Injurious Wildlife Species; Constrictor Snakes from Python, Boa, and Eunectes Genera

Docket ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)

We made a final determination on the listing of five species of large constrictor snakes as injurious wildlife under the Lacey Act. We added reticulated python, DeSchauensee's anaconda, green anaconda, and Beni anaconda to the list of injurious wildlife. We withdrew a proposal to add the boa constrictor to the list of injurious wildlife.

RIN: 1018-AV68
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 16
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 18 U.S.C. 42
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business, Organizations
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM01/31/200873 FR 5784
ANPRM Comment Period End04/30/2008
NPRM03/12/201075 FR 11808
NPRM Comment Period End05/11/2010
NPRM Comment Period Reopened07/01/201075 FR 38069
NPRM Comment Period Reopened End08/02/2010
Final Action01/23/201277 FR 3330
Final Action Effective03/23/2012
NPRM Comment Period Reopening06/24/201479 FR 35719
NPRM Comment Period Reopening End07/24/2014
Final Action03/09/201580 FR 12702
Final Action Effective04/09/2015
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 24, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/24/2014
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-4570
Comment Period Closed
Aug 02, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/01/2010
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-3357
Comment Period Closed
May 11, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/12/2010
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-1397
Comment Period Closed
Apr 30, 2008 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 01/31/2008
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 03/10/2015
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-8773

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/13/2015
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-8779
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/10/2015
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-8774
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/10/2015
ID: FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015-8777


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Agency Contact
Susan Jewell
Fish and Wildlife Biologist
703 358-2416
703 358-2044 (Fax)
Fish and Aquatic Conservation, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: FAC
Falls Church, VA 22041-3808
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