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
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
Research & Promotion Open for Comment 3/16/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Christmas Tree Promotion, Research, and Information Order
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 3/16/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Discharge and Delivery Survey Summary and Rate Schedule Forms
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 3/12/2020 U.S. Standards for Grades of Grapefruit and U.S. Standards for Grades of Oranges
Section 8e Final 3/6/2020 Changes to Reporting Requirements
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Notice 3/5/2020 Kiwifruit Grown in California: Continuance Referendum
Research & Promotion Open for Comment 3/3/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: National Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Programs
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 2/28/2020 Decreased Assessment Rate: Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, et al.
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Proposed 2/27/2020 Marketing Orders: Olives Grown in California: Referendum Order
Open for Comment 2/27/2020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Vegetable and Specialty Crop Marketing Orders