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H.R. 4978 (96th): A bill to establish minimum periods of time for the completion of the consultation procedure required by the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act in the case of permits related to drilling for oil or gas, and for other purposes.


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7/26/1979--Introduced. Establishes, under the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, a limit of 60 days for the completion of consultations between applicants for a Federal permit or license required for drilling for oil or gas, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and any agency which administers the wildlife resources of the affected area.