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USDA/APHIS RIN: 0579-AE56 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: ●Establishment of User Fees 

This proposed action would solicit comments on the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS’) intention to administratively implement fees to cover the Government’s full cost for providing services related to the following APHIS programs: Licenses for animal dealers under the Animal Welfare Act, veterinary biologics product approval, and regulatory review of genetically engineered organisms. These user fees were included in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 USDA Budget Proposal to Congress. USDA currently provides services that benefit these specific industries through appropriations.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 354    9 CFR 130   
Legal Authority: The Act of August 31, 1951, as amended (31 U.S.C. 9701).   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  11/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Benjamin J. Kaczmarski
Chief, Regulatory Analysis and Development
Department of Agriculture
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
4700 River Road,
Riverdale, MD 20737
Phone:301 851-3080