280.1 Description of rule/Delegation of authority.§ 280.1 Description of rule/Delegation of authority.
(a) Description of rule. The Fastener Quality Act (the Act) (15 U.S.C. 5401 et seq., as amended by Public Law 104-113, Public Law 105-234, and Public Law 106-34):
(1) Protects against the sale of mismarked, misrepresented, and counterfeit fasteners; and
(2) Eliminates unnecessary requirements.
(b) Delegations of authority. The Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology has authority to promulgate regulations in this part regarding certification and accreditation. The Secretary of Commerce has delegated concurrent authority to amend the regulations regarding enforcement of the Act, as contained in subpart C of this part, to the Under Secretary for Export Administration. The Secretary of Commerce has also delegated concurrent authority to amend the regulations regarding record of insignia, as contained in subpart D of this part, to the Under Secretary for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.[65 FR 39801, June 28, 2000]