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 Statussort descending Date Title
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Open for Comment 4/27/2016 2014 Standards Carcass Beef
Section 8e Open for Comment 2/10/2015 2014 Relaxation of Handling for Colorado Irish Potatoes
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 1/14/2015 Change in Avocado Maturity Requirements
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 1/14/2015 Decreased Assessment Rates:Oranges and Grapefruit Grown in Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas
Organic Regulations Open for Comment 6/9/2015 National Organic Standards Board: Call for Nominations
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Open for Comment 6/9/2015 Information Collection Revision for Dairy
Plant Variety Protection Act Open for Comment 6/17/2015 Revision to Plant Variety Information Collection
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 8/4/2015 Notice of Request for New Information Collection
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 8/6/2015 International Trade Data System Test Concerning the Electronic Submission
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 9/3/2015 Cotton Board Rules and Regulations: Adjusting Supplemental Assessment on Imports (2015 Amendments)