USDA Extends Comment Period on Proposal to Amend Horse Protection Regulations

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending the comment period on the proposed rule that would amend APHIS’ Horse Protection Act (HPA) regulations. 
APHIS published the proposed rule on July 26, 2016.  At the request of interested Stakeholders, APHIS is extending the comment period 30 days until October 26, 2016.

This proposed rule would make two significant changes: 

Interested parties may comment or view the public comments on this rule at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2011-0009.  Official notice of this extension will be posted in the Federal Register in the coming days.  APHIS will carefully review and consider all comments received before the close of the extended comment period.

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