Employee Responsibilities and Conduct Residual Cross-References Regulation of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
The United States Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) is proposing to repeal its old employee conduct regulations, which have been superseded by the executive branch Standards of Ethical Conduct, financial disclosure and financial interests regulations issued by the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) In place of its old regulations, the Commission is proposing to add a section of residual cross-references to those branchwide regulations as well as its proposed new supplemental standards regulations and certain executive branchwide conduct rules promulgated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
The United States Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), with the concurrence of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), is issuing a proposed rule for employees of the Commission that would supplement the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch issued by OGE. The proposed rule would require employees of the Commission, other than special Government employees, to obtain prior approval before engaging in outside employment.
Information Quality Guidelines and Request for Comments
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directed Federal agencies to make available on their Web sites guidelines that ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information (including statistical information) they disseminate. Federal agencies should also make available on their Web sites administrative mechanisms that allow affected persons to seek and obtain correction of information that the agency maintains and disseminated that does not comply with the guidelines. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) now seeks public comments on the following guidelines covering pre-dissemination information quality control and an administrative mechanism for requests for correction of information the Commission publicly disseminates.
Membership Requirement of State Advisory Committees
This final rule revises the regulations of the United States Commission on Civil Rights to amend the State Advisory Committee membership criteria to ensure both diversity and nondiscrimination in the State Advisory Committee member appointment process.