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This final rule finalizes two proposed rules in order to update and improve the regulations of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) implementing the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Program, in order to incorporate several statutory changes enacted in recent years, address some gaps in the regulations, and improve the efficiency of the...
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Notice of Withdrawal of Four Previously Announced Rulemaking Actions
The Department of Justice is announcing the withdrawal of four previously announced Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRMs), pertaining to title II and title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), for further review.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (``OJJDP'') of the Office of Justice Programs (``OJP'') published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2017, a partial Final Rule amending the formula grant program (``Formula Grant Program'') regulation. This technical correction corrects inaccurate citations to sections of the...
On January 17, 2017, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (``OJJDP'') of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (``OJP''), published a partial final rule to amend portions of the formula grant program (``Formula Grant Program'') regulation to reflect changes in OJJDP policy. That rule is scheduled to...
Revision of Import and Export Requirements for Controlled Substances, Listed Chemicals, and Tableting and Encapsulating Machines, Including Changes To Implement the International Trade Data System (ITDS); Revision of Reporting Requirements for Domestic Transactions in Listed Chemicals and Tableting and Encapsulating Machines; and Technical Amendments
On December 30, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration published a final rule to implement requirements associated with the International Trade Data System (ITDS) that will help streamline the export/import of tableting and encapsulating machines, controlled substances, and listed chemicals. That rule is scheduled to become effective January...
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center-Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS)
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection was previously published in the...
The Attorney General has delegated to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, with certain restrictions, the authority to perform the functions of the ``Central Authority'' or ``Competent Authority'' under treaties and executive agreements between the United States and other countries on mutual assistance in criminal matters...
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Claim for Damage, Injury, or Death
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Division, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.