Animal Welfare; Marine Mammals, 12832 [2016-05535]

Download as PDF 12832 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 48 Friday, March 11, 2016 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 9 CFR Parts 1 and 3 [Docket No. APHIS–2006–0085] RIN 0579–AB24 Animal Welfare; Marine Mammals Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: We are extending the comment period for our proposed rule that would amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations concerning the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of marine mammals in captivity. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on February 3, 2016 (81 FR 5629) is extended. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before May 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2006-0085. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2006–0085, 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-2006-0085 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 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:25 Mar 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Barbara Kohn, Senior Staff Veterinarian, Animal Care, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 84, Riverdale, MD 20737–1234; (301) 851–3751. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 3, 2016, we published in the Federal Register (81 FR 5629–5657, Docket No. APHIS–2006–0085) a proposal to amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations concerning the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of marine mammals in captivity. Comments on the proposed rule were required to be received on or before April 4, 2016. We are extending the comment period on Docket No. APHIS– 2006–0085 for an additional 30 days. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 2131–2159; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.7. Done in Washington, DC, this 7th day of March 2016. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2016–05535 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 9 CFR Parts 50, 51, 71, 76, 77, 78, 86, 93, and 161 [Docket No. APHIS–2011–0044] RIN 0579–AD65 Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis; Update of General Provisions Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: We are extending the comment period for our proposed rule that would consolidate the domestic regulations governing bovine tuberculosis and those governing brucellosis and revise the bovine tuberculosis- and brucellosis-related import requirements for cattle and bison SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 to make these requirements clearer and assure that they more effectively mitigate the risk of introduction of these diseases into the United States. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. The comment period for the proposed rule published on December 16, 2015 (80 FR 78462) is extended. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before May 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2011-0044. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2011–0044, 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-2011-0044 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: Domestic regulatory provisions: Dr. C. William Hench, Senior Staff Veterinarian, Ruminant Health Programs, VS, APHIS, 2150 Centre Avenue, Building B–3E20, Fort Collins, CO 80526–8117; (970) 4947378. Importrelated regulatory provisions: Dr. Langston Hull, Director, Cattle Health Center, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–3363. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 16, 2015, we published in the Federal Register (80 FR 78462–78520, Docket No. APHIS–2011–0044) a proposal to consolidate the domestic regulations governing bovine tuberculosis and those governing brucellosis, as well as to revise the bovine tuberculosis- and brucellosisrelated import requirements for cattle and bison to make these requirements clearer and assure that they more effectively mitigate the risk of DATES: E:\FR\FM\11MRP1.SGM 11MRP1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 48 (Friday, March 11, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-05535]


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Proposed Rules
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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. 81, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2016 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 12832]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

9 CFR Parts 1 and 3

[Docket No. APHIS-2006-0085]
RIN 0579-AB24


Animal Welfare; Marine Mammals

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: We are extending the comment period for our proposed rule that 
would amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations concerning the humane 
handling, care, treatment, and transportation of marine mammals in 
captivity. This action will allow interested persons additional time to 
prepare and submit comments.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on February 
3, 2016 (81 FR 5629) is extended. We will consider all comments that we 
receive on or before May 4, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2006-0085.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2006-0085, 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-2006-
0085 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. Barbara Kohn, Senior Staff 
Veterinarian, Animal Care, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 84, Riverdale, 
MD 20737-1234; (301) 851-3751.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 3, 2016, we published in the 
Federal Register (81 FR 5629-5657, Docket No. APHIS-2006-0085) a 
proposal to amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations concerning the 
humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of marine mammals 
in captivity.
    Comments on the proposed rule were required to be received on or 
before April 4, 2016. We are extending the comment period on Docket No. 
APHIS-2006-0085 for an additional 30 days. This action will allow 
interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.

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

    Done in Washington, DC, this 7th day of March 2016.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-05535 Filed 3-10-16; 8:45 am]
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