Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order, 18464 [E9-9290]

Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with RULES 18464 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 77 / Thursday, April 23, 2009 / Rules and Regulations SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service published a final rule in the Federal Register on March 3, 2008 (73 FR 11328). The document implemented amendments to the California walnut marketing order. However, that document inadvertently omitted a change that would make the term of office for California Walnut Board (Board) members correspond with the time period prescribed for the Board’s marketing year. This correcting amendment changes the term of office of Board members from July 1 through June 30 to September 1 through August 31 to correspond with the Board’s marketing year. DATES: Effective Date: April 24, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Schmaedick, Marketing Order Administration Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA; Northwest Marketing Field Office, Portland, Oregon 97204; Telephone: (503) 326–2724, Fax: (503) 326–2724, or e-mail: Melissa.Schmaedick@ams.usda.gov. Small businesses may request information on complying with this regulation by contacting Jay Guerber, Marketing Order Administration Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., STOP 0237, Washington, DC 20250–0237; Telephone: (202) 720– 2491, Fax: (202) 720–8938, or e-mail: Jay.Guerber@ams.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document provides a correcting amendment to Marketing Order 984, as amended, (7 CFR part 984), regulating the handling of walnuts grown in California, hereinafter referred to as the ‘‘order.’’ A Secretary’s Decision and Referendum Order was published in the July 13, 2007, Federal Register (72 FR 38498). That document proposed several amendments to the order, including changing the term of office of Board members from July 1 through June 30, to September 1 through August 31 so the term of office would correspond with the proposed change to the marketing year defined in the order. That document also directed that a referendum be held among producers to determine if they supported the proposed changes. In referendum, producers approved the proposed changes. A final rule establishing an Order Amending Marketing Order No. 984 was issued in the Federal Register on March 4, 2008 (73 FR 11328). That document included amendments approved by producers in referendum, but omitted the amendment to change the term of VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:03 Apr 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 office of Board members. This action corrects the amended order to include the change that was omitted. List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 984 Marketing agreements, Nuts, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Walnuts. ■ Accordingly, 7 CFR part 984 is amended by making the following correcting amendment: PART 984—WALNUTS GROWN IN CALIFORNIA 1. The authority citation for 7 CFR part 984 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 7 U.S.C. 601–674. 2. Section 984.36 is revised to read as follows: ■ § 984.36 Term of office. The term of office for Board members and their alternates shall be for a period of two years ending on August 31 of odd-numbered years, but they shall serve until their respective successors are selected and have qualified. Dated: April 17, 2009. Robert C. Keeney, Acting Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–9289 Filed 4–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service DATES: Effective Date: April 24, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanette Palmer, Marketing Specialist, Research and Promotion Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 0632, Stop 0244, Washington, DC 20250–0244; telephone: (202) 720–9915 or (888) 720–9917 (toll free); or facsimile: (202) 205–2800; or e-mail: Jeanette.Palmer@ams.usda.gov. This document corrects 7 CFR part 1209 by incorporating the words amendments, suspension, or termination for referendum procedures in the Order. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 1209 Administrative practice and procedure, Advertising, Consumer information, Marketing agreements, Mushroom promotion, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Accordingly, 7 CFR part 1209 is amended by making the following correcting amendment: ■ PART 1209—MUSHROOM PROMOTION, RESEARCH, AND CONSUMER INFORMATION ORDER Subpart C—Procedure for the Conduct of Referenda in Connection With the Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order 7 CFR Part 1209 [Document Number AMS–FV–09–0019; FV– 09–703] 1. The authority citation for 7 CFR part 1209 continues to read as follows: ■ Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6101–6112; 7 U.S.C. 7401. AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Final rule; correcting amendment. ■ SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a final rule in the Federal Register on July 20, 1992, on the Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order (Order) referendum procedures. This rule established procedures for the conduct of a referendum to determine if producers and importers favored implementation of the Order. The procedures also apply to any subsequent referenda to amend, continue, or terminate the Order. As written, language to amend, suspend, or terminate the program was inadvertently omitted from the procedures. This document corrects that omission. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 2. Revise § 1209.300 to read as follows: § 1209.300 General. A referendum to determine whether eligible producers and importers favor the amendment, continuation, suspension, or termination of the Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order shall be conducted in accordance with these procedures. Dated: April 17, 2009. Robert C. Keeney, Acting Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–9290 Filed 4–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P E:\FR\FM\23APR1.SGM 23APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 77 (Thursday, April 23, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 18464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-9290]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

7 CFR Part 1209

[Document Number AMS-FV-09-0019; FV-09-703]


Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Final rule; correcting amendment.

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SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a final 
rule in the Federal Register on July 20, 1992, on the Mushroom 
Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order (Order) referendum 
procedures. This rule established procedures for the conduct of a 
referendum to determine if producers and importers favored 
implementation of the Order. The procedures also apply to any 
subsequent referenda to amend, continue, or terminate the Order. As 
written, language to amend, suspend, or terminate the program was 
inadvertently omitted from the procedures. This document corrects that 
omission.

DATES: Effective Date: April 24, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanette Palmer, Marketing Specialist, 
Research and Promotion Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 0632, 
Stop 0244, Washington, DC 20250-0244; telephone: (202) 720-9915 or 
(888) 720-9917 (toll free); or facsimile: (202) 205-2800; or e-mail: 
Jeanette.Palmer@ams.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document corrects 7 CFR part 1209 by 
incorporating the words amendments, suspension, or termination for 
referendum procedures in the Order.

List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 1209

    Administrative practice and procedure, Advertising, Consumer 
information, Marketing agreements, Mushroom promotion, Reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements.

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Accordingly, 7 CFR part 1209 is amended by making the following 
correcting amendment:

PART 1209--MUSHROOM PROMOTION, RESEARCH, AND CONSUMER INFORMATION 
ORDER

Subpart C--Procedure for the Conduct of Referenda in Connection 
With the Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information 
Order

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1. The authority citation for 7 CFR part 1209 continues to read as 
follows:


    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 6101-6112; 7 U.S.C. 7401.


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2. Revise Sec.  1209.300 to read as follows:


Sec.  1209.300  General.

    A referendum to determine whether eligible producers and importers 
favor the amendment, continuation, suspension, or termination of the 
Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order shall be 
conducted in accordance with these procedures.

    Dated: April 17, 2009.
Robert C. Keeney,
Acting Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. E9-9290 Filed 4-22-09; 8:45 am]
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