

Warehouse designation requirements................................186

Trade agreements:

African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2394, 2403

Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2402

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2405

Free Trade Agreements with Chile and Singapore.......786, 1230, 2408, 2409, 3795

North American Free Trade Agreement............1198, 2406, 2418, 2426

Textile trade agreements....................................466, 2425

Trade Agreements Act.............................................3796

U. S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act................2396, 2400

Trade practices:

Acquisition regulations..........................................3796

Economic Development Administration...............................460

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............4084

Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................4081

Funeral industry.................................................4078

Home insulation labeling and advertising.........................4080

Ophthalmic practice..............................................4087

Premerger notification rules.....................................4082

Quarterly reporting requirements for international services activity......................................................454

Regulatory review................................................4075

Telemarketing Sales Rule.........................................4088

Telephone service................................................4077

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers...........................201

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers........................90, 91

Trademarks:

Deposit account payments..........................................717

Fees.........................................................705, 716

Madrid Protocol rules.............................................718

Mailing addresses for correspondence submission...................718

Preventing importation of pirated audio-visual works.............2387

Registration amendments and corrections...........................714

Representation of others before the USPTO.........................706

Rules of practice in inter partes proceedings before the

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board..............................703

Trademark Electronic Application System......................704, 719

US Patent and Trademark Office 21st Century Strategic Plan........707

Transportation:

See also Air transportation

Bridges

Common carriers

Freight

Highways and roads

Mass transportation

Noise control

Pipelines

Railroads

Space transportation and exploration

Vessels

Accessibility requirements for over-the-road buses...............2102

Acquisition regulations....................................2085, 3776

Air pollution control conformity...........................3078, 3252

Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility standards..........2093

Civil penalties..................................................2278

Debarment and suspension.........................................2091

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation..................2094

Drug and alcohol management information system reporting by employers....................................................2105

Drug and alcohol testing...................................2095, 2097

Environmental review.............................................3213

Equipment cleaning point source category effluent guidelines.....3396

Explosive materials..............................................1903

Hazard communication requirements................................2359

Individuals with disabilities....................................3002

Interstate ozone transport.......................................3207

Maritime and land security directives and information circulars 1364

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Mentor/protege program for small businesses......................2099

Privacy Act provisions...............................1367, 1382, 1391

Sensitive security information for land modes....................1368

Wildlife.........................................................1578

Travel:

Anti-money laundering programs for travel agencies...............2435

Customer identification programs for travel agents...............2432

Travel and transportation expenses:

Deductions for members of Congress...............................2825

FTR amendment..............................................3443, 3466

Transportation services payments.................................3467

VA beneficiary travel regulations................................2915

Treaties:

See also Trade agreements

Chemical Weapons Convention.......................................470

Tuberculosis:

Bovine tuberculosis...............................................236

Correctional management..........................................1864

U

Unemployment compensation:

Confidentiality and disclosure of State records..................1996

United States investments abroad:

Foreign utilities................................................4211

Uranium:

Mill sites..................................................898, 4146

Utilities:

See also Electric utilities

Natural gas

Water supply

Electronic filing of documents...................................4022

Exemption for certain acquisitions.........................4198, 4211

High energy cost rural community grants...........................430

Market-based rates...............................................4030

Rural Utilities Service:

Accounting requirements for telecommunications borrowers........433

Broadband grant program.........................................440

Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................434

Homeland Security requirements..................................438

Household water system program..................................439

Operational controls............................................431

Sale or transfer of capital assets..............................437

Special equipment contract......................................429

State nonmetropolitan median household income...................435

Technical assistance grants.....................................432

Water and wastewater grant program..............................441

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................4019

V

Vegetables:

Import regulations................................................218

Phytosanitary certificates for imports............................234

Vessels:

See also Cargo vessels

Fishing vessels

Marine safety

Maritime carriers

Navigation (water)

Passenger vessels

Accident reporting...............................................1265

Alien crewman detention..........................................1353

Anchorage area regulations.......................................1278

Anchorage ground, safety zone and speed limit for Tongass

Narrows, AK..................................................1270

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in boat sales........................................................2438

Ballast water:

Exchange guidelines............................................1296

Management program.............................................1309

Penalties for non-submission of management reports.............1308

Coast Guard escort requirements............................1280, 1283

Commercial diving operations.....................................1290

Controlled substances............................................1905

Discharge standards for Armed Forces vessels...............3393, 3420

Discharge-removal equipment......................................1279

Documentation....................................................2369

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1294

Emission standards:

Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3198

Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3200

Spark ignition marine vessels..................................3104

Hull identification numbers......................................1310

Lease financing for vessels engaged in coastwise trade.....1273, 2369

Notification of arrival and departure............................1298

Numbering system...........................................1265, 1274

Outer Continental Shelf activities...............................1287

Personal flotation device requirements.....................1263, 1313

Pollution prevention equipment...................................1267

Polychlorinated biphenyls containing.............................3308

Port restrictions and fees:

Japanese vessels...............................................4054

Regattas and marine parades......................................1281

Restricted areas.............................................816, 817

Safety and security zone regulations.................1277, 1304, 1315

Satellite earth stations.........................................3904

Trading restrictions.............................................2377

Traffic separation schemes.......................................1264

Unauthorized entry into Cuban territorial waters.................1316

Underwater surveys...............................................1311

Vessel Traffic Service...........................................1300

Veterans:

Acquisition regulations:

Plain language revisions.......................................2944

Additional disability or death caused by VA care or treatment 2960

Adjudication and fiduciary regulations...2923, 2925, 2927, 2962, 2968

Advanced health care planning....................................2946

Affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations of contractors and subcontractors.........................1979, 1984

Aggravation of a disability by active service....................2972

Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1826

Appeals regulations:

De novo review time limit......................................2961

Delegations of authority.......................................2976

Notice of Disagreement clarification...........................2977

Obtaining evidence and curing procedural defects...............2990

Beneficiary travel regulations...................................2915

Burial benefits............................................2924, 2978

Eligibility for surviving spouses who remarry and New

Philippine Scouts..........................................2991

Survivors of Filipino veterans.................................2958

Claims based on aggravation of nonservice-connected disability 2956

Claims based on service in the Philippine Armed Forces...........2927

Compensation and pension regulations:

Bars, forfeiture and renouncement of benefits..................2940

Concurrent receipt of military retired pay and disability compensation...............................................2943

Dependents.....................................................2936

Duties of VA...................................................2929

Elections of improved pension............................2930, 2939

General evidence requirements, effective dates, revision of decisions, and protection of existing ratings..............2938

General provisions.............................................2933

Payments and adjustments to payments.....................2926, 2941

Payments to beneficiaries who are eligible for more than one benefit....................................................2937

Rights and responsibilities of claimants and beneficiaries.....2929

Service-connected disability compensation......................2942

Special and ancillary benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors..................................................2931

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Coordination of benefits with TRICARE.............................843

Debt collection..................................................2992

Dependency and indemnity compensation:

Regulation amendment...........................................2935

Surviving spouse's rates.......................................2932

Disability ratings:

Cardiovascular conditions......................................2964

Eye, ear, and other sense organs...............................2955

Hearing loss...................................................2985

Hypertension...................................................2964

Individual unemployability.....................................2954

Multiple scars.................................................2966

Respiratory disorders..........................................2964

Education:

Centralized certification of benefits..........................2919

Educational Assistance Text Program............................2988

Licensing and certification....................................2918

Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty..........................2973, 2975

Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve.....................2969, 2987

Non-payment of VA educational assistance to fugitive felons 2971

Survivors and dependents...........................2920, 2975, 2986

Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2965

Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2917

Enrollment information updating form.............................2914

Filipino veterans benefit improvements.....................2916, 2958

Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program....................2984

Housing assistance for disabled veterans.........................1462

Jobs For Veterans Act................................2058, 2059, 3548

Loan guaranty:

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing............................................2921

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages.........................2967, 2979

Pre-purchase counseling requirements...........................2959

Regulation amendments....................................2922, 2963

Medical benefits:

Copayments for extended care services..........................2982

Elimination of co-pay for smoking cessation counseling.........2953

Hospital and outpatient care....................................114

Non-VA service and care..................................2948, 2951

Patients' rights regarding medication prescription authorization..............................................2950

Presumptions of service connection.......................2970, 2974

Priorities for medical services................................2981

Sensori-neural aids............................................2983

Protection of human research subjects............................2952

Psychosis definition.............................................2957

Small businesses:

Government contracting programs..........................3683, 3777

Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......1979, 1984

Special ratings..................................................2934

Specially adapted housing eligibility............................2989

State homes......................................................2947

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.........103

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program.................2928

