Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Embutramide Into Schedule III
This proposed rule is issued by the Deputy Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to place the substance embutramide, including its salts, into Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This proposed action is based on a recommendation from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and on an evaluation of the relevant data by DEA. If finalized, this action will impose the regulatory controls and criminal sanctions applicable to Schedule III on those who handle embutramide and products containing embutramide.
Schedules of Controlled Substances: Placement of Pregabalin Into Schedule V
This final rule is issued by the Deputy Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to place the substance pregabalin [(S)-3-(aminomethyl)-5-methylhexanoic acid], including its salts, and all products containing pregabalin into Schedule V of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). As a result of this rule, the regulatory controls and criminal sanctions of Schedule V will be applicable to the manufacture, distribution, dispensing, importation and exportation of pregabalin and products containing pregabalin.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), proposes to exempt a new system of records entitled the Terrorist Screening Records System (TSRS) (JUSTICE/FBI 019) from subsections (c)(3) and (4); (d)(1), (2), (3), and (4); (e)(1), (2), (3), (5), and (8); and (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j) and (k). As explained in the proposed rule, the exemption is necessary to avoid interference with the law enforcement, intelligence, and counterterrorism functions and responsibilities of the FBI and its Terrorist Screening Center (TSC). Public comment is invited.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The FBI is establishing a new system of records to cover records maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC). These records were previously covered by the FBI Central Records System (Justice/FBI-002), last published in full text on February 20, 1998 (63 FR 8671) and amended in part on March 29, 2001 (66 FR 17200). Public comments are invited.
Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program
The Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, proposes this rule to amend regulations which implement the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Act, as amended. The Act provides financial support to certain public safety officers, or their survivors and families, when such officers die, or become permanently and totally disabled, as a result of line-of-duty injuries. The proposed rule would incorporate recent statutory amendments to the program, specifically, to provide coverage for chaplains and the addition of certain life insurance beneficiaries, and to provide coverage for certain heart attack and stroke cases. The proposed rule also would amend the regulations to incorporate longstanding internal agency policy and practice, court decisions, and certain technical changes, in order to make the regulations more comprehensive and user-friendly.
Inmate Discipline Rules: Subpart Revision and Clarification
In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) proposes to amend its Inmate Discipline and Special Housing Unit (SHU) regulations. We intend this amendment to streamline and clarify these regulations, eliminating unnecessary text and obsolete language and removing internal agency procedures that need not be in rules text. We also make some substantive changes to our list of prohibited acts for which disciplinary sanctions may be imposed and alter the list of possible sanctions available to allow Disciplinary Hearing Officers more flexibility in adapting the sanction to fit the seriousness of the violation.
Inmate Fees for Health Care Services
The Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) finalizes rules describing procedures we will follow for charging inmates fees for certain kinds of health services, as required under the Federal Prisoner Health Care Copayment Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-294, October 12, 2000, 114 Stat 1038, codified at 18 U.S.C. 4048).