Economic Development Administration September 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-23474
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meeting
Document Number: 2016-23379
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. During this time, members will discuss and finalize the Council's various initiatives focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and talent development and will formally conclude this Council's term.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-22638
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Regional Innovation Program
Document Number: 2016-22286
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Through this notice of proposed rulemaking (``NPRM''), the Economic Development Administration (``EDA'' or ``the Agency''), U.S. Department of Commerce (``DOC''), proposes and requests comments on the Agency's implementation of the Regional Innovation Program as authorized by section 27 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, as amended (``Stevenson-Wydler'' or the ``Act''). Through the Regional Innovation Strategies Program (``RIS Program''), the centerpiece of the Regional Innovation Program, EDA currently awards grants for capacity-building programs that provide proof-of-concept and commercialization assistance to innovators and entrepreneurs and for operational support for organizations that provide essential early- stage funding to startup companies. This NPRM, for the first time, lays out the overarching regulatory framework for the Regional Innovation Program and specifically focuses on outlining the structure of the RIS Program.
Innovative Technologies in Manufacturing Loan Guarantee Program
Document Number: 2016-22284
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
Through this notice of proposed rulemaking (``NPRM''), the Economic Development Administration (``EDA,'' or ``the Agency''), U.S. Department of Commerce (``DOC''), proposes and requests comments on the Agency's implementation of section 26 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (the ``Stevenson-Wydler Act''), enacted as part of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (``COMPETES Act''). The Stevenson-Wydler Act authorizes EDA to provide loan guarantees for obligations to small- and medium-sized manufacturers for the use or production of innovative technologies. These guarantees will enable innovative technology manufacturers to obtain capital otherwise unavailable to them.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2016-21891
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration