7 CFR 4284.16 - Other considerations.

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§ 4284.16 Other considerations.

(a) Environmental requirements. Grants made under this subpart must comply with 7 CFR part 1970. Applications for technical assistance or planning projects are generally excluded from the environmental review process by § 1970.53, provided the assistance is not related to the development of a specific site. Applicants for grant funds must consider and document within their plans the important environmental factors within the planning area and the potential environmental impacts of the plan on the planning area, as well as the alternative planning strategies that were reviewed.

(b) Civil rights. All grants made under this subpart are subject to the requirements of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color and national origin as outlined in 7 CFR part 1901, subpart E. In addition, the grants made under this subpart are subject to the requirements of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability; the requirements of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age; and title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by private entities in places of public accommodations. This program will also be administered in accordance with all other applicable civil rights law.

(c) Other USDA regulations. The grant programs under this part are subject to the provisions of the following regulations, as applicable:

(1) 2 CFR part 400, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards;

(2) 2 CFR part 415, General Program Administrative Regulations;

(3) 2 CFR part 417, Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension;

(4) 2 CFR part 418, New Restrictions on Lobbying; and

(5) 2 CFR part 421, Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance).

[69 FR 23425, Apr. 29, 2004, as amended at 79 FR 76017, Dec. 19, 2014; 81 FR 11053, Mar. 2, 2016]

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Title 7 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 4284 after this date.

  • 2015-05-08; vol. 80 # 89 - Friday, May 8, 2015
    1. 80 FR 26788 - Value-Added Producer Grant Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Utilities Service
      Final rule; request for comment.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective May 8, 2015. Comments Due Date: Written comments on this rule must be received on or before July 7, 2015.
      7 CFR Part 4284