H.R.509 - Marine Turtle Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] (Introduced 01/14/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 111-173; H. Rept. 111-200|
|Latest Action:||04/26/2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 356.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||07/28/2009 : Passed House|
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Text: H.R.509 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (07/29/2009)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To reauthorize the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Marine Turtle Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2009”.
(1) in section 2(b) (16 U.S.C. 6601(b)), by striking “in foreign countries ”;
(A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking “in foreign countries ”; and
(B) in subparagraph (D), by striking “of foreign countries”; and
(A) in subsection (b)(1)(A), by inserting “State or” before “foreign country”; and
(B) in subsection (d), by striking “in foreign countries ”.
(b) State defined.—Section 3 of such Act (16 U.S.C. 6602) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
“(7) STATE.—The term ‘State’ means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, any other territory or possession of the United States, and any Indian tribe.”.
Section 5(b) of the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 (16 U.S.C. 6604(b)) is amended—
(1) in paragraph (2), by striking “$80,000” and inserting “$150,000”; and
“(3) LIMITATION ON PROJECTS IN THE UNITED STATES.—Not more than 20 percent of the amounts made available from the Fund for any fiscal year may be used for projects relating to the conservation of marine turtles in the United States.”.
Section 7 of the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 (16 U. S. C. 6606) is amended by striking “each of fiscal years 2005 through 2009” and inserting “each of fiscal years 2009 through 2014”.
Passed the House of Representatives July 28, 2009.
|Attest:||lorraine c. miller,|