U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

22 CFR Ch. II

Fall 2011 Semiannual Agenda of Regulations

AGENCY: U.S. Agency for International Development.

ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

SUMMARY: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is publishing this agenda as required by Executive Order 12866 "Regulatory Planning and Review" (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993), as amended by Executive Order 13422 (72 FR 2763, January 18, 2007), and the Regulatory Flexibility Act. This agenda reports the status of those regulations currently under review and gives USAID's plan for the issuance of proposed regulations during the next 12 months. It is expected that the information provided in this agenda will enable the public to be more aware of and to participate more effectively in USAID's regulatory process.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about specific USAID regulatory actions listed in the agenda, you should direct your comments and inquiries to the appropriate Agency Contact identified in each entry. For general information on the agenda, you should direct your comments and inquiries to Shivani Patel, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Policy, Budget and Performance, Policy Division, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC 20523, telephone: (202) 712-5248, email: shpatel@usaid.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12866, as amended, and the Regulatory Flexibility Act require the semiannual publication in the Federal Register of an agenda of regulations. The complete Unified Agenda is published at www.regulations.gov. The purpose of the agenda is to provide information to the public on regulations currently under review, being proposed, and regulations completed or withdrawn by USAID. The Agenda is intended to facilitate comments and views by interested members of the public. Publication of the proposed rulemaking actions in the agenda does not impose any obligation on USAID to take any final action with regard to any specific item. Furthermore, USAID is not precluded from rulemaking activities that are not listed in this agenda. The dates listed in the timetables for specific actions are estimates and are not commitments to act on or by the particular date.

Dated: September 9, 2011.

NAME: Sean Carroll,

Chief Operating Officer, Regulatory Policy Officer,

United States Agency for International Development