Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries Regulations on Introduced Species

Docket ID: NOAA-NOS-2012-0113
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration modified the terms of designation and regulations on the introduction of introduced species into the Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay national marine sanctuaries (GFNMS and MBNMS, respectively).
RIN: 0648-BC26
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 15 CFR 922
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq.
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Local
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM03/18/201378 FR 16622
NPRM Comment Period Reopened03/27/201479 FR 17073
NPRM Comment Period Reopened04/17/201479 FR 21658
Final Rule02/19/201580 FR 8778
Final Action Effective05/15/2015
Final Action05/29/201580 FR 30614
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Related RINs: 0648-AT14, 0648-AT15, 0648-BC26, 0648-AX83
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
May 05, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 04/17/2014
ID: NOAA-NOS-2012-0113-0026
Comment Period Closed
May 05, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/17/2014
ID: NOAA-NOS-2012-0113-0037
Comment Period Closed
May 05, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/27/2014
ID: NOAA-NOS-2012-0113-0019
Comment Period Closed
May 17, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/18/2013
ID: NOAA-NOS-2012-0113-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 05/29/2015
ID: NOAA-NOS-2012-0113-0039

Supporting Documents

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