Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service: Migratory Bird Hunting; Early Seasons and Bag and Possession Limits for Certain Migratory Game Birds in the Contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, GAO-03-1144R, B-292769, September 8, 2003
B-292769: Sep 8, 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 August 28. 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. The migratory bird hunting regulations (of which this final rule is a part) have an expected welfare benefit of $50 million to $192 million. (ii) Agency actions relevant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act. The survey is updated on a 5-year basis.