Importation of Live Birds and Poultry, Poultry Meat, and Poultry Products From a Region in the European Union; Technical Amendment, 7567-7569 [2014-02768]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with RULES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2014 / Rules and Regulations connection with work performed under that agreement. (d) Prior approval for outside employment. A NASA employee, other than a special Government employee, shall request and obtain approval before engaging in the following outside employment activities: (1) Teaching, speaking, writing, or editing, unless the subject matter pertains to the private interests of the employee, such as a hobby, cultural activity, or a professional pursuit unrelated to the employee’s official duties; (2) The practice of a profession or the rendering of professional consulting services; (3) The management or conduct of a business in which the employee or the employee’s spouse has an ownership interest, if that business performs, or may seek to perform, work (other than routine consumer transactions) for the Federal Government or for a NASA contractor, grantee, or other party to an agreement with NASA; (4) Holding State or local public office, whether by election or appointment; (5) Employment with a NASA contractor, subcontractor, or grantee; (6) Employment with a party to a Space Act agreement, Commercial Launch Act agreement, or other agreement to which NASA is a party pursuant to specific statutory authority; (7) Serving as an officer, trustee, or member of a board, directorate, or other such body of a for profit organization or of a nonprofit organization that is a prohibited source; or (8) Employment which involves the practice of a NASA-owned invention or the performance of experimental, developmental, research, design, or engineering work that relates to the official duties of such employee. 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Approval will be granted unless a determination is made that the prospective outside employment is expected to involve conduct prohibited by statute or Federal regulation, including 5 CFR part 2635 and this part. (4) Scope of approval. Approval will be for a period not to exceed five years. Upon a significant change in the nature or scope of the outside employment or in the employee’s NASA position, the PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 7567 employee shall submit a revised request for approval. (5) Notification of approval or disapproval. Employees will be notified in writing of the action taken on their requests. (6) Records of requests. All requests for approval will be maintained in the local human resources/personnel office where the requesting employee works, or alternatively by the local NASA legal office upon the determination of the Center Chief Counsel and by the Office of the General Counsel upon the determination of the General Counsel. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Walter M. Shaub, Jr., Director, United States Office of Government Ethics. [FR Doc. 2014–02212 Filed 2–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 9 CFR Part 94 [Docket No. APHIS–2009–0094] RIN 0579–AD45 Importation of Live Birds and Poultry, Poultry Meat, and Poultry Products From a Region in the European Union; Technical Amendment Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment. AGENCY: In a final rule published in the Federal Register on March 29, 2013, and effective on April 15, 2013, we amended the regulations governing the importation of animals and animal products by recognizing 25 Member States of the European Union (EU) as the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. In that rule, we established requirements for the importation of live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. In the final rule, it was not our intent to prohibit the importation of birds, poultry, and poultry meat and products from Member States of the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region that conduct trade in poultry and poultry products with other regions that APHIS recognizes as being free of Newcastle disease and highly SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10FER1.SGM 10FER1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with RULES 7568 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2014 / Rules and Regulations pathogenic avian influenza. It was also not our intent that the import requirements for cooked poultry meat and products from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region not be equivalent with the requirements we apply to other regions whenever an outbreak of Newcastle disease or highly pathogenic avian influenza occurs in those regions. This document amends the regulations to reflect our original intentions. DATES: Effective Date: February 10, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Javier Vargas, Case Manager, Regionalization and Evaluation, National Import Export Services, Veterinary Services, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 38, Riverdale, MD 20737– 1231; (301) 851–3300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a final rule 1 that was published in the Federal Register on March 29, 2013 (78 FR 19080–19085, Docket No. APHIS–2009– 0094), and effective on April 15, 2013, we amended the regulations governing the importation of animals and animal products by recognizing 25 Member States of the European Union (EU) as the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. The rule was based on our determination that the region meets our requirements for being considered free of Newcastle disease and highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and established requirements for the importation of live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. As published, § 94.28(a)(3) requires that live birds and poultry from which poultry meat and products are derived and intended for export to the United States must only originate from within the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region, and that the farms of origin must not have received live birds or poultry imported from outside the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. Similarly, § 94.28(b)(3) requires that live birds and poultry intended for export to the United States must only originate from within the APHISdefined EU Poultry Trade Region and that the farms of origin must not have received birds or poultry imported from outside the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. These import requirements are not consistent with how we regulate poultry 1 To view the rule, supporting analyses, and comments we received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS2009-0094. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:20 Feb 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 imports from other countries and regions that we recognize as being free of Newcastle disease and HPAI. We allow such regions to import live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, from other regions that are also free of those diseases, and we intended the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region to be able to do likewise. Therefore, in keeping with our original intention, we are removing paragraphs (a)(3) and (b)(3) in § 94.28. Paragraph § 94.28(a)(5) will be redesignated as § 94.28(a)(4) and paragraph § 94.28(b)(5) will be redesignated as § 94.28(b)(4). References to these paragraphs in paragraphs (c) and (d) of § 94.28 will be amended to reflect these changes. As a result, farms within the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region will be able to export to the United States live birds and poultry originating from outside their region, as well as poultry meat and products that were derived from poultry originating from outside their region. However, § 94.28(a)(1) and (b)(1) will continue to require that live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, must not have been from regions or zones in which Newcastle disease or HPAI are considered to exist. Likewise, paragraphs (a)(2) and (b)(2) of § 94.28 will continue to require that prior to export to the United States, live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, are not commingled with live birds and poultry, or poultry meat and products, from regions where Newcastle disease or HPAI are considered to exist. Additionally, live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, imported from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region must be accompanied by a certificate indicating the zone of origin within that region. This requirement ensures they do not originate from restricted zones imposed within the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region due to outbreaks of Newcastle disease or HPAI. In addition, we intended that the import requirements for cooked poultry meat and products from the APHISdefined EU Poultry Trade Region be equivalent with the requirements we apply to other regions whenever an outbreak of Newcastle disease or HPAI occurs in those regions. Therefore, we are amending § 94.28(a)(1) by adding a statement that poultry meat and products are also allowed to be imported to the United States from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region if accompanied by a certificate specifying that the articles were cooked and processed in accordance with the regulations in § 94.6(b)(3) or (b)(4). PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 List of Subjects in 9 CFR Part 94 Animal diseases, Imports, Livestock, Meat and meat products, Milk, Poultry and poultry products, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Accordingly, we are amending 9 CFR part 94 as follows: PART 94—RINDERPEST, FOOT-ANDMOUTH DISEASE, NEWCASTLE DISEASE, HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA, AFRICAN SWINE FEVER, CLASSICAL SWINE FEVER, SWINE VESICULAR DISEASE, AND BOVINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHY: PROHIBITED AND RESTRICTED IMPORTATIONS 1. The authority citation for part 94 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 7 U.S.C. 450, 7701–7772, 7781– 7786, and 8301–8317; 21 U.S.C. 136 and 136a; 31 U.S.C. 9701; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.4. 2. Section 94.28 is amended as follows: ■ a. By revising the introductory text of paragraph (a)(1); ■ b. By removing paragraph (a)(3) and redesignating paragraphs (a)(4) and (a)(5) as paragraphs (a)(3) and (a)(4), respectively; ■ c. In newly designated paragraph (a)(4), by removing the reference ‘‘(a)(4)’’ and adding the reference ‘‘(a)(3)’’ in its place; ■ d. By removing paragraph (b)(3) and redesignating paragraphs (b)(4) and (b)(5) as paragraphs (b)(3) and (b)(4), respectively; ■ e. In newly designated paragraph (b)(4), by removing the reference ‘‘(b)(4)’’ and adding the reference ‘‘(b)(3)’’ in its place; ■ f. By withdrawing the amendment to paragraph (c) published December 4, 2013 (78 FR 73001); ■ g. In paragraph (c), by removing the citation ‘‘§ 94.28(b)(5)’’ and adding ‘‘paragraph (b)(4) of this section’’ in its place; and ■ h. In paragraph (d), by removing the references ‘‘(a)(5)’’ and ‘‘(b)(5)’’ and adding the references ‘‘(a)(4)’’ and ‘‘(b)(4)’’ in their place, respectively. The revision reads as follows: ■ § 94.28 Restrictions on the importation of poultry meat and products, and live birds and poultry, from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. (a) * * * (1) The poultry meat and products must not have been derived from birds and poultry that were in any of the following regions or zones, unless the birds and poultry were slaughtered after the periods described, or unless the poultry meat and products are E:\FR\FM\10FER1.SGM 10FER1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2014 / Rules and Regulations accompanied by a certificate specifying that the articles were cooked and processed in accordance with the regulations in § 94.6(b)(3) or (b)(4): * * * * * Done in Washington, DC, this 3rd day of February 2014. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2014–02768 Filed 2–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION 12 CFR Part 1071 [Docket No: CFPB–2012–0020] RIN 3170–AA27 Equal Access to Justice Act Implementation Rule Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Final rule. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

