Proposed Rules

The following is a current list of proposed, interim final rules, or final rules related to the regulations AMS is responsible for enforcing. All notices, except for final rules, are open for public comment until the deadline stated within the notice.

Public feedback to notices open for comment is gathered via www.regulations.gov. Please include your full name and mailing address (street, city, state and zip code) with your comments. Your comments must also reference the Title and Document Number. All comments will be posted without change, including any personal information provided. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made available to the public via regulations.gov. If your comments are not able to be transmitted via the document management system, please use the mailing address that is included in the notice.

For GIPSA Federal Register notices prior to 2018, please visit the Federal Register

Below is a list of rules currently going through the regulatory process.
Regulation Status Date Title
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 12/8/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 11/27/2020 Standards for Split Peas
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 11/27/2020 Standards for Beans
Transportation Regulations Open for Comment 11/24/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 11/23/2020 Standards for Lentils
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 11/19/2020 Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin: Changes to Subcommittee Size and Addition of Term Limits
Packers and Stockyard Act Open for Comment 11/19/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 11/16/2020 Marketing Order: Tomatoes Grown in Florida
Research & Promotion Open for Comment 11/9/2020 Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Order; Activity Changes
Organic Regulations Final 11/5/2020 National Organic Program: National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances per October 2018 NOSB Recommendations (Crops and Handling)