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Civil Penalties Inflation AdjustmentsRule2017-0313802/16/2017Interior DepartmentThis rule revises U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to provide for annual adjustments of civil penalties to account for inflation under the Federal Civil … This rule revises U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to provide for annual adjustments of civil penalties to account for inflation under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget guidance. The purpose of these adjustments is to maintain the deterrent effect of civil penalties and to further the policy goals of the underlying statutes.civil-penalties-inflation-adjustmentsFR-Doc-2017-03138
Paleontological Resources PreservationProposed Rule2016-2924412/07/2016Interior DepartmentThe Department of the Interior (DOI) proposes to promulgate regulations under the Paleontological Resources Preservation Act. Implementation of the proposed rule would preserve, manage, and protect paleontological resources on lands … The Department of the Interior (DOI) proposes to promulgate regulations under the Paleontological Resources Preservation Act. Implementation of the proposed rule would preserve, manage, and protect paleontological resources on lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and ensure that these federally owned resources are available for current and future generations to enjoy as part of America's national heritage. The proposed rule would address the management, collection, and curation of paleontological resources from federal lands using scientific principles and expertise, including collection in accordance with permits; curation in an approved repository; and maintenance of confidentiality of specific locality data. The Paleontological Resources Preservation Act authorizes civil and criminal penalties for illegal collecting, damaging, otherwise altering or defacing, or for selling paleontological resources, and the proposed rule further details the processes related to the civil penalties, including hearing requests and appeals of the violation or the amount of the civil penalties.paleontological-resources-preservationFR-Doc-2016-29244
Civil Penalties Inflation AdjustmentsRule2016-2256509/20/2016Interior DepartmentThe Office of the Secretary of the Interior published a document in the Federal Register on June 28, 2016, adjusting the level of civil monetary penalties contained in U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing the Nat … The Office of the Secretary of the Interior published a document in the Federal Register on June 28, 2016, adjusting the level of civil monetary penalties contained in U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget guidance. This document corrects the final regulations by fixing a mistake in the amount of one of the adjusted civil penalties.civil-penalties-inflation-adjustmentsFR-Doc-2016-22565
Civil Penalties Inflation AdjustmentsRule2016-1516806/28/2016Interior DepartmentThis rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties contained in U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment unde … This rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties contained in U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget guidance.civil-penalties-inflation-adjustmentsFR-Doc-2016-15168
Disposition of Unclaimed Human Remains, Funerary Objects, Sacred Objects, or Objects of Cultural PatrimonyRule2015-2804111/05/2015Interior DepartmentThis final rule provides procedures for the disposition of unclaimed human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony excavated or discovered on, and removed from, Federal lands after November 16, … This final rule provides procedures for the disposition of unclaimed human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony excavated or discovered on, and removed from, Federal lands after November 16, 1990. It implements section 3(b) of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.disposition-of-unclaimed-human-remains-funerary-objects-sacred-objects-or-objects-of-culturalFR-Doc-2015-28041
Paleontological Resources PreservationRule2015-0848304/17/2015Agriculture DepartmentThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) is implementing regulations under the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 paleontological resources preservation subtitle (the Act). This rule provides for the preservati … The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) is implementing regulations under the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 paleontological resources preservation subtitle (the Act). This rule provides for the preservation, management, and protection of paleontological resources on National Forest System lands (NFS), and insures that these resources are available for current and future generations to enjoy as part of America's national heritage. The rule addresses the management, collection, and curation of paleontological resources from NFS lands including management using scientific principles and expertise, collecting of resources with and without a permit, curation in an approved repository, maintaining confidentiality of specific locality data, and authorizing penalties for illegal collecting, sale, damaging, or otherwise altering or defacing paleontological resources.paleontological-resources-preservationFR-Doc-2015-08483
Curation of Federally-Owned and Administered Archeological CollectionsProposed Rule2014-2683911/18/2014Interior DepartmentThe National Park Service proposes to amend the regulations for the curation of federally-owned and administered archeological collections to establish definitions, standards, and procedures to dispose of particular material remains th … The National Park Service proposes to amend the regulations for the curation of federally-owned and administered archeological collections to establish definitions, standards, and procedures to dispose of particular material remains that are determined to be of insufficient archaeological interest. This rule would promote more efficient and effective curation of these archeological collections.curation-of-federally-owned-and-administered-archeological-collectionsFR-Doc-2014-26839
Disposition of Unclaimed Human Remains and Other Cultural Items Discovered on Federal Lands After November 16, 1990Proposed Rule2013-2551110/29/2013Interior DepartmentThis rule proposes procedures for the disposition of unclaimed human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony discovered on Federal lands after November 16, 1990. It would implement section 3 (b) of … This rule proposes procedures for the disposition of unclaimed human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony discovered on Federal lands after November 16, 1990. It would implement section 3 (b) of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990.disposition-of-unclaimed-human-remains-and-other-cultural-items-discovered-on-federal-lands-afterFR-Doc-2013-25511
Technical Amendments To Reflect the Authorizing Legislation of the Institute of Museum and Library ServicesRule2013-1373006/11/2013National Foundation on the Arts and the HumanitiesThe Institute of Museum and Library amends its grants regulations by removing outdated regulations and making certain technical amendments to reflect Congress' reauthorization of the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the … The Institute of Museum and Library amends its grants regulations by removing outdated regulations and making certain technical amendments to reflect Congress' reauthorization of the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the Museum and Library Services Act of 2010, as further amended by the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011. The amendments also reorganize certain regulations to provide greater clarity for agency applicants and grantees.technical-amendments-to-reflect-the-authorizing-legislation-of-the-institute-of-museum-and-libraryFR-Doc-2013-13730
Paleontological Resources PreservationProposed Rule2013-1217305/23/2013Agriculture DepartmentThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to implement regulations under the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 paleontological resources preservation subtitle (the Act). This proposed rule would provide fo … The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to implement regulations under the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 paleontological resources preservation subtitle (the Act). This proposed rule would provide for the preservation, management, and protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, and insure that these resources are available for current and future generations to enjoy as part of America's national heritage. The rule would address the management, collection, and curation of paleontological resources from Federal lands including management using scientific principles and expertise, collecting of resources with and without a permit, curation in an approved repository, maintaining confidentiality of specific locality data, and authorizing penalties for illegal collecting, sale, damaging, or otherwise altering or defacing paleontological resources.paleontological-resources-preservationFR-Doc-2013-12173
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act RegulationsRule2013-1096605/09/2013Interior DepartmentThis final rule revises regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act for accuracy and consistency.This final rule revises regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act for accuracy and consistency.native-american-graves-protection-and-repatriation-act-regulationsFR-Doc-2013-10966
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act RegulationsProposed Rule2012-922804/18/2012Interior DepartmentThe Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is responsible for implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, including the issuance of appropriate regulations implementing and interpreting its provisions. … The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is responsible for implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, including the issuance of appropriate regulations implementing and interpreting its provisions. Minor inaccuracies or inconsistencies in the regulations have been identified by or brought to the attention of the Department. These proposed amendments revise the rules implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act for purposes of factual accuracy and consistency.native-american-graves-protection-and-repatriation-act-regulationsFR-Doc-2012-9228
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Regulations- Definition of \u201cIndian Tribe\u201dRule2011-1678807/05/2011Interior DepartmentThis amendment to the Department's regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) removes the definition of ``Indian tribe,'' because it is inconsistent with the statutory definition of that term.This amendment to the Department's regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) removes the definition of ``Indian tribe,'' because it is inconsistent with the statutory definition of that term.native-american-graves-protection-and-repatriation-act-regulations--definition-of-indian-tribeFR-Doc-2011-16788
Institute of Museum and Library Services; Evaluation by GranteesRule2011-501403/10/2011National Foundation on the Arts and the HumanitiesThis rule makes a technical amendment to the Institute of Museum and Library Services' (IMLS') reporting guidelines for grantees. The purpose of this rule is to ensure the agency's requirements are consistent with guidance provid … This rule makes a technical amendment to the Institute of Museum and Library Services' (IMLS') reporting guidelines for grantees. The purpose of this rule is to ensure the agency's requirements are consistent with guidance provided by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).institute-of-museum-and-library-services-evaluation-by-granteesFR-Doc-2011-5014
