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) Open for Comment 12/18/2020 Mycotoxin Test Kit Design Specifications and Performance Criteria
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 12/16/2020 Modification of Assessment Rate: Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin
Packers and Stockyard Act Final 12/11/2020 Undue and Unreasonable Preferences and Advantages Under the Packers and Stockyards Act
Marketing Orders (ALL) Final 12/10/2020 Changes to Reporting Requirements: Walnuts Grown in California
US Grain Standards Act Notice 12/8/2020 Designation of Amarillo Grain Exchange, Inc. To Provide Class X or Class Y Weighing Services
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