Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service February 16, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002; Biennial Review and Republication of the Select Agent and Toxin List; Amendments to the Select Agent and Toxin Regulations; Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-03125
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
On January 19, 2017, we published a final rule amending the select agent and toxin regulations in several ways, including the addition of provisions to address the inactivation of select agents, provisions addressing biocontainment and biosafety, and clarification of regulatory language concerning security, training, incident response, and records. In this document, we are delaying the effective date of that final rule.