50 CFR 424.01 - Scope and purpose.

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§ 424.01 Scope and purpose.
(a) Part 424 provides rules for revising the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants and, where appropriate, designating or revising their critical habitats. Criteria are provided for determining species to be endangered or threatened and for designating critical habitats. Procedures for receiving and considering petitions to revise the lists and for conducting periodic reviews of listed species also are established.
(b) The purpose of these rules is to interpret and implement those portions of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), that pertain to the listing of species and the determination of critical habitats.

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

no entries appear in the Federal Register after this date.

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 424 after this date.

  • 2014-06-26; vol. 79 # 123 - Thursday, June 26, 2014
    1. 79 FR 36284 - Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Changes to the Definitions and Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Proposed rules; extension of comment periods.
      We will consider comments received or postmarked on or before October 9, 2014. Comments submitted electronically using the Federal eRulemaking Portal (see ADDRESSES , below) must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date.
      50 CFR Parts 402 and 424