50 CFR 216.271 - Effective dates and definitions.

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§ 216.271 Effective dates and definitions.
(a) Amended regulations are effective from the date of publication of the final rule, through January 14, 2014.
(b) The following definitions are utilized in these regulations:
(1) Uncommon Stranding Event (USE)—A stranding event that takes place during an integrated, coordinated, or major training exercise (MTE) and involves any one of the following:
(i) Two or more individuals of any cetacean species (not including mother/calf pairs, unless of species of concern listed in § 216.271(b)(1)(ii) found dead or live on shore within a two day period and occurring within 30 miles of one another.
(ii) A single individual or mother/calf pair of any of the following marine mammals of concern: Beaked whale of any species, dwarf or pygmy sperm whales, short-finned pilot whales, humpback whales, sperm whales, blue whales, fin whales, or sei whales.
(iii) A group of 2 or more cetaceans of any species exhibiting indicators of distress as defined in the SOCAL Range Complex Stranding Response Plan.
(2) Shutdown—The cessation of MFAS/HFAS operation or detonation of explosives within 14 nm of any live, in the water, animal involved in a USE.
[74 FR 3909, Jan. 21, 2009, as amended at 76 FR 6701, Feb. 8, 2011; 77 FR 4922, Feb. 1, 2012]

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  • 2014-11-04; vol. 79 # 213 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014
    1. 79 FR 65327 - Marine Mammals; Subsistence Taking of Northern Fur Seals; St. George Island, Alaska
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      Effective October 30, 2014.
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Title 50 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 216 after this date.

  • 2014-11-04; vol. 79 # 213 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014
    1. 79 FR 65327 - Marine Mammals; Subsistence Taking of Northern Fur Seals; St. George Island, Alaska
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective October 30, 2014.
      15 CFR Part 902