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October 31,2005 (Volume 70, Number 209)

Unified Agenda

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

DOCID: f:ua051067.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.................................................2979

Change in method definition......................................2566

Cost accounting standards...................................857, 3609

DOI cost recovery................................................1914

EBSA accountant independence requirements........................2075

Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3515

FDIC annual independent audits...................................3979

FMS claims.................................................2460, 2461

International accounting standards...............................4220

Local exchange carrier requirements..............................3964

Maritime mobile radio services...................................3868

Mark-to-market accounting............................2599, 2683, 2789

Requirements for RUS Telecommunications borrowers.................449

Unallowable costs................................................3773

Acquisition regulations:

See Government procurement

Additives:

See Fuel additives

Administrative practice and procedure:

See also Claims

Environmental impact statements

Freedom of information

Privacy

AID..............................................................2982

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau...................2503, 2533

Coast Guard......................................................1357

CSREES............................................................249

DFARS.............................................................821

DOI..............................................................1628

FTC..............................................................4053

FWS..............................................................1634

Hearing and appeal procedures:

Arbitration policies, functions, and procedures................3419

Aviation economic proceedings..................................2164

BLM............................................................1920

CNCS...........................................................3001

DHS............................................................1274

Medicare enrollment............................................1116

NIGC...........................................................4100

OHA............................................................1621

OPM............................................................3556

Peace Corps....................................................3612

Treasury Department............................................2568

USDA.......................................................199, 278

INS..............................................................2005

IRS........................................................2561, 2865

OPM..............................................................3538

Peace Corps......................................................3613

Rulemaking:

GSA............................................................3427

IRS............................................................2567

USDA............................................................345

SBA:

Offices change of address......................................3665

SSA........................................................3705, 3713

USDA.........................................................267, 281

VA...............................................................2979

Adoption and foster care:

Administrative costs.............................................1230

Analysis and reporting system....................................1229

Intercountry adoptions.....................................1263, 2149

Advertising:

Air travel.......................................................2186

Alcoholic beverages..................................2472, 2474, 2513

Home insulation..................................................4067

Organic claims for alcoholic beverages...........................2509

Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................4054

Television.......................................................3889

Screen size measurement........................................4057

Unfair or deceptive practices....................................4065

Affirmative action plans:

See Equal employment opportunity

Aged:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

National Senior Service Corps....................................3009

Nondiscrimination:

Coverage under ADEA............................................3413

Disparate impact...............................................3412

GSA............................................................3437

HUD......................................................1529, 1586

NARA...........................................................3478

SSA............................................................3714

Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly...................1195

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program..........................318

Agricultural commodities:

See also Commodity futures

Crop insurance

Fruits

Grains

Vegetables

Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border..............234

AID transactions...........................................2982, 2983

California clingstone peach diversion program.......................3

Commodity Credit Corporation:

Debt collection and settlement regulations......................202

Noninsured crop disaster assistance program for tropical crops.......................................................189

Quality samples program.........................................369

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers.........................203

Warehouses for storage contracts................................194

Commodity Supplemental Food Program...............................337

Cotton:

Boll weevil quarantine and regulations..........................221

Cottonseed assistance program...................................206

Crop cotton classification services fees........................185

Extra long staple cotton prices.................................209

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

Exports...........................................................284

Grains........................................190, 283, 284, 285, 288

Honey:

Research and promotion program..................................168

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................216

Mark-to-market accounting........................................2683

National Organic Program.............................1, 164, 169, 174

Nursery crops.....................................................280

Ocean freight claims..............................................197

Peanuts:

Designated marketing associations...............................210

Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act...........................165

Plants genetically engineered to produce industrial compounds 246

Quality Services Verification Program.............................177

Quarantine and inspection services user fees......................233

Review inspection requirements....................................285

Sales policies....................................................191

Sorghum standards.................................................287

Soybean standards.................................................286

State assessment collection.......................................213

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Sugar:

Marketing allocations...........................................193

Reexport programs...............................................370

Tobacco:

Inspection......................................................167

Agricultural research:

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

Matching fund requirements at Land-Grant Institutions.............247

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

Agriculture:

See also Agricultural commodities

Agricultural research

Food assistance programs

Foods

Forests and forest products

Irrigation

Pesticides and pests

Rural areas

Administrative regulations...................................267, 281

Biobased products.......................................420, 422, 455

Conservation contract debt write-down.............................205

Conservation program information confidentiality.............207, 453

Conservation security program.....................................451

Cost-sharing for animal and plant health emergency programs.......243

Disclosure of income tax return information to USDA..............2768

Farm Bill of 2002:

Assistance for livestock producers..............................198

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.........424, 430, 432

Energy efficiency improvements..................................437

Renewable energy systems........................................437

Farm income averaging regulations..........................2637, 2643

Farm Service Agency:

Appraisal updates for loan programs.............................192

Debt collection and settlement regulations......................202

Disaster declaration and designation............................204

Environmental compliance regulation.............................201

Interest assistance program.....................................196

Regulatory streamlining of direct farm loan programs............195

Selection of state and county committees........................200

Unauthorized assistance on guaranteed loans.....................208

Fee rates for science and technology laboratory services..........172

Funding requirements for extension activities at Land-Grant

Institutions.............................................247, 250

Guaranteed farm loan regulations..................................188

Hatch Multistate Research Fund....................................248

Intermediary relending program....................................436

National security emergency loans.................................425

Nonprocurement regulations........................................421

Pesticides exposure protection...................................3275

Secondary market pooling by fiscal transfer agent.................426

Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................431

Small Business Innovation Research Grants Program.................249

Technical assistance and training.................................256

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers...........................203

USDA civil monetary penalties.....................................419

USDA Farmers Market...............................................179

Aid to Families with Dependent Children:

See Public assistance programs

AIDS:

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program................64

NIH AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program.........................1101

Air carriers:

See also Air rates and fares

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1414

Advanced Qualification Program...................................2249

Advertisement disclosure.........................................2186

Air-ground telecommunications services...........................3941

Aviation data requirements.......................................2180

Cargo security...................................................1449

Commuter air carrier registrations...............................2187

Computer reservations systems regulations........................2177

Continuing fitness determinations................................2165

Crew manifest information........................................1420

Enhanced security rules for foreign carriers.....................1442

Fifth-freedom charters...........................................2175

Income source rules..............................................2565

Lithium batteries transport prohibition..........................2374

Noise certification standards....................................2238

Passengers:

Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals........2166

Air transit program............................................2143

Baggage limitation for travelers to Cuba........................491

Manifest information...........................................1420

Nondiscrimination..............................................2181

Oxygen use.....................................................2163

Passenger Name Record information........................1426, 1452

Security service fee...........................................1447

Use of portable oxygen concentrator devices onboard............2242

Seats, crashworthiness standards.................................2230

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1460

Security infrastructure fees.....................................1448

Service difficulty reports.......................................2196

Air fares:

See Air rates and fares

Air pollution control:

See also Motor vehicle pollution

Accidental release prevention........................3028, 3170, 3171

Acid Rain Program...........................................120, 3099

Air quality data affected by exceptional, natural, and international events.........................................3114

Air quality modeling.............................................3118

Air quality resources:

Class I area designations......................................3175

Air quality standards....................3172, 3173, 3218, 3232, 3237

Ambient air quality monitoring.........................100, 102, 3054

Best available retrofit technology..........................121, 3233

Boilers..........................................................3149

Carbon monoxide..................................................3172

Chemicals........................................................3297

Chromium emissions...............................................3184

Clean Air Act........................................3036, 3121, 3126

Clean Air Interstate rule.........................................119

Clean Air Visibility Rule.........................................121

Combustion turbines..............................................3148

Continuous parameter monitoring systems..........................3056

Delisting hazardous pollutants.................3068, 3126, 3185, 3186

Electric generating units.........................................110

Electric utility steam generating units....................3149, 3230

Emission control diagnostic systems..............................3062

Emission reporting requirements..................................3101

Emissions from animal feeding operations.........................3213

Emissions monitoring program...................3056, 3099, 3123, 3130

Emissions standards:

Aircraft engines...............................................3133

Architectural coatings...................................3031, 3078

Coke ovens...............................................3037, 3245

Component durability procedures................................3093

Diesel engines and fuels.................................3113, 3253

Diesel fuel sulfur transition..................................3165

Heavy-duty diesel trucks.......................................3239

Hydrogen fluoride production...................................3037

Locomotive engines..............................................104

Marine diesel engines...........................................104

Navajo generating station................................3167, 3168

New marine engines.............................................3037

New motor vehicles.......................................3074, 3132

Performance criteria...........................................3124

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Permit requirements............................................3037

Radionuclides..................................................3117

Semiconductor facilities.......................................3037

Spark-ignition engines..........................................105

Test procedures for highway and nonroad engines................3241

VOC standards..................................................3049

Emissions trades.................................................3194

Fine particulate matter...........................................102

Flexible air permit rule.........................................3077

Fuels and fuel additives....3034, 3055, 3058, 3071, 3079, 3135, 3136, 3142, 3151, 3152

Gas turbines.....................................................3185

Gasoline anti-dumping program........................3131, 3134, 3137

Hazardous air pollutants.....3032, 3126, 3174, 3200, 3225, 3251, 3310

Inspection/maintenance programs............................3193, 3195

Interstate transport of fine particulate matter.......120, 3235, 3246

MACT standards.............................................3063, 3230

Maintenance and repair activities................................3083

Methyl bromide.............................................3202, 3252

Mineral wool production..........................................3203

Mobile sources..............................................101, 3234

Monitoring requirements..........................................3218

NESHAP:

Acrylic/modacrylic fiber production............................3208

Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities..................3176

Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing manufacturing...........3238

Autobody refinishing...........................................3102

Brick and structural clay products manufacturing...............3154

Cellulose products manufacturing...............................3236

Chemical preparations industry.................................3227

Clay ceramics industry.........................................3217

Coating manufacturing..........................................3146

Coke ovens.....................................................3245

Copper smelters................................................3226

Defense land systems...........................................3088

Elastomers...............................................3174, 3187

Electric arc furnace manufacturing.............................3221

Ethylene oxide...........................................3042, 3067

Ethylene processes.............................................3231

Ferroalloys production.........................................3201

Gasoline distribution facilities.........................3043, 3222

General provisions.......................................3084, 3128

Glass manufacturing industry...................................3207

Halogenated solvent cleaning...................................3046

Hazardous Organic NESHAP.......................................3048

Hazardous waste combustion facilities..........................3360

Hydrochloric acid production...................................3070

Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing...................3212

Industrial process cooling towers..............................3044

Industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters........................................3108, 3156, 3216

Iron and steel foundries...........................3085, 3089, 3214

Lead acid battery manufacturing................................3225

Lead smelting..................................................3179

Magnetic tape manufacturing....................................3047

Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3178

Municipal solid waste landfills................................3066

Nonferrous metals........................................3219, 3220

Off-site waste and recovery operations residual risk standard 3169

Oil and natural gas production...........................3210, 3211

Organic chemical manufacturing...........................3076, 3251

Organic liquid distribution..............................3086, 3111

Paint and allied products industry.............................3228

Paint stripping................................................3206

Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities......................3045

Petroleum refineries...........................................3183

Pharmaceuticals production...............................3205, 3243

Plastic parts and products.....................................3094

Plating and polishing..........................................3215

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing........3147, 3160

Pollution prevention alternative compliance....................3128

Polymers and resins................................3177, 3187, 3188

Polyurethane foam production...................................3204

Polyvinyl chloride and copolymers production...................3109

Portland cement manufacturing industry.........................3041

Predictive emission monitoring.................................3039

Primary aluminum reduction plants..............................3127

Printing and publishing industry.........................3125, 3182

Refractory products manufacturing..............................3153

Reinforced plastic composites..................................3240

Secondary aluminum production..................................3112

Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3180

Site remediation.........................................3073, 3224

Source categories..............................................3128

Surface coating of automobiles and light-duty trucks...........3095

Surface coating of metal cans..................................3072

Synthetic organic chemicals....................................3048

Taconite iron ore processing...................................3223

Thermoplastics...........................................3174, 3188

Total facility low risk determination for residual risk........3069

New source performance standards.........3087, 3119, 3148, 3149, 3150

New source review..............103, 110, 3083, 3090, 3145, 3244, 3254

New stationary sources...........................................3037

Nitrogen oxides.................................114, 3099, 3129, 3141

Opacity measurement of emissions...........................3120, 3123

Operating permits...............................106, 3091, 3140, 3191

Ozone and ozone precursors: 8-hour standard......122, 3104, 3138, 3198, 3199, 3229, 3248, 3254, 3255

National ambient air quality standards........109, 122, 3104, 3199, 3229, 3237, 3248, 3254, 3255

Protection of stratospheric ozone.....3030, 3051, 3052, 3061, 3080, 3081, 3082, 3096, 3100, 3106, 3107, 3139, 3143, 3144, 3166, 3202, 3209, 3242, 3252

Transport.........................120, 3097, 3129, 3189, 3246, 3249

Particulate matter................................................100

PCB manufacturing................................................3279

Performance Track program........................................3338

Performance-based measurement system for fuels...................3057

Plantwide Applicability Limit.....................................103

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing................3147

Polymer exemption rule...........................................3280

Prevention of significant deterioration....103, 110, 3083, 3090, 3244

Project XL.................................................3018, 3025

Reciprocating internal combustion engines..................3087, 3150

Risk management plans............................................3028

List of substances.............................................3171

Public access to information...................................3170

Solid waste incinerators.............................3115, 3119, 3164

Source category list.............................................3200

State implementation plans.....102, 122, 3060, 3104, 3229, 3250, 3254

Sulfur oxides..............................................3053, 3173

Synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing........................3122

Transportation conformity..................................3159, 3247

Tribal implementation plans...........................122, 3104, 3254

Volatile organic compounds.........3029, 3049, 3064, 3110, 3122, 3157

Voluntary superior monitoring....................................3197

Wood furniture industry..........................................3181

Air rates and fares:

Aviation data requirements.......................................2180

Air safety:

See Aviation safety

Air tariffs:

See Air rates and fares

Air traffic control:

Emergency security control........................................755

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Retirement coverage of air traffic controllers...................3595

Waiver of mandatory separation age for air traffic controllers 2217

Air transportation:

See also Air carriers

Air rates and fares

Aircraft

Airmen

Airports

Airspace

Aviation safety

Navigation (air)

Aviation economics...............................................2164

Electronic presentation of cargo data............................1428

Excise taxes...............................................2563, 2716

Hazardous substances.............................................2367

Nondiscrimination................................................2181

Small business size standards....................................3649

Aircraft:

Aging aircraft...................................................2240

Type certificate and supplemental type certificate holder data.........................................................91

Aircraft parts...................................................2232

Airworthiness directives and standards....90, 2192, 2193, 2223, 2224, 2225

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in airplane sales...............................................2437

Area navigation..................................................2214

Aviation Radio Service...........................................3947

Certification procedures for products and parts..................2188

Child restraint systems....................................2233, 2243

Cockpit voice recorder requirements..............................2227

Electrical and electronic system standards.......................2195

Exhaust emissions standard for engines...........................3133

Export licensing jurisdiction.....................................517

Extended operations of multi-engine airplanes....................2216

Flight data recorder regulations...........................2190, 2227

Float plane take-off and landing.................................1404

Foreign civil aircraft...........................................2176

Fuel tank safety.................................................2240

Halon-1301 fire extinguishing vessels............................3143

Hazardous material recognition training..........................2234

Hazardous material transportation................................2375

Improved seats retrofit..........................................2230

Maintenance:

Aging aircraft...................................................88

Bilateral agreements with Canada...............................2239

Noise requirements...............................................2212

Ownership transfer notification..................................2228

Private charter security rules...................................1457

Propeller-driven small airplane noise certification........2212, 2241

Public water system regulations..................................3410

Repair stations:

Ratings and quality system.....................................2203

Security requirements..........................................1441

Rotorcraft.......................................................2192

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................773

Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more 1456

Transponders...............................................2189, 2213

Transport category:

Airworthiness directives and standards.......2197, 2206, 2218, 2235

Crew discreet alerting systems.................................2198

Flight deck door monitoring....................................2198

Flight guidance systems........................................2218

Fuel tank flammability reduction.................................89

Fuel tank system safety..........................................90

Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions.........2197

Wiring system safety.............................................90

Aircraft pilots:

See Airmen

Airlines:

See Air carriers

Airmen:

Counterfeit-resistant certification requirements.................2228

Criminal history background checks...............................1462

Drug abuse.......................................................2226

Drug or alcohol test refusal.....................................2215

Extension of expired flight instructor certificates and inspection authorizations for personnel assigned outside the US in support of the Armed Forces........................2250

Flight training for aliens.................................1451, 1473

Rest and duty requirements.......................................2231

Second-in-command type rating....................................2245

Security disqualifications.......................................2237

Training requirements for flight under visual flight rules in the Washington, DC zone......................................2222

Airplanes:

See Aircraft

Airports:

Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals..........2166

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1414

Chicago O'Hare International Airport:

Congestion and delay reduction.................................2220

Limitations for unscheduled operations.........................2247

Concessions:

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation................2178

Criminal history background checks for escorted access...........1458

Criminal history background checks for operators.................1462

Customs security area access.....................................1425

Effluent limitations for deicing operations......................3393

Enhanced security procedures within the Washington, DC

Metropolitan Area Flight Restricted Zone.....................1466

Noise compatibility regulations..................................2244

Private land mobile radio services...............................3945

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

Commuter aircraft definition...................................2248

Enhanced security procedures for certain operations............1467

Security compliance program......................................1461

Small business size standards....................................3649

Airspace:

Regulations, routine issue of....................................2207

Use and preservation of..........................................2191

Washington, DC metropolitan area...........................2199, 2222

Airways:

See Airspace

Airworthiness directives and standards:

See Aircraft

Alaska Natives:

See Indians

Alcohol abuse:

Airmen testing...................................................2215

Aviation personnel...............................................2211

Mine personnel...................................................2094

Testing following marine incident..................................59

Transportation workplace testing.....................2172, 2174, 2185

Alcohol and alcoholic beverages:

See also Beer

Liquors

Wine

Advertising regulations....................................2472, 2474

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2503

Distilled spirits plant regulations..............................2484

Import and export regulations....................................2473

Labeling regulations.................................2472, 2474, 2475

Organic claims in labeling and advertising.......................2509

Specially denatured alcohol regulations..........................2473

Standards of fill................................................2526

Taxpaid distilled spirits used to manufacture nonbeverage products.....................................................2487

TTB Bulletin regulations.........................................2533

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Aliens:

See also Citizenship and naturalization

Immigration

Refugees

Address notification.............................................1496

Adjustment of status...1265, 1294, 1296, 1301, 1304, 1307, 1336, 1339

Affidavit of support.......................................1284, 2012

Air transit program..............................................2143

American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act.....1266, 1958

Arriving aliens definition.......................................1435

Asylum...........................................................1295

Dismissal of application.......................................1345

Interpreter services during interviews.........................1330

Numerical limit on grants......................................2014

Battered and abused spouses and children...................1282, 2013

Border crossing cards:

Elimination of.................................................1423

Identification documents.......................................2158

Children:

Care and placement of unaccompanied children...................1226

Certificate of citizenship application.........................1298

Child Status Protection Act..............................1317, 2139

Civil surgeon program............................................1348

Conditional residents:

Termination of marriage........................................1289

Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1268

Criminal convictions:

Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent offenses...................................................1477

Custody procedures.........................................1481, 2008

Deportability and inadmissibility on public charge grounds.......1287

Deportation proceedings:

Power of Attorney General......................................1478

Suspension.........................................1337, 2000, 2013

Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1480

Diversity visas..................................................2150

Documentary requirements for returning temporary residents.......1309

Duty to surrender when ordered removed from the United States 2010

Employment:

Australian nonimmigrants in specialty occupations..............2072

EB-5 classification......................................1316, 2009

Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1323

Eligibility pilot program......................................1352

Eligibility verification.................................1313, 2159

Employer sanctions.............................................1494

International broadcasters.....................................1300

Labor certification process........................1276, 2064, 2068

Labor condition applications.............................2069, 2070

Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................2067

Premium processing service for petitions and applications.....1332, 1338

Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas 2069, 2070

Temporary nonagricultural services or labor....................1340

Verification documents.........................................1335

Evidence processing timeframe....................................1322

Exchange visitors:

Duration of program participation for professors and research scholars...................................................2156

Secondary students.............................................2145

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System...1471, 1485, 1490, 1491, 2147

Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1269

Extension of time limit on admission of Mexican nationals........1430

Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1424

Fingerprinting.......................................1285, 1291, 2140

Firearm purchase requirements....................................1968

Flight training............................................1451, 1473

Good conduct time for prisoners..................................1940

H-1B petition fees...............................................1329

Health care workers........................................1327, 2148

Illegal entry....................................................1347

Inadmissability..................................................1258

Criminal grounds.........................................1271, 1351

Former U.S. citizens who renounced citizenship to avoid taxation...................................................1262

Unlawful voters................................................2157

Inspection and expedited removal.................................1433

International-to-International Program...........................1417

Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program..........1280, 1334

Juveniles........................................................1344

Legal Immigration Family Equity Act........................1301, 1303

Medical examination requirements.................................1348

Medical grounds of inadmissibility and waivers...................1270

National interest waivers for physicians.........................1292

NATO civilian employees..........................................1261

Naturalization of aliens serving in the Armed Forces and their dependents....................................................760

Non-deportation agreement........................................1495

Nonimmigrant classes:

Academic honoraria for B visa status...........................1297

Admission requirements.........................................1311

Automatic voiding..............................................1347

Border commuter students.......................................1488

Change of status prior to pursuing a course of study...........1310

Construction work by B visitors................................1267

Denial of applications by schools for approval to enroll students...................................................1486

Documentation of professionals.................................2151

Duration of status limitations.................................1484

Eliminating numerical cap on Mexican TN visas..................1318

Essential support personnel in the O and P classifications.....1279

Firearm prohibitions...........................................1970

K classification...............................................1303

Nurses...................................................1293, 2066

Petitioning requirements.......................................1324

Reduced course load for students at border communities.........1498

Registration and monitoring policies...........................1483

Revocation of visas............................................1500

Spouses and children of lawful permanent residents.............1302

Student and Exchange Visitor Program school recertification 1490, 1491

Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 students.............................................1342, 1499

Temporary visitor for business (B-1) classification............1275

Temporary workers..................................1325, 1340, 2055

Victims of trafficking or criminal activity........1305, 1306, 1308

Visa exemption for nationals of the British Virgin Islands entering the U.S. through St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 1437

Visas for treaty aliens in specialty occupations...............2161

Permanent residence cards replacement............................1277

Powers and duties of service officers............................2006

Refugee status...................................................1288

Numerical limit on admissions..................................2014

Registration requirements..................................1313, 1321

Rejection of petitions or applications...........................1333

Religious workers................................................1260

Removal of visa and passport waiver for residents of Canada and

Bermuda......................................................1436

Removal orders.............................................1476, 1492

Removal proceedings............................1433, 2006, 2007, 2011

Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to nonresidents.................................................2707

Social security regulations:

Additional insured status requirements for workers..............149

Benefits for lawfully present aliens...........................1283

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Syrian nationals.................................................1304

Temporary protected status.................................1328, 1343

Trafficking victims..................................1479, 2155, 2985

Transit without visa.............................................1417

United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology

Program....................................1409, 1410, 1411, 1412

Unlawful presence................................................1347

Visa Waiver Permanent Program Act................................1266

Visa Waiver Program..............................................1432

Waiver of fees...................................................1264

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...26, 238, 241, 244, 245, 1023, 1054

Bovine tuberculosis............................................4, 239

Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer...........................225

Cost-sharing for emergency programs...............................243

Foot-and-mouth disease.......................................224, 240

Trichinae.........................................................222

Animal drugs:

Designation for minor use and minor species................1027, 1029

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

Supplements regulations..........................................1057

Use of materials derived from cattle.............................1071

Animal feeds:

See Animal drugs

Animal welfare:

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2402

Marine mammals......214, 628, 630, 631, 632, 633, 634, 635, 636, 637, 638, 673, 674, 675, 678, 680, 1670, 1685, 1696, 1755, 1772, 1783, 1866

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees..................................................1098

Standards for birds, rats, and mice.................................5

Transportation on international carriers.........................1631

Animals:

See also Animal diseases

Animal drugs

Animal welfare

Livestock

Wildlife

Air emissions from feeding operations............................3213

Imports:

Dog and Cat Protection Act.....................................2402

Transgenic.......................................................3316

Annuities:

See Pensions

Antidumping:

Baseline recalculation for downstream oxygenate addition.........3137

Certification of factual information..............................475

Sunset reviews...............................................469, 473

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:

Classified national security information.......................3482

Declassification of national security information..............3479

Electronic mail................................................3483

Facility locations and hours...................................3489

Federal records management................................133, 3484

Freedom of information...................................3480, 3486

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grant

Program....................................................3481

National Industrial Security Program...........................3477

Nondiscrimination..................................3474, 3478, 3487

Presidential library facilities................................3485

Standards for records storage facilities.......................3488

Testimony by employees and production of records in legal proceedings................................................3475

Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3476

TTB Bulletin regulations.........................................2533

Armed forces:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Military personnel

Selective Service System

Air Force:

Incidental taking of marine mammals........................630, 637

Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Boards..........................875

Armed services exchange regulations...............................753

Army:

Check-cashing privileges........................................882

Flood control cost-sharing requirements.........................890

Freedom of Information Act provisions...........................873

Obtaining customer information from financial institutions......874

Personnel review board..........................................876

Army Corps of Engineers:

Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking..................884

Environmental quality requirements..............................888

ESA scope of analysis...........................................889

Nationwide Permit Program regulations...........................886

Protection of historic properties...............................883

Special events rule.............................................891

CHAMPUS........................896, 897, 898, 899, 900, 901, 902, 912

TRICARE......894, 895, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 908, 909, 911, 913, 914

Coast Guard:

Acquisition regulations........................................3774

Ballast water discharge standards..............................1394

Cargo securing.................................................1392

Commercial diving operations...................................1390

Deep water ports...............................................1368

Dry cargo residue on the Great Lakes...........................1360

Escort requirements for vessels in U.S. waters...........1383, 1403

Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1369, 1385

Maritime education and training..........................2386, 2389

Merchant mariners....................................60, 1398, 2387

Notifications of arrival or departure..........................1396

Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1387

Pollution prevention equipment.................................1361

Propeller injury prevention....................................1393

Regulated navigation areas.....................................1384

Rules of practice..............................................1357

Safety and security zone regulations.....................1377, 1399

Vessel response plans for oil......................1369, 1386, 1389

Whistleblower protection.......................................1372

Criminal jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US 775

Discharge standards for vessels..................................3374

Incidental take of migratory birds during military readiness.....1725

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Naturalization of aliens serving in the Armed Forces and their dependents....................................................760

Navy:

Incidental taking of marine mammals....632, 633, 635, 636, 638, 674

Maritime education and training..........................2386, 2389

Release of official information for litigation purposes and testimony by personnel......................................893

Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements.................892

Off-installation liaison and operations...........................875

Reemployment.....................................................3532

Selected Reserve:

TRICARE.........................................................910

Selective service regulation.....................................3632

Arms and munitions:

Carriage of concealed weapons by law enforcement officers........2021

Commerce in................................................1965, 1973

DOD contractors' safety manual....................................777

Excise taxes.....................................................2481

Explosives and small arms manufacturing safety regulations.......2122

Explosives safety..........................................1966, 1972

Export controls....................................483, 487, 520, 527

Imports..........................................................2481

International Traffic in Arms Regulations........................2154

Nonimmigrant alien prohibitions..................................1970

Pistol definition................................................1974

Propellant actuated device definition............................1963

Residency requirements for purchasers............................1968

Response site prioritization protocol.............................781

Secure gun storage...............................................1971

Arts and crafts:

See Indians-arts and crafts

Asbestos:

Environmental differential pay for exposure......................3560

Exposure limit.....................................................82

Model accreditation plan.........................................3304

Asylum:

See Immigration

Atomic energy:

See Nuclear energy

Attorneys:

See Lawyers

Auditing:

See Accounting

Authority delegations:

Banks............................................................2430

Civil penalty issuance...........................................1997

DHS........................................................1243, 1482

FCC..............................................................3927

FERC.............................................................4022

Forest Service....................................................402

HHS................................................................42

Immigration judges...............................................1997

INS..............................................................2001

IRS..............................................................2865

Personnel and general claims settlement...........................765

VA.........................................................2908, 2970

Automatic data processing:

See Computer technology

Automobiles:

See Motor vehicles

Aviation safety:

Aging aircraft...............................................88, 2240

Type certificate and supplemental type certificate holder data.........................................................91

Air tour and sightseeing operations..............................2208

Aircraft improved seats retrofit.................................2230

Airworthiness directives and standards...........90, 2192, 2193, 2224

Antidrug and alcohol misuse prevention programs..................2211

Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee.............................1444

Cargo security...................................................1449

Civil aviation security rules....................................1455

Flight guidance systems..........................................2218

Flight rules...............................................2223, 2225

Flight simulation device qualification...........................2210

Fuel tank flammability reduction...................................89

Fuel tank system regulations.......................................90

Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2163

Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions...........2197

Pilot rest and duty requirements.................................2231

Quality control in procurement of items...........................865

Secure Flight Program............................................1454

Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1451

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1460

Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more 1456

Security threat assessment for certificate holders and applicants...................................................1445

Transponder requirement....................................2189, 2213

Wiring system regulations..........................................90

B

Baggage:

See Freight

Balloons:

See Aircraft

Bank deposit insurance:

Annual independent audits........................................3979

Assessments......................................................3980

District of Columbia chartered banks.............................2549

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............4063

Filing procedures for state nonmember banks......................3975

Post-employment restriction on senior examiners..................3974

Qualified tuition savings programs...............................3978

Regulatory publication and review................................3972

Reporting requirements...........................................3979

Risk-based guidelines............................................3984

Securities disclosure regulations for State nonmember banks......3986

Bankruptcy:

RCRA financial responsibility....................................3353

Banks, banking:

See also Bank deposit insurance

Credit

Electronic funds transfers

Federal home loan banks

Federal Reserve System

National banks

Savings associations

Affiliate marketing regulations..................................3977

Automated Clearinghouse regulations........................2465, 2467

Bank Secrecy Act......2430, 2434, 2435, 2436, 2437, 2438, 2439, 2440, 2444, 2450, 2451, 2452, 2453, 2454, 2455, 2456, 2457, 2458, 2459

Broker-dealer registration requirements..........................4199

Capital........................................2894, 2895, 4039, 4050

Community Reinvestment Act regulations........2553, 2901, 3985, 3987, 4047, 4051

Conversion of insured credit unions to mutual savings banks......4091

Cross-border transportation of negotiable instruments............2438

Customer identification program............................2432, 2442

Deposit definition...............................................3973

Due diligence requirements.......................................2441

Electronic funds transfer........................................4040

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act............3977, 4045, 4060

