S.1210 - Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Jeffords, James M. [I-VT] (Introduced 06/09/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 108-167|
|Latest Action:||11/13/2003 Executive Comment Requested from Interior.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 3378, which became Public Law 108-266 on 7/2/2004.|
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Summary: S.1210 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (10/31/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2003 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to use amounts in the Multinational Species Conservation Fund to finance projects for the conservation of marine turtles.
Authorizes the Secretary to approve a project that will help recover and sustain viable populations of marine turtles in the wild by assisting foreign conservation efforts. Gives preference to projects which: (1) are designed for long-term conservation of the turtles and their nesting habitats; and (2) have matching funds.
Establishes the Marine Turtle Conservation Fund as a separate account in the Multinational Species Conservation Fund. Permits the acceptance and use of donations.
Authorizes the Secretary to convene an advisory group of individuals representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of marine turtles.