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Greater Sage Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2017
To provide for the conservation and preservation of the Greater Sage Grouse by facilitating State recovery plans, and for other purposes.
Greater Sage Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2017 This bill addresses the October 2, 2015, finding of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) that the greater sage grouse is not an endangered or threatened species. Until September 30, 2027, the USFWS may not alter or invalidate the finding. Additionally, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA)are prohibited from amending any federal resource management plans that affect the greater sage grouse in a state in which the governor has notified Interior or USDA that a state management plan is in place.
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Committee on Natural ResourcesIntroducedJanuary 13th, 2017
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