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Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS)

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jul, 2012

Description:

Describes the mission and activities of this independent federal agency that comprises a coalition of federal and public sector officials and academicians who evaluate agency rulemaking processes and recommend improved procedures. Features case studies of model agency initiatives, a best practices forum, and the Conference's formal recommendations.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science

African Development Foundation

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jul, 2012

Description:

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is a small but effective tool in the U.S. Government’s Foreign Assistance toolkit. USADF is on the frontier of development, working directly with Africans on the ground to combat some of Africa’s most difficult development and foreign policy challenges with programs to increase the U.S. diplomatic and development presence in the hardest to reach areas of extreme poverty.

Subject:   Government - US Federal International Relations Economics & Finance

Architect of the Capitol

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

Describes the services provided by the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) in its roles as builder and steward of buildings on the Capitol Campus in Washington, D.C., which includes the U.S. Capitol, Capitol Visitor Center, Senate Office Buildings, House Office Buildings, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, U.S. Botanic Garden and Capitol Grounds. Covers AOC's maintenance and preservation activities and standards that it applies for sustainability and accessibility. Also provides inventories and descriptions of works of art housed throughout the campus.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Nov, 2016

Description:

The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. It was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. Over the years, its role in banking and the economy has expanded.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance

Chemical Safety Board

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. Congress designed the CSB to be non-regulatory and independent of other agencies so that its investigations might, where appropriate, review the effectiveness of regulations and regulatory enforcement. This official web site of CSB provides an overview of the agency’s operations and activities serving its mission.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Consumer Protection & Public Safety Environment & Energy

Delta Regional Authority

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2017

Description:

The Delta Regional Authority works to improve regional economic opportunity by helping to create jobs, build communities, and improve the lives of the 10 million people who reside in the 252 counties and parishes of the eight-state Delta region. Led by the Delta Regional Authority Board-comprised of the Federal Co-Chairman, appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, and the governors of the eight states-the Delta Regional Authority fosters local and regional partnerships that address economic and social challenges to ultimately strengthen the Delta economy and the quality of life for Delta residents.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance

Denali Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2017

Description:

The Denali Commission Act of 1998 established the Denali Commission (Commission) to deliver services of the federal government in the most cost-effective manner by reducing administrative and overhead costs. As part of the act, the Commission’s mission of providing job training and other economic development services in rural communities was established with a specific focus on promoting rural development, and providing power generation, transition facilities, modern communication systems, water and sewer systems and other infrastructure needs in rural Alaska.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance

FCSIC, Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2014

Description:

The Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation was established by the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987 as an independent U.S. Government controlled corporation. The Corporation's primary purpose is to ensure the timely payment of principal and interest on insured notes, bonds, and other obligations issued on behalf of Farm Credit System banks.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance

Federal Election Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2014

Description:

In 1975, Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science

Federal Housing Finance Agency

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2015

Description:

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is an independent government agency that regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks. The Federal Housing Finance Agency web site provides sections on Supervision & Regulation, Policy, Programs & Research, Conservatorship, and several others. In addition there is a section offering House Price Index information and release dates.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance Consumer Protection & Public Safety

Federal Labor Relations Authority

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jul, 2014

Description:

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is an independent administrative federal agency created by Title VII of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. The FLRA governs labor relations between the federal government and its employees.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Federal Maritime Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is an independent federal agency, based in Washington, D.C., responsible for the regulation of the U.S. international ocean transportation system. The FMC Web site answers an extensive amount of questions regarding ocean transportation, tariffs, service contracts and other maritime issues. The site also features an Electronic Reading Room and Services such as a Docket Activity Library and Cruise Passenger Assistance.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance International Relations

Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Apr, 2014

Description:

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission is an independent adjudicative agency that provides administrative trial and appellate review of legal disputes arising under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act).

Subject:   Government - US Federal Consumer Protection & Public Safety

Federal Trade Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: May, 2016

Description:

The Federal Trade Commission was created on September 26, 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commission Act into law. The FTC opened its doors on March 16, 1915. The FTC's mission is to protect consumers and promote competition.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance Consumer Protection & Public Safety

GlobalChange.gov

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Sep, 2016

Description:

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) was established by Presidential Initiative in 1989 and mandated by Congress in the Global Change Research Act (GCRA) of 1990 to “assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change.”

Subject:   Government - US Federal Environment & Energy

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2017

Description:

The mission of IMLS is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. IMLS provides leadership through research, policy development, and grant making.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Persons with Disabilities Native Americans Children & Families Arts & Humanities

Inter-American Foundation

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2014

Description:

The Inter-American Foundation, an independent U.S. government agency, was created by Congress in 1969 to channel development assistance directly to the organized poor in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Subject:   Government - US Federal International Relations

Legal Services Corporation

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: May, 2014

Description:

LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Established in 1974, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes more than 90 percent of its total funding to 134 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 800 offices.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Consumer Protection & Public Safety

MACPAC, Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2016

Description:

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) is a non-partisan legislative branch agency that provides policy and data analysis and makes recommendations to Congress, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the states on a wide array of issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The U.S. Comptroller General appoints MACPAC’s 17 commissioners, who come from diverse regions across the United States and bring broad expertise and a wide range of perspectives on Medicaid and CHIP.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Health & Medicine

MEDPAC, The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2016

Description:

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is an independent congressional agency established by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (P.L. 105-33) to advise the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. The Commission's statutory mandate is quite broad: In addition to advising the Congress on payments to private health plans participating in Medicare and providers in Medicare's traditional fee-for-service program, MedPAC is also tasked with analyzing access to care, quality of care, and other issues affecting Medicare.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Health & Medicine

Marine Mammal Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Feb, 2014

Description:

The Marine Mammal Commission is an independent agency of the U.S. Government, established under Title II of the Act to provide independent oversight of the marine mammal conservation policies and programs being carried out by federal regulatory agencies.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Environment & Energy

National Council on Disability

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Apr, 2013

Description:

NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities. NCD is comprised of a team of Presidential and Congressional appointees, an Executive Director appointed by the Chairman, and eleven, full-time professional staff.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Consumer Protection & Public Safety Persons with Disabilities

National Credit Union Administration

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Dec, 2013

Description:

The mission of the NCUA is to facilitate the availability of credit union services to all eligible consumers, especially those of modest means, through a safe and sound credit union system.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance Consumer Protection & Public Safety

National Women's Business Council

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance Women

Northern Border Regional Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Apr, 2017

Description:

The mission of the Northern Border Regional Commission is to catalyze regional, collaborative, and transformative community economic development approaches that alleviate economic distress and position the region for economic growth.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Nov, 2014

Description:

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is an independent agency of the United States government that was created to encourage the continuation and maintenance of voluntary private defined benefit pension plans, provide payment of pension benefits, and keep pension insurance premiums low. The PBGC Web site contains numerous links and publications for workers and retirees, practioners, as well as an informative blog and extensive social media links.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance Older people

Tennessee Valley Authority

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Feb, 2013

Description:

The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Environment & Energy Economics & Finance

The National Archives Blogs

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

A collection of thirteen blogs that provide announcements of events and descriptions of archiving processes, collections, and exhibits. The NARA blogs reflect the broad range of activities and foci of the various NARA professional staff who author them.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science

The Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2016

Description:

Our mission is to ensure, with public participation, an affordable and reliable energy system while enhancing fish and wildlife in the Columbia River Basin.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Environment & Energy

The United States World War One Centennial Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

The Commission was established by the World War I Centennial Commission Act, part of Public Law 112-272 passed by the 112th Congress and signed by President Obama on January 16, 2013. The Commission is responsible for planning, developing, and executing programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I; encouraging private organizations and State and local governments to organize and participate in activities commemorating the centennial of World War I; facilitating and coordinating activities throughout the United States relating to the centennial of World War I; serving as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about events and plans for the centennial of World War I; and developing recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science Veterans

U.S. AbilityOne Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Feb, 2013

Description:

Provide employment opportunities for people who are blind or have significant disabilities in the manufacture and delivery of products and services to the Federal Government.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Persons with Disabilities Veterans

U.S. Arctic Research Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

The United States Arctic Research Commission was established by the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 (as amended, Public Law 101-609). The Commission’s principal duties are (1) to establish the national policy, priorities, and goals necessary to construct a federal program plan for basic and applied scientific research with respect to the Arctic, including natural resources and materials, physical, biological and health sciences, and social and behavioral sciences; (2) to promote Arctic research, to recommend Arctic research policy, and to communicate our research and policy recommendations to the President and the Congress; (3) to work with the National Science and Technology Council (as per Presidential Memorandum and White House guidance) and the National Science Foundation as the lead agency responsible for implementing the Arctic research policy and to support cooperation and collaboration throughout the Federal Government; (4) to give guidance to the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) to develop national Arctic research projects and a five-year plan to implement those projects; and (5) to interact with Arctic residents, international Arctic research programs and organizations and local institutions including regional governments in order to obtain the broadest possible view of Arctic research needs.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Environment & Energy

U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) is an independent agency of the federal government of the United States, and was established in 1910. The CFA has review (but not approval) authority over the design and aesthetics of all construction within Washington, D.C. The CFA Web site provides detailed information on the Shipstead-Luce Act, the Old Georgetown Act, and submission requirements for concept review.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Arts & Humanities

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

Congress created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in 1974 as an independent agency with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and option markets in the United States. CFTC’s mission is to protect market users from fraud and abusive practices. The official web site of CFTC covers the topics of market reports, consumer protection, industry oversight, and related law & regulation.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Economics & Finance Consumer Protection & Public Safety

U.S. Office of Special Counsel

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2013

Description:

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) is an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency. Its basic authorities come from four federal statutes: the Civil Service Reform Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Hatch Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

Subject:   Government - US Federal

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Dec, 2012

Description:

USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan U.S. federal government commission, the first of its kind in the world, dedicated to defending the universal right to freedom of religion or belief abroad. USCIRF reviews the facts and circumstances of religious freedom violations and makes policy recommendations to the President,the Secretary of State, and Congress. USCIRF Commissioners are appointed by the President and the Congressional leadership of both political parties.

Subject:   Government - US Federal International Relations

United States Election Assistance Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jan, 2014

Description:

The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 was passed by the United States Congress to make sweeping reforms to the nation's voting process. HAVA creates new mandatory minimum standards for states to follow in several key areas of election administration. The law provides funding to help states meet these new standards, replace voting systems and improve election administration. HAVA also established the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to assist the states regarding HAVA compliance and to distribute HAVA funds to the states. EAC is also charged with creating voting system guidelines and operating the federal government's first voting system certification program. EAC is also responsible for maintaining the National Voter Registration form, conducting research, and administering a national clearinghouse on elections that includes shared practices, information for voters and other resources to improve elections.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science

United States Institute of Peace

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Dec, 2012

Description:

United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is the independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence. This official web site of USIP provides an overview of the agency’s operations including the information on grants and fellowships, educational opportunities and publications by the agency.

Subject:   Government - US Federal International Relations American History & Political Science

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2013

Description:

The mission of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is to coordinate the federal response to homelessness, and to create a national partnership at every level of government and with the private sector to reduce and end homelessness in the nation while maximizing the effectiveness of the Federal Government is contributing to the end of homelessness.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Consumer Protection & Public Safety Children & Families Veterans

United States International Trade Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Jul, 2014

Description:

Consistent with its statutory mandate, the United States International Trade Commission makes determinations in proceedings involving imports claimed to injure a domestic industry or violate U.S. intellectual property rights; provides independent tariff, trade and competitiveness-related analysis and information; and maintains the U.S. tariff schedule.

Subject:   Government - US Federal International Relations Consumer Protection & Public Safety Finance & Economics

United States Office of Government Ethics

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Dec, 2013

Description:

The mission of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is to foster high ethical standards for executive branch employees and strengthen the public’s confidence that the Government’s business is conducted with impartiality and integrity.

Subject:   Government - US Federal American History & Political Science

United States Sentencing Commission

Collected by: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive

Archived since: Dec, 2012

Description:

The United States Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in the judicial branch of government. Its principal purposes are: (1) to establish sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts, including guidelines to be consulted regarding the appropriate form and severity of punishment for offenders convicted of federal crimes; (2) to advise and assist Congress and the executive branch in the development of effective and efficient crime policy; and (3) to collect, analyze, research, and distribute a broad array of information on federal crime and sentencing issues, serving as an information resource for Congress, the executive branch, the courts, criminal justice practitioners, the academic community, and the public.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

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