HR 1917

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1917

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, through the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, to conduct a Joint Venture Program to protect, restore, enhance, and manage migratory bird populations, their habitats, and the ecosystems they rely on, through voluntary actions on public and private lands, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2011

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


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, through the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, to conduct a Joint Venture Program to protect, restore, enhance, and manage migratory bird populations, their habitats, and the ecosystems they rely on, through voluntary actions on public and private lands, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLES.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. JOINT VENTURES PROGRAM.

SEC. 5. JOINT VENTURE ESTABLISHMENT AND ADMINISTRATION.

SEC. 6. GRANTS AND OTHER ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 7. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 8. TREATMENT OF EXISTING JOINT VENTURES.

SEC. 9. RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 10. FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT.

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