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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-BB23 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Contest Regulations; Revisions to Artwork Requirements and Administrative Updates and Corrections 
Abstract:

We will revise the regulations governing the annual Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Contest (also known as the Federal Duck Stamp Contest). Amendments will take effect for the 2016 contest. Historically, each artwork entry has been required to depict species of migratory waterfowl from a list of 5 or fewer identified as eligible each year. For 2016, each artwork entry must depict species of migratory waterfowl from a list of 5 or fewer identified as eligible, as before, and also include an appropriate non-waterfowl migratory bird species in the artwork design. The revisions will also update or correct common names and spelling of species on our list of contest design subjects, as well as hand-delivery, mail, and Internet site information.

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 91   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    16 U.S.C. 718(j)    31 U.S.C. 9701   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/11/2016  81 FR 7279   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/14/2016 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  03/15/2016  81 FR 13769   
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  03/21/2016 
Supplemental NPRM  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: http://www.fws.gov/birds/get-involved/duck-stamp.php  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Suzanne Fellows
Program Coordinator, Federal Duck Stamp Office
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
5275 Leesburg Pike MS:MB,
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone:703 358-2145
Fax:703 358-2282
Email: suzanne_fellows@fws.gov