S 321

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 321

To provide for the status of the Northern Rocky Mountain distinct population segment of the gray wolf, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 10, 2011

Mr. BAUCUS (for himself and Mr. TESTER) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To provide for the status of the Northern Rocky Mountain distinct population segment of the gray wolf, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Delisting Gray Wolves to Restore State Management Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. STATUS OF NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN DISTINCT POPULATION SEGMENT OF THE GRAY WOLF.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law (including regulations), effective beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, the final rule, entitled `Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To Identify the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife' (74 Fed. Reg. 15123 (April 2, 2009)), shall have the full force and effect of law.

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