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Several Federal statutes and regulations apply to proposals for Federal assistance considered for review and to grants and cooperative agreements awarded by OAO. These include, but are not limited to:
(a)7 CFR Part 1, Subpart A—USDA implementation of the Freedom of Information Act;
(b)7 CFR Part 3—USDA implementation of OMB Circular No. A–129, regarding debt management;
(c) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Pub.L. 88–352), as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, and 7 CFR part 15, subpart A (USDA implementation);
(d)2 CFR part 415, General Program Administrative Regulations.
(e)2 CFR part 416, General Program Administrative Regulations for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments.
(f)2 CFR part 417, Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension.
(g)2 CFR part 418, New Restrictions on Lobbying. Imposes prohibitions and requirements for disclosure and certification related to lobbying on awardees of Federal contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and loans.
(h)2 CFR part 200, subparts B—General Provisions, C—Pre–Federal Award Requirements and Contents of Federal Awards, and D—Post–Federal Award Requirements, as adopted by USDA through 2 CFR part 400.
(i)2 CFR part 421, Requirements for Drug–Free Workplace (Financial Assistance).
(j)2 CFR part 200, subpart F—Audit Requirements, as adopted by USDA through 2 CFR part 400.
(k)7 U.S.C. 3318—conferring upon the Secretary general authority to enter into contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements to further the research, extension, or teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences of the Department of Agriculture.
(l)29 U.S.C. 794 (Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973) and 7 CFR part 15b (USDA implementation of statute)—prohibiting discrimination based upon physical or mental handicap in Federally assisted programs.
(m)35 U.S.C. 200 et seq.—Bayh–Dole Act, promoting the utilization of inventions arising from federally supported research or development; encouraging maximum participation of small business firms in federally supported research and development efforts; and promoting collaboration between commercial concerns and nonprofit organizations, including universities, while ensuring that the Government obtains sufficient rights in federally supported inventions to meet the needs of the Government and protect the public against nonuse or unreasonable use of inventions (implementing regulations are contained in 37 CFR part 401)
(n) Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681–1683 and 1685–1686), as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex;
(o) Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6101–6107), as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age;
(p) Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972 (Pub.L. 92–255), as amended, relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of drug abuse;
(q) Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 (Pub.L. 91–616), as amended, relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of alcohol abuse or alcoholism;
(r) Sections 523 and 527 of the Public Health Service Act of 1912 (42 U.S.C. 290dd–3 and 290ee–3), as amended, relating to confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records;
(s) Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.), as amended, relating to nondiscrimination in the sale, rental or financing of housing;
(t) Any other nondiscrimination provisions in the specific statute(s) under which proposals for Federal assistance are made, and the requirements of any other nondiscrimination statute(s) which may apply to the proposal.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 7. Agriculture § 7.2500.003 Other applicable statutes and regulations - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-7-agriculture/cfr-sect-7-2500-003/
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