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


The text of the bill below is as of May 20, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2854

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

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:

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Neonicotinoid

No person may use a neonicotinoid in the System.

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