Summary: H.R.3979 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (12/18/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on December 5, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Keep America's Refuges Operational Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize through FY2022: (1) the volunteer services, community partnerships, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System; and (2) provisions authorizing the Department of the Interior to accept and use gifts, devises, or bequests of real and personal property for the benefit of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the performance of its activities and services.