United States Standards for Beans, 76004 [2020-26207]

Download as PDF 76004 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 229 Friday, November 27, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc No. AMS–FGIS–20–0065] United States Standards for Beans Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Reopening of comment period. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the method of interpretation for determining ‘‘sample grade criteria,’’ as it pertains to the class ‘‘Blackeye beans,’’ in the U.S. Standards for Beans under the United States Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA). DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on September 29, 2020 at 85 FR 60957 is reopened. Comments are due by January 11, 2021. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit written comments via the internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should refer to the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments submitted in response to the notice, including the identity of individuals or entities submitting comments, will be made available to the public on the internet via http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loren Almond, USDA AMS; Telephone: (816) 891–0422; Email: Loren.L.Almond@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 29, 2020, AMS published a notice seeking comment on a proposal to amend the Bean Inspection Handbook. The proposal would revise the ‘‘sample grade criteria,’’ as it pertains to the class ‘‘Blackeye beans.’’ The proposed revision would remove clean-cut weevil-bored beans as a jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:29 Nov 25, 2020 Jkt 253001 sample grade factor and change the sample grade tolerances for insect webbing or filth to a percent of 0.10 or more. The original 30-day comment period provided in the proposed rule closed on October 29, 2020. A stakeholder submitted a comment requesting an extension of the comment period. The Agricultural Marketing Service is reopening the public comment period for an additional 30 days to ensure that interested persons have sufficient time to review and comment on the notice for comment. The comment period is reopened for 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. (Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–26207 Filed 11–25–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc No. AMS–FGIS–20–0067] United States Standards for Split Peas Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Reopening of comment period. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the method of interpretation for determining ‘‘whole peas’’ under the authority of the Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA). DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published September 29, 2020 at 85 FR 60955 is reopened. Comments are due by December 28, 2020. SUMMARY: We invite you to submit written comments via the internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should refer to the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments submitted in response to the notice, including the identity of individuals or entities submitting comments, will be made available to the public on the internet via http://www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loren Almond, USDA AMS; Telephone: (816) 891–0422; Email: Loren.L.Almond@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice seeking comment on a proposal to amend the Pea and Lentil Inspection Handbook to revise the definition of whole peas, by increasing the percent needed to consider a split pea to be a whole pea from 55 percent or more to 60 percent or more, under the authority of the AMA (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627), was published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 (85 FR 60955). The original 30-day comment period provided in the proposed rule closed on October 29, 2020. A stakeholder submitted a comment requesting an extension of the comment period. The Agricultural Marketing Service is reopening the public comment period for an additional 30 days to ensure that interested persons have sufficient time to review and comment on the notice for comment. The comment period is reopened for 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621–1627. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–25808 Filed 11–25–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request November 23, 2020. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 229 / Friday, November 27, 2020 / 
Notices

[[Page 76004]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc No. AMS-FGIS-20-0065]


United States Standards for Beans

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice 
for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is 
reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the 
method of interpretation for determining ``sample grade criteria,'' as 
it pertains to the class ``Blackeye beans,'' in the U.S. Standards for 
Beans under the United States Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA).

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on September 
29, 2020 at 85 FR 60957 is reopened. Comments are due by January 11, 
2021.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit written comments via the internet at 
http://www.regulations.gov. All comments should refer to the date and 
page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments 
submitted in response to the notice, including the identity of 
individuals or entities submitting comments, will be made available to 
the public on the internet via http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loren Almond, USDA AMS; Telephone: 
(816) 891-0422; Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 29, 2020, AMS published a 
notice seeking comment on a proposal to amend the Bean Inspection 
Handbook. The proposal would revise the ``sample grade criteria,'' as 
it pertains to the class ``Blackeye beans.'' The proposed revision 
would remove clean-cut weevil-bored beans as a sample grade factor and 
change the sample grade tolerances for insect webbing or filth to a 
percent of 0.10 or more. The original 30-day comment period provided in 
the proposed rule closed on October 29, 2020. A stakeholder submitted a 
comment requesting an extension of the comment period. The Agricultural 
Marketing Service is reopening the public comment period for an 
additional 30 days to ensure that interested persons have sufficient 
time to review and comment on the notice for comment. The comment 
period is reopened for 30 days from the date of publication of this 
notice.

(Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621-1627)

Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-26207 Filed 11-25-20; 8:45 am]
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