Waiver process for copayments....................................2980

Vocational rehabilitation:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program.......................................................166

Referral for services............................................3730

Veterans.........................................................2928

Volunteers:

AmeriCorps*VISTA program.........................................3016

DOL regulation...................................................1976

National Senior Service Corps....................................3017

Peace Corps................................................3647, 3648

Voting rights:

Preclearance of proposed changes.................................1885

W

Wages:

See also Employee benefit plans

Minimum wages

Administrative wage garnishment:

SBA............................................................3678

Cost-of-living allowances..................................3560, 3639

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act amendments..................1976

Hospice wage index...............................................1111

Hourly compensation:

Computer-related occupations...................................1977

Human Capital Performance Fund...................................3632

Locality-based comparability payments............................3586

Overtime compensation and premium pay for Customs officers.......1361

Pay retention....................................................3610

Pay-for-performance appraisal systems............................3554

Premium pay limitations..........................................3637

Prevailing rate systems....................................3558, 3588

Regulation amendments................................3574, 3590, 3636

Senior Executive Service...................................3582, 3609

Service Contract Act regulations.................................1980

Tipped employees.................................................1977

Within-grade increases...........................................3557

Warehouses:

Commodity Credit Corporation storage..............................187

Tobacco warehouse designation requirements........................186

Waste treatment and disposal:

See also Hazardous waste

Recycling

Sewage disposal

Coal combustion waste......................................3370, 3371

Effluent guidelines..................................3396, 3403, 3411

Financial test criteria..........................................3379

Hazardous waste management............................136, 2345, 3382

Laboratory waste.................................................3381

Land disposal:

Restrictions.......................................3352, 3383, 3384

Metals reclamation from electroplating operations.................123

Municipal waste combustion units:

Emission standards.............................................3260

MACT standards.................................................3086

Nuclear waste disposal...........................................4147

On-site treatment of low-level mixed wastes......................3367

Project XL.....................................3032, 3037, 3367, 3368

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3372

RUS wastewater grant program......................................441

Shore Protection Act.............................................3436

Solid waste disposal:

Air pollutant standards........................................3089

Guideline revisions............................................3350

Landfill criteria........................................3055, 3350

Landfills and incinerators.....................................3051

Physical/chemical evaluation methods...........................3359

Solid waste definition.........................................3377

Tax regulations................................................2785

Underground storage tanks:

Toxicity characteristic rule...................................3375

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant:

Compliance criteria......................................3045, 3275

Report to Congress.......................................3035, 3044

Wastewater treatment exemptions for hazardous waste mixtures.....3364

Wastewater treatment sludges................................124, 3368

Wet weather condition requirements...............................3400

Water pollution control:

See also Oil pollution

Waste treatment and disposal

Analytic test methods sensitivity................................3416

Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment.......................825

Clean Water Act............................................3405, 3418

Clean Water State Revolving Fund program.......................3419

Cooling water intake structures...........................140, 3417

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Product schedule listing requirements..........................3402

Regulatory definition of ``waters of the United States''........824

Test procedures..............................3397, 3405, 3406, 3407

Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking....................814

Effluent guidelines:

Aquaculture industry...........................................3413

Coal mining....................................................1814

Construction and development industry..........................3412

Cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters.......................3411

Meat products point source category............................3414

Program plan...................................................3415

Recodification of..............................................3395

Marine pollution:

Ballast water management...........................1296, 1308, 1309

Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1285, 1293

Response plans for oil.............................1286, 1288, 1293

NPDES permits..............................................3394, 3409

Pretreatment regulations.........................................3399

Radon............................................................3428

Sewer collection systems.........................................3394

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..............3385

Test procedures for the analysis of pollutants...................3408

Total Maximum Daily Load Program.................................3410

Trace metals criteria............................................3405

Vessels of the Armed Forces discharge standards............3393, 3420

Water quality standards....................................3406, 3407

Criteria for acute aquatic life..........................3406, 3407

Indian country waters..........................................3404

Pathogens in coastal recreation waters.........................3401

Water resources:

See also Water supply

Army Corps of Engineers:

Environmental quality requirements..............................813

Special events rule.............................................822

Ballast water discharge standards................................1296

Cooling water intake structures environmental impact.............3417

Federal water quality criteria...................................3421

Truckee River Operating Agreement................................1820

Water supply:

