H.R.1647 - Crane Conservation Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] (Introduced 04/07/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||04/21/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans.|
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Summary: H.R.1647 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Crane Conservation Act of 2003 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance for approved projects relating to the conservation of cranes, using amounts in the Crane Conservation Fund established by this Act.
Introduced in House (04/07/2003)
Allows a project proposal to be submitted by: (1) any wildlife management authority of a country that is located in the African, Asian, European, or North American range of a species of crane and carries out at least one activity that affects crane populations; (2) the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora; and (3) any person or organization with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of cranes.
Establishes the Crane Conservation Fund in the Multinational Species Conservation Fund.
Authorizes the Secretary to convene an advisory group representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of cranes to assist in carrying out this Act.