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Proposed Rules Federal Register

Vol. 70, No. 85

Wednesday, May 4, 2005

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER arrangements with the contact person DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
contains notices to the public of the proposed shown in this preamble.
issuance of rules and regulations. The Agricultural Marketing Service
purpose of these notices is to give interested Electronic Version
persons an opportunity to participate in the 7 CFR Part 983
rule making prior to the adoption of the final The electronic file of this document is
rules. available on the date of publication in
[Docket No. FV05–983–3 PR]
the Federal Register at http:// It is Pistachios Grown in the State of
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION also available on the Internet site for California; Termination of Language in
SSA (i.e., Social Security Online) at Table 3, ‘‘Maximum Defect and
5 CFR Chapter LXXXI Minimum Size Levels’’
RINs 0960–AE48, 3209–AA15 LawsRegs.
AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service,
Supplemental Standards of Ethical FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USDA.
Conduct for Employees of the Social Asim A. Akbari, Office of the General ACTION: Proposed rule.
Security Administration Counsel, Office of General Law,
telephone (410) 966–6581, fax (410) SUMMARY: This proposed rule would
AGENCY: Social Security Administration terminate language in Table 3,
(SSA). 597–0071, or TTY 1–410–966–5609. For
information on eligibility or filing for ‘‘Maximum Defect and Minimum Size
Proposed rules; reopening of
ACTION: Levels,’’ of the marketing order
comment period. benefits, call our national toll-free
numbers, 1–800–772–1213 or TTY 1– regulating pistachios produced in the
State of California. This language was
SUMMARY: On February 11, 2005, SSA, 800–325–0778, or visit our Internet Web
erroneously included in Table 3 at the
with the concurrence of the Office of site, Social Security Online, at http://
time of promulgation of the order.
Government Ethics (OGE), published a
Correction of the table was unanimously
notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On recommended by the Administrative
in the Federal Register (70 FR 7192–
February 11, 2005 (70 FR 7192–7196), Committee for Pistachios, the committee
7196) that would supplement, for
we published ‘‘Supplemental Standards responsible for local administration of
officers and employees of SSA, the OGE
of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the the order.
Standards of Ethical Conduct for
Employees of the Executive Branch. The Social Security Administration’’ as an DATES: Comments received by May 19,
proposed regulations would set forth NPRM, with a 30-day public comment 2005 will be considered prior to
prohibitions and prior approval period. This NPRM would set forth issuance of a final rule.
requirements for certain outside prohibitions and prior approval ADDRESSES: Interested persons are
employment and other outside activities requirements for certain outside invited to submit written comments
for all SSA employees, except special employment and other outside activities concerning the proposal to: Docket
Government employees, and would set for all SSA employees, except special Clerk, Marketing Order Administration
forth additional prior approval Government employees, and would set Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Programs,
requirements for SSA Administrative forth additional prior approval AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence
Law Judges. To allow the public requirements for SSA Administrative Avenue, SW., STOP 0237, Washington,
additional time to send us comments, Law Judges. SSA has received a request DC, 20250–0237; Fax: (202) 720–8938,
we are reopening the comment period. E-mail:, or
to extend the comment period. This
DATES: To be sure that your comments Internet:
factor, and the importance of the
are considered, we must receive them Comments should reference the docket
proposed rule, makes it appropriate to
by June 3, 2005. number and the date and page number
reopen the comment period for another of this issue of Federal Register and will
ADDRESSES: You may give us your 30 days, through June 3, 2005. If you
comments by: using our Internet facility be made available for public inspection
have already provided comments on the in the Office of the Docket Clerk during
(i.e., Social Security Online) at http:// NPRM, your comments will be; regular business hours, or can be viewed
considered and you do not need to at:
e-mail to; telefax to resubmit them.
(410) 966–2830; or letter to the moab.html.
Commissioner of Social Security, P.O. Dated: April 21, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Box 17703, Baltimore, MD 21235–7703. Jo Anne B. Barnhart, Melissa Schmaedick, Marketing Order
You may also deliver them to the Office Commissioner of Social Security. Administration Branch, Fruit and
of Regulations, Social Security Approved: April 25, 2005. Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA, P.O.
Administration, 100 Altmeyer Building, Box 1035, Moab, Utah, 84532;
Marilyn L. Glynn,
6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD Telephone: (435) 259–7988, Fax: (435)
21235–6401, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 Acting Director, Office of Government Ethics. 259–4945; or Rose Aguayo, California
p.m. on regular business days. [FR Doc. 05–8848 Filed 5–3–05; 8:45 am] Marketing Field Office, Marketing Order
Comments are posted on our Internet BILLING CODE 4191–02–P Administration Branch, Fruit and
site, or you may inspect them physically Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA, 2202
on regular business days by making Monterey Street, Suite 102 B, Fresno,

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