[Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions]
[Subject Index to the Unified Agenda]
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             F. SUBJECT INDEX TO THE UNIFIED AGENDA

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Accounting:
  Change in method definition......................................2680
  DOI cost recovery................................................1772
  EBSA accountant independence requirements........................1937
  Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3397
  FDIC annual independent audits...................................3843
  FERC audit challenges............................................3877
  FMS claims.................................................2337, 2338
  HUD independent public accountant roster.........................1377
  International accounting standards...............................4090
  Local exchange carrier requirements..............................3829
  Maritime mobile radio services...................................3735
  Mark-to-market accounting............................2478, 2551, 2554
  Sales of vaccines and bioterror countermeasures to the Federal 
      government...................................................4092
Acquisition regulations:
  See Government procurement
Additives:
  See Fuel additives
Administrative practice and procedure:
  See also Claims
           Environmental impact statements
           Freedom of information
           Privacy
  AID..............................................................2861
  Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2380
  Coast Guard......................................................1216
  CSREES............................................................100
  DFARS.............................................................651
  FTC..............................................................3926
  FWS..............................................................1480
  Hearing and appeal procedures:
    Arbitration policies, functions, and procedures................3310
    Aviation economic proceedings..................................2054
    BLM............................................................1773
    CNCS...........................................................2881
    DHS............................................................1188
    Medicare enrollment.............................................967
    NIGC...........................................................3982
    OHA............................................................1469
    OPM............................................................3438
    Peace Corps....................................................3492
    Treasury Department............................................2450
    USDA........................................................30, 128
  INS..............................................................1868
  IRS..............................................................2553
  OPM..............................................................3418
  Peace Corps......................................................3493
  Rulemaking:
    GSA............................................................3333
    IRS............................................................2449
    USDA............................................................208
  SSA........................................................3578, 3590
  USDA..............................................................118
Adoption and foster care:
  Administrative costs.............................................1090
  Analysis and reporting system....................................1082
  Intercountry adoptions...................1126, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2030
  Privatizing functions............................................1084
Advertising:
  Air travel.......................................................2060
    Airfares.......................................................2045
  Alcoholic beverages..................................2349, 2353, 2389
  Malt beverage products...........................................2351
  Organic claims for alcoholic beverages...........................2385
  Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................3927
  Television.......................................................3751
    Screen size measurement........................................3930
  Unfair or deceptive practices....................................3940
  Winemaking terms.................................................2350
Affirmative action plans:
  See Equal employment opportunity
Aged:
  See also Medicaid
           Medicare
           Public assistance programs
           Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  Nondiscrimination:
    Coverage under ADEA............................................3303
    Disparate impact...............................................3302
    GSA............................................................3328
    HUD............................................................1375
    NARA...........................................................3363
    SSA............................................................3592
  Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly...................1017
  Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program..........................174
Agricultural commodities:
  See also Commodity futures
           Crop insurance
           Fruits
           Grains
           Vegetables
  Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border...............94
  AID transactions...........................................2861, 2862
  California clingstone peach diversion program......................18
  Commodity Credit Corporation:
    Debt collection and settlement regulations.......................34
    Noninsured crop disaster assistance program for tropical 
        crops........................................................36
    Quality samples program.........................................221
    Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers..........................50
    Warehouses for storage contracts.................................25
  Compensation for certified citrus nursery stock destroyed to 
      control citrus canker..........................................81
  Cooperative Marketing Associations.................................42
  Cotton:
    Boll weevil quarantine and regulations...........................60
    Cottonseed assistance program....................................52
    Extra long staple cotton prices..................................54
    US Warehouse Act regulations.....................................23
  Country of origin labeling.........................................12
  Direct and counter-cyclical program advance payments...............48
  EPA crop grouping regulations....................................3150
  Exports...........................................................142
  Grains..............................................40, 141, 142, 143
  Honey:
    Research and promotion program....................................3
  Hurricane Disaster Assistance Programs.............................45
  Karnal bunt compensation...........................................58
  Mark-to-market accounting........................................2554
  National Organic Program.................................1, 6, 15, 21
  Ocean freight claims...............................................28
  Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act............................13
  Procurement for foreign donation...................................24
  Quality Services Verification Program..............................14
  Quarantine and inspection services user fees.......................78
  Review inspection requirements....................................143
  Rice:
    Inspection service fees.........................................138
    Standards for...................................................139
  Sales policies.....................................................51
  Sorghum standards.................................................137

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  Soybean standards.................................................136
  Sugar:
    Marketing allocations............................................55
    Reassignment of allocation shortfalls............................49
    Reexport programs...............................................222
  Tobacco:
    Inspection........................................................2
Agricultural research:
  Funding requirements..............................................101
  Matching fund requirements at Land-Grant Institutions..............99
  Non-formula grant program administration...........................97
Agriculture:
  See also Agricultural commodities
           Agricultural research
           Food assistance programs
           Foods
           Forests and forest products
           Irrigation
           Pesticides and pests
           Rural areas
  Administrative regulations........................................118
  Authority delegations..............................................46
  Biobased products.......................................271, 273, 302
  Conservation contract debt write-down..............................37
  Conservation program information confidentiality..............38, 300
  Conservation security program.....................................298
  Disclosure of income tax return information to USDA..............2751
  Emergency Conservation Program.....................................43
  Farm Bill of 2002:
    Assistance for livestock producers...............................29
    Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.........275, 281, 282
  Farm income averaging regulations..........................2507, 2513
  Farm Service Agency:
    Appraisal updates for loan programs..............................53
    Debt collection and settlement regulations.......................34
    Disaster declaration and designation.............................35
    Environmental compliance regulation..............................32
    Guaranteed farm loan fees........................................41
    Interest assistance program......................................27
    Regulatory streamlining of direct farm loan programs.............26
    Selection of state and county committees.........................31
    Unauthorized assistance on guaranteed loans......................39
  Fee rates for science and technology laboratory services............4
  Funding requirements for extension activities at Land-Grant 
      Institutions...............................................96, 99
  Guaranteed farm loan regulations..............................33, 278
  Hatch Multistate Research Fund....................................102
  Hurricane Disaster Assistance Programs.............................45
  National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program............98
  National security emergency loans.................................276
  Nonprocurement regulations........................................272
  Pesticide agricultural container recycling program...............3151
  Pesticides exposure protection...................................3165
  Secondary market pooling by fiscal transfer agent.................285
  Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................284
  Small Business Innovation Research Grants Program.................100
  Technical assistance and training.................................106
  Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers............................50
  USDA Farmers Market................................................16
Aid to Families with Dependent Children:
  See Public assistance programs
AIDS:
  Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program..............1436
Air carriers:
  See also Air rates and fares
  Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of 
      aircraft from foreign areas..................................1265
  Advertisement disclosure.........................................2060
  Air-ground telecommunications services...........................3806
  Airline Employee Protection Program..............................1921
  Aviation data requirements.......................................2047
  Cargo security...................................................1297
  Computer reservations systems regulations........................2059
  Continuing fitness determinations................................2049
  Crew manifest information........................................1270
  Enhanced security rules for foreign carriers.....................1314
  Fifth-freedom charters...........................................2057
  Income source rules..............................................2447
  Lithium batteries transport prohibition..........................2247
  Passenger facility charge program................................2076
  Passengers:
    Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals........2037
    Air transit program............................................2010
    Baggage limitation for travelers to Cuba........................336
    Child restraint systems........................................2103
    Manifest information...........................................1270
    Nondiscrimination..............................................2043
    Oxygen use.....................................................2041
    Passenger Name Record information........................1278, 1315
    Security service fee...........................................1300
  Price advertising................................................2045
  Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1305
  Security infrastructure fees.....................................1295
  Service difficulty reports.......................................2112
  Submission of data via the Internet..............................2260
Air fares:
  See Air rates and fares
Air pollution control:
  See also Motor vehicle pollution
  Accidental release prevention........................3002, 3046, 3097
  Acid Rain Program..........................................2957, 3024
  Air quality data affected by exceptional, natural, and 
      international events.........................................3034
  Air quality modeling.............................................3098
  Air quality resources:
    Class I area designations......................................3051
  Air quality standards................................3047, 3049, 3085
  Ambient air quality monitoring...........2910, 2970, 2988, 3003, 3096
  Best available retrofit technology...............................3028
  Boilers..........................................................3125
  Carbon monoxide..................................................3047
  Chemicals........................................................3185
  Chromium emissions...............................................3060
  Clean Air Act......................2912, 2974, 2987, 3035, 3102, 3139
  Clean Air Interstate rule........................................3023
  Clean Air Mercury Rules....................................3035, 3139
  Clean Air Visibility Rule........................................3028
  Combustion turbines........................................3037, 3124
  Continuous parameter monitoring systems..........................2921
  Corn milling facilities..........................................3041
  Delisting hazardous pollutants.................2916, 3061, 3080, 3102
  Electric generating units........................................2960
  Electric utility steam generating units........3035, 3036, 3125, 3139
  Emission control diagnostic systems..............................2925
  Emission reporting requirements..................................3027
  Emissions from animal feeding operations.........................3081
  Emissions monitoring program...................2914, 2921, 2957, 3105
  Emissions standards:
    Aerosol coatings...............................................2976
    Aircraft engines...............................................3111
    Alternative compliance options.................................3142
    Architectural coatings...................................2939, 3090
    Coke ovens.....................................................2913
    Component durability procedures................................3025
    Defect reporting for on-highway motor vehicles and engines.....2978
    Diesel engines and fuels.......................................3033
    Diesel fuel sulfur transition..................................3137
    Equipment leaks................................................2977

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    Exemption for US Territories...................................3039
    General Conformity requirements................................2971
    Heavy-duty diesel engines......................................3040
    HOV facilities rule............................................2975
    Hydrogen fluoride production...................................2913
    Locomotive engines.............................................3074
    Marine diesel engines..........................................3074
    Navajo generating station................................3043, 3044
    New marine engines.............................................2913
    New motor vehicles.................................2975, 3013, 3106
    Performance criteria...........................................2990
    Permit requirements............................................2913
    Petroleum refineries...........................................3095
    Radionuclides..................................................2909
    Semiconductor facilities.................................2913, 2982
    Spark-ignition engines.........................................2936
    VOC standards..................................................2918
  Emissions trades.................................................3065
  Fine particulate matter..........................................2988
  Flexible air permit rule.........................................2938
  Fuels and fuel additives....2908, 2911, 2933, 2940, 3004, 3020, 3021, 
                                                 3112, 3113, 3115, 3120
  Gas turbines.....................................................3061
  Gasoline anti-dumping program........................3000, 3005, 3006
  Hazardous air pollutants....2967, 2982, 3036, 3050, 3069, 3091, 3102, 
                                                       3198, 3246, 3250
  HCFC pre-charged products........................................2969
  Inspection/maintenance programs............................3066, 3110
  Interstate transport of fine particulate matter............3024, 3038
  Lead.............................................................3096
  MACT standards...................................................3008
  Maintenance and repair activities................................3084
  Methyl bromide.......................................2926, 2968, 3132
  Mineral wool production..........................................3071
  Mobile sources...................................................3001
  Monitoring requirements..........................................3085
  NESHAP:
    Acrylic/modacrylic fiber production............................3076
    Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities..................3052
    Area source standards..........................................2973
    Autobody refinishing...........................................2958
    Brick and structural clay products manufacturing...............3127
    Chemical preparations industry.................................3093
    Clay ceramics industry.........................................2942
    Coating manufacturing....................................2972, 3122
    Copper smelters................................................3092
    Defense land systems...........................................2949
    Elastomers...............................................3050, 3062
    Electric arc furnace manufacturing.............................2945
    Ethylene oxide...........................................2931, 2993
    Ferroalloys production.........................................3070
    Gasoline distribution facilities.........................2946, 2994
    General provisions.......................................2947, 2998
    Glass manufacturing industry...................................3075
    Halogenated solvent cleaning...................................2915
    Hazardous Organic NESHAP.......................................2917
    Hazardous waste combustors...............................3246, 3250
    Hydrochloric acid production...................................3012
    Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing...................3079
    Industrial process cooling towers..............................2995
    Industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process 
        heaters........................................3031, 3083, 3128
    Iron and steel foundries...........................2937, 2950, 3017
    Lead acid battery manufacturing................................3091
    Lead smelting..................................................3055
    Magnetic tape manufacturing....................................2997
    Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3054
    Municipal solid waste landfills................................2929
    Nonferrous metals........................................3086, 3087
    Off-site waste and recovery operations residual risk standard
                                                                   3045
    Oil and natural gas production...........................3009, 3078
    Organic chemical manufacturing.................................3014
    Organic liquid distribution..............................2964, 3018
    Paint and allied products industry.............................3094
    Paint stripping................................................2928
    Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities......................2996
    Petroleum refineries...........................................3059
    Pharmaceuticals production.....................................3073
    Plastic parts and products.....................................3088
    Plating and polishing..........................................3082
    Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing........3123, 3131
    Pollution prevention alternative compliance....................2998
    Polymers and resins................................3053, 3062, 3063
    Polyurethane foam production...................................3072
    Polyvinyl chloride and copolymers production...................2962
    Portland cement manufacturing industry.........................2992
    Predictive emission monitoring.................................3100
    Primary aluminum reduction plants..............................3103
    Printing and publishing industry.........................2991, 3058
    Refractory products manufacturing..............................3022
    Secondary aluminum production..................................3136
    Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3056
    Site remediation.........................................2934, 2963
    Source categories........................................2985, 2998
    Surface coating of automobiles and light-duty trucks...........2954
    Surface coating of metal cans..................................3118
    Synthetic organic chemicals....................................2917
    Taconite iron ore processing...................................2951
    Thermoplastics...........................................3050, 3063
    Total facility low risk determination for residual risk........2932
  New source performance standards........2948, 2977, 3019, 3037, 3099, 
                                                             3124, 3125
  New source review............2923, 2952, 2960, 3016, 3041, 3084, 3095
  New stationary sources.....................................2913, 2985
  Nitrogen oxides....................2935, 2957, 2999, 3140, 3143, 3257
  Opacity measurement of emissions...........................2914, 2986
  Operating permits........................2953, 2979, 3107, 3119, 3126
  Ozone and ozone precursors:
    8-hour standard..................2908, 3010, 3029, 3068, 3117, 3134
    National ambient air quality standards.......2959, 3029, 3117, 3134
    Protection of stratospheric ozone.....2919, 2926, 2930, 2941, 2943, 
           2944, 2961, 2966, 2968, 2969, 2983, 3007, 3011, 3015, 3030, 
                                     3077, 3089, 3108, 3121, 3132, 3133
    Transport..............................2955, 2999, 3024, 3038, 3104
  Particulate matter.........................................2910, 2970
  PCB manufacturing................................................3171
  Performance Track program........................................3228
  Performance-based measurement system for fuels...................2922
  Plantwide Applicability Limit....................................2923
  Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing................3123
  Polymer exemption rule...........................................3180
  Potential to emit limits.........................................2974
  Prevention of significant deterioration........2923, 2952, 2960, 3084
  Project XL.................................................2896, 2900
  Reciprocating internal combustion engines............2948, 2973, 3019
  Risk management plans............................................3002
    List of substances.............................................3097
    Public access to information...................................3046
  Solid waste incinerators.............................2965, 3099, 3135
  Source category list.............................................3069
  State implementation plans...............2924, 2988, 3029, 3134, 3140
  Sulfur oxides..............................................2920, 3049
  Synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing........................2989
  Transportation conformity..................................2984, 3130
  Tribal implementation plans................................3029, 3134
  Volatile organic compounds........2918, 2927, 2976, 2980, 2989, 3032, 
                                                             3114, 3129
  Voluntary superior monitoring....................................3116
  Wood furniture industry..........................................3057
Air rates and fares:
  Aviation data requirements.......................................2047

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Air safety:
  See Aviation safety
Air tariffs:
  See Air rates and fares
Air traffic control:
  Emergency security control........................................604
  Retirement coverage of air traffic controllers...................3475
  Waiver of mandatory separation age for air traffic controllers 
                                                                   2113
Air transportation:
  See also Air carriers
           Air rates and fares
           Aircraft
           Airmen
           Airports
           Airspace
           Aviation safety
           Navigation (air)
  Aviation economics...............................................2054
  Electronic presentation of cargo data............................1280
  Excise taxes...............................................2678, 2720
  Federal Register dispositions for petitions for exemption........2116
  Hazardous substances.............................................2239
  Nondiscrimination................................................2043
  Small business size standards....................................3524
Aircraft:
  Aging aircraft:
    Type certificate and supplemental type certificate holder 
        data.......................................................2070
  Airworthiness directives and standards........2066, 2079, 2080, 2082, 
                                                 2083, 2084, 2093, 2106
  Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in 
      airplane sales...............................................2309
  Area navigation..................................................2090
  Aviation Radio Service...........................................3812
  Certification procedures for products and parts..................2063
  Cockpit voice recorder requirements..............................2092
  Electrical and electronic system standards.......................2068
  Engine bird ingestion............................................2079
  Engine standards for life-limited parts..........................2078
  Exhaust emissions standard for engines...........................3111
  Export licensing jurisdiction.....................................360
  Extended operations of multi-engine airplanes....................2094
  Flight data recorder regulations...........................2064, 2092
  Foreign civil aircraft...........................................2058
  Halon-1301 fire extinguishing vessels............................3015
  Hazardous material transportation................................2240
  Maintenance:
    Aging aircraft.................................................2067
    Recording requirements.........................................2115
  Noise requirements...............................................2111
  Ownership transfer notification..................................2071
  Private charter security rules...................................1303
  Propeller-driven small airplane noise certification..............2111
  Public water system regulations..................................3298
  Repair stations:
    Ratings and quality system.....................................2072
    Security requirements..........................................1312
  Rotorcraft.......................................................2066
  Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response 
      service.......................................................629
  Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more 
                                                                   1302
  Transponders...............................................2089, 2109
  Transport category:
    Airworthiness directives and standards.............2074, 2096, 2104
    Crew discreet alerting systems.................................2095
    Fire penetration resistance requirements.......................2081
    Flight deck door monitoring....................................2095
    Flight guidance systems........................................2096
    Fuel tank flammability reduction...............................2069
    Fuel tank system safety........................................2106
    Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions.........2104
    Security related considerations in design and operation........2075
    Thermal acoustic insulation..............................2081, 2107
    Wiring system safety...........................................2106
  Turbine aircraft engines.........................................2080
Aircraft pilots:
  See Airmen
Airlines:
  See Air carriers
Airmen:
  Counterfeit-resistant certification requirements.................2071
  Criminal history background checks...............................1307
  Drug abuse.......................................................2108
  Drug or alcohol test refusal.....................................2091
  Flight training for aliens.................................1311, 1323
  Pilot use of supplemental oxygen.................................2114
  Training requirements for flight under visual flight rules in 
      the Washington, DC zone......................................2102
Airplanes:
  See Aircraft
Airports:
  Accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing individuals..........2037
  Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of 
      aircraft from foreign areas..................................1265
  Chicago O'Hare International Airport:
    Congestion and delay reduction.................................2099
  Concessions:
    Disadvantaged business enterprise participation................2052
  Criminal history background checks for escorted access...........1304
  Criminal history background checks for operators.................1307
  Customs security area access.....................................1277
  Effluent limitations for deicing operations......................3282
  Enhanced security procedures within the Washington, DC 
      Metropolitan Area Flight Restricted Zone.....................1313
  LaGuardia Airport:
    Congestion management rule.....................................2077
  Private land mobile radio services...............................3810
  Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:
    Enhanced security procedures for certain operations............1317
  Security compliance program......................................1306
  Small business size standards....................................3524
Airspace:
  Grand Canyon National Park:
    Flight rules area and flight free zones........................2117
  Regulations, routine issue of....................................2085
  Use and preservation of..........................................2065
  Washington, DC metropolitan area...........................2102, 2105
Airways:
  See Airspace
Airworthiness directives and standards:
  See Aircraft
Alaska Natives:
  See Indians
Alcohol abuse:
  Airmen testing...................................................2091
  Aviation personnel...............................................2110
  Mine personnel...................................................1960
  Testing following marine incident................................1259
  Transportation workplace testing.........2040, 2050, 2051, 2053, 2225
Alcohol and alcoholic beverages:
  See also Beer
           Liquors
           Wine
  Advertising regulations..............................2349, 2351, 2353
  Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2380
  Distilled spirits plant regulations..............................2370
  Excise taxes.....................................................2357
  Formula submission form..........................................2373
  Import and export regulations....................................2352
  Labeling regulations...........................2349, 2351, 2353, 2354

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  Organic claims in labeling and advertising.......................2385
  Specially denatured alcohol regulations..........................2352
  Standards of fill................................................2405
  Taxpaid distilled spirits used to manufacture nonbeverage 
      products.....................................................2410
Aliens:
  See also Citizenship and naturalization
           Immigration
           Refugees
  Adjustment of status...1128, 1148, 1158, 1160, 1165, 1168, 1171, 1200
  Affidavit of support.................................1146, 1195, 1875
  Air transit program..............................................2010
  American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act.....1129, 1817
  Arriving aliens definition.......................................1286
  Asylum...........................................................1159
    Interpreter services during interviews.........................1191
  Battered and abused spouses and children...................1144, 1860
  Border crossing cards:
    Elimination of.................................................1275
    Identification documents.......................................2023
  Children:
    Care and placement of unaccompanied children...................1079
    Certificate of citizenship application.........................1199
    Child Status Protection Act..............................1179, 2006
  Conditional residents:
    Termination of marriage........................................1153
  Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1130
  Criminal convictions:
    Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent 
        offenses...................................................1330
  Custody procedures.........................................1334, 1871
  Deportability and inadmissibility on public charge grounds.......1151
  Deportation proceedings:
    Power of Attorney General......................................1331
    Suspension.........................................1149, 1860, 1863
  Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1333
  Diversity visas..................................................2019
  Documentary requirements for returning temporary residents.......1205
  Duty to surrender when ordered removed from the United States 
                                                                   1873
  Employment:
    Australian nonimmigrants in specialty occupations..............1934
    EB-5 classification......................................1178, 1872
    Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1184
    Eligibility verification.................................1175, 2024
    International broadcasters.....................................1163
    Labor certification process........................1136, 1928, 1931
    Labor condition applications.............................1932, 1936
    Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................1930
    Premium processing service for petitions and applications.....1164, 
                                                                   1193
    Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas 
                                                             1932, 1936
    Temporary nonagricultural services or labor....................1201
    Treatment of employers who receive no-match letters............1327
    Verification documents.........................................1197
  Evidence processing timeframe....................................1183
  Exchange visitors:
    Au pairs.......................................................2013
    Duration of program participation for professors and research 
        scholars...................................................2034
    Interns........................................................2012
    Secondary students.............................................2025
    Student and Exchange Visitor Information System...1322, 1324, 1328, 
                                                       1337, 1343, 2017
    Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1131
  Expedited removal:
    Custody and bond eligibility...................................1326
  Extension of time limit on admission of Mexican nationals........1291
  Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1276
  Fingerprinting.......................................1155, 1198, 2007
  Firearm purchase requirements....................................1830
  Flight training............................................1311, 1323
  Form processing fees.............................................1196
  Good conduct time for prisoners..................................1813
  H-1B petition fees...............................................1190
  Health care workers........................................1187, 2018
  Illegal entry:
    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives 
        regulations................................................1836
  Inadmissability..................................................1122
    Criminal grounds...............................................1133
    Former U.S. citizens who renounced citizenship to avoid 
        taxation...................................................1125
    Trackers in persons............................................2027
    Unlawful voters................................................2022
  Inspection and expedited removal.................................1284
  International-to-International Program...........................1290
  Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program....1140, 1194, 2026
  Legal Immigration Family Equity Act........................1165, 1167
  Medicaid documentation requirements..............................1005
  Medical grounds of inadmissibility and waivers...................1132
  National interest waivers for physicians.........................1156
  NATO civilian employees..........................................1124
  Naturalization of aliens serving in the Armed Forces and their 
      dependents....................................................619
  Nonimmigrant classes:
    Academic honoraria for B visa status...........................1161
    Admission requirements.........................................1206
    Border commuter students.......................................1340
    Change of status prior to pursuing a course of study...........1173
    Construction work by B visitors................................1204
    Denial of applications by schools for approval to enroll 
        students...................................................1338
    Documentation of professionals.................................2020
    Duration of status limitations.................................1336
    Eliminating numerical cap on Mexican TN visas..................1180
    Essential support personnel in the O and P classifications.....1139
    Firearm prohibitions...........................................1832
    K classification...............................................1167
    Nurses...................................................1157, 1935
    Petitioning requirements.......................................1185
    Registration and monitoring policies...........................1335
    Spouses and children of lawful permanent residents.............1166
    Student and Exchange Visitor Program school recertification 
                                                       1322, 1324, 1328
    Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 
        students...................................................1203
    Temporary visitor for business (B-1) classification............1135
    Temporary workers..................................1186, 1201, 1922
    Victims of trafficking or criminal activity........1169, 1170, 1172
    Visa exemption for nationals of the British Virgin Islands 
        entering the U.S. through St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
                                                                   1288
    Visas for treaty aliens in specialty occupations...............2036
  Permanent residence cards replacement............................1137
  Powers and duties of service officers............................1869
  Refugee status...................................................1152
  Registration requirements..................................1175, 1182
  Rejection of petitions or applications...........................1210
  Religious workers................................................1123
  Removal of visa and passport waiver for residents of Canada and 
      Bermuda......................................................1287
  Removal orders.............................................1329, 1345
  Removal proceedings............................1284, 1869, 1870, 1874
  Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to 
      nonresidents.................................................2577

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  Social security regulations:
    Additional insured status requirements for workers.............3568
    Benefits for lawfully present aliens...........................1145
    Coverage of work performed by nonresident aliens...............3601
  Syrian nationals.................................................1168
  Temporary protected status.......................................1189
  Trafficking victims..................................1332, 2033, 2867
  Transit without visa.............................................1290
  United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology 
      Program..................1099, 1108, 1115, 1121, 1262, 1263, 1264
  Visa Waiver Permanent Program Act................................1129
  Visa Waiver Program..............................................1283
  Waiver of fees...................................................1127
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........65, 83, 86, 89, 210, 913, 914
  Bovine tuberculosis............................................57, 87
  Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer............................70
  Foot-and-mouth disease.........................................69, 88
  Low pathogenic avian influenza.....................................80
  Quarantine facilities for horses...................................64
  Trichinae..........................................................61
Animal drugs:
  Designation for minor use and minor species..................884, 920
  Import tolerances.................................................886
  Registration and listing requirements.............................863
  Supplements regulations...........................................919
  Use of materials derived from cattle..............................932
Animal feeds:
  See Animal drugs
Animal welfare:
  Birds..............................................................84
  Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2278
  Marine mammals.......56, 468, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 
        478, 479, 512, 513, 514, 516, 570, 572, 1509, 1528, 1595, 1613, 
                                                                   1725
  National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research 
      chimpanzees...................................................959
  Standards for birds, rats, and mice................................91
  Transportation on international carriers.........................1496
Animals:
  See also Animal diseases
           Animal drugs
           Animal welfare
           Livestock
           Wildlife
  Air emissions from feeding operations............................3081
  Imports:
    Dog and Cat Protection Act.....................................2278
    Foreign quarantine regulations..................................845
  National Veterinary Accreditation Program..........................67
  Transgenic.......................................................3204
Annuities:
  See Pensions
Antidumping:
  Baseline recalculation for downstream oxygenate addition.........3006
  Certification of factual information..............................315
  Sunset reviews...............................................313, 319
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.......................3366
    Declassification of national security information..............3373
    Electronic mail................................................3374
    Federal records management...............................3359, 3370
    Freedom of information...................................3364, 3372
    National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grant 
        Program....................................................3365
    National Industrial Security Program...........................3369
    Nondiscrimination..................................3358, 3360, 3363
    Official seals and logos.......................................3367
    Presidential library facilities................................3371
    Self-service reproduction fees.................................3368
    Testimony by employees and production of records in legal 
        proceedings................................................3361
    Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3362
Armed forces:
  See also Federal buildings and facilities
           Military personnel
           Selective Service System
  Air Force:
    Incidental taking of marine mammals........................470, 477
  Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Boards..........................729
  Armed services exchange regulations...............................602
  Army:
    Flood control cost-sharing requirements.........................736
    Freedom of Information Act provisions...........................727
    Obtaining customer information from financial institutions......728
    Personnel review board..........................................730
  Army Corps of Engineers:
    Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking..................732
    Environmental quality requirements..............................735
    ESA scope of analysis...........................................737
    Nationwide Permit Program regulations...........................733
    Protection of historic properties...............................731
    Special events rule.............................................738
  CHAMPUS.............................743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 755, 756
    TRICARE......741, 742, 748, 749, 750, 752, 753, 754, 757, 758, 759, 
                                                               760, 761
  Coast Guard:
    Ballast water discharge standards..............................1249
    Cargo securing.................................................1247
    Commercial diving operations...................................1245
    Deep water ports...............................................1225
    Dry cargo residue on the Great Lakes...........................1254
    Escort requirements for vessels in U.S. waters.................1237
    Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1226, 1239
    Merchant mariners........................................1251, 1252
    Notifications of arrival or departure..........................1260
    Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1241
    Pollution prevention equipment.................................1230
    Propeller injury prevention....................................1248
    Regulated navigation areas.....................................1238
    Rules of practice..............................................1216
    Safety and security zone regulations.....................1232, 1253
    Vessel response plans for oil......................1226, 1240, 1244
    Whistleblower protection.......................................1228
  Criminal jurisdiction over service members and civilians 
      employed by or accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US
                                                               630, 633
  Discharge standards for vessels..................................3262

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  Incidental take of migratory birds during military readiness.....1585
  Naturalization of aliens serving in the Armed Forces and their 
      dependents....................................................619
  Navy:
    Incidental taking of marine mammals....472, 473, 475, 476, 478, 513
    Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements.................740
  Off-installation liaison and operations...........................729
  Policies regarding contractor personnel authorized to accompany 
      U.S. Armed Forces.............................................679
  Reemployment.....................................................3413
  Selected Reserve:
    Evaluation factor for employing or subcontracting with..........691
    TRICARE.........................................................751
  Selective service regulation.....................................3513
Arms and munitions:
  Acquisition regulations.................................685, 686, 689
  Carriage of concealed weapons by law enforcement officers........1877
  Child Safety Lock Act of 2005....................................1827
  Commerce in................................................1824, 1838
    Illegal alien definition.......................................1836
    Model rocket motors............................................1826
    Separation distances of ammonium nitrate from explosives.......1835
  DOD contractors' safety manual....................................614
  Excise taxes...............................................2367, 2381
  Explosives and small arms manufacturing safety regulations.......1989
  Explosives safety..........................................1828, 1834
  Export controls....................................328, 332, 348, 363
  Imports..............................................1837, 2367, 2381
  International Traffic in Arms Regulations........................2032
  Nonimmigrant alien prohibitions..................................1832
  Pistol definition................................................1825
  Propellant actuated device definition............................1822
  Residency requirements for purchasers............................1830
  Secure gun storage...............................................1833
Arts and crafts:
  See Indians-arts and crafts
Asbestos:
  Environmental differential pay for exposure......................3483
  Exposure limit...................................................1962
  Model accreditation plan.........................................3192
Asylum:
  See Immigration
Atomic energy:
  See Nuclear energy
Attorneys:
  See Lawyers
Auditing:
  See Accounting
Authority delegations:
  Banks............................................................2333
  Civil penalty issuance...........................................1859
  DHS........................................................1111, 1344
  EPA..............................................................2898
  FCC..............................................................3792
  Forest Service....................................................248
  HHS...............................................................850
  Immigration judges...............................................1859
  INS..............................................................1864
  Personnel and general claims settlement...........................609
  USDA...............................................................46
  VA...................................................2786, 2834, 2839
Automatic data processing:
  See Computer technology
Automobiles:
  See Motor vehicles
Aviation safety:
  Aging aircraft...................................................2067
    Type certificate and supplemental type certificate holder 
        data.......................................................2070
  Air tour and sightseeing operations..............................2086
  Airworthiness directives and standards........2066, 2079, 2080, 2083, 
                                                             2093, 2106
  Antidrug and alcohol misuse prevention programs..................2110
  Aviation Security Infrastructure Fee.............................1293
  Cargo security...................................................1297
  Child restraint systems..........................................2103
  Civil aviation security rules....................................1301
  Engine bird ingestion............................................2079
  Engine standards for life-limited parts..........................2078
  Fire penetration resistance requirements.........................2081
  Flight guidance systems..........................................2096
  Flight rules...............................................2082, 2084
  Flight simulation device qualification...........................2088
  Fuel tank flammability reduction.................................2069
  Fuel tank system regulations.....................................2106
  Maintenance recording requirements...............................2115
  Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2041
  Performance and handling qualities in icing conditions...........2104
  Pilot use of supplemental oxygen.................................2114
  Secure Flight Program............................................1299
  Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1311
  Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1305
  Security programs for aircraft weighing 12,500 pounds or more 
                                                                   1302
  Security related considerations in design and operation of 
      transport airplanes..........................................2075
  Security threat assessment for certificate holders and 
      applicants...................................................1294
  Thermal acoustic insulation................................2081, 2107
  Transponder requirement....................................2089, 2109
  Wiring system regulations........................................2106


                                   B

Baggage:
  See Freight
Balloons:
  See Aircraft
Bank deposit insurance:
  Annual independent audits........................................3843
  Assessments......................................................3844
  District of Columbia chartered banks.............................2436
  Extension of corporate powers....................................3855
  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............3937
  Filing procedures for state nonmember banks......................3840
  Large bank deposit insurance determination modernization.........3839
  Notification of changes of insured status........................3854
  Post-employment restriction on senior examiners..................3853
  Qualified tuition savings programs...............................3852
  Regulatory publication and review................................3850
  Reporting requirements...........................................3843
  Risk-based guidelines............................................3847
Bankruptcy:
  RCRA financial responsibility....................................3241
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..................................3842
  Automated Clearinghouse regulations........................2340, 2346
  Bank Secrecy Act......2308, 2309, 2310, 2311, 2312, 2313, 2315, 2321, 
           2322, 2323, 2324, 2325, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2329, 2330, 2331, 
                                                       2332, 2333, 2336

