Title 7 published on 2015-08-22
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ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 28 after this date.
2016-02-10; vol. 81 # 27 - Wednesday, February 10, 2016
81 FR 7025 - Classification of Foreign-Growth Cotton
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Marketing Service
Direct final rule.
This direct final rule is effective April 11, 2016, without further action or notice, unless significant adverse comment is received by March 11, 2016. If significant adverse comment is received, AMS will publish a timely withdrawal of the rule in the Federal Register .
7 CFR Part 28
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is amending regulations pertaining to administrative and operational procedures for the classification of foreign-growth cotton. In anticipation that cotton merchants may want to use AMS cotton quality determinations to establish foreign-growth cotton as tenderable against the World Cotton futures contract offered by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), representatives of the U.S. cotton industry and ICE formally requested that AMS make any regulatory amendments necessary to better accommodate the classification of foreign-growth cotton. Consequently, AMS seeks to clarify the existing language, update the terms and practices described to comply with today's industry norms and current cotton classification technologies, and establish procedural safeguards to the classification process for foreign-growth cotton that promote accuracy.