Agency for International Development – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

USAID Acquisition Regulation: Safeguarding Against Exploitation, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, and Child Neglect
Document Number: 2024-03848
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-02-28
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks public comment on a proposed rule revising the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to incorporate new requirements for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and update existing child safeguarding requirements. This proposed rule strengthens protections for USAID's program participants, community members, project staff, and other individuals in a position of vulnerability, and aligns and consolidates new PSEA and updated child safeguarding compliance and reporting requirements with existing requirements for Counter Trafficking in Persons.
Information Collection; Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)
Document Number: 2024-03505
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-21
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a new proposed collection of information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on new collection proposed by the Agency.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2024-02670
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-09
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Agency for International Development (USAID) proposes to establish a new system of records titled, ``USAID-38: Responsibility, Safeguarding, and Compliance Case Management System (RSC CMS)'' subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of publishing this notice is to meet federal requirements and promote consistent maintenance of USAID RSC CMS records. The new system is a dedicated incident and case management system which will contain records that capture reports of misconduct allegations and issues related to USAID programming and supports USAID's ability to monitor and respond to misconduct.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Employment Records Collection From Implementing Partners of Contracts in Afghanistan
Document Number: 2024-02783
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-09
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the emergency review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), USAID is requesting emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new data collection survey on employees of the Implementing Partners of USAID contracts in Afghanistan for the purpose of facilitating the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Chief Of Mission (COM) approval process overseen by the Department of State.
Information Collection Review Request for OMB Approval: Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance Workplace Culture Survey
Document Number: 2024-02463
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-07
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) proposes to survey all members of its workforce to assess and gauge its processes for developing and improving a more cohesive BHA culture. This survey is also sent to institutional support contractors (ISCs), which are part of the USAID workforce but are members of the public for purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). USAID/BHA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection as it relates to ISCs, as required by the PRA. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
AI in Global Development Playbook
Document Number: 2024-01707
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-26
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State, in coordination with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), seek information to assist in carrying out responsibilities under Executive Order 14110 on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence issued on October 30, 2023. Specifically, the E.O. directs USAID and the State Department to publish an AI in Global Development Playbook that incorporates NIST's AI Risk Management Framework's principles, guidelines, and best practices into the social, technical, economic, governance, human rights, and security conditions of contexts beyond United States borders.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2024-01452
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-25
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (section 522a of title 5 of the United States Code [U.S.C.]), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) proposes to establish a new System of Records titled, ``USAID 36: Private Sector Engagement Records.'' The purpose of the system is to administer USAID's Private Sector Engagement Policy and enhance the risk management activities in support of its trade and investment support services. This System of Records includes a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool that will function as a data warehouse that maintains information on business entities and their representatives that express interest in supporting or potentially supporting USAID's mission in foreign development. This information will be used by USAID to enhance transparency, improve coordination, as well as for monitoring and evaluation by USAID program offices.
U.S. Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation; Administrative Updates
Document Number: 2023-27953
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-23
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this direct final rule revising the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to maintain consistency with Federal and agency regulations, remove obsolete material and internal agency procedures, and make editorial amendments to clarify the regulation.
U.S. Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation; Administrative Updates
Document Number: 2023-27952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2024-01-23
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks public comment on a proposed rule that would revise the Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to maintain consistency with Federal and Agency regulations, remove obsolete material and internal Agency procedures, and make editorial amendments to better clarify the regulation.
Notice of Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2024-01083
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-22
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), notice is hereby given of Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) public meeting on February 7th, 2024.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; USAID Workforce Commuter Survey
Document Number: 2024-00475
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-11
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, USAID is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Information Collection Generic Clearance Request for USAID Workforce and Organizational Surveys
Document Number: 2024-00207
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-01-09
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID proposes a generic clearance to collect workforce feedback through surveys, interviews, and focus groups to optimize operations, strengthen organizational health and workforce culture, and improve workforce retention. USAID has a diverse workforce that consists of U.S. direct hires (foreign and civil service) and multiple contract mechanisms with the majority of the workforce belonging to multiple contract mechanisms, including Coordinating Country Nationals, Personal Services Contractors, and Institutional Support Contractors.
Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting Case Competition Submission Forms
Document Number: 2023-28658
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-28
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Learning, Evaluation, and Research holds an annual Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition, wherein USAID partners and staff can submit examples of the way in which they have employed CLA approaches in their work. The submissions are posted online (available to the public), contributing to agency learning through these real-world experiences. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, USAID is soliciting comments for this collection.
USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements
Document Number: 2023-27487
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-14
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID invites public comment on our intent to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) approval for a new information collection. The Foreign Assistance Transparency and Accountability Act (2016) and The Foundations for Evidence Based Policy-Making Act (2019) enhance the transparency, accuracy, and reliability of USAID program and activity evaluations and processes of data collection and reporting. To comply with these Acts, USAID is currently revising the policy associated with its Evaluation Report Requirements. The requirements collect information from evaluators to establish the validity of research methodologies, standardize the presentation of research, ensure accuracy, and identify any conflicts of interest that could create bias or influence data analysis, findings, or recommendations. USAID is soliciting comments for this collection.
Background Investigator Quality Control Survey
Document Number: 2023-27430
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-14
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Quality control survey to allow the USAID Office of Security Field Investigations program to obtain feedback on its background investigator workforce from members of the general public who are interviewed by USAID background investigators.
USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements
Document Number: 2023-26635
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-12-06
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID is reopening the comment period for its proposed information collection, ``USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements''. Reopening the comment period will allow USAID to satisfy the 60-day public comment period required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; USAID Workforce Commuter Survey
Document Number: 2023-24554
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-07
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, USAID is proposing a new information collection.
USAID/MEXICO-RFI 2023-003, Local Partner and Sub-Partner Outreach
Document Number: 2023-24286
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-03
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID/Mexico is seeking to increase understanding of the organizational landscape throughout the country to enhance USAID's development approach and understand local organizations' priority topic areas and capacities. USAID is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information and potential interest from organizations to diversify USAID's partner and sub-partner base. The goal of the RFI is to better understand the organizational landscape in Mexico; diversify USAID/Mexico's partner and sub-partner base by creating avenues for new and underutilized partners and sub-partners to work with USAID; and brainstorm methods to support partners and sub-partners to become self-reliant and capable of achieving their development goals. The research data will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID/Mexico invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Contractor Form for Contract With an Individual for Personal Services
Document Number: 2023-24209
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-02
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, M/OAA/ PSC has proposed revisions to form AID 309-1 Contract With An Individual For Personal Services. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2023-23986
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-31
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Information Collection Review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking comment on the proposed Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. The Agency will use surveys and forms to collect, analyze, and interpret information gathered through this generic clearance to identify strengths and weakness of the current services, information, and to make improvements in customer service.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Information Collection Generic Clearance Request for USAID Workforce and Organizational Surveys
Document Number: 2023-23949
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-31
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID proposes a generic clearance to collect workforce feedback through surveys, interviews, and focus groups to optimize operations, strengthen organizational health and workforce culture, and improve workforce retention. USAID has a diverse workforce that consists of U.S. direct hires (foreign and civil service) and multiple contract mechanisms with the majority of the workforce belonging to multiple contract mechanisms, including Coordinating Country Nationals, Personal Services Contractors, and Institutional Support Contractors.
Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2021 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2022 Inventory; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2023-23336
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-23
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Acting in compliance with section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, requiring civilian agencies to prepare and analyze inventories of their service contracts, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2022 Service Contract Inventory found at https://www.acquisition.gov/content/ service-contract-inventory, and the posting of the Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2021 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2022 Inventory found at: https://www.usaid.gov/results-and-data/budget- spending/official-service-contract-inventory.
Partnership for Peace Fund Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-22912
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-18
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a public meeting, and requests public comment for the third meeting of the Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board to receive updates on programming and progress under MEPPA; receive information regarding ongoing efforts aiming to improve program implementation; and discuss and provide recommendations for peacebuilding programming at USAID.
Background Investigator Quality Control Survey
Document Number: 2023-19694
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-13
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Quality control survey to allow the USAID Office of Security Field Investigations program to obtain feedback on its background investigator workforce from members of the general public who are interviewed by USAID background investigators.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Contractor Form for Contract With an Individual for Personal Services
Document Number: 2023-18763
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, M/OAA/ PSC has proposed revisions to form AID 309-1 Contract With An Individual For Personal Services. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
USAID/MEXICO-RFI 2023-003, Local Partner and Sub-Partner Outreach
Document Number: 2023-18762
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID/Mexico is seeking to increase understanding of the organizational landscape throughout the country to enhance USAID's development approach and understand local organizations' priority topic areas and capacities. USAID is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information and potential interest from organizations to diversify USAID's partner and sub-partner base. The goal of the RFI is to better understand the organizational landscape in Mexico; diversify USAID/Mexico's partner and sub-partner base by creating avenues for new and underutilized partners and sub-partners to work with USAID; and brainstorm methods to support partners and sub-partners to become self-reliant and capable of achieving their development goals. The research data will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID/Mexico invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Meeting; Board for International Food and Agricultural Development
Document Number: 2023-17786
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-18
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) (see https://www.usaid.gov/bifad), an advisory committee on food and agriculture issues to the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is hosting a full-day public meeting, Elevating Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in USAID's Agricultural, Nutrition, and Food System Programming to Inform Strategy Implementation: A Discussion of the BIFAD Climate Change Subcommittee Draft Commissioned Report, to address the opportunities and challenges of transformational climate change adaptation and mitigation in USAID's agricultural, nutrition, and food systems programming. The meeting will highlight a draft commissioned report guided by the BIFAD Subcommittee on Systemic Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, a subordinate unit of BIFAD established in June 2022 in response to a USAID request for advice on addressing the climate crisis in agricultural, nutrition, and food systems. The program will include Agency, stakeholder, and public insights and deliberation of draft recommendations from the report on integrating climate change adaptation and mitigation opportunities within USAID's agricultural, nutrition, and food system programming, research investments, and operational practices, as well as mobilizing climate finance for more resilient and sustainable food systems.
USAID Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) Bureau
Document Number: 2023-16248
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-01
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) and USAID/Ghana Mission are collaborating to conduct research regarding public perception of USAID programs in Ghana. The goal of this research is to use both qualitative and quantitative methods to gain insights into Ghanaian people's awareness and perceptions of development and USAID assistance programs and activities. The research will also narrow preferred media channels. The research data in the report will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID LPA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Paperwork Reduction Act 30-Day Notice; Request for Comments; USAID Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Hub in the Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI)
Document Number: 2023-15794
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-26
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation's (DDI) Private Sector Engagement Hub will conduct a survey regarding perception of 30 external organizations assigned a Global Relationship Manager. The goal of this survey is to understand their experience when engaging with USAID. The data collected will include email addresses to allow for follow-up inquiries. USAID DDI invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Partnership for Peace Fund Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-14981
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-21
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a public meeting, and requests public comment for the third meeting of the Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board to receive further information on the DFC's Joint Investment for Peace Initiative under MEPPA; discuss feedback and insights from the recent Board trip to Israel and the West Bank; and provide recommendations for peacebuilding programming at USAID. A portion of this meeting will be closed to the public.
Implementation of the HAVANA Act of 2021
Document Number: 2023-13328
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-06-26
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
This rule provides implementation by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) of the HAVANA Act of 2021. The Act provides authority for the Secretary of State and other agency heads to provide payments to certain individuals who have incurred qualifying injuries to the brain. This rule covers current and former USAID employees, and dependents of current or former employees.
Acquisition Regulation: Foreign Tax Reporting, Conference Planning, and Trade and Investment Activities
Document Number: 2023-12569
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-06-15
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is amending its Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) regarding contractor requirements on foreign tax reporting, conference planning, and trade and investment activities. These revisions are intended to bring the AIDAR into compliance with revised Agency policies and procedures and statutory requirements.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Foreign Tax Reporting by Assistance Recipients
Document Number: 2023-12552
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-13
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, USAID requests public comment on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations.
Notice of Meeting; Board for International Food and Agricultural Development
Document Number: 2023-11978
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-06
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) (see https://www.usaid.gov/bifad) is hosting a public meeting, A Public Consultation on BIFAD's Plans to Propose a Subcommittee on Minority Serving Institution Engagement and Leadership in USAID's Agricultural, Food Security, and Nutrition Programming. This public meeting will provide a forum for BIFAD to share plans for a proposed BIFAD Subcommittee on MSI Engagement and Leadership. It will assemble expert panelists and invite stakeholders to provide input on the Subcommittee's objectives and membership.
Federal Register Notice: USAID COVID-19 Performance Monitoring
Document Number: 2023-11844
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-05
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Information Collection Review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is announcing that it has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval to inform technical approaches to implementing USAID's COVID-19 Implementation Plan. If granted, this approval will be valid for three years from the date of approval.
OMB Submission: Safeguarding Against Exploitation, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, and Child Neglect
Document Number: 2023-11382
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-30
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the new information collection for safeguarding against exploitation, sexual abuse, child abuse, and child neglect.
Paperwork Reduction Act 60-Day Notice; Request for Comments; USAID Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Hub in the Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI)
Document Number: 2023-11059
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-24
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation's (DDI) Private Sector Engagement Hub will conduct a survey regarding perception of 30 external organizations assigned a Global Relationship Manager. The goal of this survey is to understand their experience when engaging with USAID. The data collected will include email addresses to allow for follow-up inquiries. USAID DDI invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Notice of Advisory Committee Public Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2023-10393
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-16
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID published a document in the Federal Register of May 1, 2023, concerning the public meeting on May 24 and request for public comments. The document contained incorrect timing of the event.
Notice of Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2023-09172
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-01
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), notice is hereby given of Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) public meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.
