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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1940


To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 5, 2017

Mr. Carper (for himself and Mr. Barrasso) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.

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 “Keep America's Refuges Operational Act”.

SEC. 2. Reauthorization of National Wildlife Refuge System volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs.

Section 7 of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742f) is amended—

(1) in subsection (d)(2)(C)(ii), by striking “and may not be used for operation or administration of any non-Federal entity”; and

(2) in subsection (g), by striking “2011 through 2014” and inserting “2018 through 2022”.