|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Civil Unrest Q&A: Moving of Controlled Substances (Practitioners)||June 9, 2020||June 11, 2020||DEA-DC-37||DEA Registration||
Question and answer concerning practitioners needing to move controlled substances due to civil unrest and looting.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Civil Unrest Q&A Pharmacy move CS without Address Change||June 7, 2020||June 12, 2020||DEA-DC-034||DEA Registration||
Question and answer concerning moving controlled substances to another address without changing the address of the DEA registered location.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Civil Unrest Q&A Suspicious Order Reporting||June 6, 2020||June 12, 2020||DEA-DC-035||DEA Records and Reports||
Question and Answer concerning suspicious order reporting during the civil unrest and looting.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Civil Unrest Q&A Theft and Loss||June 5, 2020||June 12, 2020||DEA-DC-33||DEA Records and Reports||
Question and answer concerning reporting of theft and/or loss of controlled substances during civil unrest and looting.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Civil Unrest Q&A Registration of New Building at Same Address (Pharmacy)||June 4, 2020||June 4, 2020||DEA-DC-031||DEA Registration||
Questions and answer concerning obtaining a new DEA registration number for a temporary pharmacy that is replacing a damaged pharmacy due to civil unrest/looting at the same physical address.
|National Security Division (NSD)||Guidance on the Scope of Agency under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)||May 27, 2020||April 13, 2021||NSD-1818541||National Security||
The guidance discusses the meaning of the term “agent of a foreign principal” as used in FARA.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||COVID-19 Office Site Delivery Buprenorphine||April 28, 2020||April 28, 2020||DEA-DC-030||DEA Records and Reports||
During the COVID-19 health emergency, DEA will permit OTPs to regularly use off-site locations located in the same state in which they are registered with DEA to deliver take-home doses of buprenorphine to patients authorized to receive them, without separately registering those locations. OTPs must obtain approval for unregistered delivery locations from local DEA offices and SOTA.
|Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)||Industry Letter: Business Premises Guidance for FFLs||April 10, 2020||April 10, 2020||DOJ-1331246||Firearms||
Letter to all federal firearms licensees (FFLs) in response to questions from industry members regarding the legality of firearm sales and deliveries exterior to the brick-and-mortar structure at which the firearms business is licensed, in light of the March 13, 2020, declaration of a national emergency concerning the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and the Department of Homeland Security’s subsequent classification of firearms businesses as essential.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||COVID-19 Off-Site OTP Delivery Method||April 7, 2020||April 7, 2020||DEA-DC-025||General||
During the COVID-19 health emergency, DEA will permit OTPs to regularly use off-site locations located in the same state in which they are registered with DEA to deliver take-home doses of methadone to patients authorized to receive them, without separately registering those locations. OTPs must obtain approval for unregistered delivery locations from local DEA offices and SOTA
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||COVID-19 SAMHSA Telemedicine (Phone)||March 31, 2020||March 31, 2020||DEA-DC-022||Controlled Substance Prescriptions||
In light of the nationwide public health emergency declared by the HHS on 1-31-20, for the duration of this public health emergency, unless DEA specifies earlier, DEA has establish guidance concerning the use of a telephone call to conduct a telemedicine visit using controlled substances.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Faxing DEA Form 222s - COVID-19||March 26, 2020||March 26, 2020||DEA-DC-019||DEA Records and Reports||
On March 26, 2020, due to the HHS declared health crises, DEA has granted an exception to 21 CFR 1305.13 regarding the requirement that a purchaser mail a hard copy version of DEA Form 222 to the original supplier in order to ensure an adequate supply of controlled substances for the duration of this public health emergency.
|Diversion Control Program (DEA)||Separate Registration In Each State (Reciprocity)||March 25, 2020||March 25, 2020||DEA-DC-018||DEA Registration||
Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency declared by HHS on 1-31-20, the DEA is granting an exception to the requirement that a practitioner be registered in each state where they dispense controlled substances. However, under this temporary exception, practitioners may dispense controlled in states where they do not hold a registration, provided that they still hold at least one registration, and comply with all applicable state laws.
|Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)||National Health Emergency and Telemedicine - COVID-19||March 17, 2020||March 17, 2020||DEA-DC-016||General||
On January 31, 2020, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Azar declared a public health emergency due to the COVID-19 virus. This documents answers DEA registrants questions concerning the practice of telemedicine during this national health emergency.
|Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)||SAMHSA NTP Deliveries Exception||March 16, 2020||March 16, 2020||DEA-DC-15||General||
|Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)||Michigan-Mar2020-Public Advisory-Michigan’s Concealed Pistol Licenses (CPLs) No Longer Qualify as Alternative to NICS Check||March 3, 2020||March 6, 2020||DOJ-1313676||Firearms||
The ATF Open Letter issued to All Michigan Federal Firearms Licensees on March 24, 2006 is rescinded as of the date of this letter because, as explained above, a valid Michigan State Concealed Pistol License (CPL) is no longer a NICS alternative under 18 U.S.C. § 922(t). All Michigan FFLs are required to conduct a NICS background check prior to the transfer of a firearm to a non-licensee, even if that individual possesses a valid, unexpired CPL.
|Office on Violence Against Women||Match Requirement for STOP Formula Grants||February 11, 2020||February 28, 2020||OVW-1317106||Grants||Information for STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant recipients on calculating match for the purpose of meeting the statutory requirement that an award under the program cover no more than 75 percent of the total costs of the project(s) funded.|
|Civil Rights Division||Financial and Housing Rights of Servicemembers||January 30, 2020||February 28, 2020||CRT-1315841||Servicemembers Initiative||This webpage provides a brief overview of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and describes its key provisions.|
|Civil Rights Division||Employment Rights of Servicemembers||January 30, 2020||February 28, 2020||CRT-1315846||Servicemembers Initiative||This webpage provides a brief overview of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and describes its key provisions.|
|Civil Rights Division||SCRA Overview||January 30, 2020||February 28, 2020||CRT-1315851||Servicemembers Initiative||This webpage provides an overview of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and describes its key provisions for legal practitioners.|
|Civil Rights Division||Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)||January 30, 2020||February 28, 2020||CRT-1315856||Servicemembers Initiative||This webpage provides an in-depth overview of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The webpage describes USERRA's key provisions and contains links to the statute and examples of Department of Justice cases.|
|Civil Rights Division||Voting Rights of Servicemembers||January 30, 2020||February 28, 2020||CRT-1315901||Servicemembers Initiative||This webpage provides a brief overview of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act and describes its key provisions.|
|Civil Rights Division||The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA)||January 30, 2020||February 28, 2020||CRT-1315906||Servicemembers Initiative||This is an overview of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act that explains its key provisions and provides links to the statute.|
|Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)||Explosives Industry Newsletter- December 2019||December 1, 2019||February 28, 2020||DOJ-1312261||Explosives||What's In This Issue: FEID Personnel Changes; ATF Field Division Realignment; 27 CFR Part 555 Technical Changes; Final Rule Creates Part 771; FEL eZ Check; Preventing Explosives Losses; E-Regulations That Work For You; ATF Explosives Detection Canines; New Mailing Address; Final Rule Removes Reference Note; Explosives Violations; Q&As; Licensee/Permitee Population; Submit a Tip; Explosives Thefts|
|Office on Violence Against Women||FY 2020 Solicitation Companion Guide: OVW Grant Programs & Post-Award Information||November 12, 2019||February 28, 2020||OVW-1317066||Grants||OVW's FY 2020 Solicitation Companion Guide supplements OVW's FY 2020 solicitations with additional details regarding requirements that may be only summarized or referenced in OVW solicitations, such as post-award requirements.|
|Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)||2019 SVPP Award Owner's Manual||October 30, 2019||February 28, 2020||COPS-1315161||Grants||This manual was created to assist recipients with the administrative and financial matters associated with their award.|