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S. 2243: Voluntary Public Access Improvement Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 18, 2017 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2243

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 18, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Bennet) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to authorize funding for the voluntary public access and habitat incentive program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Voluntary Public Access Improvement Act of 2017.

2.

Voluntary public access and habitat incentive program

Section 1240R(f)(1) of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839bb–5(f)(1)) is amended—

(1)

by striking practicable, $50,000,000 and inserting the following: “practicable—

(A)

$50,000,000

;

(2)

in subparagraph (A) (as so designated), by striking 2012 and $40,000,000 and inserting the following: “2012;

(B)

$40,000,000

; and

(3)

in subparagraph (B) (as so designated), by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: “; and

(C)

$150,000,000 for the period of fiscal years 2019 through 2023.

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