81 FR 47004 - Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order; Withdrawal for a Continuance Referendum

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Agricultural Marketing Service

Federal Register Volume 81, Issue 139 (July 20, 2016)

Page Range47004-47004
FR Document2016-17038

On February 23, 2016, a document directing that a referendum be conducted in August 2016 among eligible domestic manufacturers and importers of softwood lumber to determine whether they favor continuance of the Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order (Order) was published in the Federal Register (81 FR 8822). The document is hereby withdrawn. The referendum has been postponed until a future date to be determined by the Secretary.

Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-17038]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

7 CFR Part 1217

[Document No. AMS-SC-15-0079]


Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and 
Industry Information Order; Withdrawal for a Continuance Referendum

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture.

ACTION: Withdrawal of referendum order.

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SUMMARY: On February 23, 2016, a document directing that a referendum 
be conducted in August 2016 among eligible domestic manufacturers and 
importers of softwood lumber to determine whether they favor 
continuance of the Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer 
Education and Industry Information Order (Order) was published in the 
Federal Register (81 FR 8822). The document is hereby withdrawn. The 
referendum has been postponed until a future date to be determined by 
the Secretary.

DATES: The document published February 23, 2016 (81 FR 8822) is 
withdrawn as of July 20, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maureen Pello, Marketing Specialist, 
PED, SC, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 1406-S, Stop 
0244, Washington, DC 20250-0244; telephone: (202) 720-9915, (503) 632-
8848 (direct line); facsimile: (202) 205-2800; or electronic mail: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document is issued under the Order (7 
CFR part 1217). The Order is authorized under the Commodity Promotion, 
Research and Information Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C. 7411-7425).
    This document withdrawals a referendum order that was published in 
the Federal Register on February 23, 2016, directing that a referendum 
be conducted in August 2016 among eligible softwood lumber domestic 
manufacturers and importers to determine whether they favor continuance 
of the Order. The referendum has been postponed until a future date to 
be determined by the Secretary.

    Dated: July 14, 2016.
Elanor Starmer,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2016-17038 Filed 7-19-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-02-P


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PublisherOffice of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
SectionRules and Regulations
ActionWithdrawal of referendum order.
DatesThe document published February 23, 2016 (81 FR 8822) is withdrawn as of July 20, 2016.
ContactMaureen Pello, Marketing Specialist, PED, SC, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 1406-S, Stop 0244, Washington, DC 20250-0244; telephone: (202) 720-9915, (503) 632- 8848 (direct line); facsimile: (202) 205-2800; or electronic mail: [email protected]
FR Citation81 FR 47004 

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