Agricultural Commodity Definition

The Commission has issued final rules to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

A list of proposed and final rules for this topic, along with other related Federal Register notices, is provided below.

Additional information regarding the Agricultural Commodity Definition is provided below, including factsheets for each proposed and final rule, and details of meetings held between CFTC staff and outside parties.

Related Federal Register Releases

Final Rule: 76 FR 41048 // PDF Version
7/13/2011
17 CFR Part 1 Agricultural Commodity Definition
Effective Date: 9/12/2011

Proposed Rule: 75 FR 65586 // PDF Version
10/26/2010
17 CFR Part 1 Agricultural Commodity Definition
Comment File - Extended Date: 6/3/2011

Additional Information

Fact Sheet: Final Rule Regarding the Definition of Agricultural Commodity
Q&A: Final Rulemaking on Agricultural Commodity Definition

Event: Open Meeting on Five Final Rule Proposals under the Dodd-Frank Act

Fact Sheet: Proposed Rule Regarding the Definition of Agricultural Commodity
Q&A: Agricultural Commodity Definition Proposed Rulemaking

Event: Open Meeting on Second Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act