Summary: S.1857 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (08/05/1994)

Amends the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to extend the authorization of appropriations through FY 1998.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior, in 1998 (currently, 1991) and at five-year intervals thereafter, to undertake with the appropriate officials of Canada and Mexico to revise the goals and other elements of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan.

Requires the Secretary to develop: (1) a strategy to assist in conserving the full complement of North American wetlands systems and species dependent on such systems that incorporates existing information on types of wetlands habitats and species; and (2) procedures to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of wetlands conservation projects completed under the Act.