The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, has information that the livestock markets named below are stockyards as defined in Section 302 of the Packers and Stockyards Act (7 U.S.C. 202), and should be made subject to the provisions of the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended (7 U.S.C. 181 et seq.).
AR-175 4-State Horse & Equipment Auction, Springdale, Arkansas
KY-176 Ohio Valley Stockyard, South Shore, Kentucky
MS-172 Mid South, Edwards, Mississippi
MS-173 C & H Auction Co., Inc., Columbus, Mississippi
NY-173 Gavel Masters Equine Sales, Inc., Horsehead, New York
SC-158 Strickland Auction Co., Gaston, South Carolina
TX-346 Texas Cattle Exchange, Inc., Eastland, Texas
Pursuant to the authority under Section 302 of the Packers and Stockyards Act, notice is hereby given that it is proposed to designate the stockyards named above as posted stockyards subject to the provisions of said Act.
Any person who wishes to submit written data, views or arguments concerning the proposed designation may do so by filing them with the Director, Office of Policy/Litigation Support, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, Room 3418-South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250, by April 13, 2000.
All written submissions made pursuant to this notice will be made available for public inspection in the office of the Director of the Office of Policy/Litigation Support during normal business hours.Start Signature
Done at Washington, D.C. this 21st day of March 2000.
Warren P. Preston,
Acting Director, Office of Policy/Litigation Support, Packers and Stockyards Programs.
[FR Doc. 00-7669 Filed 3-28-00; 8:45 am]
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