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ceipt of the transcript prepared under such section if the Deputy Administrator conducted the hearing, the Deputy Administrator shall make a final determination. The notification shall clearly set forth the basis for the determination. The determination of the Deputy Administrator is final and not subject to further administrative review.

8 7.35 Administrative operations.

The administrative operations of county committees including but not limited to the following, shall be conducted, except as otherwise provided in these regulations, in accordance with official instructions issued: annual, sick, and other types of employee leave; location and use of the county committee office; the calling, and conduct of elections; and the maintenance of records of county and local committee meetings.

$ 7.36 Implementation.

Unless specifically provided in this part, the Deputy Administrator, State and County Operations, or the Deputy Administrator, Management, ASCS, is authorized to issue the instructions and procedures referred to herein which implement the provisions of this part.

8 7.37 Applicability.

This part shall apply to each State of the United States.

§ 7.34 Custody and use of books, records,

and documents. (a) All books, records, and documents of or used by the county committee in the administration of programs assigned to it, or in the conduct of elections, shall be the property of the Commodity Credit Corporation or the United States Department of Agriculture, as applicable, and shall be maintained in good order in the county office.

(b) For polling and mail type elections, ballots shall remain in sealed boxes until the prescribed date for counting. Following the counting of ballots in all types of elections, the ballots shall be placed in sealed containers and retained for 30 days unless otherwise determined by the State committee.

(c) The books, records, and documents referred to in paragraph (a) shall be available for use and examination:

(1) At all times by authorized representatives of the Secretary; the Administrator, or a designee of the Administrator.

(2) By state, county, and community committee members, and authorized employees of the State and county office in the performance of duties assigned to them under this part, subject to instructions issued by the Deputy Administrator;

(3) At any reasonable time to any program ticipant insofar as such person's interests under the programs administered by the county committee may be affected, subject to instructions issued by the Deputy Administrator; and

(4) To any other person only in accordance with instructions issued by the Deputy Administrator.

§ 7.38 Retention of authority.

Nothing in this part shall preclude the Secretary, the Administrator, or the Deputy Administrator from administering any or all programs or exercising other functions delegated to the community committee, county committee, State committee, or any employee of such committees. In exercising this authority, the Secretary, the Administrator, or the Deputy Administrator may designate for such period of time as deemed necessary a person or persons of their choice to be in charge will full authority to carry on the programs or other functions without regard to the normal duties of such committees or employees.

PART 8-4-H CLUB NAME AND

EMBLEM

Sec. 8.1 Policy. 8.2 Delegation of authority. 8.3 Definitions. 8.4 Basic premises. 8.5 Revocation of present authorizations. 8.6 Authorization for use. 8.7 Continued use.

Sec.
8.8 Use by public informational services.
8.9 Use in 4-H fund raising.

AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 301; 18 U.S.C. 707.

SOURCE: 50 FR 31582, Aug. 2, 1985, unless otherwise noted.

ganization established at the land. grant college or university under the Smith-Lever Act of May 8, 1914, as amended (7 U.S.C. 341-349); section 209(b) of the Act of October 26, 1974, as amended (D.C. Code, through section 31-1719(b)); or section 1444 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3221).

(50 FR 31582, Aug. 2, 1985, as amended at 52 FR 8432, Mar. 17, 1987; 52 FR 47660, Dec. 15, 1987)

8 8.1 Policy.

The Cooperative Extension Service, of which the 4-H Club program is a part, invites and appreciates the cooperation of all organizations, agencies, and individuals whose interest, products, or services will contribute to the educational effort of the Cooperative Extension Service as conducted through the 4-H Club program. 8 8.2 Delegation of authority.

The Administrator of the Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture, may authorize the use of the 4-H Club Name and Emblem in accordance with the regulations in this part.

8 8.3 Definitions.

4-H Club Name and Emblem" as used in this part means the emblem consisting of a green four-leaf clover with stem and the letter “H” in white or gold on each leaflet, or any insignia in colorable imitation thereof, or the words, “4-H Club,” “4-H Clubs” or any combination of these or other words or characters in colorable imitation thereof.

Cooperative Extension Service" as used in this part includes the entire Cooperative Extension System consisting of the Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture; the State Cooperative Extension Services; and the County Cooperative Extension Services.

"County Cooperative Extension Service" as used in this part refers to a county Extension office or equivalent Extension office operating under a State Cooperative Extension Service.

Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture" as used in this part means the Federal agency within the United States Department of Agriculture which administers Federal agricultural cooperative extension programs.

State Cooperative Extension Service" as used in this part means an or

8 8.4 Basic premises.

(a) The 4-H Club Name and Emblem are held in trust by the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture for the educational and character-building purposes of the 4-H program and can be used only as authorized by the statute and according to the authorization of the Secretary or designated representative.

(b) The 4-H Club Name and Emblem may be used by authorized representatives of the United States Department of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Services, the land-grant institutions, and the National 4-H Council, according to these regulations, for serving the educational needs and interests of 4-H youth.

(c) Any use of the 4-H Club Name and Emblem is forbidden if it exploits the

4-H programs, its volunteer leaders or 4-H youth participants or the United States Department of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Services, or the land-grant institutions, or their employees.

(d) The 4-H Club Name and Emblem shall not be used to imply endorsement of commercial firms, products, or services.

8 8.5 Revocation of present authoriza

tions. Effective September 16, 1985, authorization permits for the use of the 4-H Club Name and Emblem presently in effect will be revoked. However, such authorizations may be renewed upon written request.

National 4-H Council in connection with contests and awards, books, booklets, charts, posters, and all other forms of publications; all calendars regardless of origin or use; theatrical and nontheatrical motion pictures; slides, slide films, and other visual and audio-visual materials; supplies (whether to be sold or provided without charge); and titles of persons.

(g) Any authorization or permission for use of the 4-H Club Name and Emblem may be revoked at any time after written notice.

$ 8.6 Authorization for use.

(a) The Administrator of the Extension Service may grant authorization for use of the 4-H Club Name and Emblem:

(1) For educational or informational uses which the Cooperative Extension Service deems to be in the best interests of the 4-H program and which can be properly controlled by the Cooperative Extension Service.

(2) For services to youth which the Cooperative Extension Service determines it is not in a position itself to perform.

(b) Authorizations, when issued, will be valid for specified purposes and periods of time only. Application forms for requesting authorization to use the 4-H Club Name and Emblem may be obtained from the Administrator of the Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.

(c) Granting an authorization to an individual, organization, or institution for a specific use does not preclude granting a similar authorization to another individual, organization, or institution for the same or a similar purpose.

(d) All uses of the 4-H Club Name or Emblem shall be consistent with the educational purposes, character-building objectives, and dignity of the 4-H program and the 4-H Club Name or Emblem shall be given a position of prominence. It is not permissible to superimpose any letter, design, or object on the 4-H Club Emblem, or to materially alter its intended shape.

(e) Specific authorization is not required to use the 4-H Club Name or Emblem in media such as newspapers, periodicals, and radio and television programs when such use is primarily for educational or informational purposes. Likewise, specific authorization is not required to use the 4-H Club Name or Emblem in those exhibits, displays, etc., which are designed primarily to pay tribute to or salute the 4-H program and are in keeping with the policies enunciated herein.

(f) Authorization must be obtained for use of the 4-H Club Name or Emblem by other than representatives of the Cooperative Extension Services, the land-grant institutions, and the

$ 8.7 Continued use.

(a) The Coo ive Extension Services, land-grant institutions, local 4H Clubs and groups and other officially affiliated 4-H organziations recog. nized by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Cooperative Extension Service are authorized to use the 4-H Club Name or Emblem:

(1) For their own educational or informational purposes according to these regulations;

(2) On materials which are originated, requested, purchased, distributed, or sold by them for use in their respective geographical areas of responsibilities;

(3) Except as specifically authorized by the above-named organizations for use within the respective geographic boundaries specified (club or group, county, area, State) and as provided for in paragraph (a)(4) of this section, manufacturers, wholesalers, jobbers, retailers, purchasers or others cannot manufacture, sell, or distribute materials bearing the 4-H Club Name or Emblem.

(4) Any proposal for distribution on an interstate, regional, or nationwide basis of materials, supplies, and similar items bearing the 4-H Club Name or Emblem which originates with an organization or individual not affiliated with the Cooperative Extension Service shall be brought to the attention of the Administrator of the Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture, for approval.

8 8.8 Use by public informational services.

(a) In any advertisement, display, exhibit, visual and audio-visual materi. al, news release, publication in any form, radio and television program devoted in whole or in part to 4-H, the 4H message or salute must be distinctly set apart from any commercial product message or reference.

(b) Advertisements, news releases, publications in any form, visuals and audio-visuals, or displays in any form must not include actual or implied testimonials or endorsements of business firms, commercial products or services, either by 4-H Clubs, other 4-H organizations and affiliated groups, 4-H youth participants, volunteer 4-H leaders, the Cooperative Extension Services, the land-grant institutions, USDA, or by any employees associated with any of the foregoing. Statements that a product is used or preferred to the exclusion of similar products are not permitted.

(c) The granting of an authorization to a non-Extension affiliated agency, organization or individual, for production of films, visual and audio-visual materials, books, publications in any form, etc., is contingent upon approval of the initial proposal and subject to review of the script of the visual or audio-visual or draft of the publication when the draft is in the final working form.

nee, if the fund-raising program is multi-State or Nationwide.

(b) When used to promote 4-H educational programs, the 4-H Club name and emblem, subject to obtaining authorization as provided in these regulations, may be used on or associated with products and services sold in connection with 4-H fund-raising programs so long as no endorsement or the appearance of an endorsement of a commercial firm, product or service is either intended or effected. Tributes to 4-H contained on or associated with commerical products or services, when such products or services are used for the fund-raising activities, are subject to the requirements of this paragraph. All moneys received from 4-H fundraising programs, except those necessary to pay reasonable expenses, must be expended to further the 4-H educational programs. (52 FR 8432, Mar. 17, 1987)

PART 9-AWARD OF FELLOWSHIPS

TO APPLICANTS FROM OTHER AMERICAN REPUBLICS

Sec.
9.1 Type of fellowship.
9.2 Qualifications.
9.3 Award of fellowships.
9.4 Allowances and expenses.
9.5 Duration of fellowships.
9.6 Official notification.
9.7 Definitions.

AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 301. Interpret or apply secs. 1, 2, 53 Stat. 1290 (22 U.S.C. 501, 502).

SOURCE: 9 FR 5031, May 13, 1944, unless otherwise noted. Redesignated at 37 FR 28463, Dec. 27, 1972.

8 8.9 Use in 4-H fund raising.

(a) Fund-raising programs using the 4-H Name or Emblem may be carried out for specific educational purposes. Such fund-raising programs and use of the 4-H name and emblem on, or associated with, products, and services for such purposes must have the approval of appropriate Cooperative Extension office, as follows:

(1) Approval of the County Cooperative Extension Service, or the appropriate land-grant institution, if the fund-raising program is confined to the area served by the County Cooperative Extension Service.

(2) Approval of the State Cooperative Extension Service, or the appropriate land-grant institution, if the fund-raising program is multi-county or Statewide.

(3) Approval of the Administrator of the Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture, or a desig

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lomatic mission of the United States of America accredited to that republic.

(b) Agricultural Extension Service (Option II): Methods and techniques for adult education in agriculture, homemaking and rural life, and 4-H Club work.

(c) Soil Conservation Service (Option III): Agronomy, forestry, biology, range management, climatology, sedimentation, hydrology, agricultural and civil engineering.

8 9.2 Qualifications.

Each applicant selected for a fellowship shall be:

(a) A bona fide citizen of any of the American republics other than the United States;

(b) In possession of a certificate of medical examination issued by a licensed physician within sixty days of the date of application, describing the applicant's physical condition, and stating that he is free from any communicable disease or disability that would interfere with the proper pursuit of studies or research or the performance of any activity incident to the fellowship;

(c) Able to speak, read, write and understand the English language;

(d) Of good moral character and possessing intellectual ability and suitable personal qualities;

(e) In possession of acceptable evidence of studies indicating the completion of the equivalent of a four-year college course in agriculture, economics, engineering or related science at a recognized institution of learning, or a minimum of two years of such education accompanied by at least four years of experience in the field of his option.

8 9.4 Allowances and expenses.

An applicant awarded a fellowship may be granted any or all of the fol. lowing, upon recommendation of the head of the respective bureau:

(a) Monthly allowances. Monthly allowances for quarters and subsistence during the entire period spent in the United States, or its Territories or possessions, in pursuance of a fellowship, beginning on the date of arrival at his initial headquarters and ending on the date of departure for his home, as follows:

(1) Not exceeding $180 per month while under assignment to headquarters in a Department or agency of the Federal or a local government in a city of more than 100,000 population; or not exceeding $150 per month while under such assignment in a city of less than 100,000 population; and

(2) Not exceeding $135 per month while under assignment to receive training at colleges or universities and residing in quarters usually occupied by students in attendance thereat or in similar quarters, irrespective of the population of the city wherein the institution is located.

(b) Transportation expenses. Transportation expenses from the home of the applicant (or place in which appointment is accepted) to the place or places in the United States, its Terri. tories, or possessions, where the studies and research are to be pursued, and return to the home of the applicant (or point of departure), including travel via Washington, D. C., en route to the place of study or research and from the place of study or research to Washington, D. C., and return to that place, if necessary, for consultation with reference to the fellowship, and between places of study and research in the United States, its Territories or possessions, in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Reg. ulations and the act of June 3, 1926, as amended, in which connection claim for reimbursement may be made only for items in the following schedule and contingent upon prior authorization:

8 9.3 Award of fellowships.

Fellowships will be awarded by the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States, upon the recommendation of the heads of the respective bureaus, and with the approval of the Secretary of State of the United States, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State. No applicant will be considered in awarding fellowships unless his application shall have been transmitted by the government of the American republic of which the applicant is a citizen, through the dip

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