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 3/26/2021 Request for Information: United States Standards for Sorghum
Mandatory Market Reporting Open for Comment 3/26/2021 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program; Request for Extension and Revision
Shell Egg Surveillance Open for Comment 3/26/2021 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Organic Regulations Open for Comment 3/25/2021 National Organic Program: National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances; Crops and Handlingfrom October 2019 National Organic Standards Board
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 3/24/2021 Modification of the Handling Regulation: Pears Grown in Oregon and Washington
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 3/11/2021 Revision of United States Standards for Grades of Watermelons
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Notice 3/9/2021 Standards for Grades: Frozen Corn on the Cob
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 3/5/2021 Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona, and New Mexico: Increased Assessment Rate
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 3/5/2021 Walnuts Grown in California; Decreased Assessment Rate
US Grain Standards Act Open for Comment 3/2/2021 Fees for Supervision of Official Inspection and Weighing Services Performed by Delegated States and/or Designated Agencies, Miscellaneous Fees for Other Services, and Removal of Specific Fee References