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Ante-Mortem Inspection of Horses; Correction

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AGENCY:

Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Interim final rule; correction.

SUMMARY:

This document corrects the preamble to an interim final rule published in the Federal Register on February 8, 2006, amending the Federal meat inspection regulations to provide for a voluntary fee-for-service program under which official establishments that slaughter horses will be able to apply for and pay for ante-mortem inspection. This correction states that the FY 2006 Appropriations Act will be in effect until October 1, 2006 (the first day of FY 2007).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lynn Ellen Dickey, PhD, Director, Regulations and Petitions Policy Staff, Office of Policy, Program, and Employee Development, Food Safety and Inspection Service, 300 12th Street, SW., Room 112 Cotton Annex Building, Washington, DC 20250-3700, (202) 720-5627.

Correction

In the interim final rule, entitled Ante-Mortem Inspection of Horses (FSIS docket number 05-036IF), beginning on page 6337 in the issue of February 8, 2006, make the following correction, in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. On page 6339 in the 3rd column, revise the first sentence of the second paragraph to read as follows:

“The FY 2006 Appropriations Act will be in effect until October 1, 2006 (the first day of FY 2007).”

Additional Public Notification

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Done at Washington, DC, on March 8, 2006.

Barbara J. Masters,

Administrator.

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[FR Doc. 06-2418 Filed 3-13-06; 8:45 am]

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