National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities June 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Implementing the Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015
Document Number: 2017-12071
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adjusting the maximum civil monetary penalties that may be imposed for violations of the Program Fraud and Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA) and the NEA's Restrictions on Lobbying to reflect the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act). The 2015 Act further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act) to improve the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect.
Implementing the Freedom of Information Act
Document Number: 2017-11459
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-09
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
This proposed rule would amend the National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) regulations implementing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The NEA proposes these amendments to update the NEA's current FOIA regulation. This proposed rule updates the NEA's regulations to reflect statutory changes to FOIA, current NEA organizational structure, and current NEA policies and practices with respect to FOIA. Finally, the rule uses current cost figures in calculating and charging fees.