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Organization Type: National Institutions

Organization URL: http://www.fdlp.gov   

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Harvested by: Library Services and Content Management, U.S. Government Publishing Office.

The Federal Depository Library Program, FDLP, was established by Congress in 1895 to provide free, permanent public access to Federal government information. The US Government Publishing Office administers the FDLP on behalf of the participating libraries and the American people. More information about the FDLP can be found at www.fdlp.gov. To provide permanent public access to Federal Agency Web content, the Federal Depository Library Program harvests selected U.S. Government Web sites in their entirety. Access to these sites is made available through links in our online public access catalog, the Catalog of U. S. Government Publications http://catalog.gpo.gov. For more questions about our web archiving program contact us at FDLPwebarchiving@gpo.gov

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Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS)

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:   Delegated legislation -- United States -- Evaluation Administrative procedure -- United States

American Battle Monuments Commission

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

Established by Congress in 1923, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) commemorates the service, achievements, and sacrifice of U.S. armed forces. ABMC manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers. Nearly all the cemeteries and memorials specifically honor those who served in World War I or World War II.

Subject:   National cemeteries, American.

Appalachian Regional Commission

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

This official web site of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) provides an overview of the agency’s operations and research projects for the 13 Appalachian states’ economic development. Includes information on grants and funding, and performance and accountability reports by the agency.

Subject:   Sustainable development -- Appalachian Region

Architect of the Capitol

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 Arts & Humanities United States -- Capital and capitol Cultural property -- Protection -- United States Cultural property -- United States

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Archived since: Jul, 2014

Description:

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner.

Bureau of Indian Education

Archived since: Jun, 2014

Description:

Website is intended to support education opportunities among primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools for American Indian and Native Alaskan tribes. Provides performance reports regarding specific Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, special education reports, and information on utilizing various Federal acts and programs in support of BIE's mission. News and event calendars relating to the current and future BIE school year are provided, in addition to the BIE newsletter. Website also provides information on current job openings for teachers and other school administration positions, grant and scholarship offerings, and teaching aids and studies for school faculty. Site also functions as a portal for the BIE Human Resources and the Native American Student Information System (NASIS).

Subject:   Government - US Federal

CFPB, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

This official web site of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explains its functions and activities, particularly for its roles as enforcer of Federal consumer

financial protection laws and educator of the public for sound financial practices. Covers: CFPB's direct services to citizens with financial questions or quandaries for

which assistance is needed; case studies of CFPB's intervention on behalf of victims of unfair financial practices; and, industry regulations for such common services

as loans, collection, reporting, and privacy protection.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Consumer protection--United States Consumer credit--United States Finance, Personal--United States Financial literacy--United States Financial services industry--Law and legislation--United States

Chemical Safety Board

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:   Hazardous waste sites Hazardous waste site remediation -- Law and legislation

Commission for Environmental Cooperation

Archived since: Dec, 2014

Description:

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established by Canada, Mexico, and the United States to implement the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), the environmental side accord to the North American Free Trade Agreement. The CEC supports cooperation among the NAFTA partners to address environmental issues of continental concern, including the environmental challenges and opportunities presented by continent-wide free trade.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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:   Commodity exchanges -- Law and legislation Consumer protection -- Law and legislation Fraud -- Prevention

Corporation for National and Community Service

Archived since: May, 2014

Description:

Website supports the education, outreach, and organizing efforts of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and its constituent programs, National Senior Volunteer Corps, AmeriCorps, the Social Innovation Fund, the Volunteer Generation Fund, and United We Serve. Provides access to CNCS news, official statements, and relevant social media links; offers users various avenues for discovering community service opportunities at local, State, and Federal levels; defines core CNCS programs, focus areas and special initiatives of the agency, and offers a National Service blog.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

Archived since: Feb, 2014

Description:

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is an independent organization within the executive branch chartered with the responsibility of providing recommendations and advice to the President and the Secretary of Energy regarding public health and safety issues at Department of Energy defense nuclear facilities. In operation since in October 1989, the Board reviews and evaluates the content and implementation of health and safety standards, as well as other requirements, relating to the design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of the Department’s defense nuclear facilities.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Export-Import Bank of the United States

Archived since: Feb, 2014

Description:

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets.

Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. companies — large and small — to turn export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger national economy.

Ex-Im Bank does not compete with private sector lenders but provides export financing products that fill gaps in trade financing.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

FCSIC, Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation

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

FDIC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Archived since: Sep, 2013

Description:

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by:insuring deposits,examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection, and managing receiverships.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

FFIEC, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council

Archived since: Dec, 2013

Description:

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) was established on March 10, 1979, pursuant to title X of the Financial Institutions Regulatory and Interest Rate Control Act of 1978 (FIRA), Public Law 95-630. In 1989, title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) established The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) within the Examination Council.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Farm Credit Administration

Archived since: Aug, 2014

Description:

FCA's mission is to ensure a safe, sound, and dependable source of credit and related services for agriculture and rural America. The FCA was created by a 1933 Executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Today the Agency derives its authority from the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended.

Federal Communications Commission

Archived since: May, 2014

Description:

The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. An independent U.S. government agency overseen by Congress, the commission is the United States' primary authority for communications law, regulation and technological innovation.

Federal Election Commission

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

Federal Executive Boards

Archived since: Dec, 2013

Description:

The Federal Executive Boards (FEBs), established by Presidential Directive in 1961, are a forum for communication and collaboration among Federal agencies outside of Washington, DC.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Federal Housing Finance Agency

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

Federal Labor Relations Authority

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.

Federal Maritime Commission

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

Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

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

Financial Literacy and Education Commission

Archived since: Dec, 2014

Description:

This website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, which is made up of more than 20 Federal entities that are coordinating and collaborating to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Food Safety

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.

According to the Key Findings of the Food Safety Working Group:

“The federal government will enhance www.foodsafety.gov to better communicate information to the public and include an improved individual alert system allowing consumers to receive food safety information, such as notification of recalls. Agencies will also use social media to expand public communications.”

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Archived since: Aug, 2013

Description:

In July 2012,the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act (RESTORE Act) established the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council), which is comprised of governors from the five affected Gulf States, the Secretaries from the U.S. Departments of the Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, and Homeland Security as well as the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Gulf States recommended and President Obama appointed the Secretary of Commerce as the Council’s Chair.

HealthCare.gov

Archived since: Dec, 2013

No description.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Indian Health Service

Archived since: Jun, 2014

Description:

The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Inter-American Foundation

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

Japan-United States Friendship Commission, JUSFC

Archived since: Nov, 2012

Description:

Presents descriptions of programs funded by grants made by JUSFC, which is the chief instrument of the US government for training and maintaining expertise on Japan throughout American academic and professional institutions....The Commission operates its grant-making activities in four areas: Japanese studies in American higher education; Public Affairs/Education; the Study of the United States in Japanese higher education; and the Arts. Site includes applications for grants and creative artist programs.

Subject:   Government - US Federal United States -- Relations -- Japan Japan -- Relations -- United States Intellectual cooperation

Legal Services Corporation

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.

Marine Mammal Commission

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.

NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

This official NHTSA web site covers traffic safety as it pertains to drivers, passengers, bikers, pedestrians, and vehicles. Provides: an overview of the agency's operations, research, and datasets; NHTSA's recommendations for safety regulations; and, information for consumers about recalls, crash ratings, and child safety measures.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Traffic safety Safety regulations Motor vehicle driving

NOAA Photo Library

Archived since: Nov, 2013

Description:

The NOAA Photo Library has been built so as to capture the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up this complex and scientifically diverse agency.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

National Council on Disability

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

National Credit Union Administration

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

National Park Service: Publication Series

Archived since: Dec, 2013

Description:

Collection of books, pamphlets converted from paper to online formats

Subject:   Government - US Federal

National Women's Business Council

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

Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission

Archived since: Feb, 2015

Description:

The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission is an independent federal agency, providing administrative trial and appellate review, created to decide contests of citations or penalties resulting from OSHA inspections of American work places.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

OceanNOMADS

Archived since: Dec, 2014

Description:

The NOAA Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS) provides distributed, web-service access for real-time and retrospective, format-independent climate and weather model data and related datasets.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive

Archived since: May, 2014

Description:

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center provides effective leadership and support to the counterintelligence and security activities of the US Intelligence Community, the US Government, and US private sector entities who are at risk of intelligence collection or attack by foreign adversaries

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the U.S. government’s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve development issues. The OPIC web site features details on current projects, including an interactive world map. In addition there is extensive media and information on becoming an applicant.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

Peace Corps

Archived since: Aug, 2014

Description:

As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences—and a global outlook—that enriches the lives of those around them.

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

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

SIGIR Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction

Archived since: Apr, 2013

Description:

Presents the mission and activities of the oversight agency for Iraq reconstruction programs and operations, particularly its monitoring of use of the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (IRRF). The Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) succeeded the international Coalition Provisional Authority Office of Inspector General (CPA-IG) after the CPA transferred governance authority to Iraqis in June, 2004.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Postwar reconstruction -- Iraq -- Auditing.

Selective Service System

Archived since: Jul, 2014

Description:

The statutory missions of Selective Service are to be prepared to provide trained and untrained personnel to the Department of Defense in the event of a national emergency and to be prepared to implement an Alternative Service Program for registrants classified as conscientious objectors. The Selective Service System Web site has information on who should register for Selective Service, how to register, historical resources, annual reports, and social media links.

Tennessee Valley Authority

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:   Electric utilities--Tennessee River Valley.

The National Archives Blogs

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 National archivists -- United States -- Blogs.

The United States World War One Centennial Commission

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.

The White House Historical Association

Archived since: Apr, 2013

Description:

The White House Historical Association is a charitable nonprofit institution whose purpose is to enhance the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the White House.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

U.S. AbilityOne Commission

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.

U.S. Arctic Research Commission

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:   Science -- Arctic regions Marine sciences -- Research -- Arctic regions

U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

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

U.S. Department of Interior- Indian Affairs

Archived since: Mar, 2014

Description:

ndian Affairs (IA) is the oldest bureau of the United States Department of the Interior. Established in 1824, IA currently provides services (directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts) to approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Archived since: Jan, 2014

Description:

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

Archived since: Dec, 2012

Description:

The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board was established in the 1987 amendments to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA). The Board evaluates the technical validity of Department of Energy (DOE) activities related to implementing the NWPA and provides objective expert technical advice on nuclear waste management to Congress and the Secretary of Energy. The Board is required by law to report its findings and recommendations at least two times each year to Congress and the Secretary.

Subject:   Radioactive wastes Radioactive waste sites

U.S. Office of Special Counsel

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

U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission

Archived since: Jan, 2013

Description:

The Postal Regulatory Commission is an independent agency that exercises regulatory oversight on the Postal Service. The Commission develops and maintains regulations for a modern system of rate regulation, consults with the Postal Service on delivery service standards and performance measures and consults with the Department of State on international postal policies to prevent cross-subsidization or other anticompetitive postal practices. This official web site of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) provides information on the organization’s mission, vision and guiding principles.

Subject:   Postal service Postal service--Law and legislation--United States Postal conventions

United States Access Board

Archived since: Aug, 2012

Description:

This official web site of the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board describes

publications and services related to its roles as a source of standards and technical assistance for accessible

design, enforcer of accessibility standards that cover federal facilities, and coordinating body among Federal

agencies for accommodations to people with disabilities. Guidance material posted here covers Americans

with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), and accessible design for indoor and outdoor

facilities, public rights-of-way, transportation, and telecommunications.

Subject:   Government - US Federal People with disabilities -- Services for -- Government policy -- United States. Barrier-free design -- Standards -- United States.

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

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.

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

Archived since: Oct, 2012

Description:

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Subject:   Government - US States Product safety -- Government policy -- United States Consumer protection -- United States

United States Election Assistance Commission

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

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

A complete orientation to the services, collections, symposia, exhibitions, and publications of the U.S. Holocaust Museum.

Includes coverage of services of the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center and The Center for Advanced

Holocaust Studies.

Subject:   Government - US Federal Holocaust survivors--Services for--United States Holocaust survivors' families--Services for--United States Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Genocide--Prevention

United States Institute of Peace

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:   Conflict management -- International cooperation Civilian-based defense International organization

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

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 Homeless persons--Services for--United States Homelessness -- United States -- Prevention.

United States International Trade Commission

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.

United States Office of Government Ethics

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

United States Sentencing Commission

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.

Women's Health

Archived since: Mar, 2014

Description:

The Office on Women's Health provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and model programs.

nationalatlas.gov

Archived since: Mar, 2014

Description:

Maps of America are what you'll find and make on nationalatlas.gov™. Maps of innovation and vision that illustrate our changing Nation. Maps that capture and depict the patterns, conditions, and trends of American life. Maps that supplement interesting articles. Maps that tell their own stories. Maps that cover all of the United States or just your area of interest. Maps that are accurate and reliable from more than 20 Federal organizations. Maps about America's people, heritage, and resources. Maps that will help you, your children, your colleagues, and your friends understand the United States and its place in the world.

Subject:   Government - US Federal

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