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S. 1940: Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 5, 2017 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1940

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 5, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Barrasso) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Keep America's Refuges Operational Act.

2.

Reauthorization of National Wildlife Refuge System volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs

Section 7 of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742f) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (d)(2)(C)(ii), by striking and may not be used for operation or administration of any non-Federal entity; and

(2)

in subsection (g), by striking 2011 through 2014 and inserting 2018 through 2022.