To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2018
Length: 1 page
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 23, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 23, 2018.
What legislators are saying
“Trump Signs Jeffries Bill That Protects American Wildlife Refuges”
— Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY8] (Sponsor) on Apr 25, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 3979 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3979. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
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Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act, Pub. L. No. 115-168, H.R. 3979, 115th Cong. (2018).
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