USAID Acquisition Regulation: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR): Planning, Collection, and Submission of Digital Information as Well as Submission of Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan to USAID
Document Number: 2023-06998
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-04-14
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
This document advises the public that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is placing in the public docket a standards document related to USAID's proposed Rulemaking that, in part, proposed to add a new section to the USAID Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR). During the public comment period, USAID received comments requesting public access to the ``USAID Digital Information Technical Guidelines,'' which are referenced in the proposed regulatory language. This document makes those Guidelines available, renames the Guidelines to ``USAID Digital Collection and Submission Standards,'' and solicits public comment.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2023-07395
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-07
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Agency for International Development proposes to modify various sections of the existing System of Records Notice titled USAID-28, USAID Personnel Locator System consistent with the requirements detailed in OMB Circular A-108: Federal Agency Responsibilities for Review, Reporting and Publication Under the Privacy Act. USAID is providing notice of its intent to change the name of the system to USAID-28, Emergency Notification System, and to update various sections of the existing System of Records Notice in accordance with OMB guidance. The system will collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) necessary to provide rapid communications regarding emergencies and urgent situations, such as office dismissal, and closure situations that impact access to USAID facilities. USAID is issuing this Notice to clarify the purpose for which the information is collected, update the authorities, and to expand upon the routine uses for the information maintained in this system. All other changes to the Notice are administrative in nature.
Senior Executive Service: Membership of Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2023-07001
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-05
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
This notice provides a list of approved candidates who comprise a standing roster for service on the Agency's 2023 SES Performance Review Board. The Agency will use this roster to select SES Performance Review Board members.
USAID Revisions to ADS 201 Evaluation Report Requirements
Document Number: 2023-06317
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-28
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
The Foreign Assistance Transparency and Accountability Act (2016) and The Foundations for Evidence Based Policy-Making Act (2019) enhance the transparency, accuracy, and reliability of USAID program and activity evaluations and processes of data collection and reporting. To comply with these Acts, USAID is currently revising the policy associated with its Evaluation Report Requirements. The requirements collect information from evaluators to establish the validity of research methodologies, standardize the presentation of research, ensure accuracy, and identify any conflicts of interest that could create bias or influence data analysis, findings, or recommendations. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, USAID is soliciting comments for this collection.
Federal Register Notice: USAID COVID-19 Performance Monitoring
Document Number: 2023-05693
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-21
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Information Collection Review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is announcing that it has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval to inform technical approaches to implementing USAID's COVID-19 Implementation Plan. If granted, this approval will be valid for three years from the date of approval.
USAID Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) Bureau
Document Number: 2023-04681
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-20
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
USAID Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) and USAID/Ghana Mission are collaborating to conduct research regarding public perception of USAID programs in Ghana. The goal of this research is to use both qualitative and quantitative methods to gain insights into Ghanaian people's awareness and perceptions of development and USAID assistance programs and activities. The research will also narrow preferred media channels. The research data in the report will be aggregated and not provide PII or other privacy-related information. USAID LPA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Delegation of Authority Under Section 6501(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022
Document Number: 2023-03246
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-16
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
On January 17, 2023, President Biden delegated authority of approval vested in the President by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 to designate an employee of the relevant Federal department or agency with fiduciary responsibility for United States contributions to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to serve on the CEPI Investors Council and, if nominated, on the CEPI Board of Directors, as a representative of the United States. The President authorized and directed the Agency for International Development to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. The text of the memorandum is set out below.
Partnerships With Faith-Based and Neighborhood Organizations
Document Number: 2022-28376
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-01-13
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions, Department of Agriculture, Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs
The agencies listed above (the ``Agencies'') propose to amend their regulations to clarify protections for beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries receiving federally funded social services and the rights and obligations of organizations providing such services. In accordance with the Executive order of February 14, 2021 (Establishment of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships), this clarification should promote maximum participation by beneficiaries and providers in the Agencies' covered programs and activities and ensure consistency in the implementation of those programs and activities.
Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2020 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2021 Inventory; Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2023-00440
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-12
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Acting in compliance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, requiring civilian agencies to prepare and analyze inventories of their service contracts, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2021 Service Contract Inventory found at https://www.acquisition.gov/content/ service-contract-inventory, and the posting of the Analysis of Service Contract Inventory for FY 2020 and the Planned Analysis of the FY 2021 Inventory found at: https://www.usaid.gov/results-and-data/budget- spending/official-service-contract-inventory.
USAID COVID-19 Performance Monitoring
Document Number: 2022-26618
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-08
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the emergency review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is announcing that it has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency approval of a new information collection to inform technical approaches to implementing USAID's COVID-19 Implementation Plan. If granted, this emergency approval will be valid for six months from the date of approval.
Notice of Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-25326
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-22
Agency: Agency for International Development, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), notice is hereby given of Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA) public meeting on Friday December 2, 2022.
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