2011-2012 Refuge-Specific Hunting & Sport Fishing Regulations

Docket ID: FWS-R9-NSR-2011-0038
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
We made additions to refuge-specific regulations for the 2011-2012 hunting season. This action is part of an annual update for the National Wildlife Refuge System that ensures adequate public notice of openings and changes. We operate hunting and fishing programs on refuges to implement the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1996 directives to facilitate compatible priority wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities.
RIN: 1018-AX54
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business, Governmental Jurisdictions)
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 32
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2011
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 5 USC 301, 16 USC 664, 16 USC 668dd and ee, 16 USC 715i
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business, Governmental Jurisdictions
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM07/05/201176 FR 34186
NPRM Comment Period End08/04/2011
Final Action09/09/201176 FR 56054
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 04, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/05/2011
ID: FWS-R9-NSR-2011-0038-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/26/2011
ID: FWS-R9-NSR-2011-0038-0258
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/09/2011
ID: FWS-R9-NSR-2011-0038-0257

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/05/2011
ID: FWS-R9-NSR-2011-0038-0002


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Agency Contact
Leslie A. Marler
Management Analyst
703 358-2397
National Wildlife Refuge System Suite 670, 4401 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
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