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Georgia Department of Agriculture

Notice of Intent to Consider Amendments to Subject 40-13-6 entitled “Auction Markets”

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 DATE: September 19, 2018

ACTION: Notice of Intent to Consider Amendments to Subject 40-13-6 entitled “Auction Markets”

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND PARTIES:

Pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, O.C.G.A. §§ 4-6-7, 4-6-41, and 50-13-4, notice is hereby given that the Georgia Department of Agriculture will be accepting written comments regarding the adoption of amendments to Subject 40-13-6 entitled “Auction Markets”. The Department will be accepting written comments from September 19, 2018, to close of business (4:30 p.m. EST) on October 22, 2018.

SYNOPSIS, MAIN FEATURES AND DIFFERENCES:

Proposed Amendments to Rule 40-13-6-.01 entitled “General”

      1. The Department proposes to clarify that livestock auction market biosecurity plans will be created in partnership with the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

Proposed Amendments to Rule 40-13-6-.04 entitled “Cattle Movements Through Livestock Auction Markets”

      1. The Department proposes to allow feeder cattle to move in groups with group lot identification instead of individual identification

COMMENT PERIOD AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Department will be accepting written comments from September 19, 2018, to close of business (4:30 p.m. EST) on October 22, 2018. Comments will be considered on October 23, 2018. Please submit written comments to:

Rich Lewis
Division Director, Warehouse and Bonding Division
Georgia Department of Agriculture
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone Number: 404-656-3605
Fax Number: 404-656-9648

Interested persons may call or submit a written request to obtain a copy of the proposed rules. A copy of the synopsis and the proposed rules may be downloaded from the Georgia Department of Agriculture website at www.agr.georgia.gov.

This notice is given in compliance with the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, O.C.G.A. § 50-13-4

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