H.Res.1308 - Supporting the goals and ideals of the International Year of Biodiversity, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] (Introduced 04/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/03/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife.|
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Summary: H.Res.1308 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/2010)
Expresses support for the goals and ideals of the International Year of Biodiversity.
Recognizes: (1) the importance of biodiversity to human well-being, the environment, and the ecosystems; and (2) the persistent threats that undermine biodiversity and require U.S. diligence in its participation under conservation strategies, plans, and agreements. Encourages complementary actions at the state and local levels.
Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to the preservation of global biodiversity, especially through its leadership and participation under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.