IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 12, 2017
Mr. Cardin (for himself, Mr. Coons, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Franken, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Udall, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Carper, Mr. Leahy, and Mr. Portman) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.
This Act may be cited as the
Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act.
Reauthorization of Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act
Section 10 of the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 6109) is amended to read as follows:
Authorization of appropriations
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act $6,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2023.
Use of funds
Of the amounts made available under subsection (a) for each fiscal year, not less than 75 percent shall be expended for projects carried out at a location outside of the United States.