Summary: H.R.10882 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (06/12/1978)

(House agreed to Senate amendments with amendments)

Sikes Act Amendments - Authorizes appropriations to the Secretary of Defense for fiscal years 1980 and 1981 to carry out conservation programs on military reservations and to fulfill responsibilities under cooperative plans, including those for enhancements of fish and wildlife habitat and development of recreation facilities.

Authorizes appropriations to the Department of the Interior for fiscal years 1979 through 1981 to carry out conservation programs on public lands, including data collection, research, planning and rehabilitation programs.

Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal years 1980 and 1981 for conservation programs. Requires that in requesting funds, the Secretary of Agriculture shall take into account fish and wildlife program needs identified in State plans as developed under the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974.

Provides that if requested appropriations are less than those authorized, the requesting Secretaries shall report to Congress the reason why and the plans for otherwise carrying out the programs.