S.1250 - A bill to reauthorize the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Jeffords, James M. [I-VT] (Introduced 06/15/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 109-123|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/14/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Oceans. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [S. 1250 Referred in House (RFH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 1250 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES September 12, 2005 Referred to the Committee on Resources _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To reauthorize the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. GREAT APE CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE. Section 4 of the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 6303) is amended-- (1) in subsection (d)-- (A) in paragraph (4)(C), by striking ``or'' after the semicolon at the end; (B) in paragraph (5), by striking the period at the end and inserting ``; or''; and (C) by adding at the end the following: ``(6) address root causes of threats to great apes in range states, including illegal bushmeat trade, diseases, lack of regional or local capacity for conservation, and habitat loss due to natural disasters.''; and (2) in subsection (i)-- (A) by striking ``Every'' and inserting the following: ``(1) In general.--Every''; (B) in paragraph (1) (as designated by subparagraph (A)), by striking ``shall'' and inserting ``may''; and (C) by adding at the end the following: ``(2) Applicability of faca.--The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 App. U.S.C.) shall not apply to a panel convened under paragraph (1).''. SEC. 2. GREAT APE CONSERVATION FUND. Section 5(b)(2) of the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 6304(b)(2)) is amended-- (1) by striking ``expand'' and inserting ``expend''; and (2) by striking ``$80,000'' and inserting ``$150,000''. SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. The Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 is amended by striking section 6 (16 U.S.C. 6305) and inserting the following: ``SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. ``There are authorized to be appropriated to the Fund-- ``(1) $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2006 and 2007; and ``(2) $7,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2010.''. Passed the Senate September 9, 2005. Attest: EMILY J. REYNOLDS, Secretary.