900.43 Use of informal rulemaking.§ 900.43 Use of informal rulemaking.
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of §§ 900.1 through 900.18, and 900.36 through 900.42 of this part, the Secretary may determine that informal rulemaking procedures under § 553 of Title 5, United States Code be used to amend fruit, vegetable or nut marketing agreements and marketing orders. In making this determination, consideration shall be given to:
(1) The nature and complexity of the proposal;
(2) The potential regulatory and economic impacts on affected entities; and
(3) Any other relevant matters.