Text: H.R.3598 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3598


To amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 28, 2017

Mr. Kind (for himself and Mr. Wittman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act”.

SEC. 2. Reauthorization of Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.

Section 10 of the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 6109) is amended to read as follows:

“SEC. 10. Authorization of appropriations.

“(a) In general.—There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act $6,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2023.

“(b) Use of funds.—Of the amounts made available under subsection (a) for each fiscal year, not less than 75 percent shall be expended for projects carried out at a location outside of the United States.”.