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Official Notices and Regulations Governing the Rural Community Empowerment Program

The rural Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities program is governed by the official notices published in the Federal Register (FR) and by regulations published in the Federal Register and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The regulations were originally published in 1994 and have been revised several times since then. The current version of the regulations as shown below is effective for all designated rural Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, and Champion Communities, regardless of what version of the regulations was in place at the time the community applied for designation in one of these three categories.


Final Rule-Round III EZ/EC regulation (April 3, 2003)

7 CFR 25

Final Rule-Round II/III EZ/EC regulation (March 25, 2002)

7 CFR 25

Proposed Rule revising rural EZ/EC regulation (April 27, 2000)

65 FR 24656

Rural EZ/EC regulation effective in October 1998

7 CFR 25

Interim Rule for Round I (1994)

7 CFR 25

Notice Inviting Applications for Round I (1994)

59 FR 2696

Notice Inviting Applications for Round II (1998)

63 FR 19143

Notice Inviting Applications for Round III (2001)

66 FR 30151


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Last Modified:05/14/2012 
 
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