Part iilxi

 
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June 28, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 123)

Unified Agenda

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

DOCID: f:ua040467.wais

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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.................................................2955

Change in method definition......................................2601

Cost accounting standards.............................634, 3650, 3805

Delay rental payments............................................2743

Disclosure requirements related to derivative financial and commodity instruments........................................4324

DOI cost recovery..........................................1768, 1769

Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3577

FMS claims.................................................2454, 2458

Foreign exchange operations......................................2457

International accounting standards...............................4321

Local exchange carrier requirements..............................4040

Maritime mobile radio services...................................3942

Mark-to-market accounting............................2667, 2733, 2738

Requirements for RUS Telecommunications borrowers.................264

Acquisition regulations:

See Government procurement

Additives:

See Fuel additives

Administrative practice and procedure:

See also Claims

Environmental impact statements

Equal access to justice

Freedom of information

Privacy

AID..............................................................3018

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2507

Coast Guard......................................................1200

DOT..............................................................2038

FCC..............................................................3935

FTC..............................................................4131

FWS..............................................................1506

Hearing and appeal procedures:

Aviation economic proceedings..................................2037

BLM............................................................1779

CNCS...........................................................3029

Medicare enrollment.............................................946

NIGC.....................................................4184, 4193

OHA............................................................1495

OPM............................................................3591

Peace Corps....................................................3690

Public lands cases.............................................1497

SBA............................................................3744

Treasury Department............................................2603

USDA.............................................................28

VA.......................................................3010, 3013

HUD..............................................................1409

INS..............................................................1876

IRS........................................................2596, 2784

OPM..............................................................3612

Peace Corps................................................3691, 3696

Registration of drug producers....................................837

Rulemaking:

DOT............................................................2049

GSA............................................................3468

IRS............................................................2602

NRC............................................................4224

TSA............................................................1333

USDA............................................................175

SSA........................................................3776, 3795

USDA.........................................................112, 116

VA.........................................................2955, 3011

Adoption and foster care:

Administrative costs.............................................1049

Alien siblings...................................................1087

Intercountry adoptions...............................1085, 1176, 2018

Advertising:

Air transportation rates.........................................2056

Alcoholic beverages..............................................2526

Home insulation..................................................4137

Organic claims for alcoholic beverages...........................2521

Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................4132

Television.......................................................3960

Unfair or deceptive practices....................................4133

Affirmative action plans:

See Equal employment opportunity

Aged:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

AOA rules revisions..............................................1056

National Senior Service Corps....................................3034

Nondiscrimination:

Department of State............................................2022

DOL............................................................1969

EEOC...........................................................3460

GSA............................................................3465

HUD............................................................1451

NARA...........................................................3544

SSA............................................................3747

Senior Community Service Employment Program......................1940

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program..........................141

Agricultural commodities:

See also Commodity futures

Crop insurance

Fruits

Grains

Marketing quotas

Price support programs

Vegetables

AID transactions.................................................3018

Cargo preference regulations.....................................2352

Commodity Credit Corporation:

Debt collection and settlement regulations.......................31

Export Credit Guarantee Program.................................194

Procurement of commodities from HUBZone small businesses.........18

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers..........................35

Warehouses for storage contracts.................................20

Commodity Supplemental Food Program...............................153

Cotton.............................................................14

Classification service user fees.................................12

Extra long staple loan adjustment for strength...................46

Outside storage of extra long staple loan cotton.................45

Country of origin labeling.........................................11

Emerging markets program..........................................192

Exports......................................................192, 195

Fees for processed commodity analytical services..................135

Grains.............................................129, 133, 134, 135

Imports............................................................65

Karnal bunt compensation...........................................49

Mark-to-market accounting........................................2738

National Organic Program........................................1, 15

Nursery crops.....................................................111

Ocean freight claims...............................................23

Organic producers' exemption from paying assessments...............10

Pecans............................................................118

Quality Services Verification Program...............................3

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Sugar:

Marketing allotment regulations..................................30

Reexport programs...............................................193

Tobacco:

Inspection........................................................8

Marketing quotas.........................................24, 33, 43

Price support program........................................33, 43

Warehouse designation requirements...............................32

Tomato............................................................117

Agricultural research:

Funding requirements...............................................90

Matching fund requirements at Land-Grant Institutions..............93

Non-formula grant program administration...........................91

Agriculture:

See also Agricultural commodities

Agricultural research

Food assistance programs

Foods

Forests and forest products

Irrigation

Pesticides and pests

Rural areas

Acquisition regulations...........................................288

Administrative regulations...................................112, 116

Agricultural innovation centers...................................259

Bees, beekeeping byproducts, and beekeeping equipment..............59

Biobased products.................................................243

Conservation program information confidentiality..................285

Conservation security program.....................................283

Cost-sharing for animal and plant health emergency programs........77

Effluent guidelines for aquaculture industry.....................3416

Emergency Conservation Program.....................................37

Emergency Watershed Protection Program............................281

Farm Bill of 2002:

Assistance for livestock producers...............................26

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.........250, 255, 258

Conservation Reserve Program.....................................40

Energy efficiency improvements..................................252

Loan eligibility with prior debt forgiveness.....................41

Renewable energy systems........................................252

Rural Business Enterprise Grant program.........................254

Tree assistance program..........................................42

Farm Loan Program..................................................38

Farm Service Agency:

Annual analysis requirements for lenders.........................25

Debt collection and settlement regulations.......................31

Direct farm loan programs appraisal regulations..................44

Environmental compliance regulation..............................29

Extra long staple cotton loan adjustment for strength............46

Interest assistance program......................................22

Loan eligibility for outside storage of extra long staple loan cotton..................................................45

Minor farm loan program..........................................39

Regulatory streamlining of direct farm loan programs.............21

Rescheduling guaranteed loans with balloon payments..............25

Selection of state and county committees.........................19

Subordination requirements.......................................25

Tobacco warehouse designation requirements.......................32

Funding requirements for extension activities at Land-Grant

Institutions...............................................93, 94

Guaranteed farm loan regulations...................................17

Hatch Multistate Research Fund.....................................92

Intermediary relending program....................................256

National security emergency loans.................................251

Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Equitable relief procedures.....................................286

Nonprocurement regulations........................................242

Participation of religious organizations in USDA programs.........244

Pseudorabies in swine..............................................70

Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................257

Technical assistance and training..................................98

Third-party vendor assistance.....................................282

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers............................35

Value-added producer grants.......................................259

Worker protection standards................................3299, 3306

Aid to Families with Dependent Children:

See Public assistance programs

AIDS:

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program..............1465

NIH AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program..........................926

Air carriers:

See also Air rates and fares

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1253

Air-ground telecommunications services...........................4015

Aircraft assembly placard requirements...........................2104

Airport certification............................................2123

Aviation data requirements.......................................2031

Cargo security...................................................1300

Civil penalties..................................................2045

Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II:

Passenger reservation information..............................1303

Computer reservations system.....................................2050

Continuing fitness determinations................................2047

Disability related complaints....................................2052

Enhanced security rules for foreign carriers.....................1310

Fifth-freedom charters...........................................2034

Flight deck officer program......................................1329

Foreign airline operators' revenues and expenses in the US........292

Hazardous materials transportation:

International standards..................................2340, 2345

Incidents involving animals......................................2129

Income source rules..............................................2600

Maintenance of and access to records pertaining to individuals 2042, 2043

Noise certification standards..............................2090, 2118

Passengers:

Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals........2036

International-to-international program...................1291, 1292

Manifest information.....................................1270, 2030

Nondiscrimination..............................................2032

Oxygen use.....................................................2029

Passenger and Aviation Security Screening Records..............1321

Passenger facility charge rule...........................2071, 2128

Passenger Name Record information..............................1273

Security service fee.....................................1314, 1335

Transit without visa...................1287, 1288, 1293, 1294, 1296

Use of portable oxygen concentrator devices onboard............2076

Price advertising................................................2056

Prohibition against flight takeoffs or landings in the US by

Syrian air carriers..........................................2107

Required advance electronic presentation of cargo information 1298

Seats, crashworthiness standards.................................2112

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1324

Security infrastructure fees...............................1315, 1335

Service difficulty reports.................................2069, 2135

Suspension of privilege to transport aliens to the United

States.......................................................1258

Transportation of animals on international carriers................87

Visa Waiver Program..............................................1295

Air fares:

See Air rates and fares

Air pollution control:

See also Motor vehicle pollution

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Accidental release prevention........................3202, 3203, 3255

Acid Rain Program................................................3176

Air quality modeling.............................................3144

Air quality resources:

Class I area designations......................................3206

Air quality standards..........................3071, 3190, 3205, 3231

Alternative method approvals...............................3099, 3286

Ambient air quality monitoring.............................3078, 3097

Best available retrofit technology...............................3179

Boilers..........................................................3146

Carbon monoxide............................................3071, 3118

Chemicals............................................3260, 3266, 3329

Chromium emissions.........................................3218, 3261

Clean Air Act......................3074, 3150, 3159, 3170, 3283, 3284

Clean unit designation...........................................3232

Combustion turbines..............................................3154

Continuous parameter monitoring systems..........................3100

Delisting hazardous pollutants.................3089, 3122, 3159, 3166

Electric arc furnace.............................................3153

Electric utility steam generating unit MACT regulation...........3160

Emission control diagnostic systems..............................3113

Emissions from animal feeding operations.........................3125

Emissions monitoring program...................3100, 3152, 3223, 3265

Emissions standards:

Aircraft engines...............................................3181

Architectural coatings.........................................3135

Coke ovens...............................................3077, 3084

Heavy-duty diesel trucks.......................................3121

Highway motorcycles............................................3281

Hydrogen fluoride production...................................3077

Locomotive engines.............................................3066

Marine diesel engines....................................3066, 3288

Municipal waste combustors.....................................3118

Navajo generating station................................3141, 3142

New marine engines.............................................3077

New motor vehicles.................................3129, 3174, 3287

Nonroad diesel engines and fuel................................3173

Performance criteria...........................................3155

Permit requirements............................................3077

Radionuclides..................................................3143

Semiconductor facilities.......................................3077

Spark ignition marine vessels............................3131, 3281

Spark-ignition nonroad engines.....................3068, 3131, 3290

Test procedures for highway and nonroad engines................3132

VOC standards............................................3090, 3292

Emissions trades.................................................3229

Flexible air permit rule.........................................3134

Fuels and fuel additives....3067, 3098, 3103, 3126, 3136, 3184, 3196, 3204, 3233

Gas turbines...............................................3166, 3258

Gasoline anti-dumping program........................3101, 3172, 3183

Hazardous air pollutants....3075, 3145, 3146, 3156, 3159, 3186, 3236, 3256, 3258, 3260, 3266, 3266, 3267, 3268, 3270, 3272, 3273, 3345

Hazardous waste combustion facilities............................3382

Indian reservations in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.............3177

Inspection/maintenance programs............................3096, 3230

Interstate transport of fine particulate matter..................3106

Iron and steel industry..........................................3259

Lime manufacturing industry......................................3268

MACT standards.....................3115, 3145, 3156, 3160, 3272, 3273

Metal parts and products coating industry........................3269

Methyl bromide.......................................3114, 3187, 3282

Mineral wool production..........................................3238

Mobile sources.............................................3091, 3180

Motor Vehicle and Engine Compliance Fee Program..................3257

NESHAP:

Acrylic/modacrylic fiber production............................3245

Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities..................3208

Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing manufacturing...........3243

Asphalt/coal tar application...................................3158

Benzene waste operations.......................................3277

Cellulose products manufacturing...............................3112

Chlorine production............................................3278

Chromium electroplating........................................3157

Chromium emissions.............................................3261

Clay ceramics industry.........................................3254

Delegations' provisions........................................3275

Elastomers...............................................3075, 3219

Ethylene oxide for sterilization facilities....................3209

Ethylene oxide hospital sterilization..........................3119

Ethylene processes.............................................3167

Ferroalloys production.........................................3237

Gasoline distribution facilities.........................3085, 3276

General provisions.............................................3165

Glass manufacturing industry...................................3244

Halogenated solvent cleaning...................................3214

Hazardous Organic NESHAP.................................3162, 3220

Hydrochloric acid production...................................3124

Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing...................3248

Industrial process cooling towers..............................3086

Industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers..............3252

Iron and steel foundries.......................................3250

Lead smelting............................................3069, 3212

Leather finishing..............................................3110

Magnetic tape manufacturing....................................3215

Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3211

Metal parts and products coating industry................3267, 3269

Metal pipes....................................................3158

Miscellaneous coating manufacturing............................3262

Municipal solid waste landfills................................3117

Non-metallic minerals processing...............................3271

Off-site waste and recovery operations residual risk standard 3201

Oil and natural gas production...........................3246, 3247

Organic chemical manufacturing.................................3133

Organic liquids................................................3273

Paint stripping................................................3241

Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities................3087, 3279

Petroleum refineries...............................3070, 3164, 3217

Pharmaceuticals production...............................3198, 3240

Plating and polishing..........................................3251

Pollution prevention alternative compliance....................3165

Polymers and resins................................3210, 3219, 3221

Polyurethane foam production...................................3239

Portland cement manufacturing industry.........................3083

Predictive emission monitoring.................................3080

Primary aluminum reduction plants..............................3163

Printing and publishing industry.........................3082, 3216

Printing, coating, and dyeing of fabrics and textiles..........3195

Pulp and paper production......................................3200

Reinforced plastic composites..................................3192

Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3213

Site remediation.........................................3127, 3272

Solvent extraction for vegetable oil production................3161

Source categories..............................................3165

Surface coating of metal cans..................................3194

Synthetic organic chemicals....................................3220

Taconite iron ore processing...................................3274

Thermoplastics...........................................3075, 3221

Total facility low risk determination for residual risk........3249

New source performance standards...........................3076, 3153

New source review..........................................3105, 3232

New stationary sources...........................................3077

Nitrogen oxides................................3130, 3169, 3176, 3406

Non-metallic minerals processing.................................3271

Opacity measurement of emissions...........................3149, 3152

Operating permits..................3064, 3128, 3225, 3226, 3227, 3289

Ozone and ozone precursors: 8-hour standard............3104, 3107, 3109, 3123, 3151, 3189, 3235

National ambient air quality standards......3104, 3151, 3188, 3189, 3190, 3235

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Protection of stratospheric ozone......853, 3092, 3093, 3094, 3111, 3114, 3120, 3137, 3138, 3139, 3140, 3147, 3185, 3187, 3191, 3193, 3197, 3199, 3242, 3253, 3282, 3283, 3284, 3285, 3291

Transport..............................3168, 3169, 3207, 3222, 3263

Particulate matter.........................................3072, 3265

PCB manufacturing................................................3343

Performance Track program........................................3373

Performance-based measurement system for fuels...................3102

Plantwide Applicability Limit....................................3105

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing................3156

Polymer exemption rule...........................................3323

Prevention of significant deterioration....................3105, 3232

Process heaters..................................................3146

Project XL.....................................3052, 3058, 3292, 3399

Reciprocating internal combustion engines........................3145

Risk management plans:

List of substances.............................................3203

Public access to information...................................3202

Solid waste incinerators...................................3076, 3280

Source category list.......................................3236, 3256

State implementation plans.................................3108, 3151

Sulfur oxides..............................................3095, 3205

Synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing........................3079

Transportation conformity..................................3104, 3170

Volatile organic compounds...3065, 3079, 3090, 3116, 3148, 3178, 3264

Voluntary superior monitoring....................................3234

Wood furniture industry..........................................3088

Air rates and fares:

Aviation data requirements.......................................2031

Including travel agency service fees in advertised rates.........2056

Air safety:

See Aviation safety

Air tariffs:

See Air rates and fares

Air traffic control:

Waiver of mandatory separation age for air traffic controllers...2102

Air transportation:

See also Air carriers

Air rates and fares

Aircraft

Airmen

Airports

Airspace

Aviation safety

Navigation (air)

Aviation economics...............................................2037

Electronic presentation of cargo data............................1278

Excise taxes.........................................2599, 2645, 2646

Hazardous substances.................................2312, 2340, 2345

Nondiscrimination................................................2032

Aircraft:

Aging aircraft...................................................2103

Aircraft parts...................................................2084

Airworthiness directives and standards........2064, 2066, 2077, 2083, 2108, 2109, 2110, 2120

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in airplane sales...............................................2430

Area navigation..................................................2100

Aviation Radio Service...........................................4021

Certification procedures for products and parts..................2088

Child restraint systems..........................................2114

Cockpit voice recorder requirements..............................2065

Corrosion control program........................................2058

Electrical and electronic system standards.......................2068

Exhaust emissions standard for engines...........................3181

Export licensing jurisdiction.....................................320

Extended operations of multi-engine airplanes....................2119

Flight data recorder regulations...........................2065, 2087

Float plane take-off and landing.................................1192

Foreign civil aircraft...........................................2035

Fuel tank safety.................................................2103

Halon-1301 fire extinguishing vessels............................3197

Hazardous material recognition training..........................2086

Hazardous material transportation................................2313

Helicopters......................................................2090

Improved seats retrofit..........................................2112

Light sport aircraft:

Certification of pilots, repairmen and aircraft................2091

Maintenance:

Aging aircraft...........................................2067, 2078

Bilateral agreements with Canada...............................2074

Major repair data................................................2133

Noise requirements...............................................2115

Private charter security rules...................................1316

Propeller-driven small airplane noise certification........2105, 2115

Repair station security requirements.............................1308

Rotorcraft.......................................................2064

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................624

Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more....1323

Transponders...............................................2079, 2097

Transport category:

Airworthiness directives and standards......2062, 2070, 2092, 2093, 2094, 2095, 2096, 2124, 2125, 2126, 2136

Crew discreet alerting systems.................................2072

Electrical equipment.........................2124, 2125, 2126, 2136

Emergency announcements on public address systems..............2092

Emergency evacuation demonstration procedures..................2082

FAR/JAR harmonization actions..................................2122

Flight deck door monitoring....................................2072

Flight requirements............................................2094

Flightdeck security considerations on foreign operated airplanes............................................2098, 2101

Fuel tank flammability reduction...............................2075

Fuselage door design standards.................................2127

Nickel cadmium battery installation and storage..........2124, 2136

Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions.........2070

Powerplant controls............................................2096

Powerplant installation requirements...........................2093

Protective breathing equipment.................................2095

Trim systems...................................................2095

Aircraft pilots:

See Airmen

Airlines:

See Air carriers

Airmen:

Civil penalties..................................................2080

Criminal history background checks...............................1326

Drug abuse.......................................................2057

Drug or alcohol test refusal.....................................2063

Flight training for aliens.......................................1320

Picture identification requirements..............................2099

Rest and duty requirements.......................................2113

Security disqualifications.......................................2117

Training and certification.......................................2121

Airplanes:

See Aircraft

Airports:

Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals..........2036

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1253

Concessions:

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation................2040

Criminal history background checks for escorted access...........1299

Criminal history background checks for operators.................1326

Customs security area access.....................................1271

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Enhanced security procedures within the Washington, DC

Metropolitan Area Flight Restricted Zone.....................1309

Private land mobile radio services...............................4019

Security compliance program......................................1325

Transit without visa.......................................1293, 1294

Airspace:

Grand Canyon National Park.......................................2085

Minimum flight altitudes and restrictions in the vicinity of certain sports events........................................2106

NOAA overflight regulation........................................506

Regulations, routine issue of....................................2111

Security control of air traffic............................2132, 2134

Use and preservation of..........................................2061

Washington, DC metropolitan area.................................2073

Airways:

See Airspace

Airworthiness directives and standards:

See Aircraft

Alaska Natives:

See Indians

Alcohol abuse:

Airmen testing...................................................2063

Aviation personnel...............................................2060

Management information system reporting by transportation employers..............................................2187, 2307

Railroad employee testing..................................2302, 2303

Testing following marine incident................................1194

Transportation workplace testing.................................2048

Alcohol and alcoholic beverages:

See also Beer

Liquors

Wine

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2507

Distilled spirits plant regulations..............................2474

Exports..........................................................2550

Flavored malt beverages..........................................2509

Organic claims in labeling and advertising.......................2521

Saccharin disclosure.......................................2530, 2537

Sake regulations.................................................2540

Standards of fill................................................2531

Taxpaid distilled spirits used to manufacture nonbeverage products.....................................................2478

Aliens:

See also Citizenship and naturalization

Immigration

Refugees

Address notification.............................................1353

Adjustment of status........1088, 1093, 1112, 1125, 1127, 1133, 1134, 1137, 1171

Adoption of alien siblings.......................................1087

Affidavit of support.............................................1110

American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act.....1089, 1823

Arriving aliens definition.......................................1260

Assigning SSNs to F-1 students...................................3774

Asylum...........................................................1126

Claims made at land border ports-of-entry................1102, 1878

Dismissal of application.......................................1081

Numerical limit on grants......................................1869

Battered and abused spouses and children...................1108, 1866

Border crossing cards:

Elimination of.................................................1261

Children:

Certificate of citizenship application.........................1129

Child Status Protection Act........................1152, 1177, 2007

Civil surgeon program............................................1095

Conditional residents:

Termination of marriage........................................1118

Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1091

Countries to which aliens may be removed.........................1363

Crew list visa elimination.......................................2014

Criminal convictions.............................................1873

Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent offenses...................................................1348

Custody procedures.........................................1352, 1879

Deportability and inadmissibility on public charge grounds.......1116

Deportation proceedings:

Power of Attorney General......................................1349

Suspension.........................................1114, 1866, 1870

Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1351

Diversity visas............................................2019, 2024

Documentary requirements for returning temporary residents.......1142

Duty to surrender when ordered removed from the United States....1881

Employment:

Authorization for certificate of citizenship applicants........1124

Correcting technical and procedural violations of paperwork requirements...............................................1111

EB-5 classification......................................1151, 1880

Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1158

Eligibility pilot program......................................1161

Eligibility verification.................................1147, 1170

Employer sanctions.............................................1367

International broadcasters.....................................1131

Labor certification process..............................1936, 1937

Labor condition applications.............................1935, 1938

Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................1934

Premium processing service for petitions and applications......1132

Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas..1935, 1938

Temporary nonagricultural services or labor....................1099

Verification documents...................................1162, 1168

Evidence processing timeframe....................................1104

Exchange visitors:

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System....1356, 1360, 2016

Student Exchange Visitor Information System..............1357, 2013

Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1092

Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1262

Family Unity Program.............................................1169

Fingerprinting...........................1113, 1120, 1173, 1178, 2008

Firearm purchase requirements....................................1838

Flight training..................................................1320

Good conduct time for prisoners..................................1809

Guam Visa Waiver Program...................................1251, 1266

H-1B petition fees...............................................1156

Health care workers..............................................2017

Illegal entry....................................................1094

Inadmissability..................................................1077

Criminal grounds.........................................1103, 1105

Former U.S. citizens who renounced citizenship to avoid taxation...................................................1083

Inspection and expedited removal.................................1284

International-to-International Program...............1256, 1291, 1292

Juveniles........................................................1079

Criminal records...............................................1178

Processing, detention, and release of..........................1370

Legal Immigration Family Equity Act........................1134, 1136

Medical examination requirements.................................1095

Medical grounds of inadmissibility and waivers...................1096

Medicare benefits exclusion for aliens not lawfully present in

U.S..........................................................1040

National interest waivers for physicians.........................1121

NATO civilian employees..........................................1082

Non-deportation agreement........................................1346

Nonimmigrant classes:

Academic honoraria for B visa status...........................1128

Actuaries......................................................1123

Admission period for B visitors................................1141

Admission requirements.........................................1145

Automatic voiding..............................................1094

Border commuter students...........................1179, 1365, 2015

Change of status prior to pursuing a course of study...........1144

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Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the

Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau..................1172

Construction work by B visitors................................1090

Denial of applications by schools for approval to enroll students...................................................1343

Documentation of professionals.................................2020

Duration of status limitations...........................1098, 1359

Eliminating numerical cap on Mexican TN visas..................1153

Fees for F, J, and M classes...................................1355

Firearm prohibitions.....................................1839, 1842

K classification...............................................1136

Law enforcement initiatives....................................1338

Nurses...................................................1122, 1939

Petitioning requirements.......................................1159

Plant pathologists.............................................1123

Reduced course load for students at border communities.........1361

Registration and monitoring policies...........................1358

Revocation of visas............................................1345

Spouses and children of lawful permanent residents.............1135

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System................2016

Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 students...................................................1362

Temporary workers..................................1099, 1160, 1927

Victims of trafficking or criminal activity........1138, 1139, 1140

Visa exemption for nationals of the British Virgin Islands entering the U.S. through St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands..1268

Parole authority.................................................1339

Permanent resident status............................1107, 1130, 1873

Powers and duties of service officers............................1877

Public access to information.....................................2006

Refugee status...................................................1117 numerical limit on admissions..................................1869

Registration requirements..................................1147, 1157

Religious workers................................................1080

Removal of visa and passport waiver for residents of Canada and

Bermuda......................................................1264

Removal orders...................................................1347

Removal proceedings..................................1284, 1867, 1877

Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to nonresidents.................................................2782

Returning residents..............................................1248

Security threat assessment of FAA certificate holders and applicants...................................................1332

Social security benefits for lawfully present aliens.............1109

Special immigrant status for relatives of victims of September 11, 2001 attacks.............................................2023

SSA regulations..................................................3800

Suspension of airline's privilege to transport aliens to the

United States................................................1258

Syrian nationals.................................................1137

Temporary protected status.......................................1163

Termination of lawful permanent resident status through abandonment..................................................1175

Trafficking victims..............................................1350

Transit without visa...1256, 1283, 1286, 1287, 1288, 1293, 1294, 1296

United States Visitor and Immigrant Indicator Technology

Program......................................................1277

Unlawful presence................................................1094

Verification of eligibility for public benefits..................1164

Vessel crewman detention.........................................1265

Visa Waiver Permanent Program Act................................1089

Visa Waiver Program........................................1282, 1295

Waiver of fees...................................................1086

Alimony:

See Child support

Amateur radio service:

See Radio

American Indians:

See Indians

Ammunition:

See Arms and munitions

Anchorage grounds:

See Harbors

Animal diseases:

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy.................72, 75, 79, 188, 904

Bovine tuberculosis............................................73, 76

Brucellosis........................................................62

Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer............................61

Cost-sharing for emergency programs................................77

Foot-and-mouth disease.........................................60, 74

Infectious salmon anemia...........................................85

Pseudorabies in swine..............................................70

Reestablishing a region as free of a disease.......................88

Trichinae Certification Program....................................50

Animal drugs:

Presubmission conferences for applicants..........................874

Animal feeds:

See Animal drugs

Animal welfare:

Biological agents and toxins list..................................63

Definition of animal...............................................47

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2393

Incidents occurring on air carriers..............................2129

Inspection, licensing, and procurement.............................57

Marine mammals......48, 426, 460, 462, 465, 466, 497, 581, 584, 1554, 1615, 1640, 1735

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees...................................................925

Potentially dangerous animals......................................86

Transportation on international carriers.....................87, 1505

Animals:

See also Animal diseases

Animal drugs

Animal welfare

Livestock

Wildlife

Air emissions from feeding operations............................3125

Exports:

Alligators, live...............................................1647

Imports:

Dog and Cat Protection Act.....................................2393

Transgenic.......................................................3350

Annuities:

See Pensions

Antidumping:

Baseline recalculation for downstream oxygenate addition.........3183

Sunset reviews....................................................305

Antiquities:

See Historic preservation

Appeal procedures:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Appliances:

See Household appliances

Archaeology:

See Historic preservation

Architectural barriers:

See Individuals with disabilities

Archives and records:

See also Classified information

Freedom of information

Health records

Privacy

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

NARA:

Declassification of national security information..............3545

Electronic text documents......................................3552

Federal records management.....................................3539

Freedom of information.........................................3551

Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel bylaws.......3555

National Industrial Security Program...........................3543

Nondiscrimination..................................3538, 3544, 3549

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Official seals and logos.......................................3553

Phone numbers for facilities...................................3550

Presidential library facilities................................3546

Price changes for Federal Register publications................3554

Records use restrictions.......................................3548

Research room procedures.......................................3547

Standards for records storage facilities.......................3540

Testimony by employees and production of records in legal proceedings................................................3541

Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3542

Armed forces:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Military personnel

Selective Service System

Armed services exchange regulations...............................611

Army:

Flood control cost-sharing requirements.........................703

Publication of rules affecting the public.......................692

Army Corps of Engineers:

Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment.....................700

Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking..................697

Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.......................706

Environmental quality requirements..............................695

ESA scope of analysis...........................................702

Natural disaster procedures.....................................699

Protection of historic properties...............................696

Regulatory definition of ``waters of the United States''........704

Special events rule.............................................705

CHAMPUS...................714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 723, 733

TRICARE......713, 721, 722, 724, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 734

Coast Guard:

Ballast water discharge standards..................1196, 1197, 1230

Cargo securing.................................................1226

Chemical testing management information system.................1247

Chief executive officer clarification..........................2360

Commercial diving operations...................................1224

Deep water ports...............................................1191

Escort requirements for vessels in U.S. waters...........1213, 1217

Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1219, 1227

Maritime education and training..........................2354, 2361

Merchant mariners............................1205, 1208, 2362, 2365

Notifications of arrival or departure..........................1232

Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1221

Propeller injury prevention....................................1229

Regulated navigation areas.....................................1218

Restricted areas...........................................698, 701

Rules of practice..............................................1200

Safety and security zone regulations...1207, 1210, 1236, 1245, 1246

Vessel response plans for oil......................1220, 1223, 1227

Whistleblower protection.......................................1233

Criminal jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US 625

Discharge standards for vessels............................3410, 3425

Incidental take of migratory birds during military readiness.....1532

Navy:

Admiralty claims................................................710

Courts-martial manual regulations...............................712

Deferment of service obligations of midshipmen recipients of scholarships or fellowships................................2359

Incidental taking of marine mammals during military readiness activities.............................................465, 466

Legal assistance to military members............................711

Maritime education and training..........................2354, 2361

National Environmental Policy Act...............................709

Release of official information for litigation purposes.........708

Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements.................707

Reemployment.....................................................3597

Selective service regulation.....................................3712

Arms and munitions:

Brady Bill regulations...........................................1828

Commerce in................................................1830, 1837

DOD contractors' safety manual....................................610

Dual-use items....................................................364

Explosives and small arms manufacturing safety regulations.......1986

Explosives safety....................................1237, 1833, 1840

Export controls...........311, 313, 324, 332, 348, 358, 363, 369, 372

International Traffic in Arms Regulations............2025, 2026, 2027

Inventory requirements...........................................1843

Nonimmigrant alien prohibitions............................1839, 1842

Pistol definition................................................1831

Propellant actuated device definition............................1832

Residency requirements for purchasers............................1838

Response site prioritization protocol.............................622

Secure gun storage...............................................1829

Arts and crafts:

See Indians-arts and crafts

Asbestos:

Exposure limit...................................................1958

Model accreditation plan.........................................3338

Asylum:

See Immigration

Atomic energy:

See Nuclear energy

Attorneys:

See Lawyers

Auditing:

See Accounting

Authority delegations:

Banks............................................................2421

Civil penalty issuance...........................................1865

DHS........................................................1066, 1342

DOD Mentor-Protege Agreements...............................639, 3832

EPA..............................................................3053

FCC..............................................................4001

FEMA.............................................................1391

Forest Service....................................................226

Immigration judges...............................................1865

INS..............................................................1871

IRS..............................................................2784

Personnel and general claims settlement...........................614

VA.........................................................2992, 3007

Automatic data processing:

See Computer technology

Automobiles:

See Motor vehicles

Aviation safety:

Aging aircraft.......................................2067, 2078, 2103

Air tour and sightseeing operations..............................2081

Aircraft improved seats retrofit.................................2112

Airworthiness directives and standards........2064, 2066, 2077, 2083, 2093, 2094, 2095, 2109, 2120, 2127

Antidrug and alcohol misuse prevention programs..................2060

Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee.............................1312

Cargo security...................................................1300

Civil aviation security rules....................................1322

Civil penalty assessment procedures..............................2080

Commission on Aviation Safety and Security.......................2030

Corrosion control program........................................2058

Emergency evacuation demonstration procedures....................2082

Flight rules...............................................2108, 2110

Flight simulation device qualification...........................2089

Flightdeck officer program.......................................1329

Flightdeck security considerations on foreign operated airplanes..............................................2098, 2101

Light sport aircraft.............................................2091

Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2029

Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions...........2070

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Pilot rest and duty requirements.................................2113

Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1320

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1324

Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more....1323

Security threat assessment for certificate holders and applicants.......................................1313, 1331, 1332

Transponder requirement....................................2079, 2097

Vision enhancing equipment.......................................2130

B

Baggage:

See Freight

Balloons:

See Aircraft

Bank deposit insurance:

Access of persons with disabilities..............................4066

Appeals process for claims.......................................4059

Assessments......................................................4058

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............4143

Filing procedures for state nonmember banks......................4055

Living trust accounts............................................4065

Privacy notices..................................................4050

Regulatory publication and review................................4062

Risk-based guidelines................................4053, 4054, 4063

Securities disclosure regulations................................4056

Bankruptcy:

RCRA financial responsibility....................................3371

Banks, banking:

See also Bank deposit insurance

Credit

Electronic funds transfers

Federal home loan banks

Federal Reserve System

National banks

Savings associations

Automated Clearinghouse regulations........................2463, 2469

Bank Enterprise Award program....................................2410

Bank Secrecy Act......2421, 2427, 2428, 2429, 2430, 2431, 2432, 2433, 2437, 2441, 2442, 2443, 2444, 2445, 2446, 2447, 2448, 2449, 2450, 2451

Basel capital accord.............................................2556

Broker-dealer registration requirements..........................4292

Capital......................2560, 2579, 2918, 2920, 2925, 4112, 4119

Checks drawn on the U.S. Treasury..........................2464, 2470

Community Development Financial Institutions program.......2378, 2416

Community Reinvestment Act regulations........2557, 2566, 2919, 4061, 4064, 4124

Consumer regulations review................................4116, 4125

Cross-border transportation of negotiable instruments............2431

Customer identification program............................2423, 2435

Debarment and suspension.........................................2414

Deposit accounts.................................................4130

Deposit definition...............................................4051

Due diligence requirements.......................................2434

Electronic funds transfer............................2455, 3489, 4116

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act........................4140

Affiliate marketing regulations................................2555

Identity theft protection......................................2554

Proper disposal of consumer information..................2564, 2921

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations...2565, 2568, 2922, 2923, 4049, 4057, 4120, 4121

Farm credit:

Borrower rights................................................3894

Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3892, 3893

Funding and fiscal affairs.........................3880, 3881, 3887

Golden parachute and indemnification payments..................3898

Governance of institutions.....................................3893 investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3886

Loan policies and operations....3880, 3881, 3887, 3888, 3889, 3895, 3896, 3897

Mission-related investments....................................3891

Preferred stock issuance.......................................3885

Priority of claims.............................................3879

Scope of financing regulations.................................3884

FBI authority to exchange criminal history record information....1882

Financial crimes enforcement network.................2436, 2439, 2452

Financial institutions:

Payment service providers......................................2405

Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to nonresident aliens.........................................2782

Right to Financial Privacy Act.................................1075

Financial subsidiaries.....................................2406, 2407

Holding companies......4112, 4113, 4114, 4118, 4122, 4123, 4129, 4236

Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.............2570

International banks........................................2574, 4257

Market risk measure..............................................4060

Minimum capital ratios...........................................2571

Money laundering deterrents.......2425, 2426, 2427, 2428, 2429, 2430, 2437, 2440, 2441, 2442, 2443, 2444, 2445, 2446, 2447, 2448, 2449, 2451

Privacy notices................................2569, 2924, 4050, 4136

Real estate lending and appraisals...............................2578

Regulation DD....................................................4130

Regulation W provisions..........................................4055

Risk-based capital standards......2560, 2579, 2918, 2920, 2925, 4060, 4119, 4127

Safety and soundness standards...................................2575

Securities borrowing transactions..........................2567, 4060

Securities brokers and dealers:

Qualifications for banks and securities representatives........4052

Recordkeeping requirements.....................................2551

Securities disclosure regulations................................4056

Special measures against Myanmar Mayflower Bank and Asia Wealth

Bank.........................................................2453

Special measures against the Commercial Bank of Syria............2440

State banks:

Membership in the Federal Reserve System....4111, 4112, 4114, 4117, 4118

Stored value cards...............................................4051

Thrift institutions..............................................4260

Time accounts....................................................4130

Truth in lending...........................................4116, 4125

Truth in savings.....................................4115, 4116, 4130

Visitorial powers................................................2580

Barges:

See Cargo vessels

Barrels:

See Packaging and containers

Beef:

See Livestock

Meat and meat products

Beer:

Brewery regulations..............................................2472

Flavored malt beverages..........................................2509

Labeling and advertising regulations.............................2526

Malt beverage labeling.....................................2530, 2539

Bees:

Importation........................................................59

Beverages:

See Alcohol and alcoholic beverages

Biologics:

See also Blood

Bacterial vaccines and toxoids....................................908

Biological agents and toxins list..................................63

Exports......................................................336, 368

Labeling..........................................................848

Revocation of Group A Streptococcus...............................854

Safety reporting requirements.....................................833

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Smallpox vaccine:

Injury compensation program.....................................920

Injury table....................................................919

Spore-forming microorganisms......................................909

Standardized electronic study data................................887

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program..........................916, 918

Birds:

See Wildlife

Blind:

See Medicaid

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Blood:

Bar code label requirements.......................................905

Current good manufacturing practices..............................866

Hepatitis C virus.................................................866

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1007

Labeling and storage requirements.................................876

Regulation amendments.............................................856

Safety standards..................................................899

Boats and boating safety:

See Marine safety

Navigation (water)

Bonding:

See Surety bonds

Bonds:

Continuous bond program..........................................2377

Fidelity and forgery bonds........................................643

Immigration surety bonds...................................1344, 1369

Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1341

Multi-family housing bonds.......................................2623

Private activity.................................................2735

Qualified zone academy bonds...............................2673, 2907

Refunding issue..................................................2771

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program....................3713, 3722, 3725

Surety bond issuance.............................................2467

Tax exempt.......................................................2822

Borders:

See International boundaries

Bridges:

Discretionary bridge candidate rating factor.....................2137

Drawbridge operation.......................................1195, 1216

National Bridge Inspection Standards.............................2140

Broadcasting:

See Radio

Television

Brokers:

Alternative net capital computation for holding company groups...4298

Annuity broker qualifications....................................1895

Categories of permissible collateral.............................2379

Customs broker license examination dates.........................1274

Derivatives transaction execution facilities intermediaries......3856

Financial requirements for futures commission merchants and introducing brokers..........................................3851

Information statements for individuals who receive payments in lieu of dividends............................................2915

Net capital requirements.........................................4294

Not deemed to be investment advisers.............................4270

Quotation requirements...........................................4313

Registration requirements for banks..............................4292

Buildings:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Access for individuals with disabilities...................1822, 3026

Asbestos.........................................................3338

Buses:

See also Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Accessibility requirements for over-the-road buses...............2041

School:

Operations.....................................................2306

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..............................3245

Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities:

Air pollution control..........................................3208

Airport concessions:

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation................2040

Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing manufacturing.............3243

Assumption of liabilities in corporate transactions..............2614

Cellulose products manufacturing:

Air pollution control..........................................3112

Cement manufacturing industry....................................3083

Chemicals:

Air pollution control..............................3079, 3260, 3266

Control of PMNs................................................3332

Hazardous wastes listing.......................................3379

Manufacture..................................3327, 3331, 3335, 3336

Pollution standards............................................3343

Clay ceramics industry...........................................3254

Commercial diving operations...............................1224, 1999

Construction:

Aliens working during stay.....................................1090

National Construction Safety Team Act...........................375

Effluent guidelines........................................3416, 3424

Entertainment industry...........................................2745

EPA operating permits................................3064, 3225, 3227

Financing cooperative stock.......................................246

Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................4138

Glass manufacturing industry.....................................3244

Health products:

Human cellular and tissue-based products...................865, 900

Hydrochloric acid production.....................................3124

Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing.....................3248

Iron and steel foundries.........................................3250

Lead smelting....................................................3069

Leather finishing NESHAP.........................................3110

Lime manufacturing industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3268

Metal parts and products coating industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3267

Miscellaneous coating manufacturing..............................3262

Motor vehicle manufacturing:

Air pollution control..........................................3270

Fuel economy credits...........................................2226

Organic chemical manufacturing...................................3133

Paint stripping..................................................3241

Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities:

Air pollution control....................................3087, 3279

Pharmaceuticals..................................................3198

Air pollution control..........................................3240

Manufacturing changes...........................................901

Plating and polishing............................................3251

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing:

Air pollution control..........................................3156

Polyurethane foam production:

Air pollution control..........................................3239

Printing and publishing....................................3082, 3216

Printing, coating, and dyeing of fabrics and textiles............3195

Pulp, paper and paperboard:

Effluent limitations...........................................3426

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Emissions reduction............................................3200

Surface coating of metal cans....................................3194

Vegetable oil production:

Air pollution control..........................................3161

Wood furniture industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3088

C

Cable television:

Cable Act reform.................................................3963

Cost of service..................................................3957

Customer service standards.......................................3958

Digital must carry requirements..................................3968

Home wiring rights...............................................3961

Horizontal ownership limits......................................3969

Pole attachments.................................................3966

Rates............................................................3956

Cancer:

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3061

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................1950

Cargo:

See Freight

Cargo vessels:

See also Maritime carriers

Barges:

Load line requirements.........................................1190

Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1221

Cargo securing on vessels in U.S. waters.........................1226

Deepwater port regulations.......................................1191

Handling of explosive and other dangerous cargoes................1237

Manifest discrepancy reports.....................................1255

Required advance electronic presentation of cargo information....1298

Tank vessels:

Escorts..................................................1213, 1217

Response plans.....................................1220, 1223, 1227

Towing vessel safety measures..................................1201

Cemeteries:

VA burial benefits...................................2938, 2994, 3014

Census data: 2010 Census Redistricting Data Program............................301

Age search fees...................................................299

Annual Trade Survey...............................................302

Cutoff dates for recognition of boundary changes..................300

Cereals (commodity):

See Grains

CHAMPUS:

Appeals and hearings procedures...................................726

Authorized providers..............................................727

Claimcheck denials appeals process................................718

Dental benefits under retiree dental program......................722

Double coverage...................................................717

Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision..................715

Hospital payment for ambulatory care..............................714

Individual Case Management Program................................720

Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.........719

Pharmacy Benefits Program.........................................733

Prosthetic devices coverage.......................................716

Regulation amendments.............................................723

Special supplemental food and nutrition education program.........734

TRICARE.........713, 721, 722, 724, 725, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 733

Charter buses:

See Buses

Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Checks:

See Banks, banking

Chemicals:

See also Drugs

Hazardous substances

Pesticides and pests

Air pollution control......................................3079, 3116

Assessment information rule......................................3335

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3360

Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1856

Drinking water regulations................847, 3441, 3442, 3451, 3454

Electronic application for controlled substances.................1853

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program......................3298, 3302

Export control....................................336, 337, 362, 3320

Flame retardant substances.......................................3328

Gamma butyrolactone..............................................1848

Health and safety reporting rule.................................3336

Helium conservation..............................................1764

High-production-volume (HPV) chemicals...........................3334

Hydroxides in household products, packaging standard for.........3871

New use rules for PMNs...........................................3332

OSHA dermal testing..............................................3353

Ozone depleting:

Essential use allowances......................853, 3138, 3140, 3291

Halon-1301.....................................................3197

Methyl bromide...............................3092, 3114, 3187, 3282

Refrigerant recycling......3137, 3139, 3185, 3191, 3253, 3283, 3284

Refrigerants.......................................3120, 3199, 3242

Sales restrictions.............................................3285

Substitutes........................................3093, 3147, 3193

Perfluorooctanoic acid...........................................3337

Phosphorus forms, red, white and hypophosphorous acid............1849

Polychlorinated biphenyls............................3330, 3343, 3344

Polymers and resins........................................3075, 3323

Registration and reregistration fees.......................1857, 1860

Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and

List II chemicals............................................1854

Right-to-Know initiative.............................3349, 3355, 3366

Screening Information Data Set (SIDS)............................3334

Significant New Use Rule.........................................3329

Sodium permanganate..............................................1852

Test rules...........................................3318, 3333, 3348

Toxic substances...........................................3327, 3331

Toxic Substances Control Act......3048, 3319, 3321, 3322, 3326, 3337, 3350

Toxicity profiles................................................3324

Toxicity testing, developmental and reproductive.................3325

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications........................3362

Coal...........................................................3363

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3356

Metal mining...................................................3365

Pollution Prevention Act information requirements..............3364

Reporting requirements...................................3359, 3365

Review of chemicals on original list...........................3361

Child abuse:

See Child welfare

Child labor:

Hazardous occupations......................................1914, 1922

Schooling, health, and well-being................................1922

Child support:

Federal Tax Refund Offset........................................1051

Payments to Indian tribes........................................1053

Safeguarding information.........................................1047

Child welfare:

See also Adoption and foster care

Child labor

Child support

Aliens:

Battered children........................................1108, 1866

At-risk afterschool suppers.......................................139

NIH training grants...............................................924

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Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1893

Reporting requirements.........................................1892

Record-keeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit material.....................................................1891

Safeguards for subjects in clinical investigations of drug products......................................................868

Use of restraint and seclusion in residential treatment facilities...............................................827, 975

Children:

See Infants and children

Cigars and cigarettes:

Cigarette papers and tubes shipped from Puerto Rico..............2510

Customs regulations..............................................2476

Elimination of statistical classes for large cigars..............2511

Importation of products, papers and tubes........................2513

In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2482

Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2536

Regulations for papers or tubes that are not in packages.........2480

Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2477

Tax computation on large cigars..................................2473

Citizens band radio service:

See Radio

Citizenship and naturalization:

See also Aliens

Immigration

Application by alternative applicant if citizen parent has died..1155

Child Citizenship Act............................................1129

Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for benefits.....................................................1149

Employment authorization.........................................1124

Judicial review of INS decisions.................................1097

Procedures for individuals with disabilities.....................1148

Revoking grants of naturalization................................1119

Civil defense:

See Disaster assistance

Civil rights:

See also Equal employment opportunity

Fair housing

Commission on Civil Rights regulations update....................3027

FMCSA financial assistance recipients............................2178

Food Stamp Program data collections...............................152

Nondiscrimination:

Age discrimination.................................1969, 3465, 3544

CNCS...........................................................3032

Department of State............................................2022

DHS................................................1063, 1064, 1065

DOJ............................................................1826

DOL............................................................1993

DOT............................................................2053

Federally assisted programs..............................1969, 3748

GSA................................................3466, 3485, 3486

HHS.............................................................818

HIPAA........................................1951, 2756, 2757, 2758

HUD............................................................1400

Individuals with disabilities................3464, 3689, 3691, 3748

NARA...............................................3538, 3544, 3549

NCUA...........................................................4149

NEA......................................................3559, 3691

NEH......................................................3559, 3691

OFHEO..........................................................3566

SSA......................................................3747, 3748

Older individuals................................................1056

Peace Corps Volunteer Discrimination Complaint Procedure.........3691

Civil service system:

See Government employees

Claims:

CCC debt collection................................................31

CFTC debt collection.............................................3853

Collection by installments.......................................2462

DHS debt collection..............................................1366

DoD authority...........................................619, 620, 621

DOT debt collection..................................2216, 2300, 2301

Filing claims against SSA........................................3784

Filing claims to TSA.............................................1334

FMS payments...............................................2454, 2458

FSA debt collection................................................31

GSA debt collection..................................3493, 3494, 3495

HHS..........................................................814, 815

Oil Pollution Act procedures.....................................1180

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2000...........1898

RBS debt collection...............................................260

SBA debt collection..............................................3729

Seized property..................................................1896

SSA debt collection........................................3750, 3794

Veterans:

Debt collection................................................2995

Classified information:

Access............................................................615

Critical infrastructure information..............................1076

Declassification of national security information................3545

Determining eligibility for access to DOE material................787

DHS regulations..................................................1062

Disclosure of official information in connection with legal proceedings..................................................1061

Disclosure of records in litigation..............................2381

Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel bylaws.........3555

National Industrial Security Program.............................3543

National security information regulations........................2010

Research involving human subjects.................................738

Sensitive security information for land modes of transportation..1307

Storage...........................................................616

Clean Air Act:

See Air pollution control

Clean Water Act:

See Water pollution control

Coal:

Abandoned refuse sites...........................................1750

Coalbed methane development......................................1776

Combustion wastes..........................................3386, 3387

Toxics Release Inventory.........................................3363

Coal mines:

See Mine safety and health

Mines

Surface mining

Coastal zone:

See also Continental shelf

Flood plains

Federal Consistency regulations...................................511

Waste deposit prevention.........................................3456

Wetlands:

Minimal effects exemptions......................................280

Wetland Program Development Grants.............................3438

Colleges and universities:

See also Medical and dental schools

Academic honoraria for B nonimmigrant aliens.....................1128

Denial of applications for approval to enroll nonimmigrant students.....................................................1343

DOT grants.......................................................2038

Funding requirements for agricultural research and extension activities at Land-Grant Institutions......................93, 94

Grants administration.................................618, 1059, 1409

INS List of Recognized American Institutions of Research.........1143

Reduced course load for nonimmigrant students at border communities..................................................1361

Transfer of excess Federal property...............................289

Commercial fisheries:

See Fisheries

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Commodities:

See Agricultural commodities

Commodity futures:

Anti-money laundering program....................................2446

Broker-dealers:

Derivatives transaction execution facilities intermediaries....3856

Commodity pool operator:

Registration exemption.........................................4285

Commodity trading advisors and pool operators:

Participant fee exemptions.....................................4315

Debt collection..................................................3853

Depository institutions..........................................3856

Derivatives transaction execution facilities.....................3856

Exempt commercial markets:

Information access and price transparency......................3852

Farm credit system institutions..................................3856

Financial requirements for futures commission merchants and introducing brokers..........................................3851

Foreign currency haircuts........................................3848

Foreign futures and options contracts............................3850

Grading and certification of livestock.............................13

Hybrid instrument regulation.....................................3855

Investment of customer funds.....................................3857

Off-centralized market transactions..............................3849

Privacy notices..................................................3847

Reporting levels.................................................3854

Reserve requirements for margin..................................4300

Security futures:

Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3846

Registration requirements for banks............................4292

Common carriers:

See also Air carriers

Communications common carriers

Maritime carriers

Motor carriers

Railroads

Coloading practices by NVOCCs....................................4103

Explosive materials delivery.....................................1840

Communicable diseases:

Correctional management..........................................1804

Smallpox:

Vaccine injury compensation program.............................920

Communications:

See also Communications common carriers

News media

Telecommunications 911 Act..........................................................4013

Airport Terminal Use frequencies in the 45-470 private land mobile radio pool............................................4019

Amateur radio service............................................3920

Auction authority................................................4001

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................4036

Aviation Radio Service...........................................4021

Biennial review............................................3919, 4014

Broadband grant program for rural areas...........................267

Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3927

Broadcast ownership rules review.................................3984

Broadcast station construction permits...........................3965

Bundling customer premises equipment and enhanced services.......4044

Cellular service in the Gulf of Mexico...........................4024

Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3992

Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3926

Commercial mobile radio services...............3990, 3993, 4007, 4009

Competitive bidding:

Broadband PCS..................................................3993

Process........................................................3998

Rules for auction of 218-219 MHz...............................3991

Conducted emission limits for radio frequency energy.............3932

Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and business pool channels.......................................4020

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and

Marketing Act................................................3907

Digital audio broadcasting.......................................3972

Equal employment opportunity rule................................3981

Excise tax...........................................2581, 2645, 2646

Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields................3922

FCC ex parte rules in Joint Board proceedings....................3935

FM radio.........................................................3967

Government transfer band.........................................3911

Horizontal ownership limits......................................3969

Informal complaints..............................................3904

Installment payments for Personal Communications Services licensees....................................................4005

Interference temperature operation...............................3928

International call-back service..................................3946

International service regulations................................3951

Interstate special access services...............................4043

Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................4002

Licensing low power operations in the private land mobile radio 450-470 MHz band.............................................4010

Maritime...................................................3989, 4004

Multiple address systems.........................................3997

Noncommercial educational broadcast stations.....................3982

North American Numbering Plan administration.....................4026

Public safety communications...............................3996, 4020

Quiet Zone application procedures................................4011

Radio market definitions.........................................3979

Radio spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary markets......................................................4008

Reallocation of 27 MHz spectrum............................3917, 4023

Redesignation of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..............................3939

Regulatory fees............................................3987, 3988

Satellite:

Application and licensing requirements.........................3936

Broadcasting signal carriage requirements......................3973

Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary orbit......................................................3924

Dedicated Short Range Communications of Intelligent

Transportation Systems.....................................3929

Digital audio radio service....................................3938

Earth stations...............................3944, 3950, 3953, 3955

Fixed-satellite services.................................3912, 3945

Global mobile personal communications..........................3943

Licensing reform...............................................3947

Maritime mobile services.......................................3942

Mobile service provider flexibility............................3948

MSS spectrum allocation............................3909, 3937, 3941

Non-geostationary orbit..................................3945, 3954

Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the

V-band.....................................................3940

Orbital debris mitigation......................................3949

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act....................3970, 3971

Sharing of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..................................3939

Securities Act reform............................................4244

Software defined radios..........................................3915

Spectrum allocation........................................3923, 3929

Spectrum-based services to rural areas...........................4017

Spread spectrum systems..........................................3931

Terrestrial microwave fixed radio services.......................4003

Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................4006

Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................4006

Transfer of control of non-stock entities........................3986

Truthful statements to the FCC...................................3934

TV:

Access in non-served and under-served areas.....................279

Advertising practices..........................................3960

Broadcast Auxiliary Services rules.............................3918

Cable Act................................................3957, 3963

Cable television rates.........................................3956

Children's programming...................................3977, 3978

Competitive availability of navigation devices.................3964

Digital must carry requirements................................3968

Digital television service.......3930, 3974, 3975, 3977, 3985, 4022

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Direct broadcast public interest obligations...................3976

Emergency Alert System.........................................3908

Filing of network affiliation contracts........................3959

Predicting broadcast television field strength.................3913

Public interest information....................................3980

Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum band.......................................................4012

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act....................3970, 3971

Service rules in UHF spectrum..................................4000

Video programming accessibility..........................3962, 3964

Ultra-wideband radio transmission................................3914

Unbundled network elements.......................................4042

Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................4037

Unlicensed devices in the 5 GHz band.............................3921

Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure at 5 GHz..........3910

Vehicle location and monitoring systems..........................3999

Video teleconference technology..................................3795

Wireless systems:

Advanced services..............................................3916

Regulatory review..............................................4016

Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act..................4013

Communications common carriers:

Informal complaints..............................................3904

Service disruption reporting requirements........................3925

Streamlining procedures for transfers of control.................4048

Toll free service access codes...................................4028

Community action programs:

Empowerment zones and enterprise communities.....................1463

Community antenna television systems:

See Cable television

Community colleges:

See Colleges and universities

Community development:

See also Community action programs

Grant programs-housing and community development

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1464

Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1468

Regulation revisions...........................................1466

Revitalization strategy........................................1469

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1464

Community Development Financial Institutions program.......2378, 2416

Community services block grant program:

Charitable Choice provisions...................................1055

Economic opportunities for low- and very-low-income persons......1473

SBA:

HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program..................3714, 3740

Community facilities:

See Health facilities

Compensation:

See Unemployment compensation

Wages

Competitiveness:

Agricultural commodities competitive markets......................195

American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act...........1089

American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act.................1089

Cable television companies.......................................3961

Communications Act.........................................3991, 3993

DFARS requirements...........................................640, 664

OPM regulations..................................................3602

Television marketplace.....................................3956, 3964

Computer technology:

Access to information on government-owned systems............753, 785

Acquisition regulations..........................................3498

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and

Marketing Act................................................4142

De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................344

Electronic filing:

Investment advisers......................................1953, 4271

Electronic records...............................................3552

Electronic signatures:

TTB............................................................2547

Electronic submission:

Documents......................................................4099

Labeling information............................................903

Payee statements...............................................2882

Exports..................................326, 327, 329, 339, 350, 367

Information technology exchange program..........................3653

Internet:

Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP)...................317

Reuse, recycling, and recovery of electronic equipment...........3390

Security training................................................3647

Small businesses:

Information technology value added resellers...................3743

Stored-value cards...............................................4126

Conduct standards:

See Conflict of interests

Confidential business information:

DOT regulations..................................................2288

EPA regulations............................................3048, 3060

Conflict of interests:

See also Political activities (Government employees)

CHAMPUS requirements..............................................715

DFARS.............................................................654

DOE...............................................................803

EPA..............................................................3044

Ethical conduct..................................................3576

Ethics programs..................................................3573

Exemptions.......................................................3574

Financial disclosure.............................................3570

Post-government employment.......................................3575

Standards of conduct......................626, 1058, 3571, 3693, 3694

Conservation:

See Energy conservation

Natural resources

Construction industry:

Alien workers....................................................1090

Confined spaces for construction.................................1980

Effluent guidelines..............................................3415

Electric power line worker safety................................1982

Hearing loss prevention..........................................1974

Hoisting equipment safety........................................1975

National Construction Safety Team Act.............................375

Consumer protection:

See also Labeling

Trade practices

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3870

Alternative fuel labeling requirements...........................4135

Baby bath seats..................................................3866

Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3869

Cable home wiring rights.........................................3961

Candles and candle accessories...................................3875

Child-resistant packaging..................................3860, 3867

Contact lens.....................................................4141

Crib safety standards............................................3862

Disclosures......................................................4133

Disposable cigarette lighters....................................3877

Flammability standards:

Clothing textiles..............................................3863

Mattresses/bedding.............................................3859

Upholstered furniture..........................................3858

Household goods transportation.............................2152, 2157

Household products containing hydroxides, packaging standard for..........................................................3871

Hunting tree stands..............................................3868

Infant formula quality control....................................897

Lead-based paint.................................................3352

Lighters.........................................................3865

Natural rubber latex.............................................3876

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Nutrition health claims...........................................846

Over-the-counter drugs............................................896

Portable bed rails...............................................3864

Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3861

Table saw blades.................................................3873

Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3905

Weightlifting bench press benches................................3872

Contagious diseases:

See Communicable diseases

Containers:

See Packaging and containers

Continental shelf:

Exploration or development and production plans..................1740

Leasing sulphur or oil and gas...................................1747

Safety zones around petroleum and gas production facilities.....1207, 1244, 1245, 1246

Contracts:

See Government contracts

Controlled substances:

See Drug abuse

Drug traffic control

Cooperative agreements:

See Grant programs

Corporations:

See Business and industry

Cosmetics:

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................883

Cotton:

Classification service user fees...................................12

Cottonseed Chemist Licensing Program...............................14

Extra long staple loan adjustment for strength.....................46

Outside storage of extra long staple loan cotton...................45

Countervailing duties:

Sunset reviews....................................................305

Courts:

Civil contempt commitments.......................................1810

Courts of Indian Offenses........................................1720

CSOSA:

Acceptance of gifts............................................3039

Ethical conduct for employees standards........................3037

Use of agency seal.............................................3038

Offender supervision:

DNA collection and use.........................................1899

Crafts:

See Indians-arts and crafts

Credit:

See also Banks, banking

Credit unions

Mortgages

Anti-money laundering program....................................2447

Debt collection:

DHS............................................................1074

DoD...................................................619, 620, 621

FEMA...........................................................1383

HHS...................................................814, 815, 824

Matching of Federal employee records for salary offset.........2460

Salary offset...................................................815

SBA......................................................3729, 3736

SSA......................................................3750, 3794

Treasury...........................................2415, 2459, 2465

Delinquent debtors:

Public dissemination of identity...............................2466

Equal credit opportunity...................................4116, 4125

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act..................2554, 4140

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations..........4049, 4057, 4120, 4121

Partners and partnerships........................................2850

Credit unions:

Bylaws...........................................................4156

Change in official or senior executive officers..................4157

Community Development Revolving Loan Program...............4160, 4170

Conversion to mutual savings banks.........................4158, 4178

Customer identification program..................................2435

Description of NCUA..............................................4176

Designation of low income status.................................4160

Disposal of consumer information.................................4161

Exchangeable Collateralized Mortgage Obligations.................4168

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act:

Address reconciliation rule....................................4153

Affiliate marketing regulations................................2555

Direct disputes with furnishers rule...........................4155

Furnisher accuracy guidelines and rules........................4154

Identity theft protection................................2554, 4152

Fair credit reporting....................4161, 4162, 4163, 4169, 4172

Health Savings Accounts..........................................4164

Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.............2570

Information requests under Freedom of Information and Privacy

Acts.........................................................4166

Living trust accounts............................................4171

Loan participation...............................................4177

Maximum borrowing authority......................................4175

Medical information regulations..................................4169

Member business loans............................................4159

Mergers of federally-insured credit unions.......................4150

Negative credit information notice...............................4163

Newly-chartered or troubled......................................4157

Nondeposit investment sales......................................4147

Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs.................4149

OMB control numbers..............................................4173

Privacy of consumer financial information........................4151

Regulatory publication and review................................4148

Request for NCUA action..........................................4176

Share insurance rules......................................4171, 4174

Truth in Savings rule............................................4165

Unauthorized access to member information and member notice......4167

Use of consumer information for marketing solicitations..........4162

Crime:

See also Drug abuse

Fraud

Juvenile delinquency

Aliens:

Battered and abused spouses and children.................1108, 1866

Criminal convictions...........................................1873

Criminal grounds of inadmissibility......................1103, 1105

Custody procedures.......................................1352, 1879

Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent offenses...................................................1348

Trafficking victims................................1138, 1139, 1350

Victims of crime.........................................1139, 1140

Arson reporting..................................................1841

Criminal intelligence systems operating policies.................1902

DNA collection and use...........................................1899

Jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US..................625

National Instant Criminal Background Check System................1886

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1893

Reporting requirements.........................................1892

Record-keeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit material.....................................................1891

Seized property..................................................1896

Sex offender registration programs...............................1885

Sex offender release notification................................1797

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.......................1910

United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1115

Victims of Crime Act.................................1904, 1905, 1911

Critical habitat:

See Endangered and threatened species

Crop insurance:

Administrative regulations.........................114, 120, 125, 127

Apples............................................................119

Application for...................................................121

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Blueberries.......................................................115

Civil penalties...................................................110

Dry beans and peas................................................128

Grains............................................................128

Movement or assumption of policies................................123

Nonstandard classification system.................................114

Nursery crops.....................................................111

Peanuts...........................................................113

Pecans............................................................118

Premiums..........................................................122

Processing tomato crop provisions.................................117

Quality Assurance and Performance Measurement System..............127

Regulation revisions.........................................124, 126

Rice..............................................................128

Safflower.........................................................128

Sunflowers........................................................128

Crops:

See Agricultural commodities

Crude oil:

See Petroleum

Crystalline silica:

Occupational exposure......................................1956, 1972

Cultural exchange programs:

Summer work/travel...............................................2005

Currency:

See Foreign currencies

Customs duties and inspection:

See also Antidumping

Countervailing duties

Imports

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of

aircraft from foreign areas..................................1253

African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2389

Airport security area access.....................................1271

Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2397

Bond obligations.................................................1272

Broker license examination dates.................................1274

Chile Free Trade Agreement.......................................2403

Commercial information confidentiality...........................1275

Conditional release period.......................................1272

Continuous bond program..........................................2377

Country of origin marking....................................11, 2386

Customs bonded warehouses for duty-free sales enterprises........2476

Delinquent payment...............................................2417

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2393

Drawback.........................................................2402

Harbor maintenance fees....................................2383, 2384

In-transit mail shipment examination.............................1252

In-transit truck shipments between Canada and U.S................1297

Merchandise processing fees......................................2402

North American Free Trade Agreement..................2370, 2385, 2401

Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2376

Overtime compensation and premium pay for officers...............1281

Payment methods for duties, taxes, interest, and fees............2387

Preferential treatment of brassieres.............................2395

Prior disclosure.................................................1254

Processing fees at express courier facilities....................2399

Prototypes used in product development and testing...............2394

Publication of administrative forfeiture notices.................1276

Reconciliation...................................................2372

Refund of duties paid on select wool products....................2418

Reimbursable inspectional services...............................2392

Remote location filing...........................................2373

Singapore Free Trade Agreement...................................2404

Softwood lumber from Canada................................2412, 2413

Unauthorized sound recordings and music videos...................2371

User and navigation fees.........................................2388

Watch, watch movement, and jewelry program........................309

D

Dairy products:

Inspection and grading service:

Fees.............................................................16

National Dairy Promotion and Research Program.......................4

Dangerous cargo:

See Hazardous materials transportation

Data processing:

See Computer technology

Deaf:

See Individuals with disabilities

Debarment and suspension:

CNCS.............................................................3035

DHS........................................................1067, 1392

DOD..........................................................629, 654

DOJ..............................................................1909

DOT..............................................................2051

FAR..............................................................3836

FMCS.............................................................3463

GSA..............................................................3476

NASA.............................................................3529

OPM..............................................................3688

Peace Corps......................................................3697

SBA..............................................................3739

Treasury.........................................................2414

VA...............................................................3002

Debts:

See Credit

Declassification:

See Classified information

Deepwater ports:

See Harbors

Defense:

See National defense

Defense acquisition regulations:

See Government procurement

Defense contracts:

See Government contracts

Government procurement

Delinquency:

See Juvenile delinquency

Dental schools:

See Medical and dental schools

Deportation:

See Aliens

Deposit insurance:

See Bank deposit insurance

Dietary supplements:

Current good manufacturing practice...............................867

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................883

Disability benefits:

Black Lung Benefits Act..........................................1930

Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Act......................958, 1010

Disabled:

See Individuals with disabilities

Medicaid

Medicare

Old-age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Disability benefits

Disaster assistance: 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act program....................................1390

Corps of Engineers procedures.....................................699

Criminal and civil penalties.....................................1381

Crisis Counseling Regular Program................................1375

Definition of terms..............................................1373

Economic injury disaster loans for small businesses..............3726

Estimating eligible cost.........................................1389

Farmers:

