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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-BB84 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Administrative Requirements Under the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Acts, Part 2 of 3 
Abstract:

This proposed rule would direct State fish and wildlife agencies on how to receive funds and implement conservation projects under the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act. Under these Acts, FWS distributes annual apportionments to States from trust funds derived from excise tax revenues and fuel taxes. In this proposed rule, FWS would: (1) Amend the rule to align with changes based on the passage of Public Law 116-17 (May 10, 2019) and Public Law 116-94 (December 20, 2019); (2) adjust the full rule to better reflect the terminology and content of 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (December 26, 2013); (3) make technical changes in the rule to improve clarity and understanding; (4) resolve topics that FWS has identified to be addressed based on comments to prior rulemakings; and (5) address any emerging topics. The FWS will continue to work with its partners to determine best approaches for this and future rulemakings in order to consider resources and allow for active engagement in commenting. The preamble will thoroughly describe our approach and reasons for proposed changes. The FWS has worked, and will continue to work, with States and the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies when engaging in rule updates.

 
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 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 80   
Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 669    16 U.S.C. 777   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: fawiki.fws.gov/display/WRR  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1018-BA33, Related to 1018-BB85 
Agency Contact:
Lisa E. Van Alstyne
Fish and Wildlife Administrator
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Branch of Policy, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: WSFR,
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone:571 982-2219
Email: lisa_van_alstyne@fws.gov