7 CFR 3419 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Monday, November 13, 2017

On November 13, 2017, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for 7 CFR 3419 - Matching Funds Requirements for Agricultural Research and Extension Capacity Funds at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and 1862 Land-Grant Institutions in Insular Areas. The Notice withdraws NPRM RIN 0524-AA25 (68 FR 23013) published on April 29, 2003. In addition, NIFA proposes to revise 7 CFR 3419 for the purpose of implementing the statutory amendments applicable to the matching requirements for federal agricultural research and extension capacity funds for 1890 land-grant institutions, including Central State University, Tuskegee University, and West Virginia State University, and 1862 land-grant institutions in insular areas, and to remove the term "qualifying educational activities."

You may view the NPRM at: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-11-13/pdf/2017-24327.pdf (link is external).

You may submit comments on the proposed rule on or before January 12, 2018, by clicking the "comment now" button on the following web page:  https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=NIFA_FRDOC_0001-0119 (link is external).

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