H. R. 2854
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 20, 2019
Ms. Velázquez (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Protect Our Refuges Act of 2019.
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—
by redesignating section 5 as section 6; and
by inserting after section 4 the following:
No person may use a neonicotinoid in the System.