IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 5, 2017
Mr. Carper (for himself and Mr. Barrasso) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Keep America's Refuges Operational Act.
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—
in subsection (d)(2)(C)(ii), by striking
and may not be used for operation or administration of any non-Federal entity; and
in subsection (g), by striking
2011 through 2014 and inserting
2018 through 2022.