Amendments to the Pale Cyst Nematode Regulations, 30040 [2019-13610]

Download as PDF 30040 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 123 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 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 [Docket No. APHIS–2018–0041] RIN 0579–AE48 Amendments to the Pale Cyst Nematode Regulations Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: We are reopening the comment period for our proposed rule that would amend the domestic quarantine regulations for pale cyst nematode by adding procedures that would allow persons to review and comment on the protocols for regulating and deregulating quarantine and associated areas. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on March 4, 2019 (84 FR 7304–7306) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before July 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docket Detail;D=APHIS-2018-0041. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2018–0041, 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-2018-0041 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 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with PROPOSALS VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Jun 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 Ms. Evelia Sosa, Assistant Director, Pest Management, PHP, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 137, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2217; Evelia.Sosa@ usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On March 4, 2019, we published in the Federal Register (84 FR 7304–7306, Docket No. APHIS–2018–0041) a proposal 1 to amend the domestic quarantine regulations for pale cyst nematode by adding procedures that would allow persons to review and comment on the protocols for regulating and deregulating quarantine and associated areas. Comments on the proposed rule were required to be received on or before May 3, 2019. However, not all of the protocols were available online for review during the entire comment period. In addition, a few commenters reported difficulties in accessing the protocols with the web link provided in the proposed rule. To ensure that all persons wishing to comment on the protocols have that opportunity, we are reopening the comment period on Docket No. APHIS–2018–0041 for an additional 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. The protocols are available for review on the Plant Protection and Quarantine website at https://www.aphis.usda.gov/ planthealth/pcn, and on the Regulations.gov website at https:// www.regulations.gov/docket?D=APHIS2018-0041. This action will allow interested persons additional time to review all the protocols and to prepare and submit comments. We will also consider all comments received between May 4, 2019, and the date of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 7 CFR Part 301 SUMMARY: through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 7701–7772 and 7781– 7786; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.3. Section 301.75–15 issued under Sec. 204, Title II, Public Law 106–113, 113 Stat. 1501A–293; sections 301.75–15 and 301.75–16 issued under Sec. 203, Title II, Public Law 106–224, 114 Stat. 400 (7 U.S.C. 1421 note). 1 To view the proposed rule, supporting documents, and comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS2018-0041. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of June 2019. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2019–13610 Filed 6–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service 7 CFR Part 1217 [Document Number AMS–SC–19–0015] Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order; Change in Membership, Nominations, Procedures, and Continuance Referenda Period Agricultural Marketing Service. Proposed rule. AGENCY: ACTION: This proposal invites comments on changing the membership, nominations, procedures, and continuance referenda period for the Softwood Lumber Board (Board) established under the Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order (Order). The Board administers the Order with oversight by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This proposal would also make administrative changes to other provisions of the Order. DATES: Comments must be received by July 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments concerning this proposal. Comments may be submitted on the internet at: http://www.regulations.gov or to the Promotion and Economics Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 1406–S, Stop 0244, Washington, DC 20250–0244; facsimile: (202) 205–2800. All comments should reference the document number and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register and will be made available for public inspection, including name and address, if provided, in the above office during regular business hours or it can be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JNP1.SGM 26JNP1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 123 (Wednesday, June 26, 2019)]
[Proposed Rules]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-13610]


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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. 84, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 30040]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

7 CFR Part 301

[Docket No. APHIS-2018-0041]
RIN 0579-AE48


Amendments to the Pale Cyst Nematode Regulations

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: We are reopening the comment period for our proposed rule that 
would amend the domestic quarantine regulations for pale cyst nematode 
by adding procedures that would allow persons to review and comment on 
the protocols for regulating and deregulating quarantine and associated 
areas. This action will allow interested persons additional time to 
prepare and submit comments.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on March 4, 
2019 (84 FR 7304-7306) is reopened. We will consider all comments that 
we receive on or before July 26, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2018-0041.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2018-0041, 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-2018-
0041 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: Ms. Evelia Sosa, Assistant Director, 
Pest Management, PHP, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 137, Riverdale, 
MD 20737; (301) 851-2217; [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 4, 2019, we published in the 
Federal Register (84 FR 7304-7306, Docket No. APHIS-2018-0041) a 
proposal \1\ to amend the domestic quarantine regulations for pale cyst 
nematode by adding procedures that would allow persons to review and 
comment on the protocols for regulating and deregulating quarantine and 
associated areas.
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    \1\ To view the proposed rule, supporting documents, and 
comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2018-0041.
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    Comments on the proposed rule were required to be received on or 
before May 3, 2019. However, not all of the protocols were available 
online for review during the entire comment period. In addition, a few 
commenters reported difficulties in accessing the protocols with the 
web link provided in the proposed rule. To ensure that all persons 
wishing to comment on the protocols have that opportunity, we are 
reopening the comment period on Docket No. APHIS-2018-0041 for an 
additional 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. The 
protocols are available for review on the Plant Protection and 
Quarantine website at https://www.aphis.usda.gov/planthealth/pcn, and 
on the Regulations.gov website at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=APHIS-2018-0041. This action will allow interested persons 
additional time to review all the protocols and to prepare and submit 
comments. We will also consider all comments received between May 4, 
2019, and the date of this notice.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 7701-7772 and 7781-7786; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, 
and 371.3. Section 301.75-15 issued under Sec. 204, Title II, Public 
Law 106-113, 113 Stat. 1501A-293; sections 301.75-15 and 301.75-16 
issued under Sec. 203, Title II, Public Law 106-224, 114 Stat. 400 
(7 U.S.C. 1421 note).

    Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of June 2019.
 Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-13610 Filed 6-25-19; 8:45 am]
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