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					                                                                                           Monday,
                                                                                           October 31, 2005




                                                                                           Part XI

                                                                                           Department of the
                                                                                           Interior
                                                                                           Semiannual Regulatory Agenda




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     DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                        2005 and spring 2006. The Regulatory                                      Simultaneously, the Department
                                                                       Flexibility Act and Executive Order                                     meets the requirement of the Regulatory
     Office of the Secretary                                           12866 require publication of the agenda.                                Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) to
                                                                       ADDRESSES: Unless otherwise indicated,                                  publish an agenda in April and October
     25 CFR Ch. I                                                                                                                              of each year identifying rules that will
                                                                       all Agency Contacts are located at the
                                                                       Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street                               have significant economic effects on a
     30 CFR Chs. II and VII                                                                                                                    substantial number of small entities. We
                                                                       NW., Washington, DC 20240.
                                                                                                                                               have specifically identified in the
     36 CFR Ch. I                                                      FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You                                    agenda rules that will have such effects.
                                                                       should direct all comments and
     43 CFR Subtitle A, Chs. I and II                                  inquiries with regard to these rules to                                    For this edition of the Department’s
                                                                       the appropriate Agency Contact. You                                     regulatory agenda, we have included the
     48 CFR Ch. 14                                                     should direct general comments relating                                 most important significant regulatory
                                                                       to the agenda to the Office of Executive                                actions in the Regulatory Plan, which
     50 CFR Chs. I and IV                                              Secretariat, Department of the Interior,                                appears in part II of today’s Federal
                                                                       at the address above or at 202-208-5257                                 Register. The table of contents below
     Semiannual Regulatory Agenda                                      or 202-208-3071.                                                        lists the Regulatory Plan entries and
     AGENCY:    Office of the Secretary, Interior.                     SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: With this                                    denotes them by a bracketed bold
                                                                       publication, the Department satisfies the                               reference that directs the reader to the
     ACTION:    Semiannual regulatory agenda.                                                                                                  appropriate sequence number in part II.
                                                                       requirement of Executive Order 12866
                                                                       that the Department publish an agenda
     SUMMARY: This notice provides the                                 of rules that we have issued or expect                                  Dated: September 20, 2005
     semiannual agenda of rules scheduled                              to issue and of currently effective rules                               Richard A. Stephan,
     for review or development between fall                            that we have scheduled for review.                                      Federal Register Liaison Officer.

                                     Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                       Title                                                                                      Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                    Number

         1619         Hydropower Licensing: Conditions and Prescriptions ...................................................................................................                   1090–AA91


                                   Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget—Long-Term Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                       Title                                                                                      Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                    Number

         1620         Natural Resource Damage Assessments: Type B Procedures ....................................................................................                              1090–AA29
         1621         Department Hearings and Appeals; Procedures Applicable in Adjudications Before the Hearings Division ...............                                                     1090–AA73


                                   Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                       Title                                                                                      Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                    Number

         1622         Collection of Debts by Administrative Wage Garnishment ...........................................................................................                       1090–AA93


                                                       Office of Hearings and Appeals—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                       Title                                                                                      Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                    Number

         1623         Equal Access to Justice Act ..........................................................................................................................................   1094–AA49
         1624         Special Rules Applicable to Public and Hearings and Appeals ...................................................................................                          1094–AA52
         1625         Special Procedures for Public Lands and Surface Mining Cases ................................................................................                            1094–AA53




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                                                               Office of Hearings and Appeals—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1626         Hydropower Licensing Hearings Process .....................................................................................................................                           1094–AA51


                                                                 Office of the Special Trustee—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1627         American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act ................................................................................................                                     1035–AA05


                                                               Office of the Special Trustee—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1628         Procedures for Depositing Funds .................................................................................................................................                     1035–AA04


                                                          United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Prerule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1629         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Conservation Education; 50 CFR 17.21 ........................................                                                          1018–AI66
         1630         Migratory Bird Permits; Regulations Governing Possession of Migratory Birds for Educational Purposes .................                                                                1018–AI97
         1631         Humane and Healthful Transport of Wild Mammals and Birds to the United States ...................................................                                                     1018–AJ24
         1632         General Permit Procedures; Revision to Appeal Process for Migratory Bird Permits .................................................                                                    1018–AU19


                                                  United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1633         List of Migratory Birds ...................................................................................................................................................           1018–AB72
         1634         Seizure and Forfeiture Procedures—50 CFR Part 12 ..................................................................................................                                   1018–AC89
         1635         Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) ...........................................................................                                           1018–AD87
         1636         U.S. Proposals for CITES Appendix III; American Eel .................................................................................................                                 1018–AF09
         1637         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing of the Bald Eagle in the Lower 48 States From the
                       List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife ...............................................................................................................                           1018–AF21
         1638         Humane and Healthful Transport of Wild Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, and Amphibians to the United States ..............                                                                   1018–AF27
         1639         Importation of Captive-Bred Exotic Birds Into the United States From Breeding Facilities in Other Countries ..........                                                                1018–AF44
         1640         Importation, Exportation, and Transportation of Wildlife, 50 CFR Part 14 ...................................................................                                          1018–AF46
         1641         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Reclassification of the Straight-Horned Markhor Popu-
                       lation of the Torghar Region of Baluchistan, Pakistan, From Endangered to Threatened .........................................                                                       1018–AG00
         1642         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for 12 Species of Picture-Wing Flies From
                       the Hawaiian Islands ...................................................................................................................................................             1018–AG23
         1643         Wild Bird Conservation Act: Review of Approved List of Captive-Bred Species .........................................................                                                 1018–AG64
         1644         Addition of Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) to the List of Injurious Wildlife ......................................................                                              1018–AG70
         1645         Corrections to Rights-of-Way Regulations ....................................................................................................................                         1018–AI12
         1646         North American Wetlands Conservation Act and Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grant Administration
                       Policies .........................................................................................................................................................................   1018–AI13
         1647         Import of Polar Bear Trophies From Canada; Findings for the Gulf of Boothia and Western Hudson Populations ...                                                                        1018–AI65
         1648         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting of the Arizona Agave ......................................................                                                  1018–AI79
         1649         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Nonessential Experimental Population of the Northern Aplomado
                       Falcon ..........................................................................................................................................................................    1018–AI80
         1650         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Downlisting the Wood Bison From Endangered to Threatened ...                                                                           1018–AI83
         1651         U.S. Proposals for CITES Appendix III; Black Cohosh ................................................................................................                                  1018–AI91



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                                       United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Proposed Rule Stage (Continued)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                              Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                  Number

         1652         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Red-Legged
                       Frog ..............................................................................................................................................................................   1018–AJ16
         1653         Adding Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys Molitrix) and largescale silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys harmandi) to the
                       List of Injurious Wildlife ................................................................................................................................................           1018–AT29
         1654         Wild Bird Conservation Act; Review of Regulations To Allow Imports of Exotic Wild Birds ........................................                                                       1018–AT30
         1655         Marine Mammals; and Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Termination of the Southern
                       Sea Otter Translocation Program ................................................................................................................................                      1018–AT34
         1656         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel from the List of
                       Endangered and Threatened Species .........................................................................................................................                           1018–AT37
         1657         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Population From the
                       List of Endangered and Threatened Species ..............................................................................................................                              1018–AT38
         1658         Adding Bighead Carp (Hypophthalmichthys Nobilis) to the List of Injurious Wildlife ...................................................                                                 1018–AT49
         1659         Revised Definition of ‘‘Destruction or Adverse Modification’’ for Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultations ..                                                                    1018–AT50
         1660         Special Rule Reclassifying Argentinian Broad-Snouted Caiman Population From Endangered to Threatened .........                                                                         1018–AT56
         1661         Migratory Bird Permits; Changes in Regulations Governing Raptor Propagation ........................................................                                                   1018–AT60
         1662         Listing of Six Foreign Birds Under the Endangered Species Act .................................................................................                                        1018–AT62
         1663         Migratory Bird Hunting: Revision of Language Used in Regulations for Approving Nontoxic Shot for Use in Water-
                       fowl Hunting .................................................................................................................................................................        1018–AT67
         1664         Regulations To Implement the Captive Wildlife Safety Act ..........................................................................................                                    1018–AT69
         1665         Mosquito and Mosquito-Borne Disease Management ..................................................................................................                                      1018–AT72
         1666         Strategic Growth of the National Wildlife Refuge System ............................................................................................                                   1018–AT73
         1667         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Coachella Valley Milk-Vetch Critical Habitat Designation .............                                                                  1018–AT74
         1668         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Thread-Leaved Brodiaea Critical Habitat Designation ..................                                                                  1018–AT75
         1669         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Critical Habitat Designation ....................                                                               1018–AT79
         1670         Marine Mammals: Proposed Incidental Take Authorization During Specified Activities ..............................................                                                      1018–AT82
         1671         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Cui-ui From the List of Endangered and Threat-
                       ened Species ...............................................................................................................................................................          1018–AT85
         1672         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for St. Andrew Beach Mouse,
                       Perdido Key Beach Mouse, and Chotawhatchee Beach Mouse ................................................................................                                               1018–AT90
         1673         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for 3 Willamette Species: Willamette
                       Daisy, Fender’s Blue Butterfly, and Kincaid’s Lupine .................................................................................................                                1018–AT91
         1674         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for the Willowy Monardella ...............                                                                 1018–AT92
         1675         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for the Alameda Whipsnake .............                                                                    1018–AT93
         1676         Protection of Bald Eagles and Definition ......................................................................................................................                        1018–AT94
         1677         Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska, Subpart C and Subpart D; 2006-2007 Subsist-
                       ence Taking of Wildlife Regulations ............................................................................................................................                      1018–AT98
         1678         Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska, Subpart C—Nonrural Determinations ................                                                                      1018–AT99
         1679         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population for 16
                       Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in Tennessee ......................................................................                                              1018–AU01
         1680         Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Permit requirement for Conservation Easement Lands ............................................                                                        1018–AU08
         1681         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 4(d) Rule for the Pacific Coast Distinct Population Segment of
                       the Western Snowy Plover ..........................................................................................................................................                   1018–AU11
         1682         Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska, Subpart C and Subpart D: 2007-2008 Subsist-
                       ence Taking of Wildlife Regulations ............................................................................................................................                      1018–AU15
         1683         Negotiation of Annual Funding Agreements With Tribes (Manual Chapter) ................................................................                                                 1018–AU16
         1684         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Correction to the Grizzly Bear Entry in the List of En-
                       dangered and Threatened Wildlife ..............................................................................................................................                       1018–AU17
         1685         Special Rule for the Southwest Alaska Distinct Population Segment of the Northern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris
                       kenyoni) .......................................................................................................................................................................      1018–AU21
         1686         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Sala-
                       mander, Sonoma County Population ..........................................................................................................................                           1018–AU23
         1687         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Southern California Dis-
                       tinct Vertebrate Population Segment of the Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana Muscosa) ...................................                                                             1018–AU30
         1688         Designation of Critical Habitat for Rota Bridled White-Eye ..........................................................................................                                  1018–AU32
         1689         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Critical Habitat for the Spikedace and Loachminnow ...................                                                                  1018–AU33
         1690         Designation of Critical Habitat for Yadeon’s piperia .....................................................................................................                             1018–AU34
         1691         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing Gunnison’s Sage Grouse ...................................................                                                      1018–AU35
         1692         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Critical Habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl ....                                                                     1018–AU37
         1693         Civil Procedures ............................................................................................................................................................          1018–AU38



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                                       United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Proposed Rule Stage (Continued)
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                              Title                                                                                               Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                    Number

         1694         Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest in Alaska; Proposed Spring/Summer Subsistence Annual Harvest Regulations
                       for Migratory Birds in Alaska During the 2006 Subsistence Season ..........................................................................                                             1018–AU39
         1695         CITES Appendix-III Listing of galax (Galax urceolata) .................................................................................................                                  1018–AU40
         1696         Marine Mammals: Incidental Take During Specified Activities .....................................................................................                                        1018–AU41
         1697         Migratory Bird Hunting; 2006-2007 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations ...........................................................                                                    1018–AU42
         1698         Re-evaluation of final listing determination for Queen Charlotte Goshawk ..................................................................                                              1018–AU43
         1699         Critical Habitat Designation for Suisun thistle and soft birds beak ...............................................................................                                      1018–AU44
         1700         Critical Habitat Designation for Holmgren and Shivwits milk vetches ..........................................................................                                           1018–AU45
         1701         Critical Habitat Designation for Alabama Beach Mouse ...............................................................................................                                     1018–AU46
         1702         Revision of Critical Habitat Designation for the Kootenai River White Sturgeon .........................................................                                                 1018–AU47
         1703         Revision of Critical Habitat Designation for the Wintering Piping Plover .....................................................................                                           1018–AU48
         1704         Adding Graham’s Penstemon to the List of Endangered and Threatened Plants, with Designation of Critical Habi-
                       tat .................................................................................................................................................................................   1018–AU49
         1705         Critical Habitat Designation for the Laguna Mountains Skipper ...................................................................................                                        1018–AU50
         1706         Critical Habitat Designation for Braunton’s milk-vetch and Lyon’s penchaeta .............................................................                                                1018–AU51
         1707         Critical Habitat Designation for the Canada Lynx .........................................................................................................                               1018–AU52
         1708         Removal of the Western Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threat-
                       ened Species ...............................................................................................................................................................            1018–AU53
         1709         Removal of the Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and
                       Threatened Species .....................................................................................................................................................                1018–AU54
         1710         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: 5-Year Review of Foreign Species ................................................                                                         1018–AU55


                                                        United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                              Title                                                                                               Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                    Number

         1711         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Tibetan Antelope ............................................................................                                             1018–AF49
         1712         U.S. Proposals for CITES Appendix III; Certain Turtle Species ...................................................................................                                        1018–AF69
         1713         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status and Designation of Critical
                       Habitat for the Gila Chub .............................................................................................................................................                 1018–AG16
         1714         National Wildlife Refuge System; Appropriate Refuge Uses ........................................................................................                                        1018–AG46
         1715         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Johnston’s Frankenia From the List of Endan-
                       gered and Threatened Species ...................................................................................................................................                        1018–AH53
         1716         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the Gila Trout From Endangered to Threat-
                       ened With a Special Rule ............................................................................................................................................                   1018–AH57
         1717         Importation of Exotic Wild Birds Into the United States; Adding Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrots From Argentina’s
                       Approved Sustainable Use Management Plan to the Approved List of Non-Captive Bred Species ..........................                                                                    1018–AH89
         1718         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of Two Australian Parakeets From the List of Endan-
                       gered and Threatened Species ...................................................................................................................................                        1018–AI04
         1719         Migratory Bird Hunting and Permits; Regulations for Managing Harvest of Light Goose Populations ........................                                                                 1018–AI07
         1720         Migratory Bird Permits; Regulations for Managing Resident Canada Geese Populations ..........................................                                                            1018–AI32
         1721         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the American Crocodile From Endangered to
                       Threatened ...................................................................................................................................................................          1018–AI41
         1722         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits for Foreign Listed Species ...............................................                                                        1018–AI67
         1723         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the San Diego Fairy Shrimp ...                                                                        1018–AI71
         1724         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Gnatcatcher ......                                                                     1018–AI72
         1725         Migratory Bird Permits; Military Readiness Exemption .................................................................................................                                   1018–AI92
         1726         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the San Jacinto Valley
                       Crownscale ..................................................................................................................................................................           1018–AJ11
         1727         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle ...............................................                                                       1018–AJ13
         1728         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting of Mexican Bobcat From List of Endangered Species ...                                                                           1018–AT31
         1729         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the San Miguel Island Fox,
                       Santa Rosa Island Fox, Santa Cruz Island Fox, and Santa Catalina Island Fox .......................................................                                                     1018–AT78
         1730         Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska; Southwestern Alaska Coastal Areas .................                                                                       1018–AT81
         1731         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Critical Habitat for the Arkansas River Shiner ..............................                                                             1018–AT84
         1732         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Spreading Navarretia ........                                                                     1018–AT86
         1733         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for Southwestern Willow Flycatcher                                                                           1018–AT88



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                                                                                                                                                                                                             Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                              Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                  Number

         1734         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Critical Habitat for Western Snowy Plover ....................................                                                          1018–AT89
         1735         Migratory Bird Hunting; Approval of tungsten-iron-copper-nickel, iron-tungsten-nickel, tungsten-bronze (additional
                       formulation), tungsten-tin-iron shot types/alloys as nontoxic ......................................................................................                                  1018–AU04
         1736         Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska, Subpart C and Subpart D: 2006-2007 Subsist-
                       ence Taking of Fish and Shellfish Regulations ...........................................................................................................                             1018–AU05
         1737         Delisting the Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse ...........................................................................................................                                1018–AU12
         1738         National Wildlife Refuge System; Mission, Goals, and Purposes ................................................................................                                         1018–AU24
         1739         National Wildlife Refuge System; Wildlife-Dependent Recreation (Hunting and Fishing, Wildlife Observation and
                       Photography, Environmental Education, and Interpretation) .......................................................................................                                     1018–AU25
         1740         National Wildlife Refuge System; Wilderness Stewardship ..........................................................................................                                     1018–AU27


                                                     United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Long-Term Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                              Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                  Number

         1741         Implementation of the 1994 Amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act .......................................................                                                      1018–AE72
         1742         Taking of Marine Mammals by Level B Harassment; Issuance of General Authorization for Scientific Research
                       and Permits for Photography, Educational, and Commercial Purposes .....................................................................                                               1018–AF26
         1743         Federal Falconry Standards and Falconry Permitting ..................................................................................................                                  1018–AG11
         1744         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting the Gulf Coast Distinct Population Segment of the
                       Brown Pelican Population in the Southeastern United States ....................................................................................                                       1018–AG40
         1745         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Dolly Varden as a Threatened Species in Washington
                       Due to Similarity of Appearance to Bull Trout .............................................................................................................                           1018–AH68
         1746         Release of Captive-Reared Mallards ............................................................................................................................                        1018–AI05
         1747         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting of and Withdrawal of Proposed Critical Habitat for the
                       Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl ..................................................................................................................................                       1018–AI48
         1748         Migratory Bird Permits; Revisions to General Exceptions ............................................................................................                                   1018–AI96
         1749         Revision of Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations ...........................................................................................................                             1018–AI98
         1750         Revision of the Regulations Governing the Transport of Eagle Feathers ....................................................................                                             1018–AJ00
         1751         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting the Eastern Distinct Population Segment of the Gray
                       Wolf ..............................................................................................................................................................................   1018–AJ03
         1752         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting of the Western Distinct Population Segment of the
                       Gray Wolf .....................................................................................................................................................................       1018–AJ04
         1753         Injurious Wildlife Species; Boiga Snakes ......................................................................................................................                        1018–AT28
         1754         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Amendment to the Nonessential Experimental Population Rule
                       for the Mexican Gray Wolf ...........................................................................................................................................                 1018–AT36
         1755         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Amendment to Manatee Protection Areas in Florida (Barge
                       Canal Exception) .........................................................................................................................................................            1018–AT39
         1756         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population for the
                       Topeka Shiner .............................................................................................................................................................           1018–AU00
         1757         Proposed Reclassification of the Gray Bat From Endangered to Threatened .............................................................                                                  1018–AU20
         1758         Proposed Rule to Remove the Arizona Distinct Population Segment of the Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl from
                       the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife ...........................................................................................                                    1018–AU22
         1759         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revisions to the Regulations Applicable to Permits Issued Under
                       the Endangered Species Act .......................................................................................................................................                    1018–AU29


                                                     United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                              Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                  Number

         1760         Interagency Guidance for the Prescription of Fishways Pursuant to Section 18 of the Federal Power Act ...............                                                                  1018–AH42
         1761         Addition of the Great White Shark and the Cape Stag Beetles to Appendix III Under CITES ....................................                                                           1018–AH66
         1762         Public Notice for CITES Appendix III Listing of Spanish Cedar by the Government of Peru ......................................                                                         1018–AH99
         1763         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing and Designation of Critical Habitat for Three Snails and
                       One Amphipod .............................................................................................................................................................            1018–AI15



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                                          United States Fish and Wildlife Service—Completed Actions (Continued)
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1764         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Southwest Alaskan Distinct Population Segment of
                       the Northern Sea Otter ................................................................................................................................................              1018–AI44
         1765         Migratory Bird Permits; Eiderdown From Iceland .........................................................................................................                              1018–AI64
         1766         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for the Scimitar-Horned Oryx, Addax, and
                       Dama Gazelle ..............................................................................................................................................................          1018–AI82
         1767         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of Eggert’s Sunflower From the List of Endangered
                       and Threatened Species and Determination that Designation of Critical Habitat Is Not Prudent ..............................                                                          1018–AJ08
         1768         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Fish Slough Milk-Vetch .....                                                                   1018–AJ09
         1769         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Munz’s Onion ....................                                                              1018–AJ10
         1770         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Coastal-Puget Sound, St.
                       Mary-Belly River, and Jarbidge River Population Segments of Bull Trout .................................................................                                             1018–AJ12
         1771         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Boreal Toad .................................................................                                              1018–AT43
         1772         Marine Mammals: Revised Definition of ‘‘Authentic Native Articles of Handicrafts and Clothing’’ ..............................                                                        1018–AT48
         1773         Listing the Miami Blue Butterfly as Endangered; Listing the Cassius Blue, Ceraunus Blue, and Nickerbean
                       (Ammon) Blue Butterflies as Threatened Due to Similarity of Appearance to the Miami Blue ..................................                                                          1018–AT51
         1774         Migratory Bird Permits; Federal Falconry Standards; Adding Connecticut to the List of States That Meet Federal
                       Falconry Standards ......................................................................................................................................................            1018–AT63
         1775         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for California Tiger Salamander,
                       Central Population; 50 CFR 17 ...................................................................................................................................                    1018–AT68
         1776         Seasons, Harvest Limits, Methods, and Means Related to Taking of Wildlife for Subsistence Uses During 2005-
                       2006 Regulatory Year (Subpart D) ..............................................................................................................................                      1018–AT70
         1777         Migratory Bird Hunting; 2005-2006 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations ...........................................................                                                 1018–AT76
         1778         Listing of 7 Foreign Butterfly Species Under the Endangered Species Act .................................................................                                             1018–AT83
         1779         Migratory Bird Hunting; Approval of 62 Percent Iron/25 Percent Tungsten/13 Percent Nickel Shot as Nontoxic for
                       Hunting Waterfowl and Coots ......................................................................................................................................                   1018–AT87
         1780         Captive-Bred Wildlife Regulation: Excluding the Captive-Bred Scimitar-Horned Oryx, Addax, and Dama Gazelle
                       From Endangered Status ............................................................................................................................................                  1018–AT95
         1781         Critical Habitat Designation for Four Vernal Pool Crustaceans and Eleven Vernal Pool Plants in California and
                       Southern Oregon .........................................................................................................................................................            1018–AU06
         1782         Migratory Bird Hunting; Blanket Approval of Iron/Tungsten/Nickel Shot as Nontoxic for Hunting Waterfowl and
                       Coots ............................................................................................................................................................................   1018–AU09
         1783         Amendment of Lower St. Johns River Manatee Refuge in Florida ..............................................................................                                           1018–AU10
         1784         Migratory Bird Hunting; Approval of Tungsten-Bronze (Tungsten-Copper-Tin-Iron) Shot as Nontoxic for Hunting
                       Waterfowl and Coots ...................................................................................................................................................              1018–AU13
         1785         2005-2006 Refuge-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations ...........................................................................                                           1018–AU14
         1786         Migratory Bird Hunting; Approval of 58 Percent Tungsten/34 Percent Tin/4 Percent Iron Shot as Nontoxic for
                       Hunting Waterfowl and Coots ......................................................................................................................................                   1018–AU28
         1787         Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Columbia-Klamath Distinct
                       Population Segment of the Bull Trout .........................................................................................................................                       1018–AU31


                                                                   National Park Service—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                             Title                                                                                             Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1788         Gateway National Recreation Area; Personal Watercraft .............................................................................................                                   1024–AC95
         1789         Curecanti Recreation Area; Personal Watercraft ..........................................................................................................                             1024–AC99
         1790         Revisions to Right-of-Way Regulations .........................................................................................................................                       1024–AD16
         1791         Cost Recovery for Special Park Uses ...........................................................................................................................                       1024–AD18
         1792         Historic Preservation Certifications ...............................................................................................................................                  1024–AD24
         1793         Vessel Management in Glacier Bay National Park .......................................................................................................                                1024–AD25
         1794         Making Pictures, Television Productions or Sound Tracks ..........................................................................................                                    1024–AD30
         1795         Disposition of Culturally Identifiable Human Remains ..................................................................................................                               1024–AD31
         1796         Special Regulation for Dry Tortugas Park ....................................................................................................................                         1024–AD32
         1797         Backcountry Use Restrictions at Wupatki National Monument ....................................................................................                                        1024–AD33
         1798         St. Croix National Scenic River Vessel Speed Limits ...................................................................................................                               1024–AD34
         1799         Olympic National Park Special Regulations ..................................................................................................................                          1024–AD35
         1800         St. Croix National Scenic River Vessel Speed Limits ...................................................................................................                               1024–AD36



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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                          Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                           Number

         1801         Voyageurs National Park - Special Regulations ...........................................................................................................                       1024–AD37
         1802         National Park System Units in Alaska ..........................................................................................................................                 1024–AD38
         1803         National Capitol Region—Parking .................................................................................................................................               1024–AD40


                                                                      National Park Service—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                          Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                           Number

         1804         Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; Personal Watercraft ............................................................................................                             1024–AC93
         1805         Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act; Future Applicability ...........................................................                                        1024–AD05
         1806         Boating and Water Use Activities .................................................................................................................................              1024–AD07
         1807         Native American Handicrafts .........................................................................................................................................           1024–AD20
         1808         Gulf Islands National Seashore: Personal Watercraft Use ...........................................................................................                             1024–AD21


                                                                    National Park Service—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                          Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                           Number

         1809         Commercial Use Authorizations ....................................................................................................................................              1024–AC85
         1810         Fire Island National Seashore; Personal Watercraft .....................................................................................................                        1024–AC94
         1811         Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area; Personal Watercraft .................................................................................                                  1024–AC96
         1812         Apostle Islands; Snowmobiles ......................................................................................................................................             1024–AD26


                                                                Bureau of Indian Affairs—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                          Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                           Number

         1813         Indian Electric Power Utilities ........................................................................................................................................        1076–AD45
         1814         Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans ...................................................................................................................................             1076–AE24
         1815         Indian Country Law Enforcement ..................................................................................................................................               1076–AE35
         1816         Proclamation of Reservations .......................................................................................................................................            1076–AE40
         1817         Use or Distribution of Indian Judgment Funds .............................................................................................................                      1076–AE43
         1818         Standards for Approving Tribal Per Capita Distributions ..............................................................................................                          1076–AE45
         1819         Appeals From Administrative Actions ...........................................................................................................................                 1076–AE48
         1820         Unclaimed Moneys/Whereabouts Unknown .................................................................................................................                          1076–AE55
         1821         Grazing Permits .............................................................................................................................................................   1076–AE57
         1822         Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Five Civilized Tribes ...............................................................                                      1076–AE59
         1823         Leasing of Certain Lands in Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming: Oil and Gas .................................................                                               1076–AE61
         1824         Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining .....................................................................................                                 1076–AE62
         1825         Surface Exploration, Mining, and Reclamation of Lands ..............................................................................................                            1076–AE63
         1826         Lead and Zinc Mining Operations and Leases, Quapaw Agency ................................................................................                                      1076–AE64
         1827         Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands, Oklahoma: Mining—Except Oil and Gas ........................................................                                                1076–AE65
         1828         Leasing of Restricted Lands of Members of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma: Mining ..........................................                                                1076–AE66
         1829         Leasing of Allotted Lands for Mineral Development .....................................................................................................                         1076–AE67
         1830         Leasing of Tribal Lands for Mineral Development ........................................................................................................                        1076–AE68
         1831         Terms and Conditions: Coal Leases .............................................................................................................................                 1076–AE69
         1832         Probate of Indian Estates—Appeals to the Office of Hearings and Appeals ...............................................................                                         1076–AE71
         1833         Leases and Permits ......................................................................................................................................................       1076–AE73
         1834         Indian Country Detention Facilities and Programs .......................................................................................................                        1076–AE75
         1835         Preference in Employment ............................................................................................................................................           1076–AE76
         1836         Revision of the Membership Roll of the Eastern Band of Cherokee of North Carolina ...............................................                                               1076–AE77
         1837         Management of Tribal Assets of the Ute Indian Tribe ..................................................................................................                          1076–AE78



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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                         Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                         Number

         1838         Oil and Gas, Geothermal, and Solid Minerals Agreements ..........................................................................................                             1076–AE79


                                                                    Bureau of Indian Affairs—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                         Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                         Number

         1839         Irrigation Projects and Systems ....................................................................................................................................          1076–AD44
         1840         Alaska Resupply Operation ...........................................................................................................................................         1076–AE04
         1841         Leases and Permits on Indian Trust and Restricted Lands .........................................................................................                             1076–AE36
         1842         Reindeer in Alaska ........................................................................................................................................................   1076–AE37
         1843         Preparation of Rolls of Indians ......................................................................................................................................        1076–AE44
         1844         Home-Living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation ...................................................................................                                 1076–AE51
         1845         Deposit of Proceeds from Lands Withdrawn for Native Selection ................................................................................                                1076–AE74


                                                                  Bureau of Indian Affairs—Long-Term Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                         Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                         Number

         1846         Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood ..........................................................................................................................             1076–AD97


                                                                  Bureau of Indian Affairs—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                         Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                         Number

         1847         Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy .........................................................................................................                      1076–AE42
         1848         Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits ...................................................................................................................                  1076–AE46
         1849         Winnemucca Court of Indian Offenses .........................................................................................................................                 1076–AE52
         1850         Trust Funds for Tribes and Individual Indians ..............................................................................................................                  1076–AE56
         1851         Rights-of-Way Over Indian Lands .................................................................................................................................             1076–AE58
         1852         Enhancement of Environmental Quality ........................................................................................................................                 1076–AE60
         1853         Land Records and Title Documents .............................................................................................................................                1076–AE70
         1854         General Forestry Regulations .......................................................................................................................................          1076–AE72


                                                                Minerals Management Service—Prerule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                         Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                         Number

         1855         Requirements for Material, Personnel and Pipe Handling Operations .........................................................................                                   1010–AD14
         1856         Safety Management Systems .......................................................................................................................................             1010–AD15
         1857         Reduction in Oil and Gas Royalty Rates in the Outer Continental Shelf under the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act ..                                                              1010–AD29
         1858         Alternate Energy-Related Uses on the Outer Continental Shelf ..................................................................................                               1010–AD30


                                                         Minerals Management Service—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                         Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                         Number

         1859         Late and Overpayment Interest ....................................................................................................................................            1010–AC27
         1860         Takes vs. Entitlements Reporting .................................................................................................................................            1010–AC29
         1861         Prepayment of Royalties ...............................................................................................................................................       1010–AC31



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                                                                                                                                                                                                     Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                          Number

         1862         End-of-Life Royalty Relief .............................................................................................................................................       1010–AC58
         1863         Valuation of Oil From Indian Leases (Reg Plan Seq No. 68) .....................................................................................                                1010–AD00
         1864         Reduction to Royalty Relief in Special Circumstances .................................................................................................                         1010–AD02
         1865         Leasing of Sulphur or Oil and Gas in the Outer Continental Shelf ..............................................................................                                1010–AD06
         1866         Protection of Marine Mammals and Endangered Species ...........................................................................................                                1010–AD10
         1867         Pipeline Safety Rule Phase I ........................................................................................................................................          1010–AD11
         1868         Oil and Gas Production Rates ......................................................................................................................................            1010–AD12
         1869         Rights of Use and Easement ........................................................................................................................................            1010–AD13
         1870         Open and Nondiscriminatory Movement of Oil and Gas as Required by the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act ......                                                                 1010–AD17
         1871         Revisions to Rules Governing Platforms and Structures and Pipelines .......................................................................                                    1010–AD18
         1872         Oil and Gas Well Cementing Requirements .................................................................................................................                      1010–AD19
         1873         Reporting and Compliance With the Debt Collection Improvement and Privacy Acts .................................................                                               1010–AD20
         1874         Federal Sodium and Potassium Valuation ....................................................................................................................                    1010–AD21
         1875         Cost Recovery for Plans, Permits, and Inspections for Oil and Gas Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf .......                                                            1010–AD23
         1876         Documents Incorporated by Reference for Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations .......................................................                                             1010–AD24
         1877         Reduction in Oil and Gas Royalty Rates in the Outer Continental Shelf under the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act ..                                                               1010–AD25
         1878         Relief or Reduction in Royalty Rates - New Deep Gas and Offshore Alaska Provisions (Reg Plan Seq No. 69) ....                                                                  1010–AD31
        References in boldface appear in the Regulatory Plan in part II of this issue of the Federal Register.

                                                              Minerals Management Service—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                          Number

         1879         Plans and Information ...................................................................................................................................................      1010–AC47
         1880         Incident Reporting .........................................................................................................................................................   1010–AC57
         1881         Proprietary Terms and Data Disclosure ........................................................................................................................                 1010–AC81
         1882         Blowout Prevention for Production Tree Coiled Tubing Workover Operations ............................................................                                          1010–AC96
         1883         Data Release and Definitions .......................................................................................................................................           1010–AC99
         1884         Suspension of Operations for Ultra-Deep Drilling .........................................................................................................                     1010–AD09
         1885         Administrative Cost Recovery for OCS Oil and Gas Operations .................................................................................                                  1010–AD16
         1886         Providing Contact Information to MMS .........................................................................................................................                 1010–AD22
         1887         Temporary Waiver of OCS Oil and Gas Fees ..............................................................................................................                        1010–AD27


                                                            Minerals Management Service—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                          Number

         1888         Documents Incorporated by Reference for Offshore Floating Production Facilities ....................................................                                           1010–AC85
         1889         Federal Gas Valuation ..................................................................................................................................................       1010–AD05
         1890         Technical Amendment to Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS); Relief or Re-
                       duction in Royalty Rates; Deep Gas Provisions .........................................................................................................                       1010–AD26
         1891         Hurricane-related Royalty Relief ...................................................................................................................................           1010–AD28


                                  Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                         Title                                                                                          Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                          Number

         1892         Abandoned Coal Refuse Sites ......................................................................................................................................             1029–AB70
         1893         Placement of Excess Spoil (Reg Plan Seq No. 70) ....................................................................................................                           1029–AC04
         1894         Financial Assurances ....................................................................................................................................................      1029–AC05
         1895         Ownership and Control Settlement Rule ......................................................................................................................                   1029–AC08
         1896         Transfer, Assignment, or Sale of Permit Rights ...........................................................................................................                     1029–AC49
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                           Title                                                                                           Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                             Number

         1897         Indian Lands ..................................................................................................................................................................   1029–AB83
         1898         Revegetation .................................................................................................................................................................    1029–AC02
         1899         Processing State Program Amendments ......................................................................................................................                        1029–AC06
         1900         Fee Allocation Rule .......................................................................................................................................................       1029–AC47
         1901         Civil Penalty Adjustments ..............................................................................................................................................          1029–AC48


                                                                 Bureau of Reclamation—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                           Title                                                                                           Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                             Number

         1902         Public Conduct on Bureau of Reclamation Facilities, Lands and Waterbodies ...........................................................                                             1006–AA45
         1903         Implemenation of the Truckee River Operating Agreement .........................................................................................                                  1006–AA48


                                                                    Bureau of Reclamation—Completed Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                           Title                                                                                           Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                             Number

         1904         Public Conduct on Bureau of Reclamation Lands and Projects; Extension of Expiration Date ..................................                                                       1006–AA49


                                                                  Bureau of Land Management—Prerule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                           Title                                                                                           Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                             Number

         1905         Mining Claims Under the General Mining Law; Surface Management ........................................................................                                           1004–AD69


                                                           Bureau of Land Management—Proposed Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                           Title                                                                                           Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                             Number

         1906         Mineral Patent Applications; Adverse Claims, Protests, and Conflicts .........................................................................                                    1004–AD32
         1907         Oil and Gas Onshore Order No. 1 ................................................................................................................................                  1004–AD59
         1908         Alaska Native Veteran Allotments .................................................................................................................................                1004–AD60
         1909         Marginal Oil/Gas Royalty Rate Reduction Program .....................................................................................................                             1004–AD65
         1910         Public Lands and Resources; Law Enforcement—Criminal; Recreation Programs .....................................................                                                   1004–AD66
         1911         Heavy Oil Royalty Reduction Program .........................................................................................................................                     1004–AD67
         1912         Permits for Recreation on Public Lands .......................................................................................................................                    1004–AD68
         1913         Sales of Forest Products; Preparation for Sale ............................................................................................................                       1004–AD70


                                                                Bureau of Land Management—Final Rule Stage
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                           Title                                                                                           Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                             Number

         1914         Cost Recovery; Mineral Filings and Operations ...........................................................................................................                         1004–AC64
         1915         Grazing Administration—Exclusive of Alaska (Reg Plan Seq No. 71) ........................................................................                                         1004–AD42
         1916         Stripper Well Royalty Reductions; Records Retention .................................................................................................                             1004–AD71
         1917         Segregation of Lands Proposed for Sale ......................................................................................................................                     1004–AD74
         1918         Mining Claim and Site Maintenance Fees - Fee Adjustment .......................................................................................                                   1004–AD75



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                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                     Title                                                                                     Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1919         Oil and Gas; Combined Hydrocarbons Leasing; Tar Sands ........................................................................................                        1004–AD76
        References in boldface appear in the Regulatory Plan in part II of this issue of the Federal Register.

                                                           Bureau of Land Management—Long-Term Actions
                                                                                                                                                                                            Regulation
      Sequence                                                                                     Title                                                                                     Identifier
       Number                                                                                                                                                                                 Number

         1920         Appeals Procedures; Hearings Procedures ..................................................................................................................            1004–AC99
         1921         Conservation; Helium Leasing ......................................................................................................................................   1004–AD35



     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                                                          Final Rule Stage
     Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget (ASPMB)

     1619. HYDROPOWER LICENSING:                                      Department to include in hydropower                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     CONDITIONS AND PRESCRIPTIONS                                     licenses issued by the Federal Energy                                  Required: No
     Priority: Other Significant                                      Regulatory Commission conditions and
                                                                      prescriptions necessary to protect                                     Small Entities Affected: No
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 3; 16 USC                                Federal and tribal lands and resources
     668dd(d)(1); 25 USC 2; 25 USC 9; 43                                                                                                     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                                      when navigable waterways or Federal
     USC 1201; 43 USC 1740; 5 USC 301                                 reservations are used for hydropower                                   Agency Contact: David Diamond,
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 25                                          generation. These proposed processes                                   Director, Office of Policy Analysis,
     Legal Deadline: None                                             are designed to coincide with and                                      Department of the Interior, Room 4426
                                                                      complement the commission’s overall                                    MIB 1849 C Street NW, Washington,
     Abstract: The Department of the                                  licensing process.
     Interior proposes a public review                                                                                                       DC 20240
     process for hydropower conditions and                            Timetable:                                                             Phone: 202 219–1136
     prescriptions established by the                                                                                                        Fax: 202 208–4867
     Department under the Federal Power                               Action                               Date          FR Cite
     Act. The Department also proposes to                             NPRM                             09/09/04 69 FR 54602                  RIN: 1090–AA91
     create an administrative appeals                                 NPRM Comment                     11/08/04
     process for review of these measures.                              Period End
     The Federal Power Act authorizes the                             Final Action                     12/00/05


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                                                     Long-Term Actions
     Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget (ASPMB)

     1620. NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGE                                    and that the regulations be reviewed,                                  Timetable:
     ASSESSMENTS: TYPE B                                              and revised as appropriate, every two
                                                                                                                                             Action                             Date         FR Cite
     PROCEDURES                                                       years. This rulemaking is the biennial
     Priority: Other Significant                                      review of the administrative process for                               ANPRM                            07/16/96 61 FR 37031
                                                                      conducting assessments as well as the                                  ANPRM Comment                    09/16/96
     Legal Authority: 42 USC 9651(c)                                  so-called type B procedures for                                         Period End
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 11                                          determining injury and damages                                         NPRM                                To Be Determined
                                                                      through scientific and economic
     Legal Deadline: None                                             studies. This rulemaking will also                                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                      address the calculation of lost non-use                                Required: No
     Abstract: CERCLA and the Clean Water
     Act allow natural resource trustees to                           values of natural resources, in                                        Government Levels Affected:
     bring a claim against a potentially                              compliance with State of Ohio v.                                       Undetermined
     responsible party for resources that                             Department of the Interior, 880 F.2d
     have been injured by a release of a                              432 (D.C. Cir. 1989), which ordered the                                Agency Contact: Frank DeLuise,
     hazardous substance. CERCLA requires                             Department to allow for the assessment                                 Assessment Program, Department of the
     that natural resource damage                                     of all reliably calculated values lost as                              Interior, Assistant Secretary for Policy,
     assessment regulations be promulgated                            a result of a natural resource injury.                                 Management and Budget, Room 4449


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     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                       CFR Citation: 25 CFR 15; 30 CFR 301;                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     20240                                                   43 CFR 1850; 43 CFR 4                                  Required: No
     Phone: 202 208–4143                                     Legal Deadline: None
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected:
     RIN: 1090–AA29                                          Abstract: This proposed rule would                     Undetermined
                                                             amend regulations governing case
                                                             management and case processing by                      Agency Contact: Charles E. Breece,
     1621. DEPARTMENT HEARINGS AND                           administrative law judges in OHA field                 Deputy Director, Department of the
     APPEALS; PROCEDURES                                     offices. The rules are necessary to                    Interior, 801 N. Quincy Street, Suite
     APPLICABLE IN ADJUDICATIONS                             increase efficiency in case processing.                300, Arlington, VA 22203
     BEFORE THE HEARINGS DIVISION
                                                             Timetable:                                             Phone: 703 235–3810
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Action                        Date        FR Cite      RIN: 1090–AA73
     Legal Authority: 5 USC 571 to 583                       NPRM                         12/00/06


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget (ASPMB)

     1622. COLLECTION OF DEBTS BY                            Completed:                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     ADMINISTRATIVE WAGE                                     Reason                        Date        FR Cite      Government Levels Affected: None
     GARNISHMENT
                                                             Final Action                 08/03/05 70 FR 44512      Agency Contact: William Webber
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          Phone: 202 208–5684
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1090–AA93
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 39                                 Required: No                                           BILLING CODE 4310—RK—S



     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA)

     1623. EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE                           Phone: 703 235–3750                                    Phone: 703 235–3750
     ACT
                                                             RIN: 1094–AA49                                         RIN: 1094–AA52
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Legal Authority: PL 96–481                              1624. ∑ SPECIAL RULES APPLICABLE                       1625. ∑ SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 4                                  TO PUBLIC AND HEARINGS AND
                                                                                                                    PUBLIC LANDS AND SURFACE
                                                             APPEALS
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           MINING CASES
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     Abstract: Under this Act, an eligible                   Major status under 5 USC 801 is                        Priority: Other Significant
     person may obtain reimbursement for                     undetermined.
     attorney’s fees when the person                                                                                Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     prevails over the Department in a legal                 Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     proceeding. This rule establishes                                                                              CFR Citation: 43 CFR 23
                                                             CFR Citation: 43 CFR 4
     procedures for submitting and                                                                                  Legal Deadline: None
     consideration of reimbursement                          Legal Deadline: None
     requests.                                               Abstract: This rule revises the special                Abstract: This rule would (1) state how
     Timetable:                                              rules applicable to public and hearings                to request reconsideration of a decision;
                                                             and appeals.                                           (2) limit the number of pleadings that
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               may be filed for reconsideration of a
                                                             Timetable:                                             decision; (3) update addresses for
     NPRM                     10/05/05 70 FR 58167
     Final Action             10/00/06                       Action                        Date        FR Cite      serving copies of notices of appeal; (4)
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         NPRM                         07/00/06                  state when IBLA may refer a case for
     Required: No                                                                                                   a hearing before an administrative law
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        judge; and (5) specify a period for filing
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Required: Undetermined                                 an appeal of a judge’s order. It will also
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Government Levels Affected: None                       (1) state when IBLA may consolidate
                                                                                                                    appeals; (2) establish standards for
     Agency Contact: Will A. Irwin,                          Agency Contact: Will A. Irwin,
     Administrative Judge, Department of                     Administrative Judge, Department of                    granting extensions for filing pleadings;
     the Interior, Office of Hearings and                    the Interior, Office of Hearings and                   (3) prescribe procedures for motions in
     Appeals, 801 N. Quincy Street,                          Appeals, 801 N. Quincy Street,                         appeals; and (4) state when a person
     Arlington, VA 20003                                     Arlington, VA 20003                                    may intervene in an appeal.



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     DOI—OHA                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     Timetable:                                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        the Interior, Office of Hearings and
                                                             Required: No                                           Appeals, 801 N. Quincy Street,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Arlington, VA 20003
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     NPRM                     10/00/05                                                                              Phone: 703 235–3750
                                                             Agency Contact: Will A. Irwin,
     Final Action             10/00/06
                                                             Administrative Judge, Department of                    RIN: 1094–AA53


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA)

     1626. ∑ HYDROPOWER LICENSING                            Energy Policy Act of 2005 that Interior,               Small Entities Affected: Governmental
     HEARINGS PROCESS                                        Commerce, and Agriculture publish a                    Jurisdictions
                                                             joint rule to provide for trial-type
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,
                                                             hearings on disputed issues of material
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 797(e); 16                      fact relating to conditions and                        Local, State, Tribal
     USC 811                                                 prescriptions to be included in
                                                             hydropower licenses under the Act.                     Agency Contact: Robert More,
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 4                                                                                         Department of the Interior, 801 North
                                                             Timetable:                                             Quincy Street, Suite 300, Arlington, VA
     Legal Deadline: Final, Statutory,
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      22203
     November 7, 2005, Energy Policy Act
     of 2005.                                                                                                       Phone: 703 235–3810
                                                             Interim Final Rule           11/00/05
     Abstract: This rule implements the                      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1094–AA51
     requirement in section 261 of the                       Required: Yes                                          BILLING CODE 4310—79—S



     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     Office of the Special Trustee (OST)

     1627. AMERICAN INDIAN TRUST                             funds to trust status, and how they may                Small Entities Affected: No
     FUND MANAGEMENT REFORM ACT                              request technical assistance or grants to
                                                             help prepare or manage funds or to                     Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             ensure capability to manage those
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 4001                                                                                   Agency Contact: Sarah Yepa, Chief,
                                                             funds. This rulemaking updates certain
                                                             titles, addresses, and document                        Division of Quality Assurance,
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 1200
                                                             references.                                            Department of the Interior, Office of the
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Special Trustee, Suite 1000, 505
     Abstract: Part 1200 describes the                       Timetable:                                             Marquette Avenue, NW Suite 1000,
     processes by which Indian tribes can                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      Albuquerque, NM 87102
     manage tribal funds currently held in                                                                          Phone: 505 248–5751
                                                             Final Action                 12/00/05
     trust by the United States. It describes                                                                       Fax: 505 248–5782
     how tribes may withdraw their funds                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     from trust status, how they may return                  Required: No                                           RIN: 1035–AA05


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     Office of the Special Trustee (OST)

     1628. PROCEDURES FOR                                    Completed:                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     DEPOSITING FUNDS                                        Reason                        Date        FR Cite      Agency Contact: Lorie Curtis
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Final Action                 07/14/05 70 FR 40660      Phone: 505 816–1203

     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 124                                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1035–AA04
                                                             Required: No                                           BILLING CODE 4310—10—S

                                                             Small Entities Affected: No




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     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                             Prerule Stage
     United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

     1629. ENDANGERED AND                                    authorized by a miscellaneous permit                   States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 category.                                              700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     PLANTS; CONSERVATION                                    Timetable:                                             Arlington, VA 22203
     EDUCATION; 50 CFR 17.21                                                                                        Phone: 703 358–2095
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             ANPRM                        10/13/05 70 FR 59710
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                                                                            RIN: 1018–AJ24
                                                             ANPRM Comment                12/12/05
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17.21(g)                            Period End
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1632. GENERAL PERMIT
                                                             Required: No                                           PROCEDURES; REVISION TO APPEAL
     Abstract: Section 17.21(g) of title 50 of                                                                      PROCESS FOR MIGRATORY BIRD
     the Code of Federal Regulations                         Small Entities Affected: No                            PERMITS
     addresses education as a valid
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     component of Endangered Species Act                                                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     approved programs. An advanced                          Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,
     notice of proposed rulemaking will                      Division of Migratory Bird                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 668a; 16 USC
     request public input on conservation                    Management, Department of the                          703 to 712
     education requirements that will be                     Interior, United States Fish and                       CFR Citation: 50 CFR 13.29
     used in the development of a proposed                   Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North
     rule that will propose a Service                        Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Legal Deadline: None
     position on conservation education.                     Phone: 703 358–1714
                                                             Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov                           Abstract: The Service will propose to
     Timetable:                                                                                                     revise the permit appeal process to
                                                             RIN: 1018–AI97                                         transfer the final appeal decision on
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                                                                                    migratory bird permits to the Director.
     ANPRM                    02/00/06                                                                              Migratory bird permits are issued in the
                                                             1631. HUMANE AND HEALTHFUL
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         TRANSPORT OF WILD MAMMALS                              Service’s seven Regional offices.
     Required: No                                            AND BIRDS TO THE UNITED STATES                         Current regulations provide that when
                                                                                                                    a permit is denied, and a subsequent
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                 request for reconsideration is denied,
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Major status under 5 USC 801 is                        an appeal may be submitted to the
                                                             undetermined.                                          Regional Director for the Region in
     Agency Contact: Timothy J. Van
     Norman, Chief, Branch of Permits,                       Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        which the issuing office is located.
     International, Division of Management                                                                          Adjusting the review structure in the
                                                             Legal Authority: 18 USC 42 ; 16 USC                    Regions and transferring the final
     Authority, Department of the Interior,                  3371 to 3378
     United States Fish and Wildlife                                                                                appeal decision to the Director will
     Service, Room 700, 4401 North Fairfax                   CFR Citation: 50 CFR 14                                better ensure consistent permit
     Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                              Legal Deadline: None                                   decisions nationally.
     Phone: 703 358–2350                                                                                            Timetable:
                                                             Abstract: We published an advance
     Fax: 703 358–2281
                                                             notice of proposed rulemaking to ask                   Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Email: timlvannorman@fws.gov
                                                             the public for comments and input into
     RIN: 1018–AI66                                          the best process and spectrum of                       ANPRM                    01/00/06
                                                             updates needed to amend the                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     1630. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;                           regulations that establish standards for               Required: No
     REGULATIONS GOVERNING                                   the humane and healthful transport of
                                                             wild birds and mammals. These                          Small Entities Affected: Businesses,
     POSSESSION OF MIGRATORY BIRDS
                                                             regulations have not been amended in                   Governmental Jurisdictions,
     FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES
                                                             more than 10 years and are currently                   Organizations
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   not in accordance with international
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Legal Authority: 92 Stat 3112 (16 USC                   requirements.
                                                                                                                    Local, State, Tribal
     712(2)); PL 95–616; PL 106–108; 16                      Timetable:
     USC 668a; 16 USC 703 to 712; . . .                                                                             Energy Effects: Statement of Energy
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Effects planned as required by
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21
                                                             ANPRM                        09/16/05 70 FR 54700      Executive Order 13211.
     Legal Deadline: None                                    ANPRM Comment                12/15/05 70 FR 54700
                                                              Period End
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,
     Abstract: This request for comments                                                                            Division of Migratory Bird
     will generate input needed to develop                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Management, Department of the
     a proposed regulation to amend                          Required: Undetermined                                 Interior, United States Fish and
     migratory bird permit regulations to                                                                           Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North
     create a new permit category                            Government Levels Affected:
                                                             Undetermined                                           Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     establishing conditions and criteria for                                                                       Phone: 703 358–1714
     obtaining a permit to possess migratory                 Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,                   Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
     birds, including eagles, for educational                Division of Management Authority,
     purposes. Currently, this activity is                   Department of the Interior, United                     RIN: 1018–AU19


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     United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

     1633. LIST OF MIGRATORY BIRDS                           administrative proceeding, petition for                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   remission, and disposal of items subject               Required: No
                                                             to forfeiture. Also, these revisions are
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 704; 16 USC                     intended to provide for greater                        Small Entities Affected: Businesses,
     712                                                     consistency of Service seizure and                     Organizations
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 10.13                              forfeiture procedures with those of the                Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Legal Deadline: None                                    U.S. Customs Service. In August 2000,                  State
                                                             the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act
     Abstract: The List of Migratory Birds                   became law. CAFRA mandated many                        Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,
     found at 50 CFR 10.13 is being revised                  changes to 50 CFR 12 that are                          Division of Management Authority,
     to bring the list into conformity with                  incorporated in this second proposed                   Department of the Interior, United
     generally accepted taxonomy and                         rule.                                                  States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room
     nomenclature [English (common) and                                                                             700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     scientific names—as reflected in four                   Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Arlington, VA 22203
     published supplements to the 7th                        Action                        Date        FR Cite      Phone: 703 358–2095
     (1998) edition of the American                                                                                 Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov
                                                             NPRM                         11/27/95 60 FR 58468
     Ornithologists’ Union’s Check-list of
                                                             NPRM Comment                 01/26/96                  RIN: 1018–AD87
     North American Birds]; and to add                         Period End
     species of known occurrence in the                      Second NPRM                  01/00/06
     United States that are subject to
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1636. U.S. PROPOSALS FOR CITES
     protection under the Migratory Bird
                                                             Required: No                                           APPENDIX III; AMERICAN EEL
     Treaty Act but are not included on the
     current list.                                           Small Entities Affected: No                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Timetable:                                              Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq;
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        State                                                  16 USC 4201; PL 99–625
     NPRM                     05/09/95 60 FR 24686           Agency Contact: Kevin Adams, Chief,                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23
     NPRM Comment             07/10/95 60 FR 24686           Office of Law Enforcement, Department
       Period End                                            of the Interior, United States Fish and                Legal Deadline: None
     Second NPRM              10/12/01 66 FR 52281           Wildlife Service, MS–LE–3000, 4401
     Second NPRM              11/13/01 66 FR 52281           North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                     Abstract: This action would add
       Comment Period                                        22203                                                  American eel to Appendix III to the
       End                                                   Phone: 703 358–1949                                    Convention on International Trade in
     Third NPRM               10/00/05                       Fax: 703 358–1947                                      Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Email: kevinladams@fws.gov                             Flora (CITES). If adopted, exports of the
     Required: No                                                                                                   species would require CITES
                                                             RIN: 1018–AC89                                         documentation from the Service to
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               ensure that foreign countries accept the
     Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,                   1635. CONVENTION ON                                    shipments. This action is necessary to
     Division of Migratory Bird                              INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN                                 monitor the impact of trade on the
     Management, Department of the                           ENDANGERED SPECIES (CITES)                             species in an effort to maintain healthy
     Interior, United States Fish and                                                                               populations.
     Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North                  Priority: Other Significant
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                                                                             Timetable:
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Phone: 703 358–1714                                                                                            Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 10; 50 CFR 13;
                                                             50 CFR 17; 50 CFR 23                                   NPRM                     12/00/05
     RIN: 1018–AB72
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    Required: Undetermined
     1634. SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE                            Abstract: This will be a revision to an
     PROCEDURES—50 CFR PART 12                               existing rule that will incorporate                    Small Entities Affected: Businesses
                                                             decisions/resolutions made at the
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   second through thirteenth meetings of                  Government Levels Affected:
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 3371 et seq                     the Conference of the Parties to the                   Undetermined
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 12                                 Convention on International Trade in
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Marie Maltese,
                                                             Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Biologist, Division of Scientific
                                                             Flora.
                                                                                                                    Authority, Department of the Interior,
     Abstract: The Service proposes to                       Timetable:                                             United States Fish and Wildlife
     amend regulations in 50 CFR part 12                                                                            Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     that establish procedures relating to                   Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Arlington, VA 22203
     property seized and administrative                      NPRM                         05/08/00 65 FR 26663      Phone: 703 358–1708
     forfeiture under various laws enforced                  NPRM Comment                 08/07/00                  Fax: 703 358–2276
     by the Service. This revision is                          Period End                                           Email: marielmaltese@fws.gov
     intended to provide uniform guidance                    Correction                   06/29/00 65 FR 40167
     for the bonded release, appraisement,                   Second NPRM                  12/00/05                  RIN: 1018–AF09


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     1637. ENDANGERED AND                                    Timetable:                                             1640. IMPORTATION, EXPORTATION,
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    AND TRANSPORTATION OF
     PLANTS; REMOVING OF THE BALD                                                                                   WILDLIFE, 50 CFR PART 14
     EAGLE IN THE LOWER 48 STATES                            NPRM                         12/00/05
                                                             Final Action                 06/00/06
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     FROM THE LIST OF ENDANGERED
     AND THREATENED WILDLIFE                                                                                        Legal Authority: 16 USC 668, 704, 712,
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    1382, 1538(d) to (f), and 1540(f); 16
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Required: No
                                                                                                                    USC 3371 to 3378, 4223 to 4244, and
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Small Entities Affected: No                            4901 to 4916; 18 USC 42; 31 USC 9701
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Government Levels Affected: Federal                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 14
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,                   Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Division of Management Authority,                      Abstract: This proposed rule will
     Abstract: We plan to release additional                 Department of the Interior, United                     revise the importation, exportation, and
     supplementary information on the                        States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room                 transportation regulations pertaining to
     previous proposal to remove the bald                    700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                         the movement of all wildlife and
     eagle from the List of Endangered and                   Arlington, VA 22203                                    wildlife products into or out of the
     Threatened Species. This action is                      Phone: 703 358–2095                                    United States.
     based on continued recovery gains and                   Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov
     increasing population trends.                                                                                  Timetable:
                                                             RIN: 1018–AF27
     Timetable:                                                                                                     Action                    Date      FR Cite

     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               ANPRM                    07/15/98 63 FR 38143
                                                             1639. IMPORTATION OF                                   ANPRM Comment            09/14/98
     NPRM                     07/06/99 64 FR 36454           CAPTIVE–BRED EXOTIC BIRDS INTO                          Period End
     NPRM Comment             10/05/99                       THE UNITED STATES FROM                                 NPRM                     05/00/06
      Period End                                             BREEDING FACILITIES IN OTHER
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       COUNTRIES                                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    Required: No
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Required: No                                                                                                   Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 4901 to 4916
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 15                                Agency Contact: Kevin Adams, Chief,
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Office of Law Enforcement, Department
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                        Abstract: On March 17, 1994, we                        of the Interior, United States Fish and
     Endangered Species, Branch of                           published a proposed rule that                         Wildlife Service, MS–LE–3000, 4401
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                   included certain provisions of the Wild                North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    Bird Conservation Act (WBCA). This                     22203
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                      planned re-proposal would allow                        Phone: 703 358–1949
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      importing of captive-bred birds from                   Fax: 703 358–1947
     22203                                                   facilities in other countries for species              Email: kevinladams@fws.gov
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                     that are otherwise prohibited from                     RIN: 1018–AF46
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                       import under the WBCA.
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
                                                             Timetable:                                             1641. ENDANGERED AND
     Related RIN: Related to 1018–AT94
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     RIN: 1018–AF21                                                                                                 PLANTS; PROPOSED
                                                             NPRM (under                  03/17/94 59 FR 12784      RECLASSIFICATION OF THE
                                                               1018–AC15)                                           STRAIGHT–HORNED MARKHOR
     1638. HUMANE AND HEALTHFUL                              Second NPRM                  01/00/06                  POPULATION OF THE TORGHAR
     TRANSPORT OF WILD MAMMALS,                                                                                     REGION OF BALUCHISTAN,
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     BIRDS, REPTILES, AND AMPHIBIANS                                                                                PAKISTAN, FROM ENDANGERED TO
                                                             Required: No
     TO THE UNITED STATES                                                                                           THREATENED
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     Legal Authority: 18 USC 42; 16 USC                                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     3371 to 3378                                            Agency Contact: Robert Gabel, Chief,
                                                             Division of Scientific Authority,                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 14
                                                             Department of the Interior, United                     Legal Deadline: None
     Legal Deadline: None                                    States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room                 Abstract: We received a petition to
     Abstract: The proposed rule contains                    750, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                         reclassify a certain population of the
     amendments designed to add numerous                     Arlington, VA 22203                                    straight-horned markhor from
     transport standards to part 14 for                      Phone: 703 358–1708                                    endangered to threatened. We must
     reptiles and amphibians. Standards                      Fax: 703 358–2276                                      determine whether a status review
     have already been promulgated for                       Email: roddylgabel@fws.gov                             shows that the petitioned action is
     mammals and birds.                                      RIN: 1018–AF44                                         warranted; if so, we will propose to


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     change the classification of the straight-              Timetable:                                             Wildlife Service, Room 750, 4401 North
     horned markhor population of the                        Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     Torghar Hills region of Baluchistan                                                                            Phone: 703 358–1708
     Province, Pakistan, from endangered to                  NPRM                         01/17/01 66 FR 3964       Fax: 703 358–2276
     threatened under the Endangered                         Public Hearing               03/05/01 66 FR 3964       Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov
     Species Act of 1973. The markhor is                     NPRM Comment                 03/19/01
                                                               Period End                                           RIN: 1018–AG64
     a species of wild goat that occurs in
     small, isolated populations in rugged,                  NPRM Comment                 10/04/05 70 FR 57851
     arid mountain habitats in Afghanistan,                    Period Reopened                                      1644. ADDITION OF BLACK CARP
     India, Pakistan, Tajikistan,                            NPRM Comment                 11/03/05                  (MYLOPHARYNGODON PICEUS) TO
                                                               Period End
     Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.                                                                                  THE LIST OF INJURIOUS WILDLIFE
                                                             Final Action                 04/00/06
     Timetable:                                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Priority: Other Significant
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Required: No                                           Legal Authority: 18 USC 42
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Small Entities Affected: No                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 16
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Government Levels Affected: Federal                    Legal Deadline: None
     Required: No                                            Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       Abstract: We will review biological
                                                             Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   and economic information on the black
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Species Program, Department of the                     carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) for
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Interior, United States Fish and                       possible addition to the list of injurious
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                 wildlife under the Lacey Act. An
     Agency Contact: Dr. Michael D.
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     injurious wildlife listing would prohibit
     Kreger, Wildlife Biologist, Division of
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2105                                    importation into, or transportation
     Scientific Authority, Department of the
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2434                                      between, States, the District of
     Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto
     Wildlife Service, Room 750, 4401 North
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      RIN: 1018–AG23                                         Rico, or any territory or possession of
     Phone: 703 358–1708                                                                                            the United States by any means
     Fax: 703 358–2276                                                                                              whatsoever, except by permit for
                                                             1643. WILD BIRD CONSERVATION                           zoological, educational, medical, or
     Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov                           ACT: REVIEW OF APPROVED LIST OF                        scientific purposes.
     RIN: 1018–AG00                                          CAPTIVE–BRED SPECIES
                                                                                                                    Timetable:
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     1642. ENDANGERED AND                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 4901 to 4916
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                                                                        ANPRM                    06/02/00 65 FR 35314
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 15
     PLANTS; ENDANGERED STATUS FOR                                                                                  NPRM                     07/30/02 67 FR 49280
     12 SPECIES OF PICTURE–WING FLIES                        Legal Deadline: None                                   NPRM Comment             09/20/02 67 FR 49280
     FROM THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS                               Abstract: Under the Wild Bird                            Period End
                                                             Conservation Act, a species may be                     NPRM Comment             06/04/03 68 FR 33431
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                            Period Reopened
                                                             exempt from the prohibitions of the Act
                                                                                                                    NPRM Comment             08/04/03 68 FR 33431
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     if it qualifies for inclusion in an
                                                                                                                      Period End
                                                             approved list. One way for a species
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                                                                        NPRM—Comment             08/30/05 70 FR 51326
                                                             to be included is if the species occurs                  reopen, Notice of
     Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial, April                  in trade only as captive-bred                            Draft Envir.
     2006.                                                   specimens. We intend to seek                             Assess/Econ.
                                                             information and consider whether to                      Analysis
     Abstract: We will finalize endangered                   amend this approved list, which was                    Second NPRM              10/31/05 70 FR 51326
     status pursuant to the Endangered                       established in 1994.                                     Comment Period
     Species Act of 1973, as amended, for                                                                             End
     12 species of Hawaiian picture-wing                     Timetable:
     flies—Drosophila aglaia, D. differens, D.                                                                      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     hemipeza, D. heteroneura, D.                                                                                   Required: Undetermined
     montgomeryi, D. mulli, D. musaphilia,                   Notice             05/29/01 66 FR 29072
                                                             Comment Period End 07/30/01 66 FR 29072
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected:
     D. neoclavisetae, D. obatai, D.                                                                                Undetermined
     ochrobasis, D. substenoptera, and D.                    NPRM               04/00/06
     tarphytrichia. These species are found                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        URL For More Information:
     on one or more of the following                         Required: No                                           http://www.fws.gov/contaminants/
     Hawaiian Islands: Kauai, Oahu,                                                                                 issues/invasivespecies.cfm
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Molokai, Maui, and Hawaii. These 12                                                                            Agency Contact: Erin Williams,
     species face substantial threats from                   Government Levels Affected: None                       Endangered Species, Department of the
     one or more of the following: habitat                   Agency Contact: Dr. Michael D.                         Interior, United States Fish and
     degradation, loss of host plants,                       Kreger, Wildlife Biologist, Division of                Wildlife Service, Mail Stop 322, 4401
     biological pest control, and predation                  Scientific Authority, Department of the                North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     from alien arthropods.                                  Interior, United States Fish and                       22203


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     Phone: 703 358–2034                                     to guide the North American Wetlands                   1648. ENDANGERED AND
     Email: erinlwilliams@fws.gov                            Conservation Act (NAWCA) and                           THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     RIN: 1018–AG70                                          Neotropical Migratory Bird                             PLANTS; DELISTING OF THE
                                                             Conservation Act (NMBCA) grants                        ARIZONA AGAVE
                                                             administration process.                                Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     1645. CORRECTIONS TO
     RIGHTS–OF–WAY REGULATIONS                               Timetable:                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Priority: Info./Admin./Other                            Action                        Date        FR Cite      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Legal Authority: PL 101–475                             NPRM                         03/00/06                  Legal Deadline: None
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 29                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Abstract: We plan to remove the
                                                             Required: No                                           Arizona agave (Agave arizonica), a
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            plant, from the list of threatened and
     Abstract: The Service proposes to make                                                                         endangered species. Since the listing,
     revisions to the Rights-of-Way General                  Government Levels Affected: Federal,
                                                                                                                    a growing body of evidence has led to
     Regulations in 50 CFR 29 subpart B.                     Local, State, Tribal
                                                                                                                    the determination that the succulent—
     The revisions will correct the address                  Agency Contact: Dr. Keith A.                           found only where the range of
     of our Region 5 Office in 50 CFR 29.21-                 Morehouse, Department of the Interior,                 Toumey’s agave (Agave toumeyana var.
     2(c)(5). We will also implement section                 United States Fish and Wildlife                        bella) and the golden-flowered agave
     1 of Public Law 101-475 by correcting                   Service, Div. of Bird Habitat                          (Agave chrysantha) overlap—is indeed
     the names of the House and Senate                       Conservation MS MB4075, Arlington                      a hybrid of the two parent-species.
     Committees we must notify upon                          Square 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                       Controlled experiments on the
     receipt of an application for a right-of-               Arlington, VA 22203                                    reproductive limitations of the Arizona
     way for an oil and gas pipeline that                    Phone: 703 358–1784                                    agave conducted at the Desert Botanical
     is 24 inches or more in diameter and                    Fax: 703 358–2282                                      Garden in Phoenix have confirmed that
     again before granting right-of-way.                     Email: keithlmorehouse@fws.gov                         the plant is a hybrid. Hybrid plants—
     Finally, the proposed revised regulation                                                                       a phenomenon common among
     will delete the reference to a 60-day                   RIN: 1018–AI13
                                                                                                                    agaves—are not eligibile for protection
     waiting period after notification of our                                                                       under the Endangered Species Act.
     intent to grant the right-of-way. (The                  1647. IMPORT OF POLAR BEAR
     waiting period was repealed by                          TROPHIES FROM CANADA; FINDINGS                         Timetable:
     Congress.)                                              FOR THE GULF OF BOOTHIA AND                            Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Timetable:                                              WESTERN HUDSON POPULATIONS                             NPRM                     11/00/05
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Priority: Other Significant                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     NPRM                     03/00/06                       Legal Authority: 16 USC 1361 et seq                    Required: No
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18.30                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Required: No                                            Legal Deadline: None                                   Government Levels Affected: None
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Abstract: This rule announces                          Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     proposed findings on the import of                     Endangered Species, Branch of
     Agency Contact: Brenda                                  polar bears (Ursus maritimus) taken in                 Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     Johnson–Turner, Realty Specialist,                      sport hunts from the Canadian Gulf of                  the Interior, United States Fish and
     Department of the Interior, United                      Boothia and Western Hudson polar bear                  Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     States Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401                  populations under the Marine Mammal                    North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     N Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                    Protection Act.                                        22203
     Phone: 703 358–2363                                     Timetable:                                             Phone: 703 358–2061
     Email: brendaljohnson-turner@fws.gov                                                                           Fax: 703 358–1735
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     RIN: 1018–AI12
                                                             NPRM                         10/00/05                  RIN: 1018–AI79
                                                             Final Action                 05/00/06
     1646. NORTH AMERICAN WETLANDS
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1649. ENDANGERED AND
     CONSERVATION ACT AND
                                                             Required: No                                           THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRD
     CONSERVATION ACT GRANT                                  Government Levels Affected: None                       PLANTS; NONESSENTIAL
     ADMINISTRATION POLICIES                                 Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,                   EXPERIMENTAL POPULATION OF
                                                             Division of Management Authority,                      THE NORTHERN APLOMADO FALCON
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Department of the Interior, United                     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 4401 et seq;
     16 USC 6101 et seq                                      States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room                 Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     CFR Citation: None                                      Arlington, VA 22203                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Phone: 703 358–2095                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Abstract: The Grant Administration                      Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov                            Abstract: We plan to make a final
     Standards document is being published                   RIN: 1018–AI65                                         determination on the proposed rule to


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     establish a nonessential experimental                   Timetable:                                             1652. ENDANGERED AND
     population for the Northern aplomado                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     falcon, to facilitate the recovery of this                                                                     PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
     endangered species and to ensure that                   NPRM                         12/00/05                  HABITAT FOR THE CALIFORNIA
     its reintroduction will not impose new                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RED–LEGGED FROG
     restrictions.                                           Required: No                                           Priority: Other Significant
     Timetable:                                              Small Entities Affected: No                            Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Government Levels Affected: None                       CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     NPRM                     02/09/05 70 FR 6819            Agency Contact: Robert Gabel, Chief,                   Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial, March
     Public Hearing           03/15/05 70 FR 6819            Division of Scientific Authority,                      31, 2004, Settlement agreement.
     NPRM Comment             04/11/05                       Department of the Interior, United                     Final, Judicial, November 30, 2005.
       Period End
                                                             States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room                 Abstract: We will re-propose the
     NPRM Comment             02/09/05 70 FR 6819
       Period Reopened,
                                                             750, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                         designation of critical habitat for the
       Avail Documents                                       Arlington, VA 22203                                    California red-legged frog, a threatened
     NPRM Comment             09/16/05 70 FR 54701           Phone: 703 358–1708                                    species endemic to California and Baja
       Period Reopened,                                      Fax: 703 358–2276                                      California, Mexico.
       Public Hearings,                                      Email: roddylgabel@fws.gov
       Avail of Draft                                                                                               Timetable:
       Monitoring Plan
                                                             RIN: 1018–AI83
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Public Hearing           10/11/05
     Public Hearing           10/13/05                                                                              NPRM                     04/13/04 69 FR 19619
                                                             1651. U.S. PROPOSALS FOR CITES
     Second NPRM              11/15/05                                                                              Public Hearing           05/28/04 69 FR 19619
                                                             APPENDIX III; BLACK COHOSH                               Request Due Date
       Comment Period
       End                                                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  NPRM Comment             06/14/04
     Final Rule               02/00/06                                                                                Period End
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq;                   NPRM Comment             06/14/04 69 FR 32966
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         16 USC 4201; PL 99–625                                   Period Extended
     Required: No                                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23                                Comment Period End       07/14/04 69 FR 32966
                                                                                                                    Second NPRM              10/00/05
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Final Action             12/00/05
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Abstract: This rule would list black                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             cohosh in appendix III to CITES, for                   Required: No
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                        the purposes of more effective
     Endangered Species, Branch of                                                                                  Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             monitoring of trade, ensuring that
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                   traded specimens are legally acquired                  Government Levels Affected: Federal
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    in their State(s) of origin, and obtaining
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                                                                             Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             the cooperation of other countries that                Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      are parties to CITES in controlling the
     22203                                                                                                          Species Program, Department of the
                                                             trade in such specimens.                               Interior, United States Fish and
     Phone: 703 358–2061
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                       Timetable:                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                                                                                 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Phone: 703 358–2105
     RIN: 1018–AI80                                          NPRM                         01/00/06                  Fax: 703 358–2434
                                                                                                                    Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     1650. ENDANGERED AND                                    Required: No                                           RIN: 1018–AJ16
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     PLANTS; DOWNLISTING THE WOOD
                                                                                                                    1653. ADDING SILVER CARP
     BISON FROM ENDANGERED TO                                Government Levels Affected:
                                                                                                                    (HYPOPHTHALMICHTHYS MOLITRIX)
     THREATENED                                              Undetermined
                                                                                                                    AND LARGESCALE SILVER CARP
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Agency Contact: Dr. Patricia S. De                     (HYPOPHTHALMICHTHYS HARMANDI)
                                                             Angelis, Botanist, Division of Scientific              TO THE LIST OF INJURIOUS
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Authority; Chair, Plant Conserv. All.,                 WILDLIFE
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Medicinal Plant Working Grp.,                          Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Department of the Interior, United
     Legal Deadline: None                                    States Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401                 Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
                                                             North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                     Legal Authority: 18 USC 42
     Abstract: We plan to publish a
                                                             22203
     proposed rule to downlist the Wood                                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 16
                                                             Phone: 703 358–1708
     bison from endangered to threatened.
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2276                                      Legal Deadline: None
     This action is being considered because
                                                             Email: patricialdeangelis@fws.gov
     of progress in the recovery of this                                                                            Abstract: We will review biological
     species.                                                RIN: 1018–AI91                                         and economic information on the silver


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     carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)                      Timetable:                                             Timetable:
     and largescale silver carp                              Action                        Date        FR Cite      Action                    Date      FR Cite
     (Hypophthalmichthys harmandi) for
     possible addition to the list of injurious              NPRM                         06/00/06                  NPRM                     03/00/06
     wildlife under the Lacey Act. An                                                                               Final Action             03/00/07
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     injurious wildlife listing would prohibit
                                                             Required: No                                           Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     importation into, or transportation
     between, States, the District of                                                                               Required: Undetermined
                                                             Small Entities Affected: Businesses
     Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto                                                                           Government Levels Affected:
     Rico, or any territory or possession of                 Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                                                                                    Undetermined
     the United States by any means                          Agency Contact: Dr. Michael D.
     whatsoever, except by permit for                        Kreger, Wildlife Biologist, Division of                Agency Contact: Martin Kodis, Chief,
     zoological, educational, medical, or                    Scientific Authority, Department of the                Branch of Resource Management
     scientific purposes.                                    Interior, United States Fish and                       Support, Division of Habitat and
     Timetable:                                              Wildlife Service, Room 750, 4401 North                 Resource Conservation, Department of
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     the Interior, United States Fish and
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Wildlife Service, 400 ARL SQ, 4401
                                                             Phone: 703 358–1708
     ANPRM                    07/23/03 68 FR 43482           Fax: 703 358–2276                                      North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     ANPRM Comment            09/22/03 68 FR 43482           Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov                          22203
      Period End                                                                                                    Phone: 703 358–5496
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       RIN: 1018–AT30                                         Fax: 703 358–1869
                                                                                                                    Email: martinlkodis@fws.gov
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: Undetermined                                  1655. MARINE MAMMALS; AND                              RIN: 1018–AT34
                                                             ENDANGERED AND THREATENED
     Government Levels Affected:
                                                             WILDLIFE AND PLANTS; PROPOSED
     Undetermined                                                                                                   1656. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             TERMINATION OF THE SOUTHERN
     Federalism: Undetermined                                SEA OTTER TRANSLOCATION                                THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                             PROGRAM                                                PLANTS; REMOVAL OF THE VIRGINIA
     URL For More Information:
                                                                                                                    NORTHERN FLYING SQUIRREL FROM
     http://www.fws.gov/contaminants/                        Priority: Other Significant. Major status              THE LIST OF ENDANGERED AND
     issues/invasivespecies.cfm                              under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.                       THREATENED SPECIES
     Agency Contact: Erin Williams,                          Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Endangered Species, Department of the                                                                          Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Interior, United States Fish and                        CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Wildlife Service, Mail Stop 322, 4401
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      Legal Deadline: None
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     22203                                                   Abstract: The Service will propose to
     Phone: 703 358–2034                                     terminate the southern sea otter                       Legal Deadline: None
     Email: erinlwilliams@fws.gov                            translocation program and change
                                                                                                                    Abstract: Due to recovery, the Service
     RIN: 1018–AT29                                          regulations to allow sea otters residing
                                                                                                                    is planning to propose delisting the
                                                             in designated translocation and
                                                                                                                    Virginia northern flying squirrel.
                                                             management zones to remain after the
     1654. WILD BIRD CONSERVATION                            zones are abolished. The southern sea                  Timetable:
     ACT; REVIEW OF REGULATIONS TO                           otter translocation program, established
     ALLOW IMPORTS OF EXOTIC WILD                            under authority of Public Law 99-625,                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
     BIRDS                                                   has failed to meet its established goals               NPRM                     05/00/06
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                  and objectives. A draft supplemental
                                                             environmental impact statement (SEIS),                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Major status under 5 USC 801 is
                                                             to be released for public comment                      Required: No
     undetermined.
                                                             concurrent with the proposed rule,
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 4901 to 4916                                                                           Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             includes a full evaluation of the
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 15.41; 50 CFR                      southern sea otter translocation                       Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     15.42                                                   program and alternatives for the future                Endangered Species, Branch of
                                                             of the program. The proposed rule                      Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     Legal Deadline: None                                    describes the actions necessary to                     the Interior, United States Fish and
     Abstract: We will review the existing                   implement the proposed action                          Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     Wild Bird Conservation Act regulations                  identified in the SEIS. This decision is               North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     to allow imports of exotic wild birds                   consistent with recommendations from                   22203
     and make modifications as appropriate.                  the southern sea otter recovery team                   Phone: 703 358–2061
     On the basis of our experience and the                  and resolves conflicts that have arisen                Fax: 703 358–1735
     feedback of applicants, we will                         between Fish and Wildlife Service                      Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     streamline procedures and make the                      mandates under the ESA and PL 99-
     regulations more user-friendly.                         625.                                                   RIN: 1018–AT37


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     1657. ENDANGERED AND                                    Rico, or any territory or possession of                Phone: 703 358–2106
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 the United States by any means                         Fax: 703 358–1735
     PLANTS; REMOVAL OF THE                                  whatsoever, except by permit for                       Email: ricklsayers@fws.gov
     YELLOWSTONE GRIZZLY BEAR                                zoological, educational, medical, or                   RIN: 1018–AT50
     POPULATION FROM THE LIST OF                             scientific purposes.
     ENDANGERED AND THREATENED                               Timetable:
     SPECIES                                                                                                        1660. SPECIAL RULE RECLASSIFYING
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      ARGENTINIAN BROAD–SNOUTED
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             ANPRM                        09/17/03 68 FR 54409      CAIMAN POPULATION FROM
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     ANPRM Comment                11/17/03 68 FR 54409      ENDANGERED TO THREATENED
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                  Period End                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
                                                             NPRM                         03/00/06                  Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        undetermined.
     Abstract: The Service is planning to
                                                             Required: Undetermined                                 Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     propose to remove the Yellowstone
     population of grizzly bears from the                    Government Levels Affected:                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     List of Endangered and Threatened                       Undetermined
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Species. This population has reached                    Federalism: Undetermined
     its recovery goals.                                                                                            Abstract: We plan to propose to
                                                             Agency Contact: Erin Williams,                         downlist the broad-snouted caiman
     Timetable:                                              Endangered Species, Department of the                  (Caiman latirostris) population in
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Interior, United States Fish and                       Argentina from endangered to
                                                             Wildlife Service, Mail Stop 322, 4401                  threatened under the Endangered
     NPRM                     10/00/05
                                                             North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                     Species Act, with a special rule (under
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         22203                                                  section 4(d) of ESA) allowing the
     Required: No                                            Phone: 703 358–2034                                    importation into the United States of
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Email: erinlwilliams@fws.gov                           skins and products from the
                                                             RIN: 1018–AT49                                         Argentinian population of broad-
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               snouted caiman, if certain conditions
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                                                                               are satisfied.
     Endangered Species, Branch of                           1659. REVISED DEFINITION OF
                                                             ‘‘DESTRUCTION OR ADVERSE                               Timetable:
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    MODIFICATION’’ FOR ENDANGERED                          Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                      SPECIES ACT SECTION 7                                  NPRM                     12/00/05
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      CONSULTATIONS
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     22203                                                   Priority: Other Significant. Major status              Required: No
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                     under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                                                                              Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                                                                                 Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 402.02
     RIN: 1018–AT38                                                                                                 Agency Contact: Dr. Michael D.
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Kreger, Wildlife Biologist, Division of
     1658. ADDING BIGHEAD CARP                               Abstract: Fish and Wildlife Service and                Scientific Authority, Department of the
     (HYPOPHTHALMICHTHYS NOBILIS)                            National Marine Fisheries Service will                 Interior, United States Fish and
     TO THE LIST OF INJURIOUS                                revise the definition of ‘‘destruction or              Wildlife Service, Room 750, 4401 North
     WILDLIFE                                                adverse modification’’ to reflect the two              Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
                                                             Circuit Court of Appeals’ decisions that               Phone: 703 358–1708
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                  the existing regulation is invalid.                    Fax: 703 358–2276
     Major status under 5 USC 801 is                                                                                Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov
     undetermined.                                           Timetable:
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AT56
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Action                        Date        FR Cite

     Legal Authority: 18 USC 42                              NPRM                         11/00/05
                                                                                                                    1661. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 16                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        CHANGES IN REGULATIONS
                                                             Required: No                                           GOVERNING RAPTOR PROPAGATION
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Abstract: We will review biological
     and economic information on Bighead                     Government Levels Affected: Federal                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712
     carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) for                   Agency Contact: Richard E Sayers Jr.,                  CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21.30
     possible addition to the list of injurious              Chief, Branch of Consultation and
     wildlife under the Lacey Act. An                        Habitat Conservation Planning,                         Legal Deadline: None
     injurious wildlife listing would prohibit               Department of the Interior, United                     Abstract: We propose reorganization of
     importation into, or transportation                     States Fish and Wildlife Service,                      current regulations, and adding or
     between, States, the District of                        ARLSQ–420, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive,                      changing of some provisions therein.
     Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto                    Arlington, VA 22203                                    The changes will make it easier to


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     understand the requirements for raptor                  1663. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING:                          CFR 14. The CWSA amends the Lacey
     propagation and the procedures for                      REVISION OF LANGUAGE USED IN                           Act by making it illegal to buy, sell,
     obtaining a propagation permit.                         REGULATIONS FOR APPROVING                              transport, receive, or acquire live lions,
                                                             NONTOXIC SHOT FOR USE IN                               tigers, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, and
     Timetable:                                              WATERFOWL HUNTING                                      cougars or any hybrid of these species
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                 across State lines, or to import or
                                                             Major status under 5 USC 801 is                        export any of these species.
     NPRM                     10/14/05 70 FR 60052
     NPRM Comment             01/12/06                       undetermined.                                          Timetable:
      Period End                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 742a to 742j
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20.134                            NPRM                     10/00/05
     Required: No                                                                                                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Legal Deadline: None
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    Required: Undetermined
                                                             Abstract: We propose a plain-language
                                                             revision of 50 CFR 20.134 to make it                   Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     State                                                   easier for the public to read and                      Agency Contact: Kevin Adams, Chief,
                                                             understand. The language governing                     Office of Law Enforcement, Department
     Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,                   determination of Expected                              of the Interior, United States Fish and
     Division of Migratory Bird                              Environmental Concentrations (EEC) in                  Wildlife Service, MS–LE–3000, 4401
     Management, Department of the                           terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems                     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     Interior, United States Fish and                        would be altered to make clear the shot                22203
     Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North                  size and number of shot to be used in                  Phone: 703 358–1949
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      calculating the EECs. We also plan to                  Fax: 703 358–1947
     Phone: 703 358–1714                                     add language specifying the pH levels                  Email: kevinladams@fws.gov
     Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov                            to be used in calculating the EEC in                   RIN: 1018–AT69
                                                             water.
     Related RIN: Related to 1018–AG11
                                                             Timetable:
     RIN: 1018–AT60                                                                                                 1665. MOSQUITO AND
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      MOSQUITO–BORNE DISEASE
                                                             NPRM                         10/00/05                  MANAGEMENT
     1662. LISTING OF SIX FOREIGN                                                                                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     BIRDS UNDER THE ENDANGERED                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     SPECIES ACT                                             Required: No                                           Legal Authority: 16 USC 668dd to
                                                                                                                    668ee
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Small Entities Affected: Businesses
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: None
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq.                                                                           Legal Deadline: None
                                                             URL For More Information:
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 migratorybirds.fws.gov                                 Abstract: This draft Service Manual
                                                                                                                    chapter (606 FW 2) provides policy for
     Legal Deadline: None                                    URL For Public Comments:                               refuge managers to apply when
                                                             migratorybirds.fws.gov                                 determining how and when mosquito
     Abstract: We propose to list six foreign
     bird species under the Endangered                       Agency Contact: Dr. George T. Allen,                   populations may be managed on lands
     Species Act.                                            Wildlife Biologist, Department of the                  administered within the National
                                                             Interior, United States Fish and                       Wildlife Refuge System. This draft
     Timetable:                                              Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax                   chapter is based on science and
                                                             Drive, MS 4107, Arlington, VA                          includes a requirement for data-
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             22203–1610                                             gathering both prior to and after
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Phone: 703 358–1825                                    management actions. The draft chapter
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2217                                      also includes a provision for actions
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Email: georgeltlallen@fws.gov                          taken during emergencies. This chapter
     Required: No
                                                                                                                    applies to all units of the Refuge
                                                             RIN: 1018–AT67
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    System where we have jurisdiction over
                                                                                                                    such actions, whether mosquito
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     1664. REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT                         management is performed by the
     Agency Contact: Marie Maltese,                          THE CAPTIVE WILDLIFE SAFETY ACT                        Service or by an outside agency.
     Biologist, Division of Scientific                       Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Timetable:
     Authority, Department of the Interior,                                                                         Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Legal Authority: 18 USC 42
     United States Fish and Wildlife
     Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 14                                Proposed Policy          12/00/05
     Arlington, VA 22203                                     Legal Deadline: Final, Statutory, June                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Phone: 703 358–1708                                     19, 2004.                                              Required: No
     Fax: 703 358–2276                                                                                              Small Entities Affected: No
     Email: marielmaltese@fws.gov                            Abstract: We plan to propose to
                                                             implement the Captive Wildlife Safety                  Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     RIN: 1018–AT62                                          Act (CWSA) by adding subpart K to 50                   Local, State, Tribal


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     Agency Contact: Michael Higgins,                        Abstract: We proposed critical habitat                 Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Mosquito Coordinator, Department of                     for the Coachella Valley milk-vetch,                   Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    which occurs in Southern California.                   Species Program, Department of the
     Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax                    Timetable:                                             Interior, United States Fish and
     Drive, Suite 670, Arlington, VA 22204                                                                          Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Phone: 410 573–4520                                     Action                        Date        FR Cite      Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     RIN: 1018–AT72                                          NPRM                         12/14/04 69 FR 74468      Phone: 703 358–2105
                                                             NPRM Comment                 07/14/04 69 FR 74468      Fax: 703 358–2434
                                                               Period End                                           Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     1666. STRATEGIC GROWTH OF THE                           Public Hearing               01/28/05
     NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE                                                                                       RIN: 1018–AT75
                                                               Request Due Date
     SYSTEM                                                  NPRM Comment                 09/27/05 70 FR 56434
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                     Period Reopened                                      1669. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             Comment Period End           10/27/05                  THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 668dd to
                                                             Final Action                 12/00/05                  PLANTS; SALT CREEK TIGER
     668ee
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        BEETLE CRITICAL HABITAT
     CFR Citation: None                                                                                             DESIGNATION
                                                             Required: Undetermined
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Government Levels Affected:
     Abstract: This Service Manual chapter                   Undetermined                                           Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     (602 FW 5) outlines the process and
     decision points for the consideration of                Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     lands proposed for inclusion in the                     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   Legal Deadline: None
     National Wildlife Refuge System                         Species Program, Department of the
                                                                                                                    Abstract: We will propose to designate
     (System). It explains in detail the                     Interior, United States Fish and
                                                                                                                    critical habitat for the Salt Creek tiger
     various steps in taking a proposal from                 Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                                                                                    beetle, a subspecies endemic to eastern
     the initial idea stage to the Director’s                Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
                                                                                                                    Nebraska saline wetlands and
     decision on whether a Region should                     Phone: 703 358–2105
                                                                                                                    associated streams in the northern third
     proceed with the detailed planning and                  Fax: 703 358–2434
                                                                                                                    of Lancaster County and southern
     public involvement required for a new                   Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    margin of Saunders County in
     national wildlife refuge or major                       RIN: 1018–AT74                                         Nebraska.
     addition to an existing refuge, and
     ultimately, to approval of a new refuge                                                                        Timetable:
     or substantial addition.                                1668. ENDANGERED AND                                   Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Timetable:                                              PLANTS; THREAD–LEAVED                                  NPRM                     12/00/05
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        BRODIAEA CRITICAL HABITAT                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Proposed Policy          12/00/05
                                                             DESIGNATION                                            Required: No
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Priority: Other Significant                            Small Entities Affected: No
     Required: No                                            Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Small Entities Affected: No                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
                                                             Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial,
                                                                                                                    Species Program, Department of the
     Agency Contact: Dirck Byler,                            November 30, 2005.
                                                                                                                    Interior, United States Fish and
     Department of the Interior, United                      Abstract: We proposed critical habitat                 Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     States Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401                  for the Thread-Leaved Brodiaea, a                      Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     North Fairfax Drive, Suite 670,                         plant, which occurs in Southern                        Phone: 703 358–2105
     Arlington, VA 22203                                     California.                                            Fax: 703 358–2434
     Phone: 703 358–2337                                                                                            Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Timetable:
     RIN: 1018–AT73
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Related RIN: Related to 1018–AJ13
                                                             NPRM                         12/08/04 69 FR 71283
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AT79
     1667. ENDANGERED AND
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Public Hearing               01/24/05
                                                               Request Due Date                                     1670. MARINE MAMMALS: PROPOSED
     PLANTS; COACHELLA VALLEY
                                                             NPRM Comment                 02/07/05                  INCIDENTAL TAKE AUTHORIZATION
     MILK–VETCH CRITICAL HABITAT
                                                               Period End                                           DURING SPECIFIED ACTIVITIES
     DESIGNATION
                                                             NPRM Comment                 10/06/05 70 FR 58361
     Priority: Other Significant                               Period Reopened                                      Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Final Action                 12/00/05                  Legal Authority: 16 USC 1361 et seq.
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18
                                                             Required: No                                           Legal Deadline: None
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial,                        Small Entities Affected: No                            Abstract: The Marine Mammal
     November 30, 2005.                                      Government Levels Affected: Federal                    Protection Act authorizes issuance of


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     regulations to allow the incidental                     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                       1673. ENDANGERED AND
     unintentional take of small numbers of                  Endangered Species, Branch of                          THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     marine mammals in activities (other                     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                  PLANTS; DESIGNATING CRITICAL
     than commercial fishing) in specific                    the Interior, United States Fish and                   HABITAT FOR 3 WILLAMETTE
     geographical areas. These proposed                      Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                     SPECIES: WILLAMETTE DAISY,
     regulations would authorize incidental                  North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                     FENDER’S BLUE BUTTERFLY, AND
     take of polar bears and Pacific walrus                  22203                                                  KINCAID’S LUPINE
     in the Beaufort Sea and adjacent                        Phone: 703 358–2061                                    Priority: Other Significant
     northern coast of Alaska during oil and                 Fax: 703 358–1735
     gas industry activities for 5 years.                                                                           Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
                                                             Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                         Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Previous regulations expired on March
     28, 2005.                                               RIN: 1018–AT85                                         CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Timetable:                                                                                                     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        1672. ENDANGERED AND                                   October 15, 2005.
                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Final, Statutory, October 15, 2006.
     NPRM                     10/00/05                                                                              Final, Judicial, October 15, 2006.
     Final Action             09/00/06                       PLANTS; DESIGNATING CRITICAL
                                                             HABITAT FOR ST. ANDREW BEACH                           Abstract: We plan to propose critical
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                habitat for 3 Willamette species
     Required: No                                            MOUSE, PERDIDO KEY BEACH
                                                             MOUSE, AND CHOTAWHATCHEE                               (Willamette Daisy, Fender’s Blue
     Small Entities Affected: No                             BEACH MOUSE                                            Butterfly, and Kincaid’s Lupine) in
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               prairie habitat in the Willamette Valley
                                                             Priority: Other Significant. Major status              of Oregon and Washington.
     Agency Contact: Martin Kodis, Chief,
                                                             under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.                       Timetable:
     Branch of Resource Management
     Support, Division of Habitat and                        Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Resource Conservation, Department of                                                                           NPRM                     10/00/05
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Wildlife Service, 400 ARL SQ, 4401                                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Required: Undetermined
     22203                                                   Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                        Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Phone: 703 358–5496                                     November 15, 2005.                                     Federalism: Undetermined
     Fax: 703 358–1869
     Email: martinlkodis@fws.gov                             Abstract: We plan to propose critical                  Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                                                                                    Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     RIN: 1018–AT82                                          habitat for the St. Andrew beach
                                                                                                                    Species Program, Department of the
                                                             mouse, Perdido Key beach mouse, and
                                                                                                                    Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             Chotawhatchee beach mouse along the
     1671. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                           Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                             coast of the Florida panhandle and                     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Alabama.
     PLANTS; REMOVAL OF THE CUI–UI                                                                                  Phone: 703 358–2105
     FROM THE LIST OF ENDANGERED                             Timetable:                                             Fax: 703 358–2434
     AND THREATENED SPECIES                                                                                         Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          Related RIN: Related to 1018–AE53
                                                             NPRM                         11/00/05                  RIN: 1018–AT91
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             Final Action                 11/00/06
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1674. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             Required: Undetermined                                 THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Abstract: The Service is planning to                                                                           PLANTS; DESIGNATING CRITICAL
     propose to remove the Cui-ui, a fish,                   Government Levels Affected: Federal                    HABITAT FOR THE WILLOWY
     from the List of Endangered and                                                                                MONARDELLA
     Threatened Species based on recovery                    Federalism: Undetermined
     of this species. Threats to the species                                                                        Priority: Other Significant. Major status
                                                             Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.
     have been reduced, and the population
     has rebounded and surpassed recovery                    Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     levels.                                                 Species Program, Department of the
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             Interior, United States Fish and
     Timetable:                                              Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                 CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,
     NPRM                     02/00/06                       Phone: 703 358–2105                                    October 30, 2005.
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Final, Statutory, October 30, 2006.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Final, Judicial, October 30, 2006.
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Required: No
                                                                                                                    Abstract: We plan to propose critical
     Small Entities Affected: No                             RIN: 1018–AT90                                         habitat for the Willowy monardella, a
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               plant in Southern California.


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     Timetable:                                              Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         harvest limits, methods, and means for
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Related RIN: Related to 1018–AF98                      the subsistence taking of wildlife
                                                                                                                    during the 2006-07 regulatory year.
     NPRM                     11/00/05                       RIN: 1018–AT93                                         This rulemaking is necessary because
     Final Action             11/00/06                                                                              subpart D is subject to an annual
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         1676. PROTECTION OF BALD EAGLES                        review cycle.
     Required: Undetermined                                  AND DEFINITION                                         Timetable:
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     Priority: Other Significant                            Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Federalism: Undetermined                                Legal Authority: 16 USC 668a                           NPRM                     08/11/05 70 FR 46795
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        CFR Citation: 50 CFR 22.3                              Public Meetings 9/20     09/20/05 70 FR 46795
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                     through 10/21/2005
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
                                                                                                                    NPRM Comment             10/21/05
     Species Program, Department of the                      Abstract: This proposed rule would                       Period End
     Interior, United States Fish and                        establish a regulatory definition of                   Final Action             06/00/06
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  ‘‘disturb.’’ The Bald and Golden Eagle
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      Protection Act prohibits take of eagle.                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     Take is defined by the Act to include                  Required: No
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       ‘‘disturb.’’ This rule is necessary in the             Small Entities Affected: No
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          event the bald eagle is removed from                   Government Levels Affected: Federal
     RIN: 1018–AT92                                          the list of threatened species under the
                                                             Endangered Species Act. The BGEPA                      Agency Contact: William W. Knauer,
                                                             will become the primary law protecting                 Office of Subsistence Management,
     1675. ENDANGERED AND                                    bald eagles.                                           Department of the Interior, United
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                                                                        States Fish and Wildlife Service, 3601
                                                             Timetable:                                             C Street, Suite 1030, Anchorage, AK
     PLANTS; DESIGNATING CRITICAL
     HABITAT FOR THE ALAMEDA                                 Action                        Date        FR Cite      99503
     WHIPSNAKE                                               NPRM                         12/00/05                  Phone: 907 786–3873
                                                                                                                    Fax: 907 786–3898
     Priority: Other Significant. Major status               Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Email: billlknauer@fws.gov
     under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.                        Required: No
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AT98
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Small Entities Affected: No
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Government Levels Affected: Federal,
                                                             Local, State, Tribal                                   1678. SUBSISTENCE MANAGEMENT
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                                                                        REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC LANDS
                                                             URL For More Information:                              IN ALASKA, SUBPART C—
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         migratorybirds.fws.gov
     October 1, 2005.                                                                                               NONRURAL DETERMINATIONS
     Final, Statutory, October 1, 2006.                      Agency Contact: Eliza Savage,                          Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     Final, Judicial, October 1, 2006.                       Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                  Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Previous critical habitat, established                  Interior, United States Fish and                       undetermined.
     10/03/2000 (65 FR 58933; 1018-AF98),                    Wildlife Service, Rm. 4000, 4501 North
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Legal Authority: 16 USC 3124
     is remanded by court.
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2329                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 100; 36 CFR 242
     Abstract: We plan to propose critical                   Email: elizalsavage@fws.gov
     habitat for the Alameda whipsnake, a                                                                           Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Related RIN: Previously reported as
     snake in central California.                                                                                   Abstract: This proposed rule will
                                                             1018–AH74, Related to 1018–AF21
     Timetable:                                                                                                     revise the rural/nonrural
                                                             RIN: 1018–AT94                                         determinations based on 2000 Federal
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               census data. This review/revision is
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       1677. SUBSISTENCE MANAGEMENT                           called for in 50 CFR 100.15 and 36 CFR
     Final Action             10/00/06                       REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC LANDS                           242.15.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         IN ALASKA, SUBPART C AND                               Timetable:
     Required: Undetermined                                  SUBPART D; 2006–2007
                                                             SUBSISTENCE TAKING OF WILDLIFE                         Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     REGULATIONS                                            NPRM                     08/00/06
     Federalism: Undetermined                                Priority: Routine and Frequent. Major                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        status under 5 USC 801 is                              Required: No
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    undetermined.
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     Species Program, Department of the                      Legal Authority: 16 USC 3124
     Interior, United States Fish and                                                                               Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 100; 36 CFR 242
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                                                                         Agency Contact: William W. Knauer,
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      Legal Deadline: None                                   Office of Subsistence Management,
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     Abstract: This proposed rule will                      Department of the Interior, United
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       revise the regulations for seasons,                    States Fish and Wildlife Service, 3601


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     DOI—FWS                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     C Street, Suite 1030, Anchorage, AK                     under a conservation easement among                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     99503                                                   the United States, the State of Alaska,                Required: No
     Phone: 907 786–3873                                     and Koniag Inc. to permit public use
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     Fax: 907 786–3898                                       of private lands within the boundaries
     Email: billlknauer@fws.gov                              of Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge                     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Alaska. The conservation easement
     RIN: 1018–AT99                                                                                                 Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
                                                             furthers the missions of the Service and
                                                             the National Wildlife Refuge System                    Endangered Species, Branch of
     1679. ENDANGERED AND                                    and the purposes of Kodiak National                    Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Wildlife Refuge. The easement lands                    the Interior, United States Fish and
     PLANTS; ESTABLISHMENT OF A                              affected by this rule are along Karluk                 Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     NONESSENTIAL EXPERIMENTAL                               River and Karluk Lake on Kodiak                        North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     POPULATION FOR 16 FRESHWATER                            Island, Alaska. This rule will apply as                22203
     MUSSELS, 1 FRESHWATER SNAIL,                            long as the conservation easement is in                Phone: 703 358–2061
     AND 5 FISHES IN TENNESSEE                               place. Without this rule, the Service                  Fax: 703 358–1735
                                                             would fail to perform an obligation and                Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Koniag, Inc. would have the right to                   RIN: 1018–AU11
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     terminate the conservation easement.
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Timetable:                                             1682. SUBSISTENCE MANAGEMENT
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC LANDS
                                                                                                                    IN ALASKA, SUBPART C AND
     Abstract: The Service is planning to                    NPRM                         09/30/05 70 FR 57242      SUBPART D: 2007–2008
     establish a nonessential experimental                   NPRM Comment                 10/31/05                  SUBSISTENCE TAKING OF WILDLIFE
     population for 16 freshwater mussels,                    Period End
                                                                                                                    REGULATIONS
     1 freshwater snail, and 5 fishes in the
     Lower French Broad River and in the                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    Priority: Routine and Frequent. Major
     Lower Holston River, Tennessee.                         Required: No
                                                                                                                    status under 5 USC 801 is
     Timetable:                                              Small Entities Affected: No                            undetermined.
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Government Levels Affected: None                       Legal Authority: 16 USC 3124
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Agency Contact: Abbey Kucera,                          CFR Citation: 36 CFR 242; 50 CFR 100
                                                             Natural Resource Specialist,
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Department of the Interior, United
     Required: No
                                                             States Fish and Wildlife Service,                      Abstract: We will revise the regulations
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, 1390                  for seasons, harvest limits, methods,
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Buskin River Road, Kodiak, AK 99615                    and means related to the taking of
                                                             Phone: 907 487–2600                                    wildlife for subsistence uses during the
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                        Fax: 907 487–2144                                      2007-08 regulatory year. This
     Endangered Species, Branch of                           Email: abbeylkucera@fws.gov                            rulemaking is necessary because
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                                                                          Subpart D is subject to an annual
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    RIN: 1018–AU08
                                                                                                                    review.
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                                                                             Timetable:
                                                             1681. ENDANGERED AND
     22203                                                   THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                     PLANTS; 4(D) RULE FOR THE                              NPRM                     08/00/06
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                       PACIFIC COAST DISTINCT                                 Final Action             06/00/07
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                          POPULATION SEGMENT OF THE
     RIN: 1018–AU01                                          WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER                                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    Required: No
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     1680. KODIAK NATIONAL WILDLIFE                                                                                 Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     REFUGE PERMIT REQUIREMENT FOR                                                                                  Government Levels Affected: Federal
     CONSERVATION EASEMENT LANDS                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: William W. Knauer,
     Priority: Info./Admin./Other                            Legal Deadline: None                                   Office of Subsistence Management,
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 668dd to                        Abstract: The Service plans to propose                 Department of the Interior, United
     668ee; 16 USC 460k to 460k–4; 16 USC                    a special rule for the Pacific Coast                   States Fish and Wildlife Service, 3601
     668aa–33                                                population of the western snowy plover                 C Street, Suite 1030, Anchorage, AK
                                                             under section 4(d) of the Act.                         99503
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 36.39(j)                                                                                  Phone: 907 786–3873
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Timetable:                                             Fax: 907 786–3898
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Email: billlknauer@fws.gov
     Abstract: We proposed this rule to
     comply with our commitments made                        NPRM                         12/00/05                  RIN: 1018–AU15


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     1683. NEGOTIATION OF ANNUAL                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     FUNDING AGREEMENTS WITH                                 Abstract: We propose to correct an                     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     TRIBES (MANUAL CHAPTER)                                 error in the original listing of grizzly               Species Program, Department of the
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                  bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) under the               Interior, United States Fish and
     Major status under 5 USC 801 is                         ESA. The historical range included                     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     undetermined.                                           areas outside the species’ range.                      Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
                                                                                                                    Phone: 703 358–2105
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 668dd to                        Timetable:                                             Fax: 703 358–2434
     668ee; 16 USC 742a to 742j; 16 USC                                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     661 to 666c; PL 93–638; PL 103–413;
     PL 105–270; The Native American                         NPRM                         06/00/06                  Related RIN: Related to 1018–AI44
     Policy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Service of June 28, 1994 (Native                                                                               RIN: 1018–AU21
                                                             Required: No
     American Policy); 25 CFR 1000
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            1686. ENDANGERED AND
     CFR Citation: None
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Government Levels Affected: None                       THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                             URL For More Information:                              PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
     Abstract: This service manual chapter                                                                          HABITAT FOR THE CALIFORNIA
     (512 FW 5) establishes policy that                      endangered.fws.gov
                                                                                                                    TIGER SALAMANDER, SONOMA
     refuge and hatchery managers (project                   Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                       COUNTY POPULATION
     leaders), and other Fish and Wildlife                   Endangered Species, Branch of
     Service employees will apply when                       Recovery and Delisting, Department of                  Priority: Other Significant. Major status
     reviewing and responding to a request                   the Interior, United States Fish and                   under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.
     from a self-governance Indian tribe or                  Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     consortium of tribes to negotiate an                                                                           Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
                                                             North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     annual funding agreement (AFA) under                    22203                                                  Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq
     the provisions of title IV of the Indian                Phone: 703 358–2061
     Self-Determination and Education                        Fax: 703 358–1735                                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Assistance Act. This chapter also                       Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     provides general guidance that a project                                                                       Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial, July
                                                             RIN: 1018–AU17                                         15, 2005.
     leader should consider when reviewing
     a request for an AFA.                                                                                          Final, Judicial, December 1, 2005.
     Timetable:                                              1685. SPECIAL RULE FOR THE                             Abstract: The Service will designate
                                                             SOUTHWEST ALASKA DISTINCT                              critical habitat for the Sonoma County
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        POPULATION SEGMENT OF THE                              population of California tiger
     Proposed Policy          01/00/06                       NORTHERN SEA OTTER (ENHYDRA                            salamander (Ambystoma californiense)
                                                             LUTRIS KENYONI)                                        under the Endangered Species Act of
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  1973, as amended. The critical habitat
                                                                                                                    is located in Sonoma County,
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533
                                                                                                                    California.
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Tribal                                                                                                         Timetable:
                                                             Legal Deadline: NPRM, Statutory, April
     Agency Contact: Dave Walker, Refuge                     2005.                                                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Policy Liaison, Department of the                                                                              NPRM                     08/02/05 70 FR 44301
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Abstract: The special rule would allow
                                                             for the non-commercial export as well                  Public Hearing           09/08/05
     Wildlife Service, Mail Stop 670, 4401                                                                          NPRM Comment             10/03/05
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      as (re-) import of authentic native
                                                             articles of handicraft and clothing that                 Period End
     22203                                                                                                          Final Action             12/00/05
     Phone: 703 358–2310                                     were derived from sea otters legally
     Fax: 703 358–2248                                       taken from the listed population for                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Email: davelwalker@fws.gov                              subsistence purposes by Alaskan                        Required: Undetermined
                                                             Natives in accordance with the Act.
     RIN: 1018–AU16                                                                                                 Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                             Timetable:
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     1684. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                           Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 NPRM                         08/09/05 70 FR 46388
                                                                                                                    Species Program, Department of the
     PLANTS; PROPOSED CORRECTION                             NPRM Comment                 10/11/05 70 FR 46388
                                                               Period End
                                                                                                                    Interior, United States Fish and
     TO THE GRIZZLY BEAR ENTRY IN                                                                                   Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     THE LIST OF ENDANGERED AND                              Final Action                 04/00/06
                                                                                                                    Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     THREATENED WILDLIFE                                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Phone: 703 358–2105
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Required: No                                           Fax: 703 358–2434
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531                            Small Entities Affected: No                            Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Government Levels Affected: None                       RIN: 1018–AU23


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     1687. ∑ ENDANGERED AND                                  Timetable:                                             1690. ∑ DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    HABITAT FOR YADEON’S PIPERIA
     PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL                                                                                Priority: Other Significant
     HABITAT FOR THE SOUTHERN                                NPRM                         09/14/05 70 FR 54335
     CALIFORNIA DISTINCT VERTEBRATE                          Due date for Public          10/31/05 70 FR 54335      Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     POPULATION SEGMENT OF THE                                 Hearing Requests                                     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq
     MOUNTAIN YELLOW–LEGGED FROG                             NPRM Comment                 11/14/05
                                                               Period End                                           CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     (RANA MUSCOSA)
                                                             Final Action                 09/00/06                  Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    December 1, 2005.
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1533 et seq.                                                                        Final, Judicial, December 1, 2006.
                                                             Required: Undetermined
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                                                                        Abstract: We plan to propose to
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal                    designate Critical Habitat for Yadeon’s
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,
     September 1, 2005.                                      Federalism: Undetermined                               piperia, a plant in the Monterey region
                                                             Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       of central California.
     Abstract: We are proposing to
     designate critical habitat for the                      Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   Timetable:
     southern California distinct population                 Species Program, Department of the                     Action                    Date      FR Cite
     segment of the mountain yellow-legged                   Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                 NPRM                     12/00/05
     frog in the mountains of southern
     California.                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2105                                    Required: Undetermined
     Timetable:
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    Federalism: Undetermined
     NPRM                     09/13/05 70 FR 54105           RIN: 1018–AU32
     Due Date for Requests    10/28/05 70 FR 54105                                                                  Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
       for Public Hearings                                                                                          Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     NPRM Comment             11/14/05                       1689. ∑ ENDANGERED AND                                 Species Program, Department of the
       Period End                                            THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Interior, United States Fish and
     Final Action             09/00/06                       PLANTS; CRITICAL HABITAT FOR                           Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         THE SPIKEDACE AND                                      Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     Required: Undetermined                                  LOACHMINNOW                                            Phone: 703 358–2105
                                                                                                                    Fax: 703 358–2434
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     Priority: Other Significant                            Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Federalism: Undetermined                                Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        RIN: 1018–AU34
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                1691. ∑ ENDANGERED AND
     Species Program, Department of the                                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Legal Deadline: None
                                                                                                                    PLANTS; LISTING GUNNISON’S SAGE
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  Abstract: We plan to propose to                        GROUSE
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      designate critical habitat for the
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                                                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             spikedace and loachminnow, fish that
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       are endemic to the upper Gila River                    Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          basin of Arizona and New Mexico.                       Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.
     RIN: 1018–AU30                                                                                                 CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Timetable:
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Legal Deadline: None
     1688. ∑ DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
     HABITAT FOR ROTA BRIDLED                                NPRM                         11/00/05                  Abstract: We plan to propose to list
     WHITE–EYE                                                                                                      Gunnison’s sage grouse, a pheasant-like
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        bird in western Colorado, under the
     Priority: Other Significant                             Required: Undetermined                                 Endangered Species Act.
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Government Levels Affected: Federal                    Timetable:
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Federalism: Undetermined                               Action                    Date      FR Cite
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       NPRM                     03/00/06
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   Final Action             03/00/07
     September 7, 2005, settlement                           Species Program, Department of the
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     agreement.                                              Interior, United States Fish and
                                                                                                                    Required: Undetermined
     Abstract: We will propose designation                   Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Government Levels Affected:
     of critical habitat for the Rota bridled                                                                       Undetermined
     white-eye, an endangered species                        Phone: 703 358–2105
     endemic to the island of Rota, U.S.                     Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Federalism: Undetermined
     Commonwealth of the Northern                            Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Mariana Islands.                                        RIN: 1018–AU33                                         Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered


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     Species Program, Department of the                      Legal Deadline: None                                   1695. ∑ CITES APPENDIX–III LISTING
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Abstract: We plan to propose to revise                 OF GALAX (GALAX URCEOLATA)
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  our civil procedure regulations to make                Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      them easier to understand, through use
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                                                                            Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             of simpler language and more clearly
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       explained procedures.                                  CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                                                                                 Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Timetable:
     RIN: 1018–AU35                                                                                                 Abstract: We plan to propose to list
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    the native plant species galax (Galax
                                                             NPRM                         02/00/06                  urceolata) in Appendix III of the
     1692. ∑ ENDANGERED AND
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Convention on International Trade in
     PLANTS; DETERMINATION OF                                Required: No                                           Endangered Species of Wild fauna and
     CRITICAL HABITAT FOR THE                                Small Entities Affected: No                            Flora (CITES).
     NORTHERN SPOTTED OWL                                                                                           Timetable:
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Agency Contact: Kevin Adams, Chief,
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Office of Law Enforcement, Department                  NPRM                     12/00/05
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1361 to 1407;                   of the Interior, United States Fish and
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     16 USC 1531 to 1544; 16 USC 4201                        Wildlife Service, MS–LE–3000, 4401
                                                                                                                    Required: No
     to 4245                                                 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
                                                             22203                                                  Small Entities Affected: No
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Phone: 703 358–1949                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         Fax: 703 358–1947                                      State, Tribal
     December 15, 2005.                                      Email: kevinladams@fws.gov
     Final, Judicial, December 15, 2006.                                                                            Agency Contact: Pat Ford, Biologist,
                                                             RIN: 1018–AU38                                         Division of Scientific Authority,
     Abstract: The Service plans to review                                                                          Department of the Interior, United
     designated critical habitat for the                     1694. ∑ MIGRATORY BIRD                                 States Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401
     Northern spotted owl (Strix                             SUBSISTENCE HARVEST IN ALASKA;                         North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     occidentalis caurina), a subspecies                     PROPOSED SPRING/SUMMER                                 22203
     federally listed as threatened under the                SUBSISTENCE ANNUAL HARVEST                             Phone: 703 358–1708
     Endangered Species Act, as amended.                     REGULATIONS FOR MIGRATORY                              Email: patlford@fws.gov
     This critical habitat is located on                     BIRDS IN ALASKA DURING THE 2006
     Federal land in CA, OR, and WA.                                                                                RIN: 1018–AU40
                                                             SUBSISTENCE SEASON
     Timetable:                                              Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  1696. ∑ MARINE MAMMALS:
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712                     INCIDENTAL TAKE DURING
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       CFR Citation: 50 CFR 92                                SPECIFIED ACTIVITIES
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Legal Deadline: None                                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Required: Undetermined                                                                                         Legal Authority: 16 USC 1361 et seq
                                                             Abstract: This action establishes
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                    annual spring/summer migratory bird                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18
     Local, State                                            subsistence harvest regulations in
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Federalism: Undetermined                                Alaska for the 2006 subsistence season.
                                                                                                                    Abstract: The Marine Mammal
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Protection Act authorizes issuance of
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      regulations to allow the incidental
     Species Program, Department of the                                                                             unintentional take of small numbers of
                                                             NPRM                         09/22/05 70 FR 55691
     Interior, United States Fish and                                                                               marine mammals in activities (other
                                                             NPRM Comment                 11/21/05
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                    Period End                                           than commercial fishing) in specific
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      Final Action                 01/00/06                  geographical areas. These regulations
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                                                                            would authorize incidental take of
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        polar bears and Pacific walrus in the
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          Required: No                                           Bering Sea and adjacent coast of Alaska
     RIN: 1018–AU37                                          Small Entities Affected: No                            during oil and gas industry activities
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       for 5 years.
     1693. ∑ CIVIL PROCEDURES                                Agency Contact: Fred Armstrong,                        Timetable:
                                                             Department of the Interior, United                     Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   States Fish and Wildlife Service, 10011
     Legal Authority: 18 U.S.C. 42–44; 16                    E. Tudor Rd., MS 201, Anchorage, AK                    NPRM                     03/00/06
     U.S.C. 3371 et seq.; 16 U.S.C. 668(a);                  99503                                                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     16 U.S.C. 1540(f); 16 U.S.C. 1382                       Phone: 907 786–3887                                    Required: No
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 11                                 RIN: 1018–AU39                                         Small Entities Affected: No


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     Government Levels Affected: None                        MBSP–4107, 4401 North Fairfax Dr,                      Timetable:
     Agency Contact: Martin Kodis, Chief,                    Arlington, VA 22203                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Branch of Resource Management                           Phone: 703 358–1714
                                                             Email: ronaldlkokel@fws.gov                            NPRM                     04/00/06
     Support, Division of Habitat and
     Resource Conservation, Department of                    RIN: 1018–AU42                                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     the Interior, United States Fish and                                                                           Required: Undetermined
     Wildlife Service, 400 ARL SQ, 4401                                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      1698. ∑ RE–EVALUATION OF FINAL
     22203                                                   LISTING DETERMINATION FOR                              Federalism: Undetermined
     Phone: 703 358–5496                                     QUEEN CHARLOTTE GOSHAWK                                Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Fax: 703 358–1869                                       Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     Email: martinlkodis@fws.gov                                                                                    Species Program, Department of the
                                                             Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Interior, United States Fish and
     RIN: 1018–AU41
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                    Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                                                                                    Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     1697. ∑ MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;                         CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                                                                                    Phone: 703 358–2105
     2006–2007 MIGRATORY GAME BIRD                           Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial, July                  Fax: 703 358–2434
     HUNTING REGULATIONS                                     2006.                                                  Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Priority: Economically Significant.                     Abstract: Pursuant to a court order, we                RIN: 1018–AU44
     Major under 5 USC 801.                                  will re-evaluate our final listing
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712;                     determination for the Queen Charlotte
                                                                                                                    1700. ∑ CRITICAL HABITAT
     16 USC 742(a) to 742(j)                                 Goshawk, a bird, found in southeast
                                                                                                                    DESIGNATION FOR HOLMGREN AND
                                                             Alaska and British Columbia, Canada.
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20                                                                                        SHIVWITS MILK VETCHES
                                                             Timetable:
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Abstract: We plan to propose to                                                                                Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     establish annual hunting regulations for                NPRM                         07/00/06
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq
     certain migratory game birds for the                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     2006-07 hunting season. We annually                                                                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Required: No
     prescribe outside limits (frameworks),                                                                         Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial, March
     within which States may select hunting                  Small Entities Affected: No                            17, 2006.
     seasons. We also request proposals                      Government Levels Affected:                            Final, Judicial, March 17, 2007.
     from Indian tribes that wish to establish               Undetermined                                           Abstract: We plan to propose to
     special migratory bird hunting
                                                             Federalism: Undetermined                               designate critical habitat for the
     regulations on Federal Indian
                                                                                                                    Holmgren and Shivwits milk vetches.
     reservations and ceded lands. Migratory                 Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     game bird hunting seasons provide                       Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   Timetable:
     hunting opportunities for recreation                    Species Program, Department of the                     Action                    Date      FR Cite
     and sustenance; aid Federal, State, and                 Interior, United States Fish and
     tribal governments in the management                                                                           NPRM                     03/00/06
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     of migratory game birds; and permit                     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     harvests at levels compatible with                      Phone: 703 358–2105                                    Required: Undetermined
     migratory bird population status and                    Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Government Levels Affected: Federal
     habitat conditions.                                     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    Federalism: Undetermined
     Timetable:                                              RIN: 1018–AU43
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     NPRM                     04/00/06                       1699. ∑ CRITICAL HABITAT                               Species Program, Department of the
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         DESIGNATION FOR SUISUN THISTLE                         Interior, United States Fish and
     Required: No                                            AND SOFT BIRDS BEAK                                    Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                             Priority: Other Significant                            Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     Small Entities Affected: Businesses                                                                            Phone: 703 358–2105
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                    Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Fax: 703 358–2434
     State, Tribal                                           Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                    Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Energy Effects: Statement of Energy                     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                RIN: 1018–AU45
     Effects planned as required by
     Executive Order 13211.                                  Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial, April
                                                             1, 2006.                                               1701. ∑ CRITICAL HABITAT
     Agency Contact: Ronald Kokel,                                                                                  DESIGNATION FOR ALABAMA BEACH
                                                             Final, Judicial, April 1, 2007.
     Wildlife Biologist, Division of                                                                                MOUSE
     Migratory Bird Management,                              Abstract: We plan to propose critical
     Department of the Interior, United                      habitat designation for Suisun thistle                 Priority: Other Significant
     States Fish and Wildlife Service, MS                    and soft birds beak, two plants.                       Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined


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     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                 Endangered and Threatened Plants, and
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     also to designate critical habitat for the
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2105                                    species.
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         Fax: 703 358–2434
     January 18, 2006.                                                                                              Timetable:
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Final, Judicial, January 18, 2007.                                                                             Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             RIN: 1018–AU47
     Abstract: We plan to propose to                                                                                NPRM                     12/00/05
     designate critical habitat for the                                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Alabama Beach Mouse along the coast                     1703. ∑ REVISION OF CRITICAL
                                                             HABITAT DESIGNATION FOR THE                            Required: Undetermined
     of Alabama.
                                                             WINTERING PIPING PLOVER                                Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Timetable:
                                                             Priority: Other Significant                            Federalism: Undetermined
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     NPRM                     01/00/06
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                    Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Species Program, Department of the
     Required: Undetermined                                  CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                        Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                             December 13, 2005.                                     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     Federalism: Undetermined                                Final, Judicial, December 13, 2006.                    Phone: 703 358–2105
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                                                                               Fax: 703 358–2434
                                                             Abstract: We plan to propose to revise                 Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    currently designated critical habitat for
     Species Program, Department of the                      the Wintering Piping Plover in the                     RIN: 1018–AU49
     Interior, United States Fish and                        coastal areas of North Carolina.
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      Timetable:                                             1705. ∑ CRITICAL HABITAT
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    DESIGNATION FOR THE LAGUNA
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                                                                              MOUNTAINS SKIPPER
                                                             NPRM                         12/00/05
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                                                                                 Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     RIN: 1018–AU46                                                                                                 Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
                                                             Required: Undetermined
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq
     1702. ∑ REVISION OF CRITICAL                                                                                   CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     HABITAT DESIGNATION FOR THE                             Federalism: Undetermined
     KOOTENAI RIVER WHITE STURGEON                           Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,
                                                             Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   November 15, 2005.
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    Final, Judicial, November 15, 2006.
                                                             Species Program, Department of the
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Interior, United States Fish and                       Abstract: We plan to propose to
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                 designate critical habitat for the Laguna
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Mountains Skipper, a butterfly that
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Phone: 703 358–2105                                    lives in the mountains of southern
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         Fax: 703 358–2434                                      California.
     December 15, 2005.                                      Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    Timetable:
     Final, Judicial, December 15, 2006.                     RIN: 1018–AU48
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Abstract: We plan to propose to revise
     the currently designated critical habitat                                                                      NPRM                     11/00/05
                                                             1704. ∑ ADDING GRAHAM’S
     for the Kootenai River White Sturgeon                                                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             PENSTEMON TO THE LIST OF
     in Idaho.                                                                                                      Required: Undetermined
                                                             ENDANGERED AND THREATENED
     Timetable:                                              PLANTS, WITH DESIGNATION OF                            Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             CRITICAL HABITAT
                                                                                                                    Federalism: Undetermined
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Priority: Other Significant
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     Required: Undetermined                                  Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                    Species Program, Department of the
                                                                                                                    Interior, United States Fish and
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Federalism: Undetermined                                Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                        Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
                                                             December 9, 2005.                                      Phone: 703 358–2105
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             Final, Judicial, December 9, 2006.                     Fax: 703 358–2434
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
                                                                                                                    Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Species Program, Department of the                      Abstract: We plan to propose to add
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Graham’s Penstemon to the List of                      RIN: 1018–AU50


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     1706. ∑ CRITICAL HABITAT                                Federalism: Undetermined                               population segment (DPS) of the gray
     DESIGNATION FOR BRAUNTON’S                              Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       wolf and remove the DPS from the List
     MILK–VETCH AND LYON’S                                   Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   of Endangered and Threatened Species.
     PENCHAETA                                               Species Program, Department of the                     Timetable:
     Priority: Other Significant                             Interior, United States Fish and                       Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     NPRM                     12/00/05
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                     Phone: 703 358–2105                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Required: Undetermined
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                                                                                Government Levels Affected:
     November 1, 2005.                                       RIN: 1018–AU52                                         Undetermined
     Final, Judicial, November 1, 2006.
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     Abstract: We plan to propose to                         1708. ∑ REMOVAL OF THE WESTERN                         Endangered Species, Branch of
     designate critical habitat for Braunton’s               DISTINCT POPULATION SEGMENT OF                         Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     milk-vetch and Lyon’s penchaeta, two                    THE GRAY WOLF FROM THE LIST OF                         the Interior, United States Fish and
     plants.                                                 ENDANGERED AND THREATENED                              Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     Timetable:                                              SPECIES                                                North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  22203
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Phone: 703 358–2061
     NPRM                     11/00/05
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Fax: 703 358–1735
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: Undetermined                                  Legal Deadline: None                                   RIN: 1018–AU54
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     Abstract: The Service proposes to
                                                             establish a western distinct population                1710. ∑ ENDANGERED AND
     Federalism: Undetermined
                                                             segment (DPS) of the gray wolf and                     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        remove the DPS from the List of                        PLANTS: 5–YEAR REVIEW OF
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    Endangered and Threatened Species.                     FOREIGN SPECIES
     Species Program, Department of the
                                                             Timetable:                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Interior, United States Fish and
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  Action                        Date        FR Cite      Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      NPRM                         12/00/05
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                                                                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Legal Deadline: NPRM, Statutory, ESA
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          Required: Undetermined                                 requirement.
     RIN: 1018–AU51                                          Government Levels Affected:                            ESA requires review of listings every
                                                             Undetermined                                           5 years.
                                                             Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                       Abstract: We will review the current
     1707. ∑ CRITICAL HABITAT                                Endangered Species, Branch of                          list of foreign species to solicit
     DESIGNATION FOR THE CANADA                              Recovery and Delisting, Department of                  information on their current status and
     LYNX                                                    the Interior, United States Fish and                   determine if any should be reclassified
     Priority: Other Significant. Major status               Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                     or delisted. Psittacine birds have been
     under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.                        North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                     reviewed separately. Other taxonomic
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         22203                                                  groups may be dealt with separately as
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2061                                    the review proceeds.
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq                     Fax: 703 358–1735                                      Timetable:
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         RIN: 1018–AU53
     November 1, 2005.                                                                                              NPRM                     12/00/05
     Final, Judicial, November 1, 2006.                                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             1709. ∑ REMOVAL OF THE GREAT
     Abstract: We plan to propose to                         LAKES DISTINCT POPULATION                              Required: No
     designate critical habitat for the Canada               SEGMENT OF THE GRAY WOLF                               Small Entities Affected: No
     Lynx in the States of Washington,                       FROM THE LIST OF ENDANGERED
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     Idaho, Montana, Minnesota, and Maine.                   AND THREATENED SPECIES
     Timetable:                                                                                                     Agency Contact: Marie Maltese,
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                                                                                    Biologist, Division of Scientific
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Authority, Department of the Interior,
     NPRM                     11/00/05                       CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                United States Fish and Wildlife
                                                                                                                    Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Legal Deadline: None                                   Arlington, VA 22203
     Required: Undetermined                                  Abstract: The Service proposes to                      Phone: 703 358–1708
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     establish a Great Lakes distinct                       Fax: 703 358–2276


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     Email: marielmaltese@fws.gov
     Related RIN: Related to 1018–AG63
     RIN: 1018–AU55


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

     1711. ENDANGERED AND                                    Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. If                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 adopted, exports of the species would
     PLANTS; TIBETAN ANTELOPE                                require CITES documentation from the                   Hearing request due      09/23/02 67 FR 51947
                                                             Service to ensure that foreign countries                 date
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          NPRM Comment             10/08/02
                                                             accept the shipments. This action is
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                                                                              Period End
                                                             necessary to monitor the impact of
                                                             trade on the species in an effort to                   NPRM Comment             08/31/05 70 FR 51732
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                                                                                      Period Reopened
     Legal Deadline: None                                    maintain healthy populations.
                                                                                                                    Public Meeting           09/13/05
     Abstract: Based on comments received,                   Timetable:                                             Public Meeting           09/14/05
     we may finalize a rule to list the                      Action                        Date        FR Cite      Public Meeting           09/15/05
     Tibetan antelope (Pantholops                                                                                   Second NPRM              09/30/05
                                                             NPRM                         01/26/00 65 FR 4217
     hodgsonii) as endangered under the                                                                               Comment Period
                                                             NPRM Comment                 03/13/00 65 FR 4217         End
     Endangered Species Act.                                   Period End
                                                                                                                    Final Action             10/00/05
     Timetable:                                              Final Action                 10/00/05
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Required: No                                           Required: Undetermined
     Notice                   04/25/00 65 FR 24171
     NPRM Comment             06/26/00                       Small Entities Affected: No                            Government Levels Affected: Federal
       Period End
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     NPRM                     10/06/03 68 FR 57646                                                                  Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Hearing requests due     11/20/03 68 FR 57646           Agency Contact: Marie Maltese,                         Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     NPRM Comment             01/05/04                       Biologist, Division of Scientific                      Species Program, Department of the
       Period End                                            Authority, Department of the Interior,                 Interior, United States Fish and
     Final Action             10/00/05                       United States Fish and Wildlife                        Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     Required: No                                            Arlington, VA 22203                                    Phone: 703 358–2105
                                                             Phone: 703 358–1708                                    Fax: 703 358–2434
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Fax: 703 358–2276                                      Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Email: marielmaltese@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AG16
     Agency Contact: Dr. Michael D.                          RIN: 1018–AF69
     Kreger, Wildlife Biologist, Division of
     Scientific Authority, Department of the                                                                        1714. NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
                                                             1713. ENDANGERED AND
     Interior, United States Fish and                                                                               SYSTEM; APPROPRIATE REFUGE
                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Wildlife Service, Room 750, 4401 North                                                                         USES
                                                             PLANTS; DETERMINATION OF
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
                                                             ENDANGERED STATUS AND                                  Priority: Other Significant
     Phone: 703 358–1708
                                                             DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL HABITAT
     Fax: 703 358–2276
                                                             FOR THE GILA CHUB                                      Legal Authority: 16 USC 668(dd) to
     Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov
                                                             Priority: Other Significant                            668(ee)
     RIN: 1018–AF49
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    CFR Citation: None
     1712. U.S. PROPOSALS FOR CITES                          CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Legal Deadline: None
     APPENDIX III; CERTAIN TURTLE                            Legal Deadline: None
     SPECIES                                                                                                        Abstract: This policy (FWS Manual)
                                                             Abstract: We are finalizing endangered                 provides a procedure for determining
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   status and the designation of critical                 whether uses other than the six priority
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     habitat for the Gila chub, a fish, in the              wildlife-dependent recreational uses
                                                             Gila River Basin of Arizona,                           (hunting, fishing, wildlife observation
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23
                                                             southwestern New Mexico, and Sonora,                   and photography, and environmental
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Mexico.                                                education and interpretation) are
     Abstract: This action would add                         Timetable:                                             appropriate on refuges. This policy
     certain native turtle species to                                                                               establishes a process for deciding when
     Appendix III of the Convention on                       Action                        Date        FR Cite      it is appropriate to allow nonpriority
     International Trade in Endangered                       NPRM                         08/09/02 67 FR 51947      uses.


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     Timetable:                                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1717. IMPORTATION OF EXOTIC WILD
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Required: No                                           BIRDS INTO THE UNITED STATES;
                                                                                                                    ADDING BLUE–FRONTED AMAZON
     Proposed Policy          01/16/01 66 FR 3673            Small Entities Affected: No                            PARROTS FROM ARGENTINA’S
       (under 1018–AG18)                                                                                            APPROVED SUSTAINABLE USE
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     Comment Period           03/15/01 66 FR 15136                                                                  MANAGEMENT PLAN TO THE
       Extended                                              Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                       APPROVED LIST OF NON–CAPTIVE
     Comment Period           05/15/01 66 FR 26879           Endangered Species, Branch of                          BRED SPECIES
       Reopened                                              Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     Comment Period           06/21/01 66 FR 33268           the Interior, United States Fish and                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
       Reopened                                              Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                     Legal Authority: 16 USC 4901 to 4916
     Final Action             12/00/05                       North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
                                                             22203                                                  CFR Citation: 50 CFR 15
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Phone: 703 358–2061                                    Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Fax: 703 358–1735
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                                                                           Abstract: This rule would allow the
                                                             Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     State                                                                                                          importation into the United States of
                                                             RIN: 1018–AH53                                         parrots removed from the wild in
     Additional Information: This RIN                                                                               Argentina under an approved
     previously included policies                                                                                   sustainable use management plan. This
     concerning mission, goals, and                          1716. ENDANGERED AND                                   is the first such plan that, if approved,
     purposes; wildlife-dependent recreation                 THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                would contribute to the goals of the
     uses; and wilderness stewardship.                       PLANTS; RECLASSIFICATION OF THE                        Wild Bird Conservation Act to promote
     These policies have been separated into                 GILA TROUT FROM ENDANGERED TO                          the conservation of exotic birds through
     distinct actions, each bearing a unique                 THREATENED WITH A SPECIAL RULE                         sustainable use.
     RIN.
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Timetable:
     Agency Contact: Carol Carson, Refuge
     Program Specialist, Department of the                   Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Interior, United States Fish and                        CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                NPRM                     08/06/03 68 FR 46559
     Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax                                                                           NPRM Comment             10/06/03 68 FR 46559
     Drive, Suite 670, Arlington, VA 22205                   Legal Deadline: None                                     Period End
     Phone: 703 358–2490                                                                                            NPRM Comment             03/29/05 70 FR 15798
                                                             Abstract: We plan to make a final                        Period Reopened
     Related RIN: Previously reported as                     determination on the proposed rule to                  NPRM Comment             04/28/05 70 FR 15798
     1018–AG18                                               reclassify the Gila trout from                           Period End
     RIN: 1018–AG46                                          endangered to threatened, with a                       NPRM Comment             05/24/05 70 FR 29711
                                                             special rule. This action is based on                    Period Reopened
                                                             recovery.                                              NPRM Comment             07/08/05
     1715. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                             Period End
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Final Action             12/00/05
     PLANTS; REMOVAL OF THE                                  Action                        Date        FR Cite
     JOHNSTON’S FRANKENIA FROM THE                                                                                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             NPRM                         05/11/05 70 FR 24750      Required: No
     LIST OF ENDANGERED AND
                                                             Public Hearing               06/28/05 70 FR 24750
     THREATENED SPECIES                                                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Public Hearing               06/29/05 70 FR 24750
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   NPRM Comment                 07/15/05                  Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                               Period End
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                                                                            Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,
                                                             Final Action                 05/00/06
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                                                                        Division of Management Authority,
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Department of the Interior, United
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Required: No                                           States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room
     Abstract: We plan to make a final                                                                              700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            Arlington, VA 22203
     determination on the proposed rule to
     remove the Johnston’s frankenia from                    Government Levels Affected: None                       Phone: 703 358–2095
     the List of Endangered and Threatened                                                                          Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov
                                                             Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     Plants. This action is based on new
                                                             Endangered Species, Branch of                          Dr. Michael D. Kreger, Wildlife
     information.
                                                             Recovery and Delisting, Department of                  Biologist, Division of Scientific
     Timetable:                                              the Interior, United States Fish and                   Authority, Department of the Interior,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                     United States Fish and Wildlife
                                                             North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                     Service, Room 750, 4401 North Fairfax
     NPRM                     05/22/03 68 FR 27961           22203                                                  Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     Public Hearing           07/07/03 68 FR 27961           Phone: 703 358–2061                                    Phone: 703 358–1708
       Request Due Date                                      Fax: 703 358–1735                                      Fax: 703 358–2276
     NPRM Comment             08/20/03                       Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
       Period End
                                                                                                                    Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov
     Final Action             12/00/05                       RIN: 1018–AH57                                         RIN: 1018–AH89


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     1718. ENDANGERED AND                                    conservation order that will increase                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 take of such populations under the
     PLANTS; REMOVAL OF TWO                                  authority of this subpart.                             NPRM Comment             10/20/03 68 FR 50496
     AUSTRALIAN PARAKEETS FROM THE                                                                                    Period End
                                                             Timetable:                                             Final Action             11/00/05
     LIST OF ENDANGERED AND
     THREATENED SPECIES                                      Action                        Date        FR Cite      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   NPRM                         10/12/01 66 FR 52077      Required: No
                                                             NPRM Correction              11/07/01 66 FR 56266      Small Entities Affected: No
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq;                    NPRM Comment                 12/11/01 66 FR 52077
     16 USC 4201; PL 99–625                                    Period End
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: State,
                                                                                                                    Tribal
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 NPRM Correction              12/14/01 66 FR 56266
                                                               Comment Period                                       Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,
     Legal Deadline: None                                      End                                                  Division of Migratory Bird
     Abstract: We will make a                                NPRM Comment                 12/10/01 66 FR 63665      Management, Department of the
     determination on our proposal to                          Period Extended                                      Interior, United States Fish and
     reclassify the turquoise parakeet                       NPRM Extended                01/25/02                  Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North
     (Neophema pulchella) and the scarlet-                     Comment Period                                       Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     chested parakeet (Neophema splendida)                     End
                                                                                                                    Phone: 703 358–1714
     from endangered to threatened under                     Final Action                 12/00/05
                                                                                                                    Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
     the Endangered Species Act.                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1018–AI32
     Timetable:                                              Required: No
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    1721. ENDANGERED AND
     NPRM                     09/02/03 68 FR 52169           Government Levels Affected: State,                     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Public Hearing           10/17/03 68 FR 52169           Tribal                                                 PLANTS; RECLASSIFICATION OF THE
       Request Due Date                                      Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,                  AMERICAN CROCODILE FROM
     NPRM Comment             12/01/03                       Division of Migratory Bird                             ENDANGERED TO THREATENED
       Period End                                            Management, Department of the                          Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Final Rule               12/00/05                       Interior, United States Fish and
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North
     Required: No                                            Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Phone: 703 358–1714                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                                                                            Abstract: We plan to make a final
                                                             RIN: 1018–AI07                                         determination on the proposed rule to
     Agency Contact: Dr. Michael D.                                                                                 reclassify the American crocodile from
     Kreger, Wildlife Biologist, Division of                                                                        endangered to threatened. This action
     Scientific Authority, Department of the                 1720. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;
                                                             REGULATIONS FOR MANAGING                               is based on the substantial
     Interior, United States Fish and                                                                               improvement in the species’ status and
     Wildlife Service, Room 750, 4401 North                  RESIDENT CANADA GEESE
                                                             POPULATIONS                                            improved understanding of the species’
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                                                                             biology and management needs. Since
     Phone: 703 358–1708                                     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  its listing in 1975, the population of
     Fax: 703 358–2276                                                                                              the American crocodile in Florida has
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712;
     Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov                                                                                  more than doubled and its distribution
                                                             16 USC 742(a) to 742(j)
     RIN: 1018–AI04                                                                                                 has expanded. Land acquisition has
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20
                                                                                                                    also provided protection for many
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   important nesting areas.
     1719. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING
     AND PERMITS; REGULATIONS FOR                            Abstract: This rule would establish a                  Timetable:
     MANAGING HARVEST OF LIGHT                               regulation authorizing State wildlife
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     GOOSE POPULATIONS                                       agencies to conduct indirect and/or
                                                             direct population control management                   NPRM                     03/24/05 70 FR 15052
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   activities on resident Canada geese,                   NPRM Comment             05/23/05 70 FR 15052
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712;                     including the take of birds. The intent                  Period End
     16 USC 742(a) to 742(j)                                 of this rule is to allow State wildlife                Public Hearing           05/09/05 70 FR 15052
                                                             management agencies sufficient                           Request Due Date
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20; 50 CFR 21                                                                             Final Action             03/00/06
     subpart E                                               flexibility to deal with problems caused
                                                             by resident Canada geese and to guide                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Legal Deadline: None                                    and direct Canada goose population                     Required: No
     Abstract: This rule authorizes new                      growth and management activities in
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     methods of take for light goose hunting                 the coterminous United States.
     under 50 CFR part 20 and revises                                                                               Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Timetable:
     subpart E of 50 CFR part 21 for the                                                                            Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     management of overabundant light                        Action                        Date        FR Cite      Endangered Species, Branch of
     goose populations. It also modifies the                 NPRM                         08/21/03 68 FR 50496      Recovery and Delisting, Department of


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     the Interior, United States Fish and                    crustacean found in southern                           Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                      California.
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                                                                             NPRM Comment          04/08/04 69 FR 18515
     22203                                                   Timetable:                                               Period Reopen,
                                                                                                                      Draft Econ Analysis
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                     Action                        Date        FR Cite        Avail, Public
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                       NPRM                         04/22/03 68 FR 19888        Hearing
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                          Public Hearing               06/06/03 68 FR 19888      NPRM Comment          05/24/04
     RIN: 1018–AI41                                            Request Due Date                                       Period End
                                                             NPRM Comment                 06/23/03                  Final Action          12/00/05
                                                               Period End                                           Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     1722. ENDANGERED AND                                    NPRM Comment                 04/08/04 69 FR 18516
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                                                                        Required: No
                                                               Period Reopened;
     PLANTS; PERMITS FOR FOREIGN                               Draft Economic                                       Small Entities Affected: No
     LISTED SPECIES                                            Analysis; Notice of                                  Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                               Public Hearing
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             Other/Public Hearing         04/29/04 69 FR 18516
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     NPRM Comment                 05/10/04                  Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                   Period End                                           Species Program, Department of the
                                                             Final Action                 12/00/05                  Interior, United States Fish and
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Abstract: We will issue a policy                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     clarifying the process used for issuing                 Required: No                                           Phone: 703 358–2105
     Endangered Species Act permits for                      Small Entities Affected: No                            Fax: 703 358–2434
     foreign listed species.                                                                                        Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Timetable:                                                                                                     RIN: 1018–AI72
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   1725. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;
     Notice of Proposed 08/18/03 68 FR 49512                 Species Program, Department of the
       Policy                                                                                                       MILITARY READINESS EXEMPTION
                                                             Interior, United States Fish and
     Comment Period End 10/17/03 68 FR 49512                                                                        Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Final Action       10/00/05
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Legal Authority: PL 107–314
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Phone: 703 358–2105
     Required: No                                            Fax: 703 358–2434                                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Legal Deadline: None
     Government Levels Affected: None                        RIN: 1018–AI71                                         Abstract: The 2003 Defense
                                                                                                                    Authorization Bill, signed by the
     Agency Contact: Timothy J. Van                                                                                 President on December 2, 2002,
     Norman, Chief, Branch of Permits,                       1724. ENDANGERED AND                                   requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
     International, Division of Management                   THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Service to develop and issue
     Authority, Department of the Interior,                  PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL                        regulations that exempt the Armed
     United States Fish and Wildlife                         HABITAT FOR THE CALIFORNIA                             Forces from incidental take of
     Service, Room 700, 4401 North Fairfax                   GNATCATCHER                                            migratory birds during authorized
     Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                                                                                     military readiness activities. The
     Phone: 703 358–2350                                     Priority: Other Significant
                                                                                                                    Department of Defense must concur
     Fax: 703 358–2281                                       Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        with these regulations.
     Email: timlvannorman@fws.gov
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Timetable:
     RIN: 1018–AI67
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     1723. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                           NPRM                     06/02/04 69 FR 31074
                                                             Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial, April                  NPRM Comment             08/02/04 69 FR 31074
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 11, 2003, Court order.                                   Period End
     PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
                                                             Abstract: We plan to finalize critical                 Final Action             12/00/05
     HABITAT FOR THE SAN DIEGO FAIRY
     SHRIMP                                                  habitat for the Coastal California                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Priority: Other Significant                             gnatcatcher, a threatened bird found in                Required: No
                                                             southern California.                                   Small Entities Affected: No
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
                                                             Timetable:                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             NPRM                         04/24/03 68 FR 20228      Division of Migratory Bird
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Management, Department of the
                                                             Public Hearing               06/09/03 68 FR 20228
     Abstract: We proposed designation of                      Request Due Date                                     Interior, United States Fish and
     critical habitat for the endangered San                 NPRM Comment                 06/23/03                  Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North
     Diego Fairy shrimp, a freshwater                          Period End                                           Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203


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     Phone: 703 358–1714                                     Abstract: We will list the Salt Creek                  warranted), so we proposed to delist
     Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov                            tiger beetle (Cicindela nevadica                       the Mexican bobcat.
     RIN: 1018–AI92                                          lincolniana) as endangered pursuant to                 Timetable:
                                                             the Endangered Species Act of 1973,
                                                             as amended (Act). This subspecies is                   Action                    Date      FR Cite
     1726. ENDANGERED AND                                    endemic to eastern Nebraska saline                     NPRM                     05/19/05 70 FR 28895
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 wetlands and associated streams in the                 Public Hearing           07/05/05 70 FR 28895
     PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL                         northern third of Lancaster County and                   Request Due Date
     HABITAT FOR THE SAN JACINTO                             southern margin of Saunders County in                  NPRM Comment             08/17/05
     VALLEY CROWNSCALE                                       Nebraska. On February 1, 2005, this                      Period End
     Priority: Other Significant                             action was proposed under an                           Final Action             01/00/06
                                                             erroneous RIN (1018-AE59).                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             Timetable:                                             Required: No
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Small Entities Affected: No
     Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial, October
     1, 2005.                                                NPRM under                   02/01/05 70 FR 5101       Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Abstract: We will designate critical
                                                               1018–AE59                                            Agency Contact: Javier Alvarez,
     habitat for the San Jacinto Valley
                                                             Public Hearing               03/18/05 70 FR 5101       Biologist, Division of Scientific
                                                               Request Due Date                                     Authority, Department of the Interior,
     Crownscale. On October 13, 1998, the                    NPRM Comment                 04/04/05
     San Jacinto Valley Crownscale, a plant                                                                         United States Fish and Wildlife
                                                               Period End                                           Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     species endemic to California, was                      Final Action under           10/06/05 70 FR 58335
     listed as an endangered species.                                                                               Arlington, VA 22203
                                                               1018–AJ13                                            Phone: 703 358–1708
     Timetable:                                              Final Action Effective       11/07/05                  Email: javierlalvarez@fws.gov
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1018–AT31
                                                             Required: No
     NPRM                     10/06/04 69 FR 59844
     Public Hearing           11/22/04 69 FR 59844           Small Entities Affected: No                            1729. ENDANGERED AND
       Request Due Date
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal                    THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     NPRM Comment             12/06/04                                                                              PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
       Period End                                            Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                                                                                    HABITAT FOR THE SAN MIGUEL
     Other/NPRM               08/31/05 70 FR 51739           Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
                                                                                                                    ISLAND FOX, SANTA ROSA ISLAND
       Comment Period                                        Species Program, Department of the
       Reopened                                                                                                     FOX, SANTA CRUZ ISLAND FOX, AND
                                                             Interior, United States Fish and
     Final Rule               10/13/05 70 FR 59951                                                                  SANTA CATALINA ISLAND FOX
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Final Action Effective   11/14/05                       Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Priority: Other Significant. Major status
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Phone: 703 358–2105                                    under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.
     Required: No                                            Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Related RIN: Related to 1018–AT79                      Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial,
     Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        RIN: 1018–AJ13                                         November 1, 2005.
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                                                                           Abstract: We proposed critical habitat
     Species Program, Department of the                      1728. ENDANGERED AND                                   for four island fox species, which occur
     Interior, United States Fish and                        THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                on the Channel Islands off Southern
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  PLANTS; DELISTING OF MEXICAN                           California.
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      BOBCAT FROM LIST OF                                    Timetable:
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     ENDANGERED SPECIES
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                                                                              Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
                                                                                                                    NPRM                     10/07/04 69 FR 60134
                                                             Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     RIN: 1018–AJ11                                                                                                 NPRM Comment             12/06/04 69 FR 60134
                                                             undetermined.                                            Period End
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Final Action             11/00/05
     1727. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                           Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                                                                        Required: No
     PLANTS; LISTING THE SALT CREEK                          Legal Deadline: None
     TIGER BEETLE                                                                                                   Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Abstract: We received a petition to
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   delist the Mexican bobcat (Lynx rufus                  Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     escuinapae). We determined as a result                 Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             of our status review and our review of                 Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 the best available scientific information              Species Program, Department of the
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         that the species does not meet the                     Interior, United States Fish and
     September 30, 2005, Settlement                          definitions of endangered or threatened                Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Agreement.                                              in the ESA (i.e., that delisting is                    Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203


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     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     Timetable:                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                                                                                 Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                             NPRM                         10/06/04 69 FR 59859
     Related RIN: Related to 1018–AI28                                                                              Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             NPRM Comment                 04/30/05
                                                                                                                    Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     RIN: 1018–AT78                                            Period End
                                                             NPRM Comment                 04/28/05 70 FR 21987
                                                                                                                    Species Program, Department of the
                                                               Period Extended                                      Interior, United States Fish and
     1730. SUBSISTENCE MANAGEMENT                            NPRM Comment                 06/17/05 70 FR 21987      Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC LANDS                              Period End                                           Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     IN ALASKA; SOUTHWESTERN                                 NPRM Comment                 08/01/05 70 FR 44078      Phone: 703 358–2105
     ALASKA COASTAL AREAS                                      Period Reopened                                      Fax: 703 358–2434
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Comment Period End           08/31/05 70 FR 44078      Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Final Action                 10/13/05 70 FR 59808
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 3101 to 3126                                                                           RIN: 1018–AT86
                                                             Final Action Effective       11/14/05
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 100; 36 CFR 242                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Required: No                                           1733. ENDANGERED AND
                                                                                                                    THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Abstract: We proposed to revise and                     Small Entities Affected: No                            PLANTS; DESIGNATING CRITICAL
     clarify the jurisdiction of the Federal                 Government Levels Affected: Federal                    HABITAT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
     Subsistence Management Program in                                                                              WILLOW FLYCATCHER
     coastal areas in southwestern Alaska.                   Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
                                                             Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   Priority: Other Significant
     Timetable:                                              Species Program, Department of the
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Interior, United States Fish and                       Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     NPRM                     12/08/04 69 FR 70940
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     NPRM Comment             01/24/05
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2105                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
       Period End
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2434
     NPRM Comment             08/29/05 70 FR 50999
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,
       Period Reopened
                                                                                                                    September 30, 2004.
     Final Action             12/00/05                       RIN: 1018–AT84
                                                                                                                    Final, Statutory, September 30, 2005.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Final, Judicial, September 30, 2005.
     Required: No                                            1732. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Abstract: We proposed critical habitat
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    for the Southwestern willow flycatcher
                                                             PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     HABITAT FOR THE SPREADING                              in portions of California, Nevada, New
     Agency Contact: William W. Knauer,                      NAVARRETIA                                             Mexico, Utah, and Colorado.
     Office of Subsistence Management,                       Priority: Other Significant                            Timetable:
     Department of the Interior, United
     States Fish and Wildlife Service, 3601                  Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     C Street, Suite 1030, Anchorage, AK                     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                NPRM Under RIN           10/12/04 69 FR 60706
     99503                                                   Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial, October                 1018–AI49
     Phone: 907 786–3873                                     1, 2005.                                               NPRM Comment             12/13/04 69 FR 72161
     Fax: 907 786–3898                                                                                                Period Extended
     Email: billlknauer@fws.gov                              Abstract: We will designate critical                     Under RIN
                                                             habitat for the spreading navarettia. On                 1018–AI49
     RIN: 1018–AT81                                          October 13, 1998, the spreading                        NPRM Comment             03/31/05 70 FR 16474
                                                             navarretia, a plant species native to                    Period Extended
     1731. ENDANGERED AND                                    California and Mexico, was listed as a                 Availability of Draft    04/28/05 70 FR 21988
                                                             threatened species.                                      Economic Analysis
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                                                                                      and Draft
     PLANTS; CRITICAL HABITAT FOR                            Timetable:                                               Environmental
     THE ARKANSAS RIVER SHINER                                                                                        Assessment
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    Extended Comment         05/31/05 70 FR 16474
                                                             NPRM                         10/07/04 69 FR 60110        Period End
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Public Hearing               11/22/04 69 FR 60110      NPRM Comment             07/07/05 70 FR 39227
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                   Request Due Date                                       Period Reopened
                                                             NPRM Comment                 12/06/04                  NPRM Comment             07/18/05 70 FR 39227
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                           Period End                                             Period End
     September 30, 2004.                                     NPRM Comment                 08/31/05 70 FR 51742      Final Action             10/00/05
     Final, Statutory, September 30, 2005.                     Period Reopened
     Final, Judicial, September 30, 2005.                    NPRM Comment                 09/14/05                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Abstract: We proposed critical habitat                    Period End                                           Required: No
     for the Arkansas River shiner, a fish,                  Final Action                 10/00/05
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     in portions of the Canadian River in                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma.                        Required: No                                           Government Levels Affected: Federal


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     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        1735. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;                          Email: georgeltlallen@fws.gov
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    APPROVAL OF
                                                                                                                    Related RIN: Previously reported as
     Species Program, Department of the                      TUNGSTEN–IRON–COPPER–NICKEL,
                                                                                                                    1018–AU09, Previously reported as
     Interior, United States Fish and                        IRON–TUNGSTEN–NICKEL,
                                                                                                                    1018–AU13, Previously reported as
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  TUNGSTEN–BRONZE (ADDITIONAL
                                                                                                                    1018–AU28
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      FORMULATION),
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     TUNGSTEN–TIN–IRON SHOT                                 RIN: 1018–AU04
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       TYPES/ALLOYS AS NONTOXIC
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          Priority: Info./Admin./Other. Major                    1736. SUBSISTENCE MANAGEMENT
     Related RIN: Previously reported as                     status under 5 USC 801 is                              REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC LANDS
     1018–AI49                                               undetermined.                                          IN ALASKA, SUBPART C AND
                                                                                                                    SUBPART D: 2006–2007
                                                             Legal Authority: 40 Stat. 755; 16 USC                  SUBSISTENCE TAKING OF FISH AND
     RIN: 1018–AT88
                                                             703 to 712; 16 USC 742a–j; PL 106–108;                 SHELLFISH REGULATIONS
                                                             113 Stat. 1491; . . .
     1734. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                           Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                                                                        Legal Authority: 16 USC 3111
     PLANTS; CRITICAL HABITAT FOR                            Legal Deadline: None
     WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER                                                                                           CFR Citation: 36 CFR 242 ; 50 CFR
                                                             Abstract: We received applications for                 100
     Priority: Other Significant                             approval of tungsten-iron-copper-nickel
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
                                                             shot, iron-tungsten-nickel alloy,
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     tungsten-bronze (additional                            Abstract: This rule would establish
                                                             formulation) shot, and tungsten-tin-iron               regulations for fishing seasons, harvest
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 shot as nontoxic for waterfowl hunting.                limits, methods, and means related to
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial,                         We are obligated under regulations at                  taking of fish and shellfish for
     December 1, 2004.                                       50 CFR 20.134 to consider all such                     subsistence uses during the 2006-07
     Final, Statutory, September 20, 2005.                   applications.                                          regulatory year. The rulemaking is
     Final, Judicial, September 20, 2005.                                                                           necessary because subpart D is subject
                                                             Timetable:                                             to an annual public review cycle. When
     Abstract: We proposed critical habitat                  Action                        Date        FR Cite      final, this rulemaking would replace
     for the Western snowy plover in                         ANPRM: Tungsten–             01/21/05 70 FR 3180
                                                                                                                    the fish and shellfish taking regulations
     California and Oregon.                                    Iron–Copper–Nickel                                   included in the ‘‘Subsistence
                                                               Shot; 1018–AU04                                      Management Regulations for Public
     Timetable:                                              ANPRM:                       05/02/05 70 FR 22624      Lands in Alaska, Subpart D 2005-06
     Action                      Date         FR Cite          Tungsten–Bronze                                      Subsistence Taking of Fish and Wildlife
                                                               Shot; 1018–AU13                                      Regulations,‘‘ which expire on March
     NPRM                     12/17/04 69 FR 75607           ANPRM: Iron–                 05/02/05 70 FR 22625      31, 2006. This rule would also amend
     Public Hearing           01/31/05                         Tungsten–Nickel                                      the Customary and Traditional Use
       Request Due Date                                        Alloys; 1018–AU09                                    Determinations of the Federal
     NPRM Comment             02/15/05                       ANPRM:                       06/02/05 70 FR 49541      Subsistence Board and the General
       Period End                                              Tungsten–Tin–Iron                                    Regulations related to the taking of fish
     Proposed Rule, NOA       08/16/05 70 FR 48094             Shot; 1018–AU28                                      and shellfish.
       draft econ analysis                                   NPRM for all 4 Shot          08/24/05 70 FR 49541
     NPRM Comment             09/28/05 70 FR 48094             Types/Alloys; NOA                                    Timetable:
       Period End                                            NPRM/NOA for all 4           09/23/05                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Final Action             09/29/05 70 FR 56970             Shot Types/Alloys—
     Final Action Effective   10/31/05                         Comment Period                                       NPRM                     01/06/05 70 FR 1216
                                                               End                                                  Final Rule               03/00/06
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Final Action                 12/00/05
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Required: No
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                    Required: No                                           Small Entities Affected: No
     Local, State                                            Small Entities Affected: No                            Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   Agency Contact: William W. Knauer,
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    State, Tribal                                          Office of Subsistence Management,
     Species Program, Department of the                                                                             Department of the Interior, United
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Agency Contact: Dr. George T. Allen,
                                                             Wildlife Biologist, Department of the                  States Fish and Wildlife Service, 3601
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                                                                         C Street, Suite 1030, Anchorage, AK
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax                   99503
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                                                                            Phone: 907 786–3873
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       Drive, MS 4107, Arlington, VA
                                                             22203–1610                                             Fax: 907 786–3898
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                                                                                 Email: billlknauer@fws.gov
                                                             Phone: 703 358–1825
     RIN: 1018–AT89                                          Fax: 703 358–2217                                      RIN: 1018–AU05


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     1737. DELISTING THE PREBLE’S                            Action                        Date        FR Cite      Agency Contact: Tom Reed, National
     MEADOW JUMPING MOUSE                                                                                           Wildlife Refuge System, Department of
                                                             Comment Period               06/21/01 66 FR 33268      the Interior, United States Fish and
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                     Reopened                                             Wildlife Service, Division of Visitor
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Final Action                 01/00/06                  Services, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Arlington, VA 22203
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Required: No                                           Phone: 703 358–2243
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   Email: tomlreed@fws.gov
     Abstract: We plan to make a final
     determination on the proposal to delist                 State
                                                                                                                    James W. Kurth, Deputy Chief, National
     the Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse,                      Agency Contact: Carol Carson, Refuge                   Wildlife Refuge System, Department of
     removing it from the List of Endangered                 Program Specialist, Department of the                  the Interior, United States Fish and
     Species.                                                Interior, United States Fish and                       Wildlife Service, MS 670 ARLSQ,
     Timetable:                                              Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax                   Washington, DC 20240
                                                             Drive, Suite 670, Arlington, VA 22205                  Phone: 703 358–1744
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2490                                    Related RIN: Split from 1018–AG46
     NPRM                     02/02/05 70 FR 5404
     Final Rule               02/00/06
                                                             Related RIN: Split from 1018–AG46                      RIN: 1018–AU25
     Public hearing request   03/21/05 70 FR 5404            RIN: 1018–AU24
       due date
     NPRM Comment             05/03/05                                                                              1740. NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
       Period End                                            1739. NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE                         SYSTEM; WILDERNESS
                                                             SYSTEM; WILDLIFE–DEPENDENT                             STEWARDSHIP
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         RECREATION (HUNTING AND
     Required: No                                                                                                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             FISHING, WILDLIFE OBSERVATION
     Small Entities Affected: No                             AND PHOTOGRAPHY,                                       Legal Authority: 16 USC 668 (dd); 16
                                                             ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, AND                           USC 668 (ee)
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             INTERPRETATION)                                        CFR Citation: None
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     Endangered Species, Branch of                           Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Legal Deadline: None
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                   Legal Authority: 16 USC 668 (dd); 16                   Abstract: This policy (FWS Manual)
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    USC 668 (ee)                                           modifies existing policy for
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                                                                             implementing the Wilderness Act of
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      CFR Citation: None
                                                                                                                    1964 and the Administration Act, as
     22203                                                   Legal Deadline: None                                   amended. This policy updates guidance
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                                                                            on administrative and public activities
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                       Abstract: The National Wildlife Refuge
                                                             System Improvement Act of 1997                         on wilderness within the Refuge
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                                                                                 System.
                                                             establishes that wildlife-dependent
     RIN: 1018–AU12                                          recreational uses (including hunting                   Timetable:
                                                             and fishing) are priority general public
                                                             uses and must receive priority                         Action                    Date      FR Cite
     1738. NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
     SYSTEM; MISSION, GOALS, AND                             consideration over the general public                  Proposed Policy          01/16/01 66 FR 3708
     PURPOSES                                                uses. This policy describes how we will                Comment Period           03/15/01 66 FR 15136
                                                             prioritize these uses. This policy also                  Extended
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   establishes new visitor services                       Comment Period           05/15/01 66 FR 26879
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 666 (dd); 16                    requirements, essential elements of a                    Reopened
     USC 666 (ee)                                            quality program, an additional level of                Comment Period           06/21/01 66 FR 33268
                                                             environmental education programs, and                    Reopened
     CFR Citation: None
                                                             program evaluation methods.                            Final Action             01/00/06
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Timetable:                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Abstract: This policy (FWS Manual)                                                                             Required: No
     addresses the mission, goals, and                       Action                        Date        FR Cite
     purposes of the National Wildlife                                                                              Government Levels Affected: Federal,
                                                             Proposed Policy              01/16/01 66 FR 3681       State
     Refuge System in the context of the                     Comment Period               03/15/01 66 FR 15136
     National Wildlife Refuge System                           Extended                                             Agency Contact: Nancy Roeper,
     Improvement Act of 1997.                                Comment Period               05/15/01 66 FR 26879      National Wildlife Refuge System,
     Timetable:                                                Reopened                                             Department of the Interior, United
                                                             Comment Period               06/21/01 66 FR 33268      States Fish and Wildlife Service,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite          Reopened                                             Wildlife Resources Branch, 4401 North
     Proposed Policy     01/16/01 66 FR 3668                 Final Action                 01/00/06                  Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
       (Under 1018–AG46)                                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Phone: 703 358–2389
     Comment Period      03/15/01 66 FR 15136                Required: No                                           Email: nancylroeper@fws.gov
       Extended
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   Related RIN: Split from 1018–AG46
     Comment Period      05/15/01 66 FR 26879
       Reopened                                              State                                                  RIN: 1018–AU27


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     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Long-Term Actions
     United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

     1741. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 1994                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1744. ENDANGERED AND
     AMENDMENTS TO THE MARINE                                Required: No                                           THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT                                                                                          PLANTS; DELISTING THE GULF
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       COAST DISTINCT POPULATION
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,                   SEGMENT OF THE BROWN PELICAN
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1361 to 1374                                                                           POPULATION IN THE
                                                             Division of Management Authority,
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18                                 Department of the Interior, United                     SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
     Legal Deadline: None                                    States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room                 Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,                         Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Abstract: Section 104 of the Marine                     Arlington, VA 22203
     Mammal Protection Act authorizes the                    Phone: 703 358–2095                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Director of the Service, acting on behalf               Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov
     of the Secretary of the Interior, to issue                                                                     Legal Deadline: None
     permits for activities otherwise                        RIN: 1018–AF26                                         Abstract: We plan to remove the Gulf
     prohibited by the Act. Regulations will                                                                        Coast population of the brown pelican
     be developed for issuance of permits                                                                           (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi) from the
     and the 1994 amendments to the Act.                     1743. FEDERAL FALCONRY                                 List of Endangered and Threatened
                                                             STANDARDS AND FALCONRY                                 Species. We propose this action
     Timetable:                                              PERMITTING                                             because the available data indicate that
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               the threats to the species in this range
                                                             Priority: Other Significant
     NPRM                         To Be Determined                                                                  have been removed or reduced and, as
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712                     a result, brown pelican breeding levels
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                have been and continue to be at or
     Required: No                                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21.28; 50 CFR                     above historical levels, and population
     Government Levels Affected: None                        21.29                                                  numbers and productivity continue to
     Agency Contact: Peter Thomas, Chief,                    Legal Deadline: None                                   increase.
     Division of Management Authority,                                                                              Timetable:
                                                             Abstract: We propose changes in the
     Department of the Interior, United                                                                             Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             regulations governing the practice of
     States Fish and Wildlife Service, Room
                                                             falconry in the United States. We                      NPRM                       To Be Determined
     700, 4401 North Fairfax Drive,
                                                             propose substantial reorganization of
     Arlington, VA 22203                                                                                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             the current regulations, combining 50
     Phone: 703 358–2095                                                                                            Required: No
                                                             CFR 21.28 and 21.29 and reorganizing
     Email: peterlthomas@fws.gov
                                                             the topics in those sections. We will                  Small Entities Affected: No
     RIN: 1018–AE72                                          add or change some provisions in the                   Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             current regulations. The changes will
                                                             make it easier to understand the                       Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     1742. TAKING OF MARINE MAMMALS                                                                                 Endangered Species, Branch of
                                                             requirements for falconry and the
     BY LEVEL B HARASSMENT;                                                                                         Recovery and Delisting, Department of
                                                             procedures for obtaining a falconry
     ISSUANCE OF GENERAL                                                                                            the Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             permit.
     AUTHORIZATION FOR SCIENTIFIC                                                                                   Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     RESEARCH AND PERMITS FOR                                Timetable:                                             North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     PHOTOGRAPHY, EDUCATIONAL, AND                                                                                  22203
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     COMMERCIAL PURPOSES                                                                                            Phone: 703 358–2061
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   NPRM                         02/09/05 70 FR 6978       Fax: 703 358–1735
                                                             NPRM Comment                 05/10/05 70 FR 6978       Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     Legal Authority: PL 103–238; 16 USC                       Period End
     1361 to 1407                                            Final Action                 10/00/06                  RIN: 1018–AG40
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Required: No                                           1745. ENDANGERED AND
                                                                                                                    THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     Abstract: The Service proposes to issue                 Small Entities Affected: No                            PLANTS; LISTING THE DOLLY
     regulations that would allow us to                                                                             VARDEN AS A THREATENED
     authorize harassment but not injury or                  Government Levels Affected: State,                     SPECIES IN WASHINGTON DUE TO
     death of marine mammals under our                       Tribal                                                 SIMILARITY OF APPEARANCE TO
     jurisdiction, for scientific research and                                                                      BULL TROUT
     for photography for educational or                      Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,
     commercial purposes. This rule would                    Division of Migratory Bird                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     further implement the 1994                              Management, Department of the
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
     Amendments to the Marine Mammal                         Interior, United States Fish and
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North                 CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Protection Act.
                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Legal Deadline: None
     Timetable:                                              Phone: 703 358–1714
                                                             Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov                           Abstract: Due to the species’ similarity
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               of appearance to the bull trout, we
     NPRM                         To Be Determined           RIN: 1018–AG11                                         propose to list the Dolly Varden


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     (Salvelinus malma) in Washington State                  Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov                           1748. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;
     as threatened under the ‘‘Similarity of                                                                        REVISIONS TO GENERAL
                                                             RIN: 1018–AI05
     Appearance’’ provision of the                                                                                  EXCEPTIONS
     Endangered Species Act.                                                                                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Timetable:                                              1747. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Legal Authority: PL 95–616; 92 Stat
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        PLANTS; DELISTING OF AND                               3112 (16 USC 712(2)); PL 106–108
     NPRM                     01/09/01 66 FR 1628            WITHDRAWAL OF PROPOSED                                 CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21
     Public Hearing           02/23/01 66 FR 1628            CRITICAL HABITAT FOR THE CACTUS                        Legal Deadline: None
       Request Due Date                                      FERRUGINOUS PYGMY OWL
                                                                                                                    Abstract: Under this rule, some public
     NPRM Comment             03/12/01                       Priority: Other Significant
       Period End
                                                                                                                    institutions which are now exempted
     Final Action                 To Be Determined           Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        from permit requirements would be
                                                                                                                    required to obtain permits in order to
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    possess migratory birds. It would create
     Required: No                                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                new exemptions for State and Federal
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    resource managers and it would
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   establish husbandry requirements
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                                                                            applicable to exempt facilities.
                                                             Abstract: We proposed a new
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                        designation of critical habitat for the                Timetable:
     Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                    Cactus ferruginous pygmy owl distinct
     Species Program, Department of the                                                                             Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             population segment (DPS) found in
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Arizona. We now propose to remove                      NPRM                       To Be Determined
     Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North                  this DPS from the Federal list of                      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                      Endangered and Threatened Wildlife                     Required: No
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     and withdraw our critical habitat
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                       proposal.                                              Small Entities Affected: Governmental
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                                                                                 Jurisdictions, Organizations, Businesses
                                                             Timetable:                                             Government Levels Affected: State,
     RIN: 1018–AH68
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Federal
                                                             NPRM                         11/27/02 67 FR 71031      Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,
     1746. RELEASE OF                                        Public Hearing               01/23/03                  Division of Migratory Bird
     CAPTIVE–REARED MALLARDS                                 NPRM Comment                 02/23/03                  Management, Department of the
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                     Period End                                           Interior, United States Fish and
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712;
                                                             NPRM Comment                 02/25/03 68 FR 8730       Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North
                                                               Period Reopened                                      Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     16 USC 742(a) to 742(j)                                 NPRM Comment                 04/25/03 68 FR 8730       Phone: 703 358–1714
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21                                   Period End                                           Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
                                                             NPRM Comment                 04/28/03 68 FR 22353
     Legal Deadline: None                                      Period Reopened                                      RIN: 1018–AI96
     Abstract: We are resuming review of                     NPRM Comment                 06/27/03 68 FR 22353
     all aspects of regulations pertaining to                  Period End                                           1749. REVISION OF MIGRATORY BIRD
     the release and harvest of captive-                     NPRM; Proposal to            08/03/05 70 FR 44547      HUNTING REGULATIONS
     reared mallards.                                          Withdraw
                                                             NPRM—–Public                 09/07/05 70 FR 53139      Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Timetable:                                                Meeting                                              Legal Authority: 16 USC 703 to 712;
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Final Action                   To Be Determined        16 USC 742a to 742j; PL 106–108
     Notice of Intent         08/28/01     66 FR 45274       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20
     Comment Period End       09/27/01     66 FR 45274       Required: Undetermined                                 Legal Deadline: None
     Notice of Availability   08/26/03     68 FR 51231       Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Comment Period End       12/10/03     68 FR 51231                                                              Abstract: We will revise and update a
     Final Action               To Be      Determined        Federalism: Undetermined                               significant portion of the regulations
                                                                                                                    governing migratory game bird hunting.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,                       This rule will also use plain language
     Required: No                                            Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered                   to clarify these regulations.
                                                             Species Program, Department of the
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                                                                           Timetable: Next Action Undetermined
                                                             Interior, United States Fish and
     State                                                                                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
     Agency Contact: Brian Millsap, Chief,                   Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                     Required: Undetermined
     Division of Migratory Bird                              Phone: 703 358–2105                                    Small Entities Affected: Businesses
     Management, Department of the                           Fax: 703 358–2434
     Interior, United States Fish and                        Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Wildlife Service, Room 634, 4401 North                                                                         State
                                                             Related RIN: Related to 1018–AU22
     Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203                                                                             Agency Contact: Kevin Adams, Chief,
     Phone: 703 358–1714                                     RIN: 1018–AI48                                         Office of Law Enforcement, Department


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     of the Interior, United States Fish and                 for this action are the following: The                  The reason for this action is the
     Wildlife Service, MS–LE–3000, 4401                      achievement of all recovery criteria and                following: On the basis of estimates
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      completion of suitable state wolf                       compiled in December 2002, we
     22203                                                   management plans by Minnesota,                          conclude that the wolf population has
     Phone: 703 358–1949                                     Wisconsin, and Michigan.                                achieved the required third year of its
     Fax: 703 358–1947                                       Timetable:                                              population recovery criteria.
     Email: kevinladams@fws.gov                                                                                      Timetable:
                                                             Action                        Date          FR Cite
     RIN: 1018–AI98                                                                                                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             ANPRM                        04/01/03 68 FR 15876
                                                             NPRM                         07/21/04 69 FR 43664       ANPRM                    04/01/03 68 FR 15879
     1750. REVISION OF THE                                   Public Hearing request       09/07/04 69 FR 43664       NPRM                       To Be Determined
     REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE                                 duedate
     TRANSPORT OF EAGLE FEATHERS                                                                                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             NPRM Comment                 11/18/04
                                                               Period End                                            Required: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             NPRM and Notice of           08/13/04 69 FR 50147       Small Entities Affected: No
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 668a; 16 USC                      Public Hearings
     703 to 712; 16 USC 1531 to 1544                                                                                 Government Levels Affected:
                                                             Public Hearing               08/31/04     69 FR 50147
                                                                                                                     Undetermined
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 22                                 Public Hearing               09/01/04     69 FR 50147
                                                             Public Hearing               09/13/04     69 FR 50147   Federalism: Undetermined
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Public Hearing               09/14/04     69 FR 50147   Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
     Abstract: We will develop regulations                   Public Hearing               09/15/04     69 FR 50147   Endangered Species, Branch of
     that allow the temporary transport of                   Public Hearing               09/27/04     69 FR 50147   Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     eagle feathers to and from the United                   Public Hearing               09/28/04     69 FR 50147   the Interior, United States Fish and
     States by Indian people of Canada and                   Public Hearing               09/29/04     69 FR 50147   Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     regulations that will streamline the                    NPRM/Notice of               09/29/04     69 FR 58119   North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     permit process that allows transport of                   Public Hearing                                        22203
     eagle feathers to and from Canada and                   Public Hearing               10/06/04 69 FR 50147       Phone: 703 358–2061
     Mexico by members of federally                          Public Hearing               10/20/04 69 FR 58119       Fax: 703 358–1735
     recognized Indian tribes.                               Final Action                   To Be Determined         Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     Timetable: Next Action Undetermined                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Related RIN: Related to 1018–AF20
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Required: No
     Required: No                                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AJ04
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,
                                                             State, Tribal                                           1753. INJURIOUS WILDLIFE SPECIES;
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                                                                            BOIGA SNAKES
     Tribal                                                  Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
                                                             Endangered Species, Branch of                           Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     Agency Contact: Kevin Adams, Chief,
                                                             Recovery and Delisting, Department of                   Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Office of Law Enforcement, Department
                                                             the Interior, United States Fish and                    undetermined.
     of the Interior, United States Fish and
     Wildlife Service, MS–LE–3000, 4401                      Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                      Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
                                                                                                                     Legal Authority: 18 USC 42
     22203                                                   22203
     Phone: 703 358–1949                                     Phone: 703 358–2061                                     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 16
     Fax: 703 358–1947                                       Fax: 703 358–1735                                       Legal Deadline: None
     Email: kevinladams@fws.gov                              Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
                                                                                                                     Abstract: We will review available
     RIN: 1018–AJ00                                          Related RIN: Related to 1018–AF20                       economic and biological information on
                                                             RIN: 1018–AJ03                                          snakes in the genus Boiga for possible
                                                                                                                     addition to the list of injurious wildlife
     1751. ENDANGERED AND
                                                                                                                     under the Lacey Act.
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 1752. ENDANGERED AND
     PLANTS; DELISTING THE EASTERN                           THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Timetable:
     DISTINCT POPULATION SEGMENT OF                          PLANTS; DELISTING OF THE                                Action                    Date      FR Cite
     THE GRAY WOLF                                           WESTERN DISTINCT POPULATION
                                                             SEGMENT OF THE GRAY WOLF                                ANPRM                    09/12/03 68 FR 53705
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                     ANPRM Comment            11/12/03 68 FR 53705
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                    Period End
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                     NPRM                     12/00/06
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Legal Deadline: None                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                    Required: Undetermined
     Abstract: We are planning to remove
     the eastern Distinct Population Segment                 Abstract: We plan to remove the                         Government Levels Affected: None
     (DPS) of the gray wolf, consisting of                   western Distinct Population Segment                     Agency Contact: Erin Williams,
     21 States, from the List of Endangered                  (DPS) of the gray wolf from the List                    Endangered Species, Department of the
     and Threatened Species. The reasons                     of Endangered and Threatened Species.                   Interior, United States Fish and


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     Wildlife Service, Mail Stop 322, 4401                   1755. ENDANGERED AND                                   Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Related RIN: Previously reported as
     22203                                                   PLANTS; AMENDMENT TO MANATEE                           1018–AH80
     Phone: 703 358–2034                                     PROTECTION AREAS IN FLORIDA
                                                             (BARGE CANAL EXCEPTION)                                RIN: 1018–AT39
     Email: erinlwilliams@fws.gov
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     RIN: 1018–AT28                                                                                                 1756. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             Major status under 5 USC 801 is
                                                             undetermined.                                          THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                                                                                    PLANTS; ESTABLISHMENT OF A
     1754. ENDANGERED AND                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    NONESSENTIAL EXPERIMENTAL
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                                                                                    POPULATION FOR THE TOPEKA
     PLANTS; AMENDMENT TO THE                                CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                                                                                    SHINER
     NONESSENTIAL EXPERIMENTAL
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     POPULATION RULE FOR THE
     MEXICAN GRAY WOLF                                       Abstract: The Service is planning to                   Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             make a final determination on the                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   proposed rule to create an exception to
                                                             the regulations governing the Barge                    Legal Deadline: None
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq
                                                             Canal manatee refuge in Brevard                        Abstract: The Service is planning to
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 County, Florida. Under this exception,                 establish a nonessential experimental
                                                             parties may apply for authorization to                 population for the Topeka shiner, a
     Legal Deadline: None                                    conduct otherwise prohibited activities                fish, in Missouri.
                                                             in the refuge if they can demonstrate                  Timetable:
     Abstract: The Service is exploring a                    to the Service that the activity can be
     revision to the Mexican gray wolf                       pursued in such a manner that                          Action                    Date      FR Cite
     nonessential experimental population                    manatees will not be taken.                            NPRM                       To Be Determined
     rule. In 2000, a panel of scientists
     recommended a revision to the                           Timetable:                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     experimental population rule after                      Action                        Date        FR Cite      Required: No
     conducting a 3-year review of the                                                                              Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             NPRM                         08/10/01 66 FR 42317
     program. The Service intends to allow                   Public Hearings              08/29/01 66 FR 45662      Government Levels Affected: None
     for the direct release of wolves into an                  9/11–13, 2001
     expanded release area, but still within                                                                        Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
                                                             Public Hearing               09/13/01 66 FR 42317      Endangered Species, Branch of
     the area where wolves are currently                     NPRM Comment                 10/09/01
     authorized to occur. The Service also                                                                          Recovery and Delisting, Department of
                                                               Period End
                                                                                                                    the Interior, United States Fish and
     plans to expand upon the designated                     Final Action                 01/07/02 67 FR 680
                                                                                                                    Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401
     recovery area, allowing for greater                     NPRM under                   04/16/02 67 FR 18572
                                                               1018–AH80
                                                                                                                    North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     management flexibility when a wolf                                                                             22203
     travels outside of this area.                           Public Hearing               05/31/02 67 FR 18572
                                                               Request Due Date                                     Phone: 703 358–2061
     Timetable:                                              NPRM Comment                 06/17/02                  Fax: 703 358–1735
                                                               Period End                                           Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Final Rule                   09/20/02 67 FR 59408      RIN: 1018–AU00
     NPRM                         To Be Determined             —Emergency Rule
                                                               Effective
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                           Immediately                                          1757. PROPOSED RECLASSIFICATION
     Required: No                                            Final Rule Effective         11/08/02 67 FR 68449      OF THE GRAY BAT FROM
                                                               Immediately                                          ENDANGERED TO THREATENED
     Small Entities Affected: No                             NPRM                         11/08/02 67 FR 68449
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Final Action                   To Be Determined
     Government Levels Affected:                                                                                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531
     Undetermined                                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Required: No
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                                                                               Legal Deadline: None
     Endangered Species, Branch of                           Government Levels Affected:
                                                             Undetermined                                           Abstract: The Service is planning a
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                                                                          proposal to reclassify the gray bat from
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                       endangered to threatened.
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                      Endangered Species, Branch of
                                                                                                                    Timetable:
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                      Recovery and Delisting, Department of
     22203                                                   the Interior, United States Fish and                   Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                     NPRM                       To Be Determined
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                       North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
                                                             22203                                                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                                                                                 Required: No
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2061
     RIN: 1018–AT36                                          Fax: 703 358–1735                                      Small Entities Affected: No


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     DOI—FWS                                                                                                                              Long-Term Actions


     Government Levels Affected: None                        Timetable:                                             Assurances only allow incidental take
                                                                                                                    of species. The Service is proposing to
     URL For More Information:                               Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    clarify the range of activities
     endangered.fws.gov                                      NPRM                         08/03/05 70 FR 44547      permittable under section 10(a)(1)(A) of
     Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,                        NPRM—Public                  09/07/05 70 FR 53139      the Endangered Species Act. In
     Endangered Species, Branch of                             Meeting                                              addition, the Service is proposing to
     Recovery and Delisting, Department of                   Final Action                 12/00/06                  amend the policies to allow for
     the Interior, United States Fish and                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        intentional take of species in
     Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                      Required: No                                           association with Safe Harbor
     North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA                                                                             Agreements.
     22203                                                   Small Entities Affected: No
     Phone: 703 358–2061                                                                                            Timetable:
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     Fax: 703 358–1735                                                                                              Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                          Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan,
                                                             Endangered Species, Branch of                          NPRM Under               09/10/03 68 FR 53327
     RIN: 1018–AU20                                          Recovery and Delisting, Department of                    1018–AH93
                                                             the Interior, United States Fish and                   NPRM Comment             02/23/04 69 FR 8161
                                                             Wildlife Service, ARL SQ 436, 4401                       Period Reopened
     1758. PROPOSED RULE TO REMOVE                                                                                    Under 1018–AH93
                                                             North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
     THE ARIZONA DISTINCT                                                                                           1018–AH93                09/10/04
                                                             22203
     POPULATION SEGMENT OF THE                                                                                        Withdrawn
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2061
     CACTUS FERRUGINOUS                                                                                             NPRM                       To Be Determined
     PYGMY–OWL FROM THE FEDERAL                              Fax: 703 358–1735
                                                             Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     LIST OF ENDANGERED AND
                                                                                                                    Required: No
     THREATENED WILDLIFE                                     Related RIN: Related to 1018–AI48
     Priority: Other Significant                             RIN: 1018–AU22                                         Small Entities Affected: Businesses,
                                                                                                                    Governmental Jurisdictions,
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1533 et seq.                                                                           Organizations
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 1759. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Legal Deadline: NPRM, Judicial, May                     PLANTS; REVISIONS TO THE                               Local, State, Tribal
     2005.                                                   REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO                              Agency Contact: Nancy Green,
     Abstract: Following a court decision                    PERMITS ISSUED UNDER THE                               Biologist, Department of the Interior,
     remanding the final Agency decision to                  ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT                                 United States Fish and Wildlife
     list the cactus ferruginous pygmy-owl                   Priority: Other Significant                            Service, Room 430 E, 4401 North
     as endangered, we are proposing to                                                                             Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     remove the Arizona distinct population                  Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                    Phone: 703 358–2105
     segment of the cactus ferruginous                       CFR Citation: 50 CFR 13; 50 CFR 17                     Fax: 703 358–1735
     pygmy-owl from the Federal List of                                                                             Email: nancylgreen@fws.gov
                                                             Legal Deadline: None
     Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
                                                                                                                    Related RIN: Previously reported as
     and to remove its associated critical                   Abstract: Presently, Safe Harbor                       1018–AH93
     habitat designation from our                            Agreements and Candidate
     regulations.                                            Conservation Agreements with                           RIN: 1018–AU29


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

     1760. INTERAGENCY GUIDANCE FOR                          Government Levels Affected: State,                     Completed:
     THE PRESCRIPTION OF FISHWAYS                            Local, Tribal, Federal                                 Reason                    Date      FR Cite
     PURSUANT TO SECTION 18 OF THE                           Agency Contact: Robin Nims–Elliott
     FEDERAL POWER ACT                                                                                              Withdrawn                08/31/05
                                                             Phone: 703 358–2161
     Priority: Other Significant                             Email: robinlnimselliot@fws.gov                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             RIN: 1018–AH42                                         Required: No
     CFR Citation: None
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     Completed:                                              1761. ADDITION OF THE GREAT
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             WHITE SHARK AND THE CAPE STAG
                                                             BEETLES TO APPENDIX III UNDER                          Agency Contact: Pat Ford
     Withdrawn                08/31/05                       CITES                                                  Phone: 703 358–1708
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Email: patlford@fws.gov
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23                                RIN: 1018–AH66


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     DOI—FWS                                                                                                                                 Completed Actions


     1762. PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITES                           Completed:                                             1767. ENDANGERED AND
     APPENDIX III LISTING OF SPANISH                         Reason                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     CEDAR BY THE GOVERNMENT OF                                                                                     PLANTS; REMOVAL OF EGGERT’S
     PERU                                                    Final Action                 08/09/05 70 FR 46365      SUNFLOWER FROM THE LIST OF
                                                             Final Action Effective       09/08/05                  ENDANGERED AND THREATENED
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        SPECIES AND DETERMINATION THAT
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23                                 Required: No                                           DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL HABITAT
     Completed:                                                                                                     IS NOT PRUDENT
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     Withdrawn                08/31/05
                                                             Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                        Completed:
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Phone: 703 358–2105
     Required: No                                                                                                   Reason                     Date      FR Cite
                                                             Fax: 703 358–2434
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Final Action              08/18/05 70 FR 48482
                                                                                                                    Final Action Effective    09/19/05 70 FR 48482
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     RIN: 1018–AI44
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Agency Contact: Pat Ford                                                                                       Required: No
     Phone: 703 358–1708                                     1765. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;                          Small Entities Affected: No
     Email: patlford@fws.gov                                 EIDERDOWN FROM ICELAND
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     RIN: 1018–AH99                                          Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Michelle Morgan
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21                                Phone: 703 358–2061
     1763. ENDANGERED AND                                                                                           Fax: 703 358–1735
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Completed:                                             Email: michellelmorgan@fws.gov
     PLANTS; LISTING AND DESIGNATION                         Reason                        Date        FR Cite      RIN: 1018–AJ08
     OF CRITICAL HABITAT FOR THREE                           Withdrawn                    08/30/05
     SNAILS AND ONE AMPHIPOD
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        1768. ENDANGERED AND
     Priority: Other Significant                             Required: No                                           THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                                                                        PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            HABITAT FOR THE FISH SLOUGH
     Completed:
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal                    MILK–VETCH
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Agency Contact: Brian Millsap                          Priority: Other Significant
     Revised PR, Reopen 05/04/05 70 FR 23083                 Phone: 703 358–1714                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
       Comment, Draft                                        Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
       Econ Analysis/Envir                                                                                          Completed:
       Assessment,                                           RIN: 1018–AI64                                         Reason                     Date      FR Cite
       Updated CH Legal
       Descriptions                                                                                                 Final Action              06/09/05 70 FR 33774
     Final Action           08/09/05 70 FR 46303             1766. ENDANGERED AND                                   Final Action Effective    07/11/05 70 FR 33774
     Final Action Effective 09/08/05 70 FR 46303             THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             PLANTS; ENDANGERED STATUS FOR                          Required: No
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         THE SCIMITAR–HORNED ORYX,
     Required: No                                            ADDAX, AND DAMA GAZELLE                                Small Entities Affected: No
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                                                                           Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Phone: 703 358–2105
     Local, State, Tribal
                                                             Completed:                                             Fax: 703 358–2434
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                                                                                Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     Reason                        Date        FR Cite
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                                                                              RIN: 1018–AJ09
                                                             Final Action                 09/02/05 70 FR 52319
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          Final Action Effective       10/03/05
     RIN: 1018–AI15                                                                                                 1769. ENDANGERED AND
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                             Required: No                                           PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
     1764. ENDANGERED AND                                    Small Entities Affected: No                            HABITAT FOR THE MUNZ’S ONION
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       Priority: Other Significant
     PLANTS; LISTING THE SOUTHWEST
     ALASKAN DISTINCT POPULATION                                                                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Agency Contact: Robert Gabel
     SEGMENT OF THE NORTHERN SEA                             Phone: 703 358–1708                                    Completed:
     OTTER                                                   Fax: 703 358–2276                                      Reason                     Date      FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Email: roddylgabel@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    Final Action              06/07/05 70 FR 33015
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 RIN: 1018–AI82                                         Final Action Effective    07/07/05 70 FR 33015



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     DOI—FWS                                                                                                                                 Completed Actions


     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Small Entities Affected: No                            1774. MIGRATORY BIRD PERMITS;
     Required: No                                                                                                   FEDERAL FALCONRY STANDARDS;
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    ADDING CONNECTICUT TO THE LIST
                                                             Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                        OF STATES THAT MEET FEDERAL
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     Phone: 703 358–2105                                    FALCONRY STANDARDS
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                         Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                                                                              CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21
                                                             RIN: 1018–AT43
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                                                                                 Completed:
     RIN: 1018–AJ10                                                                                                 Reason                     Date      FR Cite
                                                             1772. MARINE MAMMALS: REVISED
                                                             DEFINITION OF ‘‘AUTHENTIC NATIVE                       Final Action              06/15/05 70 FR 34695
     1770. ENDANGERED AND                                    ARTICLES OF HANDICRAFTS AND                            Final Action Effective    06/15/05 70 FR 34695
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 CLOTHING’’                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL                                                                                Required: No
                                                             Priority: Info./Admin./Other
     HABITAT FOR THE COASTAL–PUGET
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     SOUND, ST. MARY–BELLY RIVER,                            CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18.3
     AND JARBIDGE RIVER POPULATION                                                                                  State
                                                             Completed:                                             Agency Contact: Brian Millsap
     SEGMENTS OF BULL TROUT
     Priority: Other Significant                             Reason                        Date        FR Cite      Phone: 703 358–1714
                                                             Final Action                 08/17/05 70 FR 48321      Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
                                                             Final Action Effective       09/16/05 70 FR 48321      RIN: 1018–AT63
     Completed:
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite        Required: No                                           1775. ENDANGERED AND
     Reopening of             05/03/05 70 FR 22835                                                                  THREATENED WILDLIFE AND
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
       Comment Period                                                                                               PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL
       and Availability of                                   Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   HABITAT FOR CALIFORNIA TIGER
       Draft Economic                                        Tribal                                                 SALAMANDER, CENTRAL
       Analysis                                                                                                     POPULATION; 50 CFR 17
     Comment Period End       06/02/05 70 FR 22835           Agency Contact: Martin Kodis
     Final Action with        09/26/05 70 FR 56212           Phone: 703 358–5496                                    Priority: Other Significant
       1018–AU31, Final                                      Fax: 703 358–1869                                      CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21.29
       Critical Habitat                                      Email: martinlkodis@fws.gov
     Effective Date—Final     10/26/05 70 FR 56212                                                                  Completed:
       Action with
                                                             RIN: 1018–AT48
                                                                                                                    Reason                     Date      FR Cite
       1018–AU31, final
       critical habitat                                                                                             Final Action              08/23/05 70 FR 49379
                                                             1773. LISTING THE MIAMI BLUE                           Final Action Effective    09/22/05 70 FR 49379
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         BUTTERFLY AS ENDANGERED;
     Required: No                                            LISTING THE CASSIUS BLUE,                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             CERAUNUS BLUE, AND NICKERBEAN                          Required: No
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             (AMMON) BLUE BUTTERFLIES AS                            Small Entities Affected: No
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                     THREATENED DUE TO SIMILARITY
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                         OF APPEARANCE TO THE MIAMI
                                                                                                                    State
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     BLUE
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                                                                              Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Phone: 703 358–2105
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Fax: 703 358–2434
     Related RIN: Related to 1018–AU31                                                                              Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Completed:
     RIN: 1018–AJ12                                                                                                 RIN: 1018–AT68
                                                             Reason                        Date        FR Cite

     1771. ENDANGERED AND                                    Withdrawn                    08/31/05
                                                                                                                    1776. SEASONS, HARVEST LIMITS,
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        METHODS, AND MEANS RELATED TO
     PLANTS; LISTING THE BOREAL TOAD                         Required: No                                           TAKING OF WILDLIFE FOR
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Small Entities Affected: No                            SUBSISTENCE USES DURING
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                                                                        2005–2006 REGULATORY YEAR
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   (SUBPART D)
     Completed:                                              Local, State                                           Priority: Routine and Frequent
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite        Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                        CFR Citation: 50 CFR 100; 36 CFR 100
     Notice of 12–month       09/29/05 70 FR 56880           Phone: 703 358–2105
       finding                                               Fax: 703 358–2434                                      Completed:
                                                             Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                         Reason                     Date      FR Cite
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            RIN: 1018–AT51                                         Final Action              06/22/05 70 FR 36267



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     DOI—FWS                                                                                                                              Completed Actions



     Reason                      Date         FR Cite        Reason                        Date        FR Cite      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    Required: Yes
     Final Rule Effective 07/01/05 70 FR 36267               Final Rule—Certain           08/31/05 70 FR 51983
       7/1/2005; Some                                          Federal Indian                                       Small Entities Affected: Businesses
       Sections Effective                                      Reservations and                                     Government Levels Affected: Federal,
       Through 6/30/2006                                       Ceded Lands,                                         State, Tribal
                                                               2005–06 Early
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                           Season                                               Agency Contact: Brian Millsap
     Required: No                                            Final Rule Effective—        09/01/05 70 FR 51946      Phone: 703 358–1714
                                                               Early                                                Email: brianlmillsap@fws.gov
     Small Entities Affected: No                               Seas./Bag/Poss.                                      RIN: 1018–AT76
                                                               Limits, U.S., AK, HI,
     Government Levels Affected: Federal                       PR, VI
                                                             Final Rule Effective—        09/01/05 70 FR 51983      1778. LISTING OF 7 FOREIGN
     Agency Contact: William W. Knauer                         Certain Federal                                      BUTTERFLY SPECIES UNDER THE
     Phone: 907 786–3873                                       Indian Reservations                                  ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT
     Fax: 907 786–3898                                         and Ceded Lands,
                                                               2005–06 Early                                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Email: billlknauer@fws.gov
                                                               Season                                               CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
     RIN: 1018–AT70                                          Comment Period End           09/02/05 70 FR 49068
                                                               for NPRM for                                         Completed:
                                                               2005–06                                              Reason                     Date      FR Cite
     1777. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;                             Late–Season Migr.
                                                               Bird Hunting                                         Withdrawn                 08/31/05
     2005–2006 MIGRATORY GAME BIRD
                                                               Regulations                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     HUNTING REGULATIONS
                                                             Final rule—Certain           09/27/05 70 FR 56531      Required: No
     Priority: Economically Significant.                       Federal Indian
                                                               Reservations and                                     Small Entities Affected: No
     Major under 5 USC 801.
                                                               Ceded Lands,                                         Government Levels Affected: Federal
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20                                   2005–06 Late
                                                               Season                                               Agency Contact: Patricia S. De Angelis
     Completed:                                              Fin. Rule: Correction,       09/15/05 70 FR 54483      Phone: 703 358–1708
                                                               Early                                                Fax: 703 358–2276
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite          Seas./Bag/Poss.                                      Email: patricialdeangelis@fws.gov
                                                               Limits, U.S., AK, HI,
     Prelim Prop. 2005–06      04/06/05 70 FR 17573            PR, VI
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AT83
       Mig Bird Hunt Regs:
       Request for Ind                                       Effective Date: Fin.         09/01/05
       Tribe/AK Subs.                                          Rule Correction,                                     1779. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;
       Migr. Bird Harvest                                      Early                                                APPROVAL OF 62 PERCENT IRON/25
       Proposals                                               Seas./Bag/Poss.                                      PERCENT TUNGSTEN/13 PERCENT
                                                               Limits, U.S., AK, HI,
     NPRM—                     06/24/05 70 FR 36793                                                                 NICKEL SHOT AS NONTOXIC FOR
                                                               PR, VI
       Supplemental—                                                                                                HUNTING WATERFOWL AND COOTS
       Public Meetings                                       Final Rule for 2005–06       09/23/05 70 FR 56027
       6/22–23, 7/27–28                                        —Certain Spp.                                        Priority: Info./Admin./Other
                                                               Late–Season Migr.
     Early Season—             08/01/05 70 FR 44200            Bird Hunting
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20
       Supplemental                                            Regulations                                          Completed:
       Proposals for
       2005–06 Mig. Game                                     Final Action                 09/24/05 70 FR 56531      Reason                     Date      FR Cite
       Bird Hunting Regs                                       Effective—Certain
                                                               Federal Indian                                       ANPRM                     05/02/05 70 FR 22625
     Prop. Regs on Certain     08/05/05 70 FR 45336            Reservations and                                     NPRM                      05/06/05 70 FR 23954
       Federal Indian                                          Ceded Lands,                                         Final Rule; Final Envir   08/23/05 70 FR 49194
       Reservations and                                        2005–06 Late                                           Assess and Finding
       Ceded Lands for                                         Season                                                 of No Significant
       2005–06
                                                             Effective Date: Final        09/24/05 70 FR 56027        Impact
     Final Frameworks for      08/30/05 70 FR 51521            Rule for 2005–06                                     Final Action Effective    09/22/05 70 FR 49194
       Early–Season                                            Certain Spp.
       Migratory Bird                                          Late–Season Migr.                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
       Hunting Regs                                            Bird Hunting                                         Required: No
     Final Action              08/30/05 70 FR 51521            Regulations                                          Small Entities Affected: No
       Effective—Final                                       Final Frameworks for         09/22/05 70 FR 55665
       Frameworks for                                          Late–Season                                          Government Levels Affected: Federal,
       Early–Season                                            Migratory Bird                                       State, Tribal
       Migratory Bird                                          Hunting Regulations
       Hunting Regs                                                                                                 Agency Contact: George T. Allen
                                                             Effective Date: Final        09/22/05                  Phone: 703 358–1825
     Final Rule—Early          08/31/05 70 FR 51946            Frameworks for
       Seas./Bag/Poss.                                                                                              Fax: 703 358–2217
                                                               Late–Season
       Limits, U.S., AK, HI,                                                                                        Email: georgeltlallen@fws.gov
                                                               Migratory Bird
       PR, VI                                                  Hunting Regulations                                  RIN: 1018–AT87


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     1780. CAPTIVE–BRED WILDLIFE                             Completed:                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     REGULATION: EXCLUDING THE                               Reason                        Date        FR Cite      Government Levels Affected: None
     CAPTIVE–BRED SCIMITAR–HORNED
     ORYX, ADDAX, AND DAMA GAZELLE                           ANPRM               05/02/05 70 FR 22625               Agency Contact: George T. Allen
     FROM ENDANGERED STATUS                                  NPRM; NOA           08/24/05 70 FR 49541               Phone: 703 358–1825
                                                             Withdrawn; Combined 09/24/05                           Fax: 703 358–2217
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                    With 1018–AU04                                        Email: georgeltlallen@fws.gov
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17.21                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Related RIN: Merged with 1018–AU04
                                                             Required: No
     Completed:                                                                                                     RIN: 1018–AU13
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   1785. 2005–2006 REFUGE–SPECIFIC
     Final Rule               09/02/05 70 FR 52310           State, Tribal
     Final Action Effective   10/03/05                                                                              HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING
                                                             Agency Contact: George T. Allen                        REGULATIONS
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Phone: 703 358–1825                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Required: No                                            Fax: 703 358–2217
                                                             Email: georgeltlallen@fws.gov                          CFR Citation: 50 CFR 32
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Related RIN: Merged with 1018–AU04                     Completed:
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             RIN: 1018–AU09                                         Reason                     Date      FR Cite
     Agency Contact: Michael D. Kreger
                                                                                                                    NPRM                      07/12/05 70 FR 40108
     Phone: 703 358–1708
                                                             1783. AMENDMENT OF LOWER ST.                           Final Action              09/13/05 70 FR 54145
     Fax: 703 358–2276
                                                             JOHNS RIVER MANATEE REFUGE IN                          Final Action Effective    09/13/05
     Email: michaellkreger@fws.gov
                                                             FLORIDA                                                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     RIN: 1018–AT95                                                                                                 Required: No
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                Small Entities Affected: Businesses
     1781. CRITICAL HABITAT
                                                             Completed:                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     DESIGNATION FOR FOUR VERNAL
                                                                                                                    State
     POOL CRUSTACEANS AND ELEVEN                             Reason                        Date        FR Cite
     VERNAL POOL PLANTS IN                                                                                          Agency Contact: Leslie Marler
                                                             Final Action                 04/28/05 70 FR 21967
     CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN                                                                                        Phone: 703 358–2397
                                                             Final Action Effective       04/28/05 70 FR 21967
     OREGON                                                                                                         Email: leslielmarler@fws.gov
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    RIN: 1018–AU14
                                                             Required: No
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                 Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    1786. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;
     Completed:                                              Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   APPROVAL OF 58 PERCENT
                                                             Local, State                                           TUNGSTEN/34 PERCENT TIN/4
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Agency Contact: David Hankla                           PERCENT IRON SHOT AS NONTOXIC
     Final Action             08/11/05 70 FR 46923           Phone: 904 232–2580                                    FOR HUNTING WATERFOWL AND
     Final Action Effective   09/12/05 70 FR 46923           Fax: 940 232–2404                                      COOTS
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Email: manatee@fws.gov
                                                                                                                    Priority: Info./Admin./Other
     Required: No                                            Related RIN: Previously reported as
                                                             1018–AJ06                                              CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             RIN: 1018–AU10                                         Completed:
     Government Levels Affected: Federal
                                                                                                                    Reason                     Date      FR Cite
     Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson                                                                                ANPRM                     06/02/05 70 FR 32282
     Phone: 703 358–2105                                     1784. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;
                                                             APPROVAL OF TUNGSTEN–BRONZE                            NPRM                      08/24/05 70 FR 49541
     Fax: 703 358–2434                                                                                              Merged With               09/24/05 70 FR 49541
     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov                          (TUNGSTEN–COPPER–TIN–IRON)
                                                             SHOT AS NONTOXIC FOR HUNTING                            1018–AU04
     Related RIN: Previously reported as                     WATERFOWL AND COOTS                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     1018–AI26                                               Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Required: No
     RIN: 1018–AU06                                          CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20                                Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             Completed:                                             Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     1782. MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING;                                                                                  State, Tribal
                                                             Reason                        Date        FR Cite
     BLANKET APPROVAL OF                                                                                            Agency Contact: George T. Allen
     IRON/TUNGSTEN/NICKEL SHOT AS                            ANPRM                        05/02/05 70 FR 22624
                                                                                                                    Phone: 703 358–1825
     NONTOXIC FOR HUNTING                                    NPRM; NOA                    08/24/05 70 FR 49541
                                                                                                                    Fax: 703 358–2217
     WATERFOWL AND COOTS                                     Merged With                  09/24/05
                                                              1018–AU04
                                                                                                                    Email: georgeltlallen@fws.gov
     Priority: Info./Admin./Other                                                                                   Related RIN: Merged with 1018–AU04
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 20                                 Required: No                                           RIN: 1018–AU28


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     DOI—FWS                                                                                                                              Completed Actions


     1787. ∑ ENDANGERED AND                                  Action                        Date        FR Cite      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     THREATENED WILDLIFE AND                                                                                        Required: No
     PLANTS; DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL                         NPRM Comment                 04/05/04 69 FR 17634
     HABITAT FOR THE                                           Period                                               Small Entities Affected: No
     COLUMBIA–KLAMATH DISTINCT                                 Reopen/NOA for
                                                               Draft Economic                                       Government Levels Affected: Federal
     POPULATION SEGMENT OF THE                                 Analysis Under
     BULL TROUT                                                1018–AI52                                            Energy Effects: Statement of Energy
     Priority: Other Significant                             Final Action Under           10/06/04 69 FR 59996      Effects planned as required by
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1531 et seq                       1018–AI52                                            Executive Order 13211.
                                                             NPRM and Final Rule          05/25/05 70 FR 29998
     CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17                                   Comment Period
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Marjorie Nelson,
     Legal Deadline: Final, Judicial,                          Reopened                                             Chief, Branch of Listing, Endangered
     September 15, 2005.                                     Comment Period               06/06/05 70 FR 32732      Species Program, Department of the
                                                               Reopened for                                         Interior, United States Fish and
     Abstract: We designate critical habitat                                                                        Wildlife Service, Room 435, 4401 North
                                                               NPRM and Final
     for the Columbia-Klamath distinct                         Rule; Clarification                                  Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
     population segment of the Bull trout.                                                                          Phone: 703 358–2105
                                                             Final Action With            09/26/05 70 FR 56212
     Timetable:                                                1018–AJ12, Final                                     Fax: 703 358–2434
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                               Critical Habitat                                     Email: marjorielnelson@fws.gov
                                                             Effective Date—Final         10/26/05
     NPRM Under               11/29/02 67 FR 71235             Action With                                          Related RIN: Previously reported as
      1018–AI52                                                1018–AJ12, Final                                     1018–AI52, Related to 1018–AJ12
     NPRM Comment             02/11/03 68 FR 6863              Critical Habitat
      Period Reopened                                                                                               RIN: 1018–AU31
      Under 1018–AI52                                                                                               BILLING CODE 4310—55—S



     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     National Park Service (NPS)

     1788. GATEWAY NATIONAL                                  1789. CURECANTI RECREATION                             1790. REVISIONS TO RIGHT–OF–WAY
     RECREATION AREA; PERSONAL                               AREA; PERSONAL WATERCRAFT                              REGULATIONS
     WATERCRAFT                                              Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Priority: Other Significant
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Legal Authority: 16 USC 9a                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 462k
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 9a                              CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.51                              CFR Citation: 36 CFR 14
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.29                               Legal Deadline: None                                   Legal Deadline: None
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Abstract: This proposed rulemaking                     Abstract: This rule will revise existing
                                                             would allow personal watercraft use in                 regulations relating to the issuance of
     Abstract: This proposed rulemaking                      designated areas of the park. The                      right-of-way permits across lands and
     would allow personal watercraft use in                  rulemaking is necessary because the                    waters under National Park Service
     designated areas of the park. The                       regulations that currently allow                       administration. The current regulations
     rulemaking is necessary because the                     personal watercraft use in units of the                are outdated. The new regulations will
     regulations that currently allow                        National Park System expired on April                  provide a process for the review,
     personal watercraft use in units of the                 22, 2002.                                              consideration, and approval or denial
     National Park System expired on April
                                                             Timetable:                                             of requests for rights-of-way.
     22, 2002.
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Timetable:
     Timetable:
                                                             NPRM                         10/00/05                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Final Rule                   10/00/05                  NPRM                     03/00/06
     NPRM                     10/00/05
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Required: No                                           Required: No
     Required: No                                            Small Entities Affected: No                            Government Levels Affected:
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Government Levels Affected: None                       Undetermined
     Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                          Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                         Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
     Regulatory Program Manager,                             Regulatory Program Manager,                            Regulatory Program Manager,
     Department of the Interior, National                    Department of the Interior, National                   Department of the Interior, National
     Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                   Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                  Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                          7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                         7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
     Phone: 202 208–4206                                     Phone: 202 208–4206                                    Phone: 202 208–4206
     Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                               Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                              Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     RIN: 1024–AC95                                          RIN: 1024–AC99                                         RIN: 1024–AD16


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     1791. COST RECOVERY FOR SPECIAL                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        commercial filming activities and
     PARK USES                                               Required: No                                           similar projects; (2) establishing
     Priority: Other Significant                             Small Entities Affected: No                            uniform guidelines for commercial
                                                                                                                    filming permit programs in agencies of
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1; 16 USC                       Government Levels Affected: None                       the Department of the Interior and the
     462k; 16 USC 9a                                         Agency Contact: Bryan Mitchell,                        Department of Agriculture; and (3)
     CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined                        Department of the Interior, National                   implementing requirements that
                                                             Park Service, NC330, 1849 C Street                     agencies respond to applicants for
     Legal Deadline: None                                    NW., Washington, DC 20240                              commercial filming or still photography
     Abstract: The National Park Service                     Phone: 202 354–2078                                    permits in a timely manner.
     issues special use permits for activities               Fax: 202 371–5197
                                                                                                                    Timetable:
     such as special events, commercial                      Email: bryanlmitchell@nps.gov
     photography, and utility rights-of-way                  RIN: 1024–AD24
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     in areas of the National Park System.                                                                          NPRM                     10/00/05
     Processing these permit requests is
     costly, but the NPS has not instituted                  1793. VESSEL MANAGEMENT IN                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     a system for cost recovery, as is                       GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK                              Required: Undetermined
     authorized by law. This rule will                       Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Government Levels Affected: None
     establish a procedure to enable the NPS
     to recover its costs from the permit                    Legal Authority: 16 USC 410hh–4                        Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
     beneficiaries.                                          CFR Citation: 36 CFR 13.65                             Regulatory Program Manager,
     Timetable:                                              Legal Deadline: None                                   Department of the Interior, National
                                                                                                                    Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Abstract: This rule would modify                       7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
                                                             quotas and operating requirements for                  Phone: 202 208–4206
     NPRM                     12/00/05
                                                             four types of motorized watercraft in                  Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
     Required: No                                            The rulemaking is necessary so that the                RIN: 1024–AD30
     Small Entities Affected: No                             National Park Service may more
                                                             efficiently manage motorized watercraft                1795. DISPOSITION OF CULTURALLY
     Government Levels Affected: None                        use and protect park resources.                        IDENTIFIABLE HUMAN REMAINS
     Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                          Timetable:
     Regulatory Program Manager,                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     Department of the Interior, National                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                   NPRM                         10/00/05                  undetermined.
     7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Phone: 202 208–4206                                     Required: No
     Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                                                                                      CFR Citation: 43 CFR 10.11
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     RIN: 1024–AD18                                                                                                 Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                         Abstract: This rule would establish
     1792. HISTORIC PRESERVATION                                                                                    procedures for the disposition of
                                                             Regulatory Program Manager,
     CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                                 culturally identifiable human remains
                                                             Department of the Interior, National
     Priority: Other Significant                             Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                  in the possession or control of
                                                             7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                         museums or Federal agencies.
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 4702
                                                             Phone: 202 208–4206                                    Timetable:
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 67                                 Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Legal Deadline: None                                    RIN: 1024–AD25
                                                                                                                    NPRM                     12/00/05
     Abstract: This rule would amend 36
     CFR part 67, which governs the                          1794. MAKING PICTURES,                                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     certification of historic structures to                 TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS OR                              Required: No
     receive Federal income tax incentives.                  SOUND TRACKS                                           Small Entities Affected: No
     This action is necessary so that the rule
     will more accurately reflect the                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Government Levels Affected: None
     management structure of the program,                    Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     clarify the applicable standards of                                                                            Agency Contact: Tim McKeown,
                                                             CFR Citation: 36 CFR 5                                 National NAGPRA Program officer,
     rehabilitation, and more rationally
     allocate the apportionment of the                       Legal Deadline: None                                   Department of the Interior, National
     application fees.                                                                                              Park Service, 1849 C Street NW.,
                                                             Abstract: This rule would revise the                   Washington, DC 20240
     Timetable:                                              filming regulations in 43 CFR part 5                   Phone: 202 354–2206
                                                             and 36 CFR part 5 to implement Public                  Email: timlmckeown@nps.gov
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Law 106-206 (May 26, 2000) by: (1)
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       Establishing a reasonable fee for                      RIN: 1024–AD31


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     1796. SPECIAL REGULATION FOR                            cultural activities, or other well-                    Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
     DRY TORTUGAS PARK                                       justified special uses approved by the                 Regulatory Program Manager,
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                  park superintendent. The need for this                 Department of the Interior, National
     Major status under 5 USC 801 is                         rule has been documented in the                        Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     undetermined.                                           recently approved General Management                   7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
                                                             Plan (GMP) for Wupatki NM. If the rule                 Phone: 202 208–4206
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 462k                            is not enacted, this damage will                       Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.27                               continue and potentially lead to                       RIN: 1024–AD34
     Legal Deadline: None                                    impairment of park resources. The area
                                                             is currently under an emergency
     Abstract: This rule would implement                     closure.                                               1799. ∑ OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
     changes made by PL 102-525. This                                                                               SPECIAL REGULATIONS
     includes name changes, protection of                    Timetable:
     fisheries and the activities in the                     Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     research natural area, and protection of                NPRM                         11/00/05
                                                                                                                    Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     shipwrecks. This rule will divide the                                                                          Legal Authority: 16 USC 1
     park into four separate use zones;                      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     establish a zone as a research natural                  Required: No                                           CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.28
     area (RNA); and regulate the use by                     Small Entities Affected: No                            Legal Deadline: None
     permit, requiring the use of mooring
     buoys, and regulating the taking of fish                Government Levels Affected: Tribal                     Abstract: This rule would make
     species.                                                Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                         updates to the park’s special
                                                             Regulatory Program Manager,                            regulations relating to fishing,
     Timetable:                                                                                                     protection of forest lands within the
                                                             Department of the Interior, National
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                  park, and conversion of longstanding
                                                             7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                         closures and public use limits into
     NPRM                     10/00/05
                                                             Phone: 202 208–4206                                    special regulations.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                              Timetable:
     Required: No
                                                             RIN: 1024–AD33                                         Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    NPRM                     01/00/06
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             1798. ∑ ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC                      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                          RIVER VESSEL SPEED LIMITS
     Regulatory Program Manager,                                                                                    Required: Undetermined
     Department of the Interior, National                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Government Levels Affected: None
     Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                   Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
     7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                                                                                 Regulatory Program Manager,
                                                             Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Phone: 202 208–4206                                                                                            Department of the Interior, National
     Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                               CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.9                               Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     RIN: 1024–AD32                                          Legal Deadline: None                                   7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
                                                             Abstract: This rule would establish                    Phone: 202 208–4206
                                                             vessel speed limits and other water                    Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     1797. ∑ BACKCOUNTRY USE
     RESTRICTIONS AT WUPATKI                                 surface use restrictions as                            RIN: 1024–AD35
     NATIONAL MONUMENT                                       recommended in the lower St. Croix
                                                             Cooperative management plan (2002).
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   This rule would affect only waters in                  1800. ∑ ST. CROIX NATIONAL SCENIC
     Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined                     the NPS-managed zone of the River                      RIVER VESSEL SPEED LIMITS
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.94                               form the north city limits of Stillwater               Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             MN to Xcel Hydorelectirc Dam at St.                    Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Croix Falls, WI. Increase in use of this
     Abstract: This rule will help NPS                       section of the river has led to visitor                Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     better manage backcountry areas to                      use conflicts and resource damage. This                CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined
     protect cultural and natural resources                  rule would encourage safe water use,
     in Wupatki National Monument (NM).                      manage visitor conflicts, and mitigate                 Legal Deadline: None
     It is necessary because of repeated acts                shoreline damage caused by vessel                      Abstract: This rule would establish
     of vandalism, including destruction of                  wakes.                                                 vessel speed limits and other water
     petroglyph panels, collecting of cultural               Timetable:                                             surface use restrictions as
     and natural objects for souvenirs,                                                                             recommended in the lower St. Croix
     inappropriate disposal of human waste,                  Action                        Date        FR Cite      Cooperative management plan (2002).
     off-trail hiking, and littering. These                  NPRM                         01/00/06                  This rule would affect only waters in
     actions have caused severe damage to                                                                           the NPS-managed zone of the River
     fragile park resources park. Access to                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        form the north city limits of Stillwater
     these areas would be restricted and                     Required: Undetermined                                 MN to Xcel Hydorelectirc Dam at St.
     permitted only for research, traditional                Government Levels Affected: None                       Croix Falls, WI. Increase in use of this


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     section of the river has led to visitor                 Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                         Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
     use conflicts and resource damage. This                 Regulatory Program Manager,                            Regulatory Program Manager,
     rule would encourage safe water use,                    Department of the Interior, National                   Department of the Interior, National
     manage visitor conflicts, and mitigate                  Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                  Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     shoreline damage caused by vessel                       7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                         7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
     wakes.                                                  Phone: 202 208–4206                                    Phone: 202 208–4206
                                                             Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                              Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     Timetable:
                                                             RIN: 1024–AD37                                         RIN: 1024–AD38
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
     NPRM                     01/00/06
                                                             1802. ∑ NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM                           1803. ∑ NATIONAL CAPITOL
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         UNITS IN ALASKA                                        REGION—PARKING
     Required: Undetermined
                                                             Priority: Other Significant                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                          Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Regulatory Program Manager,                                                                                    Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Department of the Interior, National                    CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined
     Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                   Legal Deadline: None
     7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                                                                                 Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Abstract: The special regulations for
     Phone: 202 208–4206                                                                                            Abstract: This rule would amend the
                                                             Alaska, 36 CFR Part 13, were first
     Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                               adopted in 1981 as ‘‘interim guidance’’.               national Capital Region’s special
     RIN: 1024–AD36                                          While individual sections of Part 13                   regulations regarding violations for
                                                             have been amended and new sections                     illegally parked vehicles. The
                                                             added since 1981, there had been no                    amendment will add a provision
     1801. ∑ VOYAGEURS NATIONAL                              comprehensive effort to revise the                     addressing parking violations when the
     PARK – SPECIAL REGULATIONS                              general and park specific Part 13                      vehicle’s driver is absent. Absence of
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   regulations until a final rule was                     a provision of this type in the current
                                                             published on January 3, 2005. That was                 regulations has resulted in the
     Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined                                                                            dismissal of citations and increasing
                                                             Phase I of a comprehensive revision,
     CFR Citation: None                                      and this proposed rule is Phase II of                  numbers of parking violations. The
                                                             the process. Phase II covers a variety                 amendment would create a rebuttable
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           prima facie presumption that the
                                                             of diverse actions such as subsistence
     Abstract: Prior to the establishment of                 use of timber, seaweed collection in                   registered owner of an illegally parked
     Voyageurs National Park and                             Glacier Bay NP, Alsek River                            vehicle was the person who committed
     continuing through today the use of                     management issues, OHV use in Dry                      the violation. This is similar to the
     motorized boats have been allowed on                    Bay, fishing closure at Brooks Camp,                   parking laws of many jurisdictions.
     a limited number of interior lakes                      managing camping and trail use at                      Timetable:
     (approx 6) that are not road accessible.                Kenai Fjords NP, updating definitions,
     Snowmobile use on these same lakes                      prohibiting motorized vehicles to herd                 Action                    Date      FR Cite
     is permitted through special                            wildlife, and establishing wildlife                    NPRM                     01/00/06
     regulations. Current regulations                        viewing distances in several park areas.
     prohibit motorboat use on lakes not                                                                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             NPS has committed to seek special
     accessible by a road and therefore a                                                                           Required: Undetermined
                                                             regulations in areas where they would
     special regulation is needed to allow                   be appropriate for the effective                       Government Levels Affected: None
     motor boat use to continue.                             management of park areas.                              Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
     Timetable:                                              Timetable:                                             Regulatory Program Manager,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Action                        Date        FR Cite      Department of the Interior, National
                                                                                                                    Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     NPRM                     01/00/06                       NPRM                         12/00/05                  7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Phone: 202 208–4206
     Required: No                                            Required: Undetermined                                 Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Government Levels Affected: None                       RIN: 1024–AD40




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     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     National Park Service (NPS)

     1804. PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL                           Agency Contact: John Robbins,                          which encourages promotion of the sale
     LAKESHORE; PERSONAL                                     Assistant Director, Cultural Resources,                of authentic United States Indian,
     WATERCRAFT                                              Department of the Interior, National                   Alaska native, Native Samoan, and
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Park Service, NC340, 1849 C Street                     Native Hawaiian handicrafts in units of
                                                             NW., Washington, DC 20240                              the National Park System.
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 9a                              Phone: 202 343–3388
                                                             Fax: 202 343–5260                                      Timetable:
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.32
                                                             Email: johnlrobbins@nps.gov                            Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             RIN: 1024–AD05                                         NPRM                     03/25/04 69 FR 15286
     Abstract: This proposed rulemaking
                                                                                                                    Final Action             11/00/05
     would allow personal watercraft use in
     designated areas of the park. The                       1806. BOATING AND WATER USE                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     rulemaking is necessary because the                     ACTIVITIES                                             Required: No
     regulations that currently allow                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     personal watercraft use in units of the                                                                        Small Entities Affected: No
     National Park System expired on April                   Legal Authority: 16 USC 3
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     22, 2002.                                               CFR Citation: 36 CFR 3
     Timetable:                                                                                                     Agency Contact: Jo A. Pendry,
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Concessions Program Manager,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Abstract: This part was last updated                   Department of the Interior, National
     NPRM                     11/15/04 69 FR 65556           comprehensively in the early 1980s.                    Park Service, 1201 I Street NW.,
     Final Rule               10/00/05                       This regulation will help to address                   Washington, DC 20240
                                                             new and emerging technology, clarify                   Phone: 202 513–7156
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         some regulations for the benefit of the                Fax: 202 219–1173
     Required: No                                            public and enforcement staff,
     Government Levels Affected: None                        implement changes to reduce safety                     RIN: 1024–AD20
     Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,                          concerns, and make NPS regulations
     Regulatory Program Manager,                             more consistent with State regulations                 1808. GULF ISLANDS NATIONAL
     Department of the Interior, National                    in order to reduce confusion with the                  SEASHORE: PERSONAL
     Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room                   public.                                                WATERCRAFT USE
     7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                          Timetable:                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Phone: 202 208–4206                                     Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                                                                                      Legal Authority: 16 USC 462(k)
                                                             NPRM                         08/26/03 68 FR 51207
     RIN: 1024–AC93                                                                                                 CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.12
                                                             NPRM Comment                 12/24/03
                                                               Period End
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     1805. NATIVE AMERICAN GRAVES                            Final Action                 10/00/05
     PROTECTION AND REPATRIATION                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Abstract: This rule would allow
     ACT; FUTURE APPLICABILITY                               Required: No                                           personal watercraft use in designated
                                                                                                                    areas of the park. The rule is necessary
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Small Entities Affected: No                            because the regulations that currently
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 3001 et seq                     Government Levels Affected:                            allow personal watercraft use in units
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 10.13                              Undetermined                                           of the National Park System expired on
                                                                                                                    April 22, 2002.
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
                                                             Regulatory Program Manager,                            Timetable:
     Abstract: This proposed rule relates to
                                                             Department of the Interior, National
     one section of the regulations that                                                                            Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     implement the Native American Graves                                                                           NPRM                     03/17/05 70 FR 12988
                                                             7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
     Protection and Repatriation Act                                                                                Final Rule               10/00/05
                                                             Phone: 202 208–4206
     (NAGPRA). This section will clarify the
                                                             Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     applicability of NAGPRA to museums                                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     and Federal agencies following the                      RIN: 1024–AD07                                         Required: No
     statutory deadlines for completion of
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     summaries and inventories.                              1807. NATIVE AMERICAN
     Timetable:                                              HANDICRAFTS                                            Government Levels Affected: None
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case,
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 5964                           Regulatory Program Manager,
     NPRM                     10/20/04 69 FR 61613
                                                                                                                    Department of the Interior, National
     Final Rule               10/00/05                       CFR Citation: 36 CFR 51                                Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Legal Deadline: None                                   7241 MIB, Washington, DC 20240
     Required: No                                                                                                   Phone: 202 208–4206
                                                             Abstract: This rule would implement                    Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     Small Entities Affected: No                             section 416 of the National Parks
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Omnibus Management Act of 1998,                        RIN: 1024–AD21


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     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     National Park Service (NPS)

     1809. COMMERCIAL USE                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     AUTHORIZATIONS                                          Required: No
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1024–AC96
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Small Entities Affected: No
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 52                                 Government Levels Affected: None
                                                                                                                    1812. APOSTLE ISLANDS;
     Completed:                                              Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case
                                                                                                                    SNOWMOBILES
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite        Phone: 202 208–4206
                                                             Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov                              Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Withdrawn                08/01/05
                                                             RIN: 1024–AC94
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.82
     Required: No
                                                             1811. BIGHORN CANYON NATIONAL                          Completed:
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             RECREATION AREA; PERSONAL                              Reason                    Date      FR Cite
     Agency Contact: Jo A. Pendry                            WATERCRAFT
     Phone: 202 513–7156                                                                                            Final Action             04/01/05 70 FR 16712
     Fax: 202 219–1173                                       Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.92                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     RIN: 1024–AC85
                                                                                                                    Required: No
                                                             Completed:
     1810. FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL                              Reason                        Date        FR Cite      Small Entities Affected: No
     SEASHORE; PERSONAL                                      Final Rule                   06/01/05 70 FR 31345      Government Levels Affected: None
     WATERCRAFT
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case
                                                             Required: No
     CFR Citation: 36 CFR 7.20                                                                                      Phone: 202 208–4206
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            Email: jerrylcase@nps.gov
     Completed:                                              Government Levels Affected: None
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite                                                               RIN: 1024–AD26
                                                             Agency Contact: Jerry L. Case                          BILLING CODE 4310—70—S
     Final Rule               07/06/05 70 FR 38759           Phone: 202 208–4206


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

     1813. INDIAN ELECTRIC POWER                             NW., MS 4655 MIB, Washington, DC                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     UTILITIES                                               20240                                                  Required: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Phone: 202 208–5480
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 385                             RIN: 1076–AD45
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: George Skibine,
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 175                                                                                       Director, Indian Gaming Management
     Legal Deadline: None                                    1814. TRIBAL REVENUE ALLOCATION                        Staff, Department of the Interior,
                                                             PLANS                                                  Bureau of Indian Affairs, MS 2070 MIB,
     Abstract: This rule contains procedures                                                                        1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     governing the operation of BIA-owned                    Priority: Other Significant
                                                                                                                    20240
     power utilities. BIA is revising this rule              Legal Authority: 5 USC 301                             Phone: 202 219–4066
     to incorporate new procedures on
     billing and collection of government                    CFR Citation: 25 CFR 290                               RIN: 1076–AE24
     debt. Once these changes are made, BIA                  Legal Deadline: None
     will publish a new proposed rule for                                                                           1815. INDIAN COUNTRY LAW
     public comment.                                         Abstract: The Secretary of the Interior
                                                             is responsible for reviewing tribal plans              ENFORCEMENT
     Timetable:                                              for allocating revenues from gaming                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        activities. The Secretary must
                                                             determine whether the proposed rule is                 Legal Authority: 25 USC 2802
     NPRM                     06/07/96 61 FR 29040
     NPRM Comment             08/06/96
                                                             sufficient to promote tribal economic                  CFR Citation: 25 CFR 12
      Period End                                             development and fund essential tribal
                                                             programs, benefits, and services. BIA                  Legal Deadline: None
     NPRM                     06/00/06
                                                             plans to revise the regulations in part                Abstract: BIA plans to amend its
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         290 to include additional criteria to
     Required: No                                                                                                   regulation governing law enforcement
                                                             assist the Secretary in making this                    in Indian country by revising section
     Government Levels Affected:                             determination.                                         12.4 of subpart A and by adding new
     Undetermined                                                                                                   section 12.24 to subpart C to allow
                                                             Timetable:
     Agency Contact: John Anevski, Civil                                                                            tribal law enforcement officials to travel
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Engineer, Department of the Interior,                                                                          outside Indian country to respond to
     Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street                 NPRM                         10/00/05                  incidents in another area and to


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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     transport evidence to and from                          Timetable:                                             provide firm deadlines for filing
     locations in Indian country.                            Action                        Date        FR Cite      appeals and responses; (3) provide
     Timetable:                                                                                                     options to appellants if BIA delays
                                                             NPRM                         09/00/06                  making a decision on an appeal; and
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               (4) provide an expedited process for
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     NPRM                     11/00/05                       Required: No                                           certain classes of appeals.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Small Entities Affected: No                            Timetable:
     Required: No                                                                                                   Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     Government Levels Affected: Federal,                                                                           NPRM                     12/00/05
     Local, Tribal                                           Agency Contact: Daisy West, Tribal
                                                             Relations Officer, Department of the                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Agency Contact: Peter Maybee,                           Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Room               Required: No
     Division of Law Enforcement,                            4603 MIB, 1849 C Street NW.,                           Small Entities Affected: No
     Department of the Interior, Bureau of                   Washington, DC 20240
     Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS                   Phone: 202 513–7626                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     4550 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                          Fax: 202 219–2327                                      Agency Contact: Cathy Wilson,
     Phone: 202 208–5787                                                                                            Supervisory Water Rights Specialist,
     Fax: 202 208–6170                                       RIN: 1076–AE43
                                                                                                                    Department of the Interior, Bureau of
     RIN: 1076–AE35                                                                                                 Indian Affairs, 400 North 5th Street,
                                                             1818. STANDARDS FOR APPROVING                          13th Floor POB 10, MS 420 Two
                                                             TRIBAL PER CAPITA DISTRIBUTIONS                        Arizona Center, Phoenix, AZ 85004
     1816. PROCLAMATION OF                                                                                          Phone: 602 379–6789
     RESERVATIONS                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                                                                                    Fax: 602 379–6835
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Legal Authority: 25 USC 117c
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1076–AE48
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 467                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 111
     CFR Citation: None                                      Legal Deadline: None                                   1820. UNCLAIMED
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Abstract: This rule will provide                       MONEYS/WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN
                                                             standards for the review and approval                  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Abstract: This rule will define the
                                                             of tribal requests for the authority to                Legal Authority: 5 USC 301
     procedures and criteria to be used for
                                                             make per capita distributions from
     issuance of reservation proclamations                                                                          CFR Citation: 25 CFR 116
                                                             tribal funds held in trust by the
     by the Secretary of the Interior.
                                                             Secretary of the Interior under Public                 Legal Deadline: None
     Timetable:                                              Law 98-164, 25 U.S.C. 117a and 117b.                   Abstract: This rule will create one
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Timetable:                                             account in the Department to hold
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Individual Indian Moneys funds of any
                                                                                                                    account holders who cannot be located.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         NPRM                         10/00/05                  It will explain the actions the
     Required: No                                                                                                   Department will take to determine the
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Required: No                                           current address of an account holder
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               whose whereabouts are unknown. It
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            will set forth an account holder’s duty
     Agency Contact: Kathy Nunan,                            Government Levels Affected: Tribal                     to inform the Department of a current
     Department of the Interior, Bureau of                                                                          address. It will authorize the holder of
     Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW.,                      Agency Contact: Daisy West, Tribal
                                                             Relations Officer, Department of the                   an IIM account whose funds have been
     Washington, DC 20240                                                                                           transferred to the Unknown Moneys
     Phone: 202 208–3615                                     Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Room
                                                             4603 MIB, 1849 C Street NW.,                           account to make a claim for the
     Fax: 202 219–1065                                                                                              transferred funds at any time.
                                                             Washington, DC 20240
     RIN: 1076–AE40                                          Phone: 202 513–7626                                    Timetable:
                                                             Fax: 202 219–2327                                      Action                    Date      FR Cite
     1817. USE OR DISTRIBUTION OF                            RIN: 1076–AE45                                         NPRM                     12/00/05
     INDIAN JUDGMENT FUNDS
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   1819. APPEALS FROM                                     Required: No
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 1401 et seq                     ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS                                 Small Entities Affected: No
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 87                                 Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Legal Authority: 25 USC 9                              Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     Abstract: This rule will update the                     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 2                                 Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
     existing provisions to reflect the                                                                             for American Indians, Department of
     changes to the Indian Judgment Funds                    Legal Deadline: None                                   the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     Distribution Act that were made in                      Abstract: This rule will: (1) Clarify                  1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     1992 by Public Law 102-572.                             who has a right to file and appeal; (2)                20240


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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     Phone: 202 273–4680                                     for American Indians, Department of                    Small Entities Affected: No
     RIN: 1076–AE55                                          the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                             1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
                                                             20240                                                  Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     1821. GRAZING PERMITS                                   Phone: 202 273–4680                                    Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
                                                                                                                    for American Indians, Department of
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   RIN: 1076–AE59                                         the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                                                                                1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     Legal Authority: 5 USC 301                              1823. LEASING OF CERTAIN LANDS                         20240
                                                             IN WIND RIVER INDIAN                                   Phone: 202 273–4680
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 166
                                                             RESERVATION, WYOMING: OIL AND                          RIN: 1076–AE62
     Legal Deadline: None                                    GAS
     Abstract: This rule will amend the                      Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  1825. SURFACE EXPLORATION,
     procedures the BIA uses to approve,
                                                             Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        MINING, AND RECLAMATION OF
     grant, and administer permits for
                                                             Legal Authority: 39 Stat 519                           LANDS
     grazing on tribal land, individually
     owned Indian land, and Government                       CFR Citation: 25 CFR 227                               Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     land.                                                                                                          Legal Authority: 34 Stat 539
                                                             Legal Deadline: None
     Timetable:                                                                                                     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 216
                                                             Abstract: This rule will amend
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        procedures for entering into oil and gas               Legal Deadline: None
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       leases on Wind River Indian                            Abstract: This rule will amend
                                                             Reservation, Wyoming.                                  procedures to ensure adequate
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: Undetermined                                  Timetable:                                             measures are taken to avoid, minimize,
                                                                                                                    or correct damage to the environment
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal                      Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    - land, water, and air - and to avoid,
     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,                         NPRM                         12/00/05                  minimize, or correct hazards to the
     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        public health and safety due to surface
     for American Indians, Department of                     Required: Undetermined                                 exploration, mining, and reclamation of
     the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                                                                        lands.
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                       Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                                                                                    Timetable:
     20240                                                   Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     Phone: 202 273–4680                                     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee               Action                    Date      FR Cite
     RIN: 1076–AE57                                          for American Indians, Department of                    NPRM                     12/00/05
                                                             the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     1822. PROBATE OF INDIAN ESTATES,                                                                               Required: No
                                                             20240
     EXCEPT FOR MEMBERS OF THE FIVE                          Phone: 202 273–4680                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     CIVILIZED TRIBES                                                                                               Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                             RIN: 1076–AE61
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     Legal Authority: 36 Stat 856, as                        1824. LEASING OF OSAGE                                 Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
     amended; Secs. 1,2, 36 Stat 855, as                     RESERVATION LANDS FOR OIL AND                          for American Indians, Department of
     amended                                                 GAS MINING                                             the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 15                                                                                        1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  20240
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Legal Authority: 34 Stat 543                           Phone: 202 273–4680
     Abstract: This rule will amend the                      CFR Citation: 25 CFR 226                               RIN: 1076–AE63
     procedures that the Secretary follows to
     initiate the probate of the trust estate                Legal Deadline: None
     of a deceased individual Indian who                     Abstract: This rule will amend                         1826. LEAD AND ZINC MINING
     owned trust or restricted property.                     procedures on Osage Reservation lands                  OPERATIONS AND LEASES, QUAPAW
                                                             for entering into oil and gas mining                   AGENCY
     Timetable:
                                                             leases, operations oversight, cessation                Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        of mining operations, lessee                           Legal Authority: 41 Stat 1248; 50 Stat
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       requirements, penalties and appeals                    68
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         regarding adverse decisions.
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 25 CFR 215
     Required: No                                            Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Abstract: This rule will amend
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal                      NPRM                         12/00/05                  procedures for administering lead and
     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        zinc mining by the Quapaw Agency,
     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee                Required: No                                           Oklahoma.


