H.R.3916 - Millennium Challenge Environmental Accountability Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 09/27/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/27/2005 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3916 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/2005)
Millennium Challenge Environmental Accountability Act - Amends the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (the Act) to apply the environmental procedures applicable to programs, projects, and activities of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to the provision of economic growth and poverty reduction assistance authorized under the Act. Requires each Millennium Challenge Compact (a compact required to be entered into by each participating country) to include a plan to promote environmental sustainability, including prevention, minimization, mitigation, or compensation for the potential adverse impact on natural resources in the implementation of programs and activities funded under the Compact. Provides for the input of non-governmental organizations concerning Compact creation.
Requires the inclusion, in an annual report under the Act, of information on progress made toward implementing the country's plan for environmental sustainability. Directs that each report be published in the Federal Register and made available on the Internet.