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

    Occupational Exposure to Lead, Amendments to Final Rule (29 CFR Part 1910).

    Adoption: 1995-10-02 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-11 | USA-1995-R-42147

    Amends Table I of paragraph (e)(1), the compliance Implementation Schedule, of the final rule on occupational exposure to lead (29 CFR 1910.1025) to reflect the possibility of the brass and bronze ingot manufacturing industry of achieving lower air lead levels. The Table is also amended to lift judicial stays for certain industries. Industries affected by the lifting of the stay must implement engineering and work practice controls in accordance with paragraph (e)(1), as amended.

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

    Service Contract Act; Labour Standards for Federal Service Contracts Rule (29 CFR Part 4).

    Adoption: 1995-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-03 | USA-1995-R-41896

    Revises 29 CFR part 4 to delete requirement in section 4.7 that any service contract of the Federal Government amounting to less than $2500 that is subject to the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 must contain a clause specifying that the contractor shall pay the minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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

    Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and Related Statutes Rule (20 CFR Parts 702 and 703).

    Adoption: 1995-09-22 | Date of entry into force: 1995-11-01 | USA-1995-R-41897

    Amends Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act by: providing that the district jurisdictional boundries would be changed by direct notice to affected parties; eliminating the requirement for using certified mail in most circumstances; clarifying that the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs fee schedule would be used to determine the reasonable and customary medical charge where there is a dispute; and modifying the requirement that an employer with geographically different work sites within one compensation district have only one insurance carrier.

  4. United States of America - - International agreement

    Acuerdo Laboral.

    Adoption: 1995-09-20 | INT-1995-IA-42707

    Regula las relaciones de empleo entre las Fuerzas de los Estados Unidos de América en las Azores (USFORAZORES) y los trabajadores portugueses. Los trabajadores serán clasificados de acuerdo al sistema oficial de clasificación del los Estados Unidos. Las USFORZARES y los trabajadores efectuarán contribuciones para la seguridad social en conformidad con la ley portuguesa.

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

    Administrative Review Process, Testing Modifications to Prehearing Procedures and Decisions by Adjudication Officers, Rules (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416).

    Adoption: 1995-09-12 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-13 | USA-1995-R-41994

    Provides for the test use of an adjudication officer who would be the focal point for all prehearing activities when a request for a hearing before an administrative law judge is filed. The adjudicating officer is an integral part of the Plan for a New Disability Claim Process, approved in September 1994.

  6. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Court Reporter Fair Labor Amendments of 1995. Public Law 104-26 [H.R. 1225].

    Adoption: 1995-09-06 | USA-1995-L-44265

    Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt employees who perform certain court reporting duties from the compensatory time requirements applicable to certain public agencies.

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

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors' and Disability Insurance; Determining Disability and Blindness; Extension of Expiration Date for Adult Mental Disorders Listings Rule (20 CFR Part 404).

    Adoption: 1995-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-23 | USA-1995-R-41529

    Extends date for adult mental disorders listing and makes two nonsubstantive technical changes.

  8. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Medicare Selected Policies, Extension. Public Law 104-18 [H.R. 483].

    Adoption: 1995-07-07 | USA-1995-L-44264

    Amends Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 1990 to permit medicare select policies to be offered in all States.

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

    Basic Program Elements for Federal Employee Occupational Safety and Health Programs Rule (29 CFR Part 1960).

    Adoption: 1995-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1995-07-05 | USA-1995-R-41420

    Amends 29 CFR part 1960 to permit implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) multi-employer worksite policy in the federal sector and to incorporate into the federal program the medical access provisions for the private sector set forth at 29 CFR 1910.20.

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

    Administrative Review Process, Prehearing Proceedings and Decisions by Attorney Advisors Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416).

    Adoption: 1995-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-30 | USA-1995-R-41425

    Adds new rules which modify, on a temporary basis, the prehearing procedures for claims for Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits based on disability. Under final rules, attorney advisors in the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) have authority to conduct certain prehearing proceedings.

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

    Office of Management and Budget Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act Rule (30 CFR Parts 3, 7, 15, 18, 23, 32, 33, 36, 40, 43, 45, 48, 56, 57, 70, 71, 75, 77, and 90).

    Adoption: 1995-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-29 | USA-1995-R-41423

    Regulates the display of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers by the Mine Safey and Health Administration in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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

    Occupational Exposure to Asbestos Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926).

    Adoption: 1995-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-28 | USA-1995-R-41421

    Extends start-up dates of some provisions in order to allow for more time for the public to implement compliance.

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

    Occupational Exposure to Asbestos; Corrections (29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926).

    Adoption: 1995-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-29 | USA-1995-R-41424

    Makes numerous but minor corrections (e.g correction of typographical errors) to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) final asbestos standards, issued August 10, 1994 (59 FR 40964, 29 CFR 1910.1001, 1915.1001, and 1926.1101).

