Petition To Develop Specific Ethologically Appropriate Standards for Nonhuman Primates in Research, 43969 [2015-18174]

Download as PDF 43969 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 142 Friday, July 24, 2015 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Carol Clarke, Research Program Manager, USDA, APHIS, Animal Care, 4700 River Road Unit 84, Riverdale, MD 20737–1234; (301) 851–3751. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background 9 CFR Part 3 [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0098] Petition To Develop Specific Ethologically Appropriate Standards for Nonhuman Primates in Research Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of petition; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: We are reopening the comment period for a petition requesting that we amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations to specify ethologically appropriate standards that researchers must adhere to in order to promote the psychological well-being of nonhuman primates used in research. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. DATES: The comment period for the notice published May 1, 2015 (80 FR 24840–24841) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before August 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0098. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2014–0098, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0098 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Jul 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 Authority: 7 U.S.C. 2131–2159; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.7. Done in Washington, DC, this 20th day of July 2015. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2015–18174 Filed 7–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P 1 To view the notice, supporting documents, and the comments we received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS2014-0098. 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We will accept all comments received between July 1, 2015 (the day after the close of the original comment period) and the date of this notice. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. We encourage the submission of scientific data, studies, or research to support your comments and position. We also invite data on the costs and benefits associated with any recommendations. We will consider all comments and recommendations received. PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 This notice announces the existence of and requests comments on the proposed airworthiness design standards for acceptance of the AutoGyro Model Calidus gyroplane under the regulations for primary category aircraft. DATES: We must receive comments by September 8, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send all comments to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Rotorcraft Standards Staff, Rotorcraft Directorate (ASW–110), FAA, 10101 Hillwood Pkwy., Fort Worth, TX 76177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Roach, Aviation Safety Engineer, Regulations and Policy Group, Rotorcraft Directorate, FAA, 10101 Hillwood Pkwy., Fort Worth, Texas 76177; telephone (817) 222–5110; email gary.b.roach@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any person may obtain a copy of this information by contacting the person named above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUMMARY: Comments Invited We invite you to submit comments on the proposed airworthiness standards to the address specified above. Commenters must identify the AutoGyro Model Calidus on all submitted correspondence. The FAA will consider all communications received on or before the closing date before issuing the final acceptance. The proposed airworthiness design standards and comments received may be inspected at the FAA, Rotorcraft Directorate, Rotorcraft Standards Staff (ASW–110), FAA, 2601 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76137, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays, except Federal holidays. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 142 (Friday, July 24, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 43969]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-18174]


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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 142 / Friday, July 24, 2015 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 43969]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

9 CFR Part 3

[Docket No. APHIS-2014-0098]


Petition To Develop Specific Ethologically Appropriate Standards 
for Nonhuman Primates in Research

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of petition; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: We are reopening the comment period for a petition requesting 
that we amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations to specify 
ethologically appropriate standards that researchers must adhere to in 
order to promote the psychological well-being of nonhuman primates used 
in research. This action will allow interested persons additional time 
to prepare and submit comments.

DATES: The comment period for the notice published May 1, 2015 (80 FR 
24840-24841) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive 
on or before August 31, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0098.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2014-0098, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, 
APHIS, Station 3A-03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-
1238.
    Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may 
be viewed at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-
0098 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA 
South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, 
please call (202) 799-7039 before coming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Carol Clarke, Research Program 
Manager, USDA, APHIS, Animal Care, 4700 River Road Unit 84, Riverdale, 
MD 20737-1234; (301) 851-3751.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On May 1, 2015, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
published in the Federal Register (80 FR 24840-24841, Docket No. APHIS-
2014-0098) a notice \1\ requesting comments on a petition to amend the 
Animal Welfare Act regulations to specify ethologically appropriate 
standards that researchers must adhere to in order to promote the 
psychological well-being of nonhuman primates used in research.
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    \1\ To view the notice, supporting documents, and the comments 
we received, go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0098.
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    Comments on the notice were required to be received on or before 
June 30, 2015. We are reopening the comment period on Docket No. APHIS-
2014-0098 for an additional 60 days, until August 31, 2015. We will 
accept all comments received between July 1, 2015 (the day after the 
close of the original comment period) and the date of this notice. This 
action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and 
submit comments.
    We encourage the submission of scientific data, studies, or 
research to support your comments and position. We also invite data on 
the costs and benefits associated with any recommendations. We will 
consider all comments and recommendations received.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 2131-2159; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.7.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 20th day of July 2015.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-18174 Filed 7-23-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-34-P