[Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions]
[National Science Foundation Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
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Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)






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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

45 CFR Ch. VI

Regulatory Agenda

AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

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SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation is publishing its spring 2003 
regulatory agenda pursuant to Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory 
Planning and Review'' (3 CFR 1993 Comp., p. 638); the Regulatory 
Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601-612); and the Office of Management and 
Budget Memorandum for Regulatory Policy Officers at Executive 
Departments and Agencies and Managing and Executive Directors of 
Certain Agencies and Commissions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information on a 
particular item, call or write the individual identified as agency 
contact. General comments or inquiries about this agenda may be 
directed to Faith Hammett, Acting Administrative Officer, Office of the 
General Counsel, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, 
Suite 1265, Arlington, VA 22230, (703) 292-8060.

Dated: April 8, 2003.

 Lawrence Rudolph,

General Counsel.

                                  National Science Foundation--Final Rule Stage
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                                                                                                    Regulation
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3518        Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Handicap, and Age in     3145-AA38
            Programs and Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance......................
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                                 National Science Foundation--Completed Actions
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                                                                                                    Regulation
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3519        Antarctic Meteorites................................................................     3145-AA40
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3518. NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, 
HANDICAP, AND AGE IN PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL 
ASSISTANCE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 20 USC 1681 to 1683; 20 USC 1685 to 1688

CFR Citation: 45 CFR 618

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The National Science Foundation proposes to make amendments 
to its regulations implementing title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 
1964 (title VI), section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1972 (section 
504), and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Discrimination Act). 
Together, these statutes prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, 
color, national origin, disability, and age in programs or activities 
that receive Federal financial assistance. In 1988, the Civil Rights 
Restoration Act (CRRA) added definitions of ``program or activity'' and 
``program'' to title VI and added a definition of ``program or 
activity'' to section 504 and the Age Discrimination Act. The added 
definitions were designed to clarify the broad scope of coverage of 
recipients' programs or activities under these statutes. The 
promulgation of this proposed regulation explicitly incorporates the 
CRRA's definitions of ``program or activity'' and ``program'' into the 
Department's title VI, section 504, and Age Discrimination Act 
regulations. The Foundation's proposed regulation will be published as 
part of a joint notice of proposed rulemaking involving up to 24 
Federal agencies.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            12/06/00                    65 FR 76460
NPRM Comment Period End         01/05/01
Final Action                    09/00/03
Final Action Effective          10/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Bijan Gilanshah, Assistant General Counsel, National 
Science Foundation, Room 1265, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 
22230
Phone: 703 292-8060
Fax: 703 292-9041
Email: bgilansh@nsf.gov

RIN: 3145-AA38

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3519. ANTARCTIC METEORITES

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

CFR Citation: 45 CFR 674

Completed:
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Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

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Final Action                    03/31/03                    68 FR 15378
Final Action Effective          04/30/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Anita Eisenstadt
Phone: 703 292-8060
Fax: 703 292-9041
Email: aeisenst@nsf.gov

RIN: 3145-AA40
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