See also Irrigation

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3030

Drinking water:

Aldicarb and atrazine..........................................3429

Arsenic in bottled water........................................937

Contaminants.................................3423, 3427, 3428, 3432

Disinfection byproducts.........................................139

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program..........................3285

Enhanced surface water treatment................................138

Fecal contamination.............................................137

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).......................3208, 3430

Oxygenated fuel additives......................................3330

Regulation revisions...........................................3434

RUS program.....................................................439

State underground injection control programs...................3433

Test procedures for pollutants.................................3397

Total coliform rule............................................3431

Unregulated contaminant monitoring.............................3422

Uranium monitoring.............................................3435

Groundwater protection......................................137, 3291

RUS grant program.................................................441

Servicing loans and grants........................................428

Suspension of operations for ultra-deep drilling.................1790

Temporary abandoned wells........................................1808

Watershed:

Emergency Watershed Protection Program.............................25

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................381

Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................380

Wheat:

Imports...........................................................225

Karnal bunt.......................................................225

Whistleblowing:

Coast Guard member protection....................................1299

Commercial motor vehicle employee protections....................2224

Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and

Retaliation Act........................................3561, 3562

Research misconduct..............................................1025

Wildlife:

See also Marine mammals

Wildlife refuges

Audit resolution policy..........................................1655

Captive Wildlife Safety Act......................................1617

Captive-bred antelope............................................1639

Captive-reared mallards..........................................1697

Eagles...........................................................1576

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act...........................1638

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets..............1747

Transport of feathers..........................................1701

Endangered and threatened..................................1639, 1648

Conservation education.........................................1568

Permits for foreign listed species.............................1664

Endangered Species Act.....................................1609, 1639

Exotic birds:

Importation....................................................1647

Explosive pest control devices...................................1894

Exportation................................................1578, 1683

Falcons and falconry.......................................1580, 1615

Gray wolf........................................................1684

Importation..........................................1578, 1600, 1683

Injurious......................................1599, 1608, 1693, 1704

Black carp.....................................................1583

Migratory birds:

Hunting regulations..............1596, 1616, 1622, 1659, 1722, 1725

Importation of Icelandic eiderdown.............................1663

Incidental take during military readiness......................1669

List revision..................................................1645

Management of resident Canada geese population.................1661

Nontoxic nickel shot approval..................................1631

Permits......................................1574, 1613, 1615, 1700

Possession for educational purposes............................1569

Spring/summer subsistence harvest..............................1623

Permit procedures................................................1646

Polar bear trophy importation....................................1591

Seabirds..........................................................582

Subsistence management.............1589, 1626, 1641, 1642, 1689, 1720

Transport standards for reptiles and amphibians..................1577

Transportation...................................................1578

Wild Bird Conservation Act...........................1582, 1600, 1656

Wildlife refuges:

Land conservation planning.......................................1724

Mission, goals, and purposes.....................................1651

Mosquito management..............................................1618

National Wildlife Refuge System..................................1651

Hunting and sport fishing regulations..........................1723

Reserved/excepted rights management..............................1727

Strategic growth.................................................1619

Wine:

Authorized materials and processes...............................2532

Dried fruit wines................................................2519

Honey wines......................................................2519

Labeling regulations.............................................2549

New grape variety names petitioned...............................2486

Recognition of synonyms for grape varieties proposed.............2521

Sherry...........................................................2536

Standards of fill................................................2479

Taxes......................................................2534, 2535

Viticultural areas....2488, 2490, 2491, 2492, 2493, 2494, 2495, 2496, 2497, 2498, 2499, 2500, 2501, 2502, 2503, 2504, 2505, 2506, 2507, 2508, 2509, 2510, 2511, 2512, 2513, 2520, 2522, 2523, 2525, 2526, 2527, 2528, 2530, 2531, 2543, 2544, 2545, 2547, 2548

Women:

See also Sex discrimination

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................2009

Nutrition education participant contacts..........................297

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.................1959, 1971

Page 74403

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................2002

Women, infants, and children:

Supplemental food program:

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................292

Vendor-related provisions..................................288, 312

Wool:

Import of certain worsted wool fabrics............................465

Y

Youth:

See also Infants and children

Eligibility for free school meals for migratory, homeless, and runaway youth.................................................324