Tree assistance program..........................................42

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1371

Floods:

Ability to pay provisions.......................................703

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Mitigation assistance program..................................1380

National Flood Insurance Program......1374, 1376, 1377, 1378, 1385, 1393

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program..................................1382

Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1386

Individual assistance programs:

Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance

Act..................................................1372, 1381

Management costs.................................................1387

National Urban Search and Rescue Response System.................1384

Public assistance insurance requirements.........................1388

Discrimination:

See Civil rights

Discrimination against aged:

See Aged

Discrimination against handicapped:

See Individuals with disabilities

Discrimination in employment:

See Equal employment opportunity

Discrimination in housing:

See Fair housing

Diseases:

See Animal diseases

Communicable diseases

Dispute resolution:

Access to neutrals...............................................3462

Contract dispute procedures................................3490, 3491

Distilled spirits:

See Liquors

Doctors:

See Health professions

Domestic animals:

See Livestock

Draft:

See Selective Service System

Drawbridges:

See Bridges

Drinking water:

See Water supply

Drought assistance:

See Disaster assistance

Drug abuse:

See also Alcohol abuse

Aviation personnel...............................................2060

Charitable Choice program.........................................829

Disincentives for inmates........................................1799

Drug-free workplace requirements...629, 1067, 2051, 3002, 3035, 3463, 3529, 3697, 3739

Treatment programs...............................................1799

Authority for practitioners to prescribe narcotic substances 1861

Bureau of Prisons..............................................1785

Drug testing:

Airmen...........................................................2063

Bureau of Prisons................................................1801

Coast Guard management information system........................1247

Following marine incidents.......................................1194

Management information system reporting by transportation employers..............................................2187, 2307

Railroad employees...............................................2302

Foreign-based crews............................................2303

Transportation workplace.........................................2048

Workplace guidelines.........................................828, 830

Drug traffic control:

Chemical registration fees.......................................1850

Chemical registration waivers....................................1860

Controlled substances:

Authority for practitioners to prescribe narcotic substances for maintenance or detoxification treatment................1861

Disposer definition and registration...........................1855

Electronic application forms...................................1853

Electronic ordering of Schedule I and II substances............1859

Electronic prescriptions.......................................1845

Exemption from import/export requirements for personal medical use................................................1858

Gamma butyrolactone............................................1848

Phosphorus forms, red, white, and hypophosphorous acid.........1849

Preventing accumulation at long-term care facilities...........1864

Recordkeeping requirements for drug products containing hydroxybutyric acid........................................1862

Registration requirements for practitioners practicing in more than one state........................................1851

Reorganization and clarification of DEA regulations............1847

Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and

List II chemicals..........................................1854

Reports of theft or significant loss...........................1863

Sodium permanganate............................................1852

Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1856

FAA regulations..................................................2057

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1846

Drugs:

See also Animal drugs

Biologics

Over-the-counter drugs

Prescription drugs

Abbreviated new drug applications.................................884

Bar code label requirements.......................................905

Bioavailability and bioequivalence requirements...................884

Informed consent regulations......................................898

Investigational new drugs...............................850, 851, 863

Labeling................................................885, 890, 905

Manufacturing changes.............................................901

New drug applications........................................838, 887

Positron emission tomography drugs................................843

Providing controlled substances to ocean vessels.................1844

Registration and reregistration fees.............................1857

Registration of producers.........................................837

Reporting adverse events..........................................885

Safeguards for children in clinical investigations................868

Safety reporting requirements.....................................833

Self-administration criteria.....................................1034

E

Earthquakes:

See Disaster assistance

Ecology:

See Environmental protection

Economic development:

See Community development

Economics:

See Price controls

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.....................1128

Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program..........748

Direct grant programs........................................736, 739

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.........................750

Federal loan program regulations..................................744

Good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.........................1805

Home-living programs.............................................1711

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Institutional Eligibility regulations.............................745

Magnet Schools Assistance Program.................................751

Maritime education and training............................2354, 2361

National Security Education Program...............................613

NIH loan repayment programs:

AIDS research...................................................926

For clinical researchers........................................927

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds..................930

Health disparities research.....................................929

Pediatric research..............................................928

Scholarships....................................................923

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.................................1719

Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs............741, 3558

Protection of human research subjects.............................737

State-administered programs.......................................739

Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3467

Veterans:

Centralized certification of benefits..........................2980

Educational Assistance Text Program............................2988

Licensing and certification....................................2932

Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve.....................2985, 2987

Non-payment of VA educational assistance to fugitive felons 2986

Survivors and dependents.................................2933, 2983

Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2978

Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2931

Education of disadvantaged:

Academic achievement of limited English proficient students.......747

Accountability for academic achievement...........................742

Transportation regulations.......................................1052

Education of individuals with disabilities:

Early intervention and special education to eligible DoD dependents....................................................608

Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.......................746

Educational facilities:

Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act............................740

Grants administration............................................3019

Impact Aid programs...............................................743

Transfer of excess Federal property...............................289

Educational research:

Human subjects protection....................................738, 940

Eggs and egg products:

Grading..........................................................5, 7

Imported..........................................................178

Inspection........................................................171

Salmonella enteritidis............................................839

Elderly:

See Aged

Elections:

See Political activities (Government employees)

Voting rights

Electric power:

See also Electric utilities

Electric power plants

Hydroelectric licensing..........................................4074

Low density discount..............................................799

Worker safety....................................................1982

Electric power plants:

Electronic filing of FERC forms..................................4083

Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program........................793

Electric utilities:

Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3927

Cash management..................................................4084

Electronic filing of documents...................................4070

Generator interconnection agreement and procedures.........4068, 4071

Guarantees for bonds and notes issued for rural electrification purposes......................................................269

Indian electric power utilities..................................1700

Market design and structure......................................4069

Market-based rate contracts for wholesale sales..................4073

National Forest System............................................232

Pricing policy...................................................4077

Quarterly financial and Annual Report requirements...............4078

RUS standard contract forms.......................................275

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................4067

Steam generating unit MACT regulation............................3160

Electronic data processing:

See Computer technology

Electronic funds transfers:

Federal agency disbursements.....................................2455

FRS regulation revision....................................4116, 4126

GSAR regulation..................................................3489

Employee benefit plans:

See also Pensions

Abandoned individual account plans...............................1944

Cafeteria plans..................................................2763

Participant loan rules...........................................1942

Prohibited transaction exemption procedures......................1941

Stock option programs............................................1917

Employee Retirement Income Security Act:

See Pensions

Employment:

See also Equal employment opportunity

Government employees

Aliens...........................................................1927

Authorization eligibility......................................1101

Authorization for certificate of citizenship applicants........1124

Correcting technical and procedural violations of paperwork requirements...............................................1111

Dismissal of asylum application................................1081

EB-5 classification......................................1151, 1880

Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1158

Eligibility pilot program......................................1161

Eligibility verification.................................1147, 1170

Employer sanctions.............................................1367

Employment creation petitions..................................1167

Fingerprinting.................................................1120

Labor certification process..............................1936, 1937

Labor condition applications.............................1935, 1938

Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................1934

Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 students...................................................1362

Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas..1935, 1938

Temporary nonagricultural services.............................1099

Verification documents...................................1162, 1168

Definitions for salary basis.....................................1928

Family and Medical Leave Act.....................................1918

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act amendments..................1915

Identification of gender, race and ethnicity of applicants for employment with federal contractors..........................1926

Individuals with disabilities:

Ticket to Work Program....................................958, 3758

Jobs For Veterans Act..........................1919, 2002, 2003, 2004

Opportunities for low- and very-low-income persons...............1473

Senior Community Service Employment Program......................1940

Trade adjustment assistance for workers..........................1933

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act........2001

Welfare-to-Work Grants Program...................................1931

Workforce investment systems.....................................1967

Endangered and threatened species:

See also Marine mammals

Addax............................................................1611

American crocodile...............................................1525

Appalachian bivalve species................................1607, 1608

Army Corps of Engineers scope of analysis.........................702

Arroyo toad......................................................1619

Australian parakeets.............................................1595

Basking shark....................................................1590

Beluga sturgeon............................................1559, 1652

Boreal toad......................................................1552

Boulder darter...................................................1519

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Broad-snouted caiman.............................................1561

Brown pelican delisting..........................................1515

Buena Vista Lake Shrew...........................................1567

Bull trout.................................................1541, 1602

Cactus ferruginous pygmy owl.....................................1635

California gnatcatcher...........................................1606

California red-legged frog.......................................1638

California tiger salamander..........................1527, 1569, 1620

Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances..........1593, 1660

Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1583

Cassius blue butterfly...........................................1557

Ceraunus blue butterfly..........................................1557

Channel Islands Foxes............................................1579

CITES decisions......................................1507, 1585, 1612

Conservation education...........................................1503

Conservation permits.............................................1630

Critical habitat.......578, 1523, 1541, 1567, 1569, 1579, 1580, 1602, 1605, 1606, 1607, 1608, 1614, 1619, 1620, 1621, 1623, 1631, 1634, 1635, 1638, 1643, 1667

Dama gazelle.....................................................1611

Dolly Varden.....................................................1632

Dugong...........................................................1659

Eagles...........................................................1510

Incidental taking..............................................1648

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets..............1694

Transport of feathers..........................................1535

Evolutionarily Significant Units..................................464

Foreign bird species.............................................1563

Gila chub........................................................1631

Gila trout.......................................................1520

Gray wolf:

Eastern Distinct Population Segment delisting..................1536

Western Distinct Population Segment delisting..................1637

Grizzly bears....................................................1549

Guam bridled white-eye...........................................1523

Guam broadbill...................................................1523

Guam broadbill removal...........................................1645

Guam Micronesian kingfisher......................................1523

Incidental take by commercial fishing operations............579, 1565

Island fox.......................................................1655

Koster's tyronia.................................................1634

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1509

Little Mariana fruit bat.........................................1523

Loggerhead sea turtle.............................................578

Manatees.............................................1566, 1615, 1640

Mariana crow.....................................................1523

Mariana fruit bat..........................................1523, 1589

Mariana mallard removal..........................................1645

Mexican bobcat delisting.........................................1545

Mexican gray wolf................................................1547

Mexican spotted owl........................................1614, 1667

Miami blue butterfly.......................................1518, 1557

Missouri bladder-pod.............................................1646

National Fire Plan..........................................580, 1662

Nickerbean blue butterfly........................................1557

Noel's amphipod..................................................1634

Nonessential experimental populations......................1519, 1529

Northern aplomado falcon.........................................1529

Northern sea otter, southwest Alaskan distinct population segment......................................................1601

Pahrump poolfish.................................................1666

Pecos assiminea..................................................1634

Permit exemptions.................................................457

Permits for foreign listed species...............................1604

Pesticide regulation........................................496, 1533

Picture-wing flies...............................................1586

Plants:

Arizona agave delisting........................................1528

Bigleaf mahogany...............................................1594

Black cohosh...................................................1531

Braun's rockcress..............................................1658

CITES listings.....................................1531, 1594, 1597

Coachella Valley milk-vetch....................................1575

Coastal California plants......................................1643

Colorado butterfly plant.......................................1537

Critical habitat....1537, 1538, 1539, 1540, 1575, 1576, 1609, 1610, 1613, 1654, 1657, 1658

Desert yellowhead..............................................1657

Eggert's sunflower.......................................1613, 1663

Fish Slough milk vetch.........................................1538

Gaviota tarplant...............................................1643

Hoover's wooly-star delisting..................................1642

Johnston's frankenia removal...................................1588

LaGracosa thistle..............................................1643

Lane Mountain milkvetch........................................1610

Lompac Yerba Santa.............................................1643

Mariana Island plants..........................................1641

Munz's onion...................................................1539

Nesogenes rotensis.............................................1641

Osmoxylon mariannense..........................................1641

Pierson's milkvetch............................................1609

Ramin..........................................................1597

Removal from list..............................................1663

San Jacinto Valley crownscale..................................1540

Slickspot peppergrass..........................................1656

Spanish cedar..................................................1594

Spreading navarettia...........................................1540

Tabernaemontana rotensis.......................................1641

Territory of Guam plants.......................................1641

Thread-leaved Brodiaea.........................................1576

Truckee barberry delisting.....................................1644

Ventura Marsh milkvetch........................................1654

Virginia roundleaf delisting...................................1665

Prebles Meadow jumping mouse.....................................1617

Riverside fairy shrimp...........................................1621

Roswell springsnail..............................................1634

Rota bridled white-eye...........................................1653

Safe harbor agreements.....................................1593, 1660

Salt Creek tiger beetle....................................1542, 1580

San Diego Fairy shrimp...........................................1605

Santa Ana sucker.................................................1623

Scimitar-horned oryx.............................................1611

Sea cucumber.....................................................1560

Southern sea otter translocation program.........................1546

Spotfin chub.....................................................1519

Stag beetle......................................................1590

Straight-horned markhor..........................................1513

Tibetan antelope.................................................1584

Tinian monarch flycatcher........................................1598

Topeka shiner....................................................1599

Turtle species...................................................1585

Virginia northern flying squirrel................................1548

Wood bison.......................................................1530

Energy:

See also Coal

Electric power

Energy conservation

Fuel economy

Natural gas

Nuclear energy

Petroleum

Pipelines

Acquisition.......................................................807

Cooperative audit strategy......................................802

Alternative fuels................................760, 779, 3171, 4135

Claims for damages against DOE employees..........................812

Conduct of DOE employees..........................................811

Critical energy infrastructure information.................4081, 4085

DEAR amendments:

Make or Buy Plans...............................................800

Management contractor compensation for personal services........804

Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............803

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Revisions.......................................................801

Rewrite continuation............................................809

Technical amendments............................................805

Work for others regulations.....................................806

Determining eligibility for access to classified matter...........787

Electronic registration of FERC applications.....................4075

Electronic service of FERC documents.............................4083

Emergency closure of FERC offices................................4086

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program........832

FERC fees schedule for use of government lands...................4087

Financial assistance:

For-profit organizations........................................808

Implementation of OMB grants management policies................810

Freedom of Information Act........................................790

Occupational radiation protection.................................792

Polygraph examination regulations.................................782

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects.....504, 1502

Renewable energy systems..........................................252

Research misconduct...............................................791

Restriction of DOE access authorizations..........................788

Review of mandatory conditions of hydropower licensing............505

Uranium mill sites................................................797

Worker's compensation benefits....................................795

Energy conservation:

See also Fuel economy

Covered products determination:

Commercial refrigeration equipment..............................775

Incandescent reflector lamps, torchieres, and ceiling fans......776

Efficiency standards:

Appliances......................................................754

Clothes dryers..................................................771

Commercial air conditioning equipment.......758, 768, 769, 777, 778

Direct heating equipment........................................772

Dishwashers.....................................................771

Electric distribution transformers..............................757

Electric motors.................................................773

Fluorescent and incandescent lamps..............................774

Furnaces and boilers.......................................754, 768

Heat pumps..................................758, 768, 769, 777, 778

High intensity discharge lamps..................................755

Mobile home furnaces............................................754

Pool heaters....................................................772

Water heaters...................................................777

Federal buildings............................................759, 762

Residential energy-efficiency rating guidelines..............762, 770

Test procedures:

Central air conditioners...................................763, 781

Clothes washers.................................................780

Commercial air conditioning equipment...........................766

Commercial heating equipment....................................765

Commercial package boilers......................................767

Commercial water heaters........................................764

Electric motors, small..........................................756

Electronic distribution transformers............................761

Heat pumps.................................................763, 781

High intensity discharge lamps..................................755

Entertainment industry:

Cost recovery....................................................2745

Environmental impact statements:

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program...............................................1908

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...........................................3049

Background checks of contractor employees........................3046

CERCLA amendment.................................................3407

Conducting ``all appropriate inquiry``.........................3402

Chemicals............................................3318, 3334, 3348

Class deviations incorporation into EPAAR........................3040

Coal combustion wastes.....................................3386, 3387

Coastal waste deposit prevention.................................3456

Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.........................706

Confidential business information..........................3048, 3060

Contract bundling................................................3047

Cooling water intake structures impact.....................3411, 3421

Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3403

Cross-media electronic reporting and recordkeeping rule..........3054

Designation of hazardous substances under CERCLA.................3405

Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3325

Drinking water regulations...............3442, 3450, 3451, 3454, 3455

Effluent guidelines..........3416, 3417, 3418, 3424, 3426, 3434, 3435

Emergency planning.........................................3355, 3366

Enforcement data concerning small entities.......................3062

EPA acquisition regulations..........................3045, 3049, 3056

Farm Service Agency regulation.....................................29

Federal water resource development................................695

Forest Service special uses program..........................220, 221

National Environmental Achievement Track Program.................3063

National Environmental Policy Act...............709, 1057, 3041, 4191

National Forest System............................................218

On-site treatment of low-level mixed wastes......................3383

Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic pollutants................3051

Pesticides..........................496, 3300, 3304, 3308, 3315, 3317

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3311, 3312, 3313

Privacy Act regulations..........................................3042

Radon............................................................4210

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative.................................3389

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3388

Reporting marine casualties......................................1189

Research scientist appointment authority.........................3053

Restoration of DOD facilities.....................................606

Rural areas.......................................................102

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................624

Significant new use rules:

Flame retardant chemical substances............................3328

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..............3400

Total Maximum Daily Load program.................................3432

Toxic Substances Control Act......3048, 3319, 3321, 3322, 3326, 3337, 3350

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications........................3362

Coal...........................................................3363

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3356

Metal mining...................................................3365

Pollution Prevention Act information requirements..............3364

Reporting requirements.............................3357, 3359, 3365

Review of chemicals on original list...........................3361

Trade secrecy claims.............................................3366

Equal access to justice:

DHS..............................................................1073

HHS...............................................................825

Equal credit opportunity:

See Credit

Equal employment opportunity:

Aged.............................................................3460

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Broadcast outreach...............................................3981

Complaint processing.......................................3458, 3459

Discrimination complaint procedures..............................3460

HUD regulations..................................................1402

Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......1919, 1923

Workforce Investment Act.........................................1967

Eskimos:

See Indians

Estuaries:

See Coastal zone

Ethical conduct:

See Conflict of interests

Ex parte communications:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Exchange visitor program:

See Cultural exchange programs

Excise taxes:

Air transportation...................................2599, 2645, 2646

Communications services..............................2581, 2645, 2646

Structured settlement factoring transactions.....................2790

Explosives:

See also Hazardous materials transportation

Hazardous substances

Criminal misuse reporting........................................1841

Fireworks........................................................1834

Handling at waterfront facilities................................1237

Identification markings for imported explosive materials.........1835

Manufacturing safety regulations.................................1986

Pest control devices.............................................1836

Safe Explosives Act..............................................1833

Transportation regulations...........................1327, 1840, 2347

Exports:

Administration regulations....314, 315, 316, 328, 331, 332, 333, 335, 336, 342, 345, 348, 349, 353, 361, 362, 366, 370, 372, 373

Agricultural commodities..........................................195

Cargo preference regulations...................................2352

Emerging markets program........................................192

Aircraft..........................................................320

Micromachined angular rate sensors..............................373

Alligators, live.................................................1647

Animal pathogens..................................................368

Aruba.............................................................359

Automated export system...........................................298

Bigeye tuna.......................................................472

Cameras...........................................................329

CCC Export Credit Guarantee Program...............................194

Chemical manufacturing facilities, equipment and related technology....................................................337

Chemical Weapons Convention........................311, 347, 363, 369

Class I substances to Article 5 countries........................3094

Commerce Control List....324, 326, 327, 329, 330, 354, 355, 357, 360, 363, 367, 368, 371

Communication intercepting devices................................351

Computer technology.................326, 327, 329, 339, 350, 356, 367

Controlled chemical substances...................................1854

Controlled substances for personal medical use...................1858

Crude oil.........................................................312

Cuba.........................................................318, 338

De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................344

Distilled spirits................................................2550

Dual-use items.....................................332, 337, 364, 371

East Timor........................................................359

Encryption items..................................................340

Energetic materials...............................................321

Humanitarian donations............................................341

India.............................................................335

Investigational new drugs.........................................863

Iraq..............................................................322

Lead-acid batteries..............................................3395

Libya........................................................318, 374

License application denial policy.................................319

License exceptions............................310, 318, 341, 343, 350

Licensing..........................................313, 328, 345, 349

Liquors....................................................2532, 2549

Military vehicles and components..................................323

Missile technology controls...................313, 324, 348, 358, 372

National Forest System timber.....................................203

National security controls........................................355

Netherlands Antilles..............................................359

No license required provisions....................................349

Non-space qualified amorphous silicon focal plane arrays..........329

North Atlantic Treaty Organization...........................333, 343

Nuclear equipment and materials...................................365

Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2376

Protective equipment..............................................357

Reexports..........................................310, 313, 343, 356

Removal of country groups.........................................315

Replacement licenses..............................................345

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements..........................342

Russian entities..................................................334

Sensitive chemical or biological items............................336

Serbia............................................................318

Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP).....................317

Space qualified parts, components and technology..................330

Special Comprehensive License program.............................346

Sudan.............................................................316

Sugar reexport programs...........................................193

Swordfish.........................................................472

Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Act.................370

Timber from western states........................................352

Toxic substances.................................................3320

United Nations....................................................343

United States munitions list.....................320, 321, 2025, 2026

Veterinary user fees...............................................84

Wassenaar Arrangement........................................332, 371

Wildlife...................................................1512, 1625

Yugoslavia........................................................325

F

Fabrics:

See Textiles

Fair housing:

Certification and funding of state and local enforcement agencies.....................................................1471

Compliance requirements.......................................95, 245

ANSI standards.................................................1472

FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation):

See Government procurement

Farmers:

See Agriculture

Federal acquisition regulations:

See Government procurement

Federal aid programs:

See Grant programs

Loan programs

Price support programs

Federal buildings and facilities:

Access for individuals with disabilities.........................3023

Outdoor developed areas........................................3025

Classified information storage....................................616

DOD environmental restoration programs............................606

Energy performance standards.................................759, 762

GSA regulations..................................................3484

Inspection/maintenance programs..................................3230

NARA facilities:

Phone numbers for..............................................3550

Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3542

Presidential library facilities..................................3546

Prohibition of construction in the vicinity of the private residence of the President of the United States..............2131

Telecommunications management....................................3488

Federal employees:

See Government employees

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Federal home loan banks:

Acquired member assets...........................................4092

Affordable Housing Program.......................................4097

Anti-money laundering programs...................................4090

Appointed directors..............................................4096

Community support requirements...................................4095

Governance.......................................................4093

Multiple bank memberships........................................4098

New business activities..........................................4094

Public disclosure................................................4091

Federal property management regulations:

See Government property management

Federal Reserve System:

Community reinvestment...........................................4124

Consumer leasing...........................................4116, 4128

Consumer regulations review..........................4116, 4125, 4128

Electronic funds transfers.................................4116, 4126

Equal credit opportunity...................................4116, 4125

Fair credit reporting......................................4120, 4121

Holding companies..............................4113, 4122, 4123, 4129

State banks........................4111, 4112, 4114, 4117, 4118, 4127

Truth in savings.....................................4115, 4116, 4130

Federal-State relations:

See Intergovernmental relations

Feed grains:

Karnal bunt compensation...........................................49

Fellowships:

See Scholarships and fellowships

Finance:

See Banks, banking

Credit

Indians-business and finance

Investments

Loan programs

Mortgages

Trusts and trustees

Fines and penalties:

See Penalties

Fire prevention:

Candles and candle accessories standards.........................3875

Electrical standards.............................................1984

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1371

Forest fire assistance program....................................225

National Fire Plan..........................................580, 1662

Nuclear power plants.............................................4203

Shipyard standards...............................................1989

Firearms:

See Arms and munitions

Firefighters:

Retirement.......................................................3639

Fish:

See also Fisheries

Seafood

Diseases:

Infectious salmon anemia.........................................85

Endangered Species Act.....................................1533, 1556

Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................429

Government acquisition regulations................................651

Injurious wildlife listings......................................1517

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1509

National Organic Program............................................1

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program...........................1651

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects......504

Fisheries:

Addition and revision of certain species codes....................414

Alaska Transient Killer Whales stock depletion....................581

Atlantic Ocean..........................................473, 484, 521

Audit resolution policy..........................................1591

Authorization for commercial fisheries............................585

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands.......................................480

Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan............................462

Bottomfish........................................................377

Critical habitat.............................................461, 493

Crustacean........................................................378

Demersal shelf rockfish...........................................470

Dungeness crab....................................................451

Electronic reporting requirements for seafood dealers in the northeast.....................................................570

Essential fish habitat guidelines.................................416

Fisheries Observer Program........................................488

Fishing capacity reduction loans..................................451

Groundfish....................................377, 451, 488, 527, 534

Gulf of Alaska..........................................421, 470, 548

Halibut............................................400, 421, 423, 485

Hawaiian Islands.............................................392, 446

Highly migratory species................................473, 484, 521

Incidental take regulations...426, 459, 462, 465, 466, 480, 481, 579, 584

List of fisheries.................................................498

Marine Mammal Protection Act.......................458, 492, 497, 498

National standard guidelines:

Overfishing and rebuilding schedules............................394

North Pacific................................................488, 527

Northern California steelhead.....................................493

OMB control numbers and regulatory citations......................567

Pacific coast...........................................451, 485, 534

Pelagics..........................................................446

Permits......................................................391, 392

Pollock......................................................480, 548

Puerto Rico..................................................387, 513

Reef fish.........................................................513

Research set-aside program...................................490, 577

Sablefish.........................................................386

Scientific research..........................................418, 521

Sea turtle conservation..................463, 484, 572, 582, 583, 586

Seabird protection................................................446

Shrimp............................................................451

Steller sea lion protection.......................................453

U.S. Virgin Islands..........................................387, 513

Western Pacific region............................................572

Fishery management plans:

Alaska.......................................................533, 560

Alaska local time definition......................................430

Albacore..........................................................530

American Lobster..................................................385

Atka mackerel.....................................................487

Atlantic.................................410, 427, 428, 478, 520, 544

Atlantic billfish.................................................411

Atlantic bluefish............................................408, 475

Atlantic herring...................................396, 441, 531, 541

Atlantic mackerel..................................388, 407, 540, 559

Atlantic salmon...................................................531

Atlantic sea scallop....................................406, 468, 575

Atlantic striped bass.............................................479

Atlantic surf clam................................................526

Atlantic swordfish................................................476

Beluga whales.....................................................494

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands...390, 399, 417, 433, 487, 503, 523, 536, 552, 568

Bigeye tuna..................................................472, 478

Black sea bass.................403, 404, 439, 440, 474, 538, 558, 565

Bluefin tuna.......................................420, 478, 532, 550

Bottomfish fisheries....................................380, 413, 556

Butterfish.........................................388, 407, 540, 559

Calico scallop....................................................379

Canadian waters...................................................530

Capacity reduction program........................................523

Caribbean.........................................................520

Coastal migratory pelagics........................................525

Community development quotas............................390, 432, 542

Coral reef ecosystem..............................................517

Crab.........................................................523, 536

Days-at-sea leasing program.......................................535

Deep-sea red crab.......................................409, 450, 564

Dolphin...........................................................520

Eastern Pacific...............................437, 452, 499, 529, 543

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Effective dates for regulatory changes............................551

Electronic logbook forms..........................................445

Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ)................385, 398, 479, 556, 560

Golden tilefish...................................................522

Groundfish.....399, 412, 415, 417, 419, 433, 443, 444, 477, 483, 503, 552, 554, 555, 560, 563, 566, 571

Gulf of Alaska...........................399, 415, 417, 433, 477, 483

Gulf of Mexico......381, 383, 384, 434, 438, 471, 482, 515, 518, 520, 561

Halibut...........................................................576

Hawaiian Islands.............................................377, 392

Highly migratory species.......410, 411, 472, 478, 501, 524, 532, 550

King crabs...................................................523, 568

License Limitation Program........................................536

Monkfish.....................................................393, 573

North Atlantic....................................................489

North Atlantic right whales..................................376, 491

Northeast multispecies........................406, 448, 449, 469, 535

Ocean quahog............................................405, 526, 537

Oncorhynchus mykiss...............................................464

Pacific Coast.......412, 443, 444, 464, 486, 524, 554, 555, 563, 566, 571, 576

Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan................................485

Pacific mackerel.............................................424, 545

Pacific sardine..............................................436, 546

Pelagics...........................................397, 398, 525, 572

Precious corals...................................................447

Queen conch.......................................................387

Red grouper.......................................................471

Red snapper..................................................384, 561

Reef fish..........................................381, 384, 471, 482

Salmon..................................................464, 486, 533

Sargassum.........................................................519

Scup...........................403, 404, 439, 440, 474, 538, 558, 565

Sea scallop.......................................................468

Seasonal Area Management program..................................491

Sharks...................................382, 410, 427, 428, 489, 544

Shrimp........................................383, 434, 435, 515, 574

Snapper grouper..............................................402, 522

Snowy grouper.....................................................522

South Atlantic......................379, 402, 435, 518, 519, 522, 574

Spiny dogfish...........................................395, 442, 539

Spiny lobster.....................................................518

Squid..............................................388, 407, 540, 559

Summer flounder................403, 404, 439, 440, 474, 538, 558, 565

Surf clam....................................................405, 537

Swordfish...............................................410, 472, 478

Tanner crabs.................................................523, 568

Tilefish................................................502, 557, 569

Tuna.....................................410, 437, 452, 499, 529, 543

Vermilion snapper.................................................438

Wahoo.............................................................520

Weakfish..........................................................549

Western Pacific...........380, 397, 398, 413, 419, 445, 447, 517, 572

Fishing:

Alaska............................................................516

Bycatch reduction measures.........................383, 463, 484, 516

Compensatory fishing..............................................514

Conservation programs.............................................377

Drift gillnet.....................................................579

Exempted fishing permits.....................................418, 521

Fixed gear........................................................386

Limited entry trawl fishery.......................................571

Longline..........................................................452

National Wildlife Refuges........................................1550

Port codes........................................................547

Pound net leaders.................................................583

Purse seine.............................................452, 499, 529

Quotas:

Gulf of Mexico red snapper......................................561

Halibut.........................................................423

North Atlantic sharks...........................................489

Reporting requirements.....................................431, 528

Swordfish.......................................................476

Western Alaska program..........................................425

Recreational measures..............................423, 439, 473, 474

Shallow style longline sets.......................................582

South Pacific Tuna Act............................................389

Subsistence fishing.......................421, 1553, 1616, 1622, 1661

Troll fishing.....................................................530

Turtle excluder devices...........................................586

Fishing vessels:

Catcher vessel electronic report..................................401

Compensatory fishing..............................................514

Electronic dealer reporting.......................................562

Fleet capacity control.......................................529, 530

Gear identification markings on buoys.............................422

Housing requirements for observers................................553

Individual fishing quota reporting requirements..............431, 528

Observer data transmission........................................527

Observer policy...................................................467

Safety regulations...............................................1187

South Pacific Tuna Act............................................389

Vessel Monitoring System................................389, 427, 534

Vessel permit requirements........................................569

Western Alaska Community Development Quota Program eligibility....425

Flammable materials:

Flammability standards...........................................3863

Upholstered furniture............................................3858

Flood control:

Ability to pay provisions.........................................703

Corps of Engineers procedures.....................................699

Flood insurance:

Mitigation assistance program....................................1380

National Flood Insurance Program:

Assistance to private sector insurers....................1376, 1377

Coverage and rates.............................................1385

Group Flood Insurance Policy.............................1374, 1393

Increased Cost of Compliance provision.........................1378

National Flood Insurance Act of 1994.............................96

Flood plains:

Wetlands:

Minimal effects exemptions......................................280

Floods:

See Disaster assistance

Follow Through Program:

See Education of disadvantaged

Food assistance programs:

See also Food stamps

School breakfast and lunch programs

Child and adult care..............................................149

Afterschool snacks..............................................157

At-risk afterschool suppers.....................................139

Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas..............151

Strengthening program integrity.................................162

Commodity Supplemental Food Program...............................153

Disclosure of children's eligibility information to state

Medicaid and CHIP program.....................................154

Donated foods provided under contract with food service management companies..........................................147

Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................161

Indian reservations...............................................138

Older individuals................................................1056

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program..........................141

Uniform federal assistance regulations............................156

Women, infants, and children:

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................146

Food delivery systems...........................................148

Food packages...................................................168

Vendor-related provisions.......................................142

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Food grades and standards:

See Meat inspection

Poultry and poultry products

Seafood

Food labeling:

Allergen information..............................................889

Beef or pork with barbeque sauce..................................183

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................186

Generic approval and regulation consolidation.....................172

Ground or chopped meat and poultry products.......................185

Nutrition labeling of meat and poultry products...................169

Prominence of calories............................................834

Serving size regulations..........................................835

Single-ingredient products........................................185

Standardized terms................................................186

Trans fatty acids.................................................886

Uniform compliance date...........................................181

Food stamps:

Alternate methods for issuing benefits............................158

Civil rights data collections.....................................152

Computer matching.................................................136

Electronic benefits transfer system.....................150, 158, 165

Eligibility and certification.....................................163

Employment and training...........................................160

High performance bonuses..........................................159

Payment adjustments...............................................137

Privacy requirements..............................................167

Quality control..............................................143, 164

Recipient claim establishment and collection standards............140

Regulation simplification.........................................166

Resource eligibility standards....................................155

State agencies administrative and management requirements.........150

State flexibility.................................................166

Foods:

See also Dairy products

Fish

Food assistance programs

Food labeling

Fruits

Meat and meat products

Nutrition

Poultry and poultry products

Seafood

Vegetables

Sugar

FDA detention of food.............................................906

FDA registration of food facilities...............................872

Food safety rulemaking............................................175

Food security plans...............................................182

Good manufacturing practices:

Manufacturing, packing, and holding.............................910

Health claims.....................................................846

Imported..........................................................873

Infant formula quality control..........................891, 892, 897

Modernization of standards...................................173, 842

Pesticide residues...............................................3310

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................883

Records requirements for identifying immediate sources and recipients of foods...........................................871

Retail exemption..................................................180

Transportation in vehicles used for nonfood products.............2311

Vegetable oil production:

Air pollution control..........................................3161

Foreign air carriers:

See Air carriers

Foreign currencies:

Acquisition regulations..........................................2457

Foreign exchange:

See Foreign currencies

Foreign persons:

See Aliens

Foreign relations:

See also Citizenship and naturalization

Cultural exchange programs

Foreign trade

Immigration

International boundaries

Passports and visas

Treaties

Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines........................2380

Imposition of special measures...................................2438

International accounting standards...............................4321

International call-back service..................................3946

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)....3334, 3370

Foreign trade:

See also Competitiveness

Customs duties and inspection

Exports

Imports

Maritime carriers

Trade agreements

African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2389, 2398

Canada:

Softwood lumber..........................................2412, 2413

DFARS modification................................................636

Earnings and profits.............................................2847

Entry procedure for foreign trade zones..........................2390

Federal employee foreign rights in inventions.....................604

Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and unaffiliated foreign persons.............................290, 295

Futures and options contracts....................................3850

Multijurisdictional Disclosure System............................4254

Port restrictions:

Japanese vessels...............................................4104

Quarterly reporting requirements for international services activity.................................................292, 294

Stock transfer rules.............................................2748

U.S. direct investment abroad.....................................291

United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act..............2391

Forests and forest products:

See also National forests

Botanical products................................................222

Forest fire assistance program....................................225

Forest Land Enhancement Program...................................237

Indian allotments.................................................198

Land and resource management planning.............................238

Mineral fractions, sale...........................................233

Softwood lumber from Canada................................2412, 2413

Special products..................................................222

Special uses authorizations..................................220, 221

Timber sales:

Cancellation....................................................218

Contracts..................................................234, 241

Export controls.................................................352

Noncompetitive sale.............................................202

Surplus species.................................................199

Unmanufactured wood from Mexico....................................58

Forfeitures:

See Seizures and forfeitures

Foster care:

See Adoption and foster care

Fraud:

Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act..................1993

Microcap securities market.......................................4313

OIG regulations...................................................816

Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act...........................1072, 1379

Freedom of information:

See also Confidential business information

Amendments.......................................................4179

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3360

DHS........................................................1060, 1166

DOD.....................................................607, 618, 655

DOE...............................................................790

DOJ..............................................................1802

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DOL........................................................1912, 1968

Electronic communication.........................................1912

Electronic Freedom of Information Act......................3556, 3604

FMCS.............................................................3461

NARA.............................................................3551

NASA regulations.................................................3522

National Security Agency/Central Security Service program.........630

NEH..............................................................3563

OPM..............................................................3604

Peace Corps......................................................3695

RRB..............................................................3710

Freight:

See also Hazardous materials transportation

Agricultural commodities:

Ocean freight claims.............................................23

Freight forwarding industry......................................2171

Transportation rate appeals......................................3491

Fruits:

Crop insurance regulations........................................119

Dried fruit wines................................................2514

Import regulations.....................................53, 54, 69, 80

Mango Promotion, Research, and Information Order....................2

Phytosanitary certificates for imports.............................71

Plum pox compensation..............................................83

Fuel:

See also Energy

Air pollution control........3067, 3102, 3103, 3126, 3180, 3184, 3196

California gasoline..............................................3182

Diesel particulate matter exposure in underground mines..........1962

Emission standards for nonroad diesel fuel.......................3173

Gasoline distribution facility emission standards................3085

Labeling requirements for alternative fuels......................4135

Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3098

Reformulated gasoline............................................3103

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel lubricity...........................3136

Fuel additives:

Gasoline deposit control additives.........................3204, 3233

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).........................3224, 3449

Oxygenated.................................................3183, 3347

Fuel economy:

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program...........................2266

Fuel economy credits.......................................2226, 2278

Fuel economy standards program...................................2267

Funeral industry:

Practices rule...................................................4134

G

Garnishment of wages:

See Wages

Gas exploration:

See Oil and gas exploration

Gas reserves:

See Oil and gas reserves

Gas utilities:

See Natural gas

Gases:

See also Natural gas

Coalbed methane development......................................1776

Gasoline:

See Fuel economy

Gasoline additives:

See Natural gas

Gifts to Government:

See Government property

Goats:

Blood and tissue collection at slaughtering establishments.........82

Brucellosis indemnity..............................................62

Interstate movement regulations....................................56

Government buildings:

See Federal buildings and facilities

Government contracts:

See also Government procurement

Acquisition regulations:

Central Contractor Register.....................................660

Commercial items...............................................3815

Contract bundling..............................................3047

Debriefing unsuccessful offerors under competitive proposals 3839

DOL............................................................1970

EPA............................................................3045

Labor standards for contracts involving construction...........3816

NASA...........................................................3536

Pre-solicitation notice elimination............................3814

Share-in-savings contracting...................................3824

USAID..............................................3017, 3020, 3021

Vehicle fleet management and reporting.........................3524

Affirmative action...............................................1924

Commodity Credit Corporation storage contracts.....................20

Contract dispute procedures................................3490, 3491

Contractors:

Access to sensitive information................................3511

Accompanying a force deployed...................................678

Architect-engineer qualifications.........................638, 3806

Computer security..........................................753, 785

DOE contract security personnel.................................783

DOE security requirements.......................................784

Employee rights concerning payment of union dues or fees.......1929

Employee stock ownership plans.................................3577

Government property management and disposition.................3835

Hazardous material safety data.................................3821

Identification of gender, race and ethnicity of applicants for employment.............................................1926

Jobs For Veterans Act..........................................2003

Safety manual...................................................610

Security requirements for Toxic Substances Control Act confidential business information..........................3048

Use of government supply sources................................669

Defense contracts:

Contractor qualifications relating to contract placement........656

Cost accounting standards.......................................634

Deployment of contractor personnel..............................694

DFARS modification.....637, 638, 642, 643, 644, 645, 646, 660, 663, 666, 667, 668, 669, 671, 675, 676, 678, 681, 683

DoD activity address codes......................................687

Fidelity and forgery bond protection............................643

Firefighting services...........................................667

Fixed price.....................................................645

Follow-on production contracts for prototype projects......631, 650

Foreign acquisition.............................................693

Freedom of information.....................................607, 655

Government source inspection requirements.......................658

Historically black college and minority institution set-aside 663

Indian incentives..........................................652, 684

Information assurance...........................................648

Internal controls for purchase card use.........................649

Leader company contracting......................................671

Patent rights...................................................632

Payment and billing instructions................................642

Payment withholding.............................................686

Performance-based contracting for services......................668

Privacy protection..............................................655

Production surveillance and reporting...........................657

Provisional award fees..........................................685

Reporting performance outside the US............................644

Resolving tax problems..........................................637

Service contract and task order approval........................647

Small disadvantaged business subcontracting.....................671

Task or delivery order contracts................................666

Technical data conformity.......................................681

Unique item identification and property valuation...............659

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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act.............................1915

Indians..........................................................1753

Nondiscrimination................................................1924

Research and development................................675, 676, 934

Rights to inventions.........................................603, 605

Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements...................707

Small business subcontracting assistance.........................3734

Subcontractors:

Employee rights concerning payment of union dues or fees.......1929

Transportation rate determination................................3491

Wage Determinations OnLine system................................1920

Government employees:

See also Conflict of interests

Military personnel

Political activities (Government employees)

Agents designated to accept legal process........................3686

Antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection............3598, 3599

Appeals..........................................................3628

Career and career-conditional employment...................3617, 3619

Child care subsidy program for lower income employees............3681

Civilian Marksmanship Program:

Civil service benefits for former employees....................3640

Claims for damages against DOE employees..........................812

Classification appeals...........................................3591

Competitive service and competitive status.......................3602

Computer security......................................753, 785, 3647

Contract employees:

Background investigations......................................3055

Corporation for National and Community Service:

Discrimination complaint procedures............................3029

Cost-of-living allowances........................................3634

Criminal investigators...........................................3596

Defense of tort suits............................................1897

Defense personnel:

Claims settlement.....................................619, 620, 621

Detail between Executive Branch and Legislative Branch...........3620

DHS human resources management system......................1071, 3668

District of Columbia employees:

Benefits.......................................................3637

Retirement, health, and life insurance coverage................3638

DOE polygraph examination regulations.............................782

Drug-free workplace requirements.....629, 828, 830, 1067, 1909, 2051, 3002, 3035, 3463, 3529, 3697, 3739

Employee surveys.................................................3608

Employment discrimination..................................3458, 3459

Employment of relatives..........................................3622

Enterprise Human Resource Integration............................3603

Ethical conduct standards:

Attorneys......................................................1894

CSOSA employees................................................3037

DOD employees...................................................626

PBGC employees.................................................3701

Examining system.................................................3607

Excepted service:

Career and career-conditional employment.......................3617

Operational procedures.........................................3581

Presidential Management Intern Program.........................3619

Temporary organizations........................................3618

Extended assignment incentives...................................3633

Federal executive boards.........................................3667

Federal mail management..........................................3469

Financial disclosure requirements................................3570

Foreign rights in inventions......................................604

Freedom of Information Act regulations...........................3604

Governmentwide nonprocurement common rule for debarment and suspension...629, 1067, 1909, 2051, 2414, 3002, 3035, 3463, 3529, 3688, 3697, 3739

Health benefits:

Administrative simplification provisions.......................3594

Children's equity..............................................3644

Effective dates................................................3682

Enrollment regulations.........................................3645

FEHBP changes..........................3615, 3646, 3649, 3650, 3664

Financial sanctions of health care providers...................3683

Flexible spending accounts...............................3631, 3666

Long-term care insurance regulations...........................3643

Physician's comparability allowances...........................3680

Human Capital Performance Fund...................................3655

Human reliability program for DOE employees.......................786

Information technology exchange program..........................3653

Intermittent.....................................................3585

Investigations...................................................3670

Job grading reviews..............................................3628

Leave regulations................................................3592

Life insurance...................................................3614

Federal Acquisition Regulation.................................3601

Premiums.......................................................3687

Time frame for electing optional insurance.....................3687

Merit promotion and internal placement...........................3584

OPM regulations rewrite..........................................3616

Order of release from competitive level..........................3586

Part-time........................................................3585

Pay rates:

Administration...........................................3596, 3678

Aggregate limitation on pay....................................3590

Locality-based comparability payments....................3627, 3675

Official duty station determinations...........................3674

Overtime compensation and premium pay for Customs officers.....1281

Pay retention..................................................3654

Post differentials.............................................3679

Premium pay limitations........................................3630

Prevailing rate systems......................3629, 3676, 3677, 3685

Regulation amendments..........................................3592

Superior qualifications appointments...........................3593

Within-grade increases.........................................3595

Performance appraisal systems....................................3590

Performance management...........................................3673

Personal financial interests.....................................3574

Personnel management in Federal agencies.........................3671

Post-employment conflict of interests............................3575

Posting regulations..............................................3652

Presidential Management Intern Program...........................3619

Presidential Rank Award eligibility..............................3626

Privacy Act regulations..........................................3605

Privacy procedures for personnel records.........................3619

Probation on initial appointment to competitive position.........3606

Promotion and internal placement.................................3672

Public safety officers...........................................1901

Purchases of property sold by GSA................................3487

Reasonable accommodation language for OPM vacancy announcements 3621

Recruitment and selection through competitive examination........3624

Reemployment...............................................3587, 3597

Relocation costs.........................3473, 3492, 3502, 3674, 3827

Repayment of student loans.................................3610, 3611

Research programs and demonstration projects.....................3684

Responsibilities and conduct:

OPM......................................................3651, 3657

Restriction of DOE access authorizations..........................788

Retention allowances.............................................3632

Retirement:

Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3612

Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities.....3636, 3663

Credit for military service....................................3662

Death benefits and employee refunds............................3642

Debt collection................................................3658

Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3659

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FERS basic annuity.......................................3641, 3661

FERS coverage elections........................................3613

Record retention...............................................3660

State income tax withholding...................................3600

Salary offset..................................2460, 3495, 3750, 3794

Seasonal.........................................................3585

Security standards...............................................3669

Selective Service registration requirements......................3580

Senior Executive Service:

Aggregate limitation on pay....................................3609

Pay and performance awards...............................3609, 3623

Standards of conduct...811, 1058, 3509, 3571, 3572, 3573, 3576, 3693, 3694, 3737, 3746

Strategic human capital management assessment....................3583

Submission of claims by preference eligibles to OPM..............3648

Temporary and term employment....................................3635

Temporary change of station..........................3619, 3625, 3674

Testifying and providing records in litigation.............2381, 3541

Time-in-grade restrictions.......................................3579

Training.........................................................3588

Agency reporting requirements............................3589, 3665

Travel cost appeals..............................................3492

Travel regulations.......................3482, 3483, 3496, 3499, 3500

Veterans recruitment appointments................................3582

Voluntary separation incentive payments..........................3656

Withholding of State and local income taxes......................2456

Government procurement:

See also Government contracts

Acquisition regulations:

Agricultural....................................................288

Architect-engineer threshold for small business set-asides......662

Berry Amendment.................................................680

Blanket Purchase Agreements....................................3823

Buy American Act requirements.......................691, 3813, 3834

Commercial items...............................641, 652, 3808, 3815

Compensation for personal services.............................3811

Competition requirements...................................640, 664

Conflicts of interest...........................................654

Cost accounting standards administration.......................3805

Cost principles.......673, 3803, 3807, 3810, 3811, 3812, 3825, 3840

Debarment.................................................654, 3476

Defense Priorities and Allocation System.......................3481

Definitions clause.............................................3828

Department of Homeland Security................................1070

Department of State......................................2009, 2021

Depreciation cost principle....................................3837

DFARS modification.....632, 633, 635, 636, 639, 640, 641, 646, 651, 653, 654, 661, 662, 664, 665, 669, 670, 672, 673, 674, 677, 679, 680, 682, 683, 688, 689, 690, 691

DOE...............................800, 801, 802, 804, 805, 806, 807

DOL............................................................1970

DOT............................................................2033

Electronic representations and certifications..................3817

End items.......................................................688

Environmental services for military installations...............653

EPA................................................3044, 3049, 3056

Excluded Parties List System...................................3826

Fabrics and fibers..............................................690

Federal Business Opportunities vendor notification service.....3479

Federal Prison Industries................................3833, 3841

Federal Procurement Data System................................3844

Fish, shellfish, or seafood products............................651

Free Trade Agreements.....................................679, 3830

Gains and losses...............................................3803

Geographic use of the term United States........................635

GSA................................................3475, 3476, 3481

HUD............................................................1474

Improper business practices.....................................654

Information technology.........................................3498

Insurance and pension costs....................................3838

Insurance information...........................................674

Laws inapplicable to commercial subcontracts....................661

Maintenance and repair costs...................................3812

Major systems acquisition.......................................672

Memorandum of understanding with Sweden.........................691

Mentor-Protege Program....................................639, 3832

Missile Defense Agency.........................................3845

Multiyear contracting authority............................653, 689

NASA....3505, 3506, 3512, 3515, 3516, 3517, 3519, 3521, 3523, 3525, 3526, 3531, 3532, 3533, 3534, 3536

National Nuclear Security Administration...................752, 789

Order placement with debarred or suspended contractors.........3836

Payment withholding............................................3804

Penalties for unallowable costs................................3825

Plain language rewrite.........................................3809

Printing and duplicating through the Government Printing

Office.....................................................3822

Procedures, guidance, and information...........................677

Procurement list...............................................3818

Protests, disputes, and appeals.................................633

Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............803

Reimbursement of relocation costs on a lump-sum basis..........3827

Sealed bidding..................................................665

Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.........3819

Small business specialist review................................670

Special emergency procurement..................................3831

Training and education.........................................3807

Transportation industry practices..............................3829

Unique contract and order identifier numbers...................3843

Unsolicited proposals..........................................3842

USAID....................................................3017, 3020

Veterans Affairs...............................................2954

Contracts:

NFS contracts..............................................218, 234

Foreign currency use.............................................2457

Government-unique standards......................................3578

Historic preference..............................................3477

HUBZone program..............................................18, 3470

Level of effort..................................................3043

Lobbying restrictions......................................1068, 3820

Recycled products................................................3375

Small, minority, and women's business utilization................3059

Voluntary consensus standards....................................3578

Government property:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Government property management

Abandoned or forfeited personal property.........................3468

Economic development transfers of real property by DOE............794

FERC fee schedule for use of government lands....................4087

NASA property........................................3513, 3526, 3530

Purchase by GSA employees........................................3487

Transfer of excess property to institutions.......................289

Use of Government aircraft for travel............................3482

Use, handling, and disposal requirements.........................3471

Government property management:

Debt collection......................................3493, 3494, 3495

Mandatory review procedures......................................1496

Motor vehicles.............................................3480, 3524

Nondiscrimination..........................................3485, 3486

Personal property management.........................3474, 3497, 3501

Space and related services:

Rents and leases...............................................3484

Supply and procurement...........................................3472

Telecommunications management....................................3488

Government publications:

Publication of Army rules affecting the public....................692

Government securities:

See Bonds

Page 38761

Grains:

See also Feed grains

Analytical services fees..........................................135

Disguising quality................................................133

Divider tolerances................................................130

Inspection and weighing service fees..............................134

Karnal bunt compensation...........................................49

Process verification service......................................129

Reinspection or appeal inspection for grade.......................131

Grant programs:

AmeriCorps regulations...........................................3028

CNCS regulations...........................................3031, 3036

DOD Grant and Agreement regulations...............................609

DOE financial assistance regulations..............................810

Faith-based organizations' participation in Justice Department programs.....................................................1900

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1371

Freedom of information...........................................1968

Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1386

IMLS.............................................................3557

Learn & Serve regulations........................................3028

NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revision....3503, 3504, 3507, 3518, 3527, 3528, 3535, 3537

Research grants...................................................934

Rights to inventions.........................................603, 605

State cemetery grants............................................3014

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.......................1910

Victims of crime...........................................1905, 1911

Grant programs-agriculture:

Administration provisions..........................................91

Agricultural innovation centers...................................259

Broadband program.................................................267

Energy efficiency.................................................252

Hatch Multistate Research Fund.....................................92

High energy cost rural communities................................266

Nonprocurement regulations........................................242

Participation of religious organizations in USDA programs.........244

Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program......................247, 254

Rural business investment program.................................249

Rural Business-Cooperative Service programs.......................260

Rural economic development........................................253

Technical assistance and training.............................98, 268

Value-added producer grants.......................................259

Wastewater programs...............................................273

Water programs...............................................262, 273

Grant programs-education:

Administrative regulations........................................618

Application regulations...........................................736

Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program..........748

Eligibility regulations......................................739, 745

Freedom of Information............................................618

Impact Aid programs...............................................743

Magnet Schools Assistance Program.................................751

National Security Education Program...............................613

Grant programs-environmental protection:

Clean Water State Revolving Fund program.........................3433

Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3403

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program review........................................1908

Water quality cooperative agreements.............................3438

Grant programs-health:

AOA rules revisions..............................................1056

Charitable Choice program.........................................829

Limitation on administrative expenses.............................921

NIH center grants.................................................933

NIH training grants...............................................924

Operation of qualified high risk pools...........................1038

Grant programs-housing and community development:

American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1404

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1464

Community revitalization strategy..............................1469

Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1468

Regulation revisions...........................................1466

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1464

Small cities and insular areas programs........................1467

Community services block grant program:

Charitable Choice provisions...................................1055

Data Universal Numbering System identifier requirement...........1401

Electronic submission of grant applications......................1394

Empowerment zones and enterprise communities.....................1463

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................1479, 1487

OMB Circular A-110 revisions.....................................1409

State homes for veterans.........................................2957

Uniform requirements for HUD programs............................1397

Grant programs-Indians:

Construction of jails............................................1906

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................1479, 1487

STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 1910

Grant programs-natural resources:

Carey Act grants.................................................1777

North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants program..........1522

Wetland Program Development Grants...............................3438

Grant programs-transportation:

Buy America requirements.........................................2286

Uniform administrative requirements..............................2038

Grants administration:

Audit resolution policy..........................................1591

Disaster assistance................................................42

Drug-free workplace requirements....629, 1909, 2051, 3529, 3697, 3739

Jobs For Veterans Act............................................2002

Nondiscrimination........................1826, 2022, 3032, 3544, 3549

Uniform administrative requirements............1059, 1409, 2955, 3019

Grazing lands:

Authority to grant stays of decisions............................1498

Conservation.....................................................1771

Grassland Reserve Program.........................................284

National Forest System.......................................198, 211

Navajo Partitioned Lands.........................................1718

Guaranteed loans:

See Loan programs

Guns:

See Arms and munitions

H

Handicapped:

See Individuals with disabilities

Harbors:

Handling of explosive and other dangerous cargoes................1237

Maintenance fees...........................................2383, 2384

Hatch Act:

See Political activities (Government employees)

Hawaiian Natives:

Grants for services provided to older individuals................1056

Mortgage eligibility.............................................1440

NAHASDA housing assistance.......................................1493

Hazardous materials transportation:

See also Pipeline safety

Aircraft carriage................................................2312

Aluminum cylinders...............................................2316

Cargo tank requirements....................................2314, 2343

Civil monetary penalties.........................................2301

Commercial driver's license endorsement..........................2176

Security threat assessment of applicants.......................1318

Explosive materials........................................1327, 2347

FAA material recognition training................................2086

Fees for security threat assessments on drivers..................1304

Harmonization with UN recommendations......................2321, 2340

Hazard communication requirements................................2332

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Hazardous waste manifest rule....................................3377

Incident reporting...............................................2331

Infectious substances............................................2321

Intergovernmental relations......................................2330

International standards..........................................2345

Lighters and lighter refills.....................................2318

Lithium batteries................................................2334

Maritime carriers................................................1206

Motor carriers.............................................2167, 2314

Oxygen cylinders on aircraft.....................................2313

Packaging........................................................2319

Penalty guidelines...............................................2346

Radioactive materials......................................2344, 4225

Regulation revisions...............2317, 2326, 2339, 2341, 2349, 2350

Security.............................................2309, 2320, 2342

Toxic by inhalation materials....................................2309

Uranium ore......................................................1898

Visual cylinder requalification requirements.....................2351

Wastewater treatment exemptions..................................3381

Hazardous substances:

See also Explosives

Flammable materials

Hazardous materials transportation

Hazardous waste

Radioactive materials

Air pollutants...853, 3069, 3075, 3076, 3084, 3086, 3087, 3088, 3110, 3112, 3143, 3145, 3146, 3156, 3159, 3180, 3194, 3195, 3200, 3212, 3213, 3215, 3216, 3217, 3237, 3241, 3243, 3248, 3250, 3251, 3252, 3254, 3258, 3259, 3260, 3261, 3262, 3267, 3268, 3269, 3270, 3271, 3272, 3273, 3291, 3345

Delisting..........................................3089, 3122, 3166

Albuterol.........................................................853

Asbestos...................................................1958, 3338

Beryllium........................................................1973

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3061

CERCLA corrections...............................................3407

Chemicals:

Chemical test rules......................................3333, 3345

Import of toxic chemicals......................................3324

Chromium...................................................1979, 3218

Crystalline silica.........................................1956, 1972

Designation under CERCLA.........................................3405

Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3325

Drinking water regulations..........847, 3420, 3442, 3443, 3451, 3454

Enzymes and proteins.............................................3322

Ethylene oxide.................................1971, 3119, 3167, 3209

Extremely hazardous substance list.........................3355, 3358

Glycol ethers..............................................1997, 3186

Halogenated solvents.............................................3214

Hydrochloric acid................................................3124

Hydrochlorofluorocarbon..........................................3111

Isocyanates......................................................3150

Lead...................3069, 3212, 3319, 3321, 3340, 3342, 3351, 3352

Material Safety Data Sheets......................................3821

Metals...........................................................3346

Metals from electroplating operations............................3393

Method 24 amendment..............................................3073

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).........................3224, 3449

Natural rubber latex.............................................3876

Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2029

Ozone depleting substances...........................3092, 3120, 3282

Perchloroethylene..........................................3087, 3279

Pesticides.................................................3305, 3307

Data requirements for registering biochemical or microbial products...................................................3308

Emergency exemption regulations................................3304

Endangered species regulation.............................496, 1533

Produced by transgenic plants..................................3305

Rules of practice..............................................3315

Worker protection standards..............................3299, 3306

Pipeline safety standards................2315, 2325, 2329, 2336, 2337

Pollution contingency plan.......................................3409

Protection of human research subjects............................3314

Radon............................................................3446

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3388

Releases on public land..........................................1780

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................3354

Semiconductors manufacture and assembly..........................3384

Sulfur oxides..............................................3095, 3205

Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3861

Surface coatings.................................................3073

Threshold planning quantity......................................3355

Toxicological profiles:

Metals.........................................................3346

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications........................3362

Coal...........................................................3363

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3356

Metal mining...................................................3365

Pollution Prevention Act information requirements..............3364

Reporting requirements...................................3359, 3365

Review of chemicals on original list...........................3361

Uranium..........................................................1898

Water pollution control....................................3420, 3427

Hazardous waste:

Benzene..........................................................3277

Carbamates.......................................................3404

Cathode ray tubes................................................3380

Cement kiln dust.................................................3385

Disposal facilities:

Combustion facilities..........................................3382

Radioactive waste........................................3293, 3296

Dyes and pigments................................................3379

Groundwater contamination........................................3272

Land disposal:

Restrictions.......................................3367, 3368, 3372

Lead.............................................................3341

Lead-acid batteries..............................................3395

Manifest regulations.............................................3377

Permit program...................................................3374

Polychlorinated biphenyls..................................3330, 3344

Radioactive waste................................................4211

Advance notification to Native American tribes of transportation.............................................4212

Dose methodology...............................................3295

Licensing proceedings for receipt of high-level waste at a geologic repository........................................4209

List of approved spent fuel storage casks...4228, 4229, 4230, 4231, 4234

Recycling........................................................3380

Requirements revision............................................2335

Solid waste................................................3369, 3394

Solvents.........................................................3392

Toxic waste site.................................................3324

Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3391

Transboundary shipment within Organization for Economic

Cooperation and Development member countries.................3370

Uncontrolled sites on the NPL....................................3401

Wastewater treatment sludges from automobile manufacturing.......3396

Head Start Program:

See Education of disadvantaged

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Health:

See Alcohol abuse

Drug abuse

Drugs

Health care

Health facilities

Health insurance

Health professions

Health records

Individuals with disabilities

Medical and dental schools

Medical devices

Medical research

Mental health programs

Nutrition

Occupational safety and health

Public health

Radiation protection

Health care:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Ambulance services.....................................996, 999, 1039

Anti-kickback provisions.....................................813, 817

Financial sanctions of providers.................................3683

Fraud and abuse provisions........................................816

Grants to states for operation of qualified high risk pools......1038

Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank.....................821

Home health agencies..............................................941

Medicare conditions of participation...........................1006

Nondiscrimination in post-hospital referral....................1023

Prospective payment system......................................985

Human cellular and tissue-based products.....................865, 900

Inmate fees......................................................1808

Nondiscrimination.................................................818

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network................914, 915

Performance standard for diagnostic x-ray systems.................870

Physicians' referrals.............................................964

Program exclusion for submitting claims containing excessive charges.......................................................820

Protection of human research subjects........................935, 939

Risk-sharing arrangements.........................................817

Underserved areas.................................................913

Veterans:

Additional disability or death due to care, treatment or program....................................................2973

Advanced health care planning..................................2956

Copayments for extended care services..........................2961

Filipino veterans..............................................2930

Non-VA service and care..................................2959, 2965

Patients' rights regarding medication prescription authorization..............................................2927

Presumptions of service connection.............................2936

Priorities for medical services................................2960

Reasonable charges for care or services..................2996, 2998

Recovery of reasonable value of medical care from tortiously liable third parties.......................................2997

Sensori-neural aids............................................2963

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................1950

Health facilities:

See also Hospitals

Nursing homes

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage.........................................954

List of covered procedures......................................971

Federally qualified health centers................................813

Fire safety requirements.........................................1004

Long-term care:

Federal long-term care insurance regulations...................3643

Hospice service.................................................960

Preventing accumulation of surplus controlled substances.......1864

Physician referrals for health services...............987, 1009, 1045

Psychiatric residential treatment facilities................975, 1013

Skilled nursing facilities........................................978

Use of restraint and seclusion.........................951, 975, 1016

Health insurance:

See also Medicare

Access:

Pre-existing condition exclusions..............................2750

Special enrollment rules.......................................2750

Benefit-specific waiting periods..................................953

Calculation of average cost of a policy...........................918

CHAMPUS:

Appeals and hearings procedures.................................726

Authorized providers............................................727

Claimcheck denials appeals process..............................718

Double coverage.................................................717

Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision................715

Individual Case Management Program..............................720

Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.......719

Payment for ambulatory care.....................................714

Pharmacy Benefits Program.......................................733

Prosthetic devices coverage.....................................716

Regulation amendments...........................................723

Special supplemental food and nutrition education program.......734

TRICARE.......713, 721, 722, 724, 725, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 733

Claims attachment standard........................................949

Continuation coverage notification...............................1955

District of Columbia employees...................................3638

Employer based group health plans................................1955

Federal enforcement..............................................1003

Government employees...3615, 3645, 3646, 3649, 3650, 3664, 3680, 3682

Acquisition regulations........................................3838

Children's equity..............................................3644

Flexible spending accounts...............................3631, 3666

Long-term care insurance regulations...........................3643

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.........945, 1026

Administrative simplification provisions.......................3594

Bona fide wellness programs....................................2758

Church plans...................................................2757

Civil money penalties...........................................823

Code set revisions..............................................972

Electronic transactions and code set standards..................956

Exemption for non-Federal governmental plans....................979

Health care access, portability and renewability...............1947

Nondiscrimination............................1951, 2756, 2757, 2758

VA implementation..............................................3009

Health plan identifiers...........................................945

Nondiscrimination regulations....................................1024

Portability...........................................955, 1012, 2750

Provider identifiers.............................................1026

Reduced SSA benefits due to private insurance coverage...........3760

Retirement benefits..............................................3457

State Children's Health Insurance Program:

Allotments......................................................990

Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........154

Extended availability of unexpended funds.......................989

Payment error rate measurement..................................959

Health insurance for aged:

See Medicare

Health professions:

Alien health care workers........................................2017

National Practitioner Data Bank..............................912, 922

Nurses:

Nonimmigrant aliens......................................1122, 1939

Optometrists and ophthalmologists................................4145

Physicians:

DEA registration requirements for practitioners practicing in more than one state........................................1851

Fee schedule...............................................962, 986

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Health services referrals......................964, 987, 1009, 1045

National interest waivers for alien physicians.................1121

VA medical opinions rules......................................3012

Professional shortage areas.......................................913

Provider identifiers.............................................1026

Health records:

Photocopy expenses...............................................1030

Prescription release rule........................................4145

Privacy and disclosure of SSA records and information............3749

Hearing and appeal procedures:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Helicopters:

See Aircraft

Heliports:

See Airports

Hepatitis B virus:

Correctional management..........................................1804

Hepatitis C virus:

Blood donors and recipients.......................................866

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1007

Herbicides:

See Pesticides and pests

Higher education:

See Colleges and universities

Highway safety:

Highway-rail grade crossings.....................................2170

Indian highway safety program....................................1709

Mexican motor carriers...........................................2182

Motor carrier regulations..........2143, 2151, 2167, 2170, 2172, 2186

National Bridge Inspection Standards.............................2140

Traffic control devices:

Manual revision................................................2138

Signing to assist motorists in locating 24-hour pharmacy services...................................................2142

Work zone safety.................................................2139

Highways and roads:

See also Bridges

Highway safety

Motor carriers

Motor vehicle safety

Motor vehicles

Contract administration..........................................2150

Federal lands highway program:

Forest highways program........................................2147

Indian reservations road program...................1715, 1721, 2145

Park roads and parkways program................................2144

Refuge roads program...........................................2146

Highway vehicle definition.......................................2744

Interstate system................................................2149

National Forest System road management policy.....................235

Real property acquisition........................................2141

Relocation assistance............................................2141

Historic preservation:

Army Corps of Engineers regulations...............................696

Certification of historic structures.............................1679

Import restrictions on archaeological material originating in

Honduras.....................................................2419

National Historic Preservation Act amendments....................3016

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1674

Tribal lands.....................................................1696

Historical records:

See Archives and records

HIV:

Correctional management..........................................1804

Hogs:

