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Correcting Amendment.

Summary

The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration published documents in the Federal Register on January 20, 2011, and on April 4, 2011, concerning required scale tests. Those documents defined “limited seasonal basis” incorrectly. This document corrects the error.

Unified Agenda

Required Scale Tests

3 actions from August 24th, 2009 to January 20th, 2011

  • August 24th, 2009
  • October 23rd, 2009
    • NPRM Comment Period End
  • January 20th, 2011
 

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DATES: Back to Top

Effective on August 17, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

S. Brett Offutt, Director, Policy and Litigation Division, P&SP, GIPSA, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250, (202) 720-7363, s.brett.offutt@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

Need for Correction Back to Top

The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration published two documents in the Federal Register on January 20, 2011 (76 FR 3485) and on April 4, 2011 (76 FR 18348), concerning required scale tests. Those documents incorrectly defined limited seasonal basis in § 201.72(a) (9 CFR 201.72(a)). This document corrects § 201.72 by revising the last sentence of paragraph (a).

List of Subjects in 9 CFR Part 201 Back to Top

Accordingly, 9 CFR part 201 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment:

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PART 201—REGULATIONS UNDER THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT Back to Top

1.The authority citation for part 201 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

7 U.S.C. 181-229c.

2.In § 201.72, revise the last sentence of paragraph (a) to read as follows:

§ 201.72 Scales; testing of.

(a) * * *Except that if scales are used on a limited seasonal basis (during any continuous 8-month period) for purposes of purchase, sale, acquisition, payment or settlement, the stockyard owner, swine contractor, market agency, dealer, live poultry dealer, or packer using such scales may use the scales within a 8-month period following each test.

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J. Dudley Butler,

Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.

[FR Doc. 2011-20873 Filed 8-16-11; 8:45 am]

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