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  Broker-dealer registration requirements..........................4072
  Capital..................................2428, 2771, 2774, 3837, 3911
  Community Reinvestment Act regulations...............2779, 3838, 3924
  Conversion of insured credit unions to mutual savings banks......3952
  Cross-border transportation of negotiable instruments............2311
  Customer identification program............................2306, 2314
  Deposit definition...............................................3841
  Due diligence requirements.......................................2334
  Electronic funds transfer..................................3913, 3923
  Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act............3842, 3916, 3929
    Affiliate marketing regulations................................2429
    Identity theft protection................................2425, 2773
  Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations...2433, 2777, 2780, 3846, 3851, 
                                                             3920, 3921
  Farm credit:
    Assessment and apportionment of administrative expenses........3679
    Borrower rights................................................3681
    Capital adequacy...............................................3678
    Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3682, 3687
    Financially related services...................................3680
    Funding and fiscal affairs...............................3678, 3686
    Golden parachute and indemnification payments..................3696
    Governance of institutions.....................................3687
    Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3694
    Loan policies and operations.............................3678, 3686
    Mission-related investments....................................3689
    Preferred stock issuance.......................................3691
    Priority of claims.............................................3690
    Receivership repudiation authorities...........................3695
    Scope of financing regulations.................................3685
    Termination regulations........................................3688
  FBI authority to exchange criminal history record information 
                                                                   1876
  Federal interest rate authority..................................3848
  Financial crimes enforcement network.......................2317, 2335
  Financial institutions:
    Payment service providers......................................2292
    Reporting requirements for deposit interest paid to 
        nonresident aliens.........................................2577
  Financial record information furnished to DOD................605, 606
  Financial subsidiaries.....................................2293, 2299
  Foreign exchange operations......................................2345
  Holding companies............3910, 3911, 3915, 3917, 3918, 3922, 4037
  Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.......2423, 2770
  Interstate banking...............................................3848
  Market risk measure..............................................3849
  Money laundering deterrents.......2308, 2309, 2315, 2318, 2319, 2320, 
           2321, 2322, 2323, 2324, 2325, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2329, 2330, 
                                                                   2336
  Post-employment restrictions for senior examiners................2782
  Privacy notices............................................2432, 3941
  Privacy of financial records and information.....................1120
  Provision of banking services to money services businesses.......2304
  Regulation W provisions..........................................3840
  Remotely created check fraud.....................................3925
  Risk-based capital standards.............2428, 2771, 2774, 3837, 3849
  Securities borrowing transactions..........................2434, 3849
  Securities brokers and dealers:
    Qualifications for banks and securities representatives........3845
    Recordkeeping requirements.....................................2431
    SEC exemptions.................................................4079
  Special measures against the Commercial Bank of Syria............2318
  Standards of conduct for Treasury employees......................2778
  State banks:
    Membership in the Federal Reserve System....3911, 3912, 3914, 3915, 
                                                                   3922
  Stored value cards...............................................3841
  Thrift institutions..............................................4064
  Truth in lending.................................................3919
Barges:
  See Cargo vessels
Barrels:
  See Packaging and containers
Beef:
  See Livestock
      Meat and meat products
Beer:
  Alternating brewery proprietorship...............................2355
  Labeling and advertising regulations.............................2389
  TTB brewery regulations revisions................................2348
Beverages:
  See Alcohol and alcoholic beverages
Biologics:
  See also Blood
  Accounting for sales of vaccines and bioterror countermeasures 
      to the Federal government....................................4092
  Adverse event reporting............................................79
  Bacterial vaccines and toxoids....................................937
  Current good manufacturing practice for combination products......887
  Exports...........................................................346
  Labeling.....................................................868, 936
  Postmarket safety reporting for combination products..............888
  Registration and listing requirements.............................863
  Revocation of Group A Streptococcus...............................902
  Safety reporting requirements.....................................889
  Smallpox vaccine:
    Injury compensation program.....................................943
    Injury table....................................................942
  Standardized electronic study data................................865
  Vaccine Injury Compensation Program...............................941
Birds:
  See Wildlife
Blind:
  See Medicaid
      Public assistance programs
      Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Blood:
  Current good manufacturing practices..............................891
  Hepatitis C virus.................................................891
  Hospital conditions of participation.............................1008
  Labeling and storage requirements.................................904
  Regulation amendments.............................................873
Boats and boating safety:
  See Marine safety
      Navigation (water)
Bonding:
  See Surety bonds
Bonds:
  Clean Renewable Energy Bonds...............................2534, 2652
  Continuous bond program..........................................2265
  Immigration surety bonds...................................1321, 1325
  Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1320
  Municipal........................................................2630
  Private activity.................................................2713
  Qualified zone academy bonds.....................................2603
  Refunding issue..................................................2573
  SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program..........................3526, 3533
Borders:
  See International boundaries
Bridges:
  Drawbridge operation.......................................1213, 1236
Broadcasting:
  See Radio
      Television
Brokers:
  Amendments to Forms BD and BDW...................................4075
  Annuity broker qualifications....................................1899
  Financial responsibility rules...................................4074
  Net capital requirements.........................................4085

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  Quotation requirements...........................................4078
  Registration requirements for banks..............................4072
Buildings:
  See also Federal buildings and facilities
  Access for individuals with disabilities.........................2870
  Asbestos.........................................................3192
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..............................3076
  Aerospace manufacturing and rework facilities:
    Air pollution control..........................................3052
  Assumption of liabilities in corporate transactions..............2458
  Autobody refinishing.............................................2958
  Brick and structural clay products manufacturing.................3127
  Cement manufacturing industry....................................2992
    Safe and environmentally protective use of granular mine 
        tailings...................................................3233
  Chemical preparations industry:
    Air pollution control..........................................3093
  Chemicals:
    Air pollution control..........................................2989
    Control of PMNs................................................3181
    Manufacture..................................3182, 3183, 3196, 3202
    Pollution standards............................................3171
  Chlor-alkali manufacturing:
    Effluent guidelines............................................3285
  Clay ceramics industry...........................................2942
  Coating manufacturing......................................2972, 3122
  Commercial diving operations.....................................1245
  Construction:
    Aliens working during stay.....................................1204
  Effluent guidelines..............................................3281
  Electric arc furnace manufacturing...............................2945
  Entertainment industry...........................................2448
  EPA operating permits............................................3107
  Financing cooperative stock.......................................274
  Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................3933
  Glass manufacturing industry.....................................3075
  Hydrochloric acid production.....................................3012
  Industrial inorganic chemicals manufacturing.....................3079
  Iron and steel foundries.......................2937, 2950, 3017, 3286
  Lead acid battery manufacturing:
    Air pollution control..........................................3091
  Organic chemical manufacturing...................................3014
  Paint and allied products industry:
    Air pollution control..........................................3094
  Paint stripping..................................................2928
  Perchloroethylene dry cleaning facilities:
    Air pollution control..........................................2996
  Pharmaceuticals:
    Air pollution control..........................................3073
  Plastic parts and products.......................................3088
  Plating and polishing............................................3082
  Plywood and composite wood products manufacturing..........3123, 3131
  Polyurethane foam production:
    Air pollution control..........................................3072
  Polyvinyl chloride and copolymers production:
    Air pollution control..........................................2962
  Printing and publishing....................................2991, 3058
  Pulp, paper and paperboard:
    Effluent limitations...........................................3273
  Refractory products manufacturing................................3022
  Surface coating of metal cans....................................3118
  Taconite iron ore processing.....................................2951
  Vinyl chloride manufacturing:
    Effluent guidelines............................................3285
  Wood furniture industry:
    Air pollution control..........................................3057


                                   C

Cable television:
  Cable Act reform.................................................3775
  Cable Communications Policy Act regulations......................3773
  Cost of service..................................................3749
  Customer service standards.......................................3774
  Digital must carry requirements..................................3756
  Home wiring rights...............................................3752
  Horizontal ownership limits......................................3757
  Pole attachments.................................................3755
  Rates............................................................3748
Cancer:
  Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................2907
Cargo:
  See Freight
Cargo vessels:
  See also Maritime carriers
  Barges:
    Launch barge waiver program....................................2258
    Load line requirements.........................................1224
    Numbering of undocumented barges...............................1241
  Cargo securing on vessels in U.S. waters.........................1247
  Dangerous cargo notification of arrival....................1231, 1261
  Deepwater port regulations.......................................1225
  Dry cargo residue on the Great Lakes.............................1254
  Manifest discrepancy reports.....................................1267
  Tank vessels:
    Escorts........................................................1237
    Response plans.....................................1226, 1240, 1244
Cemeteries:
  Delegation of authority to accept donations for national 
      cemeteries...................................................2839
  VA burial benefits...............................................2842
Census data:
  2010 Census Redistricting Data Program............................308
  Annual Trade Survey...............................................309
  Cutoff dates for recognition of boundary changes..................306
  Disclosure of income tax return information......................2698
  Use in the Indian Housing Block Grant Program....................1461
Cereals (commodity):
  See Grains
CHAMPUS:
  Claimcheck denials appeals process................................746
  Dental benefits under retiree dental program......................748
  Double coverage...................................................745
  Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision..................744
  Hospital payment for ambulatory care..............................743
  Individual Case Management Program................................747
  Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.........756
  Prosthetic devices coverage.......................................755
  TRICARE..............741, 748, 749, 750, 751, 757, 758, 759, 760, 761
    Coverage of clinical trails sponsored by NIH National Cancer 
        Institute...................................................753
    Dental program..................................................752
    Pharmacy Benefits Program.......................................742
    Prime enrollment period.........................................754
    Prime remote for active duty family members.....................754
Charter buses:
  See Motor carriers
      Motor vehicles

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Checks:
  See Banks, banking
Chemicals:
  See also Drugs
           Hazardous substances
           Pesticides and pests
  Activated phosphors..............................................3179
  Air pollution control......................................2927, 2989
  Aryl phosphates..................................................3207
  Assessment information rule......................................3182
  Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3218
  Diethanolamine...................................................3187
  Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1850
  Drinking water regulations...........................3291, 3293, 3296
  Electronic application for controlled substances.................1844
  Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program............................3158
  Export control.........................................325, 346, 3206
  Flame retardant substances.................................3175, 3208
  Gamma butyrolactone..............................................1842
  Glycol ethers....................................................3211
  Health and safety reporting rule.................................3183
  Helium conservation..............................................1775
  High production volume chemicals.................................3173
  Hydrogen fluoride................................................3188
  Hydroxides in household products, packaging standard for.........3676
  Maleic anhydride.................................................3190
  Nanoscale materials stewardship program..........................3169
  New use rules for PMNs...........................................3181
  Ozone depleting:
    Essential use allowances...........................2983, 3030, 3121
    Halon-1301.....................................................3015
    Methyl bromide...........................................2926, 3133
    Refrigerant recycling....................................2941, 2944
    Refrigerants.......................................2930, 2943, 3077
    Substitutes........................................2919, 2961, 3011
  Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates........................................3209
  Perfluorooctanoic acid...........................................3186
  Phosphorus forms, red, white and hypophosphorous acid............1843
  Phthalic anhydride...............................................3189
  Polychlorinated biphenyls............................3171, 3177, 3195
  Polymers and resins........................................3050, 3180
  Registration and reregistration fees.............................1857
  Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and 
      List II chemicals............................................1845
  Right-to-Know initiative...................................3184, 3219
  Significant New Use Rule...................................3185, 3209
  Sodium permanganate..............................................1852
  Test rules.....................................3168, 3173, 3197, 3203
  Toxic substances...........................................3196, 3202
  Toxic Substances Control Act......2892, 2906, 3176, 3178, 3179, 3186, 
                                                 3191, 3204, 3209, 3210
  Toxicity profiles................................................3172
  Toxicity testing, developmental and reproductive.................3201
  Toxics Release Inventory:
    Additions, deletions, and modifications..................3221, 3222
    Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3216
    Metal mining...................................................3220
    Reporting requirements...................................3215, 3220
  Transferring manufacture rights..................................3178
Child abuse:
  See Child welfare
Child labor:
  Hazardous occupations............................................1911
  Regulations, orders, and statements of interpretation............1914
Child support:
  Deficit Reduction Act provisions.................................1083
  Safeguarding information.........................................1086
  Standards for review and adjustment..............................1088
Child welfare:
  See also Adoption and foster care
           Child labor
           Child support
  Aliens:
    Battered children........................................1144, 1860
    Care and placement of unaccompanied children...................1079
  At-risk afterschool suppers.......................................146
  Chafee National Youth in Transition Database.....................1080
  Child Care and Development Fund..................................1087
  Health insurance accessibility...................................1081
  Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent 
      Offender Registration Act....................................1893
  NIH training grants...............................................958
  Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:
    Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1892
    Reporting requirements.........................................1886
  Safeguards for subjects in clinical investigations of drug 
      products......................................................893
  Use of restraint and seclusion in residential psychiatric 
      treatment facilities...............................843, 969, 1009
Children:
  See Infants and children
Cigars and cigarettes:
  Customs regulations..............................................2413
  In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2417
  Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2412
  Regulations for papers or tubes that are not in packages.........2416
  Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2414
  Tax computation on large cigars..................................2369
Citizens band radio service:
  See Radio
Citizenship and naturalization:
  See also Aliens
           Immigration
  Application by alternative applicant if citizen parent has died
                                                                   1207
  Child Citizenship Act............................................1199
  Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for 
      benefits.....................................................1202
  Procedures for individuals with disabilities.....................1176
  Revoking grants of naturalization................................1154
Civil defense:
  See Disaster assistance
Civil rights:
  See also Equal employment opportunity
           Fair housing
  Commission on Civil Rights regulations update....................2871
  Food Stamp Program data collections...............................166
  Nondiscrimination:
    Age discrimination.......................................3328, 3363
    CNCS...........................................................2883
    DHS................................................1100, 1101, 1102
    DOJ............................................................1819
    Equal opportunity survey.......................................1919
    Federal employee protection statutes...........................1996
    Federally assisted programs....................................3593
    GSA................................................3329, 3330, 3332
    HIPAA........................................1945, 2564, 2565, 2566
    HUD programs...................................................1375
    Individuals with disabilities....1815, 1816, 3327, 3491, 3493, 3593
    NARA...............................................3358, 3360, 3363
    NCUA...........................................................3945
    NEA......................................................3379, 3493
    NEH......................................................3379, 3493
    OFHEO..........................................................3384
    SSA......................................................3592, 3593
  Peace Corps Volunteer Discrimination Complaint Procedure.........3493
Civil service system:
  See Government employees
Claims:
  CCC debt collection................................................34
  Collection by installments.......................................2339

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  DHS debt collection........................................1107, 1341
  DoD authority................................................611, 612
  DOI debt collection..............................................1721
  DOT debt collection..............................................2169
  FMS payments...............................................2337, 2338
  FSA debt collection................................................34
  HHS..........................................................839, 840
  Oil Pollution Act procedures.....................................1211
  Presidio debt collection.........................................3506
  Seized property..................................................1885
  SSA debt collection..............................................3553
Classified information:
  Access............................................................624
  Declassification of national security information................3373
  DHS regulations..................................................1116
  Disclosure of official information in connection with legal 
      proceedings..................................................1110
  National Industrial Security Program.............................3369
  National security information regulations..................2008, 3366
  Research involving human subjects.................................762
  Storage...........................................................625
Clean Air Act:
  See Air pollution control
Clean Water Act:
  See Water pollution control
Coal:
  Abandoned refuse sites...........................................1737
  Combustion wastes..........................................3236, 3237
Coal mines:
  See Mine safety and health
      Mines
      Surface mining
Coastal zone:
  See also Continental shelf
  Federal Consistency regulations...................................521
  Waste deposit prevention.........................................3301
Colleges and universities:
  Academic honoraria for B nonimmigrant aliens.....................1161
  Acquisition regulations...........................................680
  Denial of applications for approval to enroll nonimmigrant 
      students.....................................................1338
  Duration of exchange visitor program participation for 
      professors and research scholars.............................2034
  Funding requirements for agricultural research and extension 
      activities at Land-Grant Institutions......................96, 99
  Grants administration.......................................610, 1093
  Undergraduate scholarship program sponsored by NIH................957
Commercial fisheries:
  See Fisheries
Commodities:
  See Agricultural commodities
Commodity futures:
  Anti-money laundering program....................................2326
  Commodity trading advisor regulations............................3660
  Contract market reporting rules..................................3658
  Derivatives transaction execution facilities rules...............3661
  Designated contract markets rules................................3661
  Eligible commercial entities authorized to trade on exempt 
      commercial markets...........................................3655
  Equity capital withdrawal limitations............................3657
  Exempt market rules..............................................3661
  Foreign currency haircuts........................................3659
  Large trader rules...............................................3658
  Off-centralized market transactions..............................3654
  Privacy notices..................................................3653
  Registration exemption for certain foreign persons...............3656
  Security futures:
    Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3652
    Registration requirements for banks............................4072
Common carriers:
  See also Air carriers
           Communications common carriers
           Maritime carriers
           Motor carriers
           Railroads
  Explosive materials delivery.....................................1834
Communicable diseases:
  CDC control regulations...........................................853
  Interstate and foreign quarantine.................................850
  Smallpox:
    Vaccine injury compensation program.............................943
Communications:
  See also Communications common carriers
           News media
           Telecommunications
  911 Act..........................................................3804
  Accessibility of programming providing emergency information.....3710
  Airport Terminal Use frequencies in the 45-470 private land 
      mobile radio pool............................................3810
  Auction authority................................................3792
  Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local 
      exchange carriers............................................3825
  Aviation Radio Service...........................................3812
  Biennial review............................................3715, 3805
  Broadband internet access service:
    Compliance with Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement 
        Act........................................................3729
    Consumer protection............................................3836
    Provided over power line systems...............................3721
  Broadcast station construction permits...........................3754
  Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3782
  Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3720
  Commercial mobile radio services...............3780, 3783, 3798, 3800
  Competitive bidding:
    Broadband PCS..................................................3783
    Process........................................................3788
    Rules for auction of 218-219 MHz...............................3781
  Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and 
      business pool channels.......................................3811
  Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and 
      Marketing Act................................................3705
  Digital audio broadcasting.......................................3758
  Equal employment opportunity rule................................3765
  Excise tax.................................................2467, 2720
  Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields................3717
  FM radio allotment procedures....................................3770
  Horizontal ownership limits......................................3757
  Informal complaints..............................................3702
  Installment payments for Personal Communications Services 
      licensees....................................................3796
  Interference temperature operation...............................3722
  International Fixed Public Radiocommunication Services...........3747
  International service regulations................................3742
  Interstate special access services...............................3832
  IP-enabled services..............................................3834
  Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................3793
  Licensing low power operations in the private land mobile radio 
      450-470 MHz band.............................................3801
  Maritime...................................................3779, 3795
  Multiple address systems.........................................3787
  National Exchange Carrier Association petition...................3833
  North American Numbering Plan administration.....................3815
  Private land mobile radio service................................3726
  Public safety communications...............................3786, 3811
  Quiet Zone application procedures................................3802
  Radio frequency identification....................................682
  Radio market definitions.........................................3763
  Radio spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary 
      markets......................................................3799
  Redesignation of the 17.7-19.7 GHz band..........................3745
  Regulatory fees..................................................3778

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  Satellite:
    Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Service systems..................3746
    Application and licensing requirements.........................3731
    Broadcast Satellite Service....................................3745
    Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary 
        orbit......................................................3718
    Digital audio radio service....................................3733
    Earth stations...........................................3736, 3741
    Fixed-satellite services.....................3737, 3745, 3746, 3790
    Licensing reform...............................................3738
    Maritime mobile services.......................................3735
    Mobile service provider flexibility............................3739
    MSS spectrum allocation........................................3732
    Non-geostationary orbit..................................3737, 3744
    Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the 
        V-band.....................................................3734
    Orbital debris mitigation......................................3740
    Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act.......3771, 
                                                             3776, 3777
  Software defined radios..........................................3713
  Spectrum-based services to rural areas...........................3808
  Terrestrial microwave fixed radio services.......................3794
  Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................3797
  Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................3797
  TV:
    Advertising practices..........................................3751
    Cable Act................................................3749, 3775
    Cable Communications Policy Act regulations....................3773
    Cable television rates.........................................3748
    Children's programming...................................3761, 3762
    Closed captioning of video programming.........................3709
    Competitive availability of navigation devices.................3753
    Digital must carry requirements................................3756
    Digital television distributed transmission system.............3772
    Digital television service...................3759, 3761, 3767, 3813
    Direct broadcast public interest obligations...................3760
    DTV tuner requirements.........................................3728
    Emergency Alert System.........................................3711
    Filing of network affiliation contracts........................3750
    Joint sales agreements.........................................3768
    Public interest information....................................3764
    Public television station digital transition grant program......291
    Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum 
        band.......................................................3803
    Service rules in UHF spectrum..................................3791
    Significantly viewed out-of-market broadcast stations..........3769
    Unlicensed operation in the broadcast bands....................3725
    Video programming accessibility................................3753
  Ultra-wideband radio transmission................................3712
  Unbundled network elements.......................................3831
  Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................3826
  Unlicensed devices in the 5 GHz band.............................3716
  Unlicensed operation of the 3650-3700 band.......................3723
  Unlicensed radiofrequency devices................................3727
  Vehicle location and monitoring systems..........................3789
  Wireless systems:
    Advanced services..............................................3714
    Early termination fees.........................................3708
    Hearing aid compatibility......................................3814
    Regulatory review..............................................3807
    Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act..................3804
  World Radiocommunication Conference omnibus......................3724
Communications common carriers:
  Informal complaints..............................................3702
  Service disruption reporting requirements........................3719
  Toll free service access codes...................................3818
Community action programs:
  Empowerment zones................................................1440
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.........................................1438
    Insular Areas Program....................................1382, 1442
    Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1437
    Slum and blight prevention.....................................1438
    Small cities program...........................................1435
  SBA:
    HUBZone Program..............................3517, 3528, 3540, 3549
Community facilities:
  See Health facilities
Compensation:
  See Unemployment compensation
      Wages
Competitiveness:
  American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act...........1129
  American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act.................1129
  Cable television companies.......................................3752
  Communications Act.........................................3781, 3783
  Television marketplace.....................................3748, 3753
Computer technology:
  Access to information on DOE systems.........................771, 815
  Acquisition regulations................639, 648, 662, 707, 3615, 3633
  Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and 
      Marketing Act................................................3935
  De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................329
  Electronic filing:
    Investment advisers............................................4065
  Exports...........................................................367
    Calculating computer performance................................349
  Internet:
    Broadband internet access provided over power line systems.....3721
    Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule......................3942
    Consumer protection in the broadband era.......................3836
    Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP)...................356
  Reuse, recycling, and recovery of electronic equipment...........3239
Conduct standards:
  See Conflict of interests
Confidential business information:
  EPA regulations............................................2892, 2902
Conflict of interests:
  See also Political activities (Government employees)
  CHAMPUS requirements..............................................744
  DOE...............................................................824
  EPA..............................................................2891
  Ethical conduct..................................................3396
  Ethics programs..................................................3394
  Exemptions.......................................................3391
  Financial disclosure.............................................3392
  Post-government employment.................................3395, 3451
  Standards of conduct..................................631, 1092, 3390
Conservation:
  See Energy conservation
      Natural resources
Construction industry:
  Acquisition regulations...........................................656
  Alien workers....................................................1204
  Confined spaces for construction.................................1985
  Electric power line worker safety................................1987
  Hearing loss prevention..........................................1998
  Hoisting equipment safety........................................1977
Consumer protection:
  See also Labeling
           Trade practices
  All terrain vehicles.............................................3668
  Baby bath seats..................................................3670
  Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3671
  Cable home wiring rights.........................................3752

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  Candles and candle accessories...................................3662
  Crib safety standards............................................3669
  Disclosures......................................................3940
  Flammability standards:
    Bedclothes.....................................................3673
    Clothing textiles..............................................3665
    Mattresses/bedding.......................................3674, 3675
    Upholstered furniture..........................................3664
  Household goods transportation...................................2138
  Household products containing hydroxides, packaging standard 
      for..........................................................3676
  Infant pillows...................................................3663
  Lighters.........................................................3667
  Nutrition health claims...........................................926
  Portable bed rails...............................................3666
  Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3677
  Table saw blades.................................................3672
  Telemarketing sales rule.........................................3936
  Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3703
Contagious diseases:
  See Communicable diseases
Containers:
  See Packaging and containers
Continental shelf:
  Alternate energy-related uses..............................1717, 1720
  Cost recovery for oil and gas operations services................1727
  Exploration or development and production plans..................1730
Contracts:
  See Government contracts
Controlled substances:
  See Drug abuse
      Drug traffic control
Cooperative agreements:
  See Grant programs
Corporations:
  See Business and industry
Cosmetics:
  Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................921
  Use of materials derived from cattle..............................914
    Recordkeeping requirements......................................915
Countervailing duties:
  Certification of factual information..............................315
  Sunset reviews...............................................313, 319
Courts:
  Administrative Law Judge Program.................................3471
  Civil contempt commitments.......................................1814
  CSOSA:
    Ethical conduct for employees standards........................2889
  Denial of claim of standing trustee for actual, necessary 
      expenses.....................................................1890
  Equal Access to Justice Act:
    DHS proceedings................................................1119
    DOI proceedings................................................1472
  Financial management instructional course approval...............1891
  Nonprofit budget and credit counseling agency approval...........1891
  Suspension and removal of panel or standing trustees.............1887
  US Marshals Service fees.........................................1888
Crafts:
  See Indians-arts and crafts
Credit:
  See also Banks, banking
           Credit unions
           Mortgages
  Anti-money laundering program....................................2327
  Debt collection:
    DoD........................................................611, 612
    DOI............................................................1716
    FEMA...........................................................1352
    HHS........................................................839, 840
    Offset of Federal payments...............................2342, 2344
    Salary offset...................................................840
    SBA............................................................3545
    SSA............................................................3553
  Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act......2425, 3842, 3916, 3929
    Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations.......2433, 2777, 2780, 3846, 
                                                       3851, 3920, 3921
  Fair Credit Reporting Act regulations..........3846, 3851, 3920, 3921
  Partners and partnerships........................................2675
  Refunds of excise taxes on exempt sales of fuel by credit card 
                                                                   2532
  Truth in Lending Act.............................................3919
Credit unions:
  Asset transfer approval..........................................3973
  Bylaws...........................................................3961
  Capital requirements for corporate credit unions.................3970
  Community charter documentation..................................3955
  Community Development Revolving Loan Program.....................3950
  Conversion to mutual savings banks...............................3952
  Credit union service organizations...............................3954
  Customer identification program..................................2314
  Designation of low income status.................................3950
  Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act:
    Address reconciliation rule....................................3948
    Affiliate marketing regulations................................2429
    Direct disputes with furnishers rule...........................3943
    Furnisher accuracy guidelines and rules........................3949
    Identity theft protection................................2425, 3947
  Fair credit reporting................................3962, 3967, 3968
  Fidelity bond coverage...........................................3971
  Incidental powers rule...........................................3951
  Information furnished to consumer reporting agencies.......2423, 2770
  Information requests under Freedom of Information and Privacy 
      Acts.........................................................3960
  Medical information regulations..................................3967
  Member business loans............................................3969
  Negative credit information notice...............................3968
  Nonconforming investments........................................3973
  Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs.................3945
  Post-employment restrictions for NCUA examiners..................3972
  Privacy of consumer financial information........................3946
  Records preservation.............................................3957
  Regulatory flexibility program...................................3970
  Regulatory publication and review................................3959
  Sales of nondeposit investments..................................3966
  Service to underserved areas.....................................3964
  Share insurance..................................................3953
  Supervisory committee audits and verifications...................3944
  Suspicious activity report requirements..........................3956
  Third-party servicing of indirect vehicle loans..................3965
  Truth in Savings rule......................................3958, 3963
  Uninsured secondary capital accounts.............................3974
  Use of consumer information for marketing solicitations..........3962
Crime:
  See also Drug abuse
           Fraud
  Aliens:
    Battered and abused spouses and children.................1144, 1860
    Criminal grounds of inadmissibility............................1133
    Custody procedures.......................................1334, 1871
    Early release for removal of aliens in custody for nonviolent 
        offenses...................................................1330
    Trafficking victims....................1169, 1170, 1332, 2033, 2867
    Victims of crime.........................................1170, 1172
  Arson reporting..................................................1831
  Criminal background checks for CNCS program employees............2879
  Criminal intelligence systems operating policies.................1909
  DNA sample collection from Federal offenders.....................1894
  Exports of crime control and detection instrument equipment......338, 
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  Inclusion of nonserious offense identification records in FBI 
      information systems..........................................1878
  Jurisdiction over service members and civilians employed by or 
      accompanying the Armed Forces outside the US.............630, 633
  Preservation of biological evidence..............................1895
  Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act............1882
  Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:
    Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1892
    Reporting requirements.........................................1886
  Seized property..................................................1885
  Sex offender registration programs.........................1880, 1893
  Sex offender release notification................................1799
  Sexual assault reporting..........................................723
  STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.................1889, 1900
  Trafficking in persons......................................668, 3620
  United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1150
  Victims of Crime Act.......................................1902, 1903
  Victims' rights..................................................1901
  Violence Against Women Act.......................................1451
Critical habitat:
  See Endangered and threatened species
Crop insurance:
  Administrative regulations...................................133, 135
  Almond trees......................................................129
  Apples............................................................131
  Cabbage...........................................................121
  Civil penalties...................................................117
  Common crop insurance regulations.................................119
  Cultivated wild rice..............................................122
  Emergency and disaster procedures.................................132
  Florida citrus fruit..............................................123
  Grape and table grape provisions..................................130
  Mint..............................................................125
  Mustard...........................................................126
  Nonstandard classification system.................................133
  Northern potato...................................................127
  Peanuts...........................................................134
  Sweet corn........................................................124
  Tobacco...........................................................120
  Walnut trees......................................................129
Crops:
  See Agricultural commodities
Crude oil:
  See Petroleum
Crystalline silica:
  Occupational exposure......................................1969, 1975
Customs duties and inspection:
  See also Antidumping
           Countervailing duties
           Imports
  Administrative rulings...........................................2268
  Advance notice requirements for landings and arrivals of 
      aircraft from foreign areas..................................1265
  African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2275
  Airport security area access.....................................1277
  Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2280
  Bond obligations.................................................2287
  Certification of factual information during antidumping and 
      countervailing duty proceedings...............................315
  Chile Free Trade Agreement.......................................2284
  Commercial information confidentiality...........................1279
  Conditional release period.......................................2287
  Consolidation of collections for reimbursable services...........1272
  Continuous bond program....................................1274, 2265
  Country of origin marking........................................2272
  Country of origin of textile and apparel products................2288
  Customs bonded warehouses for duty-free sales enterprises........2413
  Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism......................1274
  Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2278
  Fees for inspectional services...................................2267
  Harbor maintenance fees....................................2295, 2296
  Household goods..................................................3315
  Land Border Carrier Initiative Program...........................1274
  Merchandise processing fee exemption.............................2266
  North American Free Trade Agreement........................2266, 2298
  Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2264
  Payment methods for duties, taxes, interest, and fees............2273
  Post-entry claims................................................2266
  Prior disclosure.................................................1266
  Processing fees at express courier facilities....................2282
  Protest filings..................................................2268
  Reconciliation...................................................2297
  Reimbursable inspectional services...............................2277
  Remote location filing...........................................2262
  Sampling methods in CBP audits...................................1271
  Singapore Free Trade Agreement...................................2285
  User and navigation fees.........................................2274


                                   D

Dairy products:
  Grading and inspection service fees.................................8
  Mandatory reporting regulation....................................301
  Standards of identity.............................................938
Dangerous cargo:
  See Hazardous materials transportation
Data processing:
  See Computer technology
Deaf:
  See Individuals with disabilities
Debarment and suspension:
  DHS..............................................................1117
  DOT..............................................................2044
  GSA..............................................................3324
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
Deportation:
  See Aliens
Deposit insurance:
  See Bank deposit insurance
Dietary supplements:
  Current good manufacturing practice...............................892
  Nutrient content claims...........................................862
  Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................921
  Use of materials derived from cattle..............................914
Disabled:
  See Individuals with disabilities
      Medicaid
      Medicare
      Public assistance programs
      Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Disaster assistance:
  9/11 Heroes Stamp Act program....................................1364
  Conduct at operations, support and training centers..............1374
  Cottonseed assistance program......................................52
  Criminal and civil penalties.....................................1350
  Crisis Counseling Regular Program................................1359
  Crop insurance provisions.........................................132
  Economic injury disaster loans for small businesses..............3518
  Emergency Conservation Program.....................................43
  Emergency Forestry Conservation Reserve Program....................44
  Estimating eligible cost.........................................1363

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  Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1370
  Floods:
    Ability to pay provisions.......................................736
    Mitigation assistance program............................1349, 1367
    Mitigation of severe repetitive loss properties..........1366, 1371
    National Flood Insurance Program......1347, 1348, 1354, 1358, 1360, 
                                                             1361, 1365
  FSA disaster declaration and designation...........................35
  Hazard Mitigation Grant Program......................1351, 1368, 1372
  Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1355
  Hurricane disaster assistance programs.............................45
  Individual assistance programs:
    Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance 
        Act..................................................1350, 1356
  Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005.........................2536
  Management costs.................................................1357
  National Urban Search and Rescue Response System.................1353
  Noninsured crop disaster assistance program for tropical crops 
                                                                     36
  Pre-disaster mitigation program..................................1373
  Public assistance insurance requirements.........................1362
  SBA:
    Disaster loan program....................................3530, 3542
  Special Community Disaster Loans Program.........................1369
  Transfer of food commodities.....................................2862
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
  Aviation personnel...............................................2110
  Drug-free workplace requirements............................717, 1117
  Mine personnel...................................................1960
  Treatment programs:
    Bureau of Prisons..............................................1805
    Early release consideration for D.C. Code offenders............1794
Drug testing:
  Airmen...........................................................2091
  Bureau of Prisons................................................1801
  Following marine incidents.......................................1259
  Transportation workplace.................2040, 2050, 2051, 2053, 2225
  Workplace guidelines..............................................844
Drug traffic control:
  Chemical registration waivers....................................1857
  Controlled substances:
    Anabolic Steroid Control Act...................................1858
    Dispensing and prescribing approved narcotic substances for 
        maintenance or detoxification treatment....................1855
    Electronic application forms...................................1844
    Electronic prescriptions.......................................1840
    Exempt anabolic steroid products...............................1854
    Gamma butyrolactone............................................1842
    Peyote use in traditional Indian religion ceremonies...........1848
    Phosphorus forms, red, white, and hypophosphorous acid.........1843
    Positional isomer definition...................................1847
    Reexportation of...............................................1849
    Registration and reregistration application fees...............1853
    Registration requirements for practitioners practicing in 
        more than one state........................................1851
    Removal of patient limitation for dispensing or prescribing 
        by individual practitioners................................1855
    Reorganization and clarification of DEA regulations............1841
    Reporting requirements for imports and exports of List I and 
        List II chemicals..........................................1845
    Sodium permanganate............................................1852
  Domestic Chemical Diversion Act..................................1850
  FAA regulations..................................................2108
  Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, 
      ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1856
Drugs:
  See also Animal drugs
           Biologics
           Over-the-counter drugs
           Prescription drugs
  Abbreviated new drug applications.................................922
  Bioavailability and bioequivalence requirements...................922
  Current good manufacturing practice for combination products......887
  Financial disclosure by clinical investigators....................860
  Institutional review boards.......................................895
  Investigational new drugs...............................870, 871, 935
  Labeling..........................................................925
  New drug applications........................................865, 890
  Positron emission tomography drugs................................900
  Postmarket safety reporting for combination products..............888
  Providing controlled substances to ocean vessels.................1839
  Safeguards for children in clinical investigations................893


                                   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.....................1161
  DOD financial assistance to local educational agencies............622
  Good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.........................1803
  Home-living programs.............................................1690
  NASA Science and Technology Scholarship..........................3354
  National Security Education Program...............................623
  Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs............763, 3375
  Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3331
  Veterans:
    Centralized certification of benefits..........................2792
    Licensing and certification....................................2791

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    Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty................................2803
    Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve...........................2855
    Survivors and dependents.................................2793, 2803
    Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2820
    Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2790
Education of disadvantaged:
  Academic achievement of limited English proficient students.......765
  Transportation regulations.................................1085, 1091
Education of individuals with disabilities:
  Assistance to states for the education of children with 
      disabilities.............................................766, 768
  Early intervention and special education to eligible DoD 
      dependents....................................................613
  Individuals With Disabilities Education Act:
    National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard.........767
  Preschool grants for children with disabilities...................768
  Special education personnel development service obligations.......768
Educational facilities:
  Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act............................764
  Grants administration............................................2865
Educational research:
  Human subjects protection....................................762, 963
Eggs and egg products:
  Grading....................................................10, 11, 20
  Imported..........................................................199
  Inspection...................................................196, 217
  Salmonella enteritidis prevention.................................894
Elderly:
  See Aged
Elections:
  See Political activities (Government employees)
      Voting rights
Electric power:
  See also Electric utilities
           Electric power plants
  Electronic reporting of shortages................................3865
  Worker safety....................................................1987
Electric power plants:
  Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program........................813
Electric utilities:
  Broadband service provided over power line systems...............3721
  Clean Air Interstate Rule........................................2960
  Coordination of Federal authorization of electric transmission 
                                                                    806
  Electric Reliability Organization................................3887
  Electronic filing of documents...................................3857
  Federal Power Act regulations..............................3890, 3891
  Fee schedule for use of government lands.........................3881
  Generator interconnection agreement and procedures...............3858
  Indian electric power utilities..................................1693
  Long-term transmission rights....................................3880
  Market-based rate authorization rules......................3893, 3894
  Market-based rate contracts for wholesale sales..................3860
  Pricing policy...................................................3895
  Promoting transmission investment through pricing reform.........3878
  Record retention requirements....................................3894
  Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................3856
  Steam generating unit regulations..............3035, 3036, 3125, 3139
Electronic data processing:
  See Computer technology
Electronic funds transfers:
  Electronic Fund Transfer Act.....................................3923
  Payroll card accounts............................................3913
Employee benefit plans:
  See also Pensions
  Abandoned individual account plans...............................1946
  Accountant independence requirements.............................1937
  Automatic enrollment and failure to direct investment............1943
  Cafeteria plans......................................2530, 2716, 2763
  Electronic filing of annual reports........................1940, 1948
  Electronic transmission of notices, elections or consents........2624
  Limitations......................................................2618
  Participant contributions..................................1938, 1939
  Prohibited transaction exemption procedures......................1951
  Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program...........................1947
Employee Retirement Income Security Act:
  See Pensions
Employment:
  See also Equal employment opportunity
           Government employees
  Aliens...........................................................1922
    Australian nonimmigrants in specialty occupations..............1934
    EB-5 classification......................................1178, 1872
    Eligibility for certain scientists and engineers...............1184
    Eligibility verification.................................1175, 2024
    Employer petitions.............................................1209
    Employment creation petitions..................................1208
    Essential support personnel in the O and P classifications.....1139
    Fingerprinting.................................................1155
    Labor certification process........................1136, 1928, 1931
    Labor condition applications.............................1932, 1936
    Post-adjudication audits of H-2B petitions.....................1930
    Premium processing service for petitions and applications.....1164, 
                                                                   1193
    Social security coverage.......................................3601
    Suspension of employment authorization requirements for F-1 
        students...................................................1203
    Temporary employment of foreign professionals on H-1B1 visas 
                                                             1932, 1936
    Temporary nonagricultural services.............................1201
    Temporary visitor for business (B-1) classification............1135
    Treatment of employers who receive no-match letters............1327
    Verification documents.........................................1197
    Visas for treaty aliens in specialty occupations...............2036
  Employment eligibility verification:
    Electronic signature and retention.............................1342
  Family and Medical Leave Act.....................................1913
  Indian preference................................................1683
  Individuals with disabilities:
    Excepted service...............................................3428
    Self-Sufficiency Program.......................................3577
    Ticket to Work Program.........................................3577
    Work report receipts issuance..................................3582
  Jobs For Veterans Act......................................1915, 2003
  Occupational tax.................................................2404
  Temporary Assistance for Needy Families:
    Work provisions................................................1089
  Trade adjustment assistance for workers....................1926, 1927
  Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.......2004, 
                                                                   2005
  Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program...........2806, 2844
  Workforce investment systems.....................................1973
Endangered and threatened species:
  See also Marine mammals
  Alabama Beach Mouse..............................................1533
  Alabama sturgeon.................................................1563
  Alameda whipsnake................................................1513
  American crocodile...............................................1579
  Arctic grayling..................................................1554
  Arkansas River shiner............................................1629
  Army Corps of Engineers scope of analysis.........................737
  Australian parakeets.............................................1576
  Black-footed ferrets.............................................1546
  Broad-snouted caiman.............................................1503
  Brown pelican delisting..........................................1607
  Cactus ferruginous pygmy owl...............................1596, 1609
  California gnatcatcher...........................................1582
  California red-legged frog.......................................1624

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  California tiger salamander......................................1635
  Canada Lynx......................................................1538
  Cape Sable seaside sparrow.......................................1560
  Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1485
  Channel Islands foxes............................................1627
  CITES decisions......................................1481, 1527, 1619
  Civil procedures.................................................1526
  Comal Springs dryopid beetle.....................................1556
  Comal Springs riffle beetle......................................1556
  Conservation education...........................................1476
  Critical habitat........481, 504, 1508, 1513, 1522, 1523, 1525, 1533, 
           1534, 1536, 1538, 1554, 1555, 1556, 1559, 1560, 1562, 1563, 
           1566, 1568, 1569, 1581, 1582, 1592, 1600, 1601, 1609, 1620, 
                                     1624, 1627, 1629, 1631, 1632, 1635
  Cui-ui delisting.................................................1510
  Delistings.......................................................1545
  Dolly Varden.....................................................1608
  Eagles...........................................................1483
    Transport of feathers..........................................1611
  Fishes, Tennessee rivers.........................................1516
  Five-year review of foreign species..............................1638
  Flat-tailed horned lizard........................................1603
  Flatwoods salamander.............................................1566
  Foreign bird species.............................................1504
  Format amendment.................................................1544
  Georgia pigtoe...................................................1569
  Gila chub........................................................1620
  Gila trout.......................................................1574
  Gray bat.........................................................1616
  Gray wolf........................................................1604
    Eastern Distinct Population Segment delisting..................1586
    Great Lakes distinct population segment delisting..............1539
    Western distinct population segment delisting............1478, 1587
  Green sturgeon, southern distinct population segment..............571
  Grizzly bears..............................................1521, 1589
  Guajon...........................................................1559
  Gunnison's sage grouse...........................................1636
  Hine's emerald dragonfly.........................................1555
  Idaho springsnail delisting......................................1547
  Interrupted rocksnail............................................1569
  Kootenai River White Sturgeon....................................1601
  Laguna Mountains Skipper.........................................1536
  Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1482
  Loachminnow......................................................1523
  Manatees.........................................................1613
  Marbled murrelet delisting.......................................1542
  Mexican bobcat delisting.........................................1588
  Mexican gray wolf................................................1612
  Mountain yellow-legged frog......................................1600
  Mussels, freshwater........................................1516, 1568
  Nonessential experimental populations....1516, 1546, 1549, 1584, 1615
  Northern aplomado falcon.........................................1584
  Northern right whale..............................................504
  Northern spotted owl.............................................1525
  Peck's Cave amphipod.............................................1556
  Permit exemptions................................................1617
  Permits for foreign listed species...............................1580
  Picture-wing flies...............................................1571
  Plants:
    Arizona agave delisting........................................1583
    Ash-grey Indian paintbrush.....................................1561
    Bear Valley sandwort...........................................1561
    Black cohosh...................................................1621
    Braunton's milk-vetch..........................................1537
    Catesbaea melanocarpa..........................................1557
    CITES listings.................................................1621
    Coachella Valley milk-vetch....................................1625
    Critical habitat....1511, 1512, 1524, 1531, 1532, 1535, 1537, 1553, 
             1557, 1558, 1561, 1564, 1565, 1567, 1622, 1625, 1626, 1630
    Deseret milk-vetch.............................................1553
    Fender's Blue Butterfly........................................1511
    Galax..........................................................1527
    Graham's Penstemon.............................................1535
    Hidden Lake bluecurls..........................................1558
    Holmgren milk vetch............................................1532
    Johnston's frankenia removal...................................1573
    Kincaid's Lupine...............................................1511
    Lyon's penchaeta...............................................1537
    Maguire daisy delisting........................................1548
    Mexican flannelbush............................................1558
    Monterey spineflower...........................................1564
    Nevin's barberry...............................................1565
    Running buffalo clover.........................................1550
    San Diego thornmint............................................1567
    San Jacinto Valley crownscale..................................1622
    Shivwits milk vetch............................................1532
    Soft birds beak................................................1531
    Southern Mountain wild-buckwheat...............................1561
    Spreading navarettia.....................................1622, 1630
    Suisun thistle.................................................1531
    Thread-leaved Brodiaea.........................................1626
    Vail Lake ceanothus............................................1558
    Willamette Daisy...............................................1511
    Willowy monardella.............................................1512
    Yadeon's piperia...............................................1524
  Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse delisting..........................1518
  Queen Charlotte Goshawk..........................................1530
  Rio Grande silvery minnow........................................1549
  Rota bridled white-eye...........................................1522
  Salt Creek tiger beetle....................................1508, 1623
  San Diego Fairy shrimp...........................................1581
  Snail, freshwater................................................1516
  Southern Resident killer whales..............................481, 569
  Southern sea otter translocation program.........................1500
  Southwestern Willow Flycatcher...................................1631
  Spikedace........................................................1523
  St. Andrew Beach Mouse...........................................1592
  Straight-horned markhor..........................................1487
  Tibetan antelope.................................................1618
  Tidewater goby...................................................1562
  Topeka shiner....................................................1615
  Turtle species...................................................1619
  Upper Columbia River steelhead....................................575
  Virginia northern flying squirrel................................1501
  Western Snowy Plover.......................................1517, 1632
  Wintering Piping Plover..........................................1534
  Wood bison.......................................................1493
Energy:
  See also Coal
           Electric power
           Energy conservation
           Fuel economy
           Natural gas
           Nuclear energy
           Petroleum
           Pipelines
  Access to information on DOE computer systems.....................815
  Acquisition:
    Cooperative audit strategy......................................819
  Alternate energy-related uses on the OCS...................1717, 1720
  Alternative fuels.................................................799
  Assistance regulations............................................827
  Clean Renewable Energy Bonds...............................2534, 2652
  Conduct of DOE employees..........................................831
  DEAR amendments:
    Background checks of employees..................................822
    Biobased content products.......................................830
    Intellectual property provisions................................821
    Make or Buy Plans...............................................828
    Management contractor compensation for personal services........825
    Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............824

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    Revisions.......................................................826
    Technical amendments............................................818
    Work for others regulations.....................................829
  Energy Policy Act................................................3938
  FERC audit challenges............................................3877
  Freedom of Information Act........................................807
  Geothermal resource leasing and utilization......................1762
  Geothermal valuation.............................................1718
  Hydropower licensing hearings process..................260, 506, 1473
  Hydropower regulation amendments.................................3896
  Indian energy resource development program.......................1686
  Occupational radiation protection.................................808
  Polygraph examination regulations.................................805
  Priorities and allocations of domestic energy supplies............820
  Renewable Energy Production Incentives............................777
  Research misconduct...............................................812
  Review of mandatory conditions of hydropower licensing............566
  Uranium mill sites................................................816
  Wind energy................................................3863, 3867
  Worker safety and health at DOE facilities........................817
  Worker's compensation benefits..............................852, 1918
Energy conservation:
  See also Fuel economy
  Covered products determination:
    Incandescent reflector lamps, torchieres, and ceiling fans......800
  Efficiency standards:
    Battery chargers and power supplies.............................795
    Ceiling fan light kits..........................................781
    Clothes dryers..................................................786
    Commercial air conditioning equipment...........................791
    Commercial refrigeration equipment..............................797
    Direct heating equipment........................................787
    Dishwashers.....................................................786
    Electric distribution transformers..............................773
    Electric motors.................................................788
    Electric ranges and ovens.......................................793
    Fluorescent and incandescent lamps..............................789
    Fluorescent lamp ballasts.......................................794
    Furnaces and boilers............................................772
    Gas ranges and ovens............................................793
    Heat pumps.................................................791, 792
    High intensity discharge lamps..................................785
    Microwave ovens.................................................793
    Pool heaters....................................................787
    Refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines........796
    Residential central air conditioners............................792
    Room air conditioners...........................................802
    Water heaters...................................................801
  Energy performance contracts for PHAs............................1455
  EPACT 2005 test procedures........................................775
    Commercial refrigeration equipment..............................798
  Federal buildings............................................783, 790
  Household definition..............................................774
  Residential energy-efficiency rating guidelines..............784, 790
  State Energy Program..............................................782
  Test procedures:
    Central air conditioners........................................776
    Electric motors, small..........................................779
    Electronic distribution transformers............................778
    Heat pumps......................................................776
    High intensity discharge lamps..................................785
  Weatherization assistance program for low-income persons..........780
Entertainment industry:
  Cost recovery....................................................2448
Environmental impact statements:
  Intelligent transportation infrastructure and system 
      regulations............................................2127, 2223
  Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive 
      Grants Program...............................................1906
Environmental protection:
  See also Air pollution control
           Environmental impact statements
           Natural resources
           Pesticides and pests
           Reclamation
           Waste treatment and disposal
           Water pollution control
  Authority to appoint research scientists.........................2898
  Award term contracting...........................................2893
  Biobased content products.........................................830
  CERCLA amendment.................................................3258
    Conducting ``all appropriate inquiry''.........................3261
  Chemicals..............3173, 3187, 3188, 3189, 3197, 3203, 3207, 3208
    Isophorone diisocyanate........................................3214
    Maleic anhydride...............................................3190
    Nanoscale materials stewardship program........................3169
    Transferring manufacture rights................................3178
  Class deviations incorporation into EPAAR........................2897
  Clean Renewable Energy Bonds...............................2534, 2652
  Coal combustion wastes.....................................3236, 3237
  Coastal waste deposit prevention.................................3301
  Comparable fuels exclusion under RCRA............................3245
  Confidential business information..........................2892, 2902
  Cooling water intake structures impact...........................3266
  Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3259
  Cross-Media Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule..........2903
  Designation of hazardous substances under CERCLA.................3260
  Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3201
  Drinking water regulations...........................3291, 3295, 3296
  Effluent guidelines............................3273, 3280, 3281, 3285
  Emergency planning...............................................3219
  EPA acquisition regulations.....................717, 2893, 2894, 2905
    Simplified acquisition financing...............................2895
  Farm Service Agency regulation.....................................32
  Federal water resource development................................735
  HUD regulations..................................................1379
  National Environmental Policy Act..........................1118, 2890
    Justice Department regulations.................................1896
  National Forest System............................................243
    Oil and gas lease compliance documentation......................253
    Sporicide use...................................................237
  Pesticides.............3152, 3156, 3157, 3158, 3159, 3162, 3164, 3167
    Agricultural container recycling program.......................3151
  Plant incorporated protectants.......................3148, 3160, 3161
  Privacy Act regulations..........................................2904
  Radon............................................................4020
  RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative...........................3238, 3247
  Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste 
      at petroleum refineries......................................3230
  Reporting marine casualties......................................1258
  Restoration of DOD facilities.....................................608
  Rural areas.......................................................110
  Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response 
      service.......................................................629
  Significant new use rules:
    Flame retardant chemical substances............................3175
    Glycol ethers..................................................3211
    Mercury switches in motor vehicles.............................3174
    Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates......................................3209
  Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule.......3251, 3252, 
                                                                   3253
  Toxic Substances Control Act......2892, 2906, 3176, 3178, 3179, 3186, 
                                     3191, 3204, 3206, 3209, 3210, 3212
  Toxics Release Inventory:
    Additions, deletions, and modifications............3213, 3221, 3222
    Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3216
    Metal mining...................................................3220
    Reporting requirements.............................3215, 3217, 3220
Equal credit opportunity:
  See Credit
Equal employment opportunity:
  Broadcast outreach...............................................3765

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  Complaint processing.......................................3304, 3307
  Coverage under ADEA..............................................3303
  Disparate impact and reasonable factors other than age...........3302
  Equal opportunity survey.........................................1919
  Privacy Act regulations..........................................3308
  Repositioning of commission field offices........................3305
  Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......1915, 
                                                                   1925
  Workforce Investment Act.........................................1973
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.........................................2678, 2720
  Communications services....................................2467, 2720
  Firearms and ammunition....................................2367, 2381
  Fuel.................................................2503, 2532, 2629
  Small alcohol excise taxpayers...................................2357
Explosives:
  See also Hazardous materials transportation
           Hazardous substances
  Criminal misuse reporting........................................1831
  Fireworks........................................................1829
  Manufacturing safety regulations.................................1989
  Pest control devices.............................................1823
  Safe Explosives Act..............................................1828
  Transportation regulations.................................1308, 1834
Exports:
  Administration regulations....323, 326, 334, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 
           344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 350, 352, 353, 354, 357, 359, 362, 
                                           363, 364, 368, 371, 373, 374
  Aircraft..........................................................360
  Automated export system...........................................307
  Biological agents and toxins......................................346
  Chemical substances.........................................346, 3206
  Chemical Weapons Convention.............................325, 328, 358
  Class I substances to Article 5 countries........................3108
  Commerce Control List...............327, 335, 341, 342, 349, 365, 372
  Communication intercepting devices................................361
  Computer technology..........................................349, 367
  Controlled chemical substances...................................1845
  Crime control and detection instrument equipment.............338, 369
  Crime control commodities.........................................372
  Crude oil.........................................................321
  Cuba..............................................................330
  De minimis exclusion for technology and software..................329
  Deemed exports....................................................323
  Denial orders.....................................................345
  Dual-use items....................................................363
  End-user certificates........................................339, 344
  Energy Policy Act of 2005 regulations............................4004
  Grains............................................................142
  Import certificate requirements...................................371
  India.............................................................371
  Information security..............................................365
  International Traffic in Arms Regulations........................2032
  Investigational new drugs.........................................935
  Iraq..............................................................333
  Lead-acid batteries..............................................3242
  Libya........................................................330, 342
  License exceptions.......327, 330, 337, 338, 342, 352, 355, 366, 367, 
                                                          369, 370, 374
  Licensing................................332, 343, 357, 359, 364, 373
  Liquors..........................................................2368
  Medical products..................................................346
  Microwave monolithic integrated circuit power amplifiers..........324
  Missile technology controls..................................332, 348
  National Forest System timber.....................................228
  Night vision equipment............................................370
  No license required provisions....................................359
  North Atlantic Treaty Organization................................355
  NRC license, amendment, or renewal application...................4019
  Nuclear equipment and materials...................................337
  Nuclear Supplier Group............................................343
  Outbound redelivery procedures and liabilities...................2264
  Photovoltaic arrays...............................................347
  Reexports................................323, 327, 332, 355, 366, 370
    Controlled substances..........................................1849
  Removal of country groups.........................................362
  Replacement licenses..............................................357
  Reporting and recordkeeping requirements..........................353
  Serbia............................................................330
  Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP).....................356
  Space qualified parts, components and technology..................335
  Special Comprehensive License program.............................331
  Special intra-company license.....................................364
  Specially denatured alcohol......................................2352
  Sudan.............................................................354
  Sugar reexport programs...........................................222
  Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Act.................350
  Telecommunications................................................365
  Thermal imaging cameras...........................................351
  United Nations....................................................355
  United States munitions list......................................360
  Wassenaar Arrangement........................................363, 365
  Wildlife.........................................................1486


                                   F

Fabrics:
  See Textiles
Fair housing:
  Certification and funding of State and local enforcement 
      agencies.....................................................1446
  Compliance requirements...........................................103
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........................................2868
  Classified information storage....................................625
  DOD environmental restoration programs............................608
  Energy performance standards.................................783, 790
  GSA regulations..................................................3338
  Inspection/maintenance programs..................................3066
  NARA facilities:
    Use of meeting rooms and public space..........................3362
  NRC offices......................................................4012
  Presidential library facilities..................................3371
  Revitalizing base closure communities.............................632
  Security guard services contracts at military installations.......688
  Telecommunications management....................................3316
  United States National Arboretum:
    Rules of conduct.................................................22
Federal employees:
  See Government employees
Federal home loan banks:
  Affordable Housing Program.......................................3900
  Anti-money laundering programs...................................3905
  Community support requirements...................................3904
  Data reporting requirements......................................3901
  Governance.......................................................3902

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  Limitations on excess stock......................................3899
  Minimum retained earnings requirement............................3899
  New business activities..........................................3903
Federal property management regulations:
  See Government property management
Federal Reserve System:
  Community reinvestment...........................................3924
  Electronic fund transfers..................................3913, 3923
  Fair credit reporting................................3916, 3920, 3921
  Holding companies....................................3910, 3917, 3918
  Remotely created check fraud.....................................3925
  State banks..............................3911, 3912, 3914, 3915, 3922
  Truth in lending.................................................3919
Federal-State relations:
  See Intergovernmental relations
Feed grains:
  Karnal bunt compensation...........................................58
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.........................3662
  Electrical standards.............................................1993
  Emergency response and preparedness..............................1979
  Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1370
  Forest fire assistance program....................................256
  Nuclear power plants.............................................4031
  Requirements for religious non-medical health care institutions
                                                                   1076
  Shipyard standards...............................................1994
  Sprinkler system requirements in long-term care facilities........979
  Underground mines................................................1964
Firearms:
  See Arms and munitions
Firefighters:
  Assistance to firefighters grant program.........................1096
  Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program
                                                                   1098
Fish:
  See also Fisheries
           Seafood
  Acquisition regulations...........................................683
  Country of origin labeling.........................................12
  Endangered Species Act...........................................1502
  Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................490
  Injurious wildlife listings......................................1489
  Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III....................1482
  National Organic Program............................................1
  Paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin...............................500
  Piscicide applications on National Forest System lands............238
  Prescription of fishways for non-Federal hydropower projects......566
  Species codes.....................................................450
Fisheries:
  Addition and revision of certain species codes....................532
  Atlantic Ocean...............................................398, 489
  Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands.......................................491
  Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan............................512
  Central Pacific...................................................451
  Chesapeake Bay....................................................444
  Crustacean........................................................524
  Dungeness crab....................................................536
  Essential fish habitat guidelines.................................540
  Fishing capacity reduction loans.............................491, 536
  Groundfish...................................................435, 536
  Haddock...........................................................549
  Halibut......................................................386, 392
  Hawaiian Islands.............................................382, 534
  Herring...........................................................549
  Highly migratory species.....................................398, 489
  Incidental take regulations..............512, 513, 514, 516, 549, 567
  Interagency Electronic Reporting System...........................435
  King crab.........................................................491
  List of fisheries............................................480, 568
  Marine Mammal Protection Act......................................510
  National standard guidelines:
    Overfishing and rebuilding schedules............................383
  Northeastern U.S. closures due to presence of paralytic 
      shellfish poisoning toxin.....................................500
  Northeastern United States........................................507
  Pacific coast................................................536, 564
  Pelagics.....................................................534, 564
  Permits......................................................381, 382
  Puerto Rico.......................................................528
  Sablefish.........................................................527
  Scallop...........................................................515
  Scientific research...............................................391
  Sea turtle conservation.......................398, 444, 515, 573, 574
  Seabird protection................................................534
  Seafood dealer reporting requirements.............................507
  Shrimp..................................................536, 573, 574
  Spinner dolphin protection........................................479
  Tanner crab.......................................................491
  U.S. Virgin Islands...............................................528
  Western Pacific region.......................................451, 564
Fishery management plans:
  American Lobster........................................416, 442, 526
  Aquaculture practices.............................................400
  Atlantic..................410, 418, 421, 432, 442, 502, 555, 556, 565
  Atlantic bluefish.......................................430, 545, 550
  Atlantic herring...................................384, 429, 461, 546
  Atlantic mackerel.............................378, 422, 428, 459, 544
  Atlantic sea scallop...............................413, 460, 501, 562
  Atlantic striped bass.............................................388
  Beluga whales.....................................................511
  Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands...380, 385, 439, 441, 449, 465, 492, 495, 
                                                                    551
  Bigeye tuna..................................................420, 554
  Black corals.................................................399, 436
  Black sea bass.................395, 414, 415, 424, 463, 464, 497, 550
  Bluefin tuna......................................................432
  Bottomfish fisheries.....................437, 438, 452, 525, 531, 539
  Butterfish....................................378, 422, 428, 459, 544
  Coastal migratory fisheries.......................................403
  Community development quotas.................................380, 393
  Crab...............................................419, 441, 453, 465
  Crustaceans.......................................................438
  Eastern Pacific..............................................548, 554
  Electronic logbook forms..........................................397
  Essential fish habitats.................................409, 421, 562
  Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ).....................388, 400, 526, 553
  Exempted fishing permits..........................................454
  Groundfish.....385, 389, 390, 439, 443, 445, 452, 453, 495, 505, 551, 
                                                               560, 563
  Grouper........................433, 440, 457, 458, 499, 530, 543, 558
  Gulf of Alaska.................385, 390, 409, 431, 448, 453, 559, 560
  Gulf of Mexico.......376, 394, 401, 402, 403, 434, 440, 499, 540, 557
  Habitat areas of particular concern...............................409
  Haddock...........................................................461
  Halibut............................................406, 419, 447, 552
  Hawaiian Islands...................................382, 399, 436, 452
  Highly migratory species......417, 418, 432, 454, 493, 502, 523, 555, 
                                                               561, 565
  King crab.........................................................492
  Krill.............................................................455

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  Monkfish.....................................................411, 462
  North Atlantic right whales.......................................469
  Northeast multispecies...................412, 446, 461, 508, 541, 542
  Ocean quahog............................................425, 426, 556
  Pacific Coast.......389, 406, 408, 420, 443, 445, 454, 455, 493, 496, 
                                                498, 505, 552, 561, 563
  Pacific cod.......................................................449
  Pacific mackerel.............................................456, 538
  Pacific sardine...................................................503
  Pacific whiting...................................................509
  Pelagics................................................455, 496, 529
  Precious corals.........................................436, 438, 535
  Queen conch.......................................................528
  Red drum..........................................................410
  Red snapper.............................................401, 434, 557
  Reef fish................................376, 402, 434, 440, 499, 543
  Rockfish.....................................................431, 559
  Sablefish.........................................................419
  Salmon..................................................408, 439, 498
  Scup...........................395, 414, 415, 424, 463, 464, 497, 550
  Sharks.............................................377, 418, 555, 565
  Shrimp.............................................394, 434, 533, 557
  Snapper.......................................433, 457, 458, 530, 558
  South Atlantic.......403, 433, 457, 458, 499, 502, 530, 533, 553, 558
  Spanish mackerel..................................................553
  Spiny dogfish................................................423, 547
  Squid....................................378, 404, 422, 428, 459, 544
  Summer flounder................395, 414, 415, 424, 463, 464, 497, 550
  Surfclam................................................425, 426, 556
  Swordfish.........................................................502
  Tanner crab.......................................................492
  Tilefish.....................................................396, 427
  Tuna..............................................................548
  Vessel identification requirements................................561
  Western Pacific.....397, 404, 420, 436, 437, 438, 525, 529, 531, 535, 
                                                                    539
Fishing:
  Bycatch reduction measures...................................445, 557
  Exempted fishing permits..........................................391
  Fixed gear........................................................527
  Longline.....................................................548, 564
  Purse seine.......................................................548
  Quotas:
    Crab............................................................419
    Halibut..........................................392, 406, 407, 419
    Red snapper.....................................................401
    Sablefish..................................................407, 419
  Recreational measures.........................392, 414, 415, 489, 499
  Refuge-specific regulations................................1543, 1598
  South Pacific Tuna Act............................................379
  Subsistence fishing........................447, 572, 1552, 1602, 1634
  Trawl fishing................................................448, 449
  Tribal annual funding agreements.................................1520
Fishing vessels:
  Catcher vessel electronic report..................................387
  Observer Communications System regulations........................494
  Observer policy...................................................488
  Safety regulations...............................................1218
  South Pacific Tuna Act............................................379
  Vessel Monitoring System................................379, 426, 443
Flammable materials:
  Bedclothes.......................................................3673
  Flammability standards...........................................3665
  Mattresses/bedding.........................................3674, 3675
  Upholstered furniture............................................3664
Flood control:
  Ability to pay provisions.........................................736
Flood insurance:
  Mitigation assistance program..............................1349, 1367
  Mitigation of severe repetitive loss properties............1366, 1371
  National Flood Insurance Program:
    Appeal of decisions relating to coverage.......................1348
    Assistance to private sector insurers....................1360, 1361
    Coverage and rates.............................................1354
    Group Flood Insurance Policy.............................1358, 1365
    Increased Cost of Compliance provision.........................1347
    National Flood Insurance Act of 1994............................104
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..............................................170
    At-risk afterschool suppers.....................................146
    For-profit center participation.................................190
    Improving management and program integrity.................163, 167
    Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas..............165
    Overpayments....................................................185
    Reimbursements for meals served to children in homeless 
        shelters....................................................193
  Disclosure of children's eligibility information to state 
      Medicaid and CHIP program.....................................168
  Donated foods provided under contract with food service 
      management companies..........................................151
  Evaluations and cost comparisons of warehousing and 
      distribution systems..........................................156
  Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................149
  Indian reservations...............................................145
  Processing of donated foods.......................................159
  Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program..........................174
  Uniform federal assistance regulations............................169
  Women, infants, and children:
    Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................157
    Food delivery systems...........................................162
    Food package revision...........................................160
    Program administration and operation............................188
    Vendor-related provisions.............................152, 175, 187
Food grades and standards:
  See Meat inspection
      Poultry and poultry products
      Seafood
Food labeling:
  Country of origin marking for agricultural commodities and 
      meats..........................................................12
  Generic approval and regulation consolidation.....................197
  Ground or chopped meat and poultry products.......................205
  Nutrient content claims......................................219, 862
  Prominence of calories............................................927
  Requirement for food that has been refused admission into the 
      US............................................................881
  Serving size regulations..........................................928
  Single-ingredient products........................................205
  Trans fatty acids.................................................923
Food stamps:
  Alternate methods for issuing benefits............................191
  Bonding requirements for violating retailers......................150
  Civil rights data collections.....................................166
  Computer matching.................................................144
  Electronic benefits transfer system................153, 161, 164, 191
  Eligibility and certification.....................................171
  Employment and training...........................................173
  Expiration of residual paper coupons..............................158
  Quality control..............................................172, 176
  Recipient claim establishment and collection standards............147
  State agencies administrative and management requirements.........164
  Trafficking in program benefits...................................189
  Unauthorized redemption...........................................189

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Foods:
  See also Dairy products
           Fish
           Food assistance programs
           Food labeling
           Fruits
           Meat and meat products
           Nutrition
           Poultry and poultry products
           Seafood
           Vegetables
           Sugar
  Acquisition regulations...........................................683
  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention.......................914
  Container standards.................................................7
  Food safety:
    Accredited laboratory program...................................214
    Foreign inspection system supervisory visits....................213
    Petitions for rulemaking........................................208
    School breakfast and lunch programs.............................184
  Food security plans...............................................200
  Health claims.....................................................926
  Imported..........................................................899
  Infant formula quality control...............................905, 906
  Institutional review boards.......................................895
  Modernization of standards...................................206, 924
  Pesticide residues...............................................3153
  Preventing exposure to chronic wasting disease....................921
  Recordkeeping requirements:
    Acceptance of electronic signatures by FSIS.....................202
    Foods containing material from cattle...........................915
  Transportation in vehicles used for nonfood products.............2254
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
  Bank Secrecy Act regulations.....................................2331
  Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines........................2271
  Economic sanctions enforcement procedures for banking 
      institutions.................................................2291
  Imposition of special measures...................................2316
  International accounting standards...............................4090
  Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).....3240
Foreign trade:
  See also Competitiveness
           Customs duties and inspection
           Exports
           Imports
           Maritime carriers
           Trade agreements
  African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2275, 2281
  Benchmark survey of transactions between U.S. and foreign 
      persons.......................................................304
  Earnings and profits.............................................2670
  Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and 
      unaffiliated foreign persons..................................303
  Port restrictions:
    Japanese vessels...............................................3907
  Stock transfer rules.............................................2559
  U.S. direct investment abroad.....................................305
  United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act..............2276
Forests and forest products:
  See also National forests
  Botanical products................................................244
  Emergency Forestry Conservation Reserve Program....................44
  Forest fire assistance program....................................256
  Indian allotments.................................................223
  Special products..................................................244
  Timber sales:
    Cancellation....................................................243
    Integrated Resource Contracts...................................252
    Market-related contract term additions..........................266
    Noncompetitive sale.............................................227
    Preparation for sale...........................................1768
    Surplus species.................................................224
Forfeitures:
  See Seizures and forfeitures
Foster care:
  See Adoption and foster care
Fraud:
  CNCS regulations.................................................2878
  FTC regulations..................................................3939
  HHS regulations...................................................837
  Microcap securities market.......................................4078
  OIG regulations...................................................841
  Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act...........................1103, 2878
  Tax return affiliates............................................2743
Freedom of information:
  See also Confidential business information
  Amendments.......................................................3980
  Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3218
  DHS........................................................1109, 1192
  DOC...............................................................312
  DOD.....................................................610, 628, 727
  DOE...............................................................807
  DOL........................................................1910, 1974
  Electronic communication.........................................1910
  Electronic Freedom of Information Act......................3376, 3401
  FMCS.............................................................3309
  HUD..............................................................1378
  NARA.......................................................3364, 3372
  NEH..............................................................3383
  OPM..............................................................3401
  SSA..............................................................3565
  TTB..............................................................2366
Freight:
  See also Hazardous materials transportation
  Agricultural commodities:
    Ocean freight claims.............................................28
  Freight forwarding industry......................................2150
Fruits:
  Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border...............94
  Apple crop insurance provisions...................................131
  California clingstone peach diversion program......................18
  Compensation for certified citrus nursery stock destroyed to 
      control citrus canker..........................................81
  Florida citrus fruit crop insurance provisions....................123
  Import regulations.............................................59, 85
  Inspection service fees.........................................9, 19
  Phytosanitary certificates for imports.............................68
Fuel:
  See also Energy
  Air pollution control.......2908, 2922, 2933, 3020, 3021, 3112, 3115, 
                                                                   3120
  Alcohol fuel tax credits.........................................2538
  Biodiesel fuel...................................................3042
    Tax credits....................................................2538
  California gasoline..............................................3067
  Diesel fuel sulfur transition....................................3137
  Diesel particulate matter exposure in underground mines..........1963
  Dye injection....................................................2629
  Excise tax regulations...............................2503, 2532, 2629
  Gasoline distribution facility emission standards..........2946, 2994
  Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3004
  Reformulated gasoline......................................2908, 3112
  Renewable Fuel Standards.............................2981, 3138, 3141
  Sulfur testing adjustment factor.................................3042
  Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel lubricity...........................2940

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Fuel additives:
  Gasoline deposit control additives.........................2911, 3113
  Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)...............................3294
  Oxygenated.................................................3006, 3200
Fuel economy:
  Fuel economy labeling............................................2956
  Fuel economy standards program:
    Light trucks...................................................2196
Funeral industry:
  Practices rule...................................................3928


                                   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....................................77
Government buildings:
  See Federal buildings and facilities
Government contracts:
  See also Government procurement
  Acquisition regulations:
    Advance notification requirements..............................3646
    EPA............................................................2894
    Federal Technical Data Solution................................3614
    Historically black colleges and universities....................680
    Labor standards for contracts involving construction...........3647
    Share-in-savings contracting...................................3641
    Small disadvantaged businesses..................................680
    USAID........................................2859, 2860, 2863, 2864
  Commodity Credit Corporation storage contracts.....................25
  Contractors:
    Affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations...........1919
    Computer security...............................................771
    DOE contract security personnel.................................803
    Employee stock ownership plans.................................3397
    Hazardous material safety data.................................3623
    Insurance and pension reviews...................................661
    Jobs For Veterans Act..........................................2003
    Past performance evaluation....................................3631
    Performance of acquisition functions closely associated with 
        inherently governmental functions...........................722
    Program compliance recertification.............................3347
    Safety manual...................................................614
    Security requirements for Toxic Substances Control Act 
        confidential business information..........................2892
  Debarment and suspension.........................................2044
  Defense contracts:
    Administrative regulations......................................651
    Architect-engineer services for military family housing.........692
    Commercial contract types......................................3626
    Competition requirements........................................721
    Construction contracts..........................................656
    Continued contracts authorization...............................659
    Contract administration....................................660, 720
    Contract modifications..........................................715
    Contract types..................................................666
    Contracting officers' representatives...........................641
    Deployment of contractor personnel..............................725
    DFARS modification.....641, 642, 645, 651, 655, 656, 658, 659, 660, 
           661, 663, 665, 666, 667, 675, 677, 687, 688, 691, 692, 694, 
             697, 698, 705, 711, 714, 715, 716, 717, 719, 720, 721, 722
    Drug-free workplace requirements................................717
    Environmental regulations.......................................717
    Evaluation factor for employing or subcontracting with 
        members of the Armed Forces Reserve.........................691
    Extraordinary contract adjustments..............................705
    Financing and payment...........................................711
    Fixed price.....................................................642
    Follow-on production contracts for prototype projects...........645
    Foreign acquisition.............................................724
    Freedom of information..........................................628
    Internal controls for purchase card use.........................696
    Labor laws application..........................................667
    Negotiated acquisitions.........................................719
    Occupational safety regulations.................................717
    Patent rights...................................................643
    Policies regarding contractor personnel authorized to 
        accompany U.S. Armed Forces.................................679
    Reporting requirements..........................................675
    Reporting requirements for property in contractors' 
        possession..................................................638
    Requirements documents..........................................663
    Security guard services.........................................688
    Service contract and task order approval........................695
    Socioeconomic programs..........................................716
    Sole source awards to Native Hawaiian-owned small businesses 
                                                                    653
    Special contracting methods.....................................665
    Subcontracting policies and procedures..........................714
    Task or delivery order contracts................................697
    Termination of contracts........................................658
    Tiered evaluation of offers.....................................687
    Training for contractor personnel interacting with detainees 
                                                                    677
    Transportation requirements.....................................655
  DOT..............................................................2124
  Indians..........................................................1744
  Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:
    Governance standards for nonprofit agencies....................2875
  Shipbuilding capability preservation agreements...................740
  Small business programs..........................................3548
    Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance 
        Program....................................................3527
Government employees:
  See also Conflict of interests
           Military personnel
           Political activities (Government employees)
  Administrative Law Judge Program.................................3471
  Antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection............3449, 3450
  Antiterrorism certification......................................3489
  Appeals..........................................................3440
  Civilian Marksmanship Program:
    Civil service benefits for former employees....................3457
  Classification appeals...........................................3438
  Combined Federal Campaign..................................3424, 3489
  Computer security.................................................771
  Corporation for National and Community Service:
    Discrimination complaint procedures............................2881
  Cost-of-living allowances..................................3414, 3444
  Creditable service...............................................3446
  Criminal investigators...........................................3411
  Defense personnel:
    Claims settlement..........................................611, 612
    Financial assistance to local educational agencies..............622
    Privacy policies................................................616
    User charges....................................................621
  Discrimination complaints........................................1996
  District of Columbia employees:
    Benefits.......................................................3455

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    Retirement, health, and life insurance coverage................3456
  DOE polygraph examination regulations.............................805
  Drug-free workplace requirements............................844, 1117
  Employee stock ownership plan costs..............................3397
  Employee surveys.................................................3430
  Employment discrimination..................................3304, 3307
  Employment requirement for application of government pension 
      offset exemption.............................................3569
  Enterprise Human Resource Integration............................3400
  Ethical conduct standards:
    Attorneys......................................................1897
    CSOSA employees................................................2889
    DOD employees...................................................631
  Examining system...........................................3435, 3480
  Excepted service:
    Individuals with disabilities..................................3428
    Operational procedures.........................................3403
    Student Career Experience Program..............................3429
    Temporary organizations........................................3477
  Federal executive boards.........................................3472
  Federal mail management..........................................3334
  Financial disclosure requirements................................3392
  Freedom of Information Act regulations...........................3401
  Governmentwide nonprocurement common rule for debarment and 
      suspension.............................................1117, 2044
  Health benefits:
    Dental and vision benefits.....................................3470
    Discontinuance of health plan in an emergency............3422, 3488
    FEHBP changes....................3421, 3465, 3467, 3468, 3488, 3490
    Flexible spending accounts...............................3442, 3469
    Long-term care insurance regulations.....................3420, 3487
  Hiring flexibilities during national emergencies.................3399
  Indemnification request procedures for states and localities.....3423
  Intermittent.....................................................3406
  Investigations...................................................3417
  IRS........................................................2515, 2753
    Broadbanding systems...........................................3425
  Job grading reviews..............................................3440
  Leave regulations..........................................3436, 3447
  Life insurance...................................................3419
  Merit promotion and internal placement...........................3405
  National Security Personnel System..........................615, 3473
  Part-time........................................................3406
  Pay rates:
    Administration.....................................3411, 3412, 3431
    Critical position pay authority................................3409
    Locality pay areas.............................................3482
    Prevailing rate systems................3441, 3483, 3484, 3485, 3486
    Regulation amendments..........................................3436
    Senior executive service.......................................3426
  Performance appraisal systems..............................2515, 2753
  Personal financial interests.....................................3391
  Personal identification verification..............................375
  Post-employment conflict of interests......................3395, 3451
  Presidential Rank Award eligibility..............................3437
  Privacy Act regulations..........................................3402
  Public safety officers...........................................1907
  Reasonable accommodation language for OPM vacancy announcements
                                                                   3432
  Recruitment and selection through competitive examination........3433
  Recruitment, relocation, and retention bonuses...................3439
  Reemployment...............................................3407, 3413
  Regulation revisions.............................................3415
  Relocation costs.................................................3317
  Repayment of student loans.......................................3410
  Responsibilities and conduct:
    OPM......................................................3427, 3452
  Retirement:
    Air traffic controllers........................................3475
    Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3418
    Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities.....3453, 3464
    Credit for government service performed abroad.................3462
    Credit for military service....................................3461
    Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3458
    FERS basic annuity.............................................3460
    FERS coverage elections........................................3463
    Record retention...............................................3459
    State income tax withholding...................................3454
  Salary offset....................................................3553
  Seasonal.........................................................3406
  Security standards...............................................3416
  Selective Service registration requirements......................3478
  Senior Executive Service:
    Annual leave...................................................3445
    Pay rates......................................................3426
    Post-employment conflict-of-interest restrictions..............3451
  Standards of conduct...831, 1092, 2778, 3345, 3390, 3393, 3394, 3396, 
                                                                   3591
  Strategic human capital management assessment....................3404
  Submission of claims by preference eligibles to OPM..............3476
  Temporary and term employment....................................3448
  Temporary change of station......................................3434
  Testifying and providing records in litigation...................3361
  Training and development...................................3408, 3481
    Agency reporting requirements..................................3466
  Travel regulations:
    Compensatory time..............................................3443
    eGov Travel Service............................................3321
    Privately owned vehicle mileage reimbursement..................3340
    Public vouchers for transportation charges.....................3314
    Relocation income tax allowance................................3341
    Use of other-than contract city-pair airfares..................3321
  Veterans recruitment appointments................................3479
  Veterans' preference.............................................3474
Government procurement:
  See also Government contracts
  Accounting for sales of vaccines and bioterror countermeasures 
                                                                   4092
  Acquisition regulations:
    Access to Federal Procurement Data System database.............3325
    Acquisition planning............................................657
    Agricultural....................................................302
    Aviation into-plane reimbursement card..........................693
    Ball and roller bearings........................................700
    Business restructuring costs....................................652
    Buy American Act exemption for commercial information 
        technology............................................637, 3637
    Central Contractor Registration taxpayer identification 
        number.....................................................3636
    Clothing materials and components...............................684
    Combating trafficking in persons................................668
    Commercial items..........................................689, 3624
    Common identification standard for contractors.................3638
    Component breakout..............................................718
    Computer software...............................................639
    Confirmation of HUBZone certification..........................3616
    Contract pricing................................................647
    Contractor personnel in a theater of operations or at a 
        diplomatic or consular mission.............................3640
    Debarment......................................................3324
    Department of State......................................2009, 2021
    Depreciation costs of re-acquired assets.......................3630
    DFARS modification.....634, 635, 636, 637, 639, 640, 643, 644, 646, 
           647, 648, 649, 650, 652, 653, 654, 657, 662, 664, 668, 669, 
           670, 671, 672, 673, 674, 676, 678, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 
           686, 689, 690, 693, 694, 698, 699, 700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 
                                 706, 707, 708, 709, 710, 712, 713, 718
    DOE.....................818, 819, 821, 822, 825, 826, 828, 829, 830

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    DOT............................................................2055
    Earned value management system............................676, 3627
    Electronic submission and processing of payment requests........640
    EPA..........................................2891, 2893, 2895, 2905
    Export-controlled information and technology....................670
    Fast payment procedures........................................3617
    Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program.........................3326
    Federal Prison Industries......................................3643
    Foreign acquisitions..................................636, 678, 708
    Free Trade Agreements...............................699, 3622, 3645
    Government property in the possession of contractors...........3634
    Government-owned information technology.........................648
    Governmentwide purchase card use for micro-purchases............709
    GSA......................................................3324, 3325
    Homeland Security........................................1095, 1106
    HUD......................................................1447, 1448
    Incentives for purchase of domestic capital assets..............713
    Inflation adjustment of acquisition-related thresholds....673, 3632
    Information technology....................................662, 3615
    Information technology equipment................................707
    Information technology security................................3633
    Lease of vessels, aircraft, and combat vehicles.................690
    Levy on payments to contractors.................................671
    Major weapon systems............................................689
    Material inspection and receiving reports.......................649
    Mentor-Protege Program..........................................712
    NASA...................................3347, 3350, 3355, 3356, 3357
    National Nuclear Security Administration........................770
    Noncommercial modifications of commercial items................3628
    Notification requirements for critical safety items.............669
    Past performance evaluation....................................3631
    Payment under time-and-materials and labor-hour contracts......3635
    Performance of commercial activities...........................3618
    Performance-based service acquisition..........................3644
    Perishable foods................................................683
    Plain language rewrite.........................................3625
    Price evaluation adjustment expiration.........................3619
    Prohibition concerning Communist Chinese military companies 
                                                                    685
    Prohibition of foreign taxation on U.S. assistance programs 
                                                                    672
    Protests, disputes, and appeals.................................634
    Purchase order termination or cancellation.....................3613
    Purchasing by management and operating contractors..............824
    Quality assurance...............................................654
    Radio frequency identification..................................682
    Removal of sanctions against European Union countries..........3621
    Removal of sanctions against Libya.............................3649
    Required sources of supplies and services.......................664
    Restriction on carbon, alloy, and armor steel plate from 
        foreign sources.............................................674
    Simplified acquisition procedures...............................710
    Small business credit for Alaskan Native Corporations and 
        Indian tribes..............................................3629
    Small business programs.......................635, 3347, 3648, 3650
    Small business specialist review................................644
    Specialized service contracting.................................701
    Subcontract notification requirements..........................3651
    Technical data..................................................639
    Telecommunications services...........................646, 702, 706
    Trade agreement thresholds.....................................3639
    Trafficking victims protection.................................3620
    Transportation industry practices..............................3642
    Uniform contract line item numbering............................650
    USAID....................................................2860, 2864
    Utility services...........................................703, 704
    Veterans Affairs...............................................2836
    Weapons purchased overseas for force protection purposes........686
  Biobased products.......................................271, 273, 302
  Contracts:
    NFS contracts...................................................243
  HUBZone program..................................................3323
  Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:
    Determining whether commodities are essentially the same as 
        items on the procurement list..............................2872
    Responsibilities of central nonprofit agencies.................2877
    Suitability criteria for commodities and services..............2876
  Lobbying restrictions............................................1112
  Management accountability and control............................3398
  Recycled products................................................3229
  Small, minority, and women's business utilization................2901
  Transportation management:
    Data collection standards......................................3336
    Electronic systems use.........................................3337
    Manager authorization..........................................3319
    Reporting requirements.........................................3336
Government property:
  See also Federal buildings and facilities
           Government property management
  Abandoned or forfeited personal property.........................3333
  Economic development transfers of real property by DOE............811
  Personal commercial solicitation on DoD installations.............618
  Reporting requirements for property in contractors' possession 
                                                                    638
  Sale or rental of sexually explicit material on DoD property......617
  Use, handling, and disposal requirements.........................3311
Government property management:
  Acquisition regulations..........................................3634
  DOE property......................................................823
  Household goods..................................................3315
  Mandatory review procedures......................................1467
  Motor vehicles...................................................3335
  Nondiscrimination..........................................3330, 3332
  Personal property management.........................3313, 3318, 3320
  Real property....................................................3339
  Space and related services:
    Rents and leases...............................................3338
  Supply and procurement...........................................3312
  Telecommunications management....................................3316
Government securities:
  See Bonds
Grains:
  See also Feed grains
  Clear title program...............................................140
  Exports...........................................................142
  Karnal bunt compensation...........................................58
  Loan deficiency payments...........................................40
  Marketing assistance loans.........................................40
  Process verification service......................................141
  Review inspection requirements....................................143
  Rice:
    Cultivated wild rice crop insurance provisions..................122
    Inspection service fees.........................................138
    Standards for...................................................139
Grant programs:
  Alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures programs................2187
  AmeriCorps regulations.........................2879, 2880, 2887, 2888
  Assistance to firefighters grant program.........................1096
  CNCS regulations.................................................2882
    Equal treatment for faith-based organizations..................2886
  Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.........................1370
  Freedom of information...........................................1974
  Hazard Mitigation Grant Program......................1351, 1368, 1372
  Hazard mitigation planning.......................................1355

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  IMLS.............................................................3377
  Learn & Serve regulations..................................2879, 2880
  Local rail line relocation and improvement projects..............2204
  Medical transportation demonstration grant program...............2226
  Motorcyclist safety grant program................................2170
  NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revision...........3351
  National Historical Publications and Records Commission Grant 
      Program......................................................3365
  Occupant protection programs.....................................2198
  Public television station digital transition grant program........291
  Public transportation security grants......................1097, 2221
  Senior Corps regulations.........................................2879
  Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)........1098
  STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.................1889, 1900
  TSCA compliance monitoring.......................................2906
  Victims of crime.................................................1903
Grant programs-agriculture:
  Administration provisions..........................................97
  Equal opportunity for religious organizations.....................277
  Hatch Multistate Research Fund....................................102
  National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program............98
  Nonprocurement regulations........................................272
  Rural business investment program.................................280
  Rural economic development........................................279
  Small Business Innovation Research Grants Program.................100
  Technical assistance and training.................................106
  Water and waste disposal.....................................286, 292
  Water programs....................................................289
Grant programs-education:
  Administrative regulations........................................610
  Freedom of Information............................................610
  National Security Education Program...............................623
Grant programs-environmental protection:
  Cooperative agreements and Superfund state contracts.............3259
  Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive 
      Grants Program review........................................1906
Grant programs-health:
  Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children........................946
  High risk pools..................................................1002
  Limitation on administrative expenses.............................945
  Minority Biomedical Research Support Program......................954
  Minority health disparities research endowment program............956
  NIH grants........................................................951
  NIH training grants.....................................953, 955, 958
  Public Health Service grant appeals procedures....................949
  Undergraduate scholarship program sponsored by NIH................957
  VA assistance to State home program for the hiring and 
      retention of nurses..........................................2814
Grant programs-housing and community development:
  American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1384
  Community development block grants:
    Brownfields activities.........................................1438
    Insular Areas Program....................................1382, 1442
    Prohibition on use of funds for job-pirating activities........1437
    Slum and blight prevention.....................................1438
    Small cities program...........................................1435
  Electronic submission of grant applications......................1388
  Empowerment zones................................................1440
  Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program..............1436
  Indian Housing Block Grant Program...............................1463
    Rental assistance in low-income housing tax credit projects 
                                                                   1460
    Self-insurance plans...........................................1459
    Use of census data.............................................1461
  State homes for veterans.........................................2812
  Uniform requirements for HUD programs............................1381
Grant programs-Indians:
  Construction of jails............................................1904
  Indian Housing Block Grant Program...............................1463
    Rental assistance in low-income housing tax credit projects 
                                                                   1460
    Self-insurance plans...........................................1459
    Use of census data.............................................1461
  STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 
                                                             1889, 1900
Grant programs-natural resources:
  North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants program..........1491
Grants administration:
  Nondiscrimination..............................1819, 2883, 3360, 3363
  Uniform administrative requirements........................1093, 2865
  USAID-funded assistance..........................................2866
Grazing lands:
  Administrative regulations.......................................1765
  Grassland Reserve Program.........................................299
  National Forest System.......................................223, 257
  Permit regulations...............................................1671
Guaranteed loans:
  See Loan programs
Guns:
  See Arms and munitions


                                   H

Handicapped:
  See Individuals with disabilities
Harbors:
  Maintenance fees...........................................2295, 2296
Hatch Act:
  See Political activities (Government employees)
Hawaiian Natives:
  Defense acquisition contract awards to Native-owned small 
      businesses....................................................653
Hazardous materials transportation:
  See also Pipeline safety
  Aircraft carriage................................................2239
  Aluminum cylinders...............................................2244
  Cargo tank requirements..........................................2241
  Civil and criminal penalties...............................2213, 2250
  Commercial driver's license endorsement..........................2154
    Security threat assessment of applicants.......................1309
  Enforcement regulations..........................................2237
  Explosive materials........................................1308, 2230
  Harmonization with UN recommendations............................2246
  Infectious substances............................................2246
  Lighters and lighter refills.....................................2255
  Lithium batteries..........................................2242, 2247
  Motor carriers...................................................2241
  Nuclear materials................................................4005
  Oxygen cylinders on aircraft.....................................2240
  Packaging........................................................2231
  Regulation revisions.................................2235, 2249, 2252
  Security...................................................2233, 2251
  Small business registration and fee assessment...................2236
  Toxic by inhalation materials....................................2233
  UN standard cylinder requirements................................2245
Hazardous substances:
  See also Explosives
           Flammable materials
           Hazardous materials transportation
           Hazardous waste
  Air pollutants........2909, 2928, 2937, 2942, 2945, 2949, 2950, 2951, 
           2954, 2958, 2964, 2972, 2973, 2982, 2985, 2995, 2996, 2997, 
           3017, 3018, 3022, 3031, 3035, 3036, 3050, 3055, 3056, 3057, 
           3058, 3059, 3070, 3079, 3082, 3083, 3086, 3087, 3088, 3091, 
           3092, 3093, 3094, 3099, 3102, 3118, 3122, 3123, 3128, 3131, 
                                                 3139, 3198, 3246, 3250
    Delisting..........................................2916, 3061, 3080
  Asbestos.............................................1962, 3192, 3483
  Beryllium........................................................1976
  Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................2907

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  CERCLA corrections...............................................3258
  Chemicals:
    Chemical test rules......................................3168, 3198
    Import of toxic chemicals......................................3172
  Chromium...................................................2000, 3060
  Crystalline silica.........................................1969, 1975
  Designation under CERCLA.........................................3260
  Developmental and reproductive toxicity testing..................3201
  Diesel exhaust...................................................2967
  Diesel particulate matter........................................1963
  Drinking water regulations.....................3265, 3289, 3291, 3296
  Enzymes and proteins.............................................3176
  Ethylene oxide.............................................2931, 2993
  Extremely hazardous substance list.........................3214, 3219
  Flame retardant chemicals........................................3664
  Halogenated solvents.............................................2915
  Hazard Communication Standard....................................1982
  Hydrochloric acid................................................3012
  Hydrochlorofluorocarbon..........................................3007
  Isocyanates......................................................2987
  Isophorone diisocyanate..........................................3214
  Lead.........................1980, 3055, 3096, 3170, 3194, 3205, 3212
  Material Safety Data Sheets......................................3623
  Mercury..............................................3035, 3139, 3174
  Metals...........................................................3199
  Metals from electroplating operations............................3225
  Method 24 amendment..............................................3048
  Methyl bromide...................................................3132
  Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)...............................3294
  NIH basic research and training grants............................955
  Oxygen use by air carrier passengers.............................2041
  Ozone depleting substances...............2968, 3077, 3089, 3132, 3133
  Perchloroethylene................................................2996
  Pesticides.................................................3154, 3163
    Data requirements for registering biochemical or microbial 
        products...................................................3157
    Emergency exemption regulations................................3167
    Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program..........................3158
    Produced by transgenic plants..................................3154
    Registration review program....................................3156
    Rules of practice..............................................3162
  Pipeline safety standards..................................2232, 2243
  Pollution contingency plan.................................3255, 3272
  Protection of human research subjects............................3166
  Radon............................................................3292
  Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste 
      at petroleum refineries......................................3230
  Semiconductors manufacture and assembly..........................3234
  Sulfur oxides..............................................2920, 3049
  Sulfuric acid drain openers......................................3677
  Surface coatings.................................................3048
  Threshold planning quantity................................3214, 3219
  Toxicological profiles:
    Metals.........................................................3199
  Toxics Release Inventory:
    Additions, deletions, and modifications..................3213, 3222
    Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds...............................3216
    Metal mining...................................................3220
    Reporting requirements...................................3215, 3220
  Water pollution control....................................3265, 3274
Hazardous waste:
  Air pollutant control for combustors.......................3246, 3250
  Carbamates.......................................................3256
  Cathode ray tubes................................................3231
  Cement kiln dust.................................................3235
  Comparable fuels exclusion under RCRA............................3245
  Disposal facilities:
    Radioactive waste..............................................3144
  Generator regulatory program.....................................3249
  Land disposal:
    Restrictions...................................................3243
  Lead-acid batteries..............................................3242
  Manifest regulations.............................................3244
  Polychlorinated biphenyls..................................3177, 3195
  Radioactive waste....................................2899, 4016, 4030
    Advance notification to Native American tribes of 
        transportation.............................................4021
    Dose methodology...............................................3145
  Recycling........................................................3231
  Solid waste................................................3223, 3232
  Solvents.........................................................3224
  Toxic waste site.................................................3172
  Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3248
  Transboundary shipment within Organization for Economic 
      Cooperation and Development member countries.................3240
  Uncontrolled sites on the NPL....................................3254
  Wastewater treatment sludges from automobile manufacturing.......3226
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 devices
      Medical research
      Mental health programs
      Nutrition
      Occupational safety and health
      Public health
      Radiation protection
Health care:
  See also Medicaid
           Medicare
  Ambulance services....................................983, 1027, 1072
  Anti-kickback provisions..........................................834
  Fraud and abuse provisions........................................841
  Home health agencies..............................................966
    Medicare conditions of participation...........................1052
    Prospective payment system...........................978, 994, 1061
  Medical transportation demonstration grant program...............2226
  Messaging and vocabulary standards adopted by Federal health 
      information technology systems...............................1074
  Non-emergency medical transportation programs....................1001
  Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network................944, 948
  Organ transplantation:
    Blood vessels recovered with organs.............................883
  Physicians' referrals............................................1047
  Program exclusion for submitting claims containing excessive 
      charges.......................................................836
  Protection of human research subjects........................960, 964
  Risk-sharing arrangements.........................................834
  Underserved areas.................................................939
  Veterans:
    Advanced health care planning..................................2848
    Calculation of reasonable charges for inpatient and 
        outpatient services........................................2788
    Care and services during disasters and emergencies.............2789
    Claims file for VA medical examinations and opinions...........2809
    Filipino veterans..............................................2851
    Hospital and outpatient care enrollment........................2841
    Non-VA service and care........................................2813
    Patients' rights regarding medication prescription 
        authorization..............................................2849
    Presumptions of service connection.............................2824
Health facilities:
  See also Hospitals
           Nursing homes
  Ambulatory surgical centers:
    Conditions for coverage.........................................970

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    List of covered procedures.....................................1058
    Payment rates..................................................1075
  Anti-kickback safe harbor statute.................................837
  Electronic submission of cost reports............................1070
  Fire safety requirements..............................979, 1045, 1076
  Long-term care:
    Federal long-term care insurance regulations.............3420, 3487
    Hospice service.................................................972
  Physician referrals for health services..........................1010
  Psychiatric residential treatment facilities.....969, 999, 1009, 1016
  Rehabilitation facilities:
    Inpatient prospective payment system............................986
  Rural health clinic services......................................987
  Skilled nursing facilities:
    Prospective payment system and consolidated billing............1023
  Use of restraint and seclusion..............................969, 1009
Health insurance:
  See also Medicare
  Access:
    State alternative mechanisms...................................1066
    Support orders in the IV-D program.............................1081
  Astronaut Health Care Provision..................................3343
  Calculation of average cost of a policy...........................941
  CHAMPUS:
    Claimcheck denials appeals process..............................746
    Coverage of clinical trails sponsored by NIH National Cancer 
        Institute...................................................753
    Double coverage.................................................745
    Dual compensation/conflict of interest provision................744
    Individual Case Management Program..............................747
    Methodology for coverage of NIH-sponsored clinical trials.......756
    Payment for ambulatory care.....................................743
    Prime enrollment period.........................................754
    Prime remote for active duty family members.....................754
    Prosthetic devices coverage.....................................755
    TRICARE......741, 742, 748, 749, 750, 751, 752, 757, 758, 759, 760, 
                                                                    761
  Claims attachment standard.......................................1035
  District of Columbia employees...................................3456
  Federal enforcement..............................................1060
  Government employees.................................3421, 3465, 3490
    Active duty members of the military............................3468
    Dental and vision benefits.....................................3470
    Discontinuance of health plan in an emergency............3422, 3488
    Flexible spending accounts...............................3442, 3469
    Long-term care insurance regulations.....................3420, 3487
    Suspension of Peace Corps eligibles' enrollment in FEHB 
        program....................................................3467
  Guaranteed availability and renewability to small employers......1065
  Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act..............1051
    Church plans...................................................2565
    Civil money penalties...........................................842
    Code set revisions..............................................974
    Electronic transactions and code set standards..................971
    Family and Medical Leave Act interaction.......................2693
    Health care access, portability and renewability...............1950
    Nondiscrimination............................1945, 2564, 2565, 2566
    Special enrollment procedures..................................2693
    Tolling time periods...........................................2693
    Wellness programs..............................................2566
  Health plan identifiers..........................................1051
  Medical savings accounts tax regulations.........................2700
  Nondiscrimination regulations....................................1012
  Portability................................................1038, 1066
  Post-childbirth hospitalization length of stay requirements......1029
  Reduced SSA benefits due to private insurance coverage...........3561
  Retirement benefits..............................................3306
  State Children's Health Insurance Program:
    Allotments.....................................................1021
    Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........168
    Payment error rate measurement program.........................1015
    Redistribution of unexpended funds.........................992, 998
  State Health Insurance Assistance Program........................1026
  Veterans:
    Coverage for devices and prostheses............................2786
    Delegations of authority.......................................2786
    Preventive services............................................2787
Health insurance for aged:
  See Medicare
Health professions:
  Alien health care workers..................................1187, 2018
  National Practitioner Data Bank..............................940, 947
  Nurses:
    Nonimmigrant aliens......................................1157, 1935
    VA assistance to State home program for the hiring and 
        retention of nurses........................................2814
  Physicians:
    DEA registration requirements for practitioners practicing in 
        more than one state........................................1851
    Fee schedule.........................................989, 990, 1069
    Health services referrals................................1010, 1047
    National interest waivers for alien physicians.................1156
  Professional shortage areas.......................................939
  Undergraduate scholarship program sponsored by NIH................957
Health records:
  Privacy and disclosure of SSA records and information............3594
Hearing and appeal procedures:
  See Administrative practice and procedure
Helicopters:
  See Aircraft
Heliports:
  See Airports
Hepatitis C virus:
  Blood donors and recipients.......................................891
  Hospital conditions of participation.............................1008
Herbicides:
  See Pesticides and pests
Higher education:
  See Colleges and universities
Highway safety:
  Highway-rail grade crossings.....................................2135
  Mexican motor carriers...........................................2152
  Motor carrier regulations..................................2135, 2161
  Traffic control devices:
    Manual revision................................................2118
    Temporary use during construction, utility, and maintenance 
        operations.................................................2122
    Uniformity of..................................................2128
  Worker visibility................................................2123
Highways and roads:
  See also Bridges
           Highway safety
           Motor carriers
           Motor vehicle safety
           Motor vehicles
  Buy America requirements.........................................2228
  Culvert pipe specifications......................................2130
  Design standards for the interstate system.......................2131
  Design-build contracting.........................................2124
  Environmental review of projects...........................2127, 2223
  Evaluating and rating projects of national and regional 
      significance.................................................2120
  Express lane demonstration project...............................2119
  Highway vehicle definition.......................................2714
  Major capital investment projects................................2218
  Metropolitan and statewide transportation planning.........2121, 2219
  Project authorization and agreement..............................2132
  Prudence and feasibility of project alternatives...........2126, 2220

