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Appraisals for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans Exemption Threshold

The OCC, the Board and the Bureau are publishing final rules amending the official interpretations for their regulations that implement section 129H of the Truth in Lending Act.

Third-Party Provision of Primary Frequency Response Service

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is revising its regulations to foster competition in the sale of primary frequency response service.

National Commission on the Future of the Army; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

The DoD is publishing this notice to announce two days of meetings of the National Commission on the Future of the Army.

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Pier Maintenance Project

In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act as amended, notification is hereby given that we have issued an incidental harassment authorization to the U.S. Navy.

Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is adopting a regulation on foreign supplier verification programs (FSVPs) for importers of food for humans and animals.

Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption

The Food and Drug Administration is establishing science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce, meaning fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.

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