9 CFR Part 94

[Docket No. APHIS-2009-0094]
RIN 0579-AD45


Importation of Live Birds and Poultry, Poultry Meat, and Poultry 
Products From a Region in the European Union; Technical Amendment

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment.

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SUMMARY: In a final rule published in the Federal Register on March 29, 
2013, and effective on April 15, 2013, we amended the regulations 
governing the importation of animals and animal products by recognizing 
25 Member States of the European Union (EU) as the Animal and Plant 
Health Inspection Service (APHIS)-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. In 
that rule, we established requirements for the importation of live 
birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, from the APHIS-
defined EU Poultry Trade Region. In the final rule, it was not our 
intent to prohibit the importation of birds, poultry, and poultry meat 
and products from Member States of the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade 
Region that conduct trade in poultry and poultry products with other 
regions that APHIS recognizes as being free of Newcastle disease and 
highly

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pathogenic avian influenza. It was also not our intent that the import 
requirements for cooked poultry meat and products from the APHIS-
defined EU Poultry Trade Region not be equivalent with the requirements 
we apply to other regions whenever an outbreak of Newcastle disease or 
highly pathogenic avian influenza occurs in those regions. This 
document amends the regulations to reflect our original intentions.

DATES: Effective Date: February 10, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Javier Vargas, Case Manager, 
Regionalization and Evaluation, National Import Export Services, 
Veterinary Services, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 38, Riverdale, MD 
20737-1231; (301) 851-3300.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a final rule \1\ that was published in 
the Federal Register on March 29, 2013 (78 FR 19080-19085, Docket No. 
APHIS-2009-0094), and effective on April 15, 2013, we amended the 
regulations governing the importation of animals and animal products by 
recognizing 25 Member States of the European Union (EU) as the Animal 
and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)-defined EU Poultry Trade 
Region.
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    \1\ To view the rule, supporting analyses, and comments we 
received, go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-
2009-0094.
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    The rule was based on our determination that the region meets our 
requirements for being considered free of Newcastle disease and highly 
pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and established requirements for the 
importation of live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, 
from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region.
    As published, Sec.  94.28(a)(3) requires that live birds and 
poultry from which poultry meat and products are derived and intended 
for export to the United States must only originate from within the 
APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region, and that the farms of origin 
must not have received live birds or poultry imported from outside the 
APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region. Similarly, Sec.  94.28(b)(3) 
requires that live birds and poultry intended for export to the United 
States must only originate from within the APHIS-defined EU Poultry 
Trade Region and that the farms of origin must not have received birds 
or poultry imported from outside the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade 
Region.
    These import requirements are not consistent with how we regulate 
poultry imports from other countries and regions that we recognize as 
being free of Newcastle disease and HPAI. We allow such regions to 
import live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, from 
other regions that are also free of those diseases, and we intended the 
APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region to be able to do likewise.
    Therefore, in keeping with our original intention, we are removing 
paragraphs (a)(3) and (b)(3) in Sec.  94.28. Paragraph Sec.  
94.28(a)(5) will be redesignated as Sec.  94.28(a)(4) and paragraph 
Sec.  94.28(b)(5) will be redesignated as Sec.  94.28(b)(4). References 
to these paragraphs in paragraphs (c) and (d) of Sec.  94.28 will be 
amended to reflect these changes. As a result, farms within the APHIS-
defined EU Poultry Trade Region will be able to export to the United 
States live birds and poultry originating from outside their region, as 
well as poultry meat and products that were derived from poultry 
originating from outside their region.
    However, Sec.  94.28(a)(1) and (b)(1) will continue to require that 
live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, must not have 
been from regions or zones in which Newcastle disease or HPAI are 
considered to exist. Likewise, paragraphs (a)(2) and (b)(2) of Sec.  
94.28 will continue to require that prior to export to the United 
States, live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, are not 
commingled with live birds and poultry, or poultry meat and products, 
from regions where Newcastle disease or HPAI are considered to exist. 
Additionally, live birds and poultry, and poultry meat and products, 
imported from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region must be 
accompanied by a certificate indicating the zone of origin within that 
region. This requirement ensures they do not originate from restricted 
zones imposed within the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade Region due to 
outbreaks of Newcastle disease or HPAI.
    In addition, we intended that the import requirements for cooked 
poultry meat and products from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade 
Region be equivalent with the requirements we apply to other regions 
whenever an outbreak of Newcastle disease or HPAI occurs in those 
regions. Therefore, we are amending Sec.  94.28(a)(1) by adding a 
statement that poultry meat and products are also allowed to be 
imported to the United States from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry Trade 
Region if accompanied by a certificate specifying that the articles 
were cooked and processed in accordance with the regulations in Sec.  
94.6(b)(3) or (b)(4).

List of Subjects in 9 CFR Part 94

    Animal diseases, Imports, Livestock, Meat and meat products, Milk, 
Poultry and poultry products, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

    Accordingly, we are amending 9 CFR part 94 as follows:

PART 94--RINDERPEST, FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE, NEWCASTLE DISEASE, 
HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA, AFRICAN SWINE FEVER, CLASSICAL 
SWINE FEVER, SWINE VESICULAR DISEASE, AND BOVINE SPONGIFORM 
ENCEPHALOPATHY: PROHIBITED AND RESTRICTED IMPORTATIONS

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1. The authority citation for part 94 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 450, 7701-7772, 7781-7786, and 8301-8317; 
21 U.S.C. 136 and 136a; 31 U.S.C. 9701; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.4.


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2. Section 94.28 is amended as follows:
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a. By revising the introductory text of paragraph (a)(1);
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b. By removing paragraph (a)(3) and redesignating paragraphs (a)(4) and 
(a)(5) as paragraphs (a)(3) and (a)(4), respectively;
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c. In newly designated paragraph (a)(4), by removing the reference 
``(a)(4)'' and adding the reference ``(a)(3)'' in its place;
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d. By removing paragraph (b)(3) and redesignating paragraphs (b)(4) and 
(b)(5) as paragraphs (b)(3) and (b)(4), respectively;
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e. In newly designated paragraph (b)(4), by removing the reference 
``(b)(4)'' and adding the reference ``(b)(3)'' in its place;
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f. By withdrawing the amendment to paragraph (c) published December 4, 
2013 (78 FR 73001);
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g. In paragraph (c), by removing the citation ``Sec.  94.28(b)(5)'' and 
adding ``paragraph (b)(4) of this section'' in its place; and
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h. In paragraph (d), by removing the references ``(a)(5)'' and 
``(b)(5)'' and adding the references ``(a)(4)'' and ``(b)(4)'' in their 
place, respectively.
    The revision reads as follows:


Sec.  94.28  Restrictions on the importation of poultry meat and 
products, and live birds and poultry, from the APHIS-defined EU Poultry 
Trade Region.

    (a) * * *
    (1) The poultry meat and products must not have been derived from 
birds and poultry that were in any of the following regions or zones, 
unless the birds and poultry were slaughtered after the periods 
described, or unless the poultry meat and products are

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accompanied by a certificate specifying that the articles were cooked 
and processed in accordance with the regulations in Sec.  94.6(b)(3) or 
(b)(4):
* * * * *

    Done in Washington, DC, this 3rd day of February 2014.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-02768 Filed 2-7-14; 8:45 am]
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