Department of Agriculture October 31, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Johns Creek Watershed Dam No. 1, Craig County, Virginia
Document Number: 2019-23795
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRCS gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the rehabilitation of Johns Creek Watershed Dam No. 1, Craig County, Virginia and Finding of No Significant Impact.
Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program
Document Number: 2019-23749
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule establishes a new part specifying the rules and regulations to produce hemp. This action is mandated by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, which amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946. This rule outlines provisions for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to approve plans submitted by States and Indian Tribes for the domestic production of hemp. It also establishes a Federal plan for producers in States or territories of Indian Tribes that do not have their own USDA-approved plan. The program includes provisions for maintaining information on the land where hemp is produced, testing the levels of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol, disposing of plants not meeting necessary requirements, licensing requirements, and ensuring compliance with the requirements of the new part.
Missouri River Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-23723
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Missouri River Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Helena, Montana. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information can be found at the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/hlcnf.