Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E6-20555
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, this notice announces the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service's (CSREES) intention to revise and extend the currently approved information collection for the CSREES Current Research Information System (CRIS).
National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program-Revisions to Administrative Provisions
Document Number: E6-15568
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Usda, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is updating and making technical corrections to the administrative provisions for the National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program (NRICGP). In addition, CSREES is revising 7 CFR 3411.3(d), the ``Eligibility requirements'' for NRICGP Postdoctoral Fellowships, New Investigator Awards, and Strengthening Awards, and 7 CFR 3411.4(c)(8), the Agency instructions to applicants preparing project budgets for NRICGP conference grants and postdoctoral fellowships. CSREES anticipates the changes to the eligibility requirements will increase the impact of the Agricultural Research Enhancement Awards, while the changes to the budget instructions will facilitate additional conference and postdoctoral fellowship awards.
Notice of Intent To Establish a New Information Collection
Document Number: E6-11535
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chap. 35) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service's (CSREES) intention to request approval to establish a new information collection in support of the 4-H Youth Enrollment Report.
National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program-Revisions to Administrative Provisions
Document Number: E6-8704
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-06-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) proposes to update and make technical corrections to the administrative provisions for the National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program (NRICGP). In addition, CSREES proposes substantive revisions to 7 CFR 3411.3(d), the ``Eligibility requirements'' for NRICGP Postdoctoral Fellowships, New Investigator Awards, and Strengthening Awards, and to 7 CFR 3411.4(c)(8), Agency instructions to applicants preparing project budgets for NRICGP conference grants and postdoctoral fellowships. CSREES anticipates the proposed changes to the eligibility requirements would increase the impact of the Agricultural Research Enhancement Awards, while the proposed changes to the budget instructions would facilitate additional conference and postdoctoral fellowship awards.
Small Business Innovation Research Grants Program
Document Number: 06-4649
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-05-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) proposes to revise the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants Program Administrative Regulations to implement changes and be compliant with the Small Business Innovation Research Policy Directive (67 FR 60072, September 24, 2002).
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E6-5227
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations (5 CFR part 1320) which implement the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service's (CSREES) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection (OMB No. 0524-0026) for Form CSREES-665, ``Assurance of Compliance with the Department of Agriculture Regulations Assuring Civil Rights Compliance,'' and Form CSREES-666, ``Organizational Information.''
Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service Final Revised Guidelines for State Plans of Work for the Agricultural Research and Extension Formula Funds
Document Number: 06-680
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is implementing the revisions to the Guidelines for State Plans of Work for the Agricultural Research and Extension Formula Funds [64 FR 19242-19248]. These guidelines prescribe the procedures to be followed by the eligible institutions receiving Federal agricultural research and extension formula funds under the Hatch Act of 1887, as amended (7 U.S.C. 361a et seq.); sections 3(b)(1) and (c) of the Smith- Lever Act of 1914, as amended (7 U.S.C. 343 (b)(1) and (c)); and sections 1444 and 1445 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3221 and 3222). The recipients of these funds are commonly referred to as the 1862 land-grant institutions and 1890 land-grant institutions, including Tuskegee University and West Virginia State University. CSREES also is revising and reinstating a previously approved information collection (OMB No. 0524-0036) associated with these Guidelines.