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SUBJECT INDEX TO 45 CFR PARTS 680-684 SUBJECT INDEX TO 45 CFR PARTS 680–684—
Board Members

Continued
Abstentions from deliberations and 684.21(a).

Prizes and awards

683.36(c).
votes.

Honoraria
Affiliations with affected institutions 684.21(b).

Honoraria on official duty ...... 683.32(a).
Participation in NSF-supported 684.22.

Honoraria while not on official duty 683.32(b).
projects.

Misuse of Inside Information or
Relationships with affected individ- 684.21(c).

Government Property
uals.

Consulting, lecturing, etc., about 683.34(b).
Support services

..............
680.21(e).

NSF.
Visiting committees

680.21(d).

Private use of public property or 683.34(d).
Compensation

services.
Basic restrictions on outside com- 683.31(a).

Prohibitions

683.34(a).
pensation.

Waivers ...

683.34(c).
Pensions and other employee ben- 683.31(b).

Outside Employment
efits.

Permitted within limits; duty first ..... 683.30(a).
Wording and terms of restrictions ... 683.31(c).

Policymaking or administrative work 683.30(b).
Conflicts of Interests

for certain organizations.
Effects of

680.12(b).
Presidential appointee ........

683.30(c).
General standards of conduct .... 680.15.

Participation in NSF-Supported 683.35.
Introduction .........

680.10.

Conferences and Workshops
Key terms

680.16.

Political Activity (Hatch Act):
Sensitivity to .....

680.12(a).

Candidacy and Campaigns 683.42(c).
Summary of special rules for:

Campaigning (defined).
“Conflicts Officials"
680.13(b).

Coverage:
Directories:

NSF employees

683.40(d)
Administration .......
680.13(d).

Presidential appointees ..... 683.40(c).
All others and staff offices 680.13(a).

Permissible Activities:
Recruiting Officials .....
680.13(c).

Appointment to nonelective of- 683.42(e).
Summary of rules for:

fices.
Board Members .. ..................... 684.20.

Communication with political 683.41(d).
Consultants ........
684.10.

officials.
Full-time presidential ap- 680.14.

Contributions to political cam- 683.41(b).
pointees.

paigns.
NSF Employees (including ro- 680.11.

Membership in a political party 683.41(c).
tators and IGPA's).

Non-partisan election duties .... 683.42(d).
Types of conflicts of interests ........ 680.12(c)–(f).

Registration and Voting ............ 683.41(a).
Consultants

Signing political petitions .......... 683.41(e).
Acts affecting financial interests ...... 684.16.

Prohibited Activities:
Compensation ........

684.15(a)-(d).

Campaigning for political par- 683.42(c).
Financial Disclosure ......

684.12.

ties.
General standards of conduct ......... 684.18.

Managing a political party ........ 683.43.
Inside information ..........
684.17.

Partisan campaigning ....... 683.42(b).
Political activities (Hatch Act) ..... 684.13.

Exceptions ..........

683.42(b) (1), (2)
Representing private interests ........ 684.14.

Running for office .....

683.42(a).
**Special employees" .....
684.10.

Exceptions ......

683.42(a) (1), (2)
Summary of rules for "special em- 684.11.

Using official authority or influ- 683.44.
ployees".

ence for political purposes.
Financial Disclosure Coverage

Summary

683.40(b).
Auditors .........

683.10(b); 683.12.

Proposals and Awards
Executive Level Employees ....... 683.10(a).

Compensation from Federal awards 682.23(a).
Grants & Contracts Officers ....... 683.10(b); 683.12. Expenses from NSF awards .......... 682.23(b).
Lawyers .....

683.10(b); 683.12. Involvement with:
Program Officers .........

683.10(b); 683.12.

Current-employee restriction ... 682. 10(a)(1), (b),
Senior employees ........
683.10(a).

682.13(d);
SES employees
683.10(a).

682.20(a)(1).
Supergrade employees

683.10(a).

"Official responsibility” two 682.10(a)(3), (b),
Disclosure requirements:

year restriction.

682.11(b); 682.13(a),
For auditors, lawyers, grants 683.12.

(b); 682.21(a)-(c).
and contracts officers and

Renewals ..........

682.21(d).
program officers.

One-year NSF restriction ......... 682.10(a)(2), (b),
For senior employees .......... 683.11.

682.13(a), (b);
General Information ......
683.20.

682.20(a)(2)
Gifts, Favors, Loans, Prizes and

"Personal involvement” perma- 682.10(a)(4), (b),
Awards

nent restriction.

682.11(c), 682.12(c),
From foreign governments ..... 683.36(d).

682.21(1).
Gifts and favors generally ....... 683.36(a).

Permitted activities ......

682.12(c); 682.20(e)(f).
Meals or entertainment .......... 683.36(b).

Restricted activities

.............

682.20(d).

nary ......

SUBJECT INDEX TO 45 CFR PARTS 680–684—

Continued
Principal Investigator:

Proposals and awards of other 682.22(h).

agencies.
Renewals during NSF service 682.22(e).
Retention of ties to research .... 682.22(a).
Submission after return to insti- 682.22(d).

tution.
Substitute:
Negotiator ....

682.22(d).
Principal investigator ......... 682.22(b).
Purposes .....

682.22(g).
Suspension of NSF projects ........... 682.22(c).

Proposal and Award Handling
Affiliations and interests:

NSF employees: prospective, 681.23.

current, or recent.
Peer reviewers ...

681.25.
Recent employee (defined) ...... 681.31(a).
Responsibilities of recruiting Di- 681.32; 681.33.

rectorate/Office.
With applicant institution .......... 681.21(b).
With investigators or others 681.21(c).

who are personally involved

with the application.
Other relationships

681.21(d).
Directorate conflicts officials:

Consolidation of related cases 681.42(d).
Determinations ...

681.41
Premature ...

681.44(d).
Timely

681.44(c).
General information ...

681.20, 681.22; 681.24.
Potential conflicts of NSF em-
ployees:

Professional associates .... 681.43(e).
Recruiters ....

681.43(b).
Subordinates

681.43(d).
Superiors ......

681.43(c).
Of reviewers

681.43(f).
Special handling devices:
Disclosures ...

681.42(a).
Disqualifications:
Automatic

681.42(b)(1); also

681.21(a); (b)(1)-(6),
(8); (c)(1), (2), and

681.22(a).
Normal .....

681.42(b)(2); also

681.21(a); (b) (7),

and 681.22(b).
Other ......................... 681.42(c); also

681.21(c)(3)–(5).
Summary of responsibilities ........... 681.40; also 681.33.
Handling (defined)

681.20(e).

SUBJECT INDEX TO 45 CFR PARTS 680–684—

Continued
Identifying NSF employees with in-

terests in NSF propsals and
awards:
Prospective employee:
Recruitment:

Who is a "prospective 681.31(b).

employee?"
How should the Direc- 681.32.

torate or Office pro-

ceed?
Who should be in- 681.33.

formed?
Processing Awards:

681.40.
Directorate conflicts 681.41.

officials' role.
Disclosure disquali- 681.42.

fication, and other

special handling.
Potential conflicts of 681.43.

NSF employees.
Program officers (and other deci- 681.20.

sionmaking officials), guidance

for.
Summary

681.10.
Reimbursements and Services in

Kind
For official travel .

683.33(a).
For travel, etc. when not on duty .... 683.33(b).

Representation Covered
Appearances, formal

682.12(a), (d).
Assisting without appearing

682.12(c).
Legislators .........

682.12(e).
Letters .........

682.12(a).
"Matters" covered ..

682.13(a), (b).
"Matters" not covered

682.13(c).
Meetings ....

682.12(a).
Phone calls

682.12(a).
Prohibitions:
Intent to influence .......

682.12(b).
Representing U.S. .......

682.12(f).
Representing yourself

682.12(g).
Restriction on partner ........

682.14.
Representational Restrictions
Current-employee restrictions 682.10(a)(1), (b),

682.13(d).
“Official responsibility” two year re- 682.10(a) (3), (b),
striction.

682.11(b); 682.13(a),

(b).
One-year NSF restriction ................ 682.10(a) (2), (b);

682.13(a), (b).
"Personal involvement” permanent 682.10(a) (4), (b),
restriction.

682.11(c); 682.12(c).

...........

CHAPTER VII—COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS

Part

701

Page 257

702

260

703

704 705 706 707

Organization and functions of the Commission ......
Rules on hearings, reports and meetings of the

Commission
Operations and functions of State Advisory Com-

mittees ........
Information disclosure and communications ..........
Materials available pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a .........
Employee responsibilities and conduct ........
Enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of

handicap in programs or activities conducted by

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights ........
Collection by salary offset from indebted current

and former employees ....

270 273 279 285

291

708

298

FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION

Subpart A-Organizations and Functions

Sec. 701.1 Establishment. 701.2 Responsibilities.

Subpart B-Organization Statement 701.10 Membership of the Commission. 701.11 Commission meetings-duties of the

Chairman. 701.12 Staff Director. 701.13 Staff organization and functions.

AUTHORITY: Secs. 2–8, 97 Stat. 1301-1307 (42 U.S.C. 1975–1975f).

SOURCE: 50 FR 16261, Apr. 25, 1985, unless otherwise noted.

Subpart A-Organizations and

Functions $701.1 Establishment.

The United States Commission on Civil Rights (hereinafter referred to as the “Commission”) is a bipartisan agency of the executive branch of the Government. The predecessor agency to the present Commission was established by the Civil Rights Act of 1957, 71 Stat. 634. This Act was amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1960, 74 Stat. 86; the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 241; by 81 Stat. 582 (1967); by 84 Stat. 1356 (1970); by 86 Stat. 813 (1972); and by the Civil Rights Act of 1978, 92 Stat. 1067. The present Commission was established by the United States Commission on Civil Rights Act of 1983, 97 Stat. 1301. The statutes are codified in 42 U.S.C. 1975 through 1975f. (Hereinafter, the 1983 Act will be referred to as "the Act.”)

Constitution because of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin or in the administration of justice;

(3) To appraise the laws and policies of the Federal Government with respect to discrimination or denials of equal protection of the laws under the Constitution because of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin or in the administration of justice;

(4) To serve as a national clearinghouse for information in respect to discrimination or denials of equal protection of the laws because of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin;

(5) To investigate sworn allegations that citizens are being accorded or denied the right to vote in Federal elections as a result of patterns or practices of fraud or discrimination;

(6) To appraise the laws and policies of the Federal Government with respect to denials of equal protection of the laws under the Constitution involying Americans who are of eastern and southern European ethnic groups and report its findings to the Congress.

(b) Under section 5(c) of the Act, the Commission is required to submit reports to the President and to the Congress at such times as the Commission, the Congress or the President shall deem desirable.

(c) In fulfilling these responsibilities the Commission is authorized by the Act to hold hearings and to issue subpenas for the production of documents and the attendance of witnesses; to consult with governors, attorneys general, other representatives of State and local governments, and private organizations; and is required to establish an advisory committee in each State. The Act also provides that all Federal agencies shall cooperate fully with the Commission so that it may effectively carry out its functions and duties.

$ 701.2 Responsibilities.

(a) The Commission's authority under section 5 of the Act may be summarized as follows:

(1) To investigate allegations in writing under oath or affirmation that certain citizens of the United States are being deprived of their right to vote and have that vote counted by reason of color, race, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin;

(2) To study and collect information concerning legal developments constituting discrimination or a denial of

Subpart B-Organization

Statement $ 701.10 Membership of the Commis

sion. (a) The Commission is composed of eight members, not more than four of

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