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H.R. 2854: Protect Our Refuges Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Aug 7, 2020 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 375

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2854

[Report No. 116–468]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 20, 2019

(for herself, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Huffman, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. McGovern, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Norton, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Cartwright, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Raskin, Ms. Haaland, and Mrs. Radewagen) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

August 7, 2020

Additional sponsors: Mr. Meeks, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Aguilar, Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. DeFazio, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Casten of Illinois, Ms. Slotkin, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Suozzi, Mr. Morelle, Ms. McCollum, Mr. García of Illinois, Ms. Lofgren, Ms. Tlaib, Mr. Ryan, Mr. Carbajal, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Bass, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Neguse, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Lynch, Mrs. Davis of California, and Mrs. Beatty

August 7, 2020

Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to prohibit the use of neonicotinoids in a National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protect Our Refuges Act of 2019.

2.

Prohibition of the use of Neonicotinoids in a National Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd et seq.) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating section 5 as section 6; and

(2)

by inserting after section 4 the following:

5

Neonicotinoid

No person may use a neonicotinoid in the System.

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August 7, 2020

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed