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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-BF14 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: ●Regulations Implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); Updates Following the Eighteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18)  

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will revise the regulations that implement the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) by incorporating certain technical, noncontroversial provisions adopted at the sixteenth through eighteenth meetings of the Conference of the Parties (CoP16 through CoP18) to CITES and clarifying and updating certain other provisions. This rule will help those affected by CITES, such as U.S. businesses and individuals traveling abroad, to understand how to conduct lawful international trade. 

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 23   
Legal Authority: 6 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.    27 U.S.C. 1087   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Direct Final Rule  06/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1018-BC71 
Agency Contact:
Pamela Scruggs
Chief, Division of Management Authority
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
International Affairs, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: IA,
Falls Church, VA 22041-3808
Phone:703 358-2493
Fax:703 358-2298