Court upholds USDA rules on country-of-origin labels, NHTSA issues rule on back-up car cameras, and more…
- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a legal challenge to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) regulations requiring country-of-origin labels on meat cuts sold in the United States.
- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a final rule requiring back-up cameras in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by May 2018.
- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reconsidered a rule that would require stations to air presidential messages and emergency broadcasts in Spanish.
- The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! to encourage early screening and raise awareness of child development.
- The FCC pursued new closed-captioning rules for television broadcasts to increase programming accessibility to viewers who are deaf and hard of hearing.
- The U.S. Army introduced tighter grooming regulations following leniency during the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a new rule to require airlines to disclose seat dimensions in order to help parents with child safety seats.
- The FCC considered new onboard radar and radio requirements for ships to aid first responders.