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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-BE27 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Revised Policy on Interpretation of the Phrase "Significant Portion of Its Range" in the Endangered Species Act's Definitions of "Endangered Species" and "Threatened Species" 
Abstract:

Pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) (hereafter, the Services) will propose to revise our current interpretation of the phrase "significant portion of its range” in the Endangered Species Act’s (Act’s) definitions of "endangered species” and "threatened species."

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Proposed Policy  10/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 0648-BI87 
Agency Contact:
Carey Galst
Chief, Branch of Listing and Policy Support
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Ecological Services Program, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: ES,
Falls Church, VA 22041-3803
Phone:703 358-1954
Fax:703 358-1954
Email: carey_galst@fws.gov