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

    Respiratory Protective Devices Rule (30 CFR Parts 11, 49, 56, 57, 58, 70, 72, 75).

    Adoption: 1995-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-07-10 | USA-1995-R-41419

    This final rule, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) final rule, transfers to NIOSH existing Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulations pertaining to the testing, performance, and joint MSHA-NIOSH approval of respirators under the Mine Act. MSHA retains existing provisions related to repirators. Under the NIOSH rule, MSHA retains joint approval responsibility for certain mining-related respiratory protective devices.

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

    Senior Community Service Employment Program Rule (20 CFR Part 641).

    Adoption: 1995-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-30 | USA-1995-R-41418

    Provides guidelines and regulations for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). This program is administered by the Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor and is part of the implementation of the Older American Act Amendments of 1984, 1987, 1992.

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

    Rules and Procedures for Filing an Application for Employment Authorization (8 CFR Parts 103, 208, 210, 214, 240, 242, 245a, and 274a).

    Adoption: 1995-05-01 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-03 | USA-1995-R-41422

    Expands Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) mailing program, allowing persons to apply for work authorization through the mail. Also makes amendments to regulatory provisions governing work authorization for persons applying for suspension of deportation. Amends provisions governing interim work authorization for asylum reform applicants.

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

    Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974; Administration and Enforcement, Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program (29 CFR Part 2560 and 2570)

    Adoption: 1995-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-27 | USA-1995-R-40722

    Announces the implementation of a new Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program by the Department of Labour's Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration. This Programme is intended to encourage, through the assessment of reduced civil penalties, delinquent plan administrators to comply with their annual reporting obligations.

  18. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Deduction for Health Insurance Costs of Self-Employed Individuals. Public Law 104-7 [H.R.831].

    Adoption: 1995-04-11 | USA-1995-L-44263

    Amends provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the deduction for the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals.

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

    Basic Program Elements for Federal Employee Occupational Safety and Health Programs; Recordkeeping Requirements Rule (29 CFR Part 1960)

    Adoption: 1995-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-14 | USA-1995-R-40725

    OSHA is amending the recordkeeping requirements of its basic programme element for Federal employee occupational safety and health programs.

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

    Child Labor Regulations, Orders and Statements of Interpretation Rule (29 CFR Part 570) - CFR Online

    Adoption: 1995-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-17 | USA-1995-R-40721

    Revises Subpart C to provide an exception from the permissible hours and time standards for minors 14 and 15 years of age when employed as attendants in professional sports and to change the procedure for obtaining occupational variances for 14- and 15-year-olds enrolled in Work Experience and Career Exploration Programs.

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

    Job Corps: Allowances and Allotments Rule (20 CFR Part 638)

    Adoption: 1995-04-03 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-15 | USA-1995-R-40724

    Job Corps is amending its regulations on student allowances and allotments. The objectives are to increase the length of enrollment requirements for readjustment allowance eligibility in order to encourage students to lengthen their enrollment and maximize Job Corps offerings and benefits, and to amend the allotment section to coincide with revisions in readjustment allowance accrual.

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

    Service of Process Rules (20 CFR Chapter III and Part 423)

    Adoption: 1995-03-30 | USA-1995-R-40723

    The Social Security Independence and Program Improvements Act of 1994 established the Social Security Administration (SSA) as an independent agency. The SSA will continue to be responsible for the administration of the old-age, survivors and disability insurance (OASDI) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. The SSA is also required to continue to assist in the administration of the Medicare program, the Black Lung Program and the Coal Industry Retirees Health Benefits Act.

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

    Termination of Survivor Annuity Entitlement Based on Remarriage Before Age 55 Rule (5 CFR Parts 831 and 842)

    Adoption: 1995-03-15 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-17 | USA-1995-R-40207

    Facilitates qualification for a current spouse survivor annuity in certain cases involving a former spouse's remarriage to a retiree.

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

    Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment Rule (29 CFR Part 1915)

    Adoption: 1995-03-15 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-16 | USA-1995-R-40208

    Provides for the order of testing before employees may enter a confined or enclosed space or other dangerous atmosphere. Sets out the circumstances when flammable atmospheres must be maintained above the upper explosive limit during installation of ventilation or rescue, and specifies the limited locations and conditions where hot work may be performed without first being certified by a Marine Chemist.

  25. United States of America - - International agreement

    Act on the Second Supplementary Agreement of 6 March 1995 amending the Agreement between Germany and the United States of America on social security of 7 January 1976, and on the Second Supplementary Agreement of 6 March 1995 to the Agreement of 21 June 1978 concerning the implementation of the Agreement.

    Adoption: 1995-03-06 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-01 | DEU-1996-IA-43324

    Regulates social security of persons employed by an enterprise registered in one country but performing work in the other. Also provides for social security for Jews who lived in territory occupied by National Socialist Germany.

