Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service: Migratory Bird Hunting; Final Frameworks for Late-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations, GAO-04-130R, B-292921, October 9, 2003
B-292921: Oct 9, 2003
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of the Interior. It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on September 26. Enclosed is our assessment of the Service's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report. The official responsible for GAO evaluation work relating to the subject matter of the rule is Robert Robinson. FINAL FRAMEWORKS FOR LATE-SEASON MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING REGULATIONS" (RIN: 1018-AI93) (i) Cost-benefit analysis The migratory bird hunting regulations (of which this final rule is a part) collectively have an expected welfare benefit of $50 million to $192 million. (ii) Agency actions relevant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act.