Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program

Docket ID: APHIS-2006-0118
Agency: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)
This rulemaking establishes a herd certification program and requirements for the interstate movement of farmed or captive deer, elk, and moose and authorizes the payment of indemnity, subject to availability of funds, for the depopulation of farmed or captive deer, elk, and moose that have been infected with, or exposed to, chronic wasting disease (CWD).
RIN: 0579-AB35
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 9 CFR 55,9 CFR 81
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 7 USC 8301 to 8317, 21 USC 111 to 113, 21 USC 120 and 121, 21 USC 125, 21 USC 134(b)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal, State
Federalism Implications: Yes
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Interim Final Rule02/08/200267 FR 5925
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End04/09/2002
NPRM12/24/200368 FR 74513
NPRM Comment Period End02/23/2004
Final Rule07/21/200671 FR 41682
Delay of Effective Date09/08/200671 FR 52983
Final Rule Effective10/19/2006
Notice of Receipt of Petitions and Request for Comments11/03/200671 FR 64650
Comment Period Extended11/21/200671 FR 67313
Comment Period End12/04/2006
Comment Period End01/03/2007
NPRM Supplemental Proposal03/31/200974 FR 14495
NPRM Supplemental Proposal Comment Period End06/01/2009
Interim Final Rule06/13/201277 FR 35542
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End07/13/2012
Interim Final Rule Comment Period Reopened07/20/201277 FR 42625
Interim Final Rule Effective08/13/2012
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End08/13/2012
Notice12/31/201378 FR 79659
Notice Comment Period End03/31/2014
Final Rule04/29/201479 FR 23887
Final Rule Effective04/29/2014
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Domestic Animal Health Programs
Keyword(s): USDA, agriculture
Type: Rulemaking
Program: Veterinary Services

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Mar 31, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/31/2013
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0401
Comment Period Closed
Aug 13, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 07/20/2012
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0237
Comment Period Closed
Aug 13, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 06/13/2012
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0199
Comment Period Closed
Jun 01, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/31/2009
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0096
Comment Period Closed
Jan 03, 2007 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/03/2006
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0004

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 04/29/2014
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0742
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/31/2013
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0402
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/13/2012
ID: APHIS-2006-0118-0200


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Agency Contact
Patrice Klein
Senior Staff Veterinarian, National Center for Animal Health Programs, VS
301 851-3435
4700 River Road, Unit 43, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231
Riverdale, MD 20737-1231
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