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

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance; Changes in Evidence Required To Presume a Person Is Dead Rules (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1995-02-27 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-17 | USA-1995-R-40720

    Provides that, under title II of the Social Security Act, a presumption of death arises when a claimant establishes that an individual has been absent from his or her residence and not heard from for 7 years.

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

    Upward Bound Program (34 CFR Part 645)

    Adoption: 1995-02-23 | USA-1995-R-39738

    Amends the regulations governing the Upward Bound Program to implement statutory changes made in 1992 and to clarify and simplify certain requirements governing the program.

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

    Testing Modifications to the Disability Determination Procedures Rules (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1995-02-15 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-24 | USA-1995-R-40727

    Adds new rules which provide authority to test procedures that modify the disability determination process currently followed under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.

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

    Logging Operations (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1995-02-09 | Date of end of application: 1995-08-09 | USA-1995-R-39742

    Stays the enforcement of certain enumerated parts of the new standard for logging operations (59 FR 51672) that would otherwise enter into force on 1995-02-09.

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

    Designation of Officers and Employees of the United States for Coverage under Section 1114 of Title 18 of the United States Code (28 CFR Part 64)

    Adoption: 1995-02-08 | USA-1995-R-39741

    Extends federal jurisdictional coverage to federal administrative law judges for specified criminal acts commited against them during the performance of their official duties.

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

    Safety Standards for Fall Protection in the Construction Industry (29 CFR Part 1926)

    Adoption: 1995-02-06 | USA-1995-R-39739

    Delays the effective date of this final rule from 1995-02-06 until 1995-08-06.

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

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled Elimination of Waiting Period for Termination of Couple Status Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1995-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-30 | USA-1995-R-40189

    Implements section 8012(a) of Public Law 101-239 which, effective 1 October 1990, changed the definition of the term "eligible spouse" as it is used in the supplemental security income (SSI) program. Under the former definition of "eligible spouse," members of an SSI eligible couple who began living apart could not be treated as individuals for SSI eligibility and payment purposes during the first 6 months following the month in which they began living apart. The statutory change eliminated the 6-month waiting period. Eliminates provisions in the regulations pertaining to eligible couples living apart.

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

    Computing Benefit Amounts, Disposing of Underpayments, Resolving Overpayments and Payment Restriction Rules (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1995-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-06 | USA-1995-R-40726

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

    Vocational Rehabilitation: Increase in Rates of Subsistence Allowance Payable (38 CFR Part 21)

    Adoption: 1995-01-11 | Date of entry into force: 1994-10-01 | USA-1995-R-39737

    Increases the rates payable to make them conform to statutory requirements.

  35. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Title 30, Labor, Chapter 1. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-01-01 | USA-1995-L-111160

    Chapter 1 - Protection of Resident Workers
    Chapter 2 - Nonresident Workers' Health Certificates
    Chapter 3 - Labor Development
    Chapter 4 - Hazardous Jobs
    Chapter 5 - Disabled Person's Anti-Discrimination Act

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

    Administrative Naturalization (8 CFR Parts 103, 292, 299, 310, 312, 313, 315, 316, 316a, 319, 322, 324, 325, 327 - 332, 332a- 332c, 333, 334, 334a, 335c, 336-340, 343b, 344, and 499)

    Adoption: 1995-01 | USA-1995-R-39740

    Establishes procedures implementing an administrative naturalization process as provided for by recent changes in the immigration laws. The rule streamlines the administrative naturalization process since the courts are now removed from routing decisions approving applicants for naturalization. As a result of this rule, application for naturalization will be processed within the Immigration and Naturalization Service, with the role of the courts limited to administration of the oath of allegiance in some circumstances, and judicial review of administrative denials.

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

    Labor condition applications and requirements for employers using nonimmigrants on H-1B visas in speciality occupations and as fashion models (29 CFR part 507)

    Adoption: 1994-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-19 | USA-1994-R-39353

    Details on the manner in which an employer is to proceed in order to obtain permission to employ H-1B aliens in speciality occupations and as fashion models.

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

    Rules and Procedures for Adjudication of Applications for Asylum or Withholding of Deportation and for Employment Authorization Rule (8 CFR Parts 208, 236, 242, 274a, and 299)

    Adoption: 1994-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-04 | USA-1994-R-39148

    Streamlines the adjudication of asylum applications submitted to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Asylum officers who adjudicate the applications of persons who have no legal immigration status will no longer prepare detailed denials. Instead, in almost all cases, asylum officers will grant meritorious applications and refer applications that they do not grant to immigration judges, who will adjudicate the claims in either exclusion or deportation proceedings. The rule restricts employment authorization to applicants for asylum or withholding of deportation whose claims either have been granted or remain pending after more than 150 days, a period which would not run until the alien has filed a complete application and which would not include delays sought or caused by the applicant.

