Office of the Secretary of Agriculture – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rules of Practice and Procedure Governing Formal Rulemaking Proceedings Instituted by the Secretary
Document Number: 2019-20585
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) is amending the regulations on the rules of practice and procedure governing formal rulemaking proceedings instituted by the Secretary. This final rule amends the definition of judge so that the term is consistently applied to all USDA formal rulemaking proceedings.
Rules of Practice and Procedure Governing Formal Rulemaking Proceedings Instituted by the Secretary
Document Number: 2017-23877
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is adopting a final rule to establish rules of practice and procedure governing formal rulemaking proceedings instituted by the Secretary. This final rule applies to rulemakings that are not subject to the rules of practice and procedure for the promulgation of, or an amendment to, marketing orders or research and promotion orders.
Revisions of Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 07-1308
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture
This document amends the delegations of authority from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics (FEE) to carry out a program of entering into agreements with veterinarians under which they provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations as authorized by the National Veterinary Medical Service Act (NVMSA) (7 U.S.C. 3151a). This rule also further delegates this authority from the Under Secretary for REE to the Administrator of the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES).