50 CFR 222.101 - Purpose and scope of regulations.

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§ 222.101 Purpose and scope of regulations.

(a) The regulations of parts 222, 223, and 224 of this chapter implement the Endangered Species Act (Act), and govern the taking, possession, transportation, sale, purchase, barter, exportation, importation of, and other requirements pertaining to wildlife and plants under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Commerce and determined to be threatened or endangered pursuant to section 4(a) of the Act. These regulations are implemented by the National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, This part pertains to general provisions and definitions. Specifically, parts 223 and 224 pertain to provisions to threatened species and endangered species, respectively. Part 226 enumerates designated critical habitat for endangered and threatened species. Certain of the endangered and threatened marine species enumerated in §§ 224.102 and 223.102 are included in Appendix I or II to the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. The importation, exportation, and re-exportation of such species are subject to additional regulations set forth at 50 CFR part 23, chapter I.

(b) For rules and procedures relating to species determined to be threatened or endangered under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, see 50 CFR parts 10 through 17. For rules and procedures relating to the general implementation of the Act jointly by the Departments of the Interior and Commerce and for certain species under the joint jurisdiction of both the Secretaries of the Interior and Commerce, see 50 CFR Chapter IV. Marine mammals listed as endangered or threatened and subject to these regulations may also be subject to additional requirements pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (for regulations implementing that act, see 50 CFR part 216).

(c) No statute or regulation of any state shall be construed to relieve a person from the restrictions, conditions, and requirements contained in parts 222, 223, and 224 of this chapter. In addition, nothing in parts 222, 223, and 224 of this chapter, including any permit issued pursuant thereto, shall be construed to relieve a person from any other requirements imposed by a statute or regulation of any state or of the United States, including any applicable health, quarantine, agricultural, or customs laws or regulations, or any other National Marine Fisheries Service enforced statutes or regulations.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION

§ 742a - Declaration of policy

§ 742b - United States Fish and Wildlife Service

§ 742b-1

§ 742c - Loans for financing or refinancing of cost of purchasing, constructing, equipping, maintaining, repairing, or operating commercial fishing vessels or gear

§ 742c-1

§ 742d - Investigations; preparation and dissemination of information; reports

§ 742d-1

§ 742e - Transfer of functions to Secretary

§ 742f - Powers of Secretaries of the Interior and Commerce

§ 742f-1

§ 742g - Cooperation with State Department

§ 742h - Reports on fishery products

§ 742i - Effect on rights of States and international commissions

§ 742j - Authorization of appropriations

§ 742j-1

§ 742j-2

§ 742k - Management and disposition of vessels and other property acquired and arising out of fishery loans or related type of activities

§ 742l - Enforcement authority for the protection of fish and wildlife resources

§ 742l-1

§ 742m - Relinquishment of exclusive legislative jurisdiction

§ 743 - Repealed. Pub. L. 93–280, § 1(2), May 10, 1974, 88 Stat. 123

§ 743a - Detail of personnel and loan of equipment to Director of Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife

§ 744 - Investigations; fish propagation; investigations of damages by predacious fishes; executive assistance

§ 745 - Powers of Secretary

§ 746 - Vessels of Fish and Wildlife Service

§ 746a - Operation and maintenance fees for the M/V Tiglax and other vessels

§ 747 - Omitted

§ 748 - Expenditure of appropriations for propagation of food fishes

§ 749 - Omitted

§ 750 - Station on Mississippi River for rescue of fishes and propagation of mussels

§ 751 - Personnel

§ 752 - Omitted

§ 753 - Cooperative work

§ 753a - Cooperative research and training programs for fish and wildlife resources

§ 753b - Authorization of appropriations

§ 754 - Commutation of rations for officers and crews of vessels of Service

§ 754a - Appropriations for United States Fish and Wildlife Service; purchases from

§ 754b - Funds from private entities credited to Resource Management account

§ 754c - Work under reimbursable agreements; recording obligations and crediting amounts received

§ 754d - Fee schedule for forensic laboratory services

§ 754e - Funds for contaminant sample analyses

§ 1361 - Congressional findings and declaration of policy

§ 1362 - Definitions

§ 1531 - Congressional findings and declaration of purposes and policy

§ 1532 - Definitions

§ 1533 - Determination of endangered species and threatened species

§ 1534 - Land acquisition

§ 1535 - Cooperation with States

§ 1536 - Interagency cooperation

§ 1537 - International cooperation

§ 1537a - Convention implementation

§ 1538 - Prohibited acts

§ 1539 - Exceptions

§ 1540 - Penalties and enforcement

§ 1541 - Endangered plants

§ 1542 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 1543 - Construction with Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972

§ 1544 - Annual cost analysis by Fish and Wildlife Service