Import restrictions................................................52

Pseudorabies indemnity payment.....................................70

Holding companies:

Change in bank control.......4112, 4113, 4114, 4118, 4122, 4123, 4129

Exemption for certain acquisitions...............................4284

Industry Guide 3 amendments......................................4236

Homeless:

VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program.................2964

Homesteads:

Disposal of reserved minerals....................................1762

Honey:

Honey wines......................................................2514

Horses:

Brucellosis indemnity..............................................62

Hospice care:

Hospice wage index................................................982

Medicare conditions of participation..............................944

Medicare policies................................................1008

Requirements for long-term care facilities........................960

Hospitals:

CHAMPUS payment for ambulatory care...............................714

Conditions of participation:

Laboratory services......................................1007, 1015

Organ transplantation centers...................................943

Patients' rights...............................................1025

Requirements of.................................................961

Disproportionate share hospitals.................................1044

DOT grants.......................................................2038

Enhanced DSH treatment............................................968

Enrollment in VA health care system..............................2962

Grants administration...........................618, 1059, 1409, 3019

Home health agency referral......................................1023

Inpatient prospective payment system..............................983

Inpatient psychiatric facilities............................975, 1013

Inpatient rehabilitation facility classification.................1042

Inpatient rehabilitation prospective payment system...............984

Institutions for mental disease..................................1044

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................1949

Medicare:

Coinsurance amounts............................................1035

Extended care services coinsurance........................994, 1035

Inpatient deductible......................................994, 1035

Long-term care prospective payment system.................974, 1043

Outpatient prospective payment system...............957, 1020, 1033

Premium for uninsured aged and certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement..................993, 1037

Mortgage insurance...............................................1427

Patients' rights.................................................1016

Wage index classification........................................1046

Hours of work:

See Wages

Household appliances:

Energy efficiency............................................754, 771

Test procedures...................................................763

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...................................1423

Affordable Housing Program.......................................4097

American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1404

Civil penalties for violations:

Distribution of tax credit proceeds............................1444

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1464

Regulation revisions...........................................1466

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1464

Competitive sales procedures.....................................1421

Data Universal Numbering System identifier requirement...........1401

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Disposition of HUD-owned assets in revitalization areas..........1430

Electronic document retention....................................1410

Energy-efficiency rating guidelines..........................762, 770

Equal employment opportunity regulations.........................1402

Equal protection of the laws for faith-based and community organizations................................................1406

Federal Housing Administration:

Appraiser Watch Initiative.....................................1460

Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers....................................................1422

Electronic endorsement of mortgages............................1455

Inspector roster...............................................1457

Quality control plans..........................................1429

TOTAL mortgage scorecard.......................................1448

Hawaiian Natives:

Mortgage eligibility...........................................1440

NAHASDA assistance.............................................1493

HOME Investment Partnerships Program.......................1399, 1405

Housing counseling program.......................................1420

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program:

Regulations....................................................1465

HUD acquisition regulations......................................1474

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................1479, 1487

Lead-based paint.....................................3319, 3341, 3351

Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1443

Mark-to-Market Program...........................................1426

Migrant farmworker projects..................................107, 108

Multifamily:

Accelerated loan processing quality assurance enforcement......1437

Closing forms and documents....................................1414

Distributions to nonprofit owners of certain rental projects 1425

Housing bonds..................................................2623

Multifamily Housing Reform and Affordability Act...............1453

Nondiscrimination based on disability..........................1400

Previous participation certification...........................1439

NAHASDA amendments...............................................1492

One dollar home sales to local governments.......................1424

Participation of religious organizations in HUD Native American programs.....................................................1480

Restructuring Plan:

Release of information.........................................1453

Rural:

Farm labor housing..............................................104

Loan policies....................................................99

Loans and grants...........................................104, 105

Multiple-family housing.........................................104

New and existing dwellings definition...........................100

Planning and performing construction............................101

Rental housing.............................................104, 106

Section 203(k) Rehabilitation Loan Insurance Program.............1461

Specially adapted housing for disabled veterans............2934, 2990

Streamlining regulations..........................................104

Supplemental cost certification requirement......................1438

Supportive Housing Programs................................1451, 1462

Teacher Next Door Sales Program..................................1431

Uniform standards for grants and agreements......................1397

Housing assistance payments:

See Housing

Housing standards:

Manufactured homes construction standards........................1435

Manufactured housing dispute resolution program..................1433

Manufactured housing installation program........................1432

On-site construction.............................................1436

Human research subjects:

Protection of......304, 627, 737, 738, 875, 935, 938, 939, 940, 2966, 3022, 3057, 3314, 3520, 3564, 3874

Student rights...............................................735, 749

Humane treatment of animals:

See Animal welfare

Hunting:

Migratory birds........1534, 1558, 1568, 1577, 1578, 1596, 1618, 1664

National Wildlife Refuges........................................1550

Standards for tree stands........................................3868

Hydroelectric power:

See Electric power

Hydropower:

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal projects.................504

Review of mandatory conditions of licensing.......................505

I

Immigration:

See also Aliens

Citizenship and naturalization

Address notification.............................................1353

Adoption of alien siblings.......................................1087

Affidavit of support.............................................1110

Appeal fees......................................................1100

Asylum procedures:

Frivolous applications.........................................1101

Numerical limit on grants......................................1084

Authority of the DHS Secretary...................................1066

Automated inspection service.....................................1267

Benefit application fee..........................................1165

Cancellation of removal....................................1870, 1872

Child Citizenship Act............................................1129

Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1091

Contracts with transportation lines..............................1285

Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1351

Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for benefits.....................................................1149

Employment:

Authorization eligibility......................................1101

Employer sanctions.............................................1367

Employment creation petitions..................................1167

Verification requirements................................1162, 1168

Exchange visitors:

Student Exchange Visitor Information System....................1356

Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1092

Executive Office for Immigration Review authorities..............1871

Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1262

Fingerprinting certain applicants....................1120, 1173, 1178

Genealogy Program processing fee.................................1106

Hunger strikes by detainees......................................1340

Immigrant Investor Pilot Program.................................1154

Inadmissibility..................................................1077

Increasing number of officers authorized to issue notices to appear and arrest warrants for violations....................1368

Individuals with disabilities:

Naturalization procedures......................................1148

Intercountry adoptions.....................................1085, 1176

Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1341

International broadcasters.......................................1131

International matchmaking organization requirements........1078, 1868

Judicial review of Immigration and Naturalization Service decisions....................................................1097

Jurisdiction over appeals of INS decisions involving administrative fines.........................................1876

Law enforcement officers training during mass influx of aliens...1354

Legal Immigration Family Equity Act..................1134, 1136, 1872

List of recognized American institutions of research.............1143

Payment of fees methods....................................1174, 1364

Powers and authorities of officers and employees.................1342

Preinspected automated lane program..............................1259

Protective orders in administration proceedings..................1874

Representative registry..........................................1875

Revoking grants of naturalization................................1119

Seizures and forfeitures.........................................1280

Surety bonds...............................................1344, 1369

Suspension of deportation............................1114, 1870, 1872

United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1115

User fee remittance..............................................1279

Violations of the Immigration and Nationality Act................1249

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Waivers for nonimmigrants........................................1146

Withholding of adjudication......................................1150

Imports:

See also Antidumping

Countervailing duties

Customs duties and inspection

Apparel articles..................................................307

Archaeological material originating in Honduras..................2419

Arms-related items...............................................1830

Bees, beekeeping byproducts, and beekeeping equipment..............59

Beluga sturgeon..................................................1559

Bigeye tuna..................................................472, 478

Bluefin tuna......................................................478

Border Release Advanced Screening and Selectivity Program........1290

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention...............72, 79, 904

Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1583

Chemicals:

Blanket certifications.............................3327, 3335, 3336

Reporting requirements for controlled substances...............1854

Cigarette papers and tubes.................................2510, 2513

Control of PMN chemicals.........................................3332

Controlled substances for personal medical use...................1858

Dairy products......................................................4

Disposable cigarette lighters....................................3877

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2393

Duty-free entry...................................................307

Eggs..............................................................178

Endangered and threatened species..........................1559, 1561

Explosive materials:

Identification markings........................................1835

Food products.....................................................873

Fruits and vegetables..................................53, 54, 69, 80

Halon-1301 aircraft fire extinguishing vessels...................3197

Icelandic eiderdown..............................................1603

Marine mammal products............................................454

Meat and meat products........................................52, 177

Milk and milk products.............................................74

Motor vehicles.......................................2218, 2256, 3175

Canadian.......................................................2228

Commercial.....................................................2245

Orchids............................................................89

Parrots..........................................................1592

Phytosanitary certificates for fruits and vegetables...............71

Pine shoot beetle host material....................................66

Pirated audio-visual works.......................................2375

Plants.............................................................55

Polar bear trophies..............................................1526

Poultry products..................................................178

Prohibited marks on tobacco and cigarette products...............2536

Seeds..............................................................81

Single entry for entities on multiple conveyances................2396

Softwood lumber from Canada................................2412, 2413

Steel products....................................................308

Swordfish....................................................472, 478

Textiles.........................................................2369

Tobacco products..................................8, 2508, 2510, 2513

Tuberculosis risk classification...................................76

Uniform rules of origin..........................................2374

United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act:

Preferential treatment for brassieres..........................2395

Unmanufactured wood from Mexico....................................58

Veterinary user fees...............................................84

Wheat..............................................................65

Wild birds.................................................1544, 1592

Wildlife...................................................1512, 1625

Wood packing materials.............................................64

Wool:

Refund of duties paid on select products.......................2418

Worsted wool fabrics............................................306

Income taxes:

Accelerated cost recovery system.................................2786

Accelerated death benefits.......................................2848

Accrual rules for creditable foreign taxes.......................2866

Accruals and allocations reductions because of increased age.....2767

Active conduct of an insurance company defined...................2881

Active trade or business requirement.............................2692

Adjustment periods...............................................2801

Advance rental income............................................2800

Agents definition................................................2885

Allocation and apportionment rules...............................2625

Allocation of basis to distributes following a reorganization 2657

Alternative minimum tax..........................................2843

Apportioning interest expense....................................2888

Asset ownership..................................................2851

Authorized placement agency......................................2754

Automated substitute for return............................2823, 2872

Below-market loans...............................................2681

Bonds:

Allocation and accounting regulations..........................2658

Multifamily housing............................................2623

Private activity...............................................2735

Qualified zone academy bonds.............................2673, 2907

Tax exempt bond partnerships...................................2656

Tax-exempt bonds issued by State and local governments...2771, 2822

Branch remittances...............................................2587

Brief asset holding period.................................2720, 2721

Cancellation of indebtedness...............................2759, 2809

Caribbean Basin countries........................................2842

Carryback of consolidated net operating losses to separate years........................................................2776

Carryover allocation.............................................2892

Charitable contributions.........................................2846

Check the box regulations..................................2624, 2890

Claims against decedent's estate.................................2671

Collecting child support arrears through the Federal Tax Refund

Offset.......................................................1051

Collection after assessment......................................2680

Collection at source to statutory stock options..................2770

Collection due process.....................................2654, 2655

Collections:

Installment agreements.........................................2596

Levied property................................................2856

Communications excise tax........................................2581

Computation of tax attributes....................................2809

Confidential transactions..................................2908, 2909

Consolidated groups:

Application of section 108.........................2821, 2826, 2910

Computation of taxable income............................2827, 2914

Continuation of................................................2889

Duplicate tax benefits.........................................2795

Loss limitation rules..............................2640, 2772, 2912

Consolidated returns:

Intercompany obligations.................................2617, 2739

Interest income................................................2663

Regulation amendments..........................................2862

Constructive sales of appreciated financial positions............2859

Contingent at closing escrows....................................2814

Coordination of income taxes for US and certain possessions.....2670, 2832

Corporations:

Alternative minimum tax........................................2843

Assumption of liabilities......................................2614

Continuances.............................................2719, 2834

Disclosure to the Bureau of Economic Analysis..................2691

Estimated tax..................................................2608

Gain on stock distributions....................................2761

Interest on large corporate underpayments......................2708

LIFO recapture...........................................2676, 2718

No net equity value transactions...............................2688

Prohibited allocation of securities............................2818

Reorganizations....................................2717, 2871, 2898

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S corporations...................2664, 2665, 2693, 2710, 2818, 2860

Taxable stock transactions.........................2682, 2803, 2911

Cost sharing.....................................................2633

Cross-border transactions..................................2626, 2724

Current liability interest rate............................2700, 2701

Custodial account contributions..................................2641

Debt instruments.................................................2740

Deductions from intangible property..............................2760

Dependent care credit............................................2649

Depreciation computation...................................2815, 2902

Depreciation of vans and light trucks............................2820

Designated or related summons....................................2825

Determination of residency in U.S. possessions...................2686

Disclosure of relative value of distribution forms...............2778

Disclosure of return information.................................2615

Disclosures to subcontractors....................................2690

Disqualified person..............................................2714

Distributions of property........................................2789

Dollar-value last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory method..........2610

Dual consolidated losses.........................................2699

Earnings and profits attribution principles......................2864

Electronic filing of business returns......................2813, 2905

Electronic filing of duplicate Forms 5472..................2828, 2916

Electronic payee statements......................................2882

Electronic tax administration....................................2630

Electronic transmissions.........................................2736

Elimination of forms of distribution in defined contribution plans........................................................2819

Employee benefits:

Cafeteria plans................................................2763

Employer contributions for deferred compensation.................2618

Erroneous refunds:

Abatement of interest..........................................2891

Escrow funds...............................................2705, 2732

Estimated tax regulations........................................2704

Exempt organizations.............................................2794

Extension of time for filing returns.............................2796

Federal Insurance Contributions Act..............................2770

Federal Unemployment Tax Act.........................2642, 2770, 2804

Filing corrections...............................................2867

Foreign corporations.................................2588, 2726, 2844

Definition of qualified foreign corporation....................2702

Earnings and profits.....................................2841, 2847

Foreign stapled corporations.............................2696, 2830

Income rules...................................................2607

Stock transfer rules...........................................2748

Transfer of intangibles........................................2611

Foreign governments..............................................2839

Foreign insurance companies..........................2586, 2589, 2713

Foreign investment companies.....................................2606

Foreign Investment in Real Property Act..........................2727

Foreign tax credit.................2598, 2634, 2749, 2751, 2835, 2837

Foreign tax expenditures.........................................2917

Fringe benefit income allocation.................................2590

Functional currency..............................................2841

Gasoline tax claims..............................................2619

General utilities repeal.........................................2729

Generation skipping transfer tax deemed allocations..............2636

Grantor..........................................................2851

Guarantee fees...................................................2873

Hand carry returns.........................................2632, 2895

Highly compensated employee................................2604, 2731

Income allocation................................................2760

Income from ocean and space activities...........................2858

Income from sources within specified possession..................2621

Installment obligations..........................................2870

Insurance companies..............................................2762

Attained age of the insured....................................2694

Intangible assets creation costs.................................2887

Interest.......................................2663, 2749, 2752, 2845

Interest equivalent deduction election.....................2703, 2716

Interest expense allocation......................................2893

Interest other than that of a creditor...........................2774

Interest-free adjustments........................................2730

International communications income..............................2858

International organizations......................................2839

Investigative disclosures........................................2792

Investment adjustment rules......................................2798

Life insurance and annuity contract guidance...............2661, 2806

Like-kind exchanges..................................2705, 2878, 2903

Liquidation of an interest.......................................2643

Losses:

Separate limitation............................................2840

Waiver of carryovers...........................................2798

Low-income housing credit allocation certification...............2913

Low-income taxpayer clinics......................................2884

Mark-to-market treatment for marketable stocks.......2650, 2667, 2880

Mergers or consolidations qualifying as reorganizations..........2766

Mixed use output facilities......................................2865

Multistep transactions...........................................2805

New market tax credit................................2765, 2810, 2901

NIMCRUT valuation regulations....................................2685

Non-accrual experience method of accounting......................2799

Non-shelter revisions............................................2627

Nondiscrimination cross-testing rules to cash balance pension plans........................................................2807

Normalization requirements.......................................2764

North American Industry Classification System..............2711, 2712

Notarization requirement for statements of purchase..............2812

Notional principal contracts.....................................2808

Obligation to file notice of redetermination of foreign tax......2835

Obligation-shifting transactions.................................2622

Offset of refund payments........................................2461

Partnerships:

Assumption of liabilities................................2753, 2899

Capital account bookup.........................................2787

Capital gains rollover.........................................2677

Deemed dispositions of unrealized receivables and inventory items......................................................2675

Disguised sales................................................2674

Equity for services............................................2651

Foreign tax credit allocation..................................2788

New markets tax credit allocation..............................2628

Options........................................................2863

Retiring or deceased partner...................................2861

Section 1503(d) applications...................................2595

Transactions involving long-term contracts.....................2780 transactions involving partner's stock.........................2906

Withholding tax on foreign partners' share of effectively connected income...........................................2755

Passive foreign investment companies.............................2606

Payment in lieu of dividends.....................................2915

Payments:

No return of information required..............................2707

Source of payments.............................................2853

Payments in the nature of workers compensation...................2689

Payments to attorneys......................................2603, 2742

Performance of actuarial service under ERISA.....................2583

PFIC purging elections...............................2666, 2824, 2833

Predeceased parent rule..........................................2672

Previously taxed earnings and profits............................2612

Principal residence seizure......................................2769

Procedure and administration.....................................2728

Procurement/purchasing card reporting............................2768

Public inspection of written determinations......................2698

Qualified contract provisions....................................2706

Qualified interests..............................................2644

Qualified offers.................................................2876

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits:

Accrual for certain regular interests..........................2653

Foreign holders................................................2647

Inducement fees................................................2897

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Interest-only regular interests................................2585

Tetra rules....................................................2679

Reconsideration of Rev. Rule 69-302..............................2852

Redemptions treated as dividends.................................2779

Refund offset for HHS debt collection.............................824

Reimbursement allowance for travel or transportation.............3496

Relocation income tax allowance tax tables.......................3502

Removal of section 6152 regulations..............................2904

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements...................2592, 2781

Requests for information.........................................2791

Research credit............................................2783, 2883

Residence sale or exchange.......................................2785

Resident status..................................................2838

Retirement annuity contributions.................................2641

Retirement plans...............................2661, 2773, 2816, 2849

Deemed IRAs..................................2584, 2638, 2639, 2697

Exclusion of employees of 501(c)(3) organizations in 401(k) and 401(m) plans...........................................2687

Phased retirement program......................................2709

Return preparation...............................................2894

Safe harbor leases.........................................2868, 2869

Section 179 elections............................................2678

Section 59(e) elections..........................................2660

Section 6048.....................................................2594

Section 6159.....................................................2596

Section 6343.....................................................2856

Section 882......................................................2850

Section 884......................................................2850

Securities.................................................2593, 2733

Single-sum distributions from cash balance pension plans.........2652

Solid waste disposal facility definition.........................2829

Special depreciation allowance...................................2802

Stacking rules...................................................2892

Stewardship expenses.............................................2669

Stock options..................................2582, 2777, 2811, 2817

Stock transfer regulations.....................2605, 2874, 2875, 2896

Straddles:

Carrying charges...............................................2752

Definition of loss.............................................2684

Miscellaneous issues...........................................2734

Structured settlement factoring transactions.....................2790

Student FICA guidance............................................2683

Substitute dividend payments in securities lending...............2637

Substitute for return......................................2823, 2872

Summonses of third-party recordkeepers...........................2620

Support test for children of divorced parents....................2695

Swap transactions................................................2853

Tax credits:

Low-income housing.................................2635, 2892, 2913

Puerto Rico....................................................2836

Tax shelter penalties............................................2886

Tax shelter rules................................................2775

Taxable fuel entry.........................................2659, 2715

Taxable years for CFCs and FPHCs.................................2609

Taxpayer Bill of Rights....................................2596, 2856

Testimony authorizations.........................................2791

Timely mailing treatment.........................................2631

Toll telephone service definition................................2793

Transactions involving related parties, pass-through entities, or other intermediaries......................................2582

Transfer of notes or stock to provide for satisfaction of contested liabilities........................................2629

Transferor or transferee as a predecessor or successor...........2648

Travel expenses for members of Congress..........................2597

Treatment of services............................................2797

Trusts:

Charitable remainder trusts....................................2741

Distributions of loss corporation stock........................2900

Financial asset securitization investment trusts (FASIT).......2855

Foreign trusts.................................................2854

Income definition..............................................2879

Non-exempt employees...........................................2851

Qualified severance regulations................................2668

Reporting earned income........................................2705

Underpayment...............................................2722, 2723

Utility allowances...............................................2662

Vested accrued vacation pay......................................2831

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service members.......................................................612

Widely held fixed investment trusts..............................2781

Withholding certificates.........................................2736

Withholding for qualified intermediaries.........................2616

Withholding from compensation of Federal employees...............2456

Indians:

See also Indians-arts and crafts

Indians-business and finance

Indians-education

Indians-lands

Indians-law

Indians-tribal government

Alaska resupply operation........................................1714

Appeals from administrative actions..............................1710

Certificates of degree of Indian blood...........................1713

Child support enforcement........................................1053

Electric power utilities.........................................1700

Extending wireless telecommunications services to tribal lands...4018

Food assistance programs..........................................138

Housing:

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.......................1479, 1487

NAHASDA amendments.............................................1492

Participation of religious organizations in HUD programs.......1480

Migratory bird hunting regulations.........................1578, 1664

National Environmental Policy Act................................4191

National Indian Gaming Commission.......4179, 4180, 4182, 4186, 4187, 4188, 4189, 4191, 4192

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1674

Navajo generating station..................................3141, 3142

Processing requests for reindeer by non-native Alaskans..........1717

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets in Wupatki

National Monument............................................1694

Spent fuel shipment notification.................................4212

STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program...1910

Subsistence fishing.............................421, 1553, 1622, 1661

Subsistence hunting and fishing on Federal lands in Alaska......1524, 1571, 1616, 1624

Transport of eagle feathers......................................1535

Welfare reform:

Welfare-to-Work Program........................................1931

Indians-arts and crafts:

Importation of marine mammal products.............................454

Sale of handicrafts in National Park System......................1693

Use of northern sea otter........................................1554

Indians-business and finance:

Buy Indian Act...................................................1701

Defense contract incentives..................................652, 684

Gaming operations:

Civil fines....................................................4192

Debt collection................................................4183

Facility licensing standards...................................4190

Minimum internal control standards.............................4180

Privacy Act procedures.........................................4181

Revenue allocation plans.......................................1702

Technical standards for game classifications...................4182

HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program..........................3740

Loan guaranty, insurance, and interest subsidy...................1705

Management contracts.............................................4186

Net gaming revenue...............................................4187

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Indians-education:

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.................................1719

Indians-lands:

Air pollution control implementation.......................3177, 3206

Allotments.................................................1767, 1770

EPA new source reviews...........................................3077

Federal Lands Highway Program....................................2145

Grazing permits..................................................1718

Historic preservation programs...................................1696

Indian highway safety program....................................1709

Indian Tribal Land Acquisition Program loan regulations............27

Irrigation projects..............................................1712

Leasing of trust and restricted lands............................1716

Mining regulations...............................................1753

National Forest System lands......................................198

Oil and gas leasing..............................................1729

Reservation proclamations........................................1704

Roads program..............................................1715, 1721

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................197

Water quality standards..........................................3408

Indians-law:

BIA regulations..................................................1703

Construction of jails............................................1906

Courts of Indian Offenses........................................1720

Hearings and appeals.......................................4184, 4193

NIGC enforcement regulations.....................................4185

Use or distribution of judgment funds................1706, 1707, 1708

Indians-tribal government:

Grants for services provided to older individuals................1056

Tribal background investigations.................................4188

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.........................................3023

FDIC regulations...............................................4066

Forest Service trails...........................................204

Outdoor developed areas........................................3025

Outdoor recreation facilities...................................205

Public accommodations and commercial facilities................1820

Public rights-of-way...........................................3026

Telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment...3901

Transportation.....................................2036, 2039, 2041

Aggravation of a disability by active service....................2989

Air carrier complaints...........................................2052

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing......................................................2934

Cardiovascular impairments.......................................3754

Contractor and subcontractor obligations...................1919, 1923

Determination of.................................................3754

Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.....1048

Disability insurance program demonstration project...............3785

Disability ratings:

Cardiovascular conditions......................................2977

Convulsive disorders...........................................3000

Digestive system.........................................3001, 3766

Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3786

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3752

Growth impairment..............................................3788

Hearing loss...................................................2982

Hematological disorders........................................3757

Hypertension...................................................2977

Immune system..................................................3753

Individual unemployability.....................................2967

Malignant neoplasms............................................3003

Mental disorders...............................................3755

Multiple body systems..........................................3767

Multiple scars.................................................2979

Neurological.............................................3000, 3783

Orthopedic system..............................................2999

Respiratory disorders....................................2977, 3787

Skin conditions................................................3796

Special senses.................................................3782

Vision.........................................................2968

Expedited reinstatement of SSA disability benefits...............3780

Homeownership assistance.........................................1490

Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3768

Motor vehicle modifications................................2210, 2269

Naturalization application.......................................1148

Nondiscrimination....................................3464, 3689, 3748

Accessibility standards for play areas.........................1824

Air travel.....................................................2032

CNCS...........................................................3032

Department of State programs...................................2022

DHS programs...................................................1063

DOT............................................................2053

Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation.......................3748

GSA............................................................3486

Multifamily homeownership projects.............................1400

NARA...........................................................3549

OFHEO..........................................................3566

Public accommodations and commercial facilities..........1820, 1824

State and local government services................1821, 1822, 1824

Passenger vessel access....................................2028, 3024

Plans to achieve self-support....................................3761

Small veteran-owned businesses.............................3735, 3819

Specially adapted housing eligibility for veterans...............2990

SSA disability determination process.................3792, 3793, 3798

SSA medical equivalence policy...................................3779

Supportive Housing Programs......................................1451

Telecommunications relay services..........................3902, 3903

Ticket to Work Program......................................958, 3758

TRICARE benefits for family members of active duty service members.......................................................729

Video programming accessibility..................................3962

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program..................................................3773

Referral for services..........................................3789

Waiving the fingerprinting requirement for certain naturalization applicants....................................1173

Work Incentives Improvement Act............................1010, 3751

Industrial safety:

See Occupational safety and health

Industry:

See Business and industry

Infants and children:

See also Adoption and foster care

Child welfare

Youth

Aircraft child restraints........................................2114

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3870

Baby bath seat ban...............................................3866

Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3869

Child Citizenship Act............................................1129

Child Status Protection Act..........................1152, 1177, 2007

Crib safety standards............................................3862

Food assistance programs......................145, 149, 154, 157, 168

Infant formula..........................................891, 892, 897

Lead poisoning...................................................3352

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................1949

Motor vehicle restraint systems...2203, 2209, 2232, 2258, 2259, 2275, 2282, 2287

Nutrition education participant contacts..........................148

Personal flotation device requirements...........................1202

Poison prevention..........................................3860, 3867

Portable bed rail safety.........................................3864

Television programming.....................................3977, 3978

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Information:

See Archives and records

Classified information

Confidential business information

Freedom of information

Privacy

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

Insecticides:

See Pesticides and pests

Institutional review boards:

Registration requirements.........................................938

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...............3785

Disaster assistance requirements.................................1388

FCSIC regulation.................................................3898

Substitution of investment funds underlying variable products 4288

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...............2367, 2368, 2382, 2411

Insurance companies:

Active conduct defined...........................................2881

Anti-money laundering program....................................2442

Asset acquisitions...............................................2762

Attained age of the insured......................................2694

Quarterly survey of transactions with foreign persons........296, 297

Surety bond issuance.............................................2467

Theft loss reporting requirements for motor vehicles.............2255

Insured loans:

See Loan programs

Intelligence:

See Classified information

Intergovernmental relations:

See also Grant programs

Air pollution control implementation.............................3225

Alternative fuels incentives program..............................760

Asylum claims made at land border ports-of-entry...........1102, 1878

Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3509

EPA............................................3152, 3377, 3427, 3431

Food assistance programs..........................................149

Hazardous materials transportation...............................2330

International agreements:

See Treaties

International boundaries:

Asylum claims made at land border ports-of-entry...........1102, 1878

Automated Permit Port programs...................................1263

Border crossing cards:

Elimination of.................................................1261

Dedicated commuter lanes.............................1250, 1257, 1263

Designated land border crossing locations........................1289

Secure Electronic Network for Travelers' Rapid Inspection

Program......................................................1250

International trade:

See Foreign trade

Inventions and patents:

Application process...............................................594

Deposit account payments..........................................593

DFARS regulations.................................................632

Electronic routing of assignment documents........................600

Fees:

Handling applications filed without appropriate fees............596

Paper processing fee............................................597

Preliminary examination fees for international applications.....599

Revisions..................................................592, 594

Foreign rights in inventions......................................604

Government-owned inventions:

Licensing.......................................................602

Intellectual property:

Inter partes reexamination proceedings..........................598

Mineral patent applications......................................1763

Nonprofit organizations...........................................603

Patent interferences..............................................589

Patent surveys...................................................1269

Patent term provisions............................................601

Representation of others before the USPTO.........................595

Rights to inventions under Cooperative Research and Development

Agreement.....................................................605

Small businesses..................................................603

US Patent and Trademark Office 21st Century Strategic Plan........590

Investigations:

Government personnel.............................................3670

National Instant Criminal Background Check System................1886

Investment advisers:

See Securities

Investment companies:

Affiliate transactions...........................................4277

Anti-money laundering program for unregistered companies.........2448

Compliance programs..............................................4286

Confirmation of transactions.....................................4302

Disclosure requirements..................4245, 4273, 4281, 4287, 4303

EDGAR system requirements..................................4253, 4283

Enhanced fund governance standards...............................4279

Form N-SAR.......................................................4265

Independent transmission companies...............................4267

Money market fund exemptions.....................................4274

Money market fund investment.....................................4289

Portfolio transaction cost disclosure............................4263

Registration form and rules................................4262, 4265

Small business investment companies:

Civil penalties for late submission of required reports........3720

Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3721

Small Business Reauthorization Act amendments..................3741

Use of brokerage commissions to finance distribution.............4276

Investments:

See also Brokers

Commodity futures

Investment companies

Securities

United States investments abroad

Annuity broker qualifications....................................1895

Cash solicitation rule...........................................4266

Exemptions regarding officers and directors of public utility holding companies............................................4268

Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and unaffiliated foreign persons.............................290, 295

Foreign direct investment in the U.S..............................293

Guaranteed investment contracts..................................2877

Investment advisers:

Anti-money laundering program..................................2443

Broker-dealer exemptions.......................................4270

Codes of ethics................................................4272

Commodity pool operators.......................................4285

Compliance programs............................................4286

Electronic filing........................................1953, 4271

Political contributions........................................4269

Principal transactions.........................................4259

Proxy voting policies..........................................4245

Registration of hedge fund advisers............................4261

Thrift institutions............................................4260

Mutual funds:

Disclosure of breakpoint discounts.............................4275

Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2437

NCUA rules.......................................................4147

Substitution of funds underlying variable insurance products.....4288

U.S. direct investment abroad.....................................291

Irrigation:

Project operation and maintenance................................1712

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J

Juvenile delinquency:

Checking aliens' records.........................................1178

K

Kidney diseases:

Medicare conditions for coverage..................................942

L

Labeling:

See also Food labeling

Packaging and containers

Alcoholic beverages..................................2521, 2530, 2537

Alternative fuels................................................4135

Blood and blood components........................................876

Country of origin marking for agricultural commodities.............11

Drugs...............................848, 849, 861, 864, 885, 890, 905

Electronic submission of information..............................903

Home insulation..................................................4137

Hydrocarbon-containing products..................................3867

Latex condoms.....................................................855

Malt beverages.............................................2526, 2539

Pesticides.......................................................3305

Labor:

See also Child labor

Employee benefit plans

Employment

Equal employment opportunity

Occupational safety and health

Retirement

Unemployment compensation

Wages

Acquisition regulations..........................................1970

Equal treatment for faith-based and community organizations to participate in DOL social service programs...................1913

Freedom of Information Act.................................1912, 1968

Nondiscrimination................................................1969

Small Business Job Protection Act................................1916

Standards of conduct for federal sector unions...................1921

Laboratories:

Clinical laboratories regulation............................973, 1015

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1007

Small business testing laboratories..............................3742

Using private laboratories with regard to FDA actions.............882

Waste management.................................................3397

Land:

See Grazing lands

Indians-lands

Public lands

Rights-of-way

Law:

See also Administrative practice and procedure

Courts

Indians-law

Lawyers

DOI proceedings..................................................1501

Legal assistance provided by Navy to military members.............711

Qualified offers.................................................2876

Release of official Navy information for litigation purposes......708

Suits against Federal employees..................................1897

Law enforcement:

See also Drug traffic control

Armor vest purchase..............................................1907

Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...1883, 1887, 1888, 1889, 3995

Exchange of criminal history record information..................1882

Fish and Wildlife Service........................................1506

Forest Service....................................................201

Indian country...................................................1703

National Indian Gaming Commission................................4185

Police department review for pattern or practice of unlawful conduct......................................................1827

Retirement.......................................................3639

Training of officers authorized to enforce immigration law during mass influx of aliens.................................1354