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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     Timetable:                                              CFR Citation: 25 CFR 213                               CFR Citation: 25 CFR 211
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Deadline: None                                   Legal Deadline: None
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Abstract: This rule will amend                         Abstract: This rule will amend
                                                             procedures to acquire leases, establish                procedures utilized by the Secretary to
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             rent and royalty rates, ensure                         ensure that Indian mineral owners
     Required: No
                                                             environmentally sound operations, and                  desiring to have their resources
     Small Entities Affected: No                             remove restrictions against alienation                 developed are afforded the maximum
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal                      on Indian lands.                                       protection of such resources enabling
     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,                         Timetable:                                             them to realize the best economic
     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee                Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    interest that minimizes adverse
     for American Indians, Department of                                                                            environmental and cultural impacts
     the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                 NPRM                         12/00/05                  based on such development.
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Timetable:
     20240                                                   Required: Undetermined
     Phone: 202 273–4680                                                                                            Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     RIN: 1076–AE64                                                                                                 NPRM                     12/00/05
                                                             Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
                                                             Special Assistant to the Special Trustee               Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     1827. LEASING OF OSAGE                                  for American Indians, Department of                    Required: No
     RESERVATION LANDS, OKLAHOMA:                            the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                Small Entities Affected: No
     MINING—EXCEPT OIL AND GAS                               1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
                                                             20240                                                  Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Phone: 202 273–4680                                    Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     Legal Authority: 34 Stat 543                            RIN: 1076–AE66                                         Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 214                                                                                       for American Indians, Department of
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
                                                             1829. LEASING OF ALLOTTED LANDS
                                                                                                                    1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     Abstract: This rule will amend                          FOR MINERAL DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                                                    20240
     procedures for administering mining                     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Phone: 202 273–4680
     laws, except for oil and gas, on the
                                                             Legal Authority: 25 USC 396                            RIN: 1076–AE68
     Osage Reservation, Oklahoma, to
     include operations, rental fees and                     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 212
     obligations, use of surface lands and                   Legal Deadline: None                                   1831. TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
     homesteads in environmentally                                                                                  COAL LEASES
                                                             Abstract: This rule will amend
     responsible manner, and reports and
                                                             administrative procedures for the                      Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     forfeiture processes.
                                                             development of individual Indian oil
     Timetable:                                              and gas, geothermal, and solid mineral                 Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        resources.                                             Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Timetable:
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 25 CFR 200
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Required: No                                            NPRM                         12/00/05
                                                                                                                    Abstract: This rule will amend
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        regulatory language to reference the
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal                      Required: No                                           applicability of the Surface Mining
     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,                         Small Entities Affected: No                            Control and Reclamation Act of 1977.
     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee                Government Levels Affected: Tribal                     Timetable:
     for American Indians, Department of                     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                                                                        Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                       for American Indians, Department of                    NPRM                     12/00/05
     20240                                                   the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Phone: 202 273–4680                                     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                      Required: Undetermined
     RIN: 1076–AE65                                          20240
                                                             Phone: 202 273–4680                                    Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                             RIN: 1076–AE67                                         Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     1828. LEASING OF RESTRICTED
                                                                                                                    Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
     LANDS OF MEMBERS OF THE FIVE
                                                                                                                    for American Indians, Department of
     CIVILIZED TRIBES, OKLAHOMA:                             1830. LEASING OF TRIBAL LANDS                          the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     MINING                                                  FOR MINERAL DEVELOPMENT                                1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  20240
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                                                                                Phone: 202 273–4680
                                                             Legal Authority: 25 USC 396; 52 Stat
     Legal Authority: 35 Stat 312                            347; 70 Stat 774                                       RIN: 1076–AE69


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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     1832. PROBATE OF INDIAN                                 1834. ∑ INDIAN COUNTRY DETENTION                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     ESTATES—APPEALS TO THE OFFICE                           FACILITIES AND PROGRAMS                                Required: No
     OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS                                 Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Small Entities Affected: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Unfunded Mandates: This action may                     Government Levels Affected: None
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         affect the private sector under PL 104-
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Charles E. Breece,
                                                             4.
     Legal Authority: 36 Stat 855 to 856,                                                                           Deputy Director, Department of the
                                                             Legal Authority: 25 USC 2801                           Interior, 801 N. Quincy Street, Suite
     as amended
                                                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 10                                300, Arlington, VA 22203
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 4                                                                                         Phone: 703 235–3810
                                                             Legal Deadline: None
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Abstract: The Bureau of Indian Affairs                 Elizabeth Colliflower, Department of
     Abstract: This rule will establish                      is amending its regulations to make                    the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     procedures to appeal Indian probate                     clear the Bureau’s intent and policy                   1951 Constitution Avenue NW,
     matters to the Office of Hearings and                   regarding detention centers in Indian                  Washington, DC 20240
     Appeals                                                 country throughout the United States.                  Phone: 202 513–7612
                                                             This action will affect Federal officers               Fax: 202 208–5113
     Timetable:                                              who engage in activities throughout the
                                                             country; therefore, the information                    RIN: 1076–AE76
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             must be widely disseminated and
     NPRM                     12/00/05
                                                             universally recognized, a regulatory                   1836. ∑ REVISION OF THE
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         amendment is the beast action for the                  MEMBERSHIP ROLL OF THE
     Required: Undetermined                                  Bureau to accomplish these goals.                      EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE OF
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal                      Timetable:                                             NORTH CAROLINA
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee                NPRM                         12/00/05                  Legal Authority: 71 Stat 374, Sec 2
     for American Indians, Department of                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        CFR Citation: 25 CFR 75
     the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                 Required: Undetermined
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                                                                              Legal Deadline: None
     20240                                                   Government Levels Affected: None                       Abstract: The Eastern Band of
     Phone: 202 273–4680                                     Agency Contact: Peter Maybee,                          Cherokee Indians has asked that the
                                                             Division of Law Enforcement,                           regulations in part 75 be removed
     RIN: 1076–AE71
                                                             Department of the Interior, Bureau of                  because the Federal government is not
                                                             Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS                  involved in the tribe’s enrollment
     1833. LEASES AND PERMITS                                4550 MIB, Washington, DC 20240                         process. The enrollment applications
                                                             Phone: 202 208–5787                                    are filed with the Tribal Enrollment
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Fax: 202 208–6170                                      Office, the Tribal Enrollment
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         RIN: 1076–AE75                                         Committee determines an applicant’s
                                                                                                                    eligibility, and the Tribal Council
     Legal Authority: 5 USC 301
                                                                                                                    decides any appeals concerning adverse
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 162                                1835. ∑ PREFERENCE IN                                  determinations made by the Tribal
                                                             EMPLOYMENT                                             Enrollment Committee.
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Timetable:
     Abstract: This rule will establish                      Legal Authority: 5 USC 8336; 25 USC
     procedures for entering into business                                                                          Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             43; 25 USC 44
     leases on Indian and government lands.                                                                         NPRM                     12/00/05
                                                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 5
     Timetable:                                                                                                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Legal Deadline: None
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Required: No
                                                             Abstract: The Bureau of Indian Affairs
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       is proposing to revise the preference in               Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             employment regulations by clarifying                   Agency Contact: Daisy West, Tribal
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             the application of Indian preference                   Relations Officer, Department of the
     Required: Undetermined
                                                             within the Bureau of Indian Affairs and                Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Room
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal                      other organizations within the                         4603 MIB, 1849 C Street NW.,
                                                             Department of the Interior. This                       Washington, DC 20240
     Agency Contact: Michele Singer,                         revision will be consistent with the
     Special Assistant to the Special Trustee                                                                       Phone: 202 513–7626
                                                             regulation for the application of Indian               Fax: 202 219–2327
     for American Indians, Department of                     preference for the Indian health Service
     the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                 found at 43 CFR 136.41.                                Elizabeth Colliflower, Department of
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
                                                             Timetable:                                             the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     20240
                                                                                                                    1951 Constitution Avenue NW,
     Phone: 202 273–4680                                     Action                        Date        FR Cite      Washington, DC 20240
     RIN: 1076–AE73                                          NPRM                         12/00/05                  Phone: 202 513–7612


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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     Fax: 202 208–5113                                       Small Entities Affected: No                            Abstract: This rule will be a technical,
     RIN: 1076–AE77                                                                                                 administrative change to clarify the
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       entire subchapter regarding energy and
                                                             Agency Contact: Michele Singer,                        minerals.
     1837. ∑ MANAGEMENT OF TRIBAL                            Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
     ASSETS OF THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE                                                                                 Timetable:
                                                             for American Indians, Department of
     Priority: Info./Admin./Other                            the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,                Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 677; 5 USC                      1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                      NPRM                     12/00/05
     301                                                     20240
                                                             Phone: 202 273–4680                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 217                                                                                       Required: No
     Legal Deadline: None                                    RIN: 1076–AE78
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     Abstract: This rule will be a technical,                                                                       Government Levels Affected: None
     administrative change to clarify the                    1838. ∑ OIL AND GAS, GEOTHERMAL,
     entire subchapter regarding energy and                  AND SOLID MINERALS AGREEMENTS                          Agency Contact: Michele Singer,
     minerals.                                                                                                      Special Assistant to the Special Trustee
                                                             Priority: Info./Admin./Other                           for American Indians, Department of
     Timetable:
                                                             Legal Authority: 25 USC 2; 25 USC                      the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
                                                             2101 to 2108; 25 USC 9
     NPRM                     12/00/05                                                                              20240
                                                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 225                               Phone: 202 273–4680
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Legal Deadline: None                                   RIN: 1076–AE79

     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

     1839. IRRIGATION PROJECTS AND                           1840. ALASKA RESUPPLY                                  1841. LEASES AND PERMITS ON
     SYSTEMS                                                 OPERATION                                              INDIAN TRUST AND RESTRICTED
                                                             Priority: Info./Admin./Other                           LANDS
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Legal Authority: R.S. 465                              Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 385                                                                                    Legal Authority: 25 USC 635
                                                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 142
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 171                                Legal Deadline: None                                   CFR Citation: 25 CFR 162
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Abstract: This proposed rule makes                     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             technical revisions to reflect terms now               Abstract: BIA plans to amend its
     Abstract: BIA is revising this rule to                  in common usage, e.g., ‘‘Regional                      regulations governing leasing of Indian
     incorporate new procedures on billing                   Director’’ and ‘‘Traffic Manager.’’ A                  trust and restricted lands by revising
     and collection of Government debt.                      new section refers to the application of               subpart A and by adding subpart C and
     Once these changes are made, BIA will                   Indian preference in hiring pursuant to                D covering residential leases and
     publish a new proposed rule for public                  the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934                  business leases on trust and restricted
     comment.                                                (25 USC 479).                                          land.
     Timetable:                                              Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Timetable:
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     NPRM                     07/05/96 61 FR 35167           NPRM                         08/03/00 65 FR 47704
                                                                                                                    NPRM                     02/10/04 69 FR 6500
                                                             NPRM Comment                 10/02/00
     NPRM Comment             09/03/96                                                                              NPRM Comment             05/10/04
                                                               Period End
       Period End                                                                                                     Period End
                                                             Final Action                 05/00/06
     Final Action             10/00/05                                                                              Final Action             02/00/06
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Required: No                                           Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                                                                                   Required: No
                                                             Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                             Agency Contact: Duncan Brown,
                                                             Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                  Agency Contact: Kayla Danks, Real
     Agency Contact: John Anevski, Civil                     Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Room               Estate Services, Department of the
     Engineer, Department of the Interior,                   7229 MIB 1849 C Street NW.,                            Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849
     Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street                 Washington, DC 20240                                   C Street NW., MS 4639–MIB,
     NW., MS 4655 MIB, Washington, DC                        Phone: 202 208–4582                                    Washington, DC 20240
     20240                                                   Fax: 202 219–2100                                      Phone: 202 208–3615
     Phone: 202 208–5480                                     Email: duncanlllbrown@ios.doi.gov                      Fax: 202 219–1065
     RIN: 1076–AD44                                          RIN: 1076–AE04                                         RIN: 1076–AE36


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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                                 Final Rule Stage


     1842. REINDEER IN ALASKA                                Timetable:                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Required: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             NPRM               05/19/05 70 FR 28859                Government Levels Affected:
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 500
                                                             Comment Period End 07/18/05                            Undetermined
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 243                                Final Action       12/00/05                            Federalism: Undetermined
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Agency Contact: Catherine Freels,
                                                             Required: No                                           Designated Federal Official, Department
     Abstract: This rule will codify
     procedures for processing requests for                  Small Entities Affected: No                            of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
     reindeer by non-native Alaskans.                        Government Levels Affected: None                       500 Gold Ave. SW., Room 7202,
                                                                                                                    Albuquerque, NM 87102
     Timetable:                                              Agency Contact: Daisy West, Tribal                     Phone: 505 248–7240
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Relations Officer, Department of the
                                                             Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Room               RIN: 1076–AE51
     NPRM                     03/11/04 69 FR 11784           4603 MIB, 1849 C Street NW.,
     NPRM Comment             06/09/04                       Washington, DC 20240
       Period End                                                                                                   1845. ∑ DEPOSIT OF PROCEEDS
                                                             Phone: 202 513–7626
     Final Action             12/00/05                                                                              FROM LANDS WITHDRAWN FOR
                                                             Fax: 202 219–2327
                                                                                                                    NATIVE SELECTION
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         RIN: 1076–AE44
     Required: No                                                                                                   Priority: Info./Admin./Other

     Small Entities Affected: No                             1844. HOME–LIVING PROGRAMS AND                         Legal Authority: 43 USC 1601 et seq
                                                             SCHOOL CLOSURE AND                                     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 124
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             CONSOLIDATION
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Agency Contact: Kathy Nunan,                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Department of the Interior, Bureau of                                                                          Abstract: This rule makes address and
     Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW.,                      Legal Authority: PL 107–110                            name changes to the regulations
     Washington, DC 20240                                    CFR Citation: 25 CFR 36; 25 CFR 48                     governing proceeds from contracts,
     Phone: 202 208–3615                                     Legal Deadline: None                                   leases, permits, and rights of way or
     Fax: 202 219–1065                                                                                              easements pertaining to public lands
                                                             Abstract: As required by the No Child                  withdrawn for Native selection under
     RIN: 1076–AE37                                          Left Behind Act of 2001, the Secretary                 the Alaska Native Claims Settlement
                                                             of the Interior has developed proposed                 Act.
                                                             regulations using negotiated rulemaking
     1843. PREPARATION OF ROLLS OF                                                                                  Timetable:
                                                             that address home-living programs and
     INDIANS
                                                             school closure and consolidation. The                  Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   provisions covering home-living
                                                             situations address home-living staffing,               Final Action             10/00/05
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 2; 25 USC 9;
     5 USC 301                                               programs, and privacy. The closure and                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             consolidation portion of the rule                      Required: No
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 61                                 contains procedures for closing,
                                                             consolidating, or substantially                        Small Entities Affected: No
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             curtailing a school.                                   Government Levels Affected: None
     Abstract: This rule will add the                        Timetable:                                             Agency Contact: Lorie Curtis,
     enrollment eligibility criteria for
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Department of the Interior, Bureau of
     individuals who apply to share in the
                                                                                                                    Indian Affairs, 4400 Masthead Street
     distribution of Western Shoshone                        NPRM                         07/12/04 69 FR 41770
                                                                                                                    NE., Albuquerque, NM 87109
     Judgment funds. It will also set forth                  NPRM Comment                 11/09/04
                                                                                                                    Phone: 505 816–1203
     the method for establishing an                            Period End
     application deadline date.                              Final Action                 12/00/05                  RIN: 1076–AE74


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Long-Term Actions
     Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

     1846. CERTIFICATES OF DEGREE OF                         Abstract: This rule will codify                        Action                    Date      FR Cite
     INDIAN BLOOD                                            procedures for processing certificates of
                                                             degree of Indian blood.                                NPRM Comment             07/17/00
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                           Period End
                                                             Timetable:                                             NPRM Comment             08/16/00
     Legal Authority: 25 USC 9                                                                                       Period Extended
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    NPRM Comment             06/25/01 66 FR 33654
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 70                                 NPRM                         04/18/00 65 FR 20775       Period Extended
                                                             NPRM Comment                 06/20/00 65 FR 38228
     Legal Deadline: None                                     Period Extended



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     DOI—BIA                                                                                                                              Long-Term Actions


     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Room
                                                             Required: No                                           4603 MIB, 1849 C Street NW.,
     NPRM Comment             12/31/01                                                                              Washington, DC 20240
      Period End                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       Phone: 202 513–7626
     NPRM                     10/00/06                                                                              Fax: 202 219–2327
                                                             Agency Contact: Daisy West, Tribal
                                                             Relations Officer, Department of the                   RIN: 1076–AD97

     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

     1847. LOAN GUARANTY, INSURANCE,                         Government Levels Affected: None                       Completed:
     AND INTEREST SUBSIDY                                                                                           Reason                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Agency Contact: Ralph Gonzales
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Phone: 202 513–7629                                    Withdrawn                08/15/05
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 103                                RIN: 1076–AE52                                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Completed:                                                                                                     Required: No
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite        1850. TRUST FUNDS FOR TRIBES                           Small Entities Affected: No
     Withdrawn                08/01/05                       AND INDIVIDUAL INDIANS                                 Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Agency Contact: Michele Singer
     Required: No                                            CFR Citation: 25 CFR 115                               Phone: 202 273–4680
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    RIN: 1076–AE60
                                                             Completed:
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Reason                        Date        FR Cite
     Agency Contact: David B. Johnson                                                                               1853. LAND RECORDS AND TITLE
                                                             Withdrawn                    08/15/05                  DOCUMENTS
     Phone: 202 208–3026
     RIN: 1076–AE42                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Required: No
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 25 CFR 150
     1848. NAVAJO PARTITIONED LANDS                          Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    Completed:
     GRAZING PERMITS                                         Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                                                                                    Reason                    Date      FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Agency Contact: Michele Singer                         Withdrawn                08/15/05
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 161                                Phone: 202 273–4680
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Completed:                                              RIN: 1076–AE56                                         Required: Undetermined
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Government Levels Affected: Tribal
     Final Action             10/07/05 70 FR 58881           1851. RIGHTS–OF–WAY OVER INDIAN
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Michele Singer
                                                             LANDS
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Phone: 202 273–4680
     Required: No                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  RIN: 1076–AE70
     Small Entities Affected: No                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 169
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Completed:                                             1854. GENERAL FORESTRY
     Agency Contact: James Orwin                                                                                    REGULATIONS
                                                             Reason                        Date        FR Cite
     Phone: 202 208–6464                                                                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             Withdrawn                    08/15/05
     Fax: 202 219–0006
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 25 CFR 163
     RIN: 1076–AE46                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Required: No                                           Completed:
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            Reason                    Date      FR Cite
     1849. WINNEMUCCA COURT OF
     INDIAN OFFENSES                                         Government Levels Affected: Tribal                     Withdrawn                08/15/05

     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Agency Contact: Michele Singer
                                                                                                                    Required: No
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 11                                 Phone: 202 273–4680
                                                                                                                    Small Entities Affected: No
     Completed:                                              RIN: 1076–AE58
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: Local,
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Tribal
     Final Action             03/29/05 70 FR 15759           1852. ENHANCEMENT OF
                                                             ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY                                  Agency Contact: Michele Singer
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Phone: 202 273–4680
     Required: No                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1076–AE72
     Small Entities Affected: No                             CFR Citation: 25 CFR 260                               BILLING CODE 4310—02—S




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     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                             Prerule Stage
     Minerals Management Service (MMS)

     1855. REQUIREMENTS FOR                                  voluntary implementation to                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     MATERIAL, PERSONNEL AND PIPE                            establishment of a 12-element program.                 Required: No
     HANDLING OPERATIONS                                     MMS believes that effective use of
                                                             SEMS would improve safety and                          Small Entities Affected: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             environmental performance on the                       Government Levels Affected: None
     Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined                     OCS. Comments on the options will
                                                             help MMS determine the best approach                   Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250.108                                                                                   Geologist, Department of the Interior,
                                                             for integrating SEMS into its regulatory
     Legal Deadline: None                                    program.                                               Minerals Management Service, 381
     Abstract: MMS is seeking comments on                                                                           Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170
                                                             Timetable:
     various approaches to regulating                                                                               Phone: 703 787–1604
     operations involving the movement of
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Fax: 703 787–1093
     material, personnel, and pipe on the                    ANPRM                        10/00/05                  Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov
     Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) facilities.               Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1010–AD29
     MMS is examining several regulatory                     Required: No
     approaches because material,
     personnel, and pipe handling incidents                  Small Entities Affected: No                            1858. ∑ ALTERNATE
     continue to occur on the OCS on a                       Government Levels Affected: Local                      ENERGY–RELATED USES ON THE
     regular basis. Responses to this request                                                                       OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF
                                                             Agency Contact: Bud Danenberger,
     will help MMS establish an appropriate                  Department of the Interior, Minerals                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     regulatory approach for improving the                   Management Service, 381 Eldon Street,                  Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     safety of these operations.                             Herndon, VA 20170                                      undetermined.
     Timetable:                                              Phone: 703 787–1598
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        RIN: 1010–AD15
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 30 CFR 285
     ANPRM                    10/00/05
                                                             1857. ∑ REDUCTION IN OIL AND GAS                       Legal Deadline: None
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             ROYALTY RATES IN THE OUTER                             Abstract: This rulemaking is required
     Required: No
                                                             CONTINENTAL SHELF UNDER THE                            by section 388 of the Energy Policy Act
     Small Entities Affected: No                             DEEP WATER ROYALTY RELIEF ACT                          of 2005. This rule will establish a
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  cohesive Federal permitting process for
                                                             Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined                    alternate energy-related uses on the
     Agency Contact: Joseph Levine, Chief,
                                                                                                                    Outer Continental Shelf(OCS),
     Operations Analysis Branch,                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 203; 30 CFR 260                   including renewable energy
     Department of the Interior, Minerals
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   development, and for alternate uses of
     Management Service, MS 4024, 381
                                                                                                                    existing OCS platforms. It will establish
     Eldon Street, Herndon, VA 20170–4817                    Abstract: Currently MMS regulations
                                                                                                                    procedures for revenue sharing with
     Phone: 703 787–1032                                     state that a lease is not entitled to
                                                                                                                    affected states and granting access to
     Email: rules.comments@mms.gov                           royalty suspension volume (RSV) if the
                                                                                                                    the OCS for alternate energy-related
     RIN: 1010–AD14                                          lease is in a field that included a lease
                                                                                                                    uses.
                                                             that produced before Deep Water
                                                             Royalty Relief Act. A recent court                     Timetable:
     1856. SAFETY MANAGEMENT                                 decision held that MMS had no                          Action                    Date      FR Cite
     SYSTEMS                                                 authority to deny royalty relief based
                                                             on those circumstances. Also, where an                 ANPRM                    05/00/06
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             eligible lease was placed on a field
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                                                                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             with other eligible leases, MMS
                                                                                                                    Required: Undetermined
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                regulations require that all eligible
                                                             leases share the one RSV. The court                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     Legal Deadline: None                                    held MMS has no authority to impose                    State
     Abstract: MMS is seeking comments on                    this restriction. Rulemaking is
                                                             necessary to conform the regulations to                Agency Contact: Amy White,
     regulatory options for the development                                                                         Department of the Interior, Minerals
     of safety and environmental                             the court decision.
                                                                                                                    Management Service, 381 Elden Street,
     management systems (SEMS) for                           Timetable:                                             Herndon, VA 20170
     operations conducted on the Outer                                                                              Phone: 703 787–1536
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Continental Shelf under MMS
     jurisdiction. The options range from                    ANPRM                        12/00/05                  RIN: 1010–AD30




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     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     Minerals Management Service (MMS)

     1859. LATE AND OVERPAYMENT                              Small Entities Affected: Businesses                    Timetable:
     INTEREST                                                Government Levels Affected: Local,                     Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   State                                                  NPRM                     12/00/05
     Legal Authority: 5 USC 301 et seq                       Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,                      NPRM Comment             02/00/06
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 206; 30 CFR 218;                   Regulatory Specialist, Department of                    Period End
     30 CFR 230                                              the Interior, Minerals Management                      Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,                     Required: No
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Denver, CO 80225–3211
     Abstract: This rule allows MMS to pay                   Phone: 303 231–3211                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     interest on Federal onshore and                         Fax: 303 231–3385                                      Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
     offshore oil and gas royalty                            Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov                        Geologist, Department of the Interior,
     overpayments and makes interest                                                                                Minerals Management Service, 381
                                                             RIN: 1010–AC29
     charges more equitable between the                                                                             Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170
     payor and the recipient. Interest will                                                                         Phone: 703 787–1604
     be paid on overpayments related to                      1861. PREPAYMENT OF ROYALTIES                          Fax: 703 787–1093
     royalty, rent and estimates resulting                   Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov
     from sales of Federal onshore and                                                                              RIN: 1010–AC58
     offshore oil and gas production.                        Legal Authority: 30 USC 1735
     Timetable:                                              CFR Citation: 30 CFR 204
                                                                                                                    1863. VALUATION OF OIL FROM
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Deadline: None                                   INDIAN LEASES
     NPRM                     03/00/06                       Abstract: This rule allows payors to                   Regulatory Plan: This entry is Seq. No.
                                                             prepay royalty in lieu of monthly                      68 in part II of this issue of the Federal
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             royalty payments for their marginal                    Register.
     Required: No
                                                             properties with approval from the
     Government Levels Affected: None                        affected States. It will establish the                 RIN: 1010–AD00
     Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,                       criteria used by payors, States, and
     Regulatory Specialist, Department of                    MMS to calculate, report, and monitor                  1864. REDUCTION TO ROYALTY
     the Interior, Minerals Management                       royalty prepayments.                                   RELIEF IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
     Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,                      Timetable:                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Denver, CO 80225–3211
     Phone: 303 231–3211                                     Action                        Date        FR Cite      Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq
     Fax: 303 231–3385                                       NPRM                         01/00/06                  CFR Citation: 30 CFR 203
     Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov                         NPRM Comment                 08/00/06
                                                              Period End                                            Legal Deadline: None
     RIN: 1010–AC27
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Abstract: The recently published final
                                                             Required: No                                           rule 1010-AC71 created a process for
     1860. TAKES VS. ENTITLEMENTS                                                                                   certain leases (those that are
     REPORTING                                               Government Levels Affected: State                      inadequately helped by our formal
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,                      relief systems) to seek special royalty
                                                             Regulatory Specialist, Department of                   relief. However overly restrictive
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1001 et seq;                                                                           eligibility criteria may exclude some
                                                             the Interior, Minerals Management
     30 USC 1701 et seq; 30 USC 181 et                                                                              leases that fulfill statutory purposes
                                                             Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,
     seq; 30 USC 351 et seq; 31 USC 9701                                                                            while redundant criteria may include
                                                             Denver, CO 80225–3211
     et seq; 43 USC 1301 et seq; 43 USC                                                                             other leases that do not fit statutory
                                                             Phone: 303 231–3211
     1331 et seq; 5 USC 301 et seq                                                                                  purposes. This rule would refine the
                                                             Fax: 303 231–3385
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 205                                Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov                        eligibility criteria to include marginal
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           discoveries in the shallow water part
                                                             RIN: 1010–AC31                                         of the Gulf of Mexico that may offer
     Abstract: This rule addresses reporting                                                                        meaningful conservation or
     and payment requirements for                            1862. END–OF–LIFE ROYALTY RELIEF                       infrastructure preservation benefits.
     production removed and sold from a
     Federal lease, unit participating area, or              Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Timetable:
     communitization agreement beginning                     Legal Authority: 25 USC 396 et seq                     Action                    Date      FR Cite
     September 1996.                                                                                                NPRM                     11/00/05
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 203
     Timetable:                                                                                                     NPRM Comment             01/00/06
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                    Period End
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Abstract: This rule proposes to amend                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       the circumstances that discontinue the                 Required: No
     NPRM Comment             12/00/05                       existing royalty relief for end-of-life oil
      Period End                                             and gas leases and expands the                         Government Levels Affected: None
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         eligibility criteria for leases to qualify             Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
     Required: No                                            for this program.                                      Geologist, Department of the Interior,


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     Minerals Management Service, 381                        ensure that lessees conduct their                      Minerals Management Service, 381
     Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                         activities in a manner consistent with                 Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170
     Phone: 703 787–1604                                     the provisions of the ESA and MMPA.                    Phone: 703 787–1604
     Fax: 703 787–1093                                       Timetable:                                             Fax: 703 787–1093
     Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                                                                                      Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     RIN: 1010–AD02                                                                                                 RIN: 1010–AD11
                                                             NPRM                         07/06/05 70 FR 52953
                                                             NPRM Comment                 11/07/05
     1865. LEASING OF SULPHUR OR OIL                           Period End                                           1868. OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION
     AND GAS IN THE OUTER                                    Final Rule                   07/00/06                  RATES
     CONTINENTAL SHELF                                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Priority: Other Significant                             Required: No                                           Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                Government Levels Affected: None
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
                                                             Geologist, Department of the Interior,                 Abstract: This rule would amend
     Abstract: This rulemaking will rewrite                  Minerals Management Service, 381                       provisions regarding oil and natural gas
     the existing rules at 30 CFR part 256                   Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                        production. This is a complete rewrite
     to make them clearer. The rule has                      Phone: 703 787–1604                                    of that section and addresses issues
     been reorganized and streamlined to                     Fax: 703 787–1093                                      such as production rates and burning
     better reflect the 5-year and lease sale                Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                              oil and flaring and venting natural gas.
     processes as they have evolved since                                                                           Currently there are restrictions on
                                                             RIN: 1010–AD10                                         production rates that are no longer
     the last rewrite in the 1980’s. There are
     few substantive changes to the rule.                                                                           needed and the limits on flaring and
                                                             1867. PIPELINE SAFETY RULE PHASE                       venting natural gas are open to
     Timetable:
                                                             I                                                      interpretation. The proposed rule
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               would eliminate most restrictions on
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     NPRM                     01/00/06                                                                              production rates and clarify flaring and
                                                             Legal Authority: 30 USC 1331 et seq                    venting limits.
     NPRM Comment             04/00/06
      Period End                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250; 43 USC                       Timetable:
                                                             1331 et seq
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Required: No                                            Legal Deadline: None
                                                                                                                    NPRM                     10/00/05
     Government Levels Affected:                             Abstract: Subpart J Safety regulations                 NPRM Comment             12/00/05
     Undetermined                                            are 20 years old and technically and                    Period End
                                                             administratively out of date with MMS
     Agency Contact: Jane A. Roberts,                        policies, practices, and safety                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Paralegal Specialist, Department of the                 requirements issued elsewhere in                       Required: No
     Interior, Minerals Management Service,                  regional notices to lessees (NTLs) and                 Small Entities Affected: No
     MS 623, 381 Elden Street, Herndon, VA                   letters to lessees (LTLs). This proposed
     22070                                                                                                          Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             rule is the first phase of a planned two-
     Phone: 703 787–1275                                     phase update of the regulations. This                  Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
     RIN: 1010–AD06                                          phase I will incorporate the NTLs and                  Geologist, Department of the Interior,
                                                             LTLs and give the requirements the                     Minerals Management Service, 381
                                                             force and weight of law. Additionally,                 Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170
     1866. PROTECTION OF MARINE                              the rule will be rewritten and                         Phone: 703 787–1604
     MAMMALS AND ENDANGERED                                  reformatted for added clarity and will                 Fax: 703 787–1093
     SPECIES                                                 incorporate several new pipeline design                Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   standards to technically update the                    RIN: 1010–AD12
                                                             design information included in the
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1331 et seq
                                                             current regulation.
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                                                                       1869. RIGHTS OF USE AND
                                                             Timetable:
                                                                                                                    EASEMENT
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Abstract: This rule would revise                        NPRM                         03/00/06
     subpart B to require lessees to provide                                                                        Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq
     information on the requirements of the                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250
     Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the                    Required: No
     Marine Mammal Protection Act                            Small Entities Affected: No                            Legal Deadline: None
     (MMPA). It identifies environmental,                    Government Levels Affected: None                       Abstract: This rule would extend
     monitoring, and mitigation information                                                                         existing bonding requirements of Rights
     that lessees must submit with                           Federalism: Undetermined                               of Use and Easement holders to cover
     exploration and development and                         Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,                            decommissioning. Most Rights of Use
     production. The proposed rule would                     Geologist, Department of the Interior,                 and Easement holders need bonding to


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     cover their obligations, so this will not               Government Levels Affected: None                       Institute’s Recommended Practice for
     increase the cost for them. This rule                   Agency Contact: Scott Ellis,                           Cementing Shallow Water Flow Zones
     changes the length of time that the                     Department of the Interior, Minerals                   in Deep Water Wells (API RP 65) into
     bond must be kept in place. The other                   Management Service, P.O. Box 25165,                    its regulations. This action will
     changes clarify existing provisions.                    Denver, CO 80225                                       establish a series of best cementing
     Timetable:                                              Phone: 303 275–7125                                    practices for lessees to evaluate when
                                                                                                                    cementing wells in deep water areas of
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        RIN: 1010–AD17                                         the OCS that are prone to shallow
     NPRM                     03/00/06                                                                              water flow.
     NPRM Comment             05/00/06                       1871. REVISIONS TO RULES                               Timetable:
      Period End                                             GOVERNING PLATFORMS AND
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         STRUCTURES AND PIPELINES
     Required: No                                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                                                                                    NPRM                     12/00/05
     Small Entities Affected: No                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               Required: Undetermined
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                               Government Levels Affected:
     Federalism: Undetermined
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Undetermined
     Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
     Geologist, Department of the Interior,                  Abstract: The proposed revisions are                   Agency Contact: Joseph Levine, Chief,
     Minerals Management Service, 381                        necessary because of aging OCS                         Operations Analysis Branch,
     Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                         infrastructure and the movement of                     Department of the Interior, Minerals
     Phone: 703 787–1604                                     OCS facilities into deeper waters                      Management Service, MS 4024, 381
     Fax: 703 787–1093                                       through the use of new technology.                     Eldon Street, Herndon, VA 20170–4817
     Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                               These proposed revisions would                         Phone: 703 787–1032
                                                             require lease operators and pipeline                   Email: rules.comments@mms.gov
     RIN: 1010–AD13                                          right-of-way holders to: (1) Submit                    RIN: 1010–AD19
                                                             information on the structural integrity
     1870. OPEN AND                                          of their OCS platforms; (2) submit an
     NONDISCRIMINATORY MOVEMENT                              inspection program to MMS yearly; (3)                  1873. REPORTING AND COMPLIANCE
     OF OIL AND GAS AS REQUIRED BY                           provide additional information if they                 WITH THE DEBT COLLECTION
     THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF                             propose using unbonded flexible pipe                   IMPROVEMENT AND PRIVACY ACTS
     LANDS ACT                                               or install pipeline risers on floating                 Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   platforms. The proposed rule, at the
                                                             request of industry, incorporates an                   Legal Authority: 25 USC 2107; 25 USC
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1863                            industry-developed document into our                   396; 30 USC 1023; 30 USC 1751(a); 30
                                                             regulations.                                           USC 189; 30 USC 190; 30 USC 359;
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 270
                                                                                                                    31 USC 3716; 43 USC 1334; 44 USC
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Timetable:                                             3505(a); 5 USC 301 et seq
     Abstract: The Outer Continental Shelf                   Action                        Date        FR Cite      CFR Citation: 30 CFR 206; 30 CFR 210;
     Lands Act (OCSLA) requires pipelines                                                                           30 CFR 216; 30 CFR 218
                                                             NPRM                         05/00/06
     to provide open and non-discriminatory
     access to shippers of production. The                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Legal Deadline: None
     Federal Energy Regulatory Commission                    Required: Undetermined                                 Abstract: This rule would amend
     (FERC) has historically enforced this                   Government Levels Affected: None                       current reporting requirements to delete
     provision through its enforcement of                                                                           references to old reports, designations,
     the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and the                       Agency Contact: Larry Ake,                             systems, and codes; and add new ones
     Interstate Commerce Act. Beginning in                   Department of the Interior, Minerals                   as needed, including taxpayer
     the 1990s, FERC began relinquishing                     Management Service, 381 Elden Street,                  identification number reporting
     NGA jurisdiction over some of these                     Herndon, VA 20070                                      required by the Debt Collection
     pipelines. FERC contended it still                      Phone: 703 787–1567                                    Improvement Act. It will also change
     maintained authority under OCSLA,                       RIN: 1010–AD18                                         the definition of individual in the
     however, the Courts have ruled                                                                                 Privacy Act regulations to be consistent
     otherwise. In order to provide shippers                                                                        with congressional intent. MMS faces
                                                             1872. OIL AND GAS WELL                                 substantial risk if it does not provide
     with a methodology to file complaints
                                                             CEMENTING REQUIREMENTS                                 regulatory authority for the current
     alleging denial of access or
     discriminatory access, MMS is                           Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  reporting scheme and compliance with
     proposing regulations to fill this                      Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined                    the Debt Collection Improvement and
     regulatory gap.                                                                                                Privacy Acts.
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250.198; 30 CFR
     Timetable:                                              250.415                                                Timetable:
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Deadline: None                                   Action                    Date      FR Cite
     NPRM                     10/00/05                       Abstract: MMS is proposing to                          NPRM                     11/00/05
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         incorporate by reference the First                     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Edition of the American Petroleum                      Required: Undetermined


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     Government Levels Affected:                             9701) established that government                      oil and gas and sulfur operations in the
     Undetermined                                            services should be self-sustaining to the              OCS. Additionally, the final rule
     Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,                       extent possible. This Act authorized                   incorporates the reaffirmed edition of
     Regulatory Specialist, Department of                    government agencies to charge fairly for               27 measurement documents currently
     the Interior, Minerals Management                       these services, based on the costs to                  incorporated by reference. MMS looked
     Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,                      the Government, the value of the                       at the non-rule-making alternative of
     Denver, CO 80225–3211                                   service to the recipient, public policy,               taking no action. This rule is important
     Phone: 303 231–3211                                     and other relevant facts. MMS incurs                   because it will provide the oil and gas
     Fax: 303 231–3385                                       costs for various services it provides to              industry with uniform guidelines and
     Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov                         the oil and gas industry operating in                  up-to-date requirements for design,
                                                             the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). This                construction, operation, and
     RIN: 1010–AD20                                          rule would enable MMS to recover                       maintenance of equipment OCS
                                                             these costs, which may include filing                  facilities.
     1874. FEDERAL SODIUM AND                                fees for geological and geophysical                    Timetable:
     POTASSIUM VALUATION                                     permits, exploration and development
                                                             plans, deep water operations plans,                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   well permits, facility permits, and                    NPRM                     12/00/05
     Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined                     structure permits. MMS currently does
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             not charge for these services.
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 206                                                                                       Required: No
                                                             Rulemaking is the only method
     Legal Deadline: None                                    available to impose these fees and                     Small Entities Affected: Businesses
     Abstract: This rule will: (1) Create                    comply with the intent of Congress to                  Government Levels Affected: None
     valuation rules for sodium and                          recover government costs.                              Agency Contact: Wilbon A. Rhone,
     potassium minerals, which are                           This is a separate rulemaking from the                 Department of the Interior, Minerals
     currently subject to generic regulations                proposed rule for cost recovery (RIN                   Management Service, 381 Elden Street,
     governing solid minerals; (2) make                      1010-AD16), which proposes fees for                    Herndon, VA 20170
     existing rules more specific and clear.                 different services.                                    Phone: 703 787–1587
     This rule would affect all lessees                      Timetable:                                             RIN: 1010–AD24
     because they would have to comply
     when computing Federal production                       Action                        Date        FR Cite
     royalties.                                              ANPRM                        03/25/05 70 FR 15246      1877. ∑ REDUCTION IN OIL AND GAS
     Timetable:                                              ANPRM Comment                04/25/05                  ROYALTY RATES IN THE OUTER
                                                              Period End                                            CONTINENTAL SHELF UNDER THE
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        NPRM                         10/00/05                  DEEP WATER ROYALTY RELIEF ACT
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Required: No                                           Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Required: Undetermined                                  Small Entities Affected: No                            undetermined.
     Small Entities Affected: Businesses                     Government Levels Affected: State                      Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined
     Government Levels Affected: State                       Agency Contact: Angela Mazzullo,                       CFR Citation: 30 CFR 203; 30 CFR 260
                                                             Department of the Interior, Minerals                   Legal Deadline: None
     Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,
                                                             Management Service, 381 Eldon Street,                  Abstract: This rule changes provisions
     Regulatory Specialist, Department of
                                                             Herndon, VA 20170                                      held invalid in Santa Fe Snyder Corp.
     the Interior, Minerals Management
                                                             Phone: 703 787–1691                                    et al. v. Norton, 385 F.3d 884 (5th Cir.
     Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,
     Denver, CO 80225–3211                                   RIN: 1010–AD23                                         2004). Before this decision, our rules
     Phone: 303 231–3211                                                                                            stipulated that a lease would not be
     Fax: 303 231–3385                                                                                              entitled to any royalty suspension
                                                             1876. ∑ DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED
     Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov                                                                                volume (RSV) if it was: (1) Eligible
                                                             BY REFERENCE FOR OIL AND GAS
                                                                                                                    under the Deep Water Royalty Relief
     RIN: 1010–AD21                                          AND SULPHUR OPERATIONS
                                                                                                                    Act or DWRRA but (2) located in a field
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                 that included a lease that produced
     1875. COST RECOVERY FOR PLANS,                          Major status under 5 USC 801 is                        before DWRRA. The court held that
     PERMITS, AND INSPECTIONS FOR                            undetermined.                                          MMS couldn’t deny royalty relief in
     OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS IN THE                           Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                    those circumstances. Also, when an
     OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF                                                                                        eligible lease was placed on a field
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250
                                                                                                                    with other eligible leases, our rules
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Legal Deadline: None                                   required that all eligible leases share
     Legal Authority: 31 USC 9701                            Abstract: This rule incorporates the                   one RSV. The court held that MMS has
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                new editions of 11 American Petroleum                  no authority to impose this restriction.
                                                             Institute documents and nine                           Timetable:
     Legal Deadline: None                                    measurement standards. All of these
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Abstract: The Independent Office                        documents are currently incorporated
     Appropriations Act of 1952 (31 U.S.C.                   by reference in regulations governing                  NPRM                     10/00/05



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     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Management Service, 381 Elden Street,                  1878. ∑ RELIEF OR REDUCTION IN
     Required: Yes                                           Herndon, VA 20170                                      ROYALTY RATES – NEW DEEP GAS
                                                             Phone: 703 787–1536                                    AND OFFSHORE ALASKA
     Small Entities Affected: Businesses                     Fax: 703 787–1141                                      PROVISIONS
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Email: marshall.rose@mms.gov                           Regulatory Plan: This entry is Seq. No.
                                                                                                                    69 in part II of this issue of the Federal
     Agency Contact: Marshall B. Rose,                       RIN: 1010–AD25                                         Register.
     Department of the Interior, Minerals
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1010–AD31


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     Minerals Management Service (MMS)

     1879. PLANS AND INFORMATION                             Mexico. Since safety is our top priority,              disclosure of geological and
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   we must upgrade our accident                           geophysical data and information and
                                                             investigation functions. To do this we                 allow selective disclosure of data and
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                     need accurate and timely information.                  information generated on a lease to
     CFR Citation: 25 CFR 250; 30 CFR 250                    This rule is the only way to require                   persons with a direct interest in issues
     Legal Deadline: None                                    operators, lessees, and permit holders                 concerning field determination and
                                                             in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)                   royalty relief eligibility.
     Abstract: MMS requires companies to                     to give us a written report about each
     submit for approval their exploration                                                                          Timetable:
                                                             OCS accident. It will also establish
     and development plans for activities on                 clearer guidelines for accident reporting              Action                    Date      FR Cite
     the Outer Continental Shelf. The                        thresholds and timing.                                 NPRM                     07/17/02 67 FR 46942
     companies must submit these plans                                                                              NPRM Comment             09/18/02
                                                             Timetable:
     before they can begin any activities,                                                                            Period End
     except preliminary activities. This rule                Action                        Date        FR Cite      Final Action             10/00/05
     rewrites the requirements into clearer                  NPRM                         07/08/03 68 FR 40585      Final Action Effective   11/00/05
     language and organize them into                         NPRM Comment                 12/05/03
     discrete sections by topic, to make                                                                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                               Period End
     them easier to follow.                                                                                         Required: No
                                                             Final Action Effective       12/00/05
     Timetable:                                              Final Action                 01/00/06                  Government Levels Affected: None
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
                                                             Required: No                                           Geologist, Department of the Interior,
     NPRM                     05/17/02 67 FR 35372
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       Minerals Management Service, 381
     Comment Period           12/13/02 67 FR 46616
       Extended
                                                                                                                    Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170
                                                             Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,                            Phone: 703 787–1604
     Final Action             08/30/05 70 FR 51478           Geologist, Department of the Interior,
     Final Action Effective   01/01/06
                                                                                                                    Fax: 703 787–1093
                                                             Minerals Management Service, 381                       Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170
     Required: No                                            Phone: 703 787–1604                                    RIN: 1010–AC81
                                                             Fax: 703 787–1093
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                              1882. BLOWOUT PREVENTION FOR
     Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
                                                             RIN: 1010–AC57                                         PRODUCTION TREE COILED TUBING
     Geologist, Department of the Interior,
                                                                                                                    WORKOVER OPERATIONS
     Minerals Management Service, 381
     Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                         1881. PROPRIETARY TERMS AND                            Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Phone: 703 787–1604                                     DATA DISCLOSURE                                        Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq
     Fax: 703 787–1093                                       Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                                                                                      CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250
                                                             Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331
     RIN: 1010–AC47                                                                                                 Legal Deadline: None
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250; 30 CFR 251
                                                                                                                    Abstract: The rule would upgrade
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   blowout prevention requirements for
     1880. INCIDENT REPORTING
                                                             Abstract: This rule would modify the                   well workover operations conducted
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                                                                          using coiled tubing while the well-head
                                                             proprietary terms for geophysical data
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                     and information and any of their                       production tree is in place.
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                derivatives that MMS acquires under 30                 Timetable:
                                                             CFR part 251. We propose to change
     Legal Deadline: None                                    the beginning of the proprietary terms                 Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Abstract: There continues to be rapid                   from the date of submission to MMS                     NPRM                     06/22/04 69 FR 34625
     growth in offshore exploration and                      to the date MMS issues the permit. The                 NPRM Comment             08/23/04
     production activities in the Gulf of                    rule would also allow selective                         Period End