  39. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Social Security Act Amendments. Public Law 103-432 (H.R. 5252)

    Adoption: 1994-10-31 | USA-1994-L-39403

    Numerous amendments of the Social Security Act (42 USC 1395) and related Acts regarding medicare provisions for physicians' services, the child health services block grant programme and the income security, human resources and related programmes.

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

    Implementation of Internal Reorganization of the Immigration and Naturalization Service Rule (8 CFR Parts 100 and 103)

    Adoption: 1994-10-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-11-22 | USA-1994-R-39149

    Amends the existing Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations by revising the organizational structure of the service to conform to the Service reorganization plan.

  41. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act. Public Law 103-416 (H.R. 783)

    Adoption: 1994-10-25 | USA-1994-L-39402

    Provides for changes in Title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The amendments concerning nationality and naturalization provide for equal treatment of women in conferring citizenship to children born abroad; the regaining of U.S. citizenship by former U.S: citizens; an expansion of the waiver of the Government knowledge, U.S. history and English language requirements for naturalization; and for related matters. Other amendments involve technical corrections of immigration laws regarding such matters as grounds for deportation and exclusion, fines for unlawfully bringing aliens into the country and extension of off-campus work authorisations for students.

  42. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Social Security Domestic Employment Reform Act. Public Law 103-387 (H.R. 4278).

    Adoption: 1994-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 1994-10-01 | USA-1994-L-39399

    Simplifies employment taxes on domestic services, coordinates collection of domestic service employment taxes with collection of income taxes, and provides for nonpayment of benefits to incarcerated individuals and those confined in criminal cases pursuant to conviction or by court order based on findings of insanity.

  43. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act. Public Law 103-388 (H.R. 4361)

    Adoption: 1994-10-22 | USA-1994-L-39400

    Amendment (63 USC, Title 5, S. 6307) to provide that an employee of the Federal Government may use sick leave to attend to the medical needs of family members and for other related purposes.

  44. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Pension Annuitants Protection Act. Public Law 103.401 (S. 1312).

    Adoption: 1994-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 1993-05-31 | USA-1994-L-39401

    Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 USC 1132) to provide for the availablity of remedies for certain former pension plan participants and beneficiaries.

  45. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Workers Technology Skill Development. Pub. L. 103-382 (29 U.S.C., Chapter 29). - Legislation on-line United States Code

    Adoption: 1994-10-20 | USA-1994-L-92479

    2701. Findings.
    2702. Purposes.
    2703. Definitions.
    2704. Grants.
    2705. Identification and dissemination of best practices.
    2706. Authorization of appropriations.

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

    Logging Operations Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910 and 1928)

    Adoption: 1994-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-09 | USA-1994-R-38356

    Extensive provisions specifying safety requirements covering all logging operations, regardless of the end use of the forest products.

  47. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Hazardous Materials Transportation Authorization Act of 1994. Public Law 103-311 [H.R. 2178].

    Adoption: 1994-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | USA-1994-L-38710

    Authorizes funds through 1997 for implementation of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act. Provides for the Secretary to issue a regulation to specify the minimum safety information that a carrier must request from a prospective motor vehicle driver. Carriers will no longer be required to file rates with the Interstate Commerce Commission, and the ICC may suspend the commercial activities of a carrier for safety reasons.

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

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; What Is Not Income Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1994-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-01 | USA-1993-R-37679

    Revises the regulations as to what is considered not to be income under the supplemental social security (SSI) program. Implements on a national basis a treatment of DVA payments resulting from unusual medical expenses that generally will be more advantageous to recipients than current national policy.

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

    Job Training Partnership Act Rule (20 CFR Parts 626, 627, 628, 629, 630, 631, and 637)

    Adoption: 1994-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-30 | USA-1994-R-37941

    Amends the Job Training Partnership Act regulations to implement the Job Training Reform Amendments of 1992 and related statutes. Through these final regulations the Department of Labour directs the focus of JTPA services to those facing serious barriers of employment, enhances the quality of services provided and program outcomes, strengthens fiscal and program accountability and the linkage between the services provided and local labour market needs, and fosters a comprehensive and coherent system of human resource services.

  50. United States of America - - Law, Act

    Social Security Independence and Program Improvements Act of 1994. Public Law 103-296 [H.R. 4277].

    Adoption: 1994-08-15 | USA-1994-L-38709

    Establishes the Social Security Adminstration as an independent agency that is no longer included within the Department of Health and Human Services. Provides that disability benefits will no longer be paid directly to a drug addict or an alcoholic. Instead such benefits will be paid to a representative of the payee and the Administration will conduct disability reviews of individuals receiving supplemental security income disability benefits.

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