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USDA/AMS RIN: 0581-AD82 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program 

This action will initiate a new part 990 establishing rules and regulations for the domestic production of hemp. This action is required to implement provisions of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill).

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 990   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  10/31/2019  84 FR 58522   
Interim Final Rule Effective-10/31/2019 thru 11/01/2021  10/31/2019 
Comment Period Extended  12/18/2019  84 FR 69295   
Comment Period End  01/29/2020 
Final Rule  10/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Sonia Jimenez
Deputy Administrator, Specialty Crops Program
Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
Room 2535, 14th and Independence Avenue SW, South Building,
Washington, DC 20050-6456
Phone:202 720-4722