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Regulations-Disposition of Culturally Unidentifiable Human RemainsRule2010-528303/15/2010Interior DepartmentThis final rule implements the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act by adding procedures for the disposition of culturally unidentifiable Native American human remains in the possession or control of museums or Fed … This final rule implements the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act by adding procedures for the disposition of culturally unidentifiable Native American human remains in the possession or control of museums or Federal agencies. This rule also amends sections related to purpose and applicability of the regulations, definitions, inventories of human remains and related funerary objects, civil penalties, and limitations and remedies.native-american-graves-protection-and-repatriation-act-regulations-disposition-of-culturallyFR-Doc-2010-5283
Technical Amendments To Reflect the New Authorization for a Domestic Indemnity ProgramRuleE8-822404/18/2008National Foundation on the Arts and the HumanitiesThe Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities is adopting as a final rule, without change, the amendments which were published in the Federal Register as a proposed rule on March 4, 2008. The amendments reflect Congress's authoriz … The Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities is adopting as a final rule, without change, the amendments which were published in the Federal Register as a proposed rule on March 4, 2008. The amendments reflect Congress's authorization of a Domestic Indemnity Program under section 426 of The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008, Public Law 110-161 (December 26, 2007), and provide examples to guide applicants considering applying for indemnification of exhibitions with domestic or foreign-owned objects.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/04/18/E8-8224/technical-amendments-to-reflect-the-new-authorization-for-a-domestic-indemnity-programFR-Doc-E8-8224
Technical Amendments To Reflect the New Authorization for a Domestic Indemnity ProgramProposed RuleE8-406503/04/2008National Foundation on the Arts and the HumanitiesThe Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities proposes to amend its regulations to reflect Congress' authorization of a Domestic Indemnity Program under Section 426 of The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008, Public Law 110-16 … The Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities proposes to amend its regulations to reflect Congress' authorization of a Domestic Indemnity Program under Section 426 of The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008, Public Law 110-161 (December 26, 2007). The proposed rule includes examples of exhibitions eligible for indemnification which are intended to provide further guidance to applicants considering applying for indemnification of exhibitions with domestic or foreign-owned objects.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/03/04/E8-4065/technical-amendments-to-reflect-the-new-authorization-for-a-domestic-indemnity-programFR-Doc-E8-4065
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Regulations-Disposition of Culturally Unidentifiable Human RemainsProposed RuleE7-2020910/16/2007Interior DepartmentThis proposed rule specifies procedures for the disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains in the possession or control of museums or Federal agencies, thus implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriatio … This proposed rule specifies procedures for the disposition of culturally unidentifiable human remains in the possession or control of museums or Federal agencies, thus implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (Act). Publication of this document is intended to solicit comments from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, and members of the public before its publication as a final rule.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2007/10/16/E7-20209/native-american-graves-protection-and-repatriation-act-regulations-disposition-of-culturallyFR-Doc-E7-20209
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Regulations-Future ApplicabilityRuleE7-511303/21/2007Interior DepartmentThis final rule relates to one section of the regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (``the Act''). This section outlines procedures for the future applicability of the Act to … This final rule relates to one section of the regulations implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (``the Act''). This section outlines procedures for the future applicability of the Act to museums and Federal agencies.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2007/03/21/E7-5113/native-american-graves-protection-and-repatriation-act-regulations-future-applicabilityFR-Doc-E7-5113
Institute of Museum and Library Services; Technical Amendments To Reflect the New Authorizing Legislation of the Institute of Museum and Library ServicesRule06-112402/08/2006National Foundation on the Arts and the HumanitiesThe Institute of Museum and Library Services has amended its grants regulations by removing outdated regulations and making certain technical amendments to reflect Congress' reauthorization of the Institute of Museum and Library Servic … The Institute of Museum and Library Services has amended its grants regulations by removing outdated regulations and making certain technical amendments to reflect Congress' reauthorization of the Institute of Museum and Library Services under The Museum and Library Services Act of 2003. The amendments also reorganize certain sections to provide greater clarity for agency applicants and grantees.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2006/02/08/06-1124/institute-of-museum-and-library-services-technical-amendments-to-reflect-the-new-authorizingFR-Doc-06-1124
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