View Rule

View EO 12866 Meetings Printer-Friendly Version     Download RIN Data in XML

USDA/APHIS RIN: 0579-AD65 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis; Update of Import Provisions 

We are amending the regulations governing the importation of cattle and bison with respect to bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis. The changes will make these requirements clearer and assure that they more effectively mitigate the risk of introduction of these diseases into the United States.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 9 CFR 93    9 CFR 161   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1622    7 U.S.C. 8301 to 8317    15 U.S.C. 1828    21 U.S.C. 136 and 136a    31 U.S.C. 9701   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/16/2015  80 FR 78461   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/15/2016 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  03/11/2016  81 FR 12832   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  05/16/2016 
NPRM--Partial Withdrawal  03/27/2019  84 FR 11448   
Final Rule  07/00/2020 
Additional Information: Additional information about APHIS and its programs is available on the Internet at
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Kelly Rhodes
Senior Staff Veterinarian, Regionalization Evaluation Services, VS
Department of Agriculture
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
4700 River Road, Unit 38,
Riverdale, MD 20737-1236
Phone:301 851-3300