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  1. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance; Requirements for Entitlement to Widow(er)'s Benefits Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1994-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-30 | USA-1994-R-36576

    Relects technical changes which clarify entitlement requirements for widow's and widower's benefits. Specifically, it clarifies that entitlement or potential entitlement to mother's/father's benefits, on the record of a fully insured individual, in the month prior to the month of marriage to an insured satisfies the alternative to the duration of marriage requirement for widow(er)'s benefits.

  2. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Absence and Leave; Voluntary Leave Transfer and Voluntary Leave Bank Programs Rule (5 CFR Part 630)

    Adoption: 1994-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-31 | USA-1994-R-35964

    Interim regulations to enable agencies to implement permanent voluntary leave transfer and leave bank programs and to make certain other changes.

  3. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazard Communication Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1926 and 1928)

    Adoption: 1994-01-26 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-11 | USA-1994-R-36208

    Requires employers to establish hazard communication programs to transmit information on the hazards of chemicals to their employees by means of labels on containers, material safety data sheets, and training programs. Implementation of these hazard communication programs will ensure that all employees have the "right-to-know" the hazards and identities of the chemicals they work with, and will reduce the incidence of chemically-related occupational illnesses and injuries.

  4. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Alcohol Testing; Amendments to Alcohol/Drug Regulations Rule (49 CFR Part 219)

    Adoption: 1994-01-25 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | USA-1994-R-35987

    Requires pre-employment and random alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees, and makes the reasonable suspicion component of "for cause" testing mandatory for both alcohol and drugs.

  5. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Duration of Normal and Extended Benefits Rule (20 CFR Part 336)

    Adoption: 1994-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-28 | USA-1994-R-35963

    Revises the regulations under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) to update the provisions concerning the duration of normal unemployment and sickness benefits under the RUIA and to add provisions concerning the establishment of extended benefit periods.

  6. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Representative Payment Rule (20 CFR Part 266)

    Adoption: 1994-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-28 | USA-1994-R-36249

    Part 266 is revised by the Railroad Retirement Board to provide more detailed guidelines regarding the selection, payment, responsibilities, and monitoring of representative payees.

  7. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1994-01-13 | Date of entry into force: 1994-05-31 | USA-1994-R-35965

    Provides for a new standard addressing the work practices to be used during the operation of electric power generation, transmission and distribution facilities.

  8. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program; Adult Assistance Programs; Provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to Eliminate Enhanced Federal Funding Rule (45 CFR Part 235)

    Adoption: 1994-01-13 | Date of entry into force: 1994-04-01 | USA-1994-R-36575

    Implements provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, which eliminate enhanced federal funding rates for the optional fraud control program conducted under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program and training activities conducted under the Adult Assistance programs.

  9. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Temporary Alien Workers Seeking H-1B Classification Under the Immigration and Nationality Act Rule (8 CFR Part 214)

    Adoption: 1994-01-06 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-11 | USA-1994-R-36268

    Implements certain provisions of the Miscellaneous and Technical Immigration and Naturalization Amendments of 1991 by establishing petitioning procedures for H-1B nonimmigrants and a new eligibility criteria for foreign physicians seeking employment in the medical profession in the United States.

  10. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Waiver of Certain Types of Visas Rule (8 CFR Part 212)

    Adoption: 1994-01-05 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-11 | USA-1994-R-36267

    Amends the Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations to permit district directors, acting alone, to waive a nonimmigrant visa or passport under section 212(d)(4)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act in individual cases, if satisfied that a nonimmigrant alien is unable to present these documents because of an unforeseen emergency.

  11. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Attestations by Facilities Using NonImmigrant Aliens as Registered Nurses Rule (20 CFR Parts 621 and 655)

    Adoption: 1993-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-07 | USA-1994-R-35959

    Governs the filing and enforcement of attestations by facilities seeking to use nonimmigrant aliens as registered nurses under H-1A visas.

  12. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Condition Applications and Requirements for Employees Using Aliens on H-1B Visas in Speciality Occupations and as Fashion Models Rule (20 CFR Part 655)

    Adoption: 1993-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-01 | USA-1993-R-35614

    Implements the provisions of NAFTA pertaining to the employment of Mexican citizens as professionals other than registered nurses, pursuant to the regulations implementing section 212(n) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

  13. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety Standards for Explosives at Metal and Nonmetal Mines Rule (30 CFR Parts 56 and 57)

    Adoption: 1993-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-31 | USA-1993-R-35615

    Revises and clarifies the stayed provisions of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) safety standards for explosives at metal and nonmetal mines which were promulgated on 18 January 1991.

