Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities Certification Process

Docket ID: NIFA-2011-0001
Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act 2008 (FCEA), establishes a new set of institutions--Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities, which are eligible for existing programs as well as new programs authorized specifically for those institutions under section 7128 of FCEA. These regulations will establish a process to identify and certify Hispanic-Serving Institutions that offer associate, bachelors, or other accredited degree programs in agriculture-related fields.
RIN: 0524-AA39
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 3434
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 7 USC 3243
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/13/201176 FR 34187
NPRM Comment Period End08/12/2011
Final Action04/27/201277 FR 25036
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

View All  (1)
Comment Period Closed
Aug 12, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/13/2011
ID: NIFA-2011-0001-0001

Supporting Documents

No documents available.


View All  (3)

Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Erin Daly
Chief, Policy Division, OGFM
202 401-3357
202 401-7752 (Fax)
STOP 2299, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-2299
Washington, DC 20250-2299
William Bethel
Director, Policy & Oversight Division, OGFM
202 401-3357
202 401-7752 (Fax)
STOP 2299, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-2299
Washington, DC 20250-2299
*This count refers to the total comment/submissions received on this docket, as of 11:59 PM yesterday. Note: Agencies review all submissions, however some agencies may choose to redact, or withhold, certain submissions (or portions thereof) such as those containing private or proprietary information, inappropriate language, or duplicate/near duplicate examples of a mass-mail campaign. This can result in discrepancies between this count and those displayed when conducting searches on the Public Submission document type. For specific information about an agency’s public submission policy, refer to its website or the Federal Register document.