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     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Deadline: None                                   Action                    Date      FR Cite

     Final Action             10/00/05                       Abstract: This rule will allow                         NPRM comment             04/14/05
     Final Action Effective   11/00/05                       suspension of operations for leases in                   period end
                                                             less than 800 meters of water on                       Final Action             10/00/05
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         geologic structures targeted by an ultra-
     Required: No                                            deep well that has commenced drilling.                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Government Levels Affected: None                        The high cost and complexity of                        Required: No
     Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,                             drilling an ultra-deep well discourage                 Government Levels Affected: None
     Geologist, Department of the Interior,                  companies from drilling without
     Minerals Management Service, 381                        sufficient expectation of using the                    Agency Contact: Angela Mazzullo,
     Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                         information as part of a larger drilling               Department of the Interior, Minerals
     Phone: 703 787–1604                                     program. This rule allows companies                    Management Service, 381 Eldon Street,
     Fax: 703 787–1093                                       that drill an ultra-deep well to use the               Herndon, VA 20170
     Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                               information gained to analyze                          Phone: 703 787–1691
                                                             geologically related leases and provides
     RIN: 1010–AC96                                          additional time to drill those leases.                 RIN: 1010–AD16

                                                             Timetable:
     1883. DATA RELEASE AND                                                                                         1886. PROVIDING CONTACT
     DEFINITIONS                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      INFORMATION TO MMS
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   NPRM                         02/14/05 70 FR 7451
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             NPRM Comment                 03/16/05
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331                              Period End                                           Legal Authority: 25 USC 396; 30 USC
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250 subpart A                      Final Rule                   11/00/05                  189; 31 USC 3176; 43 USC 1334; 44
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        USC 3506(a); 5 USC 301 et seq
                                                             Required: No                                           CFR Citation: 30 CFR 290
     Abstract: This rule would amend 30
     CFR part 250 subpart A by adding a                      Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     new definition revising the existing
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     definition, clarifying or expanding                                                                            Abstract: MMS needs to amend its
     certain requirements, and making                        Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,                            current regulations to reflect updated
     administrative changes. We are adding                   Geologist, Department of the Interior,                 procedures for businesses to use when
     a new section pertaining to notifying                   Minerals Management Service, 381                       supplying MMS with their contact
     MMS on production status. We are                        Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                        information. Because the existing rule
     reorganizing the forms data release                     Phone: 703 787–1604                                    contains obsolete procedures, MMS is
     table and adding entries for three new                  Fax: 703 787–1093                                      not receiving updated contact
     forms.                                                  Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                              information that it needs to be able to
     Timetable:                                              RIN: 1010–AD09                                         send important correspondence to
                                                                                                                    companies. This rule will put a small
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               burden on industry to complete an
     NPRM                     03/23/05 70 FR 14607           1885. ADMINISTRATIVE COST                              address/contact form on an as-needed
     NPRM Comment             06/21/05                       RECOVERY FOR OCS OIL AND GAS                           basis. The form will be made available
       Period End                                            OPERATIONS                                             to industry by request or via the MMS
     Final Rule               12/00/05                       Priority: Other Significant                            website.
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Legal Authority: 31 USC 9701                           Timetable:
     Required: No
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                               Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Final Rule               10/00/05
     Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray,
     Geologist, Department of the Interior,                  Abstract: The FY 2005 budget request                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Minerals Management Service, 381                        for MMS includes $1 million to be                      Required: No
     Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170                         raised in cost recovery fees to offset the             Small Entities Affected: Businesses
     Phone: 703 787–1604                                     bureau’s operating costs. The fees will
     Fax: 703 787–1093                                       be requested under the authority                       Government Levels Affected: None
     Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                               provided in title V of the Independent
                                                             Offices Appropriations Act of 1952 (31                 Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,
     RIN: 1010–AC99                                                                                                 Regulatory Specialist, Department of
                                                             U.S.C. 9701), a Governmentwide
                                                             authority that permits cost recovery.                  the Interior, Minerals Management
     1884. SUSPENSION OF OPERATIONS                          This regulation would change some                      Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,
     FOR ULTRA–DEEP DRILLING                                 existing fees and add several new fees.                Denver, CO 80225–3211
                                                                                                                    Phone: 303 231–3211
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Timetable:                                             Fax: 303 231–3385
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                     Action                        Date        FR Cite      Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                NPRM                         03/15/05 70 FR 12626      RIN: 1010–AD22


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     1887. ∑ TEMPORARY WAIVER OF OCS                         rights transfer, and filing of non-                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     OIL AND GAS FEES                                        required documents. In light of the                    Required: Yes
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   interruption of operations of both the                 Small Entities Affected: Businesses
                                                             Minerals Management Service Gulf of
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1331 et seq                                                                            Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Mexico Region and that of many lessees
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                and operators due to Hurricane Katrina,                Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,
     Legal Deadline: None                                    this document waives the payment of                    Regulatory Specialist, Department of
     Abstract: MMS regulations currently                     these cost recovery fees until January                 the Interior, Minerals Management
     charge cost recovery fees to offset the                 1, 2006.                                               Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,
     bureau’s operating costs for Pipeline                                                                          Denver, CO 80225–3211
                                                             Timetable:                                             Phone: 303 231–3211
     Right-of-way (ROW) applications,
     conversion of lease term pipeline to                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      Fax: 303 231–3385
     ROW pipeline, pipeline ROW                                                                                     Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov
                                                             Final Action                 10/00/05
     assignment, Record title/operating                                                                             RIN: 1010–AD27

     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     Minerals Management Service (MMS)

     1888. DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED                            1890. ∑ TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO                         1891. ∑ HURRICANE–RELATED
     BY REFERENCE FOR OFFSHORE                               OIL AND GAS AND SULPHUR                                ROYALTY RELIEF
     FLOATING PRODUCTION FACILITIES                          OPERATIONS IN THE OUTER
                                                             CONTINENTAL SHELF (OCS); RELIEF                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             OR REDUCTION IN ROYALTY RATES;                         Legal Authority: 5 USC 301 et seq
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 250                                DEEP GAS PROVISIONS
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 30 CFR 210 ; 30 CFR
     Completed:                                              Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  216; 30 CFR 218
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Authority: 25 U.S.C. 396 et seq                  Legal Deadline: None
     Final Action             07/19/05 70 FR 41556           CFR Citation: 30 CFR 203
     Final Action Effective   08/18/05                                                                              Abstract: This rule will grant relief in
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   the form of additional time to report
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                data and pay royalties for companies
     Required: No                                            Abstract: This rule amends 30 CFR                      impacted by Hurricane Katrina. There
                                                             part 203 to correct an unintended                      are approximately 65 companies with
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             administrative oversight. The                          a New Orleans address that currently
     Government Levels Affected: None                        amendment provides eligibility for                     report and pay revenues to MMS. We
     Agency Contact: Kumkum Ray                              royalty relief for certain leases that are             have heard from several that their
     Phone: 703 787–1604                                     not otherwise subject to deep water                    financial operations and systems were
     Fax: 703 787–1093                                       royalty relief. To be eligible for this                impacted by the hurricane. This rule
     Email: kumkum.ray@mms.gov                               relief, a lease must: be located partly                will establish the criteria for qualifying
                                                             in water deeper than 200 meters, be                    for relief, the type of relief that would
     RIN: 1010–AC85                                          for drilling deep gas wells, and be                    be offered, the timeframes for which
                                                             issued during a lease sale held in 2001                the relief would be available, and how
                                                             and later years.                                       a company would notify us that they
     1889. FEDERAL GAS VALUATION
                                                             Timetable:                                             would use the relief.
     Priority: Other Significant
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Timetable:
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 206
                                                             Final Action                 04/29/05 70 FR 22250      Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Completed:
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Final Action             09/29/05 70 FR 56849
     Reason                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Required: No                                           Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Final Action             03/10/05 70 FR 11069
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            Required: Yes
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Government Levels Affected: None                       Small Entities Affected: Businesses
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Agency Contact: Marshall B. Rose,                      Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Department of the Interior, Minerals
     Government Levels Affected: None                                                                               Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt,
                                                             Management Service, 381 Elden Street,
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Specialist, Department of
     Agency Contact: Sharron Gebhardt                        Herndon, VA 20170
                                                                                                                    the Interior, Minerals Management
     Phone: 303 231–3211                                     Phone: 703 787–1536
                                                                                                                    Service, MS 302B2, P.O. Box 25165,
     Fax: 303 231–3385                                       Fax: 703 787–1141
                                                                                                                    Denver, CO 80225–3211
     Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov                         Email: marshall.rose@mms.gov
                                                                                                                    Phone: 303 231–3211
     RIN: 1010–AD05                                          RIN: 1010–AD26                                         Fax: 303 231–3385


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     Email: sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov
     RIN: 1010–AD28
     BILLING CODE 4310—MR—S



     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE)

     1892. ABANDONED COAL REFUSE                             acid or toxic mine drainage, that                      Government Levels Affected: Federal,
     SITES                                                   develop as a result of surface coal                    State
     Priority: Other Significant                             mining operations.
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Earl Bandy,
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq                     Timetable:                                             Department of the Interior, Office of
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      Surface Mining Reclamation and
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 786; 30 CFR 829;                                                                          Enforcement, 2679 Regency Road,
     30 CFR 701                                              ANPRM                        05/17/02 67 FR 35070      Lexington, KY 40503
     Legal Deadline: None                                    ANPRM Comment                10/15/02 67 FR 46617      Phone: 859 260–8427
                                                              Period End
     Abstract: OSM intends to propose new                                                                           Email: ebandy@osmre.gov
                                                             NPRM                         02/00/06
     rules governing permitting and                                                                                 RIN: 1029–AC08
     performance standards for the recovery                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     of coal from abandoned coal refuse                      Required: No
     piles. The rules are required to                        Government Levels Affected: State                      1896. TRANSFER, ASSIGNMENT, OR
     implement section 2503(e) of the                        Agency Contact: Dennis Rice,                           SALE OF PERMIT RIGHTS
     Energy Policy Act of 1992.                              Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                  Priority: Other Significant
     Timetable:                                              Interior, Office of Surface Mining
                                                             Reclamation and Enforcement, MS 10,                    Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             1951 Constitution Avenue NW.,                          CFR Citation: 30 CFR 774
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       Washington, DC 20240
                                                             Phone: 202 208–2829                                    Legal Deadline: None
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Email: drice@osmre.gov                                 Abstract: On February 15, 2001, the
                                                             RIN: 1029–AC05                                         National Mining Association (NMA)
     Government Levels Affected:
                                                                                                                    filed a lawsuit in Federal district court
     Undetermined
                                                                                                                    seeking to overturn certain provisions
     Agency Contact: Art Abbs,                               1895. OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL                            adopted in our 2000 Ownership and
     Birmingham Field Office Director,                       SETTLEMENT RULE                                        Control final rule. Under the terms of
     Department of the Interior, Office of                   Priority: Other Significant                            the settlement, OSM agreed, among
     Surface Mining Reclamation and                                                                                 other things, to publish a proposed rule
     Enforcement, 135 Gemini Circle, Suite                   Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq
                                                                                                                    for public comment concerning the
     215, Homewood, AL 35209                                 CFR Citation: 30 CFR 701; 30 CFR 773;                  transfer, assignment, or sale of permit
     Phone: 205 290–7282                                     30 CFR 774; 30 CFR 778; 30 CFR 843;                    rights. The rule will clarify for all
     Email: aabs@osmre.gov                                   30 CFR 847                                             interested groups what constitutes a
     RIN: 1029–AB70                                          Legal Deadline: None                                   transfer, assignment, or sale of permit
                                                             Abstract: We are proposing revisions                   rights.
     1893. PLACEMENT OF EXCESS SPOIL                         to certain provisions of our December                  Timetable:
                                                             19, 2000, final Ownership and Control
     Regulatory Plan: This entry is Seq. No.                                                                        Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             rule in order to effectuate a settlement
     70 in part II of this issue of the Federal              agreement that we entered into with the                NPRM                     01/26/05 70 FR 3840
     Register.                                               National Mining Association. Among                     Second NPRM              05/00/06
     RIN: 1029–AC04                                          other things, the rule would revise                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             provisions of the 2000 final rule                      Required: No
                                                             pertaining to the definitions of
     1894. FINANCIAL ASSURANCES                              ownership and control, permit                          Small Entities Affected: No
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   eligibility determinations, and
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq                     challenges to ownership or control
                                                             listings or findings.                                  Agency Contact: Earl Bandy,
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 773; 30 CFR 780;                                                                          Department of the Interior, Office of
     30 CFR 784; 30 CFR 800                                  Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Surface Mining Reclamation and
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Action                        Date        FR Cite      Enforcement, 2679 Regency Road,
                                                             NPRM                         12/29/03 68 FR 75036      Lexington, KY 40503
     Abstract: We are considering
                                                             Second NPRM                  05/00/06                  Phone: 859 260–8427
     rulemaking to ensure adequate funding
                                                                                                                    Email: ebandy@osmre.gov
     for the treatment of unanticipated long-                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     term pollutant discharges including                     Required: No                                           RIN: 1029–AC49


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     1897. INDIAN LANDS                                      Timetable:                                             1900. FEE ALLOCATION RULE
     Priority: Routine and Frequent                          Action                        Date        FR Cite      Priority: Other Significant
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq                     NPRM                         03/17/05 70 FR 13076      Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq
                                                             Final Rule                   12/00/05                  CFR Citation: 30 CFR 870; 30 CFR 872
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 700; 30 CFR 740;
     30 CFR 750                                              Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Required: No
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           Abstract: This rule sets forth the
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       criteria and procedures that we are
     Abstract: OSM regulates mining on
                                                                                                                    proposing to use to establish fees under
     Indian lands and the States regulate                    Agency Contact: Jim Fulton, Chief,
                                                                                                                    the abandoned mine reclamation
     mining on non-Indian lands. OSM                         Denver Field Division, Department of
                                                                                                                    program provisions of the Surface
     proposed revisions to its regulations to                the Interior, Office of Surface Mining
                                                                                                                    Mining Control and Reclamation Act of
     clarify that the definition of ‘‘Indian                 Reclamation and Enforcement, 1999
                                                                                                                    1977 (SMCRA). The fixed-rate fees
     lands’’ at 30 CFR 700.5 includes                        Broadway, Suite 3320, Denver, CO
                                                                                                                    established under SMCRA expire soon.
     individual Indian trust allotments                      80202
                                                                                                                    However, SMCRA requires that, for coal
     located within an approved tribal land                  Phone: 303 844–1400
                                                                                                                    produced after the expiration date, a
     consolidation area. The proposed                        Email: jfulton@osmre.gov
                                                                                                                    new fee rate be established to continue
     clarification was required under the
                                                             RIN: 1029–AC02                                         to provide for transfers from the
     terms of a settlement agreement
                                                                                                                    Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to
     between the Department of the Interior
                                                                                                                    the Combined Benefit Fund. This
     and the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe                    1899. PROCESSING STATE PROGRAM                         proposed rule would implement that
     to settle the tribes’ challenges to a May               AMENDMENTS                                             requirement. We are also proposing to
     1989 Indian lands rulemaking.
                                                             Priority: Other Significant                            revise our regulations governing
     Timetable:                                                                                                     allocation and disposition of the fees
                                                             Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq                    collected and of other AML Fund
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             CFR Citation: 30 CFR 732                               income.
     NPRM                     02/19/99 64 FR 8464
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Timetable:
     NPRM Comment             06/21/99 64 FR 18585
       Period End                                            Abstract: We are revising our                          Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Final Action             11/00/05                       regulations governing the processing of                NPRM                     09/17/04
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         State program amendments. The                          Final Action             12/00/05
     Required: No                                            existing regulations require us to begin               Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             proceedings to take over an approved                   Required: No
     Government Levels Affected: Tribal
                                                             State program when the State fails to
     Agency Contact: Vermell Davis,                          amend its program in a timely manner.                  Small Entities Affected: No
     Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                   This can be disruptive and expensive,                  Government Levels Affected: None
     Interior, Office of Surface Mining                      and, in many instances, unwarranted
                                                                                                                    Agency Contact: Dennis Rice,
     Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951                       by the nature of the outstanding
                                                                                                                    Regulatory Analyst, Department of the
     Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC                    amendment. This rule will allow OSM
                                                                                                                    Interior, Office of Surface Mining
     20240                                                   to take action that is more appropriate
                                                                                                                    Reclamation and Enforcement, MS 10,
     Phone: 202 208–2802                                     in situations where the outstanding
                                                                                                                    1951 Constitution Avenue NW.,
     Email: gvdavis@osmre.gov                                amendment does not impair the
                                                                                                                    Washington, DC 20240
     RIN: 1029–AB83                                          effectiveness of the approved State
                                                                                                                    Phone: 202 208–2829
                                                             Program.
                                                                                                                    Email: drice@osmre.gov
                                                             Timetable:                                             RIN: 1029–AC47
     1898. REVEGETATION
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Priority: Other Significant
                                                             NPRM                         12/03/03 68 FR 67776      1901. CIVIL PENALTY ADJUSTMENTS
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq                     Final Action                 11/00/05
                                                                                                                    Priority: Other Significant
     CFR Citation: 30 CFR 816                                Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Legal Authority: 30 USC 1201 et seq
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Required: No
                                                                                                                    CFR Citation: 30 CFR 774
     Abstract: This rule will revise the                     Government Levels Affected: None
     topsoil replacement and revegetation                                                                           Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Agency Contact: Andy DeVito,
     standards. The revisions will encourage                                                                        Abstract: This rule would adjust the
                                                             Regulatory Analyst, Department of the
     species diversity on reclaimed lands,                                                                          penalty amount of certain civil
                                                             Interior, Office of Surface Mining
     remove a possible impediment to the                                                                            monetary penalties authorized by the
                                                             Reclamation and Enforcement, MS 210
     use of woody vegetation in revegetating                                                                        Surface Mining Control and
                                                             SIB, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW.,
     mined land, and provide similar                                                                                Reclamation Act of 1977. The rule
                                                             Washington, DC 20240
     revegetation success standards in both                                                                         implements the Federal Civil Penalties
                                                             Phone: 202 208–2701
     areas of more than 26 inches of                                                                                inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as
                                                             Email: adevito@osmre.gov
     precipitation and in areas of less than                                                                        amended by the Debt Collection
     26 inches of precipitation.                             RIN: 1029–AC06                                         Improvement Act of 1996. The law


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     requires that civil monetary penalties                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        Reclamation and Enforcement, MS 210
     be adjusted for inflation at least once                 Required: No                                           SIB, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW.,
     every four years.                                       Small Entities Affected: No                            Washington, DC 20240
                                                                                                                    Phone: 202 208–2701
     Timetable:                                              Government Levels Affected: None
                                                                                                                    Email: adevito@osmre.gov
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Agency Contact: Andy DeVito,
                                                             Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                  RIN: 1029–AC48
     Direct Final Rule        11/00/05                       Interior, Office of Surface Mining                     BILLING CODE 4310—05—S



     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     Bureau of Reclamation (RB)

     1902. PUBLIC CONDUCT ON BUREAU                          Action                        Date        FR Cite      negotiated to cover water stored in,
     OF RECLAMATION FACILITIES,                                                                                     released from, and passed through
     LANDS AND WATERBODIES                                   NPRM Comment                 11/14/05                  Truckee River reservoirs to satisfy Orr
                                                              Period End
     Priority: Other Significant                                                                                    Ditch Decree water rights. The rule
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        would ensure that this water conforms
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 460 1–31; 43                    Required: No                                           with the Orr Ditch Decree and the
     USC 3736; . . .                                                                                                Truckee River General Eclectic Decree
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 423; 43 CFR 429                                                                           except where the water rights are
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       either: (1) Voluntarily relinquished or
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Agency Contact: Gary Anderson,                         (2) transferred under State law.
     Abstract: This proposed rule would                      Policy Analyst, Department of the
     establish regulations regarding public                                                                         Timetable:
                                                             Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O.
     conduct on Reclamation lands and                        Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007                       Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Reclamation projects, waters, and real                  Phone: 303 445–2891                                    NPRM                     12/00/05
     property subject to the administration
     of Reclamation or in its custody. The                   RIN: 1006–AA45                                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     rule is necessary to ensure the safety                                                                         Required: No
     of the public, Reclamation employees,                   1903. IMPLEMENATION OF THE
     dams, facilities, and other resources in                                                                       Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             TRUCKEE RIVER OPERATING
     our jurisdiction. This proposed rule                    AGREEMENT                                              Government Levels Affected: None
     would replace an interim rule that we
     issued on April 17, 2002, and extended                  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Agency Contact: Kenneth Parr,
     on April 3, 2003. It would also make                    Legal Authority: 104 Stat 3294                         Manager, Special Projects, Department
     changes to 43 CFR part 429 to make                                                                             of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation,
                                                             CFR Citation: 43 CFR 419                               Lahontan Basin Area Office, 705 North
     the two rules consistent.
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Plaza Street, Room 320, Carson City,
     Timetable:                                                                                                     NV 89701–4015
                                                             Abstract: This rule would implement
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Phone: 775 882–3436
                                                             the Truckee River Operating
     NPRM                     09/13/05 70 FR 54214           Agreement. The agreement was                           RIN: 1006–AA48


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                     Completed Actions
     Bureau of Reclamation (RB)

     1904. PUBLIC CONDUCT ON BUREAU                          Completed:                                             Government Levels Affected: None
     OF RECLAMATION LANDS AND                                Reason                        Date        FR Cite
     PROJECTS; EXTENSION OF                                                                                         Agency Contact: Gary Anderson
     EXPIRATION DATE                                         Final Rule                   03/29/05 70 FR 15778      Phone: 303 445–2891

     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        RIN: 1006–AA49
                                                             Required: No                                           BILLING CODE 4310—09—S
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 423
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No




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                          Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 209 / Monday, October 31, 2005 / Unified Agenda                                                 64847

     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                             Prerule Stage
     Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

     1905. MINING CLAIMS UNDER THE                           Abstract: This rulemaking will                         Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     GENERAL MINING LAW; SURFACE                             determine whether or to what degree                    Required: Undetermined
     MANAGEMENT                                              the Department of the Interior will                    Small Entities Affected: Businesses
                                                             charge fair market value for the surface
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.                                                                         Government Levels Affected:
                                                             use of unclaimed lands and lands
     Major status under 5 USC 801 is                                                                                Undetermined
                                                             where claims have been determined to
     undetermined.
                                                             be invalid for mining activities                       Agency Contact: Scott Haight,
     Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                         involving locatable minerals under the                 Department of the Interior, Bureau of
                                                             Mining Law.                                            Land Management, P.O. Box 1160,
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 21 et seq; 43
     USC 1701 et seq                                                                                                Lewistown, MT 59547
                                                             Timetable:
                                                                                                                    Phone: 406 538–1930
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3809                               Action                        Date        FR Cite      Email: scottlhaight@blm.gov
     Legal Deadline: None                                    ANPRM                        11/00/05                  RIN: 1004–AD69


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                   Proposed Rule Stage
     Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

     1906. MINERAL PATENT                                    Legal Deadline: None                                   BLM. Removal of this requirement
     APPLICATIONS; ADVERSE CLAIMS,                           Abstract: This proposed rule would                     would place veteran allotment
     PROTESTS, AND CONFLICTS                                 clarify the schedule for submitting and                applicants on the same footing as
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   processing applications, define terms                  thousands of applicants who filed
                                                             used, and introduce concepts that will                 under the original 1906 Alaska Native
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1740                                                                                   Allotment Act.
                                                             make filing and processing more
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3730; 43 CFR                       efficient. BLM does not intend to add                  Timetable:
     3740; 43 CFR 3820; 43 CFR 3860; 43                      significant new requirements.
     CFR 3870                                                                                                       Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             Timetable:
     Legal Deadline: None                                                                                           NPRM                     10/07/05 70 FR 58654
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite
     Abstract: This rule will revise the                                                                            Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     filing and administrative procedures for                NPRM               07/27/05 70 FR 43349                Required: No
     mineral patent applications. It will also               Commend Period     08/26/05 70 FR 50262
     revise the procedures for filing adverse                  Extended                                             Small Entities Affected: No
     claims or protests against mineral                      Comment Period End 10/25/05
                                                                                                                    Government Levels Affected: None
     patent applications and for mineral-in-                 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     character challenges to nonmineral land                                                                        Agency Contact: Mike Haskins, Native
                                                             Required: No
     entries.                                                                                                       Allotment Coordinator, Department of
                                                             Government Levels Affected:                            the Interior, Bureau of Land
     Timetable:                                              Undetermined                                           Management, 222 W. 7th Avenue, No.
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Federalism: Undetermined                               13, Anchorage, AK 99513
                                                                                                                    Phone: 907 271–3351
     NPRM                     04/00/06                       Agency Contact: James Burd, Natural
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Resource Specialist, Department of the                 RIN: 1004–AD60
     Required: No                                            Interior, Bureau of Land Management,
                                                             MS 501 LS1849 C Street NW.,                            1909. MARGINAL OIL/GAS ROYALTY
     Government Levels Affected:                             Washington, DC 20240
     Undetermined                                                                                                   RATE REDUCTION PROGRAM
                                                             Phone: 202 452–5017
     Agency Contact: Barbara                                                                                        Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
                                                             RIN: 1004–AD59
     Gauthier–Warinner, Mineral Specialist,                                                                         Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Department of the Interior, Bureau of                                                                          undetermined.
     Land Management, 1849 C Street NW.,                     1908. ALASKA NATIVE VETERAN
                                                                                                                    Legal Authority: 30 USC 181 et seq
     Washington, DC 20240                                    ALLOTMENTS
     Phone: 202 452–0398                                     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3103.4–2
     Email: barbaralgauthier-
                                                             Legal Authority: 43 USC 270–1 to                       Legal Deadline: None
     warinner@blm.gov
                                                             270–3                                                  Abstract: This rulemaking will replace
     RIN: 1004–AD32
                                                             CFR Citation: 43 CFR 2568                              the existing stripper oil royalty
                                                                                                                    reduction program. The new program
     1907. OIL AND GAS ONSHORE                               Legal Deadline: None                                   will incorporate most of the Inspector
     ORDER NO. 1                                             Abstract: This proposed rule would                     General’s concerns and
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   delete the requirement at 43 CFR                       recommendations from its three audits.
                                                             2568.77 that a veteran applicant must                  In addition, the new program will
     Legal Authority: 30 USC 1740                            have posted the corners of his or her                  expand Federal royalty relief to
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3164                               claim prior to filing an application with              marginal gas production.


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     64848                Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 209 / Monday, October 31, 2005 / Unified Agenda

     DOI—BLM                                                                                                                            Proposed Rule Stage


     Timetable:                                              1911. HEAVY OIL ROYALTY                                Timetable:
                                                             REDUCTION PROGRAM                                      Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Action                      Date         FR Cite
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant.
     NPRM                     11/00/05                                                                              NPRM                     12/00/05
                                                             Major status under 5 USC 801 is
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         undetermined.                                          Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Required: No                                            Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined                        Required: No

     Small Entities Affected: No                             Legal Authority: 30 USC 188                            Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3103                              Government Levels Affected: None
     Government Levels Affected: None
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Agency Contact: Lee Larson, Senior
     Agency Contact: Rudy Baier, Division
                                                             Abstract: This rule will provide for a                 Outdoor Recreation Specialist,
     of Fluid Mineral Lease and Reservoir
                                                             reduced royalty rate for producing a                   Department of the Interior, Bureau of
     Management, Department of the
                                                             low gravity oil. It will determine what                Land Management, 1849 C Street NW.,
     Interior, Bureau of Land Management,
                                                             should be the threshold for what                       301 LS, Washington, DC 20240
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
                                                             constitutes low gravity oil, and whether               Phone: 202 452–5168
     20240
                                                             and/or how BLM will impose                             Fax: 202 452–7709
     Phone: 202 653–2153                                     restrictions such as price thresholds,                 Email: leellarson@blm.gov
     RIN: 1004–AD65                                          production caps, or other limitations.
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1004–AD68
                                                             Timetable:
     1910. PUBLIC LANDS AND                                  Action                        Date        FR Cite
                                                                                                                    1913. SALES OF FOREST PRODUCTS;
     RESOURCES; LAW ENFORCEMENT—                             Notice of Suspension         04/27/05 70 FR 21810      PREPARATION FOR SALE
     CRIMINAL; RECREATION PROGRAMS                           NPRM                         06/00/06
                                                                                                                    Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                   Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
                                                             Required: Undetermined                                 Legal Authority: 43 USC 1181e
     Legal Authority: 16 USC 1241 to 1249;
     16 USC 460l–6a; 16 USC 670g to 670n;                    Government Levels Affected: Federal,                   CFR Citation: 43 CFR 5420
     43 USC 1733                                             Local, State
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
                                                             Federalism: Undetermined
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 9268                                                                                      Abstract: This rule will make thinning
                                                             Agency Contact: Rudy Baier, Division                   timber sales more efficient by allowing
     Legal Deadline: None                                    of Fluid Mineral Lease and Reservoir                   third party scaling on any thinning
                                                             Management, Department of the                          timber sale that imposes an upper limit
     Abstract: This rule will remove                         Interior, Bureau of Land Management,
     outdated and superseded provisions in                                                                          on the average diameer at breast height
                                                             1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                      (DBH) of the trees to be harvested, such
     the law enforcement regulations                         20240
     pertaining to recreation management.                                                                           as 20 inches DBH. The rule will also
                                                             Phone: 202 653–2153
                                                                                                                    establish procedures to minimize the
     Timetable:                                              RIN: 1004–AD67                                         potential for log theft.
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                               Timetable:
     NPRM                     12/00/05                       1912. PERMITS FOR RECREATION ON
                                                                                                                    Action                    Date      FR Cite
                                                             PUBLIC LANDS
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  NPRM                     11/00/05
     Required: No
                                                             Legal Authority: 16 USC 460l–6a; 43                    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     Small Entities Affected: Businesses                     USC 1740; Pub L 108–447                                Required: Undetermined

     Government Levels Affected: None                        CFR Citation: 43 CFR 2930                              Small Entities Affected: Businesses
                                                             Legal Deadline: None                                   Government Levels Affected: None
     Agency Contact: Keith Aller, Deputy
     Director, Office of Law Enforcement                     Abstract: This rule will implement the                 Agency Contact: Kenny W. McDaniel,
     and Security, Department of the                         Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement                   Forester Senior Specialist, Department
     Interior, Bureau of Land Management,                    Act of 2004 (the Act), which replaces                  of the Interior, Bureau of Land
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                       the permit fee authority of the Land                   Management, 1849 C Street NW.,
     20240                                                   and Water Conservation Fund Act, by                    Washington, DC 20240
     Phone: 202 501–4819                                     changing the authority references in the               Phone: 202 452–5097
     Fax: 202 502–2582                                       regulations. The rule will also establish              Fax: 202 452–7702
     Email: keithlaller@blm.gov                              a $100 maximum penalty for a first
                                                                                                                    Email: kennylmcdaniel@blm.gov
                                                             offender’s failure to pay a recreation
     RIN: 1004–AD66                                          fee, in accordance with the Act.                       RIN: 1004–AD70




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                          Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 209 / Monday, October 31, 2005 / Unified Agenda                                                 64849

     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                        Final Rule Stage
     Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

     1914. COST RECOVERY; MINERAL                            1916. ∑ STRIPPER WELL ROYALTY                          Email: jefflholdren@blm.gov
     FILINGS AND OPERATIONS                                  REDUCTIONS; RECORDS RETENTION
                                                                                                                    RIN: 1004–AD74
     Priority: Other Significant                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

     Legal Authority: 50 USC app 565                         Legal Authority: 30 USC 181 et seq                     1918. ∑ MINING CLAIM AND SITE
                                                             CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3100                              MAINTENANCE FEES – FEE
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3100; 43 CFR                                                                              ADJUSTMENT
     3200; 43 CFR 3400; 43 CFR 3500; 43                      Legal Deadline: None
     CFR 3600; 43 CFR 3700; 43 CFR 3800                      Abstract: This is a direct final rule to               Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
                                                             revise the regulations to require that                 Legal Authority: 43 USC 1201
     Legal Deadline: None
                                                             records supporting a stripper well
     Abstract: This rule will amend                          royalty reduction be retained for 7                    CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3834
     regulations for user fees for locatable                 years from the last date that an operator              Legal Deadline: None
     minerals, mineral materials, and                        claims the deduction.
                                                                                                                    Abstract: The BLM is publishing this
     leasable minerals (solids and fluids) to                Timetable:                                             final rule to amend regulations found
     adjust current fees or establish new fees
                                                             Action                        Date        FR Cite      at 43 CFR 3834, subpart B, related to
     in accordance with title V of the
                                                                                                                    adjustments of the fees required to be
     Independent Offices Appropriations                      Direct final Rule            11/00/05
                                                                                                                    paid for mining claims and mill sites
     Act of 1952 (user charges), OMB
                                                             Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        to clarify that mining claimants may
     Circular A-25 User Charges and section
                                                             Required: No                                           cure the filing of an insufficient
     304 of the Federal Land Policy and
                                                             Small Entities Affected: No                            payment of fees when the fees have
     Management Act of 1976.
                                                                                                                    changed through means other than a
     Timetable:                                              Government Levels Affected: None                       CPI adjustment.
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Agency Contact: Rudy Baier, Division                   Timetable:
                                                             of Fluid Mineral Lease and Reservoir
     NPRM                     12/15/00 65 FR 78440           Management, Department of the                          Action                    Date      FR Cite
     NPRM Comment             02/13/01                       Interior, Bureau of Land Management,                   Final Rule               11/00/05
       Period End                                            1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC
     NPRM Comment             04/16/01 66 FR 19413           20240                                                  Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
       Period Reopened                                                                                              Required: No
                                                             Phone: 202 653–2153
     Second NPRM              07/19/05 70 FR 41533
     Second NPRM              08/18/05                       RIN: 1004–AD71                                         Small Entities Affected: No
       Comment Period                                                                                               Government Levels Affected: None
       End
     Final Rule               10/07/05 70 FR 58854
                                                             1917. ∑ SEGREGATION OF LANDS                           Agency Contact: Frank Bruno,
     Final Rule Effective     11/07/05
                                                             PROPOSED FOR SALE                                      Regulatory Analyst, Department of the
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant                  Interior, Bureau of Land Management,
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                                                                                MS 401–LS, 1849 C Street NW.,
     Required: No                                            Legal Authority: 43 USC 1740
                                                                                                                    Washington, DC 20240
                                                             CFR Citation: 43 CFR 2091; 43 CFR                      Phone: 202 452–0352
     Small Entities Affected: No
                                                             2710                                                   Fax: 202 653–5287
     Government Levels Affected: None                        Legal Deadline: None                                   Email: franklbruno@blm.gov
     Energy Effects: Statement of Energy                     Abstract: BLM is issuing this final rule               RIN: 1004–AD75
     Effects planned as required by                          to extend the time period for land
     Executive Order 13211.                                  segregations from 270 days to two years                1919. ∑ OIL AND GAS; COMBINED
     Agency Contact: Cynthia Ellis,                          to facilitate the processing of land sales             HYDROCARBONS LEASING; TAR
     Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                   applications.                                          SANDS
     Interior, Bureau of Land Management,                    Timetable:                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                       Action                        Date        FR Cite
     20240                                                                                                          Legal Authority: Energy Policy Act of
     Phone: 202 452–5012                                     Final Rule                   11/00/05                  2005
     Fax: 202 653–5287                                       Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                        CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3141
     Email: cynthialellis@blm.gov                            Required: No
                                                                                                                    Legal Deadline: None
     RIN: 1004–AC64                                          Small Entities Affected: No
                                                                                                                    Abstract: This rule will amend current
                                                             Government Levels Affected: None                       regulations to reflect provisions in the
     1915. GRAZING ADMINISTRATION—                           Agency Contact: Jeff O. Holdren,                       Energy Policy Act of 2005 pertaining
     EXCLUSIVE OF ALASKA                                     Deputy Group Manager, Department of                    to combined hydrocarbon leasing.
     Regulatory Plan: This entry is Seq. No.                 the Interior, Bureau of Land                           Section 350 of the Act amends the
     71 in part II of this issue of the Federal              Management, 1849 C Street NW.,                         Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 to allow
     Register.                                               Washington, DC 20240                                   the Secretary to issue separate leases
                                                             Phone: 202 452–7779                                    for tar sands and for oil and gas in
     RIN: 1004–AD42                                          Fax: 202 452–7708                                      specially designated tar sands areas.


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     64850                Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 209 / Monday, October 31, 2005 / Unified Agenda

     DOI—BLM                                                                                                                                Final Rule Stage


     Timetable:                                              Government Levels Affected: None                      Mary Linda Ponticelli, Solid Minerals
     Action                      Date         FR Cite                                                              Specialist, Department of the Interior,
                                                             Agency Contact: Frank Bruno,                          Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C
     Interim Final Rule       10/07/05 70 FR 58610           Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                 Street NW., Washington, DC 20240
     Interim Final Rule       12/06/05                       Interior, Bureau of Land Management,                  Phone: 202 452–5083
        Comment Period                                       MS 401–LS, 1849 C Street NW.,
        End                                                                                                        Fax: 202 653–7397
                                                             Washington, DC 20240
                                                                                                                   Email: marylponticelli@blm.gov
     Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                         Phone: 202 452–0352
     Required: No                                            Fax: 202 653–5287                                     RIN: 1004–AD76
     Small Entities Affected: No                             Email: franklbruno@blm.gov


     Department of the Interior (DOI)                                                                                                    Long-Term Actions
     Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

     1920. APPEALS PROCEDURES;                               Regulatory Flexibility Analysis                       provisions in the Helium Privatization
     HEARINGS PROCEDURES                                     Required: No                                          Act. The rule will move these
     Priority: Info./Admin./Other                            Small Entities Affected: No                           regulations to 43 CFR subpart 3196 to
                                                                                                                   consolidate helium-related regulations
     Legal Authority: 43 USC 1740                            Government Levels Affected: None                      in one area for ease in finding and
     CFR Citation: 43 CFR 1840; 43 CFR                       Agency Contact: Cynthia Ellis,                        complying with them.
     1850                                                    Regulatory Analyst, Department of the                 Timetable:
     Legal Deadline: None                                    Interior, Bureau of Land Management,
                                                             1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC                     Action                    Date      FR Cite
     Abstract: BLM proposes to amend its                     20240                                                 ANPRM                    12/19/00 65 FR 79325
     regulations that govern administrative                  Phone: 202 452–5012                                   ANPRM Comment            03/26/01
     review procedures for protests of                       Fax: 202 653–5287                                      Period End
     proposed decisions contested appeals                    Email: cynthialellis@blm.gov                          NPRM                     12/00/06
     of BLM decisions, and hearings on the
                                                             RIN: 1004–AC99                                        Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
     record. The proposed regulations would
                                                                                                                   Required: No
     provide more consistent procedures for
     administrative review of BLM                            1921. CONSERVATION; HELIUM                            Government Levels Affected: Federal
     decisions, and would clarify when and                   LEASING                                               Agency Contact: Joseph B. Peterson,
     how BLM decisions go into effect and                                                                          Chief, Division of Helium Resources,
                                                             Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
     whether an appeal will stay the                                                                               Department of the Interior, Bureau of
     effectiveness of a BLM decision.                        Legal Authority: 50 USC 167                           Land Management, Amarillo Field
     Timetable:                                              CFR Citation: 43 CFR 16; 43 CFR 3196                  Office 801 S. Fillmore, Suite 500,
     Action                      Date         FR Cite        Legal Deadline: None                                  Amarillo, TX 79101
                                                                                                                   Phone: 806 324–2614
     NPRM                     10/17/96 61 FR 54120           Abstract: This rule will redesignate,
     NPRM Comment             01/17/97 61 FR 58160           amend, and extend the regulations on                  RIN: 1004–AD35
       Period End                                            conservation of helium to facilitate                  [FR Doc. 05–19914 Filed 10–28–05; 8:45 am]
     Second NPRM                  To Be Determined           administration and implementation of                  BILLING CODE 4310–84–S




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