Affiliate marketing regulations................................2546

Identity theft protection................................2541, 2897

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations...2545, 2899, 2900, 3976, 3982, 4044, 4048

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Farm credit:

Assessment and apportionment of administrative expenses........3808

Borrower rights..........................................3810, 3827

Capital adequacy...............................................3824

Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3811, 3817

Financially related services...................................3809

Funding and fiscal affairs.........................3823, 3824, 3825

Golden parachute and indemnification payments..................3828

Governance of institutions.....................................3817

Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3822

Loan policies and operations.......................3823, 3824, 3825

Mission-related investments....................................3820

Preferred stock issuance.......................................3818

Priority of claims.............................................3821

Receivership repudiation authorities...........................3819

Scope of financing regulations.................................3814

Termination regulations........................................3815

FBI authority to exchange criminal history record information 2015

Financial crimes enforcement network.......................2443, 2446

Financial institutions:

Payment service providers......................................2414

Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to nonresident aliens.........................................2707

Financial record information furnished to DOD................757, 758

Financial subsidiaries.....................................2415, 2416

Foreign exchange operations......................................2462

Holding companies..................4037, 4038, 4039, 4042, 4046, 4159

Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.............2552

Market risk measure..............................................3983

Money laundering deterrents.......2434, 2435, 2436, 2437, 2444, 2447, 2448, 2449, 2450, 2451, 2452, 2453, 2454, 2455, 2456, 2457, 2458

Post-employment restrictions for senior examiners................2898

Privacy notices............................................2551, 4066

Privacy of financial records and information.....................1256

Regulation W provisions..........................................3975

Remotely created check fraud.....................................4043

Risk-based capital standards...................2894, 2895, 3983, 4050

Securities borrowing transactions..........................2547, 3983

Securities brokers and dealers:

Qualifications for banks and securities representatives........3981

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

SEC exemptions.................................................4205

Special measures against the Commercial Bank of Syria............2447

State banks:

Membership in the Federal Reserve System....4036, 4038, 4039, 4041, 4042

Stored value cards...............................................3973

Thrift institutions..............................................4186

Truth in lending.................................................4049

Truth in savings.................................................4052

Barges:

See Cargo vessels

Barrels:

See Packaging and containers

Beef:

See Livestock

Meat and meat products

Beer:

Alternating brewery proprietorship...............................2476

Labeling and advertising regulations.............................2513

TTB brewery regulations revisions................................2471

Beverages:

See Alcohol and alcoholic beverages

Biologics:

See also Blood

Adverse event reporting...........................................220

Bacterial vaccines and toxoids...................................1058

Exports......................................................507, 524

Immunization standard for long term care facilities..............1217

Labeling.......................................................45, 47

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

Revocation of Group A Streptococcus..............................1015

Safety reporting requirements....................................1034

Smallpox vaccine:

Injury compensation program....................................1086

Injury table...................................................1085

Standardized electronic study data.................................44

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program..............................1083

Birds:

See Wildlife

Blind:

See Medicaid

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Blood:

Current good manufacturing practices.............................1036

Hepatitis C virus................................................1036

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1146

Labeling and storage requirements................................1046

Regulation amendments............................................1017

Boats and boating safety:

See Marine safety

Navigation (water)

Bonding:

See Surety bonds

Bonds:

Continuous bond program..........................................2393

Immigration surety bonds...................................1472, 1474

Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1470

Municipal........................................................2767

Private activity.................................................2682

Qualified zone academy bonds.....................................2736

Refunding issue..................................................2703

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program..............3640, 3651, 3663, 3664

Borders:

See International boundaries

Bridges:

Drawbridge operation.......................................1371, 1382

Broadcasting:

See Radio

Television

Brokers:

Annuity broker qualifications....................................2027

Financial responsibility rules...................................4201

Net capital requirements.........................................4211

Quotation requirements...........................................4204

Registration requirements for banks..............................4199

Buildings:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Access for individuals with disabilities.........................2990

Asbestos.........................................................3304

Buses:

See Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Business and industry:

See also Accounting

Advertising

Bankruptcy

Competitiveness

Confidential business information

Holding companies

Indians-business and finance

Labeling

Labor

Packaging and containers

Small businesses

Taxes

Trade practices

Trademarks

Acrylic/modacrylic fiber production..............................3208

Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities:

Air pollution control..........................................3176

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Asphalt processing and asphalt roofing manufacturing.............3238

Assumption of liabilities in corporate transactions..............2577

Autobody refinishing.............................................3102

Brick and structural clay products manufacturing.................3154

Cellulose products manufacturing:

Air pollution control..........................................3236

Cement manufacturing industry....................................3041

Safe and environmentally protective use of granular mine tailings...................................................3337

Chemical preparations industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3227

Chemicals:

Air pollution control..........................................3122

Control of PMNs................................................3308

Manufacture..................................3293, 3294, 3307, 3314

Pollution standards............................................3279

Chlor-alkali manufacturing:

Effluent guidelines............................................3396

Clay ceramics industry...........................................3217

Coating manufacturing............................................3146

Commercial diving operations.....................................1390

Construction:

Aliens working during stay.....................................1267

Effluent guidelines..............................................3392

Electric arc furnace manufacturing...............................3221

Entertainment industry...........................................2688

EPA operating permits............................................3191

Financing cooperative stock.......................................423

Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................4058

Glass manufacturing industry.....................................3207

Hydrochloric acid production.....................................3070

Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing.....................3212

Iron and steel foundries.......................3085, 3089, 3214, 3382

Lead acid battery manufacturing:

Air pollution control..........................................3225

Organic chemical manufacturing.............................3076, 3251

Paint and allied products industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3228

Paint stripping..................................................3206

Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities:

Air pollution control..........................................3045

Pharmaceuticals..................................................3243

Air pollution control..........................................3205

Plastic parts and products.......................................3094

Plating and polishing............................................3215

Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing..........3147, 3160

Polyurethane foam production:

Air pollution control..........................................3204

Polyvinyl chloride and copolymers production:

Air pollution control..........................................3109

Printing and publishing....................................3125, 3182

Pulp, paper and paperboard:

Effluent limitations...........................................3384

Refractory products manufacturing................................3153

Surface coating of metal cans....................................3072

Taconite iron ore processing.....................................3223

Vinyl chloride manufacturing:

Effluent guidelines............................................3396

Wood furniture industry:

Air pollution control..........................................3181

C

Cable television:

Cable Act reform.................................................3891

Cost of service..................................................3886

Customer service standards.......................................3887

Digital must carry requirements..................................3895

Home wiring rights...............................................3890

Horizontal ownership limits......................................3896

Pole attachments.................................................3894

Rates............................................................3885

Cancer:

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3024

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................2091

Cargo:

See Freight

Cargo vessels:

See also Maritime carriers

Barges:

Launch barge waiver program....................................2384

Load line requirements.........................................1367

Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1387

Cargo securing on vessels in U.S. waters.........................1392

Dangerous cargo notification of arrival....................1375, 1401

Deepwater port regulations.......................................1368

Dry cargo residue on the Great Lakes.............................1360

Manifest discrepancy reports.....................................1416

Pressure monitoring devices......................................1408

Tank level devices...............................................1408

Tank vessels:

Escorts..................................................1383, 1403

Response plans.....................................1369, 1386, 1389

Cemeteries:

Delegation of authority to accept donations for national cemeteries...................................................2970

VA burial benefits...............................................2914

Census data: 2010 Census Redistricting Data Program............................463

Annual Trade Survey...............................................460

Cutoff dates for recognition of boundary changes..................461

Disclosure of income tax return information......................2829

Disclosure of information.........................................468

Cereals (commodity):

See Grains

CHAMPUS:

Claimcheck denials appeals process................................900

Dental benefits under retiree dental program......................904

Double coverage...................................................899

Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision..................897

Hospital payment for ambulatory care..............................896

Individual Case Management Program................................902

Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.........901

Prosthetic devices coverage.......................................898

Regulation amendments.............................................912

TRICARE....894, 895, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 908, 909, 910, 913, 914

Dental program..................................................911

Charter buses:

See Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Checks:

See Banks, banking

Chemicals:

See also Drugs

Hazardous substances

Pesticides and pests

Activated phosphors..............................................3290

Air pollution control......................................3064, 3122

Aryl phosphates..................................................3318

Assessment information rule......................................3293

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3326

Diethanolamine...................................................3299

Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1987

Drinking water regulations.....................1079, 3398, 3405, 3408

Electronic application for controlled substances.................1981

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program......................3268, 3276

Export control................................113, 481, 507, 524, 527

Flame retardant substances.................................3283, 3319

Gamma butyrolactone..............................................1979

Glycol ethers....................................................3302

Health and safety reporting rule.................................3294

Helium conservation..............................................1921

High production volume chemicals..................................123

Hydrogen fluoride................................................3300

Hydroxides in household products, packaging standard for.........3802

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Maleic anhydride.................................................3303

New use rules for PMNs...........................................3308

Ozone depleting..................................................3252

Essential use allowances...........................3106, 3144, 3242

Halon-1301.....................................................3143

Methyl bromide...........................................3100, 3202

Refrigerant recycling....................................3080, 3082

Refrigerants.......................................3030, 3081, 3209

Substitutes........................................3051, 3107, 3139

Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates........................................3289

Perfluorooctanoic acid...........................................3298

Phosphorus forms, red, white and hypophosphorous acid............1980

Phthalic anhydride...............................................3301

Polychlorinated biphenyls............................3279, 3286, 3306

Polymers and resins........................................3174, 3280

Registration and reregistration fees.............................1988

Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and

List II chemicals............................................1982

Right-to-Know initiative...................................3296, 3320

Significant New Use Rule...................................3289, 3297

Sodium permanganate..............................................1990

Test rules......................................123, 3277, 3309, 3315

Toxic substances...........................................3307, 3314

Toxic Substances Control Act......3014, 3285, 3288, 3289, 3290, 3295, 3298, 3316

Toxicity profiles................................................3281

Toxicity testing, developmental and reproductive.................3313

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications..................3323, 3328

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3325

Metal mining...................................................3327

Reporting requirements...................................3324, 3327

Transferring manufacture rights..................................3288

Child abuse:

See Child welfare

Child labor:

Hazardous occupations............................................2047

Child support:

Safeguarding information.........................................1223

Standards for review and adjustment..............................1233

Child welfare:

See also Adoption and foster care

Child labor

Child support

Aliens:

Battered children........................................1282, 2013

Care and placement of unaccompanied children...................1226

At-risk afterschool suppers.......................................291

Chafee National Youth in Transition Database.....................1227

Child Care and Development Fund..................................1232

Health insurance accessibility...................................1228

Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent

Offender Registration Act....................................2029

NIH training grants..............................................1097

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....2025

Reporting requirements.........................................2024

Recordkeeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit material.....................................................2036

Safeguards for subjects in clinical investigations of drug products.....................................................1038

Use of restraint and seclusion in residential psychiatric treatment facilities..............................996, 1118, 1148

Children:

See Infants and children

Cigars and cigarettes:

Customs regulations..............................................2485

In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2490

Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2530

Regulations for papers or tubes that are not in packages.........2489

Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2486

Tax computation on large cigars............................2483, 2534

Citizens band radio service:

See Radio

Citizenship and naturalization:

See also Aliens

Immigration

Application by alternative applicant if citizen parent has died 1320

Child Citizenship Act............................................1298

Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for benefits.....................................................1341

Procedures for individuals with disabilities.....................1314

Revoking grants of naturalization................................1290

Civil defense:

See Disaster assistance

Civil rights:

See also Equal employment opportunity

Fair housing

Commission on Civil Rights regulations update....................2993

FMCSA financial assistance recipients............................2283

Food Stamp Program data collections...............................310

Nondiscrimination:

Age discrimination.......................................3437, 3478

CNCS...........................................................3003

DHS................................................1240, 1241, 1242

DOJ............................................................1960

Federally assisted programs....................................3715

GSA................................................3438, 3439, 3441

HHS.............................................................995

HIPAA..........................................80, 2693, 2694, 2695

HUD programs...................................................1529

Individuals with disabilities........72, 73, 3436, 3611, 3613, 3715

NARA...............................................3474, 3478, 3487

NCUA...........................................................4069

NEA......................................................3494, 3613

NEH......................................................3494, 3613

OFHEO..........................................................3502

SSA......................................................3714, 3715

Peace Corps Volunteer Discrimination Complaint Procedure.........3613

Civil service system:

See Government employees

Claims:

CCC debt collection...............................................202

Collection by installments.......................................2464

DHS debt collection........................................1255, 1489

DoD authority................................................770, 771

FMS payments...............................................2460, 2461

FSA debt collection...............................................202

HHS..........................................................992, 993

Oil Pollution Act procedures.....................................1353

Presidio debt collection.........................................3626

Seized property..................................................2034

SSA debt collection...............................................138

Classified information:

Access............................................................766

Declassification of national security information................3479

DHS regulations..................................................1239

Disclosure of official information in connection with legal proceedings..................................................1252

National Industrial Security Program.............................3477

National security information regulations..................2141, 3482

NRC regulations..................................................4147

Research involving human subjects.................................915

Storage...........................................................767

Clean Air Act:

See Air pollution control

Clean Water Act:

See Water pollution control

Coal:

Abandoned refuse sites...........................................1892

Combustion wastes..........................................3331, 3347

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Coal mines:

See Mine safety and health

Mines

Surface mining

Coastal zone:

See also Continental shelf

Federal Consistency regulations...................................687

Waste deposit prevention.........................................3411

Colleges and universities:

See also Medical and dental schools

Academic honoraria for B nonimmigrant aliens.....................1297

Administration and support of basic research by the DOD...........784

Denial of applications for approval to enroll nonimmigrant students.....................................................1486

Duration of exchange visitor program participation for professors and research scholars.............................2156

Funding requirements for agricultural research and extension activities at Land-Grant Institutions....................247, 250

Grants administration.......................................769, 1235

Reduced course load for nonimmigrant students at border communities..................................................1498

Commercial fisheries:

See Fisheries

Commodities:

See Agricultural commodities

Commodity futures:

Anti-money laundering program....................................2455

Commodity trading advisor regulations............................3782

Contract market reporting rules..................................3784

Derivatives transaction execution facilities rules...............3786

Designated contract market clearing services for over-the- counter options on exempt commodities........................3788

Designated contract markets rules................................3786

Eligible commercial entities authorized to trade on exempt commercial markets...........................................3783

Exempt market rules..............................................3786

Federal speculative limit revision...............................3789

Foreign currency haircuts........................................3781

Investment of customer funds and record of investments...........3787

Large trader rules...............................................3784

Off-centralized market transactions..............................3785

Privacy notices..................................................3780

Security futures:

Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3779

Registration requirements for banks............................4199

Common carriers:

See also Air carriers

Communications common carriers

Maritime carriers

Motor carriers

Railroads

Explosive materials delivery.....................................1972

Communicable diseases:

Correctional management..........................................1951

Interstate and foreign quarantine..................................42

Smallpox:

Vaccine injury compensation program............................1086

Communications:

See also Communications common carriers

News media

Telecommunications 911 Act..........................................................3939

Airport Terminal Use frequencies in the 45-470 private land mobile radio pool............................................3945

Auction authority................................................3927

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................3960

Aviation Radio Service...........................................3947

Biennial review............................................3845, 3940

Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3851

Broadcast station construction permits...........................3893

Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3917

Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3850

Commercial mobile radio services...............3915, 3918, 3933, 3935

Competitive bidding:

Broadband PCS..................................................3918

Process........................................................3923

Rules for auction of 218-219 MHz...............................3916

Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and business pool channels.......................................3946

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and

Marketing Act................................................3837

Digital audio broadcasting.......................................3897

Equal employment opportunity rule................................3904

Excise tax.................................................2586, 2716

Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields................3847

FM radio allotment procedures....................................3884

Government transfer band.........................................3860

Horizontal ownership limits......................................3896

Informal complaints..............................................3834

Installment payments for Personal Communications Services licensees....................................................3931

Interference temperature operation...............................3852

International call-back service..................................3882

International service regulations................................3874

Interstate special access services...............................3967

IP-enabled services..............................................3969

Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................3928

Licensing low power operations in the private land mobile radio 450-470 MHz band.............................................3936

Maritime...................................................3914, 3930

Multiple address systems.........................................3922

National Exchange Carrier Association petition...................3968

North American Numbering Plan administration.....................3950

Private land mobile radio service................................3856

Public safety communications...............................3921, 3946

Quiet Zone application procedures................................3937

Radio market definitions.........................................3902

Radio spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary markets......................................................3934

Redesignation of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..............................3879

Redesignation of the 17.7-19.7 GHz band..........................3877

Regulatory fees..................................................3913

Satellite:

Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Service systems..................3878

Application and licensing requirements.........................3864

Broadcast Satellite Service....................................3877

Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary orbit......................................................3848

Digital audio radio service....................................3866

Earth stations.....................................3863, 3873, 3883

Fixed-satellite services.....................3869, 3877, 3878, 3925

Global mobile personal communications..........................3881

Licensing reform...............................................3870

Maritime mobile services.......................................3868

Mobile service provider flexibility............................3871

MSS spectrum allocation............................3859, 3865, 3880

Non-geostationary orbit..................................3869, 3876

Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the

V-band.....................................................3867

Orbital debris mitigation......................................3872

Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act.......3909, 3910, 3911

Sharing of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..................................3879

Securities Act reform............................................4174

Software defined radios..........................................3843

Spectrum allocation..............................................3861

Spectrum-based services to rural areas...........................3943

Terrestrial microwave fixed radio services.......................3929

Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................3932

Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................3932

TV:

Advertising practices..........................................3889

Cable Act................................................3886, 3891

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Cable television rates.........................................3885

Children's programming...................................3900, 3901

Competitive availability of navigation devices.................3892

Digital must carry requirements................................3895

Digital television service...................3898, 3900, 3906, 3948

Direct broadcast public interest obligations...................3899

DTV tuner requirements.........................................3858

Emergency Alert System...................................3840, 3841

Filing of network affiliation contracts........................3888

Joint sales agreements.........................................3907

Public interest information....................................3903

Public television station digital transition grant program......442

Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum band.......................................................3938

Service rules in UHF spectrum..................................3926

Significantly viewed out-of-market broadcast stations..........3908

Unlicensed operation in the broadcast bands....................3855

Video programming accessibility..........................3892, 3912

Ultra-wideband radio transmission................................3842

Unbundled network elements.......................................3966

Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................3961

Unlicensed devices in the 5 GHz band.............................3846

Unlicensed operation of the 3650-3700 band.......................3853

Unlicensed radiofrequency devices................................3857

Vehicle location and monitoring systems..........................3924

Wireless systems:

Advanced services..............................................3844

Hearing aid compatibility......................................3949

Regulatory review..............................................3942

Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act..................3939

World Radiocommunication Conference omnibus......................3854

Communications common carriers:

Informal complaints..............................................3834

Service disruption reporting requirements........................3849

Toll free service access codes...................................3953

Community action programs:

Empowerment zones................................................1593

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.........................................1591

Insular Areas Program..........................................1534

Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1590

Revitalization strategy........................................1594

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1591

Small cities program...........................................1588

SBA:

HUBZone Program....................................3636, 3642, 3660

Community facilities:

See Health facilities

Compensation:

See Unemployment compensation

Wages

Competitiveness:

American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act...........1266

American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act.................1266

Cable television companies.......................................3890

Communications Act.........................................3916, 3918

Television marketplace.....................................3885, 3892

Computer technology:

Access to information on government-owned systems.................924

Acquisition regulations.....................786, 790, 814, 3749, 3756

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and

Marketing Act................................................4061

De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................484

Electronic filing:

Investment advisers............................................4187

Electronic submission:

Documents......................................................4034

Exports......................................................516, 522

Information technology exchange program..........................3600

Internet:

Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule......................4056

Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP)...................511

Reuse, recycling, and recovery of electronic equipment...........3350

Conduct standards:

See Conflict of interests

Confidential business information:

EPA regulations............................................3014, 3026

Conflict of interests:

See also Political activities (Government employees)

CHAMPUS requirements..............................................897

DOE...............................................................977

EPA..............................................................3013

Ethical conduct..................................................3514

Ethics programs..................................................3511

Exemptions.......................................................3512

Financial disclosure.............................................3508

Post-government employment.................................3513, 3569

Standards of conduct..................................776, 1234, 3509

Conservation:

See Energy conservation

Natural resources

Construction industry:

Acquisition regulations...........................................833

Alien workers....................................................1267

Confined spaces for construction.................................2119

Electric power line worker safety................................2121

Hearing loss prevention..........................................2133

Hoisting equipment safety........................................2111

Consumer protection:

See also Labeling

Trade practices

All terrain vehicles.............................................3791

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3807

Baby bath seats..................................................3797

Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3801

Cable home wiring rights.........................................3890

Candles and candle accessories...................................3790

Child-resistant packaging........................................3806

Crib safety standards............................................3794

Disclosures......................................................4065

Flammability standards:

Bedclothes.....................................................3804

Clothing textiles..............................................3795

Mattresses/bedding........................................160, 3805

Upholstered furniture...........................................159

Household goods transportation.............................2275, 2279

Household products containing hydroxides, packaging standard for..........................................................3802

Lighters.........................................................3798

Nutrition health claims..........................................1063

Portable bed rails...............................................3796

Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3800

Table saw blades.................................................3803

Telemarketing sales rule.........................................4062

Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3835

Contagious diseases:

See Communicable diseases

Containers:

See Packaging and containers

Continental shelf:

Alternate energy-related uses....................................1858

Cost recovery for oil and gas operations services................1875

Exploration or development and production plans..................1879

Contracts:

See Government contracts

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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...................1004

Use of materials derived from cattle.............................1054

Recordkeeping requirements.....................................1055

Countervailing duties:

Certification of factual information..............................475

Sunset reviews...............................................469, 473

Courts:

Administrative Law Judge Program.................................3597

Civil contempt commitments.......................................1941

Courts of Indian Offenses........................................1849

CSOSA:

Ethical conduct for employees standards........................3011

Equal Access to Justice Act:

DHS proceedings................................................1254

DOI proceedings................................................1623

Crafts:

See Indians-arts and crafts

Credit:

See also Banks, banking

Credit unions

Mortgages

Anti-money laundering program....................................2456

Debt collection:

Administrative wage garnishment..........................1622, 2470

DoD........................................................770, 771

DOI......................................................1622, 1873

FEMA...........................................................1508

HHS........................................................992, 993

Matching of Federal employee records for salary offset.........2469

Offset of Federal payments.....................................2468

Salary offset...................................................993

SBA............................................................3657

SSA.............................................................138

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act......2541, 3977, 4045, 4060

Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations...2545, 2899, 2900, 3976, 3982, 4044, 4048

Partners and partnerships........................................2791

Truth in Lending Act.............................................4049

Credit unions:

Asset transfer approval..........................................4089

Bylaws...........................................................4075

Capital requirements for corporate credit unions.................4086

Community Development Revolving Loan Program.....................4076

Conversion to mutual savings banks...............................4091

Credit union service organizations...............................4093

Customer identification program..................................2442

Designation of low income status.................................4076

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act:

Address reconciliation rule....................................4072

Affiliate marketing regulations................................2546

Direct disputes with furnishers rule...........................4074

Furnisher accuracy guidelines and rules........................4073

Identity theft protection................................2541, 4071

Fair credit reporting................................4068, 4083, 4084

Fidelity bond coverage...........................................4087

Incidental powers rule...........................................4079

Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.............2552

Information requests under Freedom of Information and Privacy

Acts.........................................................4082

Medical information regulations..................................4083

Member business loans............................................4085

Negative credit information notice...............................4068

Nonconforming investments........................................4089

Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs.................4069

Office titles....................................................4094

Post-employment restrictions for NCUA examiners..................4088

Privacy of consumer financial information........................4070

Regulatory flexibility program...................................4086

Regulatory publication and review................................4081

Supervisory committee audits and verifications...................4077

Truth in Savings rule......................................4078, 4080

Unauthorized access to member information and member notice......4092

Uninsured secondary capital accounts.............................4090

Use of consumer information for marketing solicitations..........4084

Crime:

See also Drug abuse

Fraud

Aliens:

Battered and abused spouses and children.................1282, 2013

Criminal grounds of inadmissibility......................1271, 1351

Custody procedures.......................................1481, 2008

Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent offenses...................................................1477

Trafficking victims....................1305, 1306, 1479, 2155, 2985

Victims of crime.........................................1306, 1308

Arson reporting..................................................1969

Criminal background checks for CNCS program employees............3007

Criminal intelligence systems operating policies.................2037

DNA sample collection from Federal offenders.....................2030

Exports of crime control and detection instrument equipment......494, 496

Inclusion of nonserious offense identification records in FBI information systems..........................................2016

Jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US..................775

Preservation of biological evidence..............................2031

Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act............2020

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....2025

Reporting requirements.........................................2024

Recordkeeping requirements for producers of sexually explicit material.....................................................2036

Seized property..................................................2034

Sex offender registration programs.........................2018, 2029

Sex offender release notification................................1934

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.......................2028

Suspension and removal of panel or standing trustees.............2035

Trafficking in persons............................................844

United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1286

Victims of Crime Act.......................................2039, 2040

Victims' rights..................................................2032

Critical habitat:

See Endangered and threatened species

Crop insurance:

Administrative regulations...................................279, 282

Cabbage...........................................................271

Civil penalties...................................................266

Common crop insurance regulations.................................268

Cultivated wild rice..............................................272

Florida citrus fruit..............................................273

Mint..............................................................275

Mustard...........................................................276

Nonstandard classification system.................................279

Northern potato...................................................277

Nursery crops.....................................................280

Peanuts...........................................................269

Premium reduction plans...........................................282

Sweet corn........................................................274

Tobacco...........................................................270

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Crops:

See Agricultural commodities

Crude oil:

See Petroleum

Crystalline silica:

Occupational exposure........................................84, 2106

Customs duties and inspection:

See also Antidumping

Countervailing duties

Imports

Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of aircraft from foreign areas..................................1414

African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2399

Airport security area access.....................................1425

Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2404

Bond obligations...........................................1439, 2411

Certification of factual information during antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings...............................475

Chile Free Trade Agreement.......................................2408

Commercial information confidentiality...........................1427

Conditional release period.................................1439, 2411

Consolidation of collections for reimbursable services...........1422

Continuous bond program..........................................2393

Country of origin marking........................................2396

Country of origin of textile and apparel products................2412

Customs bonded warehouses for duty-free sales enterprises........2485

Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2402

Harbor maintenance fees....................................2420, 2421

Household goods..................................................3446

Merchandise processing fee exemption.............................2394

North American Free Trade Agreement..................2394, 2423, 2427

Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2392

Payment methods for duties, taxes, interest, and fees............2397

Post-entry claims................................................2394

Prior disclosure.................................................1415

Processing fees at express courier facilities....................2406

Reconciliation...................................................2422

Reimbursable inspectional services...............................2401

Remote location filing...........................................2390

Sampling methods in CBP audits...................................1421

Singapore Free Trade Agreement...................................2409

User and navigation fees.........................................2398

D

Dairy products:

Disaster assistance program.......................................212

Mandatory reporting regulation....................................454

National Dairy Promotion and Research Program.....................183

Standards of identity............................................1074

Dangerous cargo:

See Hazardous materials transportation

Data processing:

See Computer technology

Deaf:

See Individuals with disabilities

Debarment and suspension:

DHS..............................................................1253

DOT..............................................................2167

GSA..............................................................3425

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

Dental schools:

See Medical and dental schools

Deportation:

See Aliens

Deposit insurance:

See Bank deposit insurance

Dietary supplements:

Current good manufacturing practice................................48

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease...................1004

Use of materials derived from cattle.............................1054

Disabled:

See Individuals with disabilities

Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Disaster assistance: 9/11 Heroes Stamp Act program....................................1520

Conduct at operations, support and training centers..............1527

Cottonseed assistance program.....................................206

Criminal and civil penalties.....................................1506

Crisis Counseling Regular Program................................1515

Dairy assistance program..........................................212

Economic injury disaster loans for small businesses..............3643

Estimating eligible cost.........................................1519

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1501

Floods:

Ability to pay provisions.......................................890

Mitigation assistance program............................1505, 1523

Mitigation of severe repetitive loss properties..........1522, 1524

National Flood Insurance Program......1502, 1503, 1510, 1514, 1516, 1517, 1521

FSA disaster declaration and designation..........................204

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program......................1507, 1525, 1528

Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1511

Hurricane-related royalty relief from MMS........................1891

Individual assistance programs:

Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance

Act..................................................1506, 1512

Livestock assistance program......................................211

Management costs.................................................1513

National Urban Search and Rescue Response System.................1509

Noninsured crop disaster assistance program for tropical crops 189

Pre-disaster mitigation program..................................1526

Public assistance insurance requirements.........................1518

Special Community Disaster Loans Program.........................1504

Transfer of food commodities.....................................2983

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

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

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Aviation personnel...............................................2211

Drug-free workplace requirements............................832, 1253

Mine personnel...................................................2094

Treatment programs:

Authority for practitioners to prescribe narcotic substances 1994

Bureau of Prisons..............................................1939

Drug testing:

Airmen...........................................................2215

Bureau of Prisons................................................1936

Following marine incidents.........................................59

Transportation workplace.............................2172, 2174, 2185

Workplace guidelines..............................................997

Drug traffic control:

Chemical registration waivers....................................1988

Controlled substances:

Anabolic Steroid Control Act...................................1991

Authority for practitioners to prescribe narcotic substances for maintenance or detoxification treatment................1994

Disposer definition and registration...........................1993

Electronic application forms...................................1981

Electronic prescriptions.......................................1977

Gamma butyrolactone............................................1979

Peyote use in traditional Indian religion ceremonies...........1986

Phosphorus forms, red, white, and hypophosphorous acid.........1980

Positional isomer definition...................................1984

Preventing accumulation at long-term care facilities...........1996

Registration and reregistration application fees...............1985

Registration requirements for practitioners practicing in more than one state........................................1989

Reorganization and clarification of DEA regulations............1978

Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and

List II chemicals..........................................1982

Reports of theft or significant loss...........................1995

Sodium permanganate............................................1990

Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1987

FAA regulations..................................................2226

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1992

Drugs:

See also Animal drugs

Biologics

Over-the-counter drugs

Prescription drugs

Abbreviated new drug applications................................1059

Bioavailability and bioequivalence requirements..................1059

Institutional review boards......................................1040

Investigational new drugs..............................46, 1012, 1032

Labeling.........................................................1062

New drug applications........................................44, 1035

Positron emission tomography drugs...............................1008

Providing controlled substances to ocean vessels.................1976

Safeguards for children in clinical investigations...............1038

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

Libraries

School breakfast and lunch programs

Schools

Students

Teachers

Education of individuals with disabilities

Academic honoraria for B nonimmigrant aliens.....................1297

Good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.........................1938

Home-living programs.............................................1844

Maritime education and training............................2386, 2389

NASA Science and Technology Scholarship..........................3454

National Security Education Program...............................763

NIH loan repayment programs:

AIDS research..................................................1101

For clinical researchers.......................................1102

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.................1105

Health disparities research....................................1104

Pediatric research.............................................1103

Scholarships...................................................1099

Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs............917, 3493

Protection of human research subjects.............................916

Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3440

Veterans:

Centralized certification of benefits..........................2912

Licensing and certification....................................2911

Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty................................2931

Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve...........................2957

Non-payment of VA educational assistance to fugitive felons 2975

Survivors and dependents.................................2913, 2931

Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2953

Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2910

Education of disadvantaged:

Academic achievement of limited English proficient students.......919

Transportation regulations.......................................1231

Education of individuals with disabilities:

Assistance to states for the education of children with disabilities...................................................30

Early intervention and special education to eligible DoD dependents....................................................774

Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.......................922

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard.........920

Preschool grants for children with disabilities....................30

Special education personnel development service obligations........30

Educational facilities:

Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act............................918

Grants administration............................................2988

Educational research:

Human subjects protection...................................915, 1111

Eggs and egg products:

Grading............................................166, 171, 181, 186

Imported..........................................................347

Inspection....................................................20, 363

Salmonella enteritidis prevention................................1039

Elderly:

See Aged

Elections:

See Political activities (Government employees)

Voting rights

Electric power:

See also Electric utilities

Electric power plants

Electronic reporting of shortages................................4000

Worker safety....................................................2121

Electric power plants:

Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program........................966

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Electric utilities:

Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3851

Bulk system reliability policy statement.........................4017

Clean Air Interstate Rule.........................................110

Coordination of Federal authorization of electric transmission 958

Electronic filing of documents...................................3992

Generator interconnection agreement and procedures.........3993, 4012

Indian electric power utilities..................................1813

Market design and structure......................................4013

Market-based rate contracts for wholesale sales............3995, 4020

Pricing policy...................................................3996

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................3991

Steam generating unit regulations..........................3149, 3230

Electronic data processing:

See Computer technology

Electronic funds transfers:

Electronic Fund Transfer Act.....................................4040

Employee benefit plans:

See also Pensions

Abandoned individual account plans.................................81

Accountant independence requirements.............................2075

Automatic enrollment and failure to direct investment..............78

Cafeteria plans......................................2674, 2698, 2773

Electronic filing of annual reports........................2079, 2080

Electronic transmission of notices, elections or consents........2622

Limitations......................................................2817

Participant contributions....................................77, 2076

Participant loan rules...........................................2092

Prohibited transaction exemption procedures......................2074

Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program...........................2089

Employee Retirement Income Security Act:

See Pensions

Employment:

See also Equal employment opportunity

Government employees

Aliens...........................................................2055

Australian nonimmigrants in specialty occupations..............2072

Authorization eligibility......................................1350

Dismissal of asylum application................................1345

EB-5 classification......................................1316, 2009

Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1323

Eligibility pilot program......................................1352

Eligibility verification.................................1313, 2159

Employer petitions.............................................1326

Employer sanctions.............................................1494

Employment creation petitions..................................1273

Essential support personnel in the O and P classifications.....1279

Fingerprinting.................................................1291

Labor certification process........................1276, 2064, 2068

Labor condition applications.............................2069, 2070

Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................2067

Premium processing service for petitions and applications.....1332, 1338

Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 students.............................................1342, 1499

Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas 2069, 2070

Temporary nonagricultural services.............................1340

Temporary visitor for business (B-1) classification............1275

Verification documents.........................................1335

Visas for treaty aliens in specialty occupations...............2161

Employment eligibility verification:

Electronic signature and retention.............................1493

Family and Medical Leave Act.......................................74

Identification of gender, race and ethnicity of applicants for employment with federal contractors..........................2060

Indian preference................................................1835

Individuals with disabilities:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program..................................................3730

Excepted service...............................................3545

Self-Sufficiency Program........................................142

Ticket to Work Program..........................................142

Work report receipts issuance...................................144

Jobs For Veterans Act................................2051, 2135, 2138

Occupational tax.................................................2525

Trade adjustment assistance for workers........................75, 76

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act....87, 2137

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program...........2918, 2933

Welfare-to-Work Grants Program...................................2073

Workforce investment systems.....................................2107

Endangered and threatened species:

See also Marine mammals

Addax......................................................1766, 1780

Alabama Beach Mouse..............................................1701

Alameda whipsnake................................................1675

American crocodile...............................................1721

Arkansas River shiner............................................1731

Army Corps of Engineers scope of analysis.........................889

Australian parakeets.............................................1718

Basking shark....................................................1761

Boreal toad......................................................1771

Broad-snouted caiman.............................................1660

Brown pelican delisting..........................................1744

Bull trout.................................................1770, 1787

Butterfly species................................................1778

Cactus ferruginous pygmy owl...............................1747, 1758

California gnatcatcher...........................................1724

California red-legged frog.......................................1652

California tiger salamander................................1686, 1775

Canada Lynx......................................................1707

Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1639

Cassius blue butterfly...........................................1773

Ceraunus blue butterfly..........................................1773

Channel Islands foxes............................................1729

CITES decisions......................................1635, 1695, 1712

Civil procedures.................................................1693

Conservation education...........................................1629

Critical habitat........621, 726, 1652, 1669, 1672, 1675, 1686, 1687, 1688, 1689, 1692, 1701, 1702, 1703, 1705, 1707, 1713, 1723, 1724, 1729, 1731, 1733, 1734, 1747, 1763, 1770, 1775, 1781, 1787

Cui-ui delisting.................................................1671

Dama gazelle...............................................1766, 1780

Dolly Varden.....................................................1745

Eagles...........................................................1637

Transport of feathers..........................................1750

Evolutionarily Significant Units.............................726, 727

Fishes, Tennessee rivers.........................................1679

Five-year review of foreign species..............................1710

Foreign bird species.............................................1662

Gila chub........................................................1713

Gila trout.......................................................1716

Gray bat.........................................................1757

Gray wolf:

Eastern Distinct Population Segment delisting..................1751

Great Lakes distinct population segment delisting..............1709

Western distinct population segment delisting............1708, 1752

Green sturgeon, southern distinct population segment..............679

Grizzly bears..............................................1657, 1684

Gunnison's sage grouse...........................................1691

Kootenai River White Sturgeon....................................1702

Koster's tyronia.................................................1763

Laguna Mountains Skipper.........................................1705

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1636

Loachminnow......................................................1689

Manatees.........................................................1755

Mexican bobcat delisting.........................................1728

Mexican gray wolf................................................1754

Miami blue butterfly.............................................1773

Mountain yellow-legged frog......................................1687

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Mussels, freshwater..............................................1679

Nickerbean blue butterfly........................................1773

Noel's amphipod..................................................1763

Nonessential experimental populations................1649, 1679, 1756

Northern aplomado falcon.........................................1649

Northern right whale..............................................621

Northern sea otter, southwest Alaskan distinct population segment......................................................1764

Northern spotted owl.............................................1692

Oncorhynchus mykiss..........................................726, 727

Pacific salmon....................................................727

Pecos assiminea..................................................1763

Permit exemptions................................................1759

Permits for foreign listed species...............................1722

Picture-wing flies...............................................1642

Plants:

Arizona agave delisting........................................1648

Bigleaf mahogany...............................................1762

Black cohosh...................................................1651

Braunton's milk-vetch..........................................1706

CITES listings...........................................1651, 1762

Coachella Valley milk-vetch....................................1667

Critical habitat....1667, 1668, 1673, 1674, 1690, 1699, 1700, 1704, 1706, 1726, 1732, 1767, 1768, 1769, 1781

Eggert's sunflower.............................................1767

Fender's Blue Butterfly........................................1673

Fish Slough milk vetch.........................................1768

Galax..........................................................1695

Graham's Penstemon.............................................1704

Holmgren milk vetch............................................1700

Johnston's frankenia removal...................................1715

Kincaid's Lupine...............................................1673

Lyon's penchaeta...............................................1706

Munz's onion...................................................1769

San Jacinto Valley crownscale..................................1726

Shivwits milk vetch............................................1700

Soft birds beak................................................1699

Spanish cedar..................................................1762

Spreading navarettia.....................................1726, 1732

Suisun thistle.................................................1699

Thread-leaved Brodiaea.........................................1668

Vernal pool plants.............................................1781

Willamette Daisy...............................................1673

Willowy monardella.............................................1674

Yadeon's piperia...............................................1690

Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse delisting..........................1737

Queen Charlotte Goshawk..........................................1698

Roswell springsnail..............................................1763

Rota bridled white-eye...........................................1688

Salt Creek tiger beetle....................................1669, 1727

San Diego Fairy shrimp...........................................1723

Scimitar-horned oryx.......................................1766, 1780

Snail, freshwater................................................1679

Southern Resident killer whales...................................677

Southern sea otter translocation program.........................1655

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher...................................1733

Spikedace........................................................1689

St. Andrew Beach Mouse...........................................1672

Stag beetle......................................................1761

Straight-horned markhor..........................................1641

Tibetan antelope.................................................1711

Topeka shiner....................................................1756

Turtle species...................................................1712

Vernal pool crustaceans..........................................1781

Virginia northern flying squirrel................................1656

Western Snowy Plover.......................................1681, 1734

Wintering Piping Plover..........................................1703

Wood bison.......................................................1650

Energy:

See also Coal

Electric power

Energy conservation

Fuel economy

Natural gas

Nuclear energy

Petroleum

Pipelines

Acquisition:

Cooperative audit strategy......................................972

Alternate energy-related uses on the OCS.........................1858

Alternative fuels.................................................933

Assistance regulations............................................982

Claims for damages against DOE employees..........................984

Conduct of DOE employees..........................................983

Critical energy infrastructure information.......................4015

DEAR amendments:

Background checks of employees..................................976

Biobased content products.......................................973

Intellectual property provisions................................975

Make or Buy Plans...............................................980

Management contractor compensation for personal services........978

Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............977

Revisions.......................................................971

Technical amendments............................................979

Work for others regulations.....................................981

Electronic notification of Commission issuances..................4016

Energy Policy Act................................................4064

Freedom of Information Act........................................959

Hydropower licensing hearings process............................1626

Hydropower regulation amendments.................................4010

Occupational radiation protection.................................960

Polygraph examination regulations.................................957

Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects.....1760

Priorities and allocations of domestic energy supplies............974

Protection of human research subjects.............................969

Renewable energy systems..........................................437

Research misconduct...............................................964

Review of mandatory conditions of hydropower licensing............670

Uranium mill sites................................................968

Wind energy................................................3988, 4002

Worker safety and health at DOE facilities.........................40

Worker's compensation benefits.............................1001, 2057

Energy conservation:

See also Fuel economy

Covered products determination:

Commercial refrigeration equipment..............................951

Incandescent reflector lamps, torchieres, and ceiling fans......947

Efficiency standards:

Clothes dryers..................................................942

Commercial air conditioning equipment............927, 950, 952, 953

Direct heating equipment........................................943

Dishwashers.....................................................942

Electric distribution transformers...............................37

Electric motors.................................................944

Electric ranges and ovens........................................33

EPACT 2005 standards............................................954

Fluorescent and incandescent lamps..............................945

Fluorescent lamp ballasts........................................34

Furnaces and boilers........................................36, 953

Gas ranges and ovens.............................................33

Heat pumps...................................31, 927, 950, 952, 953

High intensity discharge lamps..................................941

Microwave ovens..................................................33

Pool heaters....................................................943

Residential central air conditioners.............................31

Room air conditioners............................................35

Water heaters...............................................32, 952

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EPACT 2005 test procedures........................................948

Federal buildings............................................939, 946

Household definition..............................................936

Residential energy-efficiency rating guidelines..............940, 946

Test procedures:

Central air conditioners...................................937, 949

Electric motors, small..........................................926

Electronic distribution transformers............................938

Heat pumps.................................................937, 949

High intensity discharge lamps..................................941

Entertainment industry:

Cost recovery....................................................2688

Environmental impact statements:

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program...............................................2043

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

Acquisition regulations...........................................832

Award term contracting...........................................3015

Biobased content products.........................................973

CERCLA amendment.................................................3371

Conducting ``all appropriate inquiry''.........................3369

Chemicals...............123, 3299, 3300, 3301, 3309, 3315, 3318, 3319

Maleic anhydride...............................................3303

Transferring manufacture rights................................3288

Class deviations incorporation into EPAAR........................3019

Coal combustion wastes.....................................3331, 3347

Coastal waste deposit prevention.................................3411

Comparable fuels exclusion under RCRA.............................117

Confidential business information..........................3014, 3026

Cooling water intake structures impact...........................3380

Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3372

Cross-Media Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule..........3021

Designation of hazardous substances under CERCLA.................3370

Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3313

Drinking water regulations...........................3398, 3407, 3408

Effluent guidelines............................3375, 3384, 3392, 3396

Emergency planning...............................................3320

EPA acquisition regulations..........................3015, 3016, 3023

Farm Service Agency regulation....................................201

Federal water resource development................................888

HUD regulations....................................................62

National Environmental Policy Act..........................1246, 3012

National Forest System............................................393

Oil and gas lease compliance documentation......................388

Sporicide use...................................................386

On-site treatment of low-level mixed wastes......................3362

Pesticides.........124, 125, 3258, 3266, 3268, 3269, 3272, 3274, 3276

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3259, 3270, 3271

Privacy Act regulations..........................................3022

Radon............................................................4130

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative............................127, 3349

RCRA hazardous waste management facilities.......................3356

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3341

Reporting marine casualties......................................1366

Restoration of DOD facilities.....................................764

Rural areas..................................................260, 265

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................773

Significant new use rules:

Flame retardant chemical substances............................3283

Glycol ethers..................................................3302

Mercury switches in motor vehicles.............................3282

Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates......................................3289

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..........115, 116

Toxic Substances Control Act.......113, 3014, 3285, 3287, 3288, 3289, 3290, 3295, 3298, 3316

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications............3322, 3323, 3328

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3325

Metal mining...................................................3327

Reporting requirements........................118, 3324, 3327, 3329

Equal credit opportunity:

See Credit

Equal employment opportunity:

Broadcast outreach...............................................3904

Complaint processing.......................................3415, 3416

Coverage under ADEA..............................................3413

Disparate impact and reasonable factors other than age...........3412

Fee schedule for Freedom of Information Act requests.............3417

Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......2051, 2053

Workforce Investment Act.........................................2107

Eskimos:

See Indians

Estuaries:

See Coastal zone

Ethical conduct:

See Conflict of interests

Ex parte communications:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Excise taxes:

Air transportation.........................................2563, 2716

Communications services....................................2586, 2716

Firearms and ammunition..........................................2481

Explosives:

See also Hazardous materials transportation

Hazardous substances

Criminal misuse reporting........................................1969

Fireworks........................................................1967

Identification markings for imported explosive materials.........1975

Manufacturing safety regulations.................................2122

Pest control devices.............................................1964

Safe Explosives Act..............................................1966

Transportation regulations.................................1463, 1972

Exports:

Administration regulations....479, 482, 489, 493, 497, 498, 499, 500, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 512, 514, 519, 520, 521, 524, 528, 529, 532, 533, 534, 535

Aircraft..........................................................517

Automated export system...........................................462

Biological agents and toxins......................................507

Cameras...........................................................522

Chemical substances..........................................113, 507

Chemical Weapons Convention.............................481, 483, 513

China.............................................................534

Class I substances to Article 5 countries........................3052

Commerce Control List..........490, 500, 501, 502, 522, 527, 528, 535

Communication intercepting devices................................518

Computer technology..........................................516, 522

Controlled chemical substances...................................1982

Crime control and detection instrument equipment.............494, 496

Crime control commodities.........................................501

Crude oil.........................................................477

Cuba..............................................................485

De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................484

Deemed exports....................................................479

Denial orders.....................................................505

Dual-use items..........................................520, 527, 535

End-user certificates........................................498, 504

Grains............................................................284

Import certificate requirements...................................497

India........................................................497, 531

International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards.....................531

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International Traffic in Arms Regulations........................2154

Investigational new drugs........................................1032

Iraq..............................................................488

Lead-acid batteries..............................................3354

Libya...................................................485, 502, 523

License exceptions........485, 492, 494, 495, 496, 502, 510, 515, 516

Licensing...........................487, 503, 506, 512, 514, 521, 525

Liquors..........................................................2482

Medical products..................................................507

Microwave monolithic integrated circuit power amplifiers..........480

Military end-use items............................................534

Missile technology controls.......................................487

National Forest System timber.....................................376

Night vision equipment............................................495

No license required provisions....................................514

Non-space qualified amorphous silicon focal plane arrays..........522

North Atlantic Treaty Organization................................510

Nuclear equipment and materials............492, 526, 4145, 4146, 4152

Nuclear Supplier Group............................................503

Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2392

Reexports.....................................479, 487, 495, 510, 515

Removal of country groups.........................................519

Replacement licenses..............................................512

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements..........................508

Rough diamonds....................................................464

Sensitive chemical or biological items............................524

Serbia............................................................485

Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP).....................511

Space qualified parts, components and technology..................490

Special Comprehensive License program.............................486

Special intra-company license.....................................521

Specially denatured alcohol......................................2473

Sudan.............................................................509

Sugar reexport programs...........................................370

United Nations....................................................510

United States munitions list......................................517

Wassenaar Arrangement........................................520, 530

Wildlife.........................................................1640

F

Fabrics:

See Textiles

Fair housing:

Certification and funding of State and local enforcement agencies.....................................................1598

Compliance requirements......................................253, 434

FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation):

See Government procurement

Farmers:

See Agriculture

Federal acquisition regulations:

See Government procurement

Federal aid programs:

See Grant programs

Loan programs

Federal buildings and facilities:

Access for individuals with disabilities:

Outdoor developed areas........................................2991

Classified information storage....................................767

DOD environmental restoration programs............................764

Energy performance standards.................................939, 946

GSA regulations..................................................3447

Inspection/maintenance programs..................................3195

Motor vehicle traffic supervision on military installations.......880

NARA facilities:

Locations and hours............................................3489

Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3476

NRC offices......................................................4124

Presidential library facilities..................................3485

Revitalizing base closure communities.............................762

Telecommunications management....................................3442

United States National Arboretum:

Rules of conduct................................................187

Federal employees:

See Government employees

Federal home loan banks:

Affordable Housing Program.......................................4023

Anti-money laundering programs...................................4029

Appointed directors..............................................4030

Community support requirements...................................4028

Data reporting requirements......................................4025

Governance.......................................................4026

Limitations on excess stock......................................4024

Minimum retained earnings requirement............................4024

New business activities..........................................4027

Federal property management regulations:

See Government property management

Federal Reserve System:

Capital..........................................................4050

Community reinvestment.....................................4047, 4051

Electronic fund transfers........................................4040

Fair credit reporting................................4044, 4045, 4048

Holding companies..........................................4037, 4046

Remotely created check fraud.....................................4043

Risk-based capital standards.....................................4050

State banks..............................4036, 4038, 4039, 4041, 4042

Truth in lending.................................................4049

Truth in savings.................................................4052

Federal-State relations:

See Intergovernmental relations

Feed grains:

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................216

Fellowships:

See Scholarships and fellowships

Finance:

See Banks, banking

Credit

Indians-business and finance

Investments

Loan programs

Mortgages

Fines and penalties:

See Penalties

Fire prevention:

Candles and candle accessories standards.........................3790

Electrical standards.............................................2127

Emergency response and preparedness..............................2114

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1501

Forest fire assistance program....................................400

Nuclear power plants.............................................4125

Requirements for religious non-medical health care institutions 1162

Shipyard standards...............................................2131

Sprinkler system requirements in long-term care facilities.......1132

Underground mines................................................2103

Firearms:

See Arms and munitions

Firefighters:

Assistance to firefighters grant program.........................1238

Retirement.......................................................3606

Fish:

See also Fisheries

Seafood

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

Endangered Species Act...........................................1659

Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................564

Import restrictions...............................................713

Injurious wildlife listings......................................1644

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1636

National Organic Program..........................................164

Paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin..........................665, 721

Piscicide applications on National Forest System lands............387

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Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects......670

Fisheries:

Addition and revision of certain species codes....................560

Atlantic Ocean...............................................551, 571

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands.......................................652

Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan............................673

Cod...............................................................707

Critical habitat.............................................725, 726

Crustacean........................................................539

Dungeness crab....................................................651

Essential fish habitat guidelines.................................575

Fishing capacity reduction loans.............................651, 652

Groundfish........................................................651

Haddock......................................................663, 707

Halibut.................................................554, 563, 719

Hawaiian Islands.............................................550, 650

Herring...........................................................663

Highly migratory species.....................................551, 571

Incidental take regulations...................663, 672, 673, 674, 675

King crab.........................................................652

List of fisheries.................................................655

Marine Mammal Protection Act......................................685

National standard guidelines:

Overfishing and rebuilding schedules.............................29

Northeastern U.S. closures due to presence of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin................................665, 721

Northern California steelhead.....................................725

Pacific coast.....................................................651

Pacific whiting...................................................724

Pelagics..........................................................650

Permits......................................................549, 550

Puerto Rico.......................................................545

Sablefish.........................................................544

Scallop...........................................................676

Scientific research...............................................562

Sea turtle conservation.................................571, 676, 728

Seabird protection................................................650

Shrimp............................................................651

Tanner crab.......................................................652

U.S. Virgin Islands...............................................545

Yellowtail flounder...............................................707

Fishery management plans:

American Lobster.............................................543, 598

Aquaculture practices.............................................574

Atlantic.............587, 600, 605, 616, 617, 618, 622, 693, 711, 714

Atlantic bluefish.......................................589, 614, 666

Atlantic herring...................................552, 590, 613, 699

Atlantic mackerel..................................546, 588, 606, 612

Atlantic sea scallop....................................593, 668, 715

Atlantic striped bass.............................................556

Beluga whales.....................................................671

Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands...................548, 553, 602, 653, 659

Bigeye tuna.............................................603, 669, 713

Black corals......................................................573

Black sea bass......................567, 594, 595, 596, 608, 666, 698

Bluefin tuna............................................616, 711, 713

Bottomfish fisheries...............................540, 559, 572, 720

Butterfish.........................................546, 588, 606, 612

Coastal migratory fisheries..................................578, 703

Community development quotas.................................548, 565

Crab..............................................................601

Deep-sea red crab.................................................702

Eastern Pacific..............................................661, 669

Electronic logbook forms..........................................569

Essential fish habitats......................................584, 605

Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ)......543, 556, 574, 667, 692, 722, 723

Groundfish...............................553, 558, 561, 602, 659, 717

Grouper..................................557, 586, 619, 625, 664, 709

Gulf of Alaska................................553, 561, 584, 615, 710

Gulf of Mexico......541, 566, 575, 576, 577, 578, 623, 624, 664, 689, 690, 697, 703, 705, 709

Habitat areas of particular concern...............................584

Halibut.................................................581, 601, 604

Hawaiian Islands...................................550, 573, 720, 722

Highly migratory species.......599, 600, 616, 617, 618, 646, 657, 693

King crab.........................................................653

Monkfish................................................591, 691, 706

North Atlantic right whales.......................................629

Northeast multispecies.............................592, 656, 660, 701

Ocean quahog............................................609, 610, 622

Pacific Coast.......558, 581, 583, 585, 603, 604, 657, 662, 704, 717, 718, 720

Pacific mackerel..................................................654

Pacific sardine..............................................620, 696

Pelagics.................................585, 648, 692, 703, 722, 723

Precious corals...................................................570

Queen conch.......................................................545

Red drum..........................................................587

Red snapper........................................576, 623, 624, 690

Reef fish...........................541, 577, 586, 624, 664, 690, 705

Rockfish..........................................................615

Sablefish.........................................................601

Salmon.............................................583, 662, 704, 724

Scallop...........................................................710

Scup................................567, 594, 595, 596, 608, 666, 698

Sharks........................................542, 600, 618, 693, 714

Shrimp........................................566, 623, 624, 649, 689

Snapper.................................................557, 619, 625

South Atlantic............557, 578, 617, 619, 625, 649, 664, 667, 703

Spanish mackerel..................................................667

Spiny dogfish......................................597, 607, 700, 718

Squid.........................................546, 579, 588, 606, 612

Summer flounder.....................567, 594, 595, 596, 608, 666, 698

Surfclam................................................609, 610, 622

Swordfish...............................................617, 693, 713

Tanner crab.......................................................653

Tilefish.....................................................568, 611

Tuna.........................................................661, 693

Vermilion snapper.................................................697

Western Pacific.....540, 559, 569, 570, 572, 579, 603, 648, 692, 717, 720, 723

Fishing:

Bycatch reduction measures..............................623, 689, 724

Drift gillnet.....................................................716

Exempted fishing permits..........................................562

Fixed gear........................................................544

Longline................................................661, 716, 723

Purse seine..................................................661, 723

Quotas:

Adjustment of overages in the U.S./Canada area..................707

Atlantic bluefin tuna...........................................711

Crab............................................................601

Halibut.....................................563, 581, 582, 601, 712

Red snapper.....................................................576

Sablefish..................................................582, 601

Western Alaska program..........................................695

Recreational measures....................551, 563, 594, 596, 664, 698

Refuge-specific regulations................................1739, 1785

South Pacific Tuna Act............................................547

Subsistence fishing....................................680, 719, 1736

Tribal annual funding agreements.................................1683

Fishing vessels:

Catcher vessel electronic report..................................555

Gear identification markings on buoys.............................694

Limited entry program.............................................716

Observer Communications System regulations........................658

Observer policy...................................................645

Safety regulations...............................................1359

South Pacific Tuna Act............................................547

Vessel Monitoring System.....................................547, 610

Western Alaska Community Development Quota Program eligibility 695

Flammable materials:

Bedclothes.......................................................3804

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Flammability standards...........................................3795

Mattresses/bedding..........................................160, 3805

Upholstered furniture.............................................159

Flood control:

Ability to pay provisions.........................................890

Flood insurance:

Mitigation assistance program..............................1505, 1523

Mitigation of severe repetitive loss properties............1522, 1524

National Flood Insurance Program:

Appeal of decisions relating to coverage.......................1503

Assistance to private sector insurers....................1516, 1517

Coverage and rates.............................................1510

Group Flood Insurance Policy.............................1514, 1521

Increased Cost of Compliance provision.........................1502

National Flood Insurance Act of 1994............................254

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:

Afterschool snacks..............................................313

At-risk afterschool suppers.....................................291

For-profit center participation.................................340

Improving management and program integrity.................334, 335

Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas..............309

Overpayments....................................................330

Permanent agreements for day care home providers................341

Reimbursements for meals served to children in homeless shelters....................................................324

Commodity Supplemental Food Program...............................337

Disclosure of children's eligibility information to state

Medicaid and CHIP program.....................................311

Donated foods provided under contract with food service management companies..........................................298

Evaluations and cost comparisons of warehousing and distribution systems..........................................302

Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................296

Indian reservations...............................................290

Processing of donated foods.......................................305

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program..........................318

Uniform federal assistance regulations............................312

Women, infants, and children:

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................303

Food delivery systems...........................................307

Food package revision............................................13

Program administration and operation............................333

Vendor-related provisions..............................18, 293, 299

Food grades and standards:

See Meat inspection

Poultry and poultry products

Seafood

Food labeling:

Country of origin marking for agricultural commodities and meats...........................................................2

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................365

Generic approval and regulation consolidation.....................344

Ground or chopped meat and poultry products........................24

Prominence of calories...........................................1064

Requirement for food that has been refused admission into the

US...........................................................1072

Serving size regulations.........................................1065

Single-ingredient products.........................................24

Standardized terms................................................365

Trans fatty acids................................................1060

Food stamps:

Alternate methods for issuing benefits............................314

Bonding requirements for violating retailers......................297

Civil rights data collections.....................................310

Computer matching.................................................289

Electronic benefits transfer system.....................300, 308, 314

Eligibility and certification......................................14

Employment and training............................................16

Expiration of residual paper coupons..............................304

Quality control................................................11, 15

Recipient claim establishment and collection standards............292

State agencies administrative and management requirements.........308

Foods:

See also Dairy products

Fish

Food assistance programs

Food labeling

Fruits

Meat and meat products

Nutrition

Poultry and poultry products

Seafood

Vegetables

Sugar

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention......................1054

Container standards...............................................175

FDA registration of food facilities..............................1078

Food safety:

Accredited laboratory program...................................349

Foreign inspection system supervisory visits....................362

Petitions for rulemaking........................................345

School breakfast and lunch programs........................329, 339

Food security plans...............................................348

Health claims....................................................1063

Imported.........................................................1044

Infant formula quality control.............................1047, 1048

Institutional review boards......................................1040

Modernization of standards...................................25, 1061

Pesticide residues...............................................3260

Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease...................1004

Recordkeeping requirements:

Acceptance of electronic signatures by FSIS.....................351

Foods containing material from cattle..........................1055

Transportation in vehicles used for nonfood products.............2366

Foreign air carriers:

See Air carriers

Foreign persons:

See Aliens

Foreign relations:

See also Citizenship and naturalization

Foreign trade

Immigration

International boundaries

Passports and visas

Treaties

Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines........................2395

Imposition of special measures...................................2445

International accounting standards...............................4220

International call-back service..................................3882

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).....3333

Foreign trade:

See also Competitiveness

Customs duties and inspection

Exports

Imports

Maritime carriers

Trade agreements

African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2399, 2405

Benchmark survey of transactions between U.S. and foreign persons.......................................................458

Earnings and profits.............................................2785

Entry procedure for foreign trade zones..........................2426

Federal employee foreign rights in inventions.....................751

Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and unaffiliated foreign persons..................................456

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International services surveys....................................459

Port restrictions:

Japanese vessels...............................................4032

Stock transfer rules.............................................2689

U.S. direct investment abroad.....................................457

United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act..............2400

Forests and forest products:

See also National forests

Botanical products................................................395

Forest fire assistance program....................................400

Indian allotments.................................................371

Special products..................................................395

Timber sales:

Cancellation....................................................393

Integrated Resource Contracts...................................407

Market-related contract term additions..........................408

Noncompetitive sale.............................................375

Preparation for sale...........................................1913

Surplus species.................................................372

Forfeitures:

See Seizures and forfeitures

Foster care:

See Adoption and foster care

Fraud:

CNCS regulations.................................................3005

HHS regulations...................................................991

Microcap securities market.......................................4204

OIG regulations...................................................994

Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act...........................1244, 3005

Tax return affiliates............................................2627

Freedom of information:

See also Confidential business information

Amendments.......................................................4095

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3326

DHS........................................................1251, 1331

DOC...............................................................468

DOD.....................................................752, 769, 873

DOE...............................................................959

DOL........................................................2046, 2108

EEOC fee schedule for requests...................................3417

Electronic communication.........................................2046

Electronic Freedom of Information Act......................3490, 3520

FMCS.............................................................3418

NARA.......................................................3480, 3486

NASA regulations.................................................3466

NEH..............................................................3498

OPM..............................................................3520

SBA:

Office change of address.......................................3665

SSA..............................................................3721

TTB..............................................................2480

Freight:

See also Hazardous materials transportation

Agricultural commodities:

Ocean freight claims............................................197

Freight forwarding industry......................................2269

Fruits:

Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border..............234

California clingstone peach diversion program.......................3

Florida citrus fruit crop insurance provisions....................273

Import regulations.............................................6, 236

Inspection service fees...........................................170

Phytosanitary certificates for imports............................237

Fuel:

See also Energy

Air pollution control.......3057, 3058, 3071, 3135, 3142, 3151, 3152, 3234, 3253

California gasoline..............................................3196

Diesel fuel sulfur transition....................................3165

Diesel particulate matter exposure in underground mines............83

Dye injection..............................................2765, 2890

Excise tax regulations...............................2633, 2765, 2890

Gasoline distribution facility emission standards..........3043, 3222

Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3055

Reformulated gasoline............................................3135

Renewable Fuel Standards..........................................111

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel lubricity...........................3079

Fuel additives:

Gasoline deposit control additives.........................3034, 3136

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)...............................3406

Oxygenated.................................................3137, 3312

Fuel economy:

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program...........................2325

Fuel economy labeling.............................................107

Fuel economy standards program:

Light trucks...............................................95, 2341

Funeral industry:

Practices rule...................................................4055

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 Natural gas

Gasoline:

See Fuel economy

Gasoline additives:

See Natural gas

Gifts to Government:

See Government property

Goats:

Interstate movement regulations...................................232

Government buildings:

See Federal buildings and facilities

Government contracts:

See also Government procurement

Acquisition regulations:

Advance notification requirements..............................3743

Central Contractor Register.....................................858

EPA............................................................3016

Federal Technical Data Solution................................3742

Government property rental.....................................3768

Labor standards for contracts involving construction.....3744, 3763

NASA...........................................................3472

Share-in-savings contracting...................................3739

Special tooling................................................3768

USAID........................................2980, 2981, 2984, 2986

Affirmative action...............................................2058

Commodity Credit Corporation storage contracts....................194

Contractors:

Access to sensitive information................................3465

Accompanying a force deployed...................................862

Computer security...............................................924

DOE contract security personnel.................................955

Employee stock ownership plans.................................3515

Hazardous material safety data.................................3750

Identification of gender, race and ethnicity of applicants for employment.............................................2060

Insurance and pension reviews...................................836

Jobs For Veterans Act..........................................2135

Past performance evaluation....................................3755

Performance of acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions...........................843

Program compliance recertification.............................3456

Safety manual...................................................777

Security requirements for Toxic Substances Control Act confidential business information..........................3014

Debarment and suspension.........................................2167

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Defense contracts:

Administrative regulations......................................821

Commercial contract types......................................3735

Competition requirements........................................842

Construction contracts..........................................833

Continued contracts authorization...............................835

Contract administration...............................789, 840, 871

Contract modifications..........................................829

Contract types..................................................793

Cost accounting standards.......................................857

Deployment of contractor personnel..............................878

DFARS modification.....789, 792, 793, 800, 803, 805, 806, 812, 821, 822, 828, 829, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 835, 836, 837, 839, 840, 841, 842, 843, 849, 850, 852, 858, 860, 862, 863, 864, 866, 867, 871, 872

Drug-free workplace requirements................................832

Environmental regulations.......................................832

Extraordinary contract adjustments..............................812

Financing and payment...........................................822

Fixed price.....................................................800

Follow-on production contracts for prototype projects...........806

Foreign acquisition.............................................877

Freedom of information..........................................752

Internal controls for purchase card use.........................853

Labor laws application..........................................841

Multiyear contracting...........................................872

Negotiated acquisitions.........................................839

Occupational safety regulations.................................832

Patent rights...................................................801

Payment and billing instructions................................860

Performance-based contracting for services.....................3767

Personal services contracts.....................................864

Provision of information to cooperative agreement holders.......867

Radio frequency identification..................................866

Reporting performance outside the US............................863

Reporting requirements..........................................849

Reporting requirements for property in contractors' possession..................................................799

Requirements documents..........................................837

Service contract and task order approval........................802

Socioeconomic programs..........................................830

Sole source awards to Native Hawaiian-owned small businesses 825

Special contracting methods.....................................792

Subcontracting policies and procedures..........................828

Task or delivery order contracts................................803

Termination of contracts........................................834

Training for contractor personnel interacting with detainees 850

Transportation requirements.....................................831

Unique item identification and property valuation...............856

Indians..........................................................1897

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Governance standards for nonprofit agencies....................2998

Nondiscrimination................................................2058

Rights to inventions..............................................750

Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements...................892

Small business programs..........................................3635

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance

Program....................................................3652

Wage Determinations OnLine system................................2061

Government employees:

See also Conflict of interests

Military personnel

Political activities (Government employees)

Administrative Law Judge Program.................................3597

Antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection............3534, 3568

Antiterrorism certification......................................3587

Appeals..........................................................3559

Career and career-conditional employment...................3598, 3599

Civilian Marksmanship Program:

Civil service benefits for former employees....................3575

Claims for damages against DOE employees..........................984

Classification appeals...........................................3556

Combined Federal Campaign..................................3587, 3588

Computer security.................................................924

Corporation for National and Community Service:

Discrimination complaint procedures............................3001

Cost-of-living allowances........................................3533

Creditable service...............................................3566

Criminal investigators...........................................3594

Defense personnel:

Claims settlement..........................................770, 771

Privacy policies................................................756

District of Columbia employees:

Benefits.......................................................3573

Retirement plan benefits.......................................2428

Retirement, health, and life insurance coverage................3574

DOE polygraph examination regulations.............................957

Drug-free workplace requirements............................997, 1253

Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3515

Employee surveys.................................................3518

Employment discrimination..................................3415, 3416

Employment requirement for application of government pension offset exemption.............................................3723

Enterprise Human Resource Integration............................3519

Ethical conduct standards:

Attorneys......................................................2026

CSOSA employees................................................3011

DOD employees...................................................776

Examining system...........................................3552, 3553

Excepted service:

Career and career-conditional employment.......................3598

Individuals with disabilities..................................3545

Operational procedures.........................................3523

Presidential Management Intern Program.........................3599

Student Career Experience Program..............................3546

Temporary organizations........................................3544

Federal executive boards.........................................3589

Federal mail management..........................................3420

Financial disclosure requirements................................3508

Foreign rights in inventions......................................751

Freedom of Information Act regulations...........................3520

Governmentwide nonprocurement common rule for debarment and suspension.............................................1253, 2167

Health benefits:

Discontinuance in a national emergency.........................3541

Enrollment regulations.........................................3608

FEHBP changes....................3540, 3541, 3584, 3592, 3596, 3609

Flexible spending accounts...............................3563, 3586

Long-term care insurance regulations...........................3583

Hiring flexibilities during national emergencies.................3517

Indemnification request procedures for states and localities.....3542

Information technology exchange program..........................3600

Intermittent.....................................................3525

Investigations...................................................3537

IRS........................................................2646, 2647

Job grading reviews..............................................3559

Leave regulations................................................3554

Life insurance...................................................3539

Federal Acquisition Regulation.................................3610

Merit promotion and internal placement...........................3549

National Security Personnel System..........................778, 3591

Part-time........................................................3525

Pay rates:

Administration.....................................3531, 3547, 3594

Aggregate limitation on pay....................................3601

Biweekly pay periods...........................................3605

Critical position pay authority................................3562

Locality pay areas.......................................3558, 3603

Prevailing rate systems......................3529, 3560, 3561, 3604

Regulation amendments..........................................3554

Regulation standardization.....................................3602

Performance appraisal systems........................2646, 2647, 3601

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Personal financial interests.....................................3512

Personal identification verification.........................536, 537

Post-employment conflict of interests......................3513, 3569

Presidential Management Intern Program...........................3599

Presidential Rank Award eligibility..............................3555

Privacy Act regulations..........................................3521

Privacy procedures for personnel records.........................3599

Public safety officers...........................................2044

Reasonable accommodation language for OPM vacancy announcements 3548

Recruitment and selection through competitive examination........3550

Recruitment, relocation, and retention bonuses...................3557

Reemployment...............................................3526, 3532

Regulation revisions.............................................3535

Relocation costs...........................................3428, 3764

Repayment of student loans.......................................3530

Responsibilities and conduct:

OPM......................................................3543, 3570

Retirement:

Air traffic controllers........................................3595

Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3538

Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities.....3571, 3582

Credit for government service performed abroad.................3580

Credit for military service....................................3579

Death benefits and employee refunds............................3607

Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3576

FERS basic annuity.............................................3578

FERS coverage elections........................................3581

Record retention...............................................3577

State income tax withholding...................................3572

Salary offset...............................................138, 2469

Seasonal.........................................................3525

Security standards...............................................3536

Selective Service registration requirements......................3522

Senior Executive Service:

Annual leave...................................................3565

Post-employment conflict-of-interest restrictions..............3569

Standards of conduct....983, 1234, 3458, 3509, 3510, 3511, 3514, 3697

Strategic human capital management assessment....................3524

Submission of claims by preference eligibles to OPM..............3590

Temporary and term employment....................................3567

Temporary change of station................................3551, 3599

Testifying and providing records in litigation..............893, 3475

Training and development...................................3527, 3528

Agency reporting requirements..................................3585

Travel regulations:

Compensatory time..............................................3564

Government-furnished automobiles...............................3450

Per diem expenses..............................................3451

Privately owned vehicle mileage reimbursement..................3452

Public vouchers for transportation charges.....................3445

Temporary duty travel..........................................3449

Veterans recruitment appointments................................3593

Government procurement:

See also Government contracts

Acquisition regulations:

Access to Federal Procurement Data System database.............3426

Accounting for unallowable costs...............................3773

Acquisition planning............................................787

Advisory and assistance services................................868

Agricultural....................................................455

Architect-engineer services....................................3776

Aviation critical safety items..................................865

Ball and roller bearings........................................855

Berry Amendment memoranda.......................................870

Business restructuring costs....................................823

Buy American Act exemption for commercial information technology..................................................851

Coast Guard....................................................3774

Combating trafficking in persons................................844

Commercial items...............................................3737

Compensation for personal services.............................3762

Component breakout..............................................838

Confirmation of HUBZone certification..........................3757

Contract pricing................................................785

Cost principles....................................3761, 3762, 3765

Debarment......................................................3425

Department of State......................................2142, 2152

Depreciation costs of re-acquired assets.......................3746

DFARS modification.....785, 786, 787, 788, 790, 791, 794, 795, 796, 797, 798, 801, 804, 805, 807, 808, 809, 810, 811, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817, 818, 819, 820, 823, 824, 825, 826, 827, 838, 844, 845, 846, 847, 848, 851, 852, 854, 855, 859, 861, 865, 868, 869, 870, 3774

Documentation requirement for limited sources under Federal supply schedules...........................................3777

DOE.....................971, 972, 973, 975, 976, 978, 979, 980, 981

DOT............................................................2183

Earned value management system............................796, 3745

EPA................................................3013, 3015, 3023

Export-controlled information and technology....................846

Fast payment procedures........................................3747

Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program.........................3435

Federal Prison Industries......................................3751

Foreign acquisitions..................................797, 798, 816

Free Trade Agreements.....................................807, 3752

Gains and losses...............................................3765

Geographic use of the term United States........................859

Government property in the possession of contractors...........3736

Government-owned information technology.........................786

Governmentwide purchase card use for micro-purchases............818

GSA......................................................3425, 3426

Homeland Security........................................1237, 1249

HUD......................................................1599, 1600

Incentives for purchase of domestic capital assets..............826

Inflation adjustment of acquisition-related thresholds....794, 3759

Information technology....................................790, 3756

Information technology equipment................................814

Information technology security................................3749

Landscaping and pest control services..........................3775

Levy on payments to contractors.................................847

Major systems acquisition.......................................861

Material inspection and receiving reports.......................817

Mentor-Protege Program..........................................824

NASA.......................3456, 3459, 3464, 3467, 3469, 3471, 3774

National Nuclear Security Administration........................925

Noncommercial modifications of commercial items................3753

Notification of employee rights concerning payment of union dues or fees...............................................3772

Notification requirements for critical safety items.............845

Past performance evaluation....................................3755

Payment withholding............................................3766

Performance of commercial activities...........................3758

Performance-based service acquisition..........................3741

Plain language rewrite.........................................3738

Powers of attorney for bid bonds...............................3769

Price evaluation adjustment expiration.........................3748

Prohibition of foreign taxation on U.S. assistance programs 848

Protests, disputes, and appeals.................................854

Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............977

Quality assurance...............................................827

Reimbursement of relocation costs on a lump-sum basis..........3764

Required sources of supplies and services.......................791

Restriction on carbon, alloy, and armor steel plate from foreign sources.............................................795

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Simplified acquisition procedures...............................819

Small business credit for Alaskan Native Corporations and

Indian tribes..............................................3754

Small business programs...................................788, 3456

Small business specialist review................................804

Small Disadvantaged Businesses.................................3770

Specialized service contracting.................................808

Telecommunications services...........................809, 813, 815

Telecommuting for Federal contractors..........................3771

Title 40 of the US Code reference corrections..................3778

Totally enclosed lifeboat survival systems......................869

Training and education.........................................3761

Transportation industry practices..............................3740

Uniform contract line item numbering............................820

USAID....................................................2981, 2986

Utility services...........................................810, 811

Veteran-owned small businesses.................................3448

Veterans Affairs...............................................2935

Biobased products.......................................420, 422, 455

Contracts:

NFS contracts...................................................393

HUBZone program............................................3434, 3770

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Determining whether commodities are essentially the same as items on the procurement list..............................2994

Responsibilities of central nonprofit agencies.................2999

Suitability criteria for commodities and services..............2996

Lobbying restrictions......................................1245, 3760

Management accountability and control............................3516

Recycled products................................................3339

Small, minority, and women's business utilization................3020

Transportation management:

Data collection standards......................................3431

Electronic systems use.........................................3424

Manager authorization..........................................3444

Reporting requirements.........................................3431

Government property:

See also Federal buildings and facilities

Government property management

Abandoned or forfeited personal property.........................3427

Economic development transfers of real property by DOE............963

Personal commercial solicitation on DoD installations.............779

Rental...........................................................3768

Reporting requirements for property in contractors' possession 799

Sale or rental of sexually explicit material on DoD property......759

Use, handling, and disposal requirements.........................3421

Government property management:

Acquisition regulations..........................................3736

Household goods..................................................3446

Mandatory review procedures......................................1619

Motor vehicles...................................................3443

Nondiscrimination..........................................3439, 3441

Personal property management.........................3423, 3429, 3430

Real property....................................................3432

Space and related services:

Rents and leases...............................................3447

Supply and procurement...........................................3422

Telecommunications management....................................3442

Government securities:

See Bonds

Grains:

See also Feed grains

Cultivated wild rice crop insurance provisions....................272

Exports...........................................................284

Inspection and weighing service fees..............................288

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................216

Loan deficiency payments..........................................190

Marketing assistance loans........................................190

Process verification service......................................283

Review inspection requirements....................................285

Grant programs:

AmeriCorps regulations...............................3000, 3007, 3010

Assistance to firefighters grant program.........................1238

CNCS regulations.................................................3002

Equal treatment for faith-based organizations..................3008

DOD Grant and Agreement regulations...............................782

Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1501

Freedom of information...........................................2108

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program......................1507, 1525, 1528

Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1511

IMLS.............................................................3491

Learn & Serve regulations..................................3000, 3007

NASA:

Research misconduct............................................3468

NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revision...........3461

Intellectual property provisions...............................3470

Report requirements............................................3470

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grant

Program......................................................3481

Public television station digital transition grant program........442

Rights to inventions..............................................750

Senior Corps regulations.........................................3007

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.......................2028

Victims of crime.................................................2040

Grant programs-agriculture:

Administration provisions.........................................252

Energy efficiency.................................................437

Equal opportunity for religious organizations.....................427

Hatch Multistate Research Fund....................................248

Nonprocurement regulations........................................421

Rural business investment program.................................429

Rural economic development........................................428

Small Business Innovation Research Grants Program.................249

Technical assistance and training.................................256

Water and waste disposal.....................................439, 443

Water programs....................................................440

Household Water Well System Grant Program.......................450

Grant programs-education:

Administrative regulations........................................769

Freedom of Information............................................769

National Security Education Program...............................763

Grant programs-environmental protection:

Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3372

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program review........................................2043

Grant programs-health:

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children.......................1084

Limitation on administrative expenses............................1087

Minority Biomedical Research Support Program.....................1095

NIH grants.......................................................1092

NIH training grants..................................1094, 1096, 1097

Public Health Service grant appeals procedures...................1088

VA assistance to State home program for the hiring and retention of nurses..........................................2946

Grant programs-housing and community development:

American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1538

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1591

Community revitalization strategy..............................1594

Insular Areas Program..........................................1534

Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1590

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1591

Small cities program...........................................1588

Electronic submission of grant applications......................1536

Empowerment zones................................................1593

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program................64

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................1608, 1618

Self-insurance plans...........................................1607

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State homes for veterans.........................................2940

Uniform requirements for HUD programs............................1533

Grant programs-Indians:

Construction of jails............................................2041

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................1608, 1618

Self-insurance plans...........................................1607

STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 2028

Grant programs-natural resources:

North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants program..........1646

Grants administration:

Jobs For Veterans Act............................................2138

Nondiscrimination..............................1960, 3003, 3474, 3478

Uniform administrative requirements..................1235, 2979, 2988

USAID-funded assistance..........................................2987

Grazing lands:

Administrative regulations.........................................71

Grassland Reserve Program.........................................452

National Forest System.......................................371, 378

Navajo Partitioned Lands.........................................1848

Permit regulations...............................................1821

Guaranteed loans:

See Loan programs

Guns:

See Arms and munitions

H

Handicapped:

See Individuals with disabilities

Harbors:

Maintenance fees...........................................2420, 2421

Hatch Act:

See Political activities (Government employees)

Hawaiian Natives:

Defense acquisition contract awards to Native-owned small businesses....................................................825

Hazardous materials transportation:

See also Pipeline safety

Aircraft carriage................................................2367

Aluminum cylinders...............................................2359

Cargo tank requirements..........................................2368

Commercial driver's license endorsement..........................2273

Security threat assessment of applicants.......................1464

Explosive materials........................................1463, 2357

FAA material recognition training................................2234

Harmonization with UN recommendations............................2372

Hazardous waste manifest rule....................................3358

Infectious substances............................................2372

International standards..........................................2380

Lighters and lighter refills.....................................2370

Lithium batteries..........................................2374, 2376

Motor carriers...................................................2368

Oxygen cylinders on aircraft.....................................2375

Packaging........................................................2360

Regulation revisions.....................2362, 2365, 2379, 2382, 2383

Security...................................................2377, 2378

Toxic by inhalation materials....................................2378

UN standard cylinder requirements................................2371

Wastewater treatment exemptions..................................3359

Hazardous substances:

See also Explosives

Flammable materials

Hazardous materials transportation

Hazardous waste

Air pollutants........3044, 3045, 3047, 3072, 3085, 3086, 3088, 3089, 3094, 3095, 3102, 3108, 3111, 3117, 3119, 3126, 3146, 3147, 3153, 3156, 3160, 3174, 3179, 3180, 3181, 3182, 3183, 3201, 3206, 3212, 3214, 3215, 3216, 3217, 3219, 3220, 3221, 3223, 3225, 3226, 3227, 3228, 3234, 3236, 3238, 3245, 3252, 3310, 3360

Delisting..........................................3068, 3185, 3186

Asbestos...............................................82, 3304, 3560

Beryllium........................................................2110

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3024

CERCLA corrections...............................................3371

Chemicals:

Chemical test rules......................................3277, 3310

Import of toxic chemicals......................................3281

Chromium.....................................................86, 3184

Crystalline silica...........................................84, 2106

Designation under CERCLA.........................................3370

Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3313

Diesel exhaust...................................................3032

Diesel particulate matter..........................................83

Drinking water regulations...............1079, 3379, 3398, 3400, 3408

Enzymes and proteins.............................................3285

Ethylene oxide.......................................3042, 3067, 3231

Extremely hazardous substance list...............................3320

Flame retardant chemicals.........................................159

Halogenated solvents.............................................3046

Hazard Communication Standard....................................2117

Hydrochloric acid................................................3070

Hydrochlorofluorocarbon..........................................3061

Isocyanates......................................................3121

Lead................................112, 2115, 3179, 3287, 3305, 3317

Material Safety Data Sheets......................................3750

Mercury..........................................................3282

Metals...........................................................3311

Metals from electroplating operations............................3332

Method 24 amendment..............................................3035

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)...............................3406

NIH basic research and training grants...........................1096

Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2163

Ozone depleting substances...........................3096, 3100, 3209

Perchloroethylene................................................3045

Pesticides.................................................3262, 3273

Data requirements for registering biochemical or microbial products...................................................3258

Emergency exemption regulations.................................125

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program....................3268, 3276

Produced by transgenic plants..................................3262

Registration review program.....................................124

Rules of practice..............................................3272

Pipeline safety standards..................................2361, 2369

Pollution contingency plan.................................3367, 3373

Protection of human research subjects.............................126

Radon............................................................3404

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3341

Semiconductors manufacture and assembly..........................3345

Sulfur oxides..............................................3053, 3173

Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3800

Surface coatings.................................................3035

Threshold planning quantity......................................3320

Toxicological profiles:

Metals.........................................................3311

Toxics Release Inventory:

Additions, deletions, and modifications..................3322, 3323

Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3325

Metal mining...................................................3327

Reporting requirements...................................3324, 3327

Water pollution control....................................3379, 3385

Hazardous waste:

Carbamates.......................................................3368

Cathode ray tubes................................................3343

Cement kiln dust.................................................3346

Comparable fuels exclusion under RCRA.............................117

Disposal facilities:

Combustion facilities..........................................3360

Radioactive waste..............................................3256

Generator regulatory program.....................................3352

Land disposal:

Restrictions...................................................3330

Lead-acid batteries..............................................3354

Manifest regulations.......................................3355, 3358

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Mercury-containing equipment.....................................3361

Permit program...................................................3356

Polychlorinated biphenyls..................................3286, 3306

Radioactive waste.....................................108, 4119, 4131

Advance notification to Native American tribes of transportation.............................................4132

Dose methodology...............................................3257

Recycling........................................................3343

Solid waste.................................................128, 3348

Solvents.........................................................3342

Toxic waste site.................................................3281

Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3351

Transboundary shipment within Organization for Economic

Cooperation and Development member countries.................3333

Uncontrolled sites on the NPL....................................3365

Wastewater treatment sludges from automobile manufacturing.......3334

Head Start Program:

See Education of disadvantaged

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.............................1136, 1159, 1203, 1216

Anti-kickback provisions..........................................987

Fraud and abuse provisions........................................994

Home health agencies.............................................1114

Medicare conditions of participation...........................1172

Nondiscrimination in post-hospital referral....................1202

Prospective payment system...............................1131, 1154

Inmate fees......................................................1952

Messaging and vocabulary standards adopted by Federal health information technology systems...............................1161

Nondiscrimination.................................................995

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network..............1082, 1090

Organ transplantation:

Blood vessels recovered with organs............................1028

Performance standard for diagnostic x-ray systems................1077

Physicians' referrals............................................1128

Program exclusion for submitting claims containing excessive charges.......................................................989

Protection of human research subjects......................1107, 1110

Risk-sharing arrangements.........................................987

Underserved areas................................................1080

Veterans:

Advanced health care planning..................................2939

Filipino veterans..............................................2944

Hospital and outpatient care enrollment..........................99

Non-VA service and care........................................2943

Patients' rights regarding medication prescription authorization..............................................2942

Presumptions of service connection.......................2958, 2977

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................2091

Health facilities:

See also Hospitals

Nursing homes

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage........................................1119

List of covered procedures.....................................1152

Payment rates..................................................1138

Anti-kickback safe harbor statute.................................991

Electronic submission of cost reports............................1196

Fire safety requirements.............................1132, 1162, 1187

Long-term care:

Federal long-term care insurance regulations...................3583

Hospice service................................................1121

Immunization standard..........................................1217

Preventing accumulation of surplus controlled substances.......1996

Physician referrals for health services..........................1174

Psychiatric residential treatment facilities.........1118, 1133, 1148

Disproportionate share payments..........................1213, 1218

Rehabilitation facilities:

Inpatient facility classification..............................1215

Inpatient prospective payment system.....................1140, 1205

Rural health clinic services.....................................1141

Skilled nursing facilities:

Prospective payment system and consolidated billing......1167, 1210

Use of restraint and seclusion.............................1118, 1148

Health insurance:

See also Medicare

Access:

State alternative mechanisms...................................1192

Support orders in the IV-D program.............................1228

Astronaut Health Care Provision..................................3455

Calculation of average cost of a policy..........................1083

CHAMPUS:

Claimcheck denials appeals process..............................900

Double coverage.................................................899

Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision................897

Individual Case Management Program..............................902

Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.......901

Payment for ambulatory care.....................................896

Prosthetic devices coverage.....................................898

Regulation amendments...........................................912

TRICARE......894, 895, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 908, 909, 910, 911, 913, 914

Claims attachment standard.......................................1173

District of Columbia employees...................................3574

Federal enforcement..............................................1186

Government employees.....................3540, 3584, 3592, 3608, 3609

Discontinuance in a national emergency.........................3541

Flexible spending accounts...............................3563, 3586

Long-term care insurance regulations...........................3583

Suspension of Peace Corps eligibles' enrollment in FEHB program....................................................3596

Group plans integrated with Medicare programs....................2093

Guaranteed availability and renewability to small employers......1191

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act..............1115

Church plans...................................................2694

Civil money penalties...........................................990

Code set revisions.............................................1123

Electronic transactions and code set standards.................1120

Family and Medical Leave Act interaction.......................2756

Health care access, portability and renewability.................79

Nondiscrimination..............................80, 2693, 2694, 2695

Special enrollment procedures..................................2756

Tolling time periods...........................................2756

Wellness programs..............................................2695

Health plan identifiers..........................................1115

Medical savings accounts tax regulations.........................2638

Nondiscrimination regulations....................................1184

Portability................................................1176, 1192

Reduced SSA benefits due to private insurance coverage...........3720

Retirement benefits...............................................132

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State Children's Health Insurance Program:

Allotments...............................................1165, 1207

Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........311

Payment error rate measurement program.........................1157

Redistribution of unexpended funds.............................1211

Veterans:

Coverage for devices and prostheses............................2908

Delegations of authority.......................................2908

Preventive services............................................2909

Health insurance for aged:

See Medicare

Health professions:

Alien health care workers..................................1327, 2148

National Practitioner Data Bank............................1081, 1089

Nurses:

Nonimmigrant aliens......................................1293, 2066

VA assistance to State home program for the hiring and retention of nurses........................................2946

Physicians:

DEA registration requirements for practitioners practicing in more than one state........................................1989

Fee schedule.........................................55, 1142, 1143

Health services referrals................................1128, 1174

National interest waivers for alien physicians.................1292

Professional shortage areas......................................1080

Health records:

Privacy and disclosure of SSA records and information............3669

Hearing and appeal procedures:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Helicopters:

See Aircraft

Heliports:

See Airports

Hepatitis B virus:

Correctional management..........................................1951

Hepatitis C virus:

Blood donors and recipients......................................1036

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1146

Herbicides:

See Pesticides and pests

Higher education:

See Colleges and universities

Highway safety:

Highway-rail grade crossings.....................................2268

Mexican motor carriers...........................................2271

Motor carrier regulations..................................2254, 2268

Traffic control devices:

Manual revision................................................2251

Highways and roads:

See also Bridges

Highway safety

Motor carriers

Motor vehicle safety

Motor vehicles

Environmental impact regulations...........................2253, 2355

Highway vehicle definition.......................................2687

Project authorization and agreement..............................2252

Historic preservation:

Army Corps of Engineers regulations...............................883

Certification of historic structures.............................1792

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1805

Historical records:

See Archives and records

HIV:

Correctional management..........................................1951

Hogs:

Import restrictions...............................................229

Holding companies:

Adjudicatory proceedings.........................................2902

Change in bank control...................4037, 4038, 4039, 4042, 4046

Exemption for certain acquisitions.........................4194, 4197

Industry Guide 3 amendments......................................4159

Homeless:

CACFP reimbursements for meals served to children in shelters 324

Eligibility for free school meals.................................338

Honey:

Research and promotion program....................................168

Hospice care:

Medicaid and Medicare conditions of participation................1171

Medicare policies................................................1147

Requirements for long-term care facilities.......................1121

Wage index.................................................1168, 1214

Hospitals:

CHAMPUS payment for ambulatory care...............................896

Conditions of participation:

Laboratory services............................................1146

Organ transplantation centers..................................1170

Patients' rights...............................................1185

Requirements of................................................1181

Enhanced DSH treatment...........................................1151

Grants administration.................................769, 1235, 2988

Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program.............1197, 1198

Home health agency referral......................................1202

Inpatient prospective payment system.........................52, 1208

Inpatient psychiatric facilities.................................1133

Disproportionate share payments..........................1213, 1218

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................2085

Medicaid:

Outpatient services............................................1141

Medicare:

Coinsurance..............................................1164, 1220

Extended care services coinsurance.......................1164, 1220

Inpatient deductible.....................................1164, 1220

Limitation on charges for services furnished to Indians........1091

Long-term care prospective payment system................1134, 1204

Outpatient prospective payment system......................54, 1139

Oversight and validation program...............................1127

Mortgage insurance...............................................1559

Hours of work:

See Wages

Household appliances:

Energy efficiency.............................31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 942

Test procedures..............................................937, 949

Housing:

See also Fair housing

Homeless

Housing standards

Low and moderate income housing

Manufactured homes

Mortgage insurance

Mortgages

Public housing

Accelerated claims disposition...................................1579

Affordable Housing Program.......................................4023

American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1538

Community development block grants:

Brownfields activities.........................................1591

Slum and blight prevention.....................................1591

Small cities program...........................................1588

Disposition of HUD-acquired single-family properties...............63

Disposition of HUD-owned assets in revitalization areas..........1551

Electronic document retention....................................1540

Energy-efficiency rating guidelines..........................940, 946

Environmental regulations..........................................62

Federal Housing Administration:

Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers....................................................1571

Electronic endorsement of mortgages............................1584

Quality control plans..........................................1562

HOME Investment Partnerships Program.............................1535

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Housing counseling program.......................................1570

Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program................64

HUD acquisition regulations................................1599, 1600

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.........................1608, 1618

Self-insurance plans...........................................1607

Insular Areas Program............................................1534

Lead-based paint.................................................3317

Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1558

Mark-to-Market Program...........................................1546

Multifamily:

Accelerated loan processing quality assurance enforcement......1582

Closing forms and documents....................................1576

Disposition of HUD-owned projects..............................1560

NAHASDA amendments...............................................1613

Nondiscrimination in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance.........................................1529

Office of Inspector General subpoenas............................1601

One dollar home sales to local governments.......................1548

Rural:

Farm labor housing..............................................263

Loan policies...................................................257

Loans and grants.................................261, 262, 263, 264

Multiple-family housing.........................................263

New and existing dwellings definition...........................258

Planning and performing construction............................259

Rental housing..................................................263

Self-Help Opportunity Program....................................1587

Specially adapted housing for disabled veterans..................2971

Streamlining regulations..........................................263

Supportive Housing Programs................................1586, 1592

Teacher Next Door Sales Program..................................1552

Uniform standards for grants and agreements......................1533

Housing assistance payments:

See Housing

Housing standards:

Manufactured homes construction standards........................1573

Manufactured housing dispute resolution program..................1557

Manufactured housing installation program..................1556, 1574

On-site construction.............................................1555

Human research subjects:

Protection of.....58, 126, 467, 783, 915, 916, 969, 1045, 1107, 1109, 1110, 1111, 2045, 2972, 2989, 3027, 3462, 3499

Student rights....................................................923

Humane treatment of animals:

See Animal welfare

Hunting:

Migratory birds.......1663, 1694, 1697, 1719, 1735, 1749, 1777, 1779, 1782, 1784, 1786

Refuge-specific regulations................................1739, 1785

Hydroelectric power:

See Electric power

Hydropower:

Licensing hearings process.......................................1626

Regulation amendments............................................4010

Review of mandatory conditions of licensing.......................670

I

Immigration:

See also Aliens

Citizenship and naturalization

Address notification.............................................1496

Affidavit of support.......................................1284, 2012

Appeal fees......................................................1349

Appeals efficiency...............................................1274

Asylum procedures:

Frivolous applications.........................................1350

Numerical limit on grants......................................1346

Authority of the DHS Secretary...................................1243

Benefit application fee..........................................1278

Biometric data collection........................................1277

Border crossing identification documents.........................2158

Cancellation of removal....................................2000, 2002

Centralized filing of bond appeals...............................1475

Child Citizenship Act............................................1298

Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1268

Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1480

Disclosure of records............................................1331

Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for benefits.....................................................1341

Employment:

Authorization eligibility......................................1350

Eligibility verification.......................................2159

Employer petitions.............................................1326

Employer sanctions.............................................1494

Employment creation petitions..................................1273

Verification requirements......................................1335

Exchange visitors:

Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1269

Executive Office for Immigration Review authorities..............2001

Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1424

Fingerprinting certain applicants................................1291

Genealogy Program processing fee.................................1272

Hunger strikes by detainees......................................1469

Immigrant Investor Pilot Program.................................1319

Immigration proceedings..........................................1999

Inadmissibility..................................................1258

Individuals with disabilities:

Naturalization procedures......................................1314

Intercountry adoptions...........................................1263

Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1470

International broadcasters.......................................1300

International matchmaking organization requirements........1259, 1998

Jurisdiction over appeals of INS decisions involving administrative fines.........................................2005

Law enforcement officers training during mass influx of aliens 1431, 1497

Legal Immigration Family Equity Act..................1301, 1303, 2002

Payment of fees methods..........................................1487

Permanent resident status..................................1281, 1299

Powers and authorities of officers and employees.................1482

Preinspected automated lane program..............................1434

Protective orders in administration proceedings..................2003

Representative registry..........................................2004

Revoking grants of naturalization................................1290

Seizures and forfeitures.........................................1418

Surety bonds...............................................1472, 1474

Suspension of deportation............................1337, 2000, 2002

United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1286

User fee remittance..............................................1429

Waivers for nonimmigrants........................................1312

Withholding of adjudication......................................1315

Imports:

See also Antidumping

Countervailing duties

Customs duties and inspection

Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border..............234

Alcohol and alcoholic products...................................2473

Apparel articles..................................................474

Arms-related items...............................................1973

Bigeye tuna.......................................................713

Bluefin tuna......................................................713

Border Release Advanced Screening and Selectivity Program........1438

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention..................238, 244

Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1639

Cattle..............................................................4

Certification of factual information during antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings...............................475

Chemicals:

Blanket certifications.............................3293, 3294, 3314

Reporting requirements for controlled substances...............1982

Control of PMN chemicals.........................................3308

Dairy products....................................................183

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Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2402

Duty-free entry...................................................474

Eggs..............................................................347

Endangered and threatened species................................1660

Explosive materials:

Identification markings........................................1975

Firearms and ammunition..........................................2481

Food products..............................................1044, 1072

Fruits.........................................................6, 236

Halon-1301 aircraft fire extinguishing vessels...................3143

Icelandic eiderdown..............................................1765

Meat and meat products...............................8, 229, 364, 366

Milk and milk products............................................240

Motor vehicles.............................................2335, 3190

Commercial.....................................................2319

Nuclear equipment and materials......................4145, 4146, 4152

Nursery stock.......................................................7

Parrots..........................................................1717

Phytosanitary certificates for fruits and vegetables..............237

Pine shoot beetle host material...................................227

Pirated audio-visual works.......................................2410

Plants............................................................231

Polar bear trophies..............................................1647

Poultry products..................................................347

Prohibited marks on tobacco and cigarette products...............2530

Restrictions on archaeological and ethnological materials........2413

Seeds...............................................................9

Single entry for entities on multiple conveyances................2403

Steel products....................................................470

Swordfish.........................................................713

Tobacco products............................................167, 2505

Tuberculosis risk classification....................................4

Uniform rules of origin..........................................2391

Used ozone-depleting substances for destruction..................3166

Vegetables..........................................................6

Wild birds.................................................1654, 1717

Wildlife.........................................................1640

Wine.............................................................2499

Wool:

Worsted wool fabrics.......................................471, 476

Income taxes:

Accelerated death benefits.......................................2787

Accrual rules for creditable foreign taxes.......................2588

Accruals and allocations reductions because of increased age.....2702

Active trade or business requirement.............................2608

Allocation and apportionment rules...............................2582

Allocation of basis in connection with adjustments and determinations...............................................2848

Allocation of basis to distributes following a reorganization 2724

Alternative minimum tax..........................................2781

Asset ownership..................................................2792

Assumption of liabilities........................................2657

Authorized placement agency......................................2692

Automated substitute for return............................2733, 2874

Below-market loans...............................................2603

Bonds:

Allocation and accounting regulations..........................2596

Municipal......................................................2767

Private activity...............................................2682

Qualified zone academy bonds...................................2736

Tax-exempt bonds issued by State and local governments.........2703

Branch remittances...............................................2556

Capitalization of expenditures to repair or improve tangible property.....................................................2636

Capitalized costs................................................2630

Caribbean Basin countries........................................2780

Carryback of consolidated net operating losses to separate years........................................................2863

Charitable contributions.........................................2883

Claims against decedent's estate.................................2602

Collection after assessment......................................2739

Collection due process.....................................2722, 2723

Collections:

Collection of income tax at source to statutory stock options 2841

Installment agreements.........................................2561

Levied property................................................2855

Communications excise tax........................................2586

Consolidated groups:

Application of section 108...............................2740, 2873

Computation of taxable income..................................2743

Duplicate tax benefits.........................................2867

Intercompany transactions......................................2759

Loss limitation rules..........................................2591

Consolidated returns:

Intercompany obligations.................................2579, 2685

Interest income................................................2729

Regulation amendments..........................................2800

Constructive sales of appreciated financial positions............2795

Contingent at closing escrows....................................2808

Converting an IRA annuity to a Roth IRA....................2655, 2656

Coordination of income taxes for US and certain possessions.....2809, 2815

Corporations:

Alternative minimum tax........................................2781

Assumption of liabilities......................................2577

Continuances...................................................2751

Disclosure to the Bureau of Economic Analysis............2607, 2632

Estimated tax..................................................2572

Gain on stock distributions....................................2860

Gains on assets held by a corporation converted from C to S 2762

Indian Tribal Corporations.....................................2818

LIFO recapture...........................................2816, 2893

No net equity value transactions...............................2810

Operating rules for successors in liquidations.................2758

Organizational expenditures....................................2663

Prohibited allocation of securities............................2732

Reorganizations....................................2749, 2760, 2871

S corporations.............2626, 2670, 2732, 2797, 2812, 2872, 2893

Shareholder's basis in stock...................................2626

Start-up expenditures..........................................2663

Stock ownership in another corporation.........................2631

Withholding taxes..............................................2466

Cost sharing.....................................................2587

Cross-border transactions..................................2583, 2619

Current liability interest rate............................2611, 2814

Custodial account contributions..................................2715

Deductions from intangible property..............................2696

Deferred compensation............................................2844

Dependent care credit............................................2594

Dependent definition.............................................2644

Deposit requirements for employment taxes..................2838, 2839

Depreciation computation.........................................2727

Designated or related summons....................................2601

Determination of residency in U.S. possessions...................2741

Discharge of property............................................2642

Disclosure of return information.....................2578, 2768, 2829

Disclosure regulations for reportable transactions........2831, 2832, 2833, 2834

Disclosures to subcontractors....................................2811

Disqualified person..............................................2617

Disregarded entities and collections.............................2645

Distributions of property........................................2866

Dollar-value last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory method..........2574

Domestic workers.................................................2837

Dual consolidated losses.........................................2746

Earnings and profits attribution principles......................2801

Electronic filing of business returns............................2726

Electronic filing requirements...................................2819

Electronic tax administration....................................2802

Electronic transmissions.........................................2794

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Employee benefits:

Cafeteria plans....................................2674, 2698, 2773

Electronic transmission of notices, elections or consents......2622

Limitations....................................................2817

Employee stock ownership plans:

Dividends paid deduction.......................................2662

Employer contributions for deferred compensation.................2580

Employer contributions to medical savings accounts...............2638

Employer's annual Federal employment tax return............2825, 2827

Environmental protection:

Capital costs incurred to comply with sulfur regulations......2671, 2772

Escrow funds...............................................2614, 2679

Estimated tax regulations........................................2882

Excess operating fund investment.................................2466

Farm income averaging regulations..........................2637, 2643

Federal Insurance Contributions Act........................2837, 2841

Federal Unemployment Tax Act.....................................2841

Filing corrections...............................................2805

Filing extensions..........................................2842, 2843

Foreign corporations.................................2557, 2676, 2782

Definition of qualified foreign corporation....................2612

Earnings and profits.....................................2779, 2785

Entity classification....................................2820, 2821

Exclusions from gross income...................................2769

Foreign stapled corporations.............................2879, 2880

Income rules...................................................2571

Information returns requirements...............................2648

Ownership by former shareholders or partners of domestic entities.............................................2669, 2771

Pro rata share determination.............................2660, 2755

Statutory mergers..............................................2761

Stock transfer rules...........................................2689

Transfer of intangibles........................................2575

Foreign currency contract..................................2846, 2847

Foreign governments..............................................2777

Foreign insurance companies..........................2558, 2748, 2850

Foreign investment companies.....................................2570

Foreign Investment in Real Property Act..........................2677

Foreign tax credit.............................2589, 2690, 2774, 2776

Fraud committed by return affiliate..............................2627

Fringe benefit income allocation.................................2851

Fuel excise tax regulations..........................2633, 2765, 2890

Functional currency..............................................2779

General utilities repeal.........................................2852

Generation skipping transfer tax:

Deemed allocations.............................................2869

Qualified severance of a trust.................................2659

Gift tax value determination.....................................2621

Grantor..........................................................2792

Guarantee fees...................................................2875

Highly compensated employee................................2788, 2796

HIPAA portability................................................2756

Income allocation................................................2696

Income attributable to domestic production activities............2640

Income from labor or personal services...........................2884

Income from ocean and space activities...........................2564

Income from sources within specified possession..................2862

Installment obligations..........................................2870

Insurance companies........................................2697, 2849

Attained age of the insured....................................2813

Interest.......................................2678, 2690, 2691, 2729

Interest equivalent deduction election...........................2881

Interest-free adjustments........................................2786

International communications income..............................2564

International organizations......................................2777

Investigative disclosures........................................2709

Investment adjustment rules......................................2868

Life insurance and annuity contract guidance.........2728, 2885, 2891

Like-kind exchanges..............................................2614

Liquidation of an interest.......................................2592

Losses:

Limitation on transfer of built-in losses................2652, 2653

Separate limitation............................................2778

Waiver of carryovers...........................................2868

Low-income housing credit allocation and certification...........2649

Mark-to-market treatment for marketable stocks.............2599, 2719

Mergers or consolidations qualifying as reorganizations..........2701

Mixed use output facilities......................................2711

Non-accrual experience method of accounting......................2713

Non-shelter revisions............................................2584

Nondiscrimination cross-testing rules to cash balance pension plans........................................................2806

Nondiscrimination requirement with respect to benefits or contributions................................................2658

Normalization requirements.......................................2699

Notarization requirement for statements of purchase..............2807

Notional principal contracts.....................................2717

Obligation to file notice of redetermination of foreign tax......2774

Partnerships:

Assumption of liabilities......................................2858

Basis reduction in stock of a corporate partner................2672

Capital gains rollover.........................................2738

Deemed dispositions of unrealized receivables and inventory items......................................................2555

Disallowance of loss transfers.................................2672

Disguised sales................................................2737

Disregarded entities...........................................2754

Distributive share determination...............................2625

Equity for services............................................2720

Exception qualification guidance...............................2641

Foreign tax credit allocation..................................2708

Guaranteed payments to partners................................2628

New markets tax credit allocation..............................2585

Options........................................................2704

Retiring or deceased partner...................................2799

Section 1503(d) applications...................................2853

Substantiality rules...........................................2624

Withholding reduction..........................................2822

Withholding tax on foreign partners' share of effectively connected income...........................................2859

Passive foreign investment companies.............................2570

Payments:

No return of information required..............................2616

Overpayment interest calculation...............................2823

Payments in the nature of workers compensation...................2606

Payments to attorneys......................................2568, 2686

Performance of actuarial service under ERISA.....................2604

PFIC purging elections...............................2598, 2734, 2750

Predeceased parent rule..........................................2876

Previously taxed earnings and profits............................2576

Principal accounting method......................................2629

Principal residence seizure......................................2861

Procedure and administration.....................................2784

Public inspection of written determinations......................2610

Qualified contract provisions....................................2615

Qualified intellectual property contributions..............2830, 2886

Railroad track maintenance credit..........................2667, 2668

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits:

Accrual for certain regular interests..........................2721

Foreign holders..........................................2593, 2664

Interest-only regular interests................................2613

Tetra rules....................................................2878

Real estate transactions:

Timber sales information reporting.............................2661

Reconsideration of Rev. Rule 69-302..............................2681

Redemptions treated as dividends.................................2705

Regulated investment companies:

Reporting of foreign taxes paid................................2634

Regulation amendments............................................2673

Release of lien..................................................2642

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements...................2706, 2783

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Research credit................................2620, 2635, 2864, 2887

Research expenditures resulting in inventory property............2654

Resident status............................................2675, 2889

Retirement annuity contributions.................................2715

Retirement plans.....................................2728, 2731, 2790

Deemed IRAs....................................................2745

Designated Roth contributions under cash or deferred arrangements...............................................2766

Disclosure of relative values of optional forms of benefit.....2764

Exclusion of employees of 501(c)(3) organizations in 401(k) and 401(m) plans...........................................2742

Phased retirement program......................................2747

Section 179 elections............................................2877

Section 6159.....................................................2561

Section 6343.....................................................2855

Section 882......................................................2791

Section 884......................................................2791

Securities.................................................2560, 2789

Abandonment of.................................................2845

Simplified service cost and simplified production methods to self-constructed assets................................2840, 2892

Single-sum distributions from cash balance pension plans.........2595

Small businesses:

Disabled access credit.........................................2623

Solid waste disposal facility definition.........................2744

Source rules involving U.S. possessions..........................2889

Special depreciation allowance.......................2650, 2651, 2714

Stewardship expenses.............................................2600

Stock options....................................................2730

Stock transfer regulations...........................2569, 2618, 2753

Continuity of interest.........................................2757

Straddles:

Carrying charges...............................................2691

Definition of loss.............................................2605

Miscellaneous issues...........................................2680

Subchapter T cooperatives..................................2824, 2826

Substitute dividend payments in securities lending...............2590

Substitute for return......................................2733, 2874

Summonses of third-party recordkeepers...........................2581

Supplemental wage withholding....................................2763

Support test for children of divorced parents....................2609

Suspension of interest and penalties.............................2828

Tacking rule requirement.........................................2665

Targeted populations.............................................2666

Tax credits:

Low-income housing.............................................2804

Puerto Rico....................................................2775

Tax shelter rules..........................................2835, 2836

Taxable fuel entry...............................................2725

Taxable years for CFCs and FPHCs.................................2573

Taxpayer Bill of Rights....................................2561, 2855

Timely mailing treatment.........................................2803

Toll telephone service definition................................2710

Tractors, trailers, trucks, and tires............................2639

Transactions involving related parties, pass-through entities, or other intermediaries......................................2730

Transferor or transferee as a predecessor or successor...........2718

Travel expenses for members of Congress..........................2562

Treatment of services............................................2712

Trusts:

Charitable remainder trusts....................................2856

Financial asset securitization investment trusts (FASIT).......2854

Foreign trusts.................................................2793

Non-exempt employees...........................................2792

Qualified severance regulations................................2735

Reporting earned income........................................2614

Underpayment.....................................................2752

Utility allowances...............................................2597

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service members.......................................................754

Widely held fixed investment trusts..............................2706

Withholding by Federal agencies..................................2463

Withholding certificates.............................2770, 2794, 2888

Withholding for qualified intermediaries.........................2700

Indians:

See also Indians-arts and crafts

Indians-business and finance

Indians-lands

Indians-law

Indians-tribal government

Alaska resupply operation........................................1840

Appeals from administrative actions..............................1819

Certificates of degree of Indian blood...........................1846

Electric power utilities.........................................1813

Extending wireless telecommunications services to tribal lands 3944

Food assistance programs..........................................290

Housing:

Indian Housing Block Grant Program.................1607, 1608, 1618

NAHASDA amendments.............................................1613

Limitation on charges by Medicare participating inpatient hospitals....................................................1091

Livestock assistance program......................................211

National Indian Gaming Commission.......4095, 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4108

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1805

Navajo generating station..................................3167, 3168

Peyote use in traditional religion ceremonies....................1986

Preference in employment.........................................1835

Processing requests for reindeer by non-native Alaskans..........1842

Revision of the membership roll of the Eastern Band of Cherokee of North Carolina............................................1836

Spent fuel shipment notification.................................4132

STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 2028

Subsistence fishing.........................................719, 1736

Subsistence hunting and fishing on Federal lands in Alaska......1677, 1678, 1682, 1694, 1730, 1776

Subsistence taking of northern fur seals..........................680

Transport of eagle feathers......................................1750

Welfare reform:

Welfare-to-Work Program........................................2073

Indians-arts and crafts:

Sale of handicrafts in National Park System......................1807

Use of northern sea otter..................................1685, 1772

Indians-business and finance:

Acquisition regulations..........................................3754

Gaming operations:

Civil fines....................................................4108

Classification standards........................................163

Debt collection................................................4107

Facility licensing standards...................................4106

Minimum internal control standards..............................161

Privacy Act procedures.........................................4097

Revenue allocation plans.......................................1814

Sole proprietary interest......................................4109

Technical standards for gaming machines and gaming systems......162

Indian Tribal Corporations.......................................2818

Loan guaranty, insurance, and interest subsidy...................1847

Management contracts.............................................4102

Net gaming revenue...............................................4103

Trust funds......................................................1850

Unclaimed Individual Indian Moneys funds.........................1820

Indians-lands:

Air pollution control implementation.............................3175

Allotments.......................................................1908

American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act.................1627

Annual funding agreements........................................1683

Business lease procedures........................................1833

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Deposit of proceeds from lands withdrawn for Native selection 1845

Environmental quality enhancement................................1852

EPA new source reviews...........................................3037

Forestry regulations.............................................1854

Grazing permits............................................1821, 1848

Irrigation projects..............................................1839

Leasing for mineral development......................1829, 1830, 1838

Leasing of trust and restricted lands............................1841

Management of tribal assets of the Ute Indian Tribe..............1837

Mining regulations...................................1827, 1828, 1897

National Forest System lands......................................371

Oil and gas leases.........................................1823, 1824

Oil valuation from leases..........................................68

Probate of trust estates...................................1822, 1832

Reservation proclamations........................................1816

Rights-of-way....................................................1851

Title documents requirements.....................................1853

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................412

Indians-law:

BIA regulations..................................................1815

Construction of jails............................................2041

Courts of Indian Offenses........................................1849

Detention facilities and programs................................1834

Hearings and appeals.............................................4100

NIGC enforcement regulations.....................................4101

Use or distribution of judgment funds................1817, 1818, 1843

Indians-tribal government:

Tribal background investigations.................................4104

Individuals with disabilities:

See also Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Vocational rehabilitation

Education of individuals with disabilities

Accessibility guidelines:

Forest Service trails...........................................398

Outdoor developed areas........................................2991

Outdoor recreation facilities...................................399

Public accommodations and commercial facilities..................72

Public rights-of-way...........................................2990

State and local government services..............................73

Telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment 3831

Transportation...........................................2166, 2173

Aggravation of a disability by active service....................2976

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing......................................................2971

Contractor and subcontractor obligations...................2051, 2053

Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.....1224

Disability ratings:

Age categories..................................................151

Cardiovascular conditions......................................2952

Cardiovascular impairments......................................155

Convulsive disorders...........................................2967

Digestive system................................................154

Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3675

Expiration date extension......................................3734

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3726

Growth impairment........................................3668, 3729

Hearing impairments............................................3690

Hematological disorders........................................3678

Hypertension...................................................2952

Immune system...................................................140

Individual unemployability.....................................2947

Labyrinthine-vestibular function disturbance...................3690

Language and speech disorders..................................3691

Mental disorders................................................141

Multiple body systems..........................................3727

Multiple scars.................................................2954

Neurological conditions..................................2967, 3674

Respiratory disorders....................................2952, 3676

Special senses.................................................3673

Vision.........................................................2948

Excepted appointment for employment..............................3545

Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability review........................................................139

Expedited reinstatement of SSA disability benefits...............3700

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Labor hours ratio requirements.................................2995

Medical improvement eligibility group............................1199

Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3702

Motor vehicle modifications......................................2323

Naturalization application.......................................1314

Nondiscrimination....................................3436, 3611, 3715

Air travel.....................................................2181

CNCS...........................................................3003

DHS programs...................................................1240

Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation.......................3715

GSA............................................................3441

HUD programs...................................................1529

NARA...........................................................3474

OFHEO..........................................................3502

Passenger vessel access....................................2179, 2992

Plans to achieve self-support.....................................156

Self-Sufficiency Program..........................................142

SSA disability determination process.......................3682, 3683

Administrative review process...................................152

Continuing disability review failure to cooperate procedures 148

Medical equivalence policy......................................153

Review of state agency determinations..........................3722

Supportive Housing Programs......................................1586

Telecommunications relay services..........................3832, 3833

Ticket to Work Program............................................142

Transportation regulations.......................................2171

Video programming accessibility..................................3912

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program..................................................3730

Referral for services..........................................3717

Work report receipts issuance.....................................144

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..................................2233, 2243

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3807

Baby bath seat ban...............................................3797

Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3801

Child Care and Development Fund..................................1232

Child Citizenship Act............................................1298

Child Status Protection Act................................1317, 2139

Child support....................................................1233

Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule........................4056

Crib safety standards............................................3794

Food assistance programs.......295, 311, 313, 324, 330, 334, 340, 341

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children.......................1084

Infant formula.............................................1047, 1048

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................2085

Motor vehicle restraint systems................2291, 2296, 2304, 2321

Nutrition education participant contacts..........................307

Poison prevention................................................3806

Portable bed rail safety.........................................3796

State Children's Health Insurance Program:

Allotments...............................................1165, 1207

Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........311

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Payment error rate measurement program.........................1157

Redistribution of unexpended funds.............................1211

Television programming.....................................3900, 3901

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..................................1040, 1109

Insurance:

See also Bank deposit insurance

Crop insurance

Flood insurance

Health insurance

Insurance companies

Life insurance

Mortgage insurance

Surety bonds

Unemployment compensation

Disaster assistance requirements.................................1518

FCSIC regulation.................................................3828

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...........................2419, 2425

Insurance companies:

Anti-money laundering program....................................2451

Asset acquisitions...............................................2697

Attained age of the insured......................................2813

Income tax regulations...........................................2849

Insured loans:

See Loan programs

Intelligence:

See Classified information

Intergovernmental relations:

See also Grant programs

Alternative fuels incentives program..............................933

Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3458

EPA..................................................3123, 3385, 3389

International agreements:

See Treaties

International boundaries:

Border crossing cards:

Elimination of.................................................1423

International trade:

See Foreign trade

Inventions and patents:

Cooperative Research and Technology Enhancement Act...............733

DFARS regulations.................................................801

Electronic application exchange between intellectual property offices.......................................................734

Electronic submission of documents................................740

Ex parte and inter partes reexamination practice..................735

Examination of claims in applications.............................742

Examination of multiple continuation applications.................741

Fees.........................................................746, 747

Handling applications filed without appropriate fees............736

Refund provisions...............................................736

Revisions.......................................................731

Foreign rights in inventions......................................751

Government-owned inventions:

Licensing.......................................................749

Information disclosure statement requirements.....................743

Means- or step- plus-function claim elements in applications......745

Mineral patent applications......................................1906

Nonprofit organizations...........................................750

NSF regulation...................................................3501

Power of attorney provisions......................................737

Pre-brief appeal conference for applications under appeal.........744

Representation of others before the USPTO.........................729

Signature provisions..............................................737

Small businesses..................................................750

Submission of chemical and 3-D biological structural data in electronic format.............................................739

Investigations:

Government personnel.............................................3537

Investment advisers:

See Securities

Investment companies:

Affiliate transactions...........................................4189

Anti-money laundering program for unregistered companies.........2457

Confirmation of transactions.....................................4206

Disclosure requirements....................................4169, 4207

Mutual fund information........................................4183

Privacy protection.............................................4180

EDGAR system requirements........................................4193

Eligible portfolio companies.....................................4192

Form N-SAR.......................................................4184

Income tax regulations...........................................2634

Independent transmission companies...............................4195

Issued ratably definition........................................4182

Money market fund exemptions.....................................4188

Portfolio transaction cost disclosure............................4179

Registration form and rules................................4178, 4184

Small business investment companies:

Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3639

Investments:

See also Brokers

Commodity futures

Investment companies

Securities

United States investments abroad

Annuity broker qualifications....................................2027

Cash solicitation rule...........................................4185

Exemptions regarding officers and directors of public utility holding companies............................................4196

Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and unaffiliated foreign persons..................................456

Investment advisers:

Anti-money laundering program..................................2452

Electronic filing..............................................4187

Political contributions........................................4176

Proxy voting policies..........................................4169

Thrift institutions............................................4186

Mutual funds:

Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2444

U.S. direct investment abroad.....................................457

Irrigation:

Project operation and maintenance................................1839

K

Kidney diseases:

Medicare:

Conditions for coverage........................................1169

L

Labeling:

See also Food labeling

Packaging and containers

Alcoholic beverages............................2472, 2474, 2475, 2509

Biobased products.................................................420

Blood and blood components.......................................1046

Drugs..............................45, 47, 49, 1011, 1019, 1056, 1062

Fuel economy of motor vehicles....................................107

Home insulation..................................................4067

Hydrocarbon-containing products..................................3806

Latex condoms....................................................1016

Malt beverages...................................................2513

Pesticides.......................................................3262

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Labor:

See also Child labor

Employee benefit plans

Employment

Equal employment opportunity

Occupational safety and health

Retirement

Unemployment compensation

Wages

Fiduciary responsibilities of union officials....................2048

Freedom of Information Act.................................2046, 2108

Homeland Security Labor Relations Board..........................1257

Labor laws application to government acquisitions.................841

Labor organization officer and employee reports..................2052

Local, intermediate, national or international status of labor organizations................................................2056

Notification of employee rights concerning payment of union dues or fees.................................................3772

Small Business Job Protection Act................................2049

Standards for contracts involving construction.............3744, 3763

Standards of conduct for federal sector unions...................2054

Laboratories:

Accreditation of analytical chemistry laboratories................349

Clinical laboratories regulation.................................1124

Fee rates for agricultural industry testing.......................172

Hospital conditions of participation.............................1146

Using private laboratories with regard to FDA actions............1076

Waste management.................................................3335

Land:

See Grazing lands

Indians-lands

Public lands

Rights-of-way

Law:

See Administrative practice and procedure

Courts

Indians-law

Lawyers

Law enforcement:

See also Drug traffic control

Armor vest purchase..............................................2042

Carriage of concealed weapons....................................2021

Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...2019, 2022, 2023, 3920

Exchange of criminal history record information..................2015

Fish and Wildlife Service........................................1634

Forest Service....................................................374

Indian country...................................................1815

Military police investigations....................................881

National Indian Gaming Commission................................4101

Police department review for pattern or practice of unlawful conduct......................................................1961

Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act............2020

Public lands.....................................................1910

Retirement.......................................................3606

Training of officers authorized to enforce immigration law during mass influx of aliens...........................1431, 1497

Use of tobacco products without payment of tax...................2504

Lawyers:

Ethical standards................................................2026

Reimbursement for attorney's fees in DOI legal proceedings.......1623

Reimbursement for fees in DHS proceedings........................1254

Representation for aliens in immigration proceedings.............2004

Standards of conduct:

SEC............................................................4221

Lead poisoning:

Paint...........................................112, 3287, 3305, 3317

Reducing lead consumption and use................................3291

Libraries:

Disposition of culturally identifiable human remains in possession of museums........................................1795

Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments.................3490

Grant program regulations........................................3491

Presidential library facilities..................................3485

Privacy Act implementation.......................................3492

Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3493

Life insurance:

Accelerated death benefits.......................................2787

Attained age of insured..........................................2891

District of Columbia employees...................................3574

Government employees.............................................3539

Federal Acquisition Regulation.................................3610

Group term.......................................................2885

Solicitation on DoD installations.................................779

Liquors:

Dealers..........................................................2535

Exports..........................................................2482

Livestock:

See also Grazing lands

Meat and meat products

Meat inspection

Poultry and poultry products

Aquatic animals...................................................164

Assistance for producers..........................................198

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention.......241, 244, 245, 1023

Cattle importation..................................................4

Chronic wasting disease in farmed elk and deer....................225

Disaster assistance program.......................................211

Foot-and-mouth disease............................................224

Interstate movement of sheep and goats............................232

National Forest System restrictions...............................385

National Organic Program..................................1, 169, 174

Loan programs:

Fishing capacity reduction loans.............................651, 652

Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program.............1197, 1198

Medical research.................................................1106

NIH loan repayment programs......................................1093

Special Community Disaster Loans Program.........................1504

Loan programs-agriculture:

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.....423, 424, 430, 432, 433, 435

Community programs................................................255

Energy efficiency.................................................437

Farm Credit Administration:

Assessment and apportionment of administrative expenses........3808

Borrower rights..........................................3810, 3827

Capital adequacy.........................................3818, 3824

Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3811, 3817

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation................3813, 3826

Financially related services...................................3809

Funding and fiscal affairs.........................3823, 3824, 3825

Governance of institutions.....................................3817

Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3822

Loan policies and operations...................................3824

Mission-related investments....................................3820

Policies and operations..................................3823, 3825

Priority of claims.............................................3821

Receivership repudiation authorities...........................3819

Regulatory burden..............................................3812

Scope of financing regulations.................................3814

Termination regulations........................................3815

Farm Loan Program:

Regulatory streamlining.........................................195

Farm Service Agency:

Appraisal updates...............................................192

Debt collection and settlement regulations......................202

Interest assistance program.....................................196

Unauthorized assistance on guaranteed loans.....................208

Guaranteed farm loan regulations..................................188

Housing...........................................................434

Intermediary relending program....................................436

National security emergency loans.................................425

Regulation streamlining...........................................195

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Rural economic development........................................428

Rural housing.....................................................257

Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................431

Water and waste disposal..........................................443

Water programs....................................................440

Loan programs-business:

Credit union member business loans...............................4085

SBA:

Certified development company program..........................3641

Economic injury disaster loans.................................3643

Premier Certified Lenders Program..............................3646

Small Business Lending Companies................................135

Loan programs-education:

Medical research.................................................1100

NIH loan repayment programs:

AIDS research..................................................1101

For clinical researchers.......................................1102

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.................1105

Health disparities research....................................1104

Pediatric research.............................................1103

OPM repayment regulations........................................3530

Loan programs-housing and community development:

Accelerated claims disposition...................................1579

Closing forms and documents......................................1576

Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers 1571

Government-sponsored enterprises:

Conservatorship................................................3504

High costs and predatory features..............................1544

Minimum capital................................................3503

Mortgage data..................................................1537

Mortgage fraud reporting.......................................3506

Prohibition on indemnification payments........................3505

HOME Investment Partnerships Program.............................1535

Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1558

Multifamily accelerated processing quality assurance enforcement..................................................1582

Rural areas........................................257, 261, 262, 264

Loan programs-veterans:

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing......................................................2971

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages...........................2923, 2974

Regulation amendments............................................2955

Lobbying:

Restrictions.....................................................1245

Longshore and harbor workers:

Safety and health regulations....................................2124

Security of insurance obligations................................2059

Low and moderate income housing:

See also Public housing

Housing and Community Development Act regulations................1597

Income tax credit allocation and certification...................2649

Section 8:

Housing Choice Voucher program.................................1614

Renewal of expiring project-based assistance contract....1554, 1572

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program............1602

Tax credits......................................................2804

Lumber:

See Forests and forest products

Lung diseases:

See Tuberculosis

M

Manufactured homes:

Construction standards...........................................1573

Dispute resolution program.......................................1557

Installation program.......................................1556, 1574

Manufactured housing program:

Minimum payments to states.....................................1575

On-site construction.............................................1555

Marine engineering:

See Vessels

Marine mammals:

See also Endangered and threatened species

Animal welfare standards..........................................214

Atlantic large whale..............................................675

Beluga whales.....................................................671

Captive holding and transport.....................................685

Importation of polar bear trophies...............................1647

Incidental taking:

Air-to-surface gunnery exercises in the northern Gulf of

Mexico......................................................637

Assessment of Naval ship survivability..........................632

Bottlenose dolphin..............................................673

Coastal commercial fireworks displays...........................631

Deployment of Naval at-sea gunnery scoring system...............633

Explosive removal of offshore structures in the Gulf of

Mexico......................................................634

Naval explosives ordnance testing and training exercises in the northern Gulf of Mexico.................................638

Naval military readiness activities.............................674

Naval training operations at the East Coast shallow water training range..............................................636

Oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico...................628

Oil and gas industry activities in Alaska...........678, 1670, 1696

Precision strike weapons exercises in the northern Gulf of

Mexico......................................................630

Rocket launch operations........................................672

Testing and training of the Navy's Surveillance Towed Array

Sensor System-Low Frequency Active Sonar....................635

Level B harassment...............................................1742

List of fisheries.................................................655

Manatee protection areas...................................1755, 1783

North Atlantic whale protection..............................626, 629

Northern right whale..............................................621

Northern sea otters........................................1685, 1772

Permits for activities otherwise prohibited......................1741

Protection regulations...........................................1866

Southern Resident killer whales...................................677

Subsistence taking of northern fur seals..........................680

Swimming or recreational interaction with.........................627

Marine pollution:

See Water pollution control

Marine resources:

See also Fisheries

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act..................580

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary....................642, 643

Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary............................644

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.............................682

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary..................640

Monetary Bay National Marine Sanctuary............................641

National Marine Sanctuaries Program................................28

Northwest Hawaiian Islands.........................................28

Research program..................................................688

Marine safety:

See also Vessels

Anchorage ground, safety zone and speed limit for Tongass

Narrows, AK..................................................1404

Drug and alcohol testing following casualties......................59

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1405

Escort vessels for tankers...........................1383, 1403, 1407

Marine events....................................................1406

Personal flotation device requirements...........................1355

Propeller injury prevention......................................1393

Puget Sound-area waters..........................................1391

Reporting marine casualties......................................1366

Safety and security zone regulations.......................1377, 1399

Standards for marine equipment...................................1373

Standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers....................................................1354

Maritime carriers:

See also Cargo vessels

Passenger vessels

Seamen

Vessels

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Administrative appeals process for agricultural commodities.......197

Communications.............................................3914, 3930

Electronic transmissions and document submission.................4034

Escort vessels for tankers.......................................1407

Income source rules..............................................2565

Japanese vessels.................................................4032

Maritime Security Program........................................2388

Merchant mariners............................................60, 1398

Mobile radio services............................................3868

Non-vessel-operating common carrier service arrangements.........4035

Notification of arrival and departure in U.S. ports..............1396

Ocean common carrier status......................................4031

Pilotage rates on the Great Lakes................................1395

Right whale ship strike reduction.................................629

Sensitive security information...................................2184

U.S./Canadian Tariff of Tolls....................................2356

Worker identification credential.................................1443

Mass transportation:

Environmental impact regulations...........................2253, 2355

Meat and meat products:

See also Meat inspection

Advanced meat/bone separation machinery...........................360

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention........26, 238, 244, 245, 1023, 1054

Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer...........................225

E. coli O157:H7 test results location requirements................367

Expressed nutrient content claims.................................365

Foot-and-mouth disease............................................224

Imports..............................................8, 229, 364, 366

Labeling........................................................2, 24

Meat recovery systems.............................................360

Performance standards:

Bacon............................................................19

Ready-to-eat products............................................23

Rabbit grading...............................................166, 186

Trichinae Certification Program...................................222

Meat inspection:

Availability of distribution lists of retail consignees during recalls........................................................22

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention........................26

Determining net weight compliance.................................352

Fees.........................................................173, 363

Foreign inspection system supervisory visits......................362

Mechanically separated products...................................360

Prohibition on use of air-injection stunners......................361

Medicaid:

See also Public assistance programs

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage........................................1119

Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions...............1182

Disclosure of children's eligibility for food assistance programs......................................................311

Hospice care.....................................................1171

Managed care:

Civil penalties.................................................985

Medical improvement eligibility group............................1199

Organ procurement organizations....................................53

Outpatient hospital services.....................................1141

Payment error rate measurement program...........................1157

Payments for service provided without charge.....................1135

Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly...................1195

Rural health clinic services.....................................1141

Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities...1118, 1148

Medical and dental schools:

NIH scholarships.................................................1099

Medical assistance program:

See Medicaid

Medical care:

See Health care

Medical devices:

CHAMPUS coverage of prosthetic devices............................898

CHAMPVA coverage of devices and prostheses.......................2908

Competitive bidding................................................51

Current Good Manufacturing Practice final rule...................1002

Diagnostic x-ray systems.........................................1077

Informed consent regulations.....................................1041

Medical gas containers and closures..............................1007

Medicare coverage of prosthetics and orthotics...................1209

Power operated vehicles..........................................1180

Pressure regulators for use with medical oxygen..................1005

Respiratory assist devices with bi-level capability and a back- up rate......................................................1150

Respiratory protective devices:

Quality assurance and administrative provision..................998

Surgeon and patient examination gloves...........................1042

Use of materials derived from cattle.............................1071

Medical facilities:

See Health facilities

Medical personnel:

See Health professions

Medical records:

See Health records

Medical research:

Contraception and infertility..............................1100, 1106

Minority Biomedical Research Support Program.....................1095

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees..................................................1098

NIH education loan repayment programs:

AIDS research..................................................1101

For clinical researchers.......................................1102

For individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.................1105

Health disparities research....................................1104

Pediatric research.............................................1103

NIH grants.................................................1092, 1094

NIH loan repayment programs......................................1093

Medicare:

Ambulatory surgical centers:

Conditions for coverage........................................1119

List of covered procedures.....................................1152

Payment rates..................................................1138

Appeals process..................................................1179

Bad debt reimbursement...........................................1156

Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions.........1182, 1188

Clinical laboratories regulation.................................1124

Competitive acquisition of durable medical equipment...............51

Coordination of retiree health benefits...........................132

Drugs:

Competitive acquisition........................................1190

Electronic prescribing.........................................1189

Medigap policies...............................................1206

Premium and cost-sharing subsidies..............................157

Prescription Drug Discount Card................................1219

Electronic claims submission...............................1177, 1196

End-stage renal disease:

Conditions for coverage........................................1169

Fee schedules:

Ambulance services...........................1136, 1159, 1203, 1216

Physician payments...................................55, 1142, 1143

Fee-for-service payment systems....................................50

Fraud and abuse provisions...................................991, 994

Home health agencies:

Conditions of participation..............................1114, 1172

Prospective payment system...............................1131, 1154

Hospice care...............................................1147, 1171

Hospitals:

Coinsurance..............................................1164, 1220

Extended care services coinsurance.......................1164, 1220

Inpatient deductible.....................................1164, 1220

Inpatient prospective payment system.......................52, 1208

Limitation on charges for services furnished to Indians........1091

Organ transplantation centers..................................1170

Outpatient prospective payment system......................54, 1139

Oversight and validation program...............................1127

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Psychiatric hospitals prospective payment system...............1133

Income related Part B premium subsidy reduction...................145

Inherent reasonableness to payment amounts for services..........1194

Institutions for mental disease:

Disproportionate share payments..........................1213, 1218

Integrated plans:

Claims procedures..............................................2093

Medicare Integrity Program.......................................1193

Medicare+Choice plans:

Civil penalties.................................................985

Mental Health Parity Act.........................................1212

Monthly actuarial rates....................................1166, 1222

National Plan and Provider Enumeration System....................1129

Organ procurement organizations....................................53

Overpayment recoupment...........................................1126

Power operated vehicle requirements..............................1180

Premium rate...............................................1166, 1222

Premiums for uninsured aged and disabled individuals who have exhausted other entitlement............................1163, 1221

Prior determination process......................................1183

Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly...................1195

Prospective Payment System:

Long-term care hospitals.................................1134, 1204

Prosthetics and orthotics........................................1209

Provider agreement and supplier participation:

Billing numbers................................................1145

Provider reimbursement regulations:

Appeals........................................................1175

Quality improvement organizations..........................1130, 1201

Random prepayment review.........................................1125

Rehabilitation facilities:

Inpatient facility classification..............................1215

Inpatient prospective payment system.....................1140, 1205

Repayment plans............................................1126, 1144

Rural health clinics.............................................1117

Secondary payer..................................................1153

SELECT policy:

Safe harbor for waivers of beneficiary coinsurance and deductible amounts..........................................988

Skilled nursing facilities:

Prospective payment system and consolidated billing......1167, 1210

State allotments for payment of premiums.........................1160

Supplier standards for oxygen, orthotics and prosthetics.........1200

Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities...1118, 1148

Mental health programs:

Disproportionate share hospital payments...................1213, 1218

Mental Health Parity Act.........................................1212

Psychiatric residential treatment facilities:

Prospective payment system.....................................1133

Use of restraint and seclusion...........................1118, 1148

Merchant marine:

See Maritime carriers

Seamen

Metals:

Anti-money laundering program for dealers in precious metals, stones, or jewels............................................2458

EPA trace metal analysis.........................................3385

Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements..................3327

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.................................................765

Courts-martial manual regulations.................................772

Criminal jurisdiction over personnel outside the US...............775

Elimination of deemed military wages.......................3719, 3731

Management and mobilization of regular and reserve retired military members..............................................780

Military awards...................................................879

Military police reports and investigations........................881

Naturalization of aliens serving in the Armed Forces and their dependents....................................................760

Protection of human research subjects.............................783

Reemployment.....................................................3532

Retirement regulations...........................................3579

Revitalizing base closure communities.............................762

Security policies for granting access to classified information 766

Transition assistance.............................................761

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay..................754

Milk:

Imports from countries where foot-and-mouth disease exists........240

School breakfast and lunch program regulations................12, 325

Standards of identity............................................1074

Mine safety and health:

Alcohol and drug use prevention..................................2094

Asbestos exposure limit............................................82

Diesel particulate matter exposure.................................83

Electrical products..............................................2096

Fees for testing, evaluation and approval of mining products.....2097

Field modifications of permissible mobile diesel-powered equipment....................................................2098

Regulation elimination and improvement...........................2099

Respirable coal dust.......................................2104, 2105

Respirable crystalline silica standard...........................2106

Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements for metal mining.......................................................3327

Training standards for shaft and slope construction workers......2102

Underground coal mines:

Dust control plan verification.................................2104

Fire protection requirements...................................2103

High-voltage continuous mining equipment standards.............2095

Mineral resources:

See also Coal

Metals

Oil and gas reserves

Public lands-mineral resources

Data disclosure..................................................1881

Lead mining......................................................1826

Leasing Indian lands...........................1829, 1830, 1837, 1838

Locatable minerals program........................................377

Mineral patent applications......................................1906

MMS contact information..........................................1886

Notice of intent for operations on National Forest System lands 417

Outer Continental Shelf operations:

Documents incorporated by reference............................1876

Federal consistency regulations.................................686

Leasing regulations............................................1865

Safety requirements............................................1388

Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1645

Proprietary terms................................................1881

Unauthorized mining operations on National Forest System lands 390

Valuation of sodium and potassium................................1874

Zinc mining......................................................1826

Mineral royalties:

Interest and late payments.......................................1859

Offsets, recoupments, and refunds................................1859

Miners:

See Mine safety and health

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Mines:

See also Mine safety and health

Reclamation

Surface mining

Abandoned..................................................1892, 1900

Fees for claims and site maintenance.............................1918

Funding assurances for treatment of pollutant discharges from surface mining operations....................................1894

Lead mining operations...........................................1826

Leasing Indian lands.......................................1827, 1828

Ownership and control settlement rule......................1895, 1901

Revegetation standards...........................................1898

Safe and environmentally protective use of granular mine tailings.....................................................3337

Surface management...............................................1899

Transfer, assignment, or sale of permit rights...................1896

Unauthorized operations on National Forest System lands...........390

Zinc mining operations...........................................1826

Minimum wages:

Records to be kept by employers..................................2049

Minority groups:

See Civil rights

Mobile homes:

See Manufactured homes

Mobile offshore drilling units:

See Vessels

Mortgage insurance:

Damages for failure to engage in loss mitigation activities......1543

Downpayment assistance programs..................................1549

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Insurance........................1568

Hospitals........................................................1559

Refinancing home equity conversion mortgages...............1578, 1580

Single-family:

Debenture interest payments....................................1585

Default reporting..............................................1565

Program revisions..............................................1563

Property flipping prohibition..................................1564

Time limitation for filing supplemental claims...................1569

Up-front payments................................................1583

Mortgages:

See also Mortgage insurance

Adjustable rate mortgages........................................1566

Cooperative housing developments.................................1578

Credit Watch Termination Initiative..............................1561

Disclosure of costs to consumers.................................1581

Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation:

Non-program investments and liquidity..........................3826

Risk-based capital standards...................................3813

Federal Housing Administration:

Electronic endorsement of FHA-insured mortgages................1584

Quality control plans..........................................1562

Government-sponsored enterprises:

Compliance with Fair Housing Act...............................1532

Conservatorship................................................3504

Data release...................................................1537

Excess yield securities..........................................65

High costs and predatory features..............................1544

Housing goals..................................................1542

Minimum capital................................................3503

Minimum face value requirement.................................1596

Mortgage fraud reporting.......................................3506

Prohibiting the purchase of loans arising from unacceptable lending practices..........................................1532

Prohibition on indemnification payments........................3505

Home equity conversion mortgages.................................1578

Counseling quality control and standardization.................1550

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages:

Index addition.................................................1567

Loan guaranty for veterans...............................2923, 2974

Lender compliance and accountability.............................1545

Loan correspondent and sponsor responsibilities..................1547

Loan originator registry.........................................1577

Mortgagee Review Board sanctions.................................1541

Nondiscrimination................................................3502

Predatory lending practices......................................1544

Prohibiting misleading words in names of non-federally supervised entities..........................................1541

Servicing approval agreement.....................................1577

Motor carriers:

Acquisition regulations..........................................3740

Brake systems..............................................2261, 2314

Cargo securement standards.......................................2266

Commercial vehicles:

Federal motor vehicle safety standards.........................2281

Drivers:

Commercial Driver's License Information System.................2313

Commercial drivers' licenses with hazardous materials endorsement..........................................1464, 2273

Disqualifications..............................................2278

Hours of service regulations.......................2260, 2264, 2284

Learner permits................................................2255

Licensing......................................................2276

Medical certification requirements as part of CDL program........92

Penalties......................................................2278

Qualification requirements.....................................2277

Electronic on-board recorders for hours-of-service compliance 2260

Exemption from financial reporting requirements..................2262

Federal safety regulations:

Auditor certification..........................................2272

Bus emergency exits and window safety..........................2327

Parts and accessories necessary for safe operation.............2280

Freight forwarding industry......................................2269

Hazardous materials transportation.........................1463, 2377

Highway vehicle definition.......................................2687

Household goods transportation.............................2275, 2279

Inspection, repair, and maintenance..............................2259

Intermodal cargo containers......................................2259

Investigative authority..........................................2278

Mexican:

Accelerated safety monitoring system and compliance initiative.................................................2271

Decal display requirements.....................................2258

NAFTA..........................................................2270

New entrant safety assurance process.............................2257

Qualifications to self-insure operations.........................2265

Railroad grade crossing safety...................................2268

Registration enforcement.........................................2274

Reports..........................................................2267

Rules of practice................................................2278

Safety fitness procedures..................................2254, 2282

Stopping distance requirements for truck tractors..................94

Title VI regulations for FMCSA financial assistance recipients 2283

Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2366

Unified registration system........................................93

Motor vehicle pollution:

Alternative fuels.................................................933

Component durability procedures..................................3093

Control regulations..............................101, 105, 3079, 3142

Diesel exhaust...................................................3032

Diesel fuel sulfur transition....................................3165

Emission control diagnostic systems..............................3062

Emission standards:

Diesel engines and fuels.................................3113, 3253

Heavy-duty diesel trucks.......................................3239

New motor vehicles.......................................3074, 3132

Gasoline:

Additives................................................3034, 3136

Anti-dumping program...............................3131, 3134, 3137

Reformulated.............................................3071, 3135

Standards......................................................3058

Imported vehicles emissions standards............................3190

Inspection/maintenance programs............................3138, 3192

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Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3055

Renewable Fuel Standards..........................................111

Motor vehicle safety:

See also Highway safety

All terrain vehicles.............................................3791

All-terrain vehicle ban for children under 16....................3807

Brake systems:

Hydraulic parking brake........................................2314

Motorcycle handlebar lever.....................................2320

Buses:

Certification of buses manufactured in more than one stage.....2292

Emergency exits and windows....................................2327

Child restraint systems........................2291, 2296, 2304, 2321

Event data recorders.............................................2297

Frontal offset protection........................................2308

Fuel system integrity............................................2336

Lamps and reflective devices:

Headlamp glare.................................................2322

Requirements for...............................................2337

Low-speed vehicles...............................................2324

Mirrors:

Convex cross view mirrors......................................2286

Convex mirrors for commercial trucks...........................2315

Passenger-side systems.........................................2316

Motor homes:

Cargo carrying capacity........................................2293

Occupant crash protection: 5th percentile dummy belted barrier crash test requirements 96

Air bags.......................................................2307

Designated seating position definition.........................2299

Door retention.................................................2295

Side impact protection.....................................97, 2285

Vehicles built in two or more stages...........................2288

Platform lifts...................................................2332

Recalls:

Notices........................................................2338

Roof crashworthiness.............................................2287

Seat belts:

Emergency locking retractor....................................2310

Mounting structure definition..................................2333

Test dummies:

Adult size.....................................................2311

Child size.....................................................2303

EuroSID II.....................................................2298

Female size......................................................96

Hybrid III...............................................2303, 2311

SID-IIs side impact............................................2302

Theft protection.................................................2289

Tires:

Performance requirements.......................................2305

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems...............................2340

Trailers:

Cargo carrying capacity........................................2293

Windshields:

Safety glazing.................................................2326

Motor vehicles:

See also Fuel economy

Motor carriers

Motor vehicle safety

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in motor vehicle sales................................................2437

Cargo tank motor vehicles........................................2368

Commercial:

Importation....................................................2319

Controls and displays............................................2309

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program...........................2325

Customer identification programs for sellers of vehicles.........2433

Dealer notification by manufacturer..............................2328

Defects..........................................................2328

Foreign manufacturers:

Designation of agent for service of process....................2339

Fuel economy labeling.............................................107

Fuel economy standards program...............................95, 2341

Government property management...................................3443

Hybrid electric vehicles:

Idle stop technology...........................................2312

Imports....................................................2335, 3190

Light trucks...........................................95, 2341, 3130

Location and monitoring systems..................................3924

Mercury switches.................................................3282

Modifications to accommodate people with disabilities............2323

National Driver Register...................................2306, 2313

National Stolen Passenger Motor Vehicle Information System.......2017

Parts marking requirements.......................................2329

Retroactive certification..................................2317, 2318

Salvage regulations..............................................2033

Theft data.................................................2330, 2331

Traffic supervision on military installations.....................880

Motorcycles:

See Motor vehicles

Munitions:

See Arms and munitions

Museums:

See Libraries

N

Narcotics:

See Drug traffic control

National banks:

Basel Capital Accord...............................................98

Capital regulations..............................................2539

Corporate activity rules, policies, and procedures...............2540

Determining nature of financial activities.......................2418

Fees assessment..................................................2548

Financial subsidiaries.....................................2415, 2416

Post-employment restriction on senior examiners..................2543

Real estate brokerage determination..............................2417

Securities offering disclosure rules.............................2544

National cemeteries:

See Cemeteries

National defense:

See also Armed forces

Arms and munitions

Classified information

Administration and support of basic research by the DOD...........784

Technical surveillance countermeasures............................768

National defense contracts:

See Government contracts

Government procurement

National forests:

Advertising and sponsorship in concessions with privately developed facilities..........................................392

Appeal regulations...........................................383, 416

Climbing bolts in wilderness......................................379

Criminal citations for unauthorized mining operations.............390

Escaped fire damage regulations...................................384

Fair market value for recreation residence use authorizations 396

Free use approval.................................................402

Grazing permits...................................................378

Healthy Forests Reserve Program...................................406

Healthy Forests Restoration Act:

Predecisional administrative review and objection process.......404

Land and resource management planning........................397, 401

Livestock and wild horse restrictions.............................385

Notice of intent and/or plan of operations for locatable mineral operations............................................417

Off-highway vehicle prohibitions..................................403

Oil and gas lease compliance documentation........................388

Outdoor recreation accessibility guidelines.......................399

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Outfitter and guide special use authorizations...............381, 418

Piscicide applications............................................387

Predator damage management........................................413

Recreation event fees.............................................380

Road construction advertisement and bids..........................410

Roadless area conservation...................................414, 415

Small business land use...........................................373

Special use authorizations........................................394

Sporicide use.....................................................386

Timber sales......................................................405

Export and substitution restrictions............................376

Integrated Resource Contracts...................................407

Trails accessibility guidelines...................................398

Travel management..................................................27

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................412

Unprocessed timber in southern California determined surplus to domestic needs................................................382

Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................411

Wilderness management.............................................389

National parks:

Alaskan parks....................................................1802

Apostle Islands..................................................1812

Boating and water use activities.................................1806

Commercial filming or photography permits........................1794

Commercial use permits...........................................1809

Cost recovery for special uses...................................1791

Dry Tortugas Park................................................1796

Glacier Bay National Park:

Vessel management..............................................1793

National Capitol Region:

Parking violations.............................................1803

Olympic National Park:

Special regulations............................................1799

Personal watercraft use............1788, 1789, 1804, 1808, 1810, 1811

Presidio:

Debt collection procedures.....................................3626

Management.....................................................3625

Right-of-way regulations.........................................1790

Sale of Native American handicrafts..............................1807

Snowmobile use...................................................1812

St. Croix National Scenic River:

Vessel speed limits......................................1798, 1800

Voyageurs National Park:

Special regulations............................................1801

Wupatki National Monument:

Backcountry use restrictions...................................1797

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

Authority delegation.............................................4022

Creditworthiness standards for interstate pipelines..............4014

Electronic filing of documents...................................3992

Negotiated rate policies and practices for pipelines.............3994

Open seasons for proposals to construct Alaska gas transportation projects......................................4018

Pre-filing procedures for review of LNG terminals and other facilities...................................................3990

Reporting regulations............................................4009

Selective discounting by natural gas pipeline companies..........4019

Standards for business practices with interstate pipelines.......3998

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................3991

Valuation........................................................1889

Natural resources:

See also Coastal zone

Continental shelf

Energy

Environmental protection

Fish

Forests and forest products

Marine resources

Mineral resources

National forests

Public lands

Reclamation

Recreation and recreation areas

Water resources

Wildlife

Conservation contract debt write-down.............................205

Conservation program information confidentiality.............207, 453

Conservation security program.....................................451

Damage assessments...............................................1620

Wetlands:

Conservation programs..........................................1646

Naturalization:

See Citizenship and naturalization

Naval stores:

See Forests and forest products

Navigation (air):

Airspace system..................................................2207

Area navigation..................................................2214

Incorporation by reference revisions.............................2246

Instrument flight rules..........................................2223

Standard instrument approach procedures..........................2225

Transponder requirement..........................................2189

Use and preservation of navigable airspace.......................2191

Navigation (water):

Bonneville Lock and Dam...........................................885

Certification requirements for NOAA Electronic Navigational

Chart distribution............................................683

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1405

Lake Washington Ship Canal........................................887

Puget Sound......................................................1391

Regulated navigation areas.......................................1384

SOLAS Chapter V navigation safety regulations....................1400

Traffic separation schemes.......................................1356

News media:

See also Radio

Television

Newspapers:

Radio cross-ownership..........................................3905

Noise control:

Airport noise compatibility regulations..........................2244

Nondiscrimination:

See Civil rights

Nonprofit organizations:

Audits...........................................................2979

Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................296

Grants administration.................................769, 1235, 2988

Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:

Governance standards for participating agencies................2998

Initial qualification criteria.................................2997

Responsibilities of central agencies...........................2999

Limitation of insured housing loans..............................1558

Participation of religious organizations:

CNCS programs..................................................3008

USDA programs...................................................427

Rights to inventions..............................................750

Nuclear energy:

See also Nuclear materials

Nuclear power plants and reactors

Conforming administrative changes................................4128

Delegation changes...............................................4153

Electronic submissions in NRC hearings...........................4120

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National Nuclear Security Administration:

Acquisition regulations.........................................925

Computer security...............................................924

NRC adjudicatory proceedings.....................................4155

Public records...................................................4143

Radiation protection of the public and environment.................39

Nuclear materials:

Computer security.................................................924

Economic development transfers of real property at defense nuclear facilities............................................963

Export and import regulations..............526, 531, 4145, 4146, 4152

Licensing and distribution of byproduct material.................4115

NRC office address change........................................4124

Nuclear fuel.....................................................4130

Radioactive waste disposal.......................................4119

Solid material control...........................................4138

Source material distribution.....................................4137

Source tracking system...........................................4116

Spent fuel:

Shipment information protection requirements...................4132

Storage casks..............4122, 4149, 4150, 4154, 4156, 4157, 4158

Transfers of certain exempt source materials by specific licensees....................................................4134

Unclassified controlled nuclear information regulation............956

US-IAEA safeguards agreement...........................478, 492, 4139

Nuclear power plants and reactors:

Access authorization and facility security clearance.............4147

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.................4121, 4144, 4151

Charges for duplicating records..................................4129

Civil penalty authority over non-licensees.......................4117

Decommissioning:

Funding shortfalls reduction...................................4142

Integrated rulemaking..........................................4133

Trust fund guidelines..........................................4004

Decoupling assumed loss of offsite power from loss-of-coolant accidents....................................................4141

Design basis threat requirements.................................4118

Design certification:

AP1000.........................................................4126

Changes to licensing procedures................................4111

Entombment options...............................................4135

Fee schedules....................................................4148

Financial qualifications for renewal of operating licenses.......4123

Fire protection..................................................4125

Information collection, reporting, and posting requirements......4114

Loss-of-coolant accident break size..............................4113

Performance-based acceptance criteria for fuel cladding performance..................................................4140

Personnel:

Fitness-for-Duty Program.......................................4110

Physical protection regulations..................................4112

Pressure-temperature limits......................................4136

Protection of Safeguards Information.............................4127

Radiological sabotage............................................4112

Safety regulations...........................................39, 4139

Standby support....................................................41

Waste disposal..............................................108, 4131

Nuclear safety:

See Radiation protection

Nursery stock:

See Plants

Nursing homes:

See also Health facilities

Number of licensed and unlicensed nursing staff per shift posting requirements.........................................1178

Veterans.........................................................2940

Nursing schools:

See Medical and dental schools

Nutrition:

See also Food assistance programs

Foods

Food labeling......................................................24

School breakfast and lunch programs...............................326

Uniform federal assistance regulations............................312

O

Occupational safety and health:

See also Mine safety and health

Acquisition regulations...........................................832

Asbestos exposure................................................3560

Beryllium exposure...............................................2110

Cargo handling...................................................2124

Child labor regulations..........................................2047

Commercial diving operations.....................................1390

Construction industry............................................2119

Hearing loss prevention........................................2133

Hoisting equipment safety......................................2111

Crystalline silica exposure........................................84

DOE facilities.....................................................40

DOE radiation protection requirements.............................960

Electric power...................................................2121

Electrical standards.............................................2127

Emergency response and preparedness..............................2114

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act 1001, 2057

Excavations......................................................2112

Explosives and small arms manufacturing..........................2122

Fall protection..................................................2132

Hazard Communication Standard....................................2117

Hexavalent chromium exposure.......................................86

Ionizing radiation exposure......................................2113

Lead in Construction Standard....................................2115

Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2346

Oregon State plan................................................2134

Personal protective equipment....................................2126

Pesticides exposure..............................................3275

Respiratory protection........................................85, 999

Rollover protective structures...................................2130

Shipyard standards.........................................2120, 2131

Standards improvement............................................2116

Steel erection standards.........................................2129

Supplier's Declaration of Conformity.............................2118

Updating standards based on national consensus standards.........2128

Walking working surfaces.........................................2132

Ocean dumping:

See Water pollution control

Ocean resources:

See Marine resources

Offshore structures:

See Continental shelf

Oil and gas exploration:

Air pollutant emission.....................................3210, 3211

Application processing...........................................1907

Blowout prevention for well workover operations..................1882

Cost recovery for plans, permits, and inspections................1875

Five year review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index...................4008

Forest Service regulations........................................388

Incidental take of marine mammals in Alaska...........678, 1670, 1696

Incidental taking of marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico....628, 634

Leasing:

Data release...................................................1883

Definitions....................................................1883

Indian lands.........................................68, 1823, 1824

Tar sand areas.................................................1919

Offshore floating production facilities..........................1888

Oil pipeline data filing instructions............................4011

Outer Continental Shelf:

Administrative cost recovery...................................1885

Alternate energy-related uses..................................1858

Documents incorporated by reference............................1876

Federal consistency regulations.................................686

Leasing regulations............................................1865

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Open and nondiscriminatory movement............................1870

Safety management systems......................................1856

Safety measures................................................1388

Structural integrity of platforms..............................1871

Temporary waiver of fees.......................................1887

Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1645

Production rates.................................................1868

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................1860

Royalty relief or reduction...69, 1857, 1861, 1862, 1864, 1877, 1890, 1891, 1909, 1911, 1916

Royalty reporting standards......................................1861

Storm water permit requirements..................................3378

Well cementing requirements......................................1872

Oil and gas reserves:

Export controls...................................................477

Oil pollution:

Claims procedures under the Oil Pollution Act....................1353

Discharge-removal equipment......................................1379

Leak detection and repair of pumps and valves....................3064

National Contingency Plan..................................3367, 3373

Oil spill liability trust fund.............................1365, 1380

Oil spill response...............................................1369

Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response service.......................................................773

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule...............116

Vessel response plan.................................1369, 1386, 1389

Organization and functions:

DOI..............................................................1628

FAA..............................................................2236

Farm Credit Administration.......................................3816

FTA..............................................................2354

NRC..............................................................4153

OFHEO............................................................3507

Outer continental shelf:

See Continental shelf

Over-the-counter drugs:

Drug reviews:

Antidiarrheal drug products....................................1073

Antihistamine products.........................................1049

Bismuth subsalicylate containing products for relief from overindulgence.............................................1070

Bronchodilator products........................................1066

Cough and cold products......................1049, 1050, 1066, 1067

Dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis products........1024

External analgesic products....................................1068

Internal analgesic products....................................1018

Laxative drug products.........................................1051

Nasal decongestant products....................................1050

Ophthalmic products............................................1020

Oral health care products......................................1069

Poison treatment drug products.................................1030

Skin bleaching products........................................1025

Skin protectant products.......................................1052

Sodium bicarbonate containing antacids.........................1056

Stimulant drug products........................................1026

Sunscreen products.............................................1021

Topical antimicrobial drug products............................1031

Urinary analgesic drug products................................1075

Vaginal contraceptive products.................................1053

Weight control products........................................1022

Labeling.........................................................1019

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1992

Overseas private investment:

See United States investments abroad

Overtime pay:

See Wages

P

Packaging and containers:

See also Labeling

Child-resistant packaging........................................3806

Dietary ingredients and supplements................................48

Food containers...................................................175

Household products containing hydroxides, standards for..........3802

Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................4054

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...................2179, 2992

Coastwise trade laws.............................................2385

Effluent standards for cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters 3375

Financial responsibility requirements............................4033

Inspection alternatives..........................................1362

Passports and visas:

Diversity visas..................................................2150

Document requirements for entering the US......1413, 1440, 2144, 2162

Electronic passports.............................................2153

Employment eligibility verification program......................2159

Fingerprint requirements.........................................2140

Nonimmigrant visas:

Treaty aliens in specialty occupations...................2072, 2161

Regulation amendments............................................2160

Removal of waiver for residents of Canada and Bermuda............1436

Transit without visa.............................................1417

Visa Waiver Program..............................................1432

Patents:

See Inventions and patents

Pay:

See Wages

Peanuts:

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

Crop insurance provisions.........................................269

Designated marketing associations.................................210

Penalties:

See also Seizures and forfeitures

CBP audits.......................................................1421

Civil......................................................2077, 2430

DHS............................................................1489

DOT......................................................2221, 2334

FRA............................................................2353

HHS.............................................................990

Medicaid and Medicare violations.........................1182, 1188

Medicaid managed care organizations.............................985

Medicare+Choice Organizations...................................985

NIGC...........................................................4108

NOAA............................................................681

NRC............................................................4117

SSA.............................................................158

USDA............................................................419

Disaster relief and emergency assistance.........................1506

Immigration......................................................1997

International matchmaking organization violations..............1998

PBGC assessment and relief.................................3620, 3623

Pensions:

See also Railroad retirement

Social security

Abandoned individual account plans.................................81

Cash or deferred arrangements....................................2857

Civil penalty for failure to provide Section 302 notice..........2077

Computing liability..............................................3622

Deductibility of employer contributions..........................2580

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Electronic filing..........................................2079, 3621

Employment requirement for application of government pension offset exemption.............................................3723

ERISA:

Adequate consideration definition..............................2090

Automatic enrollment and failure to direct investment............78

Disclosure regulations.........................................2081

Exemption for services.........................................2082

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act..........79, 80

Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................2085

Participant contributions........................................77

Participant loan rules.........................................2092

Regulations governing the performance of actuarial service.....2604

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act...........................2091

GATT provisions affecting accrued benefits.......................2790

Income tax regulations...................2715, 2731, 2764, 2766, 2806

Multiemployer plans:

Annual funding notice requirements.............................2088

Reporting requirements.........................................3618

Normal retirement age............................................2798

Participant notices..............................................3616

Payment of benefits in trusteed plans............................3619

Penalties assessment and relief............................3620, 3623

Reductions of accruals and allocations because of increased age 2702

Reportable events................................................3617

Single-sum distributions from cash balance plans.................2595

Valuation of benefits and assets..................................134

Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program...........................2089

Pesticides and pests:

Agricultural worker protection...................................3275

Antimicrobial pesticides...................................3267, 3273

Biochemical or microbial products................................3258

Boll weevil quarantine and regulations............................221

Certified pesticide applicator program...........................3274

Data requirements..........................................3258, 3266

Direct application of pesticides to waters in compliance with

FIFRA........................................................3383

Disposal and storage guidelines..................................3262

Emergency exemption regulations...................................125

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program......................3268, 3276

Explosive pest control devices...................................1964

Groundwater protection...........................................3263

Gypsy moth regulations............................................226

Importation of non-indigenous organisms...........................235

Importation of pine shoot beetle host material....................227

Methyl bromide authorization as official quarantine use...........242

Nursery stock regulations...........................................7

Pesticide tolerance reassessment program.........................3260

Piscicide applications on National Forest System lands............387

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3259, 3270, 3271

Protection of human research subjects.............................126

Registration review program.......................................124

Rules of practice................................................3272

Sporicide use on National Forest System lands.....................386

Storage and disposal.............................................3262

Tolerance processing fees........................................3269

Petroleum:

See also Fuel additives

Oil and gas exploration

Oil and gas reserves

Oil pollution

Pipelines

Acquisition of petroleum to fill Strategic Petroleum Reserve.......38

Refineries:

Emission standards.............................................3183

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3341

Standard sales provisions for sales from Strategic Petroleum

Reserve.......................................................970

Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3351

Physically handicapped:

See Individuals with disabilities

Physicians:

See Health professions

Pilots:

See Airmen

Pipeline safety:

Gas gathering lines..............................................2358

Hazardous substances.......................................2357, 2361

Incident reporting...............................................1880

Integrity management pipeline repair permitting..................2363

Internal corrosion reduction.....................................2364

Material, personnel and pipe handling operations.................1855

Protecting unusually sensitive areas and commercially navigable waterways....................................................2361

Public information programs......................................2381

Standards for direct assessment..................................2373

Structural integrity regulations.................................1871

Updates to safety requirements.............................1867, 2369

Pipelines:

See also Natural gas

Pipeline safety

Electronic filing of documents...................................3992

Five year review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index...................4008

Negotiated rate policies and practices for natural gas pipelines....................................................3994

Oil pipeline data filing instructions............................4011

Open and nondiscriminatory movement..............................1870

Open seasons for proposals to construct Alaska natural gas projects.....................................................4018

Rights of use and easement.......................................1869

Rights-of-way....................................................1645

Temporary waiver of fees.......................................1887

Selective discounting by natural gas pipeline companies..........4019

Standards for business practices with interstate natural gas pipelines....................................................3998

Plant diseases and pests:

Phytophthora ramorum regulations...................................10

Plants:

See also Seeds

Cost-sharing for pest or disease emergency programs...............243

Endangered and threatened:

Conservation education.........................................1629

Permits for foreign listed species.............................1722

Gypsy moth regulations............................................226

Imports...........................................................231

Nursery stock.....................................................7

Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III..............1636, 1651

Methyl bromide authorization for official quarantine use..........242

Mint crop insurance provisions....................................275

Plant incorporated protectants.......................3259, 3270, 3271

Plant Variety Protection Services.................................184

Certificate issuance fees.......................................182

Transgenic.......................................................3316

United States National Arboretum:

Rules of conduct................................................187

Poison prevention:

See Lead poisoning

Political activities (Government employees):

Honoraria donated to charities...................................3510

Pollution:

See Environmental protection

Population census:

See Census data

Ports:

See Harbors

Poultry and poultry products:

Classes of........................................................358

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Expressed nutrient content claims.................................365

Grading......................................................166, 186

Imported..........................................................347

Nutrition labeling.................................................24

On-line reprocessing of pre-chill carcasses.......................357

Performance standards:

Chilling of ready-to-cook products...............................21

Ready-to-eat products............................................23

Poultry inspection:

Availability of distribution lists of retail consignees during recalls........................................................22

Designation termination for the State of North Dakota.............368

Determining net weight compliance.................................352

Fees..............................................................363

Foreign inspection system supervisory visits......................362

Turkey operations using bar-type cuts may operate at J-type cut line speeds...................................................353

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......................................................1035

Electronic transactions:

Nonmonetary remuneration for electronic prescribing information technology......................................986

Prescriptions for controlled substances........................1977

Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program...........................3435

Labeling.............................................45, 47, 49, 1011

Medicare:

Competitive acquisition........................................1190

Electronic prescribing.........................................1189

Medigap policies...............................................1206

Premium and cost-sharing subsidies..............................157

Prescription Drug Discount Card................................1219

Prescription Drug Marketing Act..................................1014

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

Reporting adverse events...........................................49

Safety reporting requirements....................................1034

Use of materials derived from cattle.............................1071

Presidential records:

See Archives and records

Price controls:

FCC..............................................................3885

Prisoners:

Autopsy regulations..............................................1923

Central Inmate Monitoring system.................................1942

Civil contempt of court commitments..............................1941

Classification and program review................................1935

Correspondence...................................................1937

Educational good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.............1938

Good conduct time..........................................1933, 1940

Aliens.........................................................1940

Health care service fees.........................................1952

Inmate electronic message program................................1931

Inmate work and performance pay program:

Reduction in pay for drug- and alcohol-related offenses........1927

Limited communication opportunities for inmates linked to terrorist-related activities.................................1929

Literacy program.................................................1946

Over-the-counter medication regulations..........................1955

Psychiatric treatment and medication safeguards..................1944

Release regulations..............................................1954

Suicide prevention program.......................................1948

Telephone regulations and financial responsibility...............1947

Prisons:

Administrative measures to prevent acts of violence or terrorism....................................................1949

Administrative Remedy Program....................................1928

Classification and program review................................1926

Commissary privileges............................................1950

Drug abuse treatment program.....................................1939

Emergencies......................................................1953

Federal Prison Industries:

Market research requirement....................................3751

Incoming publications............................................1925

Infectious disease management....................................1951

Inmate discipline................................................1943

Intensive confinement centers..............................1932, 1983

Possession of personal firearms..................................1930

Removal of Bureau facility addresses from rules..................1945

Searching and detaining or arresting non-inmates.................1924

Telephone privileges.............................................1950

Victim/witness notifications.....................................1922

Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive

Grants Program environmental impact review...................2043

Privacy:

See also Confidential business information

CFTC policies....................................................3780

Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule........................4056

DOD policies......................................................756

Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program records..........2065

Financial records and information....................1256, 4066, 4070

Food Stamp Program................................................289

NSF policies.....................................................3500

Personnel records for government employees.......................3599

Privacy Act:

DHS procedures...........................................1251, 1331

DOC regulations............................................466, 468

DOI regulations................................................1873

EPA regulations................................................3022

IMLS implementation............................................3492

NCUA...........................................................4082

NEH Inspector General investigative files......................3497

NIGC procedures................................................4097

OPM regulations................................................3521

Peace Corps regulations........................................3614

TSA regulations....................................1450, 1454, 1468

SBA..............................................................3645

Office change of address.......................................3665

SEC policies...............................................4181, 4191

Social security records and information....................3669, 3721

Treasury policies................................................2480

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....................................1225

Welfare-to-Work Program..........................................2073

Public buildings:

See Federal buildings and facilities

Public health:

See also Meat inspection

Waste treatment and disposal

Air pollution effects............................................3310

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3024

Grant appeals procedures.........................................1088

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children.......................1084

Informed consent regulations.....................................1041

NIH grants.......................................................1092

NIH training grants..............................................1097

Public Health Service Act:

Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................2085

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NIH AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program.......................1101

Use of seclusion and restraint in non-medical residential facilities..................................................996

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act...........................2091

Research misconduct..............................................1112

Safeguarding food during transport...............................2366

Water contamination.....................................129, 130, 131

Public housing:

See also Low and moderate income housing

Capital Fund Program.............................................1604

Consolidated plan regulations....................................1539

Conversion of developments.......................................1612

Demolition and disposition.......................................1611

Homeownership program............................................1609

Housing Choice Voucher program:

Eligibility of units not yet under construction..................67

Regulation revisions...........................................1614

Income determination.............................................1530

Operating fund allocation formula................................1617

Operating funds for debt service.................................1606

Project-based voucher program....................................1615

Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project.....................1530

Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program..............1602

Section 8 Management Assessment Program..........................1616

Streamlining mixed finance application review....................1610

Streamlining programs..............................................66

Public lands:

See also Grazing lands

National forests

National parks

Public lands-mineral resources

Public lands-rights-of-way

Reclamation

Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1908

Business lease procedures........................................1833

Deposit of proceeds from lands withdrawn for Native selection 1845

Grazing permits..................................................1821

Law enforcement..................................................1910

Public conduct on reclamation lands and projects...........1902, 1904

Public hearings and appeals................................1624, 1625

Recreation enhancement............................................409

Recreation permits...............................................1912

Segregation of lands proposed for sale...........................1917

Subsistence management...................1677, 1678, 1682, 1730, 1736

Public lands-mineral resources:

Locatable minerals program........................................377

Revegetation standards...........................................1898

User fees........................................................1914

Public lands-rights-of-way:

Regulations revision.............................................1851

Public utilities:

See Electric utilities

Natural gas

Utilities

Water supply

R

Radiation protection:

DOE requirements..............................................39, 960

Dose methodology.................................................3257

Exposure standards...............................................2113

Radio:

See also Communications

Aviation Radio Service...........................................3947

Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3917

Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3850

Commercial mobile services:

Automatic and manual roaming obligations.......................3935

Resale of services.............................................3915

Roaming obligations............................................3915

Spectrum aggregation limits....................................3933

Spectrum cap...................................................3918

Competitive bidding process................................3916, 3923

Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and business pool channels.......................................3946

Digital audio broadcasting system................................3897

Digital audio radio service in the 2310-2360 MHz band............3866

FM allotment procedures..........................................3884

Government transfer band.........................................3860

Interference temperature operation...............................3852

Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................3928

Licensing low power operations in 450-470 MHz band...............3936

Maritime communications..........................................3930

Maritime mobile services.........................................3868

Market definitions...............................................3902

Multiple access systems..........................................3922

Newspaper cross-ownership........................................3905

Private land mobile services:

Airport terminal use frequencies in the 450-470 MHz band.......3945

Narrowbanding..................................................3856

Public safety communications...............................3921, 3946

Quiet zone application procedures................................3937

Railroad standards and procedures................................2344

Redesignation of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..............................3879

Software defined radios..........................................3843

Spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary markets......................................................3934

Terrestrial microwave fixed services.............................3929

Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................3932

Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................3932

Ultra-wideband transmission......................................3842

Wireless services................................................3942

World Radiocommunication Conference omnibus......................3854

Radioactive materials:

See Nuclear materials

Radiation protection

Radioactive waste:

See Hazardous waste

Railroad employees:

See Railroad retirement

Railroad retirement:

Annuity:

Deductions by reason of work...................................3628

Disability determination...................................3629, 3630

Electronic filing of requests for reconsideration................3627

Employers' contributions.........................................3631

Railroad safety:

Civil monetary penalties.........................................2353

Design standards for pressurized tank cars.......................2343

Event recorder crashworthiness...................................2350

Grade crossing and signal systems................................2268

Life vest requirements for bridge workers........................2351

Locomotives:

Crashworthiness................................................2345

Monetary threshold for reporting rail equipment accidents/ incidents..............................................2347, 2348

Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2346

Passenger equipment safety standards.............................2342

Radio communications and train control...........................2344

Reflectorization of rail freight rolling stock...................2349

Railroads:

See also Railroad retirement

Railroad safety

Hazardous materials transportation.........................1463, 2378

Inspection and maintenance standards for steam locomotives.......2352

Rail abandonment procedures......................................4224

Rail rate challenges.............................................4225

Railroad track maintenance credit..........................2667, 2668

Small rate guidelines............................................4223

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Stand-alone cost methodology.....................................4225

Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2366

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..............................2436

GSAR tax adjustment provision....................................3433

HUBZone program..................................................3434

Reclamation:

See also Mines

Surface mining

Revegetation standards...........................................1898

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

Federal lands regulations.........................................409

Forest Service regulations...................................379, 380

Law enforcement..................................................1910

National parks regulations.......................................1806

Presidio:

Debt collection procedures.....................................3626

Management.....................................................3625

Public land permits..............................................1912

Water quality standards for coastal recreation waters............3395

Wildlife-dependent recreation....................................1739

Recreational fishing:

See Fishing

Recycling:

Cathode ray tubes................................................3343

Comparable fuels exclusion under RCRA.............................117

Electronic equipment.............................................3350

Government purchase of recovered materials.......................3339

Metals reclamation from electroplating operations................3332

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative............................127, 3349

Refrigerant................................................3080, 3082

Solid waste.......................................................128

Standardized permit for RCRA hazardous waste management facilities...................................................3356

Refugees:

See also Aliens

Guaranty of transportation.......................................1288

Sponsorship agreement............................................1288

Renal diseases:

See Kidney diseases

Repatriation:

See Citizenship and naturalization

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements:

APHIS.............................................................220

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3964

Bank Secrecy Act implementation......................2438, 2444, 2459

Carbamates.......................................................3368

Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3326

DEA........................................................1987, 1993

DFARS...................................................799, 849, 863

DOC...............................................................456

DOI..................................................1860, 1861, 1873

DOL..............................................................2052

DOT..................................................2264, 2318, 2321

EBSA.......................................................2079, 2080

Electronic records management:

FMC............................................................4034

EPA..............................................................3019

Air emissions requirements.....................................3101

Air releases of nitrogen oxides.................................114

Cross-Media Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule........3021

Electronic reporting...........................................3025

RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative..........................127, 3349

Exports...........................................................508

FAA..............................................................2232

FAR..............................................................3777

FCC........................................................3875, 3888

FDA..............................................................1055

FDIC.............................................................3979

Federal Home Loan Banks..........................................4025

FERC.......................................................3999, 4009

FSIS..............................................................351

GSA..............................................................3431

HHS........................................................1034, 1229

Honoraria donated to charities...................................3510

Intercountry adoptions...........................................2149

Investment advisers..................................4175, 4177, 4187

Marine casualties................................................1366

Mortgage fraud...................................................3506

NARA:

Electronic mail................................................3483

Freedom of information.........................................3486

NASA.............................................................3470

National Practitioner Data Bank............................1081, 1089

NCUA.............................................................4081

NOAA..............................................................685

NSF..............................................................3501

OTS..............................................................2903

Outcome and Assessment Information Set data......................1172

PBGC.......................................................3618, 3621

Peace Corps......................................................3614

Railroad employers' records and reports..........................3631

Retirement record of employee transferring within same agency 3577

Seafood dealers...................................................708

Securities:

Accelerated filers.............................................4162

Broker-dealers...........................................2550, 4198

EDGAR system...................................................4193

Tax determination on large cigars................................2483

Toxics Release Inventory........................118, 3324, 3327, 3329

Treasury.........................................................2706

Uranium mill sites................................................968

Using private laboratories with regard to FDA actions............1076

VA education benefits............................................2912

Research:

See also Agricultural research

Educational research

Human research subjects

Medical research

DOD programs......................................................784

Marine resources..................................................688

Misconduct......................................964, 1009, 1108, 1112

National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research chimpanzees..................................................1098

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Hazardous

Substances Basic Research and Training Grants................1096

Protection of human subjects.......58, 126, 467, 783, 916, 969, 1107, 1109, 1110, 1111, 2045, 2972, 2989, 3027

Retirement:

See also Pensions

Railroad retirement

Social security

Age for pension plans............................................2798

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Air traffic controllers..........................................3595

Coordination of health benefits...................................132

District of Columbia employees.............................2428, 3574

FEHB coverage....................................................3540

Firefighters.....................................................3606

Government employees:

Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3538

Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities...........3582

Credit for government service performed abroad.................3580

Credit for military service....................................3579

Death benefits and employee refunds............................3607

Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3576

FERS basic annuity.............................................3578

FERS coverage elections........................................3581

IRA tax regulations..............................................2745

Law enforcement officers.........................................3606

Phased retirement program........................................2747

Record of employee transferring within same agency...............3577

TRICARE retiree dental program....................................904

Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service members.......................................................754

Rights-of-way:

See also Public lands-rights-of-way

Accessibility guidelines for individuals with disabilities.......2990

Roads:

See Highways and roads

Rockets:

See Aircraft

Rodenticides:

See Pesticides and pests

Rotorcraft:

See Aircraft

Royalties:

See Mineral royalties

Rural areas:

Business and industrial loan programs.........425, 428, 430, 433, 435

Business investment program.......................................429

Business secondary market pooling by fiscal transfer agent........426

Environmental policies and procedures........................260, 265

Housing:

Community Facilities Direct Loan Program...................257, 425

Loans, grants, and programs......................261, 262, 263, 264

New and existing dwellings definition...........................258

Planning and performing construction............................259

Public television station digital transition grant program........442

Regulation streamlining...........................................263

Rural Utilities Service:

Accounting requirements for telecommunications borrowers........449

Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................445

Household Water Well System Grant Program.......................450

Lien accommodations and subordinations..........................447

Operational controls............................................441

Seismic safety requirements.....................................448

Special equipment contract......................................444

Water and waste disposal loans and grants..................439, 443

Spectrum-based communications services...........................3943

Technical assistance grants and programs..........................256

Telecommunications system construction policies..............438, 446

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:

Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Service systems..................3878

Application and licensing requirements.........................3864

Broadcast Satellite Service....................................3877

Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary orbit......................................................3848

Digital audio radio service....................................3866

Earth stations.....................................3863, 3873, 3883

Fixed-satellite services.....................3869, 3877, 3878, 3925

Global mobile personal communications..........................3881

Licensing reform...............................................3870

Maritime mobile services.......................................3868

Mobile service provider flexibility............................3871

MSS spectrum allocation............................3859, 3865, 3880

Non-geostationary orbit..................................3869, 3876

Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the

V-band.....................................................3867

Orbital debris mitigation......................................3872

Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act.......3909, 3910, 3911

Sharing of 27.5-29.5 GHz band..................................3879

Savings associations:

Adjudicatory proceedings for holding companies...................2902

Application and reporting requirements...........................2903

Customer identification program..................................2442

Securities-related activities....................................2896

Savings bonds:

See Bonds

Scholarships and fellowships:

NASA Science and Technology Scholarship..........................3454

National Institutes of Health....................................1099

School breakfast and lunch programs:

Administrative error reduction....................................336

Allowable costs...................................................319

Donated foods provided under contract with food service management companies..........................................298

Eligibility determinations for free or reduced-price meals...17, 323, 328, 338

Fluid milk regulations........................................12, 325

Food safety programs.........................................329, 339

Nutrition standards...............................................326

Processing of donated foods.......................................305

Serving fruits and vegetables as afterschool snacks...............295

Severe need reimbursements........................................320

Simplification of meal counting and claiming procedures...........321

State administrative expenses.....................................322

Summer food service program.......................................331

Uniform Federal assistance regulations............................312

Schools:

See also Colleges and universities

Educational facilities

Approval for enrollment in Student and Exchange Visitor

Information System...........................................1485

Page 65815

Asbestos model accreditation plan................................3304

Closure and consolidation........................................1844

Student and Exchange Visitor Program recertification.......1490, 1491

Science and technology:

NSF patents regulation...........................................3501

Privacy regulations..............................................3500

Rights to inventions..............................................750

Scientific equipment:

See Medical devices

Seafood:

See also Fish

Fisheries

Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................564

Seafood dealer reporting and recordkeeping requirements...........708

Seals:

See Marine mammals

Seamen:

Licenses and certificates of registry..............................60

Merchant marine training, certification, and watchkeeping........1354

Merchant mariner application procedure...........................1398

Seaplanes:

See Aircraft

Seashores:

See Coastal zone

Securities:

See also Bonds

Abandonment of...................................................2845

Affiliate transactions...........................................4189

Anti-manipulation rules..........................................4212

Beneficial ownership report filing...............................2554

Best price rules.................................................4168

Blank check companies............................................4172

Borrowing transactions.....................................2547, 3983

Broker-dealers:

Financial responsibility rules.................................4201

Quotation requirements.........................................4204

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

Communications reform............................................4174

Confirmation of transactions.....................................4206

Continuity of interest...........................................2757

Critical accounting policies.....................................4161

Delisting and deregistering......................................4218

Disclosure requirements..................3986, 4161, 4207, 4208, 4209

EDGAR system.....................................................4193

Electronic delivery of proxy materials...........................4163

Electronic form submissions......................................4166

Electronic signatures............................................4217

Exemption for holdings subject to fiduciary standards............2424

Exemptions for banks.............................................4205

Financial reporting..............................................4172

Share-based payment............................................4222

Futures products:

Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3779

Registration requirements for banks acting as brokers or dealers....................................................4199

GNMA excess yield securities.......................................65

Held of record securities........................................4164

Holding companies..............................4159, 4194, 4196, 4197

Income taxation..................................................2789

Independent transmission companies...............................4195

Integrated financial transactions................................2560

Investment advisers..............................................4175

Disclosure and recordkeeping requirements......................4177

Investment companies:

Disclosure requirements............................4169, 4180, 4183

Eligible portfolio companies...................................4192

Issued ratably definition......................................4182

Lock-up agreements...............................................4167

Mark-to-market accounting..................................2683, 2719

Money market fund exemptions.....................................4188

Municipal securities disclosure..................................4200

Mutual funds:

Anti-money laundering program..................................2450

Pricing regulations............................................4190

Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2444

Nasdaq-listed securities.........................................4213

Net capital requirements.........................................4211

Offering disclosure rules........................................2544

Options markets..................................................4214

Ownership reports................................................4173

Penny stocks.....................................................4217

Privacy notices..................................................4181

Privacy of consumer financial information........................4191

Qualified purchaser definition...................................4171

Regulation NMS...................................................4215

Reorganization events......................................2871, 4203

Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................4198

Accelerated filers.............................................4162

Annual reports and prospectuses................................4198

Safe harbor:

Exceptions.....................................................2684

Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulations:

Disclosure requirements........................................2554

PCAOB regulations..............................................4219

Savings association activities...................................2896

Self-regulatory organizations:

Concept release on structure...................................4202

Fair administration, governance, and disclosure................4210

Shareholder access to director nomination process................4170

Standards of conduct for attorneys...............................4221

Streamlining.....................................................4160

Substitute dividend payments.....................................2590

Tender and reorganization agents.................................4203

Termination of reporting obligations by foreign private issuers 4165

Trading by officers, directors, and principal security holders 4173

Transactions settlement..........................................4216

Security information:

See Classified information

Security measures:

See also Classified information

Acquisition regulations....................................1237, 1249

Airport security compliance program..............................1461

Bureau of Prisons administrative measures........................1949

Classified national security information.........................1239

Critical infrastructure information handling.......................56

Customer identification programs:

Loan and finance companies.....................................2432

Pawn brokers...................................................2429

Sellers of vehicles............................................2433

Travel agents..................................................2431

Disclosure of official information in connection with legal proceedings..................................................1252

DOE:

Background checks of employees..................................976

Contractors.....................................................955

Polygraph examination regulations...............................957

Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic.........................755

Fastener Quality Act..............................................538

FDA registration of food and animal feed facilities..............1078

Federal mail.....................................................3420

Financial record information provided to DOD by financial institutions.............................................757, 758

Food security plans...............................................348

Freedom of Information...........................................1251

Grants administration............................................1235

Homeland Security Information sharing............................1236

Homeland Security Labor Relations Board..........................1257

Information technology security..................................3749

Licensing of private land remote-sensing space systems............684

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Maritime and land security directives and information circulars 1465

Maritime Security Program........................................2388

National Industrial Security Program.............................3477

National security information regulations..................2141, 3482

National Security Personnel System..........................778, 3591

Personal identification verification for Federal employees and contractors..............................................536, 537

Prior notice of imported food....................................1044

Privacy Act procedures...........................................1251

Protection of sensitive security information related to transportation.........................................1459, 2184

Registered Traveler program......................................1446

Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1451

Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1460

Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1992

Standards of conduct for DHS employees...........................1234

Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 57

Technical surveillance countermeasures............................768

US-IAEA safeguards agreement......................................478

Washington, DC metropolitan area special flight rules............2199

Seeds:

Imports.............................................................9

Karnal bunt compensation..........................................216

Seizures and forfeitures:

Immigration and Naturalization regulations.......................1418

NOAA regulations..................................................681

Principal residence seizure......................................2861

Selective Service System:

Registration requirements........................................3522

Senior citizens:

See Aged

Serums:

See Biologics

Sewage disposal:

Sewer collection systems.........................................3390

Sex discrimination:

Federally assisted programs...............917, 1241, 3493, 3495, 3496

Programs and activities receiving Federal surplus property.......3439

Sheep:

Interstate movement regulations...................................232

Shipbuilding industry:

Safety and health regulations..............................2120, 2131

Shipping:

See Air carriers

Maritime carriers

Motor carriers

Railroads

Ships:

See Vessels

Signs and symbols:

See Trademarks

Sirup:

See Sugar

Small businesses:

Acquisition regulations...............788, 804, 825, 3754, 3757, 3775

Administrative offset............................................3657

Business Development Program:

Electronic application.........................................3656

Cosponsorships...................................................3661

Disabled access credit...........................................2623

Government contracting programs..................................3635

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance

Program....................................................3652

Group health insurance availability and renewability.............1191

HUBZone Program:

Acquisition regulations........................................3757

Agricultural commodities purchase from subcontractors..........3642

Amendments.....................................................3660

Price evaluation factor........................................3770

Small entity impact............................................3636

Investment companies:

Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3639

Lending company oversight.........................................135

Loans:

Certified Development Company program..........................3641

Economic injury disaster loans.................................3643

Premier Certified Lenders Program..............................3646

Mentor-protege programs:

DOD.............................................................824

DOT............................................................2182

NASA programs:

Contractor recertification of program compliance...............3456

NASA subcontracting..............................................3463

National forest land use..........................................373

Privacy Impact Assessment Statements.............................3645

Rights to inventions..............................................750

Rural business investment program.................................429

SBA-sponsored activities and gifts...............................3661

Service-disabled veteran-owned...................................3659

Subcontracting plans...........................................3448

Size standards:

Air transportation support activities..........................3649

Inflation adjustment...........................................3653

Mapping services...............................................3650

Multiple award schedule........................................3655

Nonmanufacturers supplying products to the Federal Government 3647

Restructuring..................................................3662

Security guards and patrol services industry...................3648

Small entity impact............................................3633

Surety Bond Guarantee Program..................................3640

Small Business Development Center Program revisions..............3637

Small Business Innovation Research Program.......137, 249, 3456, 3662

Small Business Technology Transfer Program..................136, 3456

Small Disadvantaged Businesses:

Acquisition regulations........................................3770

Electronic application.........................................3656

Participation in DOT programs......................2168, 2169, 2178

Status determinations..........................................3634

Surety bond guarantee..........................3640, 3651, 3663, 3664

Testimony and production of records to OIG.......................3644

Venture capital company ownership................................3662

Very Small Business program......................................3666

Veteran-owned:

Subcontracting plans...........................................3448

Social security:

See also Child welfare

Medicaid

Medicare

Public assistance programs

Unemployment compensation

Administrative review process..............................3705, 3713

Aliens:

Additional insured status requirements for noncitizen workers 149

Benefits for lawfully present aliens...........................1283

Annual earnings test.............................................3728

Benefits to children of military parents overseas................3711

Civil monetary penalties..........................................158

Debt collection...................................................138

Disability determinations:

Administrative review process...................................152

Age categories..................................................151

Digestive system................................................154

Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3675

Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability review......................................................139

Expiration date extension......................................3734

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Genito-urinary tract...........................................3726

Growth impairments.............................................3668

Hearing impairments............................................3690

Hematological disorders........................................3678

Immune system...................................................140

Labyrinthine-vestibular function disturbance...................3690

Language and speech disorders..................................3691

Medical equivalence policy......................................153

Mental disorders................................................141

Multiple body systems..........................................3727

Neurological...................................................3674

Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3683

Recontacting medical sources...................................3682

Respiratory disorders..........................................3676

Review of state agency determinations..........................3722

Special senses.................................................3673

Disability programs:

Continuing disability review failure to cooperate procedures 148

Exclusion of representative and health care providers convicted of violations....................................3718

Self-Sufficiency Program........................................142

Ticket to Work Program..........................................142

Divided state retirement systems coverage group..................3732

Duration of marriage requirement for surviving spouses...........3711

Elimination of deemed military wages.............................3731

Employment requirement for application of government pension offset exemption.............................................3723

Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3700

Federal Advisory Committee Act:

Income consideration of persons working as committee members 3708

Fee withholding and payment procedures to non-attorney representatives..............................................3713

Fraud:

Nonpayable benefits for trial work period after fraud conviction..................................................144

Penalties for withholding of information........................143

HHS regulation migration to SSA..................................3714

Liability of representative payees for overpayments to deceased recipients...................................................3681

Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3702

Nonpayment of benefits to fugitive felons and probation or parole violators..............................................146

Overpayment collection priority over underpayment reimbursement 3694

Plans to achieve sulf-support for blind and disabled individuals...................................................156

Privacy and disclosure of records and information..........3669, 3721

Protective application filing date...............................3712

Recognition, disqualification and reinstatement of representatives..............................................3710

Reduced medical benefits due to private insurance coverage.......3720

Reentitlement period expansion for childhood disability benefits......................................................144

Regulation amendments............................................3733

Replacement card limits...........................................150

Representative payment procedures.................................143

Service of legal process.........................................3724

Social Security Protection Act regulations.......................3732

Standards of conduct of SSA employees............................3697

Stepchild benefits...............................................3704

Student earned income exclusion eligibility.......................144

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of benefit payments to individuals participating in a program...............................................3730

Referral for services..........................................3717

Work report receipts issuance.....................................144

Solid waste disposal:

See Waste treatment and disposal

Space transportation and exploration:

Access to sensitive information..................................3465

Acquisition regulations....................................3459, 3774

Announcement of contract awards................................3472

Contractor recertification of program compliance...............3456

Head of contracting activity revision....................3467, 3469

Major breach of safety or security clause......................3464

Packaging, handling, and transportation clause.................3471

Small business programs........................................3456

Astronaut Health Care Provision..................................3455

Availability of Agency records...................................3466

Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3458

Commercial space transportation:

Crew safety regulations........................................2205

Licensing and safety requirements..............................2209

Regulation revisions...........................................2219

Safety approvals...............................................2229

Cross-waiver of liability........................................3457

Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revisions...............3461

Intellectual property provisions...............................3470

Report requirements............................................3470

Incidental take of marine mammals during rocket launch operations....................................................672

Income source rules..............................................2565

Protection of human research subjects............................3462

Research misconduct in grants and cooperative agreements.........3468

Science and Technology Scholarship...............................3454

Small business subcontracting plans..............................3463

Suborbital reusable launch vehicles..............................2204

Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System.........................3453

Wind tunnel use for industry development work....................3460

Sport fishing:

See Fishing

Stamp taxes:

See Excise taxes

State-Federal relations:

See Intergovernmental relations

Statistics:

See Census data

Stocks:

See Securities

Strip mining:

See Surface mining

Student aid:

See Scholarships and fellowships

Students:

Border commuter students.........................................1488

Exchange visitor program.........................................2145

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.....1471, 1490, 1491, 2147

Student Career Experience Program................................3546

Student earned income exclusion eligibility.......................144

Student rights in research, experimental programs, and testing 923

Subsidies:

See Grant programs

Sugar:

Marketing allocations.............................................193

Reexport programs.................................................370

Suicide:

Prevention program...............................................1948

Superfund:

Cooperative agreements and State contracts.......................3372

Reportable quantity adjustments for carbamates...................3368

Supplemental Security Income (SSI):

Disability determinations:

Cardiovascular impairments......................................155

Digestive system................................................154

Endocrine system and obesity...................................3667

Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability review......................................................139

Genito-urinary tract...........................................3726

Growth impairment..............................................3729

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Hematological disorders........................................3678

Immune system...................................................140

Mental disorders................................................141

Multiple body systems..........................................3727

Neurological...................................................3674

Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3683

Special senses.................................................3673

Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3700

Income:

Deeming from ineligible parents................................3680

Determination of................................................147

Exclusions...............................................3719, 3725

Payment of past-due benefits.....................................3698

Social Security Protection Act....................................147

Student earned income exclusion determination.....................144

Transfers of resources...........................................3716

Trusts...........................................................3716

Vocational rehabilitation services:

Continuation of benefit payments to individuals participating in a program...............................................3730

Surety bonds:

Immigration surety bonds...................................1472, 1474

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program..............3640, 3651, 3663, 3664

Surface mining:

See also Coal

Mine safety and health

Claims under general Mining Law..................................1905

Coal:

Abandoned coal refuse sites....................................1892

Abandoned mine reclamation fees................................1900

Lease terms and conditions.....................................1831

Placement of excess spoil........................................70

State programs.................................................1899

Indian lands...............................................1827, 1897

Public hearings and appeals......................................1625

Reclamation regulations..........................................1825

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

Availability of TTB information..................................2480

Brewery regulations revisions....................................2471

Computation on large cigars................................2483, 2534

Escrow funds.....................................................2679

Excise...........................................................2716

Foreign trade....................................................2559

Gift tax value determination.....................................2621

Occupational tax.................................................2525

Real estate taxes................................................3433

TTB Bulletin regulations.........................................2533

Withholding by Federal agencies..................................2463

Teachers:

Teacher Next Door housing sales program..........................1552

Technology:

See Science and technology

Telecommunications:

See also Radio

Satellites

Telephone

Television

Access charge reform.............................................3963

Accounting requirements.....................................449, 3964

Acquisition regulations.................................809, 813, 815

Advanced telecommunications facilities and services..............3971

Advanced wireless services.......................................3844

Air-ground services on commercial airplanes......................3941

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3964

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................3960

Bell Operating Companies and affiliates:

Enhanced services..............................................3958

Communication intercepting devices................................518

Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...2019, 2022, 2023, 3920

Competition matters..............................................3862

Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............3959

Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3919, 3957

For IP-enabled service providers...............................3970

Ex parte rules...................................................3862

Export controls...................................................530

Extending wireless services to tribal lands......................3944

GSA management policy............................................3442

Installment payments for Personal Communications Services licensees....................................................3931

International services reporting requirements....................3875

Interstate special access services...............................3967

N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............3951

National Exchange Carrier Association petition...................3968

North American Numbering Plan....................................3950

Numbering Resource Optimization..................................3965

Pole attachments.................................................3894

Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:

Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....2025

Reporting requirements.........................................2024

Relay services.......................................3832, 3833, 3836

Rural areas.............................................438, 446, 449

RUS special equipment contract....................................444

Service quality reporting........................................3962

Telecommunications Act:

Access charge reform...........................................3955

Customer proprietary network information (CPNI)................3954

Individuals with disabilities..................................3831

Interstate pay-per-call and other information services.........3829

Local competition provisions...................................3956

Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers.................3830

Universal service..............................................3952

Toll-free service access codes...................................3953

Truth in billing.................................................3839

Unbundled network elements.......................................3966

Universal service reform.........................................3963

Telephone: 900-number service...............................................4065

Access charge reform.......................................3955, 3963

Accessibility of equipment and services to persons with disabilities.................................................3831

Accounting requirements..........................................3964

Advanced telecommunications facilities and services..............3971

Advertising......................................................4065

ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3964

Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local exchange carriers............................................3960

Customer account record exchange obligations.....................3838

Customer proprietary network information.........................3954

Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............3959

Dial Equipment Minutes Weighting Program.........................3952

Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3919, 3957

For IP-enabled service providers...............................3970

Enhanced services................................................3958

Hearing aid compatibility for wireless phones....................3949

International call-back service..................................3882

Interstate pay-per-call and other information services...........3829

Local competition provisions of the Telecommunications Act.......3956

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N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............3951

North American Numbering Plan....................................3950

Relay services.............................................3832, 3833

Telemarketing sales rule.........................................4062

Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3835

Toll free service access codes...................................3953

Toll telephone service definition................................2710

Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers...................3830

Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................3961

Universal Service..........................................3952, 3963

Television:

See also Cable television

Advertising......................................................3889

Children's programming.....................................3900, 3901

Competitive availability of navigation devices...................3892

Deceptive advertising concerning screen size.....................4057

Digital television service:

Broadcast content protection...................................3948

Children's programming.........................................3900

Conversion rules for low power television and television translator stations........................................3906

Review of conversion process...................................3898

Tuner requirements.............................................3858

Direct broadcast public interest obligations.....................3899

Emergency Alert System.....................................3840, 3841

Filing of network affiliation contracts..........................3888

Joint sales agreements...........................................3907

Public interest information......................................3903

Public television station digital transition grant program........442

Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum band.........................................................3938

Service rules in UHF spectrum....................................3926

Significantly viewed out-of-market broadcast stations............3908

Unlicensed operation in the broadcast bands......................3855

Video programming accessibility............................3892, 3912

Terrorism:

Bioterrorism preparedness..................................1044, 1078

International Terrorism Victim Compensation Program..............2038

Limited communication opportunities for inmates linked to terrorist-related activities.................................1929

Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 57

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...........................2419, 2425

Textiles:

African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2405

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2407

Flammability standards...........................................3795

Trade agreements............................................474, 2400

Timber:

See Forests and forest products

Tobacco:

See also Cigars and cigarettes

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2503

Crop insurance provisions.........................................270

Customs regulations..............................................2485

Imported tobacco products...................................167, 2505

In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2490

Inspection........................................................167

Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2530

Regulations for tobacco products that are not in packages........2489

Removal of products without payment of tax for use in law enforcement activities.......................................2504

Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2486

TTB Bulletin regulations.........................................2533

Tort claims:

See Claims

Tourist trade:

See Travel

Toxic substances:

See Hazardous substances

Toxins:

See Biologics

Trade agreements:

African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2399, 2405

Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2404

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2407

Free Trade Agreements with Australia and Morocco............807, 3752

Free Trade Agreements with Chile and Singapore.......1325, 2408, 2409

North American Free Trade Agreement..................2394, 2423, 2427

Textile trade agreements..........................................474

U. S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act......................2400

Trade practices:

Annual Trade Survey...............................................460

Economic Development Administration...............................465

Fastener Quality Act..............................................538

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............4063

Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................4058

Funeral industry.................................................4055

Home insulation labeling and advertising.........................4067

Insular possessions watch, watch movement, and jewelry program revisions.....................................................472

Premerger notification rules.....................................4059

Regulatory review................................................4053

Reviews of antidumping and countervailing duty orders.............473

Telemarketing sales rule.........................................4062

Telephone service................................................4065

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers...........................203

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers........................75, 76

Voluntary disclosure provisions related to restrictive practices or boycotts.........................................482

Trademarks:

Fees.........................................................731, 748

Intent-to-use documents filing requirements.......................732

Preventing importation of pirated audio-visual works.............2410

Representation of others before the USPTO.........................729

Rules of practice amendments......................................738

Rules of practice in inter partes proceedings before the

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board..............................730

Statement of use filing deadline..................................732

Transportation:

See also Air transportation

Bridges

Common carriers

Freight

Highways and roads

Mass transportation

Noise control

Pipelines

Railroads

Space transportation and exploration

Vessels

Acquisition regulations...............................831, 2183, 3740

Air pollution control conformity...........................3159, 3247

Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility standards..........2173

Civil penalties............................................2221, 2334

Debarment and suspension.........................................2167

Disadvantaged business enterprise participation......2168, 2169, 2178

Drug and alcohol testing.............................2172, 2174, 2185

Environmental review.............................................3194

Explosive materials..............................................1972

FTA organization and function....................................2354

Individuals with disabilities..............................2171, 2992

Interstate ozone transport.......................................3189

Management and Technical Assistance Program......................2169

Management regulations:

Data collection standards......................................3431

Electronic systems use.........................................3424

Manager authorization..........................................3444

Reporting requirements.........................................3431

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Maritime and land security directives and information circulars 1465

Mentor/protege program for small businesses......................2182

Official title of the head of TSA................................1453

Privacy Act provisions...............................1450, 1454, 1468

Registered Traveler program......................................1446

Safe and environmentally protective use of granular mine tailings in construction projects............................3337

Time zone boundaries in the state of Indiana.....................2170

Wildlife.........................................................1640

Travel:

Anti-money laundering programs for travel agencies...............2434

Customer identification programs for travel agents...............2431

Travel and transportation expenses:

Deductions for members of Congress...............................2562

Government-furnished automobiles.................................3450

Per diem expenses................................................3451

Privately owned vehicle mileage reimbursement....................3452

Public vouchers..................................................3445

Relocation allowances............................................3428

Temporary duty travel............................................3449

VA beneficiary travel regulations................................2905

Treaties:

See also Trade agreements

Chemical Weapons Convention.......................................483

Trucks:

See Motor carriers

Motor vehicles

Tuberculosis:

Bovine tuberculosis...............................................239

Correctional management..........................................1951

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..................2065

Eligibility regulations..........................................2071

United States investments abroad:

Foreign utilities................................................4194

Universities:

See Colleges and universities

Upward Bound Program:

See Education of disadvantaged

Uranium:

Mill sites..................................................968, 4130

Urban renewal:

See Community development

Utilities:

See also Electric utilities

Natural gas

Water supply

Accounting and financial reporting requirements..................3999

Acquisition regulations......................................810, 811

Commission authorization to hold interlocking directorates.......4006

Communication protocols..........................................4001

Electronic filing by persons holding interlocking positions......4003

Electronic filing of documents.............................3989, 3992

Electronic filing of twenty largest purchasers information.......4003

Electronic reporting of electric energy shortages................4000

Exemption for certain acquisitions.........................4194, 4197

Financial reporting guidelines...................................4004

Generator-run status information.................................4005

Independent ownership and operation..............................4021

Information requirements for available transfer capability.......4007

Intermittent generator imbalance service schedule................4002

Market-based rates...............................................3997

Oversight of regional transmission organizations and independent system operators.................................3999

Rural Utilities Service:

Accounting requirements for telecommunications borrowers........449

Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................445

Household Water Well System Grant Program.......................450

Lien accommodations and subordinations..........................447

Operational controls............................................441

Seismic safety requirements.....................................448

Special equipment contract......................................444

Water and waste disposal loans and grants..................439, 443

Standards for business practices.................................4001

Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................3991

Wind energy interconnection agreement............................3988

V

Vaccines:

See Biologics

Vegetables:

Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border..............234

Crop insurance provisions:

Cabbage.........................................................271

Mustard.........................................................276

Northern potato.................................................277

Sweet corn......................................................274

Import regulations..................................................6

Inspection service fees...........................................170

Phytosanitary certificates for imports............................237

Vessels:

See also Cargo vessels

Fishing vessels

Marine safety

Maritime carriers

Navigation (water)

Passenger vessels

Accident reporting...............................................1358

Anchorage area regulations.......................................1378

Anchorage ground, safety zone and speed limit for Tongass

Narrows, AK..................................................1404

Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in boat sales........................................................2437

Automatic Identification System....................................61

Ballast water:

Exchange guidelines............................................1394

Coast Guard escort requirements............................1383, 1403

Commercial diving operations.....................................1390

Container seals..................................................1419

Controlled substances............................................1976

Discharge standards for Armed Forces vessels.....................3374

Discharge-removal equipment......................................1379

Documentation....................................................1363

Electronic Charting Display and Information System...............1405

Emission standards:

Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3178

Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3180

Spark ignition marine vessels...................................105

Lease financing for vessels engaged in coastwise trade...........1363

Long range identification and tracking data......................1402

Marking sunken vessels waiver....................................1364

Notification of arrival and departure........................61, 1396

Numbering system.................................................1358

Oil spill liability trust fund:

Vessel limits of liability.....................................1365

Outer Continental Shelf activities...............................1388

Personal flotation device requirements...........................1355

Pollution prevention equipment...................................1361

Polychlorinated biphenyls containing.............................3286

Port restrictions and fees:

Japanese vessels...............................................4032

Page 65821

Regattas and marine parades......................................1381

Safety and security zone regulations.......................1377, 1399

Satellite earth stations.........................................3873

Traffic separation schemes.......................................1356

Vessel Traffic Service...........................................1397

Veterans:

Accrued benefits.................................................2934

Acquisition regulations:

Plain language revisions.......................................2935

Adjudication and fiduciary regulations...2915, 2917, 2956, 2959, 2973

Advanced health care planning....................................2939

Affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations of contractors and subcontractors.........................2051, 2053

Aggravation of a disability by active service....................2976

Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1908

Appeals regulations:

Notice of Disagreement clarification...........................2968

Public availability of Board decisions.........................2969

Remand or referral to the Agency of Original Jurisdiction......2936

Beneficiary travel regulations...................................2905

Benefits claims..................................................2932

Burial benefits..................................................2914

Survivors of Filipino veterans.................................2951

CHAMPVA Program:

Coverage for devices and prostheses............................2908

Delegations of authority.......................................2908

Preventive services............................................2909

Claim substantiation regulations.................................2937

Claims based on aggravation of nonservice-connected disability 2949

Claims based on service in the Philippine Armed Forces...........2917

Compensation and pension regulations:

Bars, forfeiture and renouncement of benefits..................2928

Concurrent receipt of military retired pay and disability compensation...............................................2963

Dependents.....................................................2924

Duties of VA...................................................2960

Elections of improved pension............................2927, 2961

General evidence requirements, effective dates, revision of decisions, and protection of existing ratings..............2926

General provisions.............................................2920

Payments and adjustments to payments.....................2916, 2929

Payments to beneficiaries who are eligible for more than one benefit....................................................2925

Rights and responsibilities of claimants and beneficiaries.....2960

Service-connected disability compensation......................2930

Special and ancillary benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors..................................................2919

Coordination of benefits with TRICARE.............................908

Dependency and indemnity compensation:

Regulation amendment...........................................2922

Surviving spouse's rates.......................................2962

Disability ratings:

Cardiovascular conditions......................................2952

Convulsive disorders...........................................2967

Eye, ear, and other sense organs...............................2948

Hypertension...................................................2952

Individual unemployability.....................................2947

Multiple scars.................................................2954

Neurological conditions........................................2967

Respiratory disorders..........................................2952

Education:

Centralized certification of benefits..........................2912

Licensing and certification....................................2911

Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty................................2931

Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve...........................2957

Non-payment of VA educational assistance to fugitive felons 2975

Survivors and dependents.................................2913, 2931

Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2953

Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2910

Enrollment information updating form.............................2904

Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program...........................3435

Filipino veterans benefit improvements.....................2944, 2951

Jobs For Veterans Act................................2135, 2138, 3593

Loan guaranty:

Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing............................................2971

Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages.........................2923, 2974

Regulation amendments..........................................2955

Medical benefits:

Elimination of co-pay for smoking cessation counseling.........2945

Hospital and outpatient care enrollment..........................99

Informed consent regulations.............................2906, 2907

Non-VA service and care........................................2943

Patients' rights regarding medication prescription authorization..............................................2942

Presumptions of service connection.......................2958, 2977

Notice requirements..............................................2937

Protection of human research subjects............................2972

Psychosis definition.............................................2950

Reconsideration of decisions on claims for benefits..............2964

Regional Counsels' jurisdictions and addresses...................2978

Service organization representatives:

Accreditation of...............................................2938

Small businesses:

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program 3659

Subcontracting plans...........................................3448

Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......2051, 2053

Special ratings..................................................2921

State homes......................................................2940

Grants for the hiring and retention of nurses..................2946

Surviving spouses:

Remarriage of..................................................2965

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act....87, 2137

Veterans Benefits Act............................................2966

Veterans Benefits Improvement Act................................2966

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program...........2918, 2933

Viruses:

See Biologics

Visas:

See Passports and visas

Vocational rehabilitation:

Continuation of SSA benefits to individuals participating in a program......................................................3730

Referral for services............................................3717

Veterans...................................................2918, 2933

Volunteers:

AmeriCorps:

*VISTA program.................................................3004

National Civilian Community Corps..............................3006

National Senior Service Corps....................................3009

Peace Corps................................................3612, 3613

Suspension of eligible enrollments in FEHB program.............3596

Use of name and logo...........................................3615

Voting rights:

Language minority provisions.....................................1962

Preclearance of proposed changes.................................1959

W

Wages:

See also Employee benefit plans

Minimum wages

Administrative wage garnishment............................1622, 2470

Cost-of-living allowances........................................3533

Critical position pay authority..................................3562

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Hospice wage index.........................................1168, 1214

Hourly compensation:

Computer-related occupations...................................2049

Locality pay areas.........................................3558, 3603

Prevailing rate systems........................3529, 3560, 3561, 3604

Regulation amendments..........................3531, 3547, 3554, 3605

Regulation standardization.......................................3602

Service Contract Act regulations.................................2061

Tipped employees.................................................2049

Warehouses:

Commodity Credit Corporation storage..............................194

Waste treatment and disposal:

See also Hazardous waste

Recycling

Sewage disposal

Coal combustion waste......................................3331, 3347

Effluent guidelines............................3375, 3382, 3384, 3396

Financial test criteria..........................................3353

Hazardous waste management.................................3355, 3361

Laboratory waste.................................................3335

Land disposal:

Restrictions...................................................3330

Metals reclamation from electroplating operations................3332

Municipal waste combustion units:

Emission guidelines............................................3161

MACT standards.................................................3063

New source performance standards...............................3161

Nuclear waste disposal................................108, 4119, 4131

On-site treatment of low-level mixed wastes......................3362

Project XL.....................................3018, 3025, 3345, 3362

Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste at petroleum refineries......................................3341

RUS loans and grants.........................................439, 443

Shore Protection Act.............................................3411

Solid waste disposal:

Air pollutant standards............................3066, 3115, 3164

Guideline revisions............................................3348

Landfill criteria........................................3040, 3348

Landfills and incinerators.....................................3119

Physical/chemical evaluation methods...........................3357

Solid waste definition..........................................128

Tax regulations................................................2744

Underground storage tanks:

Toxicity characteristic rule...................................3351

Wastewater treatment exemptions for hazardous waste mixtures.....3359

Wastewater treatment sludges...............................3334, 3345

Wet weather condition requirements...............................3391

Water carriers:

See Maritime carriers

Water pollution control:

See also Oil pollution

Waste treatment and disposal

Clean Water Act..................................................3385

Cooling water intake structures................................3380

Product schedule listing requirements..........................3373

Test procedures........................3379, 3381, 3385, 3386, 3387

Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking....................884

Concentrated animal feeding operation rule.......................3377

Direct application of pesticides to waters in compliance with

FIFRA........................................................3383

Effluent guidelines:

Airport deicing operations.....................................3393

Cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters.......................3375

Drinking water treatment plants................................3394

Iron and steel manufacturing...................................3382

Program plan...................................................3376

Recodification of..............................................3392

Marine pollution:

Ballast water management.......................................1394

Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1369, 1385

Response plans for oil.............................1369, 1386, 1389

Mining operations..................................................70

NPDES permits..............................................3389, 3390

Pretreatment regulations.........................................3397

Radon............................................................3404

Sewer collection systems.........................................3390

Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..........115, 116

Storm water permit requirements for oil and gas activities.......3378

Test procedures for the analysis of pollutants...................3388

Trace metals criteria............................................3385

Vessels of the Armed Forces discharge standards..................3374

Water quality standards....................................3386, 3387

Ambient water quality criteria for recreational waters.........3395

Criteria for acute aquatic life..........................3386, 3387

Water resources:

See also Water supply

Army Corps of Engineers:

Environmental quality requirements..............................888

Special events rule.............................................891

Ballast water discharge standards................................1394

Truckee River Operating Agreement................................1903

Water supply:

See also Irrigation

Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................3024

Drinking water:

Aircraft public water system regulations.......................3410

Aldicarb and atrazine..........................................3405

Arsenic in bottled water.......................................1079

Contaminants.......................................3399, 3404, 3408

Copper levels..................................................3400

Disinfection byproducts.........................................131

Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program..........................3268

Enhanced surface water treatment................................130

Fecal contamination.............................................129

Lead levels....................................................3400

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).............................3406

Oxygenated fuel additives......................................3312

State underground injection control programs...................3409

Test procedures for pollutants.................................3379

Total coliform rule............................................3407

Unregulated contaminant monitoring.............................3398

Groundwater protection......................................129, 3263

Household Water Well System Grant Program.........................450

RUS loans and grants.........................................439, 443

Servicing loans and grants........................................440

Suspension of operations for ultra-deep drilling.................1884

Water transportation:

See Harbors

Marine safety

Maritime carriers

Navigation (water)

Vessels

Waterfowl:

See Wildlife

Waterfront facilities:

See Harbors

Watershed:

Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................412

Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................411

Waterways:

See Bridges

Harbors

Weapons:

See Arms and munitions

Welfare programs:

See Public assistance programs

Wetlands:

See Coastal zone

Whales:

See Marine mammals

Whistleblowing:

Coast Guard member protection....................................1372

Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and

Retaliation Act........................................3534, 3568

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Research misconduct..............................................1108

Wildlife:

See also Marine mammals

Wildlife refuges

Captive Wildlife Safety Act......................................1664

Captive-bred antelope............................................1780

Captive-reared mallards..........................................1746

Eagles...........................................................1637

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act...........................1676

Transport of feathers..........................................1750

Endangered and threatened..................................1711, 1780

Conservation education.........................................1629

Permits for foreign listed species.............................1722

Endangered Species Act.....................................1659, 1780

Exotic birds:

Importation....................................................1639

Explosive pest control devices...................................1964

Exportation......................................................1640

Falcons and falconry.......................................1743, 1774

Importation................................................1640, 1654

Injurious............................................1653, 1658, 1753

Black carp.....................................................1644

Migratory birds:

Hunting regulations.......1663, 1694, 1697, 1719, 1735, 1749, 1777, 1782, 1784, 1786

Importation of Icelandic eiderdown.............................1765

Incidental take during military readiness......................1725

List revision..................................................1633

Management of resident Canada geese population.................1720

Nontoxic nickel shot approval......................1735, 1779, 1782

Permits......................................1632, 1661, 1748, 1774

Possession for educational purposes............................1630

Polar bear trophy importation....................................1647

Seabirds..........................................................650

Subsistence management...................1677, 1678, 1682, 1730, 1776

Transport standards for reptiles and amphibians..................1638

Transportation...................................................1640

Wild Bird Conservation Act...........................1643, 1654, 1717

Wildlife refuges:

Hunting and fishing regulations............................1739, 1785

Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Permit requirement...............1680

Mission, goals, and purposes...............................1714, 1738

Mosquito management..............................................1665

National Wildlife Refuge System..................................1714

Strategic growth.................................................1666

Tribal annual funding agreements.................................1683

Wilderness stewardship...........................................1740

Wine:

Authorized materials and processes...............................2523

Imported.........................................................2499

New grape variety names petitioned...............................2488

Recognition of synonyms for grape varieties proposed.............2506

Sherry...........................................................2529

Standards of fill................................................2526

Taxes......................................................2527, 2528

Vintage date requirements........................................2502

Viticultural areas....2477, 2478, 2479, 2491, 2492, 2493, 2494, 2495, 2496, 2497, 2498, 2500, 2501, 2507, 2508, 2510, 2511, 2512, 2514, 2515, 2516, 2517, 2518, 2519, 2520, 2521, 2522, 2524, 2531, 2532, 2536, 2537, 2538

Women:

See also Sex discrimination

Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................2085

Nutrition education participant contacts..........................307

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.......................2028

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.............................2091

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance Program 3652

Women, infants, and children:

Supplemental food program:

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................303

Food package revision............................................13

Program administration and operation............................333

Vendor-related provisions..............................18, 293, 299

Wood:

See Forests and forest products

Wool:

Import of certain worsted wool fabrics.......................471, 476

Y

Youth:

See also Infants and children

Chafee National Youth in Transition Database.....................1227

Eligibility for free school meals for migratory, homeless, and runaway youth.................................................338

Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas................309