On December 6, 2016, the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) published in the Federal Register a final rule (technical amendment) that amends the Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing Program to clarify that for the purposes of the Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing Program, U.S. Customs and Border Protection import entries submitted electronically, as well as on paper, are acceptable. The change was effective on publication.