Summary: H.R.700 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (12/18/2001)

Asian Elephant Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2001 - Amends the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997 to authorize appropriations to the Multinational Species Conservation Fund through FY 2007 to carry out such Act. Limits the amount that the Secretary of the Interior may expend each fiscal year to pay administrative expenses.

Authorizes the Secretary to convene an advisory group of individuals representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of Asian elephants to assist in carrying out such Act.

Amends the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act to authorize appropriations, and to increase the amount authorized for the Department of the Interior for each fiscal year, to carry out such Act through FY 2005.