  14. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Job Training Partnership Act: Job Corps Program under Title IV-B Rule (20 CFR Part 626 and 638)

    Adoption: 1993-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-28 | USA-1993-R-35611

    Amendments to make the regulations of the Office of the Job Corps of the Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labour conform to the Job Training Reform Amendments of 1992. Changes concern income eligibility, eligibility for Job Corps through receipt of food stamps, a quota of enrollment for 22-24 year olds, priority in non-residential programs to single parents, and related matters.

  15. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance; Determining Disability and Blindness; Extension of Expiration Date for Cardiovascular System Listing Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-06 | USA-1993-R-35958

    Extends the date on which parts A and B of the cardiovascular system listing, found in appendix 1 of part 404, subpart P, will no longer be effective.

  16. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers; Amendment of Regulations Rule (20 CFR Part 617)

    Adoption: 1993-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-07 | USA-1993-R-35960

    Amends the regulations on trade adjustment for workers displaced because of increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by the workers' firm.

  17. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Claims; Disclosure of Social Security Numbers Under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and Related Statutes Rule (20 CFR Parts 10 and 702)

    Adoption: 1993-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-24 | USA-1993-R-35612

    Amends the regulations governing the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) to state that persons must disclose their Social Security Numbers (SSN) whenever they file notices of injury and/or claims for compensation under either the FECA or LHWCA program.

  18. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Cadmium in Shipyard Employment and Construction Rule (29 CFR Parts 1915 and 1926)

    Adoption: 1993-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-01 | USA-1993-R-35613

    Consolidation of cadmium standard first published on 14 September 1992 and subsequent amendments.

  19. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Act for Reform in Emerging New Democracies and Support and Help for Improved Partnership with Russia, Ukraine, and Other New Independent States. Public Law 103-199 (H.R. 3000)

    Adoption: 1993-12-17 | USA-1993-L-36572

  20. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Organisation Annual Financial Reports Rule (29 CFR Part 402)

    Adoption: 1993-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 1994-12-31 | USA-1993-R-35608

    Revises the regulations pertaining to the filing by labour organisations of annual financial reports required by the Labour-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and revises the annual financial reporting forms which are prescribed by the Secretary to implement the LMRDA reporting requirements incorporated by reference in the applicable regulations.

  21. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Act. Public Law 103-185 (H.R. 3321)

    Adoption: 1993-12-14 | USA-1993-L-36571

    Increases the flexibility of states in carrying out the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

  22. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1993. Public Law 103-152 (H.R. 3167).

    Adoption: 1993-11-24 | USA-1993-L-37366

    Extends the Federal Emergency Unemployment Act of 1991 to 5 February, 1994. The programme will be phased out on 30 April, 1994.

  23. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. Public Law 103-141 (H.R. 1308).

    Adoption: 1993-11-16 | USA-1993-L-37365

    Provides that the Government may not substantially burden a person's exercise of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability. However, the Government may substantially burden a person's exercise of religion if it demonstrates that application of the burden to that person is in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest and is the least restrictive means of furthering that compelling governmental interest.

  24. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aid to Families With Dependent Children and Adult Assistance Programs Income and Resources Disregards Rule (45 CFR Part 233)

    Adoption: 1993-11-06 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-02 | USA-1993-R-36209

    Updates the statutory disregards in regulations for the Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) program and the adult assistance programs in Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands by adding income and resources disregards provided under several public laws.

  25. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Reopening Determinations and Decisions Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1993-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-23 | USA-1993-R-36271

    Revises the regulations to clarify the longstanding policy of the Social Security Administration (SSA) that the Agency on its own initiative, as well as at the request of any person claiming a right under the social security or supplemental security income (SSI) programs, may reopen and revise a final administrative determination or decision.

  26. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled; Standards Applicable in Certain Determinations of Good Cause, Fault and Good Faith Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1993-11-03 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-12 | USA-1993-R-35961

    Amends the existing regulations to reflect the provisions of section 10305 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989. Section 10305 requires that the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in making certain determinations of good cause, without fault, and good faith under title II of the Social Security Act, take into account any physical, mental, educational or linguistic limitations (including any lack of facility with the English language) the individual has.

