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USDA/AMS RIN: 0581-AE00 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Dairy Donation Program (AMS-DA-21-0013) 

This rulemaking for the Dairy Donation Program will finalize the program authorized in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The Dairy Donation Program is a voluntary program that reimburses eligible dairy organizations for milk used to make eligible dairy products donated to non-profit groups for distribution to low-income persons.

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 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 1147   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 116-260, sec. 762   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  60 Days from December 27, 2020  05/31/2021 

Overall Description of Deadline: Congress mandated establishment of a Dairy Donation Program within 60 days of enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.

Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  09/01/2021  86 FR 48887   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  11/01/2021 
Final Rule  11/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Erin Taylor
Acting Director, Order Formulation and Enforcement Division
Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
Dairy Program, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 2969-S,
Washington, DC 20250
Phone:202 720-7311