Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations for the 2009-10 Season

Docket ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
We issue annual hunting regulations for certain migratory game birds for the 2009-2010 hunting season. We annually prescribe outside limits (frameworks), within which States may select hunting seasons. We also request proposals from Indian tribes that wish to establish special migratory bird hunting regulations on Federal Indian reservations and ceded lands, and proposals for the 2009-2010 spring/summer migratory bird subsistence season in Alaska. Migratory game bird hunting seasons provide hunting opportunities for recreation and sustenance; aid Federal, State, and tribal governments in the management of migratory game birds; and permit harvests at levels compatible with migratory bird population status and habitat conditions.
RIN: 1018-AW31
Impacts and Effects: Energy, Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2009
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 16 USC 703 to 712, 16 USC 742(a) to 742(j)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal, State, Tribal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: Yes
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM04/10/200974 FR 16339
Supplemental NPRM05/27/200974 FR 25209
Second NPRM Comment Period End06/26/200974 FR 25209
NPRM Comment Period End06/26/2009
Supplemental NPRM07/24/200974 FR 36870
Second NPRM Comment Period End08/03/200974 FR 36870
Supplemental NPRM08/11/200974 FR 40138
Supplemental NPRM08/13/200974 FR 41008
Supplemental NPRM Comment Period End08/21/200974 FR 40138
Comment Period End08/24/200974 FR 41008
Final Action Effective08/25/2009
Final Action08/25/200974 FR 43008
Final Action08/31/200974 FR 45032
Final Action Effective09/01/2009
Final Action Effective09/01/2009
Final Action09/02/200974 FR 45343
Final Action Effective09/24/2009
Final Action09/24/200974 FR 48822
Final Action Effective09/25/2009
Final Action09/25/200974 FR 49292
Final Action09/25/200974 FR 49244
Final Action Effective09/26/2009
Final Action Correction10/28/200974 FR 55467
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Sep 16, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 08/25/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0060
Comment Period Closed
Aug 24, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/13/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0050
Comment Period Closed
Aug 21, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/11/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0041
Comment Period Closed
Aug 03, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/24/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0033
Comment Period Closed
Jun 26, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/27/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0009

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/25/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0059
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/25/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0058
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/24/2009
ID: FWS-R9-MB-2008-0124-0054


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Agency Contact
Ronald Kokel
Wildlife Biologist, Division of Migratory Bird Management
703 358-1714
4401 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
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