Department of Agriculture August 9, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Delta-Bienville Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-19368
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Delta-Bienville Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Forest, Mississippi. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110- 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to present proposed projects for discussion and approval.
Descriptive Designation for Needle- or Blade-Tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Products
Document Number: 2013-19322
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is extending the comment period for the Federal Register proposed rule, ``Descriptive Designation for Needle- or blade-tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Products'' until October 8, 2013. The Agency is taking this action in response to two requests made by trade associations.
Importation of Papayas From Peru
Document Number: 2013-19314
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are proposing to allow, under certain conditions, the importation of commercial consignments of fresh papayas from Peru into the continental United States. The conditions for the importation of papayas from Peru would include requirements for approved production locations; field sanitation; hot water treatment; procedures for packing and shipping the papayas; and fruit fly trapping in papaya production areas. This action would allow for the importation of papayas from Peru while continuing to provide protection against the introduction of quarantine pests into the continental United States.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Plum Pox Compensation
Document Number: 2013-19313
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations that provide for the payment of compensation to owners of commercial stone fruit orchards and fruit tree nurseries whose trees or nursery stock were destroyed to eradicate plum pox virus.
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, All Subtypes, and Newcastle Disease; Additional Restrictions
Document Number: 2013-19312
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations to prevent the introduction of highly pathogenic avian influenza, all subtypes, and Newcastle disease into the United States through the importation of birds, poultry, and unprocessed bird and poultry products.
Pike & San Isabel Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-19281
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Pike & San Isabel Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Pueblo, Colorado. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110- 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is for project discussion and recommendation to the Designated Federal Official.
Privacy Act Systems of Records; Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking System
Document Number: 2013-19230
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The system of records is the Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking System, USDA-APHIS-13. This notice is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of record systems maintained by the agency.