Rural development, agriculture, and related agencies appropriations for 1988: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, Part 5

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Page 635 - Federal agency in implementation of these regulations ( 1507.3) and for which, therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.
Page 227 - Families and unrelated individuals are classified as being above or below the poverty level using the poverty index originated at the Social Security Administration in 1964 and revised by Federal Interagency Committees in 1969 and 1980.
Page 202 - Such accounts and records shall at all times be available for inspection and audit by representatives of the Secretary and shall be preserved for such period of time, not in excess of five years, as the Secretary determines is necessary.
Page 75 - That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 USC 2225), and not to exceed...
Page 612 - Congressional enactment of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984 (PL 98-417).
Page 227 - The poverty thresholds are updated every year to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Page 70 - DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION Purpose Statement The Departmental Staff Offices provide staff support to the top policy officials of the Department and overall direction and coordination to the work of USDA's program agencies to ensure the efficient and effective management and operation of the Department. Activities carried out by Departmental Staff Offices Include: -- Overall...
Page 175 - Food Safety and Inspection Service The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) was established by the Secretary of Agriculture on June 17, 1981, pursuant to authority contained in 5 USC 301 and Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953 (5 USC app.).
Page 448 - That not less than 7 per centum of this authorization shall be placed in reserve to be apportioned pursuant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, for use only in such amounts and at such times as may become necessary to carry out program operations...
Page 63 - Service, shall be available for official reception and representation expenses, not otherwise provided for, as determined by the Secretary...