Use of aliens in critical initiatives............................1338

Lawyers:

Ethical standards................................................1894

Representation for aliens in immigration proceedings.............1875

Standards of conduct:

National Indian Gaming Commission..............................4193

SEC............................................................4322

TTB regulations..................................................2538

Lead poisoning:

Paint........................3319, 3321, 3340, 3341, 3342, 3351, 3352

Reducing lead consumption and use................................3339

Libraries:

Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments.................3556

Grant program regulations........................................3557

Presidential library facilities..................................3546

Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3558

Life insurance:

Accelerated death benefits.......................................2848

Contract guidance................................................2806

District of Columbia employees...................................3638

Government employees.............................................3614

Federal Acquisition Regulation...........................3601, 3838

Premiums.......................................................3687

Time frame for electing optional insurance.....................3687

Veterans:

Annual risk allowance..........................................3005

Liquors:

Dealers..........................................................2512

Exports....................................................2532, 2549

Labeling regulations.............................................2530

Livestock:

See also Grazing lands

Meat and meat products

Meat inspection

Poultry and poultry products

Aquatic animals.....................................................1

Assistance for producers...........................................26

Blood and tissue collection at sheep and goat slaughtering establishments.................................................82

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention....................75, 79

Chronic wasting disease in farmed elk and deer.....................61

Commodity futures contract deliveries..............................13

Current good manufacturing practice for medicated feeds...........902

Ewe lamb incentive payment program.................................34

Foot-and-mouth disease.............................................60

Free choice medicated feed........................................907

Indemnity programs.................................................62

Interstate movement of sheep and goats.............................56

Liquid medicated feed.............................................907

Mandatory reporting program:

Lamb amendment....................................................9

Price reporting...................................................132

Loan programs:

Fishing capacity reduction loans..................................451

Maritime loan guarantee program..................................2355

Medical research..................................................931

Treasury Tax and Loan Program revision.....................2468, 2471

Loan programs-agriculture:

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.....246, 248, 250, 255, 258

Community programs............................................97, 103

Conservation Reserve Program.......................................40

Debt settlement...............................................36, 260

Eligibility with prior debt forgiveness............................41

Energy efficiency.................................................252

Farm Credit Administration:

Borrower rights................................................3894

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Capital adequacy...............................................3885

Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3892, 3893

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation................3882, 3883

Funding and fiscal affairs.........................3880, 3881, 3887

Governance of institutions.....................................3893

Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3886

Mission-related investments....................................3891

Policies and operations...3880, 3881, 3887, 3888, 3889, 3895, 3896, 3897

Priority of claims.............................................3879

Regulatory burden..............................................3878

Scope of financing regulations.................................3884

Farm Loan Program:

Past-due period..................................................38

Regulatory streamlining..........................................21

Farm Service Agency:

Annual analysis requirements for lenders.........................25

Debt collection and settlement regulations.......................31

Direct farm loan programs appraisal regulations..................44

Eligibility for outside storage of extra long staple loan cotton.......................................................45

Extra long staple cotton loan adjustment for strength............46

Interest assistance program......................................22

Minor farm loan program..........................................39

Rescheduling guaranteed loans with balloon payments..............25

Subordination requirements.......................................25

Guaranteed farm loan regulations...................................17

Housing...........................................................245

Indian Tribal Land Acquisition Program loan regulations............27

Intermediary relending program....................................256

National security emergency loans.................................251

Regulation streamlining............................................21

Rural economic development........................................253

Rural housing......................................................99

Rural Utilities Service:

General and pre-loan policies...................................277

Household water system program..................................272

Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................257

Settlement of debt................................................274

Water programs....................................................262

Workout agreement for delinquent borrowers........................103

Loan programs-business:

SBA:

Certified development company program..........................3723

Economic injury disaster loans.................................3726

Small Business Lending Companies...............................3717

Loan programs-education:

Eligibility regulations...........................................745

Federal Employee Student Loan Assistance Act.....................3610

Federal program regulations.......................................744

Interest.........................................................2737

Medical research..................................................932

NIH loan repayment programs:

AIDS research...................................................926

For clinical researchers........................................927

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds..................930

Health disparities research.....................................929

Pediatric research..............................................928

OPM repayment regulations........................................3611

Loan programs-housing and community development:

Accelerated claims disposition...................................1423

Closing forms and documents......................................1414

Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers 1422

Government-sponsored enterprises:

Conservatorship................................................3568

Corporate governance...........................................3565

High costs and predatory features..............................1408

Minimum capital................................................3567

Non-proprietary data...........................................1412

HOME Investment Partnerships Program.......................1399, 1405

Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1443

Multifamily accelerated processing quality assurance enforcement..................................................1437

Rural areas..............................................99, 105, 106

Section 203(k) Rehabilitation Loan Insurance Program.............1461

Loan programs-veterans:

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing......................................................2934

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages...........................2950, 2981

Pre-purchase counseling requirements.............................2972

Property management contractor delegation of authority...........3007

Regulation amendments......................................2935, 2976

Lobbying:

Restrictions.....................................................1068

Longshore and harbor workers:

Safety and health regulations....................................1978

Security of insurance obligations................................1925

Low and moderate income housing:

See also Public housing

Section 8:

Disabled families assistance...................................1490

Distributions to nonprofit owners of certain rental projects 1425

Fair market rents..............................................1407

Housing Choice Voucher program.................................1483

Project-based voucher program..................................1491

Renewal of expiring project-based assistance contract..........1434

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program............1481

Streamlining HUD income exclusions.............................1411

Tax credits..........................................2635, 2892, 2913

Lumber:

See Forests and forest products

Lung diseases:

See Tuberculosis

M

Manufactured homes:

Construction standards...........................................1435

Dispute resolution program.......................................1433

Installation program.............................................1432

Manufactured housing program:

Minimum payments to states.....................................1452

On-site construction.............................................1436

State installation requirements..................................1417

Marine engineering:

See Vessels

Marine mammals:

See also Endangered and threatened species

Alaska Transient Killer Whales....................................581

Animal welfare standards...........................................48

Atlantic large whale..............................................426

Beluga whales.....................................................494

Captive holding and transport.....................................492

Importation of polar bear trophies...............................1526

Incidental taking.................................................466

Beaufort Sea polar bear and walrus.............................1650

Bottlenose dolphin..............................................462

Naval military readiness activities.............................465

Oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico...................460

Rocket launch operations...................................459, 584

Level B harassment...............................................1628

List of fisheries.................................................498

Manatee protection areas...................................1615, 1640

Marine mammal products created by Alaskan natives.................454

National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank:

Access to tissue specimen samples...............................495

North Atlantic whale protection.........................376, 455, 491

Northern sea otters..............................................1554

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Permits for activities otherwise prohibited......................1627

Protection regulations...........................................1735

Steller sea lions............................................453, 458

Swimming or recreational interaction with.........................456

Zero mortality rate goal..........................................497

Marine pollution:

See Water pollution control

Marine resources:

See also Fisheries

Commercial submarine cables in national marine sanctuaries........508

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.............................500

National Marine Sanctuaries Act...................................507

NOAA overflight regulation........................................506

Research program..................................................512

Marine safety:

See also Vessels

Alternative source to incandescent light.........................1241

Anchorage ground, safety zone and speed limit for Tongass

Narrows, AK..................................................1192

Civil monetary penalties.........................................1243

Drug and alcohol testing following casualties....................1194

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1228

Escort vessels for tankers...........................1213, 1217, 1235

Identification credentials.......................................1240

Marine events....................................................1182

Personal flotation device requirements.....................1184, 1202

Propeller injury prevention......................................1229

Puget Sound-area waters..........................................1225

Reporting marine casualties......................................1189

Restricted areas.............................................698, 701

Safety and security zone regulations.......................1210, 1236

Standards for marine equipment...................................1188

Standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers....................................................1181

Towing vessels...................................................1201

Maritime carriers:

See also Cargo vessels

Passenger vessels

Seamen

Vessels

Administrative appeals process for agricultural commodities........23

Cargo preference regulations for agricultural exports............2352

Carrier agreement regulations..............................4107, 4108

Civil monetary penalties.........................................1243

Communications.............................................3989, 4004

Container security...............................................1337

Electronic submission of information to MARAD....................2364

Electronic transmissions and document submission...........1206, 4099

Escort vessels for tankers.......................................1235

Filing and service fees..........................................4101

Hazardous substances.................................1206, 2340, 2345

Income source rules..............................................2600

Japanese vessels.................................................4104

Loan guarantee program...........................................2355

Maritime Security Program........................................2363

Maritime Transportation Security Act.............................1302

Merchant mariners..........................................1205, 1208

Mobile radio services............................................3942

Non-vessel-operating common carriers.......................4103, 4110

Notification of arrival and departure in U.S. ports........1206, 1232

Ocean common carrier status......................................4100

Operating agreements.......................................4102, 4106

Pilotage rates on the Great Lakes................................1183

Right whale ship strike reduction.................................376

Sensitive security information...................................2044

Tariff of tolls..................................................2308

Transportation of animals on international carriers................87

Transshipment agreements.........................................4109

Worker identification credential.................................1311

Marketing quotas:

Tobacco....................................................24, 33, 43

Mass transportation:

Accessibility requirements for over-the-road buses...............2041

School bus operations............................................2306

Meat and meat products:

See also Meat inspection

Advanced meat/bone separation machinery...........................189

Effluent guidelines and standards for the Meat Products Point

Source Category..............................................3417

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................186

Foot-and-mouth disease.............................................60

Imports.......................................................52, 177

Labeling.....................................................183, 185

Lamb reporting regulations..........................................9

Meat recovery systems.............................................189

Nutrition labeling................................................169

Preventing spread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy....72, 79, 188, 904

Rabbit grading......................................................5

Meat inspection:

Ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection............................179

Emergency regulations.............................................188

Mechanically separated products...................................189

Performance standards:

Bacon...........................................................170

Ready-to-eat products...........................................184

Prohibition on use of air-injection stunners......................190

Trichinae Certification Program....................................50

Medicaid:

See also Public assistance programs

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage.........................................954

Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions..........963, 1041

Disclosure of children's eligibility for food assistance programs......................................................154

Drug rebate program.........................................988, 1018

Extended availability of unexpended SCHIP funds...................989

Grants to states for operation of qualified high risk pools......1038

Managed care:

Civil penalties.................................................822

Organ procurement organizations...................................950

Payment error rate measurement....................................959

Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities....951, 975, 1016

Medical and dental schools:

NIH scholarships..................................................923

Medical assistance program:

See Medicaid

Medical care:

See Health care

Medical devices:

CHAMPUS coverage of prosthetic devices............................716

Competitive bidding...............................................970

Diagnostic x-ray systems..........................................870

Informed consent regulations......................................840

Medical gas containers and closures...............................888

Power operated vehicles...........................................981

Pressure regulators for use with medical oxygen...................841

Respiratory assist devices with bi-level capability and a back- up rate......................................................1021

Respiratory protective devices:

Quality assurance and administrative provision..................831

Surgeon and patient examination gloves............................869

Treated with antimicrobial pesticides............................3317

Medical facilities:

See Health facilities

Medical personnel:

See Health professions

Medical records:

See Health records

Medical research:

Contraception and infertility................................931, 932

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees...................................................925

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NIH education loan repayment programs:

AIDS research...................................................926

For clinical researchers........................................927

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds..................930

Health disparities research.....................................929

Pediatric research..............................................928

Peer review.......................................................934

Medicare:

Actuarial and premium rates.......................................995

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage.........................................954

List of covered procedures......................................971

Appeals process..............................................976, 980

Benefits exclusion for aliens not lawfully present in U.S........1040

Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions..........963, 1041

Clinical laboratories regulation............................973, 1015

Competitive acquisition of durable medical equipment..............970

Continued entitlement following substantial gainful activity.....1010

Coordination of retiree health benefits..........................3457

Cost sharing regulations.........................................1019

Coverage decisions..........................................997, 1029

DMERC service areas..............................................1014

Drugs:

Advantage Program Title II......................................965

Drug benefit effective calendar year 2006.......................967

Employer-sponsored drug programs................................966

Manufacturers' submission of average sales price data..........1022

Monthly premiums and cost-sharing coverage.....................3762

Payment regulations.......................................986, 1002

Prescription Drug Discount Card Program.........................826

Self-administration criteria...................................1034

Electronic claims submission......................................977

End-stage renal disease:

Bad debt payment...............................................1028

Conditions for coverage.........................................942

Extended care services coinsurance...............................1035

Fee schedules:

Ambulance services...................................996, 999, 1039

Physician payments.........................................962, 986

Fraud and abuse provisions........................................816

Grants to states for operation of qualified high risk pools......1038

Home health agencies:

Conditions of participation...............................941, 1006

Prospective payment system......................................985

Hospice care...........................................944, 982, 1008

Hospitals:

Coinsurance...............................................994, 1035

Inpatient deductible......................................994, 1035

Inpatient prospective payment system.......................983, 984

Long-term care prospective payment system......................1043

Organ transplantation centers...................................943

Outpatient Prospective Payment System...............957, 1020, 1033

Premium for uninsured aged and certain disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement..................993, 1037

Psychiatric hospitals prospective payment system...............1013

Medicare+Choice plans:

Civil penalties.................................................822

Premium reductions.............................................1032

Organ procurement organizations...................................950

Overpayments and underpayments:

Interest assessment............................................1011

Photocopy expense reimbursement..................................1030

Power operated vehicle requirements...............................981

Prior determination process.......................................969

Prospective Payment System..................................974, 1030

Provider agreement and supplier participation:

Billing numbers................................................1005

Provider reimbursement regulations:

Appeals.........................................................952

Publication of final regulations after a proposed or interim final regulation..............................................991

Quality improvement program contracts.............................992

Random prepayment review.........................................1001

Religious non-medical health care institutions coverage..........1027

Rural health clinics..............................................947

Secondary payer..................................................1000

SELECT policy:

Safe harbor for waivers of beneficiary coinsurance and deductible amounts..........................................819

Skilled nursing facilities:

Prospective payment system and consolidated billing.............978

Statement of intent..............................................1031

Supplementary Medical Insurance:

Premium surcharge agreements...................................1036

Rates..........................................................1036

Supplier standards for oxygen, orthotics and prosthetics..........948

Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities....951, 975, 1016

Mental health programs:

Charitable Choice program.........................................829

Group health plan benefit parity.................................1948

Mental health parity..............................................998

Psychiatric residential treatment facilities:

Prospective payment system.....................................1013

Use of restraint and seclusion..................................975

Merchant marine:

See Maritime carriers

Seamen

Metals:

Anti-money laundering program for dealers in precious metals, stones, or jewels............................................2449

EPA trace metal analysis.........................................3427

Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements..................3365

Migratory birds:

See Wildlife

Military arms sales:

See Arms and munitions

Military installations:

See Federal buildings and facilities

Military personnel:

See also Armed forces

Claims settlement.................................................614

Courts-martial manual regulations............................623, 712

Criminal jurisdiction over personnel outside the US...............625

Deferment of service obligations of midshipmen recipients of scholarships or fellowships..................................2359

Elimination of deemed military wages.......................3775, 3777

Filing claims against SSA........................................3784

Former spouse payments from retired pay...........................628

Informed consent for human drugs and biologics....................898

Legal assistance provided by Navy.................................711

Protection of human research subjects.............................627

Reemployment.....................................................3597

Release of official Navy information for litigation purposes......708

Retirement regulations...........................................3662

Security policies for granting access to classified information...615

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay..................612

Milk:

Imports from countries where foot-and-mouth disease exists.........74

Mine safety and health:

Asbestos exposure limit..........................................1958

Belt entry.......................................................1966

Black Lung Benefits Act..........................................1930

Diesel particulate matter exposure...............................1962

Electrical products..............................................1961

Fees for testing, evaluation and approval of mining products.....1963

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Regulation elimination and improvement...........................1957

Respirable coal dust.......................................1964, 1965

Respirable crystalline silica standard...........................1956

Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements for metal mining.......................................................3365

Training standards for shaft and slope construction workers......1960

Underground coal mines:

Dust control plan verification.................................1964

High-voltage continuous mining equipment standards.............1959

Mineral resources:

See also Coal

Metals

Oil and gas reserves

Public lands-mineral resources

Data disclosure..................................................1742

Fractions sale....................................................233

Locatable minerals program........................................230

Mineral patent applications......................................1763

Mining claims..............................................1782, 1783

Notice of intent for operations on National Forest System lands...229

Outer Continental Shelf operations:

Federal consistency regulations.................................509

Leasing regulations............................................1732

Pipeline rights-of-way.........................................1747

Rights-of-use and easements....................................1747

Safety requirements............................................1222

Safety zones.................................1207, 1244, 1245, 1246

Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1521

Proprietary terms................................................1742

Service order appeals............................................1726

Valuation regulations............................................1746

Mineral royalties:

Interest and late payments.......................................1722

Offsets, recoupments, and refunds................................1722

Miners:

See Mine safety and health

Mines:

See also Mine safety and health

Reclamation

Surface mining

Abandoned............................................1749, 1750, 1757

Claims or sites..................................................1774

Funding assurances for treatment of pollutant discharges from surface mining operations....................................1752

Ownership and control settlement rule............................1756

Placement of excess soil.........................................1754

Revegetation standards...........................................1751

Surface management.........................................1755, 1782

Minimum wages:

Records to be kept by employers..................................1916

Minority groups:

See Civil rights

Mobile homes:

See Manufactured homes

Mobile offshore drilling units:

See Vessels

Mortgage insurance:

Hospitals........................................................1427

Premium remittance period........................................1446

Refinancing home equity conversion mortgages.........1419, 1428, 1449

Single-family:

Damages for failure to engage in loss mitigation activities 1403

Default reporting..............................................1418

Program revisions..............................................1416

Property flipping prohibition..................................1441

Up-front payments................................................1447

Mortgages:

See also Mortgage insurance

Adjustable rates.................................................1459

Cooperative housing developments.................................1428

Credit Watch Termination Initiative..............................1445

Disclosure of costs to consumers.................................1456

Distribution of tax credit proceeds..............................1444

Exchangeable Collateralized Mortgage Obligations.................4168

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation:

Non-program investments and liquidity..........................3883

Risk-based capital standards...................................3882

Federal Housing Administration:

Electronic endorsement of FHA-insured mortgages................1455

Inspector roster...............................................1457

Quality control plans..........................................1429

TOTAL mortgage scorecard.......................................1448

Government-sponsored enterprises:

Conservatorship................................................3568

Corporate governance...........................................3565

High costs and predatory features..............................1408

HUD regulation.................................................1396

Minimum capital................................................3567

Minimum face value requirement.................................1470

Non-proprietary data...........................................1412

Hawaiian homeland eligibility....................................1440

Home equity conversion mortgages.................................1428

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages for veterans..............2950, 2981

Lender accountability for appraisals.............................1450

Lender compliance and accountability.............................1413

Loan correspondent and sponsor responsibilities..................1415

Loan originator registry.........................................1454

Maximum insured mortgage limits..................................1458

Mortgagee Review Board sanctions.................................1395

Nondiscrimination................................................3566

Predatory lending practices......................................1408

Prohibiting misleading words in names of non-federally supervised entities..........................................1395

Servicing approval agreement.....................................1454

Supplemental cost certification requirement......................1438

Motor carriers:

See also Buses

Acquisition regulations..........................................3829

Brake systems....................................................2239

Cargo securement standards.......................................2166

Commercial vehicles:

Employee protections information...............................2159

Federal motor vehicle safety standards.........................2175

Drivers:

Commercial Driver's License Information System.................2238

Commercial drivers' licenses with hazardous materials endorsement..........................................1318, 2176

Disqualifications..............................................2169

Entry-level....................................................2168

Hours of service regulations.............................2161, 2164

Instructor training............................................2183

Learner permits................................................2153

Licensing......................................................2180

Penalties......................................................2169

Physical fitness...............................................2155

Qualification requirements.....................................2154

Safety performance history.....................................2184

Training.................................................2168, 2183

Federal safety regulations:

Auditor certification..........................................2174

Fuel systems...................................................2179

Interstate school buses........................................2186

Parts and accessories necessary for safe operation.............2173

Waivers, exemptions, and pilot programs........................2172

Freight forwarding industry......................................2171

Hazardous materials transportation...................1327, 2167, 2342

Highway vehicle definition.......................................2744

Household goods transportation.............................2152, 2157

In-transit truck shipments between Canada and U.S................1297

Information, licensing and registration systems:

Replacement system.............................................2156

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Inspection, repair, and maintenance........................2165, 2185

Intermodal cargo containers................................2165, 2185

Investigative authority..........................................2169

Mexican:

Accelerated safety monitoring system and compliance initiative.................................................2182

Decal display requirements.....................................2160

NAFTA..........................................................2181

New entrant safety assurance process.............................2158

Qualifications to self-insure operations.........................2163

Railroad grade crossing safety...................................2170

Registration enforcement.........................................2177

Required advance electronic presentation of cargo information 1298

Rules of practice................................................2169

Safety fitness procedures..................................2151, 2162

Stopping distance requirements for truck tractors................2189

Title VI regulations for FMCSA financial assistance recipients...2178

Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2311

Truck length, width, and weight............................2143, 2148

Motor vehicle pollution:

Alternative fuels......................................760, 779, 4135

Control regulations................3067, 3091, 3131, 3136, 3196, 3287

Emission control diagnostic systems..............................3113

Emission standards:

Heavy-duty diesel trucks.......................................3121

Highway motorcycles............................................3281

New motor vehicles.......................................3129, 3174

Gasoline:

Additives................................................3204, 3233

Anti-dumping program...............................3101, 3172, 3183

Reformulated.............................................3103, 3126

Standards......................................................3184

Imported vehicles emissions standards............................3175

Inspection/maintenance programs............................3123, 3228

Low emission vehicles program....................................3171

Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3098

Motor vehicle and engine compliance fee program..................3257

Motor vehicle safety:

See also Highway safety

Add-on devices...................................................2270

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3870

Brake systems:

Allowing roll-bar during testing...............................2244

Antilock system for heavy trucks...............................2262

Brake hoses....................................................2231

Hydraulic parking brake........................................2239

Motorcycle handlebar lever.....................................2246

Child restraint systems.....2203, 2209, 2232, 2258, 2259, 2275, 2282, 2287

Event data recorders.............................................2204

Fire performance requirements....................................2268

Frontal offset protection........................................2188

Fuel system integrity............................................2205

Horizontal discharge trailers....................................2240

Imported vehicles................................................2228

Lamps and reflective devices:

Administrative rewrite of requirements.........................2276

Daytime running lamps....................................2271, 2280

Geometric visibility requirements for lamps....................2221

Headlamp glare...........................................2197, 2249

Motorcycles..............................................2198, 2273

Performance and test requirement modifications.................2272

Signal lamps...................................................2225

Low-speed vehicles...............................................2252

Mirrors:

Convex cross view mirrors......................................2192

Convex mirrors for commercial trucks...........................2264

Passenger-side systems.........................................2265

Motorcycle helmets...............................................2199

Multi-stage vehicles.............................................2283

Occupant crash protection: 5th percentile dummy belted barrier crash test requirements....2250

Air bags.....................................2261, 2274, 2281, 2291

Designated seating position definition.........................2208

Door retention.................................................2194

Head/neck protection...........................................2227

Side impact protection...................................2211, 2260

Upper interior impact....................................2277, 2283

Vehicles built in two or more stages...........................2207

Platform lift systems............................................2253

Power-operated windows.....................................2222, 2224

Radiator safety cap..............................................2220

Recalls:

Reimbursement prior to.........................................2251

Requirements for regional recalls..............................2217

Regulation revisions.............................................2289

Reporting of information and documents about potential defects..2219, 2285, 2292

Roof crashworthiness.......................................2193, 2230

School buses:

Seat mounted child restraints..................................2284

Seat belts:

Emergency locking retractor....................................2200

Rear seats...............................................2248, 2270

Seat adjustment position.......................................2270

Seating systems:

Performance....................................................2190

Test dummies:

Adult size.....................................................2201

Child size.....................................................2241

EuroSID II.....................................................2206

Female size....................................................2250

Hybrid III...............................................2201, 2241

SID-IIs side impact............................................2213

Theft protection.................................................2215

Tires:

Disposition of replaced tires..................................2236

Labeling requirements..........................................2256

Pressure monitoring system.....................................2214

Regulation revisions...........................................2257

Trailers:

Label placement on rear impact guards..........................2234

Rear impact guards.............................................2263

Warning label for low speed vehicles.............................2247

Motor vehicles:

See also Buses

Fuel economy

Motor carriers

Motor vehicle safety

Accelerator control systems......................................2229

Alternatively fueled vehicles..............................2278, 3171

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in motor vehicle sales................................................2430

Brake fluids:

Clarity test...................................................2233

Cargo tank motor vehicles........................................2314

Commercial:

Importation....................................................2245

Controls and displays............................................2235

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program...........................2266

Customer identification programs for sellers of vehicles.........2424

Dealer notification by manufacturer..............................2223

Defects..........................................................2223

Fuel economy credits.............................................2278

Fuel economy standards program...................................2267

Government property management.............................3480, 3524

High theft lines.................................................2290

Hybrid electric vehicles:

Idle stop technology...........................................2237

Imports..........................................................3175

Schedule of fees...............................................2218

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Insurer theft loss reporting requirements........................2255

Light trucks.....................................................3223

Location and monitoring systems..................................3999

Low-speed vehicles...............................................2196

Modifications to accommodate people with disabilities............2210

Motorcycle regulatory definition.................................2212

Multistage vehicles:

Certification requirements.....................................2191

National Driver Register.........................................2238

National Stolen Passenger Motor Vehicle Information System.......1884

Parts marking requirement........................................2279

Raised or sloped roof structure..................................2230

Recreational vehicles:

Cargo carrying capacity........................................2202

Width requirements.............................................2148

Retroactive certification..................................2242, 2243

Salvage regulations..............................................1890

Small business size standards for new car dealers................3724

Special purpose vehicles.........................................2195

Theft data.......................................................2254

Wheelchair lifts and ramps.......................................2269

Motorcycles:

See Motor vehicles

Munitions:

See Arms and munitions

Museums:

See Libraries

Music:

Unauthorized sound recordings and music videos...................2371

N

Narcotics:

See Drug traffic control

National banks:

Capital regulations........................................2556, 2571

Civil money penalties............................................2562

Corporate activity rules, policies, and procedures........2553, 2558, 2561, 2562, 2573, 2577

Determining nature of financial activities.......................2409

Disclosure requirements..........................................2576

Financial subsidiaries.....................................2406, 2407

Lending limits pilot program.....................................2563

Maintenance of records...........................................2552

Real estate brokerage determination..............................2408

Treatment of financial contracts by receivers....................2572

National cemeteries:

See Cemeteries

National defense:

See also Armed forces

Arms and munitions

Classified information

Technical surveillance countermeasures............................617

National defense contracts:

See Government contracts

Government procurement

National forests:

Appeal regulations................................................212

Climbing bolts in wilderness......................................213

Fair market value for recreation residence use authorizations.....223

Federal Lands Highway Program....................................2147

Fossil collecting.................................................236

Free use approval.................................................226

Grazing permits...................................................211

Healthy Forests Restoration Act:

Predecisional administrative review and objection process.......227

Hydroelectric uses................................................232

Land and resource management planning...................207, 224, 231

National Fire Plan...............................................1662

Notice of intent and/or plan of operations for locatable mineral operations............................................229

Off-highway vehicle prohibitions..................................210

Outdoor recreation accessibility guidelines.......................205

Outfitter and guide special use authorizations...............215, 217

Predator damage management........................................214

Recreation event fees.............................................216

Road management policy............................................235

Roadless area conservation..............................208, 209, 240

Sawtooth National Recreation Area:

Increasing residential outbuilding size.........................206

Small business land use...........................................200

Special use authorizations........................................219

Stewardship contracting projects..................................239

Timber sales......................................................228

Export and substitution restrictions............................203

Trails accessibility guidelines...................................204

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................197

Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................196

National parks:

Aircraft overflights.............................................2085

Alaska park units................................................1690

Apostle Islands......................................1681, 1682, 1683

Boating and water use activities.................................1689

Canyonlands National Park:

Prohibition of motor vehicles..................................1699

Ceremonies at First Division Monument............................1698

Commercial use permits...........................................1684

Cost recovery for special uses...................................1677

Delaware Water Gap NRA:

Commercial vehicle fees........................................1675

Federal Lands Highway Program....................................2144

Glacier Bay National Park:

Vessel management..............................................1680

Golden Gate National Recreation Area:

Pet management.................................................1695

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument:

Public demonstrations..........................................1781

Historic preservation programs for tribal lands..................1696

Ice augers.......................................................1683

Off-road vehicles................................................1682

Personal watercraft use.....1668, 1669, 1670, 1671, 1672, 1673, 1678, 1685, 1686, 1687, 1688

Presidio:

Management.....................................................3703

Right-of-way regulations.........................................1676

Sale of Native American handicrafts..............................1693

Service animal use...............................................1692

Snowmobile use.......................................1681, 1691, 1697

Wupatki National Monument:

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets..............1694

National Register of Historic Places:

See Historic preservation

National security information:

See Classified information

National Wildlife Refuge System:

See Wildlife refuges

Nationality:

See Citizenship and naturalization

Native Americans:

See Hawaiian Natives

Indians

Natural gas:

See also Oil and gas exploration

Oil and gas reserves

Pipelines

Blanket sales certificates.......................................4079

Creditworthiness standards for interstate pipelines..............4080

Electronic filing of documents...................................4070

Emergency reconstruction of interstate facilities................4076

Liquified natural gas:

Safety standards...............................................2348

Negotiated rate policies and practices for pipelines.............4072

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act regulations....................4089

Project cost and annual limits for pipelines.....................4088

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Quarterly financial and Annual Report requirements...............4078

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................4067

Valuation........................................................1731

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

Soil conservation

Water resources

Wildlife

Conservation program information confidentiality..................285

Conservation security program.....................................283

Damage assessments...............................................1494

Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Equitable relief procedures.....................................286

Resource management planning.....................................1765

Wetlands:

Conservation programs..........................................1522

Minimal effects exemptions......................................280

Wetland Program Development Grants.............................3438

Naturalization:

See Citizenship and naturalization

Naval stores:

See Forests and forest products

Navigation (air):

Airspace system.............................................506, 2111

Area navigation..................................................2100

Instrument flight rules..........................................2108

Standard instrument approach procedures..........................2110

Transponder requirement..........................................2079

Use and preservation of navigable airspace.......................2061

Navigation (water):

Alternative source to incandescent light.........................1241

Certification requirements for NOAA Electronic Navigational

Chart distribution............................................510

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1228

Offshore pipeline hazards........................................2329

Puget Sound......................................................1225

Regulated navigation areas.......................................1218

Traffic separation schemes.......................................1185

Updating technical information...................................1239

News media:

See also Radio

Television

Newspapers:

Radio cross-ownership..........................................3983

Noise control:

Overflights of national parks....................................2085

Nondiscrimination:

See Civil rights

Nonprofit organizations:

Audits...........................................................2955

DOT grants.......................................................2038

Equal treatment for faith-based and community organizations participation in DOL social service programs.................1913

Faith-based organizations' participation in Justice Department programs.....................................................1900

Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................161

Grants administration...........................618, 1059, 1409, 3019

Limitation of insured housing loans..............................1443

Participation in HUD programs..............................1406, 1480

Participation of religious organizations in USDA programs.........244

Rights to inventions.........................................603, 605

Nuclear energy:

See also Nuclear materials

Nuclear power plants and reactors

National Nuclear Security Administration:

Acquisition regulations....................................752, 789

Computer security...............................................753

Public records...................................................4206

Radiation protection of the public and environment................796

Regulation amendments............................................4233

Nuclear materials:

Computer security............................................753, 785

Determining eligibility for access to.............................787

DOE security activities...........................................784

Economic development transfers of real property at defense nuclear facilities............................................794

Electronic submission of fingerprint records for licensees.......4227

Export controls...................................................365

Human reliability program.........................................786

Licensing and distribution of byproduct material.................4221

Medical use of byproduct material................................4207

NRC fee schedule.................................................4235

Nuclear fuel.....................................................4210

Packaging and transportation safety standards....................4225

Security requirements for portable gauges containing byproduct material.....................................................4205

Solid material control...........................................4195

Source material distribution.....................................4218

Spent fuel:

Licensing proceedings for receipt of high-level waste at a geologic repository........................................4209

List of approved storage casks.........4228, 4229, 4230, 4231, 4234

Shipment information protection requirements...................4212

Transfers of certain exempt source materials by specific licensees....................................................4215

US-IAEA safeguards agreement.....................................4220

Nuclear power plants and reactors:

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.............................4197

Decommissioning:

Integrated rulemaking..........................................4213

Trust fund provisions..........................................4232

Decoupling assumed loss of offsite power from loss-of-coolant accidents....................................................4223

Design certification:

Changes to licensing procedures................................4201

Emergency action levels..........................................4204

Emergency core cooling systems...................................4219

Entombment options...............................................4216

Fee schedule.....................................................4235

Financial qualifications for renewal of operating licenses......4198, 4226

Fire protection..................................................4203

Industry codes and standards.....................................4208

Information collection, reporting, and posting requirements......4199

Loss-of-coolant accident break size..............................4196

NRC regulation amendments........................................4233

Adjudicatory process changes...................................4224

Performance-based acceptance criteria for fuel cladding performance..................................................4222

Personnel:

Fitness-for-Duty Program.......................................4200

Physical protection regulations..................................4214

Pressure-temperature limits......................................4217

Radiological sabotage............................................4214

Risk-informing special treatment requirements....................4202

Safety regulations..........................................796, 4220

Waste disposal...................................................4211

Worker fatigue...................................................4194

Worker safety and health at DOE facilities........................798

Nuclear safety:

See Radiation protection

Page 38779

Nursery stock:

See Plants

Nursing homes:

See also Health facilities

Number of licensed and unlicensed nursing staff per shift posting requirements.........................................1017

Veterans.........................................................2957

Nursing schools:

See Medical and dental schools

Nutrition:

See also Food assistance programs

Foods

Food labeling.....................................................185

Uniform federal assistance regulations............................156

O

Occupational safety and health:

See also Mine safety and health

Beryllium exposure...............................................1973

Cargo handling...................................................1978

Chemicals:

Dermal absorption rate testing.................................3353

Child labor regulations....................................1914, 1922

Commercial diving operations...............................1224, 1999

Commercial motor vehicle employees...............................2159

Construction industry............................................1980

Hearing loss prevention........................................1974

Hoisting equipment safety......................................1975

Crystalline silica exposure......................................1972

DOE facilities....................................................798

DOE radiation protection requirements.............................792

Electric power...................................................1982

Electrical standards.............................................1984

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program........832

Ethylene oxide...................................................1971

Excavations......................................................1976

Explosives and small arms manufacturing..........................1986

Fall protection..................................................1983

Glycol ethers....................................................1997

Hexavalent chromium exposure.....................................1979

Ionizing radiation exposure......................................1977

Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2295

Oregon State plan................................................1995

Personal protective equipment....................................1990

Pesticide worker protection................................3299, 3306

Physician panel determination in filing for state worker's compensation benefits.........................................795

Presence sensing device initiation of mechanical power presses...2000

Respiratory protection.....................................1988, 1992

Rollover protective structures...................................1996

Shipyard standards.........................................1981, 1989

Standards improvement............................................1991

Steel erection standards.........................................1987

Tuberculosis exposure............................................1998

Updating standards based on national consensus standards.........1985

Walking working surfaces.........................................1983

Ocean dumping:

See Water pollution control

Ocean resources:

See Marine resources

Offshore structures:

See Continental shelf

Oil and gas exploration:

Air pollutant emission.....................................3246, 3247

Application processing...........................................1766

Blowout prevention for well workover operations..................1727

Incidental taking of marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico.........460

Leasing:

Bonding........................................................1773

Data release...................................................1728

Definitions....................................................1728

Leasing and operations regulations.............................1778

Offshore floating production facilities..........................1743

Outer Continental Shelf:

Document updates...............................................1744

Federal consistency regulations.................................509

Leasing regulations............................................1732

Pipeline rights-of-way.........................................1747

Rights-of-use and easements....................................1747

Safety measures................................................1222

Safety zone for vessels......................1207, 1244, 1245, 1246

Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1521

Production rates.................................................1737

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................1723

Royalty relief or reduction....................1724, 1725, 1730, 1748

Royalty reporting standards................................1724, 1739

Service order appeals............................................1726

Oil and gas reserves:

Export controls...................................................312

Oil pollution:

Claims procedures under the Oil Pollution Act....................1180

Discharge-removal equipment......................................1212

Leak detection and repair of pumps and valves....................3116

National Contingency Plan........................................3409

Oil spill liability trust fund...................................1214

Oil spill response.........................................1227, 2328

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................624

Vessel response plan.................................1220, 1223, 1227

Old-age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance:

Hemic and lymphatic system, disability criteria..................3763

Interrelationship with Railroad Retirement Program...............3802

Malignant neoplastic diseases, disability criteria...............3763

Video teleconference technology..................................3795

Organization and functions:

FAA..............................................................2116

Farm Credit Administration.......................................3890

FEMA.............................................................1391

OFHEO............................................................3569

Peace Corps......................................................3696

USDA..............................................................191

Outer continental shelf:

See Continental shelf

Over-the-counter drugs:

Drug reviews:

Antidiarrheal products..........................................911

Antihistamine products..........................................878

Antiperspirant products.........................................877

Bronchodilator products.........................................857

Cough and cold products..........................857, 858, 859, 878

External analgesic products.....................................893

Internal analgesic products.....................................860

Laxative drug products..........................................894

Nasal decongestant products.....................................859

Ophthalmic products.............................................879

Oral health care products.......................................895

Skin protectant products........................................880

Sunscreen products..............................................836

Vaginal contraceptive products..................................881

Weight control products.........................................862

Labeling..........................................................861

Safety............................................................896

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1846

Overseas private investment:

See United States investments abroad

Overtime pay:

See Wages

P

Packaging and containers:

See also Labeling

Page 38780

Child-resistant packaging..................................3860, 3867

Dietary ingredients and dietary supplements.......................867

Household products containing hydroxides, standards for..........3871

Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................4132

WIC food packages.................................................168

Paint:

See Lead poisoning

Paperwork requirements:

See Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

Parachutes:

See Aircraft

Parks:

See National parks

Passenger vessels:

See also Maritime carriers

Access for individuals with disabilities...................2028, 3024

Alternate tonnage convention.....................................1231

Coastwise trade laws.......................................2353, 2356

Effluent standards for cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters..3434

Financial responsibility requirements............................4105

Hull examination alternatives....................................1199

Manifest requirements............................................1270

Prohibited items.................................................1328

Training and qualifications for personnel........................1193

Underwater surveys...............................................1199

Passports and visas:

Crew list visa elimination.......................................2014

Diversity visas............................................2019, 2024

Electronic passports.............................................2011

Fingerprint requirements.........................................2008

Guam visa waiver program...................................1251, 1266

Removal of waiver for residents of Canada and Bermuda............1264

Transit without visa...1256, 1283, 1286, 1287, 1288, 1293, 1294, 1296

Visa Waiver Program........................................1282, 1295

Patents:

See Inventions and patents

Pay:

See Wages

Peanuts:

Crop insurance....................................................113

Penalties:

See also Seizures and forfeitures

Civil................................................1946, 2080, 2421

Aviation economic requirements.................................2045

DHS............................................................1366

DOT................................................2216, 2300, 2301

HHS.............................................................823

Inflation adjustment......................................700, 1243

Medicaid and Medicare violations..........................963, 1041

Medicaid managed care organizations.............................822

Medicare+Choice Organizations...................................822

NIGC...........................................................4192

OCC............................................................2562

OIG.............................................................826

Disaster relief and emergency assistance.........................1381

Hazardous materials transportation.........................2301, 2346

Immigration......................................................1865 international matchmaking organization violations..............1868

PBGC assessment and relief.......................................3698

Tax shelters.....................................................2886

Pensions:

See also Railroad retirement

Social security

Abandoned individual account plans...............................1944

Acquisition regulations..........................................3838

Cash or deferred arrangements..............................2746, 2747

Civil penalty for failure to provide Section 302 notice..........1946

Deductibility of employer contributions..........................2618

Disclosure of relative value of distribution forms...............2778

Elimination of forms of distribution in defined contribution plans........................................................2819

ERISA:

Adequate consideration definition..............................1954

Continuation coverage notification.............................1955

Electronic filing by investment advisers.......................1953

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act......1947, 1951

Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................1949

Mental health benefits parity..................................1948

Participant loan rules.........................................1942

Regulations governing the performance of actuarial service.....2583

Safe harbor requirements.......................................1952

Suspension of benefit regulation...............................1943

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act...........................1950

GATT provisions affecting accrued benefits.......................2849

Income tax regulations...............................2641, 2807, 2816

Multiemployer plans:

Annual funding notice requirements.............................1945

Normal retirement age............................................2613

Participant notices..............................................3702

Payment of benefits in trusteed plans............................3700

Penalties assessment and relief..................................3698

Reductions of accruals and allocations because of increased age 2767

Required distributions from plans................................2773

Single-employer plans............................................3699

Single-sum distributions from cash balance plans.................2652

Valuation of benefits and assets.................................3699

Pesticides and pests:

Antimicrobial pesticides...................................3301, 3307

Biochemical or microbial products................................3308

Data requirements..........................................3300, 3308

Disposal and storage guidelines..................................3305

Emergency exemption regulations..................................3304

Endangered species regulation...............................496, 1533

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program......................3298, 3302

Explosive pest control devices...................................1836

Groundwater protection...........................................3316

Gypsy moth regulations.............................................78

Importation of non-indigenous organisms............................68

Importation of pine shoot beetle host material.....................66

Medical devices treated with antimicrobial pesticides............3317

Methyl bromide authorization as official quarantine use............51

Pesticide tolerance reassessment program.........................3310

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3311, 3312, 3313

Registration review program......................................3303

Rules of practice................................................3315

Storage and disposal.............................................3305

Tolerance fees...................................................3309

Worker protection standards................................3299, 3306

Petroleum:

See also Fuel additives

Oil and gas exploration

Oil and gas reserves

Oil pollution

Pipelines

Oil valuation..............................................1729, 1745

Onshore oil pipelines............................................2328

Refineries:

Emission standards.......................................3070, 3217

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3388

Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3391

Physically handicapped:

See Individuals with disabilities

Physicians:

See Health professions

Pilots:

See Airmen

Page 38781

Pipeline safety:

Complaint procedures.............................................1994

Gas gathering lines..............................................2310

Hazardous substances.......................................2325, 2337

Incident reporting...............................................1741

Inspection devices...............................................2327

Integrity management in high consequence areas...................2336

Liquefied natural gas facilities.................................2348

Operator qualification program...................................2322

Permanent underwater inspections.................................2329

Protecting unusually sensitive areas and commercially navigable waterways....................................................2325

Public information programs......................................2323

Standards for direct assessment..................................2324

Technical revisions to agency procedures.........................2338

Updates to safety requirements.................1736, 2315, 2333, 2348

Pipelines:

See also Natural gas

Pipeline safety

Electronic filing of documents...................................4070

Negotiated rate policies and practices for natural gas pipelines....................................................4072

Onshore oil pipelines............................................2328

Quarterly financial and Annual Report requirements...............4078

Rights of use and easement.......................................1738

Rights-of-way..............................................1521, 1747

Plant diseases and pests:

Karnal bunt........................................................65

Phytophthora ramorum regulations...................................67

Plants:

See also Seeds

Biological agents and toxins list..................................63

Cost-sharing for pest or disease emergency programs................77

Endangered and threatened........................................1656

Conservation education.........................................1503

Permits for foreign listed species.............................1604

Gypsy moth regulations.............................................78

Importation of orchids.............................................89

Imports............................................................55

International standards for wood packing materials.................64

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III..............1509, 1531

Methyl bromide authorization for official quarantine use...........51

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3311, 3312, 3313

Plant Variety Protection Services...................................6

Transgenic.......................................................3350

Poison prevention:

See Lead poisoning

Political activities (Government employees):

Honoraria donated to charities...................................3572

Pollution:

See Environmental protection

Population census:

See Census data

Ports:

See Harbors

Poultry and poultry products:

Chilling time and temperature requirements........................176

Classes of........................................................187

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................186

Grading.............................................................5

Imported..........................................................178

Nutrition labeling...........................................169, 185

On-line reprocessing of pre-chill carcasses.......................174

Poultry inspection:

Ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection............................179

Performance standards:

Ready-to-eat products...........................................184

PR/HACCP regulations..............................................176

Poverty:

See Community action programs

Food assistance programs

Public assistance programs

Power resources:

See Energy

Practice and procedure:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Prescription drugs:

Antibiotics.......................................................838

CHAMPUS Pharmacy Benefits Program.................................733

Electronic transactions:

Ordering Schedule I and II controlled substances...............1859

Prescriptions for controlled substances........................1845

Employer-sponsored drug programs..................................966

Labeling...........................................848, 849, 864, 885

Manufacturers' submission of average sales price data for

Medicare Part B drugs........................................1022

Medicaid drug rebate program................................988, 1018

Medicare Advantage Program Title II...............................965

Medicare drug benefit effective calendar year 2006................967

Medicare monthly premium and cost-sharing coverage...............3762

Medicare payment regulations................................986, 1002

Prescription Drug Discount Card Program...........................826

Prescription Drug Marketing Act...................................852

Presidential records:

See Archives and records

Price controls:

FCC..............................................................3956

Price support programs:

Tobacco........................................................33, 43

Prisoners:

Admission and Orientation Program................................1813

Autopsy regulations..............................................1789

Central Inmate Monitoring system.................................1811

Civil contempt of court commitments..............................1810

Classification and program review................................1800

Community confinement limitations................................1790

Correspondence...................................................1803

DNA collection and use...........................................1899

Drug abuse treatment:

Disincentives and enhanced incentives..........................1799

Educational good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.............1805

Good conduct time..........................................1796, 1809

Aliens.........................................................1809

Health care service fees.........................................1808

Literacy program.................................................1793

Over-the-counter medication regulations..........................1817

Psychiatric treatment and medication safeguards..................1815

Release regulations..............................................1816

Religious beliefs and practices..................................1818

Suicide prevention program.......................................1806

Telephone regulations and financial responsibility...............1794

Prisons:

Administrative measures to prevent acts of violence or terrorism....................................................1807

Commissary account deposit procedures............................1798

Commissary privileges............................................1795

Drug abuse treatment program.....................................1785

Emergencies......................................................1814

Federal Prison Industries:

Address changes................................................1812

Increased waiver thresholds....................................3841

Market research requirement....................................3833

Infectious disease management....................................1804

Inmate discipline................................................1786

Intensive confinement centers....................................1792

Progress Reports.................................................1787

Searching and detaining or arresting non-inmates.................1791

Smoking/no smoking areas.........................................1819

Telephone privileges.............................................1795

Victim/witness notifications.....................................1788

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program environmental impact review...................1908

Privacy:

See also Confidential business information

CFTC policies....................................................3847

DOD...............................................................655

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.........................750

Page 38782

FDIC policies....................................................4050

Federal-State Unemployment Compensation program records..........1932

Financial records and information....................1075, 4136, 4151

Food Stamp Program................................................136

Personnel records for government employees.......................3619

Privacy Act:

Corporation for National Service...............................3030

Crop insurance..................................................121

DHS procedures...........................................1060, 1166

DOJ implementation.............................................1802

DOT exemptions...........................................2042, 2043

EPA regulations................................................3042

Food Stamp records..............................................167

NCUA...........................................................4166

NEH Inspector General investigative files......................3562

NIGC procedures................................................4181

OPM regulations................................................3605

Passenger and Aviation Security Screening Records..............1321

Peace Corps regulations........................................3692

SBA records....................................................3738

TSA regulations....................................1305, 1306, 1319

Public access to State Department information....................2006

SEC policies...............................................4264, 4280

Social security records and information..........................3749

Treasury policies................................................2924

Procurement:

See Government procurement

Prosthetic devices:

See Medical devices

Public assistance programs:

See also Child welfare

Food assistance programs

Medicaid

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families:

Administrative cost sharing....................................1050

Charitable Choice provisions...................................1054

Welfare-to-Work Program..........................................1931

Public buildings:

See Federal buildings and facilities

Public health:

See also Meat inspection

Waste treatment and disposal

``Serious adverse health consequences'' definition................845

Air pollution effects............................................3345

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3061

Charitable Choice program.........................................829

Informed consent regulations......................................840

Liability protection for free clinic health professionals.........917

NIH center grants.................................................933

NIH training grants...............................................924

Public Health Service Act:

Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................1949

Mental health benefits parity..................................1948

NIH AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program........................926

Use of seclusion and restraint in non-medical residential facilities..................................................827

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act...........................1950

Research misconduct...............................................936

Safeguarding food during transport...............................2311

Water contamination..............................................3444

Public housing:

See also Low and moderate income housing

Capital Fund Program.............................................1475

Consolidated plan regulations....................................1398

Conversion of developments.......................................1489

Demolition and disposition.......................................1482

Distributions to nonprofit owners of certain rental projects.....1425

Excess rental charges............................................1442

Fair market rents for Section 8 programs.........................1407

Homeownership program............................................1485

Housing Choice Voucher program:

Regulation revisions...........................................1483

Operating Fund allocation formula................................1486

Operating funds for debt service.................................1484

Over-income tenant treatment.....................................1488

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program..............1481

Section 8 homeownership program:

Disabled families assistance...................................1490

Section 8 Management Assessment Program..........................1477

Lease-up indicator.............................................1478

Streamlining income exclusions...................................1411

Streamlining mixed finance application review....................1476

Public lands:

See also Grazing lands

Homesteads

National forests

National parks

Public lands-grants

Public lands-mineral resources

Public lands-rights-of-way

Reclamation

Abandoned mine land reclamation..................................1757

Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1767

Desert land entries..............................................1761

Hazardous substances compliance..................................1780

Indian allotments................................................1770

Leases...........................................................1775

Permit and easements.............................................1775

Policy and management......................................1760, 1775

Public conduct on reclamation lands and projects.................1758

Recreational use permits.........................................1784

Subsistence management.............1524, 1553, 1616, 1622, 1624, 1661

Wilderness management......................................1772, 1783

Woody biomass utilization........................................1500

Public lands-grants:

Carey Act grants.................................................1777

Public lands-mineral resources:

Coalbed methane development......................................1776

Disposal of reserved minerals....................................1762

Locatable minerals program........................................230

Mining claims..............................................1782, 1783

Oil and gas leasing:

Performance standards..........................................1778

Valuation of oil...............................................1729

Revegetation standards...........................................1751

User fees........................................................1768

Public lands-rights-of-way:

Regulations removal..............................................1769

Public utilities:

See Electric utilities

Natural gas

Utilities

Water supply

R

Radiation protection:

See also Radioactive materials

DOE requirements.............................................792, 796

Dose methodology.................................................3295

Exposure standards...............................................1977

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2000...........1898

Radio:

See also Communications

Amateur radio service............................................3920

Aviation Radio Service...........................................4021

Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3992

Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3926

Commercial mobile services:

Automatic and manual roaming obligations.......................4009

Resale of services.............................................3990

Roaming obligations............................................3990

Spectrum aggregation limits....................................4007

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Spectrum cap...................................................3993

Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act...........4025

Competitive bidding process................................3991, 3998

Conducted emission limits........................................3932

Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and business pool channels.......................................4020

Digital audio broadcasting system................................3972

Digital audio radio service in the 2310-2360 MHz band............3938

FM radio.........................................................3967

Government transfer band.........................................3911

Gulf of Mexico service...........................................4024

Interference temperature operation...............................3928

Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................4002

Licensing low power operations in 450-470 MHz band...............4010

Maritime communications..........................................4004

Maritime mobile services.........................................3942

Market definitions...............................................3979

Multiple access systems..........................................3997

Newspaper cross-ownership........................................3983

Noncommercial educational broadcast stations.....................3982

Private land mobile services:

Airport terminal use frequencies in the 450-470 MHz band.......4019

Public safety communications...............................3996, 4020

Quiet zone application procedures................................4011

Railroad standards and procedures................................2298

Reallocation of 27 MHz spectrum............................3917, 4023

Redesignation of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..............................3939

Software defined radios..........................................3915

Spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary markets......................................................4008

Terrestrial microwave fixed services.............................4003

Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................4006

Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................4006

Ultra-wideband transmission......................................3914

Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure at 5 GHz..........3910

Wireless services................................................4016

Radioactive materials:

See also Nuclear materials

Radiation protection

Packaging and transportation.....................................4225

Radioactive waste:

See Hazardous waste

Railroad employees:

See also Railroad retirement

Drug and alcohol testing.........................................2302

Foreign-based train crews......................................2303

Railroad retirement:

Annuity:

Deductions by reason of work...................................3705

Creditability of pay.............................................3709

Disability determination...................................3706, 3707

Electronic filing of applications and claims...............3708, 3711

Employers' contributions.........................................3704

Freedom of information...........................................3710

Interrelationship with Old-Age, Survivors and Disability

Insurance Program............................................3802

Railroad safety:

Civil monetary penalties.........................................2300

Event recorder crashworthiness...................................2294

Fixed guideway systems...........................................2305

Grade crossing and signal systems................................2170

Locomotives:

Crashworthiness................................................2293

Safety standards...............................................2304

Monetary threshold for reporting rail equipment accidents/ incidents....................................................2296

Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2295

Radio communications and train control...........................2298

Railroad car conspicuity.........................................2299

Whistle bans at grade crossings..................................2297

Railroads:

See also Railroad employees

Railroad retirement

Railroad safety

Appellate procedures and informal complaints.....................4329

Electronic filing option for certain documents...................4330

Hazardous materials transportation.........................1327, 2309

Rail abandonment procedures................................4327, 4328

Required advance electronic presentation of cargo information....1298

Small rate guidelines............................................4326

Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2311

Rates and fares:

See Air rates and fares

Communications common carriers

Maritime carriers

Motor carriers

Natural gas

Railroads

Real property acquisition:

Anti-money laundering program for persons involved in real estate closings and settlements..............................2429

FHWA regulations.................................................2141

GSAR tax adjustment provision....................................3478

Historic preference..............................................3477

HUBZone program..................................................3470

Reclamation:

See also Mines

Surface mining

Financing........................................................1757

Revegetation standards...........................................1751

Record retention:

See Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

Records:

See Archives and records

Freedom of information

Health records

Privacy

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

Recreation and recreation areas:

See also Fishing

Hunting

National forests

National parks

Access for individuals with disabilities.........................1822

Forest Service regulations...................................213, 216

National parks regulations.......................................1689

Presidio:

Management.....................................................3703

Use permits for public lands.....................................1784

Water quality standards for coastal recreation waters............3414

Recreational fishing:

See Fishing

Recycling:

Cathode ray tubes................................................3380

Electronic equipment.............................................3390

Government purchase of recovered materials.......................3375

RCRA burden reduction initiative.................................3389

Refrigerant..................3137, 3139, 3185, 3191, 3253, 3283, 3284

Refugees:

See also Aliens

Guaranty of transportation.......................................1117

Sponsorship agreement............................................1117

Relocation assistance:

FHWA regulations.................................................2141

Renal diseases:

See Kidney diseases

Repatriation:

See Citizenship and naturalization

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements:

Air carriers.........................................2030, 2052, 2078

Page 38784

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................4040

Bank Secrecy Act implementation......................2431, 2437, 2450

Carbamates.......................................................3404

CFTC.............................................................3854

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3360

DEA..................................................1855, 1856, 1862

DFARS.............................................................644

DOC.....................................................292, 294, 570

DOI........................................................1723, 1724

DOT............................................2161, 2209, 2243, 2255

Electronic records management:

FERC...........................................................4083

FMC............................................................4099

EPA..............................................................3040

Cross-media electronic reporting and recordkeeping rule........3054

Electronic reporting...........................................3058

Exports...........................................................342

FAA..............................................................2084

FCC........................................................3952, 3959

FDA...............................................................871

FERC.............................................................4078

Fishing quotas...............................................431, 528

FMC........................................................4107, 4108

Hazardous materials........................................2331, 3354

HHS...............................................................833

Honoraria donated to charities...................................3572

Human cellular and tissue-based products..........................865

Infant formula testing............................................897

Intercountry adoptions...........................................2018

Investment advisers........................................4258, 4271

Investment companies.............................................4287

Livestock mandatory reporting program...............................9

Marine casualties................................................1189

NARA:

Electronic text documents......................................3552

Freedom of information.........................................3551

Plain language revisions.................................3547, 3548

National banks.............................................2552, 2577

National Practitioner Data Bank..............................912, 922

NCUA.............................................................4148

NOAA..............................................................492

Outcome and Assessment Information Set data......................1006

Peace Corps................................................3692, 3695

Railroad employers' records and reports..........................3704

RCRA.......................................................3378, 3389

Retirement record of employee transferring within same agency....3660

Securities:

Broker-dealers.....................................2551, 4270, 4291

EDGAR system...................................................4283

Large trader reporting system..................................4237

Tax determination on large cigars................................2473

Telecommunications operations support systems....................4047

Tobacco market reporting system....................................24

Toxics Release Inventory.............................3357, 3359, 3365

Treasury.........................................................2781

Uranium mill sites................................................797

Using private laboratories with regard to FDA actions.............882

VA education benefits............................................2980

Voluntary consensus standards....................................3578

Research:

See also Agricultural research

Educational research

Human research subjects

Medical research

Fisheries set-aside program..................................490, 577

Marine resources..................................................512

Misconduct...................................791, 844, 936, 937, 3510

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees...................................................925

NIH center grants.................................................933

Protection of human subjects.......304, 627, 737, 935, 938, 939, 940, 2966, 3022, 3057, 3314, 3874

Research scientist appointment authority.........................3053

Tax credit for increasing research activities....................2883

Retirement:

See also Pensions

Railroad retirement

Social security

Age for pension plans............................................2613

Coordination of health benefits..................................3457

District of Columbia employees...................................3638

FEHB coverage....................................................3615

Firefighters.....................................................3639

Government employees:

Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3612

Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities...........3663

Credit for military service....................................3662

Death benefits and employee refunds............................3642

Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3659

FERS basic annuity.......................................3641, 3661

FERS coverage elections........................................3613

IRA tax regulations............................2584, 2638, 2639, 2697

Law enforcement officers.........................................3639

Phased retirement program........................................2709

Record of employee transferring within same agency...............3660

Required distributions from plans................................2773

TRICARE retiree dental program....................................722

Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act.................628

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service members.......................................................612

Rights-of-way:

See also Public lands-rights-of-way

Accessibility guidelines for individuals with disabilities.......3026

Roads:

See Highways and roads

Rockets:

See Aircraft

Rodenticides:

See Pesticides and pests

Rotorcraft:

See Aircraft

Royalties:

See Mineral royalties

Rubber and rubber products:

See Tires

Rural areas:

Business and industrial loan programs..............248, 251, 253, 255

Business enterprise grants........................................254

Business investment program.......................................249

Community facility projects.......................................109

Environmental policies and procedures.............................102

Guarantees for bonds and notes issued for electrification purposes......................................................269

High energy cost rural community grants...........................266

Housing:

Community Facilities Direct Loan Program....................99, 251

Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program.........................106

Loans, grants, and programs................................104, 105

New and existing dwellings definition...........................100

Planning and performing construction............................101

Regulation streamlining...........................................104

Rural Business-Cooperative Service loan and grant programs........260

Rural Utilities Service:

Accounting requirements for telecommunications borrowers........264

Broadband grant program.........................................267

Electric program standard contract forms........................275

Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................270

General and pre-loan policies...................................277

Homeland Security requirements..................................271

Household water system program..................................272

Local television station access.................................279

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Sale or transfer of capital assets..............................265

Seismic safety requirements.....................................278

Settlement of debt authority....................................274

Special equipment contract......................................263

Technical assistance grants.....................................268

Telecommunications program......................................276

Water and wastewater grant program..............................273

Spectrum-based communications services...........................4017

Technical assistance grants and programs...........................98

Telecommunications system construction policies...................261

S

Safety:

See Aviation safety

Consumer protection

Fire prevention

Hazardous substances

Highway safety

Marine safety

Mine safety and health

Motor vehicle safety

Occupational safety and health

Pipeline safety

Radiation protection

Railroad safety

Salaries:

See Wages

Sanitation:

See Public health

Waste treatment and disposal

Satellites:

See also Space transportation and exploration

Communications:

Application and licensing requirements.........................3936

Broadcasting signal carriage requirements......................3973

Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary orbit......................................................3924

Dedicated short range communications of intelligent transportation systems.....................................3929

Digital audio radio service....................................3938

Earth stations...............................3944, 3950, 3953, 3955

Fixed-satellite services.................................3912, 3945

Global mobile personal communications..........................3943

Licensing reform...............................................3947

Maritime mobile services.......................................3942

Mobile service provider flexibility............................3948

MSS spectrum allocation............................3909, 3937, 3941

Non-geostationary orbit..................................3945, 3954

Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the

V-band.....................................................3940

Orbital debris mitigation......................................3949

Sharing of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..................................3939

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act................3970, 3971, 3973

Savings associations:

Assessments and fees.............................................2926

Customer identification program..................................2435

Savings bonds:

See Bonds

Scholarships and fellowships:

National Institutes of Health.....................................923

School breakfast and lunch programs:

Allowable costs...................................................144

Donated foods provided under contract with food service management companies..........................................147

Serving fruits and vegetables as afterschool snacks...............145

Uniform Federal assistance regulations............................156

Schools:

See also Colleges and universities

Educational facilities

Approval for enrollment in Student and Exchange Visitor

Information System...........................................1360

Asbestos model accreditation plan................................3338

Closure and consolidation........................................1711

Science and technology:

Research misconduct..............................................3510

Rights to inventions..............................................603

Scientific equipment:

See Medical devices

Seafood:

See also Fish

Fisheries

Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................429

Seals:

See Marine mammals

Seamen:

Licenses and certificates of registry............................1208

Merchant marine training, certification, and watchkeeping........1181

Merchant mariner application procedure...........................1205

Seaplanes:

See Aircraft

Seashores:

See Coastal zone

Securities:

See also Bonds

Acceleration of filing date......................................4252

Affiliate transactions...........................................4277

Beneficial ownership report filing...............................2559

Best price rules.................................................4243

Blank check companies............................................4249

Borrowing transactions.....................................2567, 4060

Broker-dealers:

Alternative net capital computation for holding company groups.....................................................4298

Categories of permissible collateral...........................2379

Derivatives transaction execution facilities intermediaries 3856

Quotation requirements.........................................4313

Recordkeeping requirements.....................................2551

Cancelled security certificate destruction.......................4319

Collection of fees...............................................4301

Collection of income tax at source to statutory stock options....2770

Communications reform............................................4244

Confirmation of transactions.....................................4302

Critical accounting policies.....................................4246

Custody or possession of funds or securities.....................2379

Customer Protection Rule.........................................2379

Debt securities registration exemption...........................4240

Definition of terms..............................................4295

Delisting and deregistering......................................4296

Disclosure requirements.....4237, 4246, 4252, 4255, 4273, 4281, 4290, 4303, 4304, 4305, 4324

EDGAR system...............................................4253, 4283

Electronic signatures......................................4239, 4311

Employer-provided stock option programs..........................1917

Equity securities................................................4318

Exemption for holdings subject to fiduciary standards............2366

Financial reporting..............................................4249

Form 8-K disclosure requirements and acceleration of filing date.........................................................4256

Form F-6 eligibility requirements................................4247

Futures products:

Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3846

Registration requirements for banks acting as brokers or dealers....................................................4292

Reserve requirements for margin................................4300

Held of record securities........................................4241

Holding companies....................................4236, 4268, 4284

Income taxation..................................................2733

Independent transmission companies...............................4267

Integrated financial transactions................................2593

International Financial Reporting Standards......................4248

International Securities Exchange................................4309

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Investment advisers............................4258, 4259, 4261, 4272

Investment companies:

Compliance programs............................................4286

Disclosure requirements..................................4245, 4287

Enhanced fund governance standards.............................4279

Money market fund investment...................................4289

Use of brokerage commissions to finance distribution...........4276

Lock-up agreements...............................................4242

Mark-to-market accounting............................2650, 2738, 2880

Money market fund exemptions.....................................4274

Multijurisdictional disclosure system............................4254

Mutual funds:

Anti-money laundering program..................................2441

Confirmation disclosure of transactions........................4317

Pricing regulations............................................4278

Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2437

Nasdaq-listed securities.........................................4312

Net capital requirements.........................................4294

Options markets..................................................4314

Ownership by securities intermediaries...........................4297

Penny stocks.....................................................4311

Privacy notices..................................................4280

Privacy of consumer financial information........................4264

Qualified purchaser definition...................................4251

Redemption fees for redeemable fund securities...................4282

Regulation NMS...................................................4306

Reorganization events................................2871, 2898, 4293

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements...................4291, 4316

Annual reports and prospectuses................................4291

Rules of practice................................................4325

Safe harbor:

Exceptions.....................................................2857

Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulations:

Disclosure requirements..................................2559, 2576

Treatment of foreign banks.....................................4257

Shareholder access to director nomination process................4250

Short sales................................................4308, 4320

SRO filing rules.................................................4310

Standards of conduct for attorneys...............................4322

Streamlining.....................................................4238

Substitute dividend payments.....................................2637

Substitution of funds underlying variable insurance products.....4288

Supervised investment bank holding companies.....................4299

Supplemental financial information...............................4323

Tender and reorganization agents.................................4293

Transactions settlement..........................................4307

Security information:

See Classified information

Security measures:

See also Classified information

Acquisition regulations..........................................1070

Airport security compliance program..............................1325

Biological agents and toxins list..................................63

Bureau of Prisons administrative measures........................1807

Classified national security information.........................1062

Critical infrastructure information handling.....................1076

Customer identification programs:

Loan and finance companies.....................................2423

Pawn brokers...................................................2420

Sellers of vehicles............................................2424

Travel agents..................................................2422

DHS human resources management system......................1071, 3668

Disclosure of official information in connection with legal proceedings..................................................1061

DOE:

Contractors.....................................................783

Nuclear security activities.....................................784

Polygraph examination regulations...............................782

Restriction of access authorization.............................788

Export controls...................................................371

FDA detention of food in response to bioterrorism threat..........906

FDA registration of food facilities...............................872

Federal mail.....................................................3469

Food security plans...............................................182

Freedom of Information.....................................1060, 1166

Grants administration............................................1059

Human reliability program for DOE employees.......................786

Identification credentials.......................................1240

Maritime and land security directives and information circulars..1301

Maritime Security Program........................................2363

National Industrial Security Program.............................3543

National Security Agency/Central Security Service Freedom of

Information Act program.......................................630

National security information regulations........................2010

Privacy Act procedures.....................................1060, 1166

Prohibition against flight takeoffs or landings in the US by

Syrian air carriers..........................................2107

Prohibition of construction in the vicinity of the private residence of the President of the United States..............2131

Protection of sensitive security information related to transportation.........................................1317, 2044

Records requirements for identifying immediate sources and recipients of foods...........................................871

Rural Utilities Services infrastructure...........................271

Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1320

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1324

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1846

Standards of conduct for DHS employees...........................1058

Support of Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies

Act..........................................................1069

Technical surveillance countermeasures............................617

TSA investigative and enforcement procedures.....................1330

Vulnerability self-assessments for transportation systems........1336

Washington, DC metropolitan area special flight rules............2073

Seeds:

Import restrictions................................................81

Karnal bunt compensation...........................................49

Seizures and forfeitures:

Customs regulations..............................................2371

Immigration and Naturalization regulations.......................1280

Principal residence seizure......................................2769

Publication of administrative notices............................1276

Selective Service System:

Registration requirements........................................3580

Senior citizens:

See Aged

Serums:

See Biologics

Sewage disposal:

Sewer collection systems.........................................3412

Sludge use and disposal..............................3437, 3439, 3440

Sex discrimination:

Federally assisted programs...............741, 1064, 3558, 3560, 3561

Programs and activities receiving Federal surplus property.......3485

Sheep:

Blood and tissue collection at slaughtering establishments.........82

Brucellosis indemnity..............................................62

Ewe lamb incentive payment program.................................34

Interstate movement regulations....................................56

Lamb reporting regulations..........................................9

Shipbuilding industry:

Safety and health regulations..............................1981, 1989

Shipping:

See Air carriers

Maritime carriers

Motor carriers

Railroads

Ships:

See Vessels

Page 38787

Signs and symbols:

See Trademarks

Sirup:

See Sugar

Small businesses:

Acquisition regulations................................662, 670, 3819

Administrative offset............................................3736

Administrative wage garnishment..................................3729

Business Development Program:

Electronic application.........................................3727

Technical amendments...........................................3718

CCC procurement of agricultural commodities from HUBZone businesses.....................................................18

Debarment and suspension rule....................................3739

DOT mentor/protege program.......................................2046

Drug-free workplace requirements.................................3739

EPA enforcement activities.......................................3062

Government contracting programs......................3734, 3735, 3819

HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program....................3714, 3740

Investment companies:

Civil penalties for late submission of required reports........3720

Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3721

Small Business Reauthorization Act amendments..................3741

Lending company monitoring and oversight.........................3717

Loans:

Certified Development Company program..........................3723

Economic injury disaster loans.................................3726

National forest land use..........................................200

Privacy regulations..............................................3738

Record disclosure................................................3738

Rights to inventions.........................................603, 605

Rural business investment program.................................249

SBA standards of conduct.........................................3737

SDB Program......................................................3719

Size standards:

Appeals procedures.............................................3744

Information Technology Value Added Resellers...................3743

Multiple award schedule........................................3732

New car dealers................................................3724

Restructuring..................................................3733

Service-disabled veteran-owned businesses......................3735

Small Business Innovation Research program...............3715, 3730

Surety Bond Guarantee Program..................................3722

Testing laboratories...........................................3742

Small Business Development Center Program revisions..............3716

Small Business Innovation Research Program.................3715, 3730

Small Business Technology Transfer Program.......................3731

Small Disadvantaged Businesses:

Acquisition regulations.........................................671

Electronic application.........................................3727

Participation in DOT programs..................................2040

Surety bond guarantee................................3713, 3722, 3725

Testimony and production of records to OIG.......................3728

Social security:

See also Child welfare

Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Unemployment compensation

Administrative review process..............................3776, 3795

Annual earnings test.............................................3769

Assigning SSNs to F-1 students...................................3774

Benefits for lawfully present aliens.............................1109

Benefits to aliens residing outside the U.S......................3800

Coverage of ministers, members of the clergy and Christian

Science practitioners........................................3790

Coverage of residents in the Commonwealth of the Northern

Mariana Islands..............................................3790

Debt collection............................................3750, 3794

Disability determinations:

Digestive system...............................................3766

Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3786

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3752

Hematological disorders........................................3757

Immune System..................................................3753

Medical equivalence policy.....................................3779

Mental disorders...............................................3755

Multiple body systems..........................................3767

Neurological...................................................3783

Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3793

Recontacting medical sources...................................3792

Redesigned process.............................................3798

Respiratory disorders..........................................3787

Skin disorders.................................................3796

Special senses.................................................3782

Disability insurance program demonstration project...............3785

Disability programs:

Exclusion of representative and health care providers convicted of violations....................................3756

Ticket to Work Program.........................................3758

Elimination of deemed military wages.............................3775

Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3780

Filing applications and forms....................................3799

Filing claims against SSA........................................3784

HHS regulation migration to SSA..................................3747

Liability of representative payees for overpayments to deceased recipients...................................................3791

Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3768

Privacy and disclosure of records and information................3749

Reduced medical benefits due to private insurance coverage.......3760

Representative payment procedures................................3771

Self-sufficiency incentives......................................3751

Standards of conduct of SSA employees............................3746

Stepchild benefits...............................................3770

Video teleconference technology..................................3795

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of benefit payments to individuals participating in a program...............................................3773

Referral for services..........................................3789

Wage reports.....................................................3797

World War II veteran benefits....................................3801

Soil conservation:

Conservation Reserve Program.......................................40

Highly erodible land and wetlands.................................287

Solid waste disposal:

See Waste treatment and disposal

Space transportation and exploration:

Access to sensitive information..................................3511

Acquisition regulations.....3505, 3506, 3512, 3515, 3516, 3517, 3519, 3521, 3523, 3524, 3525, 3526, 3531, 3532, 3533, 3534, 3536

Availability of Agency records...................................3522

Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3509

Commercial launch activities:

DOT licenses...................................................2059

Cross-waiver of liability........................................3508

Debarment and suspension.........................................3529

Drug-free workplace requirements.................................3529

Government property reporting requirements.................3513, 3530

Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revisions........3503, 3504, 3507, 3518, 3527, 3528, 3535, 3537

Incidental take of marine mammals during rocket launch operations...............................................459, 584

Income source rules..............................................2600

Protection of human research subjects............................3520

Research misconduct..............................................3510

Wind tunnel use for industry development work....................3514

Sport fishing:

See Fishing

Stamp taxes:

See Excise taxes

State-Federal relations:

See Intergovernmental relations

Statistics:

See Census data

Page 38788

Stocks:

See Securities

Strip mining:

See Surface mining

Student aid:

See Scholarships and fellowships

Students:

Border commuter students.............................1179, 1365, 2015

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System............1356, 2016

Student Exchange Visitor Information System................1357, 2013

Student FICA guidance............................................2683

Student rights in research, experimental programs, and testing...735, 749

Subsidies:

See Grant programs

Sugar:

Marketing allotment regulations....................................30

Reexport programs.................................................193

Suicide:

Prevention program...............................................1806

Superfund:

Cooperative agreements and State contracts.......................3403

Reportable quantity adjustments for carbamates...................3404

Supplemental Security Income (SSI):

Disability determinations:

Cardiovascular impairments.....................................3754

Digestive system...............................................3766

Endocrine system and obesity...................................3745

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3752

Growth impairment..............................................3788

Hematological disorders........................................3757

Hemic and lymphatic system.....................................3763

Immune system..................................................3753

Malignant neoplastic diseases..................................3763

Multiple body systems..........................................3767

Neurological...................................................3783

Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3793

Skin disorders.................................................3796

Special senses.................................................3782

Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3780

Income:

Deeming from ineligible parents..........................3759, 3778

Exclusions.........................................3765, 3772, 3777

Parent-to-child deeming rules....................................3759

Payment of past-due benefits.....................................3764

Plans to achieve sulf-support for blind and disabled individuals..................................................3761

Transfers of resources...........................................3781

Trusts...........................................................3781

Video teleconference technology..................................3795

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of benefit payments to individuals participating in a program...............................................3773

Surety bonds:

Immigration surety bonds...................................1344, 1369

Issuance by insurance companies..................................2467

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program....................3713, 3722, 3725

Surface mining:

See also Coal

Mine safety and health

Coal:

Abandoned coal refuse sites....................................1750

Abandoned mine reclamation fees................................1749

Hearings and appeals...........................................1499

State programs.................................................1755

Indian lands.....................................................1753

Swine:

See Hogs

Syrup:

See Sugar

T

Tank vessels:

See Cargo vessels

Tariffs:

See Customs duties and inspection

Taxes:

See also Customs duties and inspection

Excise taxes

Income taxes

Brewery regulations..............................................2472

Computation on large cigars......................................2473

Escrow funds.....................................................2732

Excise.....................................................2645, 2646

Foreign trade....................................................2591

Real estate taxes................................................3478

Treasury Tax and Loan Program..............................2468, 2471

Teachers:

Teacher Next Door housing sales program..........................1431

Technology:

See Science and technology

Telecommunications:

See also Radio

Satellites

Telephone

Television

Access charge reform.............................................4039

Accounting requirements.....................................264, 4040

Advanced telecommunications facilities and services..............4035

Advanced wireless services.......................................3916

Air-ground services on commercial airplanes......................4015

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................4040

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................4036

Bell Operating Companies and affiliates:

Enhanced services..............................................4033

Equipment manufacture..........................................4045

Broadcast ownership rules review.................................3984

Bundling customer premises equipment and enhanced services.......4044

Communication intercepting devices................................351

Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...1883, 1887, 1888, 1889, 3995

Competition matters..............................................3933

Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............4034

Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3994, 4032

Ex parte rules...................................................3933

Extending wireless services to tribal lands......................4018

GSA management policy............................................3488

Installment payments for Personal Communications Services licensees....................................................4005

International services reporting requirements....................3952

Interstate special access services...............................4043

N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............4027

North American Numbering Plan....................................4026

Numbering Resource Optimization..................................4041

Performance measurements and reporting requirements..............4047

Pole attachments.................................................3966

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1893

Reporting requirements.........................................1892

Relay services.......................................3902, 3903, 3906

Revision of RUS Telecommunications Program........................276

Rural areas..................................................261, 264

RUS special equipment contract....................................263

Service quality reporting........................................4038

Spread spectrum devices..........................................3931

Telecommunications Act:

Access charge reform...........................................4030

Customer proprietary network information (CPNI)................4029

Equipment manufacture..........................................4045

Individuals with disabilities..................................3901

Interstate pay-per-call and other information services.........3899

Local competition provisions...................................4031

Tariff streamlining provisions.................................4046

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Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers.................3900

Toll-free service access codes...................................4028

Unbundled network elements.......................................4042

Universal service reform.........................................4039

Telephone: 900-number service...............................................4133

Access charge reform.......................................4030, 4039

Accessibility of equipment and services to persons with disabilities.................................................3901

Accounting requirements..........................................4040

Advanced telecommunications facilities and services..............4035

Advertising......................................................4133

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................4040

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................4036

Customer proprietary network information.........................4029

Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............4034

Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3994, 4032

Enhanced services................................................4033

Equipment manufacture............................................4045

International call-back service..................................3946

Interstate pay-per-call and other information services...........3899

Local competition provisions of the Telecommunications Act.......4031

N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............4027

North American Numbering Plan....................................4026

Performance measurements and reporting requirements..............4047

Relay services.............................................3902, 3903

Telemarketing Sales Rule.........................................4144

Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3905

Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act.............4025

Toll free service access codes...................................4028

Toll telephone service definition................................2793

Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers...................3900

Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................4037

Universal Service................................................4039

Television:

See also Cable television

Advertising......................................................3960

Broadcast Auxiliary Services.....................................3918

Children's programming.....................................3977, 3978

Competitive availability of navigation devices...................3964

Digital television service.......................................3930

Ancillary or supplemental use by non-commercial licensees......3974

Broadcast content protection...................................4022

Children's programming.........................................3977

Conversion rules for low power television and television translator stations........................................3985

Review of conversion process...................................3975

Direct broadcast public interest obligations.....................3976

Emergency Alert System...........................................3908

Filing of network affiliation contracts..........................3959

Predicting broadcast television field strength...................3913

Public interest information......................................3980

Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum band.........................................................4012

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act......................3970, 3971

Service rules in UHF spectrum....................................4000

Video programming accessibility............................3962, 3964

Terrorism:

``Serious adverse health consequences'' definition................845

Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act...........................63

International Terrorism Victim Compensation Program..............1903

Support of Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies

Act..........................................................1069

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...............2367, 2368, 2382, 2411

Textiles:

African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2398

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2400

Customs regulations..............................................2369

Flammability standards...........................................3863

Trade agreements............................................307, 2391

Timber:

See Forests and forest products

Tires:

Disposition of replaced tires....................................2236

Pressure monitoring system.......................................2214

Tobacco:

See also Cigars and cigarettes

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2507

Customs regulations..............................................2476

Imported tobacco products...............................8, 2508, 2513

In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2482

Inspection..........................................................8

Marketing quotas...........................................24, 33, 43

Price support programs.........................................33, 43

Products shipped from Puerto Rico................................2510

Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2536

Regulations for tobacco products that are not in packages........2480

Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2477

Warehouse designation requirements.................................32

Tort claims:

See Claims

Tourist trade:

See Travel

Toxic substances:

See Hazardous substances

Toxins:

See Biologics

Trade agreements:

African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2389, 2398

Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2397

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2400

Free Trade Agreements with Chile and Singapore.......679, 1160, 2403, 2404, 3830

North American Free Trade Agreement............1123, 2370, 2385, 2401

Textile trade agreements....................................307, 2369

U. S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act................2391, 2395

Trade practices:

Annual Trade Survey...............................................302

Economic Development Administration...............................303

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............4143

Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................4138

Funeral industry.................................................4134

Hobby Protection Act regulations.................................4146

Home insulation labeling and advertising.........................4137

Ophthalmic practice........................................4141, 4145

Premerger notification rules.....................................4139

Quarterly reporting requirements for international services activity.................................................292, 294

Regulatory review................................................4131

Telemarketing Sales Rule.........................................4144

Telephone service................................................4133

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers............................35

Trade adjustment assistance for workers..........................1933

Trademarks:

Deposit account payments..........................................593

Electronic routing of assignment documents........................600

Fees.........................................................592, 597

Preventing importation of pirated audio-visual works.............2375

Registration amendments and corrections...........................591

Representation of others before the USPTO.........................595

Rules of practice in inter partes proceedings before the

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board..............................587

Trademark Electronic Application System...........................588

US Patent and Trademark Office 21st Century Strategic Plan........590

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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...............2041

Acquisition regulations....................................2033, 3829

Air pollution control conformity...........................3104, 3170

Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility standards..........2039

Buy America requirements.........................................2286

Civil penalties..................................................2216

Confidential business information................................2288

Debarment and suspension regulations.............................2051

Dedicated short range communications of intelligent transportation systems.......................................3929

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation..................2040

DOT rulemaking procedure.........................................2049

Drug and alcohol management information system reporting by employers..............................................2187, 2307

Drug and alcohol testing.........................................2048

Drug-free workplace requirements.................................2051

Environmental review.............................................3229

Explosive materials..............................................1840

Filing claims to TSA.............................................1334

Hazard communication requirements................................2332

Individuals with disabilities....................................3024

Interstate ozone transport.......................................3222

Maritime and land security directives and information circulars..1301

Mentor/protege program for small businesses......................2046

Nondiscrimination................................................2053

Privacy Act provisions...............................1305, 1306, 1319

Radioactive materials............................................4225

Rate determination appeals.......................................3491

Sensitive security information for land modes....................1307

Standard time zone boundary................................2054, 2055

TSA rulemaking procedures........................................1333

Vulnerability self-assessments...................................1336

Wildlife.........................................................1512

Travel:

Anti-money laundering programs for travel agencies...............2427

Customer identification programs for travel agents...............2422

Including travel agency service fees in advertised air transportation rates.........................................2056

Travel and transportation expenses:

Appeals procedures...............................................3492

Deductions for members of Congress...............................2597 eTravel Service..................................................3499

FTR amendment............................3473, 3482, 3496, 3500, 3502

Transportation services payments.................................3483

VA beneficiary travel regulations................................2929

Treaties:

See also Trade agreements

Chemical Weapons Convention..................................311, 369

Trucks:

See Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Trusts and trustees:

Distributions of loss corporation stock..........................2900

Tuberculosis:

Bovine tuberculosis................................................73

Correctional management..........................................1804

Occupational exposure............................................1998

Turpentine:

See Forests and forest products

U

Underground mining:

See Mine safety and health

Unemployment:

See Community development

Unemployment compensation

Unemployment compensation:

Confidentiality and disclosure of State records..................1932

United States investments abroad:

Foreign utilities................................................4284

Universities:

See Colleges and universities

Upward Bound Program:

See Education of disadvantaged

Uranium:

Mill sites..................................................797, 4210

Mill workers and ore transporters................................1898

Urban renewal:

See Community development

Utilities:

See also Electric utilities

Natural gas

Water supply

Electronic filing of documents.............................4070, 4083

Exemption for certain acquisitions...............................4284

High energy cost rural community grants...........................266

Market-based rates...............................................4082

Rural Utilities Service:

Accounting requirements for telecommunications borrowers........264

Broadband grant program.........................................267

Electric program standard contract forms........................275

Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................270

General and pre-loan policies...................................277

Homeland Security requirements..................................271

Household water system program..................................272

Sale or transfer of capital assets..............................265

Seismic safety requirements.....................................278

Settlement of debt authority....................................274

Special equipment contract......................................263

Technical assistance grants.....................................268

Telecommunications program......................................276

Water and wastewater grant program..............................273

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................4067

V

Vaccines:

See Biologics

Vegetables:

Import regulations.................................................53

Phytosanitary certificates for imports.............................71

Vessels:

See also Cargo vessels

Fishing vessels

Marine safety

Maritime carriers

Navigation (water)

Passenger vessels

Accident reporting...............................................1186

Alien crewman detention..........................................1265

Anchorage area regulations.......................................1211

Anchorage ground, safety zone and speed limit forTongass

Narrows, AK..................................................1192

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in boat sales........................................................2430

Ballast water:

Exchange guidelines............................................1230

Management program.............................................1197

Penalties for non-submission of management reports.............1196

Treatment systems installed onboard............................1242

Coast Guard escort requirements............................1213, 1217

Commercial diving operations.....................................1224

Controlled substances............................................1844

Discharge standards for Armed Forces vessels...............3410, 3425

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Discharge-removal equipment......................................1212

Documentation..............................................1238, 2357

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1228

Emission standards:

Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3211

Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3213

Spark ignition marine vessels............................3131, 3281

Hull identification numbers......................................1198

Identification credentials.......................................1240

Lease financing for vessels engaged in coastwise trade....1203, 1238, 2357

Notification of arrival and departure............................1232

Numbering system...........................................1186, 1204

Outer Continental Shelf activities...............................1222

Personal flotation device requirements.....................1184, 1202

Polychlorinated biphenyls containing.............................3330

Port restrictions and fees:

Japanese vessels...............................................4104

Regattas and marine parades......................................1215

Restricted areas.............................................698, 701

Safety and security zone regulations....1207, 1210, 1236, 1244, 1245, 1246

Satellite earth stations.........................................3950

Trading restrictions.............................................2358

Traffic separation schemes.......................................1185

Unauthorized entry into Cuban territorial waters.................1209

Underwater surveys...............................................1199

Vessel Traffic Service...........................................1234

Veterans:

Acquisition regulations:

Plain language revisions.......................................2954

Additional disability or death caused by VA care or treatment 2973

Adjudication and fiduciary regulations...2937, 2939, 2941, 2975, 2984

Advanced health care planning....................................2956

Affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations of contractors and subcontractors.........................1919, 1923

Aggravation of a disability by active service....................2989

Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1767

Appeals regulations..............................................3010

De novo review time limit......................................2974

Delegations of authority.......................................2992

Notice of Disagreement clarification...........................2993

Notice procedures relating to withdrawal of services by a representative.............................................3013

Notification of representatives in connection with clear and unmistakable error motions.................................3011

Obtaining evidence and curing procedural defects...............2991

Beneficiary travel regulations...................................2929

Burial benefits............................................2938, 3014

Eligibility for surviving spouses who remarry and New

Philippine Scouts..........................................2994

Headstones and markers for private cemeteries..................3015

Survivors of Filipino veterans.................................2971

Claims based on aggravation of nonservice-connected disability...2969

Claims based on service in the Philippine Armed Forces...........2941

Compensation and pension regulations:

Dependents.....................................................2951

Duties of VA...................................................2943

Elections of improved pension..................................2944

General evidence requirements, effective dates, revision of decisions, and protection of existing ratings..............2953

General provisions.............................................2947

Payments to beneficiaries who are eligible for more than one benefit....................................................2952

Rights and responsibilities of claimants and beneficiaries.....2943

Special and ancillary benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors..................................................2945

Coordination of benefits with TRICARE.............................732

Debt collection..................................................2995

Dependency and indemnity compensation:

Regulation amendment...........................................2949

Surviving spouse's rates.......................................2946

Disability ratings:

Cardiovascular conditions......................................2977

Convulsive disorders...........................................3000

Digestive system...............................................3001

Eye, ear, and other sense organs...............................2968

Hearing loss...................................................2982

Hypertension...................................................2977

Individual unemployability.....................................2967

Malignant neoplasms............................................3003

Multiple scars.................................................2979

Neurological conditions........................................3000

Orthopedic system..............................................2999

Respiratory disorders..........................................2977

Disease Associated With Exposure to Certain Herbicide Agents:

Type 2 Diabetes..............................................3008

Education:

Centralized certification of benefits..........................2980

Educational Assistance Text Program............................2988

Licensing and certification....................................2932

Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve.....................2985, 2987

Non-payment of VA educational assistance to fugitive felons....2986

Survivors and dependents.................................2933, 2983

Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2978

Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2931

Enrollment information updating form.............................2928

Filipino veterans benefit improvements.....................2930, 2971

HIPAA implementation.............................................3009

Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program....................2964

Jobs For Veterans Act..........................2002, 2003, 2004, 3582

Life insurance:

Annual risk allowance..........................................3005

Loan guaranty:

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing............................................2934

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages.........................2950, 2981

Pre-purchase counseling requirements...........................2972

Property management contractor delegation of authority.........3007

Regulation amendments....................................2935, 2976

Medical benefits:

Copayments for extended care services..........................2961

Hospital and outpatient care...................................2962

Non-VA service and care..................................2959, 2965

Patients' rights regarding medication prescription authorization..............................................2927

Presumptions of service connection.............................2936

Priorities for medical services................................2960

Reasonable charges for care or services..................2996, 2998

Recovery of reasonable value of medical care from tortiously liable third parties.......................................2997

Sensori-neural aids............................................2963

Medical opinions rules...........................................3012

New and material evidence regarding effective date of awards.....3006

Payments and adjustments to payments.............................2940

Protection of human research subjects............................2966

Psychosis definition.............................................2970

Rules of practice:

Clear and unmistakable error...................................3011

Small businesses:

Government contracting programs..........................3735, 3819

Social security benefits.........................................3801

Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......1919, 1923

Special ratings..................................................2948

Specially adapted housing eligibility............................2990

State homes......................................................2957

Testimony certified or under oath................................3004

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Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act........2001

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program.................2942

Waiver process for copayments....................................2958

Viruses:

See Biologics

Visas:

See Passports and visas

Vocational rehabilitation:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program......................................................3773

Referral for services............................................3789

Self-sufficiency incentives......................................3751

Veterans.........................................................2942

Volunteers:

AmeriCorps*VISTA program.........................................3033

DOL regulation...................................................1915

National Senior Service Corps....................................3034

Peace Corps..........................................3690, 3691, 3694

Voting rights:

Preclearance of proposed changes.................................1825

W

Wages:

See also Employee benefit plans

Minimum wages

Administrative wage garnishment:

GSA............................................................3494

SBA............................................................3729

Cost-of-living allowances........................................3634

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act amendments..................1915

Hospice wage index................................................982

Hospital wage index classification...............................1046

Hourly compensation:

Computer-related occupations...................................1916

Human Capital Performance Fund...................................3655

Locality-based comparability payments......................3627, 3675

Overtime compensation and premium pay for Customs officers.......1281

Pay retention....................................................3654

Post differentials...............................................3679

Premium pay limitations..........................................3630

Prevailing rate systems........................3629, 3676, 3677, 3685

Regulation amendments............................................3592

Salary basis.....................................................1928

Senior Executive Service...................................3609, 3623

Service Contract Act regulations.................................1920

SSA reports......................................................3797

Tipped employees.................................................1916

Within-grade increases...........................................3595

Warehouses:

Commodity Credit Corporation storage...............................20

Tobacco warehouse designation requirements.........................32

Waste treatment and disposal:

See also Hazardous waste

Recycling

Sewage disposal

Coal combustion waste......................................3386, 3387

Effluent guidelines..................................3426, 3434, 3435

Financial test criteria..........................................3371

Hazardous waste management.......................................2335

Laboratory waste.................................................3397

Land disposal:

Restrictions.......................................3367, 3368, 3372

Metals reclamation from electroplating operations................3393

Municipal waste combustion units:

Emission standards.............................................3118

MACT standards.................................................3115

Nuclear waste disposal...........................................4211

On-site treatment of low-level mixed wastes......................3383

Project XL.........................3052, 3058, 3292, 3383, 3384, 3399

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3388

RUS wastewater grant program......................................273

Shore Protection Act.............................................3456

Solid waste disposal:

Air pollutant standards........................................3117

Bioreactor landfills...........................................3399

Guideline revisions............................................3369

Landfill criteria........................................3081, 3369

Landfills and incinerators...............................3076, 3280

Physical/chemical evaluation methods...........................3376

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.......................3378

Research, development, and demonstration permits...............3398

Solid waste definition.........................................3394

Tax regulations................................................2829

Underground storage tanks:

Toxicity characteristic rule...................................3391

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant:

Compliance criteria......................................3294, 3297

Report to Congress.............................................3050

Wastewater treatment exemptions for hazardous waste mixtures.....3381

Wastewater treatment sludges...............................3384, 3396

Wet weather condition requirements...............................3413

Water carriers:

See Maritime carriers

Water pollution control:

See also Oil pollution

Waste treatment and disposal

Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment.......................700

Clean Water Act............................................3423, 3427

Clean Water State Revolving Fund program.......................3433

Cooling water intake structures..........................3411, 3421

Product schedule listing requirements..........................3409

Regulatory definition of ``waters of the United States''........704

Test procedures..............................3420, 3427, 3428, 3429

Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking....................697

Detection and quantification procedures for regulated analytes...3419

Effluent guidelines:

Aquaculture industry...........................................3416

Coal mining....................................................1754

Construction and development industry..........................3415

Cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters.......................3434

Meat products point source category............................3417

Program plan...................................................3418

Recodification of..............................................3424

Marine pollution:

Ballast water management.....................1196, 1197, 1230, 1242

Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1219, 1227

Response plans for oil.............................1220, 1223, 1227

NPDES permits..............................................3412, 3431

Pretreatment regulations.........................................3422

Radon............................................................3446

Sewer collection systems.........................................3412

Sludge management programs...........................3437, 3439, 3440

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..............3400

Test procedures for the analysis of pollutants...................3430

Total Maximum Daily Load Program.................................3432

Trace metals criteria............................................3427

Vessels of the Armed Forces discharge standards............3410, 3425

Water quality cooperative agreements.............................3438

Water quality standards....................................3428, 3429

Alabama........................................................3436

Criteria for acute aquatic life..........................3428, 3429

Indian country waters..........................................3408

Pathogens in coastal recreation waters.........................3414

Water resources:

See also Water supply

Army Corps of Engineers:

Environmental quality requirements..............................695

Special events rule.............................................705

Ballast water discharge standards................................1230

Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.........................706

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Cooling water intake structures environmental impact.............3421

Truckee River Operating Agreement................................1759

Water supply:

See also Irrigation

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3061

Drinking water:

Aldicarb and atrazine..........................................3441

Arsenic in bottled water........................................847

Coliform and E. coli detection methods.........................3455

Contaminants.................................3446, 3451, 3453, 3454

Disinfectants..................................................3448

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program..........................3302

Fecal contamination............................................3444

Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule..............3447

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).......................3224, 3449

Oxygenated fuel additives......................................3347

Regulation revisions...........................................3445

RUS program.....................................................272

State underground injection control programs...................3452

Test procedures for pollutants.................................3420

Total coliform rule............................................3450

Unregulated contaminant monitoring.............................3442

Uranium monitoring.............................................3443

Groundwater protection.....................................3316, 3444

RUS grant program.................................................273

Servicing loans and grants........................................262

Suspension of operations for ultra-deep drilling.................1734

Temporary abandoned wells........................................1733

Water transportation:

See Harbors

Marine safety

Maritime carriers

Navigation (water)

Vessels

Waterfowl:

See Wildlife

Waterfront facilities:

See Harbors

Watershed:

Emergency Watershed Protection Program............................281

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................197

Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................196

Waterways:

See Bridges

Harbors

Weapons:

See Arms and munitions

Welfare programs:

See Public assistance programs

Wetlands:

See Coastal zone

Flood plains

Whales:

See Marine mammals

Wheat:

Imports............................................................65

Karnal bunt........................................................65

Whistleblowing:

Coast Guard member protection....................................1233

Commercial motor vehicle employee protections....................2159

Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and

Retaliation Act........................................3598, 3599

Research misconduct...............................................937

Wildlife:

See also Marine mammals

Wildlife refuges

Audit resolution policy..........................................1591

Candidate Conservation Agreements With Assurances................1660

Captive Wildlife Safety Act......................................1570

Captive-reared mallards..........................................1633

Eagles...........................................................1510

Incidental taking..............................................1648

Religious ceremonial collection of golden eaglets..............1694

Transport of feathers..........................................1535

Endangered and threatened........................................1584

Conservation education.........................................1503

Permits for foreign listed species.............................1604

Endangered Species Act...........................................1556

Exotic birds:

Importation....................................................1583

Explosive pest control devices...................................1836

Exportation................................................1512, 1625

Falcons and falconry.......................................1514, 1564

Gray wolf........................................................1626

Importation..........................................1512, 1544, 1625

Injurious......................................1543, 1555, 1629, 1639

Black carp.....................................................1517

Migratory birds:

Hunting regulations..............1534, 1558, 1568, 1577, 1596, 1618

Importation of Icelandic eiderdown.............................1603

Incidental take during military readiness......................1532

List revision..................................................1581

Management of resident Canada geese population.................1600

Permits................................1508, 1562, 1564, 1636, 1649

Possession for educational purposes............................1504

Rehabilitation activities......................................1649

Spring/summer subsistence harvest........................1578, 1664

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program...........................1651

Permit procedures................................................1582

Polar bear trophy importation....................................1526

Safe harbor agreements...........................................1660

Seabirds.....................................................446, 516

Subsistence management...............................1524, 1571, 1616

Transport standards for reptiles and amphibians..................1511

Transportation...................................................1512

Wild Bird Conservation Act...........................1516, 1544, 1592

Wildlife refuges:

Federal Lands Highway Program....................................2146

Land conservation planning.......................................1551

Mission, goals, and purposes.....................................1587

Mosquito management..............................................1573

National Wildlife Refuge System..................................1587

Hunting and sport fishing regulations..........................1550

Reserved/excepted rights management..............................1572

Strategic growth.................................................1574

Wine:

Dried fruit wines................................................2514

Honey wines......................................................2514

Labeling regulations.............................................2530

New grape variety names petitioned...............................2479

Recognition of synonyms for grape varieties proposed.............2517

Sherry...........................................................2535

Standards of fill................................................2531

Taxes......................................................2533, 2534

Viticultural areas....2475, 2481, 2483, 2484, 2485, 2486, 2487, 2488, 2489, 2490, 2491, 2492, 2493, 2494, 2495, 2496, 2497, 2498, 2499, 2500, 2501, 2502, 2503, 2504, 2505, 2506, 2515, 2516, 2518, 2519, 2520, 2522, 2523, 2524, 2525, 2527, 2528, 2529, 2541, 2542, 2543, 2544, 2545, 2546, 2548

Women:

See also Sex discrimination

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................1949

Nutrition education participant contacts..........................148

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.......................1910

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................1950

Women, infants, and children:

Supplemental food program:

Education program for low-income families overseas..............734

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................146

Food packages...................................................168

Vendor-related provisions.......................................142

Wood:

See Forests and forest products

Wool:

Import of certain worsted wool fabrics............................306

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Refund of duties paid on select products.........................2418

Y

Youth:

See also Infants and children

Juvenile delinquency

Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas................151