Tuberculosis in Cattle and Bison; State and Zone Designations; California, 43741 [05-14986]

Download as PDF 43741 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 145 Friday, July 29, 2005 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each week. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 9 CFR Part 77 [Docket No. 05–010–2] Tuberculosis in Cattle and Bison; State and Zone Designations; California Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Affirmation of interim rule as final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We are adopting as a final rule, without change, an interim rule that amended the bovine tuberculosis regulations regarding State and zone classifications by raising the designation of California from modified accredited advanced to accredited-free. The interim rule was based on our determination that California met the criteria for designation as an accredited-free State. EFFECTIVE DATE: The interim rule became effective on April 15, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Michael Dutcher, Senior Staff Veterinarian, National Tuberculosis Eradication Program, Ruminant Health Programs, National Center for Animal Health Programs, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 43, Riverdale, MD 20737– 1231, (301) 734–5467. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In an interim rule effective and published in the Federal Register on April 15, 2005 (70 FR 19877–19878, Docket No. 05–010–1), we amended the bovine tuberculosis regulations regarding State and zone classifications by raising the designation of California from modified accredited advanced to accredited-free. The interim rule was based on our determination that California met the criteria for designation as an accredited-free State. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:28 Jul 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 Comments on the interim rule were required to be received on or before June 14, 2005. We received two comments by that date, from a State agricultural agency and a cattlemen’s industry group. Both commenters supported the interim rule. Therefore, for the reasons given in the interim rule, we are adopting the interim rule as a final rule. This action also affirms the information contained in the interim rule concerning Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, Executive Orders 12372 and 12988, and the Paperwork Reduction Act. Further, for this action, the Office of Management and Budget has waived its review under Executive Order 12866. removes references to effective dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen from the legal descriptions for Class C and Class E airspace. The effective dates and times are now continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. DATES: This direct final rule is effective on 0901 UTC, October 27, 2005. Comments for inclusion in the Rules Docket must be received on or before August 29, 2005. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the Docket Management System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. You must identify the docket number FAA–2005–21707/ Airspace Docket No. 05–ACE–22, at the List of Subjects in 9 CFR Part 77 beginning of your comments. You may Animal diseases, Bison, Cattle, also submit comments on the Internet at Reporting and recordkeeping http://dms.dot.gov. You may review the requirements, Transportation, public docket containing the proposal, Tuberculosis. any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Docket PART 77—TUBERCULOSIS Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal I Accordingly, we are adopting as a final holidays. The Docket Office (telephone rule, without change, the interim rule that amended 9 CFR part 77 and that was 1–800–647–5527) is on the plaza level of the Department of Transportation published at 70 FR 19877–19878 on NASSIF Building at the above address. April 15, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of Brenda Mumper, Air Traffic Division, July 2005. Airspace Branch, ACE–520A, DOT Elizabeth E. Gaston, Regional Headquarters Building, Federal Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Aviation Administration, 901 Locust, Health Inspection Service. Kansas City, MO 64106; telephone: [FR Doc. 05–14986 Filed 7–28–05; 8:45 am] (816) 329–2524. BILLING CODE 3410–34–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This amendment to 14 CFR 71 modifies the legal description of Class C airspace, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Class E airspace designated as a surface area and Class E airspace beginning at Federal Aviation Administration 700 feet above the surface at Lincoln, NE. Class C airspace areas are published 14 CFR Part 71 in paragraph 4000 of FAA Order [Docket No. FAA–2005–21707; Airspace 7400.9M, Airspace Designations and Docket No. 05–ACE–22] Reporting Points, dated August 30, 2004, and effective September 16, 2004, Modification of Legal Description of which is incorporated by reference in 14 Class C and Class E Airspace; Lincoln, CFR 71.1. Class E airspace areas are NE published in Paragraph 6002 and 6005 of the same FAA Order. The Class C and AGENCY: Federal Aviation Class E airspace designations listed in Administration (FAA), DOT. this document will be published ACTION: Direct final rule; request for subsequently in the Order. comments. The Direct Final Rule Procedure SUMMARY: An examination of controlled The FAA anticipates that this airspace for Lincoln, NE revealed regulation will not result in adverse or discrepancies in the airport name. This negative comment and therefore, is action corrects the airport name and PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\29JYR1.SGM 29JYR1

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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 145 / Friday, July 29, 2005 / Rules 
and Regulations

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

9 CFR Part 77

[Docket No. 05-010-2]


Tuberculosis in Cattle and Bison; State and Zone Designations; 
California

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Affirmation of interim rule as final rule.

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SUMMARY: We are adopting as a final rule, without change, an interim 
rule that amended the bovine tuberculosis regulations regarding State 
and zone classifications by raising the designation of California from 
modified accredited advanced to accredited-free. The interim rule was 
based on our determination that California met the criteria for 
designation as an accredited-free State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: The interim rule became effective on April 15, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Michael Dutcher, Senior Staff 
Veterinarian, National Tuberculosis Eradication Program, Ruminant 
Health Programs, National Center for Animal Health Programs, VS, APHIS, 
4700 River Road Unit 43, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231, (301) 734-5467.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In an interim rule effective and published in the Federal Register 
on April 15, 2005 (70 FR 19877-19878, Docket No. 05-010-1), we amended 
the bovine tuberculosis regulations regarding State and zone 
classifications by raising the designation of California from modified 
accredited advanced to accredited-free. The interim rule was based on 
our determination that California met the criteria for designation as 
an accredited-free State.
    Comments on the interim rule were required to be received on or 
before June 14, 2005. We received two comments by that date, from a 
State agricultural agency and a cattlemen's industry group. Both 
commenters supported the interim rule.
    Therefore, for the reasons given in the interim rule, we are 
adopting the interim rule as a final rule.
    This action also affirms the information contained in the interim 
rule concerning Executive Order 12866 and the Regulatory Flexibility 
Act, Executive Orders 12372 and 12988, and the Paperwork Reduction Act.
    Further, for this action, the Office of Management and Budget has 
waived its review under Executive Order 12866.

List of Subjects in 9 CFR Part 77

    Animal diseases, Bison, Cattle, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements, Transportation, Tuberculosis.

PART 77--TUBERCULOSIS

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Accordingly, we are adopting as a final rule, without change, the 
interim rule that amended 9 CFR part 77 and that was published at 70 FR 
19877-19878 on April 15, 2005.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of July 2005.
Elizabeth E. Gaston,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 05-14986 Filed 7-28-05; 8:45 am]
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