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
Rulemaking (General) Notice 4/16/2020 2020/2021 Rates Charged for AMS Services
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Notice 4/10/2020 Walnuts Grown in California: Hearing on Proposed Amendment of Marketing Order No.984
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 4/8/2020 Reporting Requirements: Pecans Grown in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 4/7/2020 Subpart Nomenclature Change
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 4/1/2020 Exceptions to Geographic Boundaries
Organic Regulations Notice 3/31/2020 Requests for Nominations: National Organic Standards Board
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 3/23/2020 Free and Restricted Percentages for the 2019-20 Crop Year: Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, et al.
Research & Promotion Final 3/23/2020 Peanut Promotion, Research, and Information Order: Primary Peanut-Producing States and Adjustment of Membership
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 3/19/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Assessment Exemption for Organic Commodities Under Federal Marketing Orders
Section 8e Open for Comment 3/16/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Specified Commodities Imported into the United States, Exempt from Import Regulations