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S. 1537 (115th): Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 18, 2018 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 580

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1537

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 12, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Coons, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Franken, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Udall, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Carper, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Portman, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Merkley, and Mr. Markey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

September 18, 2018

Reported by , without amendment

A BILL

To amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act.

2.

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:

10.

Authorization of appropriations

(a)

In general

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act $6,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023.

(b)

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.

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September 18, 2018

Reported without amendment