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Delegations of Authority, Responsibilities, and Organization

  • 49 U.S.C. § 112 – Research and Innovative Technology Administration (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 U.S.C. § 328 – Transportation Systems Center Working Capital Fund (TXT | PDF)
  • 14 C.F.R. Part 234 – Airline Service Quality Performance Reports (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 C.F.R. § 1.4 – General Responsibilities of RITA (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 C.F.R. § 1.17 –  OST Line of Secretarial Succession (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 C.F.R. § 1.23 – Spheres of Primary Responsibility (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 C.F.R. § 1.46 – Delegations to the Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration. (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 C.F.R. § 1.98 – Organization and Delegation of Powers and Duties to the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (TXT | PDF)
  • 49 C.F.R. § 1.99 – Delegations to the Research and Innovative Technology Administrator (TXT | PDF)
  • Organizational Structure of Space-Based PNT National Executive Committee

Intellectual Property

  • 15 U.S.C. Chapter 22 – Trademarks (TXT | PDF)
  • 17 U.S.C. – Copyrights (TXT | PDF)
  • 35 U.S.C. – Patents (TXT | PDF)
  • 37 C.F.R. Chapter IV – Licensing of Government-owned Inventions and Rights to Inventions made by Organizations under Government Grants, Contracts and Cooperative Agreements (TXT | PDF)
  • 37 C.F.R. § 501 – Uniform Patent Policy for Rights in Inventions made by Government Employees (TXT | PDF)
  • 48 C.F.R. § 1227, Subpart 1227.3 – Patent Rights Under Government Contracts (TXT | PDF)
  • Executive Order 10096 – Uniform Patent Policy for Inventions made by Government Employees (TXT)
  • Executive Order 12591 – Facilitating Access to Science and Technology (TXT)
  • Executive Order 12618 – Uniform Treatment of Federally Funded Inventions (TXT)
  • Executive Memorandum on Government Patent Policy – February 18, 1983 (TXT)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Accessibility

  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (TXT | PDF)
  • Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ( TXT | PDF)
  • 28 C.F.R. § 35 – Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services (TXT | PDF)
  • 28 C.F.R. § 36 – Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities (TXT | PDF)
  • 29 U.S.C. § 794d – Electronic and Information Technology (TXT | PDF)
  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

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