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) Final 6/17/2020 USDA Civil Monetary Penalties Adjustment
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Notice 6/11/2020 International Trade Data System Test Concerning the Electronic Submission Through the Automated Commercial Environment of Notification of Importation of Fruits, Vegetables, and Specialty Crops Required by the Agricultural Marketing Service Using the Partn
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 6/11/2020 Marketing Order: Spearmint Oil: Salable Quantities and Allotment Percentages for the 2020-2021 Marketing Year
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 6/9/2020 Modification of Handling Requirements: Tomatoes Grown in Florida
Organic Regulations Proposed 6/8/2020 National Organic Program: Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances per April 2019 National Organic Standards Board Recommendations (Livestock and Handling)
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 6/5/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
US Grain Standards Act Notice 6/3/2020 Designation for the South Carolina Area
Transportation Regulations Open for Comment 5/28/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: USDA Farmers Market Application
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 5/26/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Micro-Grants for Food Security Program
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 5/26/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals