Temporary Suspension of Continuance Referendum: Raisins Produced from Grapes Grown in California

Docket Number: AMS-SC-23-0007
Effective Date: January 23, 2024


This final rule adopts, without change, an interim final rule implementing a recommendation from the Raisin Administrative Committee (Committee) to temporarily suspend the continuance referendum requirement under the Federal marketing order for California raisins. This final rule continues in effect the temporary suspension to give precedence to the formal rulemaking process and to provide the California raisin industry time to operate under the marketing order, if amended, before the next scheduled continuance referendum.


Christy Pankey, Marketing Specialist, or Matthew Pavone, Chief, Rulemaking Services Branch, Market Development Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Stop 0237, Washington, DC 20250–0237; Telephone: (202) 720–8085 Fax: (202) 720–8938, or Email: Christy.Pankey@usda.gov or Matthew.Pavone@usda.gov .

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