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  Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program............2125
Historic preservation:
  Army Corps of Engineers regulations...............................731
  Certification of historic structures.............................1641
  Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1659
Historical records:
  See Archives and records
Hogs:
  Import restrictions................................................74
Holding companies:
  Adjudicatory proceedings.........................................2781
  Change in bank control.............3910, 3911, 3915, 3917, 3918, 3922
  Industry Guide 3 amendments......................................4037
Homeless:
  CACFP reimbursements for meals served to children in shelters 
                                                                    193
Honey:
  Research and promotion program......................................3
Hospice care:
  Medicaid and Medicare conditions of participation................1034
  Medicare policies................................................1053
  Requirements for long-term care facilities........................972
  Wage index.......................................................1024
Hospitals:
  CHAMPUS payment for ambulatory care...............................743
  Conditions of participation:
    Laboratory services............................................1008
    Organ transplantation centers..................................1033
    Patients' rights...............................................1013
    Requirements of................................................1040
  Enhanced DSH treatment...........................................1011
  GME affillations for a teaching hospital affected by a disaster
                                                                    997
  Grants administration.................................610, 1093, 2865
  Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program.............1049, 1071
  Inpatient prospective payment system.........................984, 999
  Inpatient psychiatric facilities.................................1016
  Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................1944
  Medicaid:
    Outpatient services.............................................987
  Medicare:
    Coinsurance....................................................1020
    Discharge notification procedures..............................1000
    Extended care services coinsurance.............................1020
    Inpatient deductible...........................................1020
    Limitation on charges for services furnished to Indians.........950
    Long-term care prospective payment system.................993, 1018
    Outpatient prospective payment system.....................985, 1062
    Oversight and validation program................................976
  Mortgage insurance...............................................1407
  Post-childbirth length of stay requirements......................1029
Hours of work:
  See Wages
Household appliances:
  Energy efficiency........................772, 786, 792, 793, 801, 802
  Test procedures...................................................776
Housing:
  See also Fair housing
           Homeless
           Housing standards
           Low and moderate income housing
           Manufactured homes
           Mortgage insurance
           Mortgages
           Public housing
  Accelerated claims disposition...................................1392
  Affordable Housing Program.......................................3900
  American Dream Downpayment Initiative............................1384
  ANSI design and construction requirements........................1444
  Community development block grants:
    Brownfields activities.........................................1438
    Slum and blight prevention.....................................1438
    Small cities program...........................................1435
  Disposition of HUD-acquired single-family properties.............1404
  Disposition of HUD-owned assets in revitalization areas..........1403
  Electronic document retention....................................1385
  Energy-efficiency rating guidelines..........................784, 790
  Environmental regulations........................................1379
  Federal Housing Administration:
    Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate 
        brokers....................................................1413
    Quality control plans..........................................1396
  HOME Investment Partnerships Program.............................1383
  Housing counseling program.......................................1411
  Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS program..............1436
  HUD acquisition regulations................................1447, 1448
  HUD independent public accountant roster.........................1377
  Indian Housing Block Grant Program...............................1463
    Self-insurance plans...........................................1459
    Use of census data.............................................1461
  Insular Areas Program......................................1382, 1442
  Lead-based paint.................................................3205
  Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1425
  Mark-to-Market Program...........................................1393
  Military family housing contracts.................................692
  Multifamily:
    Closing forms and documents....................................1418
    Disposition of HUD-owned projects..............................1408
  NAHASDA amendments...............................................1464
  Nondiscrimination in programs and activities receiving Federal 
      financial assistance.........................................1375
  One dollar home sales to local governments.......................1397
  Production of material or provision of testimony by HUD 
      employees....................................................1378
  Public access to HUD records.....................................1378
  Rural:
    Farm labor housing..............................................114
    Loan policies...................................................107
    Loans and grants.................................111, 112, 114, 115
    Multiple-family housing.........................................114
    New and existing dwellings definition...........................108
    Planning and performing construction............................109
    Rental housing.............................................113, 114
    Surety requirements.............................................116
  Self-Help Opportunity Program....................................1441
  Streamlining regulations..........................................114
  Supportive Housing Programs......................................1439
  Teacher Next Door Sales Program..................................1412
  Uniform standards for grants and agreements......................1381
  Veterans:
    Loan guaranty..................................................2834
    Specially adapted housing for disabled veterans................2854
Housing assistance payments:
  See Housing
Housing standards:
  Manufactured homes construction standards........................1433
  Manufactured housing dispute resolution program..................1416
  Manufactured housing installation program..................1406, 1415
  On-site construction.............................................1405
Human research subjects:
  Protection of..........762, 901, 960, 961, 963, 964, 1114, 3166, 3352
  Student rights....................................................769
Humane treatment of animals:
  See Animal welfare
Hunting:
  Migratory birds..............1505, 1529, 1541, 1577, 1610, 1633, 1637
  Refuge-specific regulations................................1543, 1598
Hydroelectric power:
  See Electric power
Hydropower:
  Licensing hearings process.............................260, 506, 1473

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  Regulation amendments............................................3896
  Review of mandatory conditions of licensing.......................566


                                   I

Immigration:
  See also Aliens
           Citizenship and naturalization
  Affidavit of support.................................1146, 1195, 1875
  Appeals efficiency...............................................1188
  Authority of the DHS Secretary...................................1111
  Benefit application fee..........................................1138
  Biometric data collection........................................1137
  Border crossing identification documents.........................2023
  Cancellation of removal....................................1863, 1865
  Centralized filing of bond appeals...............................1346
  Child Citizenship Act............................................1199
  Consent to reapply for admission after removal...................1130
  Detention of aliens subject to final orders of removal...........1333
  Disclosure of records............................................1192
  Electronic filing, processing, and adjudication of applications 
      and petitions................................................1141
  Electronic signatures on applications and petitions for 
      benefits.....................................................1202
  Employment:
    Eligibility verification.......................................2024
    Employer petitions.............................................1209
    Employment creation petitions..................................1208
    Verification requirements......................................1197
  Exchange visitors:
    Au pairs.......................................................2013
    Interns........................................................2012
    Waiver of two-year foreign residence requirement...............1131
  Executive Office for Immigration Review authorities..............1864
  Extension of travel limit at Arizona ports-of-entry..............1276
  Fingerprinting certain applicants................................1155
  Form processing fees.............................................1196
  Genealogy Program processing fee.................................1134
  Hunger strikes by detainees......................................1319
  Immigrant Investor Pilot Program.................................1181
  Immigration proceedings..........................................1862
  Inadmissibility............................................1122, 2027
  Individuals with disabilities:
    Naturalization procedures......................................1176
  Intercountry adoptions.........................1126, 2014, 2015, 2016
  Interest payments on cancelled cash bonds........................1320
  International broadcasters.......................................1163
  International matchmaking organization requirements........1147, 1861
  Jurisdiction over appeals of INS decisions involving 
      administrative fines.........................................1868
  Law enforcement officers training during mass influx of aliens 
                                                                   1282
  Legal Immigration Family Equity Act..................1165, 1167, 1865
  Payment of fees methods..........................................1339
  Permanent resident status..................................1143, 1162
  Powers and authorities of officers and employees.................1344
  Preinspected automated lane program..............................1285
  Protective orders in administration proceedings..................1866
  Representative registry..........................................1867
  Revoking grants of naturalization................................1154
  Seizures and forfeitures.........................................1268
  Surety bonds...............................................1321, 1325
  Suspension of deportation............................1149, 1863, 1865
  United Nations Convention Against Torture........................1150
  User fee remittance..............................................1281
  Waivers for nonimmigrants........................................1174
  Withholding classified derogatory information from 
      naturalization applicant.....................................1142
  Withholding of adjudication......................................1177
Imports:
  See also Antidumping
           Countervailing duties
           Customs duties and inspection
  Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border...............94
  Alcohol and alcoholic products...................................2352
  Animal drugs......................................................886
  Animals and animal products...................................83, 845
  Apparel articles..................................................314
  Arms-related items...............................................1838
  Beef from Brazil...................................................95
  Border Release Advanced Screening and Selectivity Program........1289
  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention................65, 83, 86
  Captive-bred exotic birds........................................1485
  Cattle.............................................................57
  Cement products from Mexico......................................2270
  Certification of factual information during antidumping and 
      countervailing duty proceedings...............................315
  Chemicals:
    Blanket certifications.............................3182, 3183, 3202
    Reporting requirements for controlled substances...............1845
  Coffee, unroasted..................................................62
  Control of PMN chemicals.........................................3181
  Dog and Cat Protection Act.......................................2278
  Duty-free entry...................................................314
  Eggs..............................................................199
  Endangered and threatened species................................1503
  Firearms and ammunition....................................2367, 2381
  Food products................................................881, 899
  Fruits.........................................................59, 85
  Halon-1301 aircraft fire extinguishing vessels...................3015
  HCFC pre-charged products........................................2969
  Horses.............................................................64
  Meat and meat products................................65, 74, 93, 218
  Milk and milk products.............................................88
  Motor vehicles.............................................2171, 3064
  Munitions import list............................................1837
  NRC license, amendment, or renewal application...................4019
  Nursery stock..................................................66, 92
  Ozone depleting substances.................................2969, 2983
  Parrots..........................................................1575
  Phytosanitary certificates for fruits and vegetables...............68
  Pine shoot beetle host material....................................72
  Pirated audio-visual works.......................................2286
  Plants.........................................................66, 76
  Polar bear trophies..............................................1492
  Poultry products.............................................199, 216
  Prohibited marks on tobacco and cigarette products...............2412
  Restrictions on archaeological and ethnological materials.......2301, 
                                                                   2302
  Seeds..............................................................73
  Single entry for entities on multiple conveyances................2279
  Steel products....................................................316
  Tobacco products..............................................2, 2382
  Tuberculosis risk classification...................................57
  Uniform rules of origin..........................................2263
  Used ozone-depleting substances for destruction..................2966
  Vegetables.........................................................59
  Wild birds.................................................1499, 1575
  Wildlife.........................................................1486
  Wine.............................................................2375
  Wool:
    Worsted wool fabrics............................................317
Income taxes:
  Accelerated death benefits.......................................2672
  Accrual rules for creditable foreign taxes.......................2468
  Accruals and allocations reductions because of increased age.....2572
  Accuracy-related penalties.................................2545, 2711
  Active trade or business requirement.............................2485
  Alcohol fuel credits.............................................2538
  Allocation and apportionment rules.........................2463, 2767
  Allocation of basis in connection with adjustments and 
      determinations...............................................2707
  Allocation of basis to distributes following a reorganization 
                                                                   2723

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  Alternative minimum tax..........................................2668
  Asset ownership..................................................2676
  Assumption of liabilities........................................2641
  Authorized placement agency......................................2562
  Automated substitute for return..................................2688
  Below-market loans...............................................2482
  Biodiesel credits................................................2538
  Bonds:
    Allocation and accounting regulations..........................2476
    Municipal......................................................2630
    Private activity...............................................2713
    Qualified zone academy bonds...................................2603
    Tax-exempt bonds issued by State and local governments.........2573
  Branch remittances...............................................2548
  Capitalization of expenditures to repair or improve tangible 
      property.....................................................2506
  Capitalized costs................................................2500
  Caribbean Basin countries........................................2667
  Charitable contributions of motor vehicles.................2651, 2655
  Claims against decedent's estate.................................2481
  Clean Renewable Energy Bonds credit........................2534, 2652
  Collection after assessment......................................2606
  Collection due process.....................................2592, 2593
  Collections:
    Collection of income tax at source to statutory stock options
                                                                   2757
    Installment agreements.........................................2553
  Communications excise tax........................................2467
  Consolidated groups:
    Agent of the group regulations...........................2768, 2769
    Application of section 108.....................................2728
    Computation of taxable income..................................2731
    Intercompany transactions......................................2620
    Loss limitation rules..........................................2472
  Consolidated returns:
    Intercompany obligations.................................2460, 2556
    Interest income................................................2597
    Regulation amendments..........................................2571
  Constructive sales of appreciated financial positions............2679
  Contingent at closing escrows....................................2687
  Converting an IRA annuity to a Roth IRA....................2704, 2759
  Coordination of income taxes for US and certain possessions.....2480, 
                                                                   2614
  Corporations:
    Alternative minimum tax........................................2668
    Assumption of liabilities......................................2458
    Continuances...................................................2738
    Disclosure to the Bureau of Economic Analysis............2484, 2628
    Estimated tax..................................................2563
    Gains on assets held by a corporation converted from C to S 
                                                                   2747
    Indian Tribal Corporations.....................................2494
    LIFO recapture.................................................2737
    No net equity value transactions...............................2690
    Operating rules for successors in liquidations.................2619
    Organizational expenditures....................................2521
    Prohibited allocation of securities............................2599
    Reorganizations..........................................2613, 2621
    S corporations.........................2486, 2497, 2526, 2599, 2682
    Shareholder's basis in stock...................................2497
    Start-up expenditures..........................................2521
    Stock ownership in another corporation.........................2501
    Stock transaction information reporting........................2765
    Subchapter S banks.............................................2541
    Withholding taxes..............................................2341
  Cost sharing.....................................................2582
  Cross-border transactions..................................2718, 2739
  Current liability interest rate............................2733, 2734
  Custodial account contributions..................................2586
  Deductions from intangible property..............................2567
  Deferred compensation............................................2643
  Dependent care credit............................................2475
  Dependent definition.............................................2514
  Deposit requirements for employment taxes..................2754, 2755
  Depreciation computation.........................................2596
    MACRS property acquired in a like-kind exchange or 
        involuntary conversion.....................................2660
  Designated or related summons....................................2602
  Determination of residency in U.S. possessions...................2729
  Discharge of property............................................2512
  Disclosure of return information.....................2459, 2698, 2751
  Disclosure regulations for reportable transactions........2508, 2509, 
                                                             2632, 2633
  Disclosures to subcontractors....................................2691
  Disqualified person..............................................2492
  Disregarded entities and collections.............................2637
  Dollar-value last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory method..........2455
  Domestic workers.................................................2701
  Dual consolidated losses.........................................2610
  Earnings and profits attribution principles......................2465
  Election to expense certain refineries.....................2531, 2649
  Electronic filing of business returns............................2595
  Electronic filing requirements.................2537, 2542, 2623, 2654
  Electronic tax administration....................................2466
  Electronic transmissions.........................................2677
  Employee benefits:
    Cafeteria plans....................................2530, 2716, 2763
    Electronic transmission of notices, elections or consents......2624
    Limitations....................................................2618
  Employee stock ownership plans:
    Dividends paid deduction.......................................2642
  Employer contributions for deferred compensation.................2461
  Employer contributions to medical savings accounts...............2700
  Employer's annual Federal employment tax return............2695, 2749
  Entertainment expense disallowance...............................2657
  Environmental protection:
    Capital costs incurred to comply with sulfur regulations......2527, 
                                                                   2647
  Escrow funds...............................................2611, 2712
  Excess operating fund investment.................................2341
  Failure of authorized recipient to safeguard Federal tax 
      returns or return information..........................2540, 2766
  Failure to maintain list of advisees.......................2709, 2710
  Farm income averaging regulations..........................2507, 2513
  Federal Insurance Contributions Act........................2701, 2757
  Federal Unemployment Tax Act.....................................2757
  Filing corrections...............................................2685
  Filing extensions..........................................2703, 2758
  Foreign corporations.................................2439, 2663, 2669
    Definition of qualified foreign corporation....................2488
    Earnings and profits.....................................2666, 2670
    Entity classification....................................2745, 2746
    Exclusions from gross income...................................2752
    Income rules...................................................2453
    Information returns requirements...............................2516
    Ownership by former shareholders or partners of domestic 
        entities.............................................2646, 2762
    Pro rata share determination.............................2740, 2761
    Statutory mergers........................................2659, 2744
    Stock transfer rules...........................................2559
    Transfer of intangibles........................................2456
  Foreign currency contract..................................2522, 2706
  Foreign governments..............................................2665
  Foreign insurance companies................................2440, 2735
  Foreign investment companies.....................................2452
  Foreign Investment in Real Property Act..........................2664
  Foreign tax credit.............................2469, 2560, 2661, 2662
  Fraud committed by return affiliate..............................2743
  Fuel excise tax regulations..........................2503, 2532, 2629
  Functional currency..............................................2666
  Generation skipping transfer tax:
    Qualified severance of a trust.................................2760
  Gift tax value determination.....................................2495
  Grantor..........................................................2676

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  Highly compensated employee................................2443, 2451
  HIPAA portability................................................2693
  Income allocation................................................2567
  Income attributable to domestic production activities............2635
  Income from ocean and space activities...........................2557
  Insurance companies........................................2568, 2708
    Attained age of the insured....................................2692
  Intercompany transactions........................................2656
  Interest.......................................2549, 2560, 2561, 2597
  Interest-free adjustments........................................2671
  International communications income..............................2557
  International organizations......................................2665
  Investigative disclosures........................................2579
  Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005.........................2536
  Life insurance and annuity contract guidance.....................2724
  Like-kind exchanges..............................................2611
    Depreciation of MACRS property.................................2660
  Liquidation of an interest.......................................2473
  Losses:
    Limitation on transfer of built-in losses................2640, 2702
    Separate limitation............................................2438
  Low-income housing credit allocation and certification...........2756
  Mark-to-market treatment for marketable stocks.............2478, 2589
  Mergers or consolidations qualifying as reorganizations..........2717
  Mixed use output facilities......................................2581
  Non-accrual experience method of accounting......................2584
  Non-shelter revisions............................................2575
  Nondiscrimination cross-testing rules to cash balance pension 
      plans........................................................2721
  Nondiscrimination requirement with respect to benefits or 
      contributions................................................2519
  Normalization requirements.......................................2569
  Notarization requirement for statements of purchase..............2686
  Notional principal contracts.....................................2587
  Nuclear power facilities credit for production.............2539, 2653
  Nuclear power plant decommissioning costs..................2533, 2650
  Obligation to file notice of redetermination of foreign tax......2661
  Partnerships:
    Basis reduction in stock of a corporate partner................2528
    Capital gains rollover.........................................2605
    Debt satisfied by a partnership interest.......................2543
    Deemed dispositions of unrealized receivables and inventory 
        items......................................................2727
    Disallowance of loss transfers.................................2528
    Disguised sales................................................2604
    Disregarded entities...........................................2617
    Distributive share determination.........................2496, 2764
    Equity for services............................................2590
    Exception qualification guidance...............................2636
    Foreign tax credit allocation..................................2578
    Guaranteed payments to partners................................2498
    New markets tax credit allocation..............................2464
    Options........................................................2574
    Retiring or deceased partner...................................2683
    Substantiality rules...........................................2625
    Withholding reduction..........................................2626
  Passive foreign investment companies.............................2452
  Payments:
    No return of information required..............................2491
    Overpayment interest calculation...............................2502
  Payments in the nature of workers compensation...................2730
  Payments to attorneys......................................2450, 2558
  Performance of actuarial service under ERISA.....................2483
  PFIC purging elections...............................2600, 2726, 2736
  Previously taxed earnings and profits............................2457
  Principal accounting method......................................2499
  Procedure and administration.....................................2550
  Public inspection of written determinations......................2609
  Qualified contract provisions....................................2490
  Qualified intellectual property contributions....................2699
  Railroad track maintenance credit..........................2525, 2645
  Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits:
    Accrual for certain regular interests..........................2591
    Foreign holders..........................................2474, 2644
    Interest-only regular interests................................2489
  Real estate transactions:
    Timber sales information reporting.............................2520
  Reconsideration of Rev. Rule 69-302..............................2552
  Redemptions treated as dividends.................................2576
  Regulated investment companies:
    Reporting of foreign taxes paid................................2504
  Regulation amendments............................................2529
  Release of lien..................................................2512
  Relocation allowance for Federal employees.......................3341
  Reporting and recordkeeping requirements...................2442, 2719
  Research credit............................................2505, 2622
  Research expenditures resulting in inventory property............2518
  Resident status..................................................2547
  Retirement annuity contributions.................................2586
  Retirement plans.....................................2674, 2724, 2725
    Deemed IRAs....................................................2732
    Designated Roth contributions under cash or deferred 
        arrangements.........................................2648, 2750
    Disclosure of relative values of optional forms of benefit.....2748
    Exclusion of employees of 501(c)(3) organizations in 401(k) 
        and 401(m) plans...........................................2607
    Phased retirement program......................................2612
  Salary reduction agreement.......................................2658
  Section 6159.....................................................2553
  Section 882......................................................2675
  Section 884......................................................2675
  Securities.................................................2444, 2551
    Abandonment of.................................................2705
  Simplified service cost and simplified production methods to 
      self-constructed assets......................................2639
  Single-sum distributions from cash balance pension plans.........2722
  Small businesses:
    Disabled access credit.........................................2742
  Solid waste disposal facility definition.........................2608
  Special depreciation allowance.......................2517, 2585, 2638
  Stewardship expenses.............................................2479
  Stock options....................................................2598
  Stock transfer regulations...........................2493, 2616, 2681
    Continuity of interest.........................................2741
  Straddles:
    Carrying charges...............................................2561
    Definition of loss.............................................2689
    Miscellaneous issues...........................................2673
  Subchapter T cooperatives..................................2694, 2696
  Substitute dividend payments in securities lending...............2471
  Substitute for return............................................2688
  Summonses of third-party recordkeepers...........................2462
  Supplemental wage withholding....................................2627
  Support test for children of divorced parents....................2487
  Suspension of interest and penalties.............................2697
  Tacking rule requirement.........................................2523
  Targeted populations.............................................2524
  Tax credits:
    Low-income housing.......................................1457, 2470
    Puerto Rico....................................................2546
  Tax shelter rules..........................................2510, 2634
  Taxable fuel entry...............................................2594
  Taxable years for CFCs and FPHCs.................................2454
  Taxpayer assistance orders.......................................2544
  Taxpayer Bill of Rights..........................................2553
  Timely mailing treatment.........................................2684
  Toll telephone service definition................................2580
  Tractors, trailers, trucks, and tires............................2511
  Transactions involving related parties, pass-through entities, 
      or other intermediaries......................................2598
  Transferor or transferee as a predecessor or successor...........2588

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  Transfers between an individual debtor and the bankruptcy 
      estate.......................................................2535
  Travel expenses for members of Congress..........................2446
  Treatment of services............................................2583
  Trusts:
    Foreign trusts.................................................2445
    Non-exempt employees...........................................2676
    Qualified severance regulations................................2601
    Reporting earned income........................................2611
  Underpayment.....................................................2615
  Utility allowances...............................................2477
  Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service 
      members.......................................................603
  Widely held fixed investment trusts..............................2719
  Withholding by Federal agencies..................................2347
  Withholding certificates...................................2631, 2677
  Withholding for qualified intermediaries.........................2570
Indians:
  See also Indians-arts and crafts
           Indians-business and finance
           Indians-lands
           Indians-law
           Indians-tribal government
  Alaska resupply operation........................................1687
  Appeals from administrative actions..............................1669
  Certificates of degree of Indian blood...........................1691
  Electric power utilities.........................................1693
  Energy resource development program..............................1686
  Extending wireless telecommunications services to tribal lands 
                                                                   3809
  Food assistance programs..........................................145
  Housing:
    Indian Housing Block Grant Program...........1459, 1460, 1461, 1463
    NAHASDA amendments.............................................1464
  Limitation on charges by Medicare participating inpatient 
      hospitals.....................................................950
  National Indian Gaming Commission.......3975, 3980, 3984, 3985, 3986, 
                                                                   3988
  Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...........1659
  Navajo generating station..................................3043, 3044
  Peyote use in traditional religion ceremonies....................1848
  Preference in employment.........................................1683
  Processing requests for reindeer by non-native Alaskans..........1694
  Revision of the membership roll of the Eastern Band of Cherokee 
      of North Carolina............................................1684
  Spent fuel shipment notification.................................4021
  STOP Violence Against Indian Women Discretionary Grant Program 
                                                             1889, 1900
  Subsistence fishing.............................447, 1552, 1602, 1634
  Subsistence hunting and fishing on Federal lands in Alaska......1515, 
                                     1519, 1541, 1551, 1593, 1628, 1637
  Subsistence taking of northern fur seals..........................572
  Transport of eagle feathers......................................1611
Indians-arts and crafts:
  Sale of handicrafts in National Park System......................1661
  Use of northern sea otter........................................1595
Indians-business and finance:
  Acquisition regulations..........................................3629
  Gaming operations:
    Civil fines....................................................3988
    Classification standards.......................................3979
    Debt collection................................................3987
    Facility licensing standards...................................3976
    Minimum internal control standards.............................3981
    Privacy Act procedures.........................................3977
    Revenue allocation plans.......................................1666
    Sole proprietary interest......................................3989
    Technical standards for gaming machines and gaming systems.....3978
  Indian Tribal Corporations.......................................2494
  Management contracts.............................................3975
  Net gaming revenue...............................................3984
  Unclaimed Individual Indian Moneys funds.........................1670
Indians-lands:
  Air pollution control implementation.............................3051
  Allotments.......................................................1766
  American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act.................1474
  Annual funding agreements........................................1520
  Business lease procedures........................................1681
  Deposit of proceeds from lands withdrawn for Native selection 
                                                                   1698
  EPA new source reviews...........................................2913
  Forest land protection............................................255
  Grazing permits..................................................1671
  Irrigation projects..............................................1665
  Leasing for mineral development......................1679, 1685, 1696
  Leasing of trust and restricted lands............................1688
  Management of tribal assets of the Ute Indian Tribe..............1699
  Mining regulations...................................1677, 1678, 1744
  National Forest System lands......................................223
  Oil and gas leases.........................................1673, 1674
  Oil valuation from leases........................................1707
  Probate of trust estates...................................1672, 1680
  Reservation proclamations........................................1695
  Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................259
Indians-law:
  BIA regulations..................................................1667
  Construction of jails............................................1904
  Detention facilities and programs................................1682
  Hearings and appeals.............................................3982
  NIGC enforcement regulations.....................................3983
  Use or distribution of judgment funds................1668, 1689, 1692
Indians-tribal government:
  Tribal background investigations.................................3985
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...........................................246
    Outdoor developed areas........................................2868
    Outdoor recreation facilities...................................247
    Public accommodations and commercial facilities................1815
    Public rights-of-way...........................................2870
    State and local government services............................1816
    Telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment 
                                                                   3699
    Transportation...........................................2037, 2042
  Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted 
      housing......................................................2854
  Contractor and subcontractor obligations...................1915, 1925
  Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.....1077
  Disability ratings:
    Age categories.................................................3587
    Cardiovascular conditions......................................2819
    Cardiovascular impairments.....................................3605
    Convulsive disorders...........................................2858
    Digestive system...............................................3573
    Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3595
    Growth impairment..............................................3599
    Hearing impairments............................................3566
    Hematological disorders........................................3558
    Hypertension...................................................2819
    Immune system..................................................3554
    Individual unemployability.....................................2853
    Labyrinthine-vestibular function disturbance...................3566
    Language and speech disorders..................................3567
    Mental disorders...............................................3557
    Multiple scars.................................................2821

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    Musculoskeletal disorders......................................3570
    Neurological conditions..................................2858, 3555
    Respiratory disorders....................................2819, 3556
    Special senses.................................................3574
    Vision.........................................................2815
  Excepted appointment for employment..............................3428
  Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability 
      review.......................................................3572
  Expedited reinstatement of SSA disability benefits...............3603
  Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:
    Labor hours ratio requirements.................................2873
  Medical improvement eligibility group.............................982
  Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3575
  Naturalization application.......................................1176
  Nondiscrimination....................................3327, 3491, 3593
    Air travel.....................................................2043
    CNCS...........................................................2883
    DHS programs...................................................1100
    Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation.......................3593
    GSA............................................................3332
    HUD programs...................................................1375
    NARA...........................................................3360
    OFHEO..........................................................3384
  Passenger vessel access....................................2046, 2869
  Plans to achieve self-support....................................3579
  Self-Sufficiency Program.........................................3577
  SSA disability determination process.......................3563, 3598
    Administrative review process..................................3588
    Continuing disability review failure to cooperate procedures 
                                                                   3585
    Medical equivalence policy.....................................3602
    Review of state agency determinations..........................3611
  Telecommunications relay services..........................3700, 3701
  Ticket to Work Program...........................................3577
  Transportation regulations.......................................2039
  Vocational rehabilitation services:
    Referral for services..........................................3596
  Work report receipts issuance....................................3582
Industrial safety:
  See Occupational safety and health
Industry:
  See Business and industry
Infants and children:
  See also Adoption and foster care
           Child welfare
           Youth
  Baby bath seat ban...............................................3670
  Bunk bed cornerpost standard.....................................3671
  Child Care and Development Fund..................................1087
  Child Citizenship Act............................................1199
  Child Safety Lock Act of 2005....................................1827
  Child Status Protection Act................................1179, 2006
  Child support....................................................1088
  Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule........................3942
  Crib safety standards............................................3669
  FAA-approved child restraint systems.............................2103
  Food assistance programs............148, 163, 168, 170, 185, 190, 193
  Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children........................946
  Infant formula...............................................905, 906
  Infant pillow ban................................................3663
  Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................1944
  Motor vehicle restraint systems......................2173, 2181, 2185
  Nutrition education participant contacts..........................162
  Portable bed rail safety.........................................3666
  Post-childbirth hospitalization length of stay requirements......1029
  State Children's Health Insurance Program:
    Allotments.....................................................1021
    Disclosure of eligibility for food assistance programs..........168
    Payment error rate measurement program.........................1015
    Redistribution of unexpended funds.........................992, 998
  Television programming.....................................3761, 3762
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....................................895, 961
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.................................1362
  FCSIC regulation.................................................3696
  Terrorism Risk Insurance Program.....................2261, 2269, 2290
Insurance companies:
  Anti-money laundering program....................................2336
  Asset acquisitions...............................................2568
  Attained age of the insured......................................2692
  Income tax regulations...........................................2708
Insured loans:
  See Loan programs
Intelligence:
  See Classified information
Intergovernmental relations:
  See also Grant programs
  Alternative fuels incentives program..............................799
  Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3345
  EPA..................................................2914, 3274, 3278
International agreements:
  See Treaties
International boundaries:
  Border crossing cards:
    Elimination of.................................................1275
International trade:
  See Foreign trade
Inventions and patents:
  Claims containing Markush or other alternative language...........584
  Cooperative Research and Technology Enhancement Act...............599
  DFARS regulations.................................................643
  Disclosure Document Program elimination...........................585
  Doctrine of inequitable conduct...................................576
  Duty of disclosure in applications................................576
  Electronic application exchange between intellectual property 
      offices.......................................................590
  Electronic submission of documents................................595
  Ex parte and inter partes reexamination practice.............589, 591
  Examination of applications for subject matter eligibility........583
  Examination of claims in applications.............................581
  Examination of multiple continuation applications.................580
  Fees:
    Handling applications filed without appropriate fees............592
    Refund provisions...............................................592
    Revisions.......................................................578
  Government-owned inventions:
    Licensing.......................................................601
  Information disclosure statement requirements.....................582
  Means- or step- plus-function claim elements in applications......597
  Mineral patent applications......................................1774

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  Power of attorney provisions......................................600
  Pre-brief appeal conference for applications under appeal.........596
  Preexamination search reports.....................................586
  Representation of others before the USPTO.........................577
  Signature provisions..............................................600
  Submission of chemical and 3-D biological structural data in 
      electronic format.............................................594
  Time for required filing and date of availability of biological 
      deposits......................................................598
Investigations:
  Government personnel.............................................3417
Investment advisers:
  See Securities
Investment companies:
  Affiliate transactions...........................................4067
  Anti-money laundering program for unregistered companies.........2328
  Confirmation of transactions.....................................4080
  Disclosure requirements....................................4043, 4081
    Mutual fund information........................................4059
    Privacy protection.............................................4056
  Eligible portfolio companies.....................................4070
  Form N-SAR.......................................................4062
  Frequency of distribution of capital gains.......................4061
  Income tax regulations...........................................2504
  Issued ratably definition........................................4058
  Money market fund exemptions.....................................4066
  Portfolio transaction cost disclosure............................4055
  Registration form and rules................................4054, 4062
  Small business investment companies:
    Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3516
Investments:
  See also Brokers
           Commodity futures
           Investment companies
           Securities
  Annuity broker qualifications....................................1899
  Cash solicitation rule...........................................4063
  Financial services transactions between U.S. providers and 
      unaffiliated foreign persons..................................303
  Investment advisers:
    Anti-money laundering program..................................2323
    Electronic filing..............................................4065
    Political contributions........................................4052
    Proxy voting policies..........................................4043
    Thrift institutions............................................4064
  Mutual funds:
    Redemption fees................................................4060
    Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2315
  U.S. direct investment abroad.....................................305
Irrigation:
  Project operation and maintenance................................1665


                                   K

Kidney diseases:
  Medicare:
    Conditions for coverage........................................1032


                                   L

Labeling:
  See also Food labeling
           Packaging and containers
  Alcoholic beverages............................2349, 2353, 2354, 2385
  Biobased products.................................................271
  Blood and blood components........................................904
  Drugs.....................855, 856, 868, 869, 875, 898, 918, 925, 936
  Fuel economy of motor vehicles...................................2956
  Latex condoms.....................................................903
  Malt beverage products...........................................2351
  Malt beverages...................................................2389
  Natural rubber-containing medical devices.........................859
  New car safety rating requirement................................2189
  Pesticides.......................................................3154
  Recycled oil intended for use as engine oil......................3932
  Winemaking terms.................................................2350
Labor:
  See also Child labor
           Employee benefit plans
           Employment
           Equal employment opportunity
           Occupational safety and health
           Retirement
           Unemployment compensation
           Wages
  Airline Employee Protection Program..............................1921
  Fiduciary responsibilities of union officials....................1924
  Freedom of Information Act.................................1910, 1974
  Homeland Security Labor Relations Board..........................1113
  Labor laws application to government acquisitions.................667
  Labor organization annual financial trust reports................1920
  Labor organization officer and employee reports..................1917
  Local, intermediate, national or international status of labor 
      organizations................................................1923
  Small Business Job Protection Act................................1912
  Standards for contracts involving construction...................3647
  Standards of conduct for federal sector unions...................1916
Laboratories:
  Accreditation of analytical chemistry laboratories................214
  Clinical laboratories regulation.................................1059
  Fee rates for agricultural industry testing.........................4
  Gynecological cytology proficiency testing requirements...........996
  Hospital conditions of participation.............................1008
  Quality standards for genetic testing.............................981
  Waste management.................................................3227
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..............................................1905
  Carriage of concealed weapons....................................1877
  Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...1881, 1883, 1884, 
                                                             3729, 3785
  Exchange of criminal history record information..................1876
  Fish and Wildlife Service........................................1480
  Forest Service....................................................226
  Indian country...................................................1667
  National Indian Gaming Commission................................3983
  Police department review for pattern or practice of unlawful 
      conduct......................................................1820
  Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act............1882
  Public lands.....................................................1757
  Sexual assault reporting..........................................723
  Training of officers authorized to enforce immigration law 
      during mass influx of aliens.................................1282
  Use of tobacco products without payment of tax...................2406
Lawyers:
  Ethical standards................................................1897
  Reimbursement for attorney's fees in DOI legal proceedings.......1472
  Reimbursement for fees in DHS proceedings........................1119
  Representation for aliens in immigration proceedings.............1867
  Standards of conduct:
    SEC............................................................4091
Lead poisoning:
  Paint..........................................3170, 3194, 3205, 3212

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  Reducing lead consumption and use................................3193
Libraries:
  Disposition of culturally identifiable human remains in 
      possession of museums........................................1644
  Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments.................3376
  Grant program regulations........................................3377
  Presidential library facilities..................................3371
  Privacy Act implementation.......................................3378
  Title IX of the Education Act Amendments.........................3375
Life insurance:
  Accelerated death benefits.......................................2672
  District of Columbia employees...................................3456
  Government employees.............................................3419
  Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance:
    Traumatic injury protection rider..............................2833
  Solicitation on DoD installations.................................618
Liquors:
  Exports..........................................................2368
Livestock:
  See also Grazing lands
           Meat and meat products
           Meat inspection
           Poultry and poultry products
  Aquatic animals.....................................................1
  Assistance for producers...........................................29
  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention...................89, 913
  Cattle importation.................................................57
  Chronic wasting disease in farmed elk and deer.....................70
  Foot-and-mouth disease.............................................69
  Interstate movement of sheep and goats.............................77
  National Forest System restrictions...............................236
  National Organic Program....................................6, 15, 21
Loan programs:
  Fishing capacity reduction loans.............................491, 536
  Health Care Infrastructure Improvement Program.............1049, 1071
  NIH loan repayment programs.......................................952
  Special Community Disaster Loans Program.........................1369
Loan programs-agriculture:
  Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program.....274, 275, 281, 282, 
                                                                    283
  Community programs................................................105
  Farm Credit Administration:
    Assessment and apportionment of administrative expenses........3679
    Borrower rights................................................3681
    Capital adequacy.........................................3678, 3691
    Disclosure and reporting requirements....................3682, 3687
    Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation................3684, 3692
    Financially related services...................................3680
    Funding and fiscal affairs...............................3678, 3686
    Governance of institutions.....................................3687
    Investments, liquidity and divestiture requirements............3694
    Loan policies and operations...................................3678
    Mission-related investments....................................3689
    Policies and operations........................................3686
    Priority of claims.............................................3690
    Receivership repudiation authorities...........................3695
    Regulatory burden..............................................3683
    Scope of financing regulations.................................3685
    Termination regulations........................................3688
  Farm Loan Program:
    Regulatory streamlining..........................................26
  Farm Service Agency:
    Appraisal updates................................................53
    Debt collection and settlement regulations.......................34
    Guaranteed farm loan fees........................................41
    Interest assistance program......................................27
    Unauthorized assistance on guaranteed loans......................39
  Guaranteed farm loan regulations..............................33, 278
  National security emergency loans.................................276
  Regulation streamlining............................................26
  Rural economic development........................................279
  Rural housing.....................................................107
  Secondary market sales of guaranteed loans........................284
  Water and waste disposal..........................................292
  Water programs....................................................289
Loan programs-business:
  Credit union member business loans...............................3969
  SBA:
    Certified development company program..........................3534
    Disaster loan program..........................................3542
    Drought disaster relief........................................3530
    Economic injury disaster loans.................................3518
    Gulf Opportunity Pilot Loan Program............................3551
    Lender examination and review fees.............................3531
    Premier Certified Lenders Program..............................3522
    Small Business Lending Companies...............................3515
Loan programs-education:
  OPM repayment regulations........................................3410
Loan programs-housing and community development:
  Accelerated claims disposition...................................1392
  Closing forms and documents......................................1418
  Disciplinary actions against HUD-qualified real estate brokers 
                                                                   1413
  Government-sponsored enterprises:
    Conservatorship................................................3386
    Minimum capital................................................3385
    Mortgage data..................................................1389
    Prohibition on indemnification payments........................3387
    Prompt corrective action regulation............................3389
    Risk-based capital requirement.................................3388
  HOME Investment Partnerships Program.............................1383
  Limitation of insured loans to nonprofit agencies................1425
  Rural areas........................................107, 111, 112, 115
Loan programs-veterans:
  Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted 
      housing......................................................2854
  Fees and charges.................................................2808
  Housing loan program:
    Delegation of authority to property management contractor......2834
  Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages.................................2798
  Regulation amendments............................................2822
Lobbying:
  Restrictions.....................................................1112
Longshore and harbor workers:
  Safety and health regulations....................................1991
Low and moderate income housing:
  See also Public housing
  Housing and Community Development Act regulations................1445
  Income tax credit allocation and certification...................2756
  Indian Housing Block Grant Program:
    Rental assistance..............................................1460
  Section 8:
    Eligibility of students........................................1391
    Renewal of expiring project-based assistance contract....1414, 1432
    Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program............1465
    Tax credit rents...............................................1457
  Tax credits......................................................2470
Lumber:
  See Forests and forest products
Lung diseases:
  See Tuberculosis


                                   M

Manufactured homes:
  Construction standards...........................................1433
  Dispute resolution program.......................................1416
  HUD insured as condominiums......................................1402
  Installation program.......................................1406, 1415
  Manufactured housing program:
    Minimum payments to states.....................................1434
  On-site construction.............................................1405
Marine engineering:
  See Vessels

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Marine mammals:
  See also Endangered and threatened species
  Animal welfare standards...........................................56
  Atlantic large whale.........................................514, 516
  Beluga whales.....................................................511
  Captive holding and transport.....................................510
  Importation of polar bear trophies...............................1492
  Incidental taking:
    Air-to-surface gunnery exercises in the northern Gulf of 
        Mexico......................................................477
    Assessment of Naval ship survivability..........................472
    Bottlenose dolphin..............................................512
    Coastal commercial fireworks displays...........................471
    Deployment of Naval at-sea gunnery scoring system...............473
    Explosive removal of offshore structures in the Gulf of 
        Mexico......................................................474
    Naval explosives ordnance testing and training exercises in 
        the northern Gulf of Mexico.................................478
    Naval military readiness activities.............................513
    Naval training operations at the East Coast shallow water 
        training range..............................................476
    Oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico...................468
    Oil and gas industry activities in Alaska...........570, 1509, 1528
    Precision strike weapons exercises in the northern Gulf of 
        Mexico......................................................470
    Rocket launch operations........................................567
    Testing and training of the Navy's Surveillance Towed Array 
        Sensor System-Low Frequency Active Sonar....................475
  Level B harassment...............................................1606
  List of fisheries.................................................568
  Manatee protection areas.........................................1613
  North Atlantic whale protection..............................466, 469
  Northern right whale..............................................504
  Northern sea otters..............................................1595
  Permits for activities otherwise prohibited......................1605
  Protection regulations...........................................1725
  Southern Resident killer whales...................................569
  Spinner dolphin protection........................................479
  Subsistence taking of northern fur seals..........................572
  Swimming or recreational interaction with.........................467
Marine pollution:
  See Water pollution control
Marine resources:
  See also Fisheries
  Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act..................405
  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary....................485, 486
  Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary............................487
  Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.............................517
  Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary..................483
  Monetary Bay National Marine Sanctuary............................484
  National Marine Sanctuaries Program...............................482
  Northwest Hawaiian Islands........................................482
  Research program..................................................522
Marine safety:
  See also Vessels
  Drug and alcohol testing following casualties....................1259
  Escort vessels for tankers.......................................1237
  Personal flotation device requirements...........................1214
  Propeller injury prevention......................................1248
  Puget Sound-area waters..........................................1246
  Reporting marine casualties......................................1258
  Safety and security zone regulations.......................1232, 1253
  Standards for marine equipment...................................1229
  Standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for 
      seafarers....................................................1242
Maritime carriers:
  See also Cargo vessels
           Passenger vessels
           Seamen
           Vessels
  Administrative appeals process for agricultural commodities........28
  Communications.............................................3779, 3795
  Income source rules..............................................2447
  Japanese vessels.................................................3907
  License application for ocean transportation intermediaries......3906
  Maintenance and repair reimbursement pilot program...............2257
  Merchant mariners..........................................1251, 1252
  Mobile radio services............................................3735
  Notification of arrival and departure in U.S. ports..............1260
  Ocean common carrier status......................................3909
  Pilotage rates on the Great Lakes................................1227
  Right whale ship strike reduction.................................469
  Sensitive security information...................................2056
  Vapor control systems............................................1223
  Worker identification credential.................................1292
Meat and meat products:
  See also Meat inspection
  Advanced meat/bone separation machinery...........................211
  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention.........86, 210, 913, 914
  Chronic wasting disease in elk and deer............................70
  Foot-and-mouth disease.............................................69
  Imports...................................................74, 93, 218
    Beef from Brazil.................................................95
  Labeling.................................................12, 205, 219
  Meat recovery systems.............................................211
  Performance standards:
    Bacon...........................................................195
    Ready-to-eat products...........................................204
  Rabbit grading.....................................................11
  Trichinae Certification Program....................................61
Meat inspection:
  Ante-mortem inspection of horses..................................220
  Availability of distribution lists of retail consignees during 
      recalls.......................................................201
  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy prevention.......................210
  Determining net weight compliance.................................203
  Fees...........................................................5, 217
  Foreign inspection system supervisory visits......................213
  Mechanically separated products...................................211
  Prohibition on use of air-injection stunners......................212
Medicaid:
  See also Public assistance programs
  Ambulatory surgical centers:
    Conditions for coverage.........................................970
  Benchmark benefit package........................................1004
  Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions...............1041
  Cost sharing options.............................................1003
  Disclosure of children's eligibility for food assistance 
      programs......................................................168
  Documentation requirements for aliens............................1005
  High risk pool grants............................................1002
  Home and community-based services................................1031
  Hospice care.....................................................1034
  Managed care:
    Civil penalties.................................................833
  Medical improvement eligibility group.............................982
  Non-emergency medical transportation programs....................1001
  Organ procurement organizations..................................1036
  Outpatient hospital services......................................987
  Payment error rate measurement program...........................1015
  Payments for service provided without charge......................980
  Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly...................1017
  Rural health clinic services......................................987
  Self-directed personal assistance services.......................1006
  State plan options...................................1001, 1006, 1031
  Targeted case management.........................................1030
  Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities....969, 1009
Medical assistance program:
  See Medicaid
Medical care:
  See Health care
Medical devices:
  Analyte specific reagents.........................................858

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  CHAMPUS coverage of prosthetic devices............................755
  CHAMPVA coverage of devices and prostheses.......................2786
  Classification and reclassification...............................858
  Competitive bidding...............................................973
  Current Good Manufacturing Practice final rule....................854
  Current good manufacturing practice for combination products......887
  Economic impact analysis:
    User labeling on natural rubber-containing devices..............859
  Informed consent regulations......................................896
  Medical gas containers and closures...............................866
  Postmarket safety reporting for combination products..............888
  Power operated vehicles..........................................1056
  Pressure regulators for use with medical oxygen...................864
  Respiratory assist devices with bi-level capability and a back-
      up rate......................................................1057
  Respiratory protective devices:
    Quality assurance and administrative provision..................848
  Restricted devices................................................858
  Surgeon and patient examination gloves............................897
  Use of materials derived from cattle..............................932
Medical facilities:
  See Health facilities
Medical personnel:
  See Health professions
Medical records:
  See Health records
Medical research:
  Minority Biomedical Research Support Program......................954
  Minority health disparities research endowment program............956
  National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research 
      chimpanzees...................................................959
  NIH grants...................................................951, 953
  NIH loan repayment programs.......................................952
Medicare:
  Ambulatory surgical centers:
    Conditions for coverage.........................................970
    List of covered procedures.....................................1058
    Payment rates..................................................1075
  Appeals process..................................................1039
  Bad debt reimbursement...........................................1067
  Civil money penalties, assessments, and exclusions.........1041, 1063
  Clinical laboratories regulation.................................1059
  Competitive acquisition of durable medical equipment..............973
  Coordination of retiree health benefits..........................3306
  Double pharmacy benefit coverage with TRICARE.....................742
  Drugs:
    Best price requirements for authorized generic drugs............988
    Competitive acquisition........................................1046
    Electronic prescribing...................................1028, 1064
    Premium and cost-sharing subsidies.............................3606
  Electronic claims submission...............................1054, 1070
  End-stage renal disease:
    Conditions for coverage........................................1032
  Fee schedules:
    Ambulance services..................................983, 1027, 1072
    Physician payments...................................989, 990, 1069
  Fee-for-service payment systems...................................965
  Fraud and abuse provisions...................................837, 841
  Gynecological cytology proficiency testing requirements for 
      laboratories and individuals..................................996
  Home health agencies:
    Conditions of participation...............................966, 1052
    Prospective payment system...........................978, 994, 1061
  Hospice care...............................................1034, 1053
  Hospitals:
    Coinsurance....................................................1020
    Discharge notification procedures..............................1000
    Extended care services coinsurance.............................1020
    GME affillations for a teaching hospital affected by a 
        disaster....................................................997
    Inpatient deductible...........................................1020
    Inpatient prospective payment system............................984
    Limitation on charges for services furnished to Indians.........950
    Organ transplantation centers..................................1033
    Outpatient prospective payment system.....................985, 1062
    Oversight and validation program................................976
    Psychiatric hospitals prospective payment system..........999, 1016
  Income related Part B premium subsidy reduction..................3564
  Inherent reasonableness to payment amounts for services..........1068
  Medicare Integrity Program.......................................1048
  Medicare+Choice plans:
    Civil penalties.................................................833
  Mental health parity:
    Extending sunset date for interim final regulation.............1050
  Monthly actuarial rates..........................................1022
  National Plan and Provider Enumeration System....................1014
  Organ procurement organizations..................................1036
  Overpayment recoupment............................................975
  Power operated vehicle requirements..............................1056
  Premium rate.....................................................1022
  Premiums for uninsured aged and disabled individuals who have 
      exhausted other entitlement..................................1019
  Prior determination process......................................1042
  Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly...................1017
  Prospective Payment System:
    Long-term care hospitals..................................993, 1018
  Provider agreement and supplier participation:
    Billing numbers................................................1007
  Provider nomination provision.....................................995
  Provider reimbursement regulations:
    Appeals........................................................1037
  Quality improvement organizations.................................977
  Random prepayment review.........................................1044
  Rehabilitation facilities:
    Inpatient prospective payment system............................986
  Repayment plans..............................................975, 991
  Rural health clinics..............................................968
  Secondary payer..................................................1043
  SELECT policy:
    Safe harbor for waivers of beneficiary coinsurance and 
        deductible amounts..........................................835
  Skilled nursing facilities:
    Prospective payment system and consolidated billing............1023
  State allotments for payment of premiums...................1025, 1073
  State Health Insurance Assistance Program........................1026
  Use of restraint and seclusion in health care facilities....969, 1009
Mental health programs:
  Extending sunset date for interim final regulation on mental 
      health parity................................................1050
  Psychiatric residential treatment facilities:
    Prospective payment system................................999, 1016
    Use of restraint and seclusion............................969, 1009
Merchant marine:
  See Maritime carriers
      Seamen
Metals:
  Anti-money laundering program for dealers in precious metals, 
      stones, or jewels............................................2329
  EPA trace metal analysis.........................................3274
  Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements..................3220
Migratory birds:
  See Wildlife
Military arms sales:
  See Arms and munitions
Military installations:
  See Federal buildings and facilities
Military personnel:
  See also Armed forces

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  Claims settlement.................................................609
  Courts-martial manual regulations.................................627
  Criminal jurisdiction over personnel outside the US..........630, 633
  Elimination of deemed military wages.............................3560
  Financial assistance to local educational agencies................622
  Management and mobilization of regular and reserve retired 
      military members..............................................620
  Military awards...................................................726
  Naturalization of aliens serving in the Armed Forces and their 
      dependents....................................................619
  Reemployment.....................................................3413
  Retirement regulations...........................................3461
  Revitalizing base closure communities.............................632
  Security policies for granting access to classified information
                                                                    624
  Sexual assault reporting..........................................723
  Transition assistance.............................................607
  Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay..................603
Milk:
  Imports from countries where foot-and-mouth disease exists.........88
  Income loss contract program.......................................47
  School breakfast and lunch program regulations...............154, 194
  Standards of identity.............................................938
Mine safety and health:
  Alcohol and drug use prevention..................................1960
  Asbestos exposure limit..........................................1962
  Civil monetary penalties.........................................1961
  Coal mine dust personal sampler units.............................851
  Diesel particulate matter exposure...............................1963
  Electrical products..............................................1958
  Emergency evacuation standard....................................1966
  Equivalency evaluation of EPA's nonroad diesel engine standards
                                                                   1954
  Fees for testing, evaluation and approval of mining products.....1972
  Field modifications of permissible mobile diesel-powered 
      equipment....................................................1959
  International Electrotechnical Commission's standards for 
      explosion-proof enclosures...................................1965
  Proximity detection system for continuous mining machines........1956
  Regulation elimination and improvement...........................1970
  Respirable coal dust.......................................1967, 1968
  Respirable crystalline silica standard...........................1969
  Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements for metal 
      mining.......................................................3220
  Training standards for shaft and slope construction workers......1971
  Underground coal mines:
    Dust control plan verification.................................1967
    Fire protection requirements...................................1964
    High-voltage continuous mining equipment standards.............1957
  Underground rescue equipment and technology......................1955
Mineral resources:
  See also Coal
           Metals
           Oil and gas reserves
           Public lands-mineral resources
  Cost recovery processing.........................................1771
  Data disclosure..................................................1723
  Lead mining......................................................1676
  Leasing Indian lands...........................1679, 1685, 1696, 1699
  Locatable minerals program........................................229
  Mineral patent applications......................................1774
  MMS contact information..........................................1726
  Outer Continental Shelf operations:
    Documents incorporated by reference............................1728
    Federal consistency regulations.................................520
    Leasing regulations............................................1709
    Safety requirements............................................1243
  Proprietary terms................................................1723
  Rights-of-way regulations............................1490, 1754, 1771
  Unauthorized mining operations on National Forest System lands 
                                                                    239
  Valuation of sodium and potassium................................1729
  Zinc mining......................................................1676
Mineral royalties:
  Interest and late payments.......................................1704
  Offsets, recoupments, and refunds................................1704
Miners:
  See Mine safety and health
Mines:
  See also Mine safety and health
           Reclamation
           Surface mining
  Abandoned..................................................1737, 1743
  Fees for claims and site maintenance.............................1777
  Funding assurances for treatment of pollutant discharges from 
      surface mining operations....................................1739
  Lands available for location of mining claims or sites...........1761
  Lead mining operations...........................................1676
  Leasing Indian lands.......................................1677, 1678
  Ownership and control settlement rule......................1740, 1746
  Requirements for maintaining claim...............................1761
  Revegetation standards...........................................1742
  Safe and environmentally protective use of granular mine 
      tailings.....................................................3233
  Surface management...............................................1745
  Transfer, assignment, or sale of permit rights...................1747
  Unauthorized operations on National Forest System lands...........239
  Zinc mining operations...........................................1676
Minimum wages:
  Records to be kept by employers..................................1912
Minority groups:
  See Civil rights
Mobile homes:
  See Manufactured homes
Mobile offshore drilling units:
  See Vessels
Mortgage insurance:
  Alternative water supply systems.................................1394
  Approval of condominiums in Puerto Rico upon presentation of 
      legal documents..............................................1401
  Downpayment assistance programs..................................1429
  Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Insurance........................1430
  Hospitals........................................................1407
  Manufactured homes in condominium................................1402
  Refinancing home equity conversion mortgages...............1421, 1423
  Risk-based premium structure.....................................1399
  Single-family:
    Debenture interest payments....................................1410
    Default reporting..............................................1427
    Program revisions..............................................1422
    Property flipping prohibition..................................1409
  Time limitation for filing supplemental claims...................1431
Mortgages:
  See also Mortgage insurance
  Adjustable rate mortgages........................................1428
  Cooperative housing developments.................................1421
  Credit Watch Termination Initiative..............................1426
  Disclosure of costs to consumers.................................1424
  Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation:
    Business plan for electronic commerce activities...............3692
    Risk-based capital standards...................................3684
  Federal Housing Administration:
    Quality control plans..........................................1396
    Requirement for appraisers on appraiser roster.................1395
  Government-sponsored enterprises:
    Compliance with Fair Housing Act...............................1380
    Conservatorship................................................3386
    Data release...................................................1389
    Excess yield securities........................................1443

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    Housing goals..................................................1387
    Minimum capital................................................3385
    Prohibiting the purchase of loans arising from unacceptable 
        lending practices..........................................1380
    Prohibition on indemnification payments........................3387
    Prompt corrective action regulation............................3389
    Risk-based capital requirement.................................3388
  Home equity conversion mortgages.................................1421
    Counseling quality control and standardization.................1400
  Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages:
    Index addition.................................................1398
    Loan guaranty for veterans.....................................2798
  Lender compliance and accountability.............................1417
  Loan correspondent and sponsor responsibilities..................1420
  Loan originator registry.........................................1419
  Mortgagee Review Board sanctions.................................1386
  Nondiscrimination................................................3384
  Prohibiting misleading words in names of non-federally 
      supervised entities..........................................1386
  Servicing approval agreement.....................................1419
Motor carriers:
  Acquisition regulations..........................................3642
  Brake systems....................................................2147
  Cargo securement standards.......................................2146
  Charter bus operations...........................................2222
  Civil and criminal penalties.....................................2148
  Drivers:
    Commercial driver's license testing............................2144
    Commercial drivers' licenses with hazardous materials 
        endorsement..........................................1309, 2154
    Diabetes standard..............................................2133
    Hours of service regulations.............................2140, 2145
    Learner permits..........................................2144, 2160
    Medical certification requirements as part of CDL program......2134
    National registry of certified medical examiners...............2141
    School bus endorsement.........................................2164
  Electronic on-board recorders for hours-of-service compliance 
                                                                   2140
  Exemption from financial reporting requirements..................2163
  Federal safety regulations:
    Auditor certification..........................................2153
  Freight forwarding industry......................................2150
  Hazardous materials transportation.........................1308, 2251
  Highway vehicle definition.......................................2714
  Household goods transportation...................................2138
    Consumer complaint information.................................2143
  Inspection, repair, and maintenance..............................2139
  Intermodal cargo containers......................................2139
  Interstate van operations........................................2157
  Intrastate accident and safety data used to judge the fitness 
      of interstate carriers.......................................2159
  Medical transportation demonstration grant program...............2226
  Mexican:
    Accelerated safety monitoring system and compliance 
        initiative.................................................2152
    Decal display requirements.....................................2137
    NAFTA..........................................................2151
  New entrant safety assurance process.............................2136
  Qualifications to self-insure operations.........................2162
  Railroad grade crossing safety...................................2135
  Registration enforcement.........................................2155
  Reports..........................................................2156
  Revocation of operating authority..........................2142, 2158
  Safety fitness procedures........................................2161
  Size and weight regulations......................................2129
  Stopping distance requirements for truck tractors................2167
  Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2254
  Unified registration system......................................2149
Motor vehicle pollution:
  Alternative fuels.................................................799
  Component durability procedures..................................3025
  Control regulations............................2936, 2940, 3001, 3120
  Diesel exhaust...................................................2967
  Diesel fuel sulfur transition....................................3137
  Emission control diagnostic systems..............................2925
  Emission standards:
    Alternative compliance options.................................3142
    Defect reporting for on-highway motor vehicles and engines.....2978
    Diesel engines and fuels.......................................3033
    Exemption for US Territories...................................3039
    Heavy-duty diesel engines......................................3040
    HOV facilities rule............................................2975
    New motor vehicles.................................2975, 3013, 3106
  Gasoline:
    Additives................................................2911, 3113
    Anti-dumping program...............................3000, 3005, 3006
    Reformulated.......................................2908, 2933, 3112
    Standards......................................................3115
  Gasoline sulfur requirements:
    Exemption for US Territories...................................3039
  Highway and nonroad diesel regulations...........................3042
  Imported vehicles emissions standards............................3064
  Inspection/maintenance programs............................3010, 3109
  Low-sulfur highway diesel fuel...................................3004
  Renewable Fuel Standards.............................2981, 3138, 3141
Motor vehicle safety:
  See also Highway safety
  Alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures grant program...........2187
  All terrain vehicles.............................................3668
  Buses:
    Certification of buses manufactured in more than one stage.....2183
  Child restraint systems..............................2173, 2181, 2185
  Controls, telltales, and indicators..............................2191
  Electronic stability control.....................................2168
  Event data recorders.............................................2174
  Head restraints..................................................2202
  Incentive grant criteria for occupant protection programs........2198
  Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment..............2188
  Mirrors:
    Convex cross view mirrors......................................2193
  Motor homes:
    Cargo carrying capacity........................................2184
  Motorcyclist safety grant program................................2170
  Occupant crash protection:
    5th percentile dummy belted barrier crash test requirements 
                                                                   2177
    Air bags.......................................................2195
    Designated seating position definition.........................2176
    Door retention.................................................2172
    Side impact protection...................................2165, 2178
    Vehicles built in two or more stages...........................2166
  Power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems.........2190
  Roof crashworthiness.............................................2194
  Safety rating label requirement..................................2189
  Starter interlock................................................2199
  Test dummies:
    Child size...............................................2182, 2200
    EuroSID II.....................................................2175
    Female size....................................................2177
    Hybrid III...............................................2182, 2200
    SID-IIs side impact............................................2179
  Theft protection.................................................2180
  Tires:
    Performance requirements.......................................2197
  Trailers:
    Cargo carrying capacity........................................2184
    Rear impact protection.........................................2201
  Transmission braking effect......................................2199
  Transmission shift lever sequence................................2199

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Motor vehicles:
  See also Fuel economy
           Motor carriers
           Motor vehicle safety
  Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in motor 
      vehicle sales................................................2309
  Cargo tank motor vehicles........................................2241
  Charitable contribution deduction..........................2651, 2655
  Customer identification programs for sellers of vehicles.........2307
  Fuel economy labeling............................................2956
  Fuel economy standards program...................................2196
  Government property management...................................3335
  Imports....................................................2171, 3064
  Light trucks...............................................2196, 3105
  Location and monitoring systems..................................3789
  Low speed vehicles gross vehicle weight rating...................2192
  Mercury switches.................................................3174
  National Driver Register.........................................2186
  National Stolen Passenger Motor Vehicle Information System.......1879
  Recycled oil testing and labeling................................3932
  Salvage regulations..............................................1898
  Used motor vehicle trade regulation rule.........................3931
Motorcycles:
  See Motor vehicles
Munitions:
  See Arms and munitions
Museums:
  See Libraries


                                   N

Narcotics:
  See Drug traffic control
National banks:
  Basel Capital Accord.............................................2426
  Capital regulations..............................................2427
  Corporate activity rules, policies, and procedures...............2424
  Determining nature of financial activities.......................2300
  Fees assessment..................................................2430
  Financial subsidiaries.....................................2293, 2299
  Post-employment restriction on senior examiners..................2435
  Real estate brokerage determination..............................2294
  Securities offering disclosure rules.............................2437
National cemeteries:
  See Cemeteries
National defense:
  See also Armed forces
           Arms and munitions
           Classified information
  Technical surveillance countermeasures............................626
National defense contracts:
  See Government contracts
      Government procurement
National forests:
  Advertising and sponsorship in concessions with privately 
      developed facilities..........................................254
  Appeal regulations................................................234
  Climbing bolts in wilderness......................................265
  Criminal citations for unauthorized mining operations.............239
  Escaped fire damage regulations...................................235
  Fair market value for recreation residence use authorizations 
                                                                    262
  FERC fee schedule for use of government lands....................3881
  Free use approval.................................................248
  Grazing permits...................................................257
  Healthy Forests Reserve Program...................................251
  Healthy Forests Restoration Act:
    Predecisional administrative review and objection process.......249
  Indian forest land protection.....................................255
  Land and resource management planning...................245, 263, 270
  Livestock and wild horse restrictions.............................236
  Native plant materials policy.....................................241
  Off-highway vehicle prohibitions..................................264
  Oil and gas lease compliance documentation........................253
  Outdoor recreation accessibility guidelines.......................247
  Outfitter and guide special use authorizations....................232
  Piscicide applications............................................238
  Predator damage management........................................230
  Recreation event fees.............................................231
  Road construction advertisement and bids..........................269
  Small business land use...........................................225
    Timber sale set-aside program...................................242
  Special use authorizations........................................261
  Sporicide use.....................................................237
  Timber sales......................................................250
    Export and substitution restrictions............................228
    Integrated Resource Contracts...................................252
  Tongass National Forest...........................................270
  Trails accessibility guidelines...................................246
  Travel management.................................................240
  Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................259
  Unprocessed timber in southern California determined surplus to 
      domestic needs................................................233
  Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................258
  Wilderness management.............................................268
National parks:
  Alaskan parks....................................................1649
  Boating and water use activities.................................1660
  Cape Lookout National Seashore...................................1654
  Commercial filming or photography permits and fees...1643, 1653, 1782
  Cost recovery for special uses...................................1640
  Dry Tortugas Park..........................................1655, 1664
  Fire Island National Seashore:
    Off-road driving regulations...................................1656
  Gateway National Recreation Area...........................1651, 1652
  Glacier Bay National Park:
    Vessel management..............................................1642
  Grand Canyon National Park:
    Flight rules area and flight free zones........................2117
  National Capitol Region:
    Parking violations.............................................1650
  Olympic National Park:
    Special regulations......................................1646, 1654
  Personal watercraft use......1651, 1652, 1654, 1657, 1658, 1662, 1663
  Presidio:
    Debt collection procedures.....................................3506
    Management.....................................................3505
  Right-of-way regulations.........................................1639
  Sale of Native American handicrafts..............................1661
  St. Croix National Scenic River:
    Vessel speed limits............................................1647
  Voyageurs National Park:
    Special regulations............................................1648
  Wupatki National Monument:
    Backcountry use restrictions...................................1645
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
  Codes of conduct for unbundled sales service and blanket 
      marketing certificates.......................................3879
  Electronic filing of documents...................................3857

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  Natural Gas Act standard of review...............................3891
  Negotiated rate policies and practices for pipelines.............3859
  Pre-filing procedures for review of LNG terminals and other 
      facilities...................................................3897
  Prohibition of market manipulation...............................3898
  Rate regulation of underground storage facilities................3886
  Record retention requirements for unbundled sales service and 
      blanket marketing certificates...............................3894
  Reporting regulations............................................3875
  Standards for business practices with interstate pipelines.......3862
  Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................3856
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..............................37
  Conservation program information confidentiality..............38, 300
  Conservation security program.....................................298
  Damage assessments...............................................1468
  Use of reclamation lands, facilities, and water surfaces.........1750
  Wetlands:
    Conservation programs..........................................1491
Naturalization:
  See Citizenship and naturalization
Naval stores:
  See Forests and forest products
Navigation (air):
  Airspace system..................................................2085
  Area navigation..................................................2090
  Instrument flight rules..........................................2082
  Standard instrument approach procedures..........................2084
  Transponder requirement..........................................2109
  Use and preservation of navigable airspace.......................2065
Navigation (water):
  Bonneville Lock and Dam...........................................734
  Certification requirements for NOAA Electronic Navigational 
      Chart distribution............................................518
  Lake Washington Ship Canal........................................739
  Puget Sound......................................................1246
  Regulated navigation areas.......................................1238
  Seaway regulations and rules.....................................2229
  SOLAS Chapter V navigation safety regulations....................1255
  Traffic separation schemes.......................................1215
News media:
  See also Radio
           Television
  Newspapers:
    Radio cross-ownership..........................................3766
Nondiscrimination:
  See Civil rights
Nonprofit organizations:
  Food and Nutrition Service data collection........................149
  Grants administration.................................610, 1093, 2865
  Javits-Wagner-O'Day program:
    Governance standards for participating agencies................2875
    Initial qualification criteria.................................2874
    Responsibilities of central agencies...........................2877
  Limitation of insured housing loans..............................1425
  Participation of religious organizations:
    CNCS programs..................................................2886
    USDA programs...................................................277
Nuclear energy:
  See also Nuclear materials
           Nuclear power plants and reactors
  Conforming administrative changes................................4014
  DOE civil penalties...............................................832
  Electronic submissions in NRC hearings...........................4017
  Minor regulatory amendments......................................4036
  National Nuclear Security Administration:
    Acquisition regulations.........................................770
    Computer security...............................................771
  NRC statement of organization....................................4035
  Radiation protection of the public and environment................810
Nuclear materials:
  Byproduct material regulations.............................4000, 4006
  Computer security.................................................771
  Economic development transfers of real property at defense 
      nuclear facilities............................................811
  Energy Policy Act of 2005:
    Export regulations.............................................4004
  Export/import license, amendment, or renewal application.........4019
  Licensing and distribution of byproduct material.................4010
  NRC office address change........................................4012
  Nuclear fuel.....................................................4020
  Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System database......4001
  Radioactive waste disposal.......................................4016
  Secure transport requirements....................................4005
  Solid material control...........................................4027
  Source material distribution.....................................4026
  Source tracking system...........................................4011
  Spent fuel:
    Shipment information protection requirements...................4021
    Storage casks......................................4002, 4003, 4033
  Transfers of certain exempt source materials by specific 
      licensees....................................................4023
  Unclassified controlled nuclear information regulation............804
  US-IAEA safeguards agreement...........................322, 337, 4028
Nuclear power plants and reactors:
  ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.......................3997, 3998
  Charges for duplicating records..................................4015
  Civil penalty authority over non-licensees.......................3996
  Decommissioning:
    Funding shortfalls reduction...................................3994
    Integrated rulemaking..........................................4022
    Tax incentive regulations................................2533, 2650
    Trust fund guidelines..........................................3869
  Decoupling assumed loss of offsite power from loss-of-coolant 
      accidents....................................................4029
  Design basis threat requirements.................................4013
  Design certification:
    AP1000.........................................................4032
    Changes to licensing procedures................................3990
  Entombment options...............................................4024
  Fee schedule for NRC licensees and applicants....................4018
  Financial qualifications for renewal of operating licenses.......4009
  Fire protection..................................................4031
  Information collection, reporting, and posting requirements......3992
  Loss-of-coolant accident break size..............................4008
  Performance-based acceptance criteria for fuel cladding 
      performance..................................................3993
  Personnel:
    Fitness-for-Duty Program.......................................4007
  Physical protection regulations..................................3991
  Pressure-temperature limits......................................4025
  Price-Anderson financial protection regulations..................4034
  Protection of Safeguards Information.............................3995
  Radiological sabotage............................................3991
  Risk-informed, performance-based requirements....................3999

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  Safety regulations..........................................810, 4028
  Standby support...................................................814
  Tax credit for production..................................2539, 2653
  Waste disposal.............................................2899, 4030
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.........................................1055
  Veterans.........................................................2812
Nutrition:
  See also Food assistance programs
           Foods
  Food labeling................................................205, 219
  School breakfast and lunch programs...............................155
  Uniform federal assistance regulations............................169


                                   O

Occupational safety and health:
  See also Mine safety and health
  Acquisition regulations...........................................717
  Asbestos exposure................................................3483
  Beryllium exposure...............................................1976
  Cargo handling...................................................1991
  Child labor regulations..........................................1911
    Regulations, orders, and statements of interpretation..........1914
  Coal mine dust personal sampler units.............................851
  Commercial diving operations.....................................1245
  Construction industry............................................1985
    Hearing loss prevention........................................1998
    Hoisting equipment safety......................................1977
  Crystalline silica exposure......................................1975
  DOE facilities....................................................817
  DOE radiation protection requirements.............................808
  Electric power...................................................1987
  Electrical standards.............................................1993
  Emergency response and preparedness..............................1979
  Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act 
                                                              852, 1918
  Excavations......................................................1978
  Explosives and small arms manufacturing..........................1989
  Fall protection..................................................1997
  Hazard Communication Standard....................................1982
  Hexavalent chromium exposure.....................................2000
  Ionizing radiation exposure......................................1999
  Lead in Construction Standard....................................1980
  New York State Plan..............................................1995
  Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2207
  Personal protective equipment....................................1992
  Pesticides exposure..............................................3165
  Power press standards............................................1984
  Respiratory protection......................................849, 1990
    Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear approval........847
    Powered air-purifying respirators...............................846
  Rollover protective structures...................................2002
  Shipyard standards.........................................1986, 1994
  Standards improvement............................................1981
  Steel erection standards.........................................2001
  Supplier's Declaration of Conformity.............................1983
  Updating standards based on national consensus standards.........1988
  Walking working surfaces.........................................1997
Ocean dumping:
  See Water pollution control
Ocean resources:
  See Marine resources
Offshore structures:
  See Continental shelf
Oil and gas exploration:
  Air pollutant emission.....................................3009, 3078
  Application processing...............................1755, 1778, 1781
  Blowout prevention for well workover operations..................1731
  Cost recovery for plans, permits, and inspections................1727
  Enhanced production through carbon dioxide injection.............1753
  Five year review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index...................3874
  Forest Service regulations........................................253
  Gas hydrate production incentives................................1752
  Incidental take of marine mammals in Alaska...........570, 1509, 1528
  Incidental taking of marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico....468, 474
  Leasing:
    Acreage limitation exemptions..................................1780
    Data release...................................................1724
    Definitions....................................................1724
    In the Alaskan National Petroleum Reserve......................1760
    Indian lands.......................................1673, 1674, 1707
    Tar sand areas.................................................1770
  Oil pipeline data filing instructions............................3876
  Onshore operations...............................................1779
  Outer Continental Shelf:
    Administrative cost recovery...................................1733
    Alternate energy-related uses............................1717, 1720
    Documents incorporated by reference............................1728
    Federal consistency regulations.................................520
    Leasing regulations............................................1709
    Open and nondiscriminatory movement............................1713
    Safety management systems......................................1702
    Safety measures................................................1243
    Structural integrity of platforms..............................1714
    Temporary waiver of fees.......................................1735
  Pipeline rights-of-way...........................................1490
  Production rates.................................................1711
  Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................1700
  Royalty relief or reduction.......1703, 1705, 1706, 1708, 1719, 1734, 
                                           1736, 1753, 1756, 1758, 1776
  Royalty reporting standards......................................1705
  Storm water permit requirements..................................3271
  Well cementing requirements......................................1715
Oil and gas reserves:
  Export controls...................................................321
Oil pollution:
  Claims procedures under the Oil Pollution Act....................1211
  Discharge-removal equipment......................................1234
  Leak detection and repair of pumps and valves....................2927
  National Contingency Plan..................................3255, 3272
  Oil spill liability trust fund.............................1212, 1221
  Oil spill response...............................................1226
  Sale of DOD aircraft to persons providing oil spill response 
      service.......................................................629
  Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule..............3252
  Vessel response plan.................................1226, 1240, 1244
Organization and functions:
  Farm Credit Administration.......................................3693
  FTA..............................................................2227
Outer continental shelf:
  See Continental shelf
Over-the-counter drugs:
  Drug reviews:
    Antidiarrheal drug products.....................................882
    Antihistamine products..........................................929
    Antimicrobial diaper rash ingredients...........................857
    Bismuth subsalicylate containing products for relief from 
        overindulgence..............................................917
    Bronchodilator products.........................................907
    Cough and cold products..........................907, 908, 909, 929
    Dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis products.........916
    External analgesic products.....................................930
    First aid antiseptics...........................................857
    Internal analgesic products.....................................874
    Laxative drug products..........................................910
    Nasal decongestant products.....................................909

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    Ophthalmic products.............................................876
    Oral health care products.......................................931
    Poison treatment drug products..................................933
    Skin bleaching products.........................................879
    Skin protectant products........................................911
    Sodium bicarbonate containing antacids..........................918
    Stimulant drug products.........................................880
    Sunscreen products..............................................877
    Topical antimicrobial drug products.............................885
    Urinary analgesic drug products.................................934
    Vaginal contraceptive products.............................857, 912
    Weight control products.........................................878
  Labeling..........................................................875
    Alcohol warning for products containing analgesic/antipyretic 
        active ingredients for internal use.........................856
    Warning and direction statements for oral and rectal sodium 
        phosphates for laxative use.................................855
  Package size limitation for sodium phosphates oral solution.......855
  Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, 
      ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1856
Overtime pay:
  See Wages


                                   P

Packaging and containers:
  See also Labeling
  Dietary ingredients and supplements...............................892
  Food containers.....................................................7
  Household products containing hydroxides, standards for..........3676
  Pesticide agricultural container recycling program...............3151
  Size limitation for sodium phosphates oral solution...............855
  Smokeless tobacco health warnings................................3927
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...................2046, 2869
  Coastwise trade laws.............................................2259
  Effluent standards for cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters
                                                                   3280
  Financial responsibility requirements............................3908
  Inspection alternatives..........................................1219
Passports and visas:
  Diversity visas..................................................2019
  Document requirements for entering the US............1273, 2011, 2028
  Electronic passports.............................................2031
  Employment eligibility verification program......................2024
  Fingerprint requirements.........................................2007
  Nonimmigrant visas:
    Treaty aliens in specialty occupations...................1934, 2036
  Regulation amendments............................................2035
  Removal of waiver for residents of Canada and Bermuda............1287
  Transit without visa.............................................1290
  Visa Waiver Program..............................................1283
Patents:
  See Inventions and patents
Pay:
  See Wages
Peanuts:
  Country of origin labeling.........................................12
  Crop insurance provisions.........................................134
Penalties:
  See also Seizures and forfeitures
  CBP audits.......................................................1271
  Civil......................................................1953, 2333
    DHS............................................................1341
    DOE.............................................................832
    DOT....................................2100, 2148, 2169, 2213, 2250
    HHS.............................................................842
    Medicaid and Medicare violations.........................1041, 1063
    Medicaid managed care organizations.............................833
    Medicare+Choice Organizations...................................833
    MSHA...........................................................1961
    NIGC...........................................................3988
    NOAA............................................................537
    NRC............................................................3996
    SSA............................................................3580
  Criminal:
    DOT..........................................2148, 2169, 2213, 2250
  Disaster relief and emergency assistance.........................1350
  Immigration......................................................1859
    International matchmaking organization violations..............1861
  PBGC assessment and relief.................................3501, 3504
Pensions:
  See also Railroad retirement
           Social security
  Abandoned individual account plans...............................1946
  Civil penalty for failure to provide Section 302 notice..........1953
  Computing liability..............................................3503
  Deductibility of employer contributions..........................2461
  Electronic filing..........................................1948, 3502
  Employment requirement for application of government pension 
      offset exemption.............................................3569
  ERISA:
    Adequate consideration definition..............................1949
    Automatic enrollment and failure to direct investment..........1943
    Disclosure regulations.........................................1941
    Exemption for services.........................................1942
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act......1945, 1950
    Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................1944
    Participant contributions......................................1939
    Regulations governing the performance of actuarial service.....2483
  GATT provisions affecting accrued benefits.......................2674
  Income tax regulations.............2586, 2648, 2721, 2725, 2748, 2750
  Multiemployer plans:
    Annual funding notice requirements.............................1952
    Reporting requirements.........................................3498
  Normal retirement age............................................2715
  Participant notices..............................................3496
  Payment of benefits in trusteed plans............................3500
  Penalties assessment and relief............................3501, 3504
  Reductions of accruals and allocations because of increased age
                                                                   2572
  Reportable events................................................3497
  Single-sum distributions from cash balance plans.................2722
  Valuation of benefits and assets.................................3499
  Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program...........................1947
Pesticides and pests:
  Agricultural worker protection...................................3165
  Antimicrobial pesticides...................................3147, 3163
  Biochemical or microbial products................................3157
  Boll weevil quarantine and regulations.............................60
  Certified pesticide applicator program...........................3164
  Crop grouping regulations........................................3150
  Data requirements..........................................3152, 3157
  Direct application of pesticides to waters in compliance with 
      FIFRA........................................................3270
  Disposal and storage guidelines..................................3154
  Emergency exemption regulations..................................3167
  Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program............................3158
  Explosive pest control devices...................................1823
  Groundwater protection...........................................3155

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  Gypsy moth regulations.............................................71
  Importation of non-indigenous organisms............................82
  Importation of pine shoot beetle host material.....................72
  Methyl bromide authorization as official quarantine use............90
  Nursery stock regulations..........................................92
  Pesticide agricultural container recycling program...............3151
  Pesticide tolerance reassessment program.........................3153
  Piscicide applications on National Forest System lands............238
  Plant incorporated protectants.......................3148, 3160, 3161
  Plant-incorporated protectants...................................3149
  Prions...........................................................3146
  Protection of human research subjects............................3166
  Registration review program......................................3156
  Rules of practice................................................3162
  Sporicide use on National Forest System lands.....................237
  Storage and disposal.............................................3154
  Tolerance processing fees........................................3159
Petroleum:
  See also Fuel additives
           Oil and gas exploration
           Oil and gas reserves
           Oil pollution
           Pipelines
  Acquisition of petroleum to fill Strategic Petroleum Reserve......809
  Refineries:
    Emission standards.......................................3059, 3095
  Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste 
      at petroleum refineries......................................3230
  Toxicity characteristic rule.....................................3248
Physically handicapped:
  See Individuals with disabilities
Physicians:
  See Health professions
Pilots:
  See Airmen
Pipeline safety:
  Distribution integrity management................................2238
  Gas gathering lines..............................................2253
  Hazardous substances.......................................2230, 2232
  Incident reporting...............................................1722
  Integrity management pipeline repair permitting..................2234
  Internal corrosion reduction.....................................2248
  Material, personnel and pipe handling operations.................1701
  Protecting unusually sensitive areas and commercially navigable 
      waterways....................................................2232
  Standards for direct assessment..................................2256
  Structural integrity regulations.................................1714
  Updates to safety requirements.............................1710, 2243
Pipelines:
  See also Natural gas
           Pipeline safety
  Electronic filing of documents...................................3857
  Five year review of Oil Pipeline Pricing Index...................3874
  Negotiated rate policies and practices for natural gas 
      pipelines....................................................3859
  Oil pipeline data filing instructions............................3876
  Open and nondiscriminatory movement..............................1713
  Rights of use and easement.......................................1712
  Rights-of-way....................................................1490
    Temporary waiver of fees.......................................1735
  Standards for business practices with interstate natural gas 
      pipelines....................................................3862
Plant diseases and pests:
  Citrus canker......................................................81
  Phytophthora ramorum regulations...................................75
Plants:
  See also Seeds
  Endangered and threatened:
    Conservation education.........................................1476
    Permits for foreign listed species.............................1580
  Gypsy moth regulations.............................................71
  Imports............................................................76
    Nursery stock................................................66, 92
  Listing of U.S. species in CITES Appendix III..............1482, 1621
  Methyl bromide authorization for official quarantine use...........90
  Mint crop insurance provisions....................................125
  National Forest System native plant materials policy..............241
  Plant incorporated protectants.......................3148, 3160, 3161
  Plant Protection Act:
    Special need requests............................................63
  Plant Variety Protection Services:
    Certificate issuance fees........................................17
  Transgenic.......................................................3204
  United States National Arboretum:
    Rules of conduct.................................................22
Poison prevention:
  See Lead poisoning
Political activities (Government employees):
  Honoraria donated to charities...................................3393
Pollution:
  See Environmental protection
Population census:
  See Census data
Ports:
  See Harbors
Poultry and poultry products:
  Classes of........................................................209
  Grading............................................................11
  Imported.....................................................199, 216
  Low pathogenic avian influenza.....................................80
  Nutrition labeling...........................................205, 219
  On-line reprocessing of pre-chill carcasses.......................207
  Performance standards:
    Chilling of ready-to-cook products..............................198
    Ready-to-eat products...........................................204
Poultry inspection:
  Availability of distribution lists of retail consignees during 
      recalls.......................................................201
  Determining net weight compliance.................................203
  Fees..............................................................217
  Foreign inspection system supervisory visits......................213
  Turkey operations using bar-type cuts may operate at J-type cut 
      line speeds...................................................215
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.......................................................890
  Electronic transactions:
    Nonmonetary remuneration for electronic prescribing 
        information technology......................................838
    Prescriptions for controlled substances........................1840
  Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program...........................3326
  Labeling...........................................868, 869, 898, 936
  Medicare:
    Best price requirements for authorized generic drugs............988
    Competitive acquisition........................................1046
    Double coverage with TRICARE....................................742
    Electronic prescribing...................................1028, 1064
    Premium and cost-sharing subsidies.............................3606
  Prescription Drug Marketing Act...................................872
  Registration and listing requirements.............................863
  Reporting adverse events..........................................898
  Safety reporting requirements.....................................889
  Use of materials derived from cattle..............................932
Presidential records:
  See Archives and records

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Price controls:
  FCC..............................................................3748
Prisoners:
  Access to Inmate Central Files...................................1793
  Autopsy regulations..............................................1784
  Central Inmate Monitoring system.................................1807
  Civil contempt of court commitments..............................1814
  Classification and program review................................1800
  Correspondence...................................................1802
  Educational good time credit for D.C. Code offenders.............1803
  Good conduct time..........................................1798, 1813
    Aliens.........................................................1813
  Inmate electronic message program................................1791
  Inmate work and performance pay program:
    Reduction in pay for drug- and alcohol-related offenses........1787
  Limited communication opportunities for inmates linked to 
      terrorist-related activities.................................1789
  Literacy program.................................................1796
  Psychiatric treatment and medication safeguards..................1809
  Suicide prevention program.......................................1804
  Telephone regulations and financial responsibility...............1797
Prisons:
  Administrative measures to prevent acts of violence or 
      terrorism....................................................1806
  Administrative Remedy Program....................................1788
  Classification and program review................................1810
  Drug abuse treatment program.....................................1805
    Early release consideration for D.C. Code offenders............1794
  Federal Prison Industries:
    Market research requirement....................................3643
  Incoming publications............................................1786
  Inmate discipline................................................1808
  Intensive confinement centers........................1792, 1812, 1846
  Possession of personal firearms..................................1790
  Removal of Bureau facility addresses from rules..................1811
  Searching and detaining or arresting non-inmates.................1785
  Smoking/no smoking areas.........................................1795
  Victim/witness notifications.....................................1783
  Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive 
      Grants Program environmental impact review...................1906
Privacy:
  See also Confidential business information
  CFTC policies....................................................3653
  Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule........................3942
  DOD policies......................................................616
  EEOC policies....................................................3308
  Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program records..........1929
  Financial records and information....................1120, 3941, 3946
  Food Stamp Program................................................144
  Privacy Act:
    DHS procedures...........................................1109, 1192
    DOC regulations............................................311, 312
    DOI regulations................................................1716
    EPA regulations................................................2904
    IMLS implementation............................................3378
    NCUA...........................................................3960
    NEH Inspector General investigative files......................3382
    NIGC procedures................................................3977
    OPM regulations................................................3402
    Peace Corps regulations........................................3494
    TSA regulations..........................................1298, 1299
  SBA..............................................................3520
  SEC policies...............................................4057, 4069
  Social security records and information....................3565, 3594
  Treasury policies................................................2366
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....................................1078
    Work provisions................................................1089
  Weatherization assistance program for low-income persons..........780
Public buildings:
  See Federal buildings and facilities
Public health:
  See also Meat inspection
           Waste treatment and disposal
  Air pollution effects............................................3198
  Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................2907
  Grant appeals procedures..........................................949
  Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children........................946
  Informed consent regulations......................................896
  Minority health disparities research endowment program............956
  NIH grants........................................................951
  NIH training grants...............................................958
  Public Health Service Act:
    Length of hospital stay after birth of child...................1944
    Use of seclusion and restraint in non-medical residential 
        facilities..................................................843
  Safeguarding food during transport...............................2254
  Undergraduate scholarship program sponsored by NIH................957
  Water contamination..................................3290, 3299, 3300
Public housing:
  See also Low and moderate income housing
  Capital Fund Program.............................................1452
  Consolidated plan regulations....................................1390
  Conversion of developments.......................................1466
  Demolition and disposition.......................................1462
  Energy performance contracts.....................................1455
  Homeownership program............................................1453
  Housing Choice Voucher program:
    Eligibility of units not yet under construction................1456
  Income determination.............................................1376
  Operating funds for debt service.................................1458
  Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project.....................1376
  Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program..............1465
  Streamlining mixed finance application review....................1454
  Streamlining programs............................................1450
  Troubled agency recovery process.................................1449
  Violence Against Women Act regulations...........................1451
Public lands:
  See also Grazing lands
           National forests
           National parks
           Public lands-mineral resources
           Reclamation
  Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1766
  Business lease procedures........................................1681
  Deposit of proceeds from lands withdrawn for Native selection 
                                                                   1698
  Fees for commercial filming activities or similar projects.......1782
  FERC fee schedule for use of government lands....................3881
  Grazing permits..................................................1671
  Law enforcement..................................................1757
  Public conduct on reclamation lands and projects.................1751
  Public hearings and appeals................................1470, 1471
  Recreation enhancement............................................267
  Recreation permits...............................................1767
  Sales......................................................1763, 1764
  Segregation of lands proposed for sale...........................1769
  Subsistence management......1515, 1519, 1551, 1552, 1593, 1602, 1628, 
                                                                   1634
  Use of reclamation lands.........................................1750
Public lands-mineral resources:
  Locatable minerals program........................................229

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  Revegetation standards...........................................1742
  User fees........................................................1772
Public utilities:
  See Electric utilities
      Natural gas
      Utilities
      Water supply


                                   R

Radiation protection:
  DOE requirements.............................................808, 810
  Dose methodology.................................................3145
  Exposure standards...............................................1999
Radio:
  See also Communications
  Accessibility of programming providing emergency information.....3710
  Aviation Radio Service...........................................3812
  Channelization of the 39 GHz band................................3782
  Cognitive radio technologies.....................................3720
  Commercial mobile services:
    Automatic and manual roaming obligations.......................3800
    Resale of services.............................................3780
    Roaming obligations............................................3780
    Spectrum aggregation limits....................................3798
    Spectrum cap...................................................3783
  Competitive bidding process................................3781, 3788
  Consolidating the 800 MHz industrial/land transportation and 
      business pool channels.......................................3811
  Digital audio broadcasting system................................3758
  Digital audio radio service in the 2310-2360 MHz band............3733
  FM allotment procedures..........................................3770
  Interference temperature operation...............................3722
  International Fixed Public Radiocommunication Services...........3747
  Licensing fixed services at 24 GHz...............................3793
  Licensing low power operations in 450-470 MHz band...............3801
  Maritime communications..........................................3795
  Maritime mobile services.........................................3735
  Market definitions...............................................3763
  Multiple access systems..........................................3787
  Newspaper cross-ownership........................................3766
  Private land mobile services:
    Airport terminal use frequencies in the 450-470 MHz band.......3810
    Narrowbanding..................................................3726
  Public safety communications...............................3786, 3811
  Quiet zone application procedures................................3802
  Railroad standards and procedures................................2214
  Software defined radios..........................................3713
  Spectrum usage promotion through development of secondary 
      markets......................................................3799
  Terrestrial microwave fixed services.............................3794
  Transfer of 3650 through 3700 MHz band...........................3797
  Transfer of 4.9 GHz band from government use.....................3797
  Ultra-wideband transmission......................................3712
  Wireless services................................................3807
  World Radiocommunication Conference omnibus......................3724
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...................................3509
  Appeals hearings.................................................3507
  Disability determination...................................3510, 3511
  Electronic filing of requests for reconsideration................3512
  Electronic filing of settlement and final judgment notices.......3508
Railroad safety:
  Design standards for pressurized tank cars.......................2212
  Grade crossing and signal systems................................2135
  Handling of railroad equipment, switches, and derails............2205
  Locomotives:
    Crashworthiness................................................2206
  Monetary threshold for reporting rail equipment accidents/
      incidents..............................................2215, 2216
  Noise exposure for railroad operating employees..................2207
  Passenger equipment safety standards.............................2208
  Passenger train emergency systems................................2203
  Radio communications and train control...........................2214
  Reflectorization of rail freight rolling stock...................2217
  Track safety standards:
    Inspection of joints in continuous welded rail.................2209
  Use of locomotive horns at highway-rail grade crossings..........2210
Railroads:
  See also Railroad retirement
           Railroad safety
  Commuter railroad fees for use of Northeast Corridor 
      infrastructure...............................................2211
  Grant program for local rail line relocation and improvement 
      projects.....................................................2204
  Hazardous materials transportation.........................1308, 2233
  Rail abandonment procedures......................................4094
  Rail rate challenges.............................................4095
  Railroad track maintenance credit..........................2525, 2645
  Small rate guidelines............................................4093
  Stand-alone cost methodology.....................................4095
  Transport of foods, drugs, and cosmetics.........................2254
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..............................2330
  GSAR tax adjustment provision....................................3322
  HUBZone program..................................................3323
Reclamation:
  See also Mines
           Surface mining
  Revegetation standards...........................................1742
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.........................................267
  Forest Service regulations...................................231, 265
  Gateway National Recreation Area...........................1651, 1652
  Law enforcement..................................................1757
  National parks regulations.......................................1660
  Personal watercraft use....................................1651, 1652
  Presidio:
    Debt collection procedures.....................................3506
    Management.....................................................3505
  Public land permits..............................................1767
  Water quality standards for coastal recreation waters............3284

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  Wildlife-dependent recreation..............................1543, 1598
Recreational fishing:
  See Fishing
Recycling:
  Cathode ray tubes................................................3231
  Comparable fuels exclusion under RCRA............................3245
  Electronic equipment.............................................3239
  Government purchase of recovered materials.......................3229
  Metals reclamation from electroplating operations................3225
  Oil intended for use as engine oil...............................3932
  Pesticide agricultural container recycling program...............3151
  RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative...........................3238, 3247
  Refrigerant................................................2941, 2944
  Solid waste......................................................3232
Refugees:
  See also Aliens
  Guaranty of transportation.......................................1152
  Sponsorship agreement............................................1152
Renal diseases:
  See Kidney diseases
Repatriation:
  See Citizenship and naturalization
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements:
  APHIS..............................................................79
  ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3829
  Bank Secrecy Act implementation......................2311, 2315, 2332
  Carbamates.......................................................3256
  Chemical inventory reporting.....................................3218
  DEA..............................................................1850
  DFARS........................................................638, 675
  DHS..............................................................1141
  DOC.....................................................303, 435, 507
  DOI..................................................1700, 1705, 1716
  DOL........................................................1917, 1920
  DOT........................................................2145, 2260
  EBSA.......................................................1940, 1948
  EPA..................................................2897, 3149, 3191
    Air emissions requirements.....................................3027
    Air releases of nitrogen oxides................................3257
    Cross-Media Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule........2903
    Electronic reporting...........................................2900
    RCRA Burden Reduction Initiative.........................3238, 3247
  Exports...........................................................353
  FAA..............................................................2115
  FCC........................................................3743, 3750
  FDA...............................................................915
  FDIC.............................................................3843
  Federal Home Loan Banks..........................................3901
  FERC.................................................3864, 3875, 3894
  FSIS..............................................................202
  GSA..............................................................3336
  HHS.........................................................889, 1082
  Honoraria donated to charities...................................3393
  Intercountry adoptions.....................................2016, 2030
  Investment advisers..................................4051, 4053, 4065
  Marine casualties................................................1258
  NARA:
    Electronic mail................................................3374
    Freedom of information.........................................3372
  National Practitioner Data Bank..............................940, 947
  NCUA.................................................3956, 3957, 3959
  NOAA..............................................................510
  NRC..............................................................4001
  Outcome and Assessment Information Set data......................1052
  PBGC.......................................................3498, 3502
  Peace Corps......................................................3494
  Retirement record of employee transferring within same agency 
                                                                   3459
  Securities:
    Accelerated filers.............................................4049
    Broker-dealers...........................................2431, 4071
  Tax determination on large cigars................................2369
  Toxics Release Inventory.............................3215, 3217, 3220
  Treasury...................................................2310, 2719
  Uranium mill sites................................................816
  VA education benefits............................................2792
Research:
  See also Agricultural research
           Educational research
           Human research subjects
           Medical research
  EPA authority to appoint research scientists.....................2898
  Marine resources..................................................522
  Misconduct..............................................812, 867, 962
  National chimpanzee sanctuary system for retirement of research 
      chimpanzees...................................................959
  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Hazardous 
      Substances Basic Research and Training Grants.................955
  National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program............98
  Protection of human subjects...........960, 961, 963, 964, 1114, 3166
Retirement:
  See also Pensions
           Railroad retirement
           Social security
  Age for pension plans............................................2715
  Air traffic controllers..........................................3475
  Coordination of health benefits..................................3306
  District of Columbia employees...................................3456
  FEHB coverage....................................................3421
  Government employees:
    Court orders awarding survivor annuities.......................3418
    Coverage for non-appropriated fund instrumentalities...........3464
    Credit for government service performed abroad.................3462
    Credit for military service....................................3461
    Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act..........3458
    FERS basic annuity.............................................3460
    FERS coverage elections........................................3463
  IRA tax regulations..............................................2732
  Phased retirement program........................................2612
  Record of employee transferring within same agency...............3459
  TRICARE retiree dental program....................................748
  Voluntary State tax withholding from retired pay of Service 
      members.......................................................603
Rights-of-way:
  Accessibility guidelines for individuals with disabilities.......2870
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..............276, 279, 281, 283
  Business investment program.......................................280
  Business secondary market pooling by fiscal transfer agent........285
  Environmental policies and procedures.............................110
  Housing:
    Community Facilities Direct Loan Program...................107, 276
    Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program.........................113
    Loans, grants, and programs......................111, 112, 114, 115
    New and existing dwellings definition...........................108
    Planning and performing construction............................109
    Surety requirements.............................................116
  Public television station digital transition grant program........291
  Regulation streamlining...........................................114

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  Rural Utilities Service:
    Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................294
    Lien accommodations and subordinations..........................296
    Operational controls............................................290
    Seismic safety requirements.....................................297
    Special equipment contract......................................293
    Specifications for primary underground power cable..............287
    Water and waste disposal loans and grants..................286, 292
  Spectrum-based communications services...........................3808
  Technical assistance grants and programs..........................106
  Telecommunications system construction policies..............288, 295


                                   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..................3746
    Application and licensing requirements.........................3731
    Broadcast Satellite Service....................................3745
    Coordination between non-geostationary and geostationary 
        orbit......................................................3718
    Digital audio radio service....................................3733
    Earth stations...........................................3736, 3741
    Fixed-satellite services.....................3737, 3745, 3746, 3790
    Licensing reform...............................................3738
    Maritime mobile services.......................................3735
    Mobile service provider flexibility............................3739
    MSS spectrum allocation........................................3732
    Non-geostationary orbit..................................3737, 3744
    Non-government operations in the 36.0-51.4 GHz portion of the 
        V-band.....................................................3734
    Orbital debris mitigation......................................3740
    Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act.......3771, 
                                                             3776, 3777
Savings associations:
  Adjudicatory proceedings for holding companies...................2781
  Customer identification program..................................2314
  Integrity of directors...........................................2775
  Risk based capital...............................................2776
  Securities-related activities....................................2772
Savings bonds:
  See Bonds
Scholarships and fellowships:
  NASA Science and Technology Scholarship..........................3354
School breakfast and lunch programs:
  Administrative error reduction....................................179
  Allowable costs...................................................177
  Donated foods provided under contract with food service 
      management companies..........................................151
  Eligibility determinations for free or reduced-price meals.......181, 
                                                               182, 183
  Fluid milk regulations.......................................154, 194
  Food safety programs..............................................184
  Nutrition standards...............................................155
  Processing of donated foods.......................................159
  Serving fruits and vegetables as afterschool snacks...............148
  Severe need reimbursements........................................192
  Simplification of meal counting and claiming procedures...........178
  State administrative expenses.....................................180
  Summer food service program.......................................186
  Uniform Federal assistance regulations............................169
Schools:
  See also Colleges and universities
           Educational facilities
  Approval for enrollment in Student and Exchange Visitor 
      Information System...........................................1337
  Asbestos model accreditation plan................................3192
  Closure and consolidation........................................1690
  Student and Exchange Visitor Program recertification......1322, 1324, 
                                                                   1328
Scientific equipment:
  See Medical devices
Seafood:
  See also Fish
           Fisheries
  Acquisition regulations...........................................683
  Fish and Seafood Promotion Act....................................490
Seals:
  See Marine mammals
Seamen:
  Licenses and certificates of registry............................1252
  Merchant marine training, certification, and watchkeeping........1242
  Merchant mariner application procedure...........................1251
Seaplanes:
  See Aircraft
Seashores:
  See Coastal zone
Securities:
  See also Bonds
  Abandonment of...................................................2705
  Affiliate transactions...........................................4067
  Anti-manipulation rules..........................................4086
  Best price rules.................................................4050
  Borrowing transactions.....................................2434, 3849
  Broker-dealers:
    Amendments to Forms BD and BDW.................................4075
    Financial responsibility rules.................................4074
    Quotation requirements.........................................4078
    Recordkeeping requirements.....................................2431
  Confirmation of transactions.....................................4080
  Continuity of interest...........................................2741
  Critical accounting policies.....................................4039
  Disclosure requirements........................4039, 4081, 4082, 4083
  Electronic delivery of proxy materials...........................4044
  Electronic form submissions......................................4041
  Exemptions for banks.............................................4079
  Futures products:
    Offer and sale of products traded on foreign boards............3652
    Registration requirements for banks acting as brokers or 
        dealers....................................................4072
  GNMA excess yield securities.....................................1443
  Held of record securities........................................4040
  Holding companies................................................4037
  Income taxation............................................2551, 2765
  Integrated financial transactions................................2444
  Investment advisers..............................................4051
    Disclosure and recordkeeping requirements......................4053
  Investment companies:
    Disclosure requirements............................4043, 4056, 4059
    Eligible portfolio companies...................................4070
    Issued ratably definition......................................4058
  Lock-up agreements...............................................4042
  Mark-to-market accounting..................................2554, 2589
  Money market fund exemptions.....................................4066
  Municipal securities disclosure..................................4073

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  Mutual funds:
    Anti-money laundering program..................................2321
    Pricing regulations............................................4068
    Redemption fees................................................4060
    Reporting suspicious transactions..............................2315
  Nasdaq-listed securities.........................................4087
  Net capital requirements.........................................4085
  Offering disclosure rules........................................2437
  Options markets..................................................4088
  Privacy notices..................................................4057
  Privacy of consumer financial information........................4069
  Qualified purchaser definition...................................4048
  Reorganization events............................................4077
  Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.........................4071
    Accelerated filers.............................................4049
    Annual reports and prospectuses................................4071
  Safe harbor:
    Exceptions.....................................................2555
  Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulations:
    PCAOB regulations..............................................4089
  Savings association activities...................................2772
  Self-regulatory organizations:
    Concept release on structure...................................4076
    Fair administration, governance, and disclosure................4084
  Shareholder access to director nomination process................4046
  Standards of conduct for attorneys...............................4091
  Streamlining.....................................................4038
  Substitute dividend payments.....................................2471
  Tender and reorganization agents.................................4077
  Tender offer best-price rule.....................................4047
  Termination of reporting obligations by foreign private issuers
                                                                   4045
Security information:
  See Classified information
Security measures:
  See also Classified information
  Access to information on DOE computer systems.....................815
  Acquisition regulations....................................1095, 1106
  Airport security compliance program..............................1306
  Bureau of Prisons administrative measures........................1806
  Classified national security information.........................1116
  Critical infrastructure information handling.....................1104
  Customer identification programs:
    Loan and finance companies.....................................2306
    Pawn brokers...................................................2303
    Sellers of vehicles............................................2307
    Travel agents..................................................2305
  Defense Priorities and Allocations Systems regulation revisions
                                                                    320
  Disclosure of official information in connection with legal 
      proceedings..................................................1110
  DOE:
    Background checks of employees..................................822
    Contractors.....................................................803
    Polygraph examination regulations...............................805
  Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic.........................604
  Exports...........................................................365
  Federal mail.....................................................3334
  Financial record information provided to DOD by financial 
      institutions.............................................605, 606
  Food security plans...............................................200
  Freedom of Information...........................................1109
  Grants administration............................................1093
  Homeland Security Information sharing............................1094
  Homeland Security Labor Relations Board..........................1113
  Information technology security..................................3633
  Licensing of private land remote-sensing space systems............519
  Maritime and land security directives and information circulars
                                                                   1310
  National Industrial Security Program.............................3369
  National security information regulations..................2008, 3366
  National Security Personnel System..........................615, 3473
  Nuclear materials transport requirements.........................4005
  Personal identification verification for Federal employees and 
      contractors...................................................375
  Prior notice of imported food.....................................899
  Privacy Act procedures...........................................1109
  Protection of sensitive security information related to 
      transportation.........................................1296, 2056
  Public transportation security grants......................1097, 2221
  Registered Traveler program......................................1316
  Security awareness training for flight school employees..........1311
  Security compliance program for aircraft operators...............1305
  Security requirements for handlers of pseudoephedrine, 
      ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine...........................1856
  Standards of conduct for DHS employees...........................1092
  Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 
                                                                   1105
  Technical surveillance countermeasures............................626
  US-IAEA safeguards agreement......................................322
  Washington, DC metropolitan area special flight rules............2105
Seeds:
  Imports............................................................73
  Karnal bunt compensation...........................................58
Seizures and forfeitures:
  Immigration and Naturalization regulations.......................1268
  NOAA regulations..................................................537
Selective Service System:
  Registration requirements........................................3478
Senior citizens:
  See Aged
Serums:
  See Biologics
Sewage disposal:
  Sewer collection systems.........................................3279
Sex discrimination:
  Federally assisted programs...............763, 1101, 3375, 3380, 3381
  Programs and activities receiving Federal surplus property.......3330
Sheep:
  Interstate movement regulations....................................77
Shipbuilding industry:
  Safety and health regulations..............................1986, 1994
Shipping:
  See Air carriers
      Maritime carriers
      Motor carriers
      Railroads
Ships:
  See Vessels
Signs and symbols:
  See Trademarks
Sirup:
  See Sugar
Small businesses:
  Acquisition regulations..........635, 644, 653, 680, 3616, 3629, 3650
    Very Small Business Pilot Program..............................3648
  Administrative offset............................................3545
  Business Development Program:
    Electronic application.........................................3536
    Status determinations..........................................3532
  Cosponsorships...................................................3550
  Disabled access credit...........................................2742
  Government contracting programs..................................3548
    Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance 
        Program....................................................3527
  Group health insurance availability and renewability.............1065
  Hazardous materials transportation...............................2236
  HUBZone Program:
    Acquisition regulations........................................3616
    Agricultural commodities purchase from subcontractors..........3517
    Amendments.....................................................3540
    Definition of employee.........................................3528

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    Small entity impact............................................3549
  Investment companies:
    Maximum leverage eligibility...................................3516
  Lending company oversight........................................3515
  Loans:
    Certified Development Company program..........................3534
    Disaster loan program....................................3530, 3542
    Economic injury disaster loans.................................3518
    Lender examination and review fees.............................3531
    Premier Certified Lenders Program..............................3522
  Mentor-protege programs:
    DOD.............................................................712
    DOT............................................................2048
  NASA programs:
    Contractor recertification of program compliance...............3347
  NASA subcontracting..............................................3353
  National forest land use..........................................225
  Privacy Impact Assessment Statements.............................3520
  Rural business investment program.................................280
  SBA-sponsored activities and gifts...............................3550
  Service-disabled veteran-owned...................................3538
  Size standards:
    Acquisition regulations........................................3650
    Air transportation support activities..........................3524
    Exclusion of certain security expenses in qualified combat 
        zones......................................................3543
    Gulf Opportunity Pilot Loan Program............................3551
    Inflation adjustment...........................................3541
    Mapping services...............................................3525
    Multiple award schedule........................................3535
    Nonmanufacturers supplying products to the Federal Government
                                                                   3523
    Restructuring..................................................3521
    Security guards and patrol services industry...................3539
    Small entity impact............................................3546
    Surety Bond Guarantee Program..................................3533
  Small Business Development Center Program revisions..............3514
  Small Business Innovation Research Program......100, 3347, 3521, 3537
  Small Business Technology Transfer Program...........3347, 3529, 3544
  Small Disadvantaged Businesses:
    Electronic application.........................................3536
    Participation in DOT programs......................2038, 2052, 2061
    Status determinations....................................3532, 3547
  Surety bond guarantee......................................3526, 3533
  Testimony and production of records to OIG.......................3519
  Timber sale set-aside program.....................................242
  Venture capital company ownership................................3521
Social security:
  See also Child welfare
           Medicaid
           Medicare
           Public assistance programs
           Unemployment compensation
  Administrative review process..............................3578, 3590
  Aliens:
    Additional insured status requirements for noncitizen workers
                                                                   3568
    Benefits for lawfully present aliens...........................1145
    Coverage of work performed by nonresident aliens...............3601
  Benefits to children of military parents overseas................3609
  Civil monetary penalties.........................................3580
  Debt collection..................................................3553
  Disability determinations:
    Administrative review process..................................3588
    Age categories.................................................3587
    Digestive system...............................................3573
    Drug addiction or alcoholism...................................3595
    Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability 
        review.....................................................3572
    Growth impairments.............................................3599
    Hearing impairments............................................3566
    Hematological disorders........................................3558
    Immune system..................................................3554
    Labyrinthine-vestibular function disturbance...................3566
    Language and speech disorders..................................3567
    Medical equivalence policy.....................................3602
    Mental disorders...............................................3557
    Musculoskeletal disorders......................................3570
    Neurological...................................................3555
    Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3563
    Recontacting medical sources...................................3598
    Respiratory disorders..........................................3556
    Review of state agency determinations..........................3611
    Special senses.................................................3574
  Disability programs:
    Continuing disability review failure to cooperate procedures 
                                                                   3585
    Exclusion of representative and health care providers 
        convicted of violations....................................3597
    Self-Sufficiency Program.......................................3577
    Ticket to Work Program.........................................3577
  Duration of marriage requirement for surviving spouses...........3609
  Employment requirement for application of government pension 
      offset exemption.............................................3569
  Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3603
  Federal Advisory Committee Act:
    Income consideration of persons working as committee members 
                                                                   3607
  Fee withholding and payment procedures to non-attorney 
      representatives..............................................3590
  Fraud:
    Nonpayable benefits for trial work period after fraud 
        conviction.................................................3582
    Penalties for withholding of information.......................3581
  HHS regulation migration to SSA..................................3592
  Liability of representative payees for overpayments to deceased 
      recipients...................................................3562
  Medical-vocational guidelines....................................3575
  Nonpayment of benefits to fugitive felons and probation or 
      parole violators.............................................3583
  Overpayment collection priority over underpayment reimbursement
                                                                   3610
  Plans to achieve sulf-support for blind and disabled 
      individuals..................................................3579
  Privacy and disclosure of records and information..........3565, 3594
  Private printing of applications, form and publications..........3600
  Protective application filing date...............................3589
  Recognition, disqualification and reinstatement of 
      representatives..............................................3608
  Reduced medical benefits due to private insurance coverage.......3561
  Reentitlement period expansion for childhood disability 
      benefits.....................................................3582
  Replacement card limits..........................................3586
  Representative payment procedures................................3581
  Service of legal process.........................................3612
  Standards of conduct of SSA employees............................3591
  Stepchild benefits...............................................3576
  Student earned income exclusion eligibility......................3582
  Vocational rehabilitation services:
    Referral for services..........................................3596
  Work report receipts issuance....................................3582
Solid waste disposal:
  See Waste treatment and disposal
Space transportation and exploration:
  Acquisition regulations:
    Contractor recertification of program compliance...............3347
    Head of contracting activity revision..........................3357
    Interagency acquisitions.......................................3356
    Major breach of safety or security clause......................3355
    Research and development abstracts.............................3350

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    Small business programs........................................3347
  Astronaut Health Care Provision..................................3343
  Code of conduct for International Space Station crew.............3345
  Commercial space transportation:
    Crew safety regulations........................................2101
    Licensing and safety requirements..............................2087
    Regulation revisions...........................................2097
    Safety approvals...............................................2098
  Cross-waiver of liability........................................3342
  Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook revisions...............3351
  Incidental take of marine mammals during rocket launch 
      operations....................................................567
  Income source rules..............................................2447
  Inventions and Contributions Board:
    Awards for scientific and technical contributions..............3348
    Organizational location and responsibilities...................3349
  Protection of human research subjects............................3352
  Science and Technology Scholarship...............................3354
  Small business subcontracting plans..............................3353
  Suborbital reusable launch vehicles..............................2073
  Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System.........................3344
  Wind tunnel use for industry development work....................3346
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.........................................1340
  Eligibility for Section 8 assisted housing.......................1391
  Exchange visitor program.........................................2025
  Student and Exchange Visitor Information System.....1322, 1324, 1328, 
                                                             1343, 2017
  Student Career Experience Program................................3429
  Student earned income exclusion eligibility......................3582
  Student rights in research, experimental programs, and testing 
                                                                    769
Subsidies:
  See Grant programs
Sugar:
  Marketing allocations..............................................55
  Reassignment of allocation shortfalls..............................49
  Reexport programs.................................................222
Suicide:
  Prevention program...............................................1804
Superfund:
  Cooperative agreements and State contracts.......................3259
  Reportable quantity adjustments for carbamates...................3256
Supplemental Security Income (SSI):
  Disability determinations:
    Cardiovascular impairments.....................................3605
    Digestive system...............................................3573
    Endocrine system and obesity...................................3552
    Exemption of work activity as basis for continuing disability 
        review.....................................................3572
    Hematological disorders........................................3558
    Immune system..................................................3554
    Mental disorders...............................................3557
    Neurological...................................................3555
    Optometrists as acceptable medical sources.....................3563
    Special senses.................................................3574
  Expedited reinstatement of disability benefits...................3603
  Income:
    Deeming from ineligible parents................................3559
    Determination of...............................................3584
    Exclusions.....................................................3560
  Payment of past-due benefits.....................................3571
  Social Security Protection Act...................................3584
  Student earned income exclusion determination....................3582
  Transfers of resources...........................................3604
  Trusts...........................................................3604
Surety bonds:
  Federal process agents of surety companies.......................2343
  Immigration surety bonds...................................1321, 1325
  SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program..........................3526, 3533
Surface mining:
  See also Coal
           Mine safety and health
  Claims under general Mining Law..................................1759
  Coal:
    Abandoned coal refuse sites....................................1737
    Abandoned mine reclamation fees................................1743
    Lease terms and conditions.....................................1697
    Placement of excess spoil......................................1738
    State programs.................................................1745
    Tennesse Federal program.......................................1741
  Indian lands...............................................1677, 1744
  Public hearings and appeals......................................1471
  Reclamation regulations..........................................1675
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..................................2366
  Brewery regulations revisions....................................2348
  Computation on large cigars......................................2369
  Escrow funds.....................................................2712
  Excise...........................................................2720
  Foreign trade....................................................2441
  Gift tax value determination.....................................2495
  Occupational tax.................................................2404
  Real estate taxes................................................3322
  Withholding by Federal agencies..................................2347
Teachers:
  Teacher Next Door housing sales program..........................1412
Telecommunications:
  See also Radio
           Satellites
           Telephone
           Television
  Access charge reform.............................................3828
  Accounting requirements..........................................3829
  Acquisition regulations.................................646, 702, 706
  Advanced wireless services.......................................3714
  Air-ground services on commercial airplanes......................3806
  ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3829
  Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local 
      exchange carriers............................................3825
  Bell Operating Companies and affiliates:
    Enhanced services..............................................3823
  Communication intercepting devices................................361
  Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...1881, 1883, 1884, 
                                                             3729, 3785
  Competition matters..............................................3730
  Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............3824
  Early termination fees in wireless carriers' service contracts 
                                                                   3708

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  Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3784, 3822
    For IP-enabled service providers...............................3835
  Ex parte rules...................................................3730
  Exports...........................................................365
  Extending wireless services to tribal lands......................3809
  GSA management policy............................................3316
  Installment payments for Personal Communications Services 
      licensees....................................................3796
  International services reporting requirements....................3743
  Interstate special access services...............................3832
  N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............3816
  National Exchange Carrier Association petition...................3833
  North American Numbering Plan....................................3815
  Numbering Resource Optimization..................................3830
  Pole attachments.................................................3755
  Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act:
    Designation of agencies to receive and investigate reports.....1892
    Reporting requirements.........................................1886
  Relay services.......................................3700, 3701, 3704
  Rural areas..................................................288, 295
  RUS special equipment contract....................................293
  Service quality reporting........................................3827
  Telecommunications Act:
    Access charge reform...........................................3820
    Customer proprietary network information (CPNI)................3819
    Individuals with disabilities..................................3699
    Interstate pay-per-call and other information services.........3697
    Local competition provisions...................................3821
    Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers.................3698
    Universal service..............................................3817
  Toll-free service access codes...................................3818
  Truth in billing.................................................3707
  Unbundled network elements.......................................3831
  Universal service reform.........................................3828
Telephone:
  900-number service...............................................3940
  Access charge reform.......................................3820, 3828
  Accessibility of equipment and services to persons with 
      disabilities.................................................3699
  Accounting requirements..........................................3829
  Advertising......................................................3940
  ARMIS reporting requirements.....................................3829
  Authorized rate of return for interstate services of local 
      exchange carriers............................................3825
  Customer account record exchange obligations.....................3706
  Customer proprietary network information.........................3819
  Detariffing of interstate exchange access services...............3824
  Dial Equipment Minutes Weighting Program.........................3817
  Enhanced 911 emergency calling systems.....................3784, 3822
    For IP-enabled service providers...............................3835
  Enhanced services................................................3823
  Hearing aid compatibility for wireless phones....................3814
  Interstate pay-per-call and other information services...........3697
  Local competition provisions of the Telecommunications Act.......3821
  N11 codes and other abbreviated dialing arrangements.............3816
  North American Numbering Plan....................................3815
  Relay services.............................................3700, 3701
  Telemarketing sales rule.........................................3936
  Telephone Consumer Protection Act................................3703
  Toll free service access codes...................................3818
  Toll telephone service definition................................2580
  Unauthorized changes of long distance carriers...................3698
  Unbundling local exchange carriers...............................3826
  Universal Service..........................................3817, 3828
Television:
  See also Cable television
  Advertising......................................................3751
  Children's programming.....................................3761, 3762
  Closed captioning of video programming...........................3709
  Competitive availability of navigation devices...................3753
  Deceptive advertising concerning screen size.....................3930
  Digital television service:
    Broadcast content protection...................................3813
    Children's programming.........................................3761
    Conversion rules for low power television and television 
        translator stations........................................3767
    Distributed transmission system................................3772
    Review of conversion process...................................3759
    Tuner requirements.............................................3728
  Direct broadcast public interest obligations.....................3760
  Emergency Alert System...........................................3711
  Filing of network affiliation contracts..........................3750
  Joint sales agreements...........................................3768
  Public interest information......................................3764
  Public television station digital transition grant program........291
  Reallocation and service rules for the 698-746 MHz spectrum 
      band.........................................................3803
  Service rules in UHF spectrum....................................3791
  Significantly viewed out-of-market broadcast stations............3769
  Unlicensed operation in the broadcast bands......................3725
  Video programming accessibility..................................3753
Terrorism:
  Bioterrorism preparedness.........................................899
  International Terrorism Victim Compensation Program..............1908
  Limited communication opportunities for inmates linked to 
      terrorist-related activities.................................1789
  Support Antiterrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act 
                                                                   1105
  Terrorism Risk Insurance Program.....................2261, 2269, 2290
Textiles:
  Acquisition regulations...........................................684
  African Growth and Opportunity Act...............................2281
  Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2283
  Flammability standards...........................................3665
  Trade agreements............................................314, 2276
Timber:
  See Forests and forest products
Tobacco:
  See also Cigars and cigarettes
  Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.........................2380
  Crop insurance provisions.........................................120
  Customs regulations..............................................2413
  Imported tobacco products.....................................2, 2382
  In-transit stops without payment of tax..........................2417
  Inspection..........................................................2
  Prohibited marks on products brought into the U.S................2412
  Regulations for tobacco products that are not in packages........2416
  Removal of products without payment of tax for use in law 
      enforcement activities.......................................2406
  Shipment of products without payment of tax......................2414
Tort claims:
  See Claims
Tourist trade:
  See Travel
Toxic substances:
  See Hazardous substances
Toxins:
  See Biologics
Trade agreements:
  Acquisition regulations..........................................3639
    Morocco Free Trade Agreement....................................681
    Thresholds......................................................681
  African Growth and Opportunity Act.........................2275, 2281
  Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act..................2280
  Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act............................2283
  Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism......................1274
  Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade 
      Agreement....................................................2289
  Free Trade Agreement with Morocco................................3622

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  Free Trade Agreements with Australia and Morocco............699, 3645
  Free Trade Agreements with Chile and Singapore.......1186, 2284, 2285
  North American Free Trade Agreement........................2266, 2298
  Textile trade agreements..........................................314
  U. S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act......................2276
Trade practices:
  Annual Trade Survey...............................................309
  Business opportunity rule........................................3939
  Economic Development Administration...............................310
  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act............3937
  Franchising and business opportunity ventures....................3933
  Funeral industry.................................................3928
  Insular possessions watch, watch movement, and jewelry program 
      revisions.....................................................318
  Premerger notification rules.....................................3934
  Regulatory review................................................3926
  Reviews of antidumping and countervailing duty orders.............319
  Telemarketing sales rule.........................................3936
  Telephone service................................................3940
  Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers............................50
  Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers....................1926, 1927
  Used motor vehicle trade regulation rule.........................3931
  Voluntary disclosure provisions related to restrictive 
      practices or boycotts.........................................326
Trademarks:
  Fees..............................................................578
  Filing requirements for request for reconsideration of final 
      refusal.......................................................587
  Intent-to-use documents filing requirements.......................579
  Preventing importation of pirated audio-visual works.............2286
  Representation of others before the USPTO.........................577
  Rules of practice amendments......................................593
  Rules of practice in inter partes proceedings before the 
      Trademark Trial and Appeal Board..............................588
  Statement of use filing deadline..................................579
Transportation:
  See also Air transportation
           Bridges
           Common carriers
           Freight
           Highways and roads
           Pipelines
           Railroads
           Space transportation and exploration
           Vessels
  Acquisition regulations...............................655, 2055, 3642
  Air pollution control conformity...........................2984, 3130
  Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility standards..........2042
  Buy America requirements.........................................2228
  Civil and criminal penalties.........................2100, 2148, 2169
  Debarment and suspension.........................................2044
  Disadvantaged business enterprise participation......2038, 2052, 2061
  Drug and alcohol testing.................2040, 2050, 2051, 2053, 2225
  Emergency procedures for public transportation systems...........2224
  Environmental review.............................................3065
  Explosive materials..............................................1834
  FTA organization and function....................................2227
  Individuals with disabilities..............................2039, 2869
  Interstate ozone transport.......................................3104
  Management and Technical Assistance Program......................2061
  Management regulations:
    Data collection standards......................................3336
    Electronic systems use.........................................3337
    Manager authorization..........................................3319
    Reporting requirements.........................................3336
  Maritime and land security directives and information circulars
                                                                   1310
  Mentor/protege program for small businesses......................2048
  Non-emergency medical transportation programs....................1001
  Official title of the head of TSA................................1318
  Privacy Act provisions.....................................1298, 1299
  Public transportation security grants......................1097, 2221
  Registered Traveler program......................................1316
  Safe and environmentally protective use of granular mine 
      tailings in construction projects............................3233
  Safety systems for Head Start programs...........................1085
  Time zone boundaries in the state of Indiana.....................2062
  Wildlife.........................................................1486
Travel:
  Anti-money laundering programs for travel agencies...............2322
  Customer identification programs for travel agents...............2305
Travel and transportation expenses:
  Deductions for members of Congress...............................2446
  eGov Travel Service..............................................3321
  Privately owned vehicle mileage reimbursement....................3340
  Public vouchers..................................................3314
  Relocation allowances......................................3317, 3341
  Use of other-than contract city-pair airfares....................3321
  VA beneficiary travel regulations................................2783
Treaties:
  See also Trade agreements
  Chemical Weapons Convention.......................................328
Trucks:
  See Motor carriers
      Motor vehicles
Tuberculosis:
  Bovine tuberculosis................................................87
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..................1929
  Eligibility regulations..........................................1933
Universities:
  See Colleges and universities
Upward Bound Program:
  See Education of disadvantaged
Uranium:
  Mill sites..................................................816, 4020
Urban renewal:
  See Community development
Utilities:
  See also Electric utilities
           Natural gas
           Water supply
  Accounting and financial reporting requirements..................3864
  Acquisition regulations......................................703, 704
  Commission authorization to hold interlocking directorates.......3871
  Communication protocols..........................................3866
  Electronic filing by persons holding interlocking positions......3868
  Electronic filing of documents.............................3857, 3873
  Electronic filing of twenty largest purchasers information.......3868
  Electronic reporting of electric energy shortages................3865
  Federal Power Act regulations..............................3890, 3891
  FERC policy on enforcement of statutes, orders, rules and 
      regulations..................................................3883
  Financial reporting guidelines...................................3869
  Generator-run status information.................................3870
  Information requirements for available transfer capability.......3872
  Intermittent generator imbalance service schedule................3867

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  Market-based rates.........................................3861, 3884
  Oversight of regional transmission organizations and 
      independent system operators.................................3864
  Preventing undue discrimination and preference in transmission 
      services.....................................................3885
  Promoting transmission investment through pricing reform.........3878
  Public Utility Holding Company Act...............................3888
  Rules of practices and procedure concerning issue 
      identification...............................................3889
  Rural Utilities Service:
    Exemption of certain borrowers from controls....................294
    Lien accommodations and subordinations..........................296
    Operational controls............................................290
    Seismic safety requirements.....................................297
    Special equipment contract......................................293
    Specifications for primary underground power cable..............287
    Water and waste disposal loans and grants..................286, 292
  Small power production and cogeneration facility regulations....3882, 
                                                                   3892
  Standards for business practices.................................3866
  Standards of conduct for transmission providers..................3856
  Wind energy interconnection agreement............................3863


                                   V

Vaccines:
  See Biologics
Vegetables:
  Agricultural inspection along the U.S./Canada border...............94
  Crop insurance provisions:
    Cabbage.........................................................121
    Mustard.........................................................126
    Northern potato.................................................127
    Sweet corn......................................................124
  Import regulations.................................................59
  Inspection service fees.........................................9, 19
  Phytosanitary certificates for imports.............................68
Vessels:
  See also Cargo vessels
           Fishing vessels
           Marine safety
           Maritime carriers
           Navigation (water)
           Passenger vessels
  Accident reporting...............................................1217
  Anchorage area regulations.......................................1233
  Anti-money laundering program for businesses engaged in boat 
      sales........................................................2309
  Automatic Identification System..................................1222
  Ballast water:
    Exchange guidelines............................................1249
  Coast Guard escort requirements..................................1237
  Commercial diving operations.....................................1245
  Container seals..................................................1269
  Controlled substances............................................1839
  Discharge standards for Armed Forces vessels.....................3262
  Discharge-removal equipment......................................1234
  Documentation....................................................1220
  Emission standards:
    Marine tank vessel loading operations..........................3054
    Shipbuilding and ship repair surface coating...................3056
    Spark ignition marine vessels..................................2936
  Lease financing for vessels engaged in coastwise trade...........1220
  Long range identification and tracking data......................1257
  Marking sunken vessels waiver....................................1256
  Notification of arrival and departure......................1222, 1260
  Numbering system.................................................1217
  Oil spill liability trust fund:
    Vessel limits of liability.....................................1221
  Outer Continental Shelf activities...............................1243
  Personal flotation device requirements...........................1214
  Pollution prevention equipment...................................1230
  Polychlorinated biphenyls containing.............................3177
  Port restrictions and fees:
    Japanese vessels...............................................3907
  Regattas and marine parades......................................1235
  Safety and security zone regulations.......................1232, 1253
  Satellite earth stations.........................................3741
  Traffic separation schemes.......................................1215
  Vapor control systems............................................1223
  Vessel Traffic Service...........................................1250
Veterans:
  Accrued benefits.................................................2807
  Acquisition regulations:
    Plain language revisions.......................................2836
  Active service certification for individuals and groups..........2835
  Adjudication and fiduciary regulations.........2794, 2823, 2825, 2843
  Advanced health care planning....................................2848
  Affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations of 
      contractors and subcontractors.........................1915, 1925
  Alaska Native veteran allotments.................................1766
  Appeals regulations:
    Notice of Disagreement clarification...........................2837
    Public availability of Board decisions.........................2838
    Remand or referral to the Agency of Original Jurisdiction......2811
  Beneficiary travel regulations...................................2783
  Benefits claims..................................................2804
  Burial benefits..................................................2842
    Survivors of Filipino veterans.................................2818
  CHAMPVA Program:
    Coverage for devices and prostheses............................2786
    Delegations of authority.......................................2786
    Preventive services............................................2787
  Claim substantiation regulations.................................2805
  Claims based on aggravation of nonservice-connected disability 
                                                                   2816
  Claims based on service in the Philippine Armed Forces...........2794
  Compensation and pension regulations:
    Bars, forfeiture and renouncement of benefits..................2802
    Concurrent receipt of military retired pay and disability 
        compensation...............................................2829
    Dependents.....................................................2799
    Duties of VA...................................................2826
    Elections of improved pension............................2801, 2827
    General evidence requirements, effective dates, revision of 
        decisions, and protection of existing ratings..............2800
    General provisions.............................................2796
    Payments and adjustments to payments.....................2846, 2856
    Payments to beneficiaries who are eligible for more than one 
        benefit....................................................2845
    Rights and responsibilities of claimants and beneficiaries.....2826
    Service-connected disability compensation......................2847
    Special and ancillary benefits for veterans, dependents and 
        survivors..................................................2795
  Coordination of benefits with TRICARE.............................749
  Dependency and indemnity compensation:
    Regulation amendment...........................................2828
    Surviving spouse's rates.......................................2857
  Dependent benefits:
    Home-school programs included as educational institutions......2810
  Disability ratings:
    Cardiovascular conditions......................................2819
    Convulsive disorders...........................................2858
    Eye, ear, and other sense organs...............................2815
    Hypertension...................................................2819
    Individual unemployability.....................................2853
    Multiple scars.................................................2821
    Neurological conditions........................................2858
    Respiratory disorders..........................................2819
  Education:
    Centralized certification of benefits..........................2792

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    Licensing and certification....................................2791
    Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty................................2803
    Montgomery GI Bill--Selected Reserve...........................2855
    Survivors and dependents.................................2793, 2803
    Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act..................2820
    Veterans Programs Enhancement Act..............................2790
  Enrollment information updating form.............................2850
  Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program...........................3326
  Filipino veterans benefit improvements.....................2818, 2851
  Jobs For Veterans Act......................................2003, 3479
  Life insurance:
    Traumatic injury protection rider..............................2833
  Loan guaranty:
    Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially 
        adapted housing............................................2854
    Delegation of authority to property management contractor......2834
    Fees and charges...............................................2808
    Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages...............................2798
    Regulation amendments..........................................2822
  Medical benefits:
    Calculation of reasonable charges for inpatient and 
        outpatient services........................................2788
    Care and services during disasters and emergencies.............2789
    Claims file for VA medical examinations and opinions...........2809
    Elimination of co-pay for smoking cessation counseling.........2852
    Hospital and outpatient care enrollment........................2841
    Informed consent regulations.............................2784, 2785
    Non-VA service and care........................................2813
    Patients' rights regarding medication prescription 
        authorization..............................................2849
    Presumptions of service connection.............................2824
  Notice requirements..............................................2805
  Psychosis definition.............................................2817
  Reconsideration of decisions on claims for benefits..............2830
  Service organization representatives:
    Accreditation of...............................................2840
  Small businesses:
    Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program
                                                                   3538
  Special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.......1915, 
                                                                   1925
  Special ratings..................................................2797
  State homes......................................................2812
    Grants for the hiring and retention of nurses..................2814
  Surviving spouses:
    Remarriage of..................................................2831
  Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.......2004, 
                                                                   2005
  Veterans Benefits Act............................................2832
  Veterans Benefits Improvement Act................................2832
  Veterans' preference in Federal hiring...........................3474
  Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program...........2806, 2844
Viruses:
  See Biologics
Visas:
  See Passports and visas
Vocational rehabilitation:
  Referral for services............................................3596
  Veterans...................................................2806, 2844
Volunteers:
  AmeriCorps:
    *VISTA program.................................................2884
    National Civilian Community Corps..............................2885
  Peace Corps................................................3492, 3493
    Suspension of eligible enrollments in FEHB program.............3467
    Use of name and logo...........................................3495
Voting rights:
  Language minority provisions.....................................1821
  Preclearance of proposed changes.................................1818


                                   W

Wages:
  See also Employee benefit plans
           Minimum wages
  Cost-of-living allowances..................................3414, 3444
  Critical position pay authority..................................3409
  Hospice wage index...............................................1024
  Hourly compensation:
    Computer-related occupations...................................1912
  IRS broadbanding systems.........................................3425
  Locality pay areas...............................................3482
  Prevailing rate systems..................3441, 3483, 3484, 3485, 3486
  Regulation amendments................................3412, 3431, 3436
  Senior executive service.........................................3426
  Tipped employees.................................................1912
Warehouses:
  Commodity Credit Corporation storage...............................25
Waste treatment and disposal:
  See also Hazardous waste
           Recycling
           Sewage disposal
  Coal combustion waste......................................3236, 3237
  Effluent guidelines............................3273, 3280, 3285, 3286
  Financial test criteria..........................................3241
  Hazardous waste management.......................................3244
  Laboratory waste.................................................3227
  Land disposal:
    Restrictions...................................................3243
  Metals reclamation from electroplating operations................3225
  Municipal waste combustion units:
    Emission guidelines............................................3026
    MACT standards.................................................3008
    New source performance standards...............................3026
  Nuclear waste disposal...............................2899, 4016, 4030
  Project XL...........................................2896, 2900, 3234
  Regulation of gasification devices processing hazardous waste 
      at petroleum refineries......................................3230
  RUS loans and grants.........................................286, 292
  Shore Protection Act.............................................3301
  Solid waste disposal:
    Air pollutant standards............................2929, 2965, 3135
    Guideline revisions............................................3223
    Landfill criteria........................................3101, 3223
    Landfills and incinerators.....................................3099
    Solid waste definition.........................................3232
    Tax regulations................................................2608
  Underground storage tanks:
    Toxicity characteristic rule...................................3248
  Wastewater treatment sludges...............................3226, 3234
  Wet weather condition requirements...............................3267
Water carriers:
  See Maritime carriers
Water pollution control:
  See also Oil pollution
           Waste treatment and disposal
  Clean Water Act..................................................3274
    Cooling water intake structures................................3266
    Product schedule listing requirements..........................3272
    Test procedures........................3265, 3268, 3274, 3275, 3276
  Compensatory mitigation and mitigation banking....................732
  Concentrated animal feeding operation rule.................3263, 3287
  Direct application of pesticides to waters in compliance with 
      FIFRA........................................................3270
  Effluent guidelines:
    Airport deicing operations.....................................3282
    Cruise ships operating in Alaskan waters.......................3280
    Drinking water treatment plants................................3283
    Iron and steel manufacturing...................................3286
    Program plan...................................................3269
    Recodification of..............................................3281
  Marine pollution:
    Ballast water management.......................................1249

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    Facility response plans for hazardous substances.........1226, 1239
    Response plans for oil.............................1226, 1240, 1244
  Mining operations................................................1738
  NPDES permits..............................................3278, 3279
    Water transfers rule...........................................3264
  Radon............................................................3292
  Sewer collection systems.........................................3279
  Spill prevention, control, and countermeasures rule.......3251, 3252, 
                                                                   3253
  Storm water permit requirements for oil and gas activities.......3271
  Test procedures for the analysis of pollutants...................3277
  Trace metals criteria............................................3274
  Vessels of the Armed Forces discharge standards..................3262
  Water quality standards....................................3275, 3276
    Ambient water quality criteria for recreational waters.........3284
    Criteria for acute aquatic life..........................3275, 3276
Water resources:
  See also Water supply
  Army Corps of Engineers:
    Environmental quality requirements..............................735
    Special events rule.............................................738
  Ballast water discharge standards................................1249
  Truckee River Operating Agreement................................1749
Water supply:
  See also Irrigation
  Carcinogen risk assessment.......................................2907
  Drinking water:
    Aircraft public water system regulations.......................3298
    Aldicarb and atrazine..........................................3293
    Bottled water...................................................861
    Contaminants.......................................3288, 3292, 3296
    Copper levels..................................................3289
    Disinfection byproducts........................................3300
    Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program..........................3158
    Enhanced surface water treatment...............................3299
    Fecal contamination............................................3290
    Lead levels....................................................3289
    Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).............................3294
    Oxygenated fuel additives......................................3200
    State underground injection control programs...................3297
    Test procedures for pollutants.................................3265
    Total coliform rule............................................3295
    Unregulated contaminant monitoring.............................3291
  Groundwater protection.....................................3155, 3290
  Regulating non-contract use of Colorado River water..............1748
  RUS loans and grants.........................................286, 292
  Servicing loans and grants........................................289
  Suspension of operations for ultra-deep drilling.................1732
Water transportation:
  See Harbors
      Marine safety
      Maritime carriers
      Navigation (water)
      Vessels
Waterfowl:
  See Wildlife
Waterfront facilities:
  See Harbors
Watershed:
  Tribal Watershed Forestry Assistance Program......................259
  Watershed Forestry Assistance Program.............................258
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....................................1228
  Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and 
      Retaliation Act........................................3449, 3450
  Research misconduct...............................................962
Wildlife:
  See also Marine mammals
           Wildlife refuges
  Animal welfare regulations and standards for birds.................84
  Captive Wildlife Safety Act......................................1591
  Captive-reared mallards..........................................1475
  Duck stamp contest regulations...................................1540
  Eagles...........................................................1483
    Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act...........................1514
    Transport of feathers..........................................1611
  Endangered and threatened........................................1618
    Conservation education.........................................1476
    Permits for foreign listed species.............................1580
  Endangered Species Act...........................................1502
  Exotic birds:
    Importation....................................................1485
  Explosive pest control devices...................................1823
  Exportation......................................................1486
  Falcons and falconry.............................................1570
  Importation................................................1486, 1499
  Injurious............................................1497, 1498, 1614
    Black carp.....................................................1489
  Migratory birds:
    Hunting regulations........1505, 1529, 1541, 1577, 1610, 1633, 1637
    Incidental take during military readiness......................1585
    List revision..................................................1479
    Management of resident Canada geese population.................1578
    Nontoxic nickel shot approval..................................1633
    Permits............................................1477, 1494, 1590
    Possession for educational purposes............................1495
  Polar bear trophy importation....................................1492
  Seabirds..........................................................534
  Subsistence management........447, 1515, 1519, 1551, 1552, 1593, 1628
  Transport standards for reptiles and amphibians..................1484
  Transportation...................................................1486
  Wild Bird Conservation Act...........................1488, 1499, 1575
Wildlife refuges:
  Hunting and fishing regulations............................1543, 1598
  Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Permit requirement...............1594
  Mission, goals, and purposes...............................1572, 1597
  Mosquito management..............................................1506
  National Wildlife Refuge System..................................1572
  Strategic growth.................................................1507
  Tribal annual funding agreements.................................1520
  Wilderness stewardship...........................................1599
Wine:
  Authorized materials and processes...............................2403
  Imported.........................................................2375
  New grape variety names petitioned...............................2371
  Recognition of synonyms for grape varieties proposed.............2383
  Sherry...........................................................2409
  Standards of fill................................................2405
  Taxes......................................................2407, 2408
  Terms used on labels and in advertisements.......................2350
  Vintage date requirements..................................2374, 2377
  Viticultural areas....2356, 2358, 2359, 2360, 2361, 2362, 2363, 2364, 
           2365, 2372, 2376, 2378, 2379, 2384, 2386, 2387, 2388, 2390, 
           2391, 2392, 2393, 2394, 2395, 2396, 2397, 2398, 2399, 2400, 
                   2401, 2402, 2411, 2415, 2418, 2419, 2420, 2421, 2422
Women:
  See also Sex discrimination
  Length of hospital stay after birth of child.....................1944
  Nutrition education participant contacts..........................162
  STOP Violence Against Women Grant Programs.................1889, 1900
  Violence Against Women Act.......................................1451

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  Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Assistance Program 
                                                                   3527
Women, infants, and children:
  Supplemental food program:
    Farmers' Market Nutrition Program...............................157
    Food package revision...........................................160
    Program administration and operation............................188
    Vendor-related provisions.............................152, 175, 187
Wood:
  See Forests and forest products
Wool:
  Import of certain worsted wool fabrics............................317


                                   Y

Youth:
  See also Infants and children
  Chafee National Youth in Transition Database.....................1080
  Meal supplements for teenagers in low-income areas.............165