7 CFR 900.43 - Use of informal rulemaking.
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 900.1 through 900.18, and 900.36 through 900.42 of this part, the Secretary may determine that informal rulemaking procedures under § 553 of Title 5, United States Code be used to amend fruit, vegetable or nut marketing agreements and marketing orders. In making this determination, consideration shall be given to:
(1) The nature and complexity of the proposal;
(2) The potential regulatory and economic impacts on affected entities; and
(3) Any other relevant matters.