  27. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance; Determining Disability and Blindness; Extension of Expiration Dates for Various Body System Listings Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-06 | USA-1993-R-35635

  28. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Law and Order on Indian Reservations Rule (25 CFR Part 11)

    Adoption: 1993-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-22 | USA-1993-R-35199

    Revises the regulations of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) governing Courts of Indian Offences to provide those courts with a complete and updated code of laws, and to clarify the jurisdiction of those courts and their relationship to tribal governments and the Department of the Interior.

  29. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Refugee Resettlement Program: Refugee Cash Assistance and Refugee Medical Assistance Rule (20 CFR Part 400)

    Adoption: 1993-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-07 | USA-1993-R-35634

    Amends current regulations to establish a methodology by which the Office of Refugee Resettlement (OOR) will determine each year the duration of eligibility for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA), based on available appropriated funds for the year.

  30. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Federal Employees Leave Sharing Amendments Act of 1993. Public Law 103-103 (S. 1130).

    Adoption: 1993-10-08 | USA-1993-L-36559

    Amends sections 6331(4) and 6361(6) of title 5, United States Code, by substituting the word "leave" for the words "leave (disregarding any advanced leave)". Provides for annual or sick leave accrued by an employee to be transferred to the appropriate leave account of such employee and specifies under what circumstances such leave shall be available. Also provision in respect to employee participation in leave bank and leave transfer programmes. Repeals section 2(d) of the Federal Employees Leave Sharing Act of 1988.

  31. United States of America - - International agreement

    North American Agreement on Labour Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America, the Government of Canada, and the Government of the United Mexican States [Supplemental Agreement to the North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA]. - NAALC

    Adoption: 1993-09-13 | INT-1993-IA-35060

    Seeks to promote a broad array of labour principles -listed in Annex I- such as freedom of association and protection of the right to organize; the right to bargain collectively; the right to strike; prohibition of forced labour; labour protection for children and young persons; minimum employment standards; elimination of employment discrimination; equal pay for men and women; prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses; compensation in cases of occupational injuries and illnesses; and protection of migrant workers. Each Party is required to ensure that its labour laws and regulations provide for high labour standards, consistent with high quality and productivity workplaces, and to enforce such laws. A Commission for Labour Cooperation is established comprised of the Parties' respective labour ministers, whose functions include overseeing the implementation of and developing recommendations on modifications of the Agreement, while promoting cooperative activities regarding labour matters. National Administrative Offices at the federal government level are to coordinate administration of the Agreement. Advice on the implementation and modification of the Agreement may be given by national (including employers' and workers' representatives) and government advisory committees. Also provides for cooperative consultations and evaluations (by a Committee of experts selected in consultation with the ILO), dispute resolution procedures, and enforcement mechanisms.

  32. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Establishment of Form I-551, Alien Registration Receipt Card, as the Executive Form of Registration for Lawful Permanent Residence Rule (8 CFR parts 204, 211, 223, 223a, 235, 251, 252, 264, 274a, 299, 316, and 334)

    Adoption: 1993-09-10 | Date of entry into force: 1993-10-20 | USA-1993-R-34702

    Amends the regulations of the Immigration and Naturalization Service by terminating the validity of the old Alien Registration Receipt Card, Form I-151 and establishing the current Alien Registration Receipt Card, Form-551 as the exclusive registration card for the use of lawful permanent resident aliens.

  33. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Payments for Vocational Rehabilitation Services Rules (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1993-09-08 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-15 | USA-1993-R-36272

    Amends the regulations on the vocational rehabilitation (VR) payment programs by expanding access to the use of private and public non-State VR providers when a State VR agency declines to provide VR services to an individual who is referred to services, by explaining that, in appropriate cases, only those VR services which have a causal relationship to an individual's performance of substantial gainful activity for a continuous period of 9 months will be paid for and by prescribing the specific kinds of VR services which will be paid for.

  34. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Redeterminations of Supplemental Security Income Eligibility Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1993-08-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35632

    Amends the policy on how to establish the beginning of the supplemental security income (SSI) redetermination period when reviewing a recipient's eligibility to ensure that he or she continues to be eligible and receives the correct SSI benefit amount.

  35. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industries in American Samoa; Wage Order Rule (29 CFR Part 697)

    Adoption: 1993-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1993-09-01 | USA-1993-R-34133

    Under the Fair Labour Standards Act, minimum wage rates in American Samoa are set by a special industry committee appointed by the Secretary of Labour. Industry Committee No. 20 has completed its review and established new minimum wage rates that are published in this rule.

  36. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance; Continued Entitlement to Benefits of Deemed Spouse or Legal Spouse; Treatment of Divorce in Invalid Marriage; Treatment of Multiple Entitlements Under the Family Maximum Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35631

    Amendments to reflect statutory enactments that permit the simultaneous entitlement of a spouse based on a "deemed" valid marriage and a spouse based on a valid or a "putative" marriage. Provides that when a putative spouse and/or a deemed spouse is/are entitled simultaneously with a spouse based on a valid marriage, the spouse based on the valid marriage is paid outside the family maximum.

  37. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance; Suspension of Dependant's Benefits When a Worker is in an Extended Period of Eligibility Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35628

    Amendments to explain when a Social Security disability beneficiary can and cannot be paid monthly benefits during the extended period of eligibility which follows the completion of a trial work period.

  38. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled; Representation of Claimants for Benefits Under Title II and/or Title XVI Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1993-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35629

    Amends existing regulations on the representation of parties to implement the provisions of section 10307(b) of the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1989 (OBRA).

  39. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income Maximum Payment Limit ($30) When Medicaid is not Paying Toward the Cost of Institutional Care Because the Individual Transferred a Resource Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1993-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35633

  40. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Time Limits for Disposition of Resources in the Supplemental Security Income Program Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1993-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 1993-11-15 | USA-1993-R-35988

    Provides that if an individual filing for supplemental security income (SSI) benefits has excess resources, payment is permitted on the condition that the individual dispose of the excess resources within a time period specified by the Secretary.

  41. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Medicare Program; Payment for Preadmission Services Rule (42 CFR Parts 412 and 413)

    Adoption: 1993-07-20 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-12 | USA-1993-R-35962

    Specifies that inpatient hospital operating costs include certain preadmission services furnished by the hospital.

  42. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Air Contaminants Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1993-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-30 | USA-1993-R-34083

    Announces the revocation of the exposure limits specified in the "Final rule limits" columns of Table Z-1-A of 29 CFR Part 1910.1000. Implements the Court of Appeals decision in AFL-CIO v. OSHA, 965 F.2d.962 (11th Cir., 1992) vacating those limits.

  43. United States of America - - International agreement

    Agreement on social security. Done at Athens.

    Adoption: 1993-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | INT-1993-IA-38628

  44. United States of America - - International agreement

    Administrative arrangement for the implementation of the agreement on social security. Done at Athens.

    Adoption: 1993-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | INT-1993-IA-38629

  45. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety Standards for General Industry and Contruction Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910 and 1926)

    Adoption: 1993-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-30 | USA-1993-R-34082

    Makes nomenclature changes, address changes and minor technical amendments to OSHA standards for construction and general industry. These changes reflect transfer of authority and editorial corrections to construction and general industry standards that have not undergone recent revision.

  46. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance; Suspension of Benefits Where Individual is Deported; Exemption From Social Security Because of Religious Beliefs Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35630

    Concerns the suspension of social security benefits if an individual is deported under certain provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act, an exemption from Social Security for employees and employer who are both members of certain religious faiths opposed to acceptance of insurance benefits including those provided by Social Security, and an exemption from Social Security for certain employees of churches and church-controlled organisations.

  47. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Incorporation of General Industry Safety and Health Standards Applicable to Contruction Work Rule (29 CFR Part 1926)

    Adoption: 1993-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-30 | USA-1993-R-34081

    Incorporates the regulatory text of the General Industry Safety and Health Standards (Part 1910) that have been applicable to construction work into the Safety and Health Regulations for Contruction (29 CFR Part 1926).

  48. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pay Administration (General); Hazard Pay Differentials Rule (5 CFR Part 550)

    Adoption: 1993-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-08 | USA-1993-R-33445

    Provides eligible General Schedule employees who experience a significant risk of exposure to hazardous levels of airborne asbestos fibres with a hazardous duty pay diffential. Incorporates the Occupational Safety and Health Administration permissible exposure limit standard for concentration of airborne asbestos.

  49. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Children's Survivor Annuities During School Attendance Rule (5 CFR Parts 831 and 843)

    Adoption: 1993-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-08 | USA-1993-R-33446

    Clarifies the requirements for eligibility for payments during interim breaks, defines full-time school attendance and makes other minor changes in the rules governing survivors' benefits paid to full-time students from 18 to 22 years of age.

  50. United States of America - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Determining Disability and Blindness; Extension of Expiration Date for Cardiovascular System Listing Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-06 | USA-1993-R-35065

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