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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Assessment Tool for States and Insular Areas

On July 16, 2015, HUD published the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing final rule that provides HUD program participants with a new process for planning for fair housing outcomes.

Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Grizzly Bears

The best available scientific and commercial data indicate that the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population of grizzly bears has recovered and no longer meets the definition of an endangered or threatened species.

Countervailing Duty Investigation of Welded Stainless Pressure Pipe From India

The Department of Commerce preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of welded stainless pressure pipe (``welded stainless pipe'') from India.

Vehicle Modifications To Accommodate People With Disabilities, Roof Crush Resistance

This NPRM proposes to amend 49 CFR part 595, subpart C, ``Make Inoperative Exemptions, Vehicle Modifications to Accommodate People With Disabilities'.

Commerce Debt Collection

The Department of Commerce hereby revises its debt collection regulations as a result of, and to conform to, an amendment made by the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act).

Medicare Program; Part B Drug Payment Model

This proposed rule discusses the implementation of a new Medicare payment model under section 1115A of the Social Security Act (the Act).

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