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.
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Below is a list of rules currently going through the regulatory process.
Regulation Status Datesort ascending Title
Research & Promotion Open for Comment 2/14/2019 Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order: Reallocation of Council Membership
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 2/7/2019 Raisins Produced from Grapes Grown in California: Increased Assessment Rate
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 2/7/2019 Assessment Rates: Oranges, Grapefruit, Tangerines, and Pummelos Grown in Florida
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Open for Comment 2/7/2019 Meats, Prepared Meats, and Meat Products (Grading, Certification, and Standards)
Research & Promotion Final 2/4/2019 Change in Membership Honey Board
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 2/1/2019 Irish Potatoes Grown in Colorado: Handling Regulation for Area No. 2
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Open for Comment 2/1/2019 Removal of U.S. Grade Standards
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 2/1/2019 Commodities Covered by the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999
Research & Promotion Final 12/27/2018 Decreased Assessment Rates: Kiwifruit Grown California
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Notice